Was Spending $15,000 On An Old BMW 7-Series A Mistake? E38 My Lunch!

17 jūl 2020
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  • You bought the right car! i couldn't agree more with your assessment on the e38, and i've been saying the same thing about them since they replaced it with the hideous mess that came after it! I'd be over the moon to have that... obviously the 750 would be nicer... but that is one mint e38! Keep it!

    Daniel MitchellDaniel MitchellPirms dienas
  • Hey hoovie if you need garage door motors I own a garage door company and can hook u up with some. They really have some really nice motors out there now. U definitely don't want ti put some cheap motors on that nice garage. Mcody336@ gmail.com

    michael123 codymichael123 codyPirms dienas
  • When you decide to give away this "chef-d’œuvre" let me know ;) Or maybe you'll accept my offer in 150$ :D I'd take it to the frosty winter of Montreal :)

    Denys TronenkoDenys TronenkoPirms 5 dienām
  • The transporter the first movie they used a 735i

    Ameen KhalidAmeen KhalidPirms 6 dienām
  • “The only BMW I own” *Yeah let’s all ignore the BMW in the top left corner on the lift in his garage*

    Kaden WijayatillekeKaden WijayatillekePirms 24 dienām
  • My father used to have a 2001 740Li. His was also a Florida car. He ended up trading it in for a CPO E66 760Li due to the cheap price for its V12. He deeply regrets that decision to this day cause even under warranty the 760 with under 100k miles was in the shop at least 3 weeks waiting on parts each month.

    Adam KAdam KPirms Mēneša
  • Just a month ago I bought a ‘98 Bmw 750 V12 and I love it

    Levan GoderdzishviliLevan GoderdzishviliPirms Mēneša
  • Hey Hoovie, has your "check brake lights" warning come on yet? 😄

    Jonathan J.Jonathan J.Pirms Mēneša
  • This was a $100k vehicle brand new, 15k to have it in great shape is not bad. It seems high bc they can be picked up so cheap, but that's just bc their value is driven down by people afraid to do the maintenance.

    October SurpriseOctober SurprisePirms Mēneša
  • Spend is totally justified. E38 B12 Alpina next?

    SDCSDCPirms Mēneša
  • The wizard will work on Mercedes, old Rolls-Royce, old Jags, Range Rovers, Lamborghini.... doesn't want to touch a BMW. If the Wizard doesn't even want to touch a BMW, I certainly know I don't want to own one.

    J HJ HPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Hoovie : My only BMW Z3 M in background : Am i a joke to you ?

    ShawnShawnPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • Yes

      1972 AMC Ambassador1972 AMC AmbassadorPirms 27 dienām
  • Hey Doug I have a small suggestion if u hate BMWs so much just stop buying them I love my BMW with no issues or problems 😂😂😂

    Allen T Davis IIAllen T Davis IIPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • The last of the great ones!

    macapple5macapple5Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • 'BMW anxiety' is mechanic talk for 'I'm lazy'.

    Mitchell BrownMitchell BrownPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Still have the e38?

    T HT HPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Maybe leave the other BMW out of your video when you say you don't own another BMW! HAHA

    Travis ColsonTravis ColsonPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Hey would you be interested in an e31 ?

    [Panda] UngsySenpai[Panda] UngsySenpaiPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • That would be a perfect off engine swap bmw.

    egn83begn83bPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • shouldve got the 750il v12 that is an incredible car

    Sadok BarboucheSadok BarbouchePirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Wizzard has BMW anxiety... what about AUDI or Volvo anxiety?

    Peter ShimPeter ShimPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • That 7 series is awesome you did the right thing but I think you know that

    IrrelevantIrrelevantPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • BMW is a lease car now. I used to do maintenance on HVAC systems at a BMW dealership. The manager in shop used to work for Toyota. He told me lease them. New ones are always in for warranty work. Luxury now is too many bells and whistles, most that I would never use. Luxury used to mean reliability.

    Jason WBJason WBPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I think it was worth it. But it’s now about maintaining it.

    Mark WakefieldMark WakefieldPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • The last of the best BMW's. Most of the new cars are junk. Electric steering, ugly grills, fly by wire. E38, E39, E46 M3 E36 E30, E24, 2002's these will always be the purist ultimate driving machines.

    R SaxenaR SaxenaPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Yes.

    Dennis BirdDennis BirdPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I only came across your channel a few months ago and didn't know you knew WatchJRGo! (I also discovered his channel a few months ago.)

    Billy MastersonBilly MastersonPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Buying anything German is a mistake. Complete unreliable junk after six months of use.

    chassis807chassis807Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • e38 is one of the best looking bmws ever made

    Zaid MousaZaid MousaPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Deliciously Infectious!

    Mattia ZanniMattia ZanniPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • I have three BMW's, a 1991 525I with 233,000 miles, 1994 BMW 530I with 260,000 miles, and a 1999 BMW 740Il with 211,520 miles on it. I bought all three of them used with 130,000 miles on the 91, 136,800 miles on the 94, and 119,000 on the 99. I have to replace the timing chain guide on the 99. I have not had the issues you are experiencing, thank God for that!!

    Bill DiazBill DiazPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • I spend on mine almost $9000 in the engine ONLY, but now the car runs, sound, and drive like new and no rattles on startup just smooth

    20ilunga20ilungaPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Tyler...you are the same way I'd be if i could afford to do what you do. I have this weird thing where you can't put a price on nostalgia...and it's not just that...i feel the same way about that body style of bmw being the best ever made. I have similar feelings about other cars, and, for those particular ones, i love to see them bought, and put right. I tinker myself a little... Like, any decent example of car i buy (out of necessity, not hobby) i still like to buy the factory spec (mostly) for anything that needs fixed...and, sort of, put them back to their former glory. I'd certainly do it as a hobby if i could afford to. Keep up what you do, and know that their are other people that see things like you do!

    John KJohn KPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • trinity and madison

    stellina dallerastellina dalleraPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • 9:02 obviously not seized

    Blake GibbonsBlake GibbonsPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • "The only bmw of the 6 cars behind me." *Z3 stares in disgust*

    Blake GibbonsBlake GibbonsPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • I own a single rim to this car. And it is beautiful.

    EricStricksEricStricksPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • What an absolute beauty that E38 is!!

    Trash bagTrash bagPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • lol who in his right mind would buy a new BMW ? maybe someone whos printing money . junk .new or 20 years old.

    Fatal FuryFatal FuryPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Dead serious I would give you $15k for it right now. Regretted selling mine for many years.

    Matthew MorrisMatthew MorrisPirms 4 Mēnešiem
    • Shut up.

      DJ YemsDJ YemsPirms Mēneša
  • Every time I see a cool car that's within my price range: "Let's check some youtuber channels like Hoovies and see if they've bought one. Ok, you know what, an FD isn't so bad..."

    StevenStevenPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Based on the wear pattern from his wallet, Hoovie probably owns that one pair of jeans and only wears his own T-shirts - smart, more room in your closet for a Mini Cooper maybe ;)

    James FraleyJames FraleyPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Everytime I am looking at wanting to get myself a BMW, this reminds me not to. Stick to VAG 👍

    JaredJaredPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • just get an Audi 😏

  • It's a beautiful car, nothing drives like a BMW.

    Brian O'CBrian O'CPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • lol that thing is just as ugly as the new ones

    Joe Garofalo IIJoe Garofalo IIPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Z3M: Am I a joke to you?

    Bart SprengelmeijerBart SprengelmeijerPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • $15k for a V8 flagship German Sedan with all problems fixed is really not bad at all. Put it into perspective a bit. For that money you could get some generic japanese washing machine with like 100 horsepower.

    FryChickenFryChickenPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • looks like the car has useless headrest XD

    Zac HKZac HKPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I actually think that’s quite a lot of car for the money and it seems like it should be a while before anything too expensive happens. The grill on the new one looks deformed in comparison.

    mfmf100mfmf100Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Love the e38!

    Tim KaneTim KanePirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 15000 EUR is not outrageous for that car. I think there would be buyers in US too.

    David TDavid TPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Great channel and content! And it is worth it as the E38 is special and timeless looking indeed. I have done the same over here in Malaysia ..... spent almost US$15K on my 1999 728iA and am enjoying the car!

    Basil Tan WheelsBasil Tan WheelsPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Does anyone know who Hoovie bought the E38 from? He mentioned a dealer in Florida.

    A ManA ManPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Ridge Wallet - pay more for less XD Litteraly the most overpriced wallet you can get ....

    FuriousDeviFuriousDeviPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Early 2000s BMWs are pretty good cars. The last era of BMWs I would actually buy. Sure, $15k is a touch much, but it should be good to go for another 50,000 miles. They are reasonably reliable once you go through the plasticky cooling system.

    Aaron CostelloAaron CostelloPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Where do you get all this money to buy this shit ? Do your parents know how much you spend on shit !

    david c smithdavid c smithPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • ill def take a Jason Statham or Pierce Bronsan BMW 7-series any day over a new one!

    Eric MatthewsEric MatthewsPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • after another 81k miles you will face even more expensive repair.

    modeltocncmodeltocncPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Bmw cars when they work perfectly without any issues ,they are amazing cars .

    احمد العراسياحمد العراسيPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Hoovie, thanks for the inspiration! We compared your 2001 BMW 740i to our 2001 Lexus LS430 (for $2,200US) lvworld.info/face/video/aJzOc2mqgsp9cNw

    Lexus LS430Lexus LS430Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • It's worth it.

    Ron KlijnRon KlijnPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • That rug really ties the garage together.

    klusmanpklusmanpPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • hoovie so littered with cars he doesnt know whats behind him...

    Nathan JacksonNathan JacksonPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Whatever you do, DON'T SELL THAT E38! It's perfect!

    Corey FrancescaCorey FrancescaPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

    Stefan AlexisStefan AlexisPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I personally like the current body style 7 series. and stop saying "my only BMW" !! lol

    Charles PCharles PPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • “If it’s worth it to you it’s worth it” Translation- “I think that it’s really stupid you waste so much money on this crap, but I don’t care because most of the time I profit from it, and it’s not my crap anyway”

    StilettoStilettoPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • So Hoovie defying Scotty Kilmer and buying old German junk when they become money pits. Johnny The Car Ninja, lets people work on cars in his garage with their own parts, but makes house calls?

    Great Horned OwlGreat Horned OwlPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I think it’s worth it ! 😂 look at that ugly giant grille on the new one

    ReeeaaalllyyyReeeaaalllyyyPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • The most beautiful sedan on earth. the silouette from hood to trunk is just :D

    mplewpmplewpPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Hey ....change your cameras!

    Nevin Thomas BabuNevin Thomas BabuPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I think ITS Worth it.

    Maximilian FrankfurterMaximilian FrankfurterPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • "your 7 series doesn't have comfort access" "My 7 series.. runs" Rip

    quaaludesquaaludesPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Only bmw z3 in the back 😂

    Matthew BowlerMatthew BowlerPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I wouldn't put too much faith in carfax reports. Consider the following. 1) Not all totaled vehicles end up with the negative “reconditioned or salvage” title. A Carfax report will show if a vehicle was totaled only if two things happen. First, someone has to create and submit the paperwork which changes the status of the title to reconditioned or salvage, then second, Carfax has to have access to that information. 2) There is no centralized database for accident reports/repairs, or automotive repairs. Not all insurance companies disclose or share their accident information to Carfax. Carfax admits that there are thousands of accidents each day which will never show up on a Carfax report. Even if Carfax reports an accident, it cannot inform the buyer the extent of the accident damages, or the quality of any repairs. 3) Carfax DOES NOT verify its information provided by its sources. Carfax cannot tell if the information it received has been tampered or input mistakes of the vehicle identification number (VIN) 17 letters and digits. These mistakes can cause a Carfax report to wrongly show "mileage discrepancies, airbag deployment, accident damage, salvage, etc.…" Any database manager will tell you, “garbage in, garbage out”. 4) Carfax is a "history" report not a “current” report. There will always be a time lag from when a negative incident occurs to a vehicle and when (or if) it is reported to Carfax. This time lag can be significant and allow a damaged vehicle to be sold before Carfax reports the negative information. Carfax is not liable if the information in the report is not current. A history report is like any tool, and there is a limit to what each tool can accomplish. History reports give partial historical information only. No history report can tell you the current condition of any component or system. The ONLY way to determine the current condition of the used vehicle is to have it professionally inspected by an ASE Certified Master Technician for all the mechanical and electrical systems, and Body & Frame Specialist for accident damage. It may cost you to do this but consider what you will lose if you purchase a lemon. Lastly, keep in mind. You cannot negotiate your best deal unless you know the exact condition of the vehicle.

    EDDIE LEALEDDIE LEALPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I'll give you $8k for that beauty

    Aye DeeAye DeePirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Do you have a video on how you insure the Hooptie Fleet!

    Lucille WestLucille WestPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • keep your wallet in your front pocket. they are much more difficult to pick pocket and they do not contribute to sciatica pain...

    John BecayJohn BecayPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • BMW enthusiasts check out „M539 Restorations“ here on LVworld.

    interspherianinterspherianPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Love these cars. Have to agree with Tyler that they don't make them like that anymore. I think you keep that one and if you do it was finally worth every bit that you put into it.

    Brad StancelBrad StancelPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • This car, the E39 and previous M5 are all my favorite BMW sedans.

    hendo337hendo337Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Drove the previous series a '98 (?) or so, 7 Series and yes, it is worth it, even nice crisper lines IMO. Nothing on the road like it. 15 large w/80,000 miles, not bad.

    Johnny DeutschemarkJohnny DeutschemarkPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • BMW = Brought My Wallet.

    C MHC MHPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • lvworld.info/face/video/msjbdaGaj7l-iq4

    TomasTomasPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • lvworld.info/face/video/msjbdaGaj7l-iq4

    TomasTomasPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Are we all just pretending we can't see the Z3 literally 10 metres away?

    Matija MandicMatija MandicPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • That's cause the 5 series is the luxury sport vehicle

    jacob van halterenjacob van halterenPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • No BMW is worth having. Should have gotten an LS400 and called it a day. At least that thing wouldn't have broken until it reached 500,000 miles. Also I don't understand what the 7 series is supposed to be. Very comfort oriented but also sporty? Those two don't really mix.

    Jonathan McCullyJonathan McCullyPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • After watching hoovies videos I'm never gonna own a BMW again unless it's given to me for free.

    malangopemalangopePirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Hoovie: 15 grand in, jeez, to much. Me on my '01 E39 Touring: so far I'm with ... 13 grand? Eh. Still need like 7 more including new paint, or 9 grand. Eh. It's worth it. But it's an old BMW, they need some love and care, and like 15+ grannd every 20 years, and you get another 20 years out. And no, mine's got the M54 inline 6. Bulletproof. Also, good work on buying a Good BMW, now lean back, and relax and enjoy it. And Rest in Pice to JR's M6. I knew it'll blow. Oh well. He gots his money back out, still a shame.

    Random Fixes & RestorationsRandom Fixes & RestorationsPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • 13:43 here comes the hideous horizontally layed pig nose called BMW 7 series

    anshul kumaranshul kumarPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • This 7 Series is one of the best looking 7 series of all time. When I was a kid I was super fan of the E38

    Ultra_N1Ultra_N1Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Use Alcantara when you redo the headliner.

    Tim BurnsTim BurnsPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • The BMW 7 series you meed is this one! lvworld.info/face/video/ha7Lh3CwfJWNj8w

    Well that went badlyWell that went badlyPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I can't love any modern BMW's with those huge ghastly grills. BMW make your grills 3x smaller.

    stuart smithstuart smithPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Go subscribe to watchjrgo. He has a Miata shirt on

    John SmithJohn SmithPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I’ve got one. 1998 735. £1700 to buy, £1000 on day one to get to a good mechanical level to be used for long daily distance, £700 spent 12 months on. Only other thing it needs is new headlining @ £300 and it will be good as new. Get 35mpg on a run, £180 for a years insurance and £240 tax. It’s the cheapest car I’ve ever owned and the most reliable (with a brand new c class hybrid on the drive that breaks down quite often). Love it.

    Chris HorrillChris HorrillPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • By far my favorite BMW Sedan

    Steve MacSteve MacPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I had a e38 a e32 and currently working have a e66 I loved them all and not one of them ever left me on the side of any road even out of state

    David NunyaDavid NunyaPirms 5 Mēnešiem