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Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-10-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By H2oskiphil
This is listed on eBay now....about a day left,...

This is listed on eBay now....about a day left, if anyone's interested.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-03-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By H2oskiphil
FS: MKIII nav computer

I've got a MKIII that I purchased on eBay from England, thinking my nav had gone to the big nav heaven in the sky after a battery failure during a firmware upgrade.

While this nav was enroute to...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-29-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By H2oskiphil
High teens, low 20's would be a lot for a 2001...

High teens, low 20's would be a lot for a 2001 with 109K on it.

I just bought my 2001 with 80K for under $15, so I'm thinking $11K would be a good number, and $12K would be acceptable.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-28-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,600
Posted By H2oskiphil
That's either the radiator or the expansion tank.

I'd take it in and get it pressure tested so you can determine exactly where it's coming from.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-28-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,847
Posted By H2oskiphil
Both batteries in the 750 are in the right rear...

Both batteries in the 750 are in the right rear wheelwell, so I'm going to guess that we only have one.

I've only had my 740 for about 10 days, so I'm not exactly the expert....:D
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-28-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,847
Posted By H2oskiphil
750's have 2 batteries.....

750's have 2 batteries.....
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-27-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By H2oskiphil
Remind him that you drive a car that requires a...

Remind him that you drive a car that requires a lot of maintenance....and that if he'd like to continue to do it, he should make things right.

Make sure you've got a backup plan before you play...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-27-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By H2oskiphil
Pax side=passenger's side. I'd go back to...

Pax side=passenger's side.

I'd go back to the shop that sold you the control arm job and get your money back. We were on vacation this summer, and I picked up a vibration in our Suburban on the...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-27-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By H2oskiphil
Normally, kill switches are mounted uner the dash...

Normally, kill switches are mounted uner the dash by the steering wheel, or in the glove box.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-27-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,134
Posted By H2oskiphil
$14K is a lot for a '98 with 112K miles on it. ...

$14K is a lot for a '98 with 112K miles on it.

I just bought an '01 with 80K on it for $14.5K, and that was a one owner car with all the maintenance records in the glovebox.

I'd be hesitant to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-23-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 54,405
Posted By H2oskiphil
44....but I act 16.

44....but I act 16.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 11-23-2007, 02:07 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 26,695
Posted By H2oskiphil
I'd certainly like to win (is that 5 words? Yep,...

I'd certainly like to win (is that 5 words? Yep, it is!)
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-23-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By H2oskiphil
My new ride!

After an 8 year hiatus (traded in my 1985 635Csi after my 2nd daughter was born), I'm back home.....just bought a 2001 740iL on Saturday.....:D

Here's the eBay link to the auction I won.....lots...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-23-2007, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By H2oskiphil
Wanted: 18" M-Parallel set for my 2K1 740iL

I'm looking for a full set of 18" M-Parallels for my new 740iL.

PM me, or e-mail H2oskiphil at aol.com
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-22-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,572
Posted By H2oskiphil
I'm also having the exact same issue with the...

I'm also having the exact same issue with the exact same car.....2001 740iL
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-22-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By H2oskiphil
HELP!!!! Nav hung up during firmware upgrade!

Was doing a firmware change on a MKIII, and it just stopped with the full programming bar, but didn't move past there to the "successful" screen. CD won't comeout to try to re-program. I've tried...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-21-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By H2oskiphil
Is resetting power to the system going to help,...

Is resetting power to the system going to help, potentially?

Would it make any sense to load a higher version than 22.1?

I've tried to read through all the different threads out there, and...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-21-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By H2oskiphil
Cross-posted nav question.

Read a thread on the M5 board about a nav system shutting itself down every couple of minutes, the screen going blank with a couple of flashes across it, then resetting...sometimes taking the radio...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 11-21-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 27,150
Posted By H2oskiphil
Since I upgraded my OS on my MKIII to v22.1, I'm...

Since I upgraded my OS on my MKIII to v22.1, I'm having the same issue.

Worked fine before the upgrade of the software.

The only thing odd or different about the upgrade was that I got an error...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-20-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By H2oskiphil
While we're on the subject, sorta..... I did...

While we're on the subject, sorta.....

I did the upgrade on my MKIII today. Is it normal with v22.1 to have to "ACCEPT" every time you start the car, and again about 5 minutes after starting?
...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-20-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By H2oskiphil
I didn't figure that part of BMW ownership had...

I didn't figure that part of BMW ownership had changed.....:D

I'm fully prepared to beat the crap out of my knuckles again on this one.....although this time around, I'm probably going to be...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-19-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By H2oskiphil
Key initialization worked like a champ.

I forgot how active the user groups are for BMW's....appreciate the help.

Next up....getting BMWNA to pony up for a new display...my odo and trip odo are really bad, and my OBC display isn't a...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-18-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By H2oskiphil
2001 e38 questions-key fob and phone.

Just ended 9 years of BMW separation anxiety (I traded in my '85 635CSi when my 2nd daughter was born in 1999) and bought a 2001 740iL yesterday....it's good to be back home....:D

A couple of...
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