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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By crazyb0064
Finally!!!!! Wrench and pulley tool

Finally got my wrench and pulley holder from eBay, $36.50 w/ free shipping, soon I shall see how they hold up. On a related note, anybody in the west Michigan (grand rapids, Rockford, Kalamazoo,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By crazyb0064
Checked codes finally, showed a magnet code....

Checked codes finally, showed a magnet code. Cleared it and its good for now, will post in a day or so if its still good.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By crazyb0064
Shift lock not disengaging

I have a 1997 528i Auto and when I went to put it into drive today the shifter wouldn't move. After turning it off, removing the key, and restarting it multiple times, I removed the shift boot and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,085
Posted By crazyb0064
Dsm = diamond star motors, joint venture of...

Dsm = diamond star motors, joint venture of Mitsubishi and Dodge, possibly a few others. The avenger was a dsm

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,941
Posted By crazyb0064
Fan shroud? Center dash vent that has the air...

Fan shroud? Center dash vent that has the air control dial?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,950
Posted By crazyb0064
Looks pretty good. Did you tear apart the leather...

Looks pretty good. Did you tear apart the leather to make a pattern for the new covers?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,375
Posted By crazyb0064
Mine looks about the same, except I have a trans...

Mine looks about the same, except I have a trans ecu in there, I have a 97 528i. I'm having ABS asc issues I think, trans doesn't up shift by itself. Swapped wheel speed sensors, and now that I know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By crazyb0064
I think they look cool, but no idea on the...

I think they look cool, but no idea on the quality of the tubing or how it stands the engine bay in these. Very interested in hearing if they are worth it as well

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By crazyb0064
Thanks doru, I was unaware that the 530i had a...

Thanks doru, I was unaware that the 530i had a different sort of t stat. Learn something everyday,at least every day I get to check the 'fest :)

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By crazyb0064
So you need to drill for a 528i but not a 530i? ...

So you need to drill for a 528i but not a 530i?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,245
Posted By crazyb0064
I'm in the Rockford / grand rapids area, and have...

I'm in the Rockford / grand rapids area, and have blizzaks on my 528i. Was great for the one bit of snow we had so far

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By crazyb0064
I picked up a new to me ABS unit a couple of days...

I picked up a new to me ABS unit a couple of days ago, sucks I can't just transfer the electronics part over, on mine its soldered to the hydro unit. Also picking up a new laptop today that has a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By crazyb0064
Finally got a few min to disconnect the battery,...

Finally got a few min to disconnect the battery, and it worked! Wouldn't let me shift out of park for a minute, but all is good now. Thanks for the help and good ideas

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 48,024
Posted By crazyb0064
The advanced auto near me has the trico inserts...

The advanced auto near me has the trico inserts for the same price as the dealer here, 7 for the pair.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By crazyb0064
Can't really see from the pics, but this is the...

Can't really see from the pics, but this is the best I got till morning

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By crazyb0064
Yes, I've tried adjusting the brightness, it dims...

Yes, I've tried adjusting the brightness, it dims and brightens everything but the affected area. Just throws me off that if it is a bulb, then why is the cruise control light doing the same thing?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By crazyb0064
Dim odometer bright gauges 97 528i

I left my door mostly shut overnight (shut but not fully latched), and now the bottom part of my cluster is super dim. The car icon, odometer, shift indicator, and cruise control is dim and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By crazyb0064
ive used seafoam on plenty of other cars and...

ive used seafoam on plenty of other cars and trucks before, and never had any problems. that being said, i would never throw it in my bmw!!! we have temperamental cats and sensors to begin with, why...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By crazyb0064
abs? my module is right next to my 20 pin...

abs? my module is right next to my 20 pin connector. still havent had the time to get my dis working right
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By crazyb0064
omfg, i didnt realise mine was up a bit from the...

omfg, i didnt realise mine was up a bit from the newer ones. any other way to test the ring besides spinning the wheel and watching to see if the number is consistent between wheels?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By crazyb0064
ok. brakes were good, PO replaced pads but not...

ok. brakes were good, PO replaced pads but not the sensors, so i replaced sensors and that light is off. swapped front sensors (they had been off before, plastic broke around the bolts) Cleared the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By crazyb0064
did you test the sensors at the wheel or at the...

did you test the sensors at the wheel or at the abs connector?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By crazyb0064
http://i491.photobucket.com/albums/rr279/crazyb006...

http://i491.photobucket.com/albums/rr279/crazyb0064/Can_tTellifTrolling.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 28,304
Posted By crazyb0064
thats what im guessing my problem is. i was going...

thats what im guessing my problem is. i was going to swap front sensors and see if it did anything, but ended up helping close the pool instead. seems something always comes up when i have the time...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By crazyb0064
def have to go with the house, but the car isnt...

def have to go with the house, but the car isnt bad either
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