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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2016, 09:33 AM
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Views: 333
Posted By putitupmike
Thanks

Some great stuff here.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By putitupmike
A different exhaust

Old guy here, with a 2001 525i wagon. Grew up in the 60's when all the cars had distinct sounds. Isthere a webpage or some where I can go to hear different sounds from different exhaust systems? I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By putitupmike
It is the tabs themselves on the trim pieces...

It is the tabs themselves on the trim pieces which are breaking off. The double stick tape is a great idea.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By putitupmike
Thanks Angry

It is the intrerior rim at the tailgate door of a 525i wagon.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By putitupmike
Ed Jack

Sure did, nothing. Thanks for link but it doesn't seem to have E-39 anywhere.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By putitupmike
2001, failinnng intrior trim

525i wagon, and the trim around the tailgate area is losing the tabs. All the trim is falling off. I have looked for replacement trim but not found anything. Dare I just glue it back on? If so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By putitupmike
OK, I got Zimmerman rotors, those A kinda pads...

OK, I got Zimmerman rotors, those A kinda pads and had them all shipped ot my mechanic. I am thankful for all of the comments. Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By putitupmike
Lol...

I shoulda known better. Thanks, and I guess that narrows down my search.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By putitupmike
May I expand on my initial question? I just went...

May I expand on my initial question? I just went to Amazon for Zimmerman rotors and they have two sets which look totally different, and both appear to fit my 525i wagon. One is lower at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By putitupmike
Simple brake thread question

I have a 2001 525i wagon, not a sport, no extra anything that I know of. I need to replace front brakes and rotors as the right front noises are making me nuts. I want a ceramic, low dust, blah,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By putitupmike
Bit more

I had the key transmitter tested this morning and it seems to work just fine. I only lock the car after parking using the key manually. It never occurred to me to lock it twice, and in that the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By putitupmike
Holy poop. Incredible insight and no wonder the...

Holy poop. Incredible insight and no wonder the dealer wants so much money to investigate this issue. Fuse check coming up. Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By putitupmike
Lets see. Peter Pan is the dealer in my area. ...

Lets see. Peter Pan is the dealer in my area. The gas cover is unlocked when I lock the car. The interior locking button still controls the locks. I will try to find out about the transmitter not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By putitupmike
Thanks for the tests. I will need a couple of...

Thanks for the tests. I will need a couple of days but will most certainly send info. Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By putitupmike
That's what I was afraid of. Thanks. Mike

That's what I was afraid of. Thanks. Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By putitupmike
LOL. Thats what I am thinking. Will the OBD...

LOL. Thats what I am thinking. Will the OBD give info or just say that the key won't work? Would it give a clue as to the why?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By putitupmike
Na, the $185 is only for the diagnostic, and then...

Na, the $185 is only for the diagnostic, and then the can of worms could open. If the issue is in the steering column charger I would be up a creek. I am thinking about just buying another key for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By putitupmike
Electronic key

I bought a replacement key about ten months ago from Peter Pan. Worked like a charm but has stopped all electronic functions. I can use it manually to open the door and to srart the car, but the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By putitupmike
LOL. I believe that I shall just become happier...

LOL. I believe that I shall just become happier with what I have. Thanks for all the info. This was a great assistance
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By putitupmike
dI would hope it works damned well

Given the price. Great link, I salivated just looking at their equipment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By putitupmike
I love this site. Just spent the last few days...

I love this site. Just spent the last few days Googling things like MID, OBC, DIY... lots to think about and lots to learn. I do have a DSP sound system, so I guess it computer controls 12...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By putitupmike
2001 E-39. Replace radio?

Apparently there is no way to replace the original radio with a Bluetooth devise. That's what the mechanics in my area have told me. Is that true? Isn't there some after market Bluetooth radio...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By putitupmike
Tailight installation

I posted a comment about the manual for my 525i base wagon, got a few replies, and am still having issues. The outer socket set up has two bulbs horizontally. The text says that there is one 5 watt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By putitupmike
57

I suppose that getting proper pressure now that there is no radiator leak, there could be something blown inside the engine. Maybe I was better off... LOL.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By putitupmike
Shop complaint

Based on information forwarded to me my friends on this forum, I have taken on a lot of DIY projects on my 2001 525i... and you all have my thanks. When I found my radiator to be leaking I took it...
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