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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Check www.realoem.com for figment parts. This...

Check www.realoem.com for figment parts. This topic also came up a little while ago. Go back a couple weeks in the post you'll find it. You might want to private message the person who started it and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Wow what a Great source. I did not know this site...

Wow what a Great source. I did not know this site existed. The link should be made a sticky. :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Rick in Yuma
The key recognizes who the driver is. Just a...

The key recognizes who the driver is. Just a thought try your other key if you have one. See if that one fixes the problem and you know it's the key.The computer in the car also check to see what the...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-26-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Rick in Yuma
If your saying you have no dash system lights on...

If your saying you have no dash system lights on start up. Check to see if the bulbs are working behind the dash. My mechanic told me that an unscrupulous used car dealer , would remove the bulbs for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Just to clarify for audTTiMan . Not all parts...

Just to clarify for audTTiMan . Not all parts are interchangeable. Just the ones he has for sale and some others. There have been numerous parts changes and some of them happen at different times of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Rick in Yuma
There's a valve that electronically opens and...

There's a valve that electronically opens and closes that allows water from the radiator to the heater core. There's also an auxiliary waterpump that moves the water to the heater core. If the valve...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Rick in Yuma
You might want to try your question at this site....

You might want to try your question at this site.

www.bmwland.com

I don't believe we've sold 730 D's here in the United States. And most of members here are stateside. Audi and Mercedes Benz...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-25-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Check the rear end of the vehicle, there are...

Check the rear end of the vehicle, there are similar parts in the back too.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Here's what a rear mounted turbo charger is for....

Here's what a rear mounted turbo charger is for. They are meant to be used when there is no room in the engine compartment for the turbo itself. Here's a link of the ones they use in Trans Ams and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 25,470
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Good point MWS...Well taken. And seeing how my...

Good point MWS...Well taken. And seeing how my mechanic only charge me $160 to do both pumps. I'm only into the job for $190 plus the tools.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Rick in Yuma
If you look at your rpm indicator, when the car...

If you look at your rpm indicator, when the car is cold. Redline will drop to a lower RPM and rise to the normal setting, after the car warms up. It does not drop as low as 3000 RPM. As long as you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Rick in Yuma
If you have a turbocharger you could wait and let...

If you have a turbocharger you could wait and let it cool down.Same goes with the diesel. However most modern cars don't need to run for a few minutes before you shut them off. However it's always...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Rick in Yuma
There are a lot of threads on this topic. Do a...

There are a lot of threads on this topic. Do a search for shocks or struts in this forum. I remember seeing one on how to check the fluid level if you have the automatic leveling system. I can't find...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 25,470
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Yes MWS, a big thanks to you and the others on...

Yes MWS, a big thanks to you and the others on this thread. Without all the information that I received from everyone especially MWS. I would not have been able to complete the job.

I am still...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-15-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,451
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Sensors are not a problem for 760 owners. We...

Sensors are not a problem for 760 owners. We don't use them. Car uses rotation speed to determine flat tires.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-15-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 25,470
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I can speak from experience because, we just did...

I can speak from experience because, we just did the job last month. Use a vice grips to start the penta bolt out. Remove one bolt and bring it down to a bolt store (ours is called Copper State...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-15-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,451
Posted By Rick in Yuma
How is the ride in 21's?.. When I put 20's my E39...

How is the ride in 21's?.. When I put 20's my E39 the tires transmitted every bump in the road.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By Rick in Yuma
mopauly..have you tried talking to Safelite...

mopauly..have you tried talking to Safelite management pointing out the problem, and asking which office has skill with the 7 series BMW. .When I had mine done I asked if they had some experience...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I had Safelite change mine out here in Yuma last...

I had Safelite change mine out here in Yuma last year. No money out of pocket for a BMW labeled windshield. Safelite manager told me that Safelite gets the overruns on BMW glass at times. I've had no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-12-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,144
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Stuart,Count me in for one. If you don't mind...

Stuart,Count me in for one. If you don't mind shipping to the states. Thanks Rick.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-12-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Here is the link I mentioned. Very informative....

Here is the link I mentioned. Very informative. Should be able to walk you through it. It helped me a lot when I did mine.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=797772
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-10-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Yes if you're that far into it do the Advanced...

Yes if you're that far into it do the Advanced transmission service. There's a very good link here on the site to the ZF transmission service. There's also four or five Rubber sleeves to change along...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Rick in Yuma
SRM51475. Thanks for the insight. Sounds like...

SRM51475. Thanks for the insight. Sounds like it's an all day job... Rick.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Rick in Yuma
SRM51475. Do you have the air suspension on the...

SRM51475. Do you have the air suspension on the rear end? How difficult was the job to change shocks or struts?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Sometimes you won't get a light. Here in the...

Sometimes you won't get a light. Here in the United States auto parts stores will check the codes on the car for free. See if auto parts stores in Dubai do the same thing for customers.See if you can...
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