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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By kskane
Are you referring to the thermostat which...

Are you referring to the thermostat which controls the engine cooling?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By kskane
Radiator system is about 2K's and Tranny is about...

Radiator system is about 2K's and Tranny is about 7K's, together 9K's. If you like the car and price is good, expect that much to pay. If nothing drastic has occured, it will be as simple as...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By kskane
Revisiting this old thread that I had lost. The...

Revisiting this old thread that I had lost. The issue is becoming more prominent. And after a bit more research, I read somewhere that after 10+ years the freons can escape even from a metal pipe...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By kskane
Simple solution, you got two choices; 1. Roll...

Simple solution, you got two choices;
1. Roll your sleeves, get some tools and become a DIY'r.
2. As suggested by many, find a good INDY and rely your vehicle on them cause $tealers are too...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By kskane
Just a suggestion, silicone base grease would...

Just a suggestion, silicone base grease would work like a charm if WD40 worked.

@OP, Makes me wonder, if the filler cap gasket is sold separately, why not just change the gasket.

You mentioned...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By kskane
Fog Light HB4 9006

Hi, on my pre-lci E60 with halogen light bulb, the fog light is Hb4 9006 halogen bulb. I was planning to replace it with the 5000K light and was wondering, if replacing the HB4 halogen bulb with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
How much weight can the Astro handle as per its...

How much weight can the Astro handle as per its box? I ordered something similar to this (3-point), a place that was shipping to australia and it was advertised for a load of 700lbs. Hope that is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
Thanks for the post and pics, you saved me from...

Thanks for the post and pics, you saved me from buying the wrong support bar and now I need to figure out where in AUS can i get 3 point bar. For the rest on my E60, I was hoping to only remove the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By kskane
:) I thought if I pull that hose while the engine...

:) I thought if I pull that hose while the engine is running, it will spurt out oil. Will try it, thanks!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By kskane
Are you referring to the hose from vanos to ccv?...

Are you referring to the hose from vanos to ccv? Or the other 2 hoses from intake into ccv?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By kskane
I recently changed the CCV and hoses. The vanos...

I recently changed the CCV and hoses. The vanos to ccv hose seems to be leaking a little. So if the oil cap does not gets sucked in whlith engine running, the CCV is fine?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By kskane
I have the same issue as yours right now on my 04...

I have the same issue as yours right now on my 04 E60 with M54 engine. For me, I know my CCC and oil pan gaskets are leaking. So I need to fix those first before I worry about the video that is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
Good luck and post some pics please.

Good luck and post some pics please.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By kskane
Where do you buy this refrigerant gauge?

Where do you buy this refrigerant gauge?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By kskane
I read somewhere, there is no such thing as...

I read somewhere, there is no such thing as topping up refrigerant as if it is leaking, then there is none left. I have cold air, I just need to push the fan to 2-3 point up from low.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By kskane
For me, I used to be able to cool the car with...

For me, I used to be able to cool the car with one bar of fan, now it has to be at least 2-3 to get cold air.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
I was planning to do that if I end up buying the...

I was planning to do that if I end up buying the wrong bar ..... No trees around, maybe to the fence or something......
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By kskane
I thought Hengst was the OEM brand and not the...

I thought Hengst was the OEM brand and not the Mann
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
I guess I will just take a chance with what's...

I guess I will just take a chance with what's available here in Australia.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
I guess I will just take a chances with what's...

I guess I will just take a chances with what's available here in Australia.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
Thanks, but the support bar I can get will only...

Thanks, but the support bar I can get will only work if I use it in the middle with two jack points. Is that something that will work for this job?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
Thanks H_F, from the pictures of yours, it is...

Thanks H_F, from the pictures of yours, it is clear that I can use the 2 point bar in the middle for sure, just needs to check if lifting at the two hooking point will do the trick.

I find the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
That is correct, thanks PCY for a picture that...

That is correct, thanks PCY for a picture that says the 1000 words. Now will that work, bar in the middle and hooking the front and back. The only issue I see here is, that I will be lifting the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,625
Posted By kskane
Just wondering, there are two lifting points on...

Just wondering, there are two lifting points on the engine, front and back. Can the normal engine support can't go in the middle of the car with one cable hooked to the front and second cable hooked...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By kskane
:rofl: It takes me 1+hour to jack the car and get...

:rofl: It takes me 1+hour to jack the car and get the bottom covers off before I can start working. Welcome to DIY and BMW aerodynamics.
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