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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By ztitans1
I went through 2 of them on the drivers side. The...

I went through 2 of them on the drivers side. The old motor was good, but what I figured out was the gear on the motor that the cable wraps around was worn out and this caused the cable to fray &...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,355
Posted By ztitans1
Both drivers side (front & rear) window motor &...

Both drivers side (front & rear) window motor & regulator. Let me know if you still have those. If the hood and rear passenger door are straight I might be interested in those too. Thanks! 75234...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By ztitans1
Something you are embarrased to admit but recently discovered...

While reassembling my parking brake shoes last night I discovered that the retaining pin and spring fit on the end of an allen wrench. All these years I pressed these in using my thumbs, a pair of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,355
Posted By ztitans1
If the hood and rear passenger door are straight...

If the hood and rear passenger door are straight I might be interested in those too. Thanks!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,355
Posted By ztitans1
Both drivers side (front & rear) window motor &...

Both drivers side (front & rear) window motor & regulator. Let me know if you still have those.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,876
Posted By ztitans1
Oh one more thing CN, my neighbor says you are...

Oh one more thing CN, my neighbor says you are brilliant with using the grinder to cut the notches in the inner race to remove it. It worked like a champ!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,876
Posted By ztitans1
Thank you. I wound up cutting the old bearing...

Thank you. I wound up cutting the old bearing housing with a hack saw leaving only the tab with the bolt in it. It came off the easier after that. The head was just too boogered up to get a good bite...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,876
Posted By ztitans1
I should have known the "1 hour" estimate of time...

I should have known the "1 hour" estimate of time would not work for me. I had to beat the crap out of the rotor with a rubber mallet and eventually it broke loose. I was stuck for nearly an hour on...
Forum: General BMW 02-22-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,794
Posted By ztitans1
Congratulations, you made it to the bottom of the...

Congratulations, you made it to the bottom of the list!
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-29-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By ztitans1
Thank you for your service and welcome back in...

Thank you for your service and welcome back in more ways than 1.
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-29-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By ztitans1
I have owned and worked on my own cars for over...

I have owned and worked on my own cars for over 30 years. I have been there done that and thrown out the tee shirt cause it was too old to wear (after using it as a rag working on my car).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By ztitans1
Wow. Poor Anders. I hope he can figure it out. :-)

Wow. Poor Anders. I hope he can figure it out. :-)
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-28-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By ztitans1
What unreal info did I provide?

What unreal info did I provide?
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-28-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By ztitans1
I don't see a bearing causing steering wheel to...

I don't see a bearing causing steering wheel to be off. You can pull the wheel and spin the rotor to listen. If it sounds kind of like metal on metal grinding it is probably the bearing. Brakes can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By ztitans1
+1 - Vacuum leaks definitely can be a culprit.

+1 - Vacuum leaks definitely can be a culprit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By ztitans1
When my VCG was leaking around the plugs oil...

When my VCG was leaking around the plugs oil would get on the plug itself and foul it out causing performance problems. I replaced the VCG and all the seals for the spark plugs and put new plugs and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By ztitans1
I have twice taken the stock spring that was...

I have twice taken the stock spring that was broken at the end and using two pair of needle nose made a new loop on the end. It worked fine.
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-27-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By ztitans1
Sounds like a bearing problem.

Sounds like a bearing problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,932
Posted By ztitans1
I have the same problem. It is embarrassing when...

I have the same problem. It is embarrassing when you open the trunk lid (which won't stay open) and this tool box thing swings down. The tools have all fallen out and are rolling around in my trunk.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By ztitans1
Yes I have all the miles...

I am at about 155k miles on this '97 E39. I tell you what, the engine and transmission run great. The rest of the car is falling apart. I am thnking of chopping it down into a dune buggy.

I have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,441
Posted By ztitans1
I did this on my 528. I imagine the repair is...

I did this on my 528. I imagine the repair is similar. The pump on mine is behind the inner lining of the front passenger side wheel. After removing the cover the pump is easily accessible. I bought...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By ztitans1
E39 Front Blowout - Multiple issues with car

Let me know what you guys think. I have a RF bearing out. I was thinking maybe it was serviceable without replacing the entire assembly but I surmise that is not the case.

The issue started with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,501
Posted By ztitans1
Thank you for the link

My driver's side seat just started doing this. I tell you what. The drive train on this car is bulletproof, but I feel like everything else is crap. As soon as I fix something another item breaks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By ztitans1
Rotor Thickness

Any reputable shop will measure the thickness of the rotor to make sure they do not turn them where they wind up too thin where they may be more prone to warping or cracking. I have an old set that I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By ztitans1
Same issue here

Hello I had the same issue. The fix is simple and I think you are on the right track. You probably have the same issue I have. I had this creep up on me a few times before notably when it rained. My...
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