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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By A B Able Truck
Belt & tensioner part #'s 522128 ***

Belt & tensioner part #'s
522128
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-25-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By A B Able Truck
More info; ...

More info;

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=846828&highlight=dorman+cooling+fan

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By A B Able Truck
Myth buster; ...

Myth buster;
http://www.exx.se/techinfo/docs/sib_170107.pdf

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By A B Able Truck
THIS was the point of my post - while ****...

THIS was the point of my post - while **** happens, it's more likely the alignment wasn't done correctly. But how can you rebut their assertion if you're not educated to the procedure?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By A B Able Truck
Pulled this from another site/forum; It is...

Pulled this from another site/forum;

It is recommended that the car has something called a "steering angle compensation" adjustment after every alignment. This is to ensure the DSC system knows...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By A B Able Truck
Read this then reconnect; ...

Read this then reconnect;
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blowoff_valve

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By A B Able Truck
Still got it - it's been taking up driveway...

Still got it - it's been taking up driveway space. I haven't been motivated to work on the transmission (Water Toys).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By A B Able Truck
Oz the Great & Powerful says; If you smoke out...

Oz the Great & Powerful says; If you smoke out your tailpipe or use excessive oil, the sinequanon is bad valve stem seals.

Follow the diagnostic tree, get several educated opinions, make an...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By A B Able Truck
My crystal ball is broken and this record must...

My crystal ball is broken and this record must have a scratch in it because it's skipping. As BMW states in their diagnostic procedures for exhaust smoke & oil consumption;

If the exhaust system...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-17-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,076
Posted By A B Able Truck
I don't use one unless I'm doing heads, rods/main...

I don't use one unless I'm doing heads, rods/main bearings, etc. But after 30+ years, I have a good feel for bolt limits.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,343
Posted By A B Able Truck
550i4al posted in 5 series Valve stem seals...

550i4al posted in 5 series
Valve stem seals changed for $2k in SF Bay Area
If anyone needs their valve stem seals changed in the SF Bay Area, contact my fried Henry @ Automotive Technicians. $2000...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By A B Able Truck
Page 9 ...

Page 9
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By A B Able Truck
Just an educated guess, but; It appears to be...

Just an educated guess, but;
It appears to be the Active Stabilizer vent filter to keep contaminants out - the other end should stay open. Not associated with the fuel system in any way.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By A B Able Truck
Look here; ...

Look here;
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-10-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 38,534
Posted By A B Able Truck
Not saying he wasn't legit, but I tried to trace...

Not saying he wasn't legit, but I tried to trace his company and it appears to be a young saleman trying to work his magic from god knows where. "Serving all the USA" - sure OK
I wouldn't be sending...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-07-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,230
Posted By A B Able Truck
You're still in the honeymoon stage (what's it...

You're still in the honeymoon stage (what's it been 3>4 months). Carpet to catch the oil leaks, not your DD & a reliable what Honda sitting road ready???
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-07-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,230
Posted By A B Able Truck
Are the dealerships in Greece honoring the N63...

Are the dealerships in Greece honoring the N63 Customer Care Campaign or are you just dumping your Euros for a new currancy?
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=818445

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By A B Able Truck
Watch your back cause that family member has it...

Watch your back cause that family member has it out for you
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,896
Posted By A B Able Truck
The 3 water hoses plugged into your firewall...

The 3 water hoses plugged into your firewall (easy now - later not so much)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,352
Posted By A B Able Truck
???? Solenoids mount with o-rings - Is that...

????
Solenoids mount with o-rings - Is that what you mean?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By A B Able Truck
- Vehicle was in a fender bender ($1880 in...

- Vehicle was in a fender bender ($1880 in repairs - Not reported by CARFAX - But I could tell when I inspected)
- She loved the vehicle - well maintained - she needed a car better on fuel for a new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By A B Able Truck
Bought a used vehicle and found the contact info...

Bought a used vehicle and found the contact info (names, addresses & phone numbers) for the previous owners family phones (4 total - blue tooth memory). Gave her a call to get history information....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,896
Posted By A B Able Truck
The smell is probably catalytic accentuated by...

The smell is probably catalytic accentuated by the condensation. Bottom line is - if you're not using oil then it's got to be something else.
When I first started to deal with this issue;
I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-28-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,896
Posted By A B Able Truck
If it is valve stem seals, you can wait without...

If it is valve stem seals, you can wait without doing harm. But it's more likely condensation because you don't drive it enough.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-26-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,896
Posted By A B Able Truck
I won't post the entire TSB again but all he...

I won't post the entire TSB again but all he needs to do is pull your throttle valve & CCV hose assembly. If there is oil accumulating in the intake, solve that issue first. Keep in mind that worn...
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