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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,964
Posted By rexgo
@FMZIp - beautifull

@FMZIp - beautifull
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
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, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
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, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
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, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
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, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By rexgo
Will do this weekend.

Will do this weekend.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
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, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,964
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, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
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, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,964
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, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
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, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
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, 04:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,934
Posted By rexgo
'97 528 93k = no service

'97 528 93k = no service
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,968
Posted By rexgo
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,968
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, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By rexgo
Oh yeah - I do like how it looks nice job.

Oh yeah - I do like how it looks nice job.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By rexgo
For plastic you should use a flexible primer like...

For plastic you should use a flexible primer like this SEM product: http://www.semproducts.com/product-catalog/specialty-products/primers/flexible-primer-surfacer/
.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By rexgo
Great find - loved it. My company makes...

Great find - loved it. My company makes automation equipment, and I saw some of our clamps. Especially liked the paint. Thks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By rexgo
^^^ Yes, alum for this item scares me too.

^^^ Yes, alum for this item scares me too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By rexgo
Some good reading:...

Some good reading: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=652570&highlight=best+year
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,860
Posted By rexgo
Ouch - that hurt$ - those dealers charges are a...

Ouch - that hurt$ - those dealers charges are a killer - maybe find a good indi - I'd like to see you keep updating this
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,228
Posted By rexgo
You need spark at the right time (not just spark)...

You need spark at the right time (not just spark) - I've also squirted oil in the cyclinders with success (restores compression)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By rexgo
Q2: Can tire mounting & wheel balancing possibly...

Q2: Can tire mounting & wheel balancing possibly be done at home as a DIY?

A2 - Not correctly without the proper equipment. Tire & wheels should be balanced dynamically - that is spinning them. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By rexgo
I followed this procedure (video) - worked...

I followed this procedure (video) - worked flawlessly - found in other posts here.
part I:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6BeQozdOYc&feature=player_embedded
part II:...
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