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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By bluebee
We (who share engines with you) replace the power...

We (who share engines with you) replace the power steering cap o-ring and empty out the power steering fluid reservoir and clean the filter every few oil changes ...
- How to clean the power...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By bluebee
These are for the E39, but almost all of it is...

These are for the E39, but almost all of it is the same for the E46 ...

- Complete DIY for how to test a BMW battery & alternator (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By bluebee
Did it smell like a teenager's gym socks? -...

Did it smell like a teenager's gym socks?
- What to use to rid yourself of the BMW gym sock stink (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4350605&postcount=31))
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By bluebee
I typed /ash tray f3 to see what was in the...

I typed /ash tray f3 to see what was in the bestlinks, but only this came up:
- How to retrofit a rear door ashtray delete or rear door pocket ash tray modification (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 75,436
Posted By bluebee
Others had the same problem today ... > E39...

Others had the same problem today ...
> E39 (1997 - 2003) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=103) > license plate bulb housing: how to get the damn thing out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By bluebee
Typing /license plate light f3 in the bestlinks...

Typing /license plate light f3 in the bestlinks nets a howto:
- Replacing/fixing/removing the rear license plate light (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4188575&postcount=31)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By bluebee
What are real performance/handling tradeoffs for various custom E39 wheel fitments?

What are real performance/handling tradeoffs for the various custom E39 wheel fitments people so often ask about?

I'm not asking about appearance, but about physical advantages/disadvantages of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By bluebee
See also: - What is the recommended BMW...

See also:
- What is the recommended BMW diagnostic procedure to test for overnight parasitic battery drain (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5747151#post5747151))
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By bluebee
I would just type /trifecta f3 into the bestlinks...

I would just type /trifecta f3 into the bestlinks ...
- How to diagnose the BMW amber ABS BRAKE DSC/ASC trifecta or bifecta (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4205801&postcount=48))
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By bluebee
It looks like one of the rubber AC drain hoses,...

It looks like one of the rubber AC drain hoses, but mine are much closer to the center transmission tunnel, and to the center of the vehicle (seemingly further from the wheels), so, maybe not......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By bluebee
Please tell us what BRAND your replacement window regulator is, and how it worked out

Next person to replace their window regulator, please tell us what BRAND you bought (and come back here when/if it breaks).

Given the OEM brand (Kuster) breaks a lot, this thread today got me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By bluebee
Whatever brand you do buy, let us know the brand...

Whatever brand you do buy, let us know the brand name stamped on the metal.

My OEM was Kuster, for example.

There's not enough anecdotal information about brand name, so, let's START compiling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By bluebee
I don't have the feature, and it's hard for me to...

I don't have the feature, and it's hard for me to see it in the picture, so, did I circle the right thing for the "what is this" thread?
- Getting to know your bmw (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By bluebee
Typing /offset f3 in the bestlinks nets this ... ...

Typing /offset f3 in the bestlinks nets this ...
- BMW wheel specs (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7905462#post7905462)) (2 (http://www.gruppeb.com/BMWwheels/fitments/)) &...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By bluebee
See also the somewhat related thread which has a...

See also the somewhat related thread which has a lot of good references ...
- What engine swaps are most recommended (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=526617&highlight=engine))...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 47,652
Posted By bluebee
There is good information about the DTS in this...

There is good information about the DTS in this thread today ...
> E39 (1997 - 2003) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=103) > Double temp switch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By bluebee
You can test the DTS temperature readings ... ...

You can test the DTS temperature readings ...
- What is the temperature of the coolant & when the thermostat opens under normal conditions (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 101,563
Posted By bluebee
Very nicely done!

Very nicely done!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 52,442
Posted By bluebee
Nice write up here ... > E39 (1997 - 2003)...

Nice write up here ...
> E39 (1997 - 2003) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=103) > Cold weather lean conditions problems!...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By bluebee
This is good information for this thread: -...

This is good information for this thread:
- How to diagnose a cold-engine intermittent misfire (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=435931&highlight=bluebee+cylinder+misfire))
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 877
Posted By bluebee
This risk assessment is exactly why I said the...

This risk assessment is exactly why I said the PERSONALITY of the person makes more of a difference than the engine, when it comes to choosing the fluids that don't really matter.

Me? I risk it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,913
Posted By bluebee
BTW, I've taken my window setup apart a few times...

BTW, I've taken my window setup apart a few times now, so these threads may help ...
- One user's effort to diagnose, rebuild, and replace a BMW E39 front driver side door window regulator (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By bluebee
For the trifecta, read this post (and then the...

For the trifecta, read this post (and then the thread). Do not ask any other questions about the trifecta until you have read the post (at the very least), and then the thread (which answers all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 877
Posted By bluebee
If it matters, I have been running straight well...

If it matters, I have been running straight well water for two years (due to an expansion tank replacement, that I never bothered to replace the fluid).

I have the green stuff waiting for me to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By bluebee
Typing /steering angle sensor in the bestlinks...

Typing /steering angle sensor in the bestlinks nets this thread, for starters, but, you really need to diagnose to be sure it has anything to do with it.
- How to test and replace the steering...
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