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#1308 of 1317 Broken Hood latch 760Li
Jul 12, 2009 (11:00 am)
Does anyone know how to get the hood open on My BMW if the hood latch is broken???
#1309 of 1317 Seat in new 750iL not comfortable w/gap from seat to thigh-support rest.
Jul 28, 2009 (7:01 pm)
I found the seat of the new 750iL (and and '07 I sat in) not too comfortable. And what's with the thigh support thing that slides out and leaves an empty gap that the back of your leg falls into? I need the thigh support because of my long legs, but then there is
just empty space from the back of the thigh support pad to the seat cushion, and it feels awful. I test drove an '06 7-series 3 years ago and, from memory, thought the seat was bigger and much more comfortable, and I don't remember the thigh-support issue. Overall, the seat cushion did not tilt back enough and the seat just seemed a bit small. The 5-series had a better seat. Am I imagining things? I'm 6-feet tall, 210 pounds. Thanks.
Sep 14, 2009 (1:27 pm)
I need to get new tires for my 2006 750LI. I live in Maine so good all season tires are a must. My research so far says that the Goodyear Assurance Triple Treads are a great tire.
I wonder if someone has these tires on a 7 series and can tell me of their experience.
The size is 245-50-18" Thank you in advance, Dan
#1311 of 1317 Hunt for the red october!
Sep 23, 2009 (8:05 pm)
After years of dirty looks and countless dreams, I have finally decided to hunt for a 7 series BMW. Unfortunately, my better half, to make the whole experience less rewarding and more difficult, have only allocated 20K for the purchase. I am painfully aware how "small change " it represents when it comes to this particular make and model, but since changing wife option is a lot more costly ("cheaper to keep her" never sounded more apt), I will have to stick to the budget this time.
This kind of $$$ will only allow me to fish for 2002 models only (not too fond of pre 02 ones) and I am fine with that. Regrettably, that year is considered not the most sought after and has a rather low opinion among those who care. However, it seems that the reality might not be as bleak as it had been painted. Here is why I think 2002 is actually a good year for 7s.
1. Extra long BMW warranty - unlike later years 2002 have been provided an extended factory warranty by BMW to appease and retain those who bought them in the first year production.
2. The car looks is not that much different from the latter years and it should age well.
3. One can find well taken care of examples for 20K +/- making it a great buy.
One example of a well taken care of vehicle:
Consequently, I am in a search for one. any advice, opinions, views are more than welcome.
#1312 of 1317 Re: Hunt for the red october! [saxon2nsx]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Sep 24, 2009 (6:51 am)
This is a duplicate post that we are already discussing
Jul 29, 2010 (8:09 pm)
I have a 2000 740i bmw I took off the cover of the fuse box under the hood. As i loosened the last bolt the alarm went off. I used the key/clicker to turn it off. Now the car wont start. Any ideas?
#1317 of 1317 Reall electrical outage
Sep 16, 2012 (10:07 am)
I feel compassion for ALL of us who are experiencing "buyer beware" syndrome! I have a 2006 750i and simultaneously All the electronics have now stopped working! Air, doors, windows, key start,you name it! Sad part is BMW North America will not take responsibility for their service center who apparently could use further training and not at the consumers cost! Help from anyone who is pursuing legal action or wants to! I have been in touch /BMW NO America with much "lip" service and no action!