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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-26-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 28,820
Posted By S7IM745i
I did the tuner FM Radio Tuner mod myself a while...

I did the tuner FM Radio Tuner mod myself a while back. If you look back at the original threads, I posted the original electrical diagrams. Also did a mod for a few people on this board who...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-30-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 28,820
Posted By S7IM745i
E65 iPod Dock

FYI for those of you who did this mod, I purchased the following dock that sits nicely in the ashtray. the finish could have been a bit nicer(paint is chipping) but provides a very clean look.

The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-02-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,008
Posted By S7IM745i
Simple DIY

Simple DIY: about 4-6 hours of your time.
I've done this a few times already, just did one last week for a fellow board member. Parts alone for the radio tuner hack, iPod connector + wiring, will...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By S7IM745i
mines are staggered... running 265/30/22 in front...

mines are staggered... running 265/30/22 in front & 295/25/22 in rear
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By S7IM745i
Bimmian.com

I found this site online; they color match to your car also.
http://www.bimmian.com/product.htm?veh=&item=ROU
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,476
Posted By S7IM745i
its right under the radiator cover. see image...

its right under the radiator cover. see image below. there are 5 wires connected to it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By S7IM745i
fuse will not blow. although not recommended, it...

fuse will not blow. although not recommended, it will work but the brighter the bulb you put in there, the shorter its life will be.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By S7IM745i
I am a big DIY-er, so I got a TIS CD ROM off of...

I am a big DIY-er, so I got a TIS CD ROM off of ebay.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By S7IM745i
No Problems with my voice command other than my...

No Problems with my voice command other than my friends yelling out "SELF DESTRUCT!!!" when I am using it :-P.

however, not to imply you have a feminine tone but I did notice that the voice...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-27-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By S7IM745i
I had a Passport 8500... On my last road...

I had a Passport 8500...

On my last road trip, just for sh!ts and giggles, we had 2 radar detectors running(trying to beat last record of San Jose to Los Angeles in 3.5hrs). I had the Passport...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-27-2007, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By S7IM745i
I believe the 06+ models are the ones with the...

I believe the 06+ models are the ones with the MP3/ CD changers.
for a hack/ DIY on adding your own AUX port, check out the
03 745i AUX input and Switched power question thread
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,763
Posted By S7IM745i
IMHO I think the blacked out rims/with polished...

IMHO I think the blacked out rims/with polished lips usually looks better on a black car.
... my 2 cents.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By S7IM745i
My thing about high-end luxury cars is that I...

My thing about high-end luxury cars is that I like to buy used; let someone else take the big depreciation hit. After that, I usually drive my car to the grave. My previous car, I had for a long time...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,454
Posted By S7IM745i
Sweettttt!!!!

Congrats Kevin!!! :thumbup:

Ever since I hooked it up, I crave to go on road trips in the 7 just to enjoy the unlimited music I now have.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,454
Posted By S7IM745i
Great Post Kevin... attached is the updating...

Great Post Kevin...
attached is the updating soldering points. originally, I was not able to get audio out of point [B]. I knew there was audio coming out of it since the voltage level and layout...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-03-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,454
Posted By S7IM745i
The Tuner modification I did myself; soldered 4...

The Tuner modification I did myself; soldered 4 wires into the Antenna Tuner. The Soundgate Aux3 is what I used to switch audio sources. I bought it from these guys which had the best price:...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-03-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,454
Posted By S7IM745i
Aux | iPod integration 99.9% complete!!!

Here are some pics of my install. It turns out that the Antenna Tuner Modification is the easiest part of this install; hiding the wires and cables were the hardest. I hid the Soundgate Aux3 under...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-26-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By S7IM745i
my '02 uses a CPT 8000 and I know for a fact that...

my '02 uses a CPT 8000 and I know for a fact that the phone requires BMW firmware on it, not any phone of the similar model will work.

When you first put in the key, on the top of the iDrive...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-25-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,454
Posted By S7IM745i
The Radio Tuner is located on the driver side...

The Radio Tuner is located on the driver side C-Pillar. Taking that unit out is the easy part. Soldering ain't so bad if you got the right soldering tools/skills.

For those of you who like to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-23-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,037
Posted By S7IM745i
CF contact info and pricing

Hi All,
I contacted the manufacturer and the provided the following information for those who are interested.:angel:

Tommy Wong <tommy@robson-design.com> wrote:

Hi Sir,

Thank you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,037
Posted By S7IM745i
I finally found some more info on these parts. It...

I finally found some more info on these parts. It is from a company named Robson, HQ in Japan and offices in Singapore and Indonesia; explaining why these images are right-sided drivers.

I don't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,037
Posted By S7IM745i
BMW E65 Carbon Fiber interior

I know there are some out there who don't really care much for your matte-finished wood trims. I ran across this on a different site thought those of you might like. It is from a Singapore BMW site =...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,454
Posted By S7IM745i
sevenme... are you in need of the Aux only for...

sevenme...
are you in need of the Aux only for iPod? I go to Berkley/ Richmond just about every Sunday.
If you already know what you need, and can take the Radio Tuner out ahead of time, maybe we...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,454
Posted By S7IM745i
Yes Please do.. need Hi Res pics. I sent you a...

Yes Please do.. need Hi Res pics. I sent you a private message for my email addy.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,454
Posted By S7IM745i
those two transistors or diodes will be removed....

those two transistors or diodes will be removed. don't worry because you will have Radio Audio in one of the cables you are soldering in. I did not have colored cables when doing this project so I...
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