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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By kakalika
DM25 is manufactured for Japanese domestic...

DM25 is manufactured for Japanese domestic market. Most are right hand drive, though some left hand drive models do exist in Japan. I believe it was restricted to only 170 horsepower. The US spec 525...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By kakalika
Not a bad price at all since it came with an...

Not a bad price at all since it came with an airbag. You will have to replace the switches of course.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By kakalika
Could be just dirt. Have you tried cleaning? The...

Could be just dirt. Have you tried cleaning? The E46 forums have reported great results with scrubbing bubbles on leather seats. sounds strange, but it works.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,756
Posted By kakalika
Just a few pics from my recent move to Houston...

Just a few pics from my recent move to Houston from Minneapolis. Trailer weighed 7420 pounds as verified by a truck stop scale. That is just the weight of the trailer, not the vehicle plus trailer. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,130
Posted By kakalika
I have no fear of the engine at that mileage....

I have no fear of the engine at that mileage. It's the DPF, EGR, and emissions stuff that may start needing attention. Anyway, I guess you could delete the DPF, as some of the 3 series diesel guys...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By kakalika
I just bought a set of this trim but it has some...

I just bought a set of this trim but it has some scratches. Is there a known way to buff them out? There was someone here who polished a similar set to perfection, but I cant find that thread.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-14-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By kakalika
Did you say "press gas" or "pass gas"? The latter...

Did you say "press gas" or "pass gas"? The latter would certainly account for a strange smell. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By kakalika
Wish I could get an E39 diesel here in the States.

Wish I could get an E39 diesel here in the States.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-10-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By kakalika
There was a recall for this. I took mine in and...

There was a recall for this. I took mine in and they replaced an EGR mounting bracket.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,062
Posted By kakalika
Sorry about your loss. thank goodness nobody got...

Sorry about your loss. thank goodness nobody got hurt.
The car is certainly repairable for about what the previous poster stated. What ever you do, don't sell it for peanuts to a salvage place....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By kakalika
Lights look really nice. ...

Lights look really nice. :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By kakalika
Just take it somewhere else. Like the other...

Just take it somewhere else. Like the other poster said, power has gone to the inspectors head.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By kakalika
Passenger side headlight assy, Xenon

Passenger side headlight assy, Xenon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By kakalika
I wish whoever made these bumpers could also make...

I wish whoever made these bumpers could also make the under engine covers, that would save a lot of money. Also why dont they make hoods and front fenders. Than would cut down on a lot of weight. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By kakalika
Not really, but this car had the front end (Hood...

Not really, but this car had the front end (Hood and fenders) repainted after some crash damage. The clear coat peeling is limited to roof and trunk lid. I think I can get away with having just the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By kakalika
Hmmmm, thanks guys. Good advice.

Hmmmm, thanks guys. Good advice.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By kakalika
Peeling Clearcoat

Clear coat peeling on my Sienna Red 2001 530 5 speed I passed on to my daughter last year. Paintwork was pristine. Just wondering what could be the cause of this, Can we do some touching up, or a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By kakalika
To the best of my knowledge, no.

To the best of my knowledge, no.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By kakalika
This is normal, but the car has to be running...

This is normal, but the car has to be running first. Then you can remove the key and restart immediately within a few seconds. This is good when you need to leave the motor running to keep the car ac...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By kakalika
Wow!! good deal!

Wow!! good deal!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By kakalika
And I'll take it if MJET pulls out

And I'll take it if MJET pulls out
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By kakalika
Good luck with the project. I would love to see...

Good luck with the project. I would love to see pics of the process. I have rebuilt a couple of salvage BMW's in the past. An E39 and E36, and I had great fun doing it. Do post pics and keep us...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-19-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By kakalika
I agree, check your battery. A low or dying...

I agree, check your battery. A low or dying battery can give all kinds of error messages.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By kakalika
Hmmm.. Interesting. How could we adapt this to...

Hmmm.. Interesting. How could we adapt this to our 35D's?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By kakalika
Hmmm. I like this. Might be inclined to get one...

Hmmm. I like this. Might be inclined to get one if it will work with the diesel. Sure would be nice to have a temp gauge at last.
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