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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Mulchman
Sounds like a Zipkit to me. Your problems sound...

Sounds like a Zipkit to me. Your problems sound identical to my X5 4.4 before I did the kit. Runs like a champ now.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Mulchman
I use Akibono ceramics on all of my cars. No...

I use Akibono ceramics on all of my cars. No dust, good pads, less initial bite than OEM.

You would need something to bring in Sirius, plus some programming

Put your favorite wheels on the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,897
Posted By Mulchman
No DIY, but I don't think it's that bad. Might...

No DIY, but I don't think it's that bad. Might have to pull the wipers, but it should be straight forward. I'll look at the TIS later.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 05:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,897
Posted By Mulchman
Instead of worrying about the fix, why don't you...

Instead of worrying about the fix, why don't you just replace it? #8 on this page is like $22. The bolts are one-time-use and self locking. They only get torqued to 20NM or Ft-lbs can't remember. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,301
Posted By Mulchman
Yep. Separate jobs. I did one then the other a...

Yep. Separate jobs. I did one then the other a month later. Once these leaks start they will go from one to the other. The oil starts looking for the weakest spot. I just cleaned everything up...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Mulchman
Down to the last motor mount bracket bolt. The...

Down to the last motor mount bracket bolt. The one all the way in back. Removed oil cooler lines and I think I'll take out the actual motor mount to give more room. Lifting the engine also gave...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Mulchman
Never mind, I found the post I needed ...

Never mind, I found the post I needed

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=825105

Thanks Herb. I knew you had the answer
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Mulchman
+1 Battery, plugs and Vacuum. CCV(s) and vac...

+1 Battery, plugs and Vacuum. CCV(s) and vac lines. On the later E63 (06 or 07+) only 1 CCV on valve cover.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Mulchman
Me too. Where? The TIS says the same thing. ...

Me too. Where? The TIS says the same thing. Remove 2 bolts and pull. WTF? Anyone? HEERRRBBBB!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Mulchman
Power steering pump removal (Alt bracket)

Okay, got the alternator out and removed the 2 bolts on the front of the hydraulic pump but it won't move. DIY's say that there are only 2 bolts.

"With the hose empty remove the two bolts...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Mulchman
Another way to check the Aux pump is to run the...

Another way to check the Aux pump is to run the residual heat when you turn off the car. It is what circulates the coolant and it's very easy to hear with the car completely off.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,935
Posted By Mulchman
For $20? Change the coolant. Might be $25 at...

For $20? Change the coolant. Might be $25 at the dealership. Not sure of your mileage but both of my N62 motors (X5 & 650i) blew out the upper radiator hose around 100k. Number 1 or 2 on this...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Mulchman
I have been absent from this forum for a while....

I have been absent from this forum for a while. But I used to post and read quite a bit. I have never heard of a pedal box until now. Still kind of wondering what it is :-) again my suggestion is to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Mulchman
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=FB53-...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=FB53-USA-10-2004-E53-BMW-X5_44i&diagId=11_3259

I'd also check these
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Mulchman
I have the 4.4 in my X5. Check for vacuum leaks....

I have the 4.4 in my X5. Check for vacuum leaks. There's a small hose that leads from the intake (after the MAF) through the plastic on top of intake and down the left side of the engine bay. Mine...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Mulchman
Okay WTF is a pedalbox? If it's something that...

Okay WTF is a pedalbox? If it's something that "chips" the car or makes the accelerator more responsive, then I'd try pushing the sport mode button before you waste your money. The pedal's like an...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Mulchman
Not sure what you mean. You are changing the...

Not sure what you mean. You are changing the front struts and the mechanic thinks you need to do the rear shocks as well?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,896
Posted By Mulchman
It means you torque the bolt to 55 ft/lbs, then...

It means you torque the bolt to 55 ft/lbs, then get a breaker bar and turn another 90 degrees (or 1/4 turn of the bolt)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By Mulchman
[QUOTE=bigscore;9797305]My indy just did my...

[QUOTE=bigscore;9797305]My indy just did my valley pan $550.

I also had the transmission pan replaced

Keep him. That is a good price for both.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2016, 03:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,896
Posted By Mulchman
So I have a theory on this now. The...

So I have a theory on this now. The reinforcement plate under the engine might be the issue. Once removed it requires new bolts and the torque value is ridiculous; 55 ft/lbs +90 degrees. They are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Mulchman
Then I'd check for vacuum leaks. Sound like...

Then I'd check for vacuum leaks. Sound like unmetered air.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mulchman
I did a valve body rebuild myself on my X5 with...

I did a valve body rebuild myself on my X5 with an N62 motor. It was not that difficult really. Pull the pan, then the valve body. Rebuilt it using one of these:
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Mulchman
Sorry I never posted any pictures. I think I...

Sorry I never posted any pictures. I think I worked a deal for the parts. Thanks to those who had interest.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Mulchman
Nope. IM me your cell and I'll send you the...

Nope. IM me your cell and I'll send you the pictures. Or I'll try again from home and host them on photobucket, like I'm supposed to.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Mulchman
https://*******/photos/m2XGvvPpA8uoaMqh8 See...

https://*******/photos/m2XGvvPpA8uoaMqh8

See if this works
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