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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By cmyachtie
+1 for me on this, for less than $50 I got...

+1 for me on this, for less than $50 I got Bluetooth quality sound streaming from any BT device for music etc. Cannot beat it especially if you already have the aux. in car, I did not at the time and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2016, 01:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By cmyachtie
Likely broken piece was at the end of spring thus...

Likely broken piece was at the end of spring thus no longer there and now your spring has been shortened, you need to look closely at the ends, not always easy to determine.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By cmyachtie
Need to replace your struts, have a broken...

Need to replace your struts, have a broken spring.
Jack up the car and have a close look at your springs, bet a piece is broken off, happened to my car a few years ago too..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By cmyachtie
If done properly when bedding should have a...

If done properly when bedding should have a severe burning smell,

Make eight to ten near-stops from 60mph to about 20 mph. Do it HARD by pressing the brakes firmly, but do not lock the wheels or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By cmyachtie
Describe what you smelled when you were doing the...

Describe what you smelled when you were doing the bedding.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By cmyachtie
You only did half the bedding job......it takes...

You only did half the bedding job......it takes the complete process 6-10 times not 4.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By cmyachtie
yes

yes
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By cmyachtie
Anytime I had this problem of shaking when...

Anytime I had this problem of shaking when braking re-bed your pads fixed it every time, many years ago I was told that BMW rotors never warp.....
If you think they are warped or behave like they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2016, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By cmyachtie
Try here: ...

Try here:
http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/5_series_e60/525d_m57tu_sal/6_si_techniques/61__general_electrical_system/3_sbt__bmw_wiring_diagrams_on_dvd__wiring_diagram_system_e46_e60_e61_e63_e64_e65/...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By cmyachtie
This maybe a better version of how to do VO, was...

This maybe a better version of how to do VO, was on my iPad earlier and Apple would not let me upload this ...duh...

Had to boot my PC first time in a while...LOL Good old Windows MS

PS...Been...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By cmyachtie
Jayson, I've placed a couple of NCS How to...

Jayson,
I've placed a couple of NCS How to files of mine that I have gathered on Dropbox, that should help getting you started.

...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By cmyachtie
If you don't have a complete list of your cars...

If you don't have a complete list of your cars inventory punch in your VIN to one of those sites where you get all your OEM options, like bimmer.work.
http://bimmer.work/query.php
The option...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 21,780
Posted By cmyachtie
Actually did this some time ago now thanks to...

Actually did this some time ago now thanks to mschumpert;
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=905911

Hack fix for that all to powerful trunk lid mechanism (real s***ty design IMHO,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By cmyachtie
[QUOTE=Jayson Wonder;9655482]This sounds like...

[QUOTE=Jayson Wonder;9655482]This sounds like what I need. So Ideally I want to reload / reprogram the module responsible for the Head Unit. BTW, does anyone know what module this is? I assume it is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,957
Posted By cmyachtie
After having enjoyed this hack for some time now,...

After having enjoyed this hack for some time now, I feel obliged to again say THANK YOU to the OP!!!

Finally I,don't need to have superpowers any longer to close the lid as it now closes with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 58,006
Posted By cmyachtie
No need for that, the only settings you might...

No need for that, the only settings you might loose are the time and date in your iDrive and that's easy to set.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 58,006
Posted By cmyachtie
Unless I missed it you did not state wether or...

Unless I missed it you did not state wether or not you replaced an AGM or an FLA with your recent Duralast battery. If you were previously running a non AGM, doing registration (or rather coding with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By cmyachtie
Were you able to do this before? If so, you can...

Were you able to do this before?
If so, you can try to disconnect your negative battery cable and leave it disconnected overnight.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,372
Posted By cmyachtie
You may have an older software version have...

You may have an older software version have dealer do an update, mine is a 2006 software version in iDrive and with MASK I get this menu in iDrive
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By cmyachtie
Ok great info AB, would you be able to define...

Ok great info AB, would you be able to define "excessive" by any chance, when
I had my throttle valve removed my intake fan blades were covered in oil film would that be considered excessive or is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By cmyachtie
Referring to post #1 and its title, correct me if...

Referring to post #1 and its title, correct me if I am wrong but oil in the intake of these engines is normal due to the fan blades in the intake need some lubrication as they turn AFAIK.....mine...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,957
Posted By cmyachtie
+1 not exactly easy but doable for me.

+1 not exactly easy but doable for me.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,181
Posted By cmyachtie
Over this weekend came across another tool that's...

Over this weekend came across another tool that's a musthave.....
To re-connect my Vanos connectors on the N62 you either need a monkey with thin rubber fingers or this tool.
See that orange wire...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By cmyachtie
+1 for me, happens to me sporadically despite the...

+1 for me, happens to me sporadically despite the ambient temperatures. Not severe enough for me to tear my steering wheel part just yet.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By cmyachtie
Good idea, but would that not flush any dirt into...

Good idea, but would that not flush any dirt into the engine? The two I did get out were pretty dirty.
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