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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,239
Posted By schpenxel
Surely some sort of tubing would have made this...

Surely some sort of tubing would have made this work if that was the only problem. It can't be that difficult.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 40,648
Posted By schpenxel
PM'd you back.. basically, I wouldn't mess with...

PM'd you back.. basically, I wouldn't mess with it if you aren't having any other issues

Pulling the intake isn't THAT bad, but it's a bit of a "how the heck am I going to GET that out of THERE"...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 23,082
Posted By schpenxel
How did it turn out?

How did it turn out?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 187,036
Posted By schpenxel
I've been off the forum a while, but it is good...

I've been off the forum a while, but it is good to see this has been working for additional people.. I should have started selling solenoids, lol :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 40,648
Posted By schpenxel
Sorry, I still get a lot of messages. I cleared a...

Sorry, I still get a lot of messages. I cleared a bunch out just a second ago.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,976
Posted By schpenxel
Use a stethoscope to help isolate the noise. If...

Use a stethoscope to help isolate the noise. If you don't have one, they have cheap ones on Amazon for <$20. Or, I once used a long extension and touched it to different spots while holding my ear up...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,311
Posted By schpenxel
V8 only

V8 only
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,874
Posted By schpenxel
Are you getting any other error codes?

Are you getting any other error codes?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,311
Posted By schpenxel
Good to see they are making things better.. that...

Good to see they are making things better.. that seal was def. the worst part of the install for me
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,113
Posted By schpenxel
Which engine do you have?

Which engine do you have?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 40,648
Posted By schpenxel
I think this is them. May not be in the correct...

I think this is them. May not be in the correct order (likely backwards), but should still be able to follow them.

Be 100% sure the cams are in the correct orientation. All of them can fit in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 40,648
Posted By schpenxel
I have the instructions somewhere, but you need...

I have the instructions somewhere, but you need (and have to have) a set of timing jigs to time this engine. There is no way around it. Bimmer tool rental has them for I think it was $75 and you get...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,639
Posted By schpenxel
haha, oh but it's true, and does work.. otherwise...

haha, oh but it's true, and does work.. otherwise amazon prime video app won't let you watch anything over cellular for whatever reason

(of course you'll destroy your data plan pretty quick doing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 29,411
Posted By schpenxel
Is it 100K miles over current mileage or up to...

Is it 100K miles over current mileage or up to when the car hits 100K miles?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 187,036
Posted By schpenxel
Very good to hear that this worked for another...

Very good to hear that this worked for another person.

He should have reset adaptations anyways after the solenoids swap, so highly doubt this is going to help with the last issue though...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,639
Posted By schpenxel
ios = wifi is needed I believe android uses...

ios = wifi is needed

I believe android uses the bluetooth version

This is the one I use/used:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AOIM2CC/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

As far as...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,557
Posted By schpenxel
I believe I have one left. What's a fair price?

I believe I have one left. What's a fair price?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By schpenxel
I don't see how that would work. It seems that...

I don't see how that would work. It seems that if you just unplugged the valvetronics motor, there would be no way for the computer to open the valves all the way to then use the throttle body, so I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By schpenxel
The threads at the top of the E60 section that...

The threads at the top of the E60 section that say "STICKY" beside of them..

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=104

Thread in question:
" 05 545i Transmission Surging Issues...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By schpenxel
On the N62 engine you can disconnect the VANOS...

On the N62 engine you can disconnect the VANOS solenoids and it will disable VANOS & Valvetronics. This reverts it back to using the regular throttle body and sets the valves all the way open like...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,507
Posted By schpenxel
INPA/NCS Expert. Google/read until your eyes are...

INPA/NCS Expert. Google/read until your eyes are tired.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,507
Posted By schpenxel
That TCU should be bluetooth capable. It was...

That TCU should be bluetooth capable. It was used from March 2004 to August 2004.

Are you saying that's the one that is installed already? If so, with some coding it should work. The real...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,918
Posted By schpenxel
lol, this ain't a Honda.... Google...

lol, this ain't a Honda....

Google valvetronic and you'll see how BMW controls the "throttle" on that engine. Def. no ICV.

The throttle body doesn't even do most of the work--say thank you BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 52,041
Posted By schpenxel
What have you done so far? Just physically...

What have you done so far? Just physically installed it? What coding, if any?

It's almost certainly a coding issue. If the CIC came out of a car with logic7 and yours doesn't have that, then it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,311
Posted By schpenxel
Sorry about the slow reply guys, but it looks...

Sorry about the slow reply guys, but it looks like you guys got it covered!
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