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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-02-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By jbhoot
By the way - I have a 2006 750li

By the way - I have a 2006 750li
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-02-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By jbhoot
I have done this -'it's very tedious to do. What...

I have done this -'it's very tedious to do. What I did is put the front of the car on jack stands. You have to remove brace at the bottom. Then remove the passenger side exhaust header, you can get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By jbhoot
I've taken my servo motors out multiple times. I...

I've taken my servo motors out multiple times. I put it back in and rotate in until they sit flush. You will know if they are working when you put the key fob in, don't press the brake, press start...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By jbhoot
Nice job - just out of interest, did you replace...

Nice job - just out of interest, did you replace the spark plug tubes?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By jbhoot
Whatever you do, don't force it over. A couple of...

Whatever you do, don't force it over. A couple of us have cracked the cylinder wall ! Can you get a camera in to see what's going on? Did you find that lost keeper?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-15-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By jbhoot
Here's a link. ...

Here's a link.

http://tis.bmwcats.com/doc1074543/

(FYI, you can also use the translate to english function in your browser).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By jbhoot
Did you put sealant on the recommended places ?

Did you put sealant on the recommended places ?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By jbhoot
6K has nothing to do with brightness. 6K refers...

6K has nothing to do with brightness. 6K refers to the color (using the Kelvin color scale). brightness is measured in lux.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
I learnt my lesson the hard way :-( I plan to...

I learnt my lesson the hard way :-( I plan to start removing the complete engine this weekend. I'll post pictures on progress, just in case anyone is interested.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
Thank you Motronic.

Thank you Motronic.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
Yes - by the way the white smoke started right...

Yes - by the way the white smoke started right immediately after I started the engine. I guess hydrolock it is. I'll never do that again.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
I don't think the valves are bent. But I didn't...

I don't think the valves are bent. But I didn't remove them to check.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
491224

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
491223

491223
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
491222 Head gasket looks pretty good

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Head gasket looks pretty good
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
491221

491221
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
That would be great - please do let me know.

That would be great - please do let me know.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
Yes - absolutely - I'll take more photos.

Yes - absolutely - I'll take more photos.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
You are right, they shouldn't just crack. I...

You are right, they shouldn't just crack. I really have no idea how it could have happened. I wasn't losing coolant before I started this. I must have done something wrong, but I am sure I followed...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
No - no problem before (beside the valve stem...

No - no problem before (beside the valve stem seals).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
You can just see the crack - right at the botton

You can just see the crack - right at the botton
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
491217

491217
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
It took me a while but I finally got the head...

It took me a while but I finally got the head off. It is indeed a cracked cylinder. See attached photo - I guess I am looking for a new engine
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
Yeah - I can't believe I did that as well. I'm...

Yeah - I can't believe I did that as well. I'm not looking for excuses, I only had one valve cover off and was working daily but then had to take a non-planned urgent work trip for a week. I just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,248
Posted By jbhoot
The strange thing is that I am working on the car...

The strange thing is that I am working on the car in my drive, which is sloped. So when it rained, I would have expected rain to get in to cylinder 4, but the issue is cylinder 1. I know we are just...
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