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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,946
Posted By Mulchman
Yep. Both sides for me. I thought it was a body...

Yep. Both sides for me. I thought it was a body issue like sub frame bushings or something.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Mulchman
Agreed if old. But if it was changed in the last...

Agreed if old. But if it was changed in the last year it would appear clear and oder less on the driveway or garage floor and it would be thicker than water. Original post sounded educated so water...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Mulchman
Or brake fluid!!!! :wow:

Or brake fluid!!!! :wow:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Mulchman
Oil wouldn't be clear. Tranny fluid in our cars...

Oil wouldn't be clear. Tranny fluid in our cars smells like rotten eggs. Power steering (CHF-11S) has a green color new and gets brown after use. My guess would be condensation or a leaking wash...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By Mulchman
The other thing you can do for #3 is go into the...

The other thing you can do for #3 is go into the climate control on the iDrive. It has vent settings. Run them all up to the top (red). I imagine the last owner has them all turned down since you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,456
Posted By Mulchman
You gotta stick it...

You gotta stick it in.....:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: I mean deep

But the only way you get 2 quarts is too drain the system. Do yourself a favor and buy a reservoir. Do it right the first time. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,284
Posted By Mulchman
Yep it's in there.

Yep it's in there.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By Mulchman
New to the X5

Hi all! I've been a long time member and supporter of the 6 series forum. But I'm new here.

I'm getting ready to go pick up my X5. I bought an 05 with 112k for $6200. My 6er just cracked 100k...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Mulchman
You are right. Get this TIS but get it with DIS,...

You are right. Get this TIS but get it with DIS, ETK NCSExpert and the rest. Even if you don't want to code your car TIS and DIS are all you'll ever need to turn wrenches on a BMW.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By Mulchman
02 Ignition switch 1 61326901961 $80.19 ...

02 Ignition switch 1 61326901961 $80.19

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FA53&mospid=47745&btnr=32_1190&hg=32&fg=30&hl=3

Yep
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Mulchman
I have one of the bluetooth OBDII dongles and...

I have one of the bluetooth OBDII dongles and love it for generic engine codes or a quick reset. Pair it with Torque on an Android phone and it's way better than the average reader you get from Auto...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,482
Posted By Mulchman
I did the o-ring and still have a little leakage....

I did the o-ring and still have a little leakage. Going to do the oil pressure sensor next and then the pump if necessary. Easy work.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,551
Posted By Mulchman
I upgraded to the newer ones in mine as well. ...

I upgraded to the newer ones in mine as well. They rock! The old ones were fading and these are much sharper
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By Mulchman
I went through the front trust arm bushings at...

I went through the front trust arm bushings at 40k and 80k. Very easy to check. raise the front tire, take a big flat head screw driver and pry on the big bushing. If it moves then the bushing is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Mulchman
You know the BMW branded oil at the dealer is...

You know the BMW branded oil at the dealer is only $7.50 quart. I always use that just because I need to get the filter anyway.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By Mulchman
bimmerzone.com Get Lemforder parts. Half...

bimmerzone.com

Get Lemforder parts. Half the price and they make them for BMW. I just did mine. Both sides for less than $300 I think.

If the ball joints are still good you are allowed to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Mulchman
Thanks Mark. I have a b/t dongle now that I use...

Thanks Mark. I have a b/t dongle now that I use the same way (may even be the same one). It works, but is kind of a pain to get into the console to turn it on and off each time you enter or exit...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Mulchman
Better bluetooth integration?

So is the Denison (sp?) unit still the best thing going or is there something new? I just want to stream media from my droid to the car without having to turn a dongle on every time I get in. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Mulchman
I've used a Galaxy S3, S4 and a Note3 with my 07....

I've used a Galaxy S3, S4 and a Note3 with my 07. Never a problem.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By Mulchman
...and don't forget to through a can of Techtron...

...and don't forget to through a can of Techtron in there to clean the system.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Mulchman
I'd start with a new battery if yours is more...

I'd start with a new battery if yours is more than 2 years old. Make sure you register it when you replace it.

The I'd hook the car up to a real diagnostic setup. DIS is recommended. If you are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Mulchman
It will start but all the options will be...

It will start but all the options will be unavailable.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Mulchman
Mike these things just fail after a while. I...

Mike these things just fail after a while. I would get 2 of them when you are ready to do it, just do both.

You do need to remove the bumper, but it is very easy. About 9 hex bolts across the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 804
Posted By Mulchman
Hey Chris. Welcome back!

Hey Chris. Welcome back!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,828
Posted By Mulchman
If you do the thermostat also do the coolant...

If you do the thermostat also do the coolant temperature sensor. It's like $18 and takes about 2 minutes to replace. Disconnect the wire, squeeze the tabs and pull. Push the new one in and plug the...
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