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Old 06-19-2007, 03:46 PM
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GPS CDs for Southwestern Louisiana

I have an E38 and just moved from New Orleans (SE Louisiana) to Lafayette (SW Louisiana) and wanted to know how to go about getting a new CD (other than buying one at a dealer).
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Old 06-24-2007, 03:57 PM
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how did u do that paintjob on the e38, allthewayfive? is it real, or computer done? crazy-thnx for the link guys, by the way...
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Old 06-24-2007, 08:50 PM
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I have an E38 and just moved from New Orleans (SE Louisiana) to Lafayette (SW Louisiana) and wanted to know how to go about getting a new CD (other than buying one at a dealer).
You might try e-bay, or find someone who bought the set and is parting out the CDs they don't need...

For example: here.
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Old 06-24-2007, 08:54 PM
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Please read before you post an E38 related question here.

You will have better luck posting a new thread with a detailed title.

Please don't just put "I have a question" in the title, make sure it says "I have a question about ______."

You should always post your year with build date and model.

Thanks!
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Old 06-27-2007, 02:43 PM
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Please read before you post an E38 related question here.

You will have better luck posting a new thread with a detailed title.

Please don't just put "I have a question" in the title, make sure it says "I have a question about ______."

You should always post your year with build date and model.

Thanks!
was that directed at me?

oh, and the 'L' is well worth the cost, replying to the L post last page-if you want details on an E38, ask me. i'm pretty familiar, hahaha
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Old 06-27-2007, 03:28 PM
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We drove our 97 740iL from IN to CA and back with over 6,000 miles on it. It's a great grand touring vehicle with a lot of power. The downside is that we lost some cooling fluid in high attitude area like the Grand Canyon and Zion. Other than that, the car went smoothly throughout the trip. Now it's time to take it to the shop to see what's with the cooling lose and others.
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Old 06-27-2007, 04:57 PM
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i can't seem to access the Seattle 7 page- just the intro, any help? also, i'm assuming you must be in Seattle to join-b/c i do quite a bit interstate driving, so say i wanted to join one of the groups, seattle7 or Socal(7?), i might head cross country on occassion, could still meet up. is that a possibility? thanks guys.
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Old 06-27-2007, 05:11 PM
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was that directed at me?
Oh, sorry... no it's just "in general" since this sticky post does not always get checked by the same readers/wealth of knowledge who might be able to answer technical questions.

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i can't seem to access the Seattle 7 page- just the intro, any help? also, i'm assuming you must be in Seattle to join-b/c i do quite a bit interstate driving, so say i wanted to join one of the groups, seattle7
Matt Atkins of the Seattle5s has intended to get the website back in order, but the guys who have been most active with such things have been really busy. If you head westward, you can e-mail him at matkins@seattle5s.com -There is nothing to really "join" as it's somewhat informal. Just watch the message boards for when people are going to meet, and show up! Do you make it this far west???
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Old 06-27-2007, 08:43 PM
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Oh, sorry... no it's just "in general" since this sticky post does not always get checked by the same readers/wealth of knowledge who might be able to answer technical questions.


Matt Atkins of the Seattle5s has intended to get the website back in order, but the guys who have been most active with such things have been really busy. If you head westward, you can e-mail him at matkins@seattle5s.com -There is nothing to really "join" as it's somewhat informal. Just watch the message boards for when people are going to meet, and show up! Do you make it this far west???

Occasionally. I might make a road trip NY to LA spring break, next year, if not this one, appreciate the tips, though. tough to work around the college terms and jobs though. what can i say? i'm a man who loves the road, hahaha. i can also appreciate those who post in the wrong threads, sorry, i have been known to be sent off in random directions-someone will say, the problem with the 335-and ill start asking about AWD technology, hahaha

Impressed by your collection, by the way. of course, your 7 caught my eye first and foremost, haha. thanks again for the tips, i've saved matt atkins' email into my address book. Thanks, and who knows, we may cross roads, all the best
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Old 06-28-2007, 07:41 AM
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When you head to L.A. do a search for "SoCal7s" over here: Search. You should be able to find the most active guys and e-mail them to find out if they have plans...
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Old 06-28-2007, 04:21 PM
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thanks for the links, and the help, Mark. It's a shame i live in upstate NY, that's it's such a drive, otherwise i'd come sooner, but in due time. thanks for the contacts, etc. All i can say is that i'm a sucker for E38's, but my fav still reigns from 95-99-lol.got that real traditional look, haha. you know of any E38 groups around me? (You can pm me)-then suggest a group of us come down to LA! be well
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Old 06-28-2007, 04:31 PM
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How about The Beef Club in Philly? I think there are some NJ guys too.
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Old 06-29-2007, 06:22 PM
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how would i get in touch with the Beef Club? I have posted a new thread on my idea of an E38 group in north-eastern US-some interest all ready!
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Old 07-23-2007, 01:32 PM
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Old 10-30-2007, 05:34 PM
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Someone Help Me! My 740 Smokes Only When I First Crank It After That Everything Is Normal.
i have the same problem, but a mechanic told me it might be a slow valve leakage...
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Old 10-30-2007, 08:36 PM
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Rather than adding to this thread, you should have better results if you post a new thread with a descriptive title like

"My 2001 740 smokes when I first crank it."


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R56 2010 Mini Cooper S British Racing Green


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Old 10-30-2007, 08:39 PM
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Please read - rather than posting a new E38 related question here.

You will have better luck posting a new thread with a detailed title.

If it is a 7 or 8 series, here:
7 & 8 Series

But if it's a 2002 or newer 7 series, here:
E65/66 7 Series

Please don't just put "I have a question" in the title, make sure it says "I have a question about ______."

You should always post your year with build date and model.

Thanks!
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