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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By roboe60
Part # 11511705408

Part # 11511705408
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By roboe60
oembimmerparts.com

oembimmerparts.com
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-25-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By roboe60
The overflow hose runs from the expansion tank to...

The overflow hose runs from the expansion tank to the radiator nipple. Search e38.org for the replacement procedure. It is a fairly common leak spot, but some have said it's failure is followed by...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-25-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By roboe60
I needed the angled one for 2001. I just...

I needed the angled one for 2001. I just couldn't get the straight one to fit. Maybe others could, but since my tools had both, I gave up on using the straight pin.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By roboe60
Bought one at the dealer for $2.62 (see part #...

Bought one at the dealer for $2.62 (see part # in post 2 above)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 814
Posted By roboe60
I had never done any DIY repairs on my vehicles...

I had never done any DIY repairs on my vehicles before I bought my E38. Due to the HELPFUL members on several forums, I have done oil changes, brake pads/rotors, sunroof gasket replacement, front...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-24-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By roboe60
Is it coming from the nipple where the overflow...

Is it coming from the nipple where the overflow hose attaches. See attached pic:
Part # 17110419132
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By roboe60
Can you turn the crank by hand to get it to top...

Can you turn the crank by hand to get it to top dead center? The cam lobes at the front of bank 1 will be pointing up. If you can get to that point then use the drill bit thru the hole in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-24-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By roboe60
You have to take the intake off, but it's not a...

You have to take the intake off, but it's not a hard DIY job. If the coolant pipes pull loose from the accumulator when you do the water pump, you will be pulling the intake anyway. Check out...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-23-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By roboe60
Probably the valley pan gasket is your third leak...

Probably the valley pan gasket is your third leak spot
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-23-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By roboe60
I am not an mechanic, but I would say you need to...

I am not an mechanic, but I would say you need to re-time the engine. I replaced my timing chain guides and went through the timing procedure. The impulse timing wheel has a hole which should be...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-22-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By roboe60
Was your Check Engine Light on prior to starting...

Was your Check Engine Light on prior to starting the VCG work?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-18-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By roboe60
Have you removed the phone equipment in the trunk?

Have you removed the phone equipment in the trunk?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-10-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By roboe60
It should be on the passenger side. Check to see...

It should be on the passenger side. Check to see if the cap is on tight. Then check fuse - I think it is 27.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-10-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By roboe60
Do you the port next to the cup holder? If you...

Do you the port next to the cup holder? If you are trying to read the codes there, make sure the cap is on the round port under the hood on the passenger side.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-02-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By roboe60
realoem.com But I had already found it when I...

realoem.com
But I had already found it when I was doing my TCGs and had it in my parts list for the job....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-02-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By roboe60
Part# 11537511207

Part# 11537511207
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-06-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By roboe60
18" M-Pars with 235/50-18's up front and...

18" M-Pars with 235/50-18's up front and 275/40-18's on the rear. BF Goodrich G-Force T/A KDW 2's
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-06-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,471
Posted By roboe60
Anthracite Metallic

01 Shorty Sport
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By roboe60
Glass type

FYI: My 2001 740i list the climate comfort glass as S358A
S358A KLIMAKOMFORT-FRONTSCHEIBE Climate comfort windscreen
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-13-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By roboe60
Not sure of the number one reason for Trans Fail...

Not sure of the number one reason for Trans Fail Safe, but it can be battery related. Have you had the alternator checked, because the Battery Light indicates a charging problem.

Unlock your...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-28-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By roboe60
The E60 lid pops up so violently, many owners...

The E60 lid pops up so violently, many owners look for a way to slow it down. Something in between would be ideal.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-24-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By roboe60
With P011, you are quite possibly looking at TCG...

With P011, you are quite possibly looking at TCG failure. I would drop the oil pan and check for plastic pieces before driving much farther.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-22-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,283
Posted By roboe60
I would go ahead and replace all 4 hoses at the...

I would go ahead and replace all 4 hoses at the back fo the engine.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By roboe60
It is somewhat common. See this post: ...

It is somewhat common. See this post:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=569144&highlight=headlight+wires
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