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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 1,019
Posted By civilrock
I bought my 2002 745Li for $30k april 07 and I...

I bought my 2002 745Li for $30k april 07 and I thought I was getting a steal. KBB was about $36k at the time - private party. Now it's 22,120 private party and 16,675 trade-in.
Still, what car...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-21-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By civilrock
FS: 2002 745Li 88k $27,800 Portland, OR

2002 BMW 745Li
88,000 miles
iPod or mp3 player ready
28 mpg highway (best), 19 mpg city (average commute)
Updated navigation CD (2007)
Legal 35% carbon window tinting
Every factory...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-03-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 28,798
Posted By civilrock
you solder all the grounds to the same spot on...

you solder all the grounds to the same spot on the circuit board.

I couldn't believe how killer it sounded when I first tested it.

Go for this mod, it's really not that hard if you've ever...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,432
Posted By civilrock
Wow!

That is the cleanest installation I've seen yet. Great work!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By civilrock
I'm not sure if the CAN warranties are the same...

I'm not sure if the CAN warranties are the same as the US, but it's 100,000 Miles not Kilometers. That shoud put you out to 160,000km quivalent? It's also good till 2008, so next year it will run...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-12-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,432
Posted By civilrock
I also finished my wiring and set up finally. ...

I also finished my wiring and set up finally.

I have the AUX3 unit under the rear seat because it's easy to access if I need it.
I ran the XM radio and iPod cables from the AUX3 under the carpet...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 06-25-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By civilrock
sold #3. All I have is #4. $50 shipped. ...

sold #3.

All I have is #4. $50 shipped.
Map 4: South Central U.S. -Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and parts of Tennessee and Texas.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,763
Posted By civilrock
I think lowered with the black wheels would look...

I think lowered with the black wheels would look tough, but I'm not so sure about the black roof. Seems kind of trendy; sort of akin to putting a carbon fiber hood on a Honda Civic. But I like mods...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-11-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By civilrock
Paypal- I would never send a check. Paypal...

Paypal- I would never send a check. Paypal protects the buyer very well. I had to make a claim when a guy took my payment and didn't send the wheels, and paypal made sure that I got my money back. ...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-10-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By civilrock
that's a great question. I'm going to check out...

that's a great question. I'm going to check out FedEx Today.
-Kevin
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,432
Posted By civilrock
Is this them?...

Is this them? http://www.avelectronic.com/products.htm
how much do you have into it? How long was the turn around?

You have to post some pics of your set up!

I would probably have used these...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,432
Posted By civilrock
We did it!!!

Well, it took us about an hour to solder in the wires, but it worked on the first try. I couldn't believe it really. I was completely expecting some sort of flaw to happen, or a buzz, or a whine,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-31-2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By civilrock
I've done several stereos in past cars and...

I've done several stereos in past cars and trucks, but all the fiber optic stuff scares me.
check out this post before you dive in:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145011

I've...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-31-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By civilrock
I've done several stereos in past cars and...

I've done several stereos in past cars and trucks, but all the fiber optic stuff scares me.
check out this post before you dive in:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145011

I've...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 05-31-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By civilrock
It was originally a set of 8, but I only needed...

It was originally a set of 8, but I only needed #1 and 2.

I still have #3 and #4 available.

$50ea. shipped.

PM me or email civilrock@gmail.com if you want one, I'm not going to check this...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-31-2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By civilrock
Chrome 18" LA wheel double spoke 93 with 90% tread tires

Wheels are from my 2002 745Li and have been off the car for about a week. I know they will fit BMW 7 series from 1994-2007 ( E38 E65 and E66 ), and I've hear that they will fit 5 series with a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-30-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,952
Posted By civilrock
I just ordered the BTUM8 from EIS directly...

I just ordered the BTUM8 from EIS directly because they were the only ones that would offer a refund if it didn't work. all the dealers said once I plug it into the car I can't return it. I can't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,432
Posted By civilrock
Peterpan, my XMradio unit has a built in FM...

Peterpan,
my XMradio unit has a built in FM modulator. the problem is the quality of the sound sucks when it's connected in that manner. I don't know if the Macally FM Cup has a 10x stronger...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-28-2007, 03:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,432
Posted By civilrock
Hey Slim, I finally got my 7 back from the shop...

Hey Slim,
I finally got my 7 back from the shop and I've ordered the soundgate switch and I have my XM unit, plus my iPod on the way.

Anyway, wouldn't it make sense that the radio has a L and R...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-25-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By civilrock
I paid $1700 for one that will go to 125k. call...

I paid $1700 for one that will go to 125k.
call them back and get more info. do they have a website?
-K
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-24-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By civilrock
I know you guys love pics

Here's the 525 loaner car that I wrecked. (mind you it was 100% her fault) looking back at these pics it seems like the damage doesn't look that bad...but the pilar between the doors is bent, the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-21-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By civilrock
More Dramma

Just to keep you guys up to date:

You remember that 2007 525i that I mentioned? The loaner car that the dealership gave me while my car is getting fixed? Some lady decided to turn Left from the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-21-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,479
Posted By civilrock
I did the same thing with FM modulation with...

I did the same thing with FM modulation with "sure connect" and it sucked. The stock stereo is too good, and it reveals the crappy connection between the XM and the stereo. Once I had mine...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,576
Posted By civilrock
I understood that they're sealed, and you have to...

I understood that they're sealed, and you have to use a heat gun or hair dryer to get the seal open. I was asking my dealer about replacment lenses because mine looked fogged from all the sand...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By civilrock
I'd like to at least drive the thing for a while...

I'd like to at least drive the thing for a while before I sell it.

The dealership gave me a 2007 525i to drive while it's getting worked on, which is nice. I love the handsfree bluetooth option...
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