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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-14-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By slypher25aussie
Starter Error, Leave Engine Running

So yesterday the BF and I were in the garage working to replace the thermostat on his '07 E66, and all of a sudden we heard the warning chime. At first we thought it was his car... I looked inside,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By slypher25aussie
Will do... thanks for the advice. Makes sense.

Will do... thanks for the advice. Makes sense.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By slypher25aussie
After getting the tow, I started the car back up...

After getting the tow, I started the car back up and sat idling for about 10 minutes... the warning never came back on, but I'm afraid to try driving it again for fear of getting stranded again.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By slypher25aussie
There is a leak that drips a few drops every...

There is a leak that drips a few drops every night, but I think it's power steering fluid. I know it's supposed to be green CHF-11s, but previous owner filled it with regular fluid I think... it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By slypher25aussie
Never mind... Parking brake seems to be fine...

Never mind... Parking brake seems to be fine now... But now I got stranded on the side of the road with a low oil pressure warning. Jeez never a dull moment with this car. :banghead:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By slypher25aussie
They definitely did not clear in just a few...

They definitely did not clear in just a few minutes... after I cleared them myself using my tool, all that was left was ABS and the parking brake.

Now this morning the ABS seems to have cleared...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By slypher25aussie
Parking Brake Failure After Smog

So I took my 7 in for the smog check yesterday... damn thing failed due to the secondary air system being not ready (that's another story).

After they were done, I got in the car to leave and my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-29-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By slypher25aussie
They're jealous you drive a 7 and all they have...

They're jealous you drive a 7 and all they have is a Corolla. Which obviously gives them the justification to key your hard earned property. :screwy:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-29-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 14,490
Posted By slypher25aussie
Woot! PM sent! Thanks man!

Woot! PM sent! Thanks man!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-29-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 14,490
Posted By slypher25aussie
Hey you're in SD too? I'm in Chula Vista. I'm...

Hey you're in SD too? I'm in Chula Vista. I'm looking at doing this to my car... deathly afraid of soldering though. Would you be open to helping me out? Pizza & beer included :D
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-14-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By slypher25aussie
Actually, my '02 did have a warning "recharge...

Actually, my '02 did have a warning "recharge battery" that would pop up on the gauge screen when I sat in my car with the radio playing when the engine was off.

Also, if you guys are thinking...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By slypher25aussie
Might do that if no one else bites... PM me...

Might do that if no one else bites... PM me details for him if you would be so kind
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By slypher25aussie
Anyone in the San Diego/SoCal area with soldering skills?

Trying to get my L7 amp fixed... It's completely shot. I don't trust myself with trying to solder on new capacitors, so hoping maybe someone local could lend their assistance and expertise.

Beer,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 613,739
Posted By slypher25aussie
Oh nice! Love that area. I'm about 20 minutes...

Oh nice! Love that area. I'm about 20 minutes east of there in Chula Vista.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 613,739
Posted By slypher25aussie
Ah ok... well still looks great :)

Ah ok... well still looks great :)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 613,739
Posted By slypher25aussie
Love that color. My bf has the same on his E39....

Love that color. My bf has the same on his E39. Titanium silver right?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-06-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 613,739
Posted By slypher25aussie
You should really make this a separate new thread...

You should really make this a separate new thread instead of posting in here where it will get lost and probably never answered.

Have you contacted the shop where you got your trans serviced? That...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By slypher25aussie
To an extent, yes... I saw pictures, but that was...

To an extent, yes... I saw pictures, but that was it. Looks to be pretty clean. If I remember correctly, once the car arrives, I still have the opportunity to have it inspected and return it if I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By slypher25aussie
Jumping forums/introducing myself

Hey everyone. First off, a quick intro... I used to be all over the E38 forums on bimmerforums, but I recently sold it and bought an E65 at auction that should be arriving within the next week or...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-20-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By slypher25aussie
95 740i - LED brake light bulbs?

Has anyone tried replacing their brake light bulbs with the LED retrofit ones you can buy off ebay and other places? I've heard that the LED's will cause the ECU to tell you that your brake lights...
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