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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By rcshott
Thanks guys, "all of the above" I feel. ...

Thanks guys, "all of the above" I feel.

And nuts coming loose could WELL be the problem. I live Ukraine and roads are worse than goat tracks. Just replaced the filter housing bolts as the others...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By rcshott
Flickering oil light at idle

Trying to figure out why my 1997 E39 V8 oil light comes on at idle. For short trips there's no problem, but after 100 miles or so and I stop at the lights (so at idle) the oil light and warning "Stop...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,258
Posted By rcshott
DARE I come back into this everlasting debate!...

DARE I come back into this everlasting debate! :mad:

THE DICTIONARY SAYS:

WARP:
1. To become bent or twisted out of shape. (like some people I know :rofl:)
2. To become altered from what is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By rcshott
Dunded! New seal…& didn't over tighten it....

Dunded! New seal…& didn't over tighten it. :rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By rcshott
Tanks mate. Yeah checked for cracks and the...

Tanks mate. Yeah checked for cracks and the lines, wasn't cross threaded but was pretty tough to begin to undo…so could've been over-tigthened. all seems OK, The oil is running down the outside of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By rcshott
My E39 is leaking so bad from under the cap I'm...

My E39 is leaking so bad from under the cap I'm not game to drive it. Just had oil service & thought they must've left the 'O' ring off but just looked and it's in place….WTF? Was not leaking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By rcshott
Must disagree boys. The 'bong' is the warning of...

Must disagree boys. The 'bong' is the warning of the lights "malfunctioning" so it's on & off constantly as well as the dash lights warning, I know that for sure, and that's why it drives me nuts. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By rcshott
Ahhh didn't find that one….good stuff there...

Ahhh didn't find that one….good stuff there & will try it tomorrow. TA!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By rcshott
Ahhhh got it!

Ahhhh got it!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By rcshott
Thanks mate, didn't know that about brass/steel...

Thanks mate, didn't know that about brass/steel based & I an old bugger! Dark and snowing right now so will disconnect battery tomorrow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By rcshott
Stumped on light warnings

Can't find anything specific to my electrical problem here or google…and I'm DUMB at electronics.

My 1997 E39 4.2lt has intermittent dash warnings (only after lights have been turned on) that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By rcshott
Is that 9/100 and now you get 7 or 8/100? 9/100...

Is that 9/100 and now you get 7 or 8/100? 9/100 is nine litres per 100 kilometres! If so "kph" has nothing to do with it. :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,254
Posted By rcshott
Erm…. "totally agree" or "agree" either...

Erm….
"totally agree" or "agree" either you agree or you do not!

"proper grammar" or "correct grammar"??? :mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By rcshott
Yeah! Depot are CRAP!!! I replaced old &...

Yeah! Depot are CRAP!!! I replaced old & damaged OEM xenon lights with a good 2nd set. Then bought new xenon bulbs for lo-beam, higher wattage halogen for hi-beam and using the original halos,...
Forum: General BMW 10-11-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By rcshott
And the point is??? :dunno:

And the point is??? :dunno:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-11-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By rcshott
Have you tried another (good) battery?

Have you tried another (good) battery?
Forum: General BMW 10-11-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By rcshott
Ask them "What document" and get a full, clear...

Ask them "What document" and get a full, clear explanation from THEM. On here, we can only speculate!
Forum: General BMW 10-11-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By rcshott
You can haul anything with 'anything', just need...

You can haul anything with 'anything', just need to ascertain manufacturers specs for towing capacity as different size engines have different power. If it's not in the 'owners manual' do a search or...
Forum: General BMW 10-06-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,465
Posted By rcshott
WELL DONE!!! I am a 23yo blond, would you...

WELL DONE!!!

I am a 23yo blond, would you marry me and Father give me a Pink Z4??? :rofl:

Joking aside That sounds like a good incentive to study hard. One of the best things when starting out...
Forum: General BMW 10-04-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,465
Posted By rcshott
Oh to be your age again! Your choice may be over...

Oh to be your age again! Your choice may be over the top unless you've got cash to burn….regardless of brand. and YEP….the 6er will send you broke quickly…. and no dough left for...
Forum: General BMW 10-04-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By rcshott
Spot on mate! And just like the Hoffmiester kink,...

Spot on mate! And just like the Hoffmiester kink, VW & others are copying it so closely that at a glance it can be hard to tell. But on "size matters" the larger car does feel better on the road...
Forum: General BMW 10-04-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By rcshott
An alternative I use is remove the battery & keep...

An alternative I use is remove the battery & keep in the house/garage near a window & connect a cheap ($20) solar trickle charger. Even normal daylight is enough to keep it going even when snowing....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By rcshott
Great! Didn't think about changing it. Oh I agree...

Great! Didn't think about changing it. Oh I agree that wide angle is good, it's just that I've been using 'normal' mirrors for well over 50 years :thumbup: and find it difficult to change now,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 27,349
Posted By rcshott
HAHA…yeah kero will stop a petrol engine! To...

HAHA…yeah kero will stop a petrol engine!

To add to my story;
I asked the $20 mechs what damage would be caused, "None" they said. I was concerned that at least the plugs would be fouled. But...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By rcshott
YEAH…they are bloody annoying aren't they… Thanks...

YEAH…they are bloody annoying aren't they… Thanks for advice.

Other thing…can "ordinary" glass be installed into these mirrors? The "Things may be closer than they seem" glass is also annoying....
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