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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,409
Posted By mws
yeah, interesting, And all a part of hot-rodding....

yeah, interesting, And all a part of hot-rodding. Thanks for helping figure this out. So, the question is: can you fit an M5 rear hub on there? if so, you would

1] avoid having to bore the center...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,409
Posted By mws
no I did not have this issue. the two fitment...

no I did not have this issue. the two fitment changes I had to do to my 2003 US car was: shim the calipers out so they don't interfere with the rotors. and "My machine shop charged me $60 to bore out...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-12-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,409
Posted By mws
Magus, as the original poster, I can comment that...

Magus, as the original poster, I can comment that on "my" car the braking performance was far and above "slightly improved brake fade performance". Just look at the braking charts. 160 feet down to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-29-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,409
Posted By mws
wow! your first image is interesting. I had no...

wow! your first image is interesting. I had no idea the Euro E65/66 had larger rotors. That sucks for at least, some of us here. The second one does not say "Eur" so I am not sure what it is trying...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-27-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,409
Posted By mws
ahhhh I see what's going on. the info for those...

ahhhh I see what's going on. the info for those part numbers you provided for an E65-66 is not E65-E66. It's for an F01, which Realoem shows, starting in 2008. The E65-E66 disk rotors are 1" smaller....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-27-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,409
Posted By mws
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-26-2016, 05:13 PM
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Views: 5,409
Posted By mws
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-26-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,409
Posted By mws
>In researching this I've found that 760 discs...

>In researching this I've found that 760 discs are the same dimensions as the M5 discs, only difference is drilled and maybe lighter construction?

This thread was meant to help people in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-19-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
7.7Nm converts to 68 inch pounds, so, maybe I did...

7.7Nm converts to 68 inch pounds, so, maybe I did look it up. Yes, you can look up torque specs on the internet easily.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-19-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,121
Posted By mws
My 290F error went away. I then spent a bunch of...

My 290F error went away. I then spent a bunch of time on this thread. Since you have a 760, you should check this thread out.


http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=681883

it tells...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
rick, if we can just get raw material, someone...

rick, if we can just get raw material, someone here can figure out how to cut it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
I don't believe this air venting is necessary at...

I don't believe this air venting is necessary at all. Think about it. You are a dealer, or you are BMW and making this car on the assembly line. You install the pumps. You have no pent-wrench and no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
Heinrich, everyone who is writing the new...

Heinrich, everyone who is writing the new information these days needs to read the posts around page 13 or 14 and then up to about 19 or 20. All this information is already posted. Also watch my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
BeamR1, are you saying you opened the pump just...

BeamR1, are you saying you opened the pump just to inspect and the Contitech is NOT failing? That IS good news. Interesting also to note the shape it takes after some use. Makes me wonder if the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
Beam R1, I posted a replacement bolt I found. I...

Beam R1, I posted a replacement bolt I found. I had to shorten it 1 mm or 2, but it works great. It is probably around pages 16-19, or in one of the movies I posted. I NEVER re-use those 5-point...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-04-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
88 on the body is correct. That's standard for a...

88 on the body is correct. That's standard for a fastening bolt of that size. I looked that up on the internet. The cap is another story. I discovered it by guessing, since the proper torque spec for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
for what happens if you don't loosen the pumps,...

for what happens if you don't loosen the pumps, just read and watch my videos posted around that page 17 and 18 time-frame. usdrake1Fallen tells you what happened to him when he did it on page 18. It...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-20-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
BeamR1, I am not sure what a VAG pump is, but it...

BeamR1, I am not sure what a VAG pump is, but it looks exactly like the VW and Audio TDI fuel pumps I bought from Euro Ebay back when I was last posting to this thread. (around page 18 or so). If...
Forum: Parting Out 06-18-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By mws
bump

bump
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-11-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By mws
nope, sorry.

nope, sorry.
Forum: Parting Out 05-27-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By mws
Selling two N73 (760Li) V-12 motor cores

I have two core motors for sale. 2003 and 2004 E66 760Li.
Both have some or all injectors pulled, have no HPFPs and are missing some accessories.

One has 135K miles, but if it were put back...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-11-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 78,752
Posted By mws
I might have a spare or two. if you ping me back...

I might have a spare or two. if you ping me back with a PM, I'll take a look at what I have.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-03-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By mws
Are there any E66 (Li) Alpinas in the US?

I know Snoop said there are not, way back in 2013

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=731833&highlight=alpina+e66

but, is there data to back this up?

I have seen an E66 Alpina...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-28-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By mws
Heh! this old thread.... yeah, I was ruminating...

Heh! this old thread.... yeah, I was ruminating on the exact same thing just a day or two ago. I have no answer for that, and I imagine there is no one who has tried it. FWIW, all my attempts to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By mws
I am a bit confused. when you did speak to them,...

I am a bit confused. when you did speak to them, had they made this stainless set already? or not?

and I could see trying to save some time with the 3-series headers, but on the N73, you'd only...
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