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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 168
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What part of Florida are you in? I have a known...

What part of Florida are you in? I have a known good thermostat that I'll let you use.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 12:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 564
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The OP asked. I answered. Why is your opinion the...

The OP asked. I answered. Why is your opinion the only relevant one? If you ask an opinion, don't get butt hurt when you get one that doesn't agree with yours.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 564
Posted By stickbuilder
And this accomplishes what, other than being...

And this accomplishes what, other than being forced to abandon some driveway entrances, avoid some roads, avoid speed bumps and parking so far back in the parking spot that your car sticks out into...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By stickbuilder
I'd have been interested, but you lost me at...

I'd have been interested, but you lost me at manual transmission.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 564
Posted By stickbuilder
Whatever you like. BMW spent tons engineering...

Whatever you like. BMW spent tons engineering ride heights etc. for a good reason, yet some think they can outsmart them. Go figure.


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Forum: Off-Topic 09-15-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 524
Posted By stickbuilder
If I get on first the armrest goes down. It does...

If I get on first the armrest goes down. It does not go back up. Lose weight or buy 2 seats.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By stickbuilder
Depending on where and what the vacuum leak is...

Depending on where and what the vacuum leak is caused by. I'd do a close inspection of the hose that goes from the bottom of the CVV to the oil dipstick tube. It's normally broken at the CVV end....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,075
Posted By stickbuilder
How long did it take YOU to DIY that last maintenance or repair on your belov...

Bluebee started the entire thing a couple of weeks ago. I'm just responding to the stimuli.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By stickbuilder
Permanent solution for twisted seat problem?

I do have a background in poromeric research. I don't know the specific makeup of the tubing, but once the growth/shrinkage of most polymer based structures have occurred, it is highly unusual to see...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By stickbuilder
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Then F.O.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 601
Posted By stickbuilder
It's not the horsepower that will undo you. It's...

It's not the horsepower that will undo you. It's the sudden application of torque that will break the parts. You can run 1000 horsepower if you never do a hard launch, or a hard up or downshift. You...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,283
Posted By stickbuilder
What advice should we provide when a newbie asks for help with a blown E39 en...

Bite me. This is not the only forum in the world. I don't see all that much pouring from your great mind either. I noticed that you checked several forums, so it looks like you are digging. Too much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,075
Posted By stickbuilder
How long did it take YOU to DIY that last maintenance or repair on your belov...

Simply because I'm somewhat less than enthused over the I'm better than anyone else because I post things that others don't, mentality that is see here so often. I fail to see what the length of time...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By stickbuilder
Which wheel do you have now? Some wheels and...

Which wheel do you have now? Some wheels and airbags are single stage. Others dual stage. I'd stay with what you have since money appears to be tight. Nothing wrong with the 4 spoke wheel. Your car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,283
Posted By stickbuilder
WTF? Is this basically a thread of the OP...

WTF? Is this basically a thread of the OP replying to themselves? You know, sometimes when someone asks for the time of day, they don't want to know how to build a watch. You are taking this way too...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,075
Posted By stickbuilder
What does it matter how long it took you to do a...

What does it matter how long it took you to do a job yourself? What matters is that you are learning how to perform maintenance. What should have been asked is did you perform the task correctly. Of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By stickbuilder
Finished with E46. Looking at a 4 series...

Finished with E46. Looking at a 4 series convertible next.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By stickbuilder
So Long E46

Traded the Touring. I needed a new Truck and something had to go. The Touring got the nod. Passed the dealership today and it's the best looking car on the front row. Won't sit there long.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By stickbuilder
I love my A 6 Quattro Avant. Everything But the...

I love my A 6 Quattro Avant. Everything But the gas mileage. 24 highway is as good as it gets. Winter crap, no problem.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,212
Posted By stickbuilder
Where is the rule that says I have to post any...

Where is the rule that says I have to post any DIY? If you must see the reports on the transmission rebuild, you might wish to look on several 3 series forums.

Look, I just found it ludicrous to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,212
Posted By stickbuilder
DIY: How to remove the center brake light (3rd brake light) bulb in the 2002 ...

Something a little more involved than a simple light bulb change. If you need a DIY to do that, maybe car ownership is not for you.

As to What I've done that warrants DIY? Well, I did totally...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By stickbuilder
Thermostat replacement

No but you do need to remove the clutch fan and shroud.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By stickbuilder
Best looking headlights? Easy. The same ones...

Best looking headlights? Easy. The same ones that came with your car.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,212
Posted By stickbuilder
Actually it is that simple. Just replaced mine a...

Actually it is that simple. Just replaced mine a couple of months ago.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,212
Posted By stickbuilder
My God! A DIY for something as simple as reach...

My God! A DIY for something as simple as reach inside, pop cover off, twist bulb socket, remove bulb reverse process to install.


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