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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Today, 12:39 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 191,485
Posted By schpenxel
They make and buy lots of parts in the US.. for...

They make and buy lots of parts in the US.. for the SUV's anyways
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Today, 12:33 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 56,365
Posted By schpenxel
AH what the heck.. just 3 months late Yes, I...

AH what the heck.. just 3 months late

Yes, I think it will work. I could be wrong, but I'm almost certain some of the last E60's came with MASK and the newer style "CIC" controller.. so it should...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Today, 12:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,207
Posted By schpenxel
Sorry for the late reply, but I am almost sure...

Sorry for the late reply, but I am almost sure you will have to pull the heads to get the guides out. There are some bolts in weird locations. I know someone else who rebuilt one of these engines...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,339
Posted By schpenxel
Resetting the code isn't going to fix the problem

Resetting the code isn't going to fix the problem
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 43,052
Posted By schpenxel
Doubt it'd be that bad.. but I haven't done it so...

Doubt it'd be that bad.. but I haven't done it so not really sure
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 43,052
Posted By schpenxel
Yeah.. I had such a hard time getting some of...

Yeah.. I had such a hard time getting some of those bolts out, that I was almost thinking it would be easier to pull engine/transmission together.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,483
Posted By schpenxel
haha, nah.. I am starting to slightly regret...

haha, nah.. I am starting to slightly regret selling mine, but it is awfully nice to just be able to drive what I have now and not have to worry about it. I won't be getting another one anytime...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,339
Posted By schpenxel
DIS isn't going to let you change something like...

DIS isn't going to let you change something like that. Need to use NCS Expert/INPA



Which gaskets/seals did you change? There is a hose that runs from the air pump that splits into two parts...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,445
Posted By schpenxel
This is wrong. You are supposed to register...

This is wrong.

You are supposed to register it regardless, doesn't matter whether it's a BMW battery or aftermarket. Registering it tells the computer that it has a NEW battery, regardless of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,483
Posted By schpenxel
I was not very happy with the app due to it...

I was not very happy with the app due to it lacking the ability to code the older models. I'm almost sure that that functionality was there in earlier releases and was then removed (perhaps for good...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,705
Posted By schpenxel
I didn't either.. but the bolt from BMW does come...

I didn't either.. but the bolt from BMW does come with a regular washer already on it. Just torque to spec. Do NOT over torque--if I remember correctly it's threading into an aluminum part on the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,316
Posted By schpenxel
Solenoids only are about $500-600 for the...

Solenoids only are about $500-600 for the solenoids for a full set (varies depending on exact model), then you have to buy fluid (I guess you could re-use your old if you really wanted to..). I'd be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,197
Posted By schpenxel
Did you get it figured out? I have some pretty...

Did you get it figured out? I have some pretty good wiring diagrams that show what to do. I never actually tested it in my car

Keep in mind that this will only create an input for an ANALOG...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,163
Posted By schpenxel
Was it mainly when you were stopping or something...

Was it mainly when you were stopping or something else? One of the software updates stopped it from going into first when you stopped which helped a lot with the sudden jerk just before coming to a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 43,052
Posted By schpenxel
I never removed the transmission.. I saw on...

I never removed the transmission..

I saw on a 7 series rebuild where someone pulled the engine/transmission together. They removed the front bumper and the bracing that goes between the frame...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,445
Posted By schpenxel
Surely some sort of tubing would have made this...

Surely some sort of tubing would have made this work if that was the only problem. It can't be that difficult.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 43,052
Posted By schpenxel
PM'd you back.. basically, I wouldn't mess with...

PM'd you back.. basically, I wouldn't mess with it if you aren't having any other issues

Pulling the intake isn't THAT bad, but it's a bit of a "how the heck am I going to GET that out of THERE"...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,389
Posted By schpenxel
How did it turn out?

How did it turn out?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 838
Views: 191,485
Posted By schpenxel
I've been off the forum a while, but it is good...

I've been off the forum a while, but it is good to see this has been working for additional people.. I should have started selling solenoids, lol :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 43,052
Posted By schpenxel
Sorry, I still get a lot of messages. I cleared a...

Sorry, I still get a lot of messages. I cleared a bunch out just a second ago.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,262
Posted By schpenxel
Use a stethoscope to help isolate the noise. If...

Use a stethoscope to help isolate the noise. If you don't have one, they have cheap ones on Amazon for <$20. Or, I once used a long extension and touched it to different spots while holding my ear up...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,003
Posted By schpenxel
V8 only

V8 only
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,225
Posted By schpenxel
Are you getting any other error codes?

Are you getting any other error codes?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,003
Posted By schpenxel
Good to see they are making things better.. that...

Good to see they are making things better.. that seal was def. the worst part of the install for me
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,424
Posted By schpenxel
Which engine do you have?

Which engine do you have?
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