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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By ricks5series
Combine a small 50/50 mixture of transmission...

Combine a small 50/50 mixture of transmission fluid and acetone. Apply around the bolt...enough to let it soak into the threads. Let sit, maybe overnight and it ought to come right out.

This was...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By ricks5series
Makes sense....low battery = low voltage to the...

Makes sense....low battery = low voltage to the air bag unit.

Thanks for the helpful replies guys! I'll order one as this probably won't be the only time this will occur.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-06-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By ricks5series
E34 SRS Light remains On

So I replaced the battery on my '94 E34. After installing the new battery, the SRS on my instrument cluster remains on. Can anyone help? I've tried the search but really didn't find anything related...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By ricks5series
Finally completed the exhaust set up. Choose a...

Finally completed the exhaust set up. Choose a MagnaFlow straight through muffler coupled to a stainless steel tip. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,010
Posted By ricks5series
Hi Bill, Was reading through this post as I...

Hi Bill,

Was reading through this post as I have a 2003 530i 5sp M Sport and the removal/modification of the CDV became of interest to me because I cannot master the release of the clutch and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By ricks5series
Dude, if you read my original post you'd realize...

Dude, if you read my original post you'd realize this requires more than simply going to Autozone and purchasing a tip. Which is why I directed this to people who have installed an M Tech rear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By ricks5series
Nothing?

Nothing?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By ricks5series
Unfortunately I forgot to mention to the body...

Unfortunately I forgot to mention to the body shop not to paint it. Suppose I can always paint it black. But as you can clearly see, I'm in need of a nice tip.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By ricks5series
2003 530i M Tech Rear Bumper/Exhaust Setup

Hi,

I've installed the M Tech bumpers, front and rear.

Have narrowed my choice down to the MAGNAFLOW 14829 with a 7" tip length. Just want to be sure this is the correct setup because I plan...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By ricks5series
Ah! .....I should have known, lol I'll...

Ah! .....I should have known, lol

I'll refer to it as a M Tech moving forward. That's what I love about these forum's. :thumbup:

Thanks for the clarification Rich.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By ricks5series
Lets get something right here. He has an M tech...

Lets get something right here. He has an M tech bumper not M5 bumper. I don't need to tell anybody the difference.

Rich,

It's actually from Unitzma, not from Bavarian Autosport. Nonetheless,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By ricks5series
Thanks Eburnz, I'm not entirely opposed to...

Thanks Eburnz,

I'm not entirely opposed to removing the stock muffler and replacing it with a smaller muffler/dual tip setup up, just wanted to know if anyone has successfully welded a tip to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By ricks5series
Yes, I'm researching the small one into two tips,...

Yes, I'm researching the small one into two tips, the shortest one I've found is 6" in length.
I may end up having to move the muffler to the right just a bit which of course requires additional...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By ricks5series
E39 Exhuast Tip

I've installed the Umnitzma M Tech rear bumper on my 530i and am wondering if anyone else has and if they've kept the stock muffler and just added a tip?

I'd really like to retain the stock...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By ricks5series
Hey Bad530i, Added the rear bumper from...

Hey Bad530i,

Added the rear bumper from Umnitza, same as the one you have.

Question: Which muffler/exhaust setup did you choose to fit into the relocated exhaust port?
My stock one is off...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-07-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By ricks5series
Sweet, especially that engine compartment!

Sweet, especially that engine compartment!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-07-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By ricks5series
I believe the fan only kicks in when you switch...

I believe the fan only kicks in when you switch on the AC, at least mine does.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-01-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By ricks5series
Thanks for the input Zombie but it's definitely...

Thanks for the input Zombie but it's definitely the lower thrust arms. When applying the brakes, wheel rocks forward and backwards (Camber) plus upon inspection, the bushings are pretty shot.

As...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-31-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By ricks5series
94 525 Front lower Thrust Arms

Hi Guys,
Been sometime since I've been here.

It's time to change my lower strut arms, getting that typical wheel rocking back and forth when tapping on the brakes.

I did some research on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-23-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 13,210
Posted By ricks5series
2015 Bimmerfest

Drove her to Bimmerfest :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-14-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,481
Posted By ricks5series
At an additional $4k for the M package, you may...

At an additional $4k for the M package, you may just decide to live without it. It's one of those added options which come down to a personal choice and how much someone is willing to pay extra for.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-14-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,481
Posted By ricks5series
Now that would be a treat! :drive:

Now that would be a treat! :drive:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-14-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,481
Posted By ricks5series
Enjoy. I'll bet you'll opt for the 535i (M...

Enjoy. I'll bet you'll opt for the 535i (M package or not) :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-14-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,481
Posted By ricks5series
Here is some info on the 528i which is an entry...

Here is some info on the 528i which is an entry level 5 series.
http://zautos.com/car-review-2014-bmw-528i-sedan/

On the other hand the 535 has the time tested inline 6 cylinder which is darn...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By ricks5series
Thanks Scott

Thanks Scott
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