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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By DJ63
Power's there. VDO offered nada.

Power's there. VDO offered nada.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By DJ63
Dead Pixels; No Fix

So. My MID went blank and I have sent it to VDORepair 3 times. They say it's fixed; Nothing when I reinstall it.
No other notable issues. Any ideas before I buy one?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,175
Posted By DJ63
Clay bar is great for windshields too! Then wipe...

Clay bar is great for windshields too! Then wipe with treatment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,682
Posted By DJ63
Sweet car. I'm pretty sure this is a car I've...

Sweet car. I'm pretty sure this is a car I've seen selling on Craigslist since last spring? In Vegas? It started priced at $12K, and that looked like a fair price sight unseen if you know a 540. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,549
Posted By DJ63
I bought it out from under you, but it's sport,...

I bought it out from under you, but it's sport, no premium, with the lights, the only d wagon sport in the states and shipped it from Memphis. It's my work vehicle 7 days a week, coming out of an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By DJ63
434526 Houston, we may have lost the OP...

434526

Houston, we may have lost the OP forever.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-17-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,549
Posted By DJ63
These comments on this thread are absurd. Do you...

These comments on this thread are absurd. Do you really think BMW goes to the expense of plopping a Diesel into a 3 so that it can compete against it's petrol engine? There is obviously a market for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By DJ63
I choked on my coffee when I read the title.:eeps:

I choked on my coffee when I read the title.:eeps:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,536
Posted By DJ63
As far as Q's emergency clinic analogy goes,...

As far as Q's emergency clinic analogy goes, thanks to all the volunteers from me also. Ya'll are more like Doctors Without Borders.

Interestingly, if you look at the wiki for the feared WWII...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-15-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,549
Posted By DJ63
I'm currently waiting on my new 328dxT to be...

I'm currently waiting on my new 328dxT to be delivered, it will be my work car 12/7 and needs to go in snow. When I want to go fast, I'll roll out my 540:flipoff:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By DJ63
+1; The rear replacement was so huge, it just...

+1; The rear replacement was so huge, it just makes the need for the front bar replacement that much more noticeable. I hope I get around to it someday!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By DJ63
They have responded!! VDO Repair is sending me...

They have responded!!
VDO Repair is sending me a shipping label, presumably so that they can repair my MID!!! Can't make this up.:rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By DJ63
Predictably, VDORepair has not responded in 24...

Predictably, VDORepair has not responded in 24 hours regarding their need to 'speak with their technician', and my calls go to mail.:liar:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By DJ63
Thanks 540Msport, I thought the same even though...

Thanks 540Msport, I thought the same even though it all worked fine when I first sent it out. Anyway, no amount of wire jiggling changed the status. Dead display save 2 vertical lines, although I did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By DJ63
yeah, I wish I could try a MID swap,...

yeah, I wish I could try a MID swap, unfortunately, right now I'm 20 miles from the nearest Coke machine. I think there's 2 other BMWs in the parish, F10s.:tsk:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By DJ63
bump

bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By DJ63
Lol, +1

Lol, +1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By DJ63
He should decide whether he wants his trim strips...

He should decide whether he wants his trim strips black or TiAg.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By DJ63
That sounds like a real bummer, bro, but as...

That sounds like a real bummer, bro, but as easily as plastic will break with a pry bar, I can't imagine that it's not something else.
Did the intake vent pipe stay in place and fit up flush to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By DJ63
I have been trying to work with VDO through this...

I have been trying to work with VDO through this and keep myself in check here Edjack. They have seemed genuinely confused and sincerely apologetic throughout; they say it tests fine when it leaves...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By DJ63
MID pixel repair odyssey

Preface: VDO repaired my high cluster in 2010, still perfect and no complaints.

Sent my MID to VDO 12/1/13 for a worsening pixel display. Received it back 12/10/13, a complete horizontal line...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By DJ63
LOL!!! Ladies and Gents!! Presenting the all...

LOL!!!
Ladies and Gents!!
Presenting the all new redesigned E39 540, brought to you by John Deere and/or Case/IH!!!!

If you rebadge it, please post pics!!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By DJ63
:clap::supdude::clap:

:clap::supdude::clap:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 877
Posted By DJ63
Aren't you happy when you know you've finished...

Aren't you happy when you know you've finished your apprenticeship??:thumbup:

I should add I replaced my fan clutch with my water pump, I've never been able to get a read on why or when they might...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 877
Posted By DJ63
I've owned my 540 since 2003, and here's the...

I've owned my 540 since 2003, and here's the cooling system tips I'll give:

1) Get a Bentley's vol. 1.
2) If you ever so much as crack the cap on the expansion tank unless the system is STONE...
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