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Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By John in VA
Remove the screws in the lower corners of the...

Remove the screws in the lower corners of the seat back panel and take a look up toward the inner top of the seat.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By John in VA
2002s are nearly 40 years old, while the newest...

2002s are nearly 40 years old, while the newest E30 is 23. You can get a very nice E46 in your price range that will probably need less work.
"Better" is subjective and depends on what properties...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 04-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By John in VA
The only place I know of in that corner of VA is...

The only place I know of in that corner of VA is http://www.bimmerworld.com/. Maybe they can help you out.
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 04-11-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By John in VA
Check with Radial Tire Co. -...

Check with Radial Tire Co. - http://www.radialtirecompany.com/index.htm
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 04-08-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By John in VA
http://www.blueridgebmwcca.org/

http://www.blueridgebmwcca.org/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By John in VA
There is a black plastic "cap" very similar to...

There is a black plastic "cap" very similar to the green one that the gas cap fits into while refueling - #14 in your realoem link, part #51-17-1-928-699 . The lock rod slides into it, preventing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By John in VA
Go to the parts or sale or parting out section to...

Go to the parts or sale or parting out section to see if someone has what you need.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By John in VA
Manual shades for the E39 are also available -...

Manual shades for the E39 are also available - 82-24-9-407-925
http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/parts-other-sale-wanted/208564-black-manual-rear-window-roller-shade.html
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By John in VA
One of our local indy chains uses gym dumbbells. ...

One of our local indy chains uses gym dumbbells.

http://www.diamondfitnesssystems.com/USA%20Hex%20Head%20Dumbbells%20A.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By John in VA
That should work, or the butyl rope caulk that...

That should work, or the butyl rope caulk that was used originally. Heat it with a hair dryer or heat gun and press the vapor barrier into place.
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-10-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By John in VA
Check with Patrick at...

Check with Patrick at http://www.bimmerrescue.com/BimmerRescue/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By John in VA
Velcro fix -...

Velcro fix - http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39-m5-e52-z8-discussion/137711-fix-creaking-rattling-doors.html
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 03-02-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By John in VA
528e/325e have the M20B27, not the M30. ...

528e/325e have the M20B27, not the M30.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M20
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 02-22-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By John in VA
http://m535i.org/main.html ...

http://m535i.org/main.html
http://forum.bmw5.co.uk/index.php/topic/42690-what-to-look-for-when-buying-an-e28/...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By John in VA
Nope - M5board.com

Nope - M5board.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By John in VA
I just picked up the same trim and will be...

I just picked up the same trim and will be swapping it when the temperature warms up a bit. I'll search for DIYs, but thought you might have found & used some, especially for the flap door & shifter...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 02-18-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By John in VA
Here's a link to a list of shops from the local...

Here's a link to a list of shops from the local BMW CCA chapter.
http://forum.nccbmwcca.org/showthread.php?1251-Dan-s-list-of-local-repair-shops

There are a number of places out near Dulles, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By John in VA
I've been happy with the Dormans in our E46 - no...

I've been happy with the Dormans in our E46 - no problems after several years. They were $70-80 with online discount coupon from AdvanceAutoParts.com - picked them up at the local store.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By John in VA
http://www.ngk.com/ngk-aut-c1411.aspx

http://www.ngk.com/ngk-aut-c1411.aspx
Forum: Classic Bimmers 02-14-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By John in VA
There are plenty of places to get power for the...

There are plenty of places to get power for the electric choke. The DGEV (electric choke) and DGAV (agua/water choke) are both reliable. I always liked the manual choke 32/36. I tried a 38/38 put...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-09-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By John in VA
Those are plastic wheel covers in the original...

Those are plastic wheel covers in the original poster's photo...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By John in VA
The paintwork on new cars can be remarkably bad,...

The paintwork on new cars can be remarkably bad, depending on the preparation process. Most dealerships are poorly equipped to turn out a highly detailed finish. I might trust them to rub some wax...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By John in VA
While this is a great car, it is hardly a classic...

While this is a great car, it is hardly a classic at this point. You might try posting to the E39 or classified sections.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 02-05-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By John in VA
Wrong section - try the classifieds. Good luck...

Wrong section - try the classifieds. Good luck with the sale.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 02-05-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By John in VA
Wrong section - try the classifieds. Good luck...

Wrong section - try the classifieds. Good luck with the sale.
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