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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By craigmack1
+1 - Firestone bad experience!

+1 - Firestone bad experience!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By craigmack1
+1 - GoForthFast. Not a nice DIY. Sorry Dude! ...

+1 - GoForthFast. Not a nice DIY.
Sorry Dude!
But that looks like one of the pipes I was talking about. Unless you have the time and tools, this was about a 6 hr job for my indy.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By craigmack1
Dunno if this will hold true for your E46, but...

Dunno if this will hold true for your E46, but there are 2 plastic pipes under the intake manifold that get brittle after time and I went through your experience, without any knowledge of these...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,223
Posted By craigmack1
Hey XUMERX, Thanks for the reply. Checked on a...

Hey XUMERX,
Thanks for the reply. Checked on a throttle body. Strangely enough right now, all the lights have gone out and the car seems to have reset himself. Sound like a short or bad connection...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,223
Posted By craigmack1
Hey XUMERX, Did you ever resolve this? My...

Hey XUMERX,

Did you ever resolve this? My '99 528i did this exact thing to me last night. Help!

THX
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,568
Posted By craigmack1
I was about to pull out my cigarette lighter...

I was about to pull out my cigarette lighter wiring AGAIN, to check it AGAIN, but then i doublechecked this forum and .....THANKS AGAIN FORUM! It was simply fuse number 52 in the trunk (that I never...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,332
Posted By craigmack1
well, i changed the valve cover gasket. it was...

well, i changed the valve cover gasket. it was brittle just like already described. i still am seeing and smelling some oil, but i just hope that it is just the loose oil burning off from doing the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,332
Posted By craigmack1
thanks for the info guys. i am seeing some smoke...

thanks for the info guys. i am seeing some smoke so something is definitely leaking and burning off somewhere, and sounds like a good call on the valve cover gasket. i am going to get on that as soon...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,488
Posted By craigmack1
kind'a late info, but adding these two cents...

kind'a late info, but adding these two cents anyway.

i just noticed the other day that when i used my key to lock my trunk and turned it to the horizontal position, so that the inside button can't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,332
Posted By craigmack1
Any follow up info on this "burning smell" issue....

Any follow up info on this "burning smell" issue. when my wife parks the car in the garage you can smell something burning. i drove it today and noticed the smell is in the cabin when at a light or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,039
Posted By craigmack1
bump just bumping so i can find this easily...

bump

just bumping so i can find this easily later!

thanks for the info!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,431
Posted By craigmack1
Great post and documentation! You're a nut to...

Great post and documentation!
You're a nut to have tried this, but a champ for pullin' it off!
It gives us all just one more set of stats and feats to BMbrag about!
:thumbup:


PS
I just hit...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,881
Posted By craigmack1
thanks legal

thanks legal
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,881
Posted By craigmack1
bump

bump
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,881
Posted By craigmack1
can anyone tell me if the garage opener on the...

can anyone tell me if the garage opener on the mirror is always powered or do you have to turn the key to position 2 for it to work, like in my e39. the wife refuses to let me order the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By craigmack1
not sure if i understand your question but here...

not sure if i understand your question but here is the deal the way i understand it:
the newer e39 cd players have a spot on their back connectors where you can attach a plug that has a small aux...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By craigmack1
thanks for the reply overlord, one more...

thanks for the reply overlord,

one more question: what year is your car and original equipment?

thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By craigmack1
Can't sell mine yet 'cause I'm still figuring out...

Can't sell mine yet 'cause I'm still figuring out the way to go to CD. But you can find the OEM tape player on eBay pretty cheap. (some around $50)
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By craigmack1
bump

bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By craigmack1
Thanks ED, I know that's the cable/adapters that...

Thanks ED, I know that's the cable/adapters that I will need, but I am trying to find out if anyone has successfully upgraded to the newer cd player, with mp3 capabilities. And I also want to know if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By craigmack1
E39 CD/Tape player w/round pins upgrade?

Ok folks,

I have a '99 e39 with the old business tape player. I want to upgrade to CD. I have seen a few of the old round pinned business CD players on eBay. That is one option. But if I am gonna...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,755
Posted By craigmack1
any progress with this install job? i have a...

any progress with this install job?
i have a '99 e39 and want to add the aux input. i have the old round pins on my stock cd player, and pretty much know i will have to get the flat pin adapter. i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,559
Posted By craigmack1
Sooooo? Whatever happened here? Having a few of...

Sooooo? Whatever happened here? Having a few of the same symptoms. Rising temp gauge at idle (sometimes) and dead center when moving.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,655
Posted By craigmack1
congrats on your purchase. i bought my '99 528...

congrats on your purchase. i bought my '99 528 with 150k, Jan, 2009. I'm up to 173k and still loving it.

I too am surprised that a Subiehead would convert to Bimmers, but you won't be sorry. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,230
Posted By craigmack1
Didn't work. Took alot longer -now a really slow...

Didn't work. Took alot longer -now a really slow leak, but a leak none the less. So now I will go in and try the silicone route.
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