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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-19-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,660
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, 07:27 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 07:19 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 07:09 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 07:22 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 07:18 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 08:23 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 10:52 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 08:04 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By mws
bump

bump
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-11-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,524
Posted By mws
nope, sorry.

nope, sorry.
Forum: Parting Out 05-27-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
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, 07:17 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,576
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, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
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, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
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, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
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...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By mws
duh-oh!! looking closer at the picture, even each...

duh-oh!! looking closer at the picture, even each group of three primaries is far from being "equal length" as the text describes them. woops.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By mws
when you spoke with them, did they ever cop to...

when you spoke with them, did they ever cop to actually test-fitting a set on a car? I have looked carefully at trying to make a set of headers myself, and came to the conclusion: it's really...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By mws
I know, right? I have my own serious doubts...

I know, right? I have my own serious doubts about whether they will even fit. Troy Jeup has been conversing with me and says he wants to try a pair on this 760Li he just bought. He will be the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By mws
Headers for the 760Li?

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-184042-e65-760ili-supersprint-tubolare-performance-headers.aspx

has ANYone ever tried these on their N73 V12?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-21-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,645
Posted By mws
read a couple of posts above. There's a selection...

read a couple of posts above. There's a selection you make called "Hand Control". In there you can switch the mode. If you could see that it's in "Production mode", I think you are already in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-16-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By mws
you 528 was modified for handling, no fair :) ...

you 528 was modified for handling, no fair :)

how much did your 528 weigh? Maybe 3400 lbs? 3600? And it had a light little straight 6 in front. Not much challenge for your steering.

I have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-15-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By mws
what about the road feel do you find lacking? for...

what about the road feel do you find lacking? for a 4800 Lb luxo-boat I find I can corner the twisties at the exact same speed as I could with a 600hp TT 300ZX I built up with coilovers and 16-way...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-15-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By mws
760Li used car values

my 760Li is now worth spit, Mine has 180K on it. This one, only 130K. (on craigslist selling for $8500)

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/5359705537.html

A few years ago, I bought mine for...
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