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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By ndncdntxn
BMW Mechanic in St Louis

Hey Everyone.
I'm kinda new to St Louis and am looking for a reliable mechanic to do some work on my car. Simple maintenance and a possible wheel alignment. Want to avoid the dealerships but I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 53,194
Posted By ndncdntxn
I found Trico Break-To-Fit Wiper Refils at...

I found Trico Break-To-Fit Wiper Refils at Advanced Auto Parts. They come in a set of 2 for $7. Both at 26" so the drivers side blade is already the right size.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By ndncdntxn
Headlights smoking?

Hey All,
I got the "Check Low Beam Lights" warning the other day and noticed my right side headlight was out. I took it out from the housing but couldn't get the bulb or the casing off the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By ndncdntxn
Windshield Washer Fluid

Gearing up for my first Wisconsin winter and looking for any suggestions for windshield washer fluid and also if anyone uses the BWM fluid for the "Intensive Washer-Reservoir" or any other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By ndncdntxn
My local dealer also said around $3.00 each for...

My local dealer also said around $3.00 each for the refills BUT they won't install them for free.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 76,362
Posted By ndncdntxn
Thanks for posting my story Bluebee! I was about...

Thanks for posting my story Bluebee! I was about to add my $0.02.
Just an update, I found a radiator shop close by that replaced the radiator and the upper and lower hoses for about $500. Only had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 53,194
Posted By ndncdntxn
Called my local dealer now and they said $3.63...

Called my local dealer now and they said $3.63 each BUT they won't install them for free. He said the same thing about them having the metal tabs that you break off. Has anyone installed these? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By ndncdntxn
Thanks for the places Bschmidt25! I'm out in...

Thanks for the places Bschmidt25!
I'm out in Waukesha and Milw Motorwerks is really close by. Will keep them in mind if I need any work done on my car.
Looking forward to the winter and it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By ndncdntxn
Thanks again Fudman. I found an independent guy...

Thanks again Fudman. I found an independent guy nearby that works on European cars and swung by at lunch. He gave me an estimate of around $800 for the parts. This includes replacing the radiator...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By ndncdntxn
Thanks cn90. Based on Fudman's post should I be...

Thanks cn90.
Based on Fudman's post should I be looking at around $700 for parts plus labor?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By ndncdntxn
Thanks Fudman. I actually just moved up to...

Thanks Fudman. I actually just moved up to Milwaukee so traded in the heat for the cold but either won't do me good with this leak.
I've noticed the temp has stayed pretty steady while driving but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By ndncdntxn
Looked up on Yelp. But nothing is better than...

Looked up on Yelp. But nothing is better than the stamp of approval from my fellow e39 owners :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By ndncdntxn
Low coolant and possible Radiator leak

Hi All,
I noticed this morning on my drive to work that I had a low coolant message show up on my dash. Checked when I got back in the evening and saw it was low and figured I would wait for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By ndncdntxn
Mechanic in Milwaukee

Hey Everyone,
I'm new to Wisc. Anyone know of a good BMW shop in the Milwaukee area? Miss my go to guy back in Houston :(

Thanks in advance!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By ndncdntxn
My moulding has been chipping away A LOT. Does...

My moulding has been chipping away A LOT. Does anyone know if it's still safe to drive? I know there's a seal underneath that keeps the windshield in place but just wanted to be certain that it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By ndncdntxn
Oh nice! I saw those at Disc. Tire for about 600...

Oh nice! I saw those at Disc. Tire for about 600 bucks. Yeah, lmk how they work out for you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By ndncdntxn
Need new tires!

Hey Guys,
I have a 2003 e39 (525i) with stock wheels (pic below). Tire Size is 225/55-16. When I bought the car it had falkens on them which have been good. My front tires are wearing out and I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,814
Posted By ndncdntxn
After reading a bunch of threads on wipers I went...

After reading a bunch of threads on wipers I went to O'Reilly today with my wipers in hand to see what I could find. The guy was able to take out the wiper inserts and insert some regular Anco...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By ndncdntxn
Air filter is good if that whats you are asking. ...

Air filter is good if that whats you are asking. Just changed the air filter along with the oil the beginning of Sept. Need to change the cabin filters though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By ndncdntxn
In TX I think its 10%. Dont remember what it was...

In TX I think its 10%. Dont remember what it was in NM. Anyone know?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By ndncdntxn
Hey Mack, Thanks for asking. Oddly enough the...

Hey Mack,
Thanks for asking. Oddly enough the light went out after a couple days and then came back on after a few more days then went out the next day! Total of 3 times in 10 days. Oddly enough...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,920
Posted By ndncdntxn
My tube is on the side of the positive terminal. ...

My tube is on the side of the positive terminal. Hope you found yours.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,446
Posted By ndncdntxn
Do you need to have the cd changer in order to...

Do you need to have the cd changer in order to install this? I dont have the changer but its pre-wired and i have non-dsp. I cant tell from their instructions if I can connect this to the back of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By ndncdntxn
hahaha ouch!

hahaha ouch!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By ndncdntxn
How did you conclude the rubber seal was the...

How did you conclude the rubber seal was the culprit?
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