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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By Busurfer
One and done.

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The new whip.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By Busurfer
One and done.

Thanks for that. Thankfully the tech side is so amazing that I am not missing the ride as much as I thought I would. I definitely miss the seats, I'm ruined for life on that. Even the seats on the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By Busurfer
One and done.

Yeah, I know. The upside side is that I gain a speed dial slot on my phone because I can delete my Bimmer mechanic (who is awesome and will be missed on a personal level).

The handling, seats and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By Busurfer
One and done.

2013 Lexus RX450h. I'll buy a sports car after the summer peak and see what pops up. I'm already in seat withdrawal, lol.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By Busurfer
Engine blew up threw hood

Spewed my coffee while reading that. :)


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By Busurfer
One and done.

Just traded my '08 E66 in, too many failures and maintenance costs even though I got ahead of the curve and did a lot of preventative maintenance early, I guess driving 25k+ miles a year is more than...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-09-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Busurfer
It's a $250 handheld that has caught all the...

It's a $250 handheld that has caught all the codes before, it came up clean this time which is a first. Once I have a code on that one I will take it to my mechanic who hooks it up to his BMW...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-09-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Busurfer
Exclamation Loss of acceleration but no warnings or lights

I was pulling out of the parking lot at my office today and as I got into the street, the car stopped accelerating. I had the pedal floored but I was only idling along. The only other time I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-24-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By Busurfer
Paint correction on the 7????

I cannot recommend the Poorboy's Black Hole glaze highly enough for black cars, the difference is something you can really see. I thought my Jet Black looked good after the 105/205/ Blackfire /...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By Busurfer
Paint correction on the 7????

Like I said before: Jet Black is a part-time job, not a color. :)


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By Busurfer
Paint correction on the 7????

Just did mine yesterday, didn't need M105/M205 but after wash and clay gave a healthy dose of Poorboy's Black Hole glaze followed by Mother's Pure Brazilian Carnauba wax . Shiny, shiny. (That's not...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-13-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Busurfer
You may regret the K&N Filter, more airflow...

You may regret the K&N Filter, more airflow equals more contaminants in your engine.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By Busurfer
Mine is an '08; the issue is with the wiring...

Mine is an '08; the issue is with the wiring harness of the N62 engine and it probably affects all years if my '08 already has the issue.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Busurfer
When you start the vehicle, watch the initiation...

When you start the vehicle, watch the initiation sequence of the lights of the wall and see if both are tracking the same; I have the shaking issue with my driver's side light and on startup it does...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By Busurfer
Jet Black is universally recognized by...

Jet Black is universally recognized by professional detailers as one of, if not THE, most difficult paint finish to maintain "swirl and scratch" free; just go peruse some of the detailer forums like...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By Busurfer
If you do a good job on Jet Black you will find...

If you do a good job on Jet Black you will find it is metallic as well, just much smaller flecks in the paint. That little surprise made all the hard work worth it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By Busurfer
Jet Black isn't a color, it's a part-time job. ...

Jet Black isn't a color, it's a part-time job.

Every time I look at mine a new swirl mark appears, I quit trying to correct it after 6 months of intense finish correction and care. The best thing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By Busurfer
Try part # 12517602973. I just went through the...

Try part # 12517602973. I just went through the same thing; the car was throwing codes for pedal circuit A and B value range out of whack so we replaced the entire pedal assembly and circuit, still...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-27-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Busurfer
Try part # 12517602973. I just went through the...

Try part # 12517602973. I just went through the same thing; the car was throwing codes for pedal circuit A and B value range out of whack so we replaced the entire pedal assembly and circuit, still...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-21-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,946
Posted By Busurfer
I've got Zimmerman rotors and Akebono pads, no...

I've got Zimmerman rotors and Akebono pads, no noise, no warping, no dust; they've been on for nearly a year with no issues.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Busurfer
It could also be the throttle body, I just...

It could also be the throttle body, I just replaced that whole assembly last month. Symptoms were very close to yours although I got the visual warning image of an engine with a diagonal slash...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By Busurfer
Seals shrink when it's really cold; every...

Seals shrink when it's really cold; every mechanic I know in the LA area loves winter because that's when they get all the cars coming in with leaks. It could be any number of areas; if it's near the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Busurfer
Throttle body actuator failure and a couple of...

Throttle body actuator failure and a couple of other parts; $906 later I'm thinking hard about keeping or trading.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,975
Posted By Busurfer
You need to get the pairing code; if you search...

You need to get the pairing code; if you search the forums you find a thread that tells you where to look or you can take it to the dealership and ask an SA to retrieve it for you. I got one to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Busurfer
I believe there is an open recall for that issue.

I believe there is an open recall for that issue.
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