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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By micosan
Hogie, Thanks for the quick reply and sage...

Hogie,
Thanks for the quick reply and sage advice. I read your post almost immediately after it was posted and re-examined the strut assembly.
After looking at the strut assembly again I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By micosan
Question Rear Strut / Shock Mounting Orientation

I did not mark one of the three rear strut top mounting bolt prior to removal and I do not know which position to install the strut. The three mounting bolts will align to the mounting holes...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,958
Posted By micosan
Thanks for all directions and pictures! The...

Thanks for all directions and pictures! The expansion valve really looks difficult to replace. Is the expansion valve normally in the close position when it is removed from the system? What did...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By micosan
What made you look at that hose?

What made you look at that hose?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By micosan
That's Terminal 30G for most items in the cabin. ...

That's Terminal 30G for most items in the cabin. DME and radiator fan is feed from the 200 Amp source circuit in the trunk which I think terminates in the e-box. IIRC WDS.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,563
Posted By micosan
I can't believe you spent all that time and...

I can't believe you spent all that time and effort and then sold it. Although I've thoroughly enjoyed your journal of the rebuild.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,958
Posted By micosan
I would never have thought to use the garage door...

I would never have thought to use the garage door rail for a press. I'll remember your ingenuity should I need an improvise press. Thanks for sharing. What had the condenser stuck? Did the snap...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By micosan
For safety, brake booster system are designed to...

For safety, brake booster system are designed to provide at least two power assist stops should the engine stop running.
My brake booster line recall was performed on 1/2011. Before the recall,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,604
Posted By micosan
Did you do an autopsy on the fuel line connector...

Did you do an autopsy on the fuel line connector to determine what failed to seal? Did the black plastic seat develop a crack?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 56,699
Posted By micosan
Starter Replacement

How do you access the right side exhaust manifold nuts if you needed to remove the manifold for replacement of the starter? It seems the small clearance from the top of the engine is blocked by the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 56,699
Posted By micosan
Timing Tool

Does this mean timing could be performed by sight without the timing tool?

It appears the intake and exhaust cams timing slot / surfaces should be pointed perpendicular to the heads. Or stated...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,401
Posted By micosan
Expansion Valve

How long does it take for your system to equalize? Mine takes hours.
Nervous at the e46 site stated, "BTW, I got the answer how quickly should LOW and HIGH pressures equalize when A/C is turned off...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,401
Posted By micosan
Arizona-Dave, wish you lots of success on the...

Arizona-Dave, wish you lots of success on the home project.

I thought maybe the compressor was malfunctioning when the high and low pressure equalize but the test below disprove my theory. My...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,401
Posted By micosan
Pressure Differential on Swash Plate

Arizona-Dave, you mentioned the same thing in post 135

Quoting Geauxfast from Outpost site.
The problem ultimately in my case occured when the hi and the low sides of the compresoor equalized,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,401
Posted By micosan
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By micosan
Bimmerfan52, Thanks for the tip. I've...

Bimmerfan52,
Thanks for the tip. I've been buying at Walmart by the quart for $6/qt. I've noticed I can order it online and pick it up for the $22.47 for 5 qt jug.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 67,935
Posted By micosan
Starless, IIRC, are you replacing your OEM...

Starless,
IIRC, are you replacing your OEM o-ring for the last 2-3 years on a yearly basis because it is failing? It must be very easy for you to do this so frequently.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 25,335
Posted By micosan
Hogie and Schpenxel or Anyone Else, ...

Hogie and Schpenxel or Anyone Else,

1. What's the trick to installing the URO pipe into the front of the engine without damaging the seal? The URO video showed to place a wrench handle at...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,401
Posted By micosan
What did you use to measure the PWM and where did...

What did you use to measure the PWM and where did you tap into the PWM wire? I am trying to find a tap location where I didn't need to raise the car.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,401
Posted By micosan
subscribed.

subscribed.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,728
Posted By micosan
Did the prongs in the “tappet” connecting to the...

Did the prongs in the “tappet” connecting to the rubber dampeners in the pulley appear capable of slipping for a period of time without permanent damage? Do you think the tappet was designed to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By micosan
What was the cause of the error?

What was the cause of the error?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,609
Posted By micosan
Is the area circled burnt oil in the picture? If...

Is the area circled burnt oil in the picture? If so, is it the reason the valve seals failed? Any history on the car to indicate the oil may be the reason for seal failure? Keif from the 7 series...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By micosan
Could it be the vacuum hose for exhaust flap?

Could it be the vacuum hose for exhaust flap?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,297
Posted By micosan
You may want to test the “key in trunk”...

You may want to test the “key in trunk” capability after relocating the Comfort Access antenna, if this makes a difference to you. The car should beep twice and open the trunk should it detect the...
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