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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-08-2003, 08:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,293
Posted By 740iL Sport
Thumbs up Re:LoJack

I put one in Baby.
Forum: General BMW 04-27-2003, 08:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,867
Posted By 740iL Sport
Question 740iL Aftermarket NAV-DVD-TV Systems??

Guys,

I would really like as much input as possible from those of you that have travelled this path before.

After a phone conversation on Fr"Y"day with fellow E38 owner John Carey, I have...
Forum: Regional Forums 04-07-2003, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By 740iL Sport
Unhappy The $hit The Fan & It is Pointed at Me

Jon,


Perhaps you remember a TV commercial for Purolator Courier (now FedEx) where the owner of a business is speaking to someone over the phone and he says;

"I mean to tell you, if that...
Forum: Regional Forums 04-07-2003, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By 740iL Sport
Exclamation Urgently Paging Jon Shafer

John,

I can't seem to mail you for some assistance with the Placard. And I am not savy enough about Acrobat to do the editing. The placard won't permit me to list all my mods. Is there a way to...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-02-2003, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By 740iL Sport
Anyone familiar with the area??

I'll probably need a detail shop to help with the car before the show.
2800 miles will have an effect on Baby's appearance and if anyone knows of a suitable establishment, I'd be much obliged.
...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-02-2003, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By 740iL Sport
Thumbs up BimmerFest Registration

Baby & I have registered!

Issues yet to be addressed:
Time off from work minor issue
Time away from home & "The Wrecking Crew" could be trouble
Baby ready to roll so soon after major motor...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-02-2003, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By 740iL Sport
Jon, When is the Road Rally held, on the day of...

Jon,
When is the Road Rally held, on the day of or before the meet at Cutter's? I am trying to establish a time frame for travel before speaking with my SO about a solo cross counrty run

Thanks...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-02-2003, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By 740iL Sport
Question Some Advice Please

Guys,

I am looking at 2850 miles each way to attend BimmerFest on April 12th. Having never been there, a few questions come to
mind and I hope Jon and/or his associates or some of the brethren...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-07-2002, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By 740iL Sport
Cool My New "Old School" Bimmer

Since "Baby" is having her block bored and forged pistons & conn rods installed, I needed a car. So instead of getting a rental.........
I bought "Nanny" instead.:D

Simeon's "Old School" Bimmer...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2002, 09:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,406
Posted By 740iL Sport
Re: 7'er with Decals

This one?
http://images.cardomain.com/installs/140000-140999/140822_78_full.jpg


Or is it this one instead?
http://images.cardomain.com/installs/140000-140999/140822_5_full.jpg


Or this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-09-2002, 08:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,406
Posted By 740iL Sport
Guardian of the Marque? Moi? Hardly. Nor do I...

Guardian of the Marque? Moi? Hardly. Nor do I presume to be.

Still, because my neighbor simply has to have the latest "designer" clothing or in this case the latest in "designer" automobiles,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-09-2002, 06:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,406
Posted By 740iL Sport
Re: Re: RE: Responding to?

Thank you. Baby is an ongoing adventure.



Sadly, I cannot lay claim to that distinction. I have never had the pleasure? of a discussion with Mr. Bill.

I think his behavior is like the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-09-2002, 06:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,406
Posted By 740iL Sport
:cry: Sorry I missed him!:cry: :lmao: :lmao:...

:cry: Sorry I missed him!:cry:

:lmao: :lmao:



Thanks for the words of wisdom. :thumbup:

Still it riles me :flipoff: that a difference of opinion warrants a label like MFAH.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-09-2002, 04:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,406
Posted By 740iL Sport
Cool RE: Responding to?

This fellow.






He must have a self-confidence or masculinity issue.:eeps:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2002, 09:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,406
Posted By 740iL Sport
Thumbs down E65

It seems that some of us have had our feelings hurt because the E65, a vehicle some have plunked down considerable sums for, has not been met with universal acclaim.

Get over it!

If you...
Forum: General BMW 08-09-2002, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By 740iL Sport
Baby's New Fikses

Guyz,

Fikse USA stood up and I am very pleased to say that Jim Fikse himself has assured me that Baby's new FM-10s will hold up. The issue with her old wheels was bolt failure that ocurred...
Forum: General BMW 07-25-2002, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,434
Posted By 740iL Sport
Cool Questionable Mods in Philly

Watch out for this BMW in Philly though. Word is the guy is NUTZ.:rolleyes:

http://images.cardomain.com/installs/140000-140999/140822_34_full.jpg

355 rw-hp & 335 ft-lbs trq
Forum: Automotive / Photography 07-25-2002, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,336
Posted By 740iL Sport
Cool My 355 rw-hp 6-Speed 740iL

This is Baby, my version of "The Ultimate Driving Machine" :D

http://images.cardomain.com/installs/140000-140999/140822_101_full.jpg
...
Forum: General BMW 04-14-2002, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By 740iL Sport
Re: Re: Baby's Performance Project Draws to a Close

Alee,
To visit VAC is to peer into what makes a BMW motor and drive system. Armand handles the service end of the business, while Tony is the racer/machinist. Tony immediately gave me the...
Forum: General BMW 04-14-2002, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By 740iL Sport
Baby's Performance Project Draws to a Close

After 10 weeks it's done. I put the details into words on Baby's CarDomain Web Page. If you have a minute or two to check the site out, I would appreciate your comments.

Thanks

Baby's...
Forum: General BMW 03-28-2002, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By 740iL Sport
Thank you. I missed that. The sad thing is the...

Thank you. I missed that. The sad thing is the "Bastard Step-Children" in the USA never got the E38 728i nor the 750i, let alone ANY manual transmission E38.

I guess we weren't worth the...
Forum: General BMW 03-28-2002, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By 740iL Sport
"T" I understood that the E38 with the...

"T"

I understood that the E38 with the optional manual transmission was the 740i only and not the 740iL. It was available in Europe only. Not sure about Austrailia or South America though.
...
Forum: General BMW 03-27-2002, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By 740iL Sport
Perhaps next year

Baby & I will be on the track :) @ Summit Point VA. that weekend:(
Forum: General BMW 03-27-2002, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By 740iL Sport
Question Can I enter?

Where is this being held?:dunno: How does someone enter?:dunno:
Is entry for all BMWs by class or one big group grope (3 series class)(5 Series class) etc?
Forum: General BMW 03-27-2002, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By 740iL Sport
Does Famke Janssen (the one mod I wish I could...

Does Famke Janssen (the one mod I wish I could install in Baby) come with that martini?:D
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