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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By mws
if I shut off my 760 and it's in D, the car goes...

if I shut off my 760 and it's in D, the car goes from D to P by itself.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By mws
Euro FX has a sale, $48 for a pair! ...

Euro FX has a sale, $48 for a pair!
https://store.euroeffects.net/bmw-angel-eyes/62-bmw-5w.html

I'm done with MTech. Exhorbitant prices and the warranty is stated no where on their website.

I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By mws
nice tip, thanks. Lifetime warranty, and 1/4 the...

nice tip, thanks. Lifetime warranty, and 1/4 the price. I made one more plea to MTech to stand by their product and replace it. If they stiff me, there is no way I am going to pay $100 to replace...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By mws
MTECH Angel eye failure, not warrantied after 1 year

I searched around, did not find much, but I have a pair of V3 MTECs where one failed after 2.5 years. It barely lights up. I removed it and plugged it in and it's extremely dim. After reading their...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
For you, with your facelift 760Li, and the larger...

For you, with your facelift 760Li, and the larger sized EGS firmware footprint, I agree. I think it will work. If I had $3000 around to try to buy a used Alpina trans and swap it into my car, I am...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
I am working now, on trying to come up with a...

I am working now, on trying to come up with a consistent launch for 0-60 runs on the GTech. I am so busy with my 3-year old son that, after I installed the diff months ago, I swear, I never even have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
I totally believe that. So just so you guys...

I totally believe that. So just so you guys know, I am not being a ***** by not trying to re-program the final drive ratio value. I have bugged the hell out of Claus at CTSC over a period of months....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-10-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
Ah OK I get what you're saying. I am using an M5...

Ah OK I get what you're saying. I am using an M5 diff, but 760Li sized tire circle, not an M5 tire circle. (I am not sure the tire circles are different. I think they might be the same size). Well...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-09-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
You mean with a Smaller overall tire circle? Eg:...

You mean with a Smaller overall tire circle? Eg: smaller tires, which make you accelerate quicker?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
I've looked over the posts on the V10 bearing...

I've looked over the posts on the V10 bearing issue and I have this to ask: where's the rod knock? I hear nothing about motors utterly dying of tod knock and see plenty of M5s for sale with 100k...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By mws
I can't imagine how they would be connected? Do...

I can't imagine how they would be connected? Do you know something I dont?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By mws
OK. let me know if my advice works out. I'm the...

OK. let me know if my advice works out. I'm the only guy I know besides you who has reported this issue, and we have the exact same one, after re-setting the adaptive learn.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
naw, M5 is too small. why not have a V12...

naw, M5 is too small. why not have a V12 luxo-boat that performs almost as well as an Alpina? Then buy the M6 later and you have V10 2-door coupe for weekend driving. That's my plan, at least...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
Talk to Claus at CTSC and make sure that...

Talk to Claus at CTSC and make sure that mechatronics swap includes the EGS and solves the issue. He should be fairly familiar with what I was talking about, since I emailed him over and over and he...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By mws
Any mods on your car effecting ECU or drivetrain?

Any mods on your car effecting ECU or drivetrain?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By mws
give it some time, drive it more easy and do lots...

give it some time, drive it more easy and do lots of simple shifts in slow traffic for about 50-100 miles. the same thing happens to me in 3rd gear on the highway when I re-set my adaptation. BANG,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,451
Posted By mws
Yes, I have figured it all out, but this is all...

Yes, I have figured it all out, but this is all un-tested theory. Do all this hot-rodding at your own risk.

Bottom line, you need an 06 or later car, for the Alpina transmission (EGS) programming...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By mws
update on trans failsafe re-set and re-set of ...

update on trans failsafe re-set and re-set of transmission adaptive learn
This video is correct. I was quite surprised it worked, since most info on the subject is Internet Lore™ and not...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-29-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,178
Posted By mws
OK, so you have figured things out thus far, take...

OK, so you have figured things out thus far, take a step back and look at that diagram I sent, but mainly, look carefully at your car and where all those tubes go. There's solenoids and valves that...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,178
Posted By mws
Yes, so the thing that is probably left lying on...

Yes, so the thing that is probably left lying on the floor with this whole procedure is:


If your HPFP have failed in the past and filled the vent tubing with gasoline, you need to remove the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,178
Posted By mws
I meant that your replacement diaphragms might be...

I meant that your replacement diaphragms might be slowly leaking--- that is the only source of liquid gasoline near there that I know of.

Click on this document and check page 86, item 31...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-20-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,178
Posted By mws
Nope

pressurized fuel coming from there would tell me there's probably a leak. It's supposed to be for vapor only, from everything we have posted here on this thread.

Do you have INPA and DIS on a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,178
Posted By mws
Nandro, you manufacture your own diaphragm?

Nandro, you manufacture your own diaphragm?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,178
Posted By mws
This forum does not load pictures for you. They...

This forum does not load pictures for you. They need to be posted on some picture hosting site and then you get the URL to each picture and put it in the sting you do. There's a picture URL icon tool...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,178
Posted By mws
Nandro is it true you used a diaphragm from the...

Nandro is it true you used a diaphragm from the Skoda? If so, how do you buy them?
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