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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-26-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Some More Diaphragm Details

Opened up my spare pump with my fabricated pentagon bolt. The diaphragms are 1 5/16" OD.
Looked at the diaphragms under a 30x jeweler's loupe and the diaphragms definitely have a tight weave fabric...
Forum: Performance 11-11-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By new760Liowner
Just put one on Ebay 171539356231

I had this as a backup for my E34 540IA but never had to use it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By new760Liowner
Any other information?

Fuel injector cleaner ain't gonna work on a direct injected engine, at least not on the intake valves. Did they manage to score some pics of the carbon buildup? Does the car startup OK (i.e. no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By new760Liowner
I just started a fluid and seal change in my...

I just started a fluid and seal change in my 6hp26 and had to use around 80+ ftlbs of torque to break the fill plug (supposed to be 25 ftlbs). I then looked at the drain plug crescent to see if it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-07-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
We'd all like to see pics of your three EPDM...

We'd all like to see pics of your three EPDM diaphragm replacement next time you have it opened up for inspection. What thickness of EPDM are you using?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-06-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
I'd rather use Viton as an experiment. ...

I'd rather use Viton as an experiment. Unsatisfactory compatibility with gasoline and hydrocarbons doesn't inspire confidence. Hope it works out for you


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By new760Liowner
Tank explosion likely caused by high pressure...

Tank explosion likely caused by high pressure coupled with thermal degradation of the plastic over time.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-10-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By new760Liowner
I'm in the same boat now. Going to add some...

I'm in the same boat now. Going to add some refrigerant today and check evap temp sensors in INPA for a change


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-07-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By new760Liowner
When you are on the main screen where you select...

When you are on the main screen where you select a BMW model, are the two hollow circles on the left side of the screen blacked out? I have to open and close INPA a few times to get the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-12-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Outer Diameter Difference?

Maybe a substitute diaphragm with a different outer diameter requiring a different ring to seal effectively?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Patch Option?

You know, I almost wonder if you couldn't just patch up your old membrane with
some thin fiber mesh and new viton sheet and ethyl acetate, or other similar Viton
solvent; I mean the membrane is so...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
New membrane?

What about a view of the new membrane out of the pump?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Or just an electric motor actuating the HPFP...

Or just an electric motor actuating the HPFP piston with enough force to imitate normal pump operation. Have a separate fuel pump in a tank with fuel provide the 70-80 psi pressure to the feed side...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Is the diaphragm material gas permeable? Link to...

Is the diaphragm material gas permeable? Link to the diaphragm you are holding? Thanks


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-02-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
What we need is a test rig that emulates the...

What we need is a test rig that emulates the camshaft throw on the HPFP to evaluate diaphragm replacement options


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Pressure limitation

From what I read, a single ply/layer diaphragm, made from the best combination of fluoroelastomer/Viton, can only withstand ~ half the 120 bar operating pressure. My guess
is they put two layers in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Verified. 2-ply design, looks like a nomex fiber...

Verified. 2-ply design, looks like a nomex fiber mesh impregnated Viton material. 1 5/16" OD, the bottom layer has a glue seal that mates the outermost 1/8" annular area to the bottom of the pump. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Great Video mws

Good job on the video mws, I will try to remove the silver annular ring on my extra pump.
Maybe I got lucky when I bought the extra pump awhile back?

Incidentally, I have been using the Stanadyne...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 13,978
Posted By new760Liowner
Great work! Did you locate a reseller for these...

Great work! Did you locate a reseller for these pumps?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By new760Liowner
Here you go

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03TTCv2tP7I
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xZt0H8NH3k
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-15-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By new760Liowner
E65 Front Blower Motor Fixed

All of a sudden, the front blower motor decides to quit, of course during a 100 degree day and of course the wife's car. Connected up INPA and was able to activate the rear blower but not the front....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-02-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By new760Liowner
Not a socket, a thin-walled box wrench..worked...

Not a socket, a thin-walled box wrench..worked great for me


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-31-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By new760Liowner
I've had this happen before, this is what I did...

I've had this happen before, this is what I did to remove the torx screws. Wedge a closed box wrench, one size smaller than the diameter of the screw head between the screw and a bottle jack. Press...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By new760Liowner
2.3mpg, lol, that's about right Sent from...

2.3mpg, lol, that's about right


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