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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Those pictures were taken while I was driving....

Those pictures were taken while I was driving. The MID is fine, I was hoping the cluster was supposed to look like the MID, instead it's backlit while driving (like the picture shows) and didn't know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Cluster Pixels

Sent MID and Cluster off to California to get pixels repaired a couple years ago.. Is the backlight on the cluster always supposed to be on? I just noticed how hard it is to see in the mid-afternoon...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7,096
Views: 176,313
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Me: <video...

Me:
<video src="https://www.dropbox.com/s/4w9u9ah0ad3iblu/Video%20Jul%2014%2C%2012%2041%2030%20PM.mp4?raw=1" width="320" height="240" controls></video>
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7,096
Views: 176,313
Posted By G3ARHE4D
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zn2lq021y5mbf85/STEPDAD....

https://www.dropbox.com/s/zn2lq021y5mbf85/STEPDAD.JPG?raw=1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,358
Views: 394,410
Posted By G3ARHE4D
https://www.dropbox.com/s/1weaflbgzstehwh/File%20J...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/1weaflbgzstehwh/File%20Jun%2029%2C%208%2001%2000%20PM.jpeg?raw=1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7,096
Views: 176,313
Posted By G3ARHE4D
No.. They are OE 18's from an e38, bored to 74.1...

No.. They are OE 18's from an e38, bored to 74.1 :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7,096
Views: 176,313
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Anyone else struggle with this dilema?

My e39 (which I love and have poured more money into than I care to say) is perfect to me..

I've sweated and slaved over the years getting it to look the way I want, including its stance.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Oh I didn't buy anything, I happen to have a...

Oh I didn't buy anything, I happen to have a pretty decent heat gun (Matco) so the first thing I tried was just heating up the existing butyl tape through the VB and it worked like a charm (for now...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Works for me, back in they go lol.

Works for me, back in they go lol.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Okay.. Any idea what they are for?

Okay.. Any idea what they are for?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Here's a picture of the holes at the bottom of...

Here's a picture of the holes at the bottom of the door and the plugs that were in them. They are on all 4 doors.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Quick Vapor Barrier question

I'm in the middle of resealling the VB's on my rear doors and have a question.. (I've needed to do this for a while but the car is usually garaged during rain and only driven once or twice a week so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By G3ARHE4D
I can think of a handful of Mercedes that would...

I can think of a handful of Mercedes that would eat an E39 for breakfast so I don't understand the hate :dunno:

I love my E39 but my 2012 ML is a helluva lot nicer..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Our service intervals are 10k on passenger...

Our service intervals are 10k on passenger vehicles and 13k on commercial vehicles. From what I hear from the techs, BG treated engines' oil comes out cleaner, less chance for sludge and better...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By G3ARHE4D
No doubt.

No doubt.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By G3ARHE4D
For sure.. I've been patiently waiting for a...

For sure.. I've been patiently waiting for a craigslist post for two more e38 rears so I can finally have 9.5 on all four corners. : popcorn:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Being in the Auto industry we all know between...

Being in the Auto industry we all know between parts and service and techs and salesmen, that left is driver and right is passenger.

The only time I have to use the words driver and passenger is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By G3ARHE4D
My Mpars are e38 fitment bored to 74.1 :thumbup: ...

My Mpars are e38 fitment bored to 74.1 :thumbup:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/947o4j8285ny7mg/File%20May%2004%2C%201%2001%2011%20PM.jpeg?raw=1

...and dusted with a custom "road grit" finish... lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By G3ARHE4D
It's good stuff. We use it here at our...

It's good stuff. We use it here at our dealerhsip. Their 44k product flies off the shelf too. That's why bg IS still around. And expensive. Most of our techs swear by it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By G3ARHE4D
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zwy5ek59ba2clql/offset.J...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/zwy5ek59ba2clql/offset.JPG?raw=1

Ok, here's the offset game..

If a wheel says 0 offset, that means the mounting surface of the wheel (where the bolts go through it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By G3ARHE4D
There's plenty room for an 8.5/10 setup. The...

There's plenty room for an 8.5/10 setup.

The most important aspect is offset. As long as that's correct you'll be fine. I currently run 285's in the rear of my E39 on stock Mpars. I've also seen...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Unless it looks like this... In which case, drive...

Unless it looks like this... In which case, drive that **** off a cliff.. :thumbup:

https://www.dropbox.com/sc/59twefehipq5s5w/AADvkVcxuAXVybbBLVBOCalTa?raw=1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By G3ARHE4D
Mag loves the car.. doesn't use a real picture of...

Mag loves the car.. doesn't use a real picture of one.. :confused:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By G3ARHE4D
As a parts manager, that $47 price could have...

As a parts manager, that $47 price could have been a matrix to where the $38 was straight list.. Then we could do wholesale pricing of 15, 20, or even 25 percent off if we wanted to. Hell or even...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By G3ARHE4D
You painted the diffuser? I have the dual tip...

You painted the diffuser? I have the dual tip setup and the trimming was extremely minimal.
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