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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By boramkiv
^ Quite funny this! Although I do agree.

^ Quite funny this!
Although I do agree.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,029
Posted By boramkiv
Probably has something to do with pedestrian...

Probably has something to do with pedestrian impact rules.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,029
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,029
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,029
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 27,745
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,029
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,029
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
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: 322
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
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 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
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.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By boramkiv
Ask them exactly how they did it because there...

Ask them exactly how they did it because there isn't a dedicated vacuum hose from the manifold for this engine. Power brakes run off a vacuum pump that is attached.
If you are having poor...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By boramkiv
Will not fit at all. LCI (face lift) was in late...

Will not fit at all. LCI (face lift) was in late 2003. You have to find 2004-2006 model years, and any one should fit, just add the fender flare for the 4.8is
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By boramkiv
Changing the pan, or just the gasket? It's a...

Changing the pan, or just the gasket? It's a metal gasket and lasts pretty long.
It's straight forward. Remove the oil level sensor and clean the gasket around it.

If you see black pieces around...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By boramkiv
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GKQKz3Mkl3E

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GKQKz3Mkl3E
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By boramkiv
Based on your procedure regarding the noise the...

Based on your procedure regarding the noise the only thing that comes to mind is perhaps a wheel torque when putting them back on.
Ensure the wheels are evenly torqued down because nothing else was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By boramkiv
I would ALWAYS recommend removing the calipers....

I would ALWAYS recommend removing the calipers. Set aside an entire day, roughly 10 hours to paint calipers.
Remove, retract piston(s), scuff sand lightly (especially if rusted), alcohol/brake...
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