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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By schpenxel
See thread in sig.

See thread in sig.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 14,323
Posted By schpenxel
At least give us a little direction on the fix...

At least give us a little direction on the fix (in your cases)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By schpenxel
CCC is the old nav unit. If you have now, that's...

CCC is the old nav unit. If you have now, that's what you have

CIC is the new stuff and was used until just recently. It's a huge improvement. No touch screen, but IMO very easy to control with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By schpenxel
You need the screen. The CIC one is much higher...

You need the screen. The CIC one is much higher resolution, and the connections are completely different.

CIC alone isn't going to get you streaming bluetooth. You have to retrofit a combox as...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By schpenxel
Intermediate levers. You're wasting time/money...

Intermediate levers. You're wasting time/money replacing all those parts.

Try what I suggested in previous post with the VANOS solenoids
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By schpenxel
It's most likely intermediate levers being...

It's most likely intermediate levers being worn/out of spec

Disconnect a VANOS solenoid to disable the valvetronics system on a morning you'd expect to have the problem and see what happens.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,396
Posted By schpenxel
Get that crap out of my thread. Why don't we...

Get that crap out of my thread.

Why don't we just JB weld it while we're at it?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 34,997
Posted By schpenxel
I've only read one case of someone ordering a CIC...

I've only read one case of someone ordering a CIC "pre coded" on ebay, and the results weren't so good.. If you know how to work with NCS Expert yourself, I'd just get the emulator and skip the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By schpenxel
I know the feeling.. first it's woohoo I bought a...

I know the feeling.. first it's woohoo I bought a nice BMW.. fast forward a year, then it's woohoo I finally sold the damn thing! lol
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,322
Posted By schpenxel
IBS sensor, or, just ignore it. Mine did it for...

IBS sensor, or, just ignore it. Mine did it for a year randomly, never gave an issue though. It say for a few weeks one time and still started fine, so it can't be draining that bad..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By schpenxel
Yeah, most likely it is intermediate levers on...

Yeah, most likely it is intermediate levers on valvetronic system being worn. Google it


Unplugging a vanos solenoid will disable valvetronics
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By schpenxel
The problem/situation/whatever you want to call...

The problem/situation/whatever you want to call it, is as soon as the car sees a misfire and throws a code/error message (and it doesn't take much), it will shut down the cylinder with the misfire to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By schpenxel
Have you checked crankcase vent valves? ("CCV")? ...

Have you checked crankcase vent valves? ("CCV")? That'd be the first thing I would try--they are cheap enough to just replace for the heck of it

Also, try pulling the plug on one of the VANOS...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By schpenxel
Need to know the actual codes. These cars...

Need to know the actual codes.

These cars don't have much vacuum, something like 50milibar if I remember correctly. Not saying it isn't that, because it certainly could be, but I haven't seen...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 168,634
Posted By schpenxel
It's probably possible to replace just one or two...

It's probably possible to replace just one or two that really need it, but I have no idea which ones that would be. You can find online some logic diagrams that show what solenoids are used for each...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,484
Posted By schpenxel
I wouldn't go THAT far now.. It very well...

I wouldn't go THAT far now..

It very well may, but no guarantees
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By schpenxel
Really? Without actual error codes, and...

Really?

Without actual error codes, and without any information on when/how it occurred, there's nothing anyone can do to help you
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,657
Posted By schpenxel
Mine had antenna and mic as well

Mine had antenna and mic as well
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,657
Posted By schpenxel
Prior to 3/2004 it might have had a bluetooth...

Prior to 3/2004 it might have had a bluetooth label on the TCU, but it did NOT work. There are even a few more months after that where they disabled bluetooth even though everything was there if I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 131,808
Posted By schpenxel
Very unlikely they will make it right. They tend...

Very unlikely they will make it right. They tend to like owners throwing money at it instead.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By schpenxel
I replace most bolts I touch, as long as I can...

I replace most bolts I touch, as long as I can get them in a reasonable quantity. ECS has limits on some of them where you have to order 10-20 piece packs instead of individual ones

So, yes, I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By schpenxel
Mechatronics sleeve while you're at it.

Mechatronics sleeve while you're at it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By schpenxel
Leatherique does a good job as well. Made mine...

Leatherique does a good job as well. Made mine look like new leather. Completely got rid of the old greasy layer upon layer of armorall look that had built up over the years
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By schpenxel
Battery? The car can turn just about anything...

Battery? The car can turn just about anything off to save power if it sees a charging issue, but I would assume you'd get a message about it if so

Any codes at all?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,657
Posted By schpenxel
I think they're 3200lbs, so even better :) ...

I think they're 3200lbs, so even better :)

Yeah they'll handle 6lbs or so pretty consistently. Personally I'm a fan of keeping the stock crank and just adding some decent rods and pistons then...
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