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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
As promised, here is Keith from Shell Rotella...

As promised, here is Keith from Shell Rotella division's answer. It agrees in every respect with what d-geek said. It appears to be more congenial a message than first answer he wrote-which is good. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By 540iman
To be very clear, Scott is receiving my key any...

To be very clear, Scott is receiving my key any day now. *if* and only *if* the circuit board of an "in ignition rechargeable key" were to get the internal circuit board damaged let's say beyond...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By 540iman
I sent my key to Scott. I just wondered if I...

I sent my key to Scott. I just wondered if I bought a diamond FOb like mine with a key off
E-play and cut the case in half like any other battery removal process. If battery was good,
could I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
Which part of my post is bull? I have posted...

Which part of my post is bull?
I have posted the links to API and Shell documents that prove my point. Let me try to walk you through it:
1) Your 2002 540i owners manual states that you can use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
Obviously I am trying to convey to forum members...

Obviously I am trying to convey to forum members what I was sent and I did it verbatim. This person at Shell Rotella div. has been sent your comments for reply. If a Shell rep. tells me in writing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
Huh? Making experiments? Don't think so. Don't...

Huh? Making experiments? Don't think so. Don't read in, just relating what I was told and I posted it verbatim. That's all. Take what you want from this and move on. You don't get it.:rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
No Problem. Sorry I missed your question the...

No Problem. Sorry I missed your question the first time. As I think I have said, I have been using this oil for years, like it, have had great results in MY opinion and has nothing to do with "cheap...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
I'm sorry, but your statement is just BULL. I...

I'm sorry, but your statement is just BULL. I probably mis-stated when I labeled Rotella as NO GOOD in my tag line. It is anything, but bad oil. I have used it for years and read a lot about oils....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By 540iman
where's q-man???

Some great thoughts, but trying to steer back to original question. Will my recently fully-working triangular 2002 540 key fob with dead internal guts even after battery replace be replaced if I buy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
Glad so many are having their fun with this. If...

Glad so many are having their fun with this. If you discount the wise-cracks, it is clear that many know it was diesel oil. Well, I'm stupid then as I can see no way the average person would know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
agree with comparing specs, but who is going to...

agree with comparing specs, but who is going to read your google report on Rotella when it is sitting on shelf smack in middle of other high-end synthetics and is Shell so poor as to not place in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
from the horse's mouth

shelltechnical-us@shell.com
2:01 PM (23 hours ago)
to me

Hello Mr. Liedtke,

I certainly appreciate your support of Rotella and would not argue with your successful use. Rotella T6...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By 540iman
Are you saying RFID chip would be bad in new...

Are you saying RFID chip would be bad in new donor FOB or my fob RFID. Would I need to swap a component from my bad fob into the donor fob? Otherwise, I don't understand reference to new donor fob...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By 540iman
ED, I am missing something here. Say my chip is...

ED, I am missing something here. Say my chip is bad. Are most of these transmitter boards from like transmitters equal and could be initialized with my good key? I am at a loss as to why key at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
You two must admit you are more savvy that the...

You two must admit you are more savvy that the average Joe buying cheaper full synthetic for their car. Shell, at a minimum must be more proactive to alert the average guy that this oil is not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 884
Posted By 540iman
Another oil issue- Rotella is NOT recommended by Shell for our cars.

First, just relaying what a Shell P/R guy told me this am. I have used for years with what I believe are very good results. Got spooked when they changed label on jugs to indicate for DIESEL ENGINES...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By 540iman
Key fob question- a different twist-STILL seeking answer!! Q?

My 2002 triangular key fob "guts" are shot. Does not matter why, after new battery the transmitter portion is now shot. However, since splitting my case, half with good key still s/b useable....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 60,767
Posted By 540iman
Old post I realize, but to greatly increase the...

Old post I realize, but to greatly increase the range of you FOB, place the tip of the key directly against your chin- right where your chin starts its turn toward your neck. Just lightly press your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By 540iman
That is what I missed due to my attention span....

That is what I missed due to my attention span. Reading skills are important, boys & girls...

Thanks Q for chiming in- I was hoping you would. I assume which key goes first is of no consequence as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By 540iman
Replaced FOB battery- initialization sequence question

I replaced the VL2020 battery in my 2002 3 button triange key fob and I have just one question regarding initialization. I have one key that still works via remote, but it's battery will get replaced...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,110
Posted By 540iman
I bet you forgot to plug some sensors back in or...

I bet you forgot to plug some sensors back in or back in properly. I was going to take a guess that the CPS cable was off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 79,190
Posted By 540iman
Know this is an "older thread", but I have seen...

Know this is an "older thread", but I have seen possibly other threads where people have tried to find batteries with 4.0 V or higher amp hour ratings to either increase range or increase battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By 540iman
E39 540 sport automatic belly pan/ lower eng. cover

I am looking to buy a used e39 540ia be lly pan or lower engin cover plus the pieces that go on either side of the belly pan that are wheel liners the oes that go under the fog lights. The prices I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 29,383
Posted By 540iman
This may seem obvious at this point, but ATE...

This may seem obvious at this point, but ATE should be the rebuilder of LAST RESORT!!!!
They are so typical of stating "oh, we were looking at someone else's module and I suggest they know far less...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By 540iman
How do you get a smell from a video? Edumacate...

How do you get a smell from a video? Edumacate me!
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