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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,176
Posted By dolfan13
The e60 is getting long in the tooth.Your more...

The e60 is getting long in the tooth.Your more likely to see posters on this forums who care less about grammar and punctuation.Seems to go with the territory of older cars being worked on by DIYers...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,176
Posted By dolfan13
I have a 08 550i,great car daily driver.Buddy...

I have a 08 550i,great car daily driver.Buddy works with me has 07 M5 drives almost daily,has a truck for bad weather***** the dang M5!!All BMWs have inherent problems.If you have the money get the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By dolfan13
^^This BUT....you can run straight water IF you...

^^This BUT....you can run straight water IF you use a lubricant with it.Redline water wetter is one,other brands do the same.Race cars do this so the track is not a big nasty slick mess when a hose...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By dolfan13
Red Line 5w30.Ester base stock oil ,in theory...

Red Line 5w30.Ester base stock oil ,in theory better for seal conditioning.I now have a 08 550i but did countless hours of oil research when I had an 04 545i.

Just did my second oil change with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By dolfan13
No audio sound at all in 05 545i?

Make sure at the bottom of your screen if you see a speaker not sign.The volume control knobs on the e60 are also a common failure.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By dolfan13
Overheating 2007 E60 Seeking Help

I would not take any chances,tow.We have towing here a 100$ flat rate within 25 miles.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,174
Posted By dolfan13
Did you ever get it to settle ,become more...

Did you ever get it to settle ,become more stable.I did a quick forums search and found a couple of old threads and what we all tried back then with results.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By dolfan13
You tube E60 muffler delete.

You tube E60 muffler delete.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By dolfan13
Liqui Moly 2009 Anti-Friction Oil Treatment

I used that product in question without any issues.Cant remember as it was awhile back if it helped gas mileage.I do know it didn't hurt anything.I will give a plug for LM motor oil saver.The leak...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,174
Posted By dolfan13
My last post I should say these are all cold...

My last post I should say these are all cold settings.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,174
Posted By dolfan13
Yes I lowered pressure from 42psi as the 545i...

Yes I lowered pressure from 42psi as the 545i door said.I think this tag at that pressure was for extra load in the car?I ran that car with 36psi all around .Staggered msport by the way with conti...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By dolfan13
Not sure if the valve seal issues is only v8?A...

Not sure if the valve seal issues is only v8?A friend of mine had valve seals done on his 530xi awhile back.I will ask him the symptoms,may be a little different than n62.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Drl
Views: 410
Posted By dolfan13
Coding option for angel eye intensity.I still...

Coding option for angel eye intensity.I still have stock angel eye bulbs so I couldn't see a real difference.Maybe a little brighter.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 782
Posted By dolfan13
Not only valve seals but all the other engine oil...

Not only valve seals but all the other engine oil deals as well.You should also consider a water pump change at no more than 75k.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Drl
Views: 410
Posted By dolfan13
A little more research and I found that all cars...

A little more research and I found that all cars coming to US must have DRL capabilities because the car may go to Canada at some point.

Coding is very easy.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Drl
Views: 410
Posted By dolfan13
Look up BMWhat,it is an app for either android or...

Look up BMWhat,it is an app for either android or iPhone.Easy coding thru OBD2 by bluetooth or wifi.After having thought about it I am sure my 04 545i had DRLs These were the dimmed bright lights.I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Drl
Views: 410
Posted By dolfan13
You need BMWhat .Not sure about normal lights as...

You need BMWhat .Not sure about normal lights as DRLs but if you have halos simple coding to keep halos on.I believe the high beams are also coded to illuminate at a lower setting for DRLs.

I had...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,174
Posted By dolfan13
I guess I should have said ,play with your tire...

I guess I should have said ,play with your tire pressure until you feel comfortable.That is within reason,don't want to cause other problems.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,174
Posted By dolfan13
08 550i m sport same problem after new tires.BMW...

08 550i m sport same problem after new tires.BMW door jamb , tire pressure stickers can and have been a little confusing.This issues on the e60 goes way back.I first had a 545i with same exact...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By dolfan13
This is only temporary and will revert...

This is only temporary and will revert back.Transmission adaptations need to be reset with DIS.This is what needs to be done if not already with the afore mentioned work being completed.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By dolfan13
530 6 banger less problems and a mile easier to...

530 6 banger less problems and a mile easier to work on.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By dolfan13
Crank Case Ventilation.2 caps on top of valve...

Crank Case Ventilation.2 caps on top of valve covers that have a orange rubber diaphragm under.A spring sits under the diaphragm .Atmosphere pushes down on the Orange valve at idle and low throttle...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By dolfan13
I've had two e60s ,545i and 550i and both did...

I've had two e60s ,545i and 550i and both did this.I still own the 08 550i ,will be interested to see if you find something.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By dolfan13
When you changed the spark plugs did you have any...

When you changed the spark plugs did you have any obvious problems.Did the spark plugs thread in ok?Where did you get the plugs?Any large sparks when installing the battery?So your saying the car...
Forum: General BMW 05-28-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,297
Posted By dolfan13
The above is untrue.The engine needs to overcome...

The above is untrue.The engine needs to overcome the torque converter stall limit.Gradually manufactures have programmed a break over ride.Toyota happened to be one of the last.By the way my...
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