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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2011, 04:05 PM
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Views: 464
Posted By dem1an
That's what I was thinking. I think he was...

That's what I was thinking. I think he was saying some other things should be done while you have it open. I'll ask him to spell it out and report back.

Yep he insists there are a lot of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By dem1an
VCG Repair

I was trying to take notes when my indy was telling me what was involved for $1350 repair, but my pen was crapping out.

What's involved? VCG, Spark Plugs, Boots, ?, ?, ? I didn't get it at all.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 27,721
Posted By dem1an
Here is the revised list. I changed it to 1...

Here is the revised list. I changed it to 1 bleeder screw and added the timing chain tensioner. I also added the critical column. When we are done we'll figure out to share the file.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 25,025
Posted By dem1an
I had to just pay my mechanic 4 hours @ $80/hour...

I had to just pay my mechanic 4 hours @ $80/hour to fix both front seats my 2003 540i.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 27,721
Posted By dem1an
I just used the parts list and example from the...

I just used the parts list and example from the 528i in your original post. I spent some time cross-checking part numbers against autohausaz.com. Thoughts?
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 27,721
Posted By dem1an
Sorry I haven't had a chance to get back to this...

Sorry I haven't had a chance to get back to this thread. I was out of town this weekend and started a new job today, but I will this week!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,248
Posted By dem1an
Thanks for the recommendations!

Thanks for the recommendations!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,248
Posted By dem1an
I'm nervous about making them look worse and...

I'm nervous about making them look worse and getting a durable finish. I just read your post Brad, so that adds some credence to letting a pro do it or just living with it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 27,721
Posted By dem1an
I really appreciate this research, as I'm a...

I really appreciate this research, as I'm a layman. I'm looking to give a shopping list to my mechanic to overhaul the cooling system of my new 540i 2003 w/ 114K. He is going to charge me hourly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,248
Posted By dem1an
Wheel Curb Rash Repair Recommendations in the Atlanta area?

I just purchased a 2003 540i. I'd like to get a recommendation for who to call on wheel repair in the Atlanta Area -- preferably from somebody who's had work done.

It would be nice too if it...
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