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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-18-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By nomoexes
Seems like every 98 I've bought the dang DME just...

Seems like every 98 I've bought the dang DME just dies. I think the memory just does'nt live past 14 years. Anyway I've bought 1 off RPM and they do a good job. Problem is he's in Canada and slow as...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-28-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
Thumbs up So I bought another 740il and had to remove the Crankshaft Bolt

to service the Water Pump amopng other things. I used my Cheater Pipe 1 inch breaker bar with an IMPACT GRADE reducer to a 1/2 27 mm chrome socket. I DID NOT prep her figuring I was a pro at this....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-07-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By nomoexes
E38 Hesitates then accellerate then hesitate Check Video

My 740il 98 runs for a few minutes then starts to hesitate then accellerate then hesitate while in Park. Just changed the Camshaft Speed Sensor (Stealership $120 BMW OEM). still have the same...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-23-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By nomoexes
Sorry sold it. The whole car. Theirs only 1 gold...

Sorry sold it. The whole car. Theirs only 1 gold E38 door on Ebay. Think it's out if Atlanta. Shipping charges put it at 300 all in. Body shop may be cheaper if you buy the PPG paint and bring it to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-08-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By nomoexes
Tampa Fl

Tampa Fl
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-08-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By nomoexes
Some guy was texting instead of driving and...

Some guy was texting instead of driving and clipped my right front end. Taking the insurance money and what I make from parting her out and buying a 2006 7 series.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-05-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By nomoexes
E38

Yep. Real heartbreaker for me. Had just done the upper oil pan gasket!!! As well as timing cover lower and upper gaskets. Have the seats on EBay under weissach928 my ebay seller name. I can ship for...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-05-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By nomoexes
My E38 740il Gold everything must go.

Guy toasted my front bumper, repair is $3000 so I'm parting her out. Everything must go. 1998 BMW 740il Champaign (Gold) Color, Sandbeige interior, production month 05/98. Always garage kept. Just...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-05-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By nomoexes
Alternator

Have one. Took a front end hit on my 1998 740il 05/98 production month. Go to Realoem.com and figure out if its a match. 50 + 10 shipping.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-08-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
I actually Tore the upper oil pan gasket when I...

I actually Tore the upper oil pan gasket when I took off the cover. Easy to do after 15 years. The Gasket almost becomes like a peice of plastic. Very brittle. Mine was also leaking. In the end I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-08-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
Yes that's an option. However in the course of...

Yes that's an option. However in the course of replacing my LOWER Timing cover and Waterpump I've actually taken it on and off 2 times using this method with great ease. Of course I was using an...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-08-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
In the large hole, next to where the pin is...

In the large hole, next to where the pin is located should be a Black rubber plug. I pulled mine out. Also the picture of the bottom of the car jacked up has the position of where this is located....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-08-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
Stopping the Crankshaft from turning

Here you go. Photos of the Pin to freeze the crank from turning and the OT Position to align the holes together so you can pass the pin thru the flywheel. Notice the $20 tool. You dont want to damage...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-07-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
My point of reference would be looking straight...

My point of reference would be looking straight back from the front of the car. Their are 4 holes that go straight up that mount the upper oil pan to the block in the rear. The hole that holds the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-07-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
If you look at the upper oil pan, (what the oil...

If you look at the upper oil pan, (what the oil pan mounts to) it continues all the way until it mounts into the bell housing. Just before the upper oil pan mounts to the bell housing you will see a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-07-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
Also that 20inch breaker bar may not be enough....

Also that 20inch breaker bar may not be enough. The J bolt could have 750-1000lbs of torque on it. Your probably going to need the Cheater Pipe. Cost you 10.00 at HD black pipe. Save your back and...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-07-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
At the bell housing you have a 3/8 hole. You need...

At the bell housing you have a 3/8 hole. You need to rotate the j bolt to OT hash mark. That will line up the hole with the hole in the fly wheel. You need to place a drill bit or something about 2...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-05-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
It's clockwise to tighten. Just untightened it...

It's clockwise to tighten. Just untightened it because I forgot 1 30 mm screw behind the middle of the water pump in the lower timing cover. Had to take the water pump off its a bear dealing with the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-05-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By nomoexes
Re-Installing Jesus Bolt

Just to make sure there's no confusion posted a picture of my modified black pipe wrench. Here you will find a 10001bs of Torque is no problem. No Air compressor needed:)
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-28-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By nomoexes
Ugly situation. You have to align the unit far...

Ugly situation. You have to align the unit far enough forward to gain access to the holes that allow to drop in the Star Alum screwdriver or bit. I think you can access with a flat ratchet head. But...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-02-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By nomoexes
You still have air in the system

Bleeding the air out can be a long process. Eventually it will correct (hot and cold mornings) or you can try bleeding it again.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-29-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By nomoexes
Fuse box positions E38 98

yes one in the back and one in the front passenger side under hood.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-29-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By nomoexes
Its in the back above the battery compartment....

Its in the back above the battery compartment. You have to remove the service panel.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-29-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By nomoexes
If no power at all- Open the trunk and pull the...

If no power at all- Open the trunk and pull the fuse box to the right of the tire off. Pull each fuse out and examine them for blown fuse. Then re-seat them.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-29-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By nomoexes
Problems

Could be many different problems. You should have at the least some power coming into the car. Does your lights come on when you open the door?
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