Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 997
Search took 2.16 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: johndade
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-17-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By johndade
Xenon bulb

Ok after searching for xenon bulbs and the prices go from 40 bulb to 150. Has anyone got OEM bulbs for a good price that aren't Chinese knock offs or counterfeit German ones? If so how did they look...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By johndade
Herb can you replace vr or does that only come...

Herb can you replace vr or does that only come with a new alternator?

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By johndade
Mine ended up being sbsr module. Sent from...

Mine ended up being sbsr module.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-04-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By johndade
Did you say 427k miles ? Sent from BimmerApp...

Did you say 427k miles ?

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By johndade
I have always said the 7 drives best at 100. That...

I have always said the 7 drives best at 100. That being said two different cars different classes. The 7 has more of an all around luxury/performance.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-16-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By johndade
So the seal failed ? This is the first reported...

So the seal failed ? This is the first reported case I have heard of aga pipe failing. I just had this repair done with the aga pipe I wonder if this pipe holds up?

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-16-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By johndade
Why is the pipe so black ? Sent from...

Why is the pipe so black ?

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By johndade
If its not your valley pan or weep hole I would...

If its not your valley pan or weep hole I would get them done anyway. Since last winter I chased coolant leaks first it was hose from reservoir to cylinder heads then expansion tank then finally weep...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By johndade
825 for labor 145 of that is for parts like...

825 for labor 145 of that is for parts like valley pan intake gaskets. I had to buy pipe from aga for 600. He gets the other parts at discount.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-01-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By johndade
Weep hole leak

Well at 148k on the clock the weep hole leak finally got to me. But with a BMW tech doing work on side and aga coolant pipe getting it done this weekend. Last weekend it was struts control arms and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-30-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By johndade
Coolant pipe or any coolant leak for that matter...

Coolant pipe or any coolant leak for that matter and I would also get suspension checked.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By johndade
This might not help you but I would report this...

This might not help you but I would report this to the nhsa because its a safety concern.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-26-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By johndade
I believe its recommended to change valley pan...

I believe its recommended to change valley pan when doing weep hole.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By johndade
Safetite sucks had mine done with them ended up...

Safetite sucks had mine done with them ended up in arguments and they didn't fix issue in the end.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-10-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By johndade
How much more is it to do the guides mean green ?...

How much more is it to do the guides mean green ?

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By johndade
Camshaft sensors

Where do you guys recommend getting camshaft position sensors? Did you go BMW brand only or OEM or does? Any insight would be appreciated.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 22,725
Posted By johndade
I have the driver seat mat sensor light that's...

I have the driver seat mat sensor light that's been on but isn't covered under the recall.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-30-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By johndade
You can get OEM ones from fcp euro for cheaper. I...

You can get OEM ones from fcp euro for cheaper. I think I'm going to buy some front assembly soon.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-28-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By johndade
Ignition coils

Does BMW still use the brembi coils? For all of you who have changed your coils where did you get them from and were there any problems if they weren't from BMW directly? Thank you in advance.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By johndade
Ppg is OEM I had mine replaced by safelite it...

Ppg is OEM I had mine replaced by safelite it doesn't have the BMW logo but does say ppg.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-24-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By johndade
I just read it it says it was a universal. ...

I just read it it says it was a universal.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-23-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By johndade
Someone on here had it done in Cali that was...

Someone on here had it done in Cali that was aftermarket and had no problem.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By johndade
I'm at 146 still original water pipe,alternator,...

I'm at 146 still original water pipe,alternator, and struts that are making sounds now but what do you expect for any strut to go til.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By johndade
Struts from fcp euro

Has anyone bought the struts from fcp euro? I was wondering why there price was so much cheaper then everyone else's. They say they are the Sachs brand which I think is OEM. Any insight on that is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By johndade
Also check fluid in hydrollic reservoir. ...

Also check fluid in hydrollic reservoir.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Showing results 1 to 25 of 997

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms