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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 552
Posted By golferjohnm
An LS perhaps?? lol

An LS perhaps?? lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By golferjohnm
I had a 2001 X5 4.4i for close to 10 years and...

I had a 2001 X5 4.4i for close to 10 years and put almost 170,000 miles on it, (bought it w/32k) and it was a T-A-N-K, but I loved it. For some reason, there were NEVER any cooling system issues,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,033
Posted By golferjohnm
I did: ...

I did:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=782202&highlight=headlight+cover
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By golferjohnm
post a pic of the headlight assembly from the...

post a pic of the headlight assembly from the back-side
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By golferjohnm
very stylish...but I still prefer the previous...

very stylish...but I still prefer the previous set-up
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 840
Posted By golferjohnm
ENTJ Extravert(1%) iNtuitive(25%) ...

ENTJ

Extravert(1%) iNtuitive(25%) Thinking(88%) Judging(33%)

Never thought I was that polar, (bi-polar, perhaps lol)

Mobil 1 synthetic 0-40
93 octane generally from Shell (have rewards...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By golferjohnm
If you want to replace just the tiny bulb,...

If you want to replace just the tiny bulb, there's a bit of surgery required on the housing to separate the reflector-piece from the socket. Once apart, you'll be able to extricate the bulb and find...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,559
Posted By golferjohnm
So if I bring the beer and pay for the...

So if I bring the beer and pay for the pizza...maybe I could solicit some assistance? :dunno: :angel:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,359
Posted By golferjohnm
I recently completed a cooling system overhaul...

I recently completed a cooling system overhaul and my 'new normal' operating temperature under light/cruising load is 109*C with the aux fan kicking-in at 111*C

Prior to the overhaul, my Test #7...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By golferjohnm
I'd like to see what you have in charcoal/black...

I'd like to see what you have in charcoal/black family...I've got a blk/blk 6 speed and I'd like to keep my shifter knob stock, (hoping that doesn't look too goofy, tho)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By golferjohnm
Very cool! Thanks Mark, I'll call you in...

Very cool! Thanks Mark, I'll call you in mid-August and schedule a time :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By golferjohnm
Since I'm only an hour away, would you consider a...

Since I'm only an hour away, would you consider a 'drop-in' sometime at your convenience? I'd like to change my dark wood to a more modern color/style
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By golferjohnm
I just searched to see if I could find any...

I just searched to see if I could find any specific fuse(s) that control the headlight adjustment feature...nada

Would anyone have knowledge of the individual fuse number and location that I could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By golferjohnm
Just Baked Headlights, no level adjustment

I recently replaced my headlight lenses with the Umnitza product and I finally had a chance to drive at night, (it doesn't get dark up here until 9:30-9:45p) and noticed that my headlights no longer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By golferjohnm
I just tried this product: ...

I just tried this product:

http://www.bgprod.com/catalog/gasoline-fuel-system/bg-44k-fuel-system-cleaner/#bg-product-1

The butt-dyno feels a much smoother ride throughout the revs, my mileage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By golferjohnm
I had a similar annoying noise that I chased for...

I had a similar annoying noise that I chased for over a year...replaced all that you've mentioned, plus ball joints and motor mounts...turned-out to be tie rod ends and center link
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 509
Posted By golferjohnm
After all is said and done, I pay around $75.00...

After all is said and done, I pay around $75.00 per year...Whatcom County does not require an emissions test :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By golferjohnm
Which would beg the next question...where does...

Which would beg the next question...where does NAPA get their parts? :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By golferjohnm
Here's a photo of the new part that I replaced:

Here's a photo of the new part that I replaced:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,077
Posted By golferjohnm
Just replaced both headlight lenses...2 hours for...

Just replaced both headlight lenses...2 hours for the driver's side, hour and fifteen for the passenger. This includes baking time of 20 minutes.

I chose to do each separately in the event that I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By golferjohnm
After at least a year of chasing-down my...

After at least a year of chasing-down my intermittent click/crack/croak, I was final able to solve it...I replaced both outer tie-rod ends and the center link joining the two. After removing the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By golferjohnm
any issues? did you have to bake yours open?

any issues? did you have to bake yours open?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By golferjohnm
The entire assembly went into the oven...I...

The entire assembly went into the oven...I contacted Umnitza and they assured me that nothing would harm it...but I wasn't specific about the ballast :dunno:
So far no problem :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By golferjohnm
For $1800?? no-brainer, go for it :thumbup: as a...

For $1800?? no-brainer, go for it :thumbup: as a second vehicle, you can take your time and make it your own
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,070
Posted By golferjohnm
156,xxx miles on mine and it's never ran...

156,xxx miles on mine and it's never ran better...completely reliable as long as you're "in-tune" to what the car is telling you, (either by sounds, smells or feelings). Knowing the Achilles heels...
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