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Forum: General BMW Questions 07-14-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By air_cooled
You are dealing with two different machines. ...

You are dealing with two different machines.

Just what are your requirements?
The E38 is just a bigger E39 with more creature comforts.
The E53 has better utility value.
Buying the 740 will...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-13-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By air_cooled
Hi and welcome to the forums. Your description...

Hi and welcome to the forums.
Your description of problem leads me to recommend replacing the ballast. Also called Xenon Light Control Unit Part Number 63127296090 (check with dealer)
Use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By air_cooled
No. some drunk engineer thought it would be...

No. some drunk engineer thought it would be amusing to change the hub size on the E39. E60 wheels will not fit. The seller is misinformed.
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-13-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By air_cooled
Welcome to the forums. Every BMW I've worked...

Welcome to the forums.

Every BMW I've worked on (mind you nothing newer than 2005) uses a wear strip to activate the "brakes worn" circuit. The logic is looking for an open circuit. It's not...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-12-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By air_cooled
Cool story :thumbup: welcome to the forums. ...

Cool story :thumbup: welcome to the forums.
Have had a few E30, E34, E39 over the years and currently have E53 X5, E39 528&M5 and E30 vert in the fleet. Yeah I've had my share of maintenance...
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-22-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By air_cooled
Canadian Tire ......., they are a fairly...

Canadian Tire ......., they are a fairly respected retailer -- haha :rofl: But that is for another day.

Those devices you mention are not effective for automotive corrosion control. Snake Oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By air_cooled
Knock sensors ...

Knock sensors

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Forum: General BMW Questions 08-13-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By air_cooled
:rofl: ..hahah blinker fluid. That is lfetime...

:rofl: ..hahah blinker fluid. That is lfetime factory filled.
Sounds like you have used it once . Cut your losses, there are cheaper products that will protect your car. It may even be cheaper to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By air_cooled
I'd like to know how you plan to store it? ...

I'd like to know how you plan to store it? Strapped down in the trunk ?!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By air_cooled
For the M5 it would have to be, without any doubt...

For the M5 it would have to be, without any doubt .....Highway Star by Deep Purple.
Going to have to give the vert some thought.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-12-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By air_cooled
Welcome to the forums. Suggest you take your...

Welcome to the forums. Suggest you take your question to the E39 sub forum.

Without seeing rhe car in question it is hard to make an informed decision. It is possible to buy the cae you describe...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By air_cooled
First off welcome to the forums. Im going to...

First off welcome to the forums.

Im going to hazard a guess this is a R/H drive car and when you say passenger's side you mean the left side.

Any chance you can post a photo of the area in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 896
Posted By air_cooled
Pixels are repairable. Several vendors will...

Pixels are repairable. Several vendors will perform repair OR if you are confident, you can do it yourself - http://www.pixelfix.net/eng/bmw.html

"rusted" mirror is most likely delaminated due to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,049
Posted By air_cooled
Welcome to the forums. Good idea on doing the...

Welcome to the forums.
Good idea on doing the maintenance items before the bling.
Respectfully, as edjack mentioned, don't do the M5 clone. Enjoy what you have, then when finances permit go get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By air_cooled
My '97 528 had the cruise activation button in...

My '97 528 had the cruise activation button in the location you mention. My '98 has the activation switch on the steering wheel.
I believe that the 97 was the only year that had the cruise button...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By air_cooled
I had a similar problem a few years ago on my...

I had a similar problem a few years ago on my 528. Ended up being the ignition switch.

May not be the same issue but give it a shot and follow some of the suggested troubleshooting.
Info here :...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-08-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,334
Posted By air_cooled
Just tossing it out there.....drowsy or...

Just tossing it out there.....drowsy or inattentive driving chime?:dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By air_cooled
I went through this recently so I will summarize...

I went through this recently so I will summarize some of my actions that resulted in an extra 40% over the original offer.

I will point out my methods my not work for all as I have a spare car...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-30-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By air_cooled
Greetings and welcome to the forum. Light...

Greetings and welcome to the forum.

Light could be anything. Yes there is the possibility it is an occupancy sensor but I have also experienced an air bag light from a faulty ignition switch.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-30-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By air_cooled
Yup,nice car you have there. I can only image...

Yup,nice car you have there. I can only image the fun this car would be to drive as I only have the autotragic version.
Forum: General BMW Questions 03-29-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By air_cooled
I'll play your game.. First off welcome to the...

I'll play your game..
First off welcome to the forums...now to business.
What year is your 3 series? What is leaking? Is it hard?...depends on your skills.

For better results ask your question...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-12-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By air_cooled
Hello and Welcome to the forum. Confirm you...

Hello and Welcome to the forum.

Confirm you can still open the hatch with the key. Sounds like the lock actuator has failed.

Had this happen to my 528. The part was $90 the labor .... mine....
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-10-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By air_cooled
Nice purchase. That E32 looks to be in very good...

Nice purchase. That E32 looks to be in very good condition.

Welcome to the forums
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By air_cooled
Hello and welcome Fuses are in glove box. On...

Hello and welcome
Fuses are in glove box. On top you will see two plastic "latches" .....open... Tada fuses. Tucked in there is a plastic legend that has the location/description of the fuses....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,784
Posted By air_cooled
Well, if you were to make a come back you did it...

Well, if you were to make a come back you did it the right way. Nice purchase.
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