Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 120
Search took 0.38 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Vlad Dracul
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Excellent. Can you show me what the stent job...

Excellent. Can you show me what the stent job entails?

Also, upper timing cover gasket--is that another $5 gasket?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Questions for repairs

Greetings!

Looking to have some work done on my 6er and would like some input.

Alternator bracket gasket--is this really just a $5-seal replacement? Also, can this be done jacking up the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,241
Posted By Vlad Dracul
I made a rookie mistake when replacing this...

I made a rookie mistake when replacing this part--the red gasket thing that goes in the oil pan was left out, dumping tons of oil. ;$
Forum: 6 Series DIY 05-11-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Assuming you got all the bolts out, you can use a...

Assuming you got all the bolts out, you can use a one of those big flathead crowbar things to slowly pry it out. It's a B**** to get it to budge, but it can be done
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Can you confirm this for me? I'm going in to...

Can you confirm this for me? I'm going in to replace my serpentine belt later on and am really dreading that stupid tab
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Can you coach me on how to program the battery? I...

Can you coach me on how to program the battery? I have software
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Please point me in right direction...

All

Looking for someone to lead me to that one magazine article that talks about the p0492 vacuum leak. If I recall, it's a hose near the intake. Moreover, I'm looking to replace vacuum hoses...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Vlad Dracul
TIS RA Removing and installing/replacing oil sump...

TIS RA Removing and installing/replacing oil sump bottom section (N62/N62TU)
- remove reinforcement plate
- remove oil drain plug and drain engine oil

- unluck plug connection on oil level...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Hmm I looked at my TIS yesterday about lower pan...

Hmm I looked at my TIS yesterday about lower pan and it didn't mention anything about that unless I misunderstood ...

Btw I learned while replacing the air pump that best way is to completely...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Vlad Dracul
I have to remove lower timing cover to get to...

I have to remove lower timing cover to get to lower oil pan?? I'm confused :/
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,365
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Had my car go crazy e.g. the instrument cluster...

Had my car go crazy e.g. the instrument cluster lit up like a christmas tree + overheating error - tried replacing the regulator to no avail -- the culprit was a failed alternator.

Be careful...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Alsooo lower oil pan removal. Looks easy,...

Alsooo

lower oil pan removal. Looks easy, but want comprehensive instructions.

Thaanks!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Air pump removal

Anybody have a DIY on air pump for 05 645ci? I could not find a good one...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 03-18-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Vacuum leak somewhere will get your tach to jump...

Vacuum leak somewhere will get your tach to jump around
Forum: 6 Series DIY 01-09-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 57,818
Posted By Vlad Dracul
I don't recall having to take those pipes out....

I don't recall having to take those pipes out. Did you already take apart the firewall? That should free up some space
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Got it all fixed today. This forum is awesome. ...

Got it all fixed today. This forum is awesome.

Word to the wise - make sure that the drive slot is vertical otherwise you WILL have vacuum leak symptoms.

Also, when removing the fan shroud, you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Can't find the specified pdf you're talking...

Can't find the specified pdf you're talking about. Link?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Huh, so this is the likely culprit of my vacuum...

Huh, so this is the likely culprit of my vacuum leak symptoms?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Vlad Dracul
The camshaft slot being the rectangular slot that...

The camshaft slot being the rectangular slot that the blade goes in to?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Vlad Dracul
I believe the vacuum pump is what I meant to say...

I believe the vacuum pump is what I meant to say - the unit with the replaceable $20 gaskets. I suppose it is possible a tube got cracked. Finding it is gonna be the fun part
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 160,453
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Just bought one of these cables. Almost bought...

Just bought one of these cables. Almost bought software until I realized that it comes with software (unless I'm mistaken). I will try it on my vaio and if that fails, I will just buy an old notebook...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Mmmm, no that 'bleeding' procedure was outdone by...

Mmmm, no that 'bleeding' procedure was outdone by the thermostat being broken off; I had no way of stopping all that coolant coming out since I had to wait a week for the part to come in. Nor do I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,390
Posted By Vlad Dracul
Angry Something wrong

Greetings all

It's been a rough month out here.

Had my alternator crap out on me. The first route I took was trying to replace the voltage regulator but no dice; ended up replacing the whole...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By Vlad Dracul
The black part was in fact the thermostat;...

The black part was in fact the thermostat; changed it out today. Not too difficult.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 160,453
Posted By Vlad Dracul
So it will work best on xp?

So it will work best on xp?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 120

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:27 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms