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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 44,191
Posted By shaftdrive
Does anyone have a cutaway view of the catch can?...

Does anyone have a cutaway view of the catch can?
How works the thing? Gravity?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By shaftdrive
So on the M54, is the only line that is deleted...

So on the M54, is the only line that is deleted the #4 Vent Hose?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By shaftdrive
This may be true (that they changed the...

This may be true (that they changed the connectors), but I was unaware of that.

Do others concur that the hose connections changed over the e39 model years?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By shaftdrive
As everyone said, always suspect the battery...

As everyone said, always suspect the battery first.

Simplest solution is to jump it from the front, but if you don't jump it, then you have to charge your battery overnight with a 4 to 6 amp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By shaftdrive
I'm confused from all the references. Where is...

I'm confused from all the references.
Where is the vanos torx bolt that always breaks?
Do we have a picture of it somewhere?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By shaftdrive
I'll take the bait. What I would do is ignore...

I'll take the bait.
What I would do is ignore them.
It helps, if they're repeat offenders, to put them on ignore because I forget who I have ignored already.

When you put them on ignore, they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By shaftdrive
Are you sure you bought MINERAL oil?

Are you sure you bought MINERAL oil?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By shaftdrive
Be thankful it's not red.

Be thankful it's not red.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By shaftdrive
Picture?

Picture?
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 12-07-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,207
Posted By shaftdrive
Found this on the net today, for conversion of...

Found this on the net today, for conversion of protected encrypted pdf files on linux to unprotected unencrypted pdf files.

$ sudo apt-get install okular
$ okular encrypted.pdf
File ->...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By shaftdrive
Try taking a beemer wheel to a tire mounting...

Try taking a beemer wheel to a tire mounting place and watch them scratch their heads.

You're pretty much on your own, unless you live across the street from a bike dealer.

It's not all that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By shaftdrive
Is there a way to see exactly who has rated a thread and at what rating star number?

Is there a way to see exactly who has rated a thread and at what rating star number?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 399,282
Posted By shaftdrive
Absolutely no connection. Other than sheer...

Absolutely no connection.
Other than sheer coincidence.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By shaftdrive
Were you braking while going slowly over bumps?

Were you braking while going slowly over bumps?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By shaftdrive
An obd scanner is about twenty bucks.

An obd scanner is about twenty bucks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By shaftdrive
You've had an unset monitor for 11 years?

You've had an unset monitor for 11 years?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,163
Posted By shaftdrive
I wish I hadn't seen this thread, as now I'm so...

I wish I hadn't seen this thread, as now I'm so worried about my airbags cutting my throat that I'm starting to wear my helmet when I drive the bimmer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By shaftdrive
Can you stretch an old one to something like...

Can you stretch an old one to something like twice its size and then see if the new one will do the same and judge the difference in the force involved with a hanging scale?
How many pounds do you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,287
Posted By shaftdrive
I don't think it matters either way with the...

I don't think it matters either way with the magnetic drain plug.

Same thing with the BMW oil versus any decent synthetic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By shaftdrive
Bolt leaking? They all drip from the hoses,...

Bolt leaking?
They all drip from the hoses, which drops down to the lowest point.
Which is the bolt.
Are you sure it's not just dripping off the bolt?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,437
Posted By shaftdrive
What to tell them? That they're idiots? ...

What to tell them?

That they're idiots?

Naaah.

They'd never understand.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By shaftdrive
I've seen pictures of this sensor in this forum....

I've seen pictures of this sensor in this forum. Search and you should find it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By shaftdrive
Think of it this way. The oil itself is almost...

Think of it this way.
The oil itself is almost nothing and the tools are amortized over thousands of customers, so that's nothing.

Yet, the labor rate is around $100 to $200 an hour.

So, how...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By shaftdrive
Where did the sentences go?

Where did the sentences go?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 665
Posted By shaftdrive
I have the K1200 which, is powerful, but a...

I have the K1200 which, is powerful, but a handful in the twisties.
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