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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By carl0s
Yep

Yep
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By carl0s
Yeah but it was fine anyway. I posted a YouTube...

Yeah but it was fine anyway. I posted a YouTube video titled "not a faulty timing chain tensioner on my BMW n62", or something.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,887
Posted By carl0s
The vanos units don't fail, and the solenoids.....

The vanos units don't fail, and the solenoids.. Well you can check them for dust buildup around the filter/metal screen part.

If vanos was malfunctioning you would see a difference between the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,455
Posted By carl0s
I think I have this noise too. I notice it if I...

I think I have this noise too. I notice it if I remove the trim/cowling that goes over the pedals and under the steering wheel. It becomes very noticeable then under acceleration on my RHD car.

I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 114,592
Posted By carl0s
You are the man! I just bought an ICOM too...

You are the man!

I just bought an ICOM too and upgraded everything on my 545i. It now says "Last treated by: ISTA-P 2.52.2.002." Was CIP 15 before! It now plays MP3s from the DVD drive at least!...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,572
Posted By carl0s
Check the "cs-adaption" (camshaft...

Check the "cs-adaption"

(camshaft adaptation), in INPA. It should be close to the middle (71 for exhaust, 127 for intake). Expect it is out for intake cam, according to your GT1/DIS diagnostic.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
OK mate no worries. It's tough to find INPA users...

OK mate no worries. It's tough to find INPA users who have 545i :(

p.s. I finished putting it together, and it fired up! It runs! (on axle stands anyway..) :-) Slightly rough idle once it drops to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
Schpenxel, or anybody else, what do you do for...

Schpenxel, or anybody else, what do you do for diagnostics (OBD) with the N62?

I have INPA 5.0.2 with no scripts (no options or menus), or 5.0.1, with the 2005 Refferenzz installation (INPA...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
I'm hoping the eBay transmission & TC are good!...

I'm hoping the eBay transmission & TC are good! It's just that I couldn't test obviously, and you have to question somebody selling it right after paying to have it reconditioned, but he had a fair...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
Crazy. Good luck with it.

Crazy.

Good luck with it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
Holy ****. The cylinder wall is cracked? Any idea...

Holy ****. The cylinder wall is cracked? Any idea how that happened?

Thankfully my cylinder bores all looked silky smooth, which was a relief because I bought the car as a non runner. Only thing I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
:-) How come you're pulling the engine?...

:-)

How come you're pulling the engine? You've already done the coolant pipe and fixed your gearbox haven't you ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
I'll let you know when I get under the car again...

I'll let you know when I get under the car again at the weekend then!!

To be fair, with manifolds/downpipes removed, heads off etc, the gearbox was pretty easy.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
It came off pretty easy with my mains powered...

It came off pretty easy with my mains powered impact gun. Took a little while and moved slowly but it came off.

You could leave the balancer pulley on, and lock it to the timing case cover, then...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
I'm afraid I can't help on either. The trans...

I'm afraid I can't help on either. The trans cooler lines look like they go under the oil pan and I didn't lift the engine out...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
No. But I removed the front bumper, crossmember,...

No. But I removed the front bumper, crossmember, and then radiator and a/c condenser (couldn't save *any* fluids... lol)

Some pics here up to a point:...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,911
Posted By carl0s
I have just finished putting my engine back...

I have just finished putting my engine back together after doing coolant pipe and all other known probs, chain guides, cylinder heads off etc. Anything I can help with?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By carl0s
3 years later: I think that's the plug going...

3 years later:

I think that's the plug going into the eccentric shaft sensor (sensor for the position of the valvetronic 'cam'). It shouldn't leak as such, but the eccentric shaft sensor seal...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 159,383
Posted By carl0s
Use Google Chrome and let it translate for you.

Use Google Chrome and let it translate for you.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-02-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By carl0s
How much to ship to the UK? Address is: 12...

How much to ship to the UK?

Address is:
12 Ambassador Place
Stockport Road
Altrincham
Cheshire
WA158DB
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-30-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,887
Posted By carl0s
Actually nevermind. I just checked on my cams,...

Actually nevermind. I just checked on my cams, and that seal is made of metal, not the fibre stuff from the M54.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-30-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,887
Posted By carl0s
Is it not possible for the flat sealing ring in...

Is it not possible for the flat sealing ring in the end of the camshaft to wear?
This looks to be the same design as the piston seals used on the M54 vanos pistons - those that are replaced with the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By carl0s
N62 timing chain tensioner. Common fault?

The RH timing chain tensioner appears not to be working when compressed, i.e. when fitted. When I mostly-remove it, it seems nice and springy, just not when it's fitted in and half-compressed.
...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-25-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 34,114
Posted By carl0s
Ah, that makes perfect sense now. Definitely want...

Ah, that makes perfect sense now. Definitely want to keep those then!

Yeah I have bought an E60 545i with a water leak (coolant transfer pipe), and broken auto box. Might as well do the gaskets...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 06-25-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 34,114
Posted By carl0s
Thanks for this. Can I ask - what are these spark...

Thanks for this. Can I ask - what are these spark plug tubes? Are they in any of the pictures? 4 per cylinder sounds weird. There's 4 valves per cylinder isn't there. Is it something to do with the...
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