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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 01:29 PM
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Posted By manicman68
Affected I cant spell today.

Affected I cant spell today.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By manicman68
Thank you cn. Ive read both of your posts in the...

Thank you cn. Ive read both of your posts in the past. And that is what Im referancing my rebuild on. I didnt remember your parts list. So thanks again. Bavauto offers a solid bushing setup as well....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By manicman68
time to rebuild my suspension

So it's time to start rebuilding my suspension. My question is what are the best brands out there for a long term fix? I looked on the quick links, but could not find a definitive answer. Maybe I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By manicman68
Im having the same issue. Youre probably stuck in...

Im having the same issue. Youre probably stuck in third gear. I would suggest checking the battery and alternator. I found a butt load of leaves in the alternator cooling duct which destroyed it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
I read the forum on the gutter screen. And a...

I read the forum on the gutter screen. And a couple of posts said they just removed the duct, and let itft it off. Is that a good idea? I see the point that it is much better than a blockked duct....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
And by the way I think this forum is awsome. Ive...

And by the way I think this forum is awsome. Ive been part of it since before I bought my car. The how to's and advice and help you guys give is outstanding. Thank you guys very much.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
This morning I went to check the connections at...

This morning I went to check the connections at the alternator, and figured while I was at it check and see what the hose was on the back of the alternator. It was full of leaves and what looked like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
I know its a drive by wire. Being it only happens...

I know its a drive by wire. Being it only happens when I am accelerating, I was wondering if it could be the motor or servo that opens the throttle. This is the first car I have owned with cableless...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
He didnt say what the code number was. He showed...

He didnt say what the code number was. He showed me the display, but I didnt think to look at the code number. Im going to take it to a differant mechanic on Saturday.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By manicman68
Its a BMW. Need I say more.

Its a BMW. Need I say more.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
That should say let it sit until it is cold then...

That should say let it sit until it is cold then it will run normally until it warms up.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
Okay, so I took it to a local shop and had them...

Okay, so I took it to a local shop and had them check the battery and alternator. The both are operating properly. They also hooked it up to a code reader. It said that it had low system voltage. Im...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
Thank you. I will give it a shot.

Thank you. I will give it a shot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By manicman68
battery question

On my way home tonight my car went into transmission safe mode. The battery light came on, the abs, traction control lights came on also. I was accelerating from a stoplight and the car shifted hard...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-25-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 232,282
Posted By manicman68
Hello everyone, I posted a pic of my car last...

Hello everyone, I posted a pic of my car last night. The Grand Am is not my daily driver as it shows. The 530i is. It has a completely new cooling system. It was replaced befor I boight ir. It looks...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-07-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,700
Views: 232,282
Posted By manicman68
Hi everyone. After reading a few posts I figured...

Hi everyone. After reading a few posts I figured that I should join. I have to say it has helped me in the decision making process. And I purchased a beautiful 2002 530i today. Beats the stuffing out...
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