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Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-12-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,419
Posted By Ds74 0il
I had the same issue. It should be the...

I had the same issue. It should be the alternator. i went to Autozone originally and did a load test, they said it was fine, by then I was on my second battery. For a couple hundred bucks you can...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ds74 0il
fake brembos that glue on?= bad (those fake cross...

fake brembos that glue on?= bad (those fake cross drilled rotors are hilarious!)
...its a shame those things made in asia somewhere (usually thailand) are giving caliper covers a bad name...
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,081
Posted By Ds74 0il
those look an awful-lot like caliper covers, not...

those look an awful-lot like caliper covers, not fastened as secure, but looks like a nice mod to cover up those ugly calipers.

I put a set on my e38 - personally glad I didn't have to put my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,081
Posted By Ds74 0il
those Turners look great- it has the BMW written...

those Turners look great- it has the BMW written on there ( i wonder if their licensed? ), and a couple grand less than the Brembo's? sounds good....
You could also try caliper covers, if you...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-12-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,056
Posted By Ds74 0il
Where can I find e38 trim?

I want to black out all of the chrome trim (around windows, down the sides and around the bumpers, the kidney grille will be purchased).... I've contacted quite a few shops in my area and everyone...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-12-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,734
Posted By Ds74 0il
Welcome back! How tough was the 6 speed...

Welcome back!
How tough was the 6 speed conversion (expensive)?
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-12-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,023
Posted By Ds74 0il
Welcome to the forum! I'm fairly new myself,...

Welcome to the forum!
I'm fairly new myself, but have a similar car to yours (a 95 740il w/140k). I would say to look for a couple of things before you purchase it.
-How well does it drive...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-05-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By Ds74 0il
the 740 will spoil you there are cars 10 years...

the 740 will spoil you there are cars 10 years newer that lack half of what the 740il has, just make sure to have a couple hunndred bucks set to the side for unexpected maintenance- do you know it's...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-30-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,832
Posted By Ds74 0il
Oct 6th LIBRA!

Oct 6th LIBRA!
Forum: Off-Topic 12-22-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,973
Posted By Ds74 0il
the HK USP .40 is a great weapon, matter of fact...

the HK USP .40 is a great weapon, matter of fact the entire HK line is (IMO) the most reliable (not plastic), and accurate with a decent punch.....
the sling shot may be your best bet though-...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 12-17-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,787
Posted By Ds74 0il
such a simple effective sollution:thumbup: It...

such a simple effective sollution:thumbup: It stays secure at higher speeds?
Forum: California 12-16-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Ds74 0il
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sf3nnZTAXcg&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sf3nnZTAXcg&feature=player_embedded

"reduce" is the incorrect word, whereas "redirect" would be better.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 12-15-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,566
Posted By Ds74 0il
I have 140k on mine. it seemed like such a...

I have 140k on mine.
it seemed like such a great deal that i wasnt going to pass up the purchase....but now, im a bit concerned. it's always something, from little things like the "check rear...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,414
Posted By Ds74 0il
wow, thats sad 02 330i, unless you just made it...

wow, thats sad 02 330i, unless you just made it up to post and show off your snazzy ride, in which case you would just be in poor taste. I make a bit more than the required to post in here, but are...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-11-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14,142
Views: 403,311
Posted By Ds74 0il
sweetness

sweetness
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-11-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,432
Posted By Ds74 0il
whatever size you get just make sure your not...

whatever size you get just make sure your not losing more than a 1/4 of your threads. Fewer threads means less hold for your bolts. Have yet to see people go with much bigger than half an inch (and...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 12-11-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,566
Posted By Ds74 0il
Thanks Cody, I had heard the same thing from a...

Thanks Cody, I had heard the same thing from a few other people- new alternator & battery it is:eek: any idea what labor would be for both? no point in doing the battery myself after the alternator...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 12-10-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,251
Posted By Ds74 0il
Question '95 e38 Opinions on first mods?

I have a newly aquired '95 740il-im the 2nd owner:bigpimp:@140k on it, alpine white (perfect)black leather interior. After I get a new alternator, new battery, new license plate lights, and tranny...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 12-09-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,566
Posted By Ds74 0il
sweet, i had been to the e38.org a few times...

sweet, i had been to the e38.org a few times before but must have skimmed past it, found it now and I think I can handle it. Thank you!!
as for the battery, I know its bad because the alarm and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-09-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Ds74 0il
this is the place to be for restyling to...

this is the place to be for restyling to repairs:thumbup: welcome!
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-09-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Ds74 0il
you picked a great forum, there's all sorts of...

you picked a great forum, there's all sorts of info to be found for your Z4:)
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-08-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,426
Posted By Ds74 0il
that looks sick, it was a smart dealership that...

that looks sick, it was a smart dealership that sold it! If its preloaded you don't have to worry about it
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,115
Posted By Ds74 0il
like i said to each is own:thumbup: I dont...

like i said to each is own:thumbup:
I dont know many people that drive a nice BMW who have the time for such a project. For those who can, more power to you- and it does look alot better than the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,115
Posted By Ds74 0il
well luckily for people who like the rusted look...

well luckily for people who like the rusted look of a caliper on an otherwise extremely clean vehicle, they can choose not to go the route of a cover. Or better yet you can paint them, spend all day...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-08-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 55,237
Posted By Ds74 0il
27 (still has to check my own ID though to make...

27 (still has to check my own ID though to make sure)and this is my first BMW, only because there was no way I'd pass it up! it's a '95 with 140K miles and I'm the second owner.(pics soon)...I can't...
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