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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Ratbones2002
Yes the twisted seat back or seat height is a...

Yes the twisted seat back or seat height is a classic problem but a simple fix!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By Ratbones2002
The rear strut replacement isn't that hard. The...

The rear strut replacement isn't that hard. The trickiest part of the job is removing the rear dash. Overall very easy. It should take you about 4 hrs.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ratbones2002
I finished my vanos seals DIY tonight! It was a...

I finished my vanos seals DIY tonight! It was a very simple job but just time consuming. It took me about 4 hrs. I drove the car about 4 miles after the repair and I already notice a difference in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ratbones2002
I'm doing mine tomorrow!

I'm doing mine tomorrow!
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 01-11-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,155
Posted By Ratbones2002
Does Bimmerfest have a swap meet too? I want some...

Does Bimmerfest have a swap meet too? I want some new bumpers and M5 Rims
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-10-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Ratbones2002
Are these Replica M5's? I found a guy on Ebay...

Are these Replica M5's? I found a guy on Ebay selling sets like these?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-10-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,508
Posted By Ratbones2002
Are these still for sale?

Are these still for sale?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-10-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Posted By Ratbones2002
Are these still for sale? I'm in SoCaL

Are these still for sale?

I'm in SoCaL
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-10-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,416
Posted By Ratbones2002
bump

bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-07-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,416
Posted By Ratbones2002
Trade my style 81's for your style 5's

I'm looking to trade my style 81 17 inch rims for your style 5 17 inch rims.

I'm located in Southern California

Even trade for rims and tires.

Here are my rims/tires.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ratbones2002
I bought my 2002 525i with 89,000 miles back in...

I bought my 2002 525i with 89,000 miles back in February 2011. I'm now at 104,000. Since owning the car I have replaced the radiator, water pump, coolant tank, clutch fan, accesory belts, water pump,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,097
Posted By Ratbones2002
I love the E39 wagons. I've owned a few classic...

I love the E39 wagons. I've owned a few classic chevrolet wagons in my past. I would love to get an E39 wagon but my sedan will have to do!! Congrats
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By Ratbones2002
Where did you get the short ram intake? Was it...

Where did you get the short ram intake? Was it expensive?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 44,193
Posted By Ratbones2002
I fixed my passenger seat twist and driver bottom...

I fixed my passenger seat twist and driver bottom cushion height twist. It was a very simple job! I was dreading it for a while. I also removed tho small clip on the driver seat rail. This gave me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,091
Posted By Ratbones2002
It might be the DISA valve malfunctioning.

It might be the DISA valve malfunctioning.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,258
Posted By Ratbones2002
Where did you all purchase the spring and crush...

Where did you all purchase the spring and crush washer from?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,258
Posted By Ratbones2002
I haven't noticed any noises on my 02 525i at...

I haven't noticed any noises on my 02 525i at 101,500 miles. Should I wait to change it after I put more miles on my car?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ratbones2002
eBay. Search RVM 540

eBay. Search RVM 540
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ratbones2002
Did you roll the fenders on the rear? What size...

Did you roll the fenders on the rear? What size rim and tire are you running on the front? I want to go with a 245/40/18 on a 18x8 20mm offset
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ratbones2002
18x9 24MM offset with 275/35/18

Hello all.
I'm wondering if I should run a 265/35/18 tire or 275/35/18 tire to fit on an 18x9 with a 24mm offset.

Will this combo on the rear rub with the 275/35/18 tire??

The rims will go on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By Ratbones2002
I have not tried to brake at low speeds on BUMPS....

I have not tried to brake at low speeds on BUMPS.

I have not disconnected the ABS control module harness. How do you do that?? Is that in the engine compartment on the passenger side attached to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By Ratbones2002
I have brand new front struts on the car that I...

I have brand new front struts on the car that I installed 5,000 miles ago and they are working perfectly. I am leaning more towards a thrust arm bushing being bad.

I stuck my head out the window...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By Ratbones2002
2002 525i front brake slipping (ABS Sensor)??

Hi all, I changed both front wheel bearings on my 02 e39. In order to replace the wheel bearings the strut, brake caliper, and rotor has to be removed.

After installing the new wheel bearings and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-01-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,372
Posted By Ratbones2002
Are these still available? I have these rims for...

Are these still available? I have these rims for trade and some cash
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