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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 601
Posted By golferjohnm
ENTJ Extravert(1%) iNtuitive(25%) ...

ENTJ

Extravert(1%) iNtuitive(25%) Thinking(88%) Judging(33%)

Never thought I was that polar, (bi-polar, perhaps lol)

Mobil 1 synthetic 0-40
93 octane generally from Shell (have rewards...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By golferjohnm
If you want to replace just the tiny bulb,...

If you want to replace just the tiny bulb, there's a bit of surgery required on the housing to separate the reflector-piece from the socket. Once apart, you'll be able to extricate the bulb and find...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By golferjohnm
So if I bring the beer and pay for the...

So if I bring the beer and pay for the pizza...maybe I could solicit some assistance? :dunno: :angel:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,257
Posted By golferjohnm
I recently completed a cooling system overhaul...

I recently completed a cooling system overhaul and my 'new normal' operating temperature under light/cruising load is 109*C with the aux fan kicking-in at 111*C

Prior to the overhaul, my Test #7...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 709
Posted By golferjohnm
I'd like to see what you have in charcoal/black...

I'd like to see what you have in charcoal/black family...I've got a blk/blk 6 speed and I'd like to keep my shifter knob stock, (hoping that doesn't look too goofy, tho)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 709
Posted By golferjohnm
Very cool! Thanks Mark, I'll call you in...

Very cool! Thanks Mark, I'll call you in mid-August and schedule a time :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 709
Posted By golferjohnm
Since I'm only an hour away, would you consider a...

Since I'm only an hour away, would you consider a 'drop-in' sometime at your convenience? I'd like to change my dark wood to a more modern color/style
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By golferjohnm
I just searched to see if I could find any...

I just searched to see if I could find any specific fuse(s) that control the headlight adjustment feature...nada

Would anyone have knowledge of the individual fuse number and location that I could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By golferjohnm
Just Baked Headlights, no level adjustment

I recently replaced my headlight lenses with the Umnitza product and I finally had a chance to drive at night, (it doesn't get dark up here until 9:30-9:45p) and noticed that my headlights no longer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By golferjohnm
I just tried this product: ...

I just tried this product:

http://www.bgprod.com/catalog/gasoline-fuel-system/bg-44k-fuel-system-cleaner/#bg-product-1

The butt-dyno feels a much smoother ride throughout the revs, my mileage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By golferjohnm
I had a similar annoying noise that I chased for...

I had a similar annoying noise that I chased for over a year...replaced all that you've mentioned, plus ball joints and motor mounts...turned-out to be tie rod ends and center link
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 475
Posted By golferjohnm
After all is said and done, I pay around $75.00...

After all is said and done, I pay around $75.00 per year...Whatcom County does not require an emissions test :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By golferjohnm
Which would beg the next question...where does...

Which would beg the next question...where does NAPA get their parts? :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By golferjohnm
Here's a photo of the new part that I replaced:

Here's a photo of the new part that I replaced:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By golferjohnm
Just replaced both headlight lenses...2 hours for...

Just replaced both headlight lenses...2 hours for the driver's side, hour and fifteen for the passenger. This includes baking time of 20 minutes.

I chose to do each separately in the event that I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By golferjohnm
After at least a year of chasing-down my...

After at least a year of chasing-down my intermittent click/crack/croak, I was final able to solve it...I replaced both outer tie-rod ends and the center link joining the two. After removing the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By golferjohnm
any issues? did you have to bake yours open?

any issues? did you have to bake yours open?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By golferjohnm
The entire assembly went into the oven...I...

The entire assembly went into the oven...I contacted Umnitza and they assured me that nothing would harm it...but I wasn't specific about the ballast :dunno:
So far no problem :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By golferjohnm
For $1800?? no-brainer, go for it :thumbup: as a...

For $1800?? no-brainer, go for it :thumbup: as a second vehicle, you can take your time and make it your own
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,007
Posted By golferjohnm
156,xxx miles on mine and it's never ran...

156,xxx miles on mine and it's never ran better...completely reliable as long as you're "in-tune" to what the car is telling you, (either by sounds, smells or feelings). Knowing the Achilles heels...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By golferjohnm
They are one and the same :thumbup: EZPZ,...

They are one and the same :thumbup: EZPZ, transaction and I know if there was any issue, I could call
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By golferjohnm
DIY for Euro Style Replacement Headlight Covers

I was a bit apprehensive at tackling this since my original headlight covers were not too terrible and everything was working perfectly, but after seeing the result I couldn't help but share my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By golferjohnm
The Headlight Covers arrived on Saturday...I must...

The Headlight Covers arrived on Saturday...I must say these are spectacular! Night and day difference...I can't tell how much more light bathes the road cuz it doesn't get dark until @ 9:45p this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By golferjohnm
Did you notice if the aux fan kicked in? I...

Did you notice if the aux fan kicked in? I recently completed a full cooling system overhaul and I now run 109-110 degrees celcius and the aux fan starts a slow whir at 111 degrees...I have not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By golferjohnm
Those are Style 66 wheels, those were originally...

Those are Style 66 wheels, those were originally on my car when purchased...17" staggered set-up
$5k is a nice price, but that vent-mod is kinda nutty :p I'd be curious to see what the drivers side...
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