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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By boramkiv
Every year for the past three years I've had my...

Every year for the past three years I've had my front bumper repainted just in time for the annual BFE show. This is how I now repair my front chips for the most part.
Maybe not the answer you were...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By boramkiv
Open up the back cover and check what type of...

Open up the back cover and check what type of bulb is in there. If they both light up it's probably just the bulb.
Change them both out together and you should be good. I replaced mine with Osram...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By boramkiv
That looks like a true error on realoem. Never...

That looks like a true error on realoem. Never had an issue with their diagrams, but that looks to be one.
The parts you need are this:...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By boramkiv
Okay after some research now, (my apologies) I...

Okay after some research now, (my apologies) I see that I was completely wrong. The moment you said metal base there was trouble. I've changed about four pre LCI including mine not to mention older...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 09-06-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By boramkiv
Is this available? I am interested.

Is this available?
I am interested.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By boramkiv
Bulb carrier. See this: ...

Bulb carrier.
See this:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=NU53&mospid=50117&btnr=63_1020&hg=63&fg=20
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,911
Posted By boramkiv
This is where I completely disagree. And I have...

This is where I completely disagree. And I have read this thread, but literally stayed away because these posts come up from time to time and there are always strong points to contend.

You're...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By boramkiv
You get that SAT transmission with the 2008 and...

You get that SAT transmission with the 2008 and that should make a difference if you have it. Cosmetics is the main difference between the two.
Engine didn't change, so if his seems quicker, then I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By boramkiv
How can you know you're getting that code while...

How can you know you're getting that code while driving?
I don't think DISA gives check engine lights nor temp faults. What code reader is being used, and are you using while driving?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-03-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,081
Posted By boramkiv
The heated steering wheel icon is a brilliant...

The heated steering wheel icon is a brilliant idea because having to practically bend down to see if it was activated is no good.
Although seeing the active wiper function light on the stalk is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By boramkiv
72% of it is the thrill, 13% is the fact that...

72% of it is the thrill, 13% is the fact that they require less maintenance, 7% of it is not as many issues as "the other" transmission (choose any DSG, DCT, SMG, CVT, PDK, TTT...what ever acronym...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By boramkiv
Some sites say D1S because they categorize the...

Some sites say D1S because they categorize the entire E60 from 2004-2010, but the LCI E60 2008 on up changed to D1S.
D2S is what you use as the igniter is not integrated into the bulb like the D1S...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By boramkiv
It's probably going to be tough to find one...

It's probably going to be tough to find one already primed and painted in the color you desire and matches your car perfect.
I actually got my front and rear bumper from Mod Bargains, and the side...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By boramkiv
In idrive under settings menu. Select...

In idrive under settings menu. Select language/units menu, then change from Km to mph.

EDIT: No it doesn't change the HVAC controls, I forgot the E60 temp knob readings are not digital.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By boramkiv
D2S BULB 4300K 35w part number 63217160806 is the...

D2S BULB 4300K 35w part number 63217160806 is the factory setup. Some people go for 6000K color temp which is a nice white clear lightup. 8000K is a bit on the blue side anything higher is crazy, and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By boramkiv
Not understanding why calls are going to...

Not understanding why calls are going to bluetrip. Is your phone connected to the cars' Bluetooth? My phone calls come through the car...music stops playing and the car picks up the call. I was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By boramkiv
Ha! I just changed my two out a month ago. You...

Ha!
I just changed my two out a month ago. You are definitely correct, BMW seemed to have purpose built them this way.
I'll think about this for a bit.
Let the E90 guys know as there are many more...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By boramkiv
You have to pull that cap off and you'll see the...

You have to pull that cap off and you'll see the actual OBDII port.
BMW and their redundancy...open the door, then remove the cap to access the port.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By boramkiv
It really depends. It's all about you the...

It really depends.
It's all about you the driver. Mine is in a V shape with a bar or two higher on the right...actually max right a bar or two lower on the left.
That's because the Bass can be too...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By boramkiv
Steering wheel is crooked...lovely! I'll be...

Steering wheel is crooked...lovely!
I'll be heading to Sears for my next checkup...maybe I can get some money outta them.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By boramkiv
I try to take mine down every time because it's...

I try to take mine down every time because it's illegal to have one running in my state.
If that were not the case it would be up all the time because I've left it up there off and on before,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By boramkiv
It's to keep people like you and I out of there,...

It's to keep people like you and I out of there, but then we figure it out and share with others. :thumbup:

Soon from now these cars will have welded hoods.
Ohh wait, there's the Alpha Romeo...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By boramkiv
Rough idle. Mine was displaying variable suction...

Rough idle. Mine was displaying variable suction unit code in INPA. Pulled them out and they were coated in oil and the green rubber trim was coming off.

I would say not to go past 110,000...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By boramkiv
I used a closed ended wrench angled towards the...

I used a closed ended wrench angled towards the front of the car for that bolt that's facing the firewall, I forgot the size. Lefty loosy righty tighty, so once the wrench is on there off is towards...
Forum: Bimmerfest East 2014 sponsored by Turner Motorsport 08-02-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By boramkiv
Damn, we needed you out there!!! It was another...

Damn, we needed you out there!!! It was another outrageous caravan...until of course you know what...the toll. Absolutely nothing has changed and just like every year the caravan falls apart right...
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