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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By wattbmw
2000 e38 alternator

Where is the best place to get an alternator and is it better to buy new or have my old one repaired?
Thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,964
Posted By wattbmw
My bad. Just came through so thought it was...

My bad. Just came through so thought it was recent.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,964
Posted By wattbmw
I need an alternator and the MKIV NAV system. ...

I need an alternator and the MKIV NAV system. Would love a 16:9 screen if you have it. All depending on price. Thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By wattbmw
Thanks Bob. The starter is the problem. Was...

Thanks Bob. The starter is the problem. Was quoted $1200 to replace by the BMW dealer. Is there a better way ie DIY?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By wattbmw
Will not start

Can anyone tell me if a 330ci auto can be started when the car will not even turn over? It does nothing.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-28-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 43,918
Posted By wattbmw
Where did you get the lights? Would love to do...

Where did you get the lights? Would love to do the same.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By wattbmw
e38 it is. Thanks Sent from BimmerApp...

e38 it is. Thanks


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By wattbmw
I have a 2000 740i. The keys work, but are old...

I have a 2000 740i. The keys work, but are old and very used. Where is the best place and inexpensive to get new ones a program them?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By wattbmw
Nav Screen

Does the e46 16:9 nav screen work in the e38?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By wattbmw
I am interested in screen if still available. ...

I am interested in screen if still available.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By wattbmw
Leather care

What is the best cleaner/rejuvenator for maintaining the leather in my car.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-29-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By wattbmw
2014 7 series made with real silver..check it!

Looks great, but truly an individual desire. Looking forward to see what else the plan to put in these beauties to make them more attractive as if they really need it.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-23-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By wattbmw
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year (Society of 7's)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-21-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 43,918
Posted By wattbmw
Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

Replaced my motor mounts.

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The left one was under the oil filter and power steering reservoir and both need hose replacement.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By wattbmw
Fuel smell

Definitely smelling fuel strong on passenger side of car. Still need to find exact spot.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By wattbmw
Fuel smell

Will do. Saw on YouTube that the pump is under the rear seat so not likely coming from there.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By wattbmw
Fuel smell

I am smelling gas in the cabin when I start and drive. It is especially strong after sitting overnight. I am thinking fuel pump or filter. What do you think the likely hood it is only a hose?...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By wattbmw
Control arm installations

I agree that the control arms are only part of the problem. My car is a 2000 and what I am removing is original so I have much more to replace. The greatest thing is this forum and YouTube.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By wattbmw
Control arm installations

Actually they were $120 ea. I also purchased motor mounts all for $366.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By wattbmw
Control arm installations

I ordered from RM European
Manufacturer: LEMFOERDER Original Equipment




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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By wattbmw
Control arm installations

I had a great time installing front upper and lower control arms.

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The only delay was tightening the nut on the upper control arm bolt.

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I had to force the bolt upward by...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By wattbmw
Emergency control arm replacement

Figured out how to tighten bolt. See post on control arm installation.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-14-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By wattbmw
Emergency control arm replacement

Attempting to place nut on bolt of upper control arm and bolt is turning. How do I get it to stop?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-12-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By wattbmw
Xmas comes early for me!

Never thought they even made cup holders that actually work. I to may order one.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-12-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By wattbmw
My baby is dead. I am sad. [Pics of the Carnage]

Glad to know everyone is okay. Sure it sucks to have to start that search for another one. Like many others are saying parting out may reduce the pain. I would love to get the rear bumper, nav if...
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