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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 154
Posted By crazy4trains
Two notes of advice: - Before you remove the...

Two notes of advice:

- Before you remove the drain plug, loosen the fill plug. You don't want to be in a situation where you have drained your tranny and then can't refill it because you can't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By crazy4trains
Yup

Yup
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By crazy4trains
If the "Made in Germany" sticker is authentic...

If the "Made in Germany" sticker is authentic that is about as good as you can do.

Did you buy from an individual or an Ebay seller that specializes in BMW parts?

Can you provide link(s)?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 504
Posted By crazy4trains
I just can't believe you are guessing at this. ...

I just can't believe you are guessing at this. You said this happened after you took it to a shop. If you trust that shop take it back and have them fix it. If you don't trust that shop take it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 504
Posted By crazy4trains
Sir, not to be rude but you are working on the...

Sir, not to be rude but you are working on the most important system on your car and you do not know what you are doing. Take the car to a reputable shop and have the problem diagnosed.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-13-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By crazy4trains
Those places are really all you need, unless you...

Those places are really all you need, unless you are looking for something unique. If the local is a mom-and-pop store give them an opportunity to price match the others.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By crazy4trains
Pains me that somebody "might" have a 530i with...

Pains me that somebody "might" have a 530i with the sport suspension and doesn't even know it!!! I looked forever to find my 02 with the sport suspension.

Post some photos too. There are some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 894
Posted By crazy4trains
Then you are using the wrong leather...

Then you are using the wrong leather conditioner!!! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 512
Posted By crazy4trains
Probably because you only put 5 quarts of oil in...

Probably because you only put 5 quarts of oil in the engine as you indicated in your oil change thread! :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 646
Posted By crazy4trains
Better yet, buy a bicycle. May force some oxygen...

Better yet, buy a bicycle. May force some oxygen into your noggin.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By crazy4trains
Says right on the bottle compatible with LT71141....

Says right on the bottle compatible with LT71141. You are good to go. How much per liter?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By crazy4trains
Make sure the pads are securely held in the...

Make sure the pads are securely held in the caliper piston. Spread out the spring a little if you need to.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By crazy4trains
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By crazy4trains
$6K wouldn't buy my 02 530i with sport pkg and...

$6K wouldn't buy my 02 530i with sport pkg and 84K miles.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-02-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By crazy4trains
Call the company that did the repair.

Call the company that did the repair.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 587
Posted By crazy4trains
We constantly use the phrase "if I had more time...

We constantly use the phrase "if I had more time I would have written a shorter letter". Still holds true.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By crazy4trains
Don't ever leave the scene without getting a...

Don't ever leave the scene without getting a police report.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By crazy4trains
Throw your wax in the trash. I only use...

Throw your wax in the trash. I only use synthetic sealants. I use Zaino Z-2. I have heard lots of good things about Menzerna PowerLock too. These can be applied in the sun and don't stain/damage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By crazy4trains
Try another bed-in. What is there to lose? She...

Try another bed-in. What is there to lose? She likely got them warm, sat at a red light with the pads clamped to the rotors and transferred some pad material to the rotors.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By crazy4trains
Read the manual. Do what it says. Stay away...

Read the manual. Do what it says. Stay away from the web if you have manufacturer supplied instructions.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By crazy4trains
I would like to hear an unbiased comparison...

I would like to hear an unbiased comparison between Zaino Z-2 and Menzerna PowerLock, if anybody has one to offer. I currently use Zaino Z-2 and really like it. I have heard good things about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By crazy4trains
What products and/or processes used?

What products and/or processes used?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,324
Posted By crazy4trains
Wrap some twine/string around the nut so that...

Wrap some twine/string around the nut so that when you pull the string the nut rotates and (hopefully) engages the threads correctly. Didn't work well for me. I put some antisieze on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,663
Posted By crazy4trains
You didn't "right" anything! ...

You didn't "right" anything! :rofl::rofl::rofl::p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By crazy4trains
All you need to do to deactivate the...

All you need to do to deactivate the dip-on-reverse feature is set the mirror switch on the door card to the passenger side. Doing so "tells" the mirror that you want to adjust it yourself. If you...
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