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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By dolfan13
Oil or water?Put your fingers in it and see if...

Oil or water?Put your fingers in it and see if its oily or just rusty water.Could be where the car has been sitting an extended period .Smell ,feel ,look underneath.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By dolfan13
Wiper hitting trim

Aber57 is right ,been awhile since I've had them apart.Wiper angle to windshield can also be changed,if I remember correctly. lol
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By dolfan13
I've had a couple of replacement windshields...

I've had a couple of replacement windshields installed on e60 .Mine were doing the same after window installer got the wiper arm off a tooth or two.Pop the cover off the wiper arm.Remove the nut and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,233
Posted By dolfan13
Like razz u said the right tires and your car can...

Like razz u said the right tires and your car can go in most any snow and ice.I have an 08 msport ,17 inch BMW rims with Michelin Alpins.I can go in anything,solid ice ,snow .Clearance being the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By dolfan13
I found actual replacement lens set on eBay about...

I found actual replacement lens set on eBay about 2 years ago.I had a 545i then ,smashed that car to hell.Now have a e60 550i and as usual the German are if nothing else consistent.The drivers side...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By dolfan13
Get a 10$ voltage meter that plugs into cig...

Get a 10$ voltage meter that plugs into cig lighter socket.Watch voltage and see if dropping.Should get a large array of faults if so.IBS could be bad or battery also bad not holding charge.Few years...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By dolfan13
Yep,bad bushing jostled around now making noise.

Yep,bad bushing jostled around now making noise.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,375
Posted By dolfan13
Sounds like classic intermediate lever wear.Do a...

Sounds like classic intermediate lever wear.Do a google search.This was a problem early on when these cars were new .Sure to show up as engine internals get older.Valvetronic controlled idle,valve...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Posted By dolfan13
2-3 hour job taking your time.Easy if you can...

2-3 hour job taking your time.Easy if you can turn a wrench.Good place to start learning if you have not.I find this work enjoyable unless pressed for time.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By dolfan13
Get yourself a 15$ plug into the cig lighter...

Get yourself a 15$ plug into the cig lighter socket volt meter.Watch your volts very closely,especially if you get the other occasionally odd fault.The alternators on these cars will fail only under...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,308
Posted By dolfan13
I am not a company rep or sell the sprint booster...

I am not a company rep or sell the sprint booster device.I will say I was critical as reading many post on the subject.After trying a sprint booster I would not drive my e60 without it.I have owned...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,308
Posted By dolfan13
Transmission reset - is it real?

This will fade fast and revert back.You will be lulled to sleep by the nice crisp shift points.One day you'll say "hay ,what the".Do the pedal deal again and......Do a search for older threads,this...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By dolfan13
UTQG 500 AA A.I researched these for a 550i m...

UTQG 500 AA A.I researched these for a 550i m sport.Great all around tire.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By dolfan13
[Help]Can't Decide between 535xi, 550i and M5!!

M5 newer than 2008 ,Im not 100% sure but I do believe a few of the transmission issues were fixed.A choice over the others and nothing practical only performance? Hands down M freaking 5.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,707
Posted By dolfan13
I like the open filter under the hood.These...

I like the open filter under the hood.These n62,n62tu cars must have the highest under hood temps in the auto industry's history.So suck that hot air right in.The factory setup tries to draw outside...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By dolfan13
The sprint booster has 3 settings .No light...

The sprint booster has 3 settings .No light off,green light ,mildly aggressive,red light ,touch pedal at all and your floored.Love my sprint booster.You people newer to the e60 or BMW need to do some...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By dolfan13
Alternator.Heat load failure.Change the complete...

Alternator.Heat load failure.Change the complete unit.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,308
Posted By dolfan13
Once again the sprint booster will give the Trans...

Once again the sprint booster will give the Trans feel you are looking for.At a point on the pedal travel the trans either stays in the gear your in or shifts up or down.By making in effect the pedal...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By dolfan13
Do my own oil changes on a 550i also.Easy as it...

Do my own oil changes on a 550i also.Easy as it gets.If nothing else it lets me check whats leaking or not underneath.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By dolfan13
Rear tires 545i 04

What tires did you buy?Directional?Your going to remove the tires from the rim and swap?Most performance tires have an inside and outside orientation also.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By dolfan13
Couple of my friends that have Porsches,newer one...

Couple of my friends that have Porsches,newer one that is,inherited the money.Where do they fit in?Lucky?
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By dolfan13
What??With the usage of "dissing" you must be...

What??With the usage of "dissing" you must be under 30.The song was harmless and was not putting down the "rich" man.LMFAO!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,308
Posted By dolfan13
This only puts the trany in a more aggressive...

This only puts the trany in a more aggressive mode and will revert back in short notice.Reset adaptations with dis or INPA.After that the trany will still get back to the slug.Sprint booster will...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,479
Posted By dolfan13
Yes the door placard is confusing to say the...

Yes the door placard is confusing to say the least.I first had new tires on my old 545i I had previously.At highway speed 44psi in the rear was like driving on ice.The tire shop had set the pressure...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,450
Posted By dolfan13
Here's so more ,BMW chart to make it clear as...

Here's so more ,BMW chart to make it clear as mud.http://www.opieoils.co.uk/pdfs/BMW-Oil-Specs-and-Recs.pdf
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