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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By jim165
That car is very well optioned...heads up,...

That car is very well optioned...heads up, sunshades, heated rear seats, Nav, sat radio. Good color combo. Definitely ask for service records and if the common leaks have been fixed...they should...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By jim165
Windshield trim can be changed out without...

Windshield trim can be changed out without windshield removal. Just as easy as changing the rear trim...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,663
Posted By jim165
Still on original turbos? Impressive. What are...

Still on original turbos? Impressive. What are your oil change intervals?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By jim165
The Sirius satellite radio module doesn't control...

The Sirius satellite radio module doesn't control anything else or affect anything else if taken out of the loop. It only provides satellite radio functionality. Nav, FM, AM, CD, Weather Band all...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By jim165
Sound restored after what I thought was dead CCC...

Sound went out on my 550i after hitting a bump a couple of months ago. Lost all chimes and stereo sound. I initially thought it was the CCC as it was rebooting occasionally. About a month later, I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 198,356
Posted By jim165
Crap, no luck with the MOST loop....looks like...

Crap, no luck with the MOST loop....looks like the amp might be screwed. notice that it doesn't get warm or anything, leading me to believe that it's not powering up. Any suggestions on how to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By jim165
Not sure where SK is, but most dealerships won't...

Not sure where SK is, but most dealerships won't allow you to bring parts for them to install due to liability reasons. If you have no choice but to deal with the dealer, you may as well cough up the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By jim165
I have Logic 7 and plan on just buying the...

I have Logic 7 and plan on just buying the emulator + programming package from Bimmerretrofit.com once I have all of the parts. My indy mechanic is actually an authorized installer for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 198,356
Posted By jim165
Larry, I have not tried this...how do I bypass...

Larry, I have not tried this...how do I bypass the bluetooth unit? I'll try that immediately if you could explain!

Edit: I've found the loop HERE (https://www.ecstuning.com/ES165091/) on ECS...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 198,356
Posted By jim165
Thanks for that! My CCC doesn't output sound but...

Thanks for that! My CCC doesn't output sound but operates and responds to inputs. Will it cause an error for the amp update?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By jim165
Great to hear, thanks! I was planning on updating...

Great to hear, thanks! I was planning on updating the amp just in case as I keep hearing about the poor sound issues. Did you use the emulator or the FSC codes for activate navi?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By jim165
Yeah, believe me i've been eyeing and researching...

Yeah, believe me i've been eyeing and researching this upgrade for a LOOONG time and know what it takes, but was waiting for the prices to come down. Main thing was finding the computer and screen...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 198,356
Posted By jim165
I'm about to attempt this retrofit with parts I'm...

I'm about to attempt this retrofit with parts I'm piecing together from eBay and other sources, but in my research, I read that this problem can be solved by updating your current amp software. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By jim165
Mine quit completely on a cold day after hitting...

Mine quit completely on a cold day after hitting a large bump. It started slowing down 2 months prior. It still brings up the screen and settings, but it reboots at least 3 times while driving and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By jim165
Like the poster above mentioned, you are at a...

Like the poster above mentioned, you are at a junction (or past) where these cars need complete cooling system overhaul, complete suspension overhaul, and in your case for the turbo cars, complete...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By jim165
Could be the iDrive CCC computer going out. That...

Could be the iDrive CCC computer going out. That was the first thing that happened to my car last month...lost Satellite option(greyed out, thought it was the tuner) then the next week or so lost all...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-16-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By jim165
It matters greatly because it won't fit in an E60...

It matters greatly because it won't fit in an E60 5 series or anything else other than an E90...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-16-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By jim165
What chassis is this for?

What chassis is this for?
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-12-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,054
Posted By jim165
Wish I was in the market...found a 2013 6 speed...

Wish I was in the market...found a 2013 6 speed with everything including B&O with only 22K miles locally for $58K! You have to be crazy to finance purchase one of these brand new. My old E60 keeps...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By jim165
From what my mechanic told me, the 6HP26 tranny...

From what my mechanic told me, the 6HP26 tranny is a strong tranny (clutches, barrels, etc) but it's achilles heel is the valve body and solenoids. Most tend to jump to he conclusion that the whole...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By jim165
Nah, not any personal videos that accurately...

Nah, not any personal videos that accurately represents it. I'm sure you've seen the ones on You Tube, but these videos captures it the closest...

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZEFb37EpNA)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By jim165
I have the RPI...sounds fantastic, but not quite...

I have the RPI...sounds fantastic, but not quite as deep as the exhaust in your original vid...but very close. I get compliments all of the time on it. I was just recently thinking about how nice it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By jim165
LOL, just had this problem today. Saw the signs...

LOL, just had this problem today. Saw the signs of a failing system (slow boot up, loss of function one element at a time, etc), now this morning no sound or display on screen. Won't boot up at all....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By jim165
:rofl:, didn't I say that originally?

:rofl:, didn't I say that originally?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By jim165
It looks more like the angel eye ring is...

It looks more like the angel eye ring is reflecting in the inner light bowl I don't think that light is on...
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