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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-05-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By CodyItaliano
well here it is. a W126 sitting in my parking...

well here it is. a W126 sitting in my parking spot. granted i still want another E38 or E31. this mercedes is a great car and is just wonderful.
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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-29-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By CodyItaliano
yeah so the bimmer wheels have a different bolt...

yeah so the bimmer wheels have a different bolt spacing than the merc.

i know someone that may be selling their 2001 740iL. needs a bit of cleaning up though so i can probably get that for a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-27-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By CodyItaliano
I bought the Mercedes. It's in amazing condition...

I bought the Mercedes. It's in amazing condition for what I got it for. I plan to get another E38 though. But this is an impressive car I've purchased. It will be getting some new wheels soon. I will...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-26-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By CodyItaliano
Heres the car I'm wanting. ...

Heres the car I'm wanting.
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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-25-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By CodyItaliano
Unhappy My E38 died

well a few weeks back i wrecked my E38. a tree jumped out and thats the story im sticking to. but i'm sure you can guess what happend.

honestly it did not look "totalled". but whatever, insurance...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,508
Posted By CodyItaliano
What is the highest speed achieved in your E38?

last night i had a wild hair and went for it. i know it was an irresponsible thing to do but the road was clear. so on the cosway between the island and the inland i went for it.

my E38 hit 155...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-15-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By CodyItaliano
I think I'll be using either some more lexan or...

I think I'll be using either some more lexan or if I can find it, some black plastic.

Unfortunately I'm not having very many days to get this done, so only in my free time. Plus most of my free...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-13-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By CodyItaliano
I really need more free time. So I don't know...

I really need more free time. So I don't know exactly when I should have a finished product. I'm trying to figure out how I can enclose the back side with new plastic. Should be an interesting...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-13-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By CodyItaliano
Lightbulb E38 Custom projector driving lights

i've started work mounting some old projector driving lights into the OEM E38 driving lights. the lenses were smashed up and i had extra stuff for this.

right now i'm using some old cheap...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-08-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By CodyItaliano
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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-08-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By CodyItaliano
So I left the car at the body shop for three...

So I left the car at the body shop for three weeks. They kept having trouble getting the parts in a timely fashion.

So after three weeks I get it back. All looks pretty good except they've...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,251
Posted By CodyItaliano
mine does this, so i disarm the alarm when i've...

mine does this, so i disarm the alarm when i've locked it. have to insert the key and hold it in the locked position while pushing the unlock button on my remote.

i found my car alarm to be going...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,693
Posted By CodyItaliano
well i tested the motor out by running it off a...

well i tested the motor out by running it off a 12 volt battery. runs fine.

the relay i can hear is under/behind the glove box. when it is working, it makes an audible click you can hear if the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-20-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,530
Posted By CodyItaliano
If you are looking at other bulbs such as for...

If you are looking at other bulbs such as for turn signals, reverse lights or license plate lights, those would be worth putting LEDs in. I have them in the side markers and license plate.

But...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-16-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By CodyItaliano
the dealership somehow calibrated my navigation....

the dealership somehow calibrated my navigation. before it would be way off course, now its perfect. they will charge about $95 for the service. i like to use it when on the highway or on county...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-16-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,267
Posted By CodyItaliano
definately use premium fuel, the E38, or really...

definately use premium fuel, the E38, or really any other BMW is tuned to use specifically high octane fuel only to prevent knock. this is why the check engine light will come on, because the knock...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-16-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,641
Posted By CodyItaliano
you might also consider disconnecting the...

you might also consider disconnecting the negative wire that goes to your battery before doing any repairs to anything electrical. this is proper practice and will save you from destroying electrical...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-16-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,980
Posted By CodyItaliano
at most auto parts stores, you can buy...

at most auto parts stores, you can buy flourescent liquid dye that is specifically for oil. they make it as well for ac systems and coolant. make sure its for oil if you do get it.

if you decide...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-16-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,052
Posted By CodyItaliano
an automatic does not have a flywheel. a flywheel...

an automatic does not have a flywheel. a flywheel is only on transmission that are manual, and have a clutch.

a flexplate is what would be in the same place the flywheel would, except it is much...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-16-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By CodyItaliano
have a look on autotrade.com, i looked for a...

have a look on autotrade.com, i looked for a month before i found the right car. i wasnt really looking for an E38, but has honestly been a great choice compared to my other cars. they let me take it...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-15-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By CodyItaliano
i was told that the engine needs to be calibrated...

i was told that the engine needs to be calibrated with a BMW scanner after doing anything with the timing chains. not totally sure though. i would like to get mine replaced and other components that...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-15-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,052
Posted By CodyItaliano
if your car is automatic, you have a flex plate....

if your car is automatic, you have a flex plate. those occasionally crack, have never see this as a problem with BMWs. this part is attached to the engine, and the torque converter to it.

the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-15-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By CodyItaliano
yeah so these engines dont just "make noise"...

yeah so these engines dont just "make noise" unless something is messed up. ususally something that will end up costing $2000+ to fix unless you know someone. sounds like a bad deal.

just saying...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-12-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,341
Posted By CodyItaliano
I'm thinking of buying a Citizen Ecodrive that is...

I'm thinking of buying a Citizen Ecodrive that is a few years old. Found it locally on craigslist for $200. It's got papers and box included. I love my Citizen Navihawk, it's 17 years old and works...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-12-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By CodyItaliano
The reason the Cruz looks as impressive as it is...

The reason the Cruz looks as impressive as it is when compared to older models is that it is Opel based, so designed off a European car already in production. A lot of recent GM cars have been...
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