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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Today, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By A B Able Truck
No - not normal. You either have a leak or...

No - not normal. You either have a leak or something is rubbing up against something. I noticed on your other post $7000 - was that out of pocket?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 698
Posted By A B Able Truck
The problems with Snap-On, Matco & tools bought...

The problems with Snap-On, Matco & tools bought from a truck. 1 - Price 2 - Unless you work in a shop, attempting to get a warranted replacement/repair (especially if the tool is obsolete) is a pain...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By A B Able Truck
What about the other valve cover - does it have a...

What about the other valve cover - does it have a valve? There was an updated valve cover & hose for cold climate conditions. If the passenger side valve cover doesn't have the valve, it should have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By A B Able Truck
PM this guy; bmwoem1 ...

PM this guy;
bmwoem1
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/member.php?u=318168
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 698
Posted By A B Able Truck
I don't agree with this statement totally - There...

I don't agree with this statement totally - There are those that may have a great mind for just about anything but when it's mechanical or if they don't have the patience. The OP needs to consider;...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By A B Able Truck
I don't know if you've seen this thread or if...

I don't know if you've seen this thread or if it's been mentioned;

http://forums.5series.net/diy-do-yourself-14/kylebs-6hp19-service-thread-137584/

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 698
Posted By A B Able Truck
You've never worked on a car before and you're...

You've never worked on a car before and you're going to learn on a BMW? Good luck
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By A B Able Truck
Page 4 ...

Page 4

http://www.bartolodigital.com/genesiscoupe/Documents/Manual/08-AutomaticTransmissionSystem.pdf

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By A B Able Truck
There's a plastic bleeder tube (about 3/8 dia.)...

There's a plastic bleeder tube (about 3/8 dia.) that runs under the upper radiator plate. It's between the rubber hose from upper radiator hose to rubber hose of expansion tank. The plastic tube...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-21-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By A B Able Truck
459729 ***

459729

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By A B Able Truck
Rule of thumb: Just because you have 12 v...

Rule of thumb:
Just because you have 12 v someplace doesn't mean it can handle the load.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-17-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,039
Posted By A B Able Truck
Can't beat the free advertising - every other...

Can't beat the free advertising - every other week like clockwork - until death do us part.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By A B Able Truck
Take a battery load tester to the post under the...

Take a battery load tester to the post under the hood (engine for your negative clamp) - then if that's OK move it to the starter (use the starter body for your negative clamp.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-17-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,935
Posted By A B Able Truck
Yes, don't idle the car - better yet don't drive...

Yes, don't idle the car - better yet don't drive the car. You will never have to replace your valve stem seals this way, in fact, your maintenance costs will be considerably less. If you keep it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By A B Able Truck
I think the jumper terminal under the hood is a...

I think the jumper terminal under the hood is a junction point for starter battery power - try tightening the bolt under the red cover.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By A B Able Truck
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*************** Thinnnnkkkkkkkkiiiiiiiinnnnnggggg
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-15-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,888
Posted By A B Able Truck
458587

458587
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By A B Able Truck
I hope that price includes a new alternator and a...

I hope that price includes a new alternator and a date ;)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,448
Posted By A B Able Truck
To simplify an explanation for the condition...

To simplify an explanation for the condition which would make more sense to me anyway.
- When they disconnect the vanos and the intake vacuum increases because it reverted back to throttle body...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By A B Able Truck
Oil Cooler lines

Oil Cooler lines
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,448
Posted By A B Able Truck
Your opinion please - why have several posters...

Your opinion please - why have several posters disconnected the vanos solenoids and the smoke goes away if not valvetronics related?

Example;
05-17-2014, 02:24 PM
ndcsucks
Registered User...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,448
Posted By A B Able Truck
In my opinion; The "measured amount" is only...

In my opinion;
The "measured amount" is only the minimum wanted to lubricate the guide. As the "older style" seal wears the oil pools along side the guides - due to the (valvetronics) increased...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,448
Posted By A B Able Truck
Back in the day, examples of some valve stem...

Back in the day, examples of some valve stem seals were o-rings or umbrella cup placed on the valve stem. These seals rode the valve stem while diverting the oil which ran down the stem from the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 872
Posted By A B Able Truck
I haven't read all the posts but normally; - A...

I haven't read all the posts but normally;
- A bad battery or one that is low on water will draw the alternator voltage down. The fact that the alternator is working (anything above 12.5v) and that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By A B Able Truck
You might ask these guys - it appears we have...

You might ask these guys - it appears we have another great BMW indy in San Diego that is also an authorized ZF rebuilder (EGA referral).
http://www.dosebmw.com

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