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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2012, 01:44 AM
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Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
I would rather find a straight push on connector...

I would rather find a straight push on connector to join those pipes.... as good as super glue can be, it will become brittle and brake.. Try a pet shop for the connector.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
:tsk:

:tsk:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
i doute that there will be any damage done at all...

i doute that there will be any damage done at all by joining the tubes. the valve just opens when the car is started and closes when switched off. As long as the tubes are joined properly, there will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,407
Posted By Gerry550
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,407
Posted By Gerry550
I get 6.5km per liter in town..... not bad...

I get 6.5km per liter in town..... not bad either, but it can drop to 4, if I play a little:angel:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,407
Posted By Gerry550
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,407
Posted By Gerry550
One thing no has mentioned is fuel...

One thing no has mentioned is fuel consumption....... They can be thirsty.......
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,975
Posted By Gerry550
Sockmonkey.... :thumbup:

Sockmonkey.... :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,975
Posted By Gerry550
Car makers as a rule almost always quote crank...

Car makers as a rule almost always quote crank power....... I ran my car on a dyno a few months back and only saw 160kw on the wheels:confused: A e36 m5 got the same numbers:dunno: I put it down too...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
I have seen a Picture of a 550i exhaust without...

I have seen a Picture of a 550i exhaust without the valve. After seeing the pic I assumed that mine did not have a valve and disided on a new exhaust for my car to get that "V8" sound. only when the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
I am loving this simple mod! Car sound as it...

I am loving this simple mod! Car sound as it should have from the start, pardon the pun!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Gerry550
thank you, for all the good input! cleaning of...

thank you, for all the good input! cleaning of the MAP sounds like a good start. Plugs I will also do. The car is still under BMW motor plan so my local agent has been looking after her. I will ask...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Gerry550
e60 550i becomes slugish after 5500rmp?

I am finding my 550i seems to nearly stop "pulling" after 5500 rpm? Is this just my car or is this a common problem on these motors, or is there something I should look at or replace? I suspect she...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
Thumbs up I can not see why not.... look for the solinoid...

I can not see why not.... look for the solinoid in the boot join the pipes and see.... best tip I have found on here so far:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
I joined the two pipes, and it work...

I joined the two pipes, and it work great!:thumbup: Valve opens when the car is started and stays open. You can hear the car at low speed now. I have not notices any bad side effects of doing this at...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,737
Posted By Gerry550
As Glockz said, all that was needed too fix my...

As Glockz said, all that was needed too fix my knock was to retighten the bolts on the strut brace and shock assembly...... as simple as that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
Thank! going to try this.

Thank! going to try this.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
Thumbs up This sounds good! have you checked the valve at...

This sounds good! have you checked the valve at idle? was it open?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
I have a nice "rumble" now at idle and at low...

I have a nice "rumble" now at idle and at low speed.... I think this is the way this car should have been straight from the factory.... one of the reasons you buy a V8 is for the "sound", God knows...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
It is a V8..... and yes that is what I am going...

It is a V8..... and yes that is what I am going for....just a little more noise. I have looked at 650 exhausts and they seem to have no valves on there two boxes? The two cars share the same engine...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,151
Posted By Gerry550
Easy way of opening exhaust valve on a 550i

The solenoid is behind the cover of the let tail light. Very easy to get to! All you need is a large syringe and a hose clamp used in Aquarians to regulate air flow on the air pumps. You pull the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By Gerry550
have they not left the "valve" off of that...

have they not left the "valve" off of that exhaust.... I have seen some pics of 550i exhausts and some have valves on the rear box and others do not........ could this be why they sound louder than...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By Gerry550
I have not thought of that, sound like a plan. I...

I have not thought of that, sound like a plan. I am going to look around and see what I can find. Thanks for the info!:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By Gerry550
it came off today...... I now love driving the...

it came off today...... I now love driving the car again! Two days of booming nearly drove me mad. And the car feels strong again. That part mite just be in my mind, but I will go with it....
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