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Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains Regions 05-12-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,922
Posted By jmanscotch
Blata Auto Repair in Colorado Springs seems to...

Blata Auto Repair in Colorado Springs seems to have a good rep and I see plenty of BMW business there. Never used them myself though.

These guys would be reputable but not cheap:...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By jmanscotch
Wheels bearings are only $150 or so and not...

Wheels bearings are only $150 or so and not really a hard DIY...unless anything past an oil change is hard on that scale!

It does involve quite a few more steps (removing entire strut assembly...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By jmanscotch
^ Listen to these guys. Been there and done that...

^ Listen to these guys. Been there and done that too.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By jmanscotch
:confused: I've always suspected that....good...

:confused: I've always suspected that....good looking out.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By jmanscotch
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8758/17145472611_40...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8758/17145472611_4020da3369_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/s862EK)IMG_1187 (https://flic.kr/p/s862EK) by jmanscotch (https://www.flickr.com/people/54318236@N02/), on Flickr...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By jmanscotch
I'd imagine just a few miles. It's not an engine...

I'd imagine just a few miles. It's not an engine trouble code, just a BMW system one, so driving it around the block should allow it to see the problem is gone if it's going to just go away.

I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By jmanscotch
I think you guys are a bit paranoid. That said,...

I think you guys are a bit paranoid. That said, PoleCat's right, you can easily sell them on CL and make the cost small enough that 'why not' is the justification for you.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By jmanscotch
I don't see how it'd be tied to any security...

I don't see how it'd be tied to any security setting within the setup. Key in, ignition recognizes key, ignition system sends an 'ok' to the lock to open. It SHOULD just be replaceable. That said,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By jmanscotch
Either your repair wasn't good enough, that...

Either your repair wasn't good enough, that wasn't the only wiring problem created while in there or the car needs time to clear the codes now that it's fixed.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By jmanscotch
FS: Colorado - Three (3) OEM 2014 M4 Wheels with some rash

Selling three (3) 2014 genuine M4 wheels (no tires). Style 437M black with machined face. Desirable lightweight wheels.

One (1) front wheel: 19x9 ET29 - 22.9 lbs
Two (2) rear wheels: 19x10 ET40 -...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By jmanscotch
Price?

Price?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By jmanscotch
Sounds like I'd be spraying some flammable fluid...

Sounds like I'd be spraying some flammable fluid around the intake boot then and praying you find it and don't have to tear into the CCV again! Let us know!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By jmanscotch
I've seen lots of folks refer to this website for...

I've seen lots of folks refer to this website for a good BMW friendly/specific indy search tool: http://www.bimrs.org/
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By jmanscotch
Financially a good idea?...you're the best one to...

Financially a good idea?...you're the best one to answer that question.

Personally, I'd rather be throwing money at the E39 M5 (if you're a DIYer and not paying dealership prices for maintaining...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By jmanscotch
:thumbup: these cars have sensitive enough...

:thumbup: these cars have sensitive enough traction control systems. If you notice the traction light flashing too easily, on either dry or slippery road conditions, that might be a sign that the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By jmanscotch
Is the question, 'can I run these and not tear up...

Is the question, 'can I run these and not tear up the AWD setup?'?

From my experience of knowing car savvy folks and some whom have run these setups, the general rule is that difference in ROLLING...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By jmanscotch
Engine code is on the driver side of block, below...

Engine code is on the driver side of block, below air intake boot, deep down there. Try this link...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By jmanscotch
Intake boot, DISA o-ring, gas cap, incorrectly...

Intake boot, DISA o-ring, gas cap, incorrectly installed CCV or piping?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By jmanscotch
Hey Mate, recently had 2883 as well. Lots of...

Hey Mate, recently had 2883 as well. Lots of folks here seemed to get 2883 AND 2884(?) while I only got the one code.

Here is my thread where I went through several things checking for a vacuum...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By jmanscotch
Doesn't look bad. Springs and pads is going to be...

Doesn't look bad. Springs and pads is going to be your best bet.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,242
Posted By jmanscotch
I like a lot of the suggestions here. I've had...

I like a lot of the suggestions here. I've had great luck with Bavauto.com, Pelicanparts.com, autohausaz.com and my main go-to is thebmwminipartstore.com (also a dealership supply store like...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By jmanscotch
They are a bit pricey, I've had to buy one before...

They are a bit pricey, I've had to buy one before too. That said, you're not sure you NEED one yet, you just need to remove it and ensure it's intact and in good condition!

Looks like the N52 has...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By jmanscotch
Any update?

Any update?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By jmanscotch
Just dropping back in to say all is well, CEL...

Just dropping back in to say all is well, CEL fixed. Repair was tight, but not too bad even for a big handed man like myself.

Old vent tube and sheath on top, new vent tube and insulated cover on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By jmanscotch
Good option and super easy to look into! OP:...

Good option and super easy to look into! OP: Don't need to remove manifold to check, just remove the DISA valve itself and make sure all it's parts are still present.

Here's the first video I...
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