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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By jim165
Just had all of my bushings and a couple of arms...

Just had all of my bushings and a couple of arms replaced last week. Started out good but the shaking in the steering is starting to return. From what I've seen so far, the shaking is caused by:
Bad...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,072
Posted By jim165
Can't find an exact pic, but this is close...

Can't find an exact pic, but this is close enough. Look at the center of the firewall. Two bolts right next to each other. You'll need a Torx bit, the size escapes me......
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,072
Posted By jim165
:tsk:Damn, always something with these crappy-ass...

:tsk:Damn, always something with these crappy-ass cars. Well, I've had my entire ARS assembly replaced due to excessive leaks, so I guess anythings possible. Good luck...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,072
Posted By jim165
Thanks for the input. Concerning your problem,...

Thanks for the input. Concerning your problem, though....I've never heard of any issues with the ARS bushings causing noise. Usually it's worn suspension bushings or possibly the strut tower brace...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,072
Posted By jim165
I'm kinda diverting from the main issue, and I...

I'm kinda diverting from the main issue, and I apologize, but did you notice any change in driving characteristics with the broken subframe? It seems like you weren't aware that was broken again...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By jim165
At 93K miles, you're overdue for a suspension...

At 93K miles, you're overdue for a suspension refresh. I'd take it to an indy and get a second set of eyes on what's needed.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By jim165
Did the service advisor finish 10th grade?...

Did the service advisor finish 10th grade? Horrible spelling and structure....
When was the last time you've had suspension work done on your car? How many miles are on it now? You're probably due...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By jim165
How many miles on the engine?

How many miles on the engine?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By jim165
You did some pretty horrible research!:rofl: ...

You did some pretty horrible research!:rofl:
CIC is VERY doable for ALL E60s...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By jim165
That car is very well optioned...heads up,...

That car is very well optioned...heads up, sunshades, heated rear seats, Nav, sat radio. Good color combo. Definitely ask for service records and if the common leaks have been fixed...they should...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By jim165
Windshield trim can be changed out without...

Windshield trim can be changed out without windshield removal. Just as easy as changing the rear trim...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,033
Posted By jim165
Still on original turbos? Impressive. What are...

Still on original turbos? Impressive. What are your oil change intervals?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By jim165
The Sirius satellite radio module doesn't control...

The Sirius satellite radio module doesn't control anything else or affect anything else if taken out of the loop. It only provides satellite radio functionality. Nav, FM, AM, CD, Weather Band all...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By jim165
Sound restored after what I thought was dead CCC...

Sound went out on my 550i after hitting a bump a couple of months ago. Lost all chimes and stereo sound. I initially thought it was the CCC as it was rebooting occasionally. About a month later, I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 212,611
Posted By jim165
Crap, no luck with the MOST loop....looks like...

Crap, no luck with the MOST loop....looks like the amp might be screwed. notice that it doesn't get warm or anything, leading me to believe that it's not powering up. Any suggestions on how to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By jim165
Not sure where SK is, but most dealerships won't...

Not sure where SK is, but most dealerships won't allow you to bring parts for them to install due to liability reasons. If you have no choice but to deal with the dealer, you may as well cough up the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By jim165
I have Logic 7 and plan on just buying the...

I have Logic 7 and plan on just buying the emulator + programming package from Bimmerretrofit.com once I have all of the parts. My indy mechanic is actually an authorized installer for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 212,611
Posted By jim165
Larry, I have not tried this...how do I bypass...

Larry, I have not tried this...how do I bypass the bluetooth unit? I'll try that immediately if you could explain!

Edit: I've found the loop HERE (https://www.ecstuning.com/ES165091/) on ECS...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 212,611
Posted By jim165
Thanks for that! My CCC doesn't output sound but...

Thanks for that! My CCC doesn't output sound but operates and responds to inputs. Will it cause an error for the amp update?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By jim165
Great to hear, thanks! I was planning on updating...

Great to hear, thanks! I was planning on updating the amp just in case as I keep hearing about the poor sound issues. Did you use the emulator or the FSC codes for activate navi?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By jim165
Yeah, believe me i've been eyeing and researching...

Yeah, believe me i've been eyeing and researching this upgrade for a LOOONG time and know what it takes, but was waiting for the prices to come down. Main thing was finding the computer and screen...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 212,611
Posted By jim165
I'm about to attempt this retrofit with parts I'm...

I'm about to attempt this retrofit with parts I'm piecing together from eBay and other sources, but in my research, I read that this problem can be solved by updating your current amp software. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By jim165
Mine quit completely on a cold day after hitting...

Mine quit completely on a cold day after hitting a large bump. It started slowing down 2 months prior. It still brings up the screen and settings, but it reboots at least 3 times while driving and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By jim165
Like the poster above mentioned, you are at a...

Like the poster above mentioned, you are at a junction (or past) where these cars need complete cooling system overhaul, complete suspension overhaul, and in your case for the turbo cars, complete...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By jim165
Could be the iDrive CCC computer going out. That...

Could be the iDrive CCC computer going out. That was the first thing that happened to my car last month...lost Satellite option(greyed out, thought it was the tuner) then the next week or so lost all...
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