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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,852
Posted By loudbmw
When you (due to practice) can change a window...

When you (due to practice) can change a window regulator in under an hour.:bigpimp:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,378
Posted By loudbmw
A complete cooling system rebuild should include...

A complete cooling system rebuild should include a new fan clutch. Mine froze up around 100K mi. and it sounded like a 747 taking off while in first gear. I was lucky and replaced the fan clutch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,672
Posted By loudbmw
I have same year and mileage as you as well as...

I have same year and mileage as you as well as owned a '99 528i. I assume you haven't done a cooling system rebuild. At around 100K miles, the cooling system starts to leak. You could do what I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By loudbmw
Common problem. Search seat twist. Here a...

Common problem. Search seat twist. Here a repair procedure:

http://bellsouthpwp.net/m/i/miales/seatcablesfix.htm

No parts needed but the fix is a PITA and takes a couple of hours.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By loudbmw
I have nearly an identical 2002 530i with 110,000...

I have nearly an identical 2002 530i with 110,000 miles. Like my previous E39 it needed a cooling system overhaul as the radiator and water pump tend to go out around this mileage. Hoses and belt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By loudbmw
JB Weld and a bent nail fixed mine

My son broke the E39 drivers side visor off last week (CD holder with a boatload of CD's is what did it).

Since the car has over 100K and my son uses it for school I figured he could live without...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By loudbmw
I'm on my second E39. First one was a 1999 528i...

I'm on my second E39. First one was a 1999 528i that I put 140K miles on. Engine was rock solid with no oil consumption between oil changes (changed oil every 8K miles with Mobil 1). Had the same...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By loudbmw
Replacement bleeder screws are cheap - so buy two...

Replacement bleeder screws are cheap - so buy two so you have a spare for next time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By loudbmw
Common problem. Fixed my passenger side last year...

Common problem. Fixed my passenger side last year and drivers side went out last week. The good news - it costs nothing to fix, the bad news it takes two to three hours.

Here's a good write-up. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By loudbmw
Common problem. Fixed my passenger side last...

Common problem. Fixed my passenger side last year and drivers side went out last week. The good news - it costs nothing to fix, the bad news it takes two to three hours.

Here's a good write-up. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,665
Posted By loudbmw
Just a wild guess but I worked in an industrial...

Just a wild guess but I worked in an industrial paint shop and we always complained to the parts designers that we needed holes to hang the parts in the paint booth.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By loudbmw
These bestlinks threads may come in useful: -...

These bestlinks threads may come in useful:
- Hualigan installation DIY with removal of MID, HVAC/IHKA, Business CD player, & dashboard trim (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By loudbmw
Exploding Coke + wife = no buttons work

Son left a Coke can in he cup holder which of course exploded with the windows closed and the summer heat. I cleaned the OUTSIDE of the temperature and radio buttons with a wet rag and most still...
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