BMW E65 E66 How To Install New Idler Tensioner And Pulley For Serpentine Belt

Well First Off, this job was above the car so that is always exciting, my dream one day is to own a car lift just like the TV shows were I can raise the car up and stand up and work underneath the car, but until then it’s always nice not to have to jack up the car and go under, plus it saves a lot of time. Total Time for this job about 30-45 minutes. Tools Needed 1.  Breaker Bar 2.  Torx Bit 50 & 55 3.  Flat Head Screw driver for popping off pulley cover 4.  Maybe socket extension 5.  Size 16mm socket 6.  Gloves or Latex Gloves First raise the hood, then take off your air box covers, unlatch them and grab your flat head screw driver and loosen the o-rings from the intake, I have this whole process on my Crank Case Vent Valves Video Here. … Continue reading

DIY BMW E65 E66 How To Replace Your Guibo Joint

It’s finally here, if you have been waiting for my How To Replace Your Guibo Joint Video.  The Guibo Joint is also known as the Flex Disc or U-Joint or Universal Joint some even call it a bushing or Propeller Disc or Joint.  It’s all the same thing, I did this whole process by myself with a borrowed 18 mm wrench from my pop that came in really handy (watch video below)  Below I’ll list the tools you must need for this job and a few optional ones.  The Guibo Joint itself isn’t that much you can find it for around 100-130 dollars depends on were you check.  While your watching this video if some bolts are different then yours especially the rear drive shaft ones, mine are E-torx E12, or you can get away with a 3/8 wrench, (again watch video for full details) I believe 02-05 E65 E66 … Continue reading

DIY BMW E65 E66 How To: Replace Dome And Reading Lights For Rear Seat Replacement

This is a small issue compared to other problems but, if you do have a backseat interior light go out on you, here’s the latest video for how to solve that problem.  The other option is, if you want to upgrade all your interior lights to bright white LED lights.  This video will be for removal of backseat roof trim, so you can access the lighting system for your Dome light and your passenger left and right side reading lights.  Watch the full video for removal and putting everything back together.  I do recommend using a Auto Trim Removal Kit for this job to prevent scratching of your interior of your BMW E65 E66.  Here’s a couple options for your LED bright White interior lights. Thanks for watching Bmw e65 e66 rear dome reading light replacement video, and I’ll see you on the next job.