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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,573
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thanks for your compliments! Yes I have...

Thanks for your compliments!

Yes I have NAVI03 with hybrid digital RES tuner with the RES obviously.

I have read your issues on your other thread, looks interesting!

The wiring between the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-30-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,573
Posted By stuartjohn24
Splicing the cable may make it lossy as the cable...

Splicing the cable may make it lossy as the cable is impedance matched.

Post a photo I can find out what it's for.

You may be better off buying a FAKRA Z, the Z is universal and there should be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-29-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,573
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, Yep it will be a coaxial cable, more...

Hi,

Yep it will be a coaxial cable, more than likely RG174 which is smaller diameter than RG58 that I used, it's easier to make off FAKRA connectors with RG58 as it's about twice the size!

I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,572
Posted By stuartjohn24
As mentioned it's the LM checking the bulbs with...

As mentioned it's the LM checking the bulbs with quick burts of power to measure current draw and see if the bulb is there.

To stop it code the "cold bulb check" to not active on the outputs you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By stuartjohn24
I have a 2002 745i euro spec, its had its fair...

I have a 2002 745i euro spec, its had its fair share of problems in the three years I've owned it, I will be honest these cars are a money pit if you cant do anything yourself. These cars like many...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thats a fair bit of oxidation on the pipe! the...

Thats a fair bit of oxidation on the pipe! the block does not appear to be affected though? Perhaps the pipe is a low grade aluminium? What coolant are you using? The recommended coolant (G48) should...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-05-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,478
Posted By stuartjohn24
Sounds like your thermostat is getting jammed and...

Sounds like your thermostat is getting jammed and not allowing the coolant to circulate to the radiator, feel the radiator hoses top and bottom when the car begins to overheat again. they will both...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-05-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, As far as I am aware the DME has to...

Hello,

As far as I am aware the DME has to be in a blank or 'Virgin' state to be accepted by the car and pair with the CAS. I dont believe the DME can be entirely wiped to this state whilst in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By stuartjohn24
Yeah that's right, however when the engine has...

Yeah that's right, however when the engine has started and it goes into closed loop control, then the entire engine speed/load is controlled via the valve lift, this is called valvetronic, the timing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By stuartjohn24
I phrased that incorrectly, I didn't mean to...

I phrased that incorrectly, I didn't mean to fully close, it will vary from say fully open to 70% open for example to maintain some manifold vacuum for the CCV's. It's closed loop control, but the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,790
Posted By stuartjohn24
+1 Dynamic drive is hydraulic anti-roll bars...

+1

Dynamic drive is hydraulic anti-roll bars on the front and rear (which are pretty good best handling car I have driven of this size!!), think your getting confused with EDC?


Sent from...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,790
Posted By stuartjohn24
Old thread I know.... I have an 02 UK spec, I...

Old thread I know.... I have an 02 UK spec, I have the three spoke steering wheel thought it must have been added on at a later date, however the option is in the original build vehicle order code. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thats right, throttle body is used for about 60...

Thats right, throttle body is used for about 60 seconds from cold start, then valvetronic takes over and air intake volume is controlled by valve lift. However the throttle body is used to maintain...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi Mr B, Thanks for posting the photo, the...

Hi Mr B,

Thanks for posting the photo, the trim is different however it may be possible to use the camera (or similar) that I have used. The camera can be mounted on the surface of the trim, 95%...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
UPDATE: Been busy lately replacing a failed...

UPDATE:

Been busy lately replacing a failed water pump and valley pan gasket.

I have finally got the PDC working, had a rear sensor go out while the front was being worked on.

Anyway here...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
I will when I get chance, I have removed the...

I will when I get chance, I have removed the trims and sensors on the front bumper while they are being re-sprayed. Hopefully get them back on later in the week.



Yes the video IC does...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, I have just got round to uploading a...

Hello,

I have just got round to uploading a video of the system working in my E65.

It was difficult to get the brightness ideal in the car while showing the gear selection, you should get the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-15-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, thanks for your comment. It's been a...

Hi, thanks for your comment.

It's been a fair bit of work, but I'm happy with the result, I finished the software yesterday morning and it's working great.

The cost of parts has been pretty...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, that's right, the ISP connector is there...

Hello, that's right, the ISP connector is there to program the microprocessor, the serial is used for diagnostics and adjusting the colour and a few parameters of the video chip.

I managed to get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-13-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
Here's the latest, finally the PCBs arrived on...

Here's the latest, finally the PCBs arrived on Wednesday, I have been busy assembling a first off for final testing and software development.

Here is it....
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-31-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
I want it to be as easy to install as possible...

I want it to be as easy to install as possible and avoid cutting wires where ever is possible.

Regarding the signal for the reverse light, I'm tempted to remove the pin that fits into the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thanks for the comment, I understand there are...

Thanks for the comment, I understand there are plenty of RGB interfaces on the market for the E65.

The reason I have designed mine is because you cannot have the PDC radar view available if you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
Excellent thanks! I'm going to start getting...

Excellent thanks!

I'm going to start getting the enclosures machined this week and make a start on the harnesses.

I will update as and when.

Regards

Stuart
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
UPDATE: The remaining parts arrived today...

UPDATE:

The remaining parts arrived today from Mouser, I have used the same enclosure as the OEM switch box, it's compact and ideal for the job.

I won't win any awards for originality but at...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,305
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi Rippjd, The current design uses just the...

Hi Rippjd,

The current design uses just the reverse input, a diode could be used if you wish to have a secondary switch.

The camera is powered directly from the module, it has a switched 12V...
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