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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 02:27 AM
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Posted By retiredat44
photos

photos
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By retiredat44
don't put antifreeze back in, until you sort...

don't put antifreeze back in, until you sort it... unless you live in an area that you really need it to keep it from freezing... if it is all good then put the anti-freeze back in.. it is much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By retiredat44
no chrome trim...

no chrome trim...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:11 AM
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Views: 302
Posted By retiredat44
how would to word ad for BMW with M-Tech Suspension package?

I wondered about how the M-Tech factory suspension is worded on the invoice from when the car was new, and how to word the feature in a sale ad. Factory suspension package and M-Tech steering wheel....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By retiredat44
only the BMW 3 series is on the 'latest' list, no...

only the BMW 3 series is on the 'latest' list, no other BMW series, I just checked the latest list.. so if anyone is wondering,, don't bother unless that's what you are looking for..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By retiredat44
I was chatting with my Toyota Dealer about the...

I was chatting with my Toyota Dealer about the fluids, and our new Camry Hybrid also has lifetime trans fluid... I told them about the same thing with my BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 275,573
Posted By retiredat44
Wink in my driveway

in my driveway
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By retiredat44
my Dice Silverline puts awful static into my...

my Dice Silverline puts awful static into my sounds through the AUX port from an android when connected.. I didn't buy it, the car cam with with a Dice installed with a long cable to the trunk.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 510
Posted By retiredat44
oh my god... I have room here for dozens...

oh my god... I have room here for dozens...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By retiredat44
Walmart sells/sold, Hankook, I have some on my...

Walmart sells/sold, Hankook, I have some on my car. But they have different brands that come and go. But they stand behind their hazard warranty. (please, no Walmart bashing...) I am just passing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By retiredat44
Interesting, as my car I believe, was originally...

Interesting, as my car I believe, was originally from Florida, so high humidity is definite. I never looked at the labels. it is so hard to trust manufacturers and gov agencies. And, you don't know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By retiredat44
I wish I could remember, but it turned out when I...

I wish I could remember, but it turned out when I did separately, they cleared... but as a group I could not do a reset.. sorry, can't explain it... I was really pissed when I could not reset mine,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By retiredat44
my M steering wheel with the leather wrap is not...

my M steering wheel with the leather wrap is not squeeze easy, maybe if you are a gorilla.. but I don't notice any squeeze in it.. if it does, it isn't much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By retiredat44
A place that sells a used tranny will only honor...

A place that sells a used tranny will only honor a warranty if the parts are installed by a licensed shop.. IMHO, from past experiences with cars..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By retiredat44
when I had a srs light, I found I had to reset...

when I had a srs light, I found I had to reset each code separately, with my B800 tool, not all at once.. I don't remember how they we all shown at once... but anyways, I found away to do them...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By retiredat44
I still have never put mine to the floor. Only...

I still have never put mine to the floor. Only down enough to get it purring. It jumps out of the hole and passes effortlessly. I know it is the 6 cylinder, but again, it is city streets, and not our...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 51,304
Posted By retiredat44
I bought a complete set of new Bosch Wipers for...

I bought a complete set of new Bosch Wipers for when the day comes, but will never need them, I have to sell the BMW. So, I will just be giving those and other things to the next owner. They were on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By retiredat44
The exhaust basically went from quiet, tame, to a...

The exhaust basically went from quiet, tame, to a tiger when getting into the high speeds... it can't be replicated at just high rpm, at lower speeds... IMHO
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By retiredat44
Lightbulb others with the 6 cyl 3.0, how well does your car run at over 120 mph?

others with the 6 cyl 3.0 (mine is the 2001 530i, with M-Tech factory suspension), how well does your car run at over 120 mph? I ran a while over 120mph. The car exhaust came alive, and the intake...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,175
Posted By retiredat44
I have the original straps... don't go out of...

I have the original straps... don't go out of your way for a pair, as they are just rubber bungies... not any better than a cheap pair...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,052
Posted By retiredat44
No I don't, but just see a bias that is in much...

No I don't, but just see a bias that is in much higher percentage in favor of manual in these BMW forums for manual trans. I am wondering if any of those that drive manual have tried the auto trans....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By retiredat44
the turtle wax kit for headlights at Walmart...

the turtle wax kit for headlights at Walmart $10.00 works great, and you can store the left overs and use many more times..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,374
Posted By retiredat44
no driving at all! check the spark plugs... #6...

no driving at all! check the spark plugs... #6 maybe first, but all of them anyways.. If you pull head off, check for cracks, check for doing re-surface. The threads in the block are probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,052
Posted By retiredat44
I am not scared of auto trans, I used to rebuild...

I am not scared of auto trans, I used to rebuild them when growing up. I don't do burnouts, etc... I also have a bad left knee. I have had plenty of bikes and cars with manual trans. I know about the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-29-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By retiredat44
sorry, that is a very old thread.. no longer have...

sorry, that is a very old thread.. no longer have that stuff. it was PIA to find a spare I wanted. Then, I ran into flakes on Craigslist. As usual.
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