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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By shaftdrive
You still need the advice here because nobody who...

You still need the advice here because nobody who ever owned the E39 ever went without the SES light.

We're all experts at it, and you will be too, when you bother to read what people have pointed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By shaftdrive
Check to see if your VIN is stamped on your shock...

Check to see if your VIN is stamped on your shock tower inside the engine bay.

If the BMW VIN is stamped there, and if the 1st and 2nd characters are WB, then you already have the performance chip...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 962
Posted By shaftdrive
I thought there was no before and after test that...

I thought there was no before and after test that we could run that could prove that replacing the vanos seals did anything??????

I swear my engine runs better when I replace the oil. I can just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By shaftdrive
Without the code, my guess is it's the fetzer...

Without the code, my guess is it's the fetzer valve.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,047
Posted By shaftdrive
I like the chrome better.

I like the chrome better.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,746
Posted By shaftdrive
Costco has a nice 3-ton aluminum floor jack. ...

Costco has a nice 3-ton aluminum floor jack.

I'd get the 6-ton jack stands from Harbor Freight because the 16-inch height is really nice when working under the vehicle.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 962
Posted By shaftdrive
I wonder how long one can run with the VANOS...

I wonder how long one can run with the VANOS unplugged and not damage the engine?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,105
Posted By shaftdrive
I need automatic door locking on my bimmer just...

I need automatic door locking on my bimmer just about as much as I need it on my beemer.

It's that useless, to me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By shaftdrive
I always wanted a rear camera instead.

I always wanted a rear camera instead.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By shaftdrive
Not worth it. Buy one with the Nav system...

Not worth it.
Buy one with the Nav system installed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By shaftdrive
Could be the hood was damaged, and that's the...

Could be the hood was damaged, and that's the result of the repair.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,073
Posted By shaftdrive
Why did you even bother to write your post when...

Why did you even bother to write your post when you, yourself, have never contributed a single thing to this forum?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,105
Posted By shaftdrive
I don't think the autolock comes and goes unless...

I don't think the autolock comes and goes unless there is something wrong with your speed sensors.

Do you have any lights on the dash?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By shaftdrive
That's a great idea!

That's a great idea!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By shaftdrive
I'm sure it has been done already.

I'm sure it has been done already.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By shaftdrive
The basic tool is your head. Whenever something...

The basic tool is your head.
Whenever something breaks, learn how it works, and then you can figure out what part of it is not working.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,637
Posted By shaftdrive
Are you intimating that the vent hole, being...

Are you intimating that the vent hole, being clogged, can build up pressure, which can make the lower hoses leak?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By shaftdrive
Blue, green, it doesn't matter. Use whatever...

Blue, green, it doesn't matter.
Use whatever you want.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By shaftdrive
Don't remember what P0171 is but I think it was a...

Don't remember what P0171 is but I think it was a busted vacuum tube when I had it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By shaftdrive
Three volts? What did the Autozone people...

Three volts?

What did the Autozone people say about that?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By shaftdrive
The abs pump rarely fails. How do you know it's...

The abs pump rarely fails.
How do you know it's really the pump and not the computer or the sensors?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By shaftdrive
Is the other thread you have on the vibration of...

Is the other thread you have on the vibration of your rotors related to this one?

Anyway, the friction of the rear OEM pads is FF so the only thing you can realistically get is GG, which limits...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,050
Posted By shaftdrive
Do you actually know why?

Do you actually know why?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By shaftdrive
Does a cat really affect nox?

Does a cat really affect nox?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,197
Posted By shaftdrive
I agree with Bob. You never leave a hot pad in...

I agree with Bob. You never leave a hot pad in static contact with a hot rotor.

And, if you do get a slight pad imprint which you begin to notice, as soon as you notice it, you get rid of it with...
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