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Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-30-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 81,411
Posted By TheWeebs
I just did this to solve my "50 mph shimmy" so I...

I just did this to solve my "50 mph shimmy" so I thought I'd throw in a couple observations.

First a great write-up. This is the reason I decided to replace my thrust arms myself. Kudos to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By TheWeebs
I second that. Axxis Plus Deluxe are low dusting...

I second that. Axxis Plus Deluxe are low dusting where the dust is silver anyway. Work about the same as OEM. Mine do squeak occasionally during light touch breaking (rush hour). Worth it.
Forum: General BMW 04-07-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,099
Posted By TheWeebs
Oh yeah people are less tolerant to BMW drivers...

Oh yeah people are less tolerant to BMW drivers in Atlanta. I see it mostly during rush hour. My solution is simple. When i get tired of it i just drive my F150 and push back. Attitude changes a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,410
Posted By TheWeebs
another extractor tip

See-through cans with volume calibrations are great.

I have a metal walled extractor that looks kind of like a old gas can and I do not know how much I've extracted. Knowing how much you took...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,613
Posted By TheWeebs
Change it. I did mine at 75k and it had...

Change it.

I did mine at 75k and it had very little "gunk" deposited on the pan. I was really surprised at how clean it was. The fear that some have is that adding new oil dislodges or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2006, 06:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,410
Posted By TheWeebs
It's easier. You don't have to jack the car up...

It's easier. You don't have to jack the car up and fool around with pans and all the mess.

I've found no practical difference between extracting or draining the normal way on my 540. Doesn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2006, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By TheWeebs
Your supposed to add Seafoam a short time before...

Your supposed to add Seafoam a short time before an oil change not with one. Maybe 50 to 100 miles prior to a change. Seafoam will dissolve or loosen particles into your oil and filter. If using a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,459
Posted By TheWeebs
I have the stock non-NAV radio with a cassette. ...

I have the stock non-NAV radio with a cassette. I use the cassette with an adapter to bring my Delphi SkyFi XM audio in since I have no Aux options. So it works for me. I stopped using CD's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,459
Posted By TheWeebs
ICELINK does show text

Have a 99 with DSP. Been using ICELINK with 60 GB Ipod for about a year. Text displays on dash if you enable the option. If I remember correctly you select Disk 6 and find the right menu (it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,394
Posted By TheWeebs
Read this

Back easy. Front not so easy. Should reduce your understeer.

http://www.zeckhausen.com/swaybar_replacement.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2006, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By TheWeebs
I have a 99 and the hole is not cut in the metal....

I have a 99 and the hole is not cut in the metal. I also just removed the factory sub and cut holes for the M5 speakers in the rear deck. Had to pull seats and all the other stuff to get to it so I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2006, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By TheWeebs
Make sure you didnt mix Dextron with Esso...

Make sure you didnt mix Dextron with Esso lifetime. If so get it flushed ASAP. May turn out to be a very expensive mistake down the road by not correcting this.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By TheWeebs
18's if you really dont want to worry about...

18's if you really dont want to worry about potholes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,869
Posted By TheWeebs
I like my Axxis Deluxe pads. IMO they brake just...

I like my Axxis Deluxe pads. IMO they brake just as good. I have noticed BMW pads tend to have a "grab" right before final stop which annoys me. Axxis does not have this characteristic. Car's in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By TheWeebs
Just replaced RE750's with 22K on them. Handled...

Just replaced RE750's with 22K on them. Handled well but got loud after 10k. Extremely noisy at the end. Just mounted Kumho Ecsta ASX's on M Parallels 18's. They are quiet but most are when brand...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 928
Posted By TheWeebs
No problems with mine.

No problems with mine.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,725
Posted By TheWeebs
73K on mine and after much reading I have decided...

73K on mine and after much reading I have decided to replace the filter, fill, drive a few weeks and drain replace again. I cannot agree with the lifetime or do not touch arguments. I read...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,240
Posted By TheWeebs
I bought the same prepainted M5 spoiler from...

I bought the same prepainted M5 spoiler from Xenon no problems. Tape should sit overnight at least before driving. Full adhesion is not immediate but takes time depending on temp even when using...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,246
Posted By TheWeebs
I had a interesting conversation on this with a...

I had a interesting conversation on this with a stereo installer. He said he did the DSP systems all the time. He used a JL summing unit to put the DSP channels together and then a post processor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2006, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By TheWeebs
Odd but true. My alarm was going off...

Odd but true. My alarm was going off occasionally. Noticed it was after I had received a cell phone call when my phone was in the car. Sure enough about 1 out of 5 calls would set the alarm off...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2006, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,596
Posted By TheWeebs
When mine was replaced the dealer mentioned that...

When mine was replaced the dealer mentioned that it had thrown a code but they also verified it with a volt meter. I would like to know the measurements they made too. I've looked around but never...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2006, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By TheWeebs
Is the engine bogging or your transmission...

Is the engine bogging or your transmission slipping? There is a know problem with loosing power under full throttle. I just cant remember what it was. Possible MAF problems.

Maybe someone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By TheWeebs
Thanks. Tried but cant seem to locate it.

Thanks. Tried but cant seem to locate it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By TheWeebs
Looking for description P/N for engine panel

I would like to replace the spash shield at the bottom front of the car that protects the lower engine and has the oil drain access plate in it.

Help!?
:dunno:
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-07-2006, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By TheWeebs
You'll find what you need at www.bmwtips.com in...

You'll find what you need at www.bmwtips.com in the Stereo section. Specifically e39.
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