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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By rcshott
Great! Didn't think about changing it. Oh I agree...

Great! Didn't think about changing it. Oh I agree that wide angle is good, it's just that I've been using 'normal' mirrors for well over 50 years :thumbup: and find it difficult to change now,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,652
Posted By rcshott
HAHA…yeah kero will stop a petrol engine! To...

HAHA…yeah kero will stop a petrol engine!

To add to my story;
I asked the $20 mechs what damage would be caused, "None" they said. I was concerned that at least the plugs would be fouled. But...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By rcshott
YEAH…they are bloody annoying aren't they… Thanks...

YEAH…they are bloody annoying aren't they… Thanks for advice.

Other thing…can "ordinary" glass be installed into these mirrors? The "Things may be closer than they seem" glass is also annoying....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,652
Posted By rcshott
The ONLY way to get fuel from a tank which...

The ONLY way to get fuel from a tank which doesn't have a drain plug…such as E39, (and without destroying the tank of course) is;
1. Remove the rear seat
2. Remove the sound deadening
3. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By rcshott
May NOT always be good for your car! Any car. ...

May NOT always be good for your car! Any car. The busier stations tend to have fresher fuel. It's well known that the illegal 'adding' of water or some foul, cheap mix to some 'hic' station tank can...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By rcshott
And I still drive it like I stole it lol

And I still drive it like I stole it lol
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By rcshott
Nicer than me missus…" ALP-11" N-E-V-E-R answered...

Nicer than me missus…" ALP-11" N-E-V-E-R answered back! :)
After divorce 1997 she 'stole' it and I found MY LEGAL PROPERTY by chance almost 4 months later. Cost for maintenance & repairs......
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By rcshott
Let's see if this works; 1989 E34 BMW ALPINA...

Let's see if this works;
1989 E34 BMW ALPINA B10;
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By rcshott
hahahaha…like that did ya? All donations to ME...

hahahaha…like that did ya? All donations to ME ask for bank details :angel:

Pics? Yeah want 'em here or PM? I could write a book about 'her'. Now living in Ukraine (do NOT ask "why") so she's...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By rcshott
Does it have an engine? :dunno: Sorry mate I...

Does it have an engine? :dunno: Sorry mate I couldn't resist it.

MAF?
Blocked Cats?
Fuel?
Electrical?
Need lots more info, engine, hot, cold, hard launch? etc … … ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 892
Posted By rcshott
First you need to determine exactly whether it's...

First you need to determine exactly whether it's electrical or fuel. You've checked & replaced/tested many items I had a problem with on the E34, although mine would idle OK & suddenly miss a beat...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By rcshott
Exactly! Do a long drive & test/check EVERYTHING...

Exactly! Do a long drive & test/check EVERYTHING works. You won't get a better "Hand made" sedan than the E34 (6 or 8cyl) or even the E39's…the first of the BMW 'automated' manufacturing process. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By rcshott
Ebay key blank ad's CLEARLY state whether the key...

Ebay key blank ad's CLEARLY state whether the key is single groove or not etc such as(taken directly from Ebay key for sale);

"HOW TO BUY A CORRECT KEY , PLEASE READ BEFORE BUYING

1. Always...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By rcshott
Apart from getting records when you bought it,...

Apart from getting records when you bought it, regardless of WHO previous mech's were, or trace back from the last owner through to other previous owners (almost impossible, believe me) you're on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By rcshott
Differences between euro & usa spec cars

Info from this site is nothing but the BEST, I read it daily & stash relevant info in a special folder. I recently got my Bentley Vol.1 & 2 (for my E39 recently purchased in Ukraine where I now live)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,341
Posted By rcshott
For those who are so insistent that rotors "warp"...

For those who are so insistent that rotors "warp" do yourselves a favour and read page 1 of this thread and (including links) read what bluebee and others say. Also go to ANY dictionary (or google...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By rcshott
Right side angel eyes out & rear light "faults"

Electrical faults over the internet/telephone are impossible to diagnose but I'd like advice please.

I've searched Bentley (vol 2) plus internet as well as posts here for days & stumped for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By rcshott
Yeah I understand. $10 for such an item just aint...

Yeah I understand. $10 for such an item just aint good, I'm getting a proper reset tool from England similar to the one I had in Australia for the E34, so I feel fairly confident. That one you bought...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By rcshott
Thanks boys, saved me a few dollars as well as...

Thanks boys, saved me a few dollars as well as some great info. Appreciated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By rcshott
A reset tool question

I'm about to grab a reset tool for my '97 E39 5er and noticed that some tools say they'll reset service lights (velly cheap), but descriptions of some dearer tools say they also reset airbag...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By rcshott
Thanks bluebee, actually, after reading most of...

Thanks bluebee, actually, after reading most of all that is why I've decided to attack it myself, give me something to do while there's 4 feet of snow outside. All this info needs time to read but is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By rcshott
Pixel repair info

I've just got my replacement ribbons for E39 pixel repairs for both the OBC & radio, so I thought I'd share the contact info. Go to; http://pixelfix.net/eng/index.html which also helps the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,908
Posted By rcshott
Crushed ice has nailed some good reading even...

Crushed ice has nailed some good reading even though over 3 years ago. I've gone from E28 to E30 to E34 B10 Alpina (now had her for 19 years) As well as an E34 535i as a 'daily' & this year moved...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By rcshott
Ahh OK, Thanks edjack. That's interesting, works...

Ahh OK, Thanks edjack. That's interesting, works on the 6 cyl but not the 8. A bit more noise is good but I wanted performance with it. So I'll save my $'s
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By rcshott
:dunno: "No answer" was the stern reply?...

:dunno: "No answer" was the stern reply? :dunno:
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