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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dingxhng
thx for your quick response. now i know why i...

thx for your quick response.
now i know why i did find any after searchingn through. you are most probably correct - i did not miss anything, hahaha...
the cover you referred to was for earlier...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-09-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dingxhng
Reinforcement Plate Cover

I got a 2008 750Li in Houston TX.
Engine oil sump cover on reinforcement plate underneath front axle is missing.
MORE CRITICAL: A warning stamp on the front axle says "not to drive without it"....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By dingxhng
61618217711 is a little tight when refilling the...

61618217711 is a little tight when refilling the wiper, but it works. I replaced my wiper a few weeks ago.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By dingxhng
www.autohausaz.com, search for part# 61618217711....

www.autohausaz.com, search for part# 61618217711. around $6.20 / pair wiper blade refill
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-31-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By dingxhng
no way, man, you paid far too much to the...

no way, man, you paid far too much to the stealer.
the IVM will cost you $125 from parts dept of any dealer, and replacement is straight forward - a dude has posted here before. the stealer charged...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By dingxhng
I learnt quite some from bavarian auto. they...

I learnt quite some from bavarian auto. they have a check list and various diy video in their website.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,308
Posted By dingxhng
it is my turn to contribute to the forum where...

it is my turn to contribute to the forum where everyone had helped me. here is the conclusion of my extended warranty shopping:
my factory warranty ran out last week then I started calling. got...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-25-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,240
Posted By dingxhng
i got the last production of 750Li (july 2008)...

i got the last production of 750Li (july 2008) and i was wondering why my L7 was 2001. your info makes me feel a bit better.
however, is the manufacture date for the hardware or for the firmware? in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By dingxhng
go search for Integrated Power Supply Module in...

go search for Integrated Power Supply Module in the forum. $120 if DIY.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-29-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,629
Posted By dingxhng
looking at the coverage, this contract is...

looking at the coverage, this contract is definitely an "inclusoinary". at this price, you should have got an "exclusionary" one...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-29-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,174
Posted By dingxhng
hi, txstyle, i got the slam tranny something...

hi, txstyle,
i got the slam tranny something like once or twice a week, unpredictable at all. talked to dealer and they said "unable to duplicate" and no ecu log either.
hope you do not mind to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-26-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By dingxhng
welsome to houston. i had mine done in Momentum...

welsome to houston.
i had mine done in Momentum Southwest. per my neighbor (BMW fan), BMW Advantage has the best knowledge. try it and let me know.
on the other side, there are quite a lot 7'ers...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-01-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,876
Posted By dingxhng
I drive only european cars. i had a ford b4...

I drive only european cars. i had a ford b4 coming to US, but it was a belgium ford mondeo.

to a student, i will recommend VW (golf, jetta or passat are all good enough). if you want something...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-30-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,927
Posted By dingxhng
Yeah, TX, I did the same as you did after 40, and...

Yeah, TX, I did the same as you did after 40, and I stopped there, just waiting for my boys to catch up with me, hahaha...

Happy B-Day, TX!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-29-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,818
Posted By dingxhng
i've put 5k miles on my '08 750li, mostly on...

i've put 5k miles on my '08 750li, mostly on 35-45 mph limit country rd - neither hiway nor city. i am always betweem 18+ and 20+. on such a monster, this is really amazing.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,881
Posted By dingxhng
you may report this to NHTSA and request BMW NA...

you may report this to NHTSA and request BMW NA to conduct an investigation. we all know that the 7ers do not burst into fire like what happened to you.
best of all, we are glad to hear that you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-22-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,563
Posted By dingxhng
$0.60/mile on a Bimmer-7, what an enjoy! and...

$0.60/mile on a Bimmer-7, what an enjoy!

and 219k miles! I do not see that many cars in the world can run this far!

thank you, nana, your list boostered my confidence to keep my 750Li longer. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-06-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,292
Posted By dingxhng
For '07 w/ 71k miles on it, 2 owners, 1yr cpo, go...

For '07 w/ 71k miles on it, 2 owners, 1yr cpo, go $28k for drive-out price ($28k incl. ttl & whatever). Tell the sales guy this is what you have. No point to ask for useless accessories.
Use your...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,171
Posted By dingxhng
2008 is the last model year of e65/66. most...

2008 is the last model year of e65/66. most problems shall have been eliminated.
i got a dec 2008 750Li this jan with 38k miles on it. pretty cool.
got some engine stall problem in april (see my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-06-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,183
Posted By dingxhng
I had my car with dealer 3 times for totally 17...

I had my car with dealer 3 times for totally 17 days in April. Posted couple of weeks ago to share experience and resolution.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-01-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By dingxhng
an update: i took the car back this afternoon. ...

an update:
i took the car back this afternoon.
dealer did test drive again, and replicated the problem with no codes logged by the computer. dealer reported the case to "TSE" and was advised to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-29-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By dingxhng
thx to all of you. dealer checked cable,...

thx to all of you. dealer checked cable, battery, and IMV (battery monitoring module) but found nothing wrong. i will tell them to check MAF too.
when you guys talking abt cable, or battery, or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-29-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By dingxhng
i had been searching for the same since jan, and...

i had been searching for the same since jan, and i posted recently to share my research.
since extended warranty starts at purchase, and my factory warranty ends in dec this year, i decided to wait...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-29-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By dingxhng
i did not take it very seriously on the 1st time...

i did not take it very seriously on the 1st time when dealer told me no problem. now i will not take it back until a definitive report is produced.
i did researched it and determined to get this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-29-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By dingxhng
2008 750Li Repeating Engine Stall While Driving

exact same thing incurred 3 times in shot time: engine stalled while driving, lost steering & break, could not start untill ~3min later, no log on ECU
1st engine stall: 4/4/2012, driving on regular...
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