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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,494
Posted By mboat
Lookin' good, Evan. Keep up the awesome work!...

Lookin' good, Evan. Keep up the awesome work! :thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By mboat
Okay. Thank you for the input, all. But here's a...

Okay. Thank you for the input, all. But here's a head-scratcher,my eye-brow lights just started working again, on their own with nothing being done. :confused:

5 days ago, I cleared my codes in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 116,083
Posted By mboat
I don't post here often, but over the last month...

I don't post here often, but over the last month and a half my 06 530i has received the following treatments:

- New KONI FSD shocks front and rear with Eibach springs, with all new hardware,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By mboat
Yeah. As I was thinking about this after I posted...

Yeah. As I was thinking about this after I posted that, I also have a short circuit fault. 0x9CB8.

But given the condition of my right headlight, I think I may be heading for having to replace...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By mboat
Question E60 Side Marker Defective Error

Hey All,
I have done some searching of the interwebs and have found nothing, no clues, no definitive answers to my issues.

My car is a 2006 530i, from Florida with not the best maintenance and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By mboat
Thank you for your input. As I said before, my...

Thank you for your input. As I said before, my limited experience, they felt like that to me as well.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By mboat
Not on Pre-LCI E60's that most if not all come...

Not on Pre-LCI E60's that most if not all come with the standard LM1 module. One way to get DRL's is to swap out your light module to an LM2 light module. Requires coding and finding the correct LM2...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 04-22-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,787
Posted By mboat
Detroit Area - E60 Suspension considerations??

Hello, all.

I am getting ready to do some much needed repairs on my current suspension setup. It's an 2006 E60 RWD with 139k miles and the previous owner hadn't touched a thing on the suspension....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By mboat
Question Previous experience with KW Street comfort vs Koni FSD/Eibach setups?

Hello, all.

I am getting ready to do some much needed repairs on my current suspension setup. It's an 2006 E60 RWD with 139k miles and the previous owner hadn't touched a thing on the suspension....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,243
Posted By mboat
Yeah. I hear ya', man. Mine just turned over...

Yeah. I hear ya', man. Mine just turned over 138k. I don't think the PO did anything with the suspension on my car. This is coming very soon for me as my left rear strut puked it's oil out and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 116,083
Posted By mboat
A week ago today, 3-24-18, did the LM1 to LM2...

A week ago today, 3-24-18, did the LM1 to LM2 swap on my 06 530i. Went successfully.

Just have to troubleshoot why my DRL's aren't working.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By mboat
I am living in the Detroit area. In Northeast...

I am living in the Detroit area. In Northeast Indiana, every other weekend.



Thank you, sir.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By mboat
Nice, Thank you. Sounds like what I am looking...

Nice, Thank you. Sounds like what I am looking for. Would you mind pointing me towards that thread?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By mboat
E60: Wanting heated seats! Needing help!!

So, I had to replace my 07 E60. I had the heated seats and steering wheel, loved it.

But, in my replacement, it was a Florida car and does not have either heated seats or steering wheel, no heated...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,425
Posted By mboat
Fair enough. I understand.

Fair enough. I understand.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,425
Posted By mboat
So what you are saying is, you've spent $23k on...

So what you are saying is, you've spent $23k on your car and your wife has no idea you've done this? How is that possible unless you have money just oozing out from every where. Good luck with your...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,354
Posted By mboat
Gorgeous car! I've read what you've done. Nice...

Gorgeous car! I've read what you've done. Nice work. :thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 28,513
Posted By mboat
Hi Shawn, could you send to me the 2016 maps...

Hi Shawn, could you send to me the 2016 maps version? Thank you.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,880
Posted By mboat
Here you go. There is a DIY...

Here you go. There is a DIY (https://5series.net/forums/diy-do-yourself-14/diy-sa430-mirrors-119719/) on 5series.net.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,494
Posted By mboat
Yeah, I agree. That mount is all simplicity and...

Yeah, I agree. That mount is all simplicity and business.

Very very sick. It makes me wish BMW made a RWD 535i E61 in the US. Congratulations!

So how was the drive there to the fab shop? ;-)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,494
Posted By mboat
How about that!!! This is awesome! Good for you,...

How about that!!! This is awesome! Good for you, Evan. Excellent work. I know this has been a long time coming. I bet this felt really good to get it back on the ground.

This build shows that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By mboat
In addition to what was said, If you can, you get...

In addition to what was said, If you can, you get your hands on a Motive Power Bleeder to get all the air bubbles out. You may have introduced air into the system. This happened to me when I did the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,494
Posted By mboat
What about towing it on a flatbed tow truck to...

What about towing it on a flatbed tow truck to the shop for the trans mount? Would there be chance or concern of tweaking something without the trans mount fully bolted down?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-26-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By mboat
Coding for switch-back bulbs

This is on a pre-LCI E60.

Does anyone know if there is or what the coding would be to allow the 3157 switch back bulbs to work? I get the amber color in the bulb, but not the white color.

I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By mboat
Go to www.realoem.com, put in your last 7 of your...

Go to www.realoem.com, put in your last 7 of your VIN and go to "Retrofitting/Conversion/Accessories"

There is an "M" Retrofit aerodynamic kit that will give you the M5 look without having to...
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