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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By rippjd
My passenger seat occupancy mat was replaced at...

My passenger seat occupancy mat was replaced at no cost in Canada. It depends entirely on what fault code is recorded.
Otherwise the quote was $1200 if the fault code wasn't in the Service Info...
Forum: Exterior 09-06-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By rippjd
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By rippjd
Attached is one of BMW's procedures using the...

Attached is one of BMW's procedures using the recirculation mode...
Forum: Exterior 09-01-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By rippjd
BMW Alpina front spoiler,for 2002 - 2008 745i, 750i, 760i, NEW in box

I have for sale a genuine Alpina Front Spoiler, made in Germany, Type 743. This can be installed on a BMW 745i , 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, or 760Li from model year 2002 through 2008.

This is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,139
Posted By rippjd
Yes, the TREAD act could come into play here... ...

Yes, the TREAD act could come into play here...
https://batxcr1.bmwcenternet.com/lib/Manuals/ElectronicWarrantyManual/BMW_Car_Wty_Manual/sec5/tread_act_customer_reimbursement.htm

In case the URL...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,139
Posted By rippjd
Attached is a copy of the SIB mentioned above......

Attached is a copy of the SIB mentioned above... After ordering a replacement center partition (which now has the flexible rubber "wings") I don't see a need for the butyl rubber cord as described in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By rippjd
Just to rule out noise generated from a slipping...

Just to rule out noise generated from a slipping serpentine belt, you can pour water on the belt when it is squeaking.
If the pitch changes, it could be the belt or a component that is difficult to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-03-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By rippjd
I purchased the special tooling and posted photos...

I purchased the special tooling and posted photos in the DIY section. They make it very easy to remove the handles.
Thread was started by "ebelony"


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By rippjd
Failing solenoids should log a fault code. You...

Failing solenoids should log a fault code. You can check their resistance after you remove the mechatronics assembly.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-23-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By rippjd
I posted an "accessories" thread in the DIY...

I posted an "accessories" thread in the DIY section that has the part number.


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Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-03-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,561
Posted By rippjd
One area that was not clear to me was how the MMI...

One area that was not clear to me was how the MMI would handle the BMW iPod interface if you had a DVD changer (multimedia changer) with its menu enabled up front. Normally if you have any CD's...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By rippjd
I took apart a thigh extension motor in an E60....

I took apart a thigh extension motor in an E60. Same as above. Plastic gear broken in two.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-02-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By rippjd
One of the stickies has a link to all the service...

One of the stickies has a link to all the service training literature I posted. It's several hundred pages of PDF.


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Forum: 7 Series DIY 05-28-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,289
Posted By rippjd
Your text looks correct. Perhaps it is where you...

Your text looks correct. Perhaps it is where you placed the text within each of the 3 files?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,281
Posted By rippjd
Stuart, I assume there is only one trigger,...

Stuart,

I assume there is only one trigger, that being the voltage applied to the reverse light?
Any thoughts on having a secondary trigger? I suppose you could put a diode in-line and have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By rippjd
Did you take any photos by chance? ...

Did you take any photos by chance?



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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,281
Posted By rippjd
Stuart correctly points out a major short-coming...

Stuart correctly points out a major short-coming of the official BMW solution - loss of the PDC picture. I've attached the owners manual for the rear camera. Note page 15 where you are told to turn...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,281
Posted By rippjd
Stuart, You may already have this guide,...

Stuart,

You may already have this guide, but BMW's official solution is very similar in that their switchbox goes in between the RGB output of the navigation computer and your Control Display or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-09-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By rippjd
Attached is the official SIB on this issue....

Attached is the official SIB on this issue. Appears to only be "standard" seats.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-30-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By rippjd
FS: BMW CIC Navigation upgrade USB - OEM v2014

BMW On-board Navigation System upgrade
USB North America Premium, version 2014 1A for any CIC style navigation system (normally has a USB port in the glovebox)
OEM part # 65 90 2 284 200

USB...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 04-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By rippjd
Yes, BMW made such a retrofit. It's call the...

Yes, BMW made such a retrofit. It's call the Switchbox and it has at least 3 video inputs (all composite video, also known as FBAS) which were designed to support the rear view camera, front camera...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-27-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,644
Posted By rippjd
My AAP had it on special so I purchased all 7...

My AAP had it on special so I purchased all 7 quarts they had in stock, but had to stop by NAPA to pick up the quart #8 and pay $9 for that one.
I see Valvoline's spec sheet for the MST 5W-40 rates...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-18-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By rippjd
FYI: if you keep at least 1.5 feet of the MOST...

FYI: if you keep at least 1.5 feet of the MOST cable and other cable, this would make retrofitting a lot easier. I purchased the full kit from BMW and that's about how long their wire harness was.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,719
Posted By rippjd
This should be posted in the DIY section or added...

This should be posted in the DIY section or added to Paper's helpful topic list.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By rippjd
You may also want to verify your water valves are...

You may also want to verify your water valves are fully sealing, otherwise hot coolant will enter your heater core and reduce AC performance. Hoses after the 2 valves should not be hot if you are...
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