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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,996
Posted By John in VA
A happy ending - great work!

A happy ending - great work!
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By John in VA
It could be as simple as a bad cap on the...

It could be as simple as a bad cap on the overflow reservoir. It's a cheap item to replace.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 824
Posted By John in VA
@BarryM - I've read there is a compatibility...

@BarryM - I've read there is a compatibility issue using the E38 handles with the early or later E39s. Do you know the details?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-11-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By John in VA
Before making sure the appropriate fuses are...

Before making sure the appropriate fuses are seated properly, look at the end portions of the conductor to be sure they aren't broken or damaged.
If the squirrels gnawed on wires you'll need to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By John in VA
That's not a MID, but apparently the MID is...

That's not a MID, but apparently the MID is easier to repair than the gauge cluster you showed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By John in VA
Is it possible to try it in another local E39 to...

Is it possible to try it in another local E39 to confirm its condition?
Forum: Classic Bimmers 01-03-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By John in VA
Sorry to read about your trouble. Try the...

Sorry to read about your trouble. Try the regional section that includes OH or E30-specific section:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=72...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By John in VA
If you are the original owner and have had the...

If you are the original owner and have had the majority of services performed at you local dealer they might have (some years ago) split the cost with you. You can search and read about some owners'...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By John in VA
The clamps were also originally used in 2002s,...

The clamps were also originally used in 2002s, E12s, and E21s.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 12-26-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By John in VA
They appear to be available through our BMW...

They appear to be available through our BMW dealerships. Many have internet pricing, ranging from ~$245-265 each. Steve the crew at http://www.blunttech.com/ offer similar discounts, and will ship...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 12-24-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By John in VA
But those are sought-after Alpina wheels! One of...

But those are sought-after Alpina wheels! One of my personal favorites.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 12-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By John in VA
Welcome! I would suggest you repost this in the...

Welcome! I would suggest you repost this in the E36 3-series section, or the audio/electronics section, or search for previous posts about the same problem by using the search function at the upper...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 12-24-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By John in VA
In this photo (not mine - found with Google), the...

In this photo (not mine - found with Google), the PS fluid canister is the gold-colored reservoir between the fuse box and driver's shock tower, but closer to the engine. You need to first discharge...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 12-14-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By John in VA
No Isetta action here! Check: ...

No Isetta action here! Check:
http://www.isettabob.com/
http://www.isetta-owners-club-gb.com/
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/IsettaWorld/info
http://isetta-world.blogspot.be/
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,571
Posted By John in VA
All of them.

All of them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By John in VA
Here's the parts diagram for the foglight: ...

Here's the parts diagram for the foglight:
http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AW33&mospid=47728&btnr=63_0456&hg=63&fg=15
http://realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/j/x/66.png

It may be one of the...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-13-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,572
Posted By John in VA
OP has made only one post on this forum, 8 months...

OP has made only one post on this forum, 8 months ago.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 55,068
Posted By John in VA
I was at BMW of Sterling yesterday for some other...

I was at BMW of Sterling yesterday for some other items and picked up a pair of wiper rubber refills - 61618217711. Plenty in stock.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,720
Posted By John in VA
Remove the battery and bring it inside where it's...

Remove the battery and bring it inside where it's warmer. I use a Battery MINDer - http://www.batteryminders.com/categories/applications/automotive.html
Forum: Classic Bimmers 12-10-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By John in VA
They appear to be No Longer Available. ...

They appear to be No Longer Available. http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=5514&mospid=47206&btnr=51_1236&hg=51&fg=50
You'll need to find a used set or have an auto upholsterer take a look. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 473
Posted By John in VA
No locking ring on my 05/2003 530i.

No locking ring on my 05/2003 530i.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 473
Posted By John in VA
I don't believe so, but a new mirror certainly...

I don't believe so, but a new mirror certainly clears faster than old glass. I got the wide angle mirrors for both sides....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By John in VA
S289A BMW LM Rad BMW Styling "Rad" is also...

S289A BMW LM Rad BMW Styling
"Rad" is also German for wheel. I believe the LM signifies "leichtmetall" = alloy.

This site - http://kun.de/homes/maus/pages/sa-codes.html (and others) gives this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By John in VA
The position of #3 can be changed to secure the...

The position of #3 can be changed to secure the battery - there are a series of holes in the battery tray.
Use realoem.com to find the parts used on your particular model - input the last 7 digits...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 11-30-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By John in VA
You popped in over a major holiday, so I'm not...

You popped in over a major holiday, so I'm not surprised. Most E28 owners are over at http://www.mye28.com/.
The car seems solid and you like it - why wouldn't you save it?
None of my E28s have...
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