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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Vecoplan
One thing I am finding is that no one is able to...

One thing I am finding is that no one is able to give a straight answer on a lot of things about the car.

There is t a lot of info available in English unfortunately. I don't know if you have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Vecoplan
Yeah. Tried to take a close up for you of what it...

Yeah. Tried to take a close up for you of what it looks like but doesn't really show up. Sorry.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Vecoplan
I am going to drive to wherever you are and kiss...

I am going to drive to wherever you are and kiss you right on the mouth :-). That is it and when you got to BMW EU 'a site (they don't have the interactive look up pics like us sites do) and type in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-04-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Vecoplan
Ok... That ISNT the factory BMW euro plate...

Ok... That ISNT the factory BMW euro plate holder. And my Car doesn't have a US FRONT plate now that I am trying to switch to a euro plate. I do to want an overlay piece, I do t want a US OEM plate...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Vecoplan
Thanks Mr. BMW. A.) I think that is the US sized...

Thanks Mr. BMW. A.) I think that is the US sized plate correct? I see that part number in the book. Just can't find the Euro one. B.) I didn't see in your thread that you had a part number on your...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-02-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Vecoplan
Part number? my dealer can't find it.

Part number? my dealer can't find it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-30-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Vecoplan
OEM European front plate holder E65 facelift

Having a heck of a time finding the actual OEM piece that replaces the front trim rather than just overlays. Anybody have a part number and/or a source for number 3? My Alpina is a shadowline if...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,947
Posted By Vecoplan
Is that and OEM replacement front trim with the...

Is that and OEM replacement front trim with the euro plate spot or an aftermarket "attach over the top" type?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By Vecoplan
Light control panel

I am beginning the lighting upgrade project for my E65 B7 and cam across this in BMW University training module on the Lighting System. If you notice in the picture below one of the pages has a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Vecoplan
Speaking of which I was able to visit the Alpina...

Speaking of which I was able to visit the Alpina facility this week in Buchloe Germany. Wow... amazing place and incredible customer service. Imagine any other automaker having a private office...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Vecoplan
Certainly to each his own and it depends on the...

Certainly to each his own and it depends on the design of the rest of the car. Personally I think on a more understated or "shadowlined" car the flat cherry trim adds to the "modern" feel. In a car...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Vecoplan
Interest in e65 Alpina flat wood grain trim and wheel.

419431

I am going to be having a custom interior done for my E65 Alpina B7 similar to some that I have seen in Europe when visiting the Alpina factory in Buchloe. This will include having the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Vecoplan
I'll sell you mine. Removed it when I put my...

I'll sell you mine. Removed it when I put my stereo in.


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Forum: Exterior 12-05-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By Vecoplan
Baddest 745li parts you'll ever see

Taking my 745 back to factory before I sell it and upgrade in to my new 2008.

- 21" Alpina Wheels from 2008- like new $3000 with new Michelin Pilots

- Custom designed and fabricated rear...
Forum: Parting Out 12-02-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By Vecoplan
What happened to your drivers seat Carlos? ...

What happened to your drivers seat Carlos?

EDIT: Never mind.... Found it :-)

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=738232&highlight=
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-22-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By Vecoplan
Winter wheel pkg Fits E60/E65/E66/F10/F01

PM Sent. Ready to drive up if you're ready to sell.


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Forum: Parting Out 11-22-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By Vecoplan
wheels/tires to commercial freight address 27262

wheels/tires to commercial freight address 27262
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-02-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,610
Posted By Vecoplan
If you're willing to drop to about 33 I'm...

If you're willing to drop to about 33 I'm interested.
Forum: 7 Series DIY 10-02-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 53,738
Posted By Vecoplan
I pulled my lights out (yes- took the bumper...

I pulled my lights out (yes- took the bumper off), took them apart and sanded and re-cleared the clear lenses on both the inside and out. While they were apart I replaced ALL the bulbs ( because it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-21-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By Vecoplan
Lol. Eh, he has a point. My comment reads a...

Lol. Eh, he has a point. My comment reads a little grumpy. I was at the Panthers game last night when I wrote it and the combination of the surprising number of yankee a-holes (that were Panthers...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By Vecoplan
Thanks. I guess an obvious reply like yours is...

Thanks. I guess an obvious reply like yours is merited considering how short I made my comment. Point of story- I'm not paying $1800 plus tire for a full size matching spare that won't fit in my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By Vecoplan
It isn't a car company issue. I had a full size...

It isn't a car company issue. I had a full size spare when i had stock 19" wheels and I have a compact donut right now, because I can't have a full size spare as I have staggered 11" and 9" wide...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By Vecoplan
Honestly, I'm past crazy expensive. If you can...

Honestly, I'm past crazy expensive. If you can find out what brands your shop can get I'd be very interested.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By Vecoplan
Run Flats for 22" wheels

Backstory- skip to next paragraph if you aren't interested :-)
So I decided to keep my MHT Vendettas because, well no one was willing to give me what I needed out of them to justify selling them for...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-18-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 53,738
Posted By Vecoplan
Did mine last month. They are bright enough that...

Did mine last month. They are bright enough that you can see them across the parking lot in bright daylight.
http://i821.photobucket.com/albums/zz134/mteverha/E66/015.jpg...
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