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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By UltimateDriving
Remember that you need to have the doors closed,...

Remember that you need to have the doors closed, if they are open it will not work. (Happened to me the first time)
*Get in and CLOSE the DOORS
*Push the start button ONCE after inserting key to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By UltimateDriving
I also have CA and i can confirm that it will not...

I also have CA and i can confirm that it will not lock the car if you try to do so with the key inside the car.
The first time happened when i tried to close the trunk, i really though the trunk...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By UltimateDriving
The OE brand struts are Sachs. You can also look...

The OE brand struts are Sachs. You can also look for other options such as Bilstein (European) or KYB (Japanese).
There are probably dozens of options out there but the few that i listed are some of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By UltimateDriving
I've used that exact Motive Bleeder, didnt work....

I've used that exact Motive Bleeder, didnt work. In fact, it barely pushed any fluid at all even though i had it at the recommended PSI which was between 10PSI to 15PSI. (I tried higher pressure to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 25,185
Posted By UltimateDriving
Yes, it will probably fail soon. A healthy...

Yes, it will probably fail soon.
A healthy battery should be above 12.2v. Everything below is not necessarily bad but it means that it's starting to degrade. If it's below 12v then it's either time...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By UltimateDriving
It is designed that way to avoid blinding others...

It is designed that way to avoid blinding others i believe. Mine also does not moves to the opposite traffic side AFAIK. Havent paid attention to it since i dont drive the E60 as much as before.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By UltimateDriving
I bought a generic bluetooth ELM327 "small"...

I bought a generic bluetooth ELM327 "small" dongle from Amazon almost 2 years ago and it has worked flawlessly.
Looks like this one:...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By UltimateDriving
I'd say that you should change it once a year...

I'd say that you should change it once a year since you don't really drive that much.
That's what i do with mine since i only drive around 9k kilometers per year which is around 5.6k miles a year....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By UltimateDriving
I built mine with wood from some left overs of a...

I built mine with wood from some left overs of a previous project.
Oil changes have never been so easy.

Drive on the ramps, drain, change filter, fill, drive off the ramps.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By UltimateDriving
Yeah, seems like i was wrong regarding the x25i...

Yeah, seems like i was wrong regarding the x25i DISA valves.
Your VIN shows that it doesn't have any.

Regarding the oil separator, i'd seriously suggest changing if it has never been changed. (I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By UltimateDriving
Build a set of wooden ramps and you can do your...

Build a set of wooden ramps and you can do your own oil changes for cheap and its even easier than jacking up the cars.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By UltimateDriving
The x25i N52 only has 1 DISA. The upper end X3...

The x25i N52 only has 1 DISA.
The upper end X3 3.0si, x5 3.0si, Z4 3.0si have a 3 Stage DISA. (And some other models)
To make it easier, only the x30i models with the high output N52 (260HP)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By UltimateDriving
Considering that BMWHat costs $56.26 + the dongle...

Considering that BMWHat costs $56.26 + the dongle 30.80 ($38.46) including shipping i think you are better off with a full blown software like NCSExpert or INPA which requires some serious...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By UltimateDriving
Can't comment if it's the Fuel Pump or not since...

Can't comment if it's the Fuel Pump or not since i've never experienced such a problem.
Regarding the brand, i think the BOSCH might be the OEM (Like lots of other parts) but i haven't looked for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By UltimateDriving
I purchased a generic OBDII Bluetooth dongle and...

I purchased a generic OBDII Bluetooth dongle and have been using it with the Paid Torque App. (Search for it in Play store)
It has worked flawlessly since day 1. No issues after almost 2 years of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,290
Posted By UltimateDriving
I have changed the battery multiple times by...

I have changed the battery multiple times by myself and never used anything to power or keep the memory settings. Never experienced an issue. (I dont even reprogram it)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-27-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,158
Posted By UltimateDriving
I also have a small parking space and it barely...

I also have a small parking space and it barely fits the Audi C7 and the E60. Parking sensors are great for these scenarios. (Cameras would be even better of course)
Theres not a single day i dont...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,615
Posted By UltimateDriving
Indeed expensive. Even the cheapest Dino oil...

Indeed expensive.
Even the cheapest Dino oil from a reputable brand costs around $5.00 - $5.50 per quart. (Shell and Valvoline comes to mind)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,615
Posted By UltimateDriving
Around $9.00 per quart for the Shell Helix Ultra...

Around $9.00 per quart for the Shell Helix Ultra 5W-40 compared to over $13.00 (This was like 3 years ago so i'd expect it to be even more expensive since everything has gone up in the last couple...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,615
Posted By UltimateDriving
I used to use Mobil 1 0W-40 Euro and now i'm...

I used to use Mobil 1 0W-40 Euro and now i'm using Shell Helix Ultra 5W-40 and plan to keep using it in the future because it's a lot cheaper.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By UltimateDriving
Well it was simply based on my non expert...

Well it was simply based on my non expert analysis. The structure always holds up pretty well but the problem is always the firewall, maybe the firewall is too weak then? :dunno:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By UltimateDriving
As with the other BMW models tested, it seems...

As with the other BMW models tested, it seems that the rims are made too strong and they dont bend or shatter (As with some other brands) so it pushes against the firewall and can potentially cause...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By UltimateDriving
Hahahaha pink BMW emblem. :rofl:

Hahahaha pink BMW emblem. :rofl:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By UltimateDriving
Theres only 1 button for the trunk as far as i...

Theres only 1 button for the trunk as far as i know. Are you sure the one on the dash is for the trunk?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-14-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,135
Posted By UltimateDriving
Love that color combination!

Love that color combination!
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