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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By cmyachtie
I have been using this ,gizmo of which there are...

I have been using this ,gizmo of which there are similar other ones around as well....works great for music streaming
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By cmyachtie
Plus 1 on that! I have noticed to only use...

Plus 1 on that!
I have noticed to only use sport mode unless on the freeways, car runs better, gotta let these babies believe they are on the autobahn.......
After all they were designed for that.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By cmyachtie
]Solved my issue with the caliper pins, took both...

]Solved my issue with the caliper pins, took both of them out from the other front side than where I looked at them before and compared both side by side, see pics below.
I suppose the confusion...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By cmyachtie
Actually more like 40Kmiles=60000 kilometres...

Actually more like 40Kmiles=60000 kilometres roughly speaking and I find it unlikely that brake pads were replaced at that mileage then again anything is possible I suppose wil order both pins even...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By cmyachtie
The left front bottom one is gouged a bit(has a...

The left front bottom one is gouged a bit(has a ridge) and needs replacement and I was going to get the part as per realoem, however when I located it a normal message is "This part will fit your...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By cmyachtie
Front brake Caliper guide pin question

Did some brake inspection the other day and noticed the lower guide pin having some wear marks and when getting the part number to order from realoem noticed there are two different pins used (item 6...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By cmyachtie
You're welcome, also was thinking about your...

You're welcome, also was thinking about your question that shocks failed due to this uneven springs, I don,t believe so either as these cars function with independent suspension.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By cmyachtie
This may help: ...

This may help:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=847992&highlight=ride+height

Tolerance is plus or minus 10 mm and at 1.5 inch you have exceeded that so something is not quite...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 709
Posted By cmyachtie
Even so did you bed the new pads? If not I...

Even so did you bed the new pads?
If not I highly recommend trying that before spending any $$ on this.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 709
Posted By cmyachtie
Most likely you have pad residue buildup on rotor...

Most likely you have pad residue buildup on rotor from the sticking old pads you need to "bed " the new pads to get rid of the buildup. bedding the pads is to drive @60 miles brake hard but nor not...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By cmyachtie
There are a total of 33 possible lights all...

There are a total of 33 possible lights all except for the head lights that get this symbol I have in the cluster I must have experienced a "duh" moment when I assumed that symbol to be for the brake...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By cmyachtie
Brake sensor question

Got me the brake sensor symbol in cluster, iDrive says still 10K left on pads pulled the wheels and looked at pads and still have over ten mm thickness left, it appears when the rotor gets in contact...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By cmyachtie
Google E60 BMW RESET service indicator , and...

Google E60 BMW RESET service indicator , and you'll get tons of responses
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By cmyachtie
I just can't imagine what the Munich engineering...

I just can't imagine what the Munich engineering team was thinking when they put that plastic drain in a <$50K automobile......I'd recommend for anyone that has to touch that thingy to replace it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By cmyachtie
Yes

Yes
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By cmyachtie
I think you also have to remove the front bumper...

I think you also have to remove the front bumper and IF SO, this may be of assistance:
http://5series.net/forums/diy-do-yourself-14/545i-front-bumper-removal-tips-140649/
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By cmyachtie
For music streaming you need both the aux...

For music streaming you need both the aux connector installed and the BT MOD AS DESCRIBED HERE
http://5series.net/forums/e60-parts-accessories-mods-22/better-bluetooth-streaming-139872/

Or a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By cmyachtie
If you never have replaced your coolant it's time...

If you never have replaced your coolant it's time to do it now and NO you cannot replace thermostat without draining the coolant and just draining the rad will not do since thermostat being closed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By cmyachtie
+1!!!

+1!!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By cmyachtie
Ditto for me pm pls. Thanks

Ditto for me pm pls.
Thanks
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By cmyachtie
Did you also reset adaptations after the oil...

Did you also reset adaptations after the oil change?
If not you should ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,456
Posted By cmyachtie
Try pelicanparts and your torque: Jointing...

Try pelicanparts and your torque:
Jointing torque - 25 Nm
+
Torque angle = 90, in other words torqu to 25 and then add 1/4 turn
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By cmyachtie
There is also this one I installed and am very...

There is also this one I installed and am very happy with:
Better Bluetooth streaming (http://5series.net/forums/e60-parts-accessories-mods-22/better-bluetooth-streaming-139872/)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,663
Posted By cmyachtie
Am just wondering if you eliminated the gear...

Am just wondering if you eliminated the gear shift selector.

As far reading charge voltage it should remain relatively steady, fluctuating a few tenths of a volt is OK and assuming you have an AGM...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By cmyachtie
NCSEXPER is the thing for key coding, I have...

NCSEXPER is the thing for key coding, I have write up, somewhere but got from one of the forums so if you need it let me know or Google for it.
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