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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-18-2019, 03:06 PM
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Views: 108
Posted By G4Designs
2011 N63 Needs New Crankshaft + Un-Stop Leak

New update on my car that's been in the shop for 3 months. It turns it I might need a new crankshaft. At this point, my sunk cost is enough to justify making this a badass driving machine. It's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-24-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By G4Designs
That's one hell of a grocery list, thank you for...

That's one hell of a grocery list, thank you for sharing! What did it end up costing (parts only)?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-24-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 9,904
Posted By G4Designs
I'd really appreciate a link. You're amazing!

I'd really appreciate a link. You're amazing!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-23-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By G4Designs
Pulling 2011 550i N63 - What else can I fix?

My N63 has been in the shop for 2 months. Today, we found out the engine needs to be pulled to replace the 4th cyl rocker arm.

This is pretty much worst case scenario, but let's see the silver...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By G4Designs
Yes, it is

Yes, it is
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By G4Designs
Will do! Thank you so much! I'll take a ride to...

Will do! Thank you so much! I'll take a ride to their location, it's only 35min away from my local.



Hmm, ok. I'll talk around and see what a few shops think. I *wish* it was as easy as just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By G4Designs
Is this something that you can do with an OBD...

Is this something that you can do with an OBD scanner? My mechanic is a family friend who willingly admits he has little to no experience with modern European cars (he gripes about it all the time)....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By G4Designs
That's what I suspected. Any clue what it could...

That's what I suspected. Any clue what it could be? I figured it had something to do with an air restriction at that intake manifold, but I cleaned the hell out of that.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By G4Designs
Here's the report:...

Here's the report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16V4lUMYFXN5A3CDTBLPtErm0R9r_i_dn/view?usp=drivesdk

This was before I replaced the MAF.

Fault Code: 004BC2
Fault Explanation: Air flow sensor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By G4Designs
I had my mechanic do a few resets (other than...

I had my mechanic do a few resets (other than codes), but I don't know if we reset adaptions. I haven't found any guides on it -- is that just done as OBD?


Let me see if I can pull up the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By G4Designs
2011 X5 Limp Mode Question

My new X5 Diesel xDrive has been going in and out of limp mode very oddly. I ran it off my Carly and got a mass airflow sensor issue, replaced that, no luck, then completely cleaned the intake...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By G4Designs
2007 E60 CIC Retrofit

I'm looking to install the CIC system in my 07.

How does this (http://m.ebay.com/itm/CIC-Retrofit-Kit-for-BMW-E60-E61-Price-Match-Guarantee-/112409691078) look? What's the running price for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By G4Designs
I've just been watching the ebay listings. ...

I've just been watching the ebay listings.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/201899065823
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By G4Designs
'07 E60 CIC Retrofit Question

I am trying to see if my car is compatible for a CIC retrofit. It is an 07 E60 with a business level iDrive.

I wanted to upgrade to a CCC, but it looks like a CIC is the same price.

I wanted...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By G4Designs
Should I Vinyl Wrap My White '07 525i's Roof?

What are your opinions?


If I should, what vinyl should I use? I like the gloss.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By G4Designs
2007 E60 - Where is the CCV/PCV?

I can't find the damn thing and every google search came with results for another model.

Can someone just quickly send some pictures of where it is and how to get to it?
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-16-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By G4Designs
Thank you. Seriously.

Thank you. Seriously.
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-16-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By G4Designs
Thank you for voicing your opinion.

Thank you for voicing your opinion.
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By G4Designs
BMW KBB.com Value Chart - Under $25k

I'm looking to upgrade to a newer BMW so I made a chart to organize any model I'd be interested in and can afford. They are the base models with "good condition".

It seems pretty good for...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-15-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By G4Designs
I'm under the impression some models may lose...

I'm under the impression some models may lose value faster than others. That tells me this could be possible with the right luck.
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-15-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By G4Designs
Any idea if certain models are cheaper but don't...

Any idea if certain models are cheaper but don't come with too drastic reductions?
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-15-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By G4Designs
Sorry if this is in the wrong section.

Sorry if this is in the wrong section.
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-14-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By G4Designs
Lightbulb New Car Ideas - Upgrade Time

Last year, I got my 2007 BMW 525i for around $13k as my first car.
I've had a few issues, and my parents and I think its time to look for a new car.

I want to stay with BMWs, but I dont want to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,777
Posted By G4Designs
Still wondering about a cheap and durable vinyl...

Still wondering about a cheap and durable vinyl wrap brand/source*
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,751
Posted By G4Designs
Have you ruled out it being haunted?

Have you ruled out it being haunted?
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