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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,040
Posted By Tomahawk674
I don't really see how that could work. I have...

I don't really see how that could work. I have read that BMW's own variable intake manifolds have more restriction during low rpm to promote more turbulent air and get a better mixture. The N52 in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Tomahawk674
Man, you guys are brave trying to have nice cars...

Man, you guys are brave trying to have nice cars in NYC. I come from a big city in South America, would never dream of having any mediocre to nice car down there. It would just be impossible. Small...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Tomahawk674
So sorry to hear about that. Do you park outside...

So sorry to hear about that. Do you park outside or did it happen while you were out?

I have my comprehensive set at $100. I just can't see another way.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By Tomahawk674
Seatbelt latch squeaking fix

Hello everyone, I'm posting a fix I did on my car yesterday. On my car, the seat belt latch would rub against the leather seat and make squeaky sounds which would drive me nuts. If you look at the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By Tomahawk674
Any close to Kansas City?

Off topic: There's a car show at Aristocrat Motors near Kansas City this Saturday June 14th. Unlike most Midwest carshows, it's not just mustangs and Camaros. It's mostly European makes, some very...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Tomahawk674
Bumper Clearcoat peeling

I bought my car CPO, with no accident history. The paintjob on the car is in great condition, except my bumper. Months ago the clearcoat started peeling in a spot that did NOT have an impact or rock...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,980
Posted By Tomahawk674
They turned it into a buick ;)

They turned it into a buick ;)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Tomahawk674
The polishing step is what makes it clear; even...

The polishing step is what makes it clear; even 3000 grit will still not give it a perfectly clear appearance. Make sure you have a good PLASTIC polish, if you're using a polish for something else...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,386
Posted By Tomahawk674
jim165, I don't want you to have something that...

jim165, I don't want you to have something that you are not passionate about anymore. I'll PM you my address and you can ship me that 550i with its title.

Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Tomahawk674
If the OP can drive to a tuning shop that...

If the OP can drive to a tuning shop that supports Active Autowerke, they can do the flash there (and the shop can probably install the intake).
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Tomahawk674
I did the intake manifold swap to my N52 528i. I...

I did the intake manifold swap to my N52 528i. I have not done the ECU tune yet. With the Intake Manifold on by itself, I believe reading somewhere that you get a 10hp increase without the flash. You...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,386
Posted By Tomahawk674
Where are you vacationing justinb7116? I leave...

Where are you vacationing justinb7116? I leave for Orlando tomorrow, taking the wife to a Disney World Vacation for a week. I looked and looked for a nice rental car to have, found nothing fun. Would...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Tomahawk674
I don't know of anyone that fixes them, do you...

I don't know of anyone that fixes them, do you have navigation or just the radio with CD? you can get a new M-ask non-navigation unit for a little over $100 used, but it may require coding to get the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 75,110
Posted By Tomahawk674
I bet the little one has the N20 turbo four...

I bet the little one has the N20 turbo four engine.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 75,110
Posted By Tomahawk674
Sigtwnty, what kind of wheels do you have?

Sigtwnty, what kind of wheels do you have?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Tomahawk674
Thank you. Can you replace the outter bulb...

Thank you. Can you replace the outter bulb without having to take the headlight assembly off of the car?

I've taken the assembly off before, but it's a pain to get it aligned just right after...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Tomahawk674
Question Xenon bulb part number check

Hello,

One of my outter low beam lights is turning pink. I went to realoem, and I can only find this part number for the xenon bulb:

63217217509

However, it doesn't specify that that it is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Tomahawk674
Pretty much the only performance mod for N52 is: ...

Pretty much the only performance mod for N52 is:

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-176947-n52-330-intake-manifold-software-upgrade-for-128i325i328i528iz4.aspx

Source the parts yourself and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Tomahawk674
I would cry. That's why I have $100 deductible,...

I would cry. That's why I have $100 deductible, and the car doesn't come out days where there's storms in the forecast.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Tomahawk674
I knew the "i" was going to be lighter and more...

I knew the "i" was going to be lighter and more fun than the "xi". True, the "i" with all season tires isn't much of a snow fighter, so I went on craigslist and got a cheap 4x4 that only goes out...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Tomahawk674
I actually did the opposite and had mine chromed...

I actually did the opposite and had mine chromed to match my stock kidney grills....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Tomahawk674
In my case, the hissing sound from my speakers...

In my case, the hissing sound from my speakers was the head unit itself. I didn't have navigation, so it was easy to change. The physical aspect of changing it is not hard with Nav, but I think...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 75,110
Posted By Tomahawk674
Very nice congratulations! mine is space gray...

Very nice congratulations! mine is space gray too. Here's a tip, take it to a high end detail shop and request the paint be buffer polished, it makes it look that much better.

Here's what mine...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Tomahawk674
Hmmm. My goal is to replace the long piece of...

Hmmm. My goal is to replace the long piece of silver trim that it mounted on those lower grills. The piece of trim clips in, but to be able to unclip it you have to get to it from the back of those...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Tomahawk674
With how much force?

With how much force?
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