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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By crazy4trains
Please try to use some punctuation! Your posts...

Please try to use some punctuation! Your posts are difficult to read and comprehend.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By crazy4trains
Not sure if anybody has said this yet but just...

Not sure if anybody has said this yet but just take everything, everything of value out of the car. After several rounds of wasting their time the thief will move on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By crazy4trains
Interesting. I find this forum to be much more...

Interesting. I find this forum to be much more mature. Everybody's perceptions are different.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-30-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By crazy4trains
Before you do anything drastic just leave the...

Before you do anything drastic just leave the cover off for a few days and allow the paint to be exposed to sunlight. I'm not saying it will but this may allow it to clear up.

Years ago I used to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By crazy4trains
Photos please!!!

Photos please!!!
Forum: The Detail Department 06-29-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By crazy4trains
303 now makes a rubber seal protectant. It is...

303 now makes a rubber seal protectant. It is conspicuously similar to Gummi Pflege in appearance.

http://www******eagle.com/product/303-rubber-seal-protectant
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By crazy4trains
This is how the downward spiral starts.

This is how the downward spiral starts.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-25-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By crazy4trains
My wife's Kia Optima has a dealer installed...

My wife's Kia Optima has a dealer installed protection strip at the front of the hood. It appears to be of good quality and the installation was good.

My question is how long am I supposed to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,556
Posted By crazy4trains
I will have to look to see if my oil filter cap...

I will have to look to see if my oil filter cap socket is 6 or 12 point. In this case I don't think it matters much as you SHOULDN'T be putting much torque on the cap when removing/reinstalling. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By crazy4trains
I'm not ashamed to say I don't get it?

I'm not ashamed to say I don't get it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By crazy4trains
I wash mine while it's raining. Nice and cloudy...

I wash mine while it's raining. Nice and cloudy so I don't have to worry about the soap drying on the car etc. I just foam the whole thing with my foam cannon and wash the entire car without...
Forum: General BMW 06-23-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 543
Posted By crazy4trains
Keep the car. Tell the friends to bite the...

Keep the car. Tell the friends to bite the weenee.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By crazy4trains
Gotta be aftermarket. Never seen that before.

Gotta be aftermarket. Never seen that before.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 670
Posted By crazy4trains
You may already know this but the fan clutch nut...

You may already know this but the fan clutch nut is reverse thread. In other words, if you are standing at the front of the car looking toward the back you need to turn the nut clockwise to remove...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By crazy4trains
The belt can be removed/reinstalled without...

The belt can be removed/reinstalled without removing the fan and shroud but is a major PITA. I have done it but I don't recommend it. You really need to have done it the correct way (with shroud...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By crazy4trains
I think it will depend on how far gone your...

I think it will depend on how far gone your alternator is. If it is putting out some voltage, just not optimal, then you will be able to drive for a while. If it is completely toast you won't get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By crazy4trains
Yep. And make sure you put a little anti-sieze...

Yep. And make sure you put a little anti-sieze compound on the fan clutch nut threads to ensure the next time, and you know there will be a next time, that you need to remove it all it takes is a...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-10-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By crazy4trains
Do you think Rejex is better? If so, what about...

Do you think Rejex is better? If so, what about it is better/not?
Forum: The Detail Department 06-08-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By crazy4trains
Without pics it just didn't happen!

Without pics it just didn't happen!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By crazy4trains
First thing you need to do is check your oil...

First thing you need to do is check your oil level. If it is not low then obviously you need to look a other likely culprits.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By crazy4trains
When the car is shut off is oil still in the...

When the car is shut off is oil still in the filter canister? If so, be sure to remove the filter canister cap to allow the oil to drain back into the pan. That would be a mess if the canister were...
Forum: General BMW 06-04-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By crazy4trains
Just change the friggin fluid!!!

Just change the friggin fluid!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By crazy4trains
It just ain't so without a photo. Please post a...

It just ain't so without a photo. Please post a few pics.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By crazy4trains
Buy the gasket from the dealer. Pay the price,...

Buy the gasket from the dealer. Pay the price, either now or later.

Anecdotal evidence indicates you shouldn't flush these transmissions. Your call. If you do please post...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By crazy4trains
Where is the OP?

Where is the OP?
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