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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By jkess114
The springs too? Really?? I figured they'd be...

The springs too? Really?? I figured they'd be good for the life of the car. Is this not so?

And yes, I think its worth keeping the car in the shape it was intended to be in. Gotta stay on top of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By jkess114
Ahh. I replaced the fronts and didn't see any...

Ahh. I replaced the fronts and didn't see any wires going into them. Thanks Rick.

Question for you: Car has 135k on it or so, the rear end is too soft, thinking to shotgun the upper and lower...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By jkess114
How do I know if my car has adaptive shocks?

Is this only fitted to Sport models?

I have an 06 750li.

I used Vin Decoder and it's not line item'd, which i expect it would be. The rear suspension has become a bit soft and I am prepping to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By jkess114
Anyone have wisdom to impart?

Anyone have wisdom to impart?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-12-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By jkess114
Ready to send you money.. Sent a PM.

Ready to send you money.. Sent a PM.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-12-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By jkess114
I will take the comfort access. PM'ing you.

I will take the comfort access. PM'ing you.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-12-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By jkess114
Any clue who can do that for me in NYC? Also, are...

Any clue who can do that for me in NYC? Also, are these OEM or aftermarket? Maybe it doesn't matter.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-12-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By jkess114
Can I just take the comfort access key fib to my...

Can I just take the comfort access key fib to my dealer and have them program it and cut the key or are they going to give me some
B.S.? How much does that service cost? Can you put it on hold
For...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By jkess114
Want to rebuild rear end suspension. Thoughts?

I rebuilt the front end fifteen thousand miles ago (upper & lower control arms, Stabilizer bushings, tie rods, struts, etc.).

The rear end feels a little squishy and the odometer has 139k on it. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-05-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,609
Posted By jkess114
Since these cars are engineer d to run optimally...

Since these cars are engineer d to run optimally at 105, isn't 90 compromising performance a little too much? I would think 100 degrees might be a better temp to shoot for. Thoughts?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-01-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,623
Posted By jkess114
Had this prob and it was my Aux water pump. It...

Had this prob and it was my Aux water pump. It wasn't a very big deal to replace.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-23-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By jkess114
Yeah, so we meet up later in the evening and the...

Yeah, so we meet up later in the evening and the car is fine. Would not be surprised if the truth was the car had been left like that for an hour instead of "a half hour". Car seems fine.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-22-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By jkess114
Lady left the car ignition on but engine not running

for a half an hour. She also left the ac blower going with the hazards on. She called me a while ago to say the car is stuttering and sounding like its going to stall. She also said the accelerator...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By jkess114
I bought my '06 Li at the end of 2009 with 63k on...

I bought my '06 Li at the end of 2009 with 63k on the odometer (all highway miles from Utah and Idaho). I have put 60k on the odometer and had virtually zero issues with it outside of normal wear &...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By jkess114
Just put the kit in. Oh my....really couldn't be...

Just put the kit in. Oh my....really couldn't be simpler. Think the whole thing was done in fifteen minutes. Ordered the tool to put the stretch belt on the AC but it didn't arrive in time. I'll put...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By jkess114
Interesting forum idea...

Do you guys thinking it would be good to start a sticky that had general maintenance items with corresponding mileage windows for changing the parts or is something like this too variable? Everything...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By jkess114
A full conti bearing and belt kit arrived...

A full conti bearing and belt kit arrived yesterday and I am going to change it out maņana. With y'all on the just get it done thinking. Car has about 125k on it probably a good time to take care of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-11-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By jkess114
Tension pulley is starting to squeak

Any ideas on about how long until I need to replace? Like yesterday or can it exist like for a long time?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-04-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,609
Posted By jkess114
Are you sure your fan is plugged in or is working?

Are you sure your fan is plugged in or is working?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-04-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By jkess114
Rear Struts

Heya peeps.

Hope all are well here. I replaced my entire front end suspension about 5k miles ago at 120k and I was wondering how the car would handle when the rear strut bushings are gone. We had...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By jkess114
Weird turn signal issue after ABS/DTC module replacement

Heya.

A friend took my '06 750Li to the Bosch service center to have my ABS/DTC module installed and programmed (I will call to get verification whether the module needs to be reprogrammed or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By jkess114
Polishing headlight plastic

What are your thoughts on this? I am pretty anal about how the car looks and at the headlights are showing their age a little bit. Their not terrible but I would love to put some new headlights on it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-19-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By jkess114
I spoke on the phone with a Bosch service center...

I spoke on the phone with a Bosch service center in Queens, NYC and the fella on the phone thought that even a new one might code itself by driving around the block. He said, if not its a fifteen...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,655
Posted By jkess114
It's great that ther are folks in the west coast...

It's great that ther are folks in the west coast for this now. BMWOEM1 was all alone for so long!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By jkess114
With respect to oil change interval, I use mobil...

With respect to oil change interval, I use mobil 1 top grade synthetic. I change every 7-8k miles and when I had my valve seals done, our friendly mechanic commented that the inside of the engine...
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