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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-28-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By csmeance
yes, a bad cat can cause misfires, esp if it's...

yes, a bad cat can cause misfires, esp if it's clogged or worse!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-27-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By csmeance
changing out pads isn't difficult; however you...

changing out pads isn't difficult; however you may need new rotors as BMW uses metallic brake pads. The metallic brake pads offer more "bite" and initial braking but the downside is that they eat the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By csmeance
bad carbon canister, you can search here and...

bad carbon canister, you can search here and you'll see a few threads on it! :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-24-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By csmeance
it looks very close to this one since this is...

it looks very close to this one since this is deeper:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=YG03&mospid=55038&btnr=36_1351&hg=36&fg=15

than this shallower one:...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-23-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By csmeance
It's the BMW Individual package wheels

It's the BMW Individual package wheels
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-16-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By csmeance
yes, that will cause that CEL and message to...

yes, that will cause that CEL and message to appear.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By csmeance
Have you tried lubricating the tracks? Does the...

Have you tried lubricating the tracks? Does the motor sound like it's straining? Does the glass look like it's moving evenly?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 775
Posted By csmeance
When I said not to put E85 in a NA car I was...

When I said not to put E85 in a NA car I was talking in general with BMW's. The fuel system on our cars are only so large and can only compensate so much for E85, hence the 50:50 mixture.

To get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By csmeance
an AGM battery is a different type of battery...

an AGM battery is a different type of battery than the regular lead acid car battery. The car's computer controls the charging of the battery. If you are getting the low battery message, it's...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-10-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,939
Posted By csmeance
This is wrong. BMW pulled how many times I...

This is wrong. BMW pulled how many times I started the car, ran the car, the voltage it was charged at, length of trip, etc from my 760 after the replacement battery crapped out within a few...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-10-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By csmeance
make sure the intake manifold is properly sealed...

make sure the intake manifold is properly sealed on the engine and was istalled properly. A lot of 760's get misfires when it isn't put back on right after changing the plugs.

Check the condition...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-10-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 775
Posted By csmeance
some 335 guys run 50:50 E5 and 93 octane to get...

some 335 guys run 50:50 E5 and 93 octane to get more power. The ethanol does help clean out some of the engine but not much of it since it's not being sprayed before the valves (Direct Injection vs...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By csmeance
The Michelins have been replaced with the...

The Michelins have been replaced with the Michelin Pilot Super Sport, they came out a few months ago and are incredible tires! 295/30/21, about $400 each on tirerack shipped.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By csmeance
Do 21x9 on all 4 corners and you'll be fine. If...

Do 21x9 on all 4 corners and you'll be fine. If you want the car to look better, put some wheel spacers on the rear wheels.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By csmeance
it could be from the hydraulic sway bars. Where...

it could be from the hydraulic sway bars. Where exactly do you notice the drips?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By csmeance
The A/S plus tires are garbage, they won't last...

The A/S plus tires are garbage, they won't last long on the 7 series. I had them in 19's and the rears were done in 12K miles and michelin wouldn't help me out because the car had a staggered...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-17-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By csmeance
get the battery tested and see what the CCA is....

get the battery tested and see what the CCA is. Did you register the battery? If not, the battery will not be charging to 100% and will be charged to a lower % since the car thinks the battery is 20+...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By csmeance
check the charging state of your battery. If the...

check the charging state of your battery. If the battery is low, it limits the fan speed and A/C operation
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By csmeance
If you want a softer ride, the 19's will def....

If you want a softer ride, the 19's will def. help with it but the sport suspension itself is what doesn't dampen as much as the regular suspension, thus causing a rougher ride from the getgo.
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-16-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,939
Posted By csmeance
No one here works for BMW so they can't comment...

No one here works for BMW so they can't comment with BMW's side of the story. I'm posting the information because it is the same for your F01/02 as it is on any other newer BMW with an AGM battery....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By csmeance
Car is in limp mode because it senses a problem....

Car is in limp mode because it senses a problem. It could be one of many things. Go to autozone and get them to pull the codes. They are usually free. Post back and we can help more
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-15-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,939
Posted By csmeance
sorry to be the bearer of bad news but you do...

sorry to be the bearer of bad news but you do need to program the battery to the car. Unless you do this, you will kill you AGM battery in a few months and end up with the same exact problems. The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By csmeance
You are putting the wrong tires on you car now! ...

You are putting the wrong tires on you car now!

The factory size is 245/45/19!!! You need 245/50/18 on all 4 tires. I don't think the 18" rims come in a staggered setup
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By csmeance
Someone mentioned the vanos solenoids or...

Someone mentioned the vanos solenoids or something of the nature curing the lumpy idle on their 7. They took them apart and posted quite a bit about it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-12-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,109
Posted By csmeance
It depends on how worn the leather is and how...

It depends on how worn the leather is and how much time you want to invest:

Best Cleaner/Conditioner based on smell & performance -> Zaino Leather in a bottle

Best Cleaner that's easy to find &...
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