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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By klob25
this is proven ... BMW are rated as average when...

this is proven ... BMW are rated as average when it comes to recalls on their cars.

If you want a car to last buy a toyota or even a hyundai( 5 year warranty )
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,364
Posted By klob25
[QUOTE=csmeance;6070009]In Australia it is just...

[QUOTE=csmeance;6070009]In Australia it is just the RON #, in the US it's (RON + MON)/2 or known as the AKI or Anti-Knock Index #
QUOTE]


did not know this about RON.... i thought RON was a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,364
Posted By klob25
on the fuel cap in australia it says you musy put...

on the fuel cap in australia it says you musy put in fuel that is 95 or above octance ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,364
Posted By klob25
Hmmmm what octance level is your Premium VS...

Hmmmm what octance level is your Premium VS Reguler Unleaded ?

In australia - regular = 93 and premium = 95 or 97 octane ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By klob25
use the 4 prong. The idrium is meant to last...

use the 4 prong.

The idrium is meant to last longer and draw less power but the 7 series is so sensitive to everything I would not mess around it.

I would change the spark plug every...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-23-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By klob25
i would start off replacing the PVC value .. it...

i would start off replacing the PVC value .. it cheap and easy.

Change the oil and oil filter over !!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By klob25
no idea about the rims .... did they do this...

no idea about the rims .... did they do this before or this suddenly happen ?

Did you buckle the rim ? balance and refit the tyre maybe ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-06-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By klob25
Hey mate, So the MAF is effected by the...

Hey mate,

So the MAF is effected by the microfilter ?...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-06-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By klob25
I am pretty sure microfilter different to air...

I am pretty sure microfilter different to air intake filters ?


THE MAF wont be effected by microfilter ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By klob25
what do the tools look like ? .... Are the...

what do the tools look like ? ....

Are the tools called the BMW piler cost 500 bucks ... local hardware store 5 bucks ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,975
Posted By klob25
I have used this and it works pretty well : ...

I have used this and it works pretty well :

http://www.ctek.com/EN-AU/consumer/Car.aspx


"designed to protect vehicle electronics and non-sparking, reverse polarity protected and short-circuit...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-22-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By klob25
You can put it on any metal that does not have...

You can put it on any metal that does not have paint over it in the engine bay. I put mine on the engine lugs nuts.

+ red is used for jump starts and charging, so you are on the money !
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By klob25
did you clear the fault code and see if appears...

did you clear the fault code and see if appears after the repair ?

Some code stay in memory.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,460
Posted By klob25
hmmm getting it to work with the i dirve, you...

hmmm getting it to work with the i dirve, you have to play around with the elec and the module that controls the Idrive. It not a back yard job in my option.

with your new radio do you have the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-20-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,188
Posted By klob25
Hey Mate, In europe and asia it goes ...

Hey Mate,

In europe and asia it goes

AUDI
MERC
BMW

Audi are seen over there as the car to get.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,104
Posted By klob25
Hi, found out a quick way to fix this...

Hi,

found out a quick way to fix this problem.... when the pint comes off, I just peel off the rest of the paint and under the paint is nice shinny black plastic button !
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,233
Posted By klob25
yep this is true. difference between fuel...

yep this is true.

difference between fuel cleaner and octane boost.


I put the cleaner when the tank is low, fill it up to full with some petrol so it can mix.

Octane boost will lift the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-15-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,875
Posted By klob25
it normal for white smoke to come out when the...

it normal for white smoke to come out when the car is cold ?

It goes away after it warms up ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-15-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,233
Posted By klob25
sometimes it not the price of the gas .. but how...

sometimes it not the price of the gas .. but how long it been sitting there etc.

Also u could be pulling "stuff" from the gas station tank if it running low.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,450
Posted By klob25
was it check engine light ?

was it check engine light ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By klob25
have to talk to BMW .... they could say you drove...

have to talk to BMW .... they could say you drove it to "hard" and hit a stone ....

worst comes to worst an you want to save some $$$$ just duct tape it as it just sucking the air in ... just a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,233
Posted By klob25
Hi just to be sure .. you went into the idrive...

Hi just to be sure .. you went into the idrive and into the submenu where is says - microfilter, oil filter brakes blah blah ...

then there is a check engine ? when you press on that with the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,233
Posted By klob25
u are on the money . check engine code has to be...

u are on the money . check engine code has to be cleared and if it comes back up again then you may have a problem, but if if it running fine, i would not be to worried....
but you can bring it to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,883
Posted By klob25
the clip is not broken .... try and get...

the clip is not broken .... try and get something(not sharp to mark the glass" to "fish" for the shade up and check the clips.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By klob25
take it for a very long drive .. could be your...

take it for a very long drive .. could be your battery is semi flat ..

long drive = 2 hours+ on the highway, :)
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