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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By WagonTheDog
I'm sure with a little homework and the...

I'm sure with a little homework and the inclination to DIY I could have saved a few bucks, but at 200k miles I wanted pros to go through it inside and out. This thing is my daily driver and I want to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By WagonTheDog
Just went through it last week...

I had been dealing with some not-so-good vibrations at about 2200 rpms under load and finally dealt with it just last week.

The drive shaft was about $800, $125 for the guibo, plus labor... All...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By WagonTheDog
Had the same thing... Defintitely sounds like...

Had the same thing... Defintitely sounds like VANOS O-Rings.

"With M52TU engine cars (98/99-00) with cold engine idle jolt symptoms, the vanos intake solenoid (metal cylinder) electrical connector...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By WagonTheDog
Un EFFING believable!!!

I haven't posted for quite some time because I've been super busy, and my car has been running super good (182k) after working out the bugs via this forum... So, why am I posting NOW?

A...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,509
Posted By WagonTheDog
Nice

Wagons RULE
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,198
Posted By WagonTheDog
I just can't say enough about this car... I drove...

I just can't say enough about this car... I drove myself, a small dog, a fair amount of luggage, and a plastic tote containing all critical bodily fluids, extra belts, an extra coil, road flares,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,198
Posted By WagonTheDog
Wow, thanks so much for elaborating! I too have...

Wow, thanks so much for elaborating! I too have just begun experiencing the exact same shudder you described, and it sounds as if you've saved me the trouble of researching the diagnosis...

I'd...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,198
Posted By WagonTheDog
Outstanding

I used to post here all the time when I first bought my car, but unfortunately I've been super busy as of late and just haven't been able to keep up. This piece of awesomeness is my daily driver, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,465
Posted By WagonTheDog
Trust? You tell me :D

As you can see from my profile, I live in SoCal, but I took the attched pic about ten minutes ago to accompany this post... I left SD Wednesday morning, tonight I'm spending the night in Dandridge,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,123
Posted By WagonTheDog
White wash blues follow up...

Ha, I never did post my findings on this one... Interesting story to say the least...

I took the car back to the shop that had done the insurance work because I thought it was the radiator itself....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By WagonTheDog
Meth is a terrible drug...

Meth is a terrible drug...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,509
Posted By WagonTheDog
Here's one from earlier today...

My new favorite pic taken this afternoon...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=5006&pictureid=21992
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,252
Posted By WagonTheDog
There's a shop here in North County that did an...

There's a shop here in North County that did an excellent job converting my Touring to an M-Tech after an accident.

Scroll down to the bottom of this thread:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,427
Posted By WagonTheDog
Ha, many thanks... That's good stuff coming from...

Ha, many thanks... That's good stuff coming from a ride like yours :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,509
Posted By WagonTheDog
What?

Station wagons? Puh leese...

Girls car...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=5006&pictureid=19591
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,427
Posted By WagonTheDog
Full conversion

Bought it like this:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=5006&pictureid=19581

About three weeks later it looked like this:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,298
Posted By WagonTheDog
63k and a 5-Speed?

Ahhhhhh $#!T MAN...

My condolences, but as usual, any accident you can walk away from...

Good luck with the resurrection :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By WagonTheDog
ASK AND YE SHALL RECEIVE :rofl: ...

ASK AND YE SHALL RECEIVE :rofl:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/CHROME-ORIGINAl-12-NOTE-DIXIE-Air-Horn-DUKES-HAZARD-/130540454178?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item1e64d14122

OMG......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,047
Posted By WagonTheDog
Go to Pep Boys and spend ten bucks. ...

Go to Pep Boys and spend ten bucks.

http://zenbezier.com/528pics/drIsIn.jpg

Once you learn to use it, you will be able to pinpoint any noise without question.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,031
Posted By WagonTheDog
Ha! I can imagine what that looks like :eek: ...

Ha! I can imagine what that looks like :eek:

If somebody would have told me a year ago that I would willingly give up my pickup in favor of a station wag..., err... "Touring", I would have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,031
Posted By WagonTheDog
Wagon load...

Avg. mpg @ 70-80 mph on SoCal fwys, combined with some coastal, 101 stuff:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=5557&pictureid=21457

With this kinda load in the back... "Junk in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,297
Posted By WagonTheDog
We all drive, or have driven what is arguably the...

We all drive, or have driven what is arguably the best car ever built, what did you expect? :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,398
Posted By WagonTheDog
I'd debadge an M5 if I had one...

Not the best angle, but the only pic I had handy...

I don't care which one you're driving, I don't like chrome on these cars.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,077
Posted By WagonTheDog
Very nice...

Yep... Black kidneys and clear corners... Gotta love that.

Now, if only I had a V-8...

http://zenbezier.com/528pics/helgaAfter.png
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By WagonTheDog
Price paid, but lesson learned?

While I have a feeling this video might upset some, the purpose is to illustrate the point that when you're doing something foolish, eventually the odds catch up with you.

I've been making this...
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