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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By gixman
Yes, XI's have staggered 18" set ups from the...

Yes, XI's have staggered 18" set ups from the factory. I run staggered 19's on mine.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By gixman
Trinity Autosport has the RD Sport Sways. You can...

Trinity Autosport has the RD Sport Sways. You can get a UR Racing strut tower bar on ebay.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By gixman
I have a friend who is a Flashlogic installer in...

I have a friend who is a Flashlogic installer in NJ/NY area. pm me for details.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By gixman
Pitch has doen the KW V3 upgrade....

Pitch has doen the KW V3 upgrade. http://www.n54tech.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22056&highlight=V3%27s
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
I beleive that is correct.

I beleive that is correct.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
I found a site that sells magnetic drain plugs...

I found a site that sells magnetic drain plugs for the diff's/transfer case. Too late for the transfer case for me but I may buy 2 for the diffs. They don't use the rubber O ring though and they are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
I decided to change the transfer case fluid first...

I decided to change the transfer case fluid first because the fill plug was hard to get at. What a PITA. It is covered by a heat shield and I needed to drop the exhaust a few inches just get at it....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
thanks

thanks
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
Rokdok, Where did you purchase the magnetic...

Rokdok,

Where did you purchase the magnetic drain plug?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
Thanks. Do you hand the torque specs for the...

Thanks. Do you hand the torque specs for the drain/fill plugs?

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
Thanks for the feedback. I ordered Royal...

Thanks for the feedback.

I ordered Royal Purple before I left work on Friday before I left work. Didn't see the Castrol link. The RP has the friction modifier. Is this fluid ok to use?
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
OEM Fluid is %0 buck for .5 liter!...

OEM Fluid is %0 buck for .5 liter! http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/Differential_Fluid/ES197413/
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
Great. Thanks. I assume both diffs have a drain...

Great. Thanks. I assume both diffs have a drain and fill plug so I will order 4. I'm going to go with the Motul 75/90.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By gixman
Diff Fluid Change

Has anyone changed there diff fluid lately? What fluid do you guys recommend? 75w90 Red Line, Castro, Motul?

I was hoping to find a kit with the drain/fill plugs with the o rings but I can't find...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By gixman
They may of left out the foam pieces that sit...

They may of left out the foam pieces that sit behind the bumper. That will cause a gap like that.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By gixman
If your belt or tensioner breaks this could...

If your belt or tensioner breaks this could happen.

http://www.bimmerboost.com/showthread.php?48258-Warning-to-all-N5X-Engine-owners-important-maintenance-check
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By gixman
You can have your car coded so the ac does not...

You can have your car coded so the ac does not come on when you hit auto. Ken at Wedge Performance can help you out.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By gixman
Thanks man. I also found this place. ...

Thanks man. I also found this place.

http://www.hiperformancestore.com/hosebyfoot.htm

They have video tests of their product vs oem bmw lines.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By gixman
Which Vacuum lines?

Hi,

I searched the forum to find the best vacuum hose to use. I'm going to upgrade my DV's and figured I will replace all the vacuum hose as a preventative measure. I found the stock cloth cover...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,511
Posted By gixman
Got mine today as well.

Got mine today as well.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,679
Posted By gixman
Wow! What was the total cost of the repair?

Wow! What was the total cost of the repair?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,679
Posted By gixman
I just broke the driver's side yesterday. The...

I just broke the driver's side yesterday. The wife was babbling my ear off and I dropped gum between the seat and center console. It ended up in the power seat track. I had one hand on the thigh...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,147
Posted By gixman
Is this similar to the Wedge Sport Flash or the...

Is this similar to the Wedge Sport Flash or the Alpine flash?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By gixman
I had the same reduced power message. Brought it...

I had the same reduced power message. Brought it to the dealer and they said they fixed a vaccume leak. Got the power reduced message on the way home from the dealer. Brought it back and they said it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By gixman
Good feedback. Thanks. They are adjustable....

Good feedback. Thanks.

They are adjustable. Did you try out all 3 setting?
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