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Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-12-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By ChaseRobert
Closest shop to you is probably MD Motorwerke in...

Closest shop to you is probably MD Motorwerke in Somerdale, next closest is Mr M-Car in Farmingdale. I've had work (E39-M62) done at both places and have been very pleased in all respects. I am...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-25-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By ChaseRobert
+1 on Somerdale. Actual name is MDMotorwerke, I...

+1 on Somerdale. Actual name is MDMotorwerke, I don't have one of their cards with me but that name will come right up on Google. Very pleasant, very competent, very well informed on E39's, very...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-21-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By ChaseRobert
I agree with what others have said regarding...

I agree with what others have said regarding Bimmer Clinic, outstanding independant. However, if you're in Eatontown there is a very good independant around the corner in Farmingdale at the airport: ...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-14-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By ChaseRobert
+1 on Don Fields (Mr MCar), my experience there...

+1 on Don Fields (Mr MCar), my experience there has been the same.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-07-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By ChaseRobert
from Wrightstown, MrMCar in Farmingdale. from...

from Wrightstown, MrMCar in Farmingdale. from Cherry Hill, MD Motorwerke in Sommerdale. i've had work done at both and can recommend both, although i've used MrMCar more often. both have websites. if...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-03-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By ChaseRobert
Road-Force Balance

Thought this might be useful to some: I recently had four 17" BBS-RX wheels mounted & Road-Force balanced at Bimmer Clinic in Avenel. These wheels have suffered New Jersey roads for 14 years and are...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-03-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By ChaseRobert
BMW-North America is in Montvale, NJ. The Club...

BMW-North America is in Montvale, NJ. The Club (BMWCCA-NJ) has a very good meeting there once a year. Good luck.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 06-25-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By ChaseRobert
Powder Coating

Wondered if anyone knows of a quality Powder Coater in central NJ? Any first hand experiences? I need to get a pair of M62 valve covers done, but I've had poor results from the last Powder Coater I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,042
Posted By ChaseRobert
As a previous poster said: all BMW speedos are...

As a previous poster said: all BMW speedos are optimistic. As Miller would say "this is normal vehicle operation". If this is, as Dealers will say, within a normal range of error why are they NEVER...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By ChaseRobert
ahhhhh OP, thanks so much for your post. I now...

ahhhhh OP, thanks so much for your post. I now feel empowered to admit that I'd did exactly the same thing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,992
Posted By ChaseRobert
Hi. Hard to tell from the pictures where that...

Hi. Hard to tell from the pictures where that disconnected lead is. If the third picture is of the same lead connected at it's other end inside the right valve cover, I'd say its the CPS lead. If...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By ChaseRobert
+1 on Behr expansion tank FROM THE DEALER ONLY....

+1 on Behr expansion tank FROM THE DEALER ONLY. After complete cooling sys overhaul at 70K I went through 2 Hella branded tanks and one vendor sourced Behr tank in 13 months. All failed with either...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,891
Posted By ChaseRobert
Like many, I park as far away as possible. If the...

Like many, I park as far away as possible. If the lot is full or nearly full, I go elsewhere. If I must be in that lot, I use the wife's car, or better yet make her drive. Also, if any shopping carts...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-17-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By ChaseRobert
Getting this done in your driveway by anything...

Getting this done in your driveway by anything other than a BMW expert is optimistic, to put it mildly. These are very complicated cars, especially regarding the electronics in late model 3 series....
Forum: Interior 12-15-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By ChaseRobert
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-01-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By ChaseRobert
I have no experience with M-Pars, but I do with 2...

I have no experience with M-Pars, but I do with 2 piece BBS style 5's & style 19's: if there are balance weights on the outside rim surface it is almost certain that the wheel has significant run-out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,407
Posted By ChaseRobert
Agree with all the above. Word of caution though:...

Agree with all the above. Word of caution though: some DIY's mention bushes or Q-tips or what have you. DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES TOUCH THE MAF ELEMENT WITH ANYTHING other than the CRC MAF...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-11-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By ChaseRobert
In your area, go to Shadetreegarage.com. They are...

In your area, go to Shadetreegarage.com. They are in Morristown. I have not used them myself, but they are NJ Chapter BMWCCA sponsors and very highly regarded. For Central NJ folks (or if you don't...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 09-22-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By ChaseRobert
Almost forgot: the tax is paid. Do not pay it...

Almost forgot: the tax is paid. Do not pay it again.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 09-22-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By ChaseRobert
The plates on a currently leased BMW are the...

The plates on a currently leased BMW are the property, or more accurately the responsibility, of BMWNA Finance. The dealer should have taken those plates when you bought out the lease, and you will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,466
Posted By ChaseRobert
The V1 has multidirectional antennas and...

The V1 has multidirectional antennas and displays. This results in two things: 1) it costs more, and 2) it is superior to all others by a wide margin. Also, one of mine is about 9 years old and used...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-26-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By ChaseRobert
While I personally have not used this company, my...

While I personally have not used this company, my brother (335i) has, twice, and been very satisfied. One occasion was to refinish minor curb damage, the other to repair an actual bend. They are a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 107,441
Posted By ChaseRobert
Good news Bluebee! I have a TITANIUM SILVER 98...

Good news Bluebee! I have a TITANIUM SILVER 98 M62 with chaffed wires at the deck lid grommet.
Started with apparent actuator failure. Replaced actuator but no improvement. After several minutes of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By ChaseRobert
Hard to know without eyes-on, but most likely...

Hard to know without eyes-on, but most likely this is a bad expansion tank. You will find plenty of threads on here regarding this problem. Personally, after a preventive maintanence cooling system...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By ChaseRobert
this thread is right up there with "who's on...

this thread is right up there with "who's on first"
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