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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Damon54
That is an amazing price for actually removing...

That is an amazing price for actually removing the cylinder heads.
I just wish I was not geographically undesirable.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Damon54
Crap! An area already covered.

Crap! An area already covered.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Damon54
There is not a chance in hell that the first time...

There is not a chance in hell that the first time the P0491 code has come on.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By Damon54
Enjoyed our chat yesterday bigugly Fab. Wish it...

Enjoyed our chat yesterday bigugly Fab.
Wish it were easier to adapt that low mileage N62TU short block to my 2005 but that's life. I would drop the engine in a heartbeat if that were an easier swap...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By Damon54
It does indeed. But for some of us with 133,000 +...

It does indeed. But for some of us with 133,000 + miles & diminishing value a 50K miles bandaid also makes sense.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By Damon54
Here is a typical response from a shop that knows...

Here is a typical response from a shop that knows best how to spend my money.
They are btw, on the list someone posted above as a " have you tried"?


"Due to the fact that sometimes the valve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By Damon54
What I am really seeking is a Cylinder Head On...

What I am really seeking is a Cylinder Head On repair solution.
Once your solution to the 2 Problems BigUgly fab exactly nailed requires removal of the cylinder heads & engine you get into a $...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By Damon54
Thanks AB, on the list he goes. Thanks...

Thanks AB, on the list he goes.

Thanks Dallas Boy but these issues are pretty N62 / V8 specific. Pm me the name & I will call though.

The real issue here is that cylinder head work has long...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By Damon54
Indy Shop in Texas area using AGA valve stem tool?

Have not had much luck searching in Dallas but am willing to drive!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,190
Posted By Damon54
Dallas

Also in Dallas.
Can arrange for a full functioning garage. How many peeps we need to get you to our region?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Damon54
Not necessarily the same Mechatronic. It is a 6HP...

Not necessarily the same Mechatronic. It is a 6HP 26!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,492
Posted By Damon54
I would be game for an upgrade from the 4.4 to...

I would be game for an upgrade from the 4.4 to the 4.8 TU but I can not find any links of it having been accomplished??
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Damon54
Mechatronics would be different. Would like to...

Mechatronics would be different. Would like to use the 4.4 ECM to not mess with that.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Damon54
Pondering a swap.

Odd question but where on engine itself is all the anti-theft communication info housed.

Can I swap a 4.8 in for a 4.4 move that crap over & carry on?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,190
Posted By Damon54
Do you clean out that pesky secondary air passage...

Do you clean out that pesky secondary air passage during this procedure?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 933
Posted By Damon54
Isn't it safe to assume the system will also need...

Isn't it safe to assume the system will also need to replenish some oil?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By Damon54
It is a disservice to BMW Community to take it...

It is a disservice to BMW Community to take it down, IMHO.
Your gesture is much appreciated OrlandoBimmer!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,475
Posted By Damon54
Denso ND-8 Compressor Oil Source: Sometimes...

Denso ND-8 Compressor Oil Source:
Sometimes it's all about where you look. If you seek ND-8 look for Mercedes Q-1-13-0001
It is 250cc's worth & says Denso on the can. $16.00 delivered on Ebay
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Damon54
Interesting to me is the ZF mindset as to what...

Interesting to me is the ZF mindset as to what constitutes Severe or in their lexicon Extreme conditions.
"If you have a spirited driving style or drive in extreme conditions such as city,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Damon54
I went with a Ground Control Camber Kit when I...

I went with a Ground Control Camber Kit when I lowered my 545 for the new Bilstein Sports Struts.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Damon54
Ordered the Bilstein Struts in the Sport option (...

Ordered the Bilstein Struts in the Sport option ( B8 in Bilstein parlance) for my 05 / 545 which requires a shorter spring.
I went with Eibachs.

Rears should be finished later today. Bilstein...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 197,823
Posted By Damon54
These Aisin Warner Solenoids can be serviced...

These Aisin Warner Solenoids can be serviced according to this on page 14:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/sonnax-dev/uploads/pdf/pdf/12/2011_Presentation_AutoChoice.pdf

Video of servicing....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 197,823
Posted By Damon54
Swits, They also make a Gen 2 Kit. ...

Swits,
They also make a Gen 2 Kit.
ZF6-GEN2-ZIP
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 197,823
Posted By Damon54
Sonnax

Who is going to be the first to try a Zip Kit from Sonnax?

Zip KitŪ

Part No.
ZF6-6R60-ZIP
Pressure Regulator Sleeve
Clutch A Control Boost Valve Kit
O-Ringed Internal End Plug Kit ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Damon54
At minimum a drain & refill w Lifeguard 6....

At minimum a drain & refill w Lifeguard 6. Followed by another in 20k or so.
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