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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-16-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By rrtec
HA! didn't even notice Kmh.. yes then I am solid...

HA! didn't even notice Kmh.. yes then I am solid on my statement about front control arms/torque arms.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-16-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By rrtec
Could be control arms, but that is usually around...

Could be control arms, but that is usually around 55-60mph
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-16-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By rrtec
I swear, you take it to the dealer and they make...

I swear, you take it to the dealer and they make other things break!! They probably didn't bleed the cooling system well enough after the thermostat change causing the coolant to boil at a lower temp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 701
Posted By rrtec
Hrmm.. Tempting.

Hrmm.. Tempting.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-15-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By rrtec
Cool, what supsension are you running, offset and...

Cool, what supsension are you running, offset and width of the wheels?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By rrtec
I do... And I bet you are....

I do... And I bet you are....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-13-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By rrtec
Nice, I know a guy locally that bought my old...

Nice, I know a guy locally that bought my old 740i (that I miss dearly) and he is getting a Dinan upgrade installed in the ECU this week too! The ride is good, tight and responsive.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-13-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By rrtec
1) you have to remove the entire back seat 2)...

1) you have to remove the entire back seat
2) the a pillar covers are 14 years old and the adhesive is the same color as cheetos and gets everywhere..
3) the speaker tray has to come off too and it...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-13-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 17,232
Posted By rrtec
I installed coilovers and my new wheels today......

I installed coilovers and my new wheels today... Took all day.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=433608&stc=1&d=1397442993...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-13-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By rrtec
Well I did some work today and I must say, this...

Well I did some work today and I must say, this car is one of the worst I have ever done as far as rear coilovers.. The fronts were no big deal, the rears were the worst... I have the car raised up...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-11-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By rrtec
NO- it does not lower or raise the vehicle.. All...

NO- it does not lower or raise the vehicle.. All it does is adjust the shock dampening.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By rrtec
Leaking heater hose dripping on exhaust/ or just...

Leaking heater hose dripping on exhaust/ or just steaming.. If it is white that is..
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-07-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By rrtec
Coilover installation DIY??

I have been searching for a bit and can't find an E38 coilver installation DIY.. ANyone know a good source? I need some photos etc to prepare myself fo the job, this is my only DD at this time so I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By rrtec
I do 245/40 up front and 275/40/18 rear.. DWS...

I do 245/40 up front and 275/40/18 rear.. DWS contipro
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-06-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By rrtec
Changes Coming.. 20x11 rears, ST coilovers...

I sold my 540i the other day to give me the cash I needed to get my 740il where I wanted it. It was a hard decision.. SO in my remourse I decided that I should get the 7 where I wanted it to be. That...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By rrtec
Jail or military? Lol

Jail or military? Lol
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 17,232
Posted By rrtec
My gut was right... My osv that never made a...

My gut was right... My osv that never made a noise before is howling now... Dag Nabbit.. I clipped in on and now if I pull on it slightly I get a howl.. I guess I can just not pull on it..
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 17,232
Posted By rrtec
Did the "10 minute" CCV (osv) change this morning...

Did the "10 minute" CCV (osv) change this morning while waiting to put my daughter on the bus.. Not really sure how I feel about it. My gut tells me I should have just taken the time to pull the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-10-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By rrtec
SOunds like 2 issues.. 1) Smoke- Ebida3...

SOunds like 2 issues..

1) Smoke- Ebida3 nailed it on the head. OSV failure.. (often you can replace just the diaphram) google search 10 minute OSV
2) Shudder- Dollars to donuts this is a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-10-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By rrtec
Yes to both. You will need hubcentric rings for 5...

Yes to both. You will need hubcentric rings for 5 series wheels on your e38.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-07-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By rrtec
All the same.. Swap them around as much as you...

All the same.. Swap them around as much as you like.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 13,717
Posted By rrtec
man... You were in nashville, I live and work in...

man... You were in nashville, I live and work in nashville I would have bought you Lunch.. Safe travels!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-07-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By rrtec
Check out this thread.. Same issue on the drivers...

Check out this thread.. Same issue on the drivers side to a t.. Those pictures might as well be mine.. No followup though.. Noone says what fixed it.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,538
Posted By rrtec
Up to the top.. THis is my exact issue.. Did...

Up to the top.. THis is my exact issue.. Did anyone find the fix?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-07-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By rrtec
First Drive since putting in Shudder Fixx.. 10...

First Drive since putting in Shudder Fixx.. 10 miles No shutter, noise gone.. I will put some miles on it next week and report back.
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