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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By BMR01530
Wiper Blades

What happened to getting new rubber on the windshield wipers... the last time I got new blades they were like $3 ea.. now they are $18.. I checke 2 dealers.. anyone have this experience?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By BMR01530
Tire Review

I am not an expert, but.. I just put on a set of Yokohama YK580 225/45 17 to replace my worn out Michelin sport plus...

The dry road seems to be very good, I like to lean into a corner and feel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,834
Posted By BMR01530
BB - do you not read the other posts.. This is...

BB - do you not read the other posts.. This is frI have been using this for a few months, no cable length issue, has lots of features and you can customize the screens, real-time stats, dull color...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,834
Posted By BMR01530
No don't think the flip phone will work.. I just...

No don't think the flip phone will work.. I just got rid of my flip phone last June.. really like the change.. You can get Android phones for cheap now...

OR get an Android tablet.. It wont do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,834
Posted By BMR01530
I did the blue tooth ODB II $10 reader, with...

I did the blue tooth ODB II $10 reader, with Torque $5.00 s/w on my Samsung note... It has worked great, and it is always with you... I can drive up to TN with the GPS, and have real time stats...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 864
Posted By BMR01530
Where are you guys having the rebuild.. I need...

Where are you guys having the rebuild.. I need something done for my triple light issue.

Also, poolman.. I have been having the idle flutter also.. It happens just when I will be pulling into...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By BMR01530
BioGuy.... I swear I looked that up before I...

BioGuy....

I swear I looked that up before I sent it... damn..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By BMR01530
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By BMR01530
So what is a full code reader for bmw that is not...

So what is a full code reader for bmw that is not laptop based. Iam not paying $140 for peake.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By BMR01530
I agree. But the cheap end, always in your grasp...

I agree. But the cheap end, always in your grasp spectrum has evolved and is due for an update. Also, I like to recommendations newer than 3 years old.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By BMR01530
I just ordered a $13 dongle and torque. Ithink...

I just ordered a $13 dongle and torque. Ithink we need start updating the scanner thread with new wireless/personal device info. Unfortunately, I am not knowledgable enough to give advice bit will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 14,030
Posted By BMR01530
WOW this is the first time I found this...

WOW this is the first time I found this thread... Thanks for the pictures.. I just saw a bunch of things I will probably never get to .... Thank you again...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By BMR01530
Thanks... I did get through most of this.. but...

Thanks... I did get through most of this.. but 2008 info on this topic is really not any good at this point..(unless you think pairing your car year, with a vintage product is a good idea)... the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By BMR01530
I always do these with a breaker.. then the...

I always do these with a breaker.. then the ratchet.. You do have to turn the steering side to side.. then again I always do this too, since it is always better access. even on my X-excursion.. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By BMR01530
Exactly my interest.. are the BMW specific codes...

Exactly my interest.. are the BMW specific codes only readable with Peake? cant be..

How close to fully readable is Torque pro.. I love the idea, since I now have a Samsung Note II...

I would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By BMR01530
Scanning tools today

My SES is on again from a lose gas cap.. (about the 3rd time in 3 years). It doesnt seem to go out. So I thought I would get a good code reader... This is about the 4th time I have researched this....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By BMR01530
Done, passed...

Done, passed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By BMR01530
I took it out last night and tried to follow the...

I took it out last night and tried to follow the driving plan outlined... I did have breaks in the sequence, while trying to get on the freeway and all.. but after finding a 15 minute 60 mph lane,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 903
Posted By BMR01530
As a parent of 2 college varsity players.. you...

As a parent of 2 college varsity players.. you should be thinking about school, not taking care of a niffty car... parking will be an issue, crooks that target students will be an issue, wrenching...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By BMR01530
Thanks.. I never get to 60 mph, going back and...

Thanks.. I never get to 60 mph, going back and forth to work... I'll get on the free and turn on all switches...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By BMR01530
Ready Mode

I reset the computer after aT-stat replace and now after 300 miles of city driving it still not in ready mode. Emissions test is now 1 month behind... Any suggestions on how to get it to ready...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By BMR01530
That is what I thought I read, 206F.. I think I...

That is what I thought I read, 206F.. I think I will study that 'test mode' stuff and use the cluster reading option to watch it for a while. But I have yet to see anyone claim they see their's run...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By BMR01530
Humm.. the readings that have been pointed to...

Humm.. the readings that have been pointed to here, eventually go in a circle. In general, after having to keep cars running to support raising two kids (Ford 7.3 diesel, Range Rover 4.2 classic,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By BMR01530
I got it from Advanced Auto, it was a STANT...

I got it from Advanced Auto, it was a STANT brand.. I saw a thread that said it was made by the same OE and it looked identical.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By BMR01530
Can you keep me updated.. I have had this go...

Can you keep me updated.. I have had this go on/off for 6 months.. last 100 miles just fine .

I did read threads and try the multi-meter test (which I couldn't get to work at all)

Let me know...
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