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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By geobrick
I ended up doing the same thing. It gave me more...

I ended up doing the same thing. It gave me more space to work in that area so I could get the RTV where the two sections of cut gasket came together.

It's been 5 months since I've replaced the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
I'm no expert on the oil flow, but I think the...

I'm no expert on the oil flow, but I think the oil gets pulled up from the pan through the filter before it gets pumped to the various parts of the engine. If that's the case, the filter should pick...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-30-2014, 10:37 PM
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Views: 1,028
Posted By geobrick
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-30-2014, 10:43 AM
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Views: 1,028
Posted By geobrick
The volume buttons on the iphone 4S that I'm...

The volume buttons on the iphone 4S that I'm using as an ipod also effects the BT volume heard through the media bridge. That might be controllable through the phone or the app. My Samsung Galaxy...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-30-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By geobrick
I checked my firmware and I also had 7107 (not...

I checked my firmware and I also had 7107 (not 7109). I updated to 7111 and had no change with regard to the USB text display. As before, after the first track, it still displays the previous track's...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-29-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By geobrick
Saw this on the audiovox site regarding firmware...

Saw this on the audiovox site regarding firmware updates.
"Module settings (text display, etc...) will be reset to default after updating the firmware."

So you may need to change the text mode...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-29-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By geobrick
I should have 7109 but I'll have to verify that....

I should have 7109 but I'll have to verify that. I see on their site, they have 7111 available but I don't see the 7112 you have. Did they email it to you or was there a special link?

The text...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-15-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By geobrick
Audiovox Mediabridge AMBR-1500-BMW Bug Verification Test

Can someone with the Audiovox Mediabridge AMBR-1500-BMW (formerly DICE) help me verify a bug in the text display?

I installed the Mediabridge with the DSP adaptor in my 2001 530 and it's been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
Still no leak

After 3 weeks there's no sign of any oil leak.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
4 days later and no sign of a drip. I parked over...

4 days later and no sign of a drip. I parked over a piece of white cardboard and have seen nothing so far.

Thanks to mudbone and CN90 for this method. I'm not sure it saved me any time but it did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
It's done. I put the oil in today and took it out...

It's done. I put the oil in today and took it out for a 20 minute drive. We'll see how it goes.
I usually take a lot of photos to help others but this time there were lots of bad ones because it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
I installed the new (cut) gasket. I used Permatex...

I installed the new (cut) gasket. I used Permatex Copper RTV and used a clear tube to extend the nozzle to get it into the back corners called out by the Bentley manual. It worked ok but I probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
Thanks. That link shows the location of the 2...

Thanks. That link shows the location of the 2 recessed bolts part way down the first post.

I got the gasket out. I needed to cut it in at least 3 places to remove it but I still plan to cut the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
Found the two I missed. It's the 2 medium length...

Found the two I missed. It's the 2 medium length bolts on the back end. They're recessed deep into the transmission housing. I originally thought they part of the transmission and ignored them. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
Thanks. I'll take another look. I have the car up...

Thanks. I'll take another look. I have the car up on wooden ramps and have enough access to see everything. I'll assume back means towards the transmission and inward means towards the center line of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
I removed all bolts including the 2 long ones and...

I removed all bolts including the 2 long ones and the 3 coming from the transmission side but the pan is not dropping. Any tips?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
Good idea. I'll have to see how well that fits...

Good idea. I'll have to see how well that fits without risk of stripping it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
Started the project today. I didn't realize that...

Started the project today. I didn't realize that the only way to access the 10mm bolts on the high side of the oil pan would be by reaching down from the top. The sump blocks access from below and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 87,241
Posted By geobrick
It's been a year and a half since I did the DISA...

It's been a year and a half since I did the DISA repair using Gary's kit and it's still working great. I'm writing this update because I had to take the DISA out for another repair I'm working on.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
For me it drips on the driveway. It's not a huge...

For me it drips on the driveway. It's not a huge amount. At first I thought it was the steering rack but it's coming from above that. The OFH and CCV are clean (but the CCV could be a contributor to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 71,977
Posted By geobrick
CN90, After all these years, you still haven't...

CN90, After all these years, you still haven't had to replace your oil pan gasket? Mine has been leaking for over a year now. I've got the parts and I'm ready to start. The idea of cutting the gasket...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 123,288
Posted By geobrick
I knew I was leaving one out. That's clean too. I...

I knew I was leaving one out. That's clean too. I replaced it sometime after I replaced the oil separator a few years back. I bought two OFH gaskets back then and still have the extra one. The oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 123,288
Posted By geobrick
ah, turning the wheels 'after' your on the top....

ah, turning the wheels 'after' your on the top. That seems better than your earlier method where you set the ramps spaced at an angel and drove up with the wheels already turned (your old oil change...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 123,288
Posted By geobrick
I almost used 2x12s but I was concerned about the...

I almost used 2x12s but I was concerned about the extra weight and Home depot was low on good 2x12s.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 123,288
Posted By geobrick
That's true. The slope prevents me from storing...

That's true. The slope prevents me from storing them vertically. I had to stack them horizontally but they fit together nicely and I can stack things on top of them (like a car).
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