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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-30-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Tiger745i
Thanks for the replies. BMW NA has offered to...

Thanks for the replies. BMW NA has offered to split the parts/labor with me. They will cover the parts ($650) and I will pay the labor ($615), so I plan to move forward with the repairs. I still...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-30-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,031
Posted By Tiger745i
Just got a call from BMW NA and they have offered...

Just got a call from BMW NA and they have offered to split the repair bill with me parts/labor. They will cover the parts ($650) and want me to pay the labor ($615) to repair both items. From what...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-30-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,031
Posted By Tiger745i
Thanks for the feedback so far. A couple of...

Thanks for the feedback so far. A couple of items to add... First, no signs of any shimmy in the steering wheel at any speed. Second, the dealer told me that the part (front lower thrust rod...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-29-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Tiger745i
Am I Just Stuck?

I have a 2005 745i Sport with the BMW Factory 21" wheel package. My vehicle just went out of warranty (Jan 2009 and now has 62,000 miles). I just brought it in for service (red light on for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-29-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,031
Posted By Tiger745i
Thrust rod bushing & secondary water pump

I have a 2005 745i sport with 62,000 miles on it. I just brought it in for routine service (red light on and needed an oil change) which is covered by the extended service program. Just received a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-04-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tiger745i
Sounds like a fair price... I agree with the...

Sounds like a fair price... I agree with the service history posts as well... Also, take it to a good Independant BMW mechanic and have it checked out. Hidden gremlins could cost you a fortune...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-02-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By Tiger745i
tires

I just bought Falken FK452s for replace my front tires. Unfortunately, I don't have a lot of chocies (I have the BMW 21" rims). So far, I am very impressed with them though. I have Conti Sport III...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-02-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Tiger745i
new tires

I have had tire issues as well... I have had mismatched tires on my front/rear due to the lack of availability in my size. I purchased the car with Pirelli P Nero Zeros on all four wheels. I have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,539
Posted By Tiger745i
I think that it might take $42-43k to get it from...

I think that it might take $42-43k to get it from them this soon if they are asking $47k... I would wait a few weeks and then plan to come in at $40-41k, if it is still there (I'm pretty sure it...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-15-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By Tiger745i
Airbag Sensor/Service Issue ? on 745i

I recently had a problem with my passenger side seat airbag system. My vehicle is a 2005 745i with 56,000 miles (just out of warranty on mileage, but still within the 4 years). Not that it matters,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-15-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,185
Posted By Tiger745i
I would suggest the MP program, however make sure...

I would suggest the MP program, however make sure that you shop BMW dealers for the price. I bought mine at Nalley BMW in the Atlanta GA area and they saved me over $250 as compared to my local...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 01-30-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,428
Posted By Tiger745i
Relatively new in Redington Shores. Loving every...

Relatively new in Redington Shores. Loving every minute of my 745i... Only been stopped once by Redington Shores/Indian Shores cops (just because they loved the look of the car). Cop said that I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,084
Posted By Tiger745i
All I can say is that 21s are the way to go on a...

All I can say is that 21s are the way to go on a 7... I get positive comments every day with mine and I couldn't agree more on the personalization aspect. I have thought about lowering mine, but...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-14-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Tiger745i
Nalley BMW in Georgia quoted me $1795 for this...

Nalley BMW in Georgia quoted me $1795 for this service. Better than my local dealer by over $200. I am going to purchase from them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-05-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By Tiger745i
Sunroof Issue

My sunroof was repaired by the former owner for leaking issues (2005 745i). This was in shortly after taking delivery. This was the first warranty claim on my vehicle.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-28-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Tiger745i
Unhappy I am the 2nd owner, that is probably why the...

I am the 2nd owner, that is probably why the dealership didn't offer me a warranty. It is less than 3 years old (was in service on 12-30-04), but I would guess that my problem here is that it was a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-27-2007, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Tiger745i
To the best of my knowlege, the BMW warranty is...

To the best of my knowlege, the BMW warranty is not available. My local dealer tried to sell me one (backed by Toyota) for $3900 with a $100 deductable. I have foound better pricing online, but am...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-24-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By Tiger745i
Extended Warranty Info

I recently purchased a used 2005 745i with 45k miles (lease turn in, bought from a local wholesaler not certified pre-owned). I love the vehicle, but am interested in an extended warranty. I have...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-23-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By Tiger745i
New BMW Owner 05 745i

Loving every minute of it! Just bought my first BMW 2005 745i. Geaux Tigers (soon to be 2008 NCAA Football National Champions)!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Tiger745i
Warranty Help

Just bought an 05 745i with 45k miles. All is great, but I am looking at extended warranties. I know this subject shows up periodically, but I am specifically looking for a good company and want to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 690,389
Posted By Tiger745i
here's mine

Just bought it and love every minute driving it. 2005 745i on 21s.

Aaron
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