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#1 (permalink) Old 06-11-2004, 10:29 PM
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Curious, is it possible to self tune a 95 740 il? It looks as If i could do all the essentials like oil, plugs, wires, etc. is there something I should be aware of prior to attempting it?

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check out www.e38.org and www.roadfly.com; wealth of information for DIYers.

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Basic self service is fine for fluids levels, pads etc... anything more and I'd leave it up to the specialists.

Keep the service history at a BMW garage though, maintenance is no substitute for regular servicing.

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Plugs, wires, filters etc. are all basic staples of do it your self. As for diagnostics of the systems...well, i would have to take her in for that. I guess my concern is that I couldnt do these basic things due to the amount of computer control over the mechanicals in these cars. So far it seems that I can preform all the basic functions without problems.

Does Bentley make a manual for the E38 yet? I was unble to locate anything for model years 95-99 on their site.

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no Bentley manual yet for 95 E38..............

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