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  1. Hi Mate, can you PM me if your read this - Thanks!

  2. What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    One of calipers was seizing so flipped the front brake setup from the 327mm to the 348mm on my 530d. Easy swap really and feels so much better! Theres two caliper setups for the 348, single and duel pot....i used the single pot which effectively is the same calipers and pads as the 327 setup but uses 348x30mm disks and different carriers. If you are on 327mm, next disc change worth a ponder! (excuse the grubby marks, did clean off )
  3. Awesome! Thank You for pulling this out again
  4. Longshot, but anyone still have the PDF writeup for the CCC retrofit for this one - Ta in advance
  5. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    Just found these: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/162248457347 The 'never leak again' claim sounds good Giving them a punt as look thicker then the oem ones
  6. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    Sorry for delayed reponse. Dont seem to be getting the email notifications through on this one Have actually applied silicone at all seals already, only ever get oil ligereing at ic ends...think build up is result of blow by with turbo being pushed harder and venting from cvc into pipework. Catchcan was reccomended a while back..but just never got round to fitting one (gots a nice catchcan...just the piping run on these is little akward as a really short run so needs tinkering. Without modding the maf air feed pipe, cant see how i can do it...but never got round to picking up a spare one to play with)...nontheless, it cant be airtight this or would expect buildup just to be on inside and expose itself on removal I dont know if i loose pressure here, was thinking of adding a boost gauge on the ic to tb pipe as i have one on on the turbo to ic on otherside. Bit overkill but i could then measure a drop if any for sure. cant find any uprated seals either as sure thicker ones help the cause too
  7. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    I have changed all the seals with oem ones. no leak etc on the tops at all (turbo or tb ends), on ic end...new too but i do always see a small buildup every once in a while when working under the car. Its not like a drip or anything, but always enough to need a wipe. If i remove the pipe, seals still very much intact, but i make habbit of changing these too as part of my service. My IC setup is not very standard mind, its a Forge unit originally deisgned for the F20 135i. I have retained the original boost pipework but at the ic ends...the oem hoses have been swapped out for silicone ones and these now attach to billet F20 size couplings. The couplings still maintain oem seals and clips (albeit f20 size ones)
  8. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    Both boost pipes have oil residue in them. Not excessive amounts or anything and advised quite normal however i am trying to work out a way to add a catchcan. space is bit limited for the run so needs some pondering
  9. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    you could consider the egr delete mate but somewhat forces you to have mapped out or will throw a light. stock everything + just egr delete + decent map will push out a nice 275ish bhp (where i should of stopped chasing power really) good luck bud!
  10. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    So further to last post, the maf adjustsing itself does indeed give false hope its fixed, not to say its not improved the performance, but the blip feel feel came back Last hope before sledgehammer i guess so got round to replacing the secondary o2 sensor. Locationwise, this is box 2 under car...so one just after the downpipe/before the dpf Whilst accessable with just cuppa jacks...was a bit of bitch to remove as old one had seized in place due to heat. I did want to try and save it...but wouldnt budge with spanners so had to cut off the wiring so i could pop a socket on it. Mild swearing later and it come off. New sensor fitted and in all honestly...think thats the best i'll get out of her No more blip, just progressive accelleration with power noticably rolling in hard from 1500k to end of rev range (still touch laggy at the begining of curve mind, but gonna blame ic for that) Overall, it boots harder then before mid/top and the blips gone so happy enough with it Put on some miles last week (London>Bath>Newquay>Ponty>Swindon>London) and she done really well...b roads were flipping awesome (cannot belive how coilover freindly it is out there) - still performing as should so hoping mafs well adjusted itself. Touch wood, sorted for now! Never ending mind, this week got glowplug 4 code and a creaky front caliper Effing money pits
  11. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    Sorry for delay! Ok so tried the 40mph test with maf plugged in. failed, does same thing....with maf disconnected, kicks in at 1500 opposed to 2k revs, pulls better, but still have the blip Maf plugged in, tried unplugging map sensor..immedietely idled worse. plugged in map....instantly reverting back to running ok - not gonna mess with and conclude map sensors ok (its fairly new anyway) Bit depressed with all this, but new bosch maf and hella boost pipe temp sensor arrived yesterday I should have fitted one and at a time really but swapped both and its deffo improoved things. bit of 'lag' i guess is still present, but so far no more blip of nothing happening occuring...its just progressive delivery. It does pull harder too, but i'm little bit dubius this may just be the maf adjusting itself Previously i've used a launch diogostics unit to reset the maf adaptations...but cant get this anymore, so is there any way to do on inpa or similar. By not resetting it....will it just sort itself out? how long does this take Will put some miles on and see if stays the same... Got my sceondary zorst temp sensor today too, so will try get that in too. Kinda covers mostly everything being tried
  12. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    Kind of one of the problems...no engine fault codes present. It was the same last time my MAF went, no codes as such but evident not working (If left unplugged, triggers eng mangt light and codes mind) Could be temp related as notticed it feels touch more bogged down on warmer days I've ordered another boost pipe temp sensor as the one i received was wrong type, will see if that makes any difference The only other temp sensor i have not changed is the second 02 temp one found on box 2 of zorst system (with box 1 being CAT downpipe where 02 main and 02 temp sensors are new) - this has not flagged any errors or anything mind? are these pront to fail too? (only replaced other two as fitted new downpipe so added new sensors) Does torque converter offer error codes at all? Not sure how i can test it
  13. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    Had a cracked mani in past so was flipped to cast jobby few years back. When i changed turbo (3-4mths back), fitted new oem gaskets for block and for the egr cooler blank. No fumes in the cabin and bay has no signs of soot etc like when my original cracked. The lack of dpf/cat/silencer does make the zorst fumes quite smelly, even when running on the spot...smell whiffs to front, but not noticible on the go and isnt leaking via zorst system
  14. E60 530D...Pre 2K lag, any ideas?

    Think swirlflaps can be ruled out as any intitial lag they caused kinda dissapeared after first remap and it has run loads better then what its like now with them fitted - prob with mods, I do wonder if any have loosenened or are creating a leak...but had inlet off 3mths back and all were secure. Originally siliconed them in alongside the screws that hold them...so think they are still all good Intercooler is a bigger forge racing unit (originally designed for a F20/135i as no e60 options back then) and has no evident leaks...i've air pressure tested this and was solid. The IC boost pipes use the oem fixtures on engine side, but on the intercooler end...oem hoses were replaced for ash silicone hoses that go into billet F20 couplings (then can use oem f20 seal and ic clips. removal process remains unchanged)...all pipework has had oem seals replaced, silicone paste at joints, decent jubeli clips etc....the only one that showed wear was the egr hose and changed this for new one over the weekend I cant easily reverse now to test, but have had this setup quite a few years now and whilst bigger IC deffo introduced some lag when fitted it, but was kinda still a progressive boost curve (albeit slower start ) that just got stronger....the 'lag' i have now feels like a little flat blip in acceleration. Just ordered new Bosch MAF to rule that out as just out of warranty on existing one (efffing July) - this cars a money pit