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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,396
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: 1,396
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: 1,396
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: 1,396
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: 1,396
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: 1,396
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: 265
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: 265
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: 1,396
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: 1,396
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: 265
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: 265
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: 1,396
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: 1,046
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: 9,955
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: 9,955
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: 9,955
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: 9,955
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: 9,955
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: 9,955
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: 9,955
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?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,955
Posted By mws
BTW: if you get a material that is thinner than...

BTW: if you get a material that is thinner than our diaphragms you should still be able to use the current annulus ring to hold the new material down as long as you shim. McMaster Carr sells washers...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,955
Posted By mws
hmmm, I missed looking back and somehow,...

hmmm, I missed looking back and somehow, completely missed the entire EPDM thing. Just catching up on it now. I must say, it's encouraging. Cutting a sheet of rubber and trying to make my own...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,955
Posted By mws
Viton

I'm with you on this one. Viton with fiberglass reinforcement might be nice.

Have not looked up the properties of EPDM
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,955
Posted By mws
Pictures of EPDM diaphragms you made, please, and...

Pictures of EPDM diaphragms you made, please, and also, where do you source it? Mcmaster Carr?

what part number did you order?
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