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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-25-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By PaystarCEO
This (for me at least) is NOT A DIY project. ...

This (for me at least) is NOT A DIY project.
"Easy" is truly a relative term in these forums ... so for me, a true blue NON-DIY'er, this is one of the worst projects I could have taken on (and I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-25-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By PaystarCEO
First estimate was off by a lot. Here is the...

First estimate was off by a lot.

Here is the last estimate. THOUGHTS ANYONE?

LABOR = $3420

PARTS = $1512

TOTAL = $4932
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-22-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By PaystarCEO
If you really love your car, get it fixed (but do...

If you really love your car, get it fixed (but do negotiate with both your insurance company and shop to make the variance go away)
Do the math - spend $1100 to get your car back to prior status vs...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-22-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By PaystarCEO
TIMING CHAIN - Help please

UPDATED
My 2000 740iL has been a dream to drive but I noticed a tapping sound coming from inside the front of the engine. My normal indy mechanic called me back with the bad news - said my Timing...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-24-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By PaystarCEO
Great story ... thanks for sharing!

Great story ... thanks for sharing!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-24-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By PaystarCEO
Chalk it up to a good life lesson on how a market...

Chalk it up to a good life lesson on how a market works.
The market could care less what we all think or even how beautiful your car is ... we aren't buying your car.
Your car is only worth what...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-08-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,327
Posted By PaystarCEO
Couldn't have said it any better!! Well done! I...

Couldn't have said it any better!! Well done! I would add that none of us bought our 7 series for reliability ... we bought it because NOTHING, and I mean NOTHING drives like it. I bought my loaded...
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