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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By YinD
Thanks for the verification. Everything so far...

Thanks for the verification. Everything so far is pointing to the guides being broken. I have shopped for some prices and the few local indies don't want to touch the repair.

It has 142,000...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By YinD
03 540i with P0011 code

Its been a while...

Started up the car and got some noises and then the SES light. Pulled codes and got P0011. Noise is the same as the dreaded broken timing chain guides. But only noisy at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By YinD
Help! Did my Transmission Go Out?

That's where I was heading. Happened to me. Check some of the 740 threads from the same era.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By YinD
Hilarious Commercial

+1


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By YinD
Help! Did my Transmission Go Out?

Try putting the car in drive with brakes on, parking brake too. Then have someone else with a mirror check to see if the driveline is spinning.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By YinD
have you ruled out any loose items that may be...

have you ruled out any loose items that may be flapping in the wind? Given the high speed only occurences, I would focus on the driveline and rear axle.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By YinD
Hilarious Commercial

Was watching this commercial last night and I busted out laughing at the end with the father's question: "Are you sure about the radiator?"

The wife just looked at me odd...
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
Posted By YinD
Our stroller will fit in the back of the 540 but...

Our stroller will fit in the back of the 540 but nothing else will. Looks can be deceiving.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 31,587
Posted By YinD
Towing Photos with X5.

Oh I needed that laugh!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,892
Posted By YinD
DIY: E39 Door Lock Actuator Replacement

Wd-40 will eat the plastic parts.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By YinD
HVAC buttons!

HVAC buttons!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By YinD
Aux Fan

How is your fan clutch performing?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By YinD
Flex Disk / Guibo - Reuse bolts?

Should you only apply torque to the nut, not the bolt?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By YinD
Flex Disk / Guibo - Reuse bolts?

I am doing this right now. Center bearing included. I am glad I am doing all of them now rather than separate.

Here is one of the transmission mounts and the Giubo. I am at 138k miles and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,409
Posted By YinD
LQ9 into E39 Swap

What a great feeling to have it start up! Awesome! Thanks for the posts, I've been following since day 1.


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Forum: Off-Topic 04-30-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,652
Posted By YinD
BMW Drivers Hobbies and Other Vehicles

I remember those days... Gave up my 75 gallon tank when the kids arrived. Reduced down to a beta bowl!

Sure dont miss cleaning it or dealing with sick aggressive fish. Never got brave enough...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-30-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,652
Posted By YinD
BMW Drivers Hobbies and Other Vehicles

Very nice! I did a budget restore of a 77 Mgb. Same maroon color!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By YinD
Look what I found at Walmart

My closest napa does not keep the 0w40 on their shelves. And not at the price... I just found the Walmart gallon two weeks ago. Love it!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By YinD
Look what I found at Walmart

My closest napa does not keep the 0w40 on their shelves. And not at the price... I just found the Walmart gallon two weeks ago. Love it!


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Forum: Off-Topic 04-26-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,652
Posted By YinD
BMW Drivers Hobbies and Other Vehicles

I drive a 97 Toyota landcruiser to haul kids and stuff, camping... It's also my bicycle hauler.

When I am not at kids soccer game or wrenching, I am on either my mountain bike or road bike...

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,491
Posted By YinD
I didn't think I toted out 10 gallons of oil from...

I didn't think I toted out 10 gallons of oil from Walmart!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,491
Posted By YinD
Walmart here had the gallon jug. Returned the...

Walmart here had the gallon jug. Returned the autozone quarts and saved a whopping $27.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,491
Posted By YinD
Some reason I thought I read that it was also...

Some reason I thought I read that it was also because of the glue they use to hold the filter material at the seam.
But my standards are set on napa wix at the least.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,491
Posted By YinD
I was just in Walmart and saw that price. Taking...

I was just in Walmart and saw that price. Taking the oil back for a refund dammit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,491
Posted By YinD
Free oil filter... NO THANKS

So I go into autozone to get my Mobil 1 oil for the BMW. The guy tells me that with the 8 qt s I get a free oil filter!

So I ask him what does he have?

"Let's see we have STP in stock"
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