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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By BMW535xia
no likey look of those..............won't...

no likey look of those..............won't intentionally buy anything from a business that flaunts the "Ali" moniker at the present
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By BMW535xia
check with whomever the replica business is...I...

check with whomever the replica business is...I looked into the same back when I bought my 08 535xi, but decided against it due to the somewhat limited choice of product.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 45,881
Posted By BMW535xia
75xxx on my 08 535xi

75xxx on my 08 535xi
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By BMW535xia
just cut the 12 footers in half...problem...

just cut the 12 footers in half...problem solved:rofl:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By BMW535xia
I would need this after that episode...:drink:

I would need this after that episode...:drink:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By BMW535xia
Thanks again...No to all your questions,...

Thanks again...No to all your questions, including not ruling out that it may be something other than trans related...wife has been driving it over the past few days and has not experienced the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By BMW535xia
I live in the DC area and have dealt with the...

I live in the DC area and have dealt with the owners of Campbell Glass in the past, however your car shows 12+ years of age, I would go with Safelite in this instance as out of pocket or insurance...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By BMW535xia
hey thanks fdriller.........I will look into your...

hey thanks fdriller.........I will look into your suggestions as the problem continues...btw, what is the DME? will update as I know more unless changes occur in the mean time.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By BMW535xia
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By BMW535xia
yes, they brake fine but do know they're on the...

yes, they brake fine but do know they're on the rear only. the dust is not a problem compared to BMW pads which are now on the front, so considerable difference with the dust of course.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By BMW535xia
Thanks...no, fairly straight line, slow (20mph)...

Thanks...no, fairly straight line, slow (20mph) in traffic with parking on both sides of street...what are you thinking that would cause this?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By BMW535xia
pads have since stopped squeaking...but now I see...

pads have since stopped squeaking...but now I see that cool carbon has an 'improved' pad supposedly for non-track use. they must have been losing market share...and yes these pads do dust more than...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By BMW535xia
Exclamation Transmission shudder---08 535xi

Problem popped up yesterday on a slight suburban neighborhood uphill street grade. At first I thought it may be the road surface, since I have not used this stretch of road for quite some time. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By BMW535xia
use an OEM sensor, stay away from aftermarket. i...

use an OEM sensor, stay away from aftermarket. i recently replaced rear brake kit which came with aftermarket sensor, but was advised to use oem. so, now i have a "spare"...:rofl:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,396
Posted By BMW535xia
The leak is very slight and appears to be coming...

The leak is very slight and appears to be coming from the inlet tube to the forward turbo. i'll take a look again in a few days, but it looks as though I may have to wait.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,396
Posted By BMW535xia
Added dye to the crankcase and checked for leak a...

Added dye to the crankcase and checked for leak a day later...no leak. Will check again on the weekend, may take a little more time for the dye to work throughout...thanks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,396
Posted By BMW535xia
I found oil deposited just below the cooling fan,...

I found oil deposited just below the cooling fan, so now it looks as though the leak is somewhat higher. I sprayed brake clean again and concentrated on the tubes attached to the turbo. Will post...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,396
Posted By BMW535xia
:thumbup: Thanks, am willing to try that tactic...

:thumbup: Thanks, am willing to try that tactic...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,396
Posted By BMW535xia
front main seal or oil pan gasket repair

I have a very slight oil leak in front of engine, and am attempting to determine if the front seal or oil pan gasket is leaking because of close proximity. I have spraed the area with brake clean...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By BMW535xia
a little squeak now and then when near dead stop,...

a little squeak now and then when near dead stop, like in a parking lot space...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By BMW535xia
re: wear sensor

aftermarket wear sensors have a history of negative reliability and failure. i went with oem when i recently did my rear brakes, even though an aftermarket was provided in the kit i purchased.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By BMW535xia
*** Another UPDATE *** status quo, still no...

*** Another UPDATE ***

status quo, still no noise...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By BMW535xia
use a small pulley/wheel puller if you can

use a small pulley/wheel puller if you can
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By BMW535xia
***Update*** Pulled the pads and removed the...

***Update***

Pulled the pads and removed the Noise Free product, which became a chore. Replaced the removed with CRC Sta-Lube silicon grease and no squeal currently under same driving conditions....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By BMW535xia
this for fdriller9... :thumbup:

this for fdriller9... :thumbup:
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