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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By UltimateDriving
There are lots of oils that meets the specs. You...

There are lots of oils that meets the specs. You just need to look for them at the back of the bottle.
Oil names and brands might change depending on where you live so the easiest way would be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By UltimateDriving
I dont think any of those oils that you used...

I dont think any of those oils that you used meets the BMW LL-01 specs. While new oil is better than old oil or no oil at all, i would still look for something that at least met the BMW specs.
Now...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By UltimateDriving
While i did not say anything about break in oil...

While i did not say anything about break in oil change or intervals, i've posted in other threads similar to this one that personally i recommend doing a break in oil change and then every 7.5k miles...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By UltimateDriving
While oil analysis are not the most accurate way...

While oil analysis are not the most accurate way to tell you about the properties of the oil, it's as accurate as we can get as consumers/car nuts.
With that said, according to multiple oil analysis...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By UltimateDriving
There are tons of videos and DIY guides out...

There are tons of videos and DIY guides out there. Just search for N52 Spark Plug DIY, aside from the engine vanity cover, some plastic trim on the top of the engine bay, everything else should be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,090
Posted By UltimateDriving
ZF is the supplier for all current BMW...

ZF is the supplier for all current BMW transmissions (And most of them in the past) so it is definitely a good buy, just make sure it is for your transmission.
Regarding the fluid, some people swear...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By UltimateDriving
According to BMW anything over 800-1k miles per...

According to BMW anything over 800-1k miles per quart of oil (Forgot the exact number) it's fine. But i think thats a bit on the high side.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By UltimateDriving
Based on your account details, i guess you have...

Based on your account details, i guess you have an 6-Cyl N52 engine.
Changing the spark plugs is extremely easy. (Even easier than the E60 because BMW relocated the A/C filters inside the cabin...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By UltimateDriving
Not sure why some come with the black cover and...

Not sure why some come with the black cover and others with the silver one.
Mine has the black one and i've seen others with the silver one. :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By UltimateDriving
Not all of the N52/N53 have silver engine covers....

Not all of the N52/N53 have silver engine covers. :)
Its easy to distinguish the M54 from the N52, just do a Google image search and you should be able to know.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By UltimateDriving
Hahahaha when i was reading the thread i had a...

Hahahaha when i was reading the thread i had a feeling you were talking about the green O-Ring, seems like my guess was spot on!
You can change the O-Ring without doing an oil change just like nube...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By UltimateDriving
Its recommended to change the brake every 2 years...

Its recommended to change the brake every 2 years regardless of the mileage.
Brake fluid is hygroscopic which means it absorbs moisture to prevent corrosion in the brake system, even though you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-09-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By UltimateDriving
I posted this on another thread.

I posted this on another thread.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By UltimateDriving
BMW xDrive is a permanent AWD system which means...

BMW xDrive is a permanent AWD system which means its AWD all the time.
The default configuration is 40% front and 60% rear, then if the conditions require it can send up to 100% of the power to the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By UltimateDriving
...cockroach that...

...cockroach that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By UltimateDriving
I'm just about to open the "What is the best oil"...

I'm just about to open the "What is the best oil" thread over here at F10. :bigpimp:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 780
Posted By UltimateDriving
Straight pipes! :)

Straight pipes! :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By UltimateDriving
In my opinion, good decision. BMW suggests...

In my opinion, good decision.
BMW suggests early break in oil changes for their M Engines, why should it be different with ours?
I mean, i know our engines are not special, bespoke or tuned engines...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By UltimateDriving
No but there are conversion kits. Keep in mind...

No but there are conversion kits. Keep in mind they are not cheap and requires some extensive work (Removing trim pieces, screen etc.).
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By UltimateDriving
NBT is the new iDrive interface/version that...

NBT is the new iDrive interface/version that comes in the latest gen cars.

For reference:
http://bmwnavigation.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/bmw1h.png
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,624
Posted By UltimateDriving
Apple products are way too overrated in my honest...

Apple products are way too overrated in my honest opinion, it's only a big hit in North America, ask the rest of the world and its a different story. (Most markets . . . not all)
However i do think...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By UltimateDriving
As long as it is not overfilled it's fine. :rofl:...

As long as it is not overfilled it's fine. :rofl:

Oh, i didnt know that. Im not from the US. Hahahaha
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By UltimateDriving
Yes it is correct however if you want you can...

Yes it is correct however if you want you can always do it earlier.
Personally, i'd recommend you doing it earlier if you bought the car and plan to keep it for some time. So if you do plan to keep...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By UltimateDriving
I'd say its the battery then. Battery longevity...

I'd say its the battery then.
Battery longevity depends on lots of things like ambient temp, driving distances and how your car maintained the charge.
3 years seems reasonable. I always buy the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By UltimateDriving
How long it has been since you last changed the...

How long it has been since you last changed the battery?
If it has been a couple years already then your battery is probably going to die soon.
I'd say your battery needs to be changed NOW before...
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