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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Pooch528i
I will probably take him to small claims court...

I will probably take him to small claims court and try to get $3000, that the limit. The kid is 28 years old and lives in a house worth $52,000. It will be like milking a stone.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Pooch528i
Need advice on damaged E39

Hi Bimmerfest.

I've been using this board since I bought my 1998 528 back in 2007. Boy, did I loved that car! I bought the Bentley manuals and started wrenching away with no experience. However...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Pooch528i
Heater control valve. Easy DIY.

Heater control valve. Easy DIY.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-10-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Pooch528i
Do you need any special tools to install an eom...

Do you need any special tools to install an eom window?

Mark
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,304
Posted By Pooch528i
What's funny is there is probably somebody on...

What's funny is there is probably somebody on some internet board complaining about how we are incompetent at our jobs! Gotta love the USA
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,304
Posted By Pooch528i
Well said, dvsgene. I'm a DIY'er who charges...

Well said, dvsgene. I'm a DIY'er who charges himself $0 per hour for his E39. If I was in business I would be out of business within a month. I'm a consultant by day so I charge 4 times what...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,503
Posted By Pooch528i
Do you hear the pump making noise? If not it's...

Do you hear the pump making noise? If not it's an easy fix to replace it.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-31-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By Pooch528i
Here's a great website ...

Here's a great website http://www.mroadsterbuyersguide.com/listings/ for used roadsters
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,501
Posted By Pooch528i
Do you mean breaks my wallet! Turn the steering...

Do you mean breaks my wallet! Turn the steering wheel all the way to the left and then all the way to the right. This might fix the 4x4 light.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By Pooch528i
Also, double check they replaced fuse 28, 62, 63.

Also, double check they replaced fuse 28, 62, 63.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By Pooch528i
My other thought is the actuator doors are not...

My other thought is the actuator doors are not working properly. That would have been my next step.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,001
Posted By Pooch528i
Scott, Maybe this will help you. Two weeks...

Scott,

Maybe this will help you. Two weeks ago I tried the AC and only hot air would come out of the vents. I thought the refrigerant was low so I added 1 can and then the driver side vent...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,625
Posted By Pooch528i
Here is my before and after photos of the Eibach...

Here is my before and after photos of the Eibach Pro-Kit and Bilstein shocks. Dropped the suspension 1".
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,625
Posted By Pooch528i
x3mech, where did you purchase the open...

x3mech,

where did you purchase the open socket so you could tighten the nut on the bilstein? I have an oxygen sensor socket but it's to wide to fit down the opening.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Pooch528i
It took me two hours to find where the insert the...

It took me two hours to find where the insert the locking pin on the side of the engine. Lay down with your head toward the front of the car on the drivers side. Use your left hand to feel around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By Pooch528i
Use some type of gripping device to pull off the...

Use some type of gripping device to pull off the knobs. Quick easy fix.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By Pooch528i
My knobs are worn and starting to turn white. ...

My knobs are worn and starting to turn white. You can shine them up but after a while they return to the worn look. I had no lucking pulling them straight off. The new knobs came in the mail...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By Pooch528i
headlights and Foglights knob

Has anyone ever replaced their headlight or foglight knobs on the dash? Do need to remove the dash? Can you pull the knobs off? I'm just waiting for my 14 year old plastic tabs to break if I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,625
Posted By Pooch528i
Did you need to compress the new front springs...

Did you need to compress the new front springs when installing them on the shock? Thanks for the write up, my wifes front shock exploded last night.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-11-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Pooch528i
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-11-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Pooch528i
Hardtop question

I'm looking to purchase a Z3 with a hardtop. If a hardtop is installed is the soft top removed from the car or is it located behind the seats? Thanks for your help

Pooch
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By Pooch528i
Replaced the actuator today and reprogrammed the...

Replaced the actuator today and reprogrammed the keys on the first try. My mistake was thinking all fuses were good. I stopped by Advanced Auto Parts today and they now have fuses that lite up when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By Pooch528i
Ok guys, It's the fuel door actuator. Fuse #53...

Ok guys, It's the fuel door actuator. Fuse #53 was blown, I replaced it and locked the system by using the key. Fuel door locked so I tried to program the key again and it didn't work. So I tested...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By Pooch528i
Well, I went out and bought a new car battery and...

Well, I went out and bought a new car battery and installed it. I was do since the other battery was 6 years old. Still doesn't work. As far as the fuel door lock. How do you test it? So it only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By Pooch528i
I have the same problem. I've tried a thousand...

I have the same problem. I've tried a thousand times and nothing. My car battery has the black eye and I'm thinking the battery doesn't have enough charge to run the central locking system.
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