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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By diggyd357
Nice, clean lookin' 97 though. How many miles ?...

Nice, clean lookin' 97 though. How many miles ? It looks just like mine when i brought it home.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By diggyd357
M5 emblems ? Uhhh NO ! Chrome ? RIms maybe......

M5 emblems ? Uhhh NO !
Chrome ? RIms maybe... but it's your ride bro, just for God's sake DON'T put M5 emblems on it.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By diggyd357
Just tried it again after pulling, cleaning and...

Just tried it again after pulling, cleaning and lubricating the motor....it still wont close all the way and when I slid the covet shut it pulled the back part of the liner clean off.... grrrrr.......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By diggyd357
GREAT INFORMATION EVERYONE ! I could not have...

GREAT INFORMATION EVERYONE ! I could not have asked for more... I have my shopping list made and gathering some reading material. I've decided to test my skills with INPA. I will let everyone know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By diggyd357
Wow, good to know ! Thanks ! Sent from...

Wow, good to know ! Thanks !

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By diggyd357
Anyone know anything about the iViNi app for...

Anyone know anything about the iViNi app for BMWhat ??? Its an android app that seems to do all the same things Im needing to do. It has some really good reviews and looks idiot proof , which is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By diggyd357
I saw the carsoft on ebay...so it would allow me...

I saw the carsoft on ebay...so it would allow me to read trans codes and abs, etc... ? Is it simple to install ?
That's basically what im hoping to find...something that'll do the things i need...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By diggyd357
Ok...the reset worked. I was able to operate it...

Ok...the reset worked. I was able to operate it again, but still with tge clicking and some dragging. Nothing appears "broken", but I'll look closer in the daylight tomorrow. I will post my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By diggyd357
Yeah im reading all this and still have more...

Yeah im reading all this and still have more questions than answers....largely due to my lack of computer knowledge. It sounds so simple in one post than daunting in another. Like all I need is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By diggyd357
"Clicking" sunroof bit the dust

Ive owned my 97 528i now for about 2 years now....2 wonderful yet busy years. Ever since I bought it the sunroof would go "click, click, click, click, click' right before it would finally open. Then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By diggyd357
Yeah I have an OBDII scanner.... I'm looking for...

Yeah I have an OBDII scanner.... I'm looking for something like gt one, carsoft, INPA, etc... Something I can read abs , transmission codes, view live data, etc... I want a full diagnostic tool.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By diggyd357
Need help in layman's terms for purchasing laptop diagnostics cable/software

OK, so my complete and total lack of knowledge about computer stuff is probably going to leave most of you in awe. I'm 37 and back in my highschool days computers were just big, bulky, annoying...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By diggyd357
I was just about to say...if I found a 98 that...

I was just about to say...if I found a 98 that looked good and ran decent for $1500 I'd at least take a chance. Would've went by with 10 or 11 hundred dollar bills and made an offer.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
Wow... I just typed the brand name of the bearing...

Wow... I just typed the brand name of the bearing "F A G" and it bleeped it out....lol

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
I think I found the problem....that brand new ***...

I think I found the problem....that brand new *** bearing is bad out the box. I pulled the hub flange and the bearing has play and appears to have been rubbing against the end of the CV axle. It...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
Is it possible to grease the joint without...

Is it possible to grease the joint without replacing it ?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
How do I do that ??? THAT is what it sounds like...

How do I do that ??? THAT is what it sounds like to me. Can I grease the joints or would I have to replace it ?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,330
Posted By diggyd357
. best guess as how he did it is that there was a...

. best guess as how he did it is that there was a key in the glove compartment.

I bet it started out he was rummaging through your car looking for money, electronics, handguns, etc... until he...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
Which tire turns when I hit the gas ? I'm...

Which tire turns when I hit the gas ? I'm wondering if i can jack up the rear passenger side at the subframe bushing, put it in drive and watch that wheel spin without the other wheel moving.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
I wish I could post the video....the sound is...

I wish I could post the video....the sound is like if the tire were rubbing on one part of the fender well. Its has that "creek...creek....creek...creek..." as the wheel goes round and round. If that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
I just tried backing off a quarter turn on the...

I just tried backing off a quarter turn on the collar nut but only as an experiment to see if that got rid of the noise....nope. In fact now I hear it in reverse too. Its more of a "creeking/rubbing"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
I had it jacked up , put it in neutral and spun...

I had it jacked up , put it in neutral and spun the hub by putting my ratchet with socket on the collar but and cranking. It turned smooth as silk with no noise. Right after I did the bearing job it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
Yeah I've taken everything apart changing the...

Yeah I've taken everything apart changing the wheel bearing...would've found a stone for sure. Great suggestion though, appreciate the input.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By diggyd357
Rubbing/screeching sound from rear passenger wheel

I have a strange, but severe sounding noise coming from that rear passenger wheel. I'm gonna post a video soon because its too hard to describe the sound. I thought my tire was rubbing on something,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By diggyd357
Wow ! My intention was certainly not to stir up...

Wow ! My intention was certainly not to stir up such a debate, but since it did I'm gonna jump in and leave my 2cents for the thousands that'll read this thread over the years to come. This is...
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