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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By crazy4trains
Try BMP Design. I think they sell them.

Try BMP Design. I think they sell them.
Forum: The Detail Department 05-18-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,098
Posted By crazy4trains
That's interesting. When I use 303 the surface...

That's interesting. When I use 303 the surface does not end up shiny at all. Dries to a matte finish for me. The product instructions state the following:

"Note: this product does not air dry....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By crazy4trains
What car do you have?

What car do you have?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By crazy4trains
Start here. Make sure your battery is at full...

Start here. Make sure your battery is at full charge and the charging system is working up to spec. These cars, especially the transmissions, are voltage hogs and all kinds of weird things happen...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By crazy4trains
My two year old radiator was leaking from the...

My two year old radiator was leaking from the drain plug a few months ago. Remove your drain plug and ensure the o-ring is still there. Mine was there but it was deformed (flattened) and was...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-14-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By crazy4trains
Post some pictures.

Post some pictures.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By crazy4trains
Your pulleys should rotate with a little bit of...

Your pulleys should rotate with a little bit of resistance. If they rotate freely when you spin the pulley then you are due for a change. It's somewhat hard to explain but you just have to know how...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By crazy4trains
I figure 5-10 pumps of the handle will do it. Am...

I figure 5-10 pumps of the handle will do it. Am I way off base?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By crazy4trains
If you actually do the math, it is almost always...

If you actually do the math, it is almost always more economical to keep what you already have. That's why I'm having such a hard time letting go of my 99 Chevy Tahoe that I've owned for more than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By crazy4trains
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 05-11-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By crazy4trains
Item no longer available.

Item no longer available.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-11-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By crazy4trains
Sway bar is no longer available.

Sway bar is no longer available.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By crazy4trains
[QUOTE=silverboy1015;10152890] Most likely...

[QUOTE=silverboy1015;10152890]

Most likely they are drain holes from the fabrication/assembly process. Most body panels are dipped and without the drainage holes the dipping solution would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By crazy4trains
Update 10 May 2016, 4:00 Eastern Sway bar is...

Update 10 May 2016, 4:00 Eastern

Sway bar is sold.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By crazy4trains
Bumpity bump bump & bump!!! Price drop on...

Bumpity bump bump & bump!!!

Price drop on the sway bar. Check latest post at link above.

Make me an offer on the cooling system parts. Somebody can use these.

CD changer is no longer...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-10-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By crazy4trains
Bump!! Price drop to $50.00. Help me get my...

Bump!!

Price drop to $50.00. Help me get my garage cleaned out people.

As stated above, payment will be via Paypal. Ignore the Panjo induced "Buy Now" button. First come via private PM, first...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,012
Posted By crazy4trains
Attached is my latest oil analysis report. As...

Attached is my latest oil analysis report. As indicated on the attachment the November 2016 analysis was with the Mobil 1 0w-40 (with 1 quart Mobil 1 5w-30 makeup oil). The April 2017 analysis was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By crazy4trains
This is reasonable advice. Always start simple...

This is reasonable advice. Always start simple and work your way up in level of complexity, and potential damage.

Start with several, high frequency (for example every 500-1000 miles) oil...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By crazy4trains
Putting on a new seal/gasket/o-ring doesn't do...

Putting on a new seal/gasket/o-ring doesn't do anything with regard to the fluid and vapors escaping from the vent hole in the cap. You will still have a slime of oily fluid in this area, at least...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,012
Posted By crazy4trains
Somewhat of an update. Changed the oil this...

Somewhat of an update. Changed the oil this weekend. Made it through my 5000 mile OCI without any noticeable oil consumption. :thumbup: I used the Lucas Fuel System Cleaner and the Lucas Upper...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By crazy4trains
What he said. Either clogged or overwhelmed...

What he said. Either clogged or overwhelmed beyond capacity by the volume of water.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By crazy4trains
No loaner for me. I was at the dealer just a...

No loaner for me. I was at the dealer just a little over an hour.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By crazy4trains
Another note on your expansion tank. Without the...

Another note on your expansion tank. Without the float you really can't tell if you are at the correct fluid level. The expansion tank is just that, a tank that allows for expansion. If you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By crazy4trains
Don't trust the temp gauge. It is buffered and...

Don't trust the temp gauge. It is buffered and stands at 12 O'clock through a fairly wide range of (acceptable apparently) temperatures. If it hasn't moved beyond 12 O'clock you should be ok. If...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By crazy4trains
You need to unlock the cluster on your car an...

You need to unlock the cluster on your car an monitor the coolant temperatures. Google unlock e39 cluster for instructions.

It is doubtful that you have overheated, but possible. Once you do...
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