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GoNz0 last won the day on January 8

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About GoNz0

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  • Birthday 07/17/1974

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    Computers & historical aircraft maintenance and restoration at my local aeropark
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    Game server host & Daddy daycare.


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    2010 E61 535d M-sport & R55 Mini Cooper
  1. Might be worth getting it hooked to to ISTA/INPA so you can run tests on the system.
  2. The old thermostat questions (again)

    I think the EGR opening creates enough flow to push coolant through the gearbox heat exchanger up into the rad, it doesn't take much on a cold day to cool it down. The big pipe #5 is stone cold throughout, this gets hot with the main stat opening as the opens the loop to it, it remains stone cold with a knackered gearbox heat exchanger as the engine never gets hot enough unless you're sat in traffic.

    You need to have the software/firmware updated, a few people have had this. As you bought it from BMW you are lucky as they will sort the mess out for you.
  4. The old thermostat questions (again)

    And this heat exchangers failing now Video of the genuine BMW one.
  5. Remove armrest phone cradle E60 LCI

    I was reading this the other day and you should go in from behind, removing the vents etc to gain access.
  6. The old thermostat questions (again)

    So Hella replied this morning, obviously they are not accepting they have defective parts as I got this, so did the other guy who had phoned just before this scripted response was sent out. I would like anyone else to check temps as this seems to be a big problem with recent Hella/Behr heat exchangers. If a few more of us find the same they may take note, maybe they already are but they won't admit it!
  7. The old thermostat questions (again)

    Just found a new post on the FB 5 series group, a guy has had 2 fail, 2nd within 20 minutes! Hella by Behr again.
  8. You can buy an emergency kit on eBay that connects the bags to a tyre valve so you can pump them up, reading this reminds me I need to get one!

    Finally figured out how to pull my generalPersistencyData_DiagnosticSWTController file from the CIC over ethernet (it's a late E60) and create my FSC code. I now have the 2018-1 Europe (USB) installed and working
  10. Bl**dy handbrake adjustment

    Glad to hear it's all sorted!
  11. What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    I managed to make my own FSC code today and took the satnav from 2014 to 2018-1 via the USB port
  12. What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    On the plus side is stopped raining as soon as I started. Wonder how long this one will last
  13. What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    I'm off to get wet and put the 4th gearbox heat exchanger on, this or put up with a 3 and 8 year old trying to kill each other.
  14. BMW Radiator Drain Plug

    Ahh crap, mines got those clip on pipes so it's a doddle