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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By dmako
Mice, I know in my neck of the woods mice will...

Mice, I know in my neck of the woods mice will move in in just a few days. Check air filter etc for their presents.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By dmako
M5 sway bar realign?

If you install a rear M5 sway bar is an alignment required?

Sent from my MB860 using Bimmer App
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,910
Posted By dmako
I look in the rear view mirror.

I look in the rear view mirror.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,702
Posted By dmako
Who did the install?

Who did the install?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By dmako
Try http://www.neoautos.com/ they helped me out...

Try http://www.neoautos.com/ they helped me out several times.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By dmako
Had my arm rest padded and covered.

Had my arm rest padded and covered.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,059
Posted By dmako
Exactly. Seeing that your from Maine you know how...

Exactly. Seeing that your from Maine you know how the seasons change quickly.

Ps: sometime I make a run up to Howland ME.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,059
Posted By dmako
Do the DSWs feel at all sqirmy? On TR some have...

Do the DSWs feel at all sqirmy? On TR some have stated this due to soft sidewalls.

These are on my short list as they are back in stock. I garage my car Dec-Feb but may run into a light snow...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,116
Posted By dmako
Sounds interesting, what exactly is replaced, the...

Sounds interesting, what exactly is replaced, the whole rear end or just the ring and pinion gears?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,620
Posted By dmako
In order to be able to offer a single cylinder...

In order to be able to offer a single cylinder block to all markets throughout the world, the aluminum block was given dry cast-iron liners.
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 06-16-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,977
Posted By dmako
Thanks! Also the part Joe is selling will...

Thanks!

Also the part Joe is selling will not fit my 99, per Joe.
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 06-13-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,977
Posted By dmako
Does it fit the 528i sedan? Part...

Does it fit the 528i sedan?

Part Cross-reference
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Part 51110139583 (INSTALLING SET SPOILER FRONT) was found on the following vehicles:

E39 525i Sedan, M54, AUTO...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,059
Posted By dmako
Wow the Continental's seem to have some issue, I...

Wow the Continental's seem to have some issue, I was moving the DWS's to my short list but since I store the car during late winter months I can not take flat-spotting.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By dmako
Tire poll for my E39

Looking to replace my tires and while there is a lot of post asking about tires etc. I figured I'd try to ask in a poll (Hope this works).

I have a 1999 528i 5-speed sport. Now to date I am able...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 81,433
Posted By dmako
On the VANOS repair site (Rajaie) posted this...

On the VANOS repair site (Rajaie) posted this trick

"The crankcase vent valve and 4 associate hoses fail and cause a vacuum leak. The valve gets stuck open and the hoses crack. These last 70-120k...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By dmako
If its a standard you may consider removing the...

If its a standard you may consider removing the clutch delay valve (CDV) for smoother shifting. With just 48K miles the cooling system should be okay unless age plays into the failure factor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By dmako
I went with gray/black and the tri-color...

I went with gray/black and the tri-color M-stitching.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By dmako
Looks great! I'm currently getting my...

Looks great!

I'm currently getting my armrest covered by RedLine. I'll post pictures when I get it back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By dmako
"but leave the e-brake alone its already two...

"but leave the e-brake alone its already two tone" Good point, I didn't even notice that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By dmako
Question Opinion on interior armrest color

I am working with a vendor that makes leather shift, E-brake, and armrest recovered in leather. My armrest is being used as a template for E39's and thus I am getting the work done for free.

Now I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 72,421
Posted By dmako
I have a Mityvac 7400 which I was able to use...

I have a Mityvac 7400 which I was able to use twice to extract my oil.

The first time it worked like a charm, the second time (a year later) oil began to come out of the T handle for some reason....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,951
Posted By dmako
As Autozine put it back in the day: "Engine...

As Autozine put it back in the day:

"Engine was also the strength of BMW. Although the 5-series brought no new engines at launch, its six-cylinders (170hp 2.5-litre for 523i and 193hp 2.8-litre...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,951
Posted By dmako
As someone stated, it more fun to drive a slow...

As someone stated, it more fun to drive a slow car fast, than a fast car slow. You can rev the 6 up and along with the handling is simply fun to drive and you don't end up going too fast to get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By dmako
This link may help ...

This link may help

http://www.zeckhausen.com/swaybar_replacement.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By dmako
Well I guess I'll wait and see if the noise...

Well I guess I'll wait and see if the noise reappears.

Thanks all
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