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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-04-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,387
Posted By 87bimmerguy
You could always try turning the hood d-rings in...

You could always try turning the hood d-rings in a turn or two and see if that tightens it up any. Just make sure you turn both sides evenly and the hood still closes correctly without too much force.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,114
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Hmm, it was a couple years ago now. I'm thinking...

Hmm, it was a couple years ago now. I'm thinking 30-45 minutes.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-17-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By 87bimmerguy
We call it the B+ cable in the factory. Not sure...

We call it the B+ cable in the factory. Not sure what it does though...:dunno:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-09-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,062
Posted By 87bimmerguy
I don't have any documentation, but I work on the...

I don't have any documentation, but I work on the line where we are making the F25 and one of the high-up managers told us they were including a 6 sp option. Also a US diesel.



Edit: Now that I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-09-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,062
Posted By 87bimmerguy
FYI, the F25 will have a 6 sp manual as an option.

FYI, the F25 will have a 6 sp manual as an option.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By 87bimmerguy
At least that's how it works on my 01 525i

At least that's how it works on my 01 525i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By 87bimmerguy
With the mirror selector switch on the driver's...

With the mirror selector switch on the driver's side, the mirror tilt is on.
With the mirror selector switch on the passenger's side, the mirror tilt is off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,114
Posted By 87bimmerguy
I just did this today, and what a difference! My...

I just did this today, and what a difference! My old struts were totally blown.
Thanks for the write-up, it was exactly as described. And thankfully, it wasn't nearly as hard as I expected.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Anyone? Hoping to have it looked at tomorrow.

Anyone? Hoping to have it looked at tomorrow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Any other ideas? Any idea what I should expect to...

Any other ideas? Any idea what I should expect to pay?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Thanks for the reply. I'd like to have an idea of...

Thanks for the reply. I'd like to have an idea of the problem before I get it checked.

It's an independent used car lot, and I do have his offer in writing. And I do still have the option of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Cruise Control

I've done some searching and haven't found anything yet.

I just bought an 01 525iT last week, and during the test drive I noticed the cruise wasn't working (no light on the dash, nothing.) I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Well, thank you all for your replies. I went out...

Well, thank you all for your replies. I went out and checked the arm to see if the spring was at fault, and when I looked underneath the arm, I noticed a plastic piece that was hanging loose. It...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Thanks, I will check that in a little bit.

Thanks, I will check that in a little bit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Ok. It does make full contact at the bottom and...

Ok. It does make full contact at the bottom and through about 2/3 up its sweep, it's only near the top that it comes off the glass. But thanks for the info, I will check that.

Edit looked at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
I'll check that, but my instinct is telling me...

I'll check that, but my instinct is telling me that's not the problem.

Thanks guys for all the responses. If you think of anything else let me know.
I'll report my findings once I get a chance to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
SWF ...

SWF

http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/catalog/shopcart/BE39/POR_BE39_BASflt_pg5.htm#item19

I replaced all 3, and the driver's is the only one I'm having issues with.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Yes, I replaced the whole blade, but not the...

Yes, I replaced the whole blade, but not the whole arm. I will see if it's bent and check the spring. It has plenty of pressure on the glass when it's horizontal, though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
I used these: ...

I used these:

http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/catalog/shopcart/BE39/POR_BE39_BASflt_pg5.htm#item19

The bottom half works great, but the rubber on the top half isn't touching the glass, but only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
I used these: ...

I used these:

http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/catalog/shopcart/BE39/POR_BE39_BASflt_pg5.htm#item19

But the rubber is not making contact on the glass.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,169
Posted By 87bimmerguy
Wiper Problem

Hey guys, just got an 01 525iT last week.
The wipers work fine, except they won't wipe the top of the windshield on the driver's side. The blade isn't making contact with the top 6 or 7 inches of...
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