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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By dbwill
2002-03 Transmission Fluid Change

Does anyone have DIY instructions for changing the Transmission fluid on a 530i?

TIA
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,159
Posted By dbwill
Does anyone have a copy of the transmission fluid...

Does anyone have a copy of the transmission fluid change process for a 2002 530 auto?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By dbwill
2002 530i sport

Are there different alignment specs. for a 2002 530 sport and a non sport?

I read somewhere that one could get better tire wear by using the "non sport" alignment. My car is used strictly for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By dbwill
Duh!! 3 of us checked and no one paid any...

Duh!! 3 of us checked and no one paid any attention. How stupid can we get. It is not working

THANKS!!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By dbwill
Check Brake Lights

Frequently when we start or shut the car off we get a check brake light warning on the Check Control that says Check Brake Lights. They all work and I changed the bulbs but we continue to get the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By dbwill
I was afraid of that but was hoping for better.

I was afraid of that but was hoping for better.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By dbwill
Thanks E, What I want to do is turn the...

Thanks E,

What I want to do is turn the lights off so it looks as though a service is needed, not a reset
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By dbwill
Service interval display

I have need to make the green lights go out quickly. Is there any way to jumper the socket where the reset tool goes to accomplish this.

I am about to run out of my prepaid maintenance and would...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-21-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By dbwill
Try Koala Motor Sports ...

Try Koala Motor Sports http://www.koalamotorsport.com/ They had a great repair kit for the doors that did wonders for my car although the doors were not as bad as the one you have pictured. When...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-21-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By dbwill
FWIW I'd replace with stock parts to keep the BMW...

FWIW I'd replace with stock parts to keep the BMW feeling, unless of course you plan to track the car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,177
Posted By dbwill
I own a 530 sport and while I am not sure my...

I own a 530 sport and while I am not sure my guess is that chains, due to the low profile tires, will damage your wheels as will the salt or whatever they use on the roads to hepl with the ice...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By dbwill
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By dbwill
Thank You, The unit looks like a tape unit...

Thank You,

The unit looks like a tape unit and my car has a CD with DSP so it is probably not a workable solution
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By dbwill
2003 Radio/Information head

Does anyone have a picture or drawing of a 2003 radio head with obc and dsp showing the aux input that is on the head.

Thnaks,

Don
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By dbwill
Ditto, Jim did a custom chip for my E34 aqnd...

Ditto,

Jim did a custom chip for my E34 aqnd was very helpful and easy to work with.

Don
Forum: General BMW 04-09-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,153
Posted By dbwill
Acura, Infinity and Lexus make good reliable...

Acura, Infinity and Lexus make good reliable machines. the difference is in long term longevity and the cost of getting there. I had an E34 which was 10 years old and had 150000 miles when it was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,356
Posted By dbwill
She did exactly what she was designed to do, for...

She did exactly what she was designed to do, for that you can be thankful. Mine gave up her life for me 2 years ago
Don
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 23,558
Posted By dbwill
Am 72 live in Kansas and have had BMWs off and on...

Am 72 live in Kansas and have had BMWs off and on since 1974

Don
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By dbwill
Thanks for the corrrection on E number. The...

Thanks for the corrrection on E number. The reason I was asking was that the last time I checked the BMW NA site for Certified Pre Owned, the only 530's listed were 2006 there were some 525 e39's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By dbwill
Sport Wagon Availability

I was trying to find out when BMW bagan to bring teh e-60 Sport Wagon to the US but have not found a definative answer. Can anyone help?

TIA
Don
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By dbwill
It may just be that the tread is about gone. I...

It may just be that the tread is about gone. I know that when my tire tread gets close to replacement they are noisy and the new tires are always significantly quieter
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By dbwill
Thanks, I am really trying to get a report on the...

Thanks, I am really trying to get a report on the car. I totalled it about a year ago but have good reason to think it has been reparied and a new title has been issued, so was trying to find out
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By dbwill
VIN check If anyone can help

The number is

WBAHD6329SGK51632

Any help will be appreciated.

Don

dbw@kc.rr.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
Posted By dbwill
I have always removed the badges on my Bimmers. ...

I have always removed the badges on my Bimmers. I think the car looks better without them. In Europe it seems to me that none of the cars are badged except diesels.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By dbwill
FWIW, Few of the BMW's in Europe have what some...

FWIW, Few of the BMW's in Europe have what some call "Scare Numbers"on them. I think the car looks better without them. If I had an M5 they would come off for sure, got to be stealth as possible....
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