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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-28-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 20,371
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Where did you get the lights? Would love to do...

Where did you get the lights? Would love to do the same.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
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e38 it is. Thanks Sent from BimmerApp...

e38 it is. Thanks


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By wattbmw
I have a 2000 740i. The keys work, but are old...

I have a 2000 740i. The keys work, but are old and very used. Where is the best place and inexpensive to get new ones a program them?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By wattbmw
Nav Screen

Does the e46 16:9 nav screen work in the e38?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By wattbmw
I am interested in screen if still available. ...

I am interested in screen if still available.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By wattbmw
Leather care

What is the best cleaner/rejuvenator for maintaining the leather in my car.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-29-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By wattbmw
2014 7 series made with real silver..check it!

Looks great, but truly an individual desire. Looking forward to see what else the plan to put in these beauties to make them more attractive as if they really need it.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-23-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By wattbmw
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year (Society of 7's)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-21-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 20,371
Posted By wattbmw
Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

Replaced my motor mounts.

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The left one was under the oil filter and power steering reservoir and both need hose replacement.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By wattbmw
Fuel smell

Definitely smelling fuel strong on passenger side of car. Still need to find exact spot.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By wattbmw
Fuel smell

Will do. Saw on YouTube that the pump is under the rear seat so not likely coming from there.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By wattbmw
Fuel smell

I am smelling gas in the cabin when I start and drive. It is especially strong after sitting overnight. I am thinking fuel pump or filter. What do you think the likely hood it is only a hose?...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By wattbmw
Control arm installations

I agree that the control arms are only part of the problem. My car is a 2000 and what I am removing is original so I have much more to replace. The greatest thing is this forum and YouTube.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By wattbmw
Control arm installations

Actually they were $120 ea. I also purchased motor mounts all for $366.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By wattbmw
Control arm installations

I ordered from RM European
Manufacturer: LEMFOERDER Original Equipment




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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By wattbmw
Control arm installations

I had a great time installing front upper and lower control arms.

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The only delay was tightening the nut on the upper control arm bolt.

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I had to force the bolt upward by...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By wattbmw
Emergency control arm replacement

Figured out how to tighten bolt. See post on control arm installation.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By wattbmw
Emergency control arm replacement

Attempting to place nut on bolt of upper control arm and bolt is turning. How do I get it to stop?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-12-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By wattbmw
Xmas comes early for me!

Never thought they even made cup holders that actually work. I to may order one.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-12-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By wattbmw
My baby is dead. I am sad. [Pics of the Carnage]

Glad to know everyone is okay. Sure it sucks to have to start that search for another one. Like many others are saying parting out may reduce the pain. I would love to get the rear bumper, nav if...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-11-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By wattbmw
55 MPH shimmy found and fixed!

Thanks for the post. Just starting to chase my shimmy. First thing are the upper control arms, motor mounts and idler arm. Mechanic started me in this direction. Work begins tomorrow.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-09-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By wattbmw
mercedes forum lol

Have loved the BMW since Hawk had the 633 on Spencer for Hire. Then spent 3 years in Europe admiring them in the mid 80s before purchasing Euro spec 735 in mid 90s. Just never desired a MB.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-07-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 20,371
Posted By wattbmw
Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

This is my baby. Had a 735 while stationed in Italy in the mid 90s


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-07-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 20,371
Posted By wattbmw
Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-07-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 20,371
Posted By wattbmw
Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

Planned to replace both rear control arms, idler arm and motor mounts yesterday, but back injury has delayed. Hoping to get to it next Friday. By the way does anyone know of a BMW club in Tampa? ...
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