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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By hooch999
I am with you, great choice - beautiful car...

I am with you, great choice - beautiful car inside and out and handles great.
Speaking from personal experience my MB C-Klasse has been trouble free for 9 years now, hope E-Klasse is as reliable. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By hooch999
It is your transmission, I had dealer replaced...

It is your transmission, I had dealer replaced deformed trany oil pan (here they "suddenly" discovered low oil problem) and reprogram it (after like 5 trips to them I managed to convince :bigpimp:) -...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By hooch999
If you need standard suspension these should fit:...

If you need standard suspension these should fit:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/140897790400?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By hooch999
Labor cost wise pressing new bushings in is same...

Labor cost wise pressing new bushings in is same as replacing full arm. They should be replaced in pairs btw. Meyle HD is same or better quality than OEM:
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By hooch999
It can be your shocks if you are over 70K miles....

It can be your shocks if you are over 70K miles. But generally sport suspension on E60 is pretty rough - cars with standard suspension are much more compliant.

I have a set of brand new standard...
Forum: Parting Out 12-15-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By hooch999
E60 parting out parts sale

I have some parts left from my E60 BMW 550i which I sold, I purchased those new but never had a chance to install. My loss is your gain.
E-bay listings:

Complete front struts assembly including...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,588
Posted By hooch999
Who gives a **** how many used bms you had? 5-ers...

Who gives a **** how many used bms you had? 5-ers are executive cars not made for debils like you making average salary.
Go back to jerking off on your e39 moron and next time buy a honda.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,588
Posted By hooch999
So far BMW sales has been hitting all time highs...

So far BMW sales has been hitting all time highs - they don't need people like you telling them how to make better cars, they know that better than you do.
As to high cost to maintain - you pay to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By hooch999
Don't waste your money, any improvement form...

Don't waste your money, any improvement form these "upgrades" is a pure marketing BS.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 52,120
Posted By hooch999
As I said my car is 550i, it's N62 engine, so my...

As I said my car is 550i, it's N62 engine, so my DME is ME9, there is no IBS access in INPA as far as I can see...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 52,120
Posted By hooch999
Is there IBS reset function for 08' 550i? I don't...

Is there IBS reset function for 08' 550i? I don't see it in INPA..
Or it's not applicable for my car?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By hooch999
I cannot comment on BavAuto coils, but "High...

I cannot comment on BavAuto coils, but "High Performance Coils" by name is BS.
Another BS is your mechanic - no way coil problem can damage ECU, BTW which ECU he was talking about? DME?
I can...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 52,120
Posted By hooch999
I got one from Advance Auto Parts, it's 95 A/H. ...

I got one from Advance Auto Parts, it's 95 A/H.
Change from regular white battery went smoothly, did not keep power on, only clock has reset (date was intact). Coded with NCSExpert and Tool32 as per...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By hooch999
Front strut assembly question

Anybody who had/has disassembled front struts on E60, can you tell me how that washer goes into it, please? it has a black circle on one side and that side is slightly raised.

It's part #6 on the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 21,491
Posted By hooch999
where did you get the solenoids from? What's part...

where did you get the solenoids from? What's part number?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,622
Posted By hooch999
Just get DCAN USB cable with INPA disc from ebay.

Just get DCAN USB cable with INPA disc from ebay.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,655
Posted By hooch999
Engine light is usually emission related - you...

Engine light is usually emission related - you need to read errors from car's computer. I just had one on, it was bad fuel vapor valve/pump, $100 part.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By hooch999
Got them from pelican parts, Stabilus brand which...

Got them from pelican parts, Stabilus brand which seem to be OEM supplier.
Somebody was drunk when designed BMW hood support, they should have put some stoppers there like in MB, the hood is still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By hooch999
Seems like O2 sensor.. hence low throughput. I...

Seems like O2 sensor.. hence low throughput.
I have seen INPA error code tables somewhere, try to google it
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By hooch999
Your M3 didn't have a torque converter, right?...

Your M3 didn't have a torque converter, right? Plus E60 is much bigger heavier vehicle. Hence you will never get same response as in M3.
In BMW cars everything breaks, you should know that from your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,118
Posted By hooch999
E61 would actually brake better because of AWD -...

E61 would actually brake better because of AWD - when slowing engine brakes all wheels at the same time unlike RWD helping to shorten braking distance.
If you have issues with braking check your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,555
Posted By hooch999
Check your control arms.

Check your control arms.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By hooch999
Reliability wise they probably even worse since...

Reliability wise they probably even worse since quality went down comparing to E39 and more complexity got added in many areas.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By hooch999
Don't bother unless you feel you car is pulling...

Don't bother unless you feel you car is pulling to a side. I would also start ignoring that dealer.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By hooch999
And a dealer you work for is..?

And a dealer you work for is..?
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