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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 01:08 AM
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Posted By H F
Crash Event Data Recorder

Just thought Id share some information on Bosch Crash Data Retrieval Software installed on 90 % of all new vehicles manufactured . Soon to be mandatory on all cars . Here's a couple couple of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By H F
One thing about the dealers is that they don't...

One thing about the dealers is that they don't repair transmissions,, they replace them . They make a good dollar to just drop another one in there . I find it hard to believe you need a new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By H F
I really don't think so , high pressure occurs...

I really don't think so , high pressure occurs once the fuel enters the high pressure pump, and it's a one way direction pressure to the fuel rail . I think it's just a faulty hose at the quick...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By H F
Its pretty much an easy fix , its about 50 bucks...

Its pretty much an easy fix , its about 50 bucks for a new fuel line .. item # 10
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By H F
Well I don't think they should be whistling with...

Well I don't think they should be whistling with the cap on .. Could be what's tripping the emmissions error , whistling is vacume escaping . Are any tabs broken on the cap that would cause the cap...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By H F
Does the CCV whistle with the cap on ? When you...

Does the CCV whistle with the cap on ? When you push on the diaphram with the cap off it breaks the vacume seal so in essence it should whistle from escaping vacume around the circumference edge .
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By H F
You have to get the code read to find out what is...

You have to get the code read to find out what is wrong . It can be a few different issues that will throw the same error on the idrive.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By H F
You can get a new fan motor at radio shack and...

You can get a new fan motor at radio shack and replace the old one . The fan is in the e box under the hood passenger side . There is a thread here on it for the repair . If I remember correctly...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
I hear you bro ,, but every time I get the ich...

I hear you bro ,, but every time I get the ich for a M5 , I pull out the pink on my 545 look at it and I forget about it ... Lol it's nice not having a car payment . Plus the higher cost of owner...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By H F
Not a moment to spare .. while you have it at the...

Not a moment to spare .. while you have it at the dealer tell them you noticed and oil leak in your drive way and not sure what it is . They will give it a complete check . They might catch some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
Haven't driven a E55 but some thing I've been...

Haven't driven a E55 but some thing I've been wanting to do , or a E63.. I don't really consider my 545 a fast car in a straight line . But in the twisties it's another story ... It sucks that the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
Having a economical week runner back n forth work...

Having a economical week runner back n forth work is the way to go with that kind of milage . I have a chevy colorado I use as my daily driver . The 545 In the garage sits till the week ends some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By H F
Here you go , think this is what your looking for...

Here you go , think this is what your looking for .

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
You gotta do whats best for you . I have driven...

You gotta do whats best for you . I have driven the CTS V . The fun part was chirp'en thru 2nd 3rd 4th gears without even trying.. The power is there but the handling I think was not even close to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 922
Posted By H F
At 4,500 rpms , your just getting into the power...

At 4,500 rpms , your just getting into the power band and all the fun .. My 545 has 105,000 and when I hit the canyons . Its game on ,,, 2nd gear 45 to 6500 , in and out of the S turns , that's...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
Can't beat them apples ! . What warranty do you...

Can't beat them apples ! . What warranty do you have ? And how many miles on your 545 ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
The thing that sucks is our cars are dropping in...

The thing that sucks is our cars are dropping in price . If you sell it with it needing valve seals you might take a harder hit ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
Well you must be in the middle of the pack . Guy ...

Well you must be in the middle of the pack . Guy charged me 60/hr did it in 5 1/2 hrs and I supplied the gaskets which I think cost me around 90 bucks . So in all fairness with parts it was around...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By H F
They do cause the rough idle and trip the...

They do cause the rough idle and trip the emissions error when the diaphragm cracks . But I would toss'em out and replace'em just for piece of mind . But check the ribbed vacume hoses , wiggle them...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By H F
The intakes are different on the 545 and 550's ....

The intakes are different on the 545 and 550's . Here is a thread on the removal . It's pretty much the same process between the two .
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
Wow .. With those other quotes 900 it is .. First...

Wow .. With those other quotes 900 it is .. First time my valve cover gaskets leaked I paid 300 bucks at an indy shop, second time I did them myself .. Must be more expensive at your neck of the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By H F
^^^ second that !

^^^ second that !
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By H F
Post up some pics let's take a look at them .

Post up some pics let's take a look at them .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
900 bucks for valve covers and timing covers ...

900 bucks for valve covers and timing covers sounds steep to me . Valve covers should only be around 300 at a Indy shop . Can't justify 6 bills for the timing covers . Think you should get a couple...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,161
Posted By H F
Take off the belly pan and look on the back side...

Take off the belly pan and look on the back side of the alternator , if it's leaking there will be oil all over the torsion bar and that whole area . I don't think the valve cover will piss out oil...
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