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Forum: 7 Series DIY 04-06-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 53,847
Posted By exam23
I just performed this upgrade about a month ago...

I just performed this upgrade about a month ago and let me tell you. It was a pain in the rear. Who in the world would design something like the angel eyes light where you will have to take off the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-12-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By exam23
No easy way. There are 2 real methods. 1.) ...

No easy way. There are 2 real methods.

1.) Remove couple screws 7 bolts near the front bumper panel near the wheel and the bottom to get to the fog lights.

2.) Remove the entire front bumper...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-12-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,412
Posted By exam23
Gasket

I just had my fixed. Chances are the gasket between the transmission and the value cover. It's a 2-square plastic gasket. When this gasket cracks, it causes the transmission to loose pressure...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By exam23
Fail - Safe Tranny

Well, it finally happened to my 2006 E66 with 78k miles last week. The tranny kept slipping into fail-safe mode during 1st gear.

Took her into a local shop since it was outta warranty. They...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By exam23
yes and no... I've been there b4 but it was...

yes and no...

I've been there b4 but it was always out of warranty. This was the first time that it could have been something out of my own pocket. But I was fortunate...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By exam23
Ultimate service experience - Irvine BMW

Thought I share....

My E66 is a 2006 with 61K miles, recently I started to notice a small transmission oil leak. Which is nothing new for all of us, cause it's pretty much a norm for Bimmers...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By exam23
M3, M5 all has it....

M3, M5 all has it....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-10-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 54,419
Posted By exam23
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-10-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By exam23
Transmission leak

I was wondering how many members here have encounter this issue with their E65/E66?

What has been the cost for this repair?

I have been quoted for the following...

7-8 Qts of Oil = $25/Qt...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-28-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By exam23
Who and how much?

Who and how much?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-28-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By exam23
06 750Li chip?

Can anyone suggest where I can get my car Chip?

And what will be my gain?

And also, how much?

Thx
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-23-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By exam23
Here is what I did...

I had the same problem when I had my E39...

1. Use alcohol and completely clean the surface of the glass...

2. Use the 3m all over the spoiler. Where there is surface, there should be 3m...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,773
Posted By exam23
2007 M5 vs 2006 750Li

I am a fortunate owner of a 2006 E66 with Sports and comfort package for about 4 months. Today, I had an itch to test drive a 2006 M5 thinking that there could be a possibility of me trading up. We...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-27-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By exam23
That steering wheel is sweet!!!

That steering wheel is sweet!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-27-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By exam23
Steering wheel

Need of guidance..

i have a e66 sports with a 3 spoke steering wheel. is there any reasonable upgrade i can perform to enhance the thickness of the steering wheel grip other than just purchasing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-26-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 913
Posted By exam23
If there are rails, I say no!!!

If there are rails, I say no!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By exam23
Climate control question

Hoping for some insight...

Start my car, both sides (Driver & Passenger) setting are on AUTO, which is what I prefer and also what I left the setting on. After driving for several minutes...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By exam23
Ur rear trunk spoiler is the lip version of the...

Ur rear trunk spoiler is the lip version of the old M5. I was hoping to see a pic with the new M5 lip spoiler. Thx... Ur ride looks awesome...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By exam23
yeah for sure, if there are pics it would be...

yeah for sure, if there are pics it would be awesome... i thought abt just putting the simple lip spoiler but i saw the M5 on the road the other day and was wondering how it would look. It could be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By exam23
Spoiler M5 style

Can someone tell me if the spoiler from the current M5 is availible for the E65/E66?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-07-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,172
Posted By exam23
me too... :(

Pls add me to the list...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-04-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By exam23
Swede Roof

I really like the upgrade some people have done with the swede roof. I was wondering what is the cost of this upgrade...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-18-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By exam23
U need a mechanic to come with that thing... ...

U need a mechanic to come with that thing... Then again, if you can afford one, who cares...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-18-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By exam23
i have the mobridge in my E66... Got it in there...

i have the mobridge in my E66... Got it in there for abt 2 months now... LUV it... In Irvine, CA. Paid $425, installed... Let me know if you want the name of the shop...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-18-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By exam23
Car wash rail rash

Urgghhh... Beacon Bay Car Wash in Irvine, rub my Rim.... Urgghhhh....
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