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dj1233 last won the day on June 28

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    BMW E61 520D, LCI Facelift

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  1. dj1233

    Parts Prices

    Hi, Can i get a price on 2 x vents 64226945845 And also on the jacking point mounts on the sills. thanks,
  2. dj1233

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    i'll get some pics this weekend, depending what the weather does. It's a good spec, IMO, of Black exterior with a partial cream/beige interior (only the seats, upper door cards & seatbelts), factory tinted rear windows, newer CIC iDrive, SE Business edition with the Sat Nav and widescreen,
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    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    That's what i've gone for. LCI 530D - arriving today! There aren't many 525D's around either around that age.
  4. is it not a self bleed system? i don't know about bleeding the injection system, but after replacing the fuel filter you don't need to bleed it - you simply turn the ignition on and leave it for a minute or 2 to self prime. I could be wrong and you need to bleed out the air between the pump and the injectors, but i don't know. looking in newtis it doesn't mention any bleeding is done when injectors are removed/replaced.
  5. Cheers Gonzo, will try and get someone to read the gearbox codes and check the levels. I've been looking round on the 2nd hand market and there's not much around at sensible money. Covid's driven the market crazy and prices are mostly too high on everything! i'll check the what their warranty covers me for, hopefully it's everything i need it for! Except what you would call wear and tear. Thankfully i do drive a lot, so hoping that i come across any faults in the first 6 months which falls to them.
  6. Upon new car hunting i have come across a well priced E61 530D LCI. It has FSH (it's been serviced regularly - on avg every 12k) from new until now, and is now on 133K miles. Which seems right for this age of car 12k miles per year. According to Realoem this has the M57N2 engine. It's from a dealer so will be under warranty the first 6 months - is there anything in particular i should look out for/check? I took it for a test drive and it drove fine. Engine pulled well and strong - no odd noises or smell of exhaust in the cabin. Gearbox responded well and changed in good time up and down the box. Pull away and acceleration was smooth - no judders, slipping or delays of what i was aware. i did Google the faults, so i am aware of what could potentially go wrong - but any 2nd hand purchase is always a gamble. TIA
  7. Hi, How much for the above item MPN? thanks,
  8. dj1233

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    i think the 525D or 530D are best for me. i don't need the performance of the 535D.
  9. dj1233

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    to be fair thats not too bad for the size of car and engine.
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    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    What do you get on average with the 530i, mid 30's on a long run? What's the road tax been like, much of an increase the past few years or pretty stable?
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    E61 M47D20 Broken down

    thankfully it's in a friend's garage, so the hit is not as bad as it could be.
  12. dj1233

    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    thanks for the heads up. Not sure if i'll be going petrol or Diesel next. But if it's a Diesel it'll be a 525 or 530.
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    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    i think so as nothing, for me, comes close to it for what it offers. My next decision is petrol or Diesel!
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    What did you do to your E60/61 today?

    News from the garage - car is dead. Swirl Flap into cylinder 3. Time to start car hunting again.