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Today, 05:29 AM
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Posted By kd7iwp

Yes. There is a vacuum actuated flapper in the...

Yes. There is a vacuum actuated flapper in the right tip that is closed at idle and opens when you apply more throttle. Takes away a lot of the droning noise. Many BMWs do this. You can put your...
07-06-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By kd7iwp

Nice, $250 for a working adaptive headlight is a...

Nice, $250 for a working adaptive headlight is a great deal in my opinion. Those things are close to $1,500 new I think.
07-05-2019, 07:52 AM
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Posted By kd7iwp

Ok, looks like the part you found is part number...

Ok, looks like the part you found is part number 63127045696 which is located on this diagram: https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=NW13-USA-01-2008-E60N-BMW-535i&diagId=63_1013#63127045696....
07-05-2019, 07:45 AM
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Views: 546
Posted By kd7iwp

Have you looked at RealOEM? I don't know your...

Have you looked at RealOEM? I don't know your son's car's VIN but if you put it in here you could take a look for part numbers. Here's a link to 2008 535i headlight parts:...
07-04-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By kd7iwp

I love that you're taking this on and willing to...

I love that you're taking this on and willing to figure it out. It obviously takes time to do so but I look forward to reading more updates from you.
06-27-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By kd7iwp

I can send you my dead Sirius unit if you'd like!...

I can send you my dead Sirius unit if you'd like! I also have the bracket with it. What do you want to see? The physical installation is pretty simple assuming you have the wiring there. I don't know...
06-22-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By kd7iwp

I would first attempt to replace the valves or...

I would first attempt to replace the valves or mechatronic unit. As the pistons wear out the fluid could leak by them a bit and I would think it wouldnít shift as well. I personally havenít really...
06-22-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By kd7iwp

The seat cushions on the E46 are interchangeable...

The seat cushions on the E46 are interchangeable to both driver and passenger so I would assume similar here. Realoem would give you per numbers so you know for sure. I canít tell if thatís heated or...
06-17-2019, 01:59 PM
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Views: 17,266
Posted By kd7iwp

Maybe he meant to say piece and not price?

Maybe he meant to say piece and not price?
06-11-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,592
Posted By kd7iwp

Hmmm, I've considered it... I'm really not a fan...

Hmmm, I've considered it... I'm really not a fan of replacing things that aren't broken. I know lots of people talk about them failing, but for each one that is failed there are probably many out on...
06-10-2019, 08:22 AM
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Posted By kd7iwp

Anything else I should do when fixing wastegates?

I'm just finishing a shopping cart...
06-07-2019, 09:52 AM
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Posted By kd7iwp

Yep, I would be measuring the current draw on the...

Yep, I would be measuring the current draw on the battery and if it's above a few hundred milliamps I would start pulling fuses until the current drops. The fuse that does it should be the culprit....
06-05-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By kd7iwp

Does realoem show your part in any of these...

Does realoem show your part in any of these diagrams (https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/partgrp?id=NF33-USA-01-2006-E60-BMW-525xi&mg=24)?
06-04-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,215
Posted By kd7iwp

Those are certainly some good posts about fixing...

Those are certainly some good posts about fixing the hydraulic tailgate. I looked at those as well for guidance when I re-retrofitted my hydraulic pump that had been deleted by a previous owner....
05-31-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,111
Posted By kd7iwp

You're correct that the lighter turns off with...

You're correct that the lighter turns off with the ignition so that would not work. I've never bothered to keep anything like this running. I don't see why your idea of putting a charger on the front...
05-31-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,003
Posted By kd7iwp

Well done folks. I also have an error for mine...

Well done folks. I also have an error for mine but no issues with the radiator fan. I wonder if I can temporarily put in the one from my E46. But I think that one is in a large larger piece.
05-29-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,376
Posted By kd7iwp

Wow, that seems like a pile of work, good luck! I...

Wow, that seems like a pile of work, good luck! I just think of all those antennas throughout the car and the wiring with them....
05-26-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,356
Posted By kd7iwp

The previous owner of my car converted to manual...

The previous owner of my car converted to manual and I went out and bought a pump and hydraulic arm to convert back since I hate having buttons that donít work.

In in my case, they cut the...
05-24-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By kd7iwp

My comfort access was barely working when I...

My comfort access was barely working when I bought my E61 last year. To start the car I always had to hold the key behind my right shoulder and the lock/unlock buttons on the fob only worked if I was...
05-22-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By kd7iwp

Well done! I too just bought an antenna amplifier...

Well done! I too just bought an antenna amplifier on eBay to solve my remote issue. Fortunately someone on here told me the part from a 6 series is compatible because I bought one for $35 whereas it...
05-20-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By kd7iwp

Iíve heard those sentiments before about the...

Iíve heard those sentiments before about the cheaper actuators. Thanks for updating us.
05-13-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By kd7iwp

These engines are really loud with the cover off...

These engines are really loud with the cover off but I find it is those injectors that are so tappety and not the valves.
05-06-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By kd7iwp

So glad to hear you found the problem! Iím...

So glad to hear you found the problem! Iím tempted to order the Sencom rebuild kit but none of my wires are currently broken and I have enough other projects to take on at the moment.
05-02-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By kd7iwp

Not sure where he got it, but I like Nathan's DIY...

Not sure where he got it, but I like Nathan's DIY Workshop channel on Youtube and if you look at time 3:15 in this video you will see he has one that I think looks similar to what you're asking for....
05-01-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By kd7iwp

If it's timing chain you hear it would be in...

If it's timing chain you hear it would be in relation to engine speed and not vehicle speed. Can you hear the sound while in neutral and coasting along? If you were coasting slowly and tapped the...
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