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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-23-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By Johnhampton
Thanks, im gonna send you a message!

Thanks, im gonna send you a message!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By Johnhampton
The dealership is too far away and i have towing...

The dealership is too far away and i have towing coverage so just better safe than sorry
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,046
Posted By Johnhampton
This may be a silly question but what exactly...

This may be a silly question but what exactly does updating the software do? Is it just a cosmetic change as far as how options are displayed on the Idrive screen or does it change how your car...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Johnhampton
I hear you, I seen like an 80 year old guy with...

I hear you, I seen like an 80 year old guy with the 2012 CLS 55 AMG at a local chik-fil-a. I wanted to crawl up in my car an hide! That thing is serious on the looks. I can only imagine what it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Johnhampton
6 Gran Coupe Vs Benz CLS

Maybe this should be on the 6 series thread but I just wanted some unbiased opinions from the fellow E65\66 group. I think the CLS may have this, what do you guys think
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,396
Posted By Johnhampton
If you really want to get a good wipe down on...

If you really want to get a good wipe down on your wheels period, I think some dealerships charge 180$ for a superior detail. They do everything in a normal detail inluding shampooing the trunk and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By Johnhampton
See the thing about jacking the car up and all...

See the thing about jacking the car up and all that is I dont have the tools to do so. I dont really have a choice but to have someone look at it. The mech I took it to informed me that he had taken...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By Johnhampton
You seem like you may know a little about cars...

You seem like you may know a little about cars more than more me so I got a question.

As far as this coolant pipe/weephole issue, wouldnt the car have to be running for coolant to actually flow...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,771
Posted By Johnhampton
the expansion tank is the basically the...

the expansion tank is the basically the reservoir. Its on partsgeek.com for $100 and some change(http://www.partsgeek.com/catalog/2002/bmw/745i/cooling_system/expansion_tank.html). You may actually...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 702,292
Posted By Johnhampton
This maybe just my taste but this is the way a 7...

This maybe just my taste but this is the way a 7 series should look!! Classy yet sporty all at the same time. Few cars can capture this look like like the 750. In my opinion one of the best looking...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,387
Posted By Johnhampton
As much as I like my car, ill admit its a money...

As much as I like my car, ill admit its a money pit especially the 2002 745s. This car is not for a guy who lives check to check or has to wait till tax season trust me. Im not saying you are a guy...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By Johnhampton
Checking it out now, thanks. and no we dont want...

Checking it out now, thanks. and no we dont want that. Ive put too much money into the car to sell it becuase of transmission failure.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By Johnhampton
Ill get that checked. I only take my car to the...

Ill get that checked. I only take my car to the dealership for Oil changes becuase theres not much of a difference in price between them and indyshops\ shadetree mechanics. Normally the dealership...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By Johnhampton
Ive had everything changed at the times I was...

Ive had everything changed at the times I was supposed to besides the Tranny fluid because they informed me that its lifetime. Spark plugs, all O2 sensors, etc have been changed. Its funny you say...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By Johnhampton
Looking for freelance Mechanics in the Hampton Roads Area

Sup Gents, Im looking for freelance mechanics in the Hampton Roads Virginia area and Maryland. If you know any please share, or maybe If someone is looking for a decent mechanic I could refer them...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By Johnhampton
I bought the car in early 2008 with about 60k...

I bought the car in early 2008 with about 60k miles on it. It had just got the inspection 1 service done, i cant remember if that included a transmission flush but I doubt it. Since then I've had no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,077
Posted By Johnhampton
But wait....In the AGA video on youtube, the guy...

But wait....In the AGA video on youtube, the guy does comment that you have to take off the water pump. My Indy mechanic told me that I should prob change that as well, using the AGA pipe. My...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,771
Posted By Johnhampton
Did you get a update on your issue yet? I had the...

Did you get a update on your issue yet? I had the same exact issue, first a dripping then eventually it started pouring and left the same streaks behind that your car is. I though it was the power...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By Johnhampton
Car is Jerking after I brake and when Coming Out of First Gear

Good afternoon Guys

I know this thread has probably been posted before but normally people dont go back and comment on old threads.... anyways.... my car sounds like it is having a tough time...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,077
Posted By Johnhampton
The 1AAuto cooling pipe looks like it has too...

The 1AAuto cooling pipe looks like it has too many parts that could fail in the future. And lets not forget that All German Auto Parts cooling pipe kit comes with the O rings made out of special...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By Johnhampton
Valve cover gaskets lol but yeah he quoted me...

Valve cover gaskets lol but yeah he quoted me 2025. Mine was a slight drip at first as well. My guess is the O ring completely melted maybe, I don't know.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-19-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By Johnhampton
Tell me about it, im getting ready to send my 600...

Tell me about it, im getting ready to send my 600 or so to all german auto. Gonna try to replace the head gaskets and water pump while at it. My car is at 144 now tho, I knew it was coming soon.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-19-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By Johnhampton
Its the weep hole

Its the weep hole
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-19-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Johnhampton
Ive never rode in a Prius to tell you about drive...

Ive never rode in a Prius to tell you about drive quality and what not, but Toyotas are normally reliable cars. I would go head and get that Prius!. Gas is already 4.00 a gal for Premium and its not...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By Johnhampton
Thanks bro. Im no mechanic but the coolant leaks...

Thanks bro. Im no mechanic but the coolant leaks out as soon as i pour it in, literally. I would think if it was the weep hole issue, it'd be more of a slow leak, like a dripping. Again I'm no...
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