Started on Feb. 28 by AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter)

1998 BMW 740iL

Very straight, mostly clean, with a few trim pieces held on by sheetmetal screws. Sagging headliner and broken cup holders are the only real flaws in the interior. Needs timing chain guides and tensioner, and a good bath and general cleanup.

Latest updates
Nov. 20
Stretcher

On the hook

Nov. 20
Tspe

Tape

Nov. 20
Hosed!

Again

Oct. 11
Laptop

F

Aug. 07
Moar hideous rims

Yuck

Aug. 07
Hideous rims

Style 38 baby

July 12
Ssles

Chilldo

June 26
Pass

Passenger side

May 10
Scars

Chic dig em

May 08
Roadtrip 1

MD

May 04
Parking

In the Baller section

May 04
Clean

Glam

April 24
Hockey

Yep

April 11
Headlight trim

Nice

April 11
Rim4

Bling ninja

April 11
Rim3

During

April 11
Rim2

Before

April 11
Rim before

Corrosion and peeling clearcoat

April 11
Blowed up

Leaker

April 11
I know you're in there

Reflections

April 10
Mirror mirror

I see you

March 28
Venus

Flytrap

March 28
Steamy

Today this happened

March 20
Wrinkles

Black wrinkle paint on the valve covers

March 20
Clean parts

How I spent my Friday night

March 20
Coolant tubes

Gotta lay them pipes!

March 13
Timing 7

Installation is reverse of removal

March 13
Timing 6

Jack handle extension for breaker bar, needed to remove balancer bolt — torque spec is …

March 13
Timing 5

Sludge free at 200k, but look at the oil pump pickup. :-(

March 13
Timing 4

Cam timing blocks

March 13
Timing 3

No plastic left on upper guide.

March 13
Timing 2

leaky valve covers and timing chain covers. Yuck.

March 11
Timing chain guides part 1

Tensioner is fine. Guides, less so.

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