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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Get a good history and offer them 6k. You could...

Get a good history and offer them 6k. You could spend another 10K in repairs over the next couple of years.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-06-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Here's the thread they were talking about above....

Here's the thread they were talking about above. Individual looking for CPO.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=893002&highlight=
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-06-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,873
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I've stayed out of this fight. However I have...

I've stayed out of this fight. However I have driven the S8 and that would be my choice. Seems KBB agrees with me. Here's their ranking of the number one sedan, for 2016.
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Rick in Yuma
www.realoem.com. Find your part number and plug...

www.realoem.com. Find your part number and plug it into eBay or google:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I think your suggestions are well taken. Many of...

I think your suggestions are well taken. Many of us have been in agreement for years. Factory service intervals on spark plugs are way too long. A lot of times when you try to go to 100,000 miles...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Rick in Yuma
You've answered your own question.

You've answered your own question.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 53,345
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I'm in no hurry. Just glad I could help. If we...

I'm in no hurry. Just glad I could help. If we can find something 95% close to the original. That will be a real game changer.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-31-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 26,147
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Common problem with smoking. Is the valve seals....

Common problem with smoking. Is the valve seals. Your transmission repair is not complete. There are 4 seals that are usually replaced. Three valve body seals and a bridge seal.
It's highly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 480
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Here's the listing on eBay. I just put in BMW...

Here's the listing on eBay. I just put in BMW cable and the number.
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,568
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Hugo, those look fantastic. Really sets the car...

Hugo, those look fantastic. Really sets the car off. BMW should do that from the factory. I'll have to look into that, here in the states. Did you use just a normal upholstery shop?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Great save, I agree with you. I was thinking more...

Great save, I agree with you. I was thinking more about him damaging his AC system that I was of the actual problem.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-29-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I think the reason you haven't had a reply is....

I think the reason you haven't had a reply is. Most people that own seven series,are not going to use home recharge kits on their cars. Bite the bullet and have a shop that has the proper evacuation...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-29-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Crud! No E65/66 water cooled parts on the site.....

Crud! No E65/66 water cooled parts on the site.. Or I could not find them. :cry:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Rick in Yuma
It's not the looks as much, but the 700 H.P...

It's not the looks as much, but the 700 H.P inline six. Plus the drive line engineering to deliver it the wheels and keep it hooked up.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Read up on ASK, Logic 7 amp, and MOST systems.....

Read up on ASK, Logic 7 amp, and MOST systems.. Check this and search for other links under these phrases. Could be a loose wire or blown speaker. Pull the door panel and check it.. Also update your...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Rick in Yuma
So does the alternator bracket to the engine...

So does the alternator bracket to the engine block. Try this if your looking to rebuild alt its self.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=610403


Or this for engine bracket.
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Not sure what you're trying to do. Are you...

Not sure what you're trying to do. Are you talking about the mount of the alternator to the engine? On a watercooled alternator?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Rick in Yuma
700hp Radical BMW M4 Mamba GT3

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Hsy9kDaC-No/VoJ47fP3ARI/AAAAAAAAIcc/1h9ST9i3Vi4/s1600/hoffy-automobiles-bmw-m4-mamba-gt3-street-concept-0.jpg

Have you seen this.:thumbup:



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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Rick in Yuma
My opinion is that we live in Arizona and don't...

My opinion is that we live in Arizona and don't need the front license plate. Pick up a conversion kit and put it back to clean. I think the front license plate on the seven series is a distraction...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Rick in Yuma
First I would check all the conections. There...

First I would check all the conections. There maybe a loose one. Read the ASK unit repair thread in the "stickies"and DYI sections.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Rick in Yuma
The only thing is you didn't mention is if you...

The only thing is you didn't mention is if you changed the bridge seal and Mechatronic sealing sleeves. Here are three posts to look at.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=654634
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Rick in Yuma
BMW trunk oil is very specific. I wouldn't put...

BMW trunk oil is very specific. I wouldn't put anything but BMW oil back in it. Other members have had problems by doing this. Here's a link to how to do it. Check with your BMW dealership. However 2...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Average cost is $2500. Where in California are...

Average cost is $2500. Where in California are you. There's a guy in the Los Angeles area doing them for that.

Here's the link he is also a site sponsor. Also there's a AGA ( All German Auto)in...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 01-25-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Sorry I missed your reply. I will buy it if you...

Sorry I missed your reply. I will buy it if you have not posted it on Ebay yet. If you did please send me the link to your listing.
Thanks Rick.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-24-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By Rick in Yuma
This is my favorite search method for BMW CPO....

This is my favorite search method for BMW CPO. Enter zip code and search distance your willing to travel. It lists every CPO in the country. You should be able to find it.. Be aware that some non-BMW...
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