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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By BimmerBro
Recently purchased X5

I recently got a pretty good deal on an 2008 X5 with 52k miles within my budget was 27k as well. A site I used as a barometer is Cargurus. It's not perfect, but comes pretty close to letting you know...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-14-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,772
Posted By BimmerBro
Thanks. Anyone have a pic of what these rings...

Thanks. Anyone have a pic of what these rings look like? Just want to make sure I'm getting the right thing.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-10-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,772
Posted By BimmerBro
Interesting..I have a set of aftermarket wheels...

Interesting..I have a set of aftermarket wheels and i have experienced the vibrations. I have all the wheels trued and checked for balance, but I don't recall anyone mentioning anything about these...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-10-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By BimmerBro
From the posts around here, it's seems the...

From the posts around here, it's seems the smartest way to go is MKIV. Thanks for the link. I'm starting a little savings fund right now to get a new unit!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-10-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By BimmerBro
That's unfortunate news, considering I hardly...

That's unfortunate news, considering I hardly ever used the navigation because of simple aps on my EVO phone. Can't believe changing the battery, would have zap the unit. But from all the feedback...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-06-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By BimmerBro
Awesome instructions. Now this spells it out for...

Awesome instructions. Now this spells it out for me nicely! I will be trying this in the morning.

thanks!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-05-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By BimmerBro
When you say leave the boot lid open, what does...

When you say leave the boot lid open, what does this mean? Also what two lights do i need to check for? The navigation "on" light. Does that mean the LCD display?

Sorry, but want to try your...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By BimmerBro
Navigation issues?

My navigation stopped working after recent work that required the battery to be disconnected. Now the radio only stays on for a few minutes. Is there a way to reboot the Naviation unit?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,473
Posted By BimmerBro
Sounds like exactly what I'm experiencing. I had...

Sounds like exactly what I'm experiencing. I had to disconnect the battery for some servicing and my radio only stays on for minutes at a time. Is this due to some programming? I have a 2001 E38 but...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,867
Posted By BimmerBro
I am getting this same code when I have it pulled...

I am getting this same code when I have it pulled at Autozone. Bank one vanos, mechanic told me I can have the vanos repaired or replaced. Either would require the engine to be opened up extensively...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By BimmerBro
Cool Navigation display recently went out!

Well this sucks! Apparently the navi LCD just went out because I can still play the radio/cd player but it automatically powers off every five minutes and I have to turn it back on.

I found out...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By BimmerBro
mysterious battery drain?

I recently had to purchase a new battery and I'm experiencing a overnight drain. (the old one was just bad) I remember when I first got the car, leaving the cellphone connected would pull on the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By BimmerBro
I think I read somewhere if you put in any higher...

I think I read somewhere if you put in any higher wattage than the H3 55w's the system will give a fault. Something about the higher wattage it doesn't like. But can't you get the new h3's in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,658
Posted By BimmerBro
If the pictures do it justice, 350 is a STEAL....

If the pictures do it justice, 350 is a STEAL. Even if you cannot resell it, you can use as your daily driver and reap the bmw experience! The engine issues are little concerning but even if you have...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,997
Posted By BimmerBro
Congrats on the new purchase! I bought mine E38 a...

Congrats on the new purchase! I bought mine E38 a year ago with 89k miles. Mine too has the missing pixels and I wish the cupholders were a little bigger. Love the smooth ride these big luxury cars...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By BimmerBro
Black on Black was my first choice. However, this...

Black on Black was my first choice. However, this is one is clean and I got it for the low-low. Black it out huh? Personally, I like chrome, but I know many on the forums go with the blacked out...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-01-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By BimmerBro
mod suggestions on 2001 E38

http://i1050.photobucket.com/albums/s415/nsmith91/DSCN3880-1.jpg
http://i1050.photobucket.com/albums/s415/nsmith91/IMAG1410.jpg

I've had my E38 for a year and half now. It's pretty much stock...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-09-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By BimmerBro
Xenon bulbs

Thanks for the link. I'll look into the mod kit. I just wonder if there are bulbs I can change out to give me the HID look!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-06-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By BimmerBro
wheels

I was thinking about searching for a nice set of mpars for my E38, but how much would you take for those wheels?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-06-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By BimmerBro
Any luck with "xenon-look" fog lights?

I have a 2001 740i and love my xenon headlights. When I turn on the fogs, I notice the colors are different. I'm sure its because the factory fogs are not xenons. Has anyone been able to "match" the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-23-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By BimmerBro
WTB mpars

I'm in the market for a decent set of mpars for my 01 740i. I have a good set of 16 inch michelins with the oem basket wheels.

thanks,
Forum: Parting Out 08-23-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,234
Posted By BimmerBro
Cool Wheels

I'm looking for a used set of Mpars for my E38. How much would you take for yours? I don't necessarily need the tires. But if the price is fair, I may take them.
shipping to Fl, 33860?

thanks,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-23-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By BimmerBro
Looks sharp and got the m-pars!

Looks sharp and got the m-pars!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-12-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Posted By BimmerBro
Spoke with a very nice rep by the name of Leann...

Spoke with a very nice rep by the name of Leann at Bmw North America today. I explained I was looking into the possible repair assistance with the missing pixels. I guess I must have registered all...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-11-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,337
Posted By BimmerBro
upgrade the Nav CD

I've heard that I may need to buy the latest map cd from Navtec... It's not a major issue for me, just would like to see the navigation showing my home area which is a new development. I read those...
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