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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By salbol1
Key locked in trunk - need suggestions

Gents -

Locked the key in the trunk of my e66, and that's the only fob. An "unlock specialist" came and did the little blow up bag thing on the door, got the probe into the car and hit both the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-21-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,616
Posted By salbol1
Get confirmation of parts from the online ETK...

Get confirmation of parts from the online ETK https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=HN83-USA-10-2006-E66-BMW-750Li&diagId=64_1499. I don't know if IHKA has LHD/RHD variants, but just choosing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-20-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By salbol1
Donor SZL ?

Anyone have a donor SZL for cheap, or real cheap (free, less shipping of course!) ?

I have the "Drive Control" error with the turn signal shut out happening. Last night I took it apart and see...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,616
Posted By salbol1
That would be much appreciated. I really learn a...

That would be much appreciated. I really learn a lot from the write-ups you've taken the time to highly document. I plan on emulating your rear entertainment project here in the near future - my two...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By salbol1
It's certainly doable, if there isn't any guide...

It's certainly doable, if there isn't any guide specifically on the N62TU engine you could likely use something from an e38 board in terms of the items you'll be removing to get to it. General...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,616
Posted By salbol1
I'm in the middle of this retrofit, having...

I'm in the middle of this retrofit, having already done the rear door sunshades and installing soft-close at the same time.

You indicate that the wiring and switch is in place, does that mean you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By salbol1
Thanks sir. Just to close the loop on this...

Thanks sir. Just to close the loop on this thread, that answer was..

"Ok, so your number one on the blind motor goes to number 2 on your IHKA, and your number 3 on the blind motor goes to number 1...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,432
Posted By salbol1
Drat, I didn't know that !! I will shop a unit,...

Drat, I didn't know that !! I will shop a unit, looking for an IHKA 64116981405 instead. I take it this will be a coding event, and not plug and play?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By salbol1
Can anyone provide PDF's from WDS showing where the rear deck sunshade terminates?

Hello -

Working on a retrofit of the rear window sunshade, and I need to know where I bring up the two wires that power/control that unit and terminate somewhere in the front console.

TIA
Sean
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,432
Posted By salbol1
Follow-up - door sunshades completed

So I completed getting in the rear door sunshades, and all works. The list of parts that are needed to do this are:
1. Rear door cards specific for the sunshades (no chrome attached to the top is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,432
Posted By salbol1
So others can see the difference as well, here is...

So others can see the difference as well, here is a side by side of old door panel (on the bottom) and the new door panel (on the top), which is the one that will attach to the door carrier (the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By salbol1
Good point on that. The donor cards I received...

Good point on that. The donor cards I received had some small mars on the plastic (cracks and scratches), so they were coming off anyways - since the ones on my car were spotless.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,432
Posted By salbol1
I'm in the midst of doing the retrofit of the...

I'm in the midst of doing the retrofit of the window sunshades, and running into a little snag on how the main window chrome piece attaches to the door frame. I see how the back piece "pushes" into...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By salbol1
You can replace them by purchasing one of these...

You can replace them by purchasing one of these pieces (#4 - like 51167152218) on eBay, assuming you can find one with the rings in good shape.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By salbol1
you have an e66

because you have an "L". e65's are the short "i" version....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By salbol1
Changing your door panel inserts

I wanted to have full leather on my door panels, but also wanted to retain the muti-tone color scheme in the car (cream beige/black). Since I was also upgrading the car to have rear sunshades, I went...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By salbol1
CEL or any other indications?

Maybe a little more background would help. Hesitation can be caused by many differing systems/components, like (in no particular order):

1) MAF - Mass Airflow Sensor
2) 02 sensors being marred...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By salbol1
Are '06-'08's plug & play for rear power seats?

Does anyone know if the ability to put in the power seat package in the rear is factory wired or not? Looking to purchase a 750Li without them, and install a set from a 760Li, needing to know if I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,809
Posted By salbol1
How about a video, to cover the ole' "picture is...

How about a video, to cover the ole' "picture is worth a 1000 words" mantra? Sounds like you must be a tech, given you've done so many of these.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,809
Posted By salbol1
Excellent, that said maybe you can shed some...

Excellent, that said maybe you can shed some light on the alignment of the front carrier with the tab and the rear glass carrier with the channel in terms of the pressure exerted on the tab when...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,809
Posted By salbol1
Hey bigugly - have you dug into the roof before?...

Hey bigugly - have you dug into the roof before? Just wondering.....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,809
Posted By salbol1
By the front motor underneath the console that...

By the front motor underneath the console that houses the overhead light, sunroof switch, etc.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,809
Posted By salbol1
I buy all of my parts from BMA in California -...

I buy all of my parts from BMA in California - talk to Patrick and tell him Sean from Kansas City told you to call.....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,809
Posted By salbol1
Yeah, you're going to have to remove the...

Yeah, you're going to have to remove the headliner and cassette to do the sunshade repairs -so you might as well repair it all at once. BTW, the torx bits on the rear head airbags are T-27, which are...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,809
Posted By salbol1
This is actually the part you need if you are...

This is actually the part you need if you are doing the sunshades, 54107198619. The repair kit you posted will have you replacing the "Rear Glass Mechanism", which might not be bad, but doesn't...
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