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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By aungmaw
I went to Bimmer Motors Group in Astoria and they...

I went to Bimmer Motors Group in Astoria and they are quite good.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By aungmaw
Bumpy ride & Bent rims + New Bilstein HD shocks

I replaced Bilstein HD shocks about 6 months ago and it was a huge improvement over the broken stock BMW shocks. Was enjoying the ride for a while. Recently, I hit hard on the path holes and had to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
@HF, Please see...

@HF, Please see http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-31193-11121715404-genuine-bmw-part.aspx picture of a sleeve. Thanks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
@HF, Would you know part# for Intake Manifold...

@HF, Would you know part# for Intake Manifold Bolt Sleeve (V8, N62)? I lost one of them when i took intake off. I think it dropped into the engine compartment and looking it for few days now and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
60k miles. Still should be ok I think. Thanks.

60k miles. Still should be ok I think. Thanks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
No. Bad ping sensors. Got code P1327. Do you...

No. Bad ping sensors. Got code P1327. Do you know angle of the ping sensor matters?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
@HF, Bentley manuals said replace all seals. I...

@HF, Bentley manuals said replace all seals. I thought seals are like some kind of glues.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
@AB Able Truck, I have no clue how it gets there....

@AB Able Truck, I have no clue how it gets there. I got K&N Air Filters.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
Ok. Thanks a lot. I managed to clean it. Did...

Ok. Thanks a lot. I managed to clean it. Did you had to put the seals in addition to the new gaskets?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
Thank you @HF, Could I use the CRC brake parts...

Thank you @HF, Could I use the CRC brake parts cleaner to clean the valves? Or it is strictly required to use Carburetor Cleaner?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By aungmaw
Tiny pieces of sand/debris inside intake holes

Hello, When I took off intake manifold on E60 550i N62 engine, tiny pieces of sands are stuck inside all intake holes (8 total). Some are glued to the walls, and some are all the way at the bottom. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By aungmaw
@bimmerfan52, Thank you. Yes, it would be quite...

@bimmerfan52, Thank you. Yes, it would be quite a mess to remove everything again just to tight the nut. I just tightened it while it was 4 wheel on the ground.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By aungmaw
Ok I have a spark plug socket and I can counter...

Ok I have a spark plug socket and I can counter hold with hex. Thanks a lot.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By aungmaw
@aber57, please confirm this means ok to...

@aber57, please confirm this means ok to thighten after releasing the spring while all wheels are on the ground?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By aungmaw
Released spring compressor, before fully tightening the strut nut

Hello, I haven't fully tighten the strut nut yet, but released the spring compressor. Would it do any damage if I tighten it when all four wheels are on the ground? Bentley manual said to fully...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By aungmaw
Thank you all. I haven't fully tighten the strut...

Thank you all. I haven't fully tighten the strut nut yet, but released the spring compressor. Would it do any damage if I tighten it when all four wheels are on the ground?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By aungmaw
Thank you all. Could I just reuse nuts from old...

Thank you all. Could I just reuse nuts from old shock, instead of using nuts comes with Bilstein? This way I could just use 21mm socket to tighten it? Thanks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By aungmaw
22mm strut sockets are really hard to find. The...

22mm strut sockets are really hard to find. The one I got as oxygen sensor socket is quite big it would not get into the bearing mount.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By aungmaw
Thank you Greg. I have 13/16 which is fine for...

Thank you Greg. I have 13/16 which is fine for stock Sachs shock. But the problem is Bilstein shock nuts are larger and I need 22mm or 7/8 socket. Could I just reuse old nuts in the new strut?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By aungmaw
B6 Bilstein FRONT shock bolt socket

Hello, I'm looking for 22mm spark plug socket to tighten the B6 Bilstein FRONT shock bolt. I got oxygen sensor plug 7/8" (22mm) from Autozone, but this would not fit into STRUT TOWER BEARING. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By aungmaw
Thank you @HF. I tried hummer down but it would...

Thank you @HF. I tried hummer down but it would not come out. I felt that there is some kind tension/pressure holding it to the opposite direction, which I believe from subframe side. My concern...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By aungmaw
Hello, I'm almost exactly doing the same thing...

Hello, I'm almost exactly doing the same thing but to replace the shocks. I'm trying to detach lower control arm from the steering knuckle. So far I have removed the nut (no. 15 in figure_1). I'm...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By aungmaw
Detach lower control arm from steering knuckle

Hello, I'm trying to detacy lower control arm from the steering knuckle. So far I have removed the nut (no. 15 in figure_1). I'm replacing the shocks and following "Detach control arm" step shown...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By aungmaw
Factory jack and its effect on control arms

Hi, I used a factory jack to replace a brake pad and rotors on front right wheels. As I lifted only one corner, I assume there is more pressure/weight on the other side (front left corner). My...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,582
Posted By aungmaw
@Dallasboy1985, Good question. If you are...

@Dallasboy1985, Good question. If you are looking for smooth ride then go for B4 which is designed for stock replacement, but with quality of Bilstein. In my case, I choose B6 for more stiffness...
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