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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-07-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Yayy!...But it also means, our BMWs still come...

Yayy!...But it also means, our BMWs still come with gremlins. I was getting some weirdness at one time and it turned out that my battery (while not "BAD") was 'going bad and was borderline. Replaced...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-06-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Sounds like you have my friend's mechanic...I...

Sounds like you have my friend's mechanic...I suggested before he changes any more sensors, he change Mechanic.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-06-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Never fails, every time I peruse the forum I...

Never fails, every time I peruse the forum I learn something. I did not know what the purge valve did until now. Thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By jitsjaf2009
They do look great. I tried the lamp replacement...

They do look great. I tried the lamp replacement with LEDs and kept getting "check rear lights" so I was afraid to try those.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-13-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By jitsjaf2009
From what MayorChuck said, it doesn't appear...

From what MayorChuck said, it doesn't appear another negative review will have any impact on this shipper. It is a shame that we are having to live with this type of business. I clearly remember A...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-11-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Autohausaz and pelican parts both have the...

Autohausaz and pelican parts both have the complete assembly for around $100. Same with europarts. I go with autohausaz when I am in a hurry...and parts ship free on orders over $75
Have to add...my...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I think MayorChuck already showed it in his...

I think MayorChuck already showed it in his attachment, but general location is mounted on left side of the transmission.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Sorry...I figured 4 quarts, and bought 6, hoping...

Sorry...I figured 4 quarts, and bought 6, hoping to get a much as possible out of the torque converter. Ended using 5.5 which means got some out of the torque converter.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I will check my Bentley Manual tonight...but I'll...

I will check my Bentley Manual tonight...but I'll bet before I get back to you someone on this forum will already tell you.:)
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I used the Redline D4-ATF when I changed mine. I...

I used the Redline D4-ATF when I changed mine. I have been using Redline for sometime and (knock on wood) have never lost a transmission that I have used it in. And I agree about doing the filter,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-06-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10,830
Views: 520,520
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Hate to seem intrusive, but shouldn't all this...

Hate to seem intrusive, but shouldn't all this discussion be on a different forum or PM so I (and I am sure many others) don't get "today on my Bimmer..." notifications to the point of irritation....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-06-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Shot in the dark...first thing I would look for...

Shot in the dark...first thing I would look for is a loose connector.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-06-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 35,614
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Sunday I replaced the tail-light assembly on my...

Sunday I replaced the tail-light assembly on my Wife's 1995 740i with brand new 2001 Euro style assemblies with LED bulbs. Really sharp and very noticeable. When I tried installing LED bulbs in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Nice looking ride...maybe you could put in the...

Nice looking ride...maybe you could put in the trunk of the seven in case you need a spare:D
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-24-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,297
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Lot of work and deication for a "summer-beater"....

Lot of work and deication for a "summer-beater". I think you will find it is a lot more than that. Nice job. If you get bored when she is done, let me know...I have a couple simple things you can fix...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-24-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I have a 1995 740i now with 162K. I redid the...

I have a 1995 740i now with 162K. I redid the front end steering components (the most hammered were the drag link and the tie-rod ends...also the easiest) got an alignment and would drive it...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-21-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By jitsjaf2009
FR4NK is most likely right, I would bet on it....

FR4NK is most likely right, I would bet on it. Had the problem (and known a couple others that had the same problem} and it has been fixed each time by remarrying the plug and switch for the seat...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-21-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 676
Posted By jitsjaf2009
sorry for trying to help...heli-coils are what...

sorry for trying to help...heli-coils are what you need..
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-20-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Intermittant Radio Problem

On seemingly arbitrary occasions, my radio (radio only, CD and Tape work great) will cut out and not have any audio. Display shows what ever station, station changes, am or fm, etc. but no audio. It...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-19-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Saw this after you made your decision...I too...

Saw this after you made your decision...I too would have chosen the 2001. Partly due to the evolution of the e38 98 to 2001...and after seeing the pictures, I definitely think you made the right...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-19-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I will ask a dumb question as I am a simple first...

I will ask a dumb question as I am a simple first man. Did you check all (even closely related) fuses...then relays???
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-18-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 676
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I did it with my brother on his 1997 740il. He...

I did it with my brother on his 1997 740il. He had cross-threaded a plug. We used a "chaser" and it worked out fine. He has got to have 20K plus on that repair...!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-06-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I have been told should have at least half a tank...

I have been told should have at least half a tank of gas when aligned
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-01-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By jitsjaf2009
It was the switch...And the sunroof switch is the...

It was the switch...And the sunroof switch is the same, except marking. Thanks for the help...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-27-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,372
Posted By jitsjaf2009
And it is Super-Sweet...!!!!:thumbup:

And it is Super-Sweet...!!!!:thumbup:
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