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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Damon54
I am a fan of the Akebono Ceramics I just put on...

I am a fan of the Akebono Ceramics I just put on a Lexus but have not tried them on my 545. Seem to be a tad controversial for BMW use.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Damon54
http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/BMW-E60/2...

http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/BMW-E60/23-WATER-Draining_Filling_Cooling_System/23-WATER-Draining_Filling_Cooling_System.htm
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Damon54
Good info on proper bleeding & coolant system...

Good info on proper bleeding & coolant system here:

http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/BMW-E60/23-WATER-Draining_Filling_Cooling_System/23-WATER-Draining_Filling_Cooling_System.htm
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Damon54
There is quite likely nobody in El Paso that has...

There is quite likely nobody in El Paso that has done a valve seal replacement with the heads on an N62.
Last I checked with ABR that is not their procedure either.

i know of nobody in DFW. I may...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Damon54
ABR is a great spot but I am pretty sure he is...

ABR is a great spot but I am pretty sure he is closer to Escondido California & AGA then he is to Houston Texas.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Damon54
Must have been about 140K when that was done.

Must have been about 140K when that was done.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Damon54
Never realized how important proper coolant...

Never realized how important proper coolant bleeding is for an N62.

Thought my engine was damaged after a coolant mishap but a block pressure test says otherwise. Fingers crossed
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Damon54
My AGA service guy claimed they broke multiple...

My AGA service guy claimed they broke multiple secondary air tools as they cleaned out the encrusted carbon deposits on my 2005.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By Damon54
Nice work!! On my to do list!!

Nice work!! On my to do list!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,112
Posted By Damon54
I went with B8's & Eibach Springs on my Non-Sport...

I went with B8's & Eibach Springs on my Non-Sport 2005 / 545i. So it did get lowered a bit.
I Hear & feel what you mean on bad roads. Love them for the increased performance though.

If I need...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By Damon54
Takata Air Bag recall 2002-2008

Punched my vin in the BMW site yesterday & nothing yet.

BMW is on the Takata list & being an 05 my car should be right in the thick of it??
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Damon54
I would throw down $299 for a Navdy Pre-buy if I...

I would throw down $299 for a Navdy Pre-buy if I were you.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 789
Posted By Damon54
My 545 was just at AGA & they claimed it was the...

My 545 was just at AGA & they claimed it was the most blocked Secondary Air passage they had ever seen. That was at about 140,000.

I was told they broke 3 tools before it came clear.
AGA also...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By Damon54
It's a light w a bulb, of course you can get it...

It's a light w a bulb, of course you can get it to turn off without fixing the problem if that's the route you want to go down.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 25,648
Posted By Damon54
Had a wedding to attend in La Jolla & rolled West...

Had a wedding to attend in La Jolla & rolled West to Escondido.
Their E-39 Powered Baja Race Car is an awesome piece of engineering!

At one point did 770 miles in 8 hours.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 25,648
Posted By Damon54
The mechanics at All German Auto seem to think...

The mechanics at All German Auto seem to think that once your VS Seals go the Secondary Air clogging issue becomes dramatically worse in a short time frame.

BMW brought them an N63 engine only &...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Damon54
Long time no talk. Great pics as always. My N62...

Long time no talk. Great pics as always.
My N62 is currently w AGA in Escondido CA.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Damon54
Crap! An area already covered.

Crap! An area already covered.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
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...
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