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Forum: 7 Series DIY 10-23-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 61,872
Posted By samadkins29
You would have to cut open the headlights. Not an...

You would have to cut open the headlights. Not an easy task. I don't know anyone has done the conversion yet.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,468
Posted By samadkins29
No I havent heard of them.

No I havent heard of them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-26-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,104
Posted By samadkins29
What program did you use to reset it? ...

What program did you use to reset it?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,274
Posted By samadkins29
Sorry I didn't reply sooner. Yes you are correct...

Sorry I didn't reply sooner. Yes you are correct to send the module out. The precharge pump is only one of the codes thrown but is never broken. I ended up writing and ABS guide instead of coming...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By samadkins29
Well after going over everything, I think I will...

Well after going over everything, I think I will either pickup a 97/98 528i and bench my current 7 while I do repairs on it. Or sell the way 745li and buy an 03 530i. Still undecided, but thank you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By samadkins29
Engine wise, the E66 is the worst car I have...

Engine wise, the E66 is the worst car I have owned. You get all the usual repairs and maintenance, but then in addition you get $thousand $ repair jobs. I have to replace a coolant hose and tank -...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By samadkins29
I was just going through the stickies. I can do...

I was just going through the stickies. I can do most things on my own. I guess I was looking for info on "fatal repairs". For example, almost every 745, has a coolant pipe that the seals go bad on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By samadkins29
Question Switching to a 5 from a 7

Hey all,
I currently own a 2003 745Li. Needless to say I am at the end of my rope in terms of how much money this car is costing to keep running. I am thinking of switching to a 5 series 2001-2003....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By samadkins29
Seafoaming Secondary Air Ports

I guess what I mean is. If the po142 or whatever code is coming up for low air flow. Would that cause the valve seals to leak or am I looking at separate issue? Hopefully that makes sense. In your...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By samadkins29
meangreen - Do you know if this issue causes oil...

meangreen - Do you know if this issue causes oil burning/loss? I have a very slow oil leak or loss in addition. Wanted to know if this would cause that.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,162
Posted By samadkins29
For those of you with this issue/resolved. Prior...

For those of you with this issue/resolved. Prior to this were you losing/burning oil?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By samadkins29
Mgucci, if you haven't done this already I think...

Mgucci, if you haven't done this already I think I might give it a whirl this month. Looks like something I can tackle without having to get my mechanic to do the AGA version. Or I will use the AGA...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By samadkins29
Tech, thanks for the write up! I though these...

Tech, thanks for the write up! I though these cars also had the same issue (wetness in the footwells) caused by a faulty seal around the sunroof? Any input on that?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,524
Posted By samadkins29
Bridgestone Turanza Serenity are what I run. Some...

Bridgestone Turanza Serenity are what I run. Some of the quietist tires you can buy. However they are not good in the snow. All other conditions they are great in.

*EDIT* Looks like they have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By samadkins29
Got the Cabin air filters installed. Still smells...

Got the Cabin air filters installed. Still smells a bit off. Waiting for the outcome as well!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By samadkins29
Sorry that should be 8.5qts or 8liters ...

Sorry that should be 8.5qts or 8liters


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By samadkins29
From my notes: Castrol Import Multi-Vehicle ATF...

From my notes: Castrol Import Multi-Vehicle ATF 8-12qts/1trans pan

For the OIL: 8.5lt/8qts/ 1 oil filter
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-20-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By samadkins29
Ordered some last week, should have them...

Ordered some last week, should have them tomorrow. I guess I should add that I only get the smell after the AC is turned off. Heater and turning the AC does not smell. Reading over various articles...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By samadkins29
AC Smells, Where are the coils?

Hey, after I turn my AC if I leave the fans on the car fogs up and smells horrible (For several minutes). Does anyone know where the AC evap coils are located?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By samadkins29
Guide in my sig. Double check what bulbs were...

Guide in my sig. Double check what bulbs were supplied.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-27-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By samadkins29
Brake fluid is recommended to be changed every...

Brake fluid is recommended to be changed every two years. It's not a requirement. I have a brake fluid tester and it still says my brake fluid is good after 3 years.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-27-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By samadkins29
What are your tying to accomplish by the switch?...

What are your tying to accomplish by the switch? Get mp3?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-27-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By samadkins29
ddmtuning.com

ddmtuning.com
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-27-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By samadkins29
Why did you buy such a broken car? Did you check...

Why did you buy such a broken car? Did you check the fuse in the glove compartment?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-24-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By samadkins29
Well, I'll get this air pump job done and hit ya...

Well, I'll get this air pump job done and hit ya up in a few weeks then. I might have to do my valve seals as well. Let me know if you find a good DIY write up. I want to give enough time that I can...
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