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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 27,467
Posted By crazy4trains
It's not that easy on the I6.

It's not that easy on the I6.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By crazy4trains
Oil filter housing gasket is always the first...

Oil filter housing gasket is always the first place to start.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-22-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By crazy4trains
Hooked on phonics is a good program. I have no...

Hooked on phonics is a good program. I have no experience with other similar/dissimilar programs but my wife used that on both our kids and it worked well.

IMO reading is key to EVERYTHING else...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By crazy4trains
This is true buuuuuuuuuut, if the shop does not...

This is true buuuuuuuuuut, if the shop does not know how to properly use the road force part of the balancer then it just turns into another ill-informed balance. If you go the road-force route then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By crazy4trains
If you have eliminated tires/wheels as your issue...

If you have eliminated tires/wheels as your issue then verify that your alignment is still in spec.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By crazy4trains
Not to be critical, but what were the values you...

Not to be critical, but what were the values you read when checking the battery and alternator and how did you come to the conclusion there are no issues there? These cares are extremely sensitive...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-20-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By crazy4trains
Google is your friend. ...

Google is your friend.

https://www.cga.ct.gov/2005/rpt/2005-r-0482.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By crazy4trains
A piece of weed-whacker line works great to see...

A piece of weed-whacker line works great to see if they are clean.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-20-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By crazy4trains
WTH is it with places opening later in the morning???

So, I need to renew my license. I can be at the local DMV before 7:30 but they don't open until 8:30. For those few of us remaining that actually work it would be great if places would open so that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By crazy4trains
To answer your question more directly, yes you...

To answer your question more directly, yes you can and should change the fluid and filter. Make absolutely, positively sure that you know what transmission, ZF or GM, is in your car. This site may...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By crazy4trains
Wow, just wow!!!

Wow, just wow!!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By crazy4trains
Yes, please attach a picture of said dissolved...

Yes, please attach a picture of said dissolved filter.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By crazy4trains
Thanks. I'm chasing a leak myself and that,...

Thanks. I'm chasing a leak myself and that, along with gaskets 5 and 6 could be the culprit. I've already replaced the OFHG.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By crazy4trains
What is this front oil seal of which you speak. ...

What is this front oil seal of which you speak. Can you provide an image with most likely source/location of leak?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By crazy4trains
112,000 on mine. Probably time to change them.

112,000 on mine. Probably time to change them.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By crazy4trains
Oh no, here comes the anit-sieze debate!!!:ouch:

Oh no, here comes the anit-sieze debate!!!:ouch:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By crazy4trains
Yes you are. :)

Yes you are. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By crazy4trains
Mnypit

Mnypit
Forum: Off-Topic 02-09-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By crazy4trains
Check with any LOCAL wholesale HVAC suppliers in...

Check with any LOCAL wholesale HVAC suppliers in your area. Likely that one of them has one stashed away in their warehouse and they may be more than happy to let it go.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-08-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By crazy4trains
Probably where it will end up. No way anybody in...

Probably where it will end up. No way anybody in the US would be willing to buy and display.
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-07-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By crazy4trains
Try recharging the battery first. Then decide if...

Try recharging the battery first. Then decide if you need a new battery.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By crazy4trains
Just contact your local dealer.

Just contact your local dealer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By crazy4trains
Just called my local dealership. They too had to...

Just called my local dealership. They too had to order the airbag. Said it would be 1-2 weeks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By crazy4trains
Go to www.bmwusa.com and scroll to the bottom of...

Go to www.bmwusa.com and scroll to the bottom of the page. Select "Safety Recalls". Input your VIN to see if your vehicle is affected.

What is interesting is that my 2002 530i was previously...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,591
Posted By crazy4trains
No, he's just preparing you for your new reality....

No, he's just preparing you for your new reality. His delivery may need some work but he is not wrong.
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