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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,062
Posted By mnepitjr
I just thought I might update this for those who...

I just thought I might update this for those who are interested in trying to install the SZL switch/sensor. After talking with an indy here who said he had the best and latest equipment and could...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-01-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,062
Posted By mnepitjr
Thanks Randall for the info. I'll give it a shot...

Thanks Randall for the info. I'll give it a shot and see what happens. The info about the CAN Bus system makes sense and I have another scan tool for CAN Bus autos. So I'll hook it up and give it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-31-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,062
Posted By mnepitjr
Thanks for the responses. After dealing with her...

Thanks for the responses. After dealing with her car, I have decided that my 2000 M5 and 2002 5er are probably as new as I will go. She has been dealing with these lights on her 2006 e90 ever since...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,062
Posted By mnepitjr
Steering Angle Sensor

I'm not normally on this forum, usually the 5er, but have a question. I am working on an 06 325i that has the steering angle sensor bad. This all started with her taking the car to a jack leg for...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-27-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,972
Posted By mnepitjr
Not missing a digit. It had 2100 on it this time...

Not missing a digit. It had 2100 on it this time last year. I drove it Sunday and it now has 3400 on it. Yes that is correct.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-23-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,972
Posted By mnepitjr
3108 on my 2000

3108 on my 2000
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,736
Posted By mnepitjr
I had this happen with my M5. They are prone to...

I had this happen with my M5. They are prone to do this. When I got the car, it still had the factory oil in it and I stripped the pan getting the oil plug out. Didn't realize it until putting the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,850
Posted By mnepitjr
I think looking at dacey1974's pic should help...

I think looking at dacey1974's pic should help you out in your time of grief. I can't get enough of that pic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,282
Posted By mnepitjr
They werent plastic rings, they were stainless...

They werent plastic rings, they were stainless steel. And yes, they corrected the problem. Previosly, the wheels were tightened per specs numerous times and the problem always came back. You must...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,963
Posted By mnepitjr
Welcome to the exploding radiator club. Many of...

Welcome to the exploding radiator club. Many of our members have joined this club. Some in their own driveways. Others, 258 miles from home on a Sunday afternoon(me). Do a complete overhaul on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,282
Posted By mnepitjr
Grinding out the center may work for a while, but...

Grinding out the center may work for a while, but it will come back to haunt you. Case in point. I installed 03 Range Rover wheels on my 96 HSE Range Rover. These rims are hubcentric as are BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By mnepitjr
On the Jeeps, my friend bought a new one and it...

On the Jeeps, my friend bought a new one and it quit before he got it out of the lot. Two weeks later, two new computers he picks it up. Quits again before he gets it out of the lot. Replaced the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By mnepitjr
I have had 3 Range Rovers. Two being the...

I have had 3 Range Rovers. Two being the Classics and one P38. Unless you plan on doing the service yourself, want to spend more money for parts than you think you should and deal with butthole...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By mnepitjr
+1 Car-parts.com. I've had really good service...

+1 Car-parts.com. I've had really good service with most of the sellers on there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,602
Posted By mnepitjr
I've heard the "You and your wife both have one"...

I've heard the "You and your wife both have one" before. I just tell them his and hers.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,111
Posted By mnepitjr
I set this same code in my car. It turned out to...

I set this same code in my car. It turned out to be a vacuum leak at two different locations. Check the plastic vacuum line running along with the conncections for the O2 sensors. Mine turned out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,880
Posted By mnepitjr
+1 use key turn hard to left. Unless key is...

+1 use key turn hard to left. Unless key is inside the trunk.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By mnepitjr
+1 cn90. I have a friend now who has 400k on his...

+1 cn90. I have a friend now who has 400k on his 85 325 and still going strong. You never really know if the used engine actually has the stated miles on it or what kind of service work has been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,895
Posted By mnepitjr
Thanks for your invitation but I'll pass. As for...

Thanks for your invitation but I'll pass. As for your childish comments, I'll refrain from further commenting on them. I just found the ignore list. What a great feature.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,895
Posted By mnepitjr
Yeah, I leave the speed driving to the road...

Yeah, I leave the speed driving to the road course but it is fun at red lights. Most stop and talk because they can't believe a 4 door sedan has that much power and is factory without mods. I do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,895
Posted By mnepitjr
I actually do race at Barber Motorsports. Now...

I actually do race at Barber Motorsports. Now take a time out and sit in the corner.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,895
Posted By mnepitjr
Go take your prozac and have a time out.

Go take your prozac and have a time out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By mnepitjr
+1 on the slip ring. Could be it broke when you...

+1 on the slip ring. Could be it broke when you removed your wheel or you didn't get it plugged back up when replacing wheel. I also had one break when I replaced the ignition housing on a friends...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,895
Posted By mnepitjr
Driving the '02 is great. Nice soft ride with...

Driving the '02 is great. Nice soft ride with just enought of a sports car feel to make it tight. I look and wave at other BMW drivers here but most think their sh$t doesn't stink. When I am in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,721
Posted By mnepitjr
If there had been no advantage to it, I don't...

If there had been no advantage to it, I don't think BMW would have put them on the M5. They would have stuck with the same front to back. BMW is not the only company doing this. GM has done this...
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