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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By SRider
I was more concerned about air leaking out and my...

I was more concerned about air leaking out and my compressor not being able to supply enough make up air. I did a little math and one cylinder would be .02 cubic feet. My compressor should provide...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By SRider
Air compressor size for valve stem seal replacement

I need to replace the valve stem seals and I'm wondering how big of a compressor is needed to keep the cylinder full and valves not falling into the engine. I've never done work like this with the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By SRider
*I updated the N62 part number. I had 025 in one...

*I updated the N62 part number. I had 025 in one segment and it should have been 029.

I think it may be an optical illusion. I need to change my stem seals and ran across a post mentioning the...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-07-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By SRider
Thanks for the confirmation. I have a friend...

Thanks for the confirmation. I have a friend with an e46 that borrows my INPA, so I'll just get a new cable so he can still used my old one.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-07-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By SRider
INPA connection problem with 2010 550

I used to have an e39 540 and had INPA working with it. I finally upgraded INPA to use with my 2010 550. INPA appears to be working, but I get a IFH-003: DATATRANSMISSION TO INTERFACE DISTURBED...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-05-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By SRider
FS: Staggered Style 66 wheels

Set of 17x8 front and 17x9 rear oem style 66 wheels with Continental Extreme Contact DW tires, 235/45/47 and 255/40/17. Both front tires have 5/32" tread and the rears need to be replaced. There is...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-05-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By SRider
FS: Intravee, KCA 420, Dice DSP adapter

I'm selling the Intravee, Alpine KCA 420 iPod interface and Dice DSP adapter from my 2001 540 with DSP. The original AI Net and iPod cables are both 3 meter cables. Everything is mounted on a 1/4"...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-05-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By SRider
SOLD: MK IV DVD computer

SOLD

I'm selling a MK IV Nav computer which was pulled out of my 2001 540 after it was totaled. I updated the computer about 4 years ago and never had a problem with it. I also have the original...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By SRider
I have had my 2010 550 a little over a year now. ...

I have had my 2010 550 a little over a year now. My previous car was a 2001 540 that ended up being totaled when someone made a left turn in front of me and I could not stop in time.

Pros
The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,343
Posted By SRider
I agree with you Prescott that it seems to not...

I agree with you Prescott that it seems to not make sense to just drain the fluid in the pan. I researched changing the fluid and filter on my old e39 540 and ran across a document from ZF where...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By SRider
Transmission 2nd/4th shifting quirk

I have a 2010 550 with the sport automatic transmission. Randomly the transmission will not want to shift from either 2nd or 4th gear normally. This happens most often when the car has sat...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By SRider
HF, my last car was a 2001 540 and the...

HF, my last car was a 2001 540 and the undercarriage shields were some type of hard plastic. I just assumed the e60 was the same and was shocked when I got a closer look. I guess BMW changed to the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By SRider
2010 550 non-plastic undercarriage shields

I'm working on the alternator bracket seal and noticed my undercarriage shields are not plastic. They are some type of fiber material and are soaked with oil. I poked a hole in the engine shield...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By SRider
I was surprised also and thought it would be an...

I was surprised also and thought it would be an AGM battery. There are two numbers on top of the battery that both look like part numbers; S 61 21 7 549 332 and below that AW 61 21 8 376 380. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By SRider
I have read a lot of the battery threads. ...

I have read a lot of the battery threads. AutoZone, Advance Auto, Pep Boys, Walmart, etc that is listed in the end all battery replacement thread are all Johnson Controls batteries now. Some were...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By SRider
Sorry I forgot to update my car. The 540 was...

Sorry I forgot to update my car. The 540 was totaled last year when someone made a left turn into me. I ended up getting a 2010 550 to replace it.

My commute is normally 1/3 city streets and 2/3...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By SRider
What is considered a short trip for a battery?

I was washing my car this afternoon, left the key in my pocket and the comfort access was locking/unlocking the doors every time water touched the handle. After the 8 minute wash, I went to start...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By SRider
Rear Electric Sunshade Parts

I recently purchased a 2010 550 and the rear sunshade needs a couple of things. First the sliders are broken and I know I can get those from a couple of different places. The one thing I didn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By SRider
Sorry I was out of touch most of the day. ...

Sorry I was out of touch most of the day.

edjack - I was reimbursed for a Warn winch and bumper on an older Bronco. Granted it was not full replacement value, but it was additional money. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By SRider
I started looking for cars near me, but there are...

I started looking for cars near me, but there are only 3 within 300 miles. I have to start looking at 500 miles before I can find a large number of cars. I'm in the Kansas City area, so 400-500...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By SRider
Unhappy How can I determine actual cash value?

I have a 2001 540 sedan that was involved in an accident. The other driver was making a left turn at a stop sign, did not see me coming and turned into me. I know at least both headlight...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By SRider
Thanks for the post bluebee. I actually meant...

Thanks for the post bluebee. I actually meant the trim on the side of the seat with the seat switch. I actually found one of your earlier posts and it wasn't too hard to remove the panel. The seat...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By SRider
Thanks for the links bluebee. I had seen the...

Thanks for the links bluebee.

I had seen the 1st link (memory seat button not illuminating/functioning) but they mentioned the M button did not feel like the others and when it was pulled out, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By SRider
Bad memory switch?

I was working on my parents car and switched vehicles with them for a few weeks. When I get the 540 back, i pressed memory 1 to move my seat back and it didn't move. My first thought was my parents...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By SRider
Thanks for the info bluebee. It did not dawn on...

Thanks for the info bluebee. It did not dawn on me that suction jet pump was the actual part name and there is a lot of information about it already.
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