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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-03-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By soobcolletor
freeze em'

This may sound crazy but it worked for me

If you have access to torches, remove all related suspension arms/components to get to the ball joint and remove all retainers etc.

Heat the ring that...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,072
Posted By soobcolletor
+1 on them being fluid filled! I have changed...

+1 on them being fluid filled! I have changed bushings on quite a few BMWs and run across this before. I twisted off an e46 bushing and got covered in oil before

Just thought id share....id keep...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-30-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By soobcolletor
Style 93's for sale....from 745li

Selling my set of 18 inch wheels from my 745Li These are OEM not reps

I realize these are not a popular wheel or highly sought after but figured it would make someone a good set of winter rims or...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-30-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,225
Posted By soobcolletor
These engines are pretty strong and I didn't...

These engines are pretty strong and I didn't think head gasket problems were very common at all

I have used Ianelli Autocars in North Ridgeville for my E66 they are very fair and they do GREAT...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By soobcolletor
Yeah I have checked there but there has only been...

Yeah I have checked there but there has only been a small amount of 93's sets being sold on there and usually they don't sell because the seller is asking like 500+ bucks for them

That's why I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By soobcolletor
What are the style 93's worth?

I have my set of style 93's that I took off of my e66. They have the TPMS sensors in them as well

What are they worth? Anyone want them? I don't figure they are worth much as not many people...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By soobcolletor
I didn't have a leak but I drained the fluid with...

I didn't have a leak but I drained the fluid with the car cold and it had been sitting for over a week (I figured if it hadn't run more of the fluid would drain back down into the pan) Starting the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-21-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By soobcolletor
Transmission Pan/Filter/Fluid Replacement

Hey all,

Just wanted to post a quick thread,

I have 100k on my E66 745 and today I changed the transmission pan/filter with one of the kits off eBay...its a ZF pan (kit)

Stripped a few of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-14-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,856
Posted By soobcolletor
I had a similar problem in my 2000 E38 with the...

I had a similar problem in my 2000 E38 with the 18in Mpar wheels

The back end of the car would "walk" when I would hit bumps. It was extremely annoying and sometimes even the smallest bump would...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-11-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By soobcolletor
The thermostat was bad it was throwing codes for...

The thermostat was bad it was throwing codes for it and I think it was the orig. one. It ran great though, like I said I drove it to the shop to have the engine swapped. I couldn't believe what the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By soobcolletor
You have PM Keif :)

You have PM Keif :)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By soobcolletor
Well that sucks the big one :cry: It ran at...

Well that sucks the big one :cry: It ran at about 75 C and when I turned on the heat it would go down somewhat. It didn't seem to leak any coolant but the coolant was low...

I don't even wanna...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By soobcolletor
That's really interesting to know about the...

That's really interesting to know about the coolant pipe because the car never once overheated in fact it was running cooler than it should according to the cluster secret menu. If I remember...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-08-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By soobcolletor
Well I considered ebay but thought id throw it up...

Well I considered ebay but thought id throw it up on here at least first for someone.....

I'm actually in (sorta SE PA) quite frequently (Harrisburg/Mechanicsburg area and will be there on the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-08-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By soobcolletor
cell number

Thanks guys yeah im just trying to get some of the money back I dropped on doing everything to the new motor....I absolutely love the car! My cell number is 814-720-7824 is anyone wants to shoot me...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-08-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By soobcolletor
My cars story....anyone want an N62?

Ok so here is the long story short,

I bought my 745 with engine problems (I posted here as well about it) anyways it turned out to be a blown head gasket pressurizing the cooling system and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-05-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 28,426
Posted By soobcolletor
Love this forum

Sorry to revive an old thread but my steering wheel stopped going up and down yesterday and thanks to this thread I had it fixed in 10 minutes...:thumbup: was that crazy washer stuck casing it not...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-30-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,161
Posted By soobcolletor
I run the Escort Passport 9500 it works well with...

I run the Escort Passport 9500 it works well with radar but I do get a lot of false alarms until it saves the location ( I guess it is GPS enabled)

It also has a large amount of speed camera...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-18-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,638
Posted By soobcolletor
2000 740il Changed mine (twice to ensure...

2000 740il

Changed mine (twice to ensure total flush) at 155,000 with the valvoline max life (in red bottle)

Have 164,000 on it now and shifts as smooth as new with no problems
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By soobcolletor
Very helpful guy and reasonable. He fixed my ASK...

Very helpful guy and reasonable. He fixed my ASK and I got a rebuilt L7 from him. He is a genius with these electronics!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By soobcolletor
New ASK unit and ive got sound for 3 seconds....

I hooked it up tonight and still had no radio functions or sounds on the Idrive. I have a MOST jumper and set to the trunk to investigate the other components for failure since I just got the car...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-21-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By soobcolletor
I do have the Logic 7 system but I honestly not...

I do have the Logic 7 system but I honestly not sure if it works or not because the ASK module is bad...

I will send him and email and see what he can do about the ask and go from there. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By soobcolletor
ASKing for radio help/repair

Hey all,

I have been diagnosing my MOST system in my newly acquired E66.

It is indeed my ASK module that is bad, I just got the car recently and have no NAV, Radio etc.

I pulled the dash...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By soobcolletor
I have tested the voltage and on the dash and it...

I have tested the voltage and on the dash and it is charging around 14 volts or so.....could that be why the gps computer is turning on and off? On the BMW records I got from the dealer it showed the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By soobcolletor
Well I'm glad to hear I didn't spend to much! I...

Well I'm glad to hear I didn't spend to much! I figured worst case it would need an engine so figured I couldn't go wrong with 5k. I have researched hours, days and months on the e65/66 so I know I'm...
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