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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
thanks, I am checking with them directly. ...

thanks, I am checking with them directly.

need size, and material it is made from.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
are you talking about the thick silver-colored...

are you talking about the thick silver-colored steel ring?

I walk that slowly up, mm by mm, using a flat-blade. If it's sticky, use some wet gas to lube it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
I use vice-grips to break them loose. Then...

I use vice-grips to break them loose. Then anything can remove them. I plan to replace mine with stainless allen bolts. But finding 22mm long, which is what they are, is not easy. I bought 25mm long,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By mws
Don't bother trying to order from EFX. They...

Don't bother trying to order from EFX. They appear to be out of business.

Well. Their PayPal took my money instantly, but then, nothing for weeks. No emails, no responses to phone calls. Their...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
JGB congrats for fixing your one pump. The fix...

JGB congrats for fixing your one pump. The fix you are hunting for is: replace the diaphragm. No one else has proven any other failure associated with the problem. The question we are discussing is:...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
If it's Bosch parts, PLEASE find out. Get...

If it's Bosch parts, PLEASE find out. Get pictures.

where did you hear about this deal?

IF it's DIY stuff, then go back a page or so, and refer to the easy-to-look-up chemical resistance chart...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
Here's the guys store. ...

Here's the guys store.

http://m.ebay.com/seller?itemId=251372701546&sid=parts-kings

Part numbers are listed in some previous posts, if you simply use the first several part number digits that's...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
German Ebay appears to have the most of them and...

German Ebay appears to have the most of them and best pricing.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
so I know the goal is to save money on this...

so I know the goal is to save money on this maintenance, without spending $3600 or more on two pumps. To that end, I appreciate your idea. But my own personal goal is to try to figure out how to just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-30-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
The water mark and manufacturing info says its...

The water mark and manufacturing info says its Bosch, so it's BMW OEM. Same exact part. Good find. With international shipping, it's $1725 US. Perhaps some distributors will start buying them direct...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-25-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,161
Posted By mws
Where does it say he glued it on? I know it looks...

Where does it say he glued it on? I know it looks that way, but the video is sparse on information.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-20-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,044
Posted By mws
I know this is a V10 car, but this Porsche GT,...

I know this is a V10 car, but this Porsche GT, along with the Lexus LFA , is my favorite exhaust sound. Our N73 cars are capable of getting a similar sound, even though they don't rev past 8000 RPM....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-20-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,044
Posted By mws
wow, that movie needs a "headphones beware"...

wow, that movie needs a "headphones beware" warning. that poor camera mic, overdriving super bad. hard to tell what it sounds like. All Gallardos are V-10, btw. The way to get flames out the back of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-17-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By mws
Pfffft!!! cheap HK cr@p. Not even as bright as...

Pfffft!!! cheap HK cr@p. Not even as bright as stock. 20 Watts each, my @ss!!!! What a joke. The company is called Amazinea, stay away. Ah well, it was worth a try. If they take them back, great,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-13-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,044
Posted By mws
The maintenance thing is a great plan. If...

The maintenance thing is a great plan.

If you do make an exhaust, remember to make some videos for us as well. What I was saying was to avoid the use of Magnaflow, Borla, Dyna Max, or other...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-13-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,044
Posted By mws
Listening to the X-chamber, wide open

I was curious to see what the straight pipes and X-chamber sounded like without my Flowmaster Super 10 mufflers. Turns out the X-chamber is doing a LOT to get the V-12 shriek to come out and the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,502
Posted By mws
dang it. this works for a week or so, and then...

dang it. this works for a week or so, and then it comes back. I can see the error in INPA from way back in April--show up again. (it does not appear in DIS at all, even with a short test of every...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-04-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,044
Posted By mws
Great link. First time I am hearing someone with...

Great link. First time I am hearing someone with a BMW V-12 exhaust besides mine, that does not sound like a vuvuzela. Same higher pitch as mine, which is good. But too much metallic buzz for me....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-03-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,044
Posted By mws
Glad you liked it. I need to do some tweaking...

Glad you liked it. I need to do some tweaking still, so when it's up in the air I'll make a movie and walk through it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-03-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,044
Posted By mws
Continuing to edit and doodle with the V-12 sound...

Continuing to edit and doodle with the V-12 sound out of the custom exhaust.

I saw this video on Jalopnik. This video is NOT my car

Old Mercedes sounding like an F1 car...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
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, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
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, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
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, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
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, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,585
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...
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