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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By occhis
It may be more helpful if you could read the P...

It may be more helpful if you could read the P codes
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 783
Posted By occhis
Sounds like a complete cooling system overhaul is...

Sounds like a complete cooling system overhaul is in order
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,215
Posted By occhis
Ok, that was 4 years ago so I stand corrected. ...

Ok, that was 4 years ago so I stand corrected. In that case I'm not sure which bolts I used. Maybe the ones from the tstat housing? Alternatively, use pic #9 in this DIY...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,215
Posted By occhis
IIRC you remove the bolts holding the pump on...

IIRC you remove the bolts holding the pump on and use those to insert into the threaded holes to break it loose.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By occhis
One way to tell if it's a sport is if your side...

One way to tell if it's a sport is if your side window frames are black, not chrome.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By occhis
You need to first properly bleed the cooling...

You need to first properly bleed the cooling system (details abound in this forum). If the problem persists then look further.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By occhis
That's good info and will save many of us the...

That's good info and will save many of us the time that it takes to figure these little frustrating things out. Thanks for the good detail.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By occhis
I'm looking for the seats with real leather and...

I'm looking for the seats with real leather and thigh support to replace my leatherette seats. Found a nice set out of an E36. Seems that the only ones that are interchangeable are the E38s.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By occhis
E36 Seats in E39?

I've checked realoem and part numbers for E36 seats are not listed. So how can I determine if E36 seats will go in my E39
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By occhis
Not the same procedure for the rear. The front...

Not the same procedure for the rear. The front windshield trim is more a cover than a seal. The rear, however is a seal and cannot be replaced like the front.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,018
Posted By occhis
You must be one good-looking woman

You must be one good-looking woman
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By occhis
If you have to ask this question then you should...

If you have to ask this question then you should pay the 180
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By occhis
No. That's the ball joint in the rear wheel...

No. That's the ball joint in the rear wheel carrier.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By occhis
Rear error could be center brake light

Rear error could be center brake light
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 331
Posted By occhis
In order for someone to help we will need your...

In order for someone to help we will need your year and engine size
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By occhis
lmao

lmao
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By occhis
Make sure you properly bled the system of air or...

Make sure you properly bled the system of air or you will overheat again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 549
Posted By occhis
2000 looks really nice

2000 looks really nice
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 43,243
Posted By occhis
You can also just pull fuse #48

You can also just pull fuse #48
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By occhis
As per Bentley: BMW 83 22 9 407 807 (Exxon...

As per Bentley: BMW 83 22 9 407 807 (Exxon LT71141) or BMW 83 22 0 024 359 (Texaco ETL 8072B or Shell LA2634)
Or you can get ATF from here. ZF, the maker of your trans. I have an Audi with a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By occhis
Keep the 540

Keep the 540
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By occhis
Could also be that your mechanic? did not bleed...

Could also be that your mechanic? did not bleed the system correctly.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By occhis
I think the OP may be talking about the spoiler...

I think the OP may be talking about the spoiler that mounts under the bumper cover, part #30 in this diagram
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=DM63&mospid=47585&btnr=51_2253&hg=51&fg=15
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By occhis
I've had this problem for years, only when it's...

I've had this problem for years, only when it's sunny. If I push up on the glass while it's closing, it will clear the deflector just fine. I will, however, try this fix.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 771
Posted By occhis
Did you check the fuses for the things that don't...

Did you check the fuses for the things that don't work?
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