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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By jim165
LOL, just had this problem today. Saw the signs...

LOL, just had this problem today. Saw the signs of a failing system (slow boot up, loss of function one element at a time, etc), now this morning no sound or display on screen. Won't boot up at all....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By jim165
:rofl:, didn't I say that originally?

:rofl:, didn't I say that originally?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By jim165
It looks more like the angel eye ring is...

It looks more like the angel eye ring is reflecting in the inner light bowl I don't think that light is on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By jim165
The inner light is a cornering light...it...

The inner light is a cornering light...it provides light to the side of the car during turns (like old school Cadillacs, Buicks, etc). It will only illuminate when traveling at under like 30mph with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 922
Posted By jim165
Wait, so you have 70k miles in your stint fix?...

Wait, so you have 70k miles in your stint fix? That's encouraging if so!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 922
Posted By jim165
Yes, the aux pump circulates hot coolant thru the...

Yes, the aux pump circulates hot coolant thru the heater core when the ignition is off for residual heat. On the six cylinder cars, the main electric pump can do that...ours can't since our main pump...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By jim165
Wish I had those seats!

Wish I had those seats!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 922
Posted By jim165
Well, had this done and finally got the car back....

Well, had this done and finally got the car back. Turns out my coolant weep hole was not leaking, but my aux water pump was cracked and some random hose was leaking pretty badly. It all pooled to the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,553
Posted By jim165
Yes, and my warranty covered most of that by 100k...

Yes, and my warranty covered most of that by 100k miles. Fixing the coolant leak issue now at 115k miles. My valve stems and tranny valve body are racing to the finish line to see which will arrive...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,553
Posted By jim165
Pretty low miles for a car that age. Be sure to...

Pretty low miles for a car that age. Be sure to study the history of the car! IF you do decide to get it, grab that warranty that you noted...use the hell out of it. Find a good indy/dealer that will...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 922
Posted By jim165
115k miles, but the warning signs were there. At...

115k miles, but the warning signs were there. At least this will be out of the way and all I have to worry about now are the valve stem seals and the tranny solenoids. Member Logle can provide a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 922
Posted By jim165
I had an appointment with Logle to do this but my...

I had an appointment with Logle to do this but my car decided it wanted to puke all of it's coolant this morning vs. wait a week. The testimonials on the other thread are pretty positive. I'm more...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By jim165
What is the trans doing? Might just need some...

What is the trans doing? Might just need some solenoids or just the valve body replaced and a fluid change vs a complete tranny. Much cheaper. I understand the 6HP26 itself is pretty robust, its...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By jim165
Why do you need runflats when you have a spare in...

Why do you need runflats when you have a spare in the trunk?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By jim165
Tires are new...need to scrub them in to remove...

Tires are new...need to scrub them in to remove the release agent, maybe? The 535/550 are good at breaking loose in corners anyway, so that greasy release agent might make it easier for them to spin....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By jim165
Amazing how much the traction control hampers...

Amazing how much the traction control hampers this car when it's on....feels like car is running on only 6 cylinders..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By jim165
Sorry to see you go! What are you using as a...

Sorry to see you go! What are you using as a commute vehicle now?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By jim165
Current tint tech has advanced far enough that...

Current tint tech has advanced far enough that even the cheap stuff is decent (if you go to a reputable shop). I would recommend a high quality ceramic tint for max heat blockage...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,147
Posted By jim165
Dont know whether to be happy for the OP or sad...

Dont know whether to be happy for the OP or sad that our cars have depreciated to "third-hand" car lot prices. Inevitable, I guess...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By jim165
Love the Grand Cherokee...would've been in my top...

Love the Grand Cherokee...would've been in my top 5 if I was looking for an SUV..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By jim165
Very nice. That Vette sounded awesome. How many...

Very nice. That Vette sounded awesome. How many miles on your car?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,819
Posted By jim165
Aw man, very sorry that didn't work out....

Aw man, very sorry that didn't work out. Sincerely hoping you are able to fix your issue with the help of the best and brightest on the board...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By jim165
I have not... Great suggestion, though. I will...

I have not... Great suggestion, though. I will have to do that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By jim165
Delete

Delete
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By jim165
If I minimize the on-ramp acceleration bursts I...

If I minimize the on-ramp acceleration bursts I tend to do, I won't have any oil usage between changes. Any consistent hard revs above about 4k results in the oil disappearing like there's a hole...
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