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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,658
Posted By NedB
Has anyone tried this on an LCI 550i? Does it do...

Has anyone tried this on an LCI 550i? Does it do anything?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By NedB
No battery discharge issues in the 3+ years it...

No battery discharge issues in the 3+ years it has been installed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By NedB
It's never unplugged unless I need to connect...

It's never unplugged unless I need to connect something else (Carly or getting car worked on/inspected) to the OBD port.

It has voltage, water temp, 0-60 timer, speed, egt, and some other things....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By NedB
Be aware that it is impossible not to try the...

Be aware that it is impossible not to try the built-in 0-60 timer!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By NedB
No wiring - it connects to the OBD2 connector...

No wiring - it connects to the OBD2 connector below the vent. Removing the vent and the fins in the vent was the hard part, although they will send it preinstalled in a modified vent if you want. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By NedB
I installed a P3 Vent gauge ...

I installed a P3 Vent gauge (http://www.p3cars.com/shop/bmw/bmw-5-series/bmw-e60-p3-vent-gauge/)on my 550i. Works well, looks good and displays a lot more than just temp...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By NedB
Well, if you've never replaced your serpentine...

Well, if you've never replaced your serpentine belt, it is definitely time at 133K miles. A ContiTech (http://www.amazon.com/ContiTech-ADK0046P-Accessory-Drive-Belt/dp/B00BPA4YEW)kit will replace...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By NedB
Have you checked/replaced the power steering belt?

Have you checked/replaced the power steering belt?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By NedB
I've wondered they same thing. Somewhere in the...

I've wondered they same thing. Somewhere in the mind of a BMW programmer, it made sense, I guess....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By NedB
They both come on in reverse when it is dark and...

They both come on in reverse when it is dark and the lights are set to Auto. Easy to see in the reflection from a window...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By NedB
So those won't have an "S" on them, as they...

So those won't have an "S" on them, as they aren't rated for snow. The letters are telling you that they are still go for dry and wet conditions - they disappear (wear off) as the tire wears....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By NedB
Those look like Continental tires. On the second...

Those look like Continental tires. On the second picture, do you see the "D" and the "W"? That is supposed to tell you how much is worn. If they are all-weather tires, there would be an "S" to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By NedB
Omegalink...

Omegalink (http://www.omegaweblink.com/product/product/product_id/173/vehicle_make_id/4/vehicle_year_id/2008/vehicle_model_id/288/package_type/0/vehicle_id/15509) claims to be plug'N'Play and will...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By NedB
I'm guessing you are talking about me, even...

I'm guessing you are talking about me, even though I'm not the OP:

I've got Continental DWP 275/30-19s on the rear. I replaced the open diff with a Quaife shortly after buying the car. That made...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By NedB
I've wondered if the DTC on my car is working...

I've wondered if the DTC on my car is working correctly since I got my car. In either of the first two levels, if I floor it on dry pavement it will pull power back to almost nothing, then apply full...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By NedB
Dipstick on mine is same as this...

Dipstick on mine is same as this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXSsQr9bHiA) video, except this one is orange and mine is black.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By NedB
You SHOULD have a dipstick - my 2008 550i has...

You SHOULD have a dipstick - my 2008 550i has one. Driver's side, very close to the firewall.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By NedB
I would think that if it locked the car by...

I would think that if it locked the car by touching the handle, it would also unlock the car by touching the inside of the handle.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By NedB
I know from experience that my car (with comfort...

I know from experience that my car (with comfort access) won't let you close the trunk if the key is in the trunk. It beeps (loudly!) and pops the trunk lid open...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By NedB
The P3Cars display is a wired connection to the...

The P3Cars display is a wired connection to the OBDII port. AFAIK, no wifi is involved...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By NedB
You can add a P3Cars display ...

You can add a P3Cars display (http://www.p3cars.com/bmw-5-series/p3cars-bmw-e60-vent-integrated-digital-interface/). It shows temp and a lot of other info, including a 0 - 60 MPH timer...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,445
Posted By NedB
The BavAuto branded High Performance coils are...

The BavAuto branded High Performance coils are suspect, not the Bosch ones. I find it hard to believe you got 6 bad Bosch coils from BavAuto....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By NedB
Or buy a replacement off of Ebay...

Or buy a replacement off of Ebay http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E60-E61-E63-5-6-series-6-DISC-CD-CHANGER-6-Disc-Magazine-Wechsler-6-Fach-/281376165098 and install it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,385
Posted By NedB
I think we may need to know which side is the...

I think we may need to know which side is the passenger side in Indonesia....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By NedB
+1 on the wind deflector. I looked for this sound...

+1 on the wind deflector. I looked for this sound for almost a year. It is amazing that the wind deflector can sound like a MUCH bigger hunk of metal....
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