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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey guys! Thanks so much for the...

:smokin:

Hey guys! Thanks so much for the kind replies!!!!

Appreciate all the feedback! Yeah I am leaning twoards fuel pump too, have one on order.

Now, for the fuel pump relay..... cat...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey edjack Thanks for reply! ...

:smokin:

Hey edjack

Thanks for reply!

coooooold weather, always let idle warmup to get tranny a bit warmed afore ya throw gearing at it!!!! never had problems with any of my "Best Motor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By cpnwrench
HELP!!! No Start, after much chugging , weaker, weaker, weaker chugging, stall! no mo

:smokin:

Soooo, now car is dead, just cranks and cranks, background below.

Situation, researching and reading everyone's posts (thanks so much BTW!)

Had codes p0171 and p0174 for some time,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By cpnwrench
Fuel Injector parts- VANOS SOLENOID SOAK

:smokin:

Ok guys,

Am at the apex of the TCG replacement process.
the following parts broke or were failed during removal:

OSV
JET PUMP (hose to brake booster)
CCV
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-09-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Honestly, and I am being truly...

:smokin:

Honestly, and I am being truly serious here, let the car warm up until it is WELL WELL past the Blue cold area on the temp gauge........

For whatever reason BMW are the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-08-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Andyman32, Nice write up! ...

:smokin:

Andyman32,

Nice write up! trials and tribulations eh?

my question to you is, what exactly (product name) did you use to clean solenoid valve(s)?

I am in process of the complete...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-08-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: "So, does this mean Ann Margret...

:smokin:

"So, does this mean Ann Margret ISN'T coming?" (full metal jacket)........

methinks thou protest too much........End float, lapping, ? jeepers, just wondering if the dang thing comes...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-04-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By cpnwrench
So taking the pump apart poses no "project D.I.W....

So taking the pump apart poses no "project D.I.W. ( Dead In the Water), oh crap, I gotta spend more $$ to replace THIS now" threats?

see below.... And what is the "excess endfloat" you are...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-04-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By cpnwrench
740i Oil Pump Dis-assembly

OK,

so not getting any brave souls to reply on another post.

I will ask once more,

Has anyone taken APART the OIL pump ?

I have it removed, and I want to dis-assemble it to remove all the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-01-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By cpnwrench
:confused: Appreciate the reply folks! ...

:confused:

Appreciate the reply folks!

The clips I am referring to on the fuel injectors are the circular disks "below" the bottom O-ring on the injectors.

(Where they seat into the intake...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-01-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By cpnwrench
:drink: Well, and I thought I was...

:drink:

Well, and I thought I was crazy......when I started MY project....(timing guides fail) I found also exactly three of those "rollers" around near the top of the upper oil pan area , which...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-31-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By cpnwrench
740i purgatory or salvation?

:stickpoke

removal of timing chain guides resulted in some issues and I cannot locate certain things.

the fuel injectors, what is that little freakin clip that is below the O-ring on the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-15-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey, anyone, ? crankshaft pulley...

:smokin:


Hey, anyone, ? crankshaft pulley bolt (a.k.a. Jesus bolt), torque spec?

Any other part scenarios I need to replace the timing chain guides etc?

I think i got the list:

chain...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-12-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Yeah, I plan to drive like granpa...

:smokin:

Yeah, I plan to drive like granpa once I put the oil pan back on, until I can do the teardown and replacement. I ordered all three guides and the gaskets for valve covers, timing covers, ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-11-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Howdy from Texas, young sir! Even...

:smokin:

Howdy from Texas, young sir! Even though you have taken the precautionary precaution to eliminate EXCESS oil content in the crankcase (via the sucking of .5 litre of oil out of dipstick...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-10-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: compound commonly known as "down...

:smokin:

compound commonly known as "down there" (female reproductive area!) :freakdance:

hahahhahahahhahha

take care!

cpnwrench
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-10-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Yeah, kinda figured that. I am...

:smokin:

Yeah, kinda figured that. I am going to fix situation. it is just a matter of logistics at this point. good thing for balmy weather here in West Texas!

May have to drive a bit to get...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-10-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: BTW, That's me an G.I. Joe on...

:smokin:

BTW, That's me an G.I. Joe on safari in Suburban USA! :rofl:


Cheers!

cpnwrench

:smokin:
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey everyone....88k on the car and...

:smokin:

Hey everyone....88k on the car and yep, parts in the oil pan......:mad: *uc$ n A!

vented hard at the freakin Previous Owner..... damn.

this is all I found. so it has not totally...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Roger that sir. first step is the...

:smokin:

Roger that sir. first step is the oil pan check. then I will go from there, probably the tensioner, but whilst I am in there I am gonna really scrutinize everything.....

we will see...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: no power loss at all, runs REAL...

:smokin:

no power loss at all, runs REAL strong.

acceleration is great, which is why I am scratchin my head.

cpnwrench

:smokin:
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey Tomloans, the car runs...

:smokin:

Hey Tomloans, the car runs fabulous, morning startup has a touch of rattling, but not so bad that it sounds like rocks in a can. after a minute or two it settles down (oil getting back up...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: I guess the dumb question would be,...

:smokin:

I guess the dumb question would be, "if both cam sensors were bad, wouldn't I get both p0011 and p0021 codes?"

As it stands, when I swap the sensors, all I get is the p0011 code. (...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Well sir, I will comment, I think...

:smokin:

Well sir, I will comment, I think your products look FANTASTIC!!!!! I will certainly mark and remember your page when I need the kit, currently mine is holding up well! But you never...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey robeo60, Thanks for the...

:smokin:

Hey robeo60,

Thanks for the reply, yes I did swap the Cam sensors. no change... and yes I did clear codes with the OBDII scanner, but I also did the hard reset with the terminals also....
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