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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,683
Posted By schpenxel
I built one but never did try it. I had another...

I built one but never did try it. I had another circuit board made that's around here somewhere.. It was just two relays, voltage regular and potentiometer I believe. If I can find the board or one...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,546
Posted By schpenxel
I believe so

I believe so
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 41,413
Posted By schpenxel
Good lawd. MORE! i.e., exactly what...

Good lawd. MORE!


i.e., exactly what happened to me when I rebuilt the engine on mine.. I call it the "NASA snowball effect"
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,667
Posted By schpenxel
Yes, you need to get to close to 212*F to get the...

Yes, you need to get to close to 212*F to get the water out.. people for some reason have adopted the idea that colder is better, and it's just not true for everything
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,546
Posted By schpenxel
No problem. And I'm even still paying for my...

No problem. And I'm even still paying for my upgraded photo bucket account every month just for you guys :rofl:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 86,748
Posted By schpenxel
I couldn't get the fan wiring to work. I'll have...

I couldn't get the fan wiring to work. I'll have to look back through pics and see what I used. I remember it being pretty large wires I spliced into
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 86,748
Posted By schpenxel
Yeah I don't think it will keep working either. I...

Yeah I don't think it will keep working either. I would install the emulator.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By schpenxel
That picture was a 745i I think actually. They...

That picture was a 745i I think actually. They had a liquid cooled water pump. Same basic engine, some details are probably different.



Correct.



See first answer. Same basic engine but...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By schpenxel
Water pump is pretty well centered on the engine....

Water pump is pretty well centered on the engine. It's right above the crank pulley in this picture.

In the past I've had good luck with a stethoscope narrow down the noises. I had a bad noise...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,590
Views: 41,413
Posted By schpenxel
oh my. Didn't she have some dirty...

oh my.

Didn't she have some dirty pictures/videos leaked?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By schpenxel
I can't really think of much in that area that...

I can't really think of much in that area that would make that noise

If it were on the other side I would say vacuum pump

Does it do it every time or just once?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,914
Posted By schpenxel
Sorry, I'm not sure.. I remember having a similar...

Sorry, I'm not sure.. I remember having a similar problem and there was something I changed to switch between showing connected drive or the assist menu (I think anyways)

It's been too long for me...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By schpenxel
I think I downloaded all of those files when they...

I think I downloaded all of those files when they were up and have a copy if you want them

Unfortunately, you're right.. very people have the ability to even get as far as you have troubleshooting...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,914
Posted By schpenxel
Yeah mine used to do that a lot but after I tried...

Yeah mine used to do that a lot but after I tried it a few times would work.. I never did figure out why, sorry
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,914
Posted By schpenxel
I had a hard time getting that one to work...

I had a hard time getting that one to work honestly. Do you try to get on the internet and it fails or nowhere to get on at all? On mine it would always not work 2 or 3 times then usually start...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 36,355
Posted By schpenxel
That is my understanding as well.

That is my understanding as well.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,914
Posted By schpenxel
Yes Use a razor and, obviously, be...

Yes

Use a razor and, obviously, be careful... but you can slice it out no problem
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 226,004
Posted By schpenxel
You should learn to read. 40K miles and I didn't...

You should learn to read. 40K miles and I didn't have to "pay twice". Others have seen the same results.

The rebuilt valve bodies I've seen in that price range didn't include new solenoids, so...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 36,355
Posted By schpenxel
Cleared out a few PM's, sorry.. not on here much...

Cleared out a few PM's, sorry.. not on here much anymore but still get a ton of PM's and the small size limit on here is really annoying.

Yeah, you're right.. the 2-1 downshift is (from my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 36,355
Posted By schpenxel
Read the giant transmission thread at the top of...

Read the giant transmission thread at the top of the forum

In short, it fixed every issue I had, in MY case
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 36,355
Posted By schpenxel
True. Would replacing the whole thing be...

True.

Would replacing the whole thing be better? Probably. But for the price, and results a lot of people have seen, it's hard to justify spending another $1000 or more. I put something like 30...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,914
Posted By schpenxel
Sorry.. that sucks. They wouldn't let me order...

Sorry.. that sucks. They wouldn't let me order from the other site when I tried. Hopefully you have better luck.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,914
Posted By schpenxel
I remember seeing one, but haven't been by my...

I remember seeing one, but haven't been by my storage building lately to get it

Probably best to order one if you need it soon.. I'm not sure when I'll be able to get over there and get it
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,914
Posted By schpenxel
Other options ...

Other options

http://www.mouser.com/Search/Refine.aspx?Keyword=928999

Price varies widely with minimum order.. but at the very least you can get them for $0.29/pc. $0.187/pc if you buy 100
Forum: 7 Series DIY 01-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 95,501
Posted By schpenxel
I can confirm on the 545's that you do NOT need...

I can confirm on the 545's that you do NOT need to remove the water pump to replace the coolant pipe (or at least I didn't)

I would assume the 745's are the same, but I can't guarantee that..
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