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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 261,279
Posted By schpenxel
I thought there was a software update that...

I thought there was a software update that basically made it stop using 1st except in sports mode. I could be wrong, though.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 52,275
Posted By schpenxel
Or it could just be the solenoids.

Or it could just be the solenoids.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,859
Posted By schpenxel
Completely normal.

Completely normal.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,235
Posted By schpenxel
No problem guys.

No problem guys.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 261,279
Posted By schpenxel
Glad to hear that did it!

Glad to hear that did it!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 52,275
Posted By schpenxel
http://www.thectsc.com

http://www.thectsc.com
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,082
Posted By schpenxel
Yeah, if it's coming out of the weep hole on the...

Yeah, if it's coming out of the weep hole on the front timing cover (not the water pump) then it's pretty much the coolant crossover pipe
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 126,358
Posted By schpenxel
The VO codes will just get you in the ballpark...

The VO codes will just get you in the ballpark when you do a "default" coding after adding/removing them. They are vehicle option codes.. NCS Expert knows for each set of option codes what the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 126,358
Posted By schpenxel
There isn't an exact step by step method on...

There isn't an exact step by step method on coding because they're all a little different. Somewhere in here I included the files that showed my config that should help get you going.

When you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 261,279
Posted By schpenxel
Unfortunately there isn't a clear "this will fix...

Unfortunately there isn't a clear "this will fix your car 100% for sure" type answer. That's why dealerships usually just replace the whole transmission.. that way they are sure they fix it.

I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,736
Views: 59,516
Posted By schpenxel
haha, yup, that is me! I really wonder how that...

haha, yup, that is me! I really wonder how that BMW is doing (just realized it's been a year since I sold it, wow). I hope it did OK for the new owner. One side of me wishes I hadn't sold it.....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 126,358
Posted By schpenxel
Just a heads up the carpet is a bastard to work...

Just a heads up the carpet is a bastard to work with. It's has a thick rubber'ish foam layer (presumably for sound absorption) underneath that makes it very difficult to manipulate. The good news...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,736
Views: 59,516
Posted By schpenxel
Who wants to race? Pardon the dirt. I was...

Who wants to race?

Pardon the dirt. I was busy installing meth injection and haven't cleaned it up lately

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 126,358
Posted By schpenxel
I assume it's related to one of the BMW...

I assume it's related to one of the BMW services.. BMW assist or the like?

You can also just put a standard GPS antenna in the dash.. the signal will go through plastic. That may be worth...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 261,279
Posted By schpenxel
That would certainly cause some issues then :p

That would certainly cause some issues then :p
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 261,279
Posted By schpenxel
Do you think the separate plate sealant stuff...

Do you think the separate plate sealant stuff came off when you took it apart or did it wear away somehow during use?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,464
Posted By schpenxel
I think that's part of the problem as well

I think that's part of the problem as well
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,464
Posted By schpenxel
Shoot me a PM with your email and I'll send you...

Shoot me a PM with your email and I'll send you everything I have on it. I have some wiring diagrams for how the secondary air pump and O2 sensors connect at the DME, plans for a simulator, etc. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,464
Posted By schpenxel
Yes, this has been looked at... Euro models...

Yes, this has been looked at... Euro models don't have checks for secondary air.

I never could find anyone that had actually changed the DME software over to a Euro version though. It seemed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,464
Posted By schpenxel
The lean condition never occurs in the combustion...

The lean condition never occurs in the combustion chamber because of the SAS system.. the air that is pumped in is just routed straight to the exhaust ports on the head and it goes right into the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,464
Posted By schpenxel
Yes, but you have to drop the engine to use that...

Yes, but you have to drop the engine to use that one if I remember correctly. Still a better option than pulling the heads, etc. but not as easy as strapping a template on and going to town with a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,464
Posted By schpenxel
I thought I saw something about a new kit from...

I thought I saw something about a new kit from them that included a specially shaped hook that you could use to get the carbon build up out of the secondary air ports.. but you'll have to do some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 261,279
Posted By schpenxel
I sold it at I believe it was 206K miles.....

I sold it at I believe it was 206K miles.. haven't heard anything good or bad from the new owner

I never had a single error code or issue with the transmission after replacing the solenoids..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 261,279
Posted By schpenxel
Let us know how it works out! Sounds like first...

Let us know how it works out! Sounds like first mechanic didn't know what he was talking about.

Since the second one didn't try to sell you a whole transmission (most would) it sounds like he...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 04-13-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 103,148
Posted By schpenxel
There SHOULD be coolant in this area. That is a...

There SHOULD be coolant in this area. That is a common misunderstanding.. the holes on the sides of the cylinders heads are there for coolant to pass through this section. Then the "crossover pipe"...
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