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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,469
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
You can get away with hitting the red light if...

You can get away with hitting the red light if you stop immediately and let cool. Just don't do what my wife does... drive all the way home and then tell me the next day "I think there might be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Thanks, except the left side has gone bye bye! We...

Thanks, except the left side has gone bye bye! We have a small 3 red brick garden wall in front about 10-12 inches high. She was looking in the rear mirror or something, backed out then went forward...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
I just replaced the whole thing

Here is what I paid for all of the pieces- $60 core charge refunded
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
E39 Bumper grille - one piece or two?

My beloved roommate (wife) whacked the right side of my car (shown here) and damaged the fog light, bumper and lower insert grill. Now, the car is over at a storage yard at the moment so I can't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
If the engine quit while running - that could be...

If the engine quit while running - that could be 'cause the electrical system got wet somehow. First drain the oil... and replace with some cheap stuff... then turn the engine over with the plugs...
Forum: Parting Out 09-05-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,308
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
I think M5 must have passed away... too bad...

I think M5 must have passed away... too bad...
Forum: Parting Out 09-03-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,308
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Need A/C trim plastic

See attached snap of trim - need that if you have it - and the Air pump above the right front tire - also if still avail. I wonder if the plastic windshild fluid bottle is the same on your car as my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Just to let fellow E39'ers know - found a great...

Just to let fellow E39'ers know - found a great source for the complete drive line here:
http://www.wholesaleimportparts.com/index.php
Only $372 gaurenteed... add $60 core which is refundable -...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Fix it now!

Hey Kyle, try this! Lots of fun to replace the fan!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,077
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Hey Aitloian, just shrug off the rude kiddies who...

Hey Aitloian, just shrug off the rude kiddies who haven't learned any class... there are a lot of real nice people here that over time you will get to know and share good time/advice with. As you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Any tips on finding E39 driveline? Best is $400+

I guess my U joint is clacking and the indy says I need to replace it. It seems to be not removable unless someone here has done it and has a tip. Best I can find is about $413
from:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
qt - you are a genius! I'll remind her of this -...

qt - you are a genius! I'll remind her of this - if she doesn't decide to slap me down for criticizing! (giggle)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,381
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Franka, we all know you are just a "high...

Franka, we all know you are just a "high pressure" kind of guy! (giggle)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Thanks guys and girls, I will check all of this...

Thanks guys and girls, I will check all of this out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Thanks BB!

Got this tip from your links on how to do it without taking the entire panel off which is REALLY a pain... This will save an hour or two for sure...

"It is possible to do it via the access hole on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
If you search thoroughly in here you will find...

If you search thoroughly in here you will find many others complaining about this same issue... best thing to do is take out that overpowered V8 and put the trusty six back in!
(giggle)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
She weighs 105 pounds and is 78 years old......

She weighs 105 pounds and is 78 years old... still you don't want to mess with her... reminds me of 'granny' on the old black and white "Beverly Hillbillies" shows from the sixties... think she has a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,262
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Phillip, quit joking... this man is already in a...

Phillip, quit joking... this man is already in a lot of pain... he can't take any more! -BTW -this OP was done in 2004 so I'm sure it's all resolved by now. Wonder when OP gets out on parole?

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,381
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
For whatever it is worth I have been getting...

For whatever it is worth I have been getting 40,000 out of Protenza RE960's
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Bridgestone&tireModel=Potenza+RE960AS+Pole+Position
They are on 18'...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Unhappy Third doorhandle broken - any ideas about where to get a GOOD one?

I have a '98 528i that is doing great after fixing up all the normal things that traditionally go wrong - cooling system, vanos seal, cam position sensors etc...

Now, can you believe my wife...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,454
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Oh, goodie... another "newbie" we get to pick on...

Oh, goodie... another "newbie" we get to pick on for a while 'till he learns to tell us all to shut up and leave him alone! (giggle)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
I had the same experience... took my 528i to a...

I had the same experience... took my 528i to a real good alignment guy and he said this type of suspension system (on our BMW's) needs to be at least checked every 15,000 or so. He has seen many...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,884
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
Somehow it just isn't right that Sears is selling...

Somehow it just isn't right that Sears is selling BMW parts... I think I'll sue! (giggle)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,798
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
What happened to the OP picture? I don't see it!...

What happened to the OP picture? I don't see it! Have I gone blind?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By DrewCrewOf2
I'm a professional programmer... very used to...

I'm a professional programmer... very used to "bugs" in my code... join the club and share my pain! (giggle)
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