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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By shaftdrive
Low voltage will make the car go into tfp.

Low voltage will make the car go into tfp.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By shaftdrive
It's not a temperature sensor. It's the aux fan...

It's not a temperature sensor.
It's the aux fan thermo switch.
There's a thread on the o-ring size.
Lots of them, in fact.
It's the same o-ring as the manifold sensor.
Look in the stickies for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By shaftdrive
How many HP are you looking to gain?

How many HP are you looking to gain?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,236
Posted By shaftdrive
It's pretty simple. What people say is warp is...

It's pretty simple.
What people say is warp is really something else.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 421,385
Posted By shaftdrive
It's fewer than a dozen pages if you set your...

It's fewer than a dozen pages if you set your control panel to the max number of posts per page.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,146
Posted By shaftdrive
Isn't there a really long thread on this trifecta...

Isn't there a really long thread on this trifecta issue already?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,113
Posted By shaftdrive
Ignoring the indirect affects on camber from...

Ignoring the indirect affects on camber from adjusting other suspension parameters, is the general consensus that the camber on the front of the E46 can be directly changed either by adding camber...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 51,343
Posted By shaftdrive
Does anyone have a cutaway view of the catch can?...

Does anyone have a cutaway view of the catch can?
How works the thing? Gravity?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,226
Posted By shaftdrive
So on the M54, is the only line that is deleted...

So on the M54, is the only line that is deleted the #4 Vent Hose?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By shaftdrive
This may be true (that they changed the...

This may be true (that they changed the connectors), but I was unaware of that.

Do others concur that the hose connections changed over the e39 model years?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By shaftdrive
As everyone said, always suspect the battery...

As everyone said, always suspect the battery first.

Simplest solution is to jump it from the front, but if you don't jump it, then you have to charge your battery overnight with a 4 to 6 amp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By shaftdrive
I'm confused from all the references. Where is...

I'm confused from all the references.
Where is the vanos torx bolt that always breaks?
Do we have a picture of it somewhere?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By shaftdrive
I'll take the bait. What I would do is ignore...

I'll take the bait.
What I would do is ignore them.
It helps, if they're repeat offenders, to put them on ignore because I forget who I have ignored already.

When you put them on ignore, they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By shaftdrive
Are you sure you bought MINERAL oil?

Are you sure you bought MINERAL oil?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By shaftdrive
Be thankful it's not red.

Be thankful it's not red.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By shaftdrive
Picture?

Picture?
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 12-07-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,753
Posted By shaftdrive
Found this on the net today, for conversion of...

Found this on the net today, for conversion of protected encrypted pdf files on linux to unprotected unencrypted pdf files.

$ sudo apt-get install okular
$ okular encrypted.pdf
File ->...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,244
Posted By shaftdrive
Try taking a beemer wheel to a tire mounting...

Try taking a beemer wheel to a tire mounting place and watch them scratch their heads.

You're pretty much on your own, unless you live across the street from a bike dealer.

It's not all that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By shaftdrive
Is there a way to see exactly who has rated a thread and at what rating star number?

Is there a way to see exactly who has rated a thread and at what rating star number?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 421,385
Posted By shaftdrive
Absolutely no connection. Other than sheer...

Absolutely no connection.
Other than sheer coincidence.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By shaftdrive
Were you braking while going slowly over bumps?

Were you braking while going slowly over bumps?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By shaftdrive
An obd scanner is about twenty bucks.

An obd scanner is about twenty bucks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By shaftdrive
You've had an unset monitor for 11 years?

You've had an unset monitor for 11 years?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By shaftdrive
I wish I hadn't seen this thread, as now I'm so...

I wish I hadn't seen this thread, as now I'm so worried about my airbags cutting my throat that I'm starting to wear my helmet when I drive the bimmer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,044
Posted By shaftdrive
Can you stretch an old one to something like...

Can you stretch an old one to something like twice its size and then see if the new one will do the same and judge the difference in the force involved with a hanging scale?
How many pounds do you...
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