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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 121,511
Posted By rippjd
As requested by Post #539.

As requested by Post #539.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,840
Posted By rippjd
This is an old thread, but I thought this was...

This is an old thread, but I thought this was another interesting solution to adding a monitor for rear seat passengers. With proper planning, I believe this could be accomplished with other overhead...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 20,909
Posted By rippjd
For what it's worth, the Valvoline DEF in a 2.5...

For what it's worth, the Valvoline DEF in a 2.5 gallon jug with a flexible pour nozzle is $10 at Napa. It meets ISO 22241 specification.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-01-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By rippjd
Nice collection for the X5 35d. Thanks for...

Nice collection for the X5 35d. Thanks for hosting!

I found one I forgot: SIB 16 03 10. I added it to Post #2.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-29-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By rippjd
And here are some more... I will update the...

And here are some more...
I will update the thread sometime in 2015 with newer SIBs. I hope this helps with troubleshooting.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-29-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By rippjd
List of SIB (Service Information Bulletins) for M57 in US spec E70 & E90

Earlier this year I did a query for all Service Information Bulletins against the M57 Diesel engine in the E70 X5. Attached are my results. Most are relevant to the M57 when installed in an E90...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By rippjd
My passenger seat occupancy mat was replaced at...

My passenger seat occupancy mat was replaced at no cost in Canada. It depends entirely on what fault code is recorded.
Otherwise the quote was $1200 if the fault code wasn't in the Service Info...
Forum: Exterior 09-06-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By rippjd
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By rippjd
Attached is one of BMW's procedures using the...

Attached is one of BMW's procedures using the recirculation mode...
Forum: Exterior 09-01-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By rippjd
BMW Alpina front spoiler,for 2002 - 2008 745i, 750i, 760i, NEW in box

I have for sale a genuine Alpina Front Spoiler, made in Germany, Type 743. This can be installed on a BMW 745i , 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, or 760Li from model year 2002 through 2008.

This is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,863
Posted By rippjd
Yes, the TREAD act could come into play here... ...

Yes, the TREAD act could come into play here...
https://batxcr1.bmwcenternet.com/lib/Manuals/ElectronicWarrantyManual/BMW_Car_Wty_Manual/sec5/tread_act_customer_reimbursement.htm

In case the URL...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,863
Posted By rippjd
Attached is a copy of the SIB mentioned above......

Attached is a copy of the SIB mentioned above... After ordering a replacement center partition (which now has the flexible rubber "wings") I don't see a need for the butyl rubber cord as described in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By rippjd
Just to rule out noise generated from a slipping...

Just to rule out noise generated from a slipping serpentine belt, you can pour water on the belt when it is squeaking.
If the pitch changes, it could be the belt or a component that is difficult to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-03-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By rippjd
I purchased the special tooling and posted photos...

I purchased the special tooling and posted photos in the DIY section. They make it very easy to remove the handles.
Thread was started by "ebelony"


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By rippjd
Failing solenoids should log a fault code. You...

Failing solenoids should log a fault code. You can check their resistance after you remove the mechatronics assembly.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-23-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By rippjd
I posted an "accessories" thread in the DIY...

I posted an "accessories" thread in the DIY section that has the part number.


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Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-03-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,439
Posted By rippjd
One area that was not clear to me was how the MMI...

One area that was not clear to me was how the MMI would handle the BMW iPod interface if you had a DVD changer (multimedia changer) with its menu enabled up front. Normally if you have any CD's...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By rippjd
I took apart a thigh extension motor in an E60....

I took apart a thigh extension motor in an E60. Same as above. Plastic gear broken in two.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-02-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By rippjd
One of the stickies has a link to all the service...

One of the stickies has a link to all the service training literature I posted. It's several hundred pages of PDF.


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Forum: 7 Series DIY 05-28-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 29,376
Posted By rippjd
Your text looks correct. Perhaps it is where you...

Your text looks correct. Perhaps it is where you placed the text within each of the 3 files?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,663
Posted By rippjd
Stuart, I assume there is only one trigger,...

Stuart,

I assume there is only one trigger, that being the voltage applied to the reverse light?
Any thoughts on having a secondary trigger? I suppose you could put a diode in-line and have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By rippjd
Did you take any photos by chance? ...

Did you take any photos by chance?



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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,663
Posted By rippjd
Stuart correctly points out a major short-coming...

Stuart correctly points out a major short-coming of the official BMW solution - loss of the PDC picture. I've attached the owners manual for the rear camera. Note page 15 where you are told to turn...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,663
Posted By rippjd
Stuart, You may already have this guide,...

Stuart,

You may already have this guide, but BMW's official solution is very similar in that their switchbox goes in between the RGB output of the navigation computer and your Control Display or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-09-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By rippjd
Attached is the official SIB on this issue....

Attached is the official SIB on this issue. Appears to only be "standard" seats.
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