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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By CarGuyHere
Thumbs up Thanks for the reply. Opened it back up...

Thanks for the reply.


Opened it back up and went over all the connections and found CYL 1 was not connected all the way.

Now no codes and runs fantastic!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By CarGuyHere
What OBD reader should I buy for the BMW?

New to using these readers, and there is huge swing in cost.

Wondering what you have or use and what is suggested.

I've seen some that send the info to your phone, I like that concept if it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By CarGuyHere
Question Rough idle & running, P0304 added new plugs and coils, now worse!

My wife's 535xi was running terrible, and prior to that she mentioned some message about low battery. However the car ran perfect, started without hesitation, so was not concerned about it.

But...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,631
Posted By CarGuyHere
Yes and no... New, with warranty, yes! Look...

Yes and no...

New, with warranty, yes! Look at some of the amazing hybrids now, the Ferrari, the McLaren P1 the Porsche 918. If the hybrid ADDS to the performance, it would be great.

Used, NO,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By CarGuyHere
Bang on! :thumbup: It was both the Left tie...

Bang on! :thumbup:

It was both the Left tie rod end and the right front ball joint.

Had them put in, and a fresh alignment

Thanks everyone for the posts.

Drives like new again!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By CarGuyHere
Question Clunk sound front right side, bumps and hitting the brakes??

I started hearing this sound, like something loose on the right front side. I had someone drive the car so I looked and listened, thought the caliper was loose. Took it off, inspected, nothing....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By CarGuyHere
Anyone else have this issue?

Anyone else have this issue?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By CarGuyHere
What paint did you use?

What paint did you use?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By CarGuyHere
Found this link for the shadow line film: ...

Found this link for the shadow line film:
http://shadowlinetrim.com/shadowlinevinyls.html

What did having them covered cost??
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By CarGuyHere
Front window trim corrosion, what paint looks similar?

The window trim looks like a semi gloss/flat black (like the wiper arms)

I'm getting corrosion between the trim and rubber, and because they are $100 + tax each, going to sand and paint and see...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By CarGuyHere
Rust on front window trim, what paint looks similar?

The window trim looks like a semi gloss/flat black (like the wiper arms)

I'm getting corrosion between the trim and rubber, and because they are $100 + tax each, going to sand and paint and see...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By CarGuyHere
RE: Additionally, I dont have rear passengers...

RE: Additionally, I dont have rear passengers often and nothing in the trunk. If you have that, you will experience a bit more rear inner tire wear depending on your alignment.[/QUOTE]

The car...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By CarGuyHere
What specs did you have it set for on Monday? ...

What specs did you have it set for on Monday?

From one of the posts above, here are the specs he suggested:

Have them set it to 0 but there may not be enough range to get it there. The inside...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By CarGuyHere
Thanks very much! I did have the rears...

Thanks very much!

I did have the rears re:mounted so I could rotate them (expensive and a hassle)

But it did add some good life to them, But still that edge is worn like someone took a knife on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By CarGuyHere
When you say staggered, do you mean different...

When you say staggered, do you mean different width front and rear or different offset?

They are directional.

And factory Xi sport rims (I think 18 x 8 and 18 x 9's)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By CarGuyHere
Question Alignment specs to save rear tire on an Xi??

Had the 535Xi alignment done at the dealer, and the tires are trashed on the inside edge. Which from what I have read, that is a common issue.

We do not track this car, we don't drift it.

Its...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By CarGuyHere
Thanks for the input, and sorry for making it...

Thanks for the input, and sorry for making it confusing. I should have clarified in the first post.

The main question was (and I was thinking of the M5 guys that have to run the big wheel due to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By CarGuyHere
This is the factory set up, this is for my "2...

This is the factory set up, this is for my "2 door M5" non-BMW car, it is a C6 corvette. The stock wheels are 245/40 18 on the front and 285 35 19 on the rear.

And those have a diameter difference...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By CarGuyHere
Question Snow Tires PA4 or Sottozero or Blizzak and what width

For the car (my 2 door M5 aka a C6 Corvette) I need to put snows on, I need to run 19's on the rear and 18's on the front (I could run (18's on the back, but want to use the rims I have and buy...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By CarGuyHere
Question Snow Tires PA4 or Sottozero or Blizzak and what width

For the car I need to put snows on (non-BMW), I need to run 19's on the rear and 18's on the front (factory set up)

The Pirelli have some good reviews, some not so good. Had the blizzaks before,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By CarGuyHere
Question Tire Sized for Factory Sport 18's, stock or go wider??

stock 18" sport rims.

The rears are 275/35 18

fronts are 245's

I run full winter tires and rims, so can go as wide as the rims and car will fit.

Or just stick with the stock sizes?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,058
Posted By CarGuyHere
In my case, I just found out the transmission was...

In my case, I just found out the transmission was leaking (down so much causing th light to go on the tranny to go into "limp" mode)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By CarGuyHere
I read that in the manual. Kind of funny, BMW...

I read that in the manual. Kind of funny, BMW called and said it is the transmission low pressure, which was not listed in the book.

The Mechatronics seal is leaking bad now, so that has to be...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By CarGuyHere
Tranny fluid to chane or use existing? And if new, which one?

I have the mechatronics sleeve leaking, and needs to be replaced.

The transmission oil is "lifetime" so I have the option of using the existing.

lifetime tranny fluid sounds like snake oil to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By CarGuyHere
what tool are you using to get those codes?? ...

what tool are you using to get those codes??

I have the engine light going on, and from what I have read so far, sounds like it is the plugs (one is misfiring)

But car runs perfect, so not...
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