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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-01-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 20,675
Posted By MOPAULY
I agree - the 7 may be flagship in series, but...

I agree - the 7 may be flagship in series, but not in design, it has succumbed to the 50 other flavor of the month series cars they are trying to build now. IMO, BMW has lost their way, but don't...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-01-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 20,675
Posted By MOPAULY
Cool, they copied the trunk design from a Ford...

Cool, they copied the trunk design from a Ford Taurus.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-01-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 18,849
Posted By MOPAULY
I enjoy my 750 but these posts are getting...

I enjoy my 750 but these posts are getting ridiculous. Injectors, timing chains, valve seals? Seriously WTF BMW?! You really expect me to want to upgrade when you have problems like this?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-09-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,145
Posted By MOPAULY
Good question, I don't remember, but you do not...

Good question, I don't remember, but you do not need much - double check the AGA video on youtube. Too much pressure and you will force the crankshaft to turn over and have the possibility of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-31-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By MOPAULY
I lol'd. But seriously check the ccvs and hoses. ...

I lol'd. But seriously check the ccvs and hoses. Did the mech change all seals? My car stopped smoking immediately after I completed mine.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,843
Posted By MOPAULY
for the time and hassle to build your own box,...

for the time and hassle to build your own box, I'd say find a coder or Indy that will do it for you. 10 minutes with Progman is all it takes.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By MOPAULY
that would be a temporary solution - this is a...

that would be a temporary solution - this is a closed system, if you are low on oil, it's leaking somewhere. I'm lucky mine leaked but didn't take out any electronics with it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By MOPAULY
yes, with gauges you can, but it's not good for...

yes, with gauges you can, but it's not good for the environment - in the least take it somewhere and let them properly recover the refrigerant for you, then add the dye and check. If you degrease...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By MOPAULY
I haven't bothered with it yet, but if you have...

I haven't bothered with it yet, but if you have access to TIS it will give you the detailed procedure.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By MOPAULY
you are upside down in the car value wise, either...

you are upside down in the car value wise, either hold onto it until it's paid for or take a loss and cut your losses now.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By MOPAULY
charge with a minimal amount of refrigerant and...

charge with a minimal amount of refrigerant and dye, then run it and blacklight for leaks. If you have a strong compressor you get get an A/C vaccum pump from HF and vaccum test the system after you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By MOPAULY
The core of the issue is that you changed the...

The core of the issue is that you changed the fluid after that many miles, I'd bet on it. Have you double checked the fluid level to ensure it's full? You'll need to put the car on a lift and pull...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By MOPAULY
is the warning system telling you the car is...

is the warning system telling you the car is overheating?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By MOPAULY
New glass installed this AM, it's the solar glass...

New glass installed this AM, it's the solar glass but it looks like BMW may have removed the upper tint strip across the top. It appears they used the correct seal at the top this time as well. The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By MOPAULY
my passenger side stopped working a while back, I...

my passenger side stopped working a while back, I can hear the motors turn but it doesn't move. Haven't fixed it yet as it's not a priority but I'll let you know when I do.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-16-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By MOPAULY
I wanted to use the dealer but State Farm told me...

I wanted to use the dealer but State Farm told me I'd have to pay the difference, which would have been about $600. Safelite seemed eager to fix the situation so hopefully round 2 goes better next...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By MOPAULY
If you are talking about the thigh extension it...

If you are talking about the thigh extension it shouldn't be that terrible - I had one fixed under warranty. Chances are your electric motors are still fine, they may have just stripped the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By MOPAULY
another update: went to the Safelite shop this...

another update: went to the Safelite shop this morning and showed them the problems - they are ordering the correct windshield and hopefully the correct upper seal for the glass, we will try this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-14-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By MOPAULY
thanks, but not going to bother until the correct...

thanks, but not going to bother until the correct windshield is installed!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By MOPAULY
Update - Safelite is 3 for 3. Wrong windshield,...

Update - Safelite is 3 for 3. Wrong windshield, wrong seal, and now my rain sensing wipers no longer work. I am going to their local office first thing tomorrow!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By MOPAULY
I spoke to soon - safelite installed a factory...

I spoke to soon - safelite installed a factory BMW windshield, but it's missing the brown/tan antiglare/UV tint - need to go back to their shop tomorrow, here we go again.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-14-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By MOPAULY
Update - Safelite was out this AM and replaced it...

Update - Safelite was out this AM and replaced it at the house. Installer appears to have done a very nice job, and they did use the OEM BMW glass. Thanks for all of the input.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-09-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,793
Posted By MOPAULY
glad they fixed this problem in the F01's...

glad they fixed this problem in the F01's :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By MOPAULY
I booked the appt for next Monday - girl on the...

I booked the appt for next Monday - girl on the phone told me it's a dealer only part so I feel better about it now.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-01-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,274
Posted By MOPAULY
I stopped reading at 'he is a college student'

I stopped reading at 'he is a college student'
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