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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By A B Able Truck
- Oil & Trans. fluid pressures are higher then...

- Oil & Trans. fluid pressures are higher then the cooling system pressure. So, you could have oil in the coolant and not coolant in your oil.
- If you don't have the proper water to coolant mix...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-21-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By A B Able Truck
Good DIY job - The only concern I have looking...

Good DIY job -
The only concern I have looking at your photos - Hopefully that heavy bead of silicone you applied was wiped away only to leave a slight film as a secondary protection. If not, over...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-14-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By A B Able Truck
A better way? ...

A better way?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=881292&highlight=

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By A B Able Truck
Find your paperwork - Unless there is a...

Find your paperwork - Unless there is a disclaimer towards the valve body -and/or- a warranty less then a year. You should have a legal standing to a warranty repair. But, do you want these guys...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-12-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By A B Able Truck
A sealed crankcase is necessary for the CCV's to...

A sealed crankcase is necessary for the CCV's to work and directly affects intake manifold vacuum.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-06-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,382
Posted By A B Able Truck
I haven't read the entire thread but - It runs...

I haven't read the entire thread but -
It runs better with the maf unplugged because it reverts back to throttle body operation. Check for a worn cam lobe(s).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By A B Able Truck
PM this guy - He knows everything about the 545 ...

PM this guy - He knows everything about the 545
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/member.php?u=174851

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By A B Able Truck
Just off the top of my head- Why? Ugly ...

Just off the top of my head-
Why?
Ugly
Cheesy (OK I stole that one)
Juvenile

Sorry - haven't had my coffee yet
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-29-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,303
Posted By A B Able Truck
Duplicate post **

Duplicate post **
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-29-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,303
Posted By A B Able Truck
I don't get e-mail alerts when someone replys to...

I don't get e-mail alerts when someone replys to a thread (forgot about the DIY posts), but jfife83 sent a PM that the "catch can" hose assembly is working fine. Good to hear not all need valve stem...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,932
Posted By A B Able Truck
I use it all the time with no issues.

I use it all the time with no issues.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,932
Posted By A B Able Truck
Shoot WD40 on the seal & let it sit - pull...

Shoot WD40 on the seal & let it sit - pull straight off (don't twist - I think it's keyed)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,932
Posted By A B Able Truck
If that is the case - then my boat & SeaDoos are...

If that is the case - then my boat & SeaDoos are in trouble?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By A B Able Truck
BMW rubber products including the rubber wire...

BMW rubber products including the rubber wire insulation is cr^p. This was the wire harness on my steering rack. I cleaned, separated & siliconed the wires in place.
540014

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-23-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By A B Able Truck
Page 14>15 ...

Page 14>15
https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=308144&d=1326480212
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-23-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By A B Able Truck
Is the pump, valve & plumbing working? (Before...

Is the pump, valve & plumbing working? (Before you go after carbon buildup)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By A B Able Truck
Or this - ...

Or this -

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uGJCtWKkaTE

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By A B Able Truck
Belt & tensioner - 538347

Belt & tensioner -
538347
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By A B Able Truck
Just saw your posts under misfires - If all else...

Just saw your posts under misfires - If all else fails while you're pulling spark plugs;

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/album.php?albumid=9765

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By A B Able Truck
Well how did it go? (We need feedback)

Well how did it go? (We need feedback)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-10-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By A B Able Truck
The search tool is your friend - slowly step away...

The search tool is your friend - slowly step away from the light and run.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-09-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By A B Able Truck
It's not a solvent product - It's more like a...

It's not a solvent product - It's more like a WD40 lubricant cleaner.
From the label;
100% pure petroleum blend for safe cleaning of air intake systems & throttle bodies. Safe to use on teflon...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-08-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By A B Able Truck
Yes

Yes
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-07-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By A B Able Truck
537423 A piece of 5/8 heater hose (2" long)...

537423

A piece of 5/8 heater hose (2" long) between CCV hose & intake fitting - punch a hole in the center for the Sea Foam straw - run engine at +1200 rpm & spray about 1/2 the can - shut engine...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By A B Able Truck
When I first had issues with the iDrive and took...

When I first had issues with the iDrive and took it to the dealer under warranty - they said they could never duplicate a problem. I learned this trick from a Bimmerfest member.
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