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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 06-05-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By csmeance
the area in the rear is for the additional...

the area in the rear is for the additional cooling system (I believe) for the rear seats. Try another Alpina VIN and see if it comes up as well. Perhaps its the code to designate the conversion to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-23-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By csmeance
No clue if that came from your car but that looks...

No clue if that came from your car but that looks like a water heater part:
https://www.amazon.com/25VS-Upgraded-Replacement-Flammable-Sensor/dp/B072M7X38K

The best bet is to see where the oil is...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-01-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By csmeance
run your fingernail over the scratch, if it...

run your fingernail over the scratch, if it catches is probably too deep to remove. If it doesn't catch, you can use something a bit more aggressive. I like to use Meguiars M105 followed up by M205....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By csmeance
as long as the tires are the same size on the...

as long as the tires are the same size on the rear you will have no troubles for the most part.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-29-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By csmeance
the inner lights are passing lights, on my 06 if...

the inner lights are passing lights, on my 06 if you press the stalk forward you get the Bi-xenon high beam. pull towards and the yellow ones for telling people to move over come on. They also are...
Forum: 8 Series G15 (2018 - Current) 02-06-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By csmeance
Mixed run flat could mean summer only tires that...

Mixed run flat could mean summer only tires that have better performance in dry and wet conditions, but cannot be driven on when the temps are near freezing.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 02-04-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By csmeance
760 in F01/02/03 uses N74, not the N73... New...

760 in F01/02/03 uses N74, not the N73... New design that shares issues like the N63...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-20-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By csmeance
if the old jack is good, cut it off and solder it...

if the old jack is good, cut it off and solder it to the new AC adapter! Stick with 12V! Going higher may fry the frame!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 01-17-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,456
Posted By csmeance
car is pretty much worth about 11-15K depending...

car is pretty much worth about 11-15K depending on mileage and condition.... so if the damages exceed around 50% the car will be totalled. That would mean about $5500 in repairs + rental at a min.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 01-10-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By csmeance
You can try putting it on and hope nothing bad...

You can try putting it on and hope nothing bad happens, but the reality is without the proper seal gear oil will escape from the differential and also allow dirt/debris into the differential leading...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-05-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By csmeance
how much do you want? I don't see a price listed!

how much do you want? I don't see a price listed!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 01-03-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By csmeance
They may look a bit small on the car due to the...

They may look a bit small on the car due to the lip; and as well make sure they are rated for the weight of the 750! Any rim with a Lip will look 1" smaller. The Style 312's are similar to those if...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-21-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By csmeance
the issue is that the factory runflats are solid...

the issue is that the factory runflats are solid rubber and don't absorb much of the impact. You can go with non-runflat tires that may help but you may end up with some blown out tires over hard...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-21-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By csmeance
pretty much put it in manual mode and use the...

pretty much put it in manual mode and use the silver steering wheel buttons to retain 1st or 2nd gear
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-18-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By csmeance
Most aftermarket ATF's are mineral oil based like...

Most aftermarket ATF's are mineral oil based like castrol so they require frequent intervals vs true synthetic oils that can last quite a long time. Make sure it meets the specs of the Shell fluid...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-14-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By csmeance
In the USA, Castrol Multi-Import meets the spec...

In the USA, Castrol Multi-Import meets the spec for E65/66 which is "Shell M-1375.4" If it meet or exceeds that it should be good.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By csmeance
failing alternator more than likely; voltage...

failing alternator more than likely; voltage shouldn't be above 13.8V -14.4V to my knowledge.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-01-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,556
Posted By csmeance
the executive lens is a different flavor of...

the executive lens is a different flavor of bi/tri focal! you may have to scroll to the right to see the rest of the picture.

Pilots love them from my experience since it gives them a lot more...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-01-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,556
Posted By csmeance
not sure why bottom pic didn't load: ...

not sure why bottom pic didn't load:
https://www.coastal.com/imageresources/Landing/2015/Lenses/digital-progressive.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic 12-01-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,556
Posted By csmeance
ask your optician about executive lenses rather...

ask your optician about executive lenses rather than the flat top bi/tri focals that have the whole bi/tri focal along the entire width off the lens, you may like those a lot better since it retains...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-30-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,556
Posted By csmeance
this is the downside with progressives as the...

this is the downside with progressives as the sides will have distortion. As I posted above, you need to aim with your nose and look through the glasses like that! For example you'll have to move...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-25-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By csmeance
it could be a bad fuel module that's located in...

it could be a bad fuel module that's located in the rear C pillar, it shuts off fuel pump when an accident occurs and can cause this issue.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-14-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,556
Posted By csmeance
multifocal contacts exist so you can do...

multifocal contacts exist so you can do everything!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 11-14-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By csmeance
Conti DWS06 are great all season tires! Have...

Conti DWS06 are great all season tires! Have bought a few sets and have't had an issue.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-12-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,556
Posted By csmeance
Just remember to point at objects with your nose...

Just remember to point at objects with your nose so you are in the right zone in your progressives! It will take some time (1-5 days depending on usage) to get used to them but I've had tons of folks...
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