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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By tn528
What year did you find? I have a 1999 528i -...

What year did you find? I have a 1999 528i - love it. easy to work on and great to drive. For the 1999 - the black trim came with the sports package (body color for non sport) - not sure about...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-23-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 44,749
Posted By tn528
Mine still look just as good 6 months later. ...

Mine still look just as good 6 months later. They were sanded back to consistent plastic so I expect them to wear like they did when new. I assume the quality of the plastic is consistent through...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 25,186
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By tn528
Removing ABS module is super easy ( i think it...

Removing ABS module is super easy ( i think it was 6 (or 8) screws). Then just pull toward front of the car. Have to wiggle a tad gently but it comes right off. Pack it well and ship it off. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,770
Posted By tn528
I had the Llumar tint for 9 years and used Windex...

I had the Llumar tint for 9 years and used Windex on it repeatedly (whooops). It never turned any color. That tint was fantastic. 35% on mine. I have put it on the current car too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By tn528
I had the same thing happen on my 99 528 at about...

I had the same thing happen on my 99 528 at about 110,000 miles. After diagnostics, etc........it ended up being the ABS control unit in my case. My lights were on and off intermittently at first...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-11-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 44,749
Posted By tn528
I ended up using a variable speed buffer as well.

I ended up using a variable speed buffer as well.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-23-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 44,749
Posted By tn528
Thanks for your post. The pics were great...

Thanks for your post. The pics were great encouragement. I had done this once with the headlights in place - results were decent. More importantly it was a great big pain in the butt.

I saw...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By tn528
Nice banter. The IQ of this thread just...

Nice banter. The IQ of this thread just skyrocketed. Well done!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,540
Posted By tn528
I hope it ends up being something else, but I had...

I hope it ends up being something else, but I had similar symptoms with my 99 528. Ended up replacing the ABS unit.
Symptoms - ABS light would come on intermittently. Then eventually it stayed on....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By tn528
I had a problem with my 99 528 turning over and...

I had a problem with my 99 528 turning over and immediately dying. It would do this with each try - never would stay running. I finally figured out that it was the MAF sensor. You can disconnect...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,190
Posted By tn528
Man, I'm sure glad that I replaced my fan clutch...

Man, I'm sure glad that I replaced my fan clutch before all of that happened. It had been making funny clicking sounds as it was wearing out around 110,000 miles. Glad I went ahead and replaced it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By tn528
Are you considering a group buy from the Ebay...

Are you considering a group buy from the Ebay seller (OE Wheels)? Do you think that we could get better than the $519 for the staggered set? That would be amazing.
I have checked with Wheel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,468
Posted By tn528
Wow, that's a lot of impact. How fast was the...

Wow, that's a lot of impact. How fast was the Taurus going? It seems like just yesterday I was reading about your putting the new front bumper on.................:cry: Willis was beautiful.
So...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 11-16-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 26,953
Posted By tn528
Dear Fate - it's either this or the Powerball...

Dear Fate - it's either this or the Powerball lottery......win either one and I'll be good. Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By tn528
I did the conversion to the euro - looks good and...

I did the conversion to the euro - looks good and though I agree it is expensive for the small amount of real estate.........I personally find it to be waterfront real estate with a view and a boat...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,472
Posted By tn528
I agree with the droopy eyelids comment - looks...

I agree with the droopy eyelids comment - looks more aggressive without. JMHO.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,028
Posted By tn528
By the way - what exactly did you buy to get that...

By the way - what exactly did you buy to get that look and consistency of brightness??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,028
Posted By tn528
Thanks for the pics. I was considering it, but...

Thanks for the pics. I was considering it, but wondered how it would look. I like it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,421
Posted By tn528
99 528 - 145,000 miles. All original. No...

99 528 - 145,000 miles. All original. No problems. No tranny fluid changes........though I am thinking about doing a little over a few different sessions as has been suggested on our fine forum....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,144
Posted By tn528
:thumbup: Another vote for the Pirelli's. ...

:thumbup: Another vote for the Pirelli's. Have my third set on the car. Get a little noise from them after 10,000 miles, but been consistently happy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By tn528
I have replaced motors on the front seats - not...

I have replaced motors on the front seats - not really hard, but if it's under warranty - I would let someone else do it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By tn528
A HEPU purchase here from ******************.com....

A HEPU purchase here from ******************.com. Mine had the metal impeller and is doing great.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By tn528
Yes, the bumper from Bekkers does come with the...

Yes, the bumper from Bekkers does come with the t-bar. I have read some posts about deleting it though if you don't like it. May want to try a search.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By tn528
I ordered these same bumpers from the last...

I ordered these same bumpers from the last Bekkers group buy. If when you say "they come ready" you mean primed...........they probably won't. Ours were bare plastic - all steps were required for...
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