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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By gcvt
I think it looks badass! :thumbup:

I think it looks badass! :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By gcvt
Dammit, HF beat me to it. I suck at attaching...

Dammit, HF beat me to it. I suck at attaching photos quickly ;)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By gcvt
477157

477157
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By gcvt
Some Marin County yuppie earth-saver start up guy...

Some Marin County yuppie earth-saver start up guy will pay that and brag about it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By gcvt
They have a new "short nipple" one (heh heh)....

They have a new "short nipple" one (heh heh). Anyone tried it?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By gcvt
Road courses? You've at least got Watkins Glen...

Road courses? You've at least got Watkins Glen in...Watkins Glen, and Adorondack Intl in New Bremen. Watkins Glen is epic. Don't know anything about the latter. Also check with your local SCCA...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By gcvt
Assuming everything else is up to date, drive it...

Assuming everything else is up to date, drive it like you stole it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By gcvt
I like it :thumbup:

I like it :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By gcvt
Welcome to the forums.

Welcome to the forums.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By gcvt
I kept the stock sensors when I bought my wheels...

I kept the stock sensors when I bought my wheels and haven't had any problems. I asked the tire shop about it and they said it was not necessary to replace them.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 767
Posted By gcvt
I might be in if mine was busted. Fortunately,...

I might be in if mine was busted. Fortunately, only the GF's side is broken, but it's broken in the proper position so she's good. Actually, I never move mine so it would also 'break' in the proper...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 826
Posted By gcvt
I like the second one.

I like the second one.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By gcvt
Yep, they're in the wrong spot. Took a while to...

Yep, they're in the wrong spot. Took a while to get used to. 5'11" normal arms.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By gcvt
Hmm. They're cheap - guess I'll go ahead an order...

Hmm. They're cheap - guess I'll go ahead an order one just to be safe. Thx.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By gcvt
That's what everyone says, but I didn't. I...

That's what everyone says, but I didn't. I inspected my cap and it looked fine. Seal is fine.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By gcvt
Oh, the two screws are torx so you'll need torx...

Oh, the two screws are torx so you'll need torx bits if you don't already have them. It's literally just two screws, three hoses and the level sensor wire.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By gcvt
Sorry to hear. Super easy DIY - just did mine...

Sorry to hear. Super easy DIY - just did mine about a week ago. Order up a new tank, get a gallon of distilled water, and grab some coolant at the dealer. Shouldn't take more than 20 minutes and that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By gcvt
Those welds do not look good.

Those welds do not look good.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By gcvt
Hmm. Should I do that with the remaining 2mm of...

Hmm. Should I do that with the remaining 2mm of tread I have left on the the rears, or wait until I get new tires? :eeps:

Seriously though, I love how easy the coolant tank swap was. However, I'm...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By gcvt
Alrighty then! Ended up with a non-factory tank...

Alrighty then! Ended up with a non-factory tank through Amazon Prime. Already had an order in and wanted it in a hurry. Love the two-day free shipping.

Swap was maybe 20 minutes. I didn't even...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By gcvt
Best of luck to you too! I texted the GF...

Best of luck to you too!

I texted the GF that I couldn't pick her up in the BMW at the airport tomorrow. She's very upset LOL! My only other vehicle is a Class B RV since our truck was stolen on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By gcvt
That was the first place I checked. They're a bit...

That was the first place I checked. They're a bit over $80. Found a place or two selling them for a tick under $60 but I just don't know anything about those places. All appear to be genuine BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By gcvt
Found the old thread with a picture of what my...

Found the old thread with a picture of what my wires looked like...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7862431&highlight=#post7862431
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By gcvt
I had this same exact problem and it turned out...

I had this same exact problem and it turned out to be the wiring that runs up the passenger side trunk support arm. Or, more specifically, the wiring right before it heads up in to the trunk. Not a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By gcvt
Coolant expansion tank - it's my turn.

70k on the clock so I knew it'd start leaking at some point. Seeing the tanks online for about $60. Is that about the best deal to be had? These cooling systems :mad:

How much coolant will I need?...
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