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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,940
Posted By kippk
fyi....I replaced both CCV valves and made...

fyi....I replaced both CCV valves and made absolutely NO DIFFERENCE in oil burning.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,940
Posted By kippk
I dont own the car anymore, but, came down to...

I dont own the car anymore, but, came down to valve seals. short of a valve job, I put 2 quarts lucas oil conditioner into each oil change and problem disappears in 2 weeks or so of driving. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,884
Posted By kippk
I have 178,000 miles on my 04 745i. Began...

I have 178,000 miles on my 04 745i. Began burning oil especially noticeable after a long idle an hitting the gas pedal. Also, burned oil quickly on highway trips. From some help in the forums I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-27-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,592
Posted By kippk
[QUOTE=mj745;5425655]Here is the Zenetti and the...

[QUOTE=mj745;5425655]Here is the Zenetti and the other flat I was looking at.
Why must it be staggered? My current BMW tires and wheels are not staggered :dunno: Nor were my Lexus wheels

Mine are...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-26-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,592
Posted By kippk
Can't wait to see them on. Could be my next set...

Can't wait to see them on. Could be my next set too!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 718,408
Posted By kippk
Ahhh. They look great. 24's are just over the...

Ahhh. They look great. 24's are just over the top I think but it was hard to tell from the picture.

Funny story....I've had a slight vibration from the front right wheel due to a pot hole hit...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 718,408
Posted By kippk
Whoa...first 24" wheels I've seen that are...

Whoa...first 24" wheels I've seen that are classy. Those are 24's right?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,118
Posted By kippk
Worked on my 04. Doesnt shift to such a lower...

Worked on my 04. Doesnt shift to such a lower gear now either when traveling down a steep hill in my subdivision. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-13-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,974
Posted By kippk
DaVinci 22's. Have taken some pretty hard hits...

DaVinci 22's. Have taken some pretty hard hits without bending. Keeping about 42 pounds air. I'll have to take a better picture for my signature as I recently blacked out the chrome window trim and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,884
Posted By kippk
This guy is trying to stop major oil leakage in...

This guy is trying to stop major oil leakage in an 02. Why would you recommend going LIGHTER viscosity than mfg. recommendation of 5W30?? That makes no sense.:dunno:

If you don't use a heavier...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,884
Posted By kippk
Okay, here's what I did. First, I upgraded oil...

Okay, here's what I did. First, I upgraded oil viscosity to 5W50 with an oil change and included one quart bottle of Lucas Oil Stop Leak. Within 2 weeks oil consumption began to fall and reduced...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-18-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,037
Posted By kippk
Due to false laser alarms probably being set off...

Due to false laser alarms probably being set off by the myriad of new laser options on vehicles, I decided to turn off laser detection option on my Escort SOLO2.... problem solved. It is battery...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-14-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,929
Posted By kippk
Yes you can. Roll window up, raise shades, roll...

Yes you can. Roll window up, raise shades, roll window down. :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-14-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By kippk
Thanks for the post! It is only the driver door...

Thanks for the post! It is only the driver door speaker that is out. Although the passenger door behind the driver speaker rattles even at low volume, it still emits sound. Is the ASK unit attached...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By kippk
I'll do that. What is it and where is it...

I'll do that. What is it and where is it located? Anything I can check myself or need to pay for diagnostic at stealer. Thanks for your help!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,502
Posted By kippk
Well then Dat Aint It:rofl::rofl::rofl: I hope...

Well then Dat Aint It:rofl::rofl::rofl: I hope you find an answer to the "ghost in the machine" and it's easy on the wallet.. :yikes:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,502
Posted By kippk
I hear a slight knocking at idle when warm. Was...

I hear a slight knocking at idle when warm. Was told when I had my 740iL that it is normal for this engine and is coming from ROLLER BEARINGS?? Not sure if I was fed a line or not but changing the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By kippk
Left front door speaker out - Radio or amp problem?

Hey folks.... Have L7 and like to crank it. Already replaced one amp before extended warranty was up due to losing a sub channel. While still under the year warranty, the driver door speaker went...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,179
Posted By kippk
I hear it too. My guess it's pre booting the...

I hear it too. My guess it's pre booting the computer system and putting fuel to the EFI. Do you have comfort access? It's getting ready for you??
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By kippk
Yeah really, this insurance company sounds like...

Yeah really, this insurance company sounds like scammers. Who is it?
I had a car stolen at a gas station with the key in it and my company still paid and it was not a large firm. It seems obvious...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,814
Posted By kippk
Looks good with the hardwire out of sight! ...

Looks good with the hardwire out of sight!

I keep Escort Solo just under the mirror and does the job most of the time. Rechargeable NiMH Batteries work great. Laser Band is only a Ticket...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,384
Posted By kippk
rollin on Mickey D's, sippin' on gin and...

rollin on Mickey D's, sippin' on gin and juice.....laid back.:rofl:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By kippk
easy on the elbow grease

Just be careful not to burn through the clearcoat with a buffer. I use a 9-10" orbital buffer which works just fine when used with KIT Scratch Remover. Light pressure as you move it around to apply...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By kippk
22's are sweeeet!

I get a lot of compliments on these. Perfect fit, Hub centric and no spacers needed. Also, I buy two tires at a time for the front after wearing outer edge and then rotate to the back where the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-28-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By kippk
I agree, the 19" sports would be better.

I agree, the 19" sports would be better.
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