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jake13 last won the day on December 9 2017

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    E61 535d M Sport

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    Hi, Please quote price individually and availability for the following: 51117033705 Support, side panel front left x1 51117033706 Support, side panel front right x1 51112411732 Set, mounting parts, bumper, front x1 51148132375 Plaque (Badge) 82mm x1 51141807495 Grommet (comes with new badge?) x2 36112228660 M badge x4 36136783536 Hub cap with chrome edge x4 36136767547 BMW insignia stamped/painted x4 31352347942 Repair kit, rubber mount, anti-roll bar x1 31356757707 Hex nut with plate M10 ZNS3 x4 07119904133 Hex Bolt M10X20-10.9 x1 Many thanks Jake
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    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    It shouldn't leak with genuine zf pan if torqued to spec. Did you replace the pan bolts as well?
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    Rear spring broken

    Pretty obvious choice then.
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    Rear spring broken

    You can haggle, £180 seems reasonable. All depends how much excess is coming out your pocket.
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    F10 door corrosion

    You should get it done, however I would pull the trim to find out the extent of the corrosion. If it's inside then the door needs replacing.
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    '05 525d No Power

    Drive the car with C310 and monitor the back pressure and report findings. A clean dpf around 2k rpm will have back pressure between 25mb and 40mb. Anything below 10mb at idle is good.
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    Conflicted about engine oil

    Modern diesel engines have tighter bearing tolerance and require lower grade oil. I would stick to 0w-30 or 5w-30 oil since It's not burning oil. x-40 oil is for petrol engine vehicle which run in the wider rev band (upto 7k rpm) compare to diesel, 4/5K rpm and for hotter climate. However, there's always exception if you are Mash and constantly run at the extremity of the performance envelope. I would love to see the condition of rod bearings If you want it to run 'quieter' and smoother, drive it daily for an hour non-stop and you won't hear those lifters.
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    Rear spring broken

    https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f10-520d-lim/repair-manuals/33-rear-axle-rear-wheel-drive-guide/33-53-springs-with-suspension/FBTqsuJj https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f10-520d-lim/repair-manuals/33-rear-axle-rear-wheel-drive-guide/33-53-springs-with-suspension/CMtJQScu
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    Rear spring broken

    £80 for Sachs spring depending upon the chassis, M-Sport or Standard. Hours labour or two hours if you do it yourself and you will need a spring compressor.
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    TFT screen clean

    Use AF Screen Clene.
  11. I wouldn't bother with the front camber, it's neither here or there. You hardly touch the nut and the rear camber will go from -1.58 -> -2.00. I've been through this and the important factor is to check and maintain tyre pressure to spec. For example, 245/40/18; 32psi and 39 psi front and rear respectively.
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    2008 520d trunk number badge fitting.

    Look under vehicle trim in Real oem, #11 Part number: 51147039783 . Try here, Cotswold our sponsor. Home / BMW E60 520d Sedan / Repair Manuals and Technical Data / 51 Body equipment / 51 14 Badges, labels, adhesive strips / 51 14 ...Instructions for attaching number/letter designation combination Note: The model designation is attached with adhesive and can not be reused. The model designation must be attached at room temperature >±18 °C. The model designation must be removed at stove-enameling temperatures exceeding 80 °C. Note: The following work steps are described using the ”316 i” as the example. Removing: Coat nylon string or strong yarn with tensides (e.g. washing-up liquid). Cut through adhesive layer and remove model designation (1) from rear lid (2). Remove remainder of adhesive layer with adhesive remover (sourcing reference: BMW Parts Service). Assembly: Number and letter combinations (1) of the model designation are not connected to each other and are supplied on a carrier film (2). Important! Adhesive areas must be dry and free of dust and grease. Once it has been cleaned, do not touch the adhesive area with bare hands. Remove liner (3) (protective strip for adhesive surface). Firmly press down model designation. Remove carrier film (2). 51 14 110Removing and installing/replacing rear model designation Important! The ”Instructions for number/letter combination cementing” serve as the basis for these repair instructions and must be followed without fail. Fitting dimensions (E60, E61): Stick on adhesive tape (1) between edge of rear lid (2) and top edge ”A”. Mark measurement ”B” from top edge ”A” to outer edge of rear lid on adhesive tape (1). Dimensions: E60 A = 18 mm B = 40 mm E61 A = 17 mm B = 31.5 mm Note: Measurements C, D and E are for information purposes only, as determined by carrier film. 520 i...540 i, 550 i: C = 7 mm, D = 7 mm, E = 20 mm 545 i: C = 4 mm, D = 5 mm, E = 20 mm 520 d...535 d: C = 7 mm, D = 7 mm, E = 20 mm 525 xi...535 xi: C = 7 mm, D = 7 mm, E = 20 mm, F = 5 mm 525 xd...530 xd: C = 7 mm, D = 7 mm, E = 20 mm, F = 5 mm https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e60-520d-lim/repair-manuals/51-body-equipment/51-14-badges-labels-adhesive-strips/GKEGVs3
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    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    The active ingredient is Polyetheramine (PEA) which is at higher concentration than standard cleaner. I do 95% city driving of stop-start nature () and it keeps the turbo and dpf clean. I can't comment on cars without dpf, however there is no harm trying.
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    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Use Archoil AR6400-D MAX and get the twin pack. Initial treatment (25% off Powerenhancher ARCH25) with 40l of fuel. Get the engine to operating temperature and drive under 2500 rpm so the exhaust gases SLOWLY percolate throughout the exhaust system. It will burn off any residual carbon and soot leaving smokeless tail pipe.
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    '05 525d No Power

    I'm not familiar either, I can't see any pressure converter for the turbo in realoem other than for the EGR valve and electric valve for the swirl flaps. The variable geometry turbo must be controlled by an electronic actuator - vanes not fully opening under WOT.