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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Check realoem.com for the part number. Do a...

Check realoem.com for the part number. Do a google search and look for lowest price. No the dealer is not the best place. Buy the BMW OEM. However BMW does not make them themselves. So a brand of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Rick in Yuma
The Springs/Gas struts. Are easy to replace. You...

The Springs/Gas struts. Are easy to replace. You need to remove some interior pieces in the trunk before getting to them. There's a small spring clip that holds them on a detent ball.Pry the clip...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Rick in Yuma
There are both systems in the trunk. The gas...

There are both systems in the trunk. The gas struts assist the hydraulic cylinder. Here's a link read post number seven.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-28-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 36,126
Posted By Rick in Yuma
BMWLVR1010 covers the topic you asked me. We both...

BMWLVR1010 covers the topic you asked me. We both collaborated on finding the cause and have both done theses repairs. I highly advise everyone to do check these first. Before the high-pressure fuel...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-26-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Rick in Yuma
My friend,You forgot to mention the condition of...

My friend,You forgot to mention the condition of the oil that came out of your transmission. How many miles you had on it when you did it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-26-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Rick in Yuma
The cars have a metal universal joint. Midline of...

The cars have a metal universal joint. Midline of the driveshaft. After inspection on my vehicle found it was bad. I was able to find a driveline rebuild specialist in Texas. They rebuilt the entire...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Can you give us some insight as to what the issue...

Can you give us some insight as to what the issue is? And where are you located?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Rick in Yuma
The thermostats are at 105c. So seeing those...

The thermostats are at 105c. So seeing those temperatures are not unusual, but should not be there all the time.yes warmer days should cause a little extra heat. Drive the car one night see if it's...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Glad I could help. Did the new fan slide right...

Glad I could help. Did the new fan slide right in? Or did you have to do some trimming?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-24-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Sorry no clue...:( Maybe someone else does...

Sorry no clue...:( Maybe someone else does...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-24-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Rick in Yuma
The seats pull out like normal seats do. There's...

The seats pull out like normal seats do. There's like a spring catch under the middle of each passenger and driver side.they come out in twopieces. You can't see the catchs because it's covered by a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-23-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Rick in Yuma
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=244487

Here is a helpful link...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-23-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 36,126
Posted By Rick in Yuma
To Restate what's already in the post. Remove the...

To Restate what's already in the post. Remove the original penta head bolts. Replace them with Allen's. 1 mm or 2 mm shorter does not affect operation of the repair. Then if you have problems. And do...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-23-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I replace the auxiliary fan on the front of my...

I replace the auxiliary fan on the front of my 2005 760li by myself, in the driveway It took me about 45 minutes. The front bumper does not need to come off. Start removing the upper bracket above...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 06-22-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Look for items 415 and 416. Rear window shade and...

Look for items 415 and 416. Rear window shade and side window shades.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=514268&d=1434219302
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-19-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Good catch..:thumbup:

Good catch..:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-11-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Six generations and 38 years of the BMW 7-series.

Some fun for today.. With the new 7's announcement.


https://www.facebook.com/caranddriver/videos/10153928488652977/?video_source=pages_finch_main_video
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-05-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Rick in Yuma
A lot more. Center Coolant pipe, High pressure...

A lot more. Center Coolant pipe, High pressure fuel pumps (two). Same Transmission as 745/750 Water cooled alternator. Alternator seal leak, extra cooling fan, Hydraulic suspension (EDC),. This is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-31-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-30-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Do a write up on it once you get it finished with...

Do a write up on it once you get it finished with some photo so everyone else can benefit. So it Can be linked it to the do it yourself section. :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-30-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Did you do a search and already see this? ...

Did you do a search and already see this?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=678685
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-28-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Read the post I linked you to.. The whole point...

Read the post I linked you to.. The whole point of the post is you cannot buy parts. You have to make a diaphragm from magna fuel work. You can buy pumps from BMW anywhere between 1500 in Europe and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Rick in Yuma
My first question would be how many miles you...

My first question would be how many miles you have on the car. Second I don't understand how the right side of the engine could run but the left does not.can you be more specific. There are three...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-25-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,238
Posted By Rick in Yuma
If that's were it's at then I'm not even close....

If that's were it's at then I'm not even close. Here is the complete fuel system can any of it dump fuel into the manifold?
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-25-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,238
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Being that I'm a 760 owner and not completely...

Being that I'm a 760 owner and not completely familiar with the 750 n62 engines this is just a thought. As this has been a problem with our vehicles. Our cars are equipped with a vapor recovery...
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