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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 380
Posted By dolfan13
When did your steering rack fail?

I've had 2 M sport e60s,545i and 08 550i and both felt this way.I lowered air pressure on both and both gave gratifying results.Much discussion on this in the old days,single digit 2000s.
Both still...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 380
Posted By dolfan13
Inherent to the e60 to feel a little unstable in...

Inherent to the e60 to feel a little unstable in crosswinds.Im on my second e60 and both of mine felt this way ,especially when approaching a semi.Do a search for past discussions on the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By dolfan13
Upgrading

That black car in those pics looks like a piece of dog poo.Maybe put nice 19" rims staggered and black out the chrome only.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By dolfan13
Volume button may be broken.Ive had two e60s and...

Volume button may be broken.Ive had two e60s and both the manual volume knob was malfunctioning.Not your problem with mute but wouldn't control volume.I believe this was common on e60.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By dolfan13
I cracked a style 124 ,split in half...

I cracked a style 124 ,split in half completely.The other three had numerous bends.I now run style 172 ,these wheels seem heavier.I can't remember as it was a few years ago reading about a large...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By dolfan13
2008 550i burning oil

Didn't you sell your bimmer?This is why I posted some links to older discussions.This person can inform himself.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By dolfan13
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=718963 also this.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By dolfan13
2008 550i burning oil

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=693228 This.Ask this guy why.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By dolfan13
After you check and or change your CCVs and still...

After you check and or change your CCVs and still get a puff after idle let us know.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By dolfan13
Some of the longest threads in the history of...

Some of the longest threads in the history of automobile discussion forums on this very subject .Yes usually valve seals will show up at idle or on downshifts.The way these engines show these unusual...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By dolfan13
Check the strut brace bolts first .Mine were...

Check the strut brace bolts first .Mine were loose making popping noises.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By dolfan13
Yep ,classic valve seal issue.

Yep ,classic valve seal issue.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,664
Posted By dolfan13
The e60 is getting long in the tooth.Your more...

The e60 is getting long in the tooth.Your more likely to see posters on this forums who care less about grammar and punctuation.Seems to go with the territory of older cars being worked on by DIYers...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,664
Posted By dolfan13
I have a 08 550i,great car daily driver.Buddy...

I have a 08 550i,great car daily driver.Buddy works with me has 07 M5 drives almost daily,has a truck for bad weather***** the dang M5!!All BMWs have inherent problems.If you have the money get the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By dolfan13
^^This BUT....you can run straight water IF you...

^^This BUT....you can run straight water IF you use a lubricant with it.Redline water wetter is one,other brands do the same.Race cars do this so the track is not a big nasty slick mess when a hose...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 567
Posted By dolfan13
Red Line 5w30.Ester base stock oil ,in theory...

Red Line 5w30.Ester base stock oil ,in theory better for seal conditioning.I now have a 08 550i but did countless hours of oil research when I had an 04 545i.

Just did my second oil change with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By dolfan13
No audio sound at all in 05 545i?

Make sure at the bottom of your screen if you see a speaker not sign.The volume control knobs on the e60 are also a common failure.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By dolfan13
Overheating 2007 E60 Seeking Help

I would not take any chances,tow.We have towing here a 100$ flat rate within 25 miles.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,314
Posted By dolfan13
Did you ever get it to settle ,become more...

Did you ever get it to settle ,become more stable.I did a quick forums search and found a couple of old threads and what we all tried back then with results.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By dolfan13
You tube E60 muffler delete.

You tube E60 muffler delete.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By dolfan13
Liqui Moly 2009 Anti-Friction Oil Treatment

I used that product in question without any issues.Cant remember as it was awhile back if it helped gas mileage.I do know it didn't hurt anything.I will give a plug for LM motor oil saver.The leak...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,314
Posted By dolfan13
My last post I should say these are all cold...

My last post I should say these are all cold settings.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,314
Posted By dolfan13
Yes I lowered pressure from 42psi as the 545i...

Yes I lowered pressure from 42psi as the 545i door said.I think this tag at that pressure was for extra load in the car?I ran that car with 36psi all around .Staggered msport by the way with conti...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By dolfan13
Not sure if the valve seal issues is only v8?A...

Not sure if the valve seal issues is only v8?A friend of mine had valve seals done on his 530xi awhile back.I will ask him the symptoms,may be a little different than n62.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 439
Posted By dolfan13
Coding option for angel eye intensity.I still...

Coding option for angel eye intensity.I still have stock angel eye bulbs so I couldn't see a real difference.Maybe a little brighter.
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