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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By rexgo
You should be able to do it without removing the...

You should be able to do it without removing the panel again. I gently pulled the cable out a bit, hooked it, and then got the cable to line-up with a little twist.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,693
Posted By rexgo
Looking at a coupe 2012 335Xi or 2015 Accord V6

Looking at a coupe 2012 335Xi or 2015 Accord V6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 827
Posted By rexgo
My driver's door handle broke 2 months ago as...

My driver's door handle broke 2 months ago as shown in the pic - appears to be cast aluminum - I just used the handle from the back door.
http://i.imgur.com/PxXOQAk.jpg?2
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Posted By rexgo
What worked for me were clean surfaces - and...

What worked for me were clean surfaces - and Permatex sealant non-hardening on all mating surfaces - both sides, and allowed to become tacky before install
old work done by a BMW indie shop used...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 592
Posted By rexgo
This is how a guy at work mounts a Euro plate...

This is how a guy at work mounts a Euro plate (Poland) - IIRC WI doesn't require a front plate.
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http://i.imgur.com/NqApkZA.jpg?1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By rexgo
Yes, I know - just wanted to get it done this...

Yes, I know - just wanted to get it done this weekend - it was 50 in Nov in Chicago.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By rexgo
Autozone Washer Pump Review

Just replaced the washer pump in my '97 528 with an Autozone - just stopped working (typical from reading here)

For those who go this route - here's some feedback:
Part Number: 5-861 $20...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By rexgo
Nice work - looks great too. I made an intake for...

Nice work - looks great too. I made an intake for my '83 Supra - used similar tubing - from here: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/wlk-41637/overview/...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 284,298
Posted By rexgo
@FMZIp - beautifull

@FMZIp - beautifull
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By rexgo
Wow - thks - didn't even notice it - too focused...

Wow - thks - didn't even notice it - too focused on the pads - next project in a hurry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By rexgo
My Brake Story / Solution

Replaced front and rear brake pads - not my first time, but first on a BMW. One of the easiest cars to work on. Getting the guide bolts/pins out are usually difficult, but the dust covers made it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By rexgo
Here's the brake pads - no friction rating on the...

Here's the brake pads - no friction rating on the sides - here's the only marking:https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-A1KmtmL2H9I/U4PfX0Q2j-I/AAAAAAAAAr0/GWkIt_Nymuk/w1598-h899-no/20140523_173111.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By rexgo
A nice black that I have used that might match...

A nice black that I have used that might match the tint is trim paint - Dupli-Color # TP70:
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/shw-tp70

This Dupli-Color Trim Paint is designed to restore an OEM...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By rexgo
Will do this weekend.

Will do this weekend.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By rexgo
Rebate on Bosch Brake Pads

FYI - Purchased new pads from Autohaus - Bosch QuietCast™ and rec'd a $15 rebate per pair - so after rebates it's front & rear pads for ~$38 total

BTW - very easy replacement - easier than most...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By rexgo
What was the mileage when the transmisson went...

What was the mileage when the transmisson went out?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-01-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 284,298
Posted By rexgo
Yep - that's what it looks like today in...

Yep - that's what it looks like today in Chicagoland
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By rexgo
No - never took any make care there - only go to...

No - never took any make care there - only go to indys who specialize in the specific make (if I can't do it myself)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 284,298
Posted By rexgo
Was 50*'s in Chicago yesterday - today gong down...

Was 50*'s in Chicago yesterday - today gong down to ~ 0 - Happy I could use the hose to wash the salt off.
https://scontent-b-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1497610_10202093678797402_1360078519_n.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By rexgo
Here's lower price, and a great source for our...

Here's lower price, and a great source for our parts (must meet min order value for free shipping)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By rexgo
Probably used a product like this: Liquid...

Probably used a product like this:

Liquid Copper™ Block Seal Intake & Radiator Stop Leak
http://barsproducts.com/system/pictures/13/medium/1109%20JPG%20large.jpg?1328226223
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,553
Posted By rexgo
'97 528 93k = no service

'97 528 93k = no service
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,729
Posted By rexgo
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,729
Posted By rexgo
Thanks, I got the idea from reading numerous...

Thanks, I got the idea from reading numerous threads on this subject.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By rexgo
Oh yeah - I do like how it looks nice job.

Oh yeah - I do like how it looks nice job.
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