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Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-19-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By bluzplayer
Yes, given the money I am putting into the car...

Yes, given the money I am putting into the car for YOU, it is very reasonable.

Ed
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-19-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By bluzplayer
Sorry for not posting a price. I am still trying...

Sorry for not posting a price. I am still trying to make sure I give any interested people a practical price. Kelly Blue Book says $13,658.00. But I have spent very liberally to add the 100,000...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-18-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By bluzplayer
760li

You didn't miss the price, I just needed to do the math on the car and what it is worth.

I just gave it the BMW dealership service for the 100,000 mile plug/coils, not even at 100k yet. $3K...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-07-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,006
Posted By bluzplayer
No love yet...

My O8 760Li has the number 2 CD protruding via a small black plastic stick. I assume I will NEVER get the changer out until I can get CD #2 to not be in "playing" mode. The #2 CD is still stuck,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-07-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,127
Posted By bluzplayer
No go....

NEW INFO--------------------------------
Ok, so I gave up on the CDC. I can't devote another 2 weeks to this, thanks for the instructions, but my car absolute will not release with CD#2 in play...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-02-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By bluzplayer
7 Series 760Li

I am retiring and am offering my loved 760li, 2007.

I just spent 3K at the dealer for the scheduled 100,000 mile plugs, and coils. The car is super clean, and when I the car, I was able to get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By bluzplayer
Well, the more I look at this project of...

Well, the more I look at this project of replacing the plugs/coils and removing the manifold I am thinking I may take the car to the local indy if he thinks he can do it. BMW Macon GA wants north of...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 12-21-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 76,805
Posted By bluzplayer
Software

I have a laptop running Windows 10, and this laptop was the one I coded my car with. But Windows 10 throws a message that the driver is not compatible. Tried to open it with Admin and compatible...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-21-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By bluzplayer
Thanks!

Magnus and Rick, thanks for the posts. I am pretty sure I can do the coils and plugs having built cars all my life. Your finesse on the stock plugs makes sense. The 760li already has all the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By bluzplayer
Errors finally!

AutoZone found that the #5 cylinder was misfiring.

Knowing that, I am somewhat relived. It could be an ignition plug or an injector.

Is it possible to DYI the plugs, I am a decent wrench...? ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By bluzplayer
No errors

I have the ScanTool.Net tools and their software connected to the car but it reported no errors.

Clearly I did something wrong. The connection for the ODB was ok, and I used the scantool...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-19-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By bluzplayer
I am trying to get the codes, but when Windows...

I am trying to get the codes, but when Windows 10 took over my laptop cant find the driver for the BMW tools.

Cant find a legitimate download for the tools.

Any way to get them out of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-19-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By bluzplayer
760li misfiring

My car started misfiring yesterday. The day before, I replaced the battery. I doubt the new battery caused it because it has been known to idle rough in the morning, and it feels like just one jug...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,256
Posted By bluzplayer
My 2007 760Li mirror must be defective. I've...

My 2007 760Li mirror must be defective. I've tried to exhaustion to program the Homelink buttons, but they are 'dead'. My local BMW dealer wants $1200.00 for a new mirror after a 2-hour analysis. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By bluzplayer
Broken Garage buttons...

My 760 (2007) garage door opener buttons on the mirror don't respond when I try to get the LED to flash. I have not used them in a long time, but it seems really random that such a simple thing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 37,418
Posted By bluzplayer
I have used Wal Mart, AutoZone and Sears...

I have used Wal Mart, AutoZone and Sears batteries over the years. . There is no intelligence in the battery. . You only register it to have the system restart the default charging profile built...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By bluzplayer
Keeping the car from sleeping during diagnosis

I had my 2007 760Li in at Macon BMW in Georgia to find a current leak, and the tech was having trouble keeping the car awake long enough for the diagnosis, which can be lengthy.

The tech called me...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-10-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,336
Posted By bluzplayer
I wanted to unlock so I could display my battery...

I wanted to unlock so I could display my battery voltage in the Combi, but I was not able to find the code (i.e. 11, or 19). Also, the instructions above mention adding the last 5 digits of the...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-09-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By bluzplayer
I doubt the CCA matters because the battery will...

I doubt the CCA matters because the battery will still be charged as a 12V, meaning the current in amps to charge it will be different but still charged at 14-15.5 volts and the larger the CCA the...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-08-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By bluzplayer
Got mine at AutoZone, works like a champ. Get...

Got mine at AutoZone, works like a champ. Get INPA software and a cable and you can register it yourself in 15 seconds.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By bluzplayer
I've been reading posts for several hours now on...

I've been reading posts for several hours now on battery drain causes, and what strikes me is that BMW makes a car that fails in so many ways, that's it's amazing to see one of them driving down the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,495
Posted By bluzplayer
The 760Li includes an irresistible throttle. But...

The 760Li includes an irresistible throttle. But I have not had a ticket in it yet.

No, Tall Order, I didn't get a ticket on the bike either. In fact, the officer asked about the bike, how...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,495
Posted By bluzplayer
I was stopped by Georgia State Trooper on a Honda...

I was stopped by Georgia State Trooper on a Honda Goldwing 1800, and was very far into the triple digits. Long straight empty road with no traffic and no bushes for deer to hide in...irresistible. ...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-28-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 33,948
Posted By bluzplayer
I would never buy a Caddy. American cars are in...

I would never buy a Caddy. American cars are in a perpetual race to see who can make the biggest front grille and badge. Caddy does really well with that, but watch it, the GM trucks are gaining...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,691
Posted By bluzplayer
Anyone having these kind of problems would...

Anyone having these kind of problems would benefit from a clamp-on ammeter. Normally, clamp-ons can't read DC current, but the ones with a Hall Effect sensor can do it, and do it very accurately. I...
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