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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By seemyad
You are correct regarding what I intended to...

You are correct regarding what I intended to state. I purchased a high-end, magnetic drain plug and had the stealer install it in my oil pan during an oil change. While looking for a mag-plug for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 12:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 614
Posted By seemyad
Cn90, good point. I will check a local salvage...

Cn90, good point. I will check a local salvage yard and save some coin.

Jetsam, I don't intend to carry an extra jack. I intend to replace the jack in my trunk. It only takes one mishap to ruin a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By seemyad
I like your incremental approach. I think I saw...

I like your incremental approach. I think I saw your earlier post here.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=840234&highlight=atf

I understand about braking the car while shifting....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By seemyad
Jury is in. Change your ATF if you are under 150k miles.

Albeit there are numerous threads regarding the big question about ATF. I felt like checking in with the experts. I spoke to a BMW super-shop in San Diego called Dose. Linked here.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 614
Posted By seemyad
I'm going to order the Honda Odyssey jack. The...

I'm going to order the Honda Odyssey jack. The Volvo jack has the long, zig-zag shaped arm that I don't care for (its the arm that you turn to jack up the car). Some people prefer it though. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By seemyad
I have a similar yet different issue that...

I have a similar yet different issue that periodically occurred over the past year. Every few months while running AC on the auto setting, the driver-side vents (dash and door) suddenly switch to hot...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 614
Posted By seemyad
What are some recommended viable substitutes that...

What are some recommended viable substitutes that are sturdy enough for the job yet do not take up much more space than the OEM jack?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 614
Posted By seemyad
Great intel! Good, clear instructions. :thumbup: ...

Great intel! Good, clear instructions. :thumbup:

I don't even know if the jack boots are still attached to the bottom of my car. Thanks to the video, I can go and take a look, and buy new ones if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 614
Posted By seemyad
I keep a set of these in my car FloTool...

I keep a set of these in my car

FloTool 11930MI Heavy Duty Wheel Chocks
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BQYH6Q?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage

I do not recall ever using...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By seemyad
+1 lol

+1 lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By seemyad
LOL. They included another "mod" that I have...

LOL. They included another "mod" that I have always viewed as making a car look cheap, rims with spinners.

BMW is a classy vehicle. I don't understand why people want to make something they own...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By seemyad
Err.... brakes and rotors are designed to...

Err.... brakes and rotors are designed to function in the presence of heat. Brakes do fade above certain temperatures but caliper covers will not impact (improve or diminish) the function in any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By seemyad
After being installed, they look like bad,...

After being installed, they look like bad, discount hair extensions or costume jewelry. I personally wouldn't apply them to my baby.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By seemyad
+1. Don't drag your bimmer cross country. Rent...

+1. Don't drag your bimmer cross country. Rent the full carriage and keep all four wheels off of the ground during transport.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By seemyad
Try something like this. DSP Sound Adapter...

Try something like this.

DSP Sound Adapter for BMW E39 E38 and E53 the DSP shich Allows the Use of an Aftermarket Radio with the Preservation of the Original via DSP Controlled Audio Amplifier of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,155
Posted By seemyad
Nice. That is extremely low mileage for a 2003...

Nice. That is extremely low mileage for a 2003 (56,874 Miles). The other one that was asking $13k had nearly 150,000 miles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By seemyad
My 3rd light tripped my sensor for months before...

My 3rd light tripped my sensor for months before finally failing. I checked all the lights every other week and saw nothing wrong until it finally went out. I put in a new one and it did not work....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,155
Posted By seemyad
Talk about a clean looking car! That said, no one...

Talk about a clean looking car! That said, no one is going to pony up $13k for it because $13k buys them a lot of options. When you drop down to that 5 to 8k range your options become more limited...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 970
Posted By seemyad
The Stage 1 upgrade from Bavarian Soundwerks or a...

The Stage 1 upgrade from Bavarian Soundwerks or a sub in the trunk will solve your bass issue.

OR

You can install filters in-line with the midrange wiring just to dirve the mids down in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,155
Posted By seemyad
Excellent. If you are familiar with...

Excellent.

If you are familiar with "bullets" in a document, you could list the major maintenance in a "bulleted" format. Something like:

No maintenance to worry about! I have records to show...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,155
Posted By seemyad
As I said, a work of art. Your vehicle is...

As I said, a work of art. Your vehicle is definitely eye catching and clean. You might consider polishing the headlamps. I had mine polished when I took her to a detailer. They did an excellent job....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 970
Posted By seemyad
Your wife sounds smart. Good for her. Hold on to...

Your wife sounds smart. Good for her. Hold on to that one my friend. :thumbup:

Consider adding an Aux input adapter or a Smartphone adapter to the stock unit. They are very cost effective and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By seemyad
There are some posts about baking the entire...

There are some posts about baking the entire assembly in the oven for 20 minutes (or something) to remove and replace the lens. Some company sells replacement lenses and shared that procedure. My HID...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,155
Posted By seemyad
The BMW is like a work of art in that beauty (and...

The BMW is like a work of art in that beauty (and value) is in the eyes of the beholder. A car is rarely a commodity investment. I would pay double the so called "value" for something that I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 970
Posted By seemyad
Most (if not all) double din units require a...

Most (if not all) double din units require a modified air hose system. I did see a few single din units that had a flip out display. $700 for ANY unit is a lot of money for the average household...
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