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About M88rt j

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    E61 535d

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  1. M88rt j

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Yes mate, its been on the car over 18 months just never got round to putting decent bushes on it
  2. M88rt j

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Arb bush day today, poly bushed the m5 rear roll bar and fitted heavy duty meyle drop links, also poly bushed the front arb for good measure too Also think I've cured an annoying issue when driving hard, with the under tray off I could checked the actuator vacuum hose and it looks like 10mm of old vacuum hose was still on the actuator nipple and the new hose was barely holding on, managed to pry the small bit off and push the new hose fully on, car drives alot smoother now, will give it a good blast over the weekend
  3. M88rt j

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Xhp gearbox remap this morning, 100% recommended so much smoother and got rid of an annoying vibration on idle too
  4. M88rt j

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Loaded the car up to go and fit 5 upvc windows. Fitted a treat and had enough room for my tools too
  5. M88rt j

    Sunroof issues.

    Just adjusted my roof as it's never Sat properly since I got it, always seemed a few mm too high, now nice and flush and took less than 5 minutes as per the instructions above, also had an annoying rattle for over a year and sorted that a while ago but it was the concertina skirt had come away from the roof frame on the drivers side as pictured above could have sworn it was in the boot but was right above my head
  6. Sorry for not replying sooner, im not sure on the resistor size as it was the active headrest side we bypassed
  7. M88rt j

    E61 Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement?

    Give the outer cv joint a good soaking with wd40 wheel end over the next few days, I did mine and the shafts were welded into the hub / bearing , also had to air gun the hub nut off as that was also tight a.f
  8. Pop a resistor in the circuit to make it think it's plugged in and working, had a similar issue fitting some seats in my brothers e61 they had active headrest which kept throwing up faults
  9. M88rt j

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Gave the wagon it's first wax of the year. New rims on order too
  10. M88rt j

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    How hard was it to wire up the new idrive controller? Been thinking of changing mine to the newer style
  11. M88rt j

    E60 CCC Android system upgrade

    Any updates on the Android unit?
  12. No pics but most days on my way home I see a Vauxhall zafira in dark blue with a purple, light blue and red camo wrap over the whole car, blue side light bulbs also, I always think each to there own when changing things on a car but I always laugh as I pass it stuck in the traffic
  13. M88rt j

    2 years of 535d ownership

    About 15k miles in 2 years , have replaced the following parts in that time - 2 x front shocks 2x front suspension arms 2x front rear suspension arms 2x top mounts 2x front drop links 2x engine mounts Anti shudder valve (throttle body) 2x track rod ends Battery Thermostats Vacuum lines Top boost hose Boost hose seals 2x rear wheel bearings Tailgate glass hatch switch And the routine engine / gearbox servicing etc
  14. M88rt j

    BEST alloys to suit the E60/61 Model

    Think this thread needs a revival, get posting guys
  15. M88rt j

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    Fitted New diesel filter, topped up the gearbox as it had lost 3/4lt of oil due to the drain plug not being torqued up enough, also replaced the ibs sensor with a £15 1series one from eBay happy days
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