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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 344
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Not sure if I can mention another message board...

Not sure if I can mention another message board but some people on the n54 forum have done the intake valve cleaning. 20k miles later it looked the same as before. So I wouldn't place to much value...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Dr.Phil123
No issues with the maps. I got on the E90 M3...

No issues with the maps. I got on the E90 M3 forums and saw some threads about doing it myself. You can do it via burning to disk or USB. I did it by USB. In both cases you will need a code. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Install the new maps and it will delete the old...

Install the new maps and it will delete the old maps. You can not have both. A couple of days before my car was shipped to Europe I installed the European maps and as soon as I finished the only...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 997
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Can anybody look up their service record or maybe...

Can anybody look up their service record or maybe the statement of work you recieved when you had the water pump replaced and look at what the part number is for the new water pump you recieved?
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Dr.Phil123
It definitely works. I have had one for about...

It definitely works. I have had one for about 30,000 miles. I wouldn't call myself an aggressive driver but I have emptied it twice just to see if it was catching any oil. The hose going into the can...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Dr.Phil123
There is plenty of information about the JB4/3....

There is plenty of information about the JB4/3. What SlowTurbo said is correct...Map 0 is the stock map. You can drive around on that setting with no problems. That is why that option is there.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I have a groan as well but it sounds like it is...

I have a groan as well but it sounds like it is coming from the actual steering wheel. Like it might need some WD40. Anybody have a suggestion. The noise will fade in and out depending on the angle...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Continental DWS. I replaced the factory runflats...

Continental DWS. I replaced the factory runflats with these about 30,000 miles ago. I have no regrets. Tirerack.com did a comparison test and the DWS was number one in wet conditions.

My fronts...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,065
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I'm curious why you do not recommend using the...

I'm curious why you do not recommend using the auto battery finder.
Autozone recommends this battery which has better specs, lighter and costs less. Is there something i am missing?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Dr.Phil123
The F11 wagons in Europe do look pretty good. I...

The F11 wagons in Europe do look pretty good. I would get one if I could.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-18-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I will rebuttal and say I was merely offering a...

I will rebuttal and say I was merely offering a suggestion that people should trave to get a better perspective on the world.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-14-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,919
Posted By Dr.Phil123
You should travel and become more cultured. I'm...

You should travel and become more cultured. I'm living in Holland with my American spec E60 535i. While F10's are very common here, anything over the 528i/530d is a rare sight. BMW even offers the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I don't mean to hijack the thread but I am...

I don't mean to hijack the thread but I am curious if you have had to replace your water pump or any other items.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,476
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Can all of the 535 owners chime in with how many...

Can all of the 535 owners chime in with how many miles they had when the electric pump failed. I have a 2010 and just past 40k.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By Dr.Phil123
That was a type-o. There is a lag with the lever...

That was a type-o. There is a lag with the lever and the paddles when you compare it to the sport button. With the sport button there is no lag and the speed of the shifts is greatly increased.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By Dr.Phil123
The Sport button increases the speed of the...

The Sport button increases the speed of the shifts. Moving the lever to the left does not do this. There is a lag when you shift via the lever or clicking the paddles. But with the sport button it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I ordered a 2010...The Value Package gave you the...

I ordered a 2010...The Value Package gave you the leather and the iPod/ USB adapter, HD radio for free. For 2010, since the value package gave you the leather for free the Premium package was only a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Dr.Phil123
+1

+1
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Whenever I take out or turn off my JB3. The car...

Whenever I take out or turn off my JB3. The car isn't the same. It pulls nicely but it just isn't the same......The thing pulls like a frieght train with the tune. Get the JB4 or Cobb.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I love the beast. You don't realize how easy the...

I love the beast. You don't realize how easy the thing builds speed until you drive something else. It needs no revs to build torque, it just goes. Drive something else, and you realize that most...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,749
Posted By Dr.Phil123
The only mods I have is the JB3 and oil catch...

The only mods I have is the JB3 and oil catch can. After doing some research it makes total sense to have a catch can. I don't trink it will stop the carbon build up but will definitely slow it down....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 949
Posted By Dr.Phil123
E60 LCI euro tail light turn signals

Has anybody made the conversion?
The Euro spec tail ights have amber turn signals instead of the red turn signals like we have.
I don't want to buy the entire Euro spec tail light assembly. I just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Dr.Phil123
The X5 is the only way to get a diesel now. If...

The X5 is the only way to get a diesel now. If they would have brought the 535d over here I would have been all over it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,304
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Yes, there is a way to make one paddle upshift...

Yes, there is a way to make one paddle upshift and one downshift. The E90 owners have a couple of DIY's on various forums. Just google search.
http://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=699...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Good find.

Good find.
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