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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Hogie
This is the most outrageous option ever. For...

This is the most outrageous option ever. For example my first exposure to this feature was on our '05 X5. While at a restaurant in the snowing winter ( X5 parked on street parking about 20 feet away)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,746
Posted By Hogie
Boby - I am sure you are beyond this one.... But...

Boby - I am sure you are beyond this one.... But did not see this question until today. I did not add any additional washers. I purchased a bolt and torqued.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Hogie
There have been a couple posts on the "P" park...

There have been a couple posts on the "P" park position micro switch out of adjustment. Is you "P" not illuminated when you have the problem? At least watch for that if it happens again.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 849
Posted By Hogie
Go to www.autohausaz.com Order Bosch Quiet...

Go to www.autohausaz.com

Order Bosch Quiet Cast pads
Zimmerman Z coat rotors



I did for my 330 i a while back and I did my rear 545i last weekend. I did Centric on a budget for my front...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Hogie
Here is the exact same bolt for my A/C tensioner...

Here is the exact same bolt for my A/C tensioner that I purchased locally.

M10 x 50 , 1.5 thread pitch, hardness 10.9 ( Ace hardware) $3.00
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Hogie
I purchased my bolt locally when I did the N62...

I purchased my bolt locally when I did the N62 A/C tensioner conversion. You should be abke to get the correct bolt and torque value. M10 0r M12 etc. not sure what bolt size you have.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Hogie
Here is a pic of the TCU ( from our friend...

Here is a pic of the TCU ( from our friend schpenexel)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Hogie
Not sure what you mean on the AC question. The...

Not sure what you mean on the AC question. The TCU is silver in color and rectangular in shape, I think about 25cm or so long. When you removed the left panel as you mentioned it would have been just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By Hogie
I am not sure what your threads look like or the...

I am not sure what your threads look like or the assembly itself, but heli coil kits are made for professional thread repair. Grainger usually carries or can get. You need the heli coil kit which...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Hogie
In the US an '07 should certainly have a TCU that...

In the US an '07 should certainly have a TCU that is BT ready. However the TCU should be located in the trunk but behind the left rear side trunk panel (as standing behind the car).

If your TCU is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Hogie
On my 330I '06 that happened to my right rear...

On my 330I '06 that happened to my right rear window. It was the regulator. I purchased new at Oreilly Auto. It was about 75 bucks and took about 1 hour for me to change. Have had no issues. Do buy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Hogie
For my 545i, I purchased a Graf pump which I...

For my 545i, I purchased a Graf pump which I understand is an OE new for 1/3 the cost of BMW. It also had a brass impellor.

Go aftermarket and get a new one.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By Hogie
Yeah it's not . From the birds eye view of the...

Yeah it's not . From the birds eye view of the ebox I couldn't tell. But I did have the Ebox fan fault in INPA, plus I knew water intrusion issue so I kind of expected to see this.

But the Radio...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By Hogie
Hey I finally purchased the DC motor from Radio...

Hey I finally purchased the DC motor from Radio Shack and installed last weekend. A perfect fit and easy to solder in the wiring and circuit.

While my Ebox was clean here is a pic of the old DC...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,782
Posted By Hogie
Thanks I am sure its my problem and I...

Thanks

I am sure its my problem and I ordered the wheel hub bearing today. I will post back when I replace.

Thanks
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By Hogie
I used SEM auto interiror paint to touch up my...

I used SEM auto interiror paint to touch up my door arm rest along with Bull Frog prep spray. This is a common automotive product.

you can search my name on the e60 forum where I posted some pics...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Hogie
Could it be the brake light switch? If its not...

Could it be the brake light switch? If its not other mechanical or hydraulic related then the switch is the other variable, maybe its sticking or defective?? I wonder if you can jut manually push on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,782
Posted By Hogie
Did you have the bearing replaced and if so is...

Did you have the bearing replaced and if so is the noise gone? Having similar sound.

Thanks
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Hogie
Our 06 330i had the chirping fan motor too. About...

Our 06 330i had the chirping fan motor too. About 2 years ago. I just removed the fresh air filter, plastic pieces to expose the top of the fan and in the center the fan shaft. I put a couple of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By Hogie
Folks whether its Moog, Dorman, Durlast, or...

Folks

whether its Moog, Dorman, Durlast, or Uro - these are quality aftermarket part resellers. Just like oil filters and batteries. Do you think each brand has its own unique manufacturing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,135
Posted By Hogie
OK great to hear. We are talking two different...

OK great to hear. We are talking two different pipes though. You are right about the
uro pipe having a oring at the rear and a rubber seal at the front.

I thought the issue was the short pipe...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 20,135
Posted By Hogie
If I am thinking correctly from when I did my...

If I am thinking correctly from when I did my work, that black return doesn't have an oring but the pipe is molded with a flare at each end. There is a smaller metal tube that does have an oring at...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Hogie
I had the same problem on the 545i. Oil was...

I had the same problem on the 545i. Oil was leaking from the thread insert. To me it looked like there was a small weld around the insert.

I first removed my pan and took to a welder. Its a steel...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By Hogie
Congrats on having a BMW. When I was in school I...

Congrats on having a BMW. When I was in school I had a 1971 Torino Cobra ( That was my BMW back then:D)

Ok so this sparks another thought and it addresses the elephant in the room. Its called...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 33,060
Posted By Hogie
For my CPO '04 545i I had a mixed experience...

For my CPO '04 545i I had a mixed experience while under warranty. The dealer seemed very eager to do warranty work on items clearly on poor workmanship, but hesitant to address annoying things where...
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