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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,792
Posted By repcapale
Are you people for real? Talking about replacing...

Are you people for real? Talking about replacing a bulb like it is rocket science? Relax a bit and get a life. It is good practice to maintain your car, but come on. Stop spending so much time...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,804
Posted By repcapale
Lots of pointless info. Just put the 91 and you...

Lots of pointless info. Just put the 91 and you are set. Does not matter from what gas station. Shell and other small gas stations all use the same gas. Shell just adds a few things and calls it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By repcapale
So you drove the **** out of it and now you want...

So you drove the **** out of it and now you want to sell it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,035
Posted By repcapale
Yes thank you for that Bob, but I was just joking.

Yes thank you for that Bob, but I was just joking.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,035
Posted By repcapale
Jury rig? We use a different word up here.....

Jury rig? We use a different word up here.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,035
Posted By repcapale
So there is about 3.5" of empty space now before...

So there is about 3.5" of empty space now before the broken part is what you are saying. That bolt must be 4" long for a reason otherwise i would just get a 3" bolt and drive it home.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By repcapale
The car is going to need constant attention. It...

The car is going to need constant attention. It gets annoying, even more so if you read these forums. All I was thinking about is what to fix next and what is going to break next. If it's not the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By repcapale
Disconnecting this plug was the hardest part of...

Disconnecting this plug was the hardest part of the job for me. I almost gave up. It is just so awkward.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,518
Posted By repcapale
No you are talking about something totally...

No you are talking about something totally different. He made a good point about driving through water submerged. You would have to cool it much quicker than just spraying some cool water on it. This...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,336
Posted By repcapale
Buying a used car is always risky, no matter what...

Buying a used car is always risky, no matter what kind of inspection you get. I dont know why people keep saying make sure you get a PPI, or you should have got a PPI. I got a PPI from a BMW...
Forum: General BMW 03-18-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By repcapale
Thats the truth. People have to stop complaining....

Thats the truth. People have to stop complaining. BMW does not care about a few people who can't even afford to buy the new models. If you are not happy with the product, then don't buy it. Shortly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By repcapale
Cold start problem

So I left my car outside today for about 9 hours. It was -35. Got in after work and started up right away. But it started running rough. Shaking at idle. Started smelling oil. Then the service engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By repcapale
yup. tranny light. not good.

yup. tranny light. not good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,944
Posted By repcapale
Interesting. I will have to pick one up. Thanks.

Interesting. I will have to pick one up. Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By repcapale
This is probably one of the easiest things to do...

This is probably one of the easiest things to do yourself. You could even figure it out on your own, without any help, if you know where it is located. Just saying. I know sometimes it's just not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,944
Posted By repcapale
On the side. Where did you get that socket for...

On the side. Where did you get that socket for those center caps? I use those wheels as winter wheels and its painful removing the covers. I knew there was an easier way.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By repcapale
Not really sure what to say. Is it possible the...

Not really sure what to say. Is it possible the strut is not secured at the bottom. If the wheel moves does the strut also move. I can see that the housing or whatever it is moves around the strut,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By repcapale
Ok so i check things out. the sway bar end links...

Ok so i check things out. the sway bar end links are good. So are the other things look like. The problem is in the strut somewhere. I can easily move the hub assembly up by hand. The spring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By repcapale
Thank you all very much for the help. Will get...

Thank you all very much for the help. Will get under her tonight as i have been waiting for my windshield washer pump to come in. This way i can do a couple things at once. So to be straight: i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By repcapale
mm.

mm.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By repcapale
Thanks alot. Will try this tommorow.

Thanks alot. Will try this tommorow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By repcapale
Yes I looked at those. Is there a way to tell if...

Yes I looked at those. Is there a way to tell if they are good or bad. Will they have play in them. Mine are pretty solid.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By repcapale
Hm interesting. So you are saying I should not be...

Hm interesting. So you are saying I should not be able to move the wheel up or down when jacked up off the ground?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By repcapale
Yes i figured all the info is on the side. Thanks...

Yes i figured all the info is on the side. Thanks for the picture and the replies. It has 126 km which is 78 000 miles. Happens all the time. Going straight, turning whatever. Like i said not very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By repcapale
anyone?

anyone?
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