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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,959
Posted By uncmozo
Really? The guy's shopping around to beat the...

Really? The guy's shopping around to beat the dealer's price of $17 for 15 grommets. How much does he plan on saving?

Jerry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By uncmozo
I just received an e-mail today, 12/2. BBA is...

I just received an e-mail today, 12/2. BBA is having a 1 day sale - 10% off all orders placed on-line. Use code christmasbba14 at checkout.

They repaired my ABS module 2-3 years ago, very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By uncmozo
T20 has an M5 thread, you can use a standard M5...

T20 has an M5 thread, you can use a standard M5 allen bolt. On an M5 thread, the diameter of the bolt body is 5 mm and it has .7 threads per mm. You can find an M5 bolt at any hardware store.

Jerry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By uncmozo
I'm not sure why you're going to so much trouble...

I'm not sure why you're going to so much trouble to install 12 year old hardware. I replaced my head unit with a Pioneer 2 1/2 years ago, it was way easier than what you're doing, and I ended up with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By uncmozo
The only word that comes to mind is nightmare.

The only word that comes to mind is nightmare.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,036
Posted By uncmozo
In New Jersey, there is no 'in the middle of...

In New Jersey, there is no 'in the middle of nowhere'.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By uncmozo
I get that noise all the time when I'm driving....

I get that noise all the time when I'm driving. It's my wife smacking me upside the head.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 841
Posted By uncmozo
I think occhis meant 'what kind of problems did...

I think occhis meant 'what kind of problems did you have during the installation'? You said it was a tough install and it fought you every step of the way.

Jerry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By uncmozo
I can verify this. I used a cheap putty knife to...

I can verify this. I used a cheap putty knife to clean out the groove and I ended up cracking the edge of the windshield. I installed the new rubber anyway, but the crack spread and in 2-3 days it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By uncmozo
Great write-up. You might want to use stainless...

Great write-up. You might want to use stainless steel bolts though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 913
Posted By uncmozo
As stated in my sig. at the bottom, both cars...

As stated in my sig. at the bottom, both cars were/are manual. MPG is 23-25, I don't get to do a lot of highway driving, but I don't sit in traffic either. Hiway gets as high as 28-29.
Pixel repair...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,174
Posted By uncmozo
+1

+1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 913
Posted By uncmozo
I owned a '95 e34 525i and moved to a 2002 530i...

I owned a '95 e34 525i and moved to a 2002 530i about 5 years ago. I found the e34 more reliable as far as the electronics go. No headlight self-adjustment failure, auxilary fan failure, no ABS...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,174
Posted By uncmozo
I can see the point about getting stuck in...

I can see the point about getting stuck in traffic. I am fortunate enough to live in an area where this rarely happens, if ever. Unless of course I have to head down to Joisey to see some old friends...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,174
Posted By uncmozo
There is no 'demand' that someone get a manual,...

There is no 'demand' that someone get a manual, it is usually a suggestion from someone with experience. Most E-39's have passed the 100,000 mile mark, and that is where the reliability factor comes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By uncmozo
I used BBA. Repaired about 18 months ago and no...

I used BBA. Repaired about 18 months ago and no problems since. Quick turnaround too.

Jerry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,781
Posted By uncmozo
Remove and replace auxiliary radiator cooling fan...

Remove and replace auxiliary radiator cooling fan - 2 1/2 hours. Easier than it looks, front bumper comes right off

Jerry.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By uncmozo
I rebuild industrial gearboxes for a living and...

I rebuild industrial gearboxes for a living and always use Permatex RTV ultra blue. These gearboxes usually run at about 140 degrees operating temperature and normally run 24/7. In 14 years, I've...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By uncmozo
While you've got the intake manifold off, change...

While you've got the intake manifold off, change out your CCV. It's a fairly inexpensive part, but difficult to change. You've already done most of the work in removing the manifold, and they're...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By uncmozo
As Scott says, there is a GIANT thread here....

As Scott says, there is a GIANT thread here. Covers all your problems.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By uncmozo
By 'under cover' I'm assuming you mean splash...

By 'under cover' I'm assuming you mean splash guard mounted behind the bottom of the front bumper.

Sounds like you found some small steel balls and you think it's remnants of a water pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By uncmozo
I have an Actron also. Use the 'search' feature...

I have an Actron also. Use the 'search' feature and you will find MORE than enough info on this subject. I has been beaten to death on this forum.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By uncmozo
Fiddled with the door for 2 hours? What was your...

Fiddled with the door for 2 hours? What was your date doing all that time?

Replace the broken handle.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By uncmozo
Probably damaged wiring where the wire travels...

Probably damaged wiring where the wire travels from the car body to the trunk (boot) lid. Pull back the rubber 'tube' between the trunk lid and the car body and look inside. Wires tend to fray from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By uncmozo
Jim's got it right. Titanium nitrate is only a...

Jim's got it right. Titanium nitrate is only a coating on the bit, try cobalt or carbide.

Jerry
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