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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 01:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By seemyad
Great to know! Thanks for the info. My...

Great to know! Thanks for the info.

My wheels are so old the coating is gone so I am down to the metal. I will need to reread the SONAX details to see if it reads similar to Mother's regarding...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,280
Posted By seemyad
Whichever wheel cleaning product you choose, make...

Whichever wheel cleaning product you choose, make sure it states "Acid Free" or "Non-acidic". SONAX is acid free. I do not know if Mother's is acid free (someone please lets us know).

Also, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By seemyad
Additional thought. I THINK people confuse...

Additional thought. I THINK people confuse "racing" wheels with "street" wheels. I surmise that most modern race tracks do not have potholes, railroad tracks, or speed bumps.

Therefore I do not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By seemyad
Here is the website I spoke of. It is from 2011...

Here is the website I spoke of. It is from 2011 but many of the brands are still available.

Wheel weight comparison - Weights of various popular 18-20 inch rims...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By seemyad
I may have just Googled "Forgestar (model number...

I may have just Googled "Forgestar (model number here) wheel review" or something of that nature. Please note I only reviewed one model that really caught my eye.

Later today I will post a link to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By seemyad
I have been researching wheels also and found the...

I have been researching wheels also and found the Forgestar brand. I was very tempted then I searched Forgestar reviews and found many complaints about the quality of the wheel and the customer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,828
Posted By seemyad
Did you have any noticeable performance and/or...

Did you have any noticeable performance and/or economy gains after switching to the UUC Underdrive Pulleys? Just curious.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 39,128
Posted By seemyad
Now you see why I promote the DYNAVIN. Jeff is a...

Now you see why I promote the DYNAVIN. Jeff is a wealth of information regardless if you purchased the unit or not.

Nice call Jeff and thanks for the education.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 692
Posted By seemyad
Whichever you choose, screw price (for the most...

Whichever you choose, screw price (for the most part) and let safety and convenience be your guide. I've driven on those snowy mountain roads. You know as well as I how bad it can get up there.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 39,128
Posted By seemyad
It is a small allen bolt (2 mm) or Torx bolt...

It is a small allen bolt (2 mm) or Torx bolt (possibly a T8) you have to turn. I am certain it is behind the volume button. It is recessed fairly deep so you will not see it.

Try this. Pull on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 39,128
Posted By seemyad
From what I was told, the second USB connection...

From what I was told, the second USB connection is not used on the Dynavin N6. So I installed a flush USB and an AUX port inside the cubby hole under the armrest. I'll see if I can find the pics.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 906
Posted By seemyad
You may have the adrenaline rush gene B2. Nothing...

You may have the adrenaline rush gene B2. Nothing wrong with that. It is typically found in thrill seekers, speed seekers, and people drawn to certain professions.

This is not a mental disorder...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 692
Posted By seemyad
Conti DWS are top rated for snow traction all...

Conti DWS are top rated for snow traction all season tires. This is what I currently drive on.

Tested: Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06 in Winter | Tire Rack...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 906
Posted By seemyad
Say it isn't so B2! Nooooooo!!!!

Say it isn't so B2! Nooooooo!!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 692
Posted By seemyad
Hers is a bit of intel for you. Winter Tires...

Hers is a bit of intel for you.

Winter Tires Top 5 - 2016-2017 (video) -...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By seemyad
How many weeks has it been in storage? How long...

How many weeks has it been in storage?
How long did you let it idle when it was starting?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,828
Posted By seemyad
I just drove from Bellevue WA to Leavenworth WA...

I just drove from Bellevue WA to Leavenworth WA and back, 290 miles (post-tune).

The trip included mountainous inclines, declines, and winding roads, I drove between 75 and 80 mph for two thirds...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,828
Posted By seemyad
Go for it Bill as that sounds like a great price!...

Go for it Bill as that sounds like a great price! It may take a few days to retrain your muscle memory. After that, she will likely be smooth sailing.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By seemyad
Have you installed the Bavsound speaker upgrade...

Have you installed the Bavsound speaker upgrade (or equivalent)? If not, I'd consider doing so before putting holes in your car. Also, did you install and external LOC? If so that will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,828
Posted By seemyad
Thanks. Your DIY intial results look good to me...

Thanks. Your DIY intial results look good to me as well. I guess the diff is the three layers of clear coat they applied to my calipers. Maybe next time if you DIY consider adding a couple of layers...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By seemyad
Intermittent electrical issues are the nightmare...

Intermittent electrical issues are the nightmare that keeps on giving. While working on airplanes we preferred the electrical part to die and stay dead so we could trace it out.

True story: I was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,828
Posted By seemyad
Just PM'd you the info MUSA. If we have the same...

Just PM'd you the info MUSA. If we have the same engine you will like the results. Give yourself a couple of days to get used to the peddle range and throttle response.

Regardless if you get the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By seemyad
C110 versus C310 BMW Code Reader comparison question.

Does anyone know how the C110 compares to the C310 Code Reader?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By seemyad
That is am impressive run Bill. I added the...

That is am impressive run Bill. I added the following so that when you turn 70 you will feel 40 again, naturally, and keep your e39.

"Pops" aka Bill :rofl: . . . and all of my BMW gurus. A healthy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By seemyad
Same here regarding not seeking a race car. The...

Same here regarding not seeking a race car. The tune simply maximized my car's stock (parts) potential. She accelerates quicker, the throttle response is much better, the engine and AT both feel...
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