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  1. Strange noises on my E53 4.8is

    X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello everyone, i just got me a 2004 E53 4.8is. This is my first V8 car.. i had several BMWs in last 10 years (E30, E34, E39) and E53 was the next logical step hehe. The car is unbelievably powerful, nice interior, nice color, not so thirsty (if you are careful from time to time) BUT i have two...
  2. Help!! heater core replacement

    7 Series DIY
    I have a 2003 745i N62. I have replaced the coolant pipe, valley pan and valley pan gasket, intake manifold gaskets, water pump, and inlet pipe. Unfortunately, I have a heater core issue now. There is a coolant leak under the vehicle, passenger side floor/carpet is soaked, and I have...
  3. 2004 545i oil leak under the engine 132k please help!

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello everyone, I am very new to bimmerfest thanks in advance for all your help! The rain season starts these days in Victoria and that also makes my noticed that I have a oil leak on my 2004 545i. I saw some oil membrane on the water from underneath my car on the parking lot. And I moved...
  4. Wanted, N62 AGA Secondary Air tool

    Tools and Miscellaneous
    Like the title says, I am looking for a used AGA secondary air tool. (brushes, tube, ext...) Would be willing to rent from you if you don't want to sell... Anyone want to go in halves?? Thanks, Jon
  5. AGA N62 Valve Keeper Installation Tool

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) AGA has another great tool for you. The BMW N62 Valve Keeper installation tool was borne out of the AGA N62 Valve Stem Seal Tool Kit. You probably recognize AGA's name from other innovative BMW solutions such as the AGA...
  6. NJ n62/TU valve guide seal replacement

    NY / NJ / CT
    remove remove
  7. BMW N62TU Smoking and hesitation diagnosis help with diagnosis

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi all, Having some blue smoke and acceleration hesitation problems with my 550i N62TU. I expect the valve stem seals but am not 100% sure. I did some extensive diagnosis but need your help with this. Maybe things are interrelated or I have serveral issues. This is what I have done so far...
  8. FS: AGA N62 Valve Stem Seal Complete Tool Kit All German Auto - $600

    Tools and Miscellaneous
    This is an awesome tool for replacing valve stem seals on your N62 engine without removing the camshafts and messing with timing chain. I've used it to replace the seals on my 545 so I no longer need it. I'm also including 7 valve collets that I have left part# 11341461405 Price is $600 shipped...
  9. 05 545i Eccentric Shaft

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    05 545i Eccentric Shaft - Resolved I have a 545i with 138k miles on it. Running fine, but have been fighting the usual oil leaks (alt bracket, vacuum pump, upper timing covers, oil pan gasket). When I changed the oil pan gasket, much to my surprise, I found some rubber (from the valve cover...
  10. N62 Valve Stem Seal - Oil Consumption/Burning w/ video link

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello Bimmerfest, We recently had a customer remark to us that he found our N62 valve stem seal video useful, and that he wished we would make it more accessible via the forums. We hope this helps!
  11. BMW E60, 545i N62, Engine Removal, Rebuild, Installation

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    This thread is for the removal/rebuild/installation of my engine. The title to my previous thread was about a head gasket, which was no longer really the case I will go back and add the early pictures and more detail to this thread later. Below are all the ones from last weekend and this...
  12. E12 520 Euro - engine conversion

    Classic Bimmers
    Hi everyone I am a new owner of 1981 E12 520. I bought this car for a project, and intend to have a V8 (M62B44 or N62B48) installed. I am wondering if there is anyone who has completed V8 project like this. My friend suggests me to get some small block V8 from either mustang or Chevy...
  13. :: ECS Tuning :: N62 Collapsible Water Pipe Kit|Ingenious? You Bet!

    Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys
    Here's an uncommonly creative solution to a common problem. Eliminate the notorious water pump transfer pipe leak on N62 4.4 and 4.8L engines with a collapsible pipe kit that saves hours of teardown. If you've been avoiding this job because you didn't...
  14. N62B44 to S63B44 swap compatibility

    E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    So, guys. As with any car I start to mod. I start to daydream "bigger and better" and after searching for a few light cosmetic mods I started eyeing engine codes. the S63 is, according to wikipedia (I know, I know), simply an update of the n62 platform built for by the M division with open...
  15. BMW E65 technical training manual for sale

    Tools and Miscellaneous
    I have a BMW technical Training manual for sale. These are hard books to find so don't miss out. Here is the link to my Ebay listing. While your there check out the F01 manual I also have for sale. E65...
  16. E65 and F01 technical training manuals for sale

    Tools and Miscellaneous
    I am selling a E65 and F01 technical training manual so check them out. Here are the links to my Ebay listing. F01 E65...
  17. 545i N62 Water Pump/Pulley Replacement DIY

    Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    Recently my car started making a rattling grinding noise. After removing the belt and hand spinning all items I found that the bearings in my water pump and both the tensioner and idler pulley were all failing (also found vacuum pump to be leaking). Car has 130k on it and everything appeared...
  18. Reference: N62 engine firing order

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Firing order for a N62 engine (4.4L) --> here. (used in the E65/745i and E66/745Li, as well as others) Not sure if the later years differ, but this is for a 2002.