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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,392
Posted By jkb
dont have a camera handy, but here are really...

dont have a camera handy, but here are really good instructions:

sit in the front passenger seat. stretch our feet out. the outside of your left foot ankle will be facing the sig lighter.

let...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,392
Posted By jkb
this is what i did: i mounted mine right...

this is what i did:

i mounted mine right above the dash between the two dash humps. radar has to be in the certain spot to hit the trapezoid cutout in the windshield which lets signals pass

i...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-10-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,487
Posted By jkb
LOL -- see my signature :D

LOL -- see my signature :D
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-09-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,487
Posted By jkb
i bought the car here, but picked it up in...

i bought the car here, but picked it up in germany via european delivery program:

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Experience/Events/EuropeanDelivery/Default.aspx
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-08-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,487
Posted By jkb
i still have 2) and 1) - asking $70 for either if...

i still have 2) and 1) - asking $70 for either if anybody wants it. i cant edit original post it seems like, so i made some changes here:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
not all aftermarket wheels are created equal. ...

not all aftermarket wheels are created equal. just not like cars are created equal :)

momo, dinan, bbs -- those are first grade wheels. i'd have NO fear putting them on any of my cars.

i...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
tuv tuv and tun of tuv because tuv tuv tuv makes...

tuv tuv and tun of tuv because tuv tuv tuv makes tuv tuv go tuv and tuv tuv tuv so tuv!

:D :D :D

yes, i am a little biased. i wont deny it. i just tend to trust german engineering and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
sadly "bling bling" mentality doesn't fit well...

sadly "bling bling" mentality doesn't fit well with TUV approved mentality :( .. will never happen in US.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
DOT is a bunch of nincompoops. TUV testing...

DOT is a bunch of nincompoops. TUV testing standards are much higher and stringent.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
i am not sure why are all the people getting...

i am not sure why are all the people getting surprised and upset. you get untested ****ty quality aftermarket wheels. you dont want to have issues? got with OEM or TUV approved.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
why dont you get a TUV certification like some...

why dont you get a TUV certification like some german tuners do before they are even allowed to sell anything aftermarket.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,514
Posted By jkb
nope, they changed the front bumper during...

nope, they changed the front bumper during facelift -- it no longer has a curve, it now has a little edge to it in the center. if you really want one though, i am sure your dealer can get you one :)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
depends how much. i am a reasonable person. ...

depends how much. i am a reasonable person. heck, part of the attraction of a sport package is a lowered stance. but when you have your 7er riding 2 inches of the ground and scraping speed bumps,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,514
Posted By jkb
well, i cant reproduce it 100%, but if i really...

well, i cant reproduce it 100%, but if i really try and use some mind control... :)

put transmission in S(port) mode. drive somewhat aggressively. come to a stop, but dont actually stop, instead...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
big wheels and low profile tires do not equate to...

big wheels and low profile tires do not equate to better handling. its a very common mis-conception. ever seen F1? note their tires:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
but thats my whole point. people DO NOT care...

but thats my whole point. people DO NOT care about their families and their own lives when they go to aftermarket wheels. people choose LOOKS over SAFETY.

i have said this on the board many...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,514
Posted By jkb
please keep me posted. i am local, and gotten...

please keep me posted. i am local, and gotten very good at reproducing the problem lately :)

i should buy a camera and video the transmission jolt.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
People, please stop picking on Sevas. All crappy...

People, please stop picking on Sevas. All crappy "made in china" aftermarket wheels, unless they are TUV rated or OEM BMW will have similar problems. You just wont hear about most of them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By jkb
i actually think that anything less than 24"...

i actually think that anything less than 24" wheels makes you gay (not that there is anything wrong with it) :D
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 10-10-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By jkb
FS: 745/760 manual and 750 euro palte

car manual, covers 2002-2005 model years E65/E66
p/n 01 41 0 157 414 ue

european front license plate holder, for model years 2006 and up (E65/E66)
p/n 51 11 7 142 175...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By jkb
21" is the max i would go. i have 20" with sport...

21" is the max i would go. i have 20" with sport pkg on my 750i and i am very happy with the setup. stock height too.

P.S. - are you a girl?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2007, 02:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,916
Posted By jkb
oh... do you know about this little trick: when...

oh... do you know about this little trick: when you park your car, with your foot on the brake, hold the start/stop button for a couple of seconds. that will put the car in park, shut it off and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,916
Posted By jkb
did you know norah jones is daughter of ravi...

did you know norah jones is daughter of ravi shankar?



oh stop complaining :) you live within driving distance to amsterdam!!! :D

look, i'll make you a deal. if you can get your country (or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2007, 02:05 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
Tuv Ftw!!!

Tuv Ftw!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,401
Posted By jkb
so let me get this straight... i am a little...

so let me get this straight... i am a little confused... because you making it sound like after everything you went through, you are going back to seva's wheels?
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