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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-15-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By csmeance
DW's are going out of production since a newer...

DW's are going out of production since a newer edition will be released of the DW just like the DWS became the DWS06.

Get the road hazard plan with your tires and you'll be fine.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-15-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By csmeance
get an extended warranty and pray :thumbup:

get an extended warranty and pray :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-13-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By csmeance
rotten smell of eggs comes from the exhaust...

rotten smell of eggs comes from the exhaust system, mainly the catalysts. I'd check and see if your 02 sensors report anything odd and as well tell the dealer that certainly something isn't right...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-13-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By csmeance
If it's the rear axle, make sure you have the...

If it's the rear axle, make sure you have the same tire type! Not that big of an issue on the front but the handling characteristics will be off.

DW is a great choice for a summer tire. DWS is...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-05-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By csmeance
Oil will be thinner at startup so more prone to...

Oil will be thinner at startup so more prone to oil burning when the car is cold. I'd imagine it may cause a few more problems them help. Honda ran into the same issue when they went from 5W-20 to...
Forum: The Detail Department 01-16-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By csmeance
It depends on how much you want on your final...

It depends on how much you want on your final result and what you want to spend upkeeping that result.

Opti-coat can be applied in "non-clean room settings" mostly a marketing gimmick for a...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-16-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By csmeance
Black Mirror, The Grand Tour, Planet Earth II...

Black Mirror, The Grand Tour, Planet Earth II this year....
Forum: Off-Topic 01-16-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By csmeance
might be wise to invest in a battery...

might be wise to invest in a battery tender/charger. Deltran makes excellent ones that don't break the bank and are AGM battery compatible.

The biggest issue with not driving the car long...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-27-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By csmeance
It's trash articles like the linked one that...

It's trash articles like the linked one that perpetuate exactly what you are talking about!

Carbon Fiber is still relatively new and few shops specialize in their repairs, moreso for integral...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-22-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By csmeance
sounds like a bad negative cable or bad...

sounds like a bad negative cable or bad connection from the alternator or battery
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-15-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By csmeance
The wiring diagrams are specific to certain...

The wiring diagrams are specific to certain production months and years as modules and parts were updated though production.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-13-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By csmeance
Best to replace the valve stem seals, gaskets and...

Best to replace the valve stem seals, gaskets and the stupid cooling tube with new parts on the the engine you just bought and swap that in. You can take out the old motor and use it as a spare, or...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-15-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By csmeance
550 is a bit numb to the speed vs the previous...

550 is a bit numb to the speed vs the previous iteration, but the 7-series will feel a tad more disconnected than the current 5. With the JB4 tune on either, you'll certainly feel the power! Do a few...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-31-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,720
Posted By csmeance
Most buyers and dealers will see the BOLD portion...

Most buyers and dealers will see the BOLD portion and instantly reduce the car's value by 10% minimum. Even if the airbags don't go off, the value will be reduced.

You can take a piece of paper...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-24-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By csmeance
secondary air can be a bear to fix but it is...

secondary air can be a bear to fix but it is doable at home. How good of a price is it exactly?

http://i.imgur.com/CP8Jm3n.png

No problems would be around $7500, secondary air is at least 2K to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-12-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,137
Posted By csmeance
you might be able to have one rebuilt/remade by a...

you might be able to have one rebuilt/remade by a company called RAXLES.

RAXLES.com

The VW and Audi guys love them and Acura guys are hopping onboard as these can handle a ton of power and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-12-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By csmeance
Buy some new ones off ebay and put the old ones...

Buy some new ones off ebay and put the old ones in the box after a week of use. Screw companies who don't offer good customer service.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-12-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By csmeance
it appears you may have connected the unit...

it appears you may have connected the unit incorrectly!

The unit is supposed to change the image and display it with the NAV only! It shouldn't be affected by night vision or any other component. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-12-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By csmeance
Castrol is just as good as any other brand, what...

Castrol is just as good as any other brand, what matters is the rating on the bottle!

ACEA A3/B3 is what you need!
Forum: Off-Topic 10-11-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 961
Posted By csmeance
a bit of deflection with the weight of snow and...

a bit of deflection with the weight of snow and it's going to come down.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-11-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,137
Posted By csmeance
shaking under braking implies warped rotors. Worn...

shaking under braking implies warped rotors. Worn thrust bushings/control arm bushings cause a steering disconnectedness and a lag between inputs. Also your suspension will feel sloppy in absorbing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By csmeance
You'll be fine! With higher miles, I suggest you...

You'll be fine! With higher miles, I suggest you upgrade to 10W40 instead.

Also you should know that conventional oil is fine to use, the service intervals will be shorter! Make sure it meets...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-10-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By csmeance
Miami and west coast of FL did pretty well. Upper...

Miami and west coast of FL did pretty well. Upper east coast got hit hard, central FL and east coast had moderate damage.

Power still out in parts of Daytona Beach, schools closed today and...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-10-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,968
Posted By csmeance
:rofl: Looks like airlines are trying to...

:rofl:

Looks like airlines are trying to keep americans driving long distances than use the europe model of flying everywhere when the distance is longer than 300km.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-10-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By csmeance
had the same thing happen to the buttons on my...

had the same thing happen to the buttons on my 7-series and BMW replaced them. It's an automotive paint made by SEM that be reapplied easily. Many E65/66 folks redo the lower foot sills with the...
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