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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By haolibird
ChooChoo, EVOO is STRONG! MAJOR Props. ...

ChooChoo,

EVOO is STRONG!
MAJOR Props.
Permission to use that?
Wait!!!
That's some seriously bad misinformation...

Jon, there is iron in your words, for all 'Festers to see.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 644
Posted By haolibird
Java, I offered that info so people like you...

Java,

I offered that info so people like you can tell me that I'm wrong.

Now, please tell me why I shouldn't be using 15/40 diesel oil in my car engine, or Evans in my cooling system...

I'll...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 644
Posted By haolibird
I have used one for over 6 years.& I won't try...

I have used one for over 6 years.&
I won't try to tell you how it "feels", as in more hp, or that in theory your oil pressure will go up.
I can say, a conversation with Kelly, the owner, is worth...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By haolibird
The hardest part is getting the seat out. If...

The hardest part is getting the seat out.
If you can do that, you can do this job.
If you can't, sell the car before it bankrupts you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By haolibird
I had a problem with my E34 CC, and the solution...

I had a problem with my E34 CC, and the solution was in the diff.
Not sure where the sensor is on the E39, possibly on the trans?

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 840
Posted By haolibird
My vote is for the older 6 speed, Oxford Green,...

My vote is for the older 6 speed, Oxford Green, 105k, HANDS DOWN.
Heated steering wheel?
GAME OVER!
Gotta have it.
And I live in San Diego.
$4500 ain't bad for the mileage, and you have some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By haolibird
Hammer, Amazon, under $60.00 w/shipping. ...

Hammer,

Amazon, under $60.00 w/shipping.

In the next year, you'll replace, in order: Drivers, Passenger Front, Passenger rear.

Lube the tracks/window guides.
I used silicone spray.

Have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
All, I have completed the job, a bit delayed...

All,

I have completed the job, a bit delayed as work snuck up on me...
Maybe golf too.

A few observations:

The job was easy.
A lot of stuff to take off and put back on, but easy.
I WAS...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
Bob, Thanks again. The problem is, my...

Bob,

Thanks again.

The problem is, my car is non vanos, so I'm confused about the timing.
Well, not as much, now that I went over the Pelican instructions.
They are showing non vanos cam...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
WTF? Pelican Parts Tech info for the Guide...

WTF?

Pelican Parts Tech info for the Guide change is, guess what?
NON VANOS!!

Und Sh!t!
Off to za voodyard!
(Uh, garage in this case)

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
Yeah...that's a VANOS if I have ever seen one... ...

Yeah...that's a VANOS if I have ever seen one...

Mine looks like this.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
Progress

OK,

Lower cover off.
Cams locked.
Upper guide rail wasted.

All the threads I'm checking, including Bobs, (Thank you SIR!!!), address the VANOS, M62TU, not the Non-VANOS M62.

Question: When...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
StPike75, Ah, nothing like a bowline... ...

StPike75,

Ah, nothing like a bowline...
Most useful knot known to man.
I'm gratified you noticed.
I can't believe I have never bent a Turks head on my shifter...

Spectra?
How else do you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By haolibird
Hot damn! I wish I was off until Tuesday... ...

Hot damn!
I wish I was off until Tuesday...

Looks like you stripped it in record time.

Keep em turning.
tom
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
Bob, I'll post asap. Probably this weekend. ...

Bob, I'll post asap.
Probably this weekend.
Work is kicking my ass more than the car.

U., uh...it's not the flag that was on his coffin, but just a nice reminder.
It also flew over my sailboat....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
The Indy made good on his word to get me parts at...

The Indy made good on his word to get me parts at his cost.
I'll go over the list tomorrow when I get my hands on them.

Getting ready to try out the impact driver,

BobMac, sorry, 192k on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
Bobmac, Been thru your post quite often. ...

Bobmac,
Been thru your post quite often.
Thank you for that laborious effort.
Many hard won lessons there for all to take advantage of.
I also like how you kept a keen sense of humor while about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
rbail1 Enjoy yourself! Sorry you're not...

rbail1

Enjoy yourself!

Sorry you're not closer, to take advantage of the impact gun.
Looking forward to your progress reports.

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
Armed and dangerous

To all you naysayers...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
All, Thanks for the input,...

All,

Thanks for the input, or...intervention.

OK, ok, I will not use my Walmart crankshaft lock!

Edge, the hole was pre-existing...

A friend let me borrow his 1200ftlb impact driver....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
AB, I'm sure there are better sources than I! ...

AB,
I'm sure there are better sources than I!
Just get in there and do it.
As I said, re-assembly time may bring a different opinion, but I doubt it.

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By haolibird
After the exploration...A timing chain Odyssey

After coming to the conclusion that the TC Guides were kaput, it was time to take action.
Iím pissed I didnít do this job myself 10k miles ago.
As some have read, I trusted an Indyís advice NOT to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,645
Posted By haolibird
is there anything more outrageous the a $1000...

is there anything more outrageous the a $1000 brake job?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,645
Posted By haolibird
Thanks Jim. I'm not holding out for the mech...

Thanks Jim.

I'm not holding out for the mech to help.

Perhaps I will contact ECS, and see about a custom parts kit based on my needs as well.

As you said, time to put this episode to bed.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,645
Posted By haolibird
Aye Especially now that I have figured out...

Aye

Especially now that I have figured out how to post pics...

T
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