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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,956
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thanks for this! I'm due for this replacement. ...

Thanks for this! I'm due for this replacement.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 42,656
Posted By BlackBMWs
Sorry, I don't, but recall it was easy once I...

Sorry, I don't, but recall it was easy once I located a hot 12v for the two speed resistor.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-28-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 333,820
Posted By BlackBMWs
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,828
Posted By BlackBMWs
Glad you like it, that's the dude you have to...

Glad you like it, that's the dude you have to please.



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By BlackBMWs
Al, I haven't been on in the longest, but just to...

Al, I haven't been on in the longest, but just to congratulate you on getting this done. I did mine maybe two years ago and the parts cost sounds about right plus timing tools for me. Took me a...
Forum: California 08-15-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By BlackBMWs
NORCAL 318ti meet 8/25 - Riverboat Marina in California Delta

318ti's - Anyone up to meet on Saturday, 8/25 at Riverboat Marina in the California Delta? James (Wolferj) and I will meet up at 11:00 and would welcome any other 318ti's (or any other Bimmer...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-15-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thumbs up Norcal 318ti meet 8/25 - Riverboat Marina in California Delta

Anyone up to meet on Saturday, 8/25 at Riverboat Marina in the California Delta? James (Wolferj) and I will meet up at 11:00 and would welcome any other 318ti's (or any other Bimmer enthusiasts). We...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-20-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By BlackBMWs
Watt/50. Whaere are you? Cheers! :cool:

Watt/50. Whaere are you? Cheers! :cool:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-20-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By BlackBMWs
Quick ti meet in Vallejo, CA, noon 4/21

Just a quick mention that a few ti folks will meet tomorrow, 4/21 at the Starbucks in Vallejo, CA if anyone is interested.


http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?p=327481#post327485

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,417
Posted By BlackBMWs
Sorry to hear about the trunk. Assuming you're...

Sorry to hear about the trunk. Assuming you're doing what Edjack mentions, perhaps part #24 or #26 broke as that looks like a part that links the actuator with the key mechanism that pulls the latch....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,087
Posted By BlackBMWs
You know, actually I did reuse the shock mounts...

You know, actually I did reuse the shock mounts as the replacement ones arrived too late. After a year, they are still working just fine.

Check the subframe bushings as they are probably shot...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-05-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 120,964
Posted By BlackBMWs
Hi Lance! Will the kit work on a E39 Tours rear...

Hi Lance! Will the kit work on a E39 Tours rear regulators? I know the rear doors are slightly different. I have a 99 540it.

Thanks! :thumbup:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By BlackBMWs
Well, In about the same timeframe, I swapped the...

Well, In about the same timeframe, I swapped the diff from a 4.27 to a 4.10, so I opted from gas mileage rather than quickness. (Plus I broke the 4.27 diff on a fine, sunny Saturday...)

While the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thumbs up E30 Vert fun factor just increased

Vert Brothers, No rain today, so I got out and installed this on my daily driver 91 318ic.
...
Forum: California 03-09-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By BlackBMWs
Hey Usama! Thanks for the lead! I found a shop...

Hey Usama! Thanks for the lead! I found a shop locally who will inspect, test and surface for $100. That'll work for me.

I hope you're doing well!

see ya! Rich
Forum: California 03-09-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By BlackBMWs
Ha! Just happen to be talking to a shop as i...

Ha! Just happen to be talking to a shop as i needed some welding done. Figured i'd ask as they are trusted and they know i do my own work.
Forum: California 03-04-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thanks Guys! Appreciate the lead. From asking...

Thanks Guys! Appreciate the lead. From asking around, seemingly not many places in town. The good classic repair places are not sharing their sources. I'll widen my circle of search if that will...
Forum: California 02-24-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By BlackBMWs
Question Quality Machine shop in Sacramento area

Anyone recommend an experienced machine shop in the Sacramento, CA area for inspecting/preparing a M50 head for reinstallation? Looking for a reliable shop that does quality work.

I have asked...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-17-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,284
Posted By BlackBMWs
Question 91 E30 M42 differential swap options

Last weekend, I experienced a serious clunk, clunk, clunk after hooking a right turn from an intersection. after inspecting the drivetrain, I found the source of the clunking.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By BlackBMWs
I have PB it soaked with PB Blaster and will try...

I have PB it soaked with PB Blaster and will try later this morning with some heat. The bolt/stud I believe is a M8 and the left hand extractors I have are too big. (Harbor Freight as well)
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By BlackBMWs
Question "Recover from DIY fun" help

E39 brothers,

I have a general "recover from DIY (http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1385769#) fun" help question on my E28. I know this is not an E39 specific question, but I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 130,525
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thanks! At this point, I don't have any of the...

Thanks! At this point, I don't have any of the symptoms other than mileage I've read in this thread. On startup, it's smooth and quiet. I have an SPAL fan installed, so until it heats up, I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 130,525
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thanks much for posting this info! Great...

Thanks much for posting this info! Great reference for this maintenance item. My M62TU is at 92k.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,455
Posted By BlackBMWs
I experience the same thing. Just started...

I experience the same thing. Just started noticing this occuring again. 92k miles. Occurs when the A/C is off, slowing to come to a stop, usually at or below 5 mph.

Tranny fluid/filter was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,572
Posted By BlackBMWs
Welcome to the Touring Brethren! You could...

Welcome to the Touring Brethren!

You could split the difference on the prescribed work as they are all doable if you're willing. Easily cut the cost of the repairs in half if not more.

This...
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