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Forum: Suspension and Braking 12-10-2015, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Mudbone
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Forum: Suspension and Braking 12-05-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Mudbone
It is still holding.

It is still holding.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 12-05-2015, 07:05 AM
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Views: 576
Posted By Mudbone
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Forum: Suspension and Braking 12-01-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Mudbone
For Sale- NIB *** Front wheel hub w/bearings

I sold my 2003 530i.

I bought a set of front wheel hubs w/bearings several years ago and never installed them. They are brand new, still in the box. *** part #801106DA

They are $164 each at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-09-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 41,052
Posted By Mudbone
I just bought a 2012 535i and would like to...

I just bought a 2012 535i and would like to update the maps.

The 4 year old parkway to my daughter's house isn't on the map!!

Thanks in advance!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 93,743
Posted By Mudbone
Mine is still holding. No leaks! ...

Mine is still holding. No leaks!

Congratulations riverjamie!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 93,743
Posted By Mudbone
I used green aviation snips to cut the gasket. ...

I used green aviation snips to cut the gasket.

Still no leaks - 2+ years later!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 32,716
Posted By Mudbone
Still not leaking

And mine is still not leaking.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By Mudbone
For those who have replaced a 6 cylinder sump...

For those who have replaced a 6 cylinder sump gasket.
What was the condition of the gasket when the sump separated from the block? The rubber portion of the gasket was still pliable. I did not find...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,007
Posted By Mudbone
White smoke for me was a cracked head. I had a...

White smoke for me was a cracked head.
I had a '76 630Csi back in the early '80's.
I just thought changing an oil pan gasket was difficult. Changing the head on that beast was the most difficult...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,234
Posted By Mudbone
I hope I get one like cn90's instead of one like...

I hope I get one like cn90's instead of one like you describe.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,234
Posted By Mudbone
Nissens it is

I pulled the trigger on a Nissens.
I also ordered the remaining 2 hoses I had not already replaced. I did most of the cooling system overhaul a couple of years ago.
Not that it is ever good timing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,234
Posted By Mudbone
It is time to replace the radiator

Well it was bound to happen. My 2003 radiator has started to leak a little.
I have a question for those of you who have already changed your radiator. Which brand did you choose and why?
I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 93,743
Posted By Mudbone
I don't think I was the first, but mine was...

I don't think I was the first, but mine was successful.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mudbone
Thanks Steve! I can't get to craigslist while at...

Thanks Steve! I can't get to craigslist while at work. I'll check tonight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mudbone
Thanks for the link! However, this will be my...

Thanks for the link! However, this will be my last option. It is much more than I want to spend right now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mudbone
Thanks Fudman! I do have the spare style 42 in...

Thanks Fudman! I do have the spare style 42 in that position now. However that leaves me without a spare. I have been looking in the forum classifieds and Craigslist. The few I have found, like you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mudbone
Need help finding a style 42 wheel

My wife hit a pot hole and bent/cracked the right front wheel. I need help finding a 17" style 42 wheel in good shape. Any and all help will be appreciated.
Alternately, does anyone know if BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 93,743
Posted By Mudbone
Update from Mudbone

Hi all,

I got a PM from Cam asking for an update and an answer to a couple of questions.

"1. How the heck you did it so well, while others had trouble removing old gaskets. Maybe they wait too...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 93,743
Posted By Mudbone
I don't remember specifically how long I waited,...

I don't remember specifically how long I waited, but I feel pretty sure I followed the mfg'r recommendation on cure time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 93,743
Posted By Mudbone
3829 miles as of this morning with the new gasket...

3829 miles as of this morning with the new gasket

For those in need of a new oil pan gasket, I can attest to the fact that this repair is sound.

This repair can be done in around two hour, if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 93,743
Posted By Mudbone
Still NO Leaks!

I did a coolant change this weekend. I checked the oil pan thoroughly and found NO leaks. This is definitely the way to go if you need a new pan gasket.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By Mudbone
I don't think you fully understand what I did. ...

I don't think you fully understand what I did.

PM me with your phone number and we can discuss it.

It really is not that difficult. As cn90 mentioned, if you drain your oil the night before, it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By Mudbone
Mann Oil Filters for $3.99

Mann Part No. HU 925/4 X oil filters are only $3.99 at Advance Auto Parts.

I tried to order them on line and was told they were only available in store.

The store did not have them in stock and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 93,743
Posted By Mudbone
I used aviation snips and then deburred with a...

I used aviation snips and then deburred with a file.

It has been nearly a month now and still NO LEAKS!
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