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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,569
Posted By schpenxel
V8 only

V8 only
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,372
Posted By schpenxel
Are you getting any other error codes?

Are you getting any other error codes?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,569
Posted By schpenxel
Good to see they are making things better.. that...

Good to see they are making things better.. that seal was def. the worst part of the install for me
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,610
Posted By schpenxel
Which engine do you have?

Which engine do you have?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 38,240
Posted By schpenxel
I think this is them. May not be in the correct...

I think this is them. May not be in the correct order (likely backwards), but should still be able to follow them.

Be 100% sure the cams are in the correct orientation. All of them can fit in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 38,240
Posted By schpenxel
I have the instructions somewhere, but you need...

I have the instructions somewhere, but you need (and have to have) a set of timing jigs to time this engine. There is no way around it. Bimmer tool rental has them for I think it was $75 and you get...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,327
Posted By schpenxel
haha, oh but it's true, and does work.. otherwise...

haha, oh but it's true, and does work.. otherwise amazon prime video app won't let you watch anything over cellular for whatever reason

(of course you'll destroy your data plan pretty quick doing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,911
Posted By schpenxel
Is it 100K miles over current mileage or up to...

Is it 100K miles over current mileage or up to when the car hits 100K miles?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 182,158
Posted By schpenxel
Very good to hear that this worked for another...

Very good to hear that this worked for another person.

He should have reset adaptations anyways after the solenoids swap, so highly doubt this is going to help with the last issue though...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,327
Posted By schpenxel
ios = wifi is needed I believe android uses...

ios = wifi is needed

I believe android uses the bluetooth version

This is the one I use/used:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AOIM2CC/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

As far as...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,712
Posted By schpenxel
I believe I have one left. What's a fair price?

I believe I have one left. What's a fair price?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,833
Posted By schpenxel
I don't see how that would work. It seems that...

I don't see how that would work. It seems that if you just unplugged the valvetronics motor, there would be no way for the computer to open the valves all the way to then use the throttle body, so I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By schpenxel
The threads at the top of the E60 section that...

The threads at the top of the E60 section that say "STICKY" beside of them..

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=104

Thread in question:
" 05 545i Transmission Surging Issues...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,833
Posted By schpenxel
On the N62 engine you can disconnect the VANOS...

On the N62 engine you can disconnect the VANOS solenoids and it will disable VANOS & Valvetronics. This reverts it back to using the regular throttle body and sets the valves all the way open like...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,830
Posted By schpenxel
INPA/NCS Expert. Google/read until your eyes are...

INPA/NCS Expert. Google/read until your eyes are tired.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,830
Posted By schpenxel
That TCU should be bluetooth capable. It was...

That TCU should be bluetooth capable. It was used from March 2004 to August 2004.

Are you saying that's the one that is installed already? If so, with some coding it should work. The real...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,833
Posted By schpenxel
lol, this ain't a Honda.... Google...

lol, this ain't a Honda....

Google valvetronic and you'll see how BMW controls the "throttle" on that engine. Def. no ICV.

The throttle body doesn't even do most of the work--say thank you BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 47,821
Posted By schpenxel
What have you done so far? Just physically...

What have you done so far? Just physically installed it? What coding, if any?

It's almost certainly a coding issue. If the CIC came out of a car with logic7 and yours doesn't have that, then it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,569
Posted By schpenxel
Sorry about the slow reply guys, but it looks...

Sorry about the slow reply guys, but it looks like you guys got it covered!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,830
Posted By schpenxel
Alright.. the Corvette forum guys would have a...

Alright.. the Corvette forum guys would have a heart attack if they ever saw someone trying to DIY this (and tell me not to own a Corvette if I can't pay to have it fixed by a pro, etc. etc.).. so I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,830
Posted By schpenxel
I paid for another few months on my photobucket...

I paid for another few months on my photobucket account, so they should be up there with unlimited bandwidth for a while longer. I won't delete them or anything, they may just eventually have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 47,821
Posted By schpenxel
Apparently this thread and the engine rebuild...

Apparently this thread and the engine rebuild thread must be getting a lot of activity--I went from 0% to exceeding my free bandwidth allocation (I think that's 10gb of bandwidth) in under a week.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,999
Posted By schpenxel
If I remember correctly, the amount of vacuum...

If I remember correctly, the amount of vacuum that is present right before the throttle body is pretty much nothing, so running the hoses from the CCV valves to that point pretty much doesn't do...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 569
Posted By schpenxel
Agreed.. Just an FYI I used a cheapo water...

Agreed..

Just an FYI I used a cheapo water pump from rockauto on mine and the bearings weren't feeling so smooth after only a year, so I'm not sure if the quality was all that great to begin with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 569
Posted By schpenxel
About $200 or a little less. Autozone, H8-AGM

About $200 or a little less. Autozone, H8-AGM
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