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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-04-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By supark
ebay and craigslist

ebay and craigslist
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-04-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By supark
No idea, but you're clearly getting oil into your...

No idea, but you're clearly getting oil into your exhaust. Also if you haven't already, I'd park the car while you figure this out - will foil your cats pretty quickly burning that much oil through...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-04-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 841
Posted By supark
Agh I wish there was a cheaper option. I guess...

Agh I wish there was a cheaper option. I guess it's nice because it makes it harder to steal our cars, but for older E38s, a replacement key is getting right around a tenth of the car's value!!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-04-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By supark
Mine have always leaked at the reservoir,...

Mine have always leaked at the reservoir, guessing because as the car ages the rubber shrinks a bit, and you can't retighten the stock clamps. I just replaced the hose clamps with the standard screw...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-04-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By supark
Hmm sounds like the OSV was installed...

Hmm sounds like the OSV was installed incorrectly..
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-04-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 841
Posted By supark
Here's the link to RPMmotorsports and their key...

Here's the link to RPMmotorsports and their key making service: http://www.rmsonlinestore.com/This-is-a-BMW-E38-7-Series-Remote-Key-Set-Total-of-4-BMW-Key-Set-E38.htm

Pricey at $340, but it's...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-04-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By supark
Guessing these are looooong gone, but if not I...

Guessing these are looooong gone, but if not I have style 5s for trade
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-04-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By supark
Interested, but are you sure those are OEM? They...

Interested, but are you sure those are OEM? They look very much like reps - you can usually tell because the reps have that brushed aluminum finish, while the OEM ones have silver painted faces
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-03-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By supark
Aftermarket PDC retrofit - thoughts?

I'm going to let my father drive my 740i while I'm abroad, and being a senior citizen, his parking skills are a little... questionable.

The OEM PDC systems are freaking ridiculous and would cost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,624
Posted By supark
Sorry but just not feeling this. From a...

Sorry but just not feeling this. From a mechanical standpoint you have one more point of failure in a pretty important system, aside from the fact that it is actually less efficient to start and stop...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,323
Posted By supark
make sure that you're not having hydraulic and/or...

make sure that you're not having hydraulic and/or clutch issues that's making the clutch not disengage completely. Easiest way to test this is to go onto a flat place and have someone in the car put...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,323
Posted By supark
both my 540i-6s had balky/notchy shifts,...

both my 540i-6s had balky/notchy shifts, especially when cold (my old E46 M3, which shares a very similar 6-sp trans, also was notchy and higher effort). It's partly just something inherent to their...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,433
Posted By supark
well first, fix the leak - the reason why our...

well first, fix the leak - the reason why our cars (as well as E46s) have leaking filter housings is because the stupid crimp style hose clamps. Guessing some combination of the rubber hoses...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,372
Posted By supark
from what I recall it was $899 for the staggered...

from what I recall it was $899 for the staggered set of 19s and about $880 for the falken FK452s mounted, not inclusive of shipping to my door. I got them directly from vortex tuning and they were...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By supark
Don't waste your money on power upgrades. Build...

Don't waste your money on power upgrades. Build on what the 525i does well - handle curves. An M5 front and rear swaybar, sportier shock and spring upgrade and lighter wheels will give you more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By supark
eh let's be honest, the 540i is outclassed from a...

eh let's be honest, the 540i is outclassed from a power perspective by a lot of pretty mundane more modern cars. If you were shopping for a drag strip car, you picked the wrong car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,372
Posted By supark
very nice, I actually just bought a set of the...

very nice, I actually just bought a set of the vortex tuning LM reps with falken fk452s - they should be here on tuesday...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-13-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,443
Posted By supark
Sold

Sold
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-08-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,443
Posted By supark
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-07-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,443
Posted By supark
still available

still available
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-01-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By supark
sold

sold
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-30-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,443
Posted By supark
weird.. my email is contactspark(at)hotmail.com...

weird.. my email is contactspark(at)hotmail.com if you want to email me directly
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-30-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,443
Posted By supark
Price dropped to $1750 shipped $1600 picked up

Price dropped to $1750 shipped $1600 picked up
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-30-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,443
Posted By supark
Unfortunately I believe the offsets will be too...

Unfortunately I believe the offsets will be too aggressive on an E46 unless you have rolled/tucked fenders
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-29-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,443
Posted By supark
Emailed back - wheels are still available.

Emailed back - wheels are still available.
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