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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Hey there. I ended up getting Stagg shocks off...

Hey there. I ended up getting Stagg shocks off eBay I believe only cost $300 for all 4. They claimed its little stiffer ride.

Had those put in by an indie cost me another $450 for labor. Used my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By bimmerFUNF
It was a thin coat :D just an exaggerated...

It was a thin coat :D just an exaggerated statement :dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By bimmerFUNF
UPDATE: The damnedest things....replaced new...

UPDATE:

The damnedest things....replaced new upper control arm bushings, lamforder, and new shocks put in, using old springs. The ride is sporty, the steering wheel vibration is totally gone. The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By bimmerFUNF
My new rotors. Drilled and slotted. With new...

My new rotors. Drilled and slotted. With new pads. Are warped again. 35 days into using them. After install. The ride and braking was flawless for first week. Then small vibrations. Then large. Now...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Solution The resellers dv8 on eBay sent me...

Solution

The resellers dv8 on eBay sent me wrong struts. To a 3 series to be exact. Waste of time and money. Not to vent but if right parts were sent this thread wouldn't exist ;) cheers mates.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By bimmerFUNF
The adjusted height was turned way up, tip top....

The adjusted height was turned way up, tip top. The strut was pumped "purged" then installed. I will try to "purge" or pump it more tonight and see if the resistance changes afterwards. :confused:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Nope just the standard RWD, absolutely no...

Nope just the standard RWD, absolutely no pressure in the strut, can move with hands. :yikes:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Coilover Question SOLO WERKS S1 for E60

Have a 530i E60, non sport or M or anything.

Purchased SOLO WERKS S1 coilover kit for the E60 only 499 on ebay.

Had few techies install it with me, took the wheel off and put in the new strut...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Update. Got new guide pins as shown on...

Update.

Got new guide pins as shown on diagram. Oem pins.

Old ones had old hard smudge from the lube.

Installed the new guide pins on both sides, lubed the crap out of them. Cleaned the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Uneven Rotor Wear ?!

Oh yes those are put back in. I was unaware those have to be replaced? They seemed like something that doesn't have to be replaced as they looked fine. They might've been over tightened .... And this...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By bimmerFUNF
513421 is this the guide pin you speak of sir?

513421 is this the guide pin you speak of sir?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Uneven Rotor Wear ?!

Recently changed my brakes and rotors last weekend. They where put in 6 months ago. The driver rotor was SO bad when you spun it, it would spin in 8, it was beyond warped.

New rotors in, new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Yes they where tourqed equally and fully to my...

Yes they where tourqed equally and fully to my knowledge. As soon as the hub went it I went around the block the noise was there right off the bat. Different noise tho. High pitch not grind.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Still baffled as to where the noise comes from....

Still baffled as to where the noise comes from. Bearing makes no sense since the wheel still turns at any angle. Turning right the noise goes away. Left it gets louder. The old hub with bearing...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Reviving an old post. The new hub is still in....

Reviving an old post. The new hub is still in. With new parts.
Driving straight on highway there is noise. Turning right the noise disappears. Turning left the noise gets louder.
This cannot be...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By bimmerFUNF
I keep hearing about the vanos problems people...

I keep hearing about the vanos problems people are having, and also rear tire wearing issues, wear too quick?

I live in MN so I cannot image it being decent in foot of snow. They are hard to...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Exclamation Thinking of purchasing E60 M5

Happy Friday !

I currently own a 2006 530i with 145K miles, much repairs done.

Anyway, I have always wanted an E60 M5, always ! And now seems like a great time to purchase one since the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By bimmerFUNF
if it is the original battery, or oem.... there...

if it is the original battery, or oem.... there should be a little tiny whole (window type) with glass on top that displays either green, yellow, or red. will tell you if the battery is good or dead...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Thank you, this helps. So these hubs CAN be...

Thank you, this helps. So these hubs CAN be defective from factory, there is nothing else that can cause that noise in that general area besides the wheel bearing at speeds 30+. And you are correct...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Ok thank you :thumbup: , I was wondering if it is...

Ok thank you :thumbup: , I was wondering if it is defective, just my luck. You had the same characteristics of a bad wheel hub as well after replacing it (just quieter?) Any suggestions on steps...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Grinding noise was prior to new outter tie rods....

Grinding noise was prior to new outter tie rods. I put these in this order....

1) new outter tie rods (grind still there) was told a very bad wheel bearing its shot. 2) replaced new hub with new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Thumbs down '06 530i Noise in wheel area after much replaced.

Ok heres the scoop....

The tie rod on the passenger side was getting worn, replaced both at once with new.

Alignment done.

Shortly after, the passenger bearing was just grinding. How I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By bimmerFUNF
was it a set, paid little extra and get a housing...

was it a set, paid little extra and get a housing with it? where at sir :D
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By bimmerFUNF
that is completely true, it seemed like good...

that is completely true, it seemed like good value, all it is is small damn led lights. my buddy has $60 set on his 335 and no problems. ill prob look the set with housing or something :) but then...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By bimmerFUNF
PS. can someone lead me to correct place to buy...

PS. can someone lead me to correct place to buy the new housing, its right one, passenger.
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