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Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-01-2010, 02:11 PM
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Views: 337
Posted By bumpersignal
18" OEM silver rims from 2002 BMW 745i

Getting rid of this extra set of OEM wheels I had laying around. They're 18" wheels with 2 tires that are completely bald and 2 tires that are 20% sized 235/50/18 (g-Force T/A off spec).

I'm...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-01-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By bumpersignal
20" Beyern Chrome multispoke for 5series or 7series - $750 IE/OC/LA

I have a set of BMW Beyern Chrome wheels 20" , with a 1" lip in the front and huge 2" lip in the rear. The wheels have curb rash. The tires in the rear are bald so need to be replaced, but the fronts...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By bumpersignal
Nice

Nice
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By bumpersignal
That's not *that* close.. Last week I came home...

That's not *that* close.. Last week I came home from a 7 hour plane ride and found the hills where I live lit up on fire and had to start packing valuables ready for evacuation in Rancho Palos...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,129
Posted By bumpersignal
Thanks for the tip. You were right. I was...

Thanks for the tip. You were right. I was looking for more audible/visible notification of the motion disable but it is simply the little red light under the mirror is what I should've been...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By bumpersignal
Dude, that sounds like a good deal to me. $7500...

Dude, that sounds like a good deal to me. $7500 would've been too much but for $5300 I think you will get it fixed properly sounds like the mechanic is a good one. Let us know how it works out.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-18-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,847
Posted By bumpersignal
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-17-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By bumpersignal
That's a bad sign. If it's running that rough...

That's a bad sign. If it's running that rough perhaps he drove it while it's hot too long and some permanent damage. By him just telling you that off the bat, I would be suspicious because you KNOW...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-15-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 97,211
Posted By bumpersignal
Yup, he was able to troubleshoot my problem to be...

Yup, he was able to troubleshoot my problem to be a couple of bad hoses as well as radiator. He's also done other work for me like valve cover gasket, and a couple of other gaskets. Saved me...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-14-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By bumpersignal
Ok no worries.

Ok no worries.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 97,211
Posted By bumpersignal
Joseph, I know a good mobile mechanic in the OC...

Joseph, I know a good mobile mechanic in the OC area but he will come to you.

His name is JC and his #: 714.360.6620

He's a BMW certified tech and has A LOT of experience on the E65, prices...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-14-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By bumpersignal
I'll take them.

I'll take them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-13-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,129
Posted By bumpersignal
Yeah, believe me I've already tried this (as...

Yeah, believe me I've already tried this (as described already).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-13-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,129
Posted By bumpersignal
HELP - can't disable alarm motion sensor!

When I lock my doors , the alarm automatically arms. My user manual says if I press the lock button on the key fob TWICE it should disable the motion sense of the alarm so that my dog doesn't cause...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By bumpersignal
Dang that must've been some accident if those...

Dang that must've been some accident if those were the only parts you were able to salvage. BTW, if that headlight switch has the parking brake button on it, let me know how much.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,669
Posted By bumpersignal
Mugbiker: what was the cause? I had my valve...

Mugbiker: what was the cause? I had my valve cover gaskets and upper timing cover gaskets changed which definitely helped but I'm still getting about a drop or two nightly. Maybe it's residual I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,103
Posted By bumpersignal
I agree with what sims1dh said except "the car is...

I agree with what sims1dh said except "the car is not more problem prone than others". Sooooo not true. Certainly more problem prone than others but hopefully it's worth it :)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,103
Posted By bumpersignal
My checklist for you: 1. leaks leaks leaks. ...

My checklist for you:

1. leaks leaks leaks. Look UNDER The car to see what leaks there are if any. Leaking PS fluid would be a good indication of rack&pinion/dynamic drive problems to come...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-19-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,063
Posted By bumpersignal
This one is pretty obvious that it's a battery or...

This one is pretty obvious that it's a battery or alternator issue.



Which problem?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,110
Posted By bumpersignal
First result from google search: ...

First result from google search:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,092
Posted By bumpersignal
apparently in the trunk, under the spare? ...

apparently in the trunk, under the spare?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=328634&highlight=brake+actuator
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,635
Posted By bumpersignal
Nice! Any idea how many hours labor it was to...

Nice! Any idea how many hours labor it was to replace that?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,450
Posted By bumpersignal
Seems reasonable to me.

Seems reasonable to me.
Forum: California 07-16-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By bumpersignal
For me, rmeuropean. They rock. Also...

For me, rmeuropean. They rock. Also ****************** since they're actually located in Gardena was super fast.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,119
Posted By bumpersignal
Ah hah. I'm thinking this is more likely the...

Ah hah. I'm thinking this is more likely the cause of my dash knock sound. How hard is it to open up the dash? Any guides?
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