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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By uncmozo
Your BMW is not a toilet. Stop pouring things...

Your BMW is not a toilet. Stop pouring things into it and thinking your problems will go away.

Perform a proper coolant system over haul, replacing the radiator, expansion tank, hoses, etc. and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By uncmozo
Thanks...

Thanks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By uncmozo
I assume you mean you don't need to remove the...

I assume you mean you don't need to remove the intake manifold if you do take off the fan shroud, OFH, etc. - if your doing just the CCV. Also, is the fan shroud removable without taking out the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By uncmozo
Ya know BB, bragging about your low fuel level...

Ya know BB, bragging about your low fuel level never frying YOUR pump doesn't really help the OP. Actually, it wouldn't hurt the situation if they didn't let the tank get lower than half....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By uncmozo
Figure about $250

Figure about $250
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By uncmozo
You've got to remove the glove box. Then remove...

You've got to remove the glove box. Then remove the wood trim strips from both sides of the head unit. Remove ALL the screws behind the wood trim, and I think there's one screw accessable only if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By uncmozo
You have several options, as mentioned above. ...

You have several options, as mentioned above.
1) You could leave it alone and let the other 5 bolts do the work. You would have to check for the small possibility of an oil leak, but you would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By uncmozo
That's a pretty nice kit from ECS for only $115.

That's a pretty nice kit from ECS for only $115.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By uncmozo
I used BBA Remanufacturing with excellent...

I used BBA Remanufacturing with excellent results. Been working fine for over 2 years now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 888
Posted By uncmozo
Can you actually chip a standard tranny?

Can you actually chip a standard tranny?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By uncmozo
You should have gone with German Auto Solution's...

You should have gone with German Auto Solution's DISA rebuild kit. Would have saved you some $$ and you would have a more permanent repair. He upgraded the components that usually fail while you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,583
Posted By uncmozo
Really? The guy's shopping around to beat the...

Really? The guy's shopping around to beat the dealer's price of $17 for 15 grommets. How much does he plan on saving?

Jerry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By uncmozo
I just received an e-mail today, 12/2. BBA is...

I just received an e-mail today, 12/2. BBA is having a 1 day sale - 10% off all orders placed on-line. Use code christmasbba14 at checkout.

They repaired my ABS module 2-3 years ago, very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By uncmozo
T20 has an M5 thread, you can use a standard M5...

T20 has an M5 thread, you can use a standard M5 allen bolt. On an M5 thread, the diameter of the bolt body is 5 mm and it has .7 threads per mm. You can find an M5 bolt at any hardware store.

Jerry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By uncmozo
I'm not sure why you're going to so much trouble...

I'm not sure why you're going to so much trouble to install 12 year old hardware. I replaced my head unit with a Pioneer 2 1/2 years ago, it was way easier than what you're doing, and I ended up with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By uncmozo
The only word that comes to mind is nightmare.

The only word that comes to mind is nightmare.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By uncmozo
In New Jersey, there is no 'in the middle of...

In New Jersey, there is no 'in the middle of nowhere'.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By uncmozo
I get that noise all the time when I'm driving....

I get that noise all the time when I'm driving. It's my wife smacking me upside the head.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,354
Posted By uncmozo
I think occhis meant 'what kind of problems did...

I think occhis meant 'what kind of problems did you have during the installation'? You said it was a tough install and it fought you every step of the way.

Jerry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,396
Posted By uncmozo
I can verify this. I used a cheap putty knife to...

I can verify this. I used a cheap putty knife to clean out the groove and I ended up cracking the edge of the windshield. I installed the new rubber anyway, but the crack spread and in 2-3 days it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By uncmozo
Great write-up. You might want to use stainless...

Great write-up. You might want to use stainless steel bolts though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,373
Posted By uncmozo
As stated in my sig. at the bottom, both cars...

As stated in my sig. at the bottom, both cars were/are manual. MPG is 23-25, I don't get to do a lot of highway driving, but I don't sit in traffic either. Hiway gets as high as 28-29.
Pixel repair...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,502
Posted By uncmozo
+1

+1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,373
Posted By uncmozo
I owned a '95 e34 525i and moved to a 2002 530i...

I owned a '95 e34 525i and moved to a 2002 530i about 5 years ago. I found the e34 more reliable as far as the electronics go. No headlight self-adjustment failure, auxilary fan failure, no ABS...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,502
Posted By uncmozo
I can see the point about getting stuck in...

I can see the point about getting stuck in traffic. I am fortunate enough to live in an area where this rarely happens, if ever. Unless of course I have to head down to Joisey to see some old friends...
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