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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By boramkiv
I didn't like the immediate comments posted over...

I didn't like the immediate comments posted over on M5post regarding the price. It seems people don't understand how wealth works. Yes $700,000 is way more money than what many here would pay for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By boramkiv
You may want to get an alignment just to be sure...

You may want to get an alignment just to be sure that's not the issue. Bad bushings can lead to premature tire wear.

Wheel size:
18 x 8.0 front
18 x 9.0 rear

Tire sizes:
245/40R-18 front...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By boramkiv
At those prices it would be time to break out the...

At those prices it would be time to break out the tool box, and get my finger nails dirty.
There's gotta be a better Indy even in the NoVA area, I'm south so I don't know unless I get on another...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By boramkiv
I hear quite a bit of people say they turn off...

I hear quite a bit of people say they turn off DSC in normal driving because it cuts in too early.
DCS is meant to protect your investment when you get it wrong.
Cold tires is the biggest factor...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,391
Views: 37,008
Posted By boramkiv
Merry Christmas to all from the Virgin Islands!!

Merry Christmas to all from the Virgin Islands!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By boramkiv
Because BMW wants you to bring it in for that and...

Because BMW wants you to bring it in for that and charge $25 for the battery, and then $50 to replace it...along with anything else they could find wrong with the car.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By boramkiv
Everytime I would periodically check the car for...

Everytime I would periodically check the car for codes I would see 2AAC even after resetting DME. Did it after servicing the water pump and thermostat, also messing around with BAVtech.
Did some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By boramkiv
Variable suction unit error via INPA, BAVtech was...

Variable suction unit error via INPA, BAVtech was the upper bigger DISA For me.
I removed it after about 150,000 miles and the lower one was in good shape.
The upper one was moving freely and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By boramkiv
^ Quite funny this! Although I do agree.

^ Quite funny this!
Although I do agree.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,483
Posted By boramkiv
Probably has something to do with pedestrian...

Probably has something to do with pedestrian impact rules.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,483
Posted By boramkiv
Don't know about VW's in the 70's, but my MK4...

Don't know about VW's in the 70's, but my MK4 Jetta was horrible. I still have it after 13 years and it runs, but that's because I can keep it that way.
If I were not a hands on guy it would have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By boramkiv
There is absolutely no need to drop the bumper on...

There is absolutely no need to drop the bumper on the car to remove the entire headlight housing.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,483
Posted By boramkiv
Yea, well with all the numb steering feel in...

Yea, well with all the numb steering feel in these newer bimmers, and now the 3 series has FINALLY dropped off the car and driver top ten best list after two decades of consecutive awards, it seems...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,483
Posted By boramkiv
I'd rather be cummins than strokin!!! Ram all...

I'd rather be cummins than strokin!!!
Ram all the way baby.
All Ford did was write the name and circle the problem, and real men don't wear bow ties.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,391
Views: 37,008
Posted By boramkiv
I'll go find a stache, then they can mate and...

I'll go find a stache, then they can mate and make 640i's.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,483
Posted By boramkiv
Now that I re read my post, it's not as bad as I...

Now that I re read my post, it's not as bad as I made it sound I guess.
Banglenot made it such a sweet post that I posted what immediately came to mind.
So...
To add horsepower start with an...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By boramkiv
A few cars out there have EPS or EPAS electric...

A few cars out there have EPS or EPAS electric power assisted steering.
The issue is feedback from the road where a conventional hydraulic system pushes against the steering wheel where you get the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,483
Posted By boramkiv
S W E E T I actually switch over to...

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I actually switch over to other car forums to get away sometimes because the questions particularly about modding is getting crazy out of hand.
It also seems that no one bothers to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By boramkiv
If it's for the 530xi then as a pre LCI E60...

If it's for the 530xi then as a pre LCI E60 (before 2008) it is only one bulb part number 63126929309
It may just be disconnected inside the housing.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By boramkiv
http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/x_series_e53/x5_4....

http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/x_series_e53/x5_4.4i_m62_offrd/4_tightening_torques/11__engine_(m62)/13__oil_sump/1_azd__oil_pan/
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By boramkiv
What year is your 530xi? Because IIRC the xi...

What year is your 530xi?
Because IIRC the xi only came with the N52 engine, not the M54...the ESS TS1/2 kit is for the M54, not N52.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By boramkiv
Click here...

Click here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=731460) to get some info worth reading. Take some time and get as much info as possible, there's some great information.
Welcome aboard.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By boramkiv
This will be difficult. The engineers designed...

This will be difficult.
The engineers designed the car to have X amount of brake pressure applied to each wheel for ABS, DSC, and DTC.
If these pressures are altered the entire dynamics of the car...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By boramkiv
The best thing to do is lose excess body fat,...

The best thing to do is lose excess body fat, ensure you run without passengers, keep the fuel below 1/4 tank, run on cold dry days/evenings, and ensure tires are properly inflated.
There really...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By boramkiv
Complete coincidence. Follow your mechs advice...

Complete coincidence.
Follow your mechs advice regarding driving. Heat buildup should help.
Learn from this experience, and tell others.
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