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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By NedB
Look here...

Look here http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Vacuum-Pump-Seal-11667545384/dp/B00T4Y6TG2 for the vacuum pump seals. Did mine 8 months ago and no problems...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By NedB
No doubt! The first time I tried to back it on to...

No doubt! The first time I tried to back it on to ramps, I thought my transmission was failing!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By NedB
The adaptive headlights turn when you turn the...

The adaptive headlights turn when you turn the wheel and keep themselves level. When you first turn on the lights, they will move left, right, up and down to align themselves (or just show off!)....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By NedB
Did you have it level, idling in park after...

Did you have it level, idling in park after setting it to reverse and drive when you filled it?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,974
Posted By NedB
The torque on the lower control arm bushing is 74...

The torque on the lower control arm bushing is 74 ft-lb, PLUS an additional 90 degrees. Don't forget the additional 90 degrees - I did, and I had a knock when braking...

The additional 90 degrees...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By NedB
Flex Disk size for automatic 550i

I am seeing two different sizes for the flex disk (giubo) on a 2008 550i. Does the automatic have a 105MM and the standard tranny have the 110MM, or do both have a 110MM?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By NedB
A nice BMW dealer can call up all maintenance...

A nice BMW dealer can call up all maintenance done on that VIN at a BMW dealer. When I bought mine, the service department showed me on the screen everything done to it since new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By NedB
The newer style 550i' have a twin-turbo 4.4 liter...

The newer style 550i' have a twin-turbo 4.4 liter V-8. E60 550is have a 4.8 liter 360HP normally aspirated V-8. All have some form of traction control, and do not get squirrely unless you turn that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By NedB
My farts have their own warning sounds....

My farts have their own warning sounds....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,414
Posted By NedB
That's gotta be 2.6K, 1.8K and .8K.

That's gotta be 2.6K, 1.8K and .8K.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,722
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, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
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, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
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, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
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, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
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, 03:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
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, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
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, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
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, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
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, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
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, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
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, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
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, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
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, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
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, 03:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
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...
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