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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-31-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,749
Posted By eclou
a good resource is leaseguide.com. For our daily...

a good resource is leaseguide.com. For our daily driver cars we always lease because the risk of depreciation is put upon the bank and not you. Let's say your car gets hit and repaired properly. At...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-28-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,749
Posted By eclou
if you go onto the BMWUSA website you can see the...

if you go onto the BMWUSA website you can see the factory lease special on the 2012 750iL. I used that to negotiate my deal. Each $1000 above the factory lease special (~$92k car) equates to about...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-26-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,095
Posted By eclou
Hey Ruey I think I remember you from either...

Hey Ruey I think I remember you from either Bimmerforums or the MBForums? The 750 package is 110% streetable - when I say that I mean better throttle response and manners than even a stock car. The...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-04-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,478
Posted By eclou
Get an alignment done. I would bet your toe is...

Get an alignment done. I would bet your toe is way off - probably too much toe-in.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-04-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By eclou
Eibach, H&R, and Hypercoil are some of the main...

Eibach, H&R, and Hypercoil are some of the main manufacturers for coil springs. Alpina probably does not have their own factory. Many times tuners contract out their springs to one of these three to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-04-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By eclou
Wow great to hear. Is there any chance you might...

Wow great to hear. Is there any chance you might be able to post a sound/video clip?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-02-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,367
Posted By eclou
which lowering spring kit did you go with?

which lowering spring kit did you go with?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-02-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,031
Posted By eclou
does Alpina use a different turbo than the stock...

does Alpina use a different turbo than the stock ones? As I understand it the stock turbos produce the 400hp @8psi boost in the 750 and ~490hp @14psi boost in the B7. The Dinan ecu programming simply...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-02-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,367
Posted By eclou
Greg can you quote us a price for the 760 tips...

Greg can you quote us a price for the 760 tips and necessary valence?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-01-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,095
Posted By eclou
I have tracked a few times with the 997 but my...

I have tracked a few times with the 997 but my skills got worse as it is too fast to make you work hard. The 993 I tracked a couple of times but it is too nice a classic to flog. The 944 turbo was my...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-01-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,095
Posted By eclou
Nice stable!! my Porsche collection minus...

Nice stable!!

my Porsche collection minus the Boxster race car:

http://www.picvault.info/images/537074607_SSC_4045.JPG

the 997 turbo has a 750hp package, the 993 turbo has a 500+ hp package,...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-01-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,095
Posted By eclou
swb3 you have TWO F01's? Why not some different...

swb3 you have TWO F01's? Why not some different variety?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-30-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,369
Posted By eclou
any sort of resonance tuning would be relevant...

any sort of resonance tuning would be relevant somewhere within the first 3-4' of the exhaust port. This far back there should be little to no scavenging effect.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-30-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,995
Posted By eclou
yeah that would help

yeah that would help
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-30-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,995
Posted By eclou
The Alpina muffler appears to have the exact same...

The Alpina muffler appears to have the exact same casing as the stock muffler (Boysen I believe is the mfg) and may have similar internals. It should however have less backpressure in the entire...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-29-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,369
Posted By eclou
The $0.50 exhaust mod

Decided to do some early work on the F02 today and started with hardwiring the V1 detector. Things went very simply thanks to the writeup by swisstype here...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-29-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,075
Posted By eclou
my 2nd gen Nanos don't work but 1st gen iPod...

my 2nd gen Nanos don't work but 1st gen iPod Touch does. I might try updating the software on the Nanos and try again
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-29-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,320
Posted By eclou
if I am reading correctly the problem is only in...

if I am reading correctly the problem is only in the 19" tire sizes and not the 20"? My new 2012 came with the "Excellence" rubber in 20"

Edit I just read the TireRack reviews and there are...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-29-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By eclou
Yeah my wife was so disappointed at the Maserati....

Yeah my wife was so disappointed at the Maserati. Great looker but fussy from the get go. Imagine watching 5 service techs trying to get 6 Maseratis unlocked, jump-started, running properly while it...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-29-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By eclou
I was able to get $4k off the sticker, a decent...

I was able to get $4k off the sticker, a decent trade number on the Cayenne turbo, and tax credits for the lease. The lease ended up being right in line with the special that BMW is advertising for...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-28-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By eclou
2012 F02 M Series picked up today

http://www.picvault.info/images/537127917_7A.jpg
http://www.picvault.info/images/537127918_7B.jpg

Traded in our beloved 2008 Cayenne turbo for this car today. So far, impressed with the power...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-28-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By eclou
wow thanks for that! Looks like a heavy...

wow thanks for that! Looks like a heavy resonator/secondary cat. Replacing that with a stainless X-pipe or H-pipe should help wake up the exhaust and turbos, and reduce EGT's.
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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-28-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,872
Posted By eclou
are they welding in an old fashioned exhaust...

are they welding in an old fashioned exhaust cutout or does the C6 have an existing solenoid?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-27-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By eclou
Looking for exhaust system pictures/layout

Does anyone have pics of the exhaust system layout? Pictures from the exhaust manifold back to the tailpipes? I was wondering if the F01/02 exhausts have more than a pair of cats. If there is a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-25-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,335
Posted By eclou
reading that description makes me agree that it...

reading that description makes me agree that it is not true brake regeneration. However the alternator clutch engages when you are braking, so it is decelerating the rpms of the engine thru parasitic...
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