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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By jbhoot
Here's a link. ...

Here's a link.

http://tis.bmwcats.com/doc1074543/

(FYI, you can also use the translate to english function in your browser).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By jbhoot
Did you put sealant on the recommended places ?

Did you put sealant on the recommended places ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By jbhoot
6K has nothing to do with brightness. 6K refers...

6K has nothing to do with brightness. 6K refers to the color (using the Kelvin color scale). brightness is measured in lux.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
I learnt my lesson the hard way :-( I plan to...

I learnt my lesson the hard way :-( I plan to start removing the complete engine this weekend. I'll post pictures on progress, just in case anyone is interested.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
Thank you Motronic.

Thank you Motronic.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
Yes - by the way the white smoke started right...

Yes - by the way the white smoke started right immediately after I started the engine. I guess hydrolock it is. I'll never do that again.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
I don't think the valves are bent. But I didn't...

I don't think the valves are bent. But I didn't remove them to check.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
491224

491224
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
491223

491223
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
491222 Head gasket looks pretty good

491222

Head gasket looks pretty good
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
491221

491221
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
That would be great - please do let me know.

That would be great - please do let me know.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
Yes - absolutely - I'll take more photos.

Yes - absolutely - I'll take more photos.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
You are right, they shouldn't just crack. I...

You are right, they shouldn't just crack. I really have no idea how it could have happened. I wasn't losing coolant before I started this. I must have done something wrong, but I am sure I followed...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
No - no problem before (beside the valve stem...

No - no problem before (beside the valve stem seals).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
You can just see the crack - right at the botton

You can just see the crack - right at the botton
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
491217

491217
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
It took me a while but I finally got the head...

It took me a while but I finally got the head off. It is indeed a cracked cylinder. See attached photo - I guess I am looking for a new engine
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
Yeah - I can't believe I did that as well. I'm...

Yeah - I can't believe I did that as well. I'm not looking for excuses, I only had one valve cover off and was working daily but then had to take a non-planned urgent work trip for a week. I just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
The strange thing is that I am working on the car...

The strange thing is that I am working on the car in my drive, which is sloped. So when it rained, I would have expected rain to get in to cylinder 4, but the issue is cylinder 1. I know we are just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
I have a bad feeling that it is the cylinder...

I have a bad feeling that it is the cylinder wall. I won't know for sure until I remove the head, which I will do at the weekend. If it is cracked, I just don't know how it could have happened.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
Thanks - I'm in the process of removing the...

Thanks - I'm in the process of removing the heads. So no more cranking until I put them back :-) I'll have the head removed next weekend.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
I was worried about doing the cam timing - but...

I was worried about doing the cam timing - but after reading Schpenxel's post - it doesn't look so difficult, so long as one has the timing kit. His symptoms are very similar to mine, I'm afraid I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
Thanks A B - I'll reach out to him.

Thanks A B - I'll reach out to him.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,902
Posted By jbhoot
Any advice on removing the head? I got most of...

Any advice on removing the head? I got most of the items out of the way so I can now remove the head. I would really appreciate any advise.
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