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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,650
Posted By MachtSchnell
Sorry replaced it on a 08 535i. no need for AWD...

Sorry replaced it on a 08 535i. no need for AWD in Hotlanta. I am not sure about the 06, but depending on the mileage of the current water pump you might save yourself some time and heart ache by...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,650
Posted By MachtSchnell
I did mine in the garage with a jack and some...

I did mine in the garage with a jack and some stands. I bought parts from the dealer I couldn't be without the car waiting on parts to be delivered. Getting past the hydronic lines for were the most...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By MachtSchnell
I have an 08, and have had a few issues that cam...

I have an 08, and have had a few issues that cam after warranty, bad injectors, main fan unit, and waterpump/thermostat. I love the car and just rolled 100K miles. I still love the car. I really...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 126,234
Posted By MachtSchnell
Or you hear it and get all those feelings and its...

Or you hear it and get all those feelings and its just the car telling you it's 37 degrees...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-01-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By MachtSchnell
Hp's are over kill. I have the quad on my...

Hp's are over kill. I have the quad on my expedition 2 front 2 rear. Works great. I just bought two of the vertically mounted for my 5er and will push the urgent front to the rear so i will be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By MachtSchnell
Which rims are those? Are they chrome or just...

Which rims are those? Are they chrome or just polished?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By MachtSchnell
I replaced mine. It is not difficult, just time...

I replaced mine. It is not difficult, just time consuming. Lots of parts to remove and wires to disconnect. Just take pictures and take a few notes. I started writing a DIY but work prevented me from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By MachtSchnell
When working my car this weekend I looked at mine...

When working my car this weekend I looked at mine and it seemed to be held on with just pressure. I saw something that may have been glue, or road grime.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By MachtSchnell
From what I read just running the engine might...

From what I read just running the engine might not flush all air out. I think the process generates more speed in the fluid or pressure. The pump is very loud when it runs in the purge process, much...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,650
Posted By MachtSchnell
Good write up. I replaced mine Friday. Took me...

Good write up. I replaced mine Friday. Took me much longer but I have big hands :) getting everything out was the tough part for me. Putting back together was quick. You can drain most fluid out...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By MachtSchnell
01/2008 build date, 88,332 miles, my out of...

01/2008 build date, 88,332 miles, my out of pocket expenses have been

Dealer - (failed while out of town used local dealer)
$2,230.26
6 new injectors
1 set of sparkplugs
2 O2 sensors

1...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By MachtSchnell
So totally forgot to put JB4 back into stock mode...

So totally forgot to put JB4 back into stock mode when pulling codes.:tsk: I just pulled codes and have 2E82. Looks like I will be replacing the waterpump. :( The thermostat went out about 10K...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By MachtSchnell
No the water pump is relatively quiet and you can...

No the water pump is relatively quiet and you can hear the humming noise that starts and stops.

I hooked up the BT scanner and doesn't show any error messages either.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By MachtSchnell
Cooling system issue

Hey guys, I was driving down the road yesterday when i drive popped up with engine hot pull over immediately and allow to cool to prevent damage. So i did as the car lost acceleration. popped the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-12-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By MachtSchnell
Do your research, Check out radarroy.com or other...

Do your research, Check out radarroy.com or other sites. K40= ticket. Radardetector.net is one of the best places to get info from people that live and breathe this stuff. Laser Interceptors all the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,479
Posted By MachtSchnell
those are dirty and should be replaced.

those are dirty and should be replaced.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,460
Posted By MachtSchnell
They have a little claw that comes in different...

They have a little claw that comes in different lengths you can probably get it out with. Home depot and lowed carried them.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,683
Posted By MachtSchnell
I have had a couple issues with the car, but...

I have had a couple issues with the car, but issues others have had that don't have tunes. I would increase the frequencies of maintenance items like oil changes. I go a max of 5k miles oil, 25k on...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-27-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By MachtSchnell
I was told the HP was over kill for my car. It is...

I was told the HP was over kill for my car. It is black which helps. I just like the way I would be able to mount it in the grill for a stealthier install.

HP were are for larger vehicles, but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,683
Posted By MachtSchnell
The tune is a personal decision. There are...

The tune is a personal decision. There are several out there. I myself prefer the JB4. I didn't mind having to pop the ecu to remove the pin out connectors. Takes me about 20 minutes start to finish....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,683
Posted By MachtSchnell
Basically the N54 you can modify the ecu, whether...

Basically the N54 you can modify the ecu, whether through the pin out, or a flash. In most cases it is increasing the boost level changing timing etc. just changing boost gives you a huge jump in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-26-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By MachtSchnell
Quad HP is protecting you and anyone around you....

Quad HP is protecting you and anyone around you. Do you have pictures of install? I was hit from behind here in GA, apparently they have been talking with the FSP. Time to upgrade and move my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-26-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,844
Posted By MachtSchnell
I am running LI's with over 30 saves. They work...

I am running LI's with over 30 saves. They work and work well. I am running 2 in the front only mounted in the kidney grill close to the light side. I am thinking about the LI HP's for a cleaner...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,820
Posted By MachtSchnell
Not sure on the 525 but my 535 just has an access...

Not sure on the 525 but my 535 just has an access panel that you have to open up. No need to pull the whole panel off.

I hope you are changing it more frequently than 10k miles.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By MachtSchnell
If you do a search you should find a bunch of...

If you do a search you should find a bunch of info on it. Lots of people have had bad luck, many haven't had any issue. Go to seller to get another copy or buy an original.
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