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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 360,774
Posted By BentValve
Looks like she's wearing a ski mask.

Looks like she's wearing a ski mask.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By BentValve
I have a rubber case so I put it in the gauge...

I have a rubber case so I put it in the gauge cluster housing and it never moves.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,845
Posted By BentValve
+ 1. Short of an engine rebuild, I DIY...

+ 1. Short of an engine rebuild, I DIY everything. Mainly because I've witnessed way too much atrocities being done to people by shady shops and stealerships alike.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,618
Posted By BentValve
I bet you have some pretty vivid memories of that...

I bet you have some pretty vivid memories of that day. Sad that we lost a legend. I just hope that Germany stays on the calendar, it almost didn't make it for 2016.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,618
Posted By BentValve
She's enjoying it so far. Her husband was...

She's enjoying it so far. Her husband was stationed there a long time ago so he is familiar with the place. If I go there, it would be to watch a grand prix at Hockenheim. Sadly, I may have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,618
Posted By BentValve
My sister in-law and her family just moved from...

My sister in-law and her family just moved from Ohio to outside of Frankfurt this past October. They will be there for at least 3 years.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,618
Posted By BentValve
I took the tint off. I'm brown so I avoid any...

I took the tint off. I'm brown so I avoid any and all possible negative interaction with the police.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,618
Posted By BentValve
I'm from Northern VA but now I live in the Live...

I'm from Northern VA but now I live in the Live Free or Die state. Just make sure while you are living, you don't tint the front windows of your car. :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By BentValve
Anything is better than the ugliest looking 5...

Anything is better than the ugliest looking 5 series ever made. If I'm thinking of the same E39 LS wagon, hands down, I'd pick that any day of the week and twice on Sunday over any Bangalized E60.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 893
Posted By BentValve
Your E30 can likely fetch twice the amount of...

Your E30 can likely fetch twice the amount of money an E39 can, just FYI.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By BentValve
I also used a heat gun on the tape. Folks have...

I also used a heat gun on the tape. Folks have recommended it and it definitely got more sticky once heated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By BentValve
I literally just fixed my pass rear door vb with...

I literally just fixed my pass rear door vb with butyl tape around Thanksgiving. The key is to properly clean out all the old adhesive. Now what to do with this egg sized ball of adhesive I removed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By BentValve
Nashua here and I'd pick it up if I had the...

Nashua here and I'd pick it up if I had the space. Good luck and good on you for thinking about the community first!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By BentValve
+ 1. When my t-stat was stuck open, it had this...

+ 1. When my t-stat was stuck open, it had this exact same symptom.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By BentValve
Pretty much. Although, I was just able to...

Pretty much.

Although, I was just able to get Bosch 13477 Pre-cat 02 sensors from Jet for under $40 each just a few days ago.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By BentValve
7,500mi or 6 months, whichever comes first as...

7,500mi or 6 months, whichever comes first as long as you are using full synthetic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By BentValve
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?at...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=241037&stc=1&d=1281029867
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By BentValve
Gotta love being able to see and work on things...

Gotta love being able to see and work on things under the intake manifold without completely removing the intake.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By BentValve
00 528i. OEM Behr radiator replaced around...

00 528i.

OEM Behr radiator replaced around 80K with Behr
2nd Behr radiator replaced with Nissens around 190K (leaking from drain plug)
Nissens radiator currently has 12K miles and has performed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By BentValve
Around 800-900rpm's is the sweet spot for me.

Around 800-900rpm's is the sweet spot for me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 762
Posted By BentValve
I've never actually met anyone that has a boy...

I've never actually met anyone that has a boy car. Even my wife drives a girl.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By BentValve
Did you by chance get your transmission flushed...

Did you by chance get your transmission flushed along with the other work?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By BentValve
4-4.5K. I believe VANOS engages around 4.

4-4.5K. I believe VANOS engages around 4.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By BentValve
I've been running H&R with bilstein sports for...

I've been running H&R with bilstein sports for over 3 years now. They are rougher than the sport suspension and give it a nice small drop. Although I did have a shop this past weekend tell me my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By BentValve
I would make sure the clip is up all the way but...

I would make sure the clip is up all the way but it definitely doesn't have to completely come off. I think what makes it tough sometimes is it's shape. The way it's shaped doesn't lend itself to...
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