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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,141
Posted By redbeemer
Be careful. "charging support" is doublespeak. It...

Be careful. "charging support" is doublespeak. It doesn't actually work when you need it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,746
Posted By redbeemer
Hint: look for the word "torque" in the best...

Hint: look for the word "torque" in the best links thread for the E39.
Forum: General BMW 05-28-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By redbeemer
Your videotape will be useless as BMW will only...

Your videotape will be useless as BMW will only go by their tests.
If it tests OK when they test it - not when you test it - then they will determine it's ok.
The best bet is to actually break it. ...
Forum: General BMW 05-17-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By redbeemer
All I ask is that we make an attempt to separate...

All I ask is that we make an attempt to separate truth from fiction in our arguments by quoting referenceable facts.
Forum: General BMW 05-17-2005, 01:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,441
Posted By redbeemer
OK. My mistake. No harm intended. When I used the...

OK. My mistake. No harm intended. When I used the word "forum" I didn't mean all of Bimmerfest. I meant this discussion specifically.

In this discussion titled "Gas for BMW", I thought we were...
Forum: General BMW 05-16-2005, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By redbeemer
Besides the reputed mpg loss, a second unanswered...

Besides the reputed mpg loss, a second unanswered question might be "Did anyone run a long-term test of potential engine damage"?

A few reports surfaced when I just now googled for data so there...
Forum: General BMW 05-16-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,562
Posted By redbeemer
You posit the reduction in miles per gallon...

You posit the reduction in miles per gallon offsets those savings?
Are you sure?
What I'd like to see is an actual printed miles-per-gallon test on an M3 as proof.

Likewise, you said performance...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2005, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By redbeemer
My Costco no longer works on tires not purchased...

My Costco no longer works on tires not purchased from Costco and installed by Costco (not balancing, not rotation, not puncture repair, nothing).
Forum: General BMW 05-12-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By redbeemer
My dealerr noticed mine was broke after I brought...

My dealerr noticed mine was broke after I brought the car in for services. They didnt charge me anything but they had to order it becuase it wasnt in stock. They called two days later and I stopped...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,997
Posted By redbeemer
The 2002 E39 (525 anyway) can have the +/- M/S...

The 2002 E39 (525 anyway) can have the +/- M/S step xmision and still not have the sport package.
Forum: General BMW 05-11-2005, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By redbeemer
Windshield chips never get smaller with time ...

Windshield chips never get smaller with time ...
Forum: General BMW 05-04-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,085
Posted By redbeemer
Since web pages come and go, and since Johnson...

Since web pages come and go, and since Johnson Controls Homelink phone numbers were VERY hard to find (at least for me), here is the contents of a particular Homelink FAQ page for Homelink DEALERS!...
Forum: General BMW 05-04-2005, 11:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,085
Posted By redbeemer
By now, most of us realize that Johnson Controls...

By now, most of us realize that Johnson Controls Homelink isn't going to help us get better range.
http://www.jcidealerlink.com/homelink/homelink.tml

So, we need to be a little bit scientific if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,063
Posted By redbeemer
What does it mean to "condition" leather?

What does leather "conditioner" condition?
What is the basic ingredient of this "magic in a bottle"?

I've never used conditioner and my full (front & back) leather seats on my old LS400 are going...
Forum: General BMW 04-30-2005, 12:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,143
Posted By redbeemer
Eeech. Naughahide (naughhyde?) seats on the Mercedes Benz

I'd consider donating my fifty thousand dollars only if it saves the Naugas!

Replace those Mercedes Benz vinyl (oh, `scuse me, MBTex) seats with that from the leftover mad German bovine population.
Forum: General BMW 04-30-2005, 12:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,085
Posted By redbeemer
A good set of pics showing this is here. ...

A good set of pics showing this is here.
bmwtips.com/tipsntricks/Homemade%20super%20range%2h1_files/UGDOrangeextender.htm...
Forum: General BMW 04-30-2005, 12:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,085
Posted By redbeemer
We should ask them what a typical garage door is...

We should ask them what a typical garage door is made of?
Mine is made of metal.
Forum: General BMW 04-30-2005, 12:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,085
Posted By redbeemer
Inches or feet? Many solutions seem to...

Inches or feet?

Many solutions seem to create a larger wider longer antenna.
Are there any EEs out there?

Seems to me that foil is cheap.
Why didn't the original designers add the right size...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2005, 11:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,228
Posted By redbeemer
Does all this mean that I can theoretically take...

Does all this mean that I can theoretically take any BMW key (for hypothetical example my neighbors BMW key) and program it for my BMW following this sequence?
Forum: General BMW 04-06-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,801
Posted By redbeemer
Why doe s the key download the odometer reading? ...

Why doe s the key download the odometer reading?
What doe sit do with the mileage number?
Forum: General BMW 04-06-2005, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By redbeemer
Be vigialant! Sometimes the rust prrofing...

Be vigialant!

Sometimes the rust prrofing actually adds to the rusting by drilling holes in the underbody that then rust out even with the rubber plugs the non-factory rustproofsers use!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By redbeemer
Thank you Terry K. Ive been looking and looking...

Thank you Terry K. Ive been looking and looking since I asked for that call for help. Tyrone also has E38 retrofit insatructions for the 5 seriees E39 seat lumbar support mod...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2005, 11:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 33,713
Posted By redbeemer
I was looking up what to get either the leather...

I was looking up what to get either the leather napa or the leather montana or the plastic for this famous arm rest mod and found this http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81317 which...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,818
Posted By redbeemer
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2005, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By redbeemer
[QUOTE=Terry Kennedy]I've drilled through it to...

[QUOTE=Terry Kennedy]I've drilled through it to install the lumbar retrofit).

Lumbar retrofit?
Where can I get the kit & instructions?
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