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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By maninawhitecar
thanks for the info & help, but it's time to go...

thanks to all posters for all the info & help on my 2004 E66. i learned more about this car than i probably should have. my experience with it wasn't as bad as some others on this board, but it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-05-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By maninawhitecar
i went with staggered 20" miro 111. pretty damn...

i went with staggered 20" miro 111. pretty damn sharp.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-19-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,898
Posted By maninawhitecar
ethanol free 91. ethanol content more important...

ethanol free 91. ethanol content more important than 91 vs 89?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-02-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,315
Posted By maninawhitecar
46. first BMW.

46. first BMW.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-25-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,052
Posted By maninawhitecar
agreed that chrome trim would be waste of time. ...

agreed that chrome trim would be waste of time. i got rid of mine as well. save your money for shiny wheels & it will clean up your look!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,214
Posted By maninawhitecar
i have conti DW summer version, not the DWS...

i have conti DW summer version, not the DWS all-seasons. you shouldn't need all-seasons in houston. i wouldn't give them up for anything!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-12-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By maninawhitecar
bypass the $300 & get one of these... ...

bypass the $300 & get one of these...

http://www.supertooth.net/EN/HD/#page=page-1
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By maninawhitecar
i drive in manual mode 99% of the time. i find...

i drive in manual mode 99% of the time. i find the transmission hunt when decelerating or the delay in hunting for a gear after stopping a bit too jittery for my tastes. you will find your way...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By maninawhitecar
the v12 isn't soulless at all, it's that the 7...

the v12 isn't soulless at all, it's that the 7 series isn't a very loud car. it's a stealthy kind of vehicle with the low interior noise & lack-of-attention exhaust system. a 760Li will also have a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,338
Posted By maninawhitecar
i have the same year & model as yours WITH H&R...

i have the same year & model as yours WITH H&R springs installed. should be easy exchange. as far as ride is concerned, the springs are very comfortable, but handle like crazy when pushed. like...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,001
Posted By maninawhitecar
the bremmer kraft wheels are very similar to...

the bremmer kraft wheels are very similar to mine. my pic might give you a decent idea of what they will look like.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-12-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,717
Posted By maninawhitecar
don't forget the many gasket repairs: alternator...

don't forget the many gasket repairs: alternator plate gasket, upper timing cover gasket, etc. i just had crank case vent valve, water pump & a/c compressor repairs as well, but it's been running...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-12-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,650
Posted By maninawhitecar
averaging about 18-19mpg on ethanol-free 92....

averaging about 18-19mpg on ethanol-free 92. would be more if i didn't have to climb a 1000ft hill 2-3 times a day!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By maninawhitecar
bypass the 9000 altogether & get a supertooth hd...

bypass the 9000 altogether & get a supertooth hd module:http://www.supertooth.net/US/HD/

it's plenty loud, plenty clear & 1/3 of the price. i bought a 9000 that didn't work as well...couldn't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,390
Posted By maninawhitecar
04 745Li - bought with 102k just over a year ago,...

04 745Li - bought with 102k just over a year ago, now have 117k. after some oil leaks & wear & tear maintenance jobs it's purring like a kitten right now (fingers crossed). can't wait to get summer...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By maninawhitecar
fortunately i had a connection for almost...

fortunately i had a connection for almost wholesale.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By maninawhitecar
thanks! it was a long decision process for...

thanks! it was a long decision process for those. funny, the HRRs up above were a finalist, but even though they also resemble a stock wheel, it was for the previous generation body type. plus,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By maninawhitecar
they resemble factories, but they are miro 111. ...

they resemble factories, but they are miro 111. www.mirowheels.com
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By maninawhitecar
sure!

sure!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,000
Posted By maninawhitecar
i like my 20s!

i like my 20s!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By maninawhitecar
i had same situation. the dealership recommended...

i had same situation. the dealership recommended replacing the phone cradle, which i did with no success. i finally scrapped it all & after some research went with a SUPERTOOTH HD bluetooth module. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-13-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By maninawhitecar
i drive in manual mode 99% of the time. keeps...

i drive in manual mode 99% of the time. keeps that sometimes hard downshift to 1st gear to a minimum & lets me navigate my local hills without any gear hunting.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-13-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,147
Posted By maninawhitecar
+1 i was thinking that it reminds me of a...

+1

i was thinking that it reminds me of a stretched out vw cc (the ONLY vw model i really like).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By maninawhitecar
speaker upgrade available (finally)

it's been literally years since this product was announced, but bavarian soundwerks finally took their 7-series speakers upgrades live for both standard & logic7 setups. url:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-29-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,580
Posted By maninawhitecar
no on the red edge. the lip will make your...

no on the red edge. the lip will make your wheels look smaller. not a good idea. stick with the first ones or the kelleners.
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