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Forum: Australia 10-30-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,183
Posted By dirtdad
Hi to all

Chris here with a 04 735i that I have finally got sorted after much heartache and wasted time trying to get any quality repairs from dealers or so called specialists. Have now found a guru in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-26-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,896
Posted By dirtdad
A further update. Have found a brilliant euro car...

A further update. Have found a brilliant euro car specialist. Had a dead ebox fan, replaced fan motor with unit from jaycar (electronics store). DISA fail and overheat faults had returned. Tested out...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-12-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,896
Posted By dirtdad
And the answer is!

I bit the bullet and removed the disa manifold from the car and found it gummed with oil sludge. You can remove the butterfly vale at the front of the disa easily to have a restricted view inside, I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-08-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,896
Posted By dirtdad
Ongoing Disa issue N62 engine

I had my pride and joy 04 735I for about a year before it lost low end torque and city fuel economy. It regularly returns Disa overheat fault 2281 and Disa failure 2280. Have confirmed that Disa...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,117
Posted By dirtdad
Have the same issue with my 04 735 and had...

Have the same issue with my 04 735 and had dynamic drive, stabilty control and many other faults and the dash would ocasionaly blink out. Read athread on here about this issue (can't remember or...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,183
Posted By dirtdad
sorry for the confusion ,I meant DIS not...

sorry for the confusion ,I meant DIS not DID.Lucky I can use tools as Im crap on a keyboard
Forum: Australia 02-12-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,183
Posted By dirtdad
Hi to all aussie beamer financial supporters like...

Hi to all aussie beamer financial supporters like myself. I,m just south of Newcastle. Has anyone noticed how highly strung some of these guys can get on the forums?
I have been chasing info on nov...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By dirtdad
No vanos rattle

Forgot to mention that I have no Vanos rattle of death and beleive that the problem is coming from the air intake adjuster portion of the system. I have checked on tis and cant find what Im looking...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By dirtdad
Disa, Diva Or Vanos?

Hi my beemer bros and sisters
My car is a nov 03 735i (N62?) engine and has reduced torque down low which is causing bad economy and a frustrated driver. All the symptons are the same as a vanos...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,990
Posted By dirtdad
Hello guys , Can someone please tell me what...

Hello guys , Can someone please tell me what system(vanos Diva Disa) is on an N62 3.6l motor november 2003 build. The solenoids are located where? I can only find the variable timing electric...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,990
Posted By dirtdad
I'm experiencing the same issues with my 2004...

I'm experiencing the same issues with my 2004 735i and have been pulling my hair out trying to get an answer. Realoem have my car listed as an N62. Great to find some like minded people ,as BMW keep...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,811
Posted By dirtdad
Fantastic effort! top marks. My headlight...

Fantastic effort! top marks. My headlight reflector mounting has disintergrated with age and gone crumbly (if there is such a word). Xenon light points down and bounces over bumps. Have been refered...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-21-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By dirtdad
bad news

Thanks Keif for your help
BUT my nov 03 build E65 has a different strip fixings and I cheated and went to my local panel beater and they fiddled for a bit and got the trims off no worries. They...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By dirtdad
Thanks for the excellent info on the bumper Keif....

Thanks for the excellent info on the bumper Keif. I have gone thru a number of headlight threads between you and Bondheli and not sure they relate to my issue as the whole light reflector and all...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-17-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By dirtdad
headlight reflector fallen down

G'day the title says it all. the car is an e65 735i sport with non adaptive xenon headlights (they auto level not turn). Found right side pointing down and after paying a fortune to the stealer to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-17-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By dirtdad
G'Day from Australia

G'day fellow beemer lovers
I've had my E65 735i sport for a year now and love the car, hate the dealers. I am so jealous of you guys and girls in USA as the car , parts and service is sooo expensive...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-14-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,979
Posted By dirtdad
Found a site called bmw tis on the web that shows...

Found a site called bmw tis on the web that shows how. When you search don't select the US site , select the site that is hosted/ acessed thru spaghtti encoder
tis.spaghetticoder.org/
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