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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By dolfan13
What does ATF stand for?[/QUOTE] Automatic...

What does ATF stand for?[/QUOTE]

Automatic Transmission Fluid
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By dolfan13
For the cost you could buy a winter beater pickup...

For the cost you could buy a winter beater pickup or something of the like.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 682
Posted By dolfan13
Rumor now has it that Castrol Edge in the USA is...

Rumor now has it that Castrol Edge in the USA is now Hydro cracked.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 682
Posted By dolfan13
Porsche has used M1 0w40 as factory fill for...

Porsche has used M1 0w40 as factory fill for years .Great oil.That being said I'm using Redline 5w30 as its ester based .All the other synths are either hydro cracked or PAO based.Nothing wrong with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By dolfan13
I had the weld crack around the threaded...

I had the weld crack around the threaded insert.Replaced with new pan and gasket.New pan with new copper washer still seemed to me it needed more torque than I wanted to apply.Finally stopped...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By dolfan13
Research passenger seat mat sensor.Yes you do...

Research passenger seat mat sensor.Yes you do need the code read.Owning a BMW its a good investment to get the BMWhat app.1000%
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,683
Posted By dolfan13
Well you have a point there.Just pours out of the...

Well you have a point there.Just pours out of the shop vac.at advanced auto.I put my finger over the hose end ,let it suck oil out of hose.Does drip a small amount .Put a paper towel over the end and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,683
Posted By dolfan13
Well you have a point there.Just popes out of the...

Well you have a point there.Just popes out of the shop vac.at advanced auto.I put my finger over the hose end ,let it suck oil out of hose.Does drip a small amount .Put a paper towel over the end and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,683
Posted By dolfan13
Novel?I learned this years ago from a BMW...

Novel?I learned this years ago from a BMW mech.Why crawl under the car if not needed?If your inspecting while under there ok but.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,683
Posted By dolfan13
Forget hose size ,just a tad smaller than...

Forget hose size ,just a tad smaller than dipstick.Clear hose can be had at hardware store or Lowes.I already had a shop vac hose down size adapter for small attachment.Couple them together,stick the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,683
Posted By dolfan13
Why ask such a simple question?Now you won't let...

Why ask such a simple question?Now you won't let the thread die!!!!Cheap tool in the bigger picture of BMW ownership.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,683
Posted By dolfan13
I made a homemade oil removal pump from a small...

I made a homemade oil removal pump from a small shop vac .Cheaper than the store bought and works very well.Removes as much or more than draining.And on and on and on.Dont tap on the thread.If you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,230
Posted By dolfan13
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40
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 844
Posted By dolfan13
My first e60 545i back in 08, lots of insulation...

My first e60 545i back in 08, lots of insulation falling off.80k miles first halo stock bulb change.Now have e60 550i and afraid to even look.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,493
Posted By dolfan13
Valvetronics.Lots of issues with n62.Have your...

Valvetronics.Lots of issues with n62.Have your minimum valve lift maxed out.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,493
Posted By dolfan13
Valvetronic intermediate levers worn?

Valvetronic intermediate levers worn?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By dolfan13
Get under the car and give the oil pan bolts a...

Get under the car and give the oil pan bolts a very ,VERY small snug.Put some liqui moly motor oil saver in it and see how she does.WTH its only a 5k car anyway.Ive done this on some of the best...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-14-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By dolfan13
Someone mentioned earlier the DWS balance...

Someone mentioned earlier the DWS balance issues.I purchased my DWS's at a shop that sets up everyone's road race cars here and they couldn't get them to balance worth a ....!!Exchanged for another...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-13-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 728
Posted By dolfan13
Never liked or disliked Tiger ,just didn't want...

Never liked or disliked Tiger ,just didn't want him to pass Jack.I starting golfing at 11 years old .High school ,college golf.Nine years ago at 40 I had to give it up.Knee surgery,back pain and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By dolfan13
Everyone down south knows peanut oil is the best...

Everyone down south knows peanut oil is the best for frying chicken!!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By dolfan13
I had the leaky motor king n62 545i and liqui...

I had the leaky motor king n62 545i and liqui moly slowed and completely stopped a few leaks.Many on here will say fix the leaks which is the best route but what the heck.I drove the car 50k more...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 844
Posted By dolfan13
Well know the wiring insulation inside the e60...

Well know the wiring insulation inside the e60 headlights is common problem.Insulation turns brittle and falls off if touched.Big problem when changing halo bulb.Big discussion a while back.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By dolfan13
Ignition switch doesn't explain the wipers ,good...

Ignition switch doesn't explain the wipers ,good thought.Leaks into the trunk under the spare?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-10-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By dolfan13
I was going to replace my DWS's recently now...

I was going to replace my DWS's recently now kinda looking at Motivo's.Have seen a few glowing reviews on the Motivo's .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By dolfan13
Cover also is a sound deadener.I always run...

Cover also is a sound deadener.I always run without it to get more heat out of the immediate area.
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