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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,292
Posted By Big N Fast
Dynamic Drive Finally Fixed

My problem was a defective sway bar. I paid BMW to read the codes and they confirmed it was a faulty sway bar. Instead of a new one - approx $1000 - I purchased a used one from a salvage yard for a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Big N Fast
I needed a new sway bar to fix dynamic drive fault

My dynamic drive fault would occur if I got mildly aggressive on a turn. I would hear/feel a mild pop from the block that is located behind the right front wheel. After putting up with it or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,989
Posted By Big N Fast
My turn!!! I have been fighting a coolant leak...

My turn!!! I have been fighting a coolant leak and after changing all the hoses, expansion tank, etc, the local BMW dealership Jake Sweeney agreed to confirm what was leaking for $140. Even with my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By Big N Fast
According to the training manual someone posted...

According to the training manual someone posted the coolant will be in the 105-107 C range. This is to increase the efficiency of the engine, reduce fuel consumption, etc. However, these cars have a...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 01-13-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,673
Posted By Big N Fast
If the last 5 digits of your vin were 12345, your...

If the last 5 digits of your vin were 12345, your unlocking code would be 1+2+3+4+5 which equals 15. Therefore, your unlocking code is 15. Keep pressing the button until you get to unlocking and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Big N Fast
Thanks and a handshake!!!

Blackbox760,
Thanks so much for posting this link...what an awesome source of information!
Thanks and a handshake!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,989
Posted By Big N Fast
C

Anks all...great info. My advice to all is still change the coolant and water pump every 50K miles and the hoses at 75k. They are expensive, have significant heat and we love to tinker with...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Big N Fast
Awesome top gear of the 2010 760 vs. S600

Sweet tire smoking drifts by the stig...by both cars. The MB seemed to have the edge on brute power over the BMW, but the BMW seemed to be more refined and include more features. After watching the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,989
Posted By Big N Fast
Great job! You are so right...we get the benefit...

Great job! You are so right...we get the benefit of the v12, but the v8 guys get the benefit of easier to find info! It also sounds like you have 160k miles? If so, glad to hear as it will be very...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-04-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Posted By Big N Fast
Low coolant

Inspect the coolant tank - mine had a very slight crack that when it got warm, it would leak. It was tough to find in the driveway but eventually I noticed it was wet between the tank and the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-04-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Big N Fast
Yes he is!

Sristopher,
There is a beer and lobster tail with your name on it waiting in Cincinnati! I called the Indy that installed the battery (OEM from BMW) and they said they would gladly re-register it. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Big N Fast
Battery recharge light came on in three minutes...

Battery recharge light came on in three minutes with "key on". Time to learn how to register battey with INPA.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,963
Posted By Big N Fast
Right again - three minutes and my recharge...

Right again - three minutes and my recharge battery light came on! Now it's time to learn the battery registration with INPA!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Big N Fast
OK, I am sold. You are correct. I also see that...

OK, I am sold. You are correct. I also see that when I hit defroster, the fan speed modulates in many different speeds vs approx 3 sppeds as it does now. Thought I was imagining it used to blast -...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Big N Fast
Just switched my rear blower regulator and front...

Just switched my rear blower regulator and front blower regulator - rear still works, front still only blows on low and med...does not seem to blast. Maybe I am imagining but it seemed to blast...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Big N Fast
Also, my batty is newer (18 mos old) and was...

Also, my batty is newer (18 mos old) and was registered. Do not have any battery warnings ever since battery was replaced.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Big N Fast
Thanks guys but I checked the battery voltage and...

Thanks guys but I checked the battery voltage and it is at 13.8 to 13.9 as checked by a meter as well as unlocking the menu using the reset button and inserting the code for my VIN. I did see that...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-03-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,673
Posted By Big N Fast
Mine was 3...

Just like rookie 2008 said...add the last 5 digits together! Thanks rookie!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-02-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Big N Fast
Blower resolution?

Did you ever determine the connection between the blower motor and the auxiliary fan? My max blower only "kicks in" after 20 minutes or so. I planned on changing the blower regulator or blower motor...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,247
Posted By Big N Fast
Thanks - trunk was never that weak or slow, but I...

Thanks - trunk was never that weak or slow, but I finally got to change the struts and your advice was a big help. Not many 760's out there and the rear air conditioning really makes it tight. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-01-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,837
Posted By Big N Fast
My Nav has worked fine for years...then I noticed...

My Nav has worked fine for years...then I noticed it was showing me somewhere else - perhaps KY or MI (vs OH). I have not changed anything. Tried removing the disc in trunk and re-installing it -...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-30-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Big N Fast
You will have the correct amount of fluid if you:...

You will have the correct amount of fluid if you:
1) Filled trans while car was raised, but also level. Fill it until it begins to seep out
2) Start car and add fluid again until it starts to seep...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Big N Fast
It's not a problem running with exhaust

Was no problem...period.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-09-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,247
Posted By Big N Fast
Trunk struts

Thanks for the update...my symptoms are similar. Less of an issue when I use it, but the car is mostly "garage candy". Anyway, I assume it was an hour after you removed all the trunk interior. Any...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-08-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By Big N Fast
Myth buster - mech seal/trans fluid, running w/o exhaust, bumper removal

Big weekend for the 760.
1) Small trans leak turned out to be mech seal. Wilson has an awesome post - only addition might be to drop the exhaust. Hardest part is getting our cars jacked up. Once...
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