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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-26-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Splitdog
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-28-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Splitdog
And you have to be careful with those. I dropped...

And you have to be careful with those. I dropped a drive shaft from about 6 inches and thought nothing of it. The car had a horrible shuddering. I was lucky that I mentioned that I dropped it to the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-10-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 20,386
Posted By Splitdog
Changed out the top and bottom radiator hoses and...

Changed out the top and bottom radiator hoses and flushed and filled. She's happy now!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 874
Posted By Splitdog
My alarm was going off at weird times for...

My alarm was going off at weird times for nothing. So I just changed my hood sensor out because I read that it is cheap, and a common source for this problem. Troubleshooting, etc. was going to be my...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 874
Posted By Splitdog
Yes, it is a fairly common malady for these cars.

Yes, it is a fairly common malady for these cars.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 874
Posted By Splitdog
Usually it is the hood sensor. About $20.

Usually it is the hood sensor. About $20.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-08-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By Splitdog
Nice, Darth!!

Nice, Darth!!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-19-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Splitdog
I'm an Interstate guy.

I'm an Interstate guy.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-16-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Splitdog
I agree. Airspeed and flow characteristics are...

I agree. Airspeed and flow characteristics are not arrived at by guessing. Dinan and BMW have done extensive research into this to obtain the 'best of both worlds' I'm sure. And it all works with the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Splitdog
If you're going to do it, do it right. Unhook the...

If you're going to do it, do it right. Unhook the trans cooler return line (at the trans) and place in a bucket. Have someone else pumping the new fluid in the trans (in the normal fill plug), then...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-31-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,934
Posted By Splitdog
I would say the car. That is how they designed it.

I would say the car. That is how they designed it.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-27-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Splitdog
I'd go stock myself. Why spend extra?

I'd go stock myself. Why spend extra?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-27-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Splitdog
Akebono pads. No dust, and stop great.

Akebono pads. No dust, and stop great.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-26-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,934
Posted By Splitdog
It should run out the port when cold. Then 1 pump...

It should run out the port when cold. Then 1 pump and put the screw in quickly. ;)
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-22-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Splitdog
And you don't need to remove the rear seat tops,...

And you don't need to remove the rear seat tops, just pull them out of the way. The seat belts are hard to deal with. ;)
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Splitdog
You have to pull out the rear seat bottoms, pull...

You have to pull out the rear seat bottoms, pull out the rear seat tops, pull the C-pillar covers by removing the lights, then there are 3 small bolts holding them in. Remove the speaker grilles,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-15-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Splitdog
I have that rubber. I have to buy it by the 100'...

I have that rubber. I have to buy it by the 100' roll. It just presses in and is a perfect fit. After you see how it is, you'll want to go all the way to the front, instead of just 2' around the rear...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Splitdog
Yeah, no.

Yeah, no.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-13-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Splitdog
I had tranny issues. Mine had 160,000 on her and...

I had tranny issues. Mine had 160,000 on her and it would drop and stay in a lower gear. The trans was overheating. We opened her up to check the temp sensor and ended up just rebuilding her....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-01-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Splitdog
Lemforder. If you're going to keep her.

Lemforder. If you're going to keep her.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-27-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By Splitdog
Yes to the above^^^. If you 'milk' your battery,...

Yes to the above^^^. If you 'milk' your battery, you run the risk of unnecessarily taxing what's left of your alternator. Ask me how I know.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-27-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By Splitdog
Jess and mine are the Umnitza Orion V2's. I've...

Jess and mine are the Umnitza Orion V2's. I've had mine 3-4 years and am happy as well. Heartily recommend. The 6000k's are the same color/intensity as our stock xenon bulbs. Looks factory. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-23-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Splitdog
I heartily recommend Akebono ceramic pads. Brake...

I heartily recommend Akebono ceramic pads. Brake dust is a thing of the past...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Splitdog
That's what i did 3 years ago. Navtool device,...

That's what i did 3 years ago. Navtool device, and one of those license plate cameras from ebay. I left my stock license plate lights and cut a hole in the middle between the 2 stock lights and...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By Splitdog
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