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Forum: General BMW Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Tomahawk674
I can't say that it is "beautiful".

I can't say that it is "beautiful".
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Tomahawk674
When you say bounce, do you mean slow up and down...

When you say bounce, do you mean slow up and down oscillations, like the dampers are not working, or do you mean it feels like the car's springs were "solid" and you are literally bouncing off of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Tomahawk674
I was having an occasional random rattle under...

I was having an occasional random rattle under the car. While on the hunt for it, I noticed a piece of the "underbody coating" for the transmission was broken off. I was going to buy one from the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Tomahawk674
My understanding is that the ticking is harmless,...

My understanding is that the ticking is harmless, and that driving the card hard for a little while will eliminate the sound; all it needs is for the oil to warm up.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Tomahawk674
look at the transmission sticky above. Do a...

look at the transmission sticky above. Do a search as well, lots and lots of threads about it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Tomahawk674
I found OEM replacements on ebay for less than...

I found OEM replacements on ebay for less than $100.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By Tomahawk674
Could you please comment more on the "harshness"...

Could you please comment more on the "harshness" of the B4? I am contemplating them, although I only have 76K miles.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Tomahawk674
Stupid question: how can you determine when it...

Stupid question: how can you determine when it cracks? how does the car feel when it cracked? and is it only on the V8 models?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Tomahawk674
I stand corrected, looks like they retired the...

I stand corrected, looks like they retired the M54 out of the e60 earlier. I am happy with the conversion, and $700 is a good deal for what I got; I don't think you can buy a nice exhaust for that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Tomahawk674
Can you tell a difference at highway speeds? or...

Can you tell a difference at highway speeds? or improved mpg?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Tomahawk674
The tune alone was $459. I don't think that's a...

The tune alone was $459. I don't think that's a lot. I bought the manifold a long time ago and only paid $250 for it. The manifold came with the 2 valves so I didn't have to buy any more hardware.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Tomahawk674
Alright, tune is in the car. Had a quick scare as...

Alright, tune is in the car. Had a quick scare as I got reduced power warning. Turned out I needed to do throttle reset before starting the car.

First Impressions: the power delivery is faster,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Tomahawk674
What kind of mileage do you have? I would...

What kind of mileage do you have?

I would imagine bushings would "tighten" the handling. New shocks should restore response and prevent oscillation. It's hard to find OEM springs because so many...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Tomahawk674
I have something that looks very similar to that....

I have something that looks very similar to that. I took the headlights out and filled them with ethanol (or was it methanol? it's in a post somewhere in this forum). I saw little bits of dirt come...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Tomahawk674
Window tint is not an appearance thing for me,...

Window tint is not an appearance thing for me, it's a comfort thing. It sure feels nice blocking out some of sun in the summertime.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Tomahawk674
Getting a tune on my 528i

At this moment, my 528i is a giant paper weight; the ECU is on its way back from Active Autowerke. My 528i has the 3 stage intake manifold conversion, and the tune will make the engine make best use...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By Tomahawk674
Is there such a thing as an E60 rally car? :)

Is there such a thing as an E60 rally car? :)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By Tomahawk674
I underestimated by estimated payments. I will...

I underestimated by estimated payments. I will give the IRS a nice $1300 check in April, and yes there's a small penalty. I'll bump up estimated payments this year...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Tomahawk674
Cold weather package in FL? for when it hits 60F...

Cold weather package in FL? for when it hits 60F in the morning? :)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Tomahawk674
Not trying to hijack but, if you get one of those...

Not trying to hijack but, if you get one of those 1M bumpers, what happens to your foglights?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Tomahawk674
And what would you put in the Roth? haven't you...

And what would you put in the Roth? haven't you heard the Fed is going to change rates this year? it will be pandemonium. The best place to put money is in a E46 M3 with a manual transmission. This...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Tomahawk674
Sound may be the transmission. Have you done a...

Sound may be the transmission. Have you done a fluid & filter change? you should at that milage.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Tomahawk674
I would guess the radio head unit. Did you have...

I would guess the radio head unit. Did you have to change your radio recently? or navigation system?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,637
Posted By Tomahawk674
You all don't know what a bad handling vehicle...

You all don't know what a bad handling vehicle is. Go drive a Jeep liberty ;)

We have one for snow duty.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Tomahawk674
E60 530i on track

Not my video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BOSyictTT8

Very cool. He says it's a 2007 530i Msport, all stock. Nice to see it being thrown around.
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