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Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 04-27-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,476
Posted By Neversaynever
Peter Newman, when you say refitting the...

Peter Newman, when you say refitting the propeller shaft and pushing the center bearing assembly forward, can you describe this further? I am about to be reinstalling the propeller shaft with a new...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 04-27-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Neversaynever
Bert and all, We lifted the 635 Alpina today...

Bert and all,
We lifted the 635 Alpina today and discovered the problem is an almost completely shredded and broken universal between the drive axle (I would call this a propeller shaft) and the...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 04-17-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Neversaynever
Before I seek out a Bentley or Factory Svc...

Before I seek out a Bentley or Factory Svc Manual, is anyone aware of a DIY describing the manual tranny removal/replacement?
Thanks,
CL
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 04-15-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Neversaynever
Thanks. My wife will be "thrilled" about a new...

Thanks. My wife will be "thrilled" about a new project. :p
I'll let you know how it goes.
CL
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-13-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Neversaynever
Thanks. I did just that.

Thanks. I did just that.
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 04-13-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Neversaynever
Remove a 635CSI Manual Transmission

I have an "opportunity" to repair an '82 635 CSI Alpina by replacing the broken short ratio transmission with a conventional standard ratio tranny from a parts car. Is the removal and restoration of...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-10-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Neversaynever
Remove a 635CSI Manual Transmission

I have an "opportunity" to repair an '82 635 CSI Alpina by replacing the broken short ratio transmission a conventional standard ratio tranny from a parts car. Is the removal and restoration of a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By Neversaynever
Fud and Quick, You guys are simply tremendous. ...

Fud and Quick,
You guys are simply tremendous. As Fud knows, my 525 went away and was replaced by a Tacoma truck. There is not a day when I do not miss that E39. Not one. The truck is fine and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By Neversaynever
Thanks Ed. Probably right. If manual HVAC means...

Thanks Ed. Probably right. If manual HVAC means the control in a three position dial and heat control is manual (versus LED), yes, manual. I do believe the defrost redirect is electronic as the dial...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By Neversaynever
2001 525i No Defrost Air

A friend's 2001 E39 with a "dial" for controlling vent, defrost, foot ari flow has lost any air coming through the defrost vents. Dash and heat vents work fine. When the dial is rotated to defrost,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Neversaynever
Update. My driver's seat now goes all the way...

Update. My driver's seat now goes all the way back without any repair. Seems when the seat is raised up, it is restricted in how far it will push back. So, I simply lowered the seat and then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Neversaynever
Fud, I am interested in pulling the seat and will...

Fud, I am interested in pulling the seat and will look to you for another collaborative effort.
Thanks,
CL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Neversaynever
Beautiful as usual, Bluebee. Waxing eloquent (no...

Beautiful as usual, Bluebee. Waxing eloquent (no pun intended). Anyway, I will solve this with Fud (or not) and let you all know. I have a haunting feeling the coin in the track suggestion may be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Neversaynever
Rami, I agree. But the only time (and I mean...

Rami,
I agree. But the only time (and I mean only) is when I need to use my computer in my car and need as much lap room as possible. Just happened a few days ago or I would have never noticed the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Neversaynever
Well, if Fud and I have the same problem, we will...

Well, if Fud and I have the same problem, we will solve it for all of you. Short legs and all.
:-)
Chris
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Neversaynever
Just tried again. The power seat moves back...

Just tried again. The power seat moves back smoothly without obstruction and then just stops. Is there any sort of limiter switch which stops the seat from going too far forward or back? Maybe I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Neversaynever
Driver's seat doesn't slide all the way back

Has anyone seen this? My power driver's seat has suddenly decided to stop its slide to the rear about 5" short of normal. This leaves room for me but not anyone taller. The slides are free of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,224
Posted By Neversaynever
I'm about to spend $20 on a tech who says he can...

I'm about to spend $20 on a tech who says he can find any rattle. But if one of you has an idea on the source of this clank that is not springs or front suspension, I'm totally interested.
Thanks,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 45,023
Posted By Neversaynever
Cam, The replacement Bilsteins are holding up...

Cam,
The replacement Bilsteins are holding up fine so far. I don't have much faith that they will do well through a Boston or Omaha winter, but we'll see. I am pretty sure Bilstein has a design or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By Neversaynever
Sounds nuts Cam, but I extracted the E39 oil in...

Sounds nuts Cam, but I extracted the E39 oil in business clothes last week. The MitiVac is really a good thing. Even a traditionalist like you would like it. I am not sure about the sludge factor,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By Neversaynever
It is absolutely excellent. Seems to get all the...

It is absolutely excellent. Seems to get all the oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,524
Posted By Neversaynever
Looks pretty good. Next time, consider taking...

Looks pretty good. Next time, consider taking your headlight assembly out during the process. Simple to do and will give better results.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,224
Posted By Neversaynever
Driving with open windows tonight, daughter...

Driving with open windows tonight, daughter listening to country music, cow bell playing in the song, and bingo, that is the sound from the front end. Little clanky cowbell. If someones knows where...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,224
Posted By Neversaynever
I am so glad you have this problem. Fudman and I...

I am so glad you have this problem. Fudman and I test drove my E39 along bumpy roads and clearly heard the clanking metal. We also could not identify the source. My suspension is either new or ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By Neversaynever
;) Dennis, no worries at all. I did not consider...

;) Dennis, no worries at all. I did not consider you rude at all. In fact, your suggestions are good ones and the aesthetics are important to most. But not really for me. (you should see my...
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