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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Johnny Canada
Do all E39's have the same left foot Dead Pedal?

My 2003 530 M-Tech factory package included a M style Dead Pedal. I think it's just a brushed aluminum and rubber plate stuck onto the regular Dead Pedal.

I'm about to order some front floor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Johnny Canada
I recall an episode of Wheeler Dealers where they...

I recall an episode of Wheeler Dealers where they repaired a BMW bumper that was cracked. It was a very interesting process. Search Wheel Dealers 840 Nose Repair on YouTube
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,491
Posted By Johnny Canada
"I'll post an update to this after everything has...

"I'll post an update to this after everything has settled in".

Hey, don't forget about us. Very interested in your opinion. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,692
Posted By Johnny Canada
I could be wrong...but the rusty worm-gear style...

I could be wrong...but the rusty worm-gear style clamps that were originally connected to the old filter don't look factory correct to me. Perhaps this filter was replaced earlier or a previous...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By Johnny Canada
You asked about a battery tender... Check...

You asked about a battery tender...

Check out Ctec Battery Chargers.

http://smartercharger.com/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,600
Posted By Johnny Canada
Headlight Restoration (polishing) and sealant

I've been doing some research on this subject. As far as headlight sealant, I'm going to try something called Presta PST-137306 Headlight Sealant. Sells for about 30 bucks a can. I've read about a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,491
Posted By Johnny Canada
Hey, I respect your determination to sort this...

Hey, I respect your determination to sort this out....most would just live with it.

If the transmission is still removed, you may want to replace the clutch fork. I'd also replace the plastic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Johnny Canada
Lots of help from Indiana! Thanks guys. Ever...

Lots of help from Indiana! Thanks guys.
Ever been to St Elmo Steak House?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Johnny Canada
Thanks 540 Indy, but I have the LOW Cluster. One...

Thanks 540 Indy, but I have the LOW Cluster. One button only.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,491
Posted By Johnny Canada
Could you describe your "driveline lash". Is...

Could you describe your "driveline lash". Is there a "clunk" you are experiencing while disengaging the clutch after shifting? Or is this something you feel while getting on and off the gas when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Johnny Canada
Middlesbrough, UK? Wow, I didn't know they had...

Middlesbrough, UK? Wow, I didn't know they had roads up there!

Sounds like a complete cooling system overhaul is required. No surprise really, given the age of your car.

Search, "cooling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,491
Posted By Johnny Canada
Wow, jackstands in the driveway. No doubt an...

Wow, jackstands in the driveway. No doubt an ambitious project all things considered.

When you're finished, please follow-up with your impressions/observations. I've always wondered if the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Johnny Canada
Can my unlocked cluster save the temp display setting?

Unlocked my Low Cluster following the usual methods, then stopped on Test 7.0 (coolant temp). Started the engine, and watched the temperature rise. Unfortunately, when I turned the engine off, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Johnny Canada
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdf--suwqw0&feature=player_embedded
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Johnny Canada
There is a division inside the reservoir that...

There is a division inside the reservoir that separates the fluid into 2 separate compartments. You'll see it when the fluid level drops during brake or clutch bleeding.

Overlapping labor? The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By Johnny Canada
Wait. What? If your radio is a 2003, isn't it...

Wait. What? If your radio is a 2003, isn't it just a matter of plugging the Aux Cable Kit into the back of the CD player? I was under the impression there is an open port at the back of the CD...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,869
Posted By Johnny Canada
Thanks for following-up with the answer. ...

Thanks for following-up with the answer.

Only two years for the replacement thermostat to fail? Was it BMW thermostat?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,837
Posted By Johnny Canada
Mike, go to this YouTube link for the Wheeler...

Mike, go to this YouTube link for the Wheeler Dealers BMW 840 episode. Fast forward to about 3:15...to see how the crack is repaired.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wosqImEdzLY
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,566
Posted By Johnny Canada
Hope this helps.

Hope this helps.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,701
Posted By Johnny Canada
Nobody wants to drill the M5 style bumper. But if...

Nobody wants to drill the M5 style bumper. But if you had to mount a front plate, has anyone considered Velcro?

Sounds nuts, but think about it for a minute. I'd glue on dummy plate bolts (just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Johnny Canada
Thanks, Geezer. Can you tell us how much it...

Thanks, Geezer.
Can you tell us how much it cost for the replacement components?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By Johnny Canada
I'd be asking a lot more questions before moving...

I'd be asking a lot more questions before moving forward. Where is the crack located? How was it detected (method)? What caused it?
I'd caveat emptor the hell out of this diagnosis.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By Johnny Canada
Fantastic effort and thanks for the pictures! ...

Fantastic effort and thanks for the pictures!
It appears that you did not remove the front carpet...I'm curious why not. And if the front carpet was not removed, was it still necessary to remove...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By Johnny Canada
Google "M5 secondary air passage carbon". Good...

Google "M5 secondary air passage carbon". Good luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By Johnny Canada
First step: check the Alarm specific fuse that is...

First step: check the Alarm specific fuse that is located in the trunk.
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