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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-16-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,456
Posted By kpumroy
I agree there is a lot of Bmw voodoo out there. A...

I agree there is a lot of Bmw voodoo out there. A battery is a battery.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-16-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,179
Posted By kpumroy
I can only answer for myself. I traded my F01 for...

I can only answer for myself. I traded my F01 for an Audi A6. My Audi has been flawless so far. Everyone's tastes are different. You really have to test drive many cars and decide for yourself. I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-10-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 21,850
Posted By kpumroy
Daft you say? Somebody wake me up when its time...

Daft you say? Somebody wake me up when its time to sign up for the class action lawsuit please.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-10-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 21,850
Posted By kpumroy
Well this explains why almost everyone's timing...

Well this explains why almost everyone's timing chains are "testing OK". After watching that video I see a large disincentive for any service department to undertake that repair. Most of the time...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-04-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By kpumroy
Absolutely yes! :thumbup:

Absolutely yes! :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-20-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 24,997
Posted By kpumroy
Sorry, nothing personal. I think we are all...

Sorry, nothing personal. I think we are all together on this. It is turning out to be quite a train wreck. I find myself checking the forum regularly for the latest disaster.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-20-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 24,997
Posted By kpumroy
Really? Do you think perhaps the design or...

Really? Do you think perhaps the design or production of the timing chains might be at fault? Do you think perhaps the design of the VANOS system might be less than robust? Have you ever seen or...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-03-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 24,997
Posted By kpumroy
The only way BMW could make this right for you...

The only way BMW could make this right for you guys is to extend the powertrain warranty to 10yrs/100,000 miles after replacing all of the poorly designed and defective components that they have...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-03-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 24,997
Posted By kpumroy
So all of a sudden BMW corporate is concerned...

So all of a sudden BMW corporate is concerned about "delivering ultimate performance and exceptional quality for years of service". Where was that concern less than a year ago when I had the BMW...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-31-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By kpumroy
Yes that is exactly the same thing mine did. It...

Yes that is exactly the same thing mine did. It has to be one of the active systems because the tapping feels like a little electric motor. I also perceived the steering wheel to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-31-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By kpumroy
E38! It was the last real BMW. I owned mine for...

E38! It was the last real BMW. I owned mine for 10 years and 110,000 miles with only routine service items.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-31-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By kpumroy
Thank you and good luck. "Its normal". ...

Thank you and good luck. "Its normal". :dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-18-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,804
Posted By kpumroy
A breath of fresh air. Someone who knows what...

A breath of fresh air. Someone who knows what they are talking about. :angel:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-16-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,804
Posted By kpumroy
Good decision. I didn't want to pile on...

Good decision.

I didn't want to pile on but these problems seem pervasive particularly in the 2009 model year. The guys who have the newer cars seem to have less problems. BMW left us guys who...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-15-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By kpumroy
Well you will read of people who swear it works...

Well you will read of people who swear it works but in my opinion it is an internet myth. No one has ever been able to produce any service documentation that this does anything. It is BS.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By kpumroy
I gather that most of the problems are in the...

I gather that most of the problems are in the 2009 model year. Mine was the same. I traded mine in on a 2014 Audi A6 which knock on wood has been trouble free so far. I still have a 2011 BMW X5...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-06-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By kpumroy
I still check in on this forum hoping BMW sorts...

I still check in on this forum hoping BMW sorts these problems out. From my research I am not sure if its an injector issue alone. It may be a combination of injector, crankcase ventilation and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-05-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By kpumroy
I called the dealership once to ask the same. I...

I called the dealership once to ask the same. I was told that it is 140 nm or 103 ftlbs.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-12-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,597
Posted By kpumroy
Well this is an interesting thread. Obviously...

Well this is an interesting thread. Obviously she is being passive aggressive. She is angry with you. I am sure you do not know what why for. But She knows. Good luck. I had one of those in a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-10-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By kpumroy
Hah my F01 did have RWS so it wasn't a KIA! Nope...

Hah my F01 did have RWS so it wasn't a KIA! Nope the Audi has a plain looking rear shelf, but the back seats fold flat which I like.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By kpumroy
I think the styling has improved from the older...

I think the styling has improved from the older Audis. It is quick about 5 sec 0-60 but what I feel is a much better or refined feel in transitions. It always seems to be in the right gear,...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By kpumroy
It is more like the 5 series in size Which is...

It is more like the 5 series in size Which is fine for me. The back seats were almost unused in my 7 series.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By kpumroy
Yes the screen pops up when you are using the...

Yes the screen pops up when you are using the equivalent of iDrive functions, Nav or the camera. There is also a button on the dash to deploy or retract.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By kpumroy
Pics of my new ride

Go easy on me it rained yesterday and the temp is still in the 40's so no hand washing today. She is a little dirty.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-04-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,647
Posted By kpumroy
The A8 looked beautiful but its a big expensive...

The A8 looked beautiful but its a big expensive machine in its V8 form. You can get it with the 3.0T motor but its kind of big and heavy for that motor. The A6 is close to say the 5 series in size...
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