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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By MDuke77
Operational Voltage

So I went into the hidden menu as I read on another post by selecting operational voltage that it realigns all the modules. I figured I would give it a try and it worked.

So I believe my old...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By MDuke77
Supersnoop thanks. I tried that as well...

Supersnoop thanks.

I tried that as well yesterday. I'm 90% sure I did anyways. It was the first time I have ever looked at INPA. I cleared them and it read all clear, then started the car and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By MDuke77
INPA Codes.... Help.

I've got the dreaded engine malfunction light on but it's not throwing a check engine light. I was working on my window regulators and when I got done all I know is the car will start fine but is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By MDuke77
Window

Definitely a window regulator. I just did two of them. If you search on here you will get the DIY if you want to go at it yourself.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-19-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By MDuke77
Parking brake

I went through this as did many others on here. What happens is the plastic gears in the parking brake mechenism give way over time and basically brake. There are a couple ways to do it. If your...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-22-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,843
Posted By MDuke77
I had my lower valley pan replaced recently do to...

I had my lower valley pan replaced recently do to a leak. indy charged $800. I think this is the pan you are referring to. Good luck.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-17-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By MDuke77
Vanos

I had to edit my original post when I reread more of your description. When mine did what your are describing it was the guibo joint. Goodluck
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-25-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By MDuke77
Yes to all of your questions.

Yes to all of your questions.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-25-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By MDuke77
I've replaced mine and there are little metal...

I've replaced mine and there are little metal clips that hold hood strut on the "ball" which is attached to to hood. I pulled the old bad struts off with needle nose pliers. I wasn't too worried...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-23-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By MDuke77
I just finished mine about 20 min ago and all...

I just finished mine about 20 min ago and all works well. I am using iPhone 4 sound clarity is great. So stoked to have my ipod working in the 7!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-23-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By MDuke77
I think its that easy. jkidem I did not mean to...

I think its that easy. jkidem I did not mean to thread jack, it looks like we are attemptimg this at the same time.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-23-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By MDuke77
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-23-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By MDuke77
Can i just buy a 16' aux cable from Radio Shack...

Can i just buy a 16' aux cable from Radio Shack and cut the end that i plan to solder to the board or is there a proper cable? I am doing this mod today after I watch copius amounts of Football. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-30-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By MDuke77
Glue

I had this same thing happen. I used super strength gorilla glue the second time i did it. The problem is the intense heat inside the cabin in the Texas heat will literally melt most glue. A good...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,989
Posted By MDuke77
Sunroof seal

$323!!! That is criminal. For what its worth I got the "new updated seal" from BMW for 30 some bucks two weeks ago and installed it myself. I have read articles that stated they changed the rubber...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-25-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By MDuke77
I saw mine as I replaced my guibo joint. I would...

I saw mine as I replaced my guibo joint. I would say you need both ends up so you can get under it easily. I used rhino ramps in the back and two floor jacks up front. I wish I thought about changing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-24-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,537
Posted By MDuke77
Looks awesome

Nice pics for sure. Your car is easily one of my favorites on the board. Love ur wheels as well.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By MDuke77
Did it happen on just the front or just the back?...

Did it happen on just the front or just the back? The fade to front and back is to determine wether it's amp or ASK unit. If its happening on both then it could be an issue with both units. Do a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By MDuke77
Guibo Joint

I am happy to report that I succesfully installed a flex disc on my 745i. The job is definitely not the hardest thing but it takes time, as everyone on this board knows. With a lift it would be a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By MDuke77
Thumbs up it's probably your ASK unit or your logic 7 amp...

it's probably your ASK unit or your logic 7 amp or a combination of them. Do a search on this forum and you will get to the answer.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,760
Posted By MDuke77
sweet

I was on the fence about one of these. I just ordered one too. I have read some posts before about the adhesive not being very good. Do you think it's bonded pretty well with the double sided tape...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,808
Posted By MDuke77
Thumbs up I appreciate it. I think I got it but if I get...

I appreciate it. I think I got it but if I get stuck or have questions you know I will holla. Hope all is well.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,808
Posted By MDuke77
I already bought an OEM one. Now just gotta find...

I already bought an OEM one. Now just gotta find time to do it. Hopefully it helps on the 2-1 shifting deal. My company car, Toyota Camry, shifts better then my BMW. Not cool at all. Again thanks for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,808
Posted By MDuke77
Believe me I agree 100%. I was just thinking this...

Believe me I agree 100%. I was just thinking this could be an upgrade to OEM. This is why I love the forums. Thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,808
Posted By MDuke77
Aftermarket Guibo/Flex disc????

So I have the dredded 2-1 shift bump. I recently had my trans pan redone and it seems like the shift bump is worse after the drain and refill.

So I'm getting ready to do the guibo joint on my E65...
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