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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,264
Posted By bagodonuts68
find it hard to believe that so many people...

find it hard to believe that so many people recommend the bilsteins. i've had a lot of trouble with the shaft dechroming causing a clunk to develop in the front end. this has happened 3 times now. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,853
Posted By bagodonuts68
what's the part number of the KYB's

what's the part number of the KYB's
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By bagodonuts68
think you're cold??! try wintering in North...

think you're cold??! try wintering in North dakota. We've had about 10 days now without seeing highs above single digits. Lows in the -20s farenheit, not including wind chill. I regret my other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By bagodonuts68
the B800 scanner is a cheap, ebay-acquired...

the B800 scanner is a cheap, ebay-acquired version of a more expensive air-bag (SRS) code reader that can clear the airbag warning light. i looked to see if i could find an ebay item to refer you to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By bagodonuts68
my new B800 Scanner pulled codes 11 (seat belt...

my new B800 Scanner pulled codes 11 (seat belt buckle switch, passenger) and 16 (sensor, side airbag, right, parameter fault). i am unsure how to proceed other than trying some compressed air in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By bagodonuts68
my new B800 Scanner pulled codes 11 (seat belt...

my new B800 Scanner pulled codes 11 (seat belt buckle switch, passenger) and 16 (sensor, side airbag, right, parameter fault). i am unsure how to proceed other than trying some compressed air in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By bagodonuts68
but in what way do my particular codes suggest a...

but in what way do my particular codes suggest a seat sensor? i tried resetting it with my b800 gadget but the light came right back on. ...wishful thinking in vain.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By bagodonuts68
not too cold in ND today. i think it hit 45...

not too cold in ND today. i think it hit 45 degrees. could you elaborate a touch on buying the relay to bypassing the sensor?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By bagodonuts68
there is a button on the bottom right of the...

there is a button on the bottom right of the steering wheel that turns on the wonderful heat. hard to miss.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By bagodonuts68
my new B800 Scanner pulled codes 11 (seat belt...

my new B800 Scanner pulled codes 11 (seat belt buckle switch, passenger) and 16 (sensor, side airbag, right, parameter fault). i am unsure how to proceed other than trying some compressed air in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By bagodonuts68
agreed. buckle up.

agreed. buckle up.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By bagodonuts68
it HAS been cold though its been colder and this...

it HAS been cold though its been colder and this is the first i've seen it. warming up tomorrow...let's hope you're right
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,480
Posted By bagodonuts68
what are the benefits of the peake tool over the...

what are the benefits of the peake tool over the $25 variety?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By bagodonuts68
just got the airbag light today (after jamming...

just got the airbag light today (after jamming x-country skis into the wagon with the tip up by the passenger seatbelt receiver...any link). I tried scanning with my PEAKE tool and got no codes. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By bagodonuts68
i had a similar problem just yesterday in very...

i had a similar problem just yesterday in very cold conditions. all gauges were pinned to the low end when i first started the car. even the info box in the middle was blank (but lit). drove then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By bagodonuts68
just yesterday i started the car in cold weather...

just yesterday i started the car in cold weather (less than 10 degrees F) and none of the gauges were working. Fuel, rpm, temp... all were pinned on the floor. also the message screen in the middle...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,853
Posted By bagodonuts68
...i get it. meaning: there is NO chance? ...

...i get it. meaning: there is NO chance? has anyone tried to get bilstein to bend/admit fault/cover expenses?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,296
Posted By bagodonuts68
you're this far in...no point turning back now. ...

you're this far in...no point turning back now. think of the depreciation in the first year after buying a new car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,853
Posted By bagodonuts68
meaning?

meaning?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By bagodonuts68
BBA has lifetime warrantee. They did an initial...

BBA has lifetime warrantee. They did an initial rebuilt maybe 5+ years ago and they've honored their agreement several times (sounds like a BAD thing) including once when they couldn't fix my module...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By bagodonuts68
funny, I have 3 vehicles: 1981 fiat spider 2000...

funny, I have 3 vehicles: 1981 fiat spider 2000 with recently rebuilt engine and performance upgrades (hi compression pistons, performance cams, lightened flywheel, bringing total HP up to maybe a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 45,921
Posted By bagodonuts68
update: my rebuilt Bilsteins are starting to...

update: my rebuilt Bilsteins are starting to produce the same clunk. has anyone gotten bilstein to cover any shipping or installation expenses given the failure is with their part??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,853
Posted By bagodonuts68
I had bilstein rebuilt my front struts about a...

I had bilstein rebuilt my front struts about a year and a half ago after experiencing this clunk issue (same symptoms: pitted chrome and a clunk at low speed when the struts sort of unstuck...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By bagodonuts68
both cases where I had a wet a-pillar occurred...

both cases where I had a wet a-pillar occurred with the nose of the car higher than the rear and the sun roof cracked open in the back (not slid to the rear but tilted up. ....oh and after it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By bagodonuts68
i have a 2000 528iT and love it. i wish it had a...

i have a 2000 528iT and love it. i wish it had a manual tranny, as at 165k mi I had the headache, as most do, of having to replace the GM automatic transmission. It is such a nice looking...
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