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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,450
Posted By jygesq
my new Audi S4 (jumped ship from 2000 528 MT) has...

my new Audi S4 (jumped ship from 2000 528 MT) has their s-tronic dual clutch transmission . I was going to buy the car with 6 speed MT,.I took a short test drive that turned into a long one due to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By jygesq
Any one need radio/tape player for 2000 528 .

If you email me, & you send me prepaid ups label, I will send you radio as a gift my email :jgans@ ctattys.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By jygesq
sold my 2000 528, SO long it has been fun

with only 83800 miles.it needed 4 new tires, later possible vanos seal rebuild, Got $5k in cash,buyer got good car and I got a fair price, 3k more than dealer would do on trade and 2k more than local...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By jygesq
for that reason I ordered A/S tires instead

speed limiter drops from 155 to 130, a speed I will never go.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By jygesq
An era is ending,my2000 528 mt will be gone

After owning this car since new December 1999,I am finally moving on .last winter did it. My town no longer use sand. I live on a hill 40% grade 1\4 mile long I am tired of leaving my car in a snow...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By jygesq
bmw 528 MT 83500 miles for sale $6000

please email jgans@ctattys.com or call 860-242-2221
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,775
Posted By jygesq
ten minutes to reattach splash shield that dealer left hanging

after $1300 for new front & rear brakes with new rotors and for replacing serpentine drive belt & a/c belt. I guess no one does things right any more
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2014, 08:39 AM
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Views: 280,915
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By jygesq
have a profession do it!

labor costs is small and it is easy for novice to damage expensive windshield or gets leaks or rain sensor that will no longer function.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By jygesq
just for kicks try a reboot

. with engine off, open trunk. wait for lights in trunck to go off, car is in sleep mode. Disconnect the neg cable from battery, then disconnect positive cable from battery. wait a few minutes,then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By jygesq
How can you exceed 130 mph rev limiter?

have you done something such as a chip?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By jygesq
Same battery at Walmart

At advanced auto parts $ 119 if you order on line.I asked store if they would match on line price & they did with free install. Make sure you vent battery and put plug on the end of the battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,238
Posted By jygesq
those straps are good for small iktems

I doubt it will hold down large tool box
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,418
Posted By jygesq
I. fill with 93 and at half tank

I fill with 89, results at least 91. The brand of gas is very critical: my 2000 528 runs so much better with shell gas, higher mileage and better idle. car will run with 89 but run poorer and get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By jygesq
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By jygesq
try a reboot first

. open trunk let light go out, car is now sleeping,disconnect ground cable from battery , then positive calbe from battery. then reconnect positive cable, then ground cable to battery. Fuse 13 is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,438
Posted By jygesq
are you referring to snifer for automatic recurcuation

it is wired not a hose. It attaches to the fan shroud on drivers side
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By jygesq
change it once per year anyway

if not by miles. Yes and change filter as well
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 35,843
Posted By jygesq
yes and i had to replace belt to fix it

about $300 from dealer parts & labor. If yo do it your self be careful plastic trim parts can break, even dealer broke a part on b panel , they paid.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By jygesq
fix it now, before you get major overheat and...

fix it now, before you get major overheat and ruin engine,at least a new BMW thermostat from dealer and bleed system well after install
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By jygesq
lowes sells dupont teflon spray

abot $6.00 , it works wonders, especially for rattling front door, by spraying the door seal rubber gaskets. It should take care of your sticky doors, spray both parts, closeron door and the pin on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By jygesq
build sheet copy is located on seat bottom rear seat

take out rear seat by pulling it up from lower edge, turn over and build sheet will be there,if someone has not already taken it off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 589
Posted By jygesq
price does it include rotors as well?

usually BMW suggest rotors be replaced along with pads, Despite comments about price of BMW service, BMW offers value line replacement of around $279 for pads only and around $450 for both pads and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 589
Posted By jygesq
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