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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Flybot
There is usually that one bolt that adds hours to...

There is usually that one bolt that adds hours to a project. But in your case, thats a ridiculous trail of destruction.

Just for future reference, as a technique when using the screw type ball...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Flybot
Oh yea. Thats a dealer part for sure. Expect them...

Oh yea. Thats a dealer part for sure. Expect them to have to order it. Im sure they dont sell too many.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Flybot
Are you talking about the banjo bolt for one of...

Are you talking about the banjo bolt for one of the hoses (hollow with holes drilled in the side)? If thats the case you can get a new one at a parts store. If thats not it, then Im not sure what you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By Flybot
You need to get the fault codes read for the...

You need to get the fault codes read for the transmission. Anything else your just guessing, and probably wasting money.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Flybot
Pull the handle. Thats what it is for.

Pull the handle. Thats what it is for.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,186
Posted By Flybot
Some of you guys obviously havnt changed the...

Some of you guys obviously havnt changed the front O2s on a 6 cyl. There is no room for impacts and big breakers.

OP, are you sure the socket is the right size? Looking at you video, it definatly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,186
Posted By Flybot
Its odd that it tightens up on you after breaking...

Its odd that it tightens up on you after breaking it loose. They are usualy a loose thread after breaking loose. Are you sure the socket is the right size? It looks like it has been slipping on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Flybot
You replace the tensioner with its bracket. Just...

You replace the tensioner with its bracket. Just remove and replace. It is self adjusting.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 671
Posted By Flybot
Yep, Science!

Yep, Science!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 671
Posted By Flybot
I just want to know causes electromagetism to...

I just want to know causes electromagetism to work?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 671
Posted By Flybot
Well BB, I cant give you a pinpoint answer....

Well BB, I cant give you a pinpoint answer. Howerver I will say this- The CCA number is simply a rating. Its a tool to be used for compairison. If you have a 800 CCA battery it wont crank a car any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 671
Posted By Flybot
Oh Bluebee.....

Oh Bluebee.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Flybot
Outer front tire wear has rarely come up in this...

Outer front tire wear has rarely come up in this forum or the other one. I dont know how you (OP) drive, but I would take an honest look at your driving habbits and see if you happen to be braking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Flybot
Pic fail. Add pic to an album in user CP

Pic fail. Add pic to an album in user CP
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Flybot
I think the issue is outer tire wear. These cars...

I think the issue is outer tire wear. These cars have huge understeer. The best answer is to get a two seater car that is made to turn.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Flybot
Hey, these are BMW's. They need lots and lots of...

Hey, these are BMW's. They need lots and lots of fresh oil. And if you arent parking it on an oriental rug, your doing it wrong.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Flybot
No it get old and breaks down like any other oil....

No it get old and breaks down like any other oil. I would change it at least every 60K. I use a 30K interval.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,994
Posted By Flybot
That cant be right. There is a half mile long...

That cant be right. There is a half mile long exit ramp I use almost everyday. As I coast off the highway the AVE MPG will usualy tick up .2 mpg by the time I get to the end. Also, if you ever get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,510
Posted By Flybot
Ive done maybe hundreds of jumps and Ive never...

Ive done maybe hundreds of jumps and Ive never turned anything on. And no damage to anything as well. Maybe in the future, Ill turn both sets of headlights on- If I remember. Im not too worried about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Flybot
Agreed. Wheels are too small. Ive got some...

Agreed. Wheels are too small.

Ive got some Style 5's. The BMW 2-piece that looks like spokes sort of (?) anyway, they are rough, but 17", and I want to sell them cheap. Located in Louisville. PM...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,510
Posted By Flybot
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?album...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=4475&pictureid=49790

In all seriousness, interesting discussion. Thanks acoste for the interpetations and BB for the reference docs.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Flybot
What size wheels (or tires) are they? They must...

What size wheels (or tires) are they? They must be too small, or the offset is way wrong, because thats impossible, otherwise. So thats a pic of the drivers side, right? Your saying that the tie-rod...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Flybot
Got pics? I dont see how that is happening.

Got pics? I dont see how that is happening.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,994
Posted By Flybot
O2 sensors? Thats a new one.

O2 sensors? Thats a new one.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 958
Posted By Flybot
Yes, banging on the fuel pump will sometimes get...

Yes, banging on the fuel pump will sometimes get it going again. Ive done it. But the pump should definitely be replaced.
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