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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,861
Posted By schpenxel
I think that's part of the problem as well

I think that's part of the problem as well
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,861
Posted By schpenxel
Shoot me a PM with your email and I'll send you...

Shoot me a PM with your email and I'll send you everything I have on it. I have some wiring diagrams for how the secondary air pump and O2 sensors connect at the DME, plans for a simulator, etc. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,861
Posted By schpenxel
Yes, this has been looked at... Euro models...

Yes, this has been looked at... Euro models don't have checks for secondary air.

I never could find anyone that had actually changed the DME software over to a Euro version though. It seemed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,861
Posted By schpenxel
The lean condition never occurs in the combustion...

The lean condition never occurs in the combustion chamber because of the SAS system.. the air that is pumped in is just routed straight to the exhaust ports on the head and it goes right into the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,861
Posted By schpenxel
Yes, but you have to drop the engine to use that...

Yes, but you have to drop the engine to use that one if I remember correctly. Still a better option than pulling the heads, etc. but not as easy as strapping a template on and going to town with a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,861
Posted By schpenxel
I thought I saw something about a new kit from...

I thought I saw something about a new kit from them that included a specially shaped hook that you could use to get the carbon build up out of the secondary air ports.. but you'll have to do some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,076
Posted By schpenxel
I sold it at I believe it was 206K miles.....

I sold it at I believe it was 206K miles.. haven't heard anything good or bad from the new owner

I never had a single error code or issue with the transmission after replacing the solenoids..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,076
Posted By schpenxel
Let us know how it works out! Sounds like first...

Let us know how it works out! Sounds like first mechanic didn't know what he was talking about.

Since the second one didn't try to sell you a whole transmission (most would) it sounds like he...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 04-13-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 97,992
Posted By schpenxel
There SHOULD be coolant in this area. That is a...

There SHOULD be coolant in this area. That is a common misunderstanding.. the holes on the sides of the cylinders heads are there for coolant to pass through this section. Then the "crossover pipe"...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,662
Views: 45,904
Posted By schpenxel
We tied nvm, not anymore

We tied

nvm, not anymore
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,662
Views: 45,904
Posted By schpenxel
Their only positive is they are local..

Their only positive is they are local..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By schpenxel
Most just modify the intake air temp signal which...

Most just modify the intake air temp signal which will negatively affect the computers "base" calculation for how much fuel to inject. The IAT is just two wires where resistance changes between them...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,662
Views: 45,904
Posted By schpenxel
I can't bring myself to cheer for Duke (I went to...

I can't bring myself to cheer for Duke (I went to NCSU)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,076
Posted By schpenxel
Can be done in WinKFP but I never had the balls...

Can be done in WinKFP but I never had the balls to try it, lol
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 55,201
Posted By schpenxel
The cabin filter seems especially high. It takes...

The cabin filter seems especially high. It takes literally about 5 minutes and the filters are about $40. It seems like he's charging parts + a minimum labor charge per job, which I kind of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By schpenxel
I would try eBay and try to find someone that...

I would try eBay and try to find someone that will ship worldwide

Or, I got it off of Amazon.. I'm not sure if they ship to Portugal?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By schpenxel
Yep! That is what mine looked like too.. not as...

Yep! That is what mine looked like too.. not as bad, but it was the same type of scratches

This should fix it. It will be a little more glossy after you go through this process, so it will...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 32,054
Posted By schpenxel
I just put a towel in there and it soaked it all...

I just put a towel in there and it soaked it all out.. I would put a towel in that area to stop any shavings from getting in there regardless of how you cut it.. def don't want metal in the cooling...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By schpenxel
Did it make any difference? If downshifting made...

Did it make any difference? If downshifting made no difference in the speed or intensity of the vibration, have you looked at (or has anyone looked at) the guibo's or driveshaft? The guibo's aren't...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By schpenxel
Have you looked at the Guibos and balancing of...

Have you looked at the Guibos and balancing of the driveshaft? Sounds more relate to that than the engine mounts to me.

Does it do it regardless of what gear it's in? If so, I doubt it's the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,076
Posted By schpenxel
Yeah you need to be very sure that the linkage is...

Yeah you need to be very sure that the linkage is connected correctly. I vaguely remember it being a little tricky. Can you post which solenoid set you bought?

I assume you replaced each...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,076
Posted By schpenxel
Are you sure you got the shifter linkage back on...

Are you sure you got the shifter linkage back on correctly on the valve body? What model/year?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,076
Posted By schpenxel
Good to hear your particular case On the...

Good to hear your particular case

On the sleeve.. I found that there was a corner of the transmission housing that stuck way out and made it damn near impossible to get to the sleeve. The part...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 32,054
Posted By schpenxel
Success has been hit or miss on the AGA cleaning...

Success has been hit or miss on the AGA cleaning kit. I was using it when I cracked a cylinder and that started the rebuild thread below.. so I can't exactly recommend it. I'm not sure how it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 32,054
Posted By schpenxel
They will re-calibrate on their own if you leave...

They will re-calibrate on their own if you leave the key on "on" (with engine OFF) for about 30 seconds. They also automatically recalibrate if when you turn the car on the computer sees that the...
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