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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,187
Posted By criderman
Hey there...I dont know if its the same but there...

Hey there...I dont know if its the same but there is a TSB for the Mechatronic sleeve out there somewhere..I got it done on my 545 free of charge. If you change the pan make sure you use new bolts on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 197,883
Posted By criderman
http://www.thectsc.com/index.php?p=product&id=47&p...

http://www.thectsc.com/index.php?p=product&id=47&parent=0
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,013
Posted By criderman
I may not be correct.. but I believe that the OEM...

I may not be correct.. but I believe that the OEM M5 bumper will not fit a non-M car without modification due to the fact that the fenders on the M5 are different..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By criderman
Im a fan!..Potholes will officially be your worst...

Im a fan!..Potholes will officially be your worst enemy... Trust me I know!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By criderman
good news! Not to pat myself on the back but that...

good news! Not to pat myself on the back but that was my first guess! Glad you got it figured out!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By criderman
make sure you take a look at the main pulley in...

make sure you take a look at the main pulley in the center of the belt assembly and check and see if there is any splatter there..if so it could be the water pump..Good luck and let us know how it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By criderman
Well the coolant should be blue...now you just...

Well the coolant should be blue...now you just gotta locate the leak...Check the expansion tank for leaks first...Next move would be to then check the hoses to and from the rad to see if you find any...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,219
Posted By criderman
When you did move it did it make a groaning sound...

When you did move it did it make a groaning sound or anything? Ive seen some instances where guys have had to use a lithium grease to get it to operate smoothly..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By criderman
Where is it leaking at? There is a hose that runs...

Where is it leaking at? There is a hose that runs across the top of the rad that has a tendency to leak at times..Gotta do some investigation! It shouldnt be that difficult if your handy..Its just a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By criderman
The sleeve that they are talking about is a...

The sleeve that they are talking about is a Mechatronic sleeve. I had mine replaced at the dealership out of warranty last week!! There is a SIB for the repair. They can actually do a goodwill...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By criderman
04 545i part out...Possibly...

Greetings Friends! A good friend of mine has a body shop and bought an 04 545i Non-Sport that he hoped to put back together and make drivable...Well long story short is that the project has become...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By criderman
I wouldnt be afraid of it. These cars are made...

I wouldnt be afraid of it. These cars are made to be driven... Good luck and let us know how it turns out!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By criderman
That happened tome once at the airport. Put the...

That happened tome once at the airport. Put the key in nothing happened. Took it out put it back in and it started without a hitch. I dont know man but these cars have there quirks. Good luck and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By criderman
Hi, I had a similar thing happen to me a few...

Hi,

I had a similar thing happen to me a few months back on my 545. I would take a look around the water pump to see if you see any residue. There is also a hose that runs across the top of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 24,655
Posted By criderman
32..3rd BMW

32..3rd BMW
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By criderman
Check your brake fluid my friend...The exact same...

Check your brake fluid my friend...The exact same thing happend to me when I had my 530...Filled it up...Light never came on again! Good luck!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,030
Posted By criderman
I had 19's on my 01 530 sport (which are now on...

I had 19's on my 01 530 sport (which are now on my GF's 03 525 sport) and they rode ok. The biggest thing that I disliked is that I had to dodge very little thing in the road because I didnt want to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,815
Posted By criderman
I have to agree that these tires are great! They...

I have to agree that these tires are great! They actually perform decently well in the snow and ice as well!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By criderman
I had a similar issue not to long ago. In my...

I had a similar issue not to long ago. In my case the water pump failed and there is a return hose that runs along the topside of the radiator that was leaking..Look at the upper right of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By criderman
Funny I just did that this past March.... The 545...

Funny I just did that this past March.... The 545 is a great car but I will say this my friend. If you can get one that is CPO and get the extended maintainence plan then you should. I have had a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By criderman
Hey... I just did what you are thinking about...

Hey... I just did what you are thinking about doing my friend! I just traded my 01 530i for a 04 545i...I have only 2 words to say...DO IT! Man I loved my e39 but the e60 is crazy good...amazing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By criderman
I loved my e39! She was just getting a bit old...

I loved my e39! She was just getting a bit old and needed to be replaced. I fell in love with the E60 after a test drive...The power is great..quiet interior..and the Logic 7 is the best factory...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By criderman
Yes I have to agree with you...it is rather...

Yes I have to agree with you...it is rather amazing...its not as bad as I thought it would be for gas on the highway...in the city now thats another story! How has your 05 been for reliability?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By criderman
No...The CPO doesnt cover brakes...but the...

No...The CPO doesnt cover brakes...but the extended maintainence plan does..which was included in the price of the car! Pics are coming soon!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By criderman
Bye Bye E39 530..Hello E60 545i!

Well after a few months of searching for the perfect car for what I needed I finally found my new buggy..Just picked up a 04 545i Anthracite/Black....The power is ridiculous and the interior is...
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