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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 303,498
Posted By EconoBox
Do you know how to set up INPA on a win7 laptop? ...

Do you know how to set up INPA on a win7 laptop?
What connector are you using?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,608
Posted By EconoBox
Hey CN90, Where exactly do I stick my fingers...

Hey CN90,
Where exactly do I stick my fingers to try to lube the exposed cable hidden in this photo?

3. The other area is "out of sight out of mind": the area in FRONT of the AC condenser.
This...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 600
Posted By EconoBox
I love my long low-profile $80 jack that reaches...

I love my long low-profile $80 jack that reaches right to the front rubber jacking block.
This can't be done with the $30 trolley jack. That's best for flat tire fixing in the trunk.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By EconoBox
Search for BBA-Reman. $99 on Ebay for ABS fix. ...

Search for BBA-Reman.
$99 on Ebay for ABS fix.
Still working after 3 years.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,872
Posted By EconoBox
My $65 Zimmerman rotors are going strong, 2 years...

My $65 Zimmerman rotors are going strong, 2 years later...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By EconoBox
Great car if you want to learn how to work on it....

Great car if you want to learn how to work on it.
Amazing info on the forums.

Just have some spare money for parts and repairs.
Go for it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 303,498
Posted By EconoBox
This thread has become too long to be useful...

This thread has become too long to be useful anymore.

Does anyone know what to buy to run INPA on a Win7 laptop?
Please provide a link on what to purchase.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By EconoBox
A new 3-series lease would cost you $4000 upon...

A new 3-series lease would cost you $4000 upon signing and $350/month.
For 3 years, that's $16,000 total with zero residual equity.
You could get a 10k a year lease for about $14,500
Leasing vs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By EconoBox
So, you have 2 jobs, a small kid, no time for...

So, you have 2 jobs, a small kid, no time for DIY, and you are worried about the payment, and you need extreme reliability.
Ironically, what you need is exactly a Camry or an Accord.
A used BMW is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By EconoBox
Reviews say that the C110 tool does not work.

Reviews say that the C110 tool does not work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 303,498
Posted By EconoBox
I read the codes it gave. Codes are given in...

I read the codes it gave.
Codes are given in pairs.
First number is the table lookup number.
Second is the code.

The numbers I get are:
40
11
F0
06
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 303,498
Posted By EconoBox
What tool can I use to reset the SRS? My laptop...

What tool can I use to reset the SRS? My laptop has Win7.

While fixing my passenger side window regulator, I reconnected the battery to test the window (while the airbag was disconnected)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By EconoBox
My problem was rotors. Cheap and easy fix.

My problem was rotors. Cheap and easy fix.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By EconoBox
Why Vanos? Smoke test (Intake boot leak,...

Why Vanos?

Smoke test (Intake boot leak, Vacuum line leak, Intake Manifold Gasket)
Injector
CCV
MAF
O2 sensor
Spark Plug
Spark Plug Boot
Coil (swap coil to test)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By EconoBox
Is there an easy way to replace the valve stem...

Is there an easy way to replace the valve stem without dismounting the tire?
I think my little pin is bent, which makes checking the air pressure finicky.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By EconoBox
What would be your daily driver if you stored the...

What would be your daily driver if you stored the E39?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By EconoBox
Always wait for the right car and credible seller.

Always wait for the right car and credible seller.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By EconoBox
Feeling adventuresome? These are $5k cars now. ...

Feeling adventuresome? These are $5k cars now.

Take a grinder wheel or dremel and grind out those bubbles.
Then just patch and spray.
$30 for some proper paint code spray can and $10 for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By EconoBox
Did you try lubing the door lock with triflow or...

Did you try lubing the door lock with triflow or some oil?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,282
Posted By EconoBox
I used worm gear clamps and have never smelled...

I used worm gear clamps and have never smelled gas...
http://i55.tinypic.com/2uzsbi0.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By EconoBox
How do you reset one at a time? I either can...

How do you reset one at a time?
I either can chose read codes (FA) or clear codes (CA)

You scroll to CA, and then press ENTER.
It doesn't reset anything.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By EconoBox
B800 SRS airbag tool is not resetting accidental battery on. Getting codes?

While fixing my passenger side window regulator, I reconnected the battery to test the window.
Airbag light instantly went on, and I just shook my head.

I ordered the B800 China SRS tool, hooked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By EconoBox
Additional notes and photos for the REAR lock...

Additional notes and photos for the REAR lock actuator DIY.

Once the door panel is exposed, you'll see that the actuator is totally hidden.
The order of steps is different than the front.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By EconoBox
Who here has set up INPA on their laptop?

For now, I just need to reset the airbag light on my 2001 E30 530i.

For $25 I can get the SRS airbag tool, but $35 gets the whole INPA thing via laptop.
Has anyone used this INPA cable for $35 ?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By EconoBox
Has anyone used this INPA cable for $35 ? ...

Has anyone used this INPA cable for $35 ?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-USB-OBD-Diagnostic-cable-INPA-Ediabas-BMW-DIS-v57-SSS-v32-GT1-/231131036820?
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