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Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 04-20-2018, 08:45 AM
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Posted By jcarey
BMW E65 Technical Training Manuals

Hi I am selling my BMW Tech Training Manuals see them here:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/302709340302?ul_noapp=true
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By jcarey
OEM Mudflaps

Hi,
I bought mine at Circle BMW through their web page. I would say the fit is not that great, so to really get them to fit flush with the body work, it will take some strong adhesive and a touch...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-28-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,838
Posted By jcarey
Nice DIY Alex! I had one of my two fuel level...

Nice DIY Alex! I had one of my two fuel level sensors replaced under warranty for this same symptom. Looks like this will become on of those common faults that E65/66 owners will have to learn to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-12-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,484
Posted By jcarey
removing stuck CD

Pulling it out isn't that hard to do. I've had my dash trim out twice working on the HVAC knob retrofit. If you are at all handy, you can take this unit out and open the cover to see what's stuck. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-21-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,181
Posted By jcarey
Los Gatos, CA

Los Gatos, CA
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-16-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By jcarey
Wood Trim for dashboard

These parts come in several wood types so it is important to know what model and year your car is before anyone can give you a part no. You can seach for yourself using the on-line parts catalog. ...
Forum: 7 Series & 8 Series 02-03-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By jcarey
The most active E38 forum is located here ...

The most active E38 forum is located here
http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/e38/
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-10-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,525
Posted By jcarey
Removal is a fairly large project, but can be...

Removal is a fairly large project, but can be done in a day with a friend to help manage the bumper cover removal step. Plastic can be polished to remove scratches etc, but if you don't do it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-10-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By jcarey
The Left and Right front bumper protective strips...

The Left and Right front bumper protective strips are unclipped with a thin tool by lifting them toward you (forward) to remove them. Next remove the license plate panel screws at bottom and unclip...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,092
Posted By jcarey
trunk lid hydrailic system repair steps

Here are the instructions from the TIS that refer to the hydraulic auto trunk lid opener and fluid levels.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-04-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,783
Posted By jcarey
If you plan to try to work on this car, the BMW...

If you plan to try to work on this car, the BMW TIS DVD is very important and helpful. This DVD contains the removal and reinstallation steps for the various components on all modern BMWs. They can...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-03-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,092
Posted By jcarey
Trunk lid springs (gas struts)

The instructions state that the lines should not be disconnected from the pump or reservoir so the only thing you need to do is run it up twice. to bleed the liens.

See this link for the part I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-03-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,685
Posted By jcarey
I replied to you in the other thread...

I replied to you in the other thread...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-03-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,092
Posted By jcarey
Here are the steps for checking adn correcting hydraulic fluid level

I can email the steps but it may be too late for you. They do mention the way to verify that you have the proper levels by checking with the lid in the open position. Fluid must be at least up to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-02-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,525
Posted By jcarey
Here is the Jlevi-streetwerks link

http://www.jlevistreetwerks.com/BMW-E65-%26-E66-7-Series/c30_102/p1025/AC-Style-Rear-Spoiler-for-the-BMW-E65-%28Available-with-Paint%29/product_info.html

It looks like the same PUR type AC replica...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,895
Posted By jcarey
chaging bulbs

Which bulbs are you thinking fo changing? I swapped the turn signal bulbs without remmoving the headlights, so if this is what you want to do, then you can get it done the only tight spot is the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,850
Posted By jcarey
found in the "secret moves" sticky thread at the...

found in the "secret moves" sticky thread at the top of this forum....

Service Mode for NG Radios
A service mode is available as on previous radios as a diagnosis tool and/or changing radio...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-28-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By jcarey
You're a pretty luck guy! My dad barely gave em...

You're a pretty luck guy! My dad barely gave em a space to park my first car that I bought with my own money. :-)

For your question: Go to the Car Data menu and deselect the assist window option...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-28-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By jcarey
As you have stated this configuration of sub...

As you have stated this configuration of sub cabinet design is efficient and compact, BUT the biggest drawback is the tendancy for these to have a peak in output at the resonanate frequency of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-28-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,880
Posted By jcarey
Hard two to one or three to two downshifts

This is a known issue with the E65s produced from 2002-2005 (see attached Service information bulletin) and there were several things to be done to remedy the complaints. This document doesn't refer...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-28-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,751
Posted By jcarey
Removing button caps on center console

There was a post here a while back here (or maybe on another E65 forum I read) that described a shortcut to pull these caps off that dealer's techs used. The trick is to drill a small hole in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-28-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By jcarey
Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! Sorry I mised the...

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! Sorry I mised the greetings yesterday. I'm thankful for my family, all of our good health, home and the prospects for my continued empoyment. So many hard working folks...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,547
Posted By jcarey
Contact me with any questions

I will be happy to help you through the disassembly and reassembly steps, its always hard to write every little thing into the diy steps, so just let me know.
remove the no spam to email me ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By jcarey
Rear shade broken

Are you handy with tools and hardware? It may be that you could repair or remake the parts that broke and repair the existing parts. I have had the rear shade completly torn down in my 98 E38 and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By jcarey
Dealer doesn't know what they are talking about!

The 2002-2005 mo9dels would all have the exact same part no. This is classic case of why folks like us don't trust the dealer's people when it comes to exchanges or retrofits.
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