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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By crazy4trains
As Pete Rose would say, I BET that you will be...

As Pete Rose would say, I BET that you will be going back in there within a few months replacing something else, and most likely that glued nipple. Just my opinion but you might as well buy yourself...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By crazy4trains
Yep, you will need to bleed once the hose is...

Yep, you will need to bleed once the hose is replaced.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By crazy4trains
Which expansion hose? There are two that exit...

Which expansion hose? There are two that exit the bottom of the expansion tank and one (return) that attaches to the top of the tank.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By crazy4trains
keep us posted.

keep us posted.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By crazy4trains
With that said, the cooling systems on these cars...

With that said, the cooling systems on these cars should not be messed with if you don't know the basics of how it works. I suggest the OP find a reputable shop in his/her area and have that shop...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-13-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By crazy4trains
Foam cannons are low pressure. Most pressure...

Foam cannons are low pressure. Most pressure washers also have a low pressure spray nozzle that is much more gentle.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 973
Posted By crazy4trains
Where did you buy the Dorman replacements?

Where did you buy the Dorman replacements?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By crazy4trains
Maybe there is a troll stuck in your expansion...

Maybe there is a troll stuck in your expansion tank. They are known to climb in there at night and get stuck. Suggest you buy yourself a TrollB2 code scanner and check it out. I think they are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By crazy4trains
I think, and I emphasize "I think" the second...

I think, and I emphasize "I think" the second hose you mention goes back to the firewall and connects to the heater core. Verify please.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-07-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 606
Posted By crazy4trains
And be darn happy about it!!!

And be darn happy about it!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 518
Posted By crazy4trains
Where did you purchase the FSU?

Where did you purchase the FSU?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 229
Posted By crazy4trains
Sounds like you answered your own question.

Sounds like you answered your own question.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 229
Posted By crazy4trains
Just compare it to the one on the other side.

Just compare it to the one on the other side.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,399
Posted By crazy4trains
Bumping an old thread here to ask a related...

Bumping an old thread here to ask a related question:

I have some corrosion similar to the above in the right side of the fourth photograph. See attached photographs for my specific situation. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 587
Posted By crazy4trains
And to keep from confusing the masses, in...

And to keep from confusing the masses, in Fudman's original post when he references ATF he really means power steering fluid. Just happens these beasts require ATF to be used as power steering...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By crazy4trains
What is the bleed procedure for one of these...

What is the bleed procedure for one of these beasts without an aux water pump?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 676
Posted By crazy4trains
Yes. Look up BMW style 42 wheels.

Yes. Look up BMW style 42 wheels.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-30-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By crazy4trains
Can you say DVR???

Can you say DVR???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 676
Posted By crazy4trains
Deeper dish than my style 42s. Melike! Wanna...

Deeper dish than my style 42s. Melike! Wanna sell?
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-29-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By crazy4trains
An even better idea is to stop with more distance...

An even better idea is to stop with more distance between you and the car in front of you and continue to roll slowly during the red light. Therefore whatever is deposited is done so uniformly. ...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-28-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By crazy4trains
The rear is definitely a wider wheel. Why...

The rear is definitely a wider wheel.

Why in the he!! would you want to do that?
Forum: Off-Topic 03-27-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By crazy4trains
Farmer and his wife are sitting on the porch one...

Farmer and his wife are sitting on the porch one evening. She asks him in a crackly voice "Honey, what would you do if I started smoking?" Farmer looks back with a gleam in his eye and responds in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By crazy4trains
I think you need to ask yourself what is "good...

I think you need to ask yourself what is "good enough" when determining how much coolant you can exchange. I personally would pull the drain plug from the radiator and allow that to drain...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By crazy4trains
O-ring for expansion tank coolant hoses

I looked high and low and could not locate the size of the o-rings that seal the heater hoses that attach to the bottom of the expansion tank on my 2002 530i. These hoses use the same quick connect...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 793
Posted By crazy4trains
Time for an update and final closure on this one....

Time for an update and final closure on this one.

After about a month of waiting for the weather to break and get warm enough for me to complete this job, and to also find the free time, I am...
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