Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 211
Search took 0.73 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: adwebinc
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By adwebinc
So, I just picked up an e39 on Saturday after not...

So, I just picked up an e39 on Saturday after not owning one since 1999, so I am a little rusty. But, I also have an e31 and e38... yes my wife says I have a problem. Anyway, here are the things I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,387
Posted By adwebinc
Has to be the same. Well, I'm glad you got it vs....

Has to be the same. Well, I'm glad you got it vs. someone who would have just made a mess out of it! It's funny because I diagnosed the Trans codes for him and told him it would need a rebuild....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,387
Posted By adwebinc
I've also used these guys for my 4HP24 -...

I've also used these guys for my 4HP24 - http://autotransparts.com/. They carry 5HP stuff too.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-19-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,387
Posted By adwebinc
Ah gotcha, then it wasn't yours actually. I was...

Ah gotcha, then it wasn't yours actually. I was looking at this other one in Avon after you had already started your project. But, I knew it was going to need the same Trans rebuild that you were...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-19-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,387
Posted By adwebinc
Dude... Come on man!!! Are you hoarding the few...

Dude... Come on man!!! Are you hoarding the few that are in town?? LOL Well when you wife tells you that enough is enough, call me and we'll make a deal. :)

Don't forget that I have a lift just...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-19-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,387
Posted By adwebinc
That is the one! If it is a sport, orient blue...

That is the one! If it is a sport, orient blue in TFS mode then I'm sure it is. Tell me it wasn't you lol....

Gotcha on the spring. That is a bummer.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-18-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,387
Posted By adwebinc
Oh no!!! From whom did you buy the kit? Was it...

Oh no!!! From whom did you buy the kit? Was it broken upon delivery? Maybe they will just replace that piece for you.

Btw, I missed out on the 740 sport that I was pursuing in Avon. I was...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-18-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By adwebinc
Try PB blaster and let it soak overnight. And you...

Try PB blaster and let it soak overnight. And you may need to do that multiple times. And yes, some have had success by applying some hear as well.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-15-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,389
Posted By adwebinc
1991 850i eml light

Yes, that's it! That is the "official" DK sync process. So sounds like it worked for you.

There is a process you can use to add the INPA and dis official BMW software to a laptop to read and...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-14-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By adwebinc
Sorry... the e31 board here is not frequented...

Sorry... the e31 board here is not frequented often. The bimmer forums board has a specialty group for e31s.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-14-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By adwebinc
Sorry... the e31 board here is not frequented...

Sorry... the e31 board here is not frequented often. The bimmer forums board has a specialty group for e31s.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-14-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,389
Posted By adwebinc
Sorry... the e31 board here is not frequented...

Sorry... the e31 board here is not frequented often. The bimmer forums board has a specialty group for e31s.

Are you talking about synchronizing your DK motors? If so, most people say that you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 540
Posted By adwebinc
This is absolutely true. It is a well documented...

This is absolutely true. It is a well documented frustration (issue is probably a strong word). It obviously does not cause any functional issue, but aesthetically it is annoying. Typically a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 540
Posted By adwebinc
Right. Aren't they actually silver? With "gold"...

Right. Aren't they actually silver? With "gold" cosmoline flake. Ha.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By adwebinc
No offense taken here. It does sound like you...

No offense taken here. It does sound like you have a challenging situation of no good local mechanics and extra time to get parts.

If you are so inclined, you might be better off just using the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 540
Posted By adwebinc
Yes... Powder coating is the best route to go. ...

Yes... Powder coating is the best route to go.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By adwebinc
Look on any car brand forums and you will see...

Look on any car brand forums and you will see someone saying those exact things.... You are getting good advice here, but if you are done with it, then so be it.


Sent from my iPad using...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By adwebinc
+1 This is a good approach. Fluid pump and...

+1 This is a good approach. Fluid pump and tools can be had at harbor freight for cheap. Also, if you are in a place where they have the lift rentals, that makes this job REALLY super easy.

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By adwebinc
Transmission fluid and filters should be serviced...

Transmission fluid and filters should be serviced every 30-40 thousand miles using the appropriate OEM filters and specific recommended fluid. That is really the simple key to these transmissions. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2016, 03:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By adwebinc
Trans service history? If it hasn't been...

Trans service history? If it hasn't been serviced regularly, then yes it is likely full of dirty fluid that is breaking down and the valve body is gunned up causing hard shifting. Can also be caused...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By adwebinc
Awesome! And yes, bleed it daily for a few days...

Awesome! And yes, bleed it daily for a few days to really optimize performance.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,014
Posted By adwebinc
Nothing yet, but just bought this from my buddy....

Nothing yet, but just bought this from my buddy. Can't decide if I'm going to give it to my daughter or keep it for me. I already have an e38 for my daily, but my buddy owned this since 2005 and has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By adwebinc
Someone on the e38 board suggested pulling the...

Someone on the e38 board suggested pulling the fuel pump fuse and letting the car burn the fuel in the line to reduce the spillage. Not sure if that causes any harm though.

When I did mine, I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-01-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By adwebinc
Yup... Alternator going. Be careful because if...

Yup... Alternator going. Be careful because if you go too long like that, you will also take out your battery.



Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-27-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By adwebinc
Someone save it!! Sent from my iPad using...

Someone save it!!


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Showing results 1 to 25 of 211

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms