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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,846
Posted By tcpilot
diznik and everyone, Just a suggestion; in...

diznik and everyone,

Just a suggestion; in a past life (25 years ago) I detailed "professionally", meaning it was by hand, we were paid, and we had a best-in-show in Vegas in each of three years...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-11-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,015
Posted By tcpilot
Yep, Sam is just that kind of guy! His level of...

Yep, Sam is just that kind of guy! His level of service is what guarantees that I'll be a customer of his as long as I drive BMW's....well, when I have some money to spend on the car :dunno:.

/TCP
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-14-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By tcpilot
Fixed....Safelite found an air leak under the...

Fixed....Safelite found an air leak under the long chrome roof moulding, didn't have anything to do with the windshield. It feels like a new car now...silent & smooth!

/TCP
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,794
Posted By tcpilot
I really hope that this is my problem too. I...

I really hope that this is my problem too. I guess I'll just have to pay out of pocket to have the windshield re-sealed. I will try that first. I've already left a message for Safelite, who replaced...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,794
Posted By tcpilot
Golly, thanks for the help. At least it's not a...

Golly, thanks for the help. At least it's not a high-coefficient dynamic laminar flow compressibility problem.

Anyone have anything to add that might actually be helpful?

/TCP
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By tcpilot
Angry Windshield high-frequency noise

*I posted this to bump an old thread but decided to make a new thread; mods please forgive me if that's a faux-pas*

Well guys,

My windshield was cracked (rock) and I had it replaced. My...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,794
Posted By tcpilot
Bumping an old thread...

Well guys,

My windshield was cracked (rock) and I had it replaced. My insurance company got me an aftermarket windshield (correct tint, rain sensor included), and now I have the same...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,840
Posted By tcpilot
Sorry Patshah, I gotta call you on that one. I'm...

Sorry Patshah, I gotta call you on that one. I'm from NY originally, and man, those roads SUCK. Constantly freezing and thawing, 10x traffic, old pavement...some of the potholes could swallow a VW...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,921
Posted By tcpilot
on the inside edge of the driver's door is a...

on the inside edge of the driver's door is a placard with the recommended pressures (my '07 750Li recommends 33 rear/32 front).

My airplane requires nitrogen. Luckily I have a large nitrogen...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,929
Posted By tcpilot
Patshah, if you're not driving it that much, it...

Patshah, if you're not driving it that much, it might be smart to turn the battery switch off (in the trunk, right side panel), right? I've let my car sit for a few weeks with the switch off, and it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,611
Posted By tcpilot
It'll happen man! Getting some killer new...

It'll happen man! Getting some killer new avionics put in right now. When the weather improves, I fly to Stockton for lunch every Friday. No reason you shouldn't come along one day. Plus, the airport...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,611
Posted By tcpilot
Yes but sam is very reasonable, and FAR more...

Yes but sam is very reasonable, and FAR more effective time-wise. I'll spend a little dough to have it done right, and quickly, by someone else. And I AM very mechanically able. Heck, I work on my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,611
Posted By tcpilot
Yes, bumper removal on an '06+ 750 is easy: ...

Yes, bumper removal on an '06+ 750 is easy:

1) Go to Sleek Motoring
2) "Sam, can you put my MTEC's in?"
3) relax in comfortable waiting room while Sam works his magic
4) repeat steps 1-3 once...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-05-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By tcpilot
I'm in Los Altos near BMW of Mountain View and...

I'm in Los Altos near BMW of Mountain View and have been sorely disappointed in their level of service (5 DAYS for an oil change last time...they had to give me a loaner!). I've heard good things...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,065
Posted By tcpilot
You too buddy! If I can do a couple deals here...

You too buddy! If I can do a couple deals here quickly, I'll be in for some add-ons for the 7ser.

/TCP
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,065
Posted By tcpilot
Dileep, that sounds to me like a Cliq-related...

Dileep, that sounds to me like a Cliq-related problem, as none of my phones have had difficulty auto-connecting to the 750Li.

I recommend going into "bluetooth settings" on your Cliq, and see if...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,127
Posted By tcpilot
Yep, even non-pilots get lost or fall in the...

Yep, even non-pilots get lost or fall in the water once in a while. Here's hoping that you never need to pull that antenna!

The Emergency is a pretty neat watch. I haven't been much of a Breitling...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-01-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,127
Posted By tcpilot
DFL750, I'm nuts about watches too, although...

DFL750,

I'm nuts about watches too, although my collection is small. My daily wear watch is a Panerai PAM89 that I LOVE (Luminor titanium GMT). I also have a PAM 118F that I don't like as much for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-18-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,065
Posted By tcpilot
OK, that's rubbish. BMW approving a phone doesn't...

OK, that's rubbish. BMW approving a phone doesn't change the technology. Perhaps functionality is impaired by a phone running a different BT standard (HSP 1.1, HFP 1.5, A2DP, AVRC version 2.0+EDR...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,065
Posted By tcpilot
Hey, I guess I'm the first Motorola Droid...

Hey, I guess I'm the first Motorola Droid customer to post :D.

Got my Verizon Droid the day it came out. Awesome device, and an upgrade from the BB Storm I had before. 100% functionality with...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By tcpilot
Checking in....I live on the Peninsula. ...

Checking in....I live on the Peninsula.




There are many mods, but from what I've heard (ad nauseum) on here, you might want to look at other available options too.

My vote is for Sam @...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By tcpilot
Checking in....I live on the Peninsula. ...

Checking in....I live on the Peninsula.




There are many mods, but from what I've heard (ad nauseum) on here, you might want to look at other available options too.

My vote is for Sam @...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,784
Posted By tcpilot
Attaboy! Welcome back to the game! /TCP

Attaboy! Welcome back to the game!

/TCP
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-03-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,548
Posted By tcpilot
Don't take this as rote, but I was under the...

Don't take this as rote, but I was under the impression that the headlight pattern is intentional, to prevent us from blinding oncoming drivers...especially on narrower European roads. I've also...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-30-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,687
Posted By tcpilot
I think I'll give them a gift card for...

I think I'll give them a gift card for coffee/donuts the next time I'm in there. My SA felt pretty bad about how long the repair took, and the ensuing return visit. I'm hoping I get better service...
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