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Forum: The Detail Department Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By csmeance
woolite and water solution: 1 part woolite...

woolite and water solution:

1 part woolite to 6-10 parts water. Start off with 1:8 and go from there. Follow up with a damp cloth to remove detergent residue, don't scrub hard!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By csmeance
use MOST loops to bypass the factory head unit...

use MOST loops to bypass the factory head unit and simply wire up an aftermarket HU to the speakers in the car
Forum: The Detail Department 09-24-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,401
Posted By csmeance
shop vac works great and can be used in other...

shop vac works great and can be used in other places beyond the car. Less than $100 from HD/Lowes
Forum: The Detail Department 09-19-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By csmeance
look at the dr. colorchip repair system or Langka...

look at the dr. colorchip repair system or Langka system, I've used both with great results:

http://www.langka.com/
https://www.drcolorchip.com/
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-17-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By csmeance
do you get sound from park distance control or...

do you get sound from park distance control or any gongs like the door chime?

If no, your head unit has gone out and needs replacement. If you hear the gongs, then it's the amp.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By csmeance
check for a clogged cat on the bank that is...

check for a clogged cat on the bank that is misfiring, if the cat is clogged esp with running 87 octane, it'll cause a bunch of misfires and issues. Probably it's coated in carbon from the oil...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By csmeance
move the coil and spark plug from cyl 6 to the...

move the coil and spark plug from cyl 6 to the one next to it and see if the misfire moves! If it does you need a new coil and spark plug. If it doesn't move you are going to have to check the valve...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-04-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By csmeance
You can fool the O2 sensor light with a device...

You can fool the O2 sensor light with a device called "02 sensor bung" that puts it at a 90 degree angle away from the stream making the car think it's all working.

As long as there is no sniffer...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-04-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By csmeance
https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=HL83...

https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=HL83-USA-10-2006-E65-BMW-750i&diagId=32_1337

Maybe that should help if it's one of the lines in the diagram
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By csmeance
http://www.micro-tronik.com/faultcodes/obdiifaultc...

http://www.micro-tronik.com/faultcodes/obdiifaultcode_p1061.html



this site has a few tips and info
Forum: Off-Topic 09-03-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By csmeance
Lease trader?

Lease trader?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-03-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By csmeance
being in California you have yearly emissions...

being in California you have yearly emissions testing so you'd fail the visual and sniffer test without cats.

Buy the Burger JB4 tune and be happy!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-31-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By csmeance
Secondary air is for the emissions system to help...

Secondary air is for the emissions system to help the cats warm up faster, shouldn't cause driveability issues.

Make sure you fill up the right amount of fluid as there is a very specific temp...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-31-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,077
Posted By csmeance
Never had a windows laptop last over 2 years...

Never had a windows laptop last over 2 years running work programs and for leisure. My current 2011 MBP 17" has been handling solidworks like a champ for the last 5 years!

Not trying to sound...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-31-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By csmeance
Did you replace the bridge seal and other seals...

Did you replace the bridge seal and other seals in the transmission? I would also say to clean all the solenoids in the transmission's mechatronics unit.

Did you fill up with the right amount of...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,077
Posted By csmeance
Look into a used MBP if you want to save a ton of...

Look into a used MBP if you want to save a ton of cash. Got my niece a MBP 13" Mid 2010 Model with a quad core processor for $150 because the battery expanded and track pad wasn't working. $100 for a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By csmeance
doesn't the trans hold like 9+ quarts of fluid?...

doesn't the trans hold like 9+ quarts of fluid? 5.5 seems way to low.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-19-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,420
Posted By csmeance
With revolvers can you just leave the "trigger"...

With revolvers can you just leave the "trigger" between two rounds so when you go to shoot and fire it's at the next round vs having 1 less bullet.

I do this with my .22 Magnum mini revolver that...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-19-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By csmeance
Good price, tires alone cost much more than that....

Good price, tires alone cost much more than that. If you were shipping I'd take the tires off your hands.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By csmeance
there is a proper procedure to filling ZF...

there is a proper procedure to filling ZF transmissions, make sure you have the right amount of fluid at the right temp. Many issues are resolved with the proper level.

You def. need new fluid,...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-18-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,420
Posted By csmeance
^ agree if you are pulling out your weapon you've...

^ agree if you are pulling out your weapon you've already ascertained that it's a deadly situation and you are protecting yourself, family/friend etc.

Having a round chambered is going to be way...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-02-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,305
Posted By csmeance
Long list: 2 Transmissions + 5-6 repair...

Long list:
2 Transmissions + 5-6 repair attempts $20K
New I-drive screen + electronics in rear after hydraulic trunk fluid leaked everywhere $5K)
3 New Audio Head Units
4 in tank fuel pumps
IVM...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-27-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,305
Posted By csmeance
Fidelity has been wonderful with my 760, over...

Fidelity has been wonderful with my 760, over $50k in claims paid out plus loaners!
Forum: The Detail Department 07-20-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By csmeance
I use Meg's M105 + M205 combo for detailing and...

I use Meg's M105 + M205 combo for detailing and love it! Are you telling me that this does the same but in one step? Sign me up! :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By csmeance
120,000 miles is when it was done, first trans...

120,000 miles is when it was done, first trans replaced at 72,000 miles, second shortly after at 75,000 miles.

The fix was required after putting about 50K miles on the latest transmission. The...
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