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Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-01-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Davegsu
Replacing wiper fluid filler neck

Any tips for doing this job? I'm going to tackle it this weekend. The old part is brittle and perished.
Forum: Bimmerfest East 2014 sponsored by Turner Motorsport 06-26-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,444
Posted By Davegsu
Our group is leaving from Savannah, GA. ...

Our group is leaving from Savannah, GA.


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Forum: 6 Series 02-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Davegsu
Autocrossing my E63 for the first time.

So I'm taking my 645ci out to the Autocross this weekend for the first time. If like some pointers for those of you that have raced your car before. I'm a real novice when it comes to 'spirited'...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By Davegsu
Professional CD LCD replacement?

I've noticed from several forums and YouTube that there is a method for replacing the LCD strip on 5 series and X5 factory radios? I've recently purchased an e46 with the professional cd unit and...
Forum: 6 Series 01-18-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,641
Posted By Davegsu
Yeah he would. I had leaks at the valve cover,...

Yeah he would. I had leaks at the valve cover, alternator bracket, & timing cover. The leaks were allowing unmetered air to create the rough idle. Another potential problem with this engine can be...
Forum: 6 Series 01-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,641
Posted By Davegsu
That repair price is pretty reasonable. This...

That repair price is pretty reasonable. This model is very expensive to maintain.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Davegsu
Just an update to the thread. I purchased my E46...

Just an update to the thread. I purchased my E46 touring from a gentleman in Connecticut.


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Forum: 6 Series 01-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,776
Posted By Davegsu
Just to recap this thread, I got the car back on...

Just to recap this thread, I got the car back on Friday and the rough idle is gone. Very pleased with the reseal. Apparently the leaks were so bad it was allowing unmetered air at the gaskets.

...
Forum: 6 Series 01-13-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,641
Posted By Davegsu
Just to properly close out this thread: Got...

Just to properly close out this thread:

Got the car back and the re-seal was a success no more rough idle. Apparently the oil leaks were so bad it was allowing unmetered air at the gaskets....
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-13-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,419
Posted By Davegsu
That's crazy cheap! Sent from BimmerApp...

That's crazy cheap!


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Forum: 6 Series 01-03-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,641
Posted By Davegsu
Car is in the shop

Okay, my sixer has been in the shop for a couple weeks after the dealership found some pretty severe oil leaks at the timing cover, alternator bracket, and valve cover. This is what they think is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Davegsu
Help sourcing an E46 touring (wagon)

I'm in the market for a sports wagon. Primarily as a DD or secondary vehicle to my '05 645ci. Finding an E46 has proved to be rather difficult. You 3 series guys love this car! My first BMW was the...
Forum: 6 Series 12-10-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,641
Posted By Davegsu
05 645CI Shaking/Rough Idle At Stop

Herb,

Can you run a test with inpa to diagnose the problem? I'm just getting accustomed to using the tool and thought one of the tests would be helpful. Also I posted some additional info in a...
Forum: 6 Series 12-09-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,776
Posted By Davegsu
Rough idle...check is part in your car

I forgot to add that my SA at the dealership says that there is no vacuum leak but the rough idle is due to some significant oil leaks that are more evident with the colder weather. He recommends a...
Forum: 6 Series 12-08-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,776
Posted By Davegsu
Rough Idle video with INPA screenshots

I'm just learning how to read INPA. Can anyone enlighten me to any red flags on the diagnostic with this rough idle?

http://youtu.be/EF6Mp4Ht3s0
Forum: 6 Series 12-08-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 439,421
Posted By Davegsu
My 2005 645ci! 56k

My E63 along with some friends from my club.
Forum: 6 Series 11-24-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,776
Posted By Davegsu
My CCV's were fine, what else should I look at?

Unfortunately, my CCV's were in fine shape. I figured this would be the case as they were replaced a few years ago. I was hoping for an easy DIY fix, but it looks like this may be more complicated....
Forum: 6 Series 11-17-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 51,955
Posted By Davegsu
DIY Coding your BMW...so simple it is available to all!

Thanks for the quick response. I'm having so much trouble getting the software installed.


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Forum: 6 Series 11-16-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 51,955
Posted By Davegsu
Which version on INPA works for the E63?

Which version on INPA works for the E63?
Forum: 6 Series DIY 11-08-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By Davegsu
Another road block... BMTechnik has apparently...

Another road block... BMTechnik has apparently gone out of business. Any other suggestions where to source a cable for the E63?
Forum: 6 Series DIY 11-03-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By Davegsu
What is the best OBD code reader setup for the E63?

Okay, bad news. My beater PC laptop is a no go - A failing hard drive.

As I'm a Mac guy now I was wondering if anyone has had success running DIS or Progman via boot camp or parallels. I really...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 10-29-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By Davegsu
What is the best OBD code reader setup for the E63?

Thanks Yorgi. Always a great help.


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Forum: 6 Series DIY 10-28-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By Davegsu
What is the best OBD code reader setup for the E63?

As posted to other threads, I'm trying to diagnose a rough idle on cold starts. None of the members in my local club have an OBD reader that will give any real detail on the E63. I was wondering...
Forum: 6 Series 10-26-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,776
Posted By Davegsu
Rough idle video

Here is my contribution to the thread. I get this rough idle every fall. This seems very consistent with the other user's experiences.

http://youtu.be/lGZcUyg5dWo
Forum: 6 Series 10-16-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,641
Posted By Davegsu
Here is a video of my rough idle experience which...

Here is a video of my rough idle experience which is pretty consistent with what happens each fall.

http://youtu.be/lGZcUyg5dWo

David
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