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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 05:52 PM
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No replies yet:(


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By bmwblack55
Bluetrip dilemma

My setup
Uses 'usb flash drive'for music
Use 'aux' with blutrip for my pandora from iphone ,works great except when someone calls me ,somehow call gets routed to bluetrip instead of 'car' ....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By bmwblack55
As i mentioned turning drl in idrive turns high...

As i mentioned turning drl in idrive turns high beam bulb on not the 'rings' like 2014 lci


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By bmwblack55
All u can do from idrive is to turn it off and on...

All u can do from idrive is to turn it off and on . Unless somebody know other tricks


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By bmwblack55
Angel eyes as drl how

How can I set 'angel eyes' as DRL instead of 'high beam bulb' being DRL


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By bmwblack55
Oil consumption

Is it normal to consume oil. After how many miles it is considered normal to add 1 qt oil (if asked by idrive)


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,838
Posted By bmwblack55
@2chill any problems with oil leaks and/or valve...

@2chill any problems with oil leaks and/or valve cover gasket


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,838
Posted By bmwblack55
Long cranking time 528 i

@2chill Always fun reading your post, made my day again thanks.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,838
Posted By bmwblack55
So problem of long cranking started again after...

So problem of long cranking started again after 100,000 miles. To refresh it is N52 not turbo so no hpfp. Last fix was injectors replaced around 30000 miles. Uses only premium gas from chevron. Uses...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By bmwblack55
Headlight wires crumbling

Opened headlight to swap angel eyes found crumbled wires . What are my options. Hate to spend too much money on headlight assembly. Is it easy diy to tape/liquid tape it. Causing intermittent high...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By bmwblack55
Opened the lid to take 'burnt out drl' bulb out ,...

Opened the lid to take 'burnt out drl' bulb out , had to take out high beam bulb first to get better access but found out most wires were ' bare 'somehow they melted . Is it normal wear and tear...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By bmwblack55
Angel eyes as DRL

Replacing my angel eyes to led bulbs today, wondering can i keep angel eyes on as drl . How can i do it


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By bmwblack55
Valve cover gasket

I was told i have oil leak due to valve cover gasket. Do i really have to replace it or i can wait , did not get any warning light yet. Car has 105000 miles yet. Runs perfect no oil on floor. Oil...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By bmwblack55
Thankyou , now is it easy to swap or i have to...

Thankyou , now is it easy to swap or i have to take the headlight out


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By bmwblack55
Brown cone shaped angel eyes bulb lci e60

So which type of led bulb i order if i have e60 lci with brown cone shaped (back)angel eye bulb. I heard it is not usual h8 it is different kind of bulb. Any ideas for plug n play led


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By bmwblack55
Bosch icon OE works for me Sent from...

Bosch icon OE works for me


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By bmwblack55
Easy, diy can search youtube or popular brands...

Easy, diy can search youtube or popular brands websites have videos


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By bmwblack55
Some tracks don't play

I have flash drive which i use to play music , some tracks don't play. But they play in my other car. I even moved my music to new usb (still didn't work). Any suggestions


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By bmwblack55
Add oil and how much

Check out the pic

Should i add oil now or wait
If yes, how much
What type
Can i mix with 5w 30 with 0w40431991


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By bmwblack55
Let me know if you find a cure for it , ditto ...

Let me know if you find a cure for it , ditto


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,216
Posted By bmwblack55
Need help for 2006 BMW 530i - Oil Leak

Have e60 528i, exact same splash what u showed in pic. Can i wait till next oil change in 5000 miles i.e 5 months or go now and get it done. Indy estimate$1300. Dealer estimate on last visit $900 for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By bmwblack55
Serpentine belt

When should i replace belts as preventive maintenance . My 2008 528i is around 99000 miles , use for highway mileage.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By bmwblack55
oil leak at 98000

Attached are pics where I found oil leak, really appreciate If somebody guide me, where should I go from here. I know 1 indy place. here in south louisiana we donot have luxury of having too many...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By bmwblack55
I meant thank you pcy Sent from BimmerApp...

I meant thank you pcy


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By bmwblack55
Last oil change 6000 miles ago. Highway driving....

Last oil change 6000 miles ago. Highway driving. Saw oil in splashguard. Some oil noticed near oil filter too. No lights . Cbs oil indicator about <1qt as indicator still 'green'.
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