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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,633
Posted By taralynn
Upper control arms. That's what caused it in...

Upper control arms. That's what caused it in mine.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By taralynn
Mine is doing that too. I've had to put over a...

Mine is doing that too. I've had to put over a quart of atf in the power steering . I think my rack is leaking.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,608
Posted By taralynn
E38.org is my favorite. I changed out my entire...

E38.org is my favorite. I changed out my entire fog lights using their instructions, took 5 minutes

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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-16-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,946
Posted By taralynn
To check the mounts open the hood put parking...

To check the mounts open the hood put parking brake on and press down on brake pedal with left foot & hold, start car put n drive continue holding brake while
Also pressing down on gas pedal watch...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-12-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By taralynn
Yes but I don't have a clue how to fix it. I just...

Yes but I don't have a clue how to fix it. I just disconnected the back speakers. I hope someone responds who does.

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-07-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By taralynn
Well thank u for the responses. It does turn &...

Well thank u for the responses. It does turn & the tumblers r very simple to remove...once the outter ring is removed. Wish me luck.

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-06-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By taralynn
Ignition tumbler

I have had the new part for awhile now & haven't put it in because I am uncertain how to remove the outter ring on the steering column. There is a key broke off in it. Does anyone know if it pops off...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-25-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,946
Posted By taralynn
Check the mounts Sent from my VM670 using...

Check the mounts

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-25-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By taralynn
Couple questions

First off I will b replacing driver side motor mount when part arrives, any suggestions on best way to do so. Also, I have replaced tie rod ends, upper & lower control arms, struts, & hubs but I am...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By taralynn
98 740iL - Bad motor mount, advice please

I have a bad driver side motor mount & I've ordered the part but it will be another wk b4 it arrives. I still absolutely have to drive to work & back. So my question is is it better to take the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-17-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By taralynn
I figured it out. I swear u not only need a BMW...

I figured it out. I swear u not only need a BMW engineering degree to work on a BMW but to own one as well lol. Thank u.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-17-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,446
Posted By taralynn
I got mine off of eBay. Upper & lower front ($115...

I got mine off of eBay. Upper & lower front ($115 for all 4) & upper rear ($65 for both) . New with warranty & protected by PayPal.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-09-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,446
Posted By taralynn
Have u tried jacking the car up all the way...

Have u tried jacking the car up all the way around & then doing the 3&9 6&12 shake tests on your wheels? They should not move at all. Usually 3&9 are upper control arms & the 6&12 shake are the lower...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By taralynn
98 740iL - Suspension torquing?

What does "final torquing " mean when referring to the suspension. And I have a bunch of questions about the whole suspension so if there is an expert out there please send me an email address....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By taralynn
Check out the description on e38.org. you should...

Check out the description on e38.org. you should only have to remove the seat for strut access I believe.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-08-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By taralynn
Bulb sockets

What would cause them to go bad? I don't have a leak so that's not it. Anyone know?

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-04-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By taralynn
Thanks for all the advice. I'm so tired of paying...

Thanks for all the advice. I'm so tired of paying ridiculous repair costs to only get my car back & find things that have been damaged in the process. I know that I will, if I can, treat her so much...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-29-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By taralynn
Serpentine belt

I'm gonna try to change it myself...am I stupid? Are there any suggestions, anything I will need to know? Thanks

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-29-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By taralynn
Ignition tumbler

I will b changing the ignition tumbler n my 325 is, does anyone have any advice? Or know where I can locate instructions? Thanks

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-29-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By taralynn
Try e38.org I believe there's an article on that...

Try e38.org I believe there's an article on that topic. Its a wonderful site!

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-29-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By taralynn
It sure does & I know better. It was the previous...

It sure does & I know better. It was the previous owner.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-23-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,164
Posted By taralynn
I have 177 k on my 1998 740il Sent from my...

I have 177 k on my 1998 740il

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-23-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,774
Posted By taralynn
It's the ccv. Save yourself a lot of time & money...

It's the ccv. Save yourself a lot of time & money & replace it with genuine bmw. The ccv (crank case ventilation valve) will go bad because of a leak n a gasket so find it or them too. U will also...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-23-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By taralynn
Problems caused by...

Jumping the battery off. I'm not sure how it was done, I wasn't there but now my speakers n back dash don't work & I'm having issues with my tail lights. Anyone have a clue on what has happened?...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-23-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By taralynn
true love

Hi everyone, I'm Tara Lynn. I currently own 2 BMW's, a 1998 740il & a 1987 325 is.
I'm currently working on the 325, I bought it for my daughters, it's identical
to my first car. It has sat for a...
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