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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By Thesatman
For those that need to know here is the answer:

For those that need to know here is the answer:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By Thesatman
reviving this thread...need to know how to remove...

reviving this thread...need to know how to remove these. Anyone?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By Thesatman
How do you disconnect lines from steering rack?

Does anyone know how to disconnect the lines from the steering rack?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By Thesatman
mine wasn't working for a while so I just...

mine wasn't working for a while so I just manually slid it back (closed, pushed in) and it must have done something to re-align the gears because it started working again.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Thesatman
its one of the ones from the pump; the one with...

its one of the ones from the pump; the one with the bracket attached to be precise. Its around $200-$250 for the hose. I decided to go the JB weld route for now, but if that doesn't work then I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Thesatman
Power steering lines

Well, turns out one of my power steering lines was chafed by another braided line and over time wore right through it.:mad: Has anyone changed these before? any special tools needed? Any tips or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Thesatman
I did it...cheap, easy, and much brighter. Dont...

I did it...cheap, easy, and much brighter. Dont forget the interior trunk lights and the license plate lights too.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-04-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Thesatman
Your post said you were in the middle of...

Your post said you were in the middle of nowhere...is it possible you got some bad gas? Really it can happen anywhere but more common in rural areas. Recently a Giant/Shell gas station in my area...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-21-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,801
Posted By Thesatman
I would like to know as well. Mine are...

I would like to know as well. Mine are apparently older versions and the scripts throw errors when running.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 17,735
Posted By Thesatman
This thread has diverged greatly. But I still...

This thread has diverged greatly. But I still think this is an important topic. Some have even said this is the single most important topic regarding these cars. I think it needs to be a sticky. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Thesatman
When it comes to oil leaks its kinda like...

When it comes to oil leaks its kinda like electricity...its going to take the path of least resistance. If you fix one leak another may pop up because it is now the weakest link where as before the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By Thesatman
It should be green...kind of like green...

It should be green...kind of like green anti-freeze color but a little thicker. P.S. - Your anti-freeze should actually be blue. And if you were leaking that much steering fluid you would have a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-16-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By Thesatman
See my post above...and make sure you are using...

See my post above...and make sure you are using BMW coolant. Some will argue it doesn't make a difference...maybe it doesn't...but I wouldn't risk it to save $5.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-16-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By Thesatman
With stock thermostat or hybrid 90C thermostat? ...

With stock thermostat or hybrid 90C thermostat? Were you using BMW coolant or some "green" stuff"?

Same question to BimmerBrad7.

Every post I have seen with a coolant pipe issue that had...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-15-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Thesatman
I wonder if it is just conincidence that it seems...

I wonder if it is just conincidence that it seems a lot of people doing cooling system fixes are using some sort of green coolant vice the recommended blue bmw coolant. Ive never seen a picture of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-15-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Thesatman
Umm...since you know they aren't going to give...

Umm...since you know they aren't going to give you much for the trade in you should consider selling some of the other items like wheels, etc. I don't know what the etc. is, i'm just interested in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-15-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,127
Posted By Thesatman
I would consider doing the 90c thermostat hybid...

I would consider doing the 90c thermostat hybid mod as engine temp may be a major factor in the most costly of the issues with these cars.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-15-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By Thesatman
OP, You may also want to consider the 90C...

OP, You may also want to consider the 90C thermostat mod. I did and it works well. It will keep your engine running cooler as long as the rest of your cooling system is good and may save you from...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thesatman
Not having any issues but it couldn't hurt so I...

Not having any issues but it couldn't hurt so I will try to get my SA to cover it under the maint. plan but if not I guess I will just do it myself.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By Thesatman
+1

+1
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Thesatman
If your PS fluid is full then i would bet you are...

If your PS fluid is full then i would bet you are correct and the berring is shot. You can try to spray some lubricant like white lightning on it but pump replacement is probably the only...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Thesatman
Any noticible difference after changing it?

Any noticible difference after changing it?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Thesatman
Maybe your CV shafts?

Maybe your CV shafts?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,215
Posted By Thesatman
You think your older 7s have problems with leaks...

You think your older 7s have problems with leaks now...bolt on a super charger and see what happens. The Alpina motors are beefed up in a lot of ways to support the twin turbos.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Thesatman
Have you considered parting it out? You would...

Have you considered parting it out? You would likely get more than you would in trade. You could even use the motor to make one hell of a sandrail. ;)
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