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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By UltimateDriving
I'd say that you should change it once a year...

I'd say that you should change it once a year since you don't really drive that much.
That's what i do with mine since i only drive around 9k kilometers per year which is around 5.6k miles a year....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By UltimateDriving
I built mine with wood from some left overs of a...

I built mine with wood from some left overs of a previous project.
Oil changes have never been so easy.

Drive on the ramps, drain, change filter, fill, drive off the ramps.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By UltimateDriving
Yeah, seems like i was wrong regarding the x25i...

Yeah, seems like i was wrong regarding the x25i DISA valves.
Your VIN shows that it doesn't have any.

Regarding the oil separator, i'd seriously suggest changing if it has never been changed. (I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By UltimateDriving
Build a set of wooden ramps and you can do your...

Build a set of wooden ramps and you can do your own oil changes for cheap and its even easier than jacking up the cars.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By UltimateDriving
The x25i N52 only has 1 DISA. The upper end X3...

The x25i N52 only has 1 DISA.
The upper end X3 3.0si, x5 3.0si, Z4 3.0si have a 3 Stage DISA. (And some other models)
To make it easier, only the x30i models with the high output N52 (260HP)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By UltimateDriving
Considering that BMWHat costs $56.26 + the dongle...

Considering that BMWHat costs $56.26 + the dongle 30.80 ($38.46) including shipping i think you are better off with a full blown software like NCSExpert or INPA which requires some serious...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By UltimateDriving
Can't comment if it's the Fuel Pump or not since...

Can't comment if it's the Fuel Pump or not since i've never experienced such a problem.
Regarding the brand, i think the BOSCH might be the OEM (Like lots of other parts) but i haven't looked for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By UltimateDriving
I purchased a generic OBDII Bluetooth dongle and...

I purchased a generic OBDII Bluetooth dongle and have been using it with the Paid Torque App. (Search for it in Play store)
It has worked flawlessly since day 1. No issues after almost 2 years of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 928
Posted By UltimateDriving
I have changed the battery multiple times by...

I have changed the battery multiple times by myself and never used anything to power or keep the memory settings. Never experienced an issue. (I dont even reprogram it)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-27-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,903
Posted By UltimateDriving
I also have a small parking space and it barely...

I also have a small parking space and it barely fits the Audi C7 and the E60. Parking sensors are great for these scenarios. (Cameras would be even better of course)
Theres not a single day i dont...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,417
Posted By UltimateDriving
Indeed expensive. Even the cheapest Dino oil...

Indeed expensive.
Even the cheapest Dino oil from a reputable brand costs around $5.00 - $5.50 per quart. (Shell and Valvoline comes to mind)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,417
Posted By UltimateDriving
Around $9.00 per quart for the Shell Helix Ultra...

Around $9.00 per quart for the Shell Helix Ultra 5W-40 compared to over $13.00 (This was like 3 years ago so i'd expect it to be even more expensive since everything has gone up in the last couple...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,417
Posted By UltimateDriving
I used to use Mobil 1 0W-40 Euro and now i'm...

I used to use Mobil 1 0W-40 Euro and now i'm using Shell Helix Ultra 5W-40 and plan to keep using it in the future because it's a lot cheaper.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-06-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By UltimateDriving
Well it was simply based on my non expert...

Well it was simply based on my non expert analysis. The structure always holds up pretty well but the problem is always the firewall, maybe the firewall is too weak then? :dunno:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-04-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By UltimateDriving
As with the other BMW models tested, it seems...

As with the other BMW models tested, it seems that the rims are made too strong and they dont bend or shatter (As with some other brands) so it pushes against the firewall and can potentially cause...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,387
Posted By UltimateDriving
Hahahaha pink BMW emblem. :rofl:

Hahahaha pink BMW emblem. :rofl:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By UltimateDriving
Theres only 1 button for the trunk as far as i...

Theres only 1 button for the trunk as far as i know. Are you sure the one on the dash is for the trunk?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,627
Posted By UltimateDriving
Love that color combination!

Love that color combination!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By UltimateDriving
The easiest way to know if your CCV is way...

The easiest way to know if your CCV is way overdue is to try opening the oil cap while the engine is running, if there is a strong suction force then your CCV is way overdue. Keep in mind that this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-30-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By UltimateDriving
Since everyone is talking about interior...

Since everyone is talking about interior rattling, creaking and cracking noises ill join the thread.
Out of all the cars my E39 was the most solid. That thing was seriously neglected and trust me...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By UltimateDriving
These VIN tools really work. Try them out, theres...

These VIN tools really work. Try them out, theres a couple more out there if this one doesnt works. Just search in Google. (I dont have the links)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By UltimateDriving
I think that if you press the "Close" button it...

I think that if you press the "Close" button it will shut off the car if it's in Park or Neutral but not in Drive if im not mistaken. Not sure about this though.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By UltimateDriving
There are lots of oils that meets the specs. You...

There are lots of oils that meets the specs. You just need to look for them at the back of the bottle.
Oil names and brands might change depending on where you live so the easiest way would be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By UltimateDriving
I dont think any of those oils that you used...

I dont think any of those oils that you used meets the BMW LL-01 specs. While new oil is better than old oil or no oil at all, i would still look for something that at least met the BMW specs.
Now...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By UltimateDriving
While i did not say anything about break in oil...

While i did not say anything about break in oil change or intervals, i've posted in other threads similar to this one that personally i recommend doing a break in oil change and then every 7.5k miles...
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