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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 29,018
Posted By rippjd
Correct, just one 10k ohm resistor between the...

Correct, just one 10k ohm resistor between the two wires of the level sensor which is reporting a fault (in my case the lower level sensor).
Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-23-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 63,120
Posted By rippjd
I replaced my GUIBO (flex disk) coupling a couple...

I replaced my GUIBO (flex disk) coupling a couple years ago, but recently I started hearing a slight clunk when changing directions, Forward to Reverse or R to F - though never while driving. In...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-23-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By rippjd
Turns out I even took some photos of the coolant...

Turns out I even took some photos of the coolant plugs from the 2004 N62 in an X5...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-23-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By rippjd
There are devices which supposedly allow the NiVi...

There are devices which supposedly allow the NiVi ECU to exist in a different car. I don't have experience with this one, so FYI only.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By rippjd
There is a SIB on pins backing out of the wire...

There is a SIB on pins backing out of the wire harness which connects to the transmission mechatronics. Maybe the ground issue is with the transmission wiring, but shows up in Nav.
Or there is a...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-16-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 63,120
Posted By rippjd
I also recorded a video with the exhaust off, but...

I also recorded a video with the exhaust off, but I didn't rev it. It's short.
Perhaps I should have tried to clean my secondary exhaust ports while the exhaust was down.. notice the particles...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By rippjd
Looks like 22 or 24 Nm depending on the engine or...

Looks like 22 or 24 Nm depending on the engine or bolt design.

http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/7_series_e65/745i_n62_sal/4_tightening_torques/11__engine_(n62)/13__oil_sump/1_azd__oil_pan/
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By rippjd
The N62 engine should have plugs in the block for...

The N62 engine should have plugs in the block for the coolant passages. I removed one in an E53 X5 once, but can't recall if the other one was blocked by something or just plain not there.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-07-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By rippjd
I retrofitted the facelift IHKA into my pre-FL...

I retrofitted the facelift IHKA into my pre-FL 2005. I keep my old trim, so I had to modify it to accept the newer circuit board and swap some buttons, but I never tested the REST feature. I will...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-07-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By rippjd
If you just want the version that uses wheel...

If you just want the version that uses wheel speed sensors (passive), according to the attachment the "System integrated into CIM" as of 12/2003. I'm not sure if that means there was a hardware...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By rippjd
I recommend the coding forum:...

I recommend the coding forum: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=175
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Ars
Views: 478
Posted By rippjd
ARS = Active Roll Stabilizer Bar while EDC-K =...

ARS = Active Roll Stabilizer Bar
while EDC-K = Electronic Damper Control - Continuous
Adaptive Ride Package typically included both, at least in the US spec.

These are two separate systems,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By rippjd
Any issues with fitting the updated "acoustic...

Any issues with fitting the updated "acoustic engine cover" to your 4.4L engine? I wasn't sure if our intake manifold was taller versus the 4.8L engine.

Overall, the symmetry with the dual intake...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-03-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By rippjd
No. The mod requires running 3 wires from your...

No. The mod requires running 3 wires from your tuner to where ever you want the AUX input jack.

"ask unit has auxiliary input on the back bottom right-hand corner..." Just because you have pins in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-21-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,166
Posted By rippjd
ZF removed any mention of "maintenance free" in...

ZF removed any mention of "maintenance free" in this screen capture from a newer (08/2013) document.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 29,018
Posted By rippjd
See the 3 attachments. You only need to remove...

See the 3 attachments. You only need to remove the first panel in the first PDF. The 3rd PDF is just for reference so you can see what the bottom of the passive tank looks like (3rd photo).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,774
Posted By rippjd
I hooked up a constant power supply to the car...

I hooked up a constant power supply to the car and flashed the ACC2 with WinKFP. It took less than 5 minutes for the ~1 MB file to flash and update the UIF using an OBD to USB cable. No...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-18-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,774
Posted By rippjd
I finally made some time to attempt alignment of...

I finally made some time to attempt alignment of my used ACC2 sensor.

Background:
The sensor came from a model year 2006 E60/E61 5-series, manufactured in June 2006. It is still running the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 29,018
Posted By rippjd
There is a plastic panel on the left side...

There is a plastic panel on the left side (driver's perspective) that needs to be removed. Around 3 feet in length IIRC. I highly recommend getting a copy of ISTA/D (also known as Rheingold), as this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-12-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,388
Posted By rippjd
Based on my experience with CD ASK units, the 7...

Based on my experience with CD ASK units, the 7 digit part number on the side must start with the number "9" to guarantee support for AUX. So if the number is 6 123 456, it may not have the internal...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By rippjd
In the 7 series DIY section I posted all the...

In the 7 series DIY section I posted all the Service Training PDFs. See "09_E65 Driving Dynamics".

"ARS Control Module: The control module is
located on the right side "A" pillar in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By rippjd
Looking at the SP-DATEN data there are no coding...

Looking at the SP-DATEN data there are no coding files. This tells me you cannot simply re-code it to change the language. There are however flash file sets containing 6 - 8 files, likely each one is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,388
Posted By rippjd
Your MMI will need to be coded to show the "AUX"...

Your MMI will need to be coded to show the "AUX" option. Otherwise AUX will not be selectable.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-30-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By rippjd
You loose approach angle, as the Alpina front...

You loose approach angle, as the Alpina front bumper doesn't curve inward as you approach the bottom of the bumper.
If I measured my bumper before and after the Alpina install, I don't think it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-30-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,843
Posted By rippjd
stuartjohn24 has "moved" for the F01 platform....

stuartjohn24 has "moved" for the F01 platform. Perhaps someone could influence him to sell his design, along with the list of parts. There are several places which can create PCB boards if you supply...
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