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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-09-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,823
Posted By cigars
I changed mine at 72k. Had the same exact...

I changed mine at 72k. Had the same exact symptoms. Thanks to this post I got the parts and replaced the two valves and so far so good. No more rough idle and no stalls so far (knock on wood) One of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-09-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By cigars
+1 @ the link Keif sent. Drivers side is actually...

+1 @ the link Keif sent. Drivers side is actually easier to replace. Quick 5 - 10 min job if you follow the DIY.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-19-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 25,658
Posted By cigars
Thanks Keif, I actually had your videos up on my...

Thanks Keif, I actually had your videos up on my laptop in the garage when doing the spark plug change. Very helpful !
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-17-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 25,658
Posted By cigars
I did this DIY early this afternoon on a 2004...

I did this DIY early this afternoon on a 2004 745i. Took close to 3 hours. The tight space was definitely a challenge. The coil boot closest to the firewall on the drivers side took close to an hour...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-15-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By cigars
Sorry to hear about your situation. Hang in there...

Sorry to hear about your situation. Hang in there !!

Ebay is good but private sale will get you the most money. My experience with ebay is that you get close to private sale prices with the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-15-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,251
Posted By cigars
wow!! quite impressive indeed. How much were the...

wow!! quite impressive indeed. How much were the parts?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-10-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,355
Posted By cigars
I too am curious. I also sent an email and I am...

I too am curious. I also sent an email and I am yet to receive a reply from them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-20-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,355
Posted By cigars
I too am curious. I could not gather much from...

I too am curious. I could not gather much from the mobridge site.

I would like to know if this could be used in the following set up

BMW Radio ---- > MOST BUS ----> Preamp DA1000 / DA2000 ---->...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-20-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By cigars
I ended up winning a bid for about 410. Several...

I ended up winning a bid for about 410. Several at the time were listed as buy it now for 500. Also used part pullers off the web (junk yards) have them for about 460 to 550. Best to go with the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By cigars
was L7 amp in my case. got one off ebay (I...

was L7 amp in my case. got one off ebay (I know...leap of faith) but it worked out and cheaper than the $1700 at the dealer
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By cigars
Thanks BMW_Tech. This definitely clarifies it for...

Thanks BMW_Tech. This definitely clarifies it for me. Especially the effects of software level mismatches or conflicts. Will play it safe!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-08-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By cigars
Qn about Logic 7 amp swap and programming

My factory logic 7 amp went out and I have the option of swapping it out with an amp from another car with the same spec (with DSP, Same year same make, same mfg month for vehicle and amp according...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-08-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By cigars
I have the same issue. Happens in winter only,...

I have the same issue. Happens in winter only, when blowing warm air out of the AC on a really cold day. At the lowest speed the fan makes a whining high pitched noise.

Took it into the dealer...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-08-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,761
Posted By cigars
I had the same thing happen to me a month ago....

I had the same thing happen to me a month ago. "BMW assist malfunction" Not sure what caused it in my case. I wasn't sure if a weak battery was causing the issue. (was told by dealer it needs to be...
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