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Everything posted by GoNz0

  1. GoNz0

    Torque wrenches, what are we all using?

    Binned mine, at random it wouldn't click. It had a lifetime warranty but I couldn't trust it.
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    Dedicated or Universal Towbar Wiring Kit

    Where are you as I have the westfalia module and can wire it in?
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    brake light needed please.

    Hi, how much is the E61 3rd brake light 63257145667 please? Also when would you be able to get it to me? Thanks.
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    brake light needed please.

    Unfortunately the inside of the light shows signs of water ingress, I have been very careful and it has never seen a jet wash lance or car wash since fitting. How do I go about getting this exchanged? Thanks.
  5. The DPF regenerated every 90 miles, I fitted a brand new BMW inlet manifold and yesterday's regeneration took place at 380 miles.Before that the car was flagging the too many regeneration code. Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
  6. Well I had a mare with my DPF after removing the flaps and I would get the gearbox oil level checked (not something you can realistically do on your drive)
  7. Slightly off topic but I would be waiting to grab the bastard tomorrow and call the police once I get hold of him unless he coughs up the money as it won't be cheap.
  8. Start with the vac lines and inspect everything else while it's in bits. Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
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    Dedicated or Universal Towbar Wiring Kit

    Dedicated all day long, it connects to the canbus system so it does various important things, the main one is telling the car if it detects a load on the socket that you have a trailer on, this activates a new setting in the DSC called trailer stability mode (interesting video showing it in action) As well as that it extends the light checks to the connected load so it can tell you if the caravans got a bulb out. )
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    Torque wrenches, what are we all using?

    Norbar are great quality, they are also rebranded for Halfrauds. You can often find them on ebay new for a lot less than the halfords branded ones. These are the same https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Norbar-NorTorque-1-2-Torque-Wrench-60-300Nm-130105/173403867615?epid=26022212154&hash=item285fad09df:g:zugAAOSwW6BaBGpy&frcectupt=true https://www.halfords.com/workshop-tools/tools/spanners-wrenches/halfords-advanced-torque-wrench-model-300
  11. Never used Google's chrome browser then?
  12. As it isn't plugged in it is blank but it will show the level it left the factory against the current one. I think the last 2 sections are the month and year.
  13. They have a subscription so they always have the latest.
  14. GoNz0

    Braided brake hoses

    Heat then freeze spray m8, if it snaps you can drill into it and use an extractor.
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    Weird ABS/DSC error from nowhere?

    Rolling road DSC errors clear after 10 miles so it must be something failed?
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    E60 520d to 530d engine swap

    You're not far wrong there, may as well transplant the lot on the subframe as everything is different, active engine mounts need retrofitting etc, this is why it's easier to buy another car unless you come across a write off donor car that needs a new shell.
  17. http://codinge90.com/getting-started/ http://codinge90.com/ncs-expert-how-to-modify-nettodat-files/ You can load the files into NCSDummy where it lets you modify with a GUI then export the file to use in NCSExpert edited to suit.
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    Mulf2-hi without Bluetooth

    The mulf 2 doesn't do Bluetooth on the e6x cars, you would be looking at a new TCU to get Bluetooth. Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
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    Bilstien b6 vs oem sachs

    You really can't compare the 2 m8, one was a sports coupe and the others a barge on wheels I just couldn't stand the thought of having a 5 series estate that felt every pebble in the road, it went round corners on rails but the car left the factory on the B8's so it was tuned to that setup. My main issue with the e61 was the bangs when you hit a pothole (aka pothole explosions) as I am on Primacy 3 run flats so it makes things 10x worse, the Koni's stopped that dead, tightened it up a fair bit, you can still feel the road like the B8's but I would say it halved the feedback removing the bit's you don't want to feel unless you're on a race track. The 328 came with solid lollipop bushes on the front like the M3, I decided to stay stock with Lemforder on the 535 to retain comfort. It does go around corners well for a 2 tonne barge and it isn't as keen to wheelspin off like it did on the stock kit with 100k on it. No problem.
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    Bilstien b6 vs oem sachs

    If you want handling over comfort the Bilstein it is (lifetime warranty) If you want better comfort than the stock M sport setup without the pothole explosions and the ability to give it the odd rag with an improved handling over stock then KSA FYI you can only buy stock rear shocks from BMW £££££ I did give the B8's serious consideration but it came down to the wank state of our roads and the car being used for trips to Cornwall. I kinda grew up after owning the E36 328 when I got into the 535d and wanted to be able to cruise and keep my fillings
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    Bilstien b6 vs oem sachs

    Yes m8.
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    Bilstien b6 vs oem sachs

    The B8 are just slightly shorter but afaik still valved the same to account for the reduced spring travel. I have them on my E61 and body roll is reduced. I have no idea about the life of the special actives as they are the latest release but you would hope they last longer?
  23. Cableshack, Jimmy is a forum sponsor and will sort you out. Where do you live as you may have one of us close enough to help you?
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    Bilstien b6 vs oem sachs

    I expect so as they are so hard, I had the b8 on my 328 as a factory option and they were so hard long trips were not fun. B8 are shorter b6, not sure if the m sport needs the b8 tbh? Body roll is down compared to stock though. Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk