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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By atrovarious
In the car....

In the car....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By atrovarious
Exclamation Locked out, battery may be down

How do I get in? If I could get the hood or Trunk open I could probably figure the rest out. It isn't my key fob. The car is asleep and I can't wake it up.:dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By atrovarious
Exclamation Window motor only turns one way

Anyone have an explanation for a window motor (now out of the door plugged in) would only turn in the downward direction (which is why I took it out). I've tried various resets and checked the plugs...
Forum: General BMW 01-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By atrovarious
I have now tried taking the motor out and it only...

I have now tried taking the motor out and it only turns one way..... now matter what I try.
Forum: General BMW 01-26-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By atrovarious
I tried this even after unplugging the battery...

I tried this even after unplugging the battery overnight and it didn't work. Like I said, the thing that I find the strangest is that it doesn't even make any sound when I press up (from the driver...
Forum: General BMW 01-25-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By atrovarious
Exclamation Help! New window... Went down but not up

:mad::mad:
My 07 E66 was broken into last week. :cry:
I ordered the glass, rolled it half way down, put the new glass in and now while it rolled itself all the way down, it wouldn't roll up.

I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By atrovarious
I just spent a year shopping for my current car,...

I just spent a year shopping for my current car, and I would put Private and even retail (non-certified) sale value at 22-25k depending on condition . For white '06 I would be more a buyer at 22k....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By atrovarious
Mine were a creamy mocha after 100k fwiw....

Mine were a creamy mocha after 100k fwiw. Switched mine and nothing changed. Around 17mpg during my 2 mile commute lol and around 27 on my frequent 3 hour drive to my brother's home. Still it's nice...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,331
Posted By atrovarious
This is a great post or attempt. I spent the...

This is a great post or attempt. I spent the money and did the labor to replace mine and it of course works now. I'm going to eventually test your theory on my new unit unit. If I loosen it and move...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By atrovarious
Lube portion of oil and lube

Lube portion of oil and lube.

I could look this up, but where are the chassis lube points on an E65?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-23-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,596
Posted By atrovarious
Here's some advice. Get a 5 series. 3 series are...

Here's some advice. Get a 5 series. 3 series are for girls.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By atrovarious
Amazon

Amazon
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,318
Posted By atrovarious
Look at it this way. EVERYTHING on most of these...

Look at it this way. EVERYTHING on most of these cars is electric and the IBS acts much like a power grid does directing and diverting power to reduce drain. Changing the battery confuses it. The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,922
Posted By atrovarious
Exclamation Spark plug replacement E65 E66 750i 750LI

I just completed this job and I have a few things to point out. I used the following link to get started but I would also add the following points:

The taped extensions are designed to keep you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,922
Posted By atrovarious
No, they just are not ideal for 100k mile...

No, they just are not ideal for 100k mile application. If you are referring to the 4 prong, again, they won't last as long as iridium AND platinum (though they may exist), and I doubt they will do...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,922
Posted By atrovarious
Also.... Don't use anti-seize compounds on silver...

Also.... Don't use anti-seize compounds on silver threads...
http://www.ngksparkplugs.com/pdf/TB-0630111antisieze.pdf
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,922
Posted By atrovarious
Some are iridium, some are platinum. Only this...

Some are iridium, some are platinum. Only this one is both.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,922
Posted By atrovarious
Anything that isn't a 4294 is a cheaper version...

Anything that isn't a 4294 is a cheaper version (other than the 35$ RACING version). If your retail shop want's less than about 13.50 to order them in, they are likely not 4294's. Even Amazon is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,922
Posted By atrovarious
BMW sources their oem plugs from both, sometimes...

BMW sources their oem plugs from both, sometimes within the same engine, but mostly from engine to engine I imagine. :dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,922
Posted By atrovarious
Cool 2007 750li

Bought NGK4294 (PLATINUM AND IRIDIUM) (for 750LI) From Rock auto delivered priority mail for 82.38.
http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/raframecatalog.php?catalog=100&partnum=4294&a=FR100-4294-3252
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,953
Posted By atrovarious
True. However mine has both and yet they said it...

True. However mine has both and yet they said it was VIN specific and mine was not included. Fwiw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,953
Posted By atrovarious
Regardless, I just spoke with a service manager...

Regardless, I just spoke with a service manager who stated that even though a $96,000 car should never suffer a catastrophic latch failure and it's doing so is an embarrassment and hazard to us all,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,953
Posted By atrovarious
Question What are you saying? This (my case) is a latch...

What are you saying? This (my case) is a latch failure (not a software issue) and I am outside of warranty. Are you saying for a fact that this is covered in the recall? I was able to get one for...
Forum: General BMW 01-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By atrovarious
Question Soft close door won't latch at all

I'm currently having a door that won't latch, even if slammed and no soft close motor noise. Manual manipulation (yes I just said that:freakdanc ) of the mechanism also does not result in latching....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-05-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,953
Posted By atrovarious
Exclamation I'm currently having a door that won't latch,...

I'm currently having a door that won't latch, even if slammed and no soft close motor noise. Manual manipulation (yes I just said that:freakdanc ) of the mechanism also does not result in latching....
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