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Old 12-04-2013, 03:56 PM
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New bushings for the throttle cable and for the cruise control cable:

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Old 12-04-2013, 11:33 PM
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Old 12-06-2013, 12:01 PM
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Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

Kicked her tires as I walked by to go to work early!!!! Didn't want to be the only one awake so early! Lol


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Old 12-07-2013, 07:45 AM
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Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

Planned to replace both rear control arms, idler arm and motor mounts yesterday, but back injury has delayed. Hoping to get to it next Friday. By the way does anyone know of a BMW club in Tampa? My 7 and I would love to check it out.


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Old 12-07-2013, 07:47 AM
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Old 12-07-2013, 07:48 AM
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Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

This is my baby. Had a 735 while stationed in Italy in the mid 90s


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Old 12-07-2013, 09:42 AM
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Re: Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

Buying that dip stick NOW!!!

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Old 12-07-2013, 09:57 AM
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Re: Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

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Buying that dip stick NOW!!!

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Still waiting on mine..apparently 10 days to ship it..my guess is he makes them to order...

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Old 12-07-2013, 09:59 AM
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Old 12-07-2013, 12:24 PM
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I have her cleaned ,detailed and tucked away in the garage till the snow melts !


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Old 12-07-2013, 02:33 PM
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Fixed the infamous "55mph shimmy".
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Old 12-07-2013, 04:17 PM
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Fixed the infamous "55mph shimmy".
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Old 12-07-2013, 04:23 PM
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Re: Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

Fixed a fuel leak in the 98. It was spewing out of the hose at the rail. Removed hose, cut it down one inch and replaced with a new clamp. A good temp fix. There's enough slack to snap another inch off if needed. But no more stumbling on startup (well, most of it anyways)

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Old 12-07-2013, 04:25 PM
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Fixed a fuel leak in the 98. It was spewing out of the hose at the rail. Removed hose, cut it down one inch and replaced with a new clamp. A good temp fix. There's enough slack to snap another inch off if needed. But no more stumbling on startup (well, most of it anyways)

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ahhhh!i am having the same issue with my 01 740il,maybe thats what i will do for a quick fix..it's not leaking bad or anything,but small leak!
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Old 12-07-2013, 04:52 PM
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esenntially, its like drinking thru a straw with a crack in it....think about that, then think how your fuel rail feels
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Old 12-07-2013, 07:37 PM
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Remember the brake level switch I fixed a few days ago? Finally took some pictures of it. Please don't laugh too hard...





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Old 12-07-2013, 07:40 PM
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... and another kludge repair - the parking brake release lever. I was too cheap to pay $20 for a new one...

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Old 12-07-2013, 11:02 PM
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:33 AM
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Re: Post your "what did you do to your e38 today" thread

Moved her from one side of driveway to the other..being her tranny fluid isnt toppdd off thats about as far as she goes..lol

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Old 12-08-2013, 10:20 AM
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I just replaced my upper timing cover and VC gaskets. No drips now.



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Old 12-08-2013, 11:20 AM
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Old 12-08-2013, 12:37 PM
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That is one sharp color. I really like that, different then what you see normally...

SHARP CAR right there.
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Old 12-08-2013, 12:41 PM
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Washed and waxed the beast today,, she'll be dirty by tommorow, damn sprinklers...lol
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