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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By NoQuarter
My son is away and had the coolant hose from the...

My son is away and had the coolant hose from the cylinder head to the thermostat blow apart.

I sent him one of these awesome photos to help show me what happened and we were able to figure it out!...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By NoQuarter
Many high performance/efficient cars have direct...

Many high performance/efficient cars have direct injection fuel.

Cleaning the intake valves is a maintenance item most will never notice needing it. Others will do it once or twice over the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By NoQuarter
Got it. I say if you do not care for the...

Got it.

I say if you do not care for the turbo and that it just happens to come along with the car that has the looks you want...

Don't do it. You will learn to hate the car instead of love it....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By NoQuarter
These are essentially the same car looks wise and...

These are essentially the same car looks wise and the same year. You are suggesting to upgrade to the turbo model yet your concern is That it is the turbo model?

Wouldn't the turbo pretty much be...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By NoQuarter
Good point. Forgot we were talking about the key...

Good point. Forgot we were talking about the key that has to be pushed into the slot. Mine is Comfort Access so the rubber cover hiding the ugly was a non issue.



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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,940
Posted By NoQuarter
The downpipe includes the cat as all one unit. ...

The downpipe includes the cat as all one unit.

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,940
Posted By NoQuarter
My BMW service dept did my catless down pipes for...

My BMW service dept did my catless down pipes for me.

Mine is a 535 xi so very hard to do the pipes.

Also, the 535 has 4 cats. Removing the front set and leaving the rear is a nice balance.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By NoQuarter
I have cut mine open with a dremel then hot glued...

I have cut mine open with a dremel then hot glued it back together.

Hide the ugly seem with One of those stylish rubber key covers

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By NoQuarter
Since it is open this far, turn the engine so a...

Since it is open this far, turn the engine so a set of valves are closed and spray them with carb cleaner or brake cleaner and scrub them clean.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By NoQuarter
Same with both keys? Sent from my LG-H820...

Same with both keys?

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By NoQuarter
That does sound concerning. I have three of...

That does sound concerning.

I have three of these engines. A 535, a 335, and a Z4 35is.

Many of us hotrod these engines by upping the horsepower a lot and the engine takes it all with little...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By NoQuarter
Can you post a video of the noise? I don't...

Can you post a video of the noise? I don't believe the connecting rod idea for a minute.

The vanos solinoids are a common issue with so many miles and are pretty easy to change yourself if you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By NoQuarter
With the warranty just take it in. Your...

With the warranty just take it in.

Your description does not have enough useful information to try and get internet help.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By NoQuarter
I understand. It just isn't relevant to the car...

I understand. It just isn't relevant to the car nearly as much as it is relevant to how expensive the owner is to insure.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By NoQuarter
Insurance is not a legit concern to the cost of...

Insurance is not a legit concern to the cost of owning a BMW.




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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By NoQuarter
I just did it myself and plan to do it on 2 more...

I just did it myself and plan to do it on 2 more early spring. It certainly needed done on my 2011. My 2007 and 2008 has never been done.

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-08-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By NoQuarter
I have never seen a dealer update software just...

I have never seen a dealer update software just for the fun of it. Too much work/risk even if it is under warranty. The only time I have seen it is when they are doing warranty work and their...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-08-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By NoQuarter
Several hours to do software updates And if it...

Several hours to do software updates
And if it doesn't work properly they do it again another several hours.

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-08-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By NoQuarter
Look in the Idrive settings for confirmation of...

Look in the Idrive settings for confirmation of locking and unlocking.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By NoQuarter
This is a good one: 5 series dot net/...

This is a good one:

5 series dot net/ forums / diy-do-yourself-14 / diversity-amplifier-replacement-89011/

Also, Try rolling down a window and use the remote from the direction where is there...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By NoQuarter
Do you have aftermarket window tint installed? ...

Do you have aftermarket window tint installed?

Also, The Diversity Antenna may have tested OK, but it may not have good connection to the antenna.

Remove the Diversity Antenna and you will see...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-05-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By NoQuarter
I am really confused what this key is. If it is...

I am really confused what this key is. If it is non CA I have never read about a 2011 E60 series car have a removable battery.

If the rechargeable battery quit holding a charge, then unsoldering...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By NoQuarter
The wheel needs to have been installed and...

The wheel needs to have been installed and torqued properly with all the mating surfaces cleaned/prepped. Hub to rotor-rotor to wheel.

Proper star pattern tightening sequence lightly first pass...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By NoQuarter
Ugh. I am out of ideas. Does the comfort...

Ugh. I am out of ideas.

Does the comfort access feature work at locking and unlocking?

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By NoQuarter
My remote quite working all together. New battery...

My remote quite working all together. New battery or not.

I found a broken piece inside the remote that I repaired. It caused the battery to not be connected.

Maybe something similar has...
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