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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,727
Posted By abrookey
Funny, I haven't been on this forum for awhile,...

Funny, I haven't been on this forum for awhile, just realized it shows I have a 540i. Sold that a while ago, now have a 2006 M5, the 4.4 in the 540 just didn't have near enough **** for me. With this...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,727
Posted By abrookey
As for me, yes. This is what I have done since...

As for me, yes. This is what I have done since this post. I did remove the charcoal filters, now using K&N replacements. Also completely smoothed out the inner air boxes, upper and lower, used high...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,727
Posted By abrookey
This is truly interesting, reading all this. I...

This is truly interesting, reading all this. I just bought two K&N factory style replacement filters for my 2006 M5. I noticed the other filters mounted in the lid of the factory airbox, said "do not...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 04-15-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By abrookey
M5 MAF sensors

Has anyone ever pulled the MAF sensors out of their housing and used the spray cleaner for them. I am told there is a spray made just for the sensor and is safe on all sensors. Anyone ever attempt...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 02-26-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,534
Posted By abrookey
I have only had mine for about 5 months, and I...

I have only had mine for about 5 months, and I agree. Shifting anytime below 3K rpm and it will drive me nuts, gotta go higher in the rpm range
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 02-26-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 682
Posted By abrookey
Exhaust question

I have a 2006 M5. I know there are cats right off the exhaust manifolds, but about 2 feet down the pipe on each side is about a 1 foot section, like another cat, but there are no sensors, nothing. I...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-16-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By abrookey
I have had my pass side headlight out 5 times...

I have had my pass side headlight out 5 times now, getting to be a pro. There is a little motor, leveling motor I guess, BMW wanted $240 for this thing. Found one on ebay, $13. I have spent that much...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By abrookey
Drunk headlight

Heres one for you. The drunk headlight. Passenger side only. Start the car, they both self adjust, later the pass side is pointing up, maybe down. Two days later, does it again, never consistant. I...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 12-30-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By abrookey
Can you or someone tell me where to find this in...

Can you or someone tell me where to find this in the forum? I tried wiki, maybe I did something wrong. Would love to disconnect the self leveling in the headlight it self
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 12-30-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By abrookey
Does your check engine light come on at all? Mine...

Does your check engine light come on at all? Mine did, off and on, sometimes it would stay on for a day or two, then go off for a day or two, light would say elevated emmissions. Found out it was the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By abrookey
headlight issue

I have a 2006 5 series, need some advice. Every other day or so the passenger side headlight will point down. Not every day mind you and only the pass side. When I start the car I can see them both...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By abrookey
I had an 02 540i M sport for 3 years before I got...

I had an 02 540i M sport for 3 years before I got this M5, and yes sir, did replace the adjusters on it. But this car, the lights are aimed perfectly, then one morning I start it and the pass side is...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By abrookey
drunk headlight

I recently picked up an '06 M5. Sometimes the passenger side headlight will point down, sometimes it is level with the drivers side. Is there a sensor? Can it be cleaned? Need to be replaced, and...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 11-01-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By abrookey
rough idle

Just very recently bought my first M5, an 06. Serious question: When I first start it in the morning or after sitting about 11 hours at work, it idles very rough for about 15-20 seconds, like an...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 10-14-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,747
Posted By abrookey
New car[to me]

Not new to the forum, had a 540i, 6spd. Sold it, just got an '06 M5. Have a quwstion. About two weeks after I bought it, the check engine light came on with elevated emmisions words as well. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By abrookey
pure gasoline vs. 10% ethanol

Just wanted to see if anyone out there has any experience with ethanol/alcohol free gas, real 92 octane, 100% gas. I live on the eastside of the Seattle area, there is a place called The Grange, in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,539
Posted By abrookey
Ok, had to pause for a moment, the "do a job...

Ok, had to pause for a moment, the "do a job twice - and right" really ******* me off. Let me repeat, I can not let the car set a whole day no matter what, it is a daily driver, I have no choice in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,539
Posted By abrookey
I agree, but as I said earlier, I use the car...

I agree, but as I said earlier, I use the car every day. Will need more time to do all that I want to do to it
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,539
Posted By abrookey
Just looked over your attachment for the intake...

Just looked over your attachment for the intake etc... Going to save this for the near future, all this enjoyment is coming soon. Thanks, looks like it could be a time saver
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By abrookey
I used silicone in 6 places, where the head meets...

I used silicone in 6 places, where the head meets the block[2 places] and the 4 corners in the back where the gasket is round [x2]. To be honest, I did not re use any clips, just made sure the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By abrookey
For me, having no experience with BMW, mainly...

For me, having no experience with BMW, mainly patience. On the pass side, everything is in the way.The pics you posted helped a lot, especially with those stupid clips holding the connectors to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By abrookey
Pixels

Ok, someone 'splain this to me. Just did valve cover gaskets, disconnected my negative battery cable. Put it all together, hook up negative cable, start the car, and for awhile ALL pixels worked like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,539
Posted By abrookey
Well, patience is sure the word for this,...

Well, patience is sure the word for this, especially on the passenger side. I have to use my car every day so I didn't have time to do the intake etc.. I am used to the older big block Mopars, 20...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By abrookey
local parts

This is mainly directed to the local people, Seattle metro area. Other than the dealer, is there a good parts store around to get parts, like valve cover gaskets etc, that they stock and don't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,236
Posted By abrookey
I have a 2002 540i 6spd. Awhile back I would get...

I have a 2002 540i 6spd. Awhile back I would get a stumble right at 1,300rpm. I heard a million different things, mine was the MAF sensor. Buy a can of cleaner just for the sensor, take it off and go...
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