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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By csmeance
The Michelins have been replaced with the...

The Michelins have been replaced with the Michelin Pilot Super Sport, they came out a few months ago and are incredible tires! 295/30/21, about $400 each on tirerack shipped.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By csmeance
Do 21x9 on all 4 corners and you'll be fine. If...

Do 21x9 on all 4 corners and you'll be fine. If you want the car to look better, put some wheel spacers on the rear wheels.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By csmeance
it could be from the hydraulic sway bars. Where...

it could be from the hydraulic sway bars. Where exactly do you notice the drips?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By csmeance
The A/S plus tires are garbage, they won't last...

The A/S plus tires are garbage, they won't last long on the 7 series. I had them in 19's and the rears were done in 12K miles and michelin wouldn't help me out because the car had a staggered...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-17-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By csmeance
get the battery tested and see what the CCA is....

get the battery tested and see what the CCA is. Did you register the battery? If not, the battery will not be charging to 100% and will be charged to a lower % since the car thinks the battery is 20+...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By csmeance
check the charging state of your battery. If the...

check the charging state of your battery. If the battery is low, it limits the fan speed and A/C operation
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By csmeance
If you want a softer ride, the 19's will def....

If you want a softer ride, the 19's will def. help with it but the sport suspension itself is what doesn't dampen as much as the regular suspension, thus causing a rougher ride from the getgo.
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-16-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,479
Posted By csmeance
No one here works for BMW so they can't comment...

No one here works for BMW so they can't comment with BMW's side of the story. I'm posting the information because it is the same for your F01/02 as it is on any other newer BMW with an AGM battery....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By csmeance
Car is in limp mode because it senses a problem....

Car is in limp mode because it senses a problem. It could be one of many things. Go to autozone and get them to pull the codes. They are usually free. Post back and we can help more
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-15-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,479
Posted By csmeance
sorry to be the bearer of bad news but you do...

sorry to be the bearer of bad news but you do need to program the battery to the car. Unless you do this, you will kill you AGM battery in a few months and end up with the same exact problems. The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By csmeance
You are putting the wrong tires on you car now! ...

You are putting the wrong tires on you car now!

The factory size is 245/45/19!!! You need 245/50/18 on all 4 tires. I don't think the 18" rims come in a staggered setup
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By csmeance
Someone mentioned the vanos solenoids or...

Someone mentioned the vanos solenoids or something of the nature curing the lumpy idle on their 7. They took them apart and posted quite a bit about it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,037
Posted By csmeance
It depends on how worn the leather is and how...

It depends on how worn the leather is and how much time you want to invest:

Best Cleaner/Conditioner based on smell & performance -> Zaino Leather in a bottle

Best Cleaner that's easy to find &...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-12-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By csmeance
You can find a lot of parts at salvage yards,...

You can find a lot of parts at salvage yards, junk yards, etc for a great price. I'd also suggest cross shopping ECS tuning, FCP euro and also google part numbers. I've found that Tischer BMW and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-12-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By csmeance
Not much exists for us because there are a few...

Not much exists for us because there are a few major issues:

1. The Engine Managment, ESS came out with the S/C but it never worked properly. One member fitted it and couldn't restart his car when...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By csmeance
This is typical BMW pricing, an independent...

This is typical BMW pricing, an independent mechanic can do everything much cheaper.

1. Oil change -> Shouldn't be more than $89.99 with very good sythetic oil. I usually bring my own 0W-40 Mobil...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-11-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By csmeance
BEWARE OF COLOR BLENDING!!!! Color blending is...

BEWARE OF COLOR BLENDING!!!! Color blending is for when the painter isn't sure they can match the existing paint due to paint fade, technique, etc.

This is where they spot repair the paint...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-11-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,164
Posted By csmeance
Simon, you can take the wheel/rim to a tire shop...

Simon, you can take the wheel/rim to a tire shop and have them put it on the balancer. As the rim spins they have a rod that will touch/be near the edge of the wheel and it'll help to see bends...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-11-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 22,039
Posted By csmeance
^agree, if anything you are loosing about $700 a...

^agree, if anything you are loosing about $700 a month just on depreciation! These engines shouldn't require 43 days to get working again. Did they put you into a decent rental car?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By csmeance
slam the door shut really hard or pull both the...

slam the door shut really hard or pull both the inner handle and outer handle at the same time. It's easier with the window down.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-31-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By csmeance
There's on one car-part.com in CA that's $500!

There's on one car-part.com in CA that's $500!
Forum: Off-Topic 01-30-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By csmeance
also they will inspect your house to see if you...

also they will inspect your house to see if you have any "features" that can lower your insurance such as:

Alarm, Storm shutters, hurricane rated windows, flame resistant insulation, etc. I would...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-30-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By csmeance
^ agree, I've also used Ozone Machines on a few...

^ agree, I've also used Ozone Machines on a few properties with excellent results as well!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By csmeance
another member here broke the diff with like 50K...

another member here broke the diff with like 50K miles on the car trying to do a burnout. One tire was on wet pavement while the other was on dry, and BOOM!

BMW specs the fluid as lifetime but we...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By csmeance
there's a spray you can buy to repaint them so...

there's a spray you can buy to repaint them so they look brand new. There's a thread on it somewhere here!
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