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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-25-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,195
Posted By collins912
+1...I bought a set from aftermarket auto parts...

+1...I bought a set from aftermarket auto parts just to see. Low and behold with my aggressive driving I ended up ordering a set of Lemforders from FCPEuro. The aftermarkets didn't even last a year.
Forum: Parting Out 07-23-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By collins912
Engine?

Engine?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-07-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By collins912
Be prepared to have more maintenance done and...

Be prepared to have more maintenance done and dish $$ out on tires every so often. I would also look into having a big brake kit installed if you're going that route. If you're doing this for self...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-19-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By collins912
My braking power improved a lot with the akebonos...

My braking power improved a lot with the akebonos after the break in of course. OEM pads are nothing special, just ordinary pads like any other car.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-19-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,351
Posted By collins912
Anyone know where to find the plastic pieces...

Anyone know where to find the plastic pieces alone instead of purchases the line?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By collins912
I would do a bit more research on this site. As...

I would do a bit more research on this site. As always, you get what you pay for in the long run...don't always settle for the cheapest price.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-02-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By collins912
That there my friend is a sign that your bulb is...

That there my friend is a sign that your bulb is going bad. DS1 bulbs is what you want to find for a replacement.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-31-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By collins912
Help would be appreciated!

Any BMW techs in the Hampton Roads area in VA available to lend a hand or maybe give some advice? I am having a torque converter issue. You would be compensated for your time.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By collins912
Very nice! :thumbup:

Very nice! :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By collins912
Where are the pics of the S class bro?

Where are the pics of the S class bro?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-08-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By collins912
So I take that as one coming from the left or...

So I take that as one coming from the left or right valve cover connecting to the top and the other to the bottom of the intake manifold?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By collins912
Crankcase vent tubes

I know that these tubes have been updated and I have read the TSB pertaining to them. Has anyone replaced the y-shaped tube with the new ones? I just want to have some clarification on the new tubes...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-10-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By collins912
Man thats cold! I'd go nuts for sure.

Man thats cold! I'd go nuts for sure.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-10-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By collins912
Depending on whether or not you have the...

Depending on whether or not you have the liquid-cooled alternator will determine the severity of the task. If you have a regular alternator on there then its fairly easy from a mechanics perspective...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-10-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By collins912
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: 7 Series DIY 02-09-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By collins912
Is the door handle somewhat coming out/loose when...

Is the door handle somewhat coming out/loose when pull on it?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By collins912
Check the DIY section

Check the DIY section
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By collins912
I wrote a DIY on it a while back. If you need any...

I wrote a DIY on it a while back. If you need any pointers just give me a holler.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By collins912
+1

+1
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By collins912
That's crazy man. Look on the bright side...at...

That's crazy man. Look on the bright side...at least you avoided an accident causing further damage.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By collins912
You should be able to remove it by relieving...

You should be able to remove it by relieving tension on the belt and unbolting the lower pulley. To make it easier, have someone hold the breaker bar while unbolting the lower pulley.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By collins912
MTEC 3.0 unless there is a newer version out....

MTEC 3.0 unless there is a newer version out. There is a search tool to use for the forum...whatever may be the reason/issue you have believe its been discussed before.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By collins912
^^ Beat me to it.

^^ Beat me to it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By collins912
Nice! What are you going to do with the old one?

Nice! What are you going to do with the old one?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By collins912
You can go with magnaflow. They are a pretty...

You can go with magnaflow. They are a pretty decent brand for an aftermarket cat.
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