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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-10-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 58,513
Posted By taco_combo
I ended buying a used tranny for a few hundred...

I ended buying a used tranny for a few hundred bux. at this point i can almost care less :tsk:
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-04-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By taco_combo
should be all done in a couple of days

should be all done in a couple of days
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By taco_combo
no complaints as it has been 70s for a while now ...

no complaints as it has been 70s for a while now

http://i40.tinypic.com/5cekxz.jpg
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By taco_combo
my indy shop told me the same thing (they dont do...

my indy shop told me the same thing (they dont do tranny work) so 2 dif opinions said i need tranny work and my indy shop didnt refer me etc so they have no bias on it since they wont make a dime on...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By taco_combo
having the tranny swapped out

2001 sport 740i and reverse simply wasnt working. forward gears worked fine. I took it a BMW tranny shop and they said it will be $2600-$2800 to rebuild it, so I decided to buy a used tranny from a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By taco_combo
2001 with 168XXX on it.

2001 with 168XXX on it.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-24-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By taco_combo
I want to have my fluid topped off more than...

I want to have my fluid topped off more than anything else before i try a valve body etc
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-22-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By taco_combo
does anyone ever just top off the tranny fluid?

does anyone ever just top off the tranny fluid?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-22-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By taco_combo
i recommend to do plenty of searching on this...

i recommend to do plenty of searching on this topic as it is common problem on our cars. it could be as simple as a battery is in need of being replaced.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-22-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By taco_combo
mine went bad at around 150k and cost me...

mine went bad at around 150k and cost me $2500-$3000 at the Indy shop to be fixed.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-17-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By taco_combo
I think it will be ok ...

I think it will be ok

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1803842-2001-740i-vs-2001-740iL-Transmission

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-17-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By taco_combo
2001 sport used tranny purchase

well I guess my trans is about to go out. I talked my indy shop ans they told me it will be $2600-$3200 for total rebuild.

so I was thinking it would be cheaper to purchase a used trans :dunno:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-09-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 58,513
Posted By taco_combo
revers didn't work today..... cant risk this.......

revers didn't work today..... cant risk this.... ugh
Forum: Off-Topic 09-07-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,385
Posted By taco_combo
I had 2 cars purchased by me Brand new and got...

I had 2 cars purchased by me Brand new and got smoked in damages from accidents $10k and $5k of work....1-3 months each in the body shop and guess what both came up no accidents. everyone done via my...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-06-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By taco_combo
I hope I guessed right - I will find out this...

I hope I guessed right - I will find out this week

"This one has the fiber optic light, which is under the lever," from ebay add
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-01-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By taco_combo
I just bought a new door handle (silver front) on...

I just bought a new door handle (silver front) on ebay for $45.00
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-28-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By taco_combo
my door handle broke off...yep snapped off

it was loose and poof it snapped righr off :rofl: so I have to open the door from the back seat and reach forward.

will an e39 door handle fit on my e38?
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-28-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 58,513
Posted By taco_combo
as of nowhere no issues. I had the no reverse 30k...

as of nowhere no issues. I had the no reverse 30k miles ago and 3 yrs ago which was fixed. who knows. I will play it by year
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-17-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 58,513
Posted By taco_combo
here is a flaw in the valve body's reverse check...

here is a flaw in the valve body's reverse check ball. The problem manifests first as a hesitation in engaging reverse. Then, a hesitation in first. Lastly, complete failure by trying to engage the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-17-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 58,513
Posted By taco_combo
well 3 years ago I bought my 01 740i sport and...

well 3 years ago I bought my 01 740i sport and had trans problems (trans fail message/no reverse) and had the small time dealer fix the problem. this was at 138k miles. I am now near 165k miles 3...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,472
Posted By taco_combo
******** and rogain works..... it your hair is...

******** and rogain works..... it your hair is with it go for it. I keep a tight eye on my hairline. I like my hair too much so I do what it takes
Forum: Off-Topic 12-29-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,840
Posted By taco_combo
I am big into boots when not wearing dress shoes....

I am big into boots when not wearing dress shoes. im alrdy tall at 6'3'' but with boots I actually feel tall
...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-29-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,569
Posted By taco_combo
I included a hand written note in a xmas gift I...

I included a hand written note in a xmas gift I gave this girl. scored some major points actually. said I was rare :)
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By taco_combo
after doing my searching, it is common on our...

after doing my searching, it is common on our cars, the parts arent the big expense but the labor to get there is. I wonder why the time chain work was done, they didnt just bring it up then when the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By taco_combo
01 740i - Valley pan gasket

took my car the dealer (not my indy shop) for an oil change as the BMW dealer does oil changes on saturday and just didnt thave time M-F

they reccomended the valley pan gasket to be replaced? i...
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