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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,020
Posted By shaftdrive
I think that's the problem noted. The only...

I think that's the problem noted.

The only thing you can really rely upon for brand to brand tire to tire comparisons are the numbers printed on the sidewall unless you happen to have a report for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 90,967
Posted By shaftdrive
I always thought it was the cabin air filter, but...

I always thought it was the cabin air filter, but from what you just tested, it's something growing in the tunnels or vent slats or heat exchanger coils.

Presumably you either kill them, or dry...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 66,396
Posted By shaftdrive
It's really hard to tell, but, on mine, it seems...

It's really hard to tell, but, on mine, it seems like it's only the fronts, and maybe even only one wheel.

But, I could be wrong because it's so violent, that it's hard to tell.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By shaftdrive
There is an old very long thread, I think by...

There is an old very long thread, I think by matwiz, on very severe abnormal abs shudder while braking when driving slow on bumpy roads.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 38,967
Posted By shaftdrive
Are your center steering wheel inlays round on...

Are your center steering wheel inlays round on the 3 series?
For the 5 series, they're replacing only the round (sport) steering wheel takata airbags.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By shaftdrive
I don't think it matters in the least how many...

I don't think it matters in the least how many prongs you have, so, I go with what BMW recommends since it's cheap, and it works.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By shaftdrive
As everyone said, the red stick should be flush...

As everyone said, the red stick should be flush with the top of the filler neck.

The fluid is about halfway in the expansion tank.

Anything more, and kaboom.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 142,965
Posted By shaftdrive
This thread is a must read! ...

This thread is a must read!
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=679306
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By shaftdrive
Thanks for that heads up. I think it's funny...

Thanks for that heads up.

I think it's funny that the original poster originally spelled brakes correctly throughout, and then, a year later, spells it breaks throughout.

A troll for sure.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By shaftdrive
Thanks for that heads up. I think it's funny...

Thanks for that heads up.

I think it's funny that the original poster originally spelled brakes correctly throughout, and then, a year later, spells it breaks throughout.

A troll for sure.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By shaftdrive
I think cn90 has a diy on this drain plug. In...

I think cn90 has a diy on this drain plug.
In general, leave it alone I think was the consensus.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By shaftdrive
Doesn't cn90 have a diy exactly for this?

Doesn't cn90 have a diy exactly for this?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By shaftdrive
Isn't there a test for CPS sensors?

Isn't there a test for CPS sensors?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,467
Posted By shaftdrive
For convenience, I'd like a steering wheel mount....

For convenience, I'd like a steering wheel mount.
I know it would be a problem in a crash, but all the rest of the time, it would be convenient.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,142
Posted By shaftdrive
Figuratively true, but not literally, since you...

Figuratively true, but not literally, since you don't need a 36mm socket or an oil catch pan to do most other jobs.

But your point is correct, especially since you'll need the ramps or jack and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By shaftdrive
It's electrical. What's the status of your alt...

It's electrical.
What's the status of your alt & battery?
Did you do the full battery reset yet?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By shaftdrive
I like these posts. With pictures. And detail. ...

I like these posts. With pictures. And detail.
Thank you!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By shaftdrive
Low voltage will make the car go into tfp.

Low voltage will make the car go into tfp.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By shaftdrive
It's not a temperature sensor. It's the aux fan...

It's not a temperature sensor.
It's the aux fan thermo switch.
There's a thread on the o-ring size.
Lots of them, in fact.
It's the same o-ring as the manifold sensor.
Look in the stickies for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By shaftdrive
How many HP are you looking to gain?

How many HP are you looking to gain?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,433
Posted By shaftdrive
It's pretty simple. What people say is warp is...

It's pretty simple.
What people say is warp is really something else.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 455,105
Posted By shaftdrive
It's fewer than a dozen pages if you set your...

It's fewer than a dozen pages if you set your control panel to the max number of posts per page.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,314
Posted By shaftdrive
Isn't there a really long thread on this trifecta...

Isn't there a really long thread on this trifecta issue already?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,394
Posted By shaftdrive
Ignoring the indirect affects on camber from...

Ignoring the indirect affects on camber from adjusting other suspension parameters, is the general consensus that the camber on the front of the E46 can be directly changed either by adding camber...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 61,109
Posted By shaftdrive
Does anyone have a cutaway view of the catch can?...

Does anyone have a cutaway view of the catch can?
How works the thing? Gravity?
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