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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By crazy4trains
I don't know the answer to the OP's questions but...

I don't know the answer to the OP's questions but how does your response help?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By crazy4trains
Use MAF specific cleaner only. Make sure the MAF...

Use MAF specific cleaner only. Make sure the MAF is completely dry before reinstalling it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By crazy4trains
My current experience is also similar. I have...

My current experience is also similar. I have refreshed all cooling components at the front of the engine but not the heater pipes and stuff that's a little tougher to access. My loss is occurring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By crazy4trains
An adjustable wrench is all that I use also. I...

An adjustable wrench is all that I use also. I second the use of anti-sieze on the water pump shaft and no need to wrench tighten the fan clutch when reinstalling. As stated above engine rotation...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By crazy4trains
Thanks to all for their feedback and ideas. My...

Thanks to all for their feedback and ideas. My plan is to go back to Firestone and have them rebalance the wheels/tires. If that doesn't solve the problem then I will look into getting the rotors...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By crazy4trains
Rackdoctor??? That's just another name for...

Rackdoctor??? That's just another name for plastic surgeon, right???

Sorry, couldn't resist.

Patiently waiting on the picture laden DIY.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By crazy4trains
I took the car to the dealer that botched the...

I took the car to the dealer that botched the alignment and got that resolved. Steering wheel is now centered and all connections/adjustments are checked and are tight. I'm still getting...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-19-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By crazy4trains
Ditto. Somebody's cranky.

Ditto. Somebody's cranky.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By crazy4trains
Did you watch the video posted above? Within the...

Did you watch the video posted above? Within the first two minutes he shows you how to unlock the cluster using test 19, then pushing the left button to select the lock code, which is the last 5 of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By crazy4trains
I used the last 5 numbers in my VIN. Mine add up...

I used the last 5 numbers in my VIN. Mine add up to 20 so that is where you have to start.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By crazy4trains
What brand/model filter is in the pic?

What brand/model filter is in the pic?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By crazy4trains
what filter?

what filter?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By crazy4trains
Thanks for the input. I'm headed out and will go...

Thanks for the input. I'm headed out and will go to the dealer that did the alignment tomorrow morning. Will report back after that.

I purchased both new inner and outer tie rods. I think...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By crazy4trains
Took a short video this evening. ...

Took a short video this evening.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2fxreZSXlc

Note that the tie rod is less than two months old. I also found the nut shown on the right of the video was loose. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By crazy4trains
I assume when you say "seal" you mean the o-ring....

I assume when you say "seal" you mean the o-ring. I also suggest you replace the bleed screw. If it has been over-tightened it could be broken and won't seal, even with a new o-ring. I would also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By crazy4trains
I prefer EVOO.

I prefer EVOO.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By crazy4trains
New Tires and Suspension Overhaul; Still Getting Vibrations

I posted a thread a few months ago about preparing for a front suspension overhaul. 2002 530i with 104K miles.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=898012

I never really closed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By crazy4trains
If the car has never had the suspension refreshed...

If the car has never had the suspension refreshed then it is way overdue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By crazy4trains
Many say that Pentosin Pentofrost NF is the stock...

Many say that Pentosin Pentofrost NF is the stock coolant. It can be purchased at most NAPA locations if a dealer isn't convenient.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By crazy4trains
Bleed the system first then come back with more...

Bleed the system first then come back with more info.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By crazy4trains
No, you don't have to but it makes everything...

No, you don't have to but it makes everything else easier.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By crazy4trains
How recently have you checked? About two months...

How recently have you checked? About two months ago I noticed their stock of Castrol 0w-40 going away. If you haven't checked in a few months give it another looksee.

Just another reason to hate...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By crazy4trains
I have been having difficulty finding the Castrol...

I have been having difficulty finding the Castrol 0/5W-40 at Wallyworld. It appears they are no longer carrying it. Amazon still has some in stock.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 505
Posted By crazy4trains
Upstream is before the catalytic converter and...

Upstream is before the catalytic converter and downstream is after the catalytic converter.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By crazy4trains
Not true. Too many other variables to make such...

Not true. Too many other variables to make such an absolute statement.
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