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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By professorman
My Indy uses AllData.

My Indy uses AllData.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By professorman
My Indy charges $85/hr, but he is also my best...

My Indy charges $85/hr, but he is also my best friend, so I frequently 'get the hook-up', and I also can use his shop and expertise at my disposal to do my own work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By professorman
I do not keep parts on-hand. I have to drive 14...

I do not keep parts on-hand. I have to drive 14 hours in a weekend to pickup and drop off my daughter every other weekend, so I have 2 cars. If one breaks, it gives me time to get the other fix, so I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By professorman
You should take the car to another mechanic....

You should take the car to another mechanic. Mechanics are great 'parts replacers'. They will replace a part in a heart-beat. Finding the 'cause' of the problem is not financially beneficial to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By professorman
Here in Virginia, USA, my city tax is $54.72 for...

Here in Virginia, USA, my city tax is $54.72 for the year. It goes off the assessed value. I think its assessed at around $2,700 or something like that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 821
Posted By professorman
Incredible find there! Could you roll the fenders...

Incredible find there! Could you roll the fenders to get rid of the rubbing?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By professorman
Sweating headlight - what to do?

I recently restored the exterior of my headlight using the 3M sanding kit. Ever since then, my right headlight has developed serious water condensation on the inside. I do not think I touched the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By professorman
I'm pretty sure you should be able to find the...

I'm pretty sure you should be able to find the replacement vent for cheap. The BMW roundel is also cheap on ebay. There is no need to go OEM. These are minor cosmetic things that I would not worry...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,142
Posted By professorman
Sexy car! Love those wheels, and the drop!

Sexy car! Love those wheels, and the drop!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 308
Posted By professorman
I bought one from Taiwan. I've had mine on for 1...

I bought one from Taiwan. I've had mine on for 1 1/2 year now, and it still looks great. Its the best bang for the buck addition I have done to my car so far. I paid $29.00 for mine. The silver paint...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By professorman
Do you use a pliers? I just tried with my hand...

Do you use a pliers? I just tried with my hand and no luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 552
Posted By professorman
14?? Where do you drive??

14?? Where do you drive??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By professorman
I am having a hard time picturing what you wrote....

I am having a hard time picturing what you wrote. Why would you bend end of the deflector UP? Isn't it up too much, making it catch? Do you mind posting a picture of what you did?



Ha, mine is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By professorman
My passenger belt has been having this issue. ...

My passenger belt has been having this issue.

My Honda has a lifetime warranty on the seatbelt. Doesn't BMW have a lifetime warranty on the belt too?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By professorman
I was thinking about asking this question the...

I was thinking about asking this question the other day. I have 174k miles on mine now. The fluid has never been changed. I got the car from the previous owner 6k miles ago, and I read that if the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By professorman
Lost my keys, Ordered a replacement, then found my key

I lost my key last week. I ordered a replacement, which should have come in on Wednesday. They havent called me to let me know that its in. I just found the keys now.

Am I obligated to purchase...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By professorman
Nice pictures.

Nice pictures.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,761
Posted By professorman
I am thinking about a hitch for my 528i. I have...

I am thinking about a hitch for my 528i. I have one on my 94 Accord and have towed jetskis, motorcycles and my utility trailer. I want to add more jetski to my lineup and want to tow with the BMW.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,448
Posted By professorman
Can this CEL code reader kill my car? I havent...

Can this CEL code reader kill my car? I havent driven my car in about 2 weeks, due to the snow, and not that often over the winter. I hooked up my new ebay CEL checker Maxiscan MS300 and as I was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By professorman
Where did you buy your O2 sensors?

Where did you buy your O2 sensors?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 32,758
Posted By professorman
Can you use a OBD2 reader to test the efficiency...

Can you use a OBD2 reader to test the efficiency of O2 sensors?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,448
Posted By professorman
This is now getting me to go to the higher and...

This is now getting me to go to the higher and higher model. lol. I am wondering if I should get the MaxiScan MS509

Would the MS509 be able to tell me if my Oxygen Sensors are bad? Check out these...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,448
Posted By professorman
Can someone tell me how useful is this live data?...

Can someone tell me how useful is this live data? My car gets TERRIBLE fuel economy. Should I cancel my previous order for the MS300 and get the MS310 instead?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By professorman
:rofl: Too funny... but thanks!

:rofl: Too funny... but thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By professorman
Budget CEL code reader?

Whats the best bang for the 'low' buck check engine light reader? What do you guys use? I am getting tired of going to Autozone to get my CEL read every few weeks. I am thinking about something under...
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