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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By crazy4trains
I suggest you go ahead an replace at least the...

I suggest you go ahead an replace at least the front shocks while you are in there. That could be part of your shimmy over bumps problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By crazy4trains
You are the same as him. You just drive a...

You are the same as him. You just drive a different car. :thumbup:
Forum: The Detail Department Yesterday, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By crazy4trains
The Meguiars 105 and 205 works well. I am using...

The Meguiars 105 and 205 works well. I am using a cheap Harbor Freight dual action polisher with their (even more cheap) orange and blue pads. I got excellent results on my trunk lid (Oxford Green...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 698
Posted By crazy4trains
I also did the passenger side lower than the...

I also did the passenger side lower than the driver side trick when I did my initial cold fill.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-23-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By crazy4trains
I do have one question for you. You said that...

I do have one question for you. You said that after you left the touchless car wash you dried the car. Although this is not likely related to your question, i suggest that you don't do that. A...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 698
Posted By crazy4trains
I can't answer your first question. With...

I can't answer your first question.

With regard to the second question I initially filled the transmission cold through a funnel attached to some silicone tubing routed through the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 698
Posted By crazy4trains
That is my understanding of the procedure. My...

That is my understanding of the procedure. My experience was that as you shift through the gears the valve body continues to draw in and hold fluid. Once you shift to park the valve body starts to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 436
Posted By crazy4trains
How many miles?

How many miles?
Forum: The Detail Department 04-20-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By crazy4trains
You say you don't want to polish and clay, yet...

You say you don't want to polish and clay, yet you plan to by the Porter Cable polisher. As others have said if all you want to do is apply wax then just do that by hand. I also echo others in that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 698
Posted By crazy4trains
I don't buy that the fluid expands enough to make...

I don't buy that the fluid expands enough to make a perceptible difference in level from hot to cold. I looked for coefficient of expansion specs but gave up.

The reason the fluid flows out the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By crazy4trains
As others have said, ensure your electrical...

As others have said, ensure your electrical system is up to snuff. Also, unless I missed it you didn't state how many miles are on the car. That can also give some insight.

Also, I suggest you...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-19-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By crazy4trains
I gave Optimum No Rinse a try once. I even took...

I gave Optimum No Rinse a try once. I even took the car through the local coin-op wash to remove most of the dirt.

I followed directions to the letter. I got swirls in the paint. I got rather...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,414
Posted By crazy4trains
Simple Green is known to react with uncoated...

Simple Green is known to react with uncoated aluminum. Use at your own risk.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By crazy4trains
As Pete Rose would say, I BET that you will be...

As Pete Rose would say, I BET that you will be going back in there within a few months replacing something else, and most likely that glued nipple. Just my opinion but you might as well buy yourself...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By crazy4trains
Yep, you will need to bleed once the hose is...

Yep, you will need to bleed once the hose is replaced.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By crazy4trains
Which expansion hose? There are two that exit...

Which expansion hose? There are two that exit the bottom of the expansion tank and one (return) that attaches to the top of the tank.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 391
Posted By crazy4trains
keep us posted.

keep us posted.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By crazy4trains
With that said, the cooling systems on these cars...

With that said, the cooling systems on these cars should not be messed with if you don't know the basics of how it works. I suggest the OP find a reputable shop in his/her area and have that shop...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-13-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By crazy4trains
Foam cannons are low pressure. Most pressure...

Foam cannons are low pressure. Most pressure washers also have a low pressure spray nozzle that is much more gentle.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 999
Posted By crazy4trains
Where did you buy the Dorman replacements?

Where did you buy the Dorman replacements?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By crazy4trains
Maybe there is a troll stuck in your expansion...

Maybe there is a troll stuck in your expansion tank. They are known to climb in there at night and get stuck. Suggest you buy yourself a TrollB2 code scanner and check it out. I think they are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By crazy4trains
I think, and I emphasize "I think" the second...

I think, and I emphasize "I think" the second hose you mention goes back to the firewall and connects to the heater core. Verify please.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-07-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By crazy4trains
And be darn happy about it!!!

And be darn happy about it!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By crazy4trains
Where did you purchase the FSU?

Where did you purchase the FSU?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By crazy4trains
Sounds like you answered your own question.

Sounds like you answered your own question.
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