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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By skybmray
You will have to open up the door panel and the...

You will have to open up the door panel and the handle its easy. I think there is something on the diy section.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By skybmray
You could get a new cable from the shop as well...

You could get a new cable from the shop as well about $1.50 thinking about it yeh I paid 1.50 for the new cable. They just matched the size by measuring the old cable. Quick easy repair any bike shop...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By skybmray
Yes what I found out is the cable is actually...

Yes what I found out is the cable is actually part of the whole locking mechanism. That costs roughly about $1200. The individual cable listed is wrong It has wrong ends. What I did I removed the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-03-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By skybmray
Re: trunk lid with spoiler, lift issues?

Yes thats the thread I used. If you get stuck drop me a pm be glad to help. Straight forward job.

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-03-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By skybmray
Re: trunk lid with spoiler, lift issues?

Had the same issue after fitting an ac schnitzer spoiler. Only solution to this is to get the upgraded hydralic arms with uprated srings from bmw. I got mine from pelican parts and have no issues...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-18-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By skybmray
All weather Michelin tyres, I have been in snow...

All weather Michelin tyres, I have been in snow with 1/4 of wheel disappearing. No problem just turned on DTC and I was good. I actually think this was on the best back wheel cars I have ever driven...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-27-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By skybmray
Thx mgokool, I have tried searching most posts...

Thx mgokool, I have tried searching most posts are little vague about jacking the engine up. I don't mind investing in a engine hoist if it will be easier. Its storing the hoist afterwards which will...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-27-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By skybmray
Engine Bar ?

Can someone recommend a engine bar I don't seem to find one the correct length for the engine bay. I am tackling the alternator bracket leak and need to raise it by inch or so to get at the bracket....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By skybmray
Re: Thermostat error confirmation

Hi mine is whatever came with the car. Mine is failing hence the lower temp recorded on the dash menu.

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-14-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By skybmray
Thermostat error confirmation

So on the way home the emissions related error popped up. I checked the coolant temperature is was 84c constant in the traffic for 5 miles, once it only creeped to 85c. I then plugged in INPA to read...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-03-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By skybmray
Re: Random acceleration & dashboard

I had something similar once. Check behind the brake pedal there is switch there it gets stuck sometimes. Check in your back mirror if your brake lights stay on when trying to accelerate. If they...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By skybmray
Thanks,, did you use any gasket maker on anything...

Thanks,, did you use any gasket maker on anything before putting it together ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By skybmray
I get this part no coming up on pelican parts...

I get this part no coming up on pelican parts 11-13-7-506-774-M17 & 11-13-7-506-774-M30 for the lower pan oil gasket which one is it ? cheers.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By skybmray
Thanks !!!! think I will do both at the same...

Thanks !!!! think I will do both at the same time. Great info again.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By skybmray
Great info gkent !! Is the oil pan easy to do,...

Great info gkent !! Is the oil pan easy to do, do you have any steps for this, pointers etc..? Did you had too drain the power steering fluid out, if yes how many bottles of CHF 11s did you need to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By skybmray
Alternator Oil Leak 2005

Hi just want to confirm a oil leak somewhere, I have replaced the brake vacuum pump, oil sensor but I still getting fresh oil on the driveway. I have an air cooled alternator but don't see any oil on...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By skybmray
Here you go ...

Here you go http://www.curb-alert.com/curb-damage.php
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By skybmray
Hi Keif, I dont mind going through the...

Hi Keif,

I dont mind going through the passenger or drivers side. I am looking for the easiest route without too much moving of anything else in the engine bay :)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-23-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By skybmray
Firewall access

So I am trying to figure out a way to feed a wire through the engine bulkhead into the cabin area so I can mount the curb alert speaker :dunno:. After having an AC Schnitzer front lip I have had some...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By skybmray
Nice :) I would look at getting bigger wheels...

Nice :) I would look at getting bigger wheels next :)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By skybmray
RESOLVED I relocated the thermostat after...

RESOLVED I relocated the thermostat after indentifing it and now works ! :)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By skybmray
UPDATE I just took off this thing not too sure...

UPDATE I just took off this thing not too sure what it is, thermostat ? and the fan works. The little round thing with the two spade connectors.

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By skybmray
trunk cooler fan

Hi,

I have a problem with the trunk cooler fan not kicking in, I took the fan off today and took it apart. I connected it to the car battery and it works fine. I checked the terminals and are all...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,101
Posted By skybmray
Yep put me down

Yep put me down
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By skybmray
Thx for the info :) does anyone know how to test...

Thx for the info :) does anyone know how to test the existing fans and how do they come on. Is it possible to test them using INPA software ?
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