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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By DJ63
Silverstone Warning!! You'll find members here...

Silverstone Warning!!
You'll find members here to be extremely helpful problem solvers, but that is probably the single question that most participants hate to see and/or refuse to answer. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By DJ63
Turning tick: I'd forget about that for as long...

Turning tick: I'd forget about that for as long as possible- you'll read members on this board chasing every manner of front end ticks and clacks, you'll figure it out some day. Mine was tie rods....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By DJ63
Now there's a thinking man! Great idea; the Indy...

Now there's a thinking man! Great idea; the Indy shop owner that I got towed to, we talked about that but the conclusion we came to was that the hub would be really hard to trust after absorbing that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By DJ63
Wanted(help!!): (1) 18x8 Style 71 e39 bore

I realize it's a longshot to find 1 wheel, but hoping one of you may have one stored in a barn somewhere.:)
I hit the mother of all potholes in Baltimore a couple months ago and my front wheel split...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By DJ63
Power's there. VDO offered nada.

Power's there. VDO offered nada.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By DJ63
Dead Pixels; No Fix

So. My MID went blank and I have sent it to VDORepair 3 times. They say it's fixed; Nothing when I reinstall it.
No other notable issues. Any ideas before I buy one?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,189
Posted By DJ63
Clay bar is great for windshields too! Then wipe...

Clay bar is great for windshields too! Then wipe with treatment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,511
Posted By DJ63
Sweet car. I'm pretty sure this is a car I've...

Sweet car. I'm pretty sure this is a car I've seen selling on Craigslist since last spring? In Vegas? It started priced at $12K, and that looked like a fair price sight unseen if you know a 540. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,840
Posted By DJ63
I bought it out from under you, but it's sport,...

I bought it out from under you, but it's sport, no premium, with the lights, the only d wagon sport in the states and shipped it from Memphis. It's my work vehicle 7 days a week, coming out of an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By DJ63
434526 Houston, we may have lost the OP...

434526

Houston, we may have lost the OP forever.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-17-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,840
Posted By DJ63
These comments on this thread are absurd. Do you...

These comments on this thread are absurd. Do you really think BMW goes to the expense of plopping a Diesel into a 3 so that it can compete against it's petrol engine? There is obviously a market for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By DJ63
I choked on my coffee when I read the title.:eeps:

I choked on my coffee when I read the title.:eeps:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,699
Posted By DJ63
As far as Q's emergency clinic analogy goes,...

As far as Q's emergency clinic analogy goes, thanks to all the volunteers from me also. Ya'll are more like Doctors Without Borders.

Interestingly, if you look at the wiki for the feared WWII...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-15-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,840
Posted By DJ63
I'm currently waiting on my new 328dxT to be...

I'm currently waiting on my new 328dxT to be delivered, it will be my work car 12/7 and needs to go in snow. When I want to go fast, I'll roll out my 540:flipoff:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By DJ63
+1; The rear replacement was so huge, it just...

+1; The rear replacement was so huge, it just makes the need for the front bar replacement that much more noticeable. I hope I get around to it someday!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By DJ63
They have responded!! VDO Repair is sending me...

They have responded!!
VDO Repair is sending me a shipping label, presumably so that they can repair my MID!!! Can't make this up.:rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By DJ63
Predictably, VDORepair has not responded in 24...

Predictably, VDORepair has not responded in 24 hours regarding their need to 'speak with their technician', and my calls go to mail.:liar:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By DJ63
Thanks 540Msport, I thought the same even though...

Thanks 540Msport, I thought the same even though it all worked fine when I first sent it out. Anyway, no amount of wire jiggling changed the status. Dead display save 2 vertical lines, although I did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By DJ63
yeah, I wish I could try a MID swap,...

yeah, I wish I could try a MID swap, unfortunately, right now I'm 20 miles from the nearest Coke machine. I think there's 2 other BMWs in the parish, F10s.:tsk:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By DJ63
bump

bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By DJ63
Lol, +1

Lol, +1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By DJ63
He should decide whether he wants his trim strips...

He should decide whether he wants his trim strips black or TiAg.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By DJ63
That sounds like a real bummer, bro, but as...

That sounds like a real bummer, bro, but as easily as plastic will break with a pry bar, I can't imagine that it's not something else.
Did the intake vent pipe stay in place and fit up flush to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By DJ63
I have been trying to work with VDO through this...

I have been trying to work with VDO through this and keep myself in check here Edjack. They have seemed genuinely confused and sincerely apologetic throughout; they say it tests fine when it leaves...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By DJ63
MID pixel repair odyssey

Preface: VDO repaired my high cluster in 2010, still perfect and no complaints.

Sent my MID to VDO 12/1/13 for a worsening pixel display. Received it back 12/10/13, a complete horizontal line...
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