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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-28-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,586
Posted By jbrannon
Thanks again JimmyW. I yanked the unit yesterday....

Thanks again JimmyW. I yanked the unit yesterday. As soon as I removed the broken gear piece the actuator loosened up. I was able to turn it with a pair of channel locks and the car immediately...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-28-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,950
Posted By jbrannon
I'm with Mr.Class. I am a competent DIY'er for...

I'm with Mr.Class. I am a competent DIY'er for just about anything that doesn't require a lift. But holy crap, every week something else breaks. I have no fears about being stranded on long trips,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-25-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,586
Posted By jbrannon
thanks, I will try that this weekend and let you...

thanks, I will try that this weekend and let you know how it goes.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-25-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,586
Posted By jbrannon
Manual release of parking brake not working

In the line to pick up my boys at school today I engaged the autopark feature. It worked fine. Got home, went out 30 minutes later to drive to baseball game. The car felt sluggish but would still...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By jbrannon
I am having the EXACT same problem. Took to indy...

I am having the EXACT same problem. Took to indy a month ago, replaced battery and everything fine...until last few days. Same issues with radio and a/c blower. Came home for lunch today and it won't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,431
Posted By jbrannon
I'll never buy another one. Even though I knew...

I'll never buy another one. Even though I knew what I was getting into it's staggering how these cars have more quality issues than any other car I've owned. German precisions engineering apparently...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,490
Posted By jbrannon
I had drops on garage floor a year ago after...

I had drops on garage floor a year ago after taking to an indy for oil change. Took it back, and after two weeks and a replaced oil pan it stopped. Had oil changed two months ago by different shop...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-29-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By jbrannon
Mine is at an indy mechanic for this very same...

Mine is at an indy mechanic for this very same issue. Sat for two days and noticed fluid coming from under the car. Looked like oil but it's tranny fluid. I'm told the pan gasket needs to be replaced...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-06-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,571
Posted By jbrannon
2004 745 Li with 62k

2004 745 Li with 62k
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-04-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,516
Posted By jbrannon
maybe not, looking at the pics closer, it's not...

maybe not, looking at the pics closer, it's not as aggressive as the CS
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-04-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,516
Posted By jbrannon
It is the new BMW CS concept car. Sign me up! ...

It is the new BMW CS concept car. Sign me up!

http://www.uncrate.com/men/cars/concept/bmw-concept-cs/
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-30-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 702,204
Posted By jbrannon
128's look great on a 7

Love those wheels!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-29-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 702,204
Posted By jbrannon
^^^well said.

^^^well said.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-26-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By jbrannon
It's Dec 26th and we'll be pushing 80 degrees...

It's Dec 26th and we'll be pushing 80 degrees today, thinking about going to the beach. Guess I'm stuck with higher octane.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,567
Posted By jbrannon
Congrats, she looks great. Post some more when...

Congrats, she looks great. Post some more when you get a chance to bring her out in daylight.
:)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By jbrannon
That's one of the goofiest things I've ever seen.

That's one of the goofiest things I've ever seen.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By jbrannon
Whether warm or cold it makes the same noise, but...

Whether warm or cold it makes the same noise, but it does seem louder when cold. And this sound is coming from under the hood.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By jbrannon
Same car with same interest. I'd be interested in...

Same car with same interest. I'd be interested in following up to see how you like it if you go that route.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-18-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By jbrannon
thanks momo, my cap says castrol as well. is...

thanks momo, my cap says castrol as well. is there a way through i drive to tell when the last oil change was performed?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-18-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 702,204
Posted By jbrannon
No, there are springs in the rear.

No, there are springs in the rear.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-18-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 702,204
Posted By jbrannon
I'm definitely in the market for new rims and the...

I'm definitely in the market for new rims and the H&R lowering treatment. I don't have long on the warranty and there are a few bits and pieces I'm having them take care of before it runs out. I've...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-16-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,374
Posted By jbrannon
If you're on a budget getting an e65/66 out of...

If you're on a budget getting an e65/66 out of warranty is probably not a good idea. E38 might be a better fit. Still expensive to maintain but a lot more options for DIY repairs and maintenance. And...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-16-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,835
Posted By jbrannon
When I picked up my 04 the right rear speaker was...

When I picked up my 04 the right rear speaker was blown. They replaced it no problem.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-15-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 702,204
Posted By jbrannon
I know what you mean. I had a black on black G35...

I know what you mean. I had a black on black G35 prior to the 7 and it looked amazing after a good wax. But good Lord, a 7...I can't imagine. That's a lot of real estate to keep up with. The first...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-15-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,223
Posted By jbrannon
I hear you. I picked mine up two days before...

I hear you. I picked mine up two days before Thanksgiving and promptly went on a 1,000 mile road trip. Everything about the car was beyond expectation. It just loped along effortlessly and the faster...
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