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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,210
Posted By bandit1730
Head gaskets are either +0.0m (0.75mm) or +0.3mm...

Head gaskets are either +0.0m (0.75mm) or +0.3mm (1.05mm). Surfaces must be as smooth as possible when using metal head gaskets. If shaving the heads, check how smooth the block is.
Note: If shop...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,210
Posted By bandit1730
Oil Pump bolts

Hear you... We are kind of naive when disassembling thinking we will remember and project won't stall for whatever reason.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,210
Posted By bandit1730
Have to look into it. I got 10 pcs because it...

Have to look into it. I got 10 pcs because it comes as a kit of 10 on ECS Tuning (see link on previous reply). It's been quite a while. I will look into my pic archives and let you know, but I get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,210
Posted By bandit1730
Main Bearings bolts

Each main bearing takes 4 bolts and supposed to be a one time use (YTT = Yield to Torque). I purchased the whole bolt set (Main/Connecting Rod) from ECS Tunning.

MAIN BEARING BOLTS...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,210
Posted By bandit1730
Main Bearing bolts

Each main bearing takes 4 bolts and supposed to be a one time use (YTT = Yield to Torque). I purchased the whole bolt set (Main/Connecting Rod) from ECS Tunning.

MAIN BEARING BOLTS...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-10-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
Best way to remove/re-install N62 engine

The best way to tackle this is to remove the front bumper/headlights/front radiator support assembly and pull the engine/transmission by sliding them out towards the front instead of pulling them up...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-19-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
Ok. So I was finally able to get a hold of an...

Ok. So I was finally able to get a hold of an aftermarket ring set for 1/3 of OEM price. Next, I have to plastic-gauge bearings and determine where to go from there (Rod bearings looking pretty good...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
The name of the shop in LIC NY for electronic...

The name of the shop in LIC NY for electronic issues is:
Manny's
2719 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: (718) 786-3393
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
Hello all. It's been a long time, but I am about...

Hello all. It's been a long time, but I am about to start finishing the job.

Note: A piece of advise to anyone thinking of doing something like this. This is not as difficult as some professional...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-27-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
It all depends on what you need done. For...

It all depends on what you need done.
For transmission issues, contact Alvaro at "Dakar Transmissions" in LIC. For general mechanical issues, contact Abdul at "All German" also in LIC (around the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By bandit1730
I've done it two times because I used cheap...

I've done it two times because I used cheap aftermarket parts the 1st time around (it pays pay the additional price and go OEM on this one). If you are paying top dollar to have a shop do this for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
No, but you will have to get the timing kit and...

No, but you will have to get the timing kit and set timing on it since the chain slipped (You will need to remove the valve cover in order to do so). Also, don't just replace the driver's side....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
$185.00 (including shipping) eBay Chinese tool...

$185.00 (including shipping) eBay Chinese tool link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-N62-N73-TIMING-TOOLS-EXTRACTOR-INSTALLER-TOOL-KIT-/251435573732
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
The gears won't move by themselves, but I...

The gears won't move by themselves, but I recommend you fabricate a metal jig to secure timing gears itself without having to remove the valve covers and everything involved in doing so if that's the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
It is called AC Condenser and I did not take it...

It is called AC Condenser and I did not take it off. You have to leave the compressor and all AC lines connected.
In regards to removing the front assembly, its pretty straight forward (remove...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
Anyone interested in buying the Hastings ring set...

Anyone interested in buying the Hastings ring set for the N62 4.4L engine at a discounted price??? It looks like I am going to have to buy OEM after all. There is a clearance issue with the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 112,659
Posted By bandit1730
Your mailbox is full.

Your mailbox is full.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-11-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
Ok, Thanks! I did noticed the adhesion to the...

Ok, Thanks! I did noticed the adhesion to the pipe. It is just insane having to buy the whole pipe just because the o-ring. Having a hard time locating an after market ring set as well.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
I'm not dead yet! As it is the case most of the...

I'm not dead yet! As it is the case most of the times, life gets complicated (work, family and aliens). I'm just finishing another project (91 Acura Legend LS got for my daughter).
I hope to finish...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
The engine was smoking (all N62 suffer from...

The engine was smoking (all N62 suffer from leaking valve seals) and therefore consuming excessive oil.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
Technical support at Hastings confirms .012 ~...

Technical support at Hastings confirms .012 ~ .022 gap for aftermarket applications. Therefore I am at the lower end of specifications.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
This is the response I got from Rafael. I did...

This is the response I got from Rafael. I did manage to fit the oil ring after Rafael confirmed that they are "intended to fit a 2mm groove. The trick is that you have to compress the setup and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 112,659
Posted By bandit1730
I think 1/4 will do. The top nipple's diameter is...

I think 1/4 will do. The top nipple's diameter is 7.45mm (0.29)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 112,659
Posted By bandit1730
"RIBS" ...

"RIBS"

http://i1273.photobucket.com/albums/y412/jose_pichardo1/BMW%20Engine%20Project/CIMG0428_zpsc6ac4672.jpg...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-02-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,650
Posted By bandit1730
Hastings rings set (part # 2C5211) from Perfect Engines.

Had a chat with Rafael from Perfect Engines and he asked me to insert the 1st ring and measure the gap. This is the the Hastings 1st ring (Product #2C5211) and the gap is 3.50mm.

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