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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-30-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By gman750i
I've got plenty of sockets, but it feels like I...

I've got plenty of sockets, but it feels like I am going to crack the socket (Craftsman) or snap off the extension due to how tight the lug nuts are. I even used a 3' pipe on the socket and it's just...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-30-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By gman750i
Done in by run flats!

Well, I was all set. My Thanksgiving weekend ritual - putting on my winter tires. I've done this for each of my last 3 cars - a 540i and 2 750i's. Now it was time to get my new 6er ready for the NJ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-12-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By gman750i
The dealer gave me a set with my '08 Coupe as a...

The dealer gave me a set with my '08 Coupe as a gift.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-08-2008, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,046
Posted By gman750i
I purchased this reluctantly - $800. Now I am...

I purchased this reluctantly - $800. Now I am glad I did. I hit a nasty seam on Rt. 78 (anyone from around NJ is probably cringing now) due to construction and blew out both front tires. Luckily they...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-26-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By gman750i
Pics - Finally!

Sorry it took so long!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-12-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By gman750i
Just got my '08 650ci!

Black Sapphire Metallic, Black Pearl Leather, Dark Birch Wood, Sport Package, Sport Automatic Transmission with Shift Paddles, Cold Weather Package, Premium Sound (SAT and iPOD), Heads-Up Display.
...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-27-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,189
Posted By gman750i
SMG vs. Manual - input needed

I am about to get an E60 M5 and have it narrowed down to 2 cars - one has the 7-speed SMG and the other has the 6 speed manual. Almost everything else is the same between the 2 cars. Can anyone offer...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 07-05-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,493
Posted By gman750i
Thinking of changing from 750i to M5

My lease on my 2007 750i is ending in a few months and I am torn between waiting for the new 7 and getting an M5. I have always wanted an M5. I am wondering what it is like as a daily driver.

Can...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,353
Posted By gman750i
Yes, the limits are still there, but I have...

Yes, the limits are still there, but I have exceeded them with no apparent impact. I think I have about 1400 songs on the iPod and they are all available. I think it may only impact if you list by...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-16-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,353
Posted By gman750i
I took my vehicle in for service and complained...

I took my vehicle in for service and complained again about the 'slowness' of the initial load of iPod data and the effect on iDrive. The tech told me that the original installer never 'initialized'...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-06-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 53,678
Posted By gman750i
I just did this and my 'lag' went away! Awesome!...

I just did this and my 'lag' went away! Awesome! Is there any BMW supported tech details that verify that this resets the adaptive transmission?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,353
Posted By gman750i
I have the iPod interface in my '07 750i. There...

I have the iPod interface in my '07 750i. There are a few problems:
1.) You will lose the 6 cd changer

2.) It only supports up to 1000 songs or 250 albums or artists. I had to limit what I synch...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,237
Posted By gman750i
Couple things - First, the earlier problem I...

Couple things - First, the earlier problem I reported about the person not being able to hear me through Bluetooth was an iPhone issue. Apple replaced the phone and the issue was resolved.

The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-10-2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,237
Posted By gman750i
Looks like it is the iPhone. The smae symptom...

Looks like it is the iPhone. The smae symptom happens with 2 differnt headsets. Apple is replacing it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,237
Posted By gman750i
I spoke too soon earlier - my pairing worked...

I spoke too soon earlier - my pairing worked fine, as does my phonebook. I can make calls and can hear the person answer, but they cannot hear me. It's like the microphone is not working. I've tried...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2007, 05:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,237
Posted By gman750i
I have both the AUX port in the center console...

I have both the AUX port in the center console (came with the car, but doesn't connect to iDrive) and the BMW iPod integration in the glove box.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,237
Posted By gman750i
I have an iPhone. Pairing took less than a...

I have an iPhone. Pairing took less than a minute. I have over 500 contacts and they load with no problem. I haven't tried to plug it into the iPod adapter yet, but I will let you know when I do.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2007, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,250
Posted By gman750i
Does anyone have a source for snap-ins? I want to...

Does anyone have a source for snap-ins? I want to try to find one for the Treo 700p
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-01-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,279
Posted By gman750i
Check out this thread: ...

Check out this thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=176493

I have mellowed a bit and now think the Ipod adapter is 'OK' (yes, just 'OK'). I had to cut my songlist down...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-08-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,795
Posted By gman750i
I finally had some time to send up the pics! ...

I finally had some time to send up the pics!

Enjoy!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-24-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,795
Posted By gman750i
The dealer suggested it. They told me they...

The dealer suggested it. They told me they couldn't figure it out, even after several rounds with 'the engineers in Germany'. After 6 tries, I was well within my right to exercise the lemon law, but...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-23-2006, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,585
Posted By gman750i
You are correct, the functionality is almost...

You are correct, the functionality is almost identical to the 6-disc changer. In fact, you have to remove the 6-disc changer to install the iPod adapter. When you access the iPod, you are actually...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-22-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,795
Posted By gman750i
Finally got my replacement 750i - very happy

Well, after 5 weeks, I finally got my new car. It's exactly the same, with a few minor tweaks (and 20,000 less miles!).
Here are the differences:

The '07 came with an AUX port in the center...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-22-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,585
Posted By gman750i
iPod Adapter Installed - Yuch!!!

Well, I finally got the iPod adapter installed for my 2007 750i. It has limitations and initiates very slowly. Great sound quality, but I may have the dealer un-install it and get my $539.00 back.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-07-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,795
Posted By gman750i
The new car hasn't arrived yet. I could have...

The new car hasn't arrived yet. I could have chosen one from stock, but I wanted a car identical to mine and I wasn't willing to compromise. Due to the year end, the only way to get one was to order...
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