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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By theWalkinator
Dayco pulleys use NTN bearings which are very...

Dayco pulleys use NTN bearings which are very good quality bearings:
http://i811.photobucket.com/albums/zz38/theWalkinator/E39/IMAG2801_zpspxf7cel3.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By theWalkinator
I replaced all 3 stock plastic pulleys with Dayco...

I replaced all 3 stock plastic pulleys with Dayco steel pulleys and they are quite good, no problem so far.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 810
Posted By theWalkinator
I got 2 of that elm327 mini, the problem is,...

I got 2 of that elm327 mini, the problem is, sometimes it pairs with cell phone, sometimes it won't.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By theWalkinator
Bought INA chain tensioner for couple of weeks...

Bought INA chain tensioner for couple of weeks but due to weather until today I got the job done, the job took about 30 minutes, not bad, just need to take air box out and with a 19mm socket, a swirl...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,217
Posted By theWalkinator
Snow is still there melting but temperature is...

Snow is still there melting but temperature is above 10F so I just spend 30 minutes to replace chain tensioner, not bad just need a little fight to screw cap back on because new tensioner has more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By theWalkinator
Man, next time when you stuck in snow, put on...

Man, next time when you stuck in snow, put on manual mode, use gear 1 or 2 and easy on the gas to get you out. I for once forgot to remove wheel chocks on the rear wheels after I have done some work...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By theWalkinator
Here is northwest Philly, the worst part is snow...

Here is northwest Philly, the worst part is snow drifting on driveway, creating somewhat a 3' mound of snow while official number is 26":...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,261
Posted By theWalkinator
Take out battery, bring it to Autozone/Advance...

Take out battery, bring it to Autozone/Advance Auto or whatever your local auto part store around you, have them test it and charge it up, if you don't have a spare car, have a friend give you a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,261
Posted By theWalkinator
+1 I bet at this point it is the battery, measure...

+1 I bet at this point it is the battery, measure the voltage, it is unrelated to your overheating issue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
http://i811.photobucket.com/albums/zz38/theWalkina...

http://i811.photobucket.com/albums/zz38/theWalkinator/E39/IMG_20160123_152839_zpsuzcgqgt5.jpg (http://s811.photobucket.com/user/theWalkinator/media/E39/IMG_20160123_152839_zpsuzcgqgt5.jpg.html)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
**** people just don't know how to drive in snow,...

**** people just don't know how to drive in snow, 4x4 may get you going but does not help to get you stop. Last year saw a Jeep Cherokee stuck in the middle of a like 8 degree incline, everyone else...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
Finally, after giving the carburetor a good...

Finally, after giving the carburetor a good cleaning, the thing started, but it is still snowing so I haven't taken it out yet, it is going to snow through tonight, already a foot out there, might...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
Same here, trying to get snowblower started but...

Same here, trying to get snowblower started but it just won't start!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By theWalkinator
http://www.amazon.com/Mpow-Mounting-Magnetic-Andri...

http://www.amazon.com/Mpow-Mounting-Magnetic-Andriod-Cellphones/dp/B00YE6D7I8/ref=sr_1_10?s=wireless&ie=UTF8&qid=1453415782&sr=1-10
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,167
Posted By theWalkinator
Re-check all the wire connections, did you miss...

Re-check all the wire connections, did you miss any?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By theWalkinator
I think your DSP amp expects digital signals but...

I think your DSP amp expects digital signals but receives analog signals, that's why it isn't working. You need to replace amp, I don't know any other aftermarket headunits works with DSP amp except...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By theWalkinator
Pictures man, we need to see more pictures to...

Pictures man, we need to see more pictures to figure out how bad is the bend and how can we come up some ideas to help you out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
My local Firestone won't even take my car for...

My local Firestone won't even take my car for alignment, they just don't do alignment for BMWs, I want to get their $250 life time alignment package but obviously not for BMW so I have to go...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By theWalkinator
Control arm bushing?

Control arm bushing?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
Interesting article and debates on shops mark up...

Interesting article and debates on shops mark up parts: http://thegarage.jalopnik.com/the-mechanic-is-not-ripping-you-off-by-charging-a-marku-1752095185

The problem is not mark up, the problem is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
OK, then, it makes sense. European gas rating use...

OK, then, it makes sense. European gas rating use RON (research octane number), there is another rating called MON (motor octane number), so US use (RON + MON)/2 as posted octane rating on the gas...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
I don't know where do you live but in this part...

I don't know where do you live but in this part of USA (Mid Atlantic region), gas stations offer 3 grades of gas, 87 oct (regular), 89 oct (midgrade) and 92 or 93 oct (premium), so 93 oct is highest...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
Wow that's cheap! Around Southeast PA, regular...

Wow that's cheap! Around Southeast PA, regular (87 Oct) gas price is around $2!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 119,791
Posted By theWalkinator
Wow that's cheap! Around Southeast PA, regular...

Wow that's cheap! Around Southeast PA, regular gas price is around $2!
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