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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By tpaxadpom
Take the mirror out and look at the connectors...

Take the mirror out and look at the connectors behind. Cars with different options used different connectors: heated, auto dimming.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By tpaxadpom
What version is the latest inpa?

What version is the latest inpa?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By tpaxadpom
burned and especially rewrittable media are...

burned and especially rewrittable media are putting more stress on laser pickup due to lower reflectivity level. Miniscule difference in the thickness that may exist from vendor/batch to vendor/batch...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By tpaxadpom
This is a common practice to cure weak laser....

This is a common practice to cure weak laser. What is not common is to see bmw owner doing it and sharing it with community instead of taking it to the dealer for component swap.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By tpaxadpom
great post. I am glad you also mentioned that...

great post. I am glad you also mentioned that this is temporary fix as well. Though for someone it may be long enough for the life of the car (if you don't use cd player often enough).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By tpaxadpom
Agree.

Agree.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By tpaxadpom
are you trying to say n54 is a strong engine? Na...

are you trying to say n54 is a strong engine? Na v8 are more reliable than all of their v6 turbo engines and defibately n63. I dont know about N63tu but i have seen reports that it consumes oil as...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,159
Posted By tpaxadpom
I gained between 1-2 mpg after i removed the...

I gained between 1-2 mpg after i removed the filter (combined city freeway driving). There are several m5 dyno tests that show results with and without the filter.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,159
Posted By tpaxadpom
Henryting you brought a good point of view on the...

Henryting you brought a good point of view on the subject. Though how come only the cars in north america have this filter and not anywhere else. I still think the only reason the filter is there to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By tpaxadpom
I am 99% confident it is a pump. Just do a search...

I am 99% confident it is a pump. Just do a search for this pump and you will see number of failures. The same pump is used in all BMW cars I believe starting with 2002 or so and probably some other...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By tpaxadpom
Just replace the pump and save money on replacing...

Just replace the pump and save money on replacing gas cap. It is very unlikely the culprit. It is going to get worse over time. When mine started to fail I had to erase the error once in 3 months or...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-30-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By tpaxadpom
heck control parameters LMA module to disable angel eyes and parking light errors

I am trying to help a guy with upgraded fog lights and angel eyes LEDs.
I don't see check control parameters in LMA module. What am I doing wrong?
The backup trace file has these parameters.

...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By tpaxadpom
You should not have problem powering 128GB flash...

You should not have problem powering 128GB flash drive from that port so I suspect formatting could be an issue. You can use swissknife app to format your stick to fat32.
My unit is able to power...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By tpaxadpom
I have used 1tb drive formatted with fat32. The...

I have used 1tb drive formatted with fat32. The size of drive is not tge issue.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,541
Posted By tpaxadpom
17

17
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By tpaxadpom
Cic has only 1 surround sound option vs 2 in ccc....

Cic has only 1 surround sound option vs 2 in ccc. Does anyone actually use this function?
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-06-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By tpaxadpom
thank you for the guide. Will use it next year...

thank you for the guide. Will use it next year when brakes are due.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,921
Posted By tpaxadpom
I had to make the same call a year and half ago....

I had to make the same call a year and half ago. I went with E60 2010. Test drive both and decide for yourself.
Interior and exterior designs is very personal. E60 LCI is Ipod vs Japanese Kenwood...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,806
Posted By tpaxadpom
http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/...

http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/ more info on this project
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By tpaxadpom
http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/...

http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/ more info on this project.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By tpaxadpom
The 2008 and 2009 550i with M Aero package came...

The 2008 and 2009 550i with M Aero package came with 172 wheels. They had the M logo. Looking at the pictures of you car it doesn't look you use 172 wheels.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By tpaxadpom
I read the article and couldnt stop to wonder why...

I read the article and couldnt stop to wonder why the author has written it. It seems to me that the author coulnd not afford owning m5 (different from buying) and is trying to justify his purchase....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,159
Posted By tpaxadpom
There are DYNO runs on M5 that show 20+hp...

There are DYNO runs on M5 that show 20+hp increase after removing those filters (M5 has dual intake, so 2 filters instead of 1 on N62). I removed both of them on my 550i's. Engine got a little louder...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By tpaxadpom
I like 172 the most. They are aggressive and not...

I like 172 the most. They are aggressive and not overdone. 166 is an older wheel that came stock on M5. It is great but not quite as aggressive.
The size of tires is different for 172 vs 166.
172...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,462
Posted By tpaxadpom
Thumbs up I've been looking for hankook's thank you for...

I've been looking for hankook's thank you for brining this up. I ordered 2 sets. When I read your post on Saturday by the time I got to checkout rears were out of stock. So I called in and ordered 2...
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