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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By ZottiBMW
Replacing Engine

I have an 2006 530i with 128K on it. About 3 weeks ago, I got the low oil pressure warning message on the iDrive and the engine was completely destroyed. See my other thread here...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,937
Posted By ZottiBMW
Alright everyone, I've decided on replacing the...

Alright everyone, I've decided on replacing the engine. I want to keep my car for a little bit until I get some extra cash for a 550, I won't to get the most for my car when I trade it in. Hopefully...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By ZottiBMW
I recently had the same experience. Now I'm...

I recently had the same experience. Now I'm replacing my engine. The message came up and before I could make it, the engine cut out. My oil level was good but the engine was still destroyed. When I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,937
Posted By ZottiBMW
Thanks for your input everyone. I've...

Thanks for your input everyone.

I've discovered that the 2 previous owners did not maintain the car at all, just drove it a lot. The engine was acting up a bit before it died and the gas mileage...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,937
Posted By ZottiBMW
Thanks for the advice everyone! An indy...

Thanks for the advice everyone!

An indy mechanic told me I might be able to get the car running by replacing the cylinder head. I found one for $550.

Is this a good idea or should I just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,937
Posted By ZottiBMW
It looks like its from lost oil pressure....

It looks like its from lost oil pressure. Mechanics were saying something about the cams being warped. Attached are some photos.

I found an engine on ebay with 31K for $2800 pretty pricey.
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,937
Posted By ZottiBMW
2006 530i Blown Engine

Hey Everyone,

Haven't posted on the forum in a very long time, kind of a quiet one on here.

So just last week my 06 530 gave me the low oil pressure message and then died. Car has 128K on the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-20-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,559
Posted By ZottiBMW
This might have already been asked but... My...

This might have already been asked but... My question is, do they fit right in or will you have to make modifications to the bumper and hood?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-01-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,600
Posted By ZottiBMW
How about an M5 or Mercedes-AMG?

How about an M5 or Mercedes-AMG?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-19-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By ZottiBMW
Style 373M wheels on 7

Anyone done it or considered doing so. 373m looks more modern than 303m. Curious to see how it would look on a 7er.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-17-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZottiBMW
Deutsch100 the mono-wiper system that mercedes...

Deutsch100 the mono-wiper system that mercedes used was very powerful. Mercedes always had odd effective wiper systems. They still use the articulating passenger wiper like BMW used too, which I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-16-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZottiBMW
Windshield Wipers - E65 vs. F01

New to the forum here. Kind of stupid subject. But I'm sure most have noticed that BMW did away with the articulating passenger side windshield wiper that was used in the E65 and E38. I was sort of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-15-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,174
Posted By ZottiBMW
Wow! That looks amazing! Especially in white.

Wow! That looks amazing! Especially in white.
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-15-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By ZottiBMW
Decided to join in on the fun

Name is Zach. Been browsing around the forum for a while. Finally decided I would join in. Gotta 06 530i just turned over 100K, and still running strong! Pursuing an upgrade in the near future ;)
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