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Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-05-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By GNX423
Wanted: OEM style 42 wheels

Looking for 1 or 2 style 42 wheels, they came stock on the 2001-2003 e39 with sport package, 17". Just need to be straight, i dont care about the finish. 17"

Let me know what you have...:thumbup:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,470
Posted By GNX423
Yes, the pennies are there to protect the threads...

Yes, the pennies are there to protect the threads from the powder, the silicon is good to about 600 degrees. The longest part of each wheel was stripping the old clear and cleaning them. I used paint...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,470
Posted By GNX423
And, yes... those are pennies that i siliconed...

And, yes... those are pennies that i siliconed over the bolt holes. Bolts were reinstalled with red threadlock. My style 5's are next.

Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,470
Posted By GNX423
I had the issue with my 42's. so i took them a...

I had the issue with my 42's. so i took them a part, cleaned and sanded the lips, removed any rash and pits, then powder coated them the brightest silver i could find. I was considering polishing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By GNX423
You are going to probably have to replace the...

You are going to probably have to replace the struts.
I did mine 2 weeks ago,only the fronts. It was very easy (in comparison to other cars i have worked on)
I got the struts off ebay for 120 each,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,328
Posted By GNX423
Well i have been around here for a little while,...

Well i have been around here for a little while, just dont post much... read alot.
No GNX.. 86 GN, GNX fender flairs and vents.
PM me if you would like to discuss.

To add to the conversation, i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,328
Posted By GNX423
Sold my 97 grandprix GTP with 225,000 miles on it...

Sold my 97 grandprix GTP with 225,000 miles on it to buy my 2000 BMW 528.
I spent more in the first 2 months on parts fixing the BMW than i did in 6 years on the grand prix. I still love the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By GNX423
How much coolant/water did you add? Im going to...

How much coolant/water did you add?
Im going to guess there wasn't enough coolant in there and not circulating properly when stopped. I have been through 2 water pumps, 4 belts 1 radiator, a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 45,408
Posted By GNX423
Lightbulb hmmm, ask the dealer for the wrong part numbers...

hmmm, ask the dealer for the wrong part numbers and get quoted a price different then what you expect. :confused:

This may help in the future....
step 1 walk in with part
step 2 ask how much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,571
Posted By GNX423
Nice, what did it end up costing so everyone has...

Nice, what did it end up costing so everyone has an idea?

Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,571
Posted By GNX423
What are you looking to get for the car w the bad...

What are you looking to get for the car w the bad trans?
anytime the trans "slips" its wearing the clutch material and going into the fluid. this causes pressure loss by blocking passages with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,158
Posted By GNX423
is the E-brake on :yikes: I would drop the pan...

is the E-brake on :yikes:
I would drop the pan to make sure that the filter is properly seated and is not cracked or has 2 gaskets on the pick up tube,(old one still in there) causing a leak.
When...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By GNX423
$28 for shipping? are you located really close...

$28 for shipping? are you located really close to them?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By GNX423
Just an FYI. This sounds like the same sound my...

Just an FYI.
This sounds like the same sound my car was making before the front bearing burned up and came apart on my water pump and tossed the belts.
I would suggest changing the water pump if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By GNX423
I have a set up similar to this on my...

I have a set up similar to this on my grandnational (came with a single elect.) the fan only kicks on when needed and the secon kicks on with the a/c....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,932
Posted By GNX423
It doesnt look like the recall covers the e39...

It doesnt look like the recall covers the e39 cars.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By GNX423
Get it done.... i had the good luck of having to...

Get it done.... i had the good luck of having to do the cooling system changes in a parking lot at work. First Radiator, then belts and waterpump :tsk: threw the new fan clutch on for good measure....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By GNX423
Thank you :thumbup:

Thank you :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By GNX423
style 42 bolt size. torx?

Does anyone know what the correct tool to use for removing the small style 42 bolts?
is it a torx??
I want to refinish my wheels but would like to use the proper tool.
Thank you,
Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,460
Posted By GNX423
umnitza - "We're charing $250 shipped with Fogs....

umnitza - "We're charing $250 shipped with Fogs. Not $250 without fogs.
We are charging less when you pick up. "

I went on your site and it shows as 309 +80 for fogs + shipping for me came to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By GNX423
I have the same problem, i think its the abs...

I have the same problem, i think its the abs kicking in.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 06-03-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By GNX423
What rims are these? what do they fit? any...

What rims are these? what do they fit?
any pics?

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By GNX423
Will a 97-99 window regulator work on a 2000+ car?

Hello All,
My rear pass side regulator went out on me, cable is all screwed up.
I am able to source the older style regulator with the 2 cables at a reasonable price(97-99). does anyone know if it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By GNX423
Is there an indicator for when a fog lightbulb...

Is there an indicator for when a fog lightbulb goes out?
I know when the fogs are on there is an green indicator on the left of the dash, but i could swear that there was also one on the right side...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By GNX423
Why not just remove the headliner and take the...

Why not just remove the headliner and take the assembly out?
throw it on the kitchen tabe and see whats going on with it. could be out of the track, something could have broken off maybe a coin...
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