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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By NedB
But it slows at the top, right? Mine starts very...

But it slows at the top, right? Mine starts very fast, but doesn't slam against the stop at full open. If I open it from the driver's seat, I can't even feel it hit the top...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By NedB
I had this happen a couple of years ago, driving...

I had this happen a couple of years ago, driving back to St. Louis through slush. It lasted about an hour - fixed itself before I got home, and has never happened again.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By NedB
The battery in a car essentially works like a...

The battery in a car essentially works like a filter capacitor - keeping the voltage steady by absorbing spikes and covering for drops. If the battery is getting flaky, maybe all the high tech...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By NedB
My 2008 is the same; it _looks_ as if the cover...

My 2008 is the same; it _looks_ as if the cover should slide into the channel, but it only can be installed above above the channel...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By NedB
I is VERY confusing the first time it happens....

I is VERY confusing the first time it happens....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By NedB
+1 - that's what my car does too...

+1 - that's what my car does too...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By NedB
And they need to program the car to the key -...

And they need to program the car to the key - they charged me 1/2 hour labor for that....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By NedB
I installed a Quaife over a year ago. Did not do...

I installed a Quaife over a year ago. Did not do a coding, and it works wonderfully.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By NedB
On my '08 550i LCI, the inner lamps are used for...

On my '08 550i LCI, the inner lamps are used for turning. They also come on (for some reason) when I put the car in reverse. Find something reflective to point the car at and go to reverse to see if...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By NedB
Would something like...

Would something like http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J4NLOOU?psc=1 work?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By NedB
+1 These cars are smart enough to protect...

+1

These cars are smart enough to protect themselves from us! :)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By NedB
What does that mean?

What does that mean?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 38,694
Posted By NedB
How did you determine that you had the latest...

How did you determine that you had the latest software? I thought I read somewhere that the latest software kept the tranny in second at a stop....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By NedB
Or this thread -...

Or this thread - http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1539563-How-to-change-USA-vehicle-to-ECE
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By NedB
+1 If you like the car now, why not buy the same...

+1 If you like the car now, why not buy the same shocks that are on it?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By NedB
It has been on for only about 6k miles, but so...

It has been on for only about 6k miles, but so far no problems...

It had the original belts on, but when I replaced the alternator, I had most of the stuff off anyway and replaced it as part of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By NedB
I used...

I used http://www.amazon.com/ContiTech-ADK0024P-Accessory-Drive-Belt/dp/B00F0VK9A0#productDetails which includes the belts, tensioner, and idler...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By NedB
No, he said on of the rear axles is broken. That...

No, he said on of the rear axles is broken. That should not be too bad a job to replace. The axle is any where from $50 for a used one on Ebay to $550 for a rebuilt one from BMW. 6 bolts and 1 big...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By NedB
Yes, a broken axle shaft would cause your...

Yes, a broken axle shaft would cause your symptoms. Your car does not have a limited-slip diff, so all the torque goes to the side with no resistance (the broken axle).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By NedB
Did you look at your phone to see if it was...

Did you look at your phone to see if it was asking for permission to send the contact data?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,427
Posted By NedB
thectsc lists it as 'remanufactured...

thectsc lists it as 'remanufactured Mechatronic'...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,427
Posted By NedB
Where did you get it new for $1600?

Where did you get it new for $1600?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,793
Posted By NedB
+1 on the Race Ramps....

+1 on the Race Ramps....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By NedB
There must be something different between our...

There must be something different between our 550i cars - active steering, LH versus RH drive, or something. There was no way my alternator would come out without either removing the PS pump or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By NedB
I installed Cool Carbon pads (bought from...

I installed Cool Carbon pads (bought from BavAuto) and I'm happy with those. A lot less dust than the originals.
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