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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By bym007
Thanks, will try it this weekend...

Thanks, will try it this weekend...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By bym007
Hi, I am facing rattles and thuds from my...

Hi,

I am facing rattles and thuds from my sunroof as well. However, I am reading some folks talking about applying felt tape /velcro tape whatnot to silence the glass. I am yet to undertake this...
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-23-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 57,687
Posted By bym007
Any particular reason for dropping the old cable...

Any particular reason for dropping the old cable in favor of new one (apart from Bluetooth) ?
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-23-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 57,687
Posted By bym007
I have been using my trusty generic USB DCAN...

I have been using my trusty generic USB DCAN cable purchased off Ebay on my E60. Will this continue to work on an F10?

Need to disable Auto Start Stop on a friend's 2015 520i.

Sent from my...
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-23-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 57,687
Posted By bym007
Is this feature included in Android update...

Is this feature included in Android update versions as well ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,640
Posted By bym007
Need to do this again, as the drrrrrr sound is...

Need to do this again, as the drrrrrr sound is slowly returning back.

Last time I did this hack, it must be a couple of years ago.

Sent from my D6633 using Tapatalk
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By bym007
Similar scenario here, I have now covered close...

Similar scenario here, I have now covered close to 50k kms on my Akebono Ceramic Brake pads installed on OEM pads, and so far so good. Love the dust free look every day.

Detailing products...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-30-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 57,687
Posted By bym007
Hi all, I have the Carly since a couple of...

Hi all,

I have the Carly since a couple of years, and I have 2 questions.

1. I am unable to perform Service Reset on my E60. It is able to perform reset on the micro filters, engine oil, brakes...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 65,339
Posted By bym007
The CCC unit does fry itself eventually. A lot of...

The CCC unit does fry itself eventually. A lot of people have same complaint of this unit of this age.

But I do not know the reason behind.

Detailing products available for sale in Jeddah...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bym007
Back in the car right now. I started it after...

Back in the car right now. I started it after about 12 hours. Initially it threw hot air for a good 10 minutes, and as I picked up some speed, the cooling was back, although not freezing like it used...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bym007
I should have mentioned this clearer, I called my...

I should have mentioned this clearer, I called my Indy and discussed the issue on the phone. He still advised me to bring the car in for an inspection, which I still have to do.

However before...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,867
Posted By bym007
Sorry didnt want to wake this old thread. I am...

Sorry didnt want to wake this old thread.
I am based in Saudi Arabia, and my AC takes 5-10 minutes to kick off. I had a discussion about this with my Indy and he reckons this could be my evaporator...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bym007
A/C cooling not satisfactory

Hey,

While the summer is nearly upon us here in Saudi Arabia, my AC is showing some serious signs of slowdown. Usually, when I start the car in the morning, the AC only blows warm air. I tried it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 65,339
Posted By bym007
You can probably find a working CCC unit from...

You can probably find a working CCC unit from your local breakers or EBay at less than half that amount, and install it yourself.

As long as you use a unit from same year and features, you...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-14-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,208
Posted By bym007
I checked with my mechanic, and he reckons I...

I checked with my mechanic, and he reckons I could continue on same control arms for a while. I had my control arm bushings (4x) replaced last year.

I am having the shocks replaced this evening,...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-13-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,208
Posted By bym007
Yes, a lot of noise from front end. Bought BOGE...

Yes, a lot of noise from front end. Bought BOGE Shocks and Lemforder Mounts last night, and will get them installed probably over the weekend. My mileage is 208,000 km currently. The difference...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By bym007
I live and drive in Western Saudi Arabia, which...

I live and drive in Western Saudi Arabia, which is extremely hot. I never worry about being in cold. Heck its 98 Fahrenheit here right now, and its 10 pm.

I have used Akebono's on my drive and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By bym007
If I moved to Zimmerman rotors, what difference...

If I moved to Zimmerman rotors, what difference should I feel?

Flex 3401 available for sale in Jeddah (http://*******/SqBXxY)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By bym007
I got a quote of around $300 for BOGE front...

I got a quote of around $300 for BOGE front struts and mounts locally from a number of shops. Labour is extra, of course. I guess that is quite reasonable.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By bym007
Which brakes and rotors ?

Hey all,

I am looking at replacing my brake pads and rotors soon...
Currently, its running Akebono brake pads with OEM rotors.
I checked with my Indy today, and he recommended me to go with OEM...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By bym007
Just had a chat with my local indy, who upon a...

Just had a chat with my local indy, who upon a spirited drive and inspection, suggested that I replace the front struts and struts mounts.
This should be it, I guess.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By bym007
Could you kindly point out the specific parts...

Could you kindly point out the specific parts that need changing (I changed tie rod bushings less than a year ago). I will look into their availability and pricing locally and from US. I understand...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-07-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,208
Posted By bym007
Do you have any idea about what parts need...

Do you have any idea about what parts need replacing for suspension overhaul ? Thanks in advance.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-07-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,208
Posted By bym007
So mine would need replacing soon I guess (done...

So mine would need replacing soon I guess (done 32k already).
Forum: Asia 04-07-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,369
Posted By bym007
Hey Charlie, How are you doing ? How is...

Hey Charlie,

How are you doing ?
How is the extra leg space in the back row?
First time, I have come across an actual owner of a Li.
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