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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By jbhoot
Good job finding the problem - did you also find...

Good job finding the problem - did you also find the broken part of the spring?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By jbhoot
Sorry - no misfires. I replaced my engine and...

Sorry - no misfires. I replaced my engine and used the old spark plug tubes and old valve covers. I had a bit of smoke - which actually turned out to be coolant in the exhaust (different and long...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By jbhoot
Actually, this was because of the spark plug...

Actually, this was because of the spark plug tubes/pipes. Item 12 on this link http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=HN83-USA-12-2005-E66-BMW-750Li&diagId=11_3257
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By jbhoot
I'm thinking at the bottom of the tubes. See...

I'm thinking at the bottom of the tubes. See attached photo. I had this problem. 572784
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-07-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By jbhoot
I would tackle the misfire on cylinder 2 first....

I would tackle the misfire on cylinder 2 first. If coil and plug is fine, I'd check the injectors.

Oil on the plug threads is not normal- maybe the spark plug tubes are leaking.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-27-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,641
Posted By jbhoot
I bought it from EBay - let me find the name of...

I bought it from EBay - let me find the name of the company and I will send to you.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-21-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,641
Posted By jbhoot
I got my rebuilt engine for $3K delivered (got it...

I got my rebuilt engine for $3K delivered (got it from So Cal).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By jbhoot
By the way - I have a 2006 750li

By the way - I have a 2006 750li
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By jbhoot
I have done this -'it's very tedious to do. What...

I have done this -'it's very tedious to do. What I did is put the front of the car on jack stands. You have to remove brace at the bottom. Then remove the passenger side exhaust header, you can get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By jbhoot
I've taken my servo motors out multiple times. I...

I've taken my servo motors out multiple times. I put it back in and rotate in until they sit flush. You will know if they are working when you put the key fob in, don't press the brake, press start...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By jbhoot
Nice job - just out of interest, did you replace...

Nice job - just out of interest, did you replace the spark plug tubes?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By jbhoot
Whatever you do, don't force it over. A couple of...

Whatever you do, don't force it over. A couple of us have cracked the cylinder wall ! Can you get a camera in to see what's going on? Did you find that lost keeper?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By jbhoot
Here's a link. ...

Here's a link.

http://tis.bmwcats.com/doc1074543/

(FYI, you can also use the translate to english function in your browser).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By jbhoot
Did you put sealant on the recommended places ?

Did you put sealant on the recommended places ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By jbhoot
6K has nothing to do with brightness. 6K refers...

6K has nothing to do with brightness. 6K refers to the color (using the Kelvin color scale). brightness is measured in lux.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
I learnt my lesson the hard way :-( I plan to...

I learnt my lesson the hard way :-( I plan to start removing the complete engine this weekend. I'll post pictures on progress, just in case anyone is interested.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
Thank you Motronic.

Thank you Motronic.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
Yes - by the way the white smoke started right...

Yes - by the way the white smoke started right immediately after I started the engine. I guess hydrolock it is. I'll never do that again.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
I don't think the valves are bent. But I didn't...

I don't think the valves are bent. But I didn't remove them to check.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
491222 Head gasket looks pretty good

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Head gasket looks pretty good
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
That would be great - please do let me know.

That would be great - please do let me know.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,442
Posted By jbhoot
Yes - absolutely - I'll take more photos.

Yes - absolutely - I'll take more photos.
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