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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-31-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 18,832
Posted By Mels7
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170201/7388c3ad...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170201/7388c3ade155e117c7bc6b115b4801fb.jpg 2003 745li with 195k. Have done some repairs but have also saved a ton of money doing repairs myself thanks to this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-29-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By Mels7
Thx Jbel. If I go with the line out converter it...

Thx Jbel. If I go with the line out converter it has remote turn on built into it so could be a good reason to use it. I'll let you know as my stuff should be here wed/thurs for install this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By Mels7
Just ordered a planet audio amp that has high...

Just ordered a planet audio amp that has high level inputs to do the EXACT same thing next week. I however also ordered line out converter to run from ask unit to rear of the car to run all my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Mels7
Thanks for replying. I had considered buying one...

Thanks for replying. I had considered buying one from EBAY. Would love to have video on screen and it's more wallet friendly than NAVIKS.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Mels7
Hey did you ever figure this out? Sent...

Hey did you ever figure this out?



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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,729
Posted By Mels7
I know this is a bit late but I did this job last...

I know this is a bit late but I did this job last year. For the life of me couldn't get the keeper tool to work. I rolled with a large flat screwdriver and a dab of grease on the tip. You'd be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By Mels7
Well if you need service on your abs module I...

Well if you need service on your abs module I just had my done by this guy...http://m.ebay.com/itm/BMW-ABS-DSC-module-repair-service-5-and-7-series-x5-0265950002-0265950004-/111073542419.
Fast turn...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-24-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11,681
Sticky: All BMWs Download Links to Softwares
Views: 705,088
Posted By Mels7
Download Links to Softwares

Hi
Newbie to coding. Have an e65 looking for basic software (inpa/ediabas) for win7 laptop. Any help greatly appreciated.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-25-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Mels7
That sticky should help. I don't contribute much...

That sticky should help. I don't contribute much here but a piece of advice......CHANGE ALL THREE CABLES AT ONCE! And with dealer quality product. Ask me how I know.......
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-17-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 925,807
Posted By Mels7
Thanks for the replies. Tire is a nitto actually...

Thanks for the replies. Tire is a nitto actually and I had no experience with them or the lionhart that originally came with the wheel package. You know.....with me and this car as many others have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-17-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 925,807
Posted By Mels7
"Rebirth"

Decided to take this pic tonight after first drive of the 7 since August. Completed major valve stem seal job. Then afterwards it took me a little bit to get the valve covers situated. Also...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-25-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Mels7
Thx for the reply dvanlare. I'll triple check it...

Thx for the reply dvanlare. I'll triple check it but certain it was connected. Float inside could be stuck? I'll definitely have to check that out. Maybe disconnect then reconnect the sensor?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-25-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Mels7
Fluid loss in steering or hydraulic system message....how to reset?

So after a buddy and I tackled the valve stem seals on my ride and I finally finished fighting the valve covers to put them back on I'm getting the fluid loss in steering or hydraulic system message....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-06-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 34,786
Posted By Mels7
I installed the stint in mid July. I drive a ton...

I installed the stint in mid July. I drive a ton so not sure at this point but have put easily over 3k miles on my car since the repair. No leaks to this point. As I stated the hardest part for me...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-18-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Mels7
Anyone else take a shot? Looks like my car took...

Anyone else take a shot? Looks like my car took a crap on the pavement!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Mels7
Is this a symptom of valve stem seals?

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Thanks for the reply A B Able Truck. Here's a pic of my dilemma. Also got the p0491 secondary air bank 1 code this am heading in to work.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Mels7
Is this a symptom of valve stem seals?

Hi and thanks for viewing. I went outside to my car today and instead of going anywhere on my lunch hour just hung out and listened to Sirius radio. The car idled for about 20 minutes or so while I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 34,786
Posted By Mels7
Yeah Gotta say I drive my car a TON and the...

Yeah
Gotta say I drive my car a TON and the stint has worked for me. I've put a lot of miles on my car since I installed the stint and to this point no issues with leaks or anything. Biggest...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 34,786
Posted By Mels7
Just a quick update...... One week and not a...

Just a quick update......

One week and not a single leak. This product could be a great cure for our weep hole leaks in our vehicles.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 34,786
Posted By Mels7
Bimmerfix Stint

FYI for anyone interested in this product. I just completed the repair too and put approximately 100 miles on the car just driving around this afternoon with no leaks to this point. Jeff the seller...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Mels7
Adanri Reference this thread...

Adanri
Reference this thread http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737208. Also search weep hole leak in the forums as there is plenty of info on the topic. I was about to post myself...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-03-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By Mels7
Proud Owner of E66

Hey All,
New to this board after belonging to another popular bimmer site for a while. Just purchased an 03 745li which I believe the proper color is khalahari beige but don't shoot me if that's...
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