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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 407
Posted By seemyad
Okay, not technically a self-contained...

Okay, not technically a self-contained combustible fuel. However, oxygen "fuels" combustion. Point well taken.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 407
Posted By seemyad
I hope you have two fire extinguishers nearby as...

I hope you have two fire extinguishers nearby as you may inadvertently endanger the property and lives of others.

One extinguisher right by the car. The other several feet away in plain view.

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By seemyad
Take it to a body shop. They will tell you...

Take it to a body shop. They will tell you exactly what you are dealing with. I could offer a SWAG (Sophisticated Wild A__ Guess), but you have received enough of those me thinks. :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,269
Posted By seemyad
Why is this quote posted again without any new...

Why is this quote posted again without any new information? Is there a new question or has this issue not been resolved?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By seemyad
Great images QS! My issue appears to be caused by...

Great images QS! My issue appears to be caused by #16 or #22 no longer being anchored to the chassis, based on the symptom shown in the pics I supplied in the previous post per AngryBear's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By seemyad
Good suggestion. here are a couple of images with...

Good suggestion. here are a couple of images with the lock pin engaged. I'll add them to the opening post as well.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By seemyad
About my gas cover autolock.

SCENARIO: My gas cover lock pin works. I left the gas cover door open, activated the alarm with my key fob, and watched the pin extend outward an inch or so. When I disengaged the alarm the pin...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By seemyad
The transmission may not be the culprit. BMW's...

The transmission may not be the culprit. BMW's massive LIE that the AT fluid is "lifetime" is the likely culprit. No one changed the fluid regularly so the ATs began to fail as they should under...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,225
Posted By seemyad
Consider having them bypass the external LOC and...

Consider having them bypass the external LOC and use the amp's built-in LOC. I suspect your whine will go away. I also suspect the sound will improve (if they balance the system correctly). The fact...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,366
Posted By seemyad
Excellent write up! Too bad I have Double VANOS....

Excellent write up! Too bad I have Double VANOS. I have no symptoms that I am aware of. Also, two indys state the VANOS "sound" and respond fine. That said, you don't know what you may be missing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,366
Posted By seemyad
Thanks for the encouragement Fudman!!! That is...

Thanks for the encouragement Fudman!!! That is one thing I have not done, which is print the instructions. I have simply scrolled through them online. Hard copies are sometimes much better than soft...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By seemyad
My symptoms were my shift knob sticking as I...

My symptoms were my shift knob sticking as I transitioned from Park to Drive. It felt like something was getting caught along the way. Never happened before then. I had to exert additional pressure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,366
Posted By seemyad
Every shop I have called in the Seattle Area...

Every shop I have called in the Seattle Area wants $1300 to do the VANOS job. I found a shop near San Francisco (in case I transfer there for work) that does it for $550 (if you supply the Beisan...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By seemyad
LBR told me if they see debris in my tranny pan...

LBR told me if they see debris in my tranny pan they would not change the TC because the tranny is shot. They called me after dropping the pan and said they were very surprised at how clean the pan...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By seemyad
Actually it was LBR Automotive on Bel Red Road. I...

Actually it was LBR Automotive on Bel Red Road. I have used SB in the past. LBR charges me a bit less on the things I needed done and are a bit closer to me.

MUSA (bimmerfest member) told me there...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By seemyad
I paid $2300 in Bellevue WA for my TC replacement...

I paid $2300 in Bellevue WA for my TC replacement a couple of years ago.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By seemyad
I use the iPhone case in the photo below. I sit...

I use the iPhone case in the photo below. I sit it on its side on the area in front of the cup holders and like it very much when paired with my Dynavin N6. This is because I can operate it via the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By seemyad
Roger. Thank you for the correction. .

Roger. Thank you for the correction.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By seemyad
In Cali, my state income tax rate is 9.3% ...

In Cali, my state income tax rate is 9.3%

Tax Rates by State
http://www.tax-rates.org/taxtables/income-tax-by-state

I currently reside in Washington state, where my state tax is 0%

My job...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By seemyad
You can't just change out the MAF. I learned the...

You can't just change out the MAF. I learned the hard way a year or two ago. Turns out the ECU (or whatever computer) calibrates the combustion cycle according to the existing MAF (and other inputs)....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By seemyad
Yes. I installed a Valco over a year ago. So far...

Yes. I installed a Valco over a year ago. So far so good. :thumbup: I have not inspected it since the install. There is a another brand that should be avoided at all cost. It may called "Dorman" or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By seemyad
If I understand your question correctly, please...

If I understand your question correctly, please consider the following.

If they install like XENONs, they are easy to install, just a couple of screws and a few connectors. Take a video of them...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By seemyad
GAS DISA Gold

"BMW has raised the retail price of the OEM DISA Valve to $399.00. Since we purchase OEM BMW DISA Valves to make our "Gold Valves" we have been forced to adjust our prices accordingly"

The prices...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By seemyad
ROFL! :rofl: Whatever that 3rd brake light is...

ROFL! :rofl: Whatever that 3rd brake light is called. Rear center upper light??? :dunno:

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By seemyad
There is a mount made for the iPhone inside the...

There is a mount made for the iPhone inside the top of the armrest. What type of phone do you have?

This image is the wrong year but they have one for our models too. It connects o the stock radio...
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