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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Today, 06:59 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 156,376
Posted By rippjd
I bought a used 9149614-03 which came out of an...

I bought a used 9149614-03 which came out of an E60. No flashing required, just default coding per NCSExpert, then some manual coding to enable Bluetooth for my 745i.
It came with ZUSB 9149614, last...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By rippjd
If your BMW Dealer is not close by, you can pick...

If your BMW Dealer is not close by, you can pick up a MOST jumper on ebay. Just search for "BMW 61 13 6 917 541".
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By rippjd
Speaking of Alpina, here's a photo of the genuine...

Speaking of Alpina, here's a photo of the genuine kit. This does not have matte black in the center section as the Alpina instructions recommend - instead it is body color.
The headlights don't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-15-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 39,786
Posted By rippjd
For those that want to try repairing the AMP ICs...

For those that want to try repairing the AMP ICs yourself, a similar thread in the DIY section said the diyparadise kit did not come with instructions or a video link.

I bought a used ASK (with...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-19-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 72,165
Posted By rippjd
I take it there is no instruction video link...

I take it there is no instruction video link anywhere in the package?

I had someone in the UK repair my ASK unit many years ago. However only the left side speakers were not functioning, so I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-19-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By rippjd
I should have been more specific. Like Paper...

I should have been more specific. Like Paper implied, if you do not have rear entertainment, you can send the DVD Changer's composite video output to the composite video input on the back of your...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By rippjd
Correction to my post #2 back in 2012. You do not...

Correction to my post #2 back in 2012. You do not need the video module if you are going to install the DVD Changer for watching video on the front display only.
Run the composite video output of...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-04-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,483
Posted By rippjd
BMW Part Number: 63 31 2 348 803 LED LUGGAGE COMP...

BMW Part Number: 63 31 2 348 803 LED LUGGAGE COMP LAMP

- 2.5 Watt power consumption (1/4 of the factory 10 W bulb)
- 400% more light
- integrated plastic lenses to spread light
- 5700K daylight...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-04-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By rippjd
There is always Alpina parts. High quality and...

There is always Alpina parts. High quality and priced accordingly.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-26-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,555
Posted By rippjd
I'm interested in Stuart's response to your...

I'm interested in Stuart's response to your questions.

Somewhat off topic, I would like to understand how the Navigation computer takes a composite video input (DVD or Nightvision or TV) and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-08-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 156,376
Posted By rippjd
Nice write-up! Not to get off topic, but is that...

Nice write-up! Not to get off topic, but is that a fire extinguisher mount? Looks almost factory.

For those that don't like modifying their 54 pin housing, you can purchase the 'Z-code' version...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,555
Posted By rippjd
Your local BMW dealer is no help as it appears...

Your local BMW dealer is no help as it appears BMW NA does not support a retrofit in North America. A kits exists Europe for your F02 according to the part catalog. At a minimum you need:
66 21 2...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,772
Posted By rippjd
I'm interested to know their 'solution'. I've had...

I'm interested to know their 'solution'. I've had the below fault for several months, but don't trust throwing a $450 sensor at the issue will solve the problem. I have removed the sensor, cleaned it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,402
Posted By rippjd
As mentioned earlier in the Warranty and...

As mentioned earlier in the Warranty and Maintenance Manual, you want a "low-ash synthetic oil meeting BMW's LL-04 specifications"

Based on the attached, the Castrol SLX Professional OE 5W-30 has...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-11-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By rippjd
Here are some related release notes from ISTA/P...

Here are some related release notes from ISTA/P and ISTA/D (I found this from another forum and removed info not related to the M57):

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ISTA/P 3.54.3
- New I-levels for the E90...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 156,376
Posted By rippjd
As requested by Post #539.

As requested by Post #539.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,678
Posted By rippjd
This is an old thread, but I thought this was...

This is an old thread, but I thought this was another interesting solution to adding a monitor for rear seat passengers. With proper planning, I believe this could be accomplished with other overhead...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 23,972
Posted By rippjd
For what it's worth, the Valvoline DEF in a 2.5...

For what it's worth, the Valvoline DEF in a 2.5 gallon jug with a flexible pour nozzle is $10 at Napa. It meets ISO 22241 specification.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-01-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By rippjd
Nice collection for the X5 35d. Thanks for...

Nice collection for the X5 35d. Thanks for hosting!

I found one I forgot: SIB 16 03 10. I added it to Post #2.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-29-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By rippjd
And here are some more... I will update the...

And here are some more...
I will update the thread sometime in 2015 with newer SIBs. I hope this helps with troubleshooting.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-29-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By rippjd
List of SIB (Service Information Bulletins) for M57 in US spec E70 & E90

Earlier this year I did a query for all Service Information Bulletins against the M57 Diesel engine in the E70 X5. Attached are my results. Most are relevant to the M57 when installed in an E90...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By rippjd
My passenger seat occupancy mat was replaced at...

My passenger seat occupancy mat was replaced at no cost in Canada. It depends entirely on what fault code is recorded.
Otherwise the quote was $1200 if the fault code wasn't in the Service Info...
Forum: Exterior 09-06-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By rippjd
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By rippjd
Attached is one of BMW's procedures using the...

Attached is one of BMW's procedures using the recirculation mode...
Forum: Exterior 09-01-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 519
Posted By rippjd
BMW Alpina front spoiler,for 2002 - 2008 745i, 750i, 760i, NEW in box

I have for sale a genuine Alpina Front Spoiler, made in Germany, Type 743. This can be installed on a BMW 745i , 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, or 760Li from model year 2002 through 2008.

This is...
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