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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By Damon54
I went with B8's & Eibach Springs on my Non-Sport...

I went with B8's & Eibach Springs on my Non-Sport 2005 / 545i. So it did get lowered a bit.
I Hear & feel what you mean on bad roads. Love them for the increased performance though.

If I need...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Damon54
Takata Air Bag recall 2002-2008

Punched my vin in the BMW site yesterday & nothing yet.

BMW is on the Takata list & being an 05 my car should be right in the thick of it??
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By Damon54
I would throw down $299 for a Navdy Pre-buy if I...

I would throw down $299 for a Navdy Pre-buy if I were you.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By Damon54
My 545 was just at AGA & they claimed it was the...

My 545 was just at AGA & they claimed it was the most blocked Secondary Air passage they had ever seen. That was at about 140,000.

I was told they broke 3 tools before it came clear.
AGA also...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Damon54
It's a light w a bulb, of course you can get it...

It's a light w a bulb, of course you can get it to turn off without fixing the problem if that's the route you want to go down.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,832
Posted By Damon54
Had a wedding to attend in La Jolla & rolled West...

Had a wedding to attend in La Jolla & rolled West to Escondido.
Their E-39 Powered Baja Race Car is an awesome piece of engineering!

At one point did 770 miles in 8 hours.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,832
Posted By Damon54
The mechanics at All German Auto seem to think...

The mechanics at All German Auto seem to think that once your VS Seals go the Secondary Air clogging issue becomes dramatically worse in a short time frame.

BMW brought them an N63 engine only &...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Damon54
Long time no talk. Great pics as always. My N62...

Long time no talk. Great pics as always.
My N62 is currently w AGA in Escondido CA.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Damon54
That is an amazing price for actually removing...

That is an amazing price for actually removing the cylinder heads.
I just wish I was not geographically undesirable.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Damon54
Crap! An area already covered.

Crap! An area already covered.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Damon54
There is not a chance in hell that the first time...

There is not a chance in hell that the first time the P0491 code has come on.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Damon54
Enjoyed our chat yesterday bigugly Fab. Wish it...

Enjoyed our chat yesterday bigugly Fab.
Wish it were easier to adapt that low mileage N62TU short block to my 2005 but that's life. I would drop the engine in a heartbeat if that were an easier swap...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Damon54
It does indeed. But for some of us with 133,000 +...

It does indeed. But for some of us with 133,000 + miles & diminishing value a 50K miles bandaid also makes sense.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Damon54
Here is a typical response from a shop that knows...

Here is a typical response from a shop that knows best how to spend my money.
They are btw, on the list someone posted above as a " have you tried"?


"Due to the fact that sometimes the valve...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Damon54
What I am really seeking is a Cylinder Head On...

What I am really seeking is a Cylinder Head On repair solution.
Once your solution to the 2 Problems BigUgly fab exactly nailed requires removal of the cylinder heads & engine you get into a $...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Damon54
Thanks AB, on the list he goes. Thanks...

Thanks AB, on the list he goes.

Thanks Dallas Boy but these issues are pretty N62 / V8 specific. Pm me the name & I will call though.

The real issue here is that cylinder head work has long...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Damon54
Indy Shop in Texas area using AGA valve stem tool?

Have not had much luck searching in Dallas but am willing to drive!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,832
Posted By Damon54
Dallas

Also in Dallas.
Can arrange for a full functioning garage. How many peeps we need to get you to our region?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Damon54
Not necessarily the same Mechatronic. It is a 6HP...

Not necessarily the same Mechatronic. It is a 6HP 26!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,018
Posted By Damon54
I would be game for an upgrade from the 4.4 to...

I would be game for an upgrade from the 4.4 to the 4.8 TU but I can not find any links of it having been accomplished??
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Damon54
Mechatronics would be different. Would like to...

Mechatronics would be different. Would like to use the 4.4 ECM to not mess with that.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Damon54
Pondering a swap.

Odd question but where on engine itself is all the anti-theft communication info housed.

Can I swap a 4.8 in for a 4.4 move that crap over & carry on?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,832
Posted By Damon54
Do you clean out that pesky secondary air passage...

Do you clean out that pesky secondary air passage during this procedure?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,491
Posted By Damon54
Isn't it safe to assume the system will also need...

Isn't it safe to assume the system will also need to replenish some oil?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,284
Posted By Damon54
It is a disservice to BMW Community to take it...

It is a disservice to BMW Community to take it down, IMHO.
Your gesture is much appreciated OrlandoBimmer!
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