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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-17-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By josh7g
I put timing guides in the car about a year and a...

I put timing guides in the car about a year and a half ago and 20k ago. Was in perfect condition then, and it was doing this (randomly though) before then, and the issue just popped up about 100...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-17-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By josh7g
Would a manifold leave cause a dead miss on all 4...

Would a manifold leave cause a dead miss on all 4 cylinders? I have done the test with ether now. The code I have is random misfire with fuel cutoff.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-15-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By josh7g
Entire driver bank misfire

Hey guys! Been quiet a while again since I posted last time, but I have another problem with my silver 2001 740il again haha. 148,000 miles. A few years ago this car would just start missing when...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-18-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By josh7g
Update, just went out and tried to get it hot to...

Update, just went out and tried to get it hot to recheck for coils, and I have another code now. P0343. High input CPS.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-18-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By josh7g
Miss when hot plus P0012

Just rebuilt my 3rd 7 series engine and this one has gave me a code i'v never had before. P0012 VVT over retarted I believe. I did everything exactly the same as before, is there something else that...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-18-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By josh7g
Alright guys I know it's been about a year since...

Alright guys I know it's been about a year since I posted on this, but here we are. About to do the cars first real road trip since then, and have a new cooler put on it now. Will keep this up to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-18-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By josh7g
I'm not sure on the lowering springs part, but...

I'm not sure on the lowering springs part, but just for the front end stuff I have put moog suspension on and my first set outlasted the factory set so... you draw your own conclusion about that lol ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-05-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,640
Posted By josh7g
Thanks guys! I would most likely be going for a...

Thanks guys! I would most likely be going for a manual. To be honest as dc_wright said above, if sounds like the z4 is a breeze compared to the 7 series.

Believe me, I know about the flimsy cup...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-25-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,640
Posted By josh7g
2006-2008 problems, have I missed anything?

Hey guys! I'm looking at getting a 2006-2008 Z4, and want to make sure that I have seen everything right about what common problems are.
1. Top motor in water
2.valve cover gaskets
3. I have...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-25-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 142
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Views: 23,013
Posted By josh7g
Anybody here play forza 6? Sent from my...

Anybody here play forza 6?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-24-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By josh7g
I'm defiantly thinking the heat exchanger is the...

I'm defiantly thinking the heat exchanger is the problem. I'll keep it posted next time I go on a trip that could cause it to do this again.


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Forum: Off-Topic 07-24-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By josh7g
Forza racing

Anybody want to join me on forza 6? Been doing a lot of c class stuff.

1970 Chevy Camaro Z28
1970 Dodge Challenger R/T
1971 AMC Javelin AMX
1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1
1971 Plymouth Cuda 426...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By josh7g
It's also weird to me that I never got a code to...

It's also weird to me that I never got a code to show up on the message center. After it cooled over night it performed exactly as it should. The fluid hasn't been changed from the OEM since I asked...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By josh7g
I swapped a engine into my silver car that had...

I swapped a engine into my silver car that had around 100,000 on it. Pulled from another 2001 740il that had electrical problems. While I had it out I went ahead and changed the guides, water pump,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By josh7g
What about it not wanting to shift into 3rd as...

What about it not wanting to shift into 3rd as well? Would that also be a symptom?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By josh7g
Tranny won't shift when hot

I went on vacation last week to South Carolina and came back this past Friday. When I started on the way home from the beach the car drove great with no problems. About 5 hours into the ride home...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 105,729
Posted By josh7g
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Rolling on near 280,000 miles on one....
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-08-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By josh7g
BMW CCA 24 hours of Daytona?

Has anyone heard about a car corral at the 24 hours of Daytona 2017 yet? I definatly want to be a part of it if possible this year.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-25-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By josh7g
Of you could put one in yourself you would...

Of you could put one in yourself you would yourself quiet alot of money. There are quiet a few good places to get lock ups on the Internet. I would definatly reccomend that if you did get one to go...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-24-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By josh7g
Misfire at idle

Hey guys, back again. My blue/green car is missing at idle. After I get it off of idle the car is smooth as silk. It acts like it is idling too slow, but the tach says 750ish rpm. Also another...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By josh7g
That does look pretty great.

That does look pretty great.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,449
Posted By josh7g
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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By josh7g
I'v never really dealt much with speaker systems...

I'v never really dealt much with speaker systems except for home systems. So I do now know I can't swap 8 ohms. And you think just a recone is the way to go?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-11-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By josh7g
Rear speaker deck

Hey guys, I recently thought I blew the speakers in the back on the drivers side, so then I pulled the seats and the speaker decks to see what I need to get for a replacement. When I saw that I had...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-10-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By josh7g
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