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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By professorman
I think it took me less than 20 minutes to remove...

I think it took me less than 20 minutes to remove everything. It probably would take me 10 mins the second time around.

Here is the tread: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=629149...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By professorman
I popped the chrome plate off about a month ago....

I popped the chrome plate off about a month ago. I now use it to keep a finger nail clip, so whenever I am stuck waiting for someone in my car, I can clip my fingernails. :yummy:

I also did the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,175
Posted By professorman
Its the reliability and fun factor for me. I am a...

Its the reliability and fun factor for me. I am a die hard stick shift fanatic, however, my E39 is an auto. It makes me sad every time I try to punch it. It just daisy along. I can't get the grip,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By professorman
Does the CV joints go bad normally? My mechanic...

Does the CV joints go bad normally? My mechanic says that he hasnt really seen them go bad much. It was a very slight ticking. I know on my Honda, it is a very loud and distinct tick when the CV...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By professorman
Ticking noise from rear wheel area

I have a ticking noise that is speed sensitive coming from the rear of my 2000 528i. It is very faint and I can not tell which side it comes from. I only hear it between 5 - 35 MPH. When I go over 40...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,113
Posted By professorman
Wow! That really sucks! I had to look on those...

Wow! That really sucks! I had to look on those dates properly. Really sucks that it happened so quickly. I remember your other tread when you were considering to purchase the E39...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By professorman
There's lots of articles about this actual car: ...

There's lots of articles about this actual car:

Fast and Furious BMW E39 M5 Replica for Sale (http://www.autoevolution.com/news/fast-and-furious-bmw-e39-m5-replica-for-sale-72925.html)
eBay...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By professorman
link?

link?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By professorman
Cool. What glue did you use to bond it to the...

Cool. What glue did you use to bond it to the metal?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By professorman
Thanks for making the video. You did not tell...

Thanks for making the video. You did not tell what you made the white strip out of though. My mechanic suggested to use a ziptie laid flat, glued to the bar. The ziptie sound like it might eventually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By professorman
There is a physical blocking of the sunroof by...

There is a physical blocking of the sunroof by the wind deflector. I doubt an electronic override will move the deflector down.

The rub bars on the deflector wears down after a time, and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,971
Posted By professorman
Have you done your VANOS seals yet Bluebee? I'm...

Have you done your VANOS seals yet Bluebee? I'm thinking of doing mine, but I cant figure out if its its needed or not.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
Posted By professorman
This confuses me a little, but why would the...

This confuses me a little, but why would the cable tightening not work for someone who wants just a little tightening? My logic would tell me that the cable gives a small adjustment range, and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By professorman
Thanks! I want to do this mod. My daughter uses...

Thanks! I want to do this mod. My daughter uses that area to store junk, so now she will have more storage :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,969
Posted By professorman
Has anyone done this with pics? I am interested...

Has anyone done this with pics? I am interested in removing the rear ash trays. I want to see how the holes look.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By professorman
The headlight in the 98 E39 just unclips easily...

The headlight in the 98 E39 just unclips easily in a couple minutes. The facelifted headlights are the ones that you have to bake. The adjusters can be easily accessed when you open the headlights.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By professorman
Nevermind

Nevermind
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
Posted By professorman
Does the E39 have automatic adjustment where you...

Does the E39 have automatic adjustment where you back up and pull up the hand brake? I know a few cars allows this method.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By professorman
Thanks. Does the wheel bearing tick? I am...

Thanks. Does the wheel bearing tick? I am guessing that to check it, I would jack the car up, and spin the wheel. Is it that simple of a test or do I do more?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By professorman
Slight ticking sound in the rear - speed sensitive

I am hearing a slight ticking sound coming from the right rear of my car. It would almost sound like a stick is caught in my wheel. It is speed sensitive. The faster i go, the faster it is, and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By professorman
I waved at a M5 I was gawking at the other day,...

I waved at a M5 I was gawking at the other day, and he waved back :-)

Otherwise, I just stare. lol.

The motorcycle riding community is very tight-netted though. I always wave whenever I am on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By professorman
Nice! I hate the non-sport steering wheel that I...

Nice! I hate the non-sport steering wheel that I have as well. I love how modern the sport steering wheel looks. Congrats!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,687
Posted By professorman
I ordered my Camber Kit today. CosmosRacing...

I ordered my Camber Kit today.

CosmosRacing CAMBE39FC Adjustable Cambers kit BMW Front Camber Plates E39
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-12-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,252
Posted By professorman
I say that you should upgrade the suspension on...

I say that you should upgrade the suspension on the Fit and keep it. Above all else, living a urban city, you want something that you do not have to 'cry' over when it gets dents and bruises.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By professorman
I was looking for lowering springs too. I ended...

I was looking for lowering springs too. I ended up going with coil overs from The suspension source: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=783447
Its a new product though.
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