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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Borla Catback system available in Richmond Va

I need to go back to a factory exhaust system and would be willing to trade a 2 year old 20,000 mile Borla Catback system. Any possibilities or leads would be appreciated. I will buy a system from a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Anyone need a AGA coolant pipe replacement kit ?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321249877428?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649#ht_487wt_1378

Purchased the parts then found out my N62 did not need pipe replacement.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-14-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Anyone need a AGA coolant pipe replacement kit ?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321249877428?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649#ht_487wt_1378

Purchsed the parts then found out my N62 did not need pipe replacement.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-22-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Change is good

Replaced mine this past weekend and the difference is significant. Mine obviously had never been changed in 12 years.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-17-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Me too

I need a right headlight if anybody has one. I am in Richmond Va.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-01-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
No DSP in a 95 740il is it ?

No DSP in a 95 740il is it ?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-01-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Can you hear the starter engaging but it will not...

Can you hear the starter engaging but it will not turn over the engine ? Sometimes the extra chain or broken guides will lodge in the lower timing cover and bind things up. This could be good, since...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-26-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
There are some videos on youtube but its pretty...

There are some videos on youtube but its pretty simple.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-26-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Beckerautosound

Talked to these guys a few times and found out they dont repair the circuitboards they just replace the entire board which is basically plug and play. I tried to buy boards from them and they would...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-24-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Sway bar

I did a little research and found nothing after market for our cars. Since you have an il you are ahead of the game because you have a rear sway bar to begin with. The short model doesnt, not even...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-24-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,702
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
6 speed conversion

Yes it can be done, even on the IL model. The driveshaft may need to be custom modified by a specialty shop but it is definetly doable. Check the Euro side of the ETK and see if the IL over there was...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-28-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Do you have the actual lighters in the...

Do you have the actual lighters in the receptacles. If so one may be shorting out or stuck engaged. Try removing them.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-13-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
e38 smallscreen fs

Anyone interested in a small screen with vavona wood, great working condition. Just upgraded to widescreen. Pictures upon request. Cars birthday is 3/2000.
PM or email me with offers whatever works...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-08-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Windshield washing and Brake fluid levels should...

Windshield washing and Brake fluid levels should reset when full. Could possibly be the sensors on both. Break lines I am not sure what that is.
You can fool the brake and washer level sensors to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-05-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Did you ever solve your problem ?

My timing kit had two locking pins. I ended up using the shorter of the two which was supposed to be for the X5 i think.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-05-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Nevermind I orderd 5 yards to be safe.

Nevermind I orderd 5 yards to be safe.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-04-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
How many yards do I need to replace Headliner ?

Can anybody tell me how many yards of material do I need to replace a 740i headliner, rear deck and ABC pillars ? 60"x ????
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-25-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
No issues , done it many times

No issues , done it many times
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-25-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Does it make the noise on every start ? You are...

Does it make the noise on every start ? You are right the air pump has noting to do with that. I think the air pump comes on after the car starts.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-25-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
I started the replies with names for direction...

I started the replies with names for direction clarity I thought
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-25-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Charles the only thing I hear is the engine...

Charles the only thing I hear is the engine firing prematurely for lack of a better phrase, much like you described. That is not unusual or anything to worry about. Now I did hear something that...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-25-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Seamus by all means upgrade your tensioner but...

Seamus by all means upgrade your tensioner but the noise will not go away. I guarantee it is your VANOS gears. Most of these cars do it, and it will keep doiung it until you spend the 500 per side...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-21-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
745i Beware

I have a 2004 and I love it and hate it at the same time. What to look for ?
ASK units go out on virtually everyone at $900 discounted dealership price.
Next is the Logic 7 amp at a similar price....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-21-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Are you looking at OT thru a mirror or thru the...

Are you looking at OT thru a mirror or thru the grill at eye level or are you eyeballing from above ? If your cams markings are pointing up you are on the correct piston stroke. Lock it in the one...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-14-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By Bigrobsbmw
Coolant level

The coolant is going somewhere. Prior to the first loss, has it been a long time since servicing ? I believe your coolant level always rises when hot. You should check it cold.
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