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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-13-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,080
Posted By Mrbob581
Oh, and yes I replaced the upper tensioners too,...

Oh, and yes I replaced the upper tensioners too, but those didn't look so bad, plus you can just order the plastic parts, I ordered parts prior to opening it up, and I would have felt fine just...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-13-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,080
Posted By Mrbob581
The chain should be good for a long time, 300k++...

The chain should be good for a long time, 300k++ as long as no damage when it rubbed the front case and the metal v when the plastic broke loose, that v is oiled via little holes so as long as it...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-12-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,262
Posted By Mrbob581
Not to bad of a job, synth ATF (mobile one) is...

Not to bad of a job, synth ATF (mobile one) is what I use, take off belt, drop three bolts, remove hoses( these nuts are bad, big air wrench for one of mine, replace all hoses and nuts at same time...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-12-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By Mrbob581
Max has some great kits, all diy work, invest in...

Max has some great kits, all diy work, invest in the right tools and very easy but dirty job.... Just say no to The the fork! Oh and a air wrench helps
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-12-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,985
Posted By Mrbob581
Should look just like I have them on the table,...

Should look just like I have them on the table, it's in TIS, note the one on top has a short spring (old) and the bottom has a longer spring along with updated grove at tip.... Another silent BMW...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-12-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,080
Posted By Mrbob581
Mine was clean, golden in color, always used BMW...

Mine was clean, golden in color, always used BMW oil, changed every 15k. Did you or the po use Dino oil?? The black sludge can be from that or bad osv.....
The chain is under pressure, so when...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-12-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,514
Posted By Mrbob581
Did we replace the valve covers lately?? Your...

Did we replace the valve covers lately?? Your symptoms can happen when you bend the brown plate in the picture, computer does not know what position the valves are in so it shuts down, CPs sensor...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-12-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,080
Posted By Mrbob581
I'm working on this issue now, and all Is not...

I'm working on this issue now, and all Is not lost, the good news is most of the plastic breaks up into dime size bits and ends up in the oil pan and around the chain.... The chain has to come off...
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