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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By boramkiv
Ive had the LCI tail with Bruce cable setup for a...

Ive had the LCI tail with Bruce cable setup for a while now and they still look great.
I got the lights from BMW themselves, It was an $800 mod, (600 lights, 200 cable) completely reversible, with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By boramkiv
I read this article yesterday, and to be honest...

I read this article yesterday, and to be honest it will definitely be a tough one for enthusiasts.
It will be time to buy old models and keep forever, as long as parts are continued to be made.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By boramkiv
Had the same issue two weeks ago with a different...

Had the same issue two weeks ago with a different forum...IP address in China. Got an email saying five failed attempts to access account so 15 minute disabling occurred.
Gotta love hackers...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 535
Posted By boramkiv
Is the connection to the radiator still connected...

Is the connection to the radiator still connected to the radiator?
I have the manual transmission and I think that hose looks a bit different, not too sure.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By boramkiv
You can now debadge the 528i, and replace it with...

You can now debadge the 528i, and replace it with 530i.



You probably don't want to know.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By boramkiv
I killed Sirius last year. Too many other music...

I killed Sirius last year. Too many other music choices for cheaper, plus they are starting to advertise more and more, unlike about roughly 8-10 years ago when they were just music.
They definitely...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By boramkiv
How do you know the DME is not reading? The...

How do you know the DME is not reading?
The Valvetronic motor was reinstalled correctly right? There should be some pressure on the motor when pushing in.
If it's just pushed in with no pressure,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By boramkiv
Was the physical oil change actually performed? ...

Was the physical oil change actually performed?
Key in position 2 (engine not running, but check engine light on), then close the door (to remove the radio on message), clip seat belt (to remove the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By boramkiv
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JZHeDh_hXLo

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JZHeDh_hXLo
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By boramkiv
This is actually a good habit. The only thing I...

This is actually a good habit. The only thing I would recommend (this is only a recommendation) is that after setting the park brake, and moving to neutral, release the brake pedal then to let the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By boramkiv
Here's a question...does music from an already...

Here's a question...does music from an already paired mobile device start playing where left off automatically, or do you have to press play on the device each time?

Not really a big deal, but I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By boramkiv
Keep it simple...first off, the car was working...

Keep it simple...first off, the car was working just fine before you did the guibo, yes?
So the issue has to be under the car where you worked, presuming you didn't mess with anything else.
Did you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By boramkiv
That "missing" bolt is actually used to lift the...

That "missing" bolt is actually used to lift the engine. If you go to the trunk of the car, and grab the tow hook that is used to screw into the bumper, to pull the vehicle on to a flatbed tow...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By boramkiv
Pull codes once again now to confirm its still...

Pull codes once again now to confirm its still number six only. Do that next before anything else.
Don't give up man...many people have been through this and made it through.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 54,363
Posted By boramkiv
Barorge Obusha? Georak Bushama? Which one do...

Barorge Obusha?
Georak Bushama?
Which one do you go by bayou?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By boramkiv
See what codes are present. Unfortunately if all...

See what codes are present. Unfortunately if all else fails as far as troubleshooting is concerned (I've seen this happen also) it's time to remove the manifold to check the number six port and see...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By boramkiv
This is the timing chain that broke, or was it...

This is the timing chain that broke, or was it the guide rails?
Very rare to get a broken timing chain...especially after just 97,000 miles.
Forum: Bimmerfest 2015 California sponsored by ESS Tuning 02-12-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,551
Posted By boramkiv
This is a nice change of pace...basically nothing...

This is a nice change of pace...basically nothing like this has happened at Bimmerfest before. I remember when parking on the grass became a huge deal, it is was like progress, now this??
Just wish...
Forum: Bimmerfest 2015 California sponsored by ESS Tuning 02-12-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,551
Posted By boramkiv
So is this truly the best Bimmerfest ever??

So is this truly the best Bimmerfest ever??
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By boramkiv
I didn't like the immediate comments posted over...

I didn't like the immediate comments posted over on M5post regarding the price. It seems people don't understand how wealth works. Yes $700,000 is way more money than what many here would pay for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By boramkiv
You may want to get an alignment just to be sure...

You may want to get an alignment just to be sure that's not the issue. Bad bushings can lead to premature tire wear.

Wheel size:
18 x 8.0 front
18 x 9.0 rear

Tire sizes:
245/40R-18 front...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By boramkiv
At those prices it would be time to break out the...

At those prices it would be time to break out the tool box, and get my finger nails dirty.
There's gotta be a better Indy even in the NoVA area, I'm south so I don't know unless I get on another...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,266
Posted By boramkiv
I hear quite a bit of people say they turn off...

I hear quite a bit of people say they turn off DSC in normal driving because it cuts in too early.
DCS is meant to protect your investment when you get it wrong.
Cold tires is the biggest factor...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 54,363
Posted By boramkiv
Merry Christmas to all from the Virgin Islands!!

Merry Christmas to all from the Virgin Islands!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By boramkiv
Because BMW wants you to bring it in for that and...

Because BMW wants you to bring it in for that and charge $25 for the battery, and then $50 to replace it...along with anything else they could find wrong with the car.
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