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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-17-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By dzle
Now that I've driven the new car over the weekend...

Now that I've driven the new car over the weekend I can do a comparison of the top things I miss from my 750.

WHAT I MISS FROM THE 7:
-Soft close doors. Man this is a great feature. I keep half...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-15-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By dzle
Thanks guys Cool. I know what you...

Thanks guys



Cool. I know what you mean. I have a cousin that used to work for BMW and he always had a nice car on lease for a great rate. Good to hear its safe also since its the wife's car.
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-14-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By dzle
Yea the exterior had to grow on me, but the...

Yea the exterior had to grow on me, but the interior and features sold me (and more importantly her). The warranty is for 8 years/120K miles so that peace of mind feels great!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-14-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By dzle
Very Nice! Congrats on the purchase.

Very Nice! Congrats on the purchase.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-14-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By dzle
The BMW Replacement *pics*

As some of you know I sold my 2006 750LI a couple months ago since we were looking to replace my wife’s SUV and would no longer need the 3rd “weekend only” car. After researching and test driving a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,459
Posted By dzle
They were nexen's. I had to replace 3 rear tires...

They were nexen's. I had to replace 3 rear tires over the 2 and a half years I owned the car. All had good tread left but other problems.

Sent from my SCH-I535 using Bimmer App
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-12-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,459
Posted By dzle
Excellent advise TXStyle. Unfortunately I didn't...

Excellent advise TXStyle. Unfortunately I didn't keep a close eye on mine and had a blowout on the highway about a year and a half ago. Luckily no one was hurt.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,765
Posted By dzle
Will do. Thanks for the input!

Will do. Thanks for the input!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,765
Posted By dzle
Thanks for the congrats. I was nervous $25K was...

Thanks for the congrats. I was nervous $25K was too low.

I test drove an Acadia and LOVE the interior setup (captain's chairs on 2nd row). Once the 2013 model comes out I may pull the trigger on...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,765
Posted By dzle
Yes I sold it privately. I'm looking at something...

Yes I sold it privately. I'm looking at something with a 3rd row but not a gas hog. Maybe an Audi Q7 (2010 or greater) or Acadia Denali (would wait for 2013 remodeled version).

If you guys have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,765
Posted By dzle
Sold my baby

Finalized the sale of my 2006 750LI with 76,260 miles yesterday for $25,000. First day without her. It's going to take some time to get use to not seeing her sitting in my garage :(.

Only reason...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,024
Posted By dzle
Wow! Now that is nice!!!

Wow! Now that is nice!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-27-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By dzle
I've been putting off getting mine touched up...

I've been putting off getting mine touched up also but plan to have Alloy Wheel Repair do it. Accidently ran over a curb and scratched my rim pretty good a while ago. Actually had to replace my tire...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By dzle
Probably only about a week. She stays in the...

Probably only about a week. She stays in the garage and is almost aways clean since I don't usually drive her in the rain. @sirstopher I use to clean the wheels after every single time I drove it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-11-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By dzle
First time using Sport Mode

Been meaning to do it for some time now and tonight I finally put my car in Sport Mode and stomped on the gas. There is a perfect area where you get off one highway and have to merge onto another...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-06-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,309
Posted By dzle
Looks great! I'm a little too paraniod to do it...

Looks great! I'm a little too paraniod to do it myself after a $400 ticket on my first car for 5% tints. But they usually reduce it if you go to court and show you have since replaced it with the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,794
Posted By dzle
That is what I should have done. It's been almost...

That is what I should have done. It's been almost a year now so I'm not sure insurance would pay to have it re-done. It's not bad now compared to how it was right after they did it. The wind noise...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,926
Posted By dzle
Most of the time I accelerate like a granny but...

Most of the time I accelerate like a granny but my cruising speed is usually a little faster than most people. What usually happens is people speed off after stops and I end up passing them later b/c...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,794
Posted By dzle
In my State (SC) windshields are fully covered...

In my State (SC) windshields are fully covered with no deductible. I had mine replaced after a rock chip spread into a crack. They did use an OEM windshield replacement with that subtle tint but I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-17-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By dzle
Good point. Is the X5 a reliable vehicle?

Good point.
Is the X5 a reliable vehicle?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-16-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By dzle
Thanks for all the feedback. I'm leaning towards...

Thanks for all the feedback. I'm leaning towards the MDX but want to test drive a few other SUVs. Not sure I want something as big as a Tahoe/Yukon.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-16-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By dzle
To sell or not to sell...

Seriously thinking about selling my 2006 750LI. It has a little under 65,000 miles on it now with no problems at all and I know I'm going to miss it. However the wife and I recently had a baby and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-20-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,084
Posted By dzle
Great point. If you want piece of mind I...

Great point. If you want piece of mind I definitely say get a warranty.

Just wondering but does it make any difference if you have spare cash hanging around "just in case"? This same discussion...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-15-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,084
Posted By dzle
Thanks for the replies. I know sometimes forums...

Thanks for the replies. I know sometimes forums are mostly where people post complaints or seek assistance to problems so it makes it seem like all our cars have a lot of issues. That being said I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,759
Posted By dzle
Soft terry cloth w/ Meguiars Car Wash. OR ...

Soft terry cloth w/ Meguiars Car Wash.

OR

Akebono brake pads m:thumbup:
No but seriously best mod ever and a must for your car.
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