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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-12-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By FABOCH
Interesting I installed the anti heat metal...

Interesting
I installed the anti heat metal tape on inside my 4" MAF custom made housing 3 years ago. Not on the outside. Made sense to use it inside, no?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-12-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By FABOCH
I got robbed by my Bmw ruznak dealership ,twice!!...

I got robbed by my Bmw ruznak dealership ,twice!!
I asked for the felt gasket and the old one without the felt came. When I installed the carbon fiber vinyl I had to reorder the gasket. I told the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-12-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By FABOCH
Yes change it. When u r removing the chain and...

Yes change it. When u r removing the chain and the timing guid, on bank2 or driver side of the engine block, the neck of the Cyclone valve is super weak, brittle , like Rock candy. Mine was perfect...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-07-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 29,448
Posted By FABOCH
Yo swank. Looks great I also removed my sub...

Yo swank. Looks great
I also removed my sub woofer speaker deck 6 years ago. It definitely makes the bass in the car a lot better plus if u ever need to do suspension rear work it's so much easier....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-06-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,825
Posted By FABOCH
Class just class

Class just class
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-01-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By FABOCH
Bearings but appears that it was from a prior...

Bearings but appears that it was from a prior failure
No alarm unless u hear a strange noise on start up
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-01-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By FABOCH
Sorry man but some e38'sell for $1000 now $800...

Sorry man but some e38'sell for $1000 now
$800 for wood?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,982
Posted By FABOCH
T489065 Sorry , was at the bank and I looked...

T489065
Sorry , was at the bank and I looked back
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By FABOCH
Solenoid won't help your clattering man. If u...

Solenoid won't help your clattering man. If u haven't changed the guides you will need to. Mileage is not the culprit. It's years. 15-20 years old these cars are and if u haven't changed them and u...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By FABOCH
I had p0021 after guide change and it was bank 2...

I had p0021 after guide change and it was bank 2 over retard
I had to open her up and re time the SoB
You know that torx reverse thread bolt on the Vanos is 82ft lbs and just maybe? Loosen itself....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By FABOCH
*think

*think
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By FABOCH
Sh*t happens sometimes. I honestly don't think...

Sh*t happens sometimes. I honestly don't think anything about the gunk to vanos etc etc
I Venice the guides of the timing chains have out and your engine is running ruff do to the chain is loose....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-25-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By FABOCH
I rather pay $100 for the tool so I won't cuss as...

I rather pay $100 for the tool so I won't cuss as much lol
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-24-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By FABOCH
I don't use any special tool to remove the fan...

I don't use any special tool to remove the fan clutch
1 heavy duty hammer
1 -32 mm wrench
Put 32 mm wrench on the fan clutch nut and wave the hammer of the top end to the side Hard and swift to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-24-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By FABOCH
Anyone ?

Anyone ?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-24-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By FABOCH
I have a water cooled alternator too. Mine died...

I have a water cooled alternator too. Mine died in 2007. It cost me $800 incl labor. Should be cheaper now
To prevent that ugly mess I found a 2001 740 il at junkyard and removed 1 for $25. It's in...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By FABOCH
REAR SuBframe Bushings R&R questions

I have 190k on my 7. The Front & Rear suspension conditions goes as follows
A)FRONT:
NEW center-link(3 months old), traction control arms(3 months old), control arms(3 months old), stabilizer...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By FABOCH
I'm just a squirrel trying to get a nut in your...

I'm just a squirrel trying to get a nut in your world Keith
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By FABOCH
I sent mine to module master.com Talk to rep...

I sent mine to module master.com
Talk to rep 1st. She is a cool lady
She had me back in my 7 quick...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By FABOCH
That usually means your belt tensioner is going...

That usually means your belt tensioner is going out or other pullies . Soon u will see the belt slip off the pullies and engine over heat will consume along with a coolant leak
Only way to check is...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By FABOCH
It is going bad. Soon your battery itself will...

It is going bad. Soon your battery itself will drain to your car not starting or shutting down as your driving
You need to replace the alternator like Keith mentioned
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By FABOCH
Sorry bro but many tried to chase the codes and...

Sorry bro but many tried to chase the codes and to no avail. Simply refurbish your abs Dsc module. They reinforce the internals for it not to happen again. Why the warranty it
Your 7 will be good as...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-20-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By FABOCH
Great to hear.

Great to hear.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-20-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By FABOCH
Purrtty

Purrtty
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-20-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By FABOCH
No

No
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