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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By RTGrove
Thanks again, Paper!

Thanks again, Paper!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By RTGrove
Paper, thanks for taking the time to reply Yes,...

Paper, thanks for taking the time to reply
Yes, it's the actual controller knob/box. I can find new ones online for a reasonable price.
Are you saying it's pnp if new, and vin only has to be coded...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-16-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By RTGrove
iDrive controller replacement?

Hey guys. My iDrive controller is acting up again (controls everything but has no haptic feedback).

Ive had the center console apart before, and can find the part, but does it require...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By RTGrove
Well, since nobody knows about this one, can...

Well, since nobody knows about this one, can someone at least confirm if a new controller needs to be coded to the car? Can I source a used one, or does it have to be new?

Thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By RTGrove
Also, I would double check that they are fully...

Also, I would double check that they are fully seated, as they are a real bugger to get all the way in. I had to use a small pry bar, as i couldnt get enough clearance/leverage with a small rubber...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-21-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By RTGrove
Anybody??

Anybody??
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By RTGrove
I Drive Haptic feedback gone?

Hello all,
I have a 2006 E66 that has been pretty good overall. However, Ive recently developed a problem with the haptic feedback on my idrive controller, and im hoping somone can help.
Just over...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By RTGrove
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-06-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 21,301
Posted By RTGrove
Nope. Not because Im a jerk, but basically the...

Nope. Not because Im a jerk, but basically the entire air filter/plenum assy has to come off to see them (at least on the 06-08). Its pretty straightforward to remove, but does take some time, and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-03-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 21,301
Posted By RTGrove
Ok, so I replaced the seals on all 4 VS about a...

Ok, so I replaced the seals on all 4 VS about a week ago. All I can say is WOW.
My car is a 2006 Li with about 145k miles on it. I have been meaning to do this for a while, as I figured based on...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-29-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By RTGrove
Style 175 - E65/E66 - MINT 18" Chicagoland

For sale is a MINT OEM BMW style 175 18" wheel and tire. This was the spare on my 750Li (E66), should fit 745, 745Li, 750, 750Li. Likely fits many others, but not sure.

Tire is a Bridgestone...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,547
Posted By RTGrove
Find an indy and have them do it. My indy...

Find an indy and have them do it. My indy charged me $20 to register my battery.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-20-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,117
Posted By RTGrove
Not sure why you felt the need to post your...

Not sure why you felt the need to post your erroneous opinion in my 4 year old thread (ESPECIALLY for your first and only post...), but everything you said above is just flat untrue (at least in my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-19-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 18,783
Posted By RTGrove
Just turned 140k miles......fingers crossed!

Just turned 140k miles......fingers crossed!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-13-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By RTGrove
Great, and thank you! If code comes back, ill...

Great, and thank you! If code comes back, ill take a look. Looks like its cheap/easy to replace
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-11-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By RTGrove
Thanks for the replies. Relieved to know its not...

Thanks for the replies. Relieved to know its not my rims causing it.
Ive cleared the code and it hasnt come back for a few hundred miles, so ill let it be. If/when the code comes back, ill dig...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-08-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By RTGrove
WOW...Nobody? Maybe I should have started with...

WOW...Nobody? Maybe I should have started with "Hay Dawgz.." and asked about 24" rims......
We used to have a LOT of technically skilled people willing to help out....what the heck happened?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-31-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By RTGrove
Code 2A17, CEL, DMTL help?

Hello,
2006 750Li, about 137k miles on it. Recently, I got my first ever CEL. Scanned it and pulled a code 002A17, which says its a "minor leak" in the DMTL system.

Now, it looks like the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-27-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By RTGrove
Please post solution, as I'd like to know how to...

Please post solution, as I'd like to know how to do it!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-08-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By RTGrove
Yes, they have done oil leaks and coolant leaks...

Yes, they have done oil leaks and coolant leaks on my 750Li, as well as the steering angle sensor and some other maintenance. They have also done work on my 911 cab as well. I have always found...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By RTGrove
If you are willing to travel a little south, I...

If you are willing to travel a little south, I would highly recommend The Werk Shop in Libertyville, IL.
Sorry I cant help in Milw.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,094
Posted By RTGrove
I've tried both mtec and umnitza, and they each...

I've tried both mtec and umnitza, and they each last about 18 months. Really tired of having to change these out.....I like the brighter look, but I also my go back to OEM....not worth the hassle..
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-18-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By RTGrove
Ive had problems with both mtec and umnitza. Get...

Ive had problems with both mtec and umnitza. Get about 1.5 years each. Really disappointed. Not sure what to try next.....i have a facelift car, so its a royal pita to install!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By RTGrove
What is average life people are getting from...

What is average life people are getting from "upgraded" halos? Ive gotten about 16-18 months out of umnitza and mtec. Seems really short to me, esp for the price of a "premium" product. Others...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-14-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By RTGrove
So your local Firestone was able to register the...

So your local Firestone was able to register the new battery?
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