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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
The cylinder walls on the two engine blocks are...

The cylinder walls on the two engine blocks are different thicknesses. Just looking at them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Also, I don't appreciate you getting on her an...

Also, I don't appreciate you getting on her an saying that I caused the problem. If I damage anything on someones car, I make it right. Please think before making accusing comments on this or any...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
First off, the car had oil everywhere, misfires...

First off, the car had oil everywhere, misfires on 4 cylinders and one was for the cylinder with the crack in. The car was also running very rough. That's is why I test drive and do a full diagnosis...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
If you are going to do them yourself, ensure that...

If you are going to do them yourself, ensure that you drain/purge the compressor before using it and everyday that you use it. This will ensure you don't pump water in your engine.

Also, rotate...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
The engine with the small crack was cleaned and...

The engine with the small crack was cleaned and that's how I found the tiny crack in the cylinder wall.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
The 07 BMW 750Li was towed in with misfires on...

The 07 BMW 750Li was towed in with misfires on Cylinder #8. Definitely hydro lock situation. There was coolant pouring out of the exhaust, the car was running and bucking because, there was so much...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-31-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
The BMW 750 was $4400 including the used engine...

The BMW 750 was $4400 including the used engine and the BMW 550 was $6500 because the owner wanted valve stems, alternator bracket, oil pan gasket, aux water pump, AT thermostat cooler, spark plugs. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Here are pics of the blocks engines!!!:dunno:

Here are pics of the blocks engines!!!:dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
2007 BMW 750Li (Cracked Cylinder Wall)

I had a car come into the shop with misfires on several cylinders, smoking and leaking oil from just about every seal. Owner provided me with a $11,000 bill she had gotten from the dealer for the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
2007 BMW 550i (Cracked Cylinder Wall)

I had a car come into the shop with misfires on several cylinders, smoking and leaking oil from just about every seal. Owner provided me with a $11,000 bill she had gotten from the dealer for the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,914
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
MB Auto Care, LLC does the job in Atlanta Area. ...

MB Auto Care, LLC does the job in Atlanta Area. Check out the reviews on Bimmerfest!!!
We charge $2500 plus tax on the parts.
(678)939-4947
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 32,869
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
BMWOEM1 I do the Valve Stem job in Atlanta for...

BMWOEM1
I do the Valve Stem job in Atlanta for the same price. Just curious about if you are using the AGA tool or pulling the cams???
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
The grounds and power connections on these cars...

The grounds and power connections on these cars will cause a no start also. I have fix many by cleaning the connections with a wire brush or sand paper and applying dielectric grease and problem...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
1 Ensure the spark plugs are torqued to the right...

1 Ensure the spark plugs are torqued to the right spec. Ensure your coils are fully seated and the connector is on properly. If not you will get a misfire. Also, put some dielectric grease on the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
I do them in the Atlanta Area for $2500 plus tax....

I do them in the Atlanta Area for $2500 plus tax.
MB Auto Care, LLC
(678) 939-4947
Mike Brown
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 29,696
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Guys, i know this is an old thread. i had an...

Guys, i know this is an old thread. i had an issue like this. I changed the solenoid o-rings and problem went away. just wanted to update the thread. The tiny one is the problem. Also, make sure...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,001
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Putting band aids on the problem will only cost...

Putting band aids on the problem will only cost you in the long run because all the oil can damage your cats and they are about $1000 each. Here is a pic of valve stems that I pulled off compared to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
The N63 engine is not the same job and it is much...

The N63 engine is not the same job and it is much more work involved. I don't do this engine yet but, my buddy does. $3500
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
I do them for $2500 in the Atlanta Area Mike...

I do them for $2500 in the Atlanta Area
Mike (678)939-4947
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,001
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
They could have wasted oil out of the oil cooler...

They could have wasted oil out of the oil cooler and my have not cleaned it up. Doing the valve stem job oil runs down from the heads on the Cats and oil leaks from the oil cooler hoses. You have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,001
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
If the engine is not rotating fully, check the...

If the engine is not rotating fully, check the rocker arms and lifters very carefully to ensure that they are on straight. They can sometime not be mis-aligned and it will cause this problem. It is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
I was there June 2002 to June 2005. Ramstein AFB...

I was there June 2002 to June 2005. Ramstein AFB ( Kaiserslautern). I loved it over there. :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,708
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
I don't know about adding motor...

I don't know about adding motor flush(additives)into the crankcase on these newer cars, the oil pressure is too vital on these newer engines.

Most BMWs use 5W-30, 5W-40 oil. The heavier SAE 40...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Thanks for your business!! I am glad I could...

Thanks for your business!! I am glad I could take care of all your service. BMWs are too nice to be smoking and leaking:thumbup:

BTW, that is one quick 550 and the exhaust sounds AWESOME!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
No problem. I just wanted to warn you before you...

No problem. I just wanted to warn you before you started the job!!***55357;***56832;***55357;***56397;
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