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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By professorman
Cool. What glue did you use to bond it to the...

Cool. What glue did you use to bond it to the metal?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By professorman
Thanks for making the video. You did not tell...

Thanks for making the video. You did not tell what you made the white strip out of though. My mechanic suggested to use a ziptie laid flat, glued to the bar. The ziptie sound like it might eventually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By professorman
There is a physical blocking of the sunroof by...

There is a physical blocking of the sunroof by the wind deflector. I doubt an electronic override will move the deflector down.

The rub bars on the deflector wears down after a time, and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,131
Posted By professorman
Have you done your VANOS seals yet Bluebee? I'm...

Have you done your VANOS seals yet Bluebee? I'm thinking of doing mine, but I cant figure out if its its needed or not.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By professorman
This confuses me a little, but why would the...

This confuses me a little, but why would the cable tightening not work for someone who wants just a little tightening? My logic would tell me that the cable gives a small adjustment range, and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By professorman
Thanks! I want to do this mod. My daughter uses...

Thanks! I want to do this mod. My daughter uses that area to store junk, so now she will have more storage :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By professorman
Has anyone done this with pics? I am interested...

Has anyone done this with pics? I am interested in removing the rear ash trays. I want to see how the holes look.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By professorman
The headlight in the 98 E39 just unclips easily...

The headlight in the 98 E39 just unclips easily in a couple minutes. The facelifted headlights are the ones that you have to bake. The adjusters can be easily accessed when you open the headlights.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By professorman
Nevermind

Nevermind
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,621
Posted By professorman
Does the E39 have automatic adjustment where you...

Does the E39 have automatic adjustment where you back up and pull up the hand brake? I know a few cars allows this method.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By professorman
Thanks. Does the wheel bearing tick? I am...

Thanks. Does the wheel bearing tick? I am guessing that to check it, I would jack the car up, and spin the wheel. Is it that simple of a test or do I do more?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By professorman
Slight ticking sound in the rear - speed sensitive

I am hearing a slight ticking sound coming from the right rear of my car. It would almost sound like a stick is caught in my wheel. It is speed sensitive. The faster i go, the faster it is, and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By professorman
I waved at a M5 I was gawking at the other day,...

I waved at a M5 I was gawking at the other day, and he waved back :-)

Otherwise, I just stare. lol.

The motorcycle riding community is very tight-netted though. I always wave whenever I am on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By professorman
Nice! I hate the non-sport steering wheel that I...

Nice! I hate the non-sport steering wheel that I have as well. I love how modern the sport steering wheel looks. Congrats!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,476
Posted By professorman
I ordered my Camber Kit today. CosmosRacing...

I ordered my Camber Kit today.

CosmosRacing CAMBE39FC Adjustable Cambers kit BMW Front Camber Plates E39
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-12-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,045
Posted By professorman
I say that you should upgrade the suspension on...

I say that you should upgrade the suspension on the Fit and keep it. Above all else, living a urban city, you want something that you do not have to 'cry' over when it gets dents and bruises.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By professorman
I was looking for lowering springs too. I ended...

I was looking for lowering springs too. I ended up going with coil overs from The suspension source: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=783447
Its a new product though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,212
Posted By professorman
Try to get one with a warranty :). I changed my...

Try to get one with a warranty :). I changed my fan clutch and thermostat, and within 2k miles, the thermostat was shot again. I bought mine from my local import aftermarket specialist. For my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,541
Posted By professorman
Awesome! My brother's Prelude got stolen last...

Awesome! My brother's Prelude got stolen last year as well. The girlfriend of the thief was found with the car. She participated in a first time offenders program, where she got a reduced sentence...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,476
Posted By professorman
I have been emailing Kris frequently as well. She...

I have been emailing Kris frequently as well. She responds to emails promptly and honestly.

How much did you get the the Cosmo racing plates after shipping? I tried calling them, but didnt get an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,476
Posted By professorman
Humph. I forgot about a camber kit.. I am very...

Humph. I forgot about a camber kit.. I am very concerned about tire wear. I need to get one to ensure that I do not start scrubbing my tires.

What are your recommendations for camber kit? What...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 816
Posted By professorman
Hi Nate, There are a lot of 'Bimmer...

Hi Nate,

There are a lot of 'Bimmer fanatics', because BMWs drive well, however, they have a TERRIBLY high maintenance cost. There are a few people who do not spend as much on the BMWs, but they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By professorman
This one seems big. You can try, but its up in...

This one seems big. You can try, but its up in the air whether it might crack further, or might not. I would attempt the repair and watch it. I am not sure the laws in your state. If it will pass an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,541
Posted By professorman
[QUOTE=bluebee;8493771]I'm not sure if you can...

[QUOTE=bluebee;8493771]I'm not sure if you can 're' program a key so much as re-initialize it to an existing programming, but, I also have never done it nor thought much about it./QUOTE]

The key...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,476
Posted By professorman
My tracking number says that I should have them...

My tracking number says that I should have them by Saturday.
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