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Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-18-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By rippjd
FYI: if you keep at least 1.5 feet of the MOST...

FYI: if you keep at least 1.5 feet of the MOST cable and other cable, this would make retrofitting a lot easier. I purchased the full kit from BMW and that's about how long their wire harness was.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,600
Posted By rippjd
This should be posted in the DIY section or added...

This should be posted in the DIY section or added to Paper's helpful topic list.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By rippjd
You may also want to verify your water valves are...

You may also want to verify your water valves are fully sealing, otherwise hot coolant will enter your heater core and reduce AC performance. Hoses after the 2 valves should not be hot if you are...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-08-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By rippjd
Overriding the video signal from the DVD changer...

Overriding the video signal from the DVD changer would be easy, but overriding the sound would require reverse engineering the digital audio circuit inside your DVD changer.
An external MOST & Video...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-06-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By rippjd
Yes, it's possible. The DVD changer just outputs...

Yes, it's possible. The DVD changer just outputs a FBAS (composite video) via shielded video cable to your Video Module.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-06-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By rippjd
There is a separate fan and bracket above the...

There is a separate fan and bracket above the Logic7 amp if you have the DVD changer.
I believe 02s never had the fan. 03 to 05 had a small fan, then in 06 the fan size was increased. The official...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 04-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,864
Posted By rippjd
BMW Part Number: 83 31 0 153 163 JUMPER CABLE...

BMW Part Number: 83 31 0 153 163 JUMPER CABLE WITH SAFETY CIRCUIT

- 25mm2 cross section
- very flexible outer jacket
- fully insulted battery clamps
- overvoltage protection circuit
- not...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 03-29-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By rippjd
I haven't been here personally, but they have...

I haven't been here personally, but they have good reviews:

http://www.bimmershops.com/north-carolina/bch-imports
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-09-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By rippjd
Does your car or the donner 760Li have rear...

Does your car or the donner 760Li have rear entertainment? If one does, but not the other, this will cause issues as the wiring schematic to send video to the front monitor is different. See WDS.

...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-31-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By rippjd
If you have a very early E66 it's possible it is...

If you have a very early E66 it's possible it is coded for a non-Agm battery. The Dealer would use their software to perform the retrofit. I posted a list of retrofits in the DIY section... And there...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By rippjd
If you don't have adaptive headlights "AHL"...

If you don't have adaptive headlights "AHL" (SA524 = No), I would think your module which supports AHL just would have that option turned off. You just wouldn't use that hardware portion of the LM2....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By rippjd
I used this as a guide: ...

I used this as a guide:
http://www.bmwcoding.com/showthread.php?835-DIY-Change-LM1-to-LM2-E60

Though I started with Step 8 to code the VIN, then went to update the VO (Vehicle Order) which is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-14-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,046
Posted By rippjd
I've only seen native installs on certain laptops...

I've only seen native installs on certain laptops or VMWare which requires a 64 bit Host OS with 8GB of RAM so that the Guest OS can use 4 GB... so running straight in Windows sounds interesting. A...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By rippjd
According to TIS you only need to swap 1 wire if...

According to TIS you only need to swap 1 wire if your car was built 03/2003 or older and you are installing a newer LMA module.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-01-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By rippjd
what is this??????

I attempted to buy this replacement hose from BMW but was told they only sell in 1 meter lengths now. Hence some type of coupler (hose barb) is necessary.
I purchased the hose barb from the 750...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 30,450
Posted By rippjd
Older thread, but since I'm shopping for a 2011...

Older thread, but since I'm shopping for a 2011 or 2012 35d... here is BMW NA news release on the model change over (which confirms MY2012 for 35d was not until Oct 2011)
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-22-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,241
Posted By rippjd
I hadn't thought of cutting the original bumper...

I hadn't thought of cutting the original bumper to allow the Alpina spoiler to fit... as I was just following the Alpina PDF instructions.

So to be sure I'm clear, you cut the 745i bumper at the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By rippjd
Fumes in cabin

No evidence of engine oil leaking onto the exhaust components I take it?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,241
Posted By rippjd
For those that are reading this thread, I've...

For those that are reading this thread, I've attached 3 photos of the 3 areas where fitment is not correct.

1. existing bumper profile is almost straight down after trim strips, but face-lift...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 11-16-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By rippjd
And here is the retrofit kit Part Number list...

And here is the retrofit kit Part Number list (first part number column) and respective Installation Instructions (EBA) or Owners Manual (MOI) for most retrofits. Many retrofit kits cannot be ordered...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 11-16-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,392
Posted By rippjd
You need to use NCSExpert to remove the ACC...

You need to use NCSExpert to remove the ACC option from your VO (which is stored in the LM & CAS I think...), then recode the entire car with NCSExpert. I suggest posting what you've done on the...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 11-15-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By rippjd
Reference - Official list of E65/E66 retrofits & coding times per Progman v32

As the title states, attached is a scanned copy of the retrofits and conversion list according to BMW's programming software - Progman. Progman is no longer used by BMW Dealers as they have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-08-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,241
Posted By rippjd
If possible, I'm interest in more info... I...

If possible, I'm interest in more info... I pulled the trigger and purchased the face-lift Alpina front spoiler and see several areas that don't fit correctly... one of which you mentioned.
-...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-08-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By rippjd
It too have had a Comfort Access handle draw the...

It too have had a Comfort Access handle draw the battery down to the point the PM cut off power to the non-essential modules. My theory is at that point the CA handle (TAGE) will still draw power and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By rippjd
DEFL750i, Excellent info! ...though...

DEFL750i,

Excellent info! ...though according to the Power Module training literature I posted in the DIY section, "If the quiescent current is then still over 80 mA,
the system is permanently...
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