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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-27-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,163
Posted By cgstelle
I would consider first replacing the sunroof...

I would consider first replacing the sunroof seal. Easy and only $30 some bucks. May fix your issue...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-27-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By cgstelle
I have that cupholder and dont care for it much...

I have that cupholder and dont care for it much at all. The bottom is not flat (sloped) so whatever you put in it tilts 5-10 degrees in any direction. Purchased off Bav Auto for $35. The cupholder...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-23-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By cgstelle
If you want to be proactive and avoid being...

If you want to be proactive and avoid being stranded in the desert consider replacing your radiator, water pump, thermastat, hoses and various connectors every 70-80,000 miles....:mad:
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By cgstelle
Very nice collection! The nice part is those...

Very nice collection! The nice part is those particular BMW models are extremely low maintenance...:flush:
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-21-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By cgstelle
Chrome plating M parrallel rims

Was thinking of doing this. Any one have any recommendations in Chicago area/suburbs that does a great job? TIA
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-16-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,400
Posted By cgstelle
It's their way of saying "ok, you guys...

It's their way of saying "ok, you guys (Americans) insist on cupholders...Here's your $#@&*%$ cupholders! Enjoy." ....Chris
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-29-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By cgstelle
Call Bavarian Auto Sports. They have to be cheap...

Call Bavarian Auto Sports. They have to be cheap or check e-bay. Put the tire thats recommended from manufacturer. I think mine are 235/50/16. Dont quote me on that. Regarding the sport tires I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-29-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By cgstelle
I bought the pilots. More money but worth it in...

I bought the pilots. More money but worth it in my not so humble opinoin....

If you only have one set of rims I would consider buying the 16 inch basket weave rims and put a set of Blizzaks on...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-29-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By cgstelle
Handling and driveability are excellent. Spedo...

Handling and driveability are excellent. Spedo is overestimated (reads high) by 5-6 mph. Looks great on car without looking like " ______". You fill in the blank! As far as wear, ya, they wear a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-28-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By cgstelle
Are they staggered rims? If so, seems most...

Are they staggered rims? If so, seems most popular choice is:

Front 255/45/18
Back 275/40/18

Hope that helps...Chris
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-27-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,198
Posted By cgstelle
01 740iL - Evaporative Emission System Code

Had noticed recently a whistling sound that was noticeable as car came to a stop and was idling. Thought at first may be a belt or tensioner. However, seems sound can only be heard from inside...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-08-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By cgstelle
Great BMW driving experience=$$$+Patience+Sense...

Great BMW driving experience=$$$+Patience+Sense of humor. Enjoy the ride!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-31-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By cgstelle
You guys are right...Standard amp connections. ...

You guys are right...Standard amp connections. M.Wong, you are indeed correct. Called Bav Auto back to clarify with sales rep. Not really sure he even cared so I am guessing they will continue...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By cgstelle
The set up they sell comes as a package with an...

The set up they sell comes as a package with an "in-house" wiring harness that only works on models 95-2000'. 2001 models have fiber optic connections that make incompatible with that particular...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-25-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By cgstelle
Infinity Bass Link install question

Hello to everyone....

Recently ordered something thru Bavarian Autosports and happened to ask about Infinity Basslink subwoofer. They told me their unit (comes with plug and play wiring harness)...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-13-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By cgstelle
Copied DVD vs Original Navigation DVD

Assuming a purchased "burnt" navi DVD from online vendor vs one purchased from the "stealer" :cry:

Any noticeable difference between the two? Does age of navigation unit make a difference...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-09-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By cgstelle
Recent MK IV Navigation purchase

Hello and Happy Holidays to everyone.....

Recently purchased a 2003 MKIV navigation unit for my 2001 740il. Had a friend update the firmwear when I received the unit. Purchased a 2011 navi DVD...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-31-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,072
Posted By cgstelle
01 740iL - Headliner question

Hello everyone...For anyone out there who has ever taken down and reinstalled their head liner (or someone else) for what-ever reason, how long did it take or how long should it take if you know what...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-29-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By cgstelle
Was working perfectly before that. Had retracted...

Was working perfectly before that. Had retracted the shade before final use and had actually slid back too far before I set the window in motion backwards. Started clicking and grinding when about...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-28-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By cgstelle
Thank you for the offer. Appreciate that. I am...

Thank you for the offer. Appreciate that. I am gonna check with my window guy first to see what he can do. If no luck I'll let you know. Thanks again....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-28-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,943
Posted By cgstelle
Check Bavarian Auto Sport. Thats where I...

Check Bavarian Auto Sport. Thats where I recently got mine. Brand new, pretty good deal and no tax. Cant beat those brand new rims.....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-26-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By cgstelle
01 740iL - Broken sun roof cassette

Sun roof recently became jammed upon opening and had to manipulate sun roof shade to get window closed. Dealer says sun roof shade cassette broken and costs $2300 to repair. Must remove entire roof...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-09-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By cgstelle
01 740iL - Replacing gasket stoplamp

Hello everyone....The gasket around my back brake light (part # 63258352887) has fallen and looks terrible. Boy, one thing after another!! :)

Was reading on e38.org how someone removed the back...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By cgstelle
I agree....Looks great...And thanks again for...

I agree....Looks great...And thanks again for your reply!! Chris
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-03-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By cgstelle
New tires for 2001 740il

Hello everyone....I am sure this has been discussed at length before but was wondering what all-season tires you guys have had good experience with? Just purchased the M Parallel staggered rims for...
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