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Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-01-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By racerock
Never mind - just saw the date... Lock this...

Never mind - just saw the date... Lock this thread!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,819
Posted By racerock
Ran across this post and had to laugh - Now I...

Ran across this post and had to laugh - Now I swear by Honda, but if you know the reliability of the Honda/Acura 5 speed Automatic Trans (which relates to this thread) - the above statement is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 51,163
Posted By racerock
The above does not work - see the thread and post...

The above does not work - see the thread and post #30:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=495895&page=2

Some people have thought it worked for a few miles but it comes back...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,819
Posted By racerock
That does not work - see my posts in either this...

That does not work - see my posts in either this thread or another one. The only way to reset is to get into the mapping and reset.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,819
Posted By racerock
With all due respect ditihala - each of the above...

With all due respect ditihala - each of the above situations could be where the person left the vehicle "thinking" it was either off or in park - believe me, I often start to leave mine and take a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,819
Posted By racerock
That recall appears to be totally different than...

That recall appears to be totally different than the subject of this thread.

That recall appears to me that it is a typical american person that is rushing to get out of the car (and drop their...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,183
Posted By racerock
Trade

I'd trade my system for yours even up!

But, mine has intermittent failures that makes it worthless sometimes!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,100
Posted By racerock
Make sure he has the proper computer interface...

Make sure he has the proper computer interface (via fiber optics) to get into the data table and reset all of the parameters to 00. He should say something about the TIS/DIS software and a rather...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,100
Posted By racerock
SO, you did not reset the data then... - ZF...

SO, you did not reset the data then... - ZF transmission algorith reset was not performed and is a key element in solving this problem

Seriously, the method you used does nothing (some have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-18-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,100
Posted By racerock
Specifically which method was used for the above?

Specifically which method was used for the above?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,688
Posted By racerock
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,537
Posted By racerock
Not exactly true (and maybe depending on the...

Not exactly true (and maybe depending on the state)

Geico (and many others) - you have to read the fine print on your policy (which would cover the state by state deal. MANY have in the red tape...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,200
Posted By racerock
Invision - Revolution Series

What is interesting on that is yours looks like my color combination, but I think in the end, I'd just leave them in. How often would I take a snooze in the drivers seat and take advantage of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,200
Posted By racerock
Pretty sure that the system in the picture is the...

Pretty sure that the system in the picture is the same system that is in mine. Mine is an aftermarket that was installed at the dealer when it was new. Wireless headphones, the system can run two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 39,666
Posted By racerock
Sorry for the delayed reply... Searching on...

Sorry for the delayed reply...

Searching on this forum and others - a relatively common problem - there is a power issue going to a number of items - vanity mirrors, radio controls on the steering...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,592
Posted By racerock
For some - Knowing when to stop, a cell phone and...

For some - Knowing when to stop, a cell phone and a flat bed are the best tools.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,592
Posted By racerock
you have to take your shock off? Been a while......

you have to take your shock off? Been a while...

Now that I think about it, I did my ball joints when doing shocks and I went ahead and did the upper control arm as well, so a ton of stuff is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,592
Posted By racerock
I think I need a picture to help you out. Sort...

I think I need a picture to help you out. Sort of confused as to where you are. Been a long time since I've done mine, but with the right tool:

1. You do not need a torch (I would not use it on...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-02-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By racerock
Buy two sets new, and ride down to Annapolis area...

Buy two sets new, and ride down to Annapolis area for an R&R trip and I'll put them in for Free (you give me the second set.)

or give me the cash to buy my set...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,370
Posted By racerock
I am selling a really nice 03 330i black with...

I am selling a really nice 03 330i black with black/saddle interior. There are three airports near me. Let me know.
Forum: 7 Series DIY 06-18-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,593
Posted By racerock
Are you kidding? the pix look great! great...

Are you kidding? the pix look great! great job.

Curious to see how your primer/paint holds up/sticks in a few weeks. By the time I get to mine, will be about a month with what I have on my...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 06-18-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,593
Posted By racerock
CCCP - Amazing, you sound a lot like me... I...

CCCP - Amazing, you sound a lot like me... I have had the passenger side sills out for a little while and just bought Fusion paint a few days ago to do the same thing. My journey was a little...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-18-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,552
Posted By racerock
CCCP - Thanks for helping me out on justifying...

CCCP - Thanks for helping me out on justifying and finalizing the decision on MTEC's

- I'm buying MTEC's for a number of reasons mentioned in this thread. For the average joe trying to save a few...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By racerock
Nice wheel

Nice wheel
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By racerock
I went back and looked as Waveho's pix and...

I went back and looked as Waveho's pix and enlarged them. If you read my write up above and then look at his pix - he did the simple loop method, and you will also notice no thread loops as they go...
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