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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-22-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Bacchus2b
I ran a 2008 335I with an AFE dual cone air...

I ran a 2008 335I with an AFE dual cone air induction system (oiled) for two years with ZERO issues. Not as loud as some K&N systems I used in the past, but louder than stock and you could really...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-18-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By Bacchus2b
Sunroof Seals! Make sure they glue it properly,...

Sunroof Seals! Make sure they glue it properly, and raise and lower the sunroof when you pick it up. My replacement sounded great until I popped the sunroof into the up position and the new seal...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By Bacchus2b
I had the dealer replace my '06 750i seal and...

I had the dealer replace my '06 750i seal and it's fine now. They had to re-glue it through, the first time I popped it into the up position the seal pealed back. The second time around they got it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-28-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By Bacchus2b
Try Griot's Garage...

Try Griot's Garage www.griotsgarage.com/p2p/searchResults.do?method=view&search=basic&keyword=leather&sortby=newArrivals&page=1

I have used a lot of leather cleaners/conditioners over the years...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-26-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By Bacchus2b
The 7-Series is so much more comfortable than my...

The 7-Series is so much more comfortable than my last 5-series, I don't think I will ever go back!

What's not to like? Style, Handling, Power, Confort?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-24-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,530
Posted By Bacchus2b
Anyone who has been around BMW for a while knows...

Anyone who has been around BMW for a while knows better than to buy a first year model. It's like they do their R&D in the field! The last generation M3 had engine problems solved by lowering the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-20-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By Bacchus2b
After owning four BMW's I decided to add a...

After owning four BMW's I decided to add a Mercedes Benz 420SEL to the stable and that was a real awakening. Everything seemed to cost at least $1,000 plus to fix. The bonus was I had a 15 year old...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-17-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,992
Posted By Bacchus2b
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44 !
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Bacchus2b
That's a great point, I hadn't even thought about...

That's a great point, I hadn't even thought about the key fob saving the settings, and I have not used the second key since buying the car. Now if I can only find my other key fob!

Thanks for the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Bacchus2b
What the F%@&*??? Electronic Gremlins

I just got back from my first road trip in the 750i and the car was great, 22 - 23 mpg smooth as could be going 90+ mph between Dallas and Houston.

Problem is when I turned it on this morning the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-30-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Bacchus2b
I saw one on ebay for about $2400. Not worth it...

I saw one on ebay for about $2400. Not worth it to me, although my 3 year old would probably love it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-25-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Bacchus2b
The E65 has more interior space than you can...

The E65 has more interior space than you can believe, even the short-wheelbase 745i-750i KILLS the 5-series in back seat comfort.

The 545i is faster and feels faster with a louder factory exhaust,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-21-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,572
Posted By Bacchus2b
Go buy a 1996 to 1999 E36 M3 or a 2000 to 2003...

Go buy a 1996 to 1999 E36 M3 or a 2000 to 2003 E39 540 with Sport Package. Both have easy upgrades for serious horsepower and tons of aftermarket accessories and Mod's all within your budget.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-14-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By Bacchus2b
:rofl::rofl::rofl: CD STORAGE :rofl::rofl::rofl: ...

:rofl::rofl::rofl: CD STORAGE :rofl::rofl::rofl: Mine is sitting on a shelf in the garage. You get a lot more room in the center console without it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-12-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,410
Posted By Bacchus2b
I have them on my 750i and didn't really notice...

I have them on my 750i and didn't really notice that much difference from my 540i without them. I also drive mainly during the day so go figure.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-12-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Bacchus2b
Most Insurance companies will pay for the part...

Most Insurance companies will pay for the part itself, and the going hourly labor rate for their body shop ($60 - $70 hr) at the listed number of hours. The dealer's labor rate can be $110 - $130...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-09-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By Bacchus2b
I've owned two BMW E39's with Sport Package, and...

I've owned two BMW E39's with Sport Package, and if I'm not mistaken BMW only did staggered wheel/tire combinations starting at 18", thats why you're not finding it in the Tire Rack system.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-06-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,571
Posted By Bacchus2b
2006 750i with 37,000. I work primarily out of...

2006 750i with 37,000. I work primarily out of my house and still manage to put 1,000 miles a month or more on it because I love to drive it. No way I could go back to a 3-series or 5-series as a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-04-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,242
Posted By Bacchus2b
Mine did the same due to a leaking transmission...

Mine did the same due to a leaking transmission gasket. No fault codes appeared, but the dealer kept my car there until the failsafe showed up again.

No problems since then.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 05-02-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By Bacchus2b
BSW Customer Service Sucks???

I'm a little disappointed no one fron BSW responded to this thread, responded to my voicemails on their answering machine, or responded to my e-mails both here and direct to their website.

Anyone...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,400
Posted By Bacchus2b
Check out Bavarian Autosport's Ultimate...

Check out Bavarian Autosport's Ultimate Floormats. www.bavauto.com/shop.asp

On Sale right now for $125. They are 54 oz Carpet and about 3/4" Thick with a lifetime warranty.

I had a set for...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-27-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By Bacchus2b
E65 BSW Speaker Package???

Anyone know whatever happened to speaker replacements for the 2002 - 2008 E65/E66 models???

Looking at old threads it was supposed to be released in Spring of 2008???

There is a Logic 7 Center...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-25-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By Bacchus2b
A dealer will charge you the tech hourly fee to...

A dealer will charge you the tech hourly fee to switch it out, usually over $100.00 per hour. A body shop will charge $60 - $70 per hour for the same job.
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 04-23-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,664
Posted By Bacchus2b
I quit going to Momentum years ago. All they...

I quit going to Momentum years ago. All they care about is your cash to pay for the racetrack in back and espresso bar in the waiting area. They also tack on bogus dealer fee's when you buy a car....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,661
Posted By Bacchus2b
Been there, done that. This is my seventh BMW! ...

Been there, done that. This is my seventh BMW! My last E-39 I had to pay a butt-load for new spark plugs at 55,000 miles. The CPO warranty does not cover spark plugs because they are supposed to...
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