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Forum: Parting Out 02-12-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By Jaycal3
Update: Eurofresh stickers gone. Prices: ...

Update: Eurofresh stickers gone.

Prices:
Roundels $60 for all 6 plus shipping - one small box. Here is a better picture of the roundels:...
Forum: Parting Out 02-11-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By Jaycal3
Car flooded and was totaled - various parts

So my 545 was totaled due to water damage. I have a few items in my garage that you may be interested in.

Original OEM Roundels. All in perfect condition. Will separate if necessary. 4 wheel...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By Jaycal3
Thanks guys... I am open to suggestions as well. ...

Thanks guys... I am open to suggestions as well. I am lucky enough to have another car to drive, and maybe there is another make or model I just havent opened my eyes to yet. The only problem I am...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By Jaycal3
I should add, my car is garaged every night and...

I should add, my car is garaged every night and spends half the time in the garage because I also drive a Jeep in the snow and on nice sunny days... I am not sure what the first owner did however but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By Jaycal3
A sad farewell to e60... for now.

So, after 3 years and a pretty tumultuous relationship, my car is being totaled by the insurance company after its 4th "flood" and no apparent cause. I have had everything from sunroof drains to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Jaycal3
Replace in pairs? As in, leave 2 run flats and...

Replace in pairs? As in, leave 2 run flats and get 2 regular tires?? I would advise against this (sorry if I read your response wrong). Besides, you can typically get 4 high performance all season...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Jaycal3
Search is your friend... many of us have had...

Search is your friend... many of us have had water issues - I am going through it for the 3rd time since BMW cant seem to get it right... Your car has too many drains to list and they clog easily. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Jaycal3
Any idea as to whether you were gripping the...

Any idea as to whether you were gripping the steering wheel with a possible finger or plam on the resume button for the cruise control? Doesnt take much to hit the button, and I had actually done...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Jaycal3
Not sure its "urgent" help if you have already...

Not sure its "urgent" help if you have already purchased the bulbs. I would research prior to purchase next time and give the advice that there are enough forum vendors to purchase from and/or give...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Jaycal3
As far as I know, Brake fluid will eventually...

As far as I know, Brake fluid will eventually destroy the seals in the steering system... I would flush it as soon as you can. Try to syphon it out.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By Jaycal3
Not sure what you are talking about when you say...

Not sure what you are talking about when you say "hood pressure sensor", but if you are talking about the rotary clips, they only require like a 1/4 turn to release. If you are spinning them they are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 144,199
Posted By Jaycal3
$15K is easy to hit when you are talking about a...

$15K is easy to hit when you are talking about a wiring harness, sensors and modules, programming, carpet and padding... now add the labor. I was at $14k+ the first time and insurance didnt total...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By Jaycal3
Check under the expansion tank itself... thats...

Check under the expansion tank itself... thats where my 545 leaked from. its hard to see since its underneath. There is a seem under the tank so if you take your hand and run it along that seem...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Jaycal3
Sorry, that link was broken... Try this: ...

Sorry, that link was broken... Try this:
http://forums.5series.net/diy-do-yourself-14/window-anti-trap-disabled-warning-121464/
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,734
Posted By Jaycal3
I got Black and white roundels (not stickers)...

I got Black and white roundels (not stickers) from Nerweezy at Trinity. I am pretty sure he has the OEM ones as well. Many places wil be cheaper than the stealerships... Look here: ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,230
Posted By Jaycal3
But it is...and I am flustered. Actually, that...

But it is...and I am flustered. Actually, that is an understatement. That is why I posted this. I have been told by BMW that this is also a common issue with the 8 cyl motors of the 545's, 550's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,230
Posted By Jaycal3
To all the experts out there... I have a 2004 545...

To all the experts out there... I have a 2004 545 and have recently received the "carbon buildup" diagnosis after a secondary air system failure and replacement of the 2 valves in the back of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By Jaycal3
I have been told by a few sources that its not an...

I have been told by a few sources that its not an issue with your car... Its a huge issue in the 8 cylinders... like my 545i. And as for the process of removing the buildup, on the 8 cyl the heads...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Jaycal3
BMW has figured out how to make their cars run...

BMW has figured out how to make their cars run like crap in order to get you to go to the dealership for repairs... When the iDrive message and service reminder hits, the car starts to sputter and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Jaycal3
Vandalay, who pissed in your Cheerios? Dont be a...

Vandalay, who pissed in your Cheerios? Dont be a such an a-hole 13 posts into your forum life....

To the OP, regardless of the "free tint" job I would be talking to the manager of the shop to have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By Jaycal3
White, grey or blue smoke? Could be the heads,...

White, grey or blue smoke? Could be the heads, rings, burning oil, carbon buildup in the heads, a cracked coolant pipe. Is it only when you first start? Are you sure its smoke? Does it happen at...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Jaycal3
http://forums.5series.net/diy-do-yourself-14/windo...

http://forums.5series.net/diy-do-yourself-14/window-anti-trap-disabled-warning-121464/#post1423095
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By Jaycal3
Hmmm... I think he said its an easy fix.

Hmmm... I think he said its an easy fix.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,636
Posted By Jaycal3
The valves are actually at the back of the motor...

The valves are actually at the back of the motor against the firewall. One goes to each head. You are lucky if your issue is the secondary air pump and or valves and hoses. I changed all that and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By Jaycal3
Use car soap and not some detergent/dish soap. ...

Use car soap and not some detergent/dish soap. Get a good chamois to dry your car... then, no water spots.
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