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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By csmeance
I'm glad they took care of a good chunk of the...

I'm glad they took care of a good chunk of the work :thumbup:

Like I said earlier, the flex disk only masks the issues. I'm surprised they covered it but either way it's a good thing!

The...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-10-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,408
Posted By csmeance
I would suggest the 3M Crystaliline 90% rather...

I would suggest the 3M Crystaliline 90% rather than the 70%. If you are in a car accident and the tint is seen, more often than not the insurance company can reject your claim bc tinting the whole...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By csmeance
perhaps it's the issue of Eccentric Shaft Wear...

perhaps it's the issue of Eccentric Shaft Wear popping it's ugly head up! This thread may help: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=530649
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By csmeance
Check the bolded above. More than likely you may...

Check the bolded above. More than likely you may have to go though 2-3 visits for the transmission and hydraulic sway bar. Also BMW may claim the 65-80 vibration is from bad front control arms which...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By csmeance
wheels and caps.com is where a bunch of members...

wheels and caps.com is where a bunch of members got them from, also their ebay store.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-28-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By csmeance
yes, a bad cat can cause misfires, esp if it's...

yes, a bad cat can cause misfires, esp if it's clogged or worse!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-27-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By csmeance
changing out pads isn't difficult; however you...

changing out pads isn't difficult; however you may need new rotors as BMW uses metallic brake pads. The metallic brake pads offer more "bite" and initial braking but the downside is that they eat the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By csmeance
bad carbon canister, you can search here and...

bad carbon canister, you can search here and you'll see a few threads on it! :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-24-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By csmeance
it looks very close to this one since this is...

it looks very close to this one since this is deeper:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=YG03&mospid=55038&btnr=36_1351&hg=36&fg=15

than this shallower one:...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-23-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By csmeance
It's the BMW Individual package wheels

It's the BMW Individual package wheels
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-16-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By csmeance
yes, that will cause that CEL and message to...

yes, that will cause that CEL and message to appear.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By csmeance
Have you tried lubricating the tracks? Does the...

Have you tried lubricating the tracks? Does the motor sound like it's straining? Does the glass look like it's moving evenly?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 840
Posted By csmeance
When I said not to put E85 in a NA car I was...

When I said not to put E85 in a NA car I was talking in general with BMW's. The fuel system on our cars are only so large and can only compensate so much for E85, hence the 50:50 mixture.

To get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By csmeance
an AGM battery is a different type of battery...

an AGM battery is a different type of battery than the regular lead acid car battery. The car's computer controls the charging of the battery. If you are getting the low battery message, it's...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-10-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,059
Posted By csmeance
This is wrong. BMW pulled how many times I...

This is wrong. BMW pulled how many times I started the car, ran the car, the voltage it was charged at, length of trip, etc from my 760 after the replacement battery crapped out within a few...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-10-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By csmeance
make sure the intake manifold is properly sealed...

make sure the intake manifold is properly sealed on the engine and was istalled properly. A lot of 760's get misfires when it isn't put back on right after changing the plugs.

Check the condition...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-10-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 840
Posted By csmeance
some 335 guys run 50:50 E5 and 93 octane to get...

some 335 guys run 50:50 E5 and 93 octane to get more power. The ethanol does help clean out some of the engine but not much of it since it's not being sprayed before the valves (Direct Injection vs...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By csmeance
The Michelins have been replaced with the...

The Michelins have been replaced with the Michelin Pilot Super Sport, they came out a few months ago and are incredible tires! 295/30/21, about $400 each on tirerack shipped.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By csmeance
Do 21x9 on all 4 corners and you'll be fine. If...

Do 21x9 on all 4 corners and you'll be fine. If you want the car to look better, put some wheel spacers on the rear wheels.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By csmeance
it could be from the hydraulic sway bars. Where...

it could be from the hydraulic sway bars. Where exactly do you notice the drips?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By csmeance
The A/S plus tires are garbage, they won't last...

The A/S plus tires are garbage, they won't last long on the 7 series. I had them in 19's and the rears were done in 12K miles and michelin wouldn't help me out because the car had a staggered...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-17-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By csmeance
get the battery tested and see what the CCA is....

get the battery tested and see what the CCA is. Did you register the battery? If not, the battery will not be charging to 100% and will be charged to a lower % since the car thinks the battery is 20+...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By csmeance
check the charging state of your battery. If the...

check the charging state of your battery. If the battery is low, it limits the fan speed and A/C operation
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By csmeance
If you want a softer ride, the 19's will def....

If you want a softer ride, the 19's will def. help with it but the sport suspension itself is what doesn't dampen as much as the regular suspension, thus causing a rougher ride from the getgo.
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-16-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,059
Posted By csmeance
No one here works for BMW so they can't comment...

No one here works for BMW so they can't comment with BMW's side of the story. I'm posting the information because it is the same for your F01/02 as it is on any other newer BMW with an AGM battery....
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