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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By MurrayP
I cut that hose then replaced it with a new hose...

I cut that hose then replaced it with a new hose when reassembling. Like you, I just couldn't figure out how to get it off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,194
Posted By MurrayP
Funny thing. For me the wood is what makes this...

Funny thing. For me the wood is what makes this car special. It reminds me of this story:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By MurrayP
Thanks JimLev - how do you know all this??

Thanks JimLev - how do you know all this??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By MurrayP
Best to remove intake manifold to do ccv, replace...

Best to remove intake manifold to do ccv, replace valley pan gasket while it is easily accessible. Might as well replace water pump/thermostat, replace all hoses, replace radiator, expansion tank,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By MurrayP
Odo Reading

Hey all,

My pixels are out and I need to know my mileage. What to do??

Thanks
Murray
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By MurrayP
Welcome! I'd like to hear how you made out...

Welcome! I'd like to hear how you made out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By MurrayP
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1463530
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By MurrayP
Alfonso12, I have the same problem. My drivers...

Alfonso12, I have the same problem. My drivers side window simply stopped working a few weeks ago. Same click click from the switch but no movement nor sounds in the door panel. I removed the door...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By MurrayP
98 540i here with the exact same missing...

98 540i here with the exact same missing component on the drivers side!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,719
Posted By MurrayP
Right on Paulin540i...well said!

Right on Paulin540i...well said!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,434
Posted By MurrayP
Nice - too bad it was put into tow service. What...

Nice - too bad it was put into tow service. What up with that?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,719
Posted By MurrayP
$8K is just a down payment for this car and we...

$8K is just a down payment for this car and we all know it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By MurrayP
Amazing story - thanks for sharing!

Amazing story - thanks for sharing!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By MurrayP
I have to remove my intake manifold because my vp...

I have to remove my intake manifold because my vp gasket repair failed after about 2 months. Can I reuse the intake manifold gaskets or do I have to buy another 4?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By MurrayP
I love beer! I therefore belong?

I love beer! I therefore belong?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By MurrayP
Thanks for clearing that up for me black528i!

Thanks for clearing that up for me black528i!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By MurrayP
Black528, is there a reason why it is only a...

Black528, is there a reason why it is only a temporary fix? I was also looking for this info yesterday (thanks to you I now know to pull fuse #48). I don't want the alarm system to ever work again...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By MurrayP
Thanks EdJack. I had read the manual carefully...

Thanks EdJack. I had read the manual carefully when I bought the car about a year ago. Here's an exerpt from p34 "There is an extended-life battery in every master key that is
charged automatically...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 07-15-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,699
Posted By MurrayP
So how did it go?

So how did it go?
Forum: Classic Bimmers 07-15-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,499
Posted By MurrayP
So how'd it go?

So how'd it go?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-15-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,166
Posted By MurrayP
I don't know but bimmerlover is looking for...

I don't know but bimmerlover is looking for serious enquires only so we had better not comment any further:rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By MurrayP
Alarming Alarm

I don't drive my 540 much - just on weekends and usually short jaunts. Took her for a spin yesterday and parked about 15 miles from home. Hit the lock button on the key and nothing (red LED on key is...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-13-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,166
Posted By MurrayP
I guess you don't love her no more...

I guess you don't love her no more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,065
Posted By MurrayP
You're not really done because if you are low on...

You're not really done because if you are low on coolant, it is likely leaking slightly somewhere no?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By MurrayP
If the small leak is at the back of the engine...

If the small leak is at the back of the engine and dripping out of the bell housing, it is likely the valley pan gasket. Here's how to fix it!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0E1vFrxQcqk

Replace...
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