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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By crazy4trains
Such as????????????

Such as????????????
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 47,192
Posted By crazy4trains
Okay, but there is a reason you can either buy a...

Okay, but there is a reason you can either buy a 50/50 mix or mix it yourself to 50/50 as recommended. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 47,192
Posted By crazy4trains
Why do you mix water with an already 50/50 mix? ...

Why do you mix water with an already 50/50 mix?

Also, suggest you use distilled water to minimize potential for mineral buildup.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By crazy4trains
Just check the Beisan website. The part numbers...

Just check the Beisan website. The part numbers are listed there.

Bought mine from getbmwparts.com, which is a dealer. Hopefully I got the Viton material. If not, oh well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By crazy4trains
I wonder how long ago this change was made? I...

I wonder how long ago this change was made? I replaced my VCG and vanos seals/rings about 18 months ago.
Forum: The Detail Department 12-11-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By crazy4trains
Read up on Zaino too. I currently use Zaino Z2. ...

Read up on Zaino too. I currently use Zaino Z2. When my current supply runs out I may give the Menzerna PowerLok a shot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By crazy4trains
So, is the Castrol 0W-40 superior to Mobil1...

So, is the Castrol 0W-40 superior to Mobil1 0W-40???

Let the debate rage on!!!!!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By crazy4trains
Did the dealer have an opinion on the cause of...

Did the dealer have an opinion on the cause of the leak?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By crazy4trains
If you have a local independent mechanic that you...

If you have a local independent mechanic that you trust then take it to him/her and ask for a cooling system pressure test. A pressure test can help determine the location of your coolant leak.
Forum: The Detail Department 11-17-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By crazy4trains
No. Search for the two bucket wash method. Use...

No. Search for the two bucket wash method. Use a high quality wash mitt.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By crazy4trains
I have the Continental ContiProContacts on my 02...

I have the Continental ContiProContacts on my 02 530i. They were new when I bought the car. I have put 35,000 miles on them and should easily get a total of 50,000. Maybe even 60,000 if I am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By crazy4trains
This!

This!
Forum: The Detail Department 11-11-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By crazy4trains
If, and I emphasize if, you live in a single...

If, and I emphasize if, you live in a single family home then do not listen to the pressure washer nay-sayers. Buy one, gasoline powered, and spend your whole weekend cleaning stuff. You will be...
Forum: The Detail Department 11-11-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By crazy4trains
Do Not just soak the car then dry. Even a great...

Do Not just soak the car then dry. Even a great snow foam soak will not remove all the dirt and if you dry the car you will just rub it in, even if you try not to.

Either wash the car completely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,555
Posted By crazy4trains
Where did you get the o-ring and what size is it?...

Where did you get the o-ring and what size is it? I purchased one, with correct part number, from a dealer and it just didn't fit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By crazy4trains
Give weedeater line a shot.

Give weedeater line a shot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By crazy4trains
You may be smelling residual oil on the...

You may be smelling residual oil on the block/exhaust from before your valve cover gasket was replaced. To verify you still don't have a leak, spray the engine down with a concentrated degreaser,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By crazy4trains
There really is only one "best" oil, and I'm...

There really is only one "best" oil, and I'm certainly not looking for it!!! All I need is "good enough"! Just buy any good quality oil (Mobil, Rotella, Castrol, even WallyMart's house brand) that...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-29-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By crazy4trains
My local WallyWorld carries both the Lexol...

My local WallyWorld carries both the Lexol leather cleaner and the conditioner.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,926
Posted By crazy4trains
Well, a water pump is in my immediate future. ...

Well, a water pump is in my immediate future. CN90, is your Hepu still holding up? If you still have good things to say about it I think that is the way I will go. Thanks!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By crazy4trains
Both my E39 and my 99 Tahoe currently have...

Both my E39 and my 99 Tahoe currently have coolant leaks. Decided to tackle the Tahoe first since access is so much easier. Why, you ask, is access so much easier. Well, one reason is that there...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By crazy4trains
Will the two downstream sensors throw a code?

Will the two downstream sensors throw a code?
Forum: General BMW 10-27-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 799
Posted By crazy4trains
Google "Enthusiast Auto Group". If you have the...

Google "Enthusiast Auto Group". If you have the checkbook they will take yer money.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By crazy4trains
Do you have comprehensive insurance? If so, get...

Do you have comprehensive insurance? If so, get it fixed by somebody that knows what to do. Remember, comprehensive claims do not raise your insurance rates (at least not in my state).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 380
Posted By crazy4trains
Two notes of advice: - Before you remove the...

Two notes of advice:

- Before you remove the drain plug, loosen the fill plug. You don't want to be in a situation where you have drained your tranny and then can't refill it because you can't...
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