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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 91,901
Posted By Big N Fast
Yes, that will be a clean cut as I have also used...

Yes, that will be a clean cut as I have also used an x-acto knife. Your price is fine - hope I did not insult you in anyway. I did not even want to insult bmw.all.around as his diaphragms are...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Big N Fast
Pull to open...

Mine has a little door over it where I insert the ignition key (actual key that is inside the fob), open the door and then the "Pull to Open" tag is evident. Once you pull it, the car can be winched...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,286
Posted By Big N Fast
Jim, Cincinnati, 2003 BMW 760LI

Purchased in 2007 with 39K miles, now has 85K miles. I have had a few of the typical problems, but this forum and you guys all taught me how to fix pretty much anything I needed. So...you are all...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 91,901
Posted By Big N Fast
Here is what I was doing wrong on the HPFP...

I have fought the HPFP issue for 2 years and seem to have it fixed!!! Thanks to Steve, Rick, Heinrich and I must even thank bmw.all.around. Here goes my saga:

I changed many diaphragms, changed...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-11-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,229
Posted By Big N Fast
2003 BMW 760LI, pumps failed at 80,000 miles in...

2003 BMW 760LI, pumps failed at 80,000 miles in 2014. Been trying to find diaphragms that work for 2 years...it's an embarrassment to drive due to long crank, periodic rough idle and periodic stall.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 91,901
Posted By Big N Fast
Thanks Rick!

Appreciate the direction - I will post the results.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 91,901
Posted By Big N Fast
Hi Rick, I have done the HPFP diaphragms - one...

Hi Rick,
I have done the HPFP diaphragms - one appeared bad and the other seemed fine. I have also done both fuel filters (main and vapor recovery) as well as the fuel pump that was in the tank. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,685
Posted By Big N Fast
Dynamic Drive Finally Fixed

My problem was a defective sway bar. I paid BMW to read the codes and they confirmed it was a faulty sway bar. Instead of a new one - approx $1000 - I purchased a used one from a salvage yard for a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By Big N Fast
I needed a new sway bar to fix dynamic drive fault

My dynamic drive fault would occur if I got mildly aggressive on a turn. I would hear/feel a mild pop from the block that is located behind the right front wheel. After putting up with it or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,078
Posted By Big N Fast
My turn!!! I have been fighting a coolant leak...

My turn!!! I have been fighting a coolant leak and after changing all the hoses, expansion tank, etc, the local BMW dealership Jake Sweeney agreed to confirm what was leaking for $140. Even with my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,219
Posted By Big N Fast
According to the training manual someone posted...

According to the training manual someone posted the coolant will be in the 105-107 C range. This is to increase the efficiency of the engine, reduce fuel consumption, etc. However, these cars have a...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 01-13-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,369
Posted By Big N Fast
If the last 5 digits of your vin were 12345, your...

If the last 5 digits of your vin were 12345, your unlocking code would be 1+2+3+4+5 which equals 15. Therefore, your unlocking code is 15. Keep pressing the button until you get to unlocking and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,248
Posted By Big N Fast
Thanks and a handshake!!!

Blackbox760,
Thanks so much for posting this link...what an awesome source of information!
Thanks and a handshake!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,078
Posted By Big N Fast
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Anks all...great info. My advice to all is still change the coolant and water pump every 50K miles and the hoses at 75k. They are expensive, have significant heat and we love to tinker with...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By Big N Fast
Awesome top gear of the 2010 760 vs. S600

Sweet tire smoking drifts by the stig...by both cars. The MB seemed to have the edge on brute power over the BMW, but the BMW seemed to be more refined and include more features. After watching the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,078
Posted By Big N Fast
Great job! You are so right...we get the benefit...

Great job! You are so right...we get the benefit of the v12, but the v8 guys get the benefit of easier to find info! It also sounds like you have 160k miles? If so, glad to hear as it will be very...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-04-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,857
Posted By Big N Fast
Low coolant

Inspect the coolant tank - mine had a very slight crack that when it got warm, it would leak. It was tough to find in the driveway but eventually I noticed it was wet between the tank and the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-04-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By Big N Fast
Yes he is!

Sristopher,
There is a beer and lobster tail with your name on it waiting in Cincinnati! I called the Indy that installed the battery (OEM from BMW) and they said they would gladly re-register it. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By Big N Fast
Battery recharge light came on in three minutes...

Battery recharge light came on in three minutes with "key on". Time to learn how to register battey with INPA.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,538
Posted By Big N Fast
Right again - three minutes and my recharge...

Right again - three minutes and my recharge battery light came on! Now it's time to learn the battery registration with INPA!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By Big N Fast
OK, I am sold. You are correct. I also see that...

OK, I am sold. You are correct. I also see that when I hit defroster, the fan speed modulates in many different speeds vs approx 3 sppeds as it does now. Thought I was imagining it used to blast -...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By Big N Fast
Just switched my rear blower regulator and front...

Just switched my rear blower regulator and front blower regulator - rear still works, front still only blows on low and med...does not seem to blast. Maybe I am imagining but it seemed to blast...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By Big N Fast
Also, my batty is newer (18 mos old) and was...

Also, my batty is newer (18 mos old) and was registered. Do not have any battery warnings ever since battery was replaced.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By Big N Fast
Thanks guys but I checked the battery voltage and...

Thanks guys but I checked the battery voltage and it is at 13.8 to 13.9 as checked by a meter as well as unlocking the menu using the reset button and inserting the code for my VIN. I did see that...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-03-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,369
Posted By Big N Fast
Mine was 3...

Just like rookie 2008 said...add the last 5 digits together! Thanks rookie!
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