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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-19-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By TUF-FKR
If the front plate is the only infraction on the...

If the front plate is the only infraction on the car (no tint, exhaust, loud music, etc...) The cops will probably leave you alone. If you are driving around after midnight-3am, the lack of a front...
Forum: 6 Series 04-19-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By TUF-FKR
brings back bad memories of my 745i. I had an...

brings back bad memories of my 745i. I had an independent mechanic rebuild the heads and still couldnt get the emissions light to go away. IF i were you, I would find a used motor off a wrecked car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,320
Posted By TUF-FKR
Well, the V8 is just going to get garbage gas...

Well, the V8 is just going to get garbage gas mileage on or off the gas. As stated, I have a 4 cylinder Turbo now that is actually pretty quick, but doesnt have the torque feeling of a V8. But the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,320
Posted By TUF-FKR
Thanks Guys. Good info. Body lines all the same...

Thanks Guys. Good info. Body lines all the same for the 5 series 2011-2013? Not too concerned with rim size and stuff, just body lines and motors. Thanks again. DANG, 400HP V8 in a 5 Series...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,320
Posted By TUF-FKR
Well, This thread has too much rambling for me to...

Well, This thread has too much rambling for me to read all the way through it. I AM looking for a thread that "quickly" posts the differences between the 5 Series models. Preferably summarized. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,110
Posted By TUF-FKR
Sure, that's all we did. "Slam dunk" as they...

Sure, that's all we did. "Slam dunk" as they say... LOL. On a technical task rating of 1-10 this is an 8. How about this. Replacing an O2 sensor an my 7 ranked about a 5. Be prepared to go through...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-28-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,221
Posted By TUF-FKR
One more thing, switch the balance left to right...

One more thing, switch the balance left to right and see if there is a stronger channel, hopefully that will help you isolate the problem.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-28-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,221
Posted By TUF-FKR
Did you already re-install? I would double check...

Did you already re-install? I would double check the solder locations (then triple check). Not going to be a bad ground. Usually you get noise with bad ground. You can always measure resistance...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-28-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,221
Posted By TUF-FKR
Trying to read from phone. I know this is silly...

Trying to read from phone. I know this is silly but did you turn up your volume on your phone? My 7 is long gone but my new car even with Blue Tooth my BB volume needs to be all the way up. Otherwise...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-06-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By TUF-FKR
For Sale E65 19" OEM Chrome rims and tires $700 So-Cal Temecula

For Sale: BMW E65 745i OEM 19" Chrome rims and tires. These are front and rear. I sold the car with rims on it and no longer need these. Rear tires are brand new 99% tread left.

Rear tires are...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 12-28-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,338
Posted By TUF-FKR
Thanks guys. My riding buddy is a BMW Tech for...

Thanks guys. My riding buddy is a BMW Tech for local BMW dealership and he built my confidence on how easy it will be to pull the covers after giving me a brief over-view of what is required to be...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 12-26-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,338
Posted By TUF-FKR
Remove servomotor for left eccentric shaft...

Remove servomotor for left eccentric shaft (1137022) - you must reinitialize the valvetronic setting before starting the engine, once the repair is completed. I heard this happens automatically after...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-21-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,110
Posted By TUF-FKR
The dremel work took about 20 minutes per...

The dremel work took about 20 minutes per headlight. The cutting of the rubber under the lens takes about 1 hour each.

***IMPORTANT NOTE*** Your side markers are snapped in, if you remove them...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-20-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,110
Posted By TUF-FKR
(I made a couple of edits after I re-read my...

(I made a couple of edits after I re-read my post).

Oyeah, whoever said you could get this apart by "baking" them?? I want what your smoking... This $**** is like tire rubber. An angled blade...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-20-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,110
Posted By TUF-FKR
Here are a couple of pics. The first one is the...

Here are a couple of pics. The first one is the headlight with the flange removed with the dremel and now I am cutting the rubber to remove the lens. "Apomerans" drew a good diagram of what it is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,110
Posted By TUF-FKR
Holy $hit that was a PIA! On a scale of 1-10,...

Holy $hit that was a PIA! On a scale of 1-10, that is a 7. They are back together and the adhesive is drying. They will be re-installed in the morning. I have about 6 hours into the whole project....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 25,110
Posted By TUF-FKR
Tackling this mod today. Headlights out, dremel...

Tackling this mod today. Headlights out, dremel ready, looking at his pics a few more times before I start to cut....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-11-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,633
Posted By TUF-FKR
Battling this right now. Pump replaced, PCV...

Battling this right now. Pump replaced, PCV replaced, heads were just removed and sand-blasted. WHen put back together my gas mileage went up to 22 street. Emissions code is back, rough idle and a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,287
Posted By TUF-FKR
Thanks Stuart, the clunk I feel is in the front...

Thanks Stuart, the clunk I feel is in the front end, like right on the front wheel so I dont think its tranny (never rule anything out though). I see all the braided lines going back and fourth and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By TUF-FKR
DSC Stabilizer bar fluid leak help

I had my engine rebuilt by a third party warranty company, which has been a battle, but I got it back. Not even a month later I noticed a "clunk" in the front end and steering wheel when after...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,287
Posted By TUF-FKR
Well, I wish this thread had more information as...

Well, I wish this thread had more information as I am leaking fluid below. I am also having vibration problems at high speeds and I feel a "clunk" when going from reverse to driving forward. I feel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,326
Posted By TUF-FKR
JMan, that sounds like your head bearings on...

JMan, that sounds like your head bearings on their way out, not brakes. This is a normal wear item and you feel a "click" when you hit the brakes. This is from slop in the bearings. Either coming...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-26-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,880
Posted By TUF-FKR
Wow.. You dont see many custom rides like this...

Wow.. You dont see many custom rides like this these days.. Great work.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,326
Posted By TUF-FKR
I just started feeling this problem after I had a...

I just started feeling this problem after I had a warranty company rebuild my motor. They had the car for 3 months (chasing a problem), I got the car back but now I feel a slight clunk when I first...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-12-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By TUF-FKR
First7, that was a nice thread for the inside. ...

First7, that was a nice thread for the inside. That would be next. Im black on Black though so mine should be easier. I was talking about the Outer panel between the two windows. Outside of car. ...
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