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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-25-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Its a 98, I think only 09/98 technically a 1999,...

Its a 98, I think only 09/98 technically a 1999, and 1999-2001 were the only ones who got VANOS and where known for the timing guides. BUT I've seen 96-98 timing guides break as well, just not nearly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 19,715
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Cant deny that F30 looks miles better than that...

Cant deny that F30 looks miles better than that E90.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-30-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,729
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
After reading through these comments, I gotta...

After reading through these comments, I gotta laugh, as if these guys could design any better. Why mess with success? Its a bit of a facelift from the previous model, its lighter, better on gas, more...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-30-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,729
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
The interior is amazing. Exterior will grow on...

The interior is amazing. Exterior will grow on me, but first impressions are amazing. The rear looks a little weak, reminds me too much of the X3. Otherwise, this is definitely looking good so far....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-30-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,390
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
This new model definitely has some great appeal....

This new model definitely has some great appeal. Like the fact that they will offer it in a sDrive35 which means RWD. Although its not really appealing, mpg is better, and might appeal to certain...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-23-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Best bet is to go used. Having it rebuilt is...

Best bet is to go used. Having it rebuilt is almost out of the question. I used to be scared of used transmissions.. but 90% of them come with some sort of warranty. If you buy a transmission with...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-23-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
I've read before that the earlier E38s had some...

I've read before that the earlier E38s had some sort of antenna issue. My 2001 on a certain AM channel, it would buzz and go up and down with the RPMs. Check E38.org
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-23-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
I know its a 4-stroke motor, I'm saying a lot of...

I know its a 4-stroke motor, I'm saying a lot of people are setting the timing when the 1st cylinder piston is down, not TDC.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-23-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
It'll run lean if you have a vacuum leak or even...

It'll run lean if you have a vacuum leak or even an O2 sensor misreading. Make sure the coils are OEM not URO ones cause URO is absolute garbage. Nothing of theirs lasts longer than 1 month. Also...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Umm hell no. Its been said by lots of enthusiast,...

Umm hell no. Its been said by lots of enthusiast, the 2002 745i is the worst BMW made. Because of those motors are somewhat of a nightmare, the transmissions are a gamble. Than you get into the...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 02-18-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,905
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
BMW recalling nearly 570,000 1 Series, 3 Series and Z4.

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BMW recalling nearly 570,000 1 Series, 3 Series and Z4 models over electrical issue

BMW is recalling roughly 570,000...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-16-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
There are two strokes for the motor - Be sure...

There are two strokes for the motor - Be sure that your TDC on cylinder 1 by removing the spark plug and making sure the piston is all the way at the top. Use dip stick.

Man, I just went through...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-16-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
On the cluster. Go to E38.org, all the...

On the cluster. Go to E38.org, all the information is there on almost everything. Search for Unlock MID
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-16-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Careful. Over-heating is no joke, that head...

Careful. Over-heating is no joke, that head gasket will start going out.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-15-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,177
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Let's hope for a manual. How much more reliable...

Let's hope for a manual. How much more reliable and perfect can it get, diesel, RWD, and a manual.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
You could also have air in the system. You could...

You could also have air in the system. You could try to bleed it, and see if it goes away.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
I've noticed that on earlier models. I guess it...

I've noticed that on earlier models. I guess it could be normal. You could also unlock your MID (holding the check system button, test 19, add up numbers in the last 7 of the VIN, enter that in, than...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Unlock your MID - Hold the Check System button,...

Unlock your MID - Hold the Check System button, go to Test 19, add all the numbers in the last 7-vin, enter it in, than go to test 7, read your KTEMP in C* - Over heating is above 112C*

If its...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
ABS Module or ABS Wheel Speed Sensor. Start off...

ABS Module or ABS Wheel Speed Sensor. Start off the cheapest ways.. remove the wheels. Remove the ABS Speed Sensor and clean them, a few of the times the sensors might be gunked up and cause a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,428
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
There is a write up on E38.org, I can snap some...

There is a write up on E38.org, I can snap some pics of my setup. I didn't know how to set it up but honestly it was easy. You could also have an audio shop do it for cheap. That eBay listing is...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
You have a vacuum leak most likely. Or your one...

You have a vacuum leak most likely. Or your one of your O2 sensors could be bad. Start by grabbing some throttle body cleaner and spraying around the manifold, listen for idle changes. Its usually...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,054
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Nice. I've been looking into a few mods for my 7....

Nice. I've been looking into a few mods for my 7. The 6-SPD was definitely one of them, I had a buddy parting out a 01 540i but my priorities changed and now am selling the car that took me 1.5 years...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-15-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
1991 BMW 850i

1991 850i with 180K on rebuilt and serviced engine and transmission. Wheels are currently style-95s. New tires. Will stop for quick sale. More info here...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,094
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
About time. Love those 318d getting 60mpg in...

About time. Love those 318d getting 60mpg in Europe. Hopefully these crack 50mpgs at least.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-14-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By BMW 3-SERIES
Moving. And new opportunity which requires me to...

Moving. And new opportunity which requires me to drive a few places a day. I don't want to mileage this E38 so quick.
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