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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
I didn't think to file a claim either, but my...

I didn't think to file a claim either, but my neighbor suggested it, so I did! Yeah, covered under comprehensive. My deductible is $1,000, but that's better than buying and having a new engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
Update: engine has been officially diagnosed as...

Update: engine has been officially diagnosed as hydrolocked. That's the best news I could have received, because that is covered by my insurance. Whew! Now, just have to get the estimate for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
I'm perplexed myself as to how water got in...

I'm perplexed myself as to how water got in there. My neighbor was saying the cold air intake was poorly designed on these cars. I wasn't driving when it died, so I'm not sure if the wife went...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
Thanks, i certainly appreciate that. I do hope...

Thanks, i certainly appreciate that. I do hope insurance will help me out. I'll let you guys lnow what happens.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
Not sure I can quantify the amount of rain. Lol....

Not sure I can quantify the amount of rain. Lol. But, it had rained a pretty good amount overnight, so there were puddles all over the place. And, there had been a good downpour or two that morning.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
Ok, well my BMW Master Mechanic neighbor stopped...

Ok, well my BMW Master Mechanic neighbor stopped by to help me diagnose the issue with my car. We turned the crankshaft a little bit and then it stopped, so there was definitely something blocking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
Yeah, this is exactly what I'm afraid of.

Yeah, this is exactly what I'm afraid of.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
Ok, I went with the transmission route you...

Ok, I went with the transmission route you suggested. In the photo below, the blue arrow is pointing to the teeth, and the red arrow is showing the direction I was trying to push it..that would be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
Thanks windsmith, I will try to find the...

Thanks windsmith, I will try to find the crankshaft bolt, and see if I can manually spin it.

Regarding the battery stuff, I did hook it up to a multimeter, and it was showing my new battery at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,631
Posted By bjmitts
I'd be pretty excited just to have it start! LOL

I'd be pretty excited just to have it start! LOL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By bjmitts
'00 540ia Engine won't turn over, burning smell from engine bay

Hey guys, hoping one of you can confirm what my car's problem is. I've been digging on several message boards for the past couple of weeks to get some ideas and clues, but I felt it was time to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-23-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By bjmitts
Damn, you're right...that is a nice looking car. ...

Damn, you're right...that is a nice looking car. I have a 90 535iM...I hope to make her this sharp someday.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-22-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 648,381
Posted By bjmitts
Replaced my FSU today...and sure 'nuff the blower...

Replaced my FSU today...and sure 'nuff the blower kicked on and I had cool AC blowing through my car! Thank you so much guys! :thumbup:
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-16-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By bjmitts
Thanks guys...speaking of Houston...I did a...

Thanks guys...speaking of Houston...I did a search online to see if we had a Bimmerfest, but couldn't find one. Is there a gathering of the Bimmers around here?
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-16-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By bjmitts
New Member...Houston, TX

Hey fellow Bimmer owners!!

Just joined the site and wanted to introduce myself.

Name is Brian, and I got my first bimmer last weekend. Picked her up in Louisiana, and drove her home.

1990...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-15-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 648,381
Posted By bjmitts
Hey there...I have a 90 535i that has a similar...

Hey there...I have a 90 535i that has a similar problem to cheweez. I can hear my AC compressor kick on, but the blower doesn't blow at all.....well sometimes it will first thing in the morning, but...
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