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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By kskane
For me, I used to be able to cool the car with...

For me, I used to be able to cool the car with one bar of fan, now it has to be at least 2-3 to get cold air.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By kskane
I was planning to do that if I end up buying the...

I was planning to do that if I end up buying the wrong bar ..... No trees around, maybe to the fence or something......
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By kskane
I thought Hengst was the OEM brand and not the...

I thought Hengst was the OEM brand and not the Mann
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By kskane
I guess I will just take a chance with what's...

I guess I will just take a chance with what's available here in Australia.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By kskane
I guess I will just take a chances with what's...

I guess I will just take a chances with what's available here in Australia.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By kskane
Thanks, but the support bar I can get will only...

Thanks, but the support bar I can get will only work if I use it in the middle with two jack points. Is that something that will work for this job?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By kskane
Thanks H_F, from the pictures of yours, it is...

Thanks H_F, from the pictures of yours, it is clear that I can use the 2 point bar in the middle for sure, just needs to check if lifting at the two hooking point will do the trick.

I find the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By kskane
That is correct, thanks PCY for a picture that...

That is correct, thanks PCY for a picture that says the 1000 words. Now will that work, bar in the middle and hooking the front and back. The only issue I see here is, that I will be lifting the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By kskane
Just wondering, there are two lifting points on...

Just wondering, there are two lifting points on the engine, front and back. Can the normal engine support can't go in the middle of the car with one cable hooked to the front and second cable hooked...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By kskane
:rofl: It takes me 1+hour to jack the car and get...

:rofl: It takes me 1+hour to jack the car and get the bottom covers off before I can start working. Welcome to DIY and BMW aerodynamics.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By kskane
Arrow Engine Oil Change frequency

I guess I must say at first, please calm down this is not yet anther engine oil post which is done to death. I have been doing lot of K's, and want to know what is the ideal time to change to the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By kskane
Difference is about $900 in Australia.

Difference is about $900 in Australia.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By kskane
I have the same issue, check my thread out. From...

I have the same issue, check my thread out. From what I can tell it is NIC related and there is a SIB for it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By kskane
Windscreen

Cracked from top in front of driver for about 6-7inch after two stones. Should I get BMW or after market.
Can the rain sensors be reused?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By kskane
Guibo rings a bell. Have heard some guys doing...

Guibo rings a bell. Have heard some guys doing that joint as prevention.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By kskane
Define your rumble.....do you mean a hard jerk on...

Define your rumble.....do you mean a hard jerk on 1-2 shift? And happens only at stop or take off?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By kskane
Thanks for the response. I will be doing the...

Thanks for the response. I will be doing the valve cover gasket, so there is no point to do the valve cover gasket as the valve stems are under it anyway right?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By kskane
Thanks aber57, from memory around the time I...

Thanks aber57, from memory around the time I changed the CCV, I think I saw and error related to O2 sensor or Catalytic converter that disappeared after clearing. Sounds like what you are saying...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By kskane
Thanks, no oil spot on the ground. I recently...

Thanks, no oil spot on the ground. I recently changed CCV and hoses as well. At cold, I see some white smoke on a cold day, but never noticed the back, will check. What is the oil consumption related...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By kskane
Loosing engine oil - 1L/1K

Guys, my oil pan is leaking slowly, and over time what used to be top up by 1L every 3K-5K, now it is 1L every 1-1.5K. Just wondering if the pan leak is getting worse, or the engine starting to eat...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By kskane
Have you checked the pulley bearing where the...

Have you checked the pulley bearing where the engine belts sits. Depending on the age of the vehicle the pulley bearing needs to be replaced at 60-80k's IMHO. Might need to find what they are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By kskane
Never said I am getting new kit or rim or jack....

Never said I am getting new kit or rim or jack. Just the tyre mate.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By kskane
So rubber is only good for 6 then as I...

So rubber is only good for 6 then as I thought....and it is not special
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By kskane
Spare Tyre

Guys, it is time to get the new tyres and since my '04 E60 is about 11 years old, I thought maybe I should replaced the spare tyre as well. Upon inquiry from two tyre places, they just simply refuse...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By kskane
Car jerks randomly after comming to a stop on a...

Car jerks randomly after comming to a stop on a red light. Issue is related to NIC, and I don't know how to fix it. Not sure if it is software or mechanical fault.
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