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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By crazy4trains
Make sure the pads are securely held in the...

Make sure the pads are securely held in the caliper piston. Spread out the spring a little if you need to.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By crazy4trains
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By crazy4trains
$6K wouldn't buy my 02 530i with sport pkg and...

$6K wouldn't buy my 02 530i with sport pkg and 84K miles.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-02-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By crazy4trains
Call the company that did the repair.

Call the company that did the repair.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 560
Posted By crazy4trains
We constantly use the phrase "if I had more time...

We constantly use the phrase "if I had more time I would have written a shorter letter". Still holds true.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By crazy4trains
Don't ever leave the scene without getting a...

Don't ever leave the scene without getting a police report.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 256
Posted By crazy4trains
Throw your wax in the trash. I only use...

Throw your wax in the trash. I only use synthetic sealants. I use Zaino Z-2. I have heard lots of good things about Menzerna PowerLock too. These can be applied in the sun and don't stain/damage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,016
Posted By crazy4trains
Try another bed-in. What is there to lose? She...

Try another bed-in. What is there to lose? She likely got them warm, sat at a red light with the pads clamped to the rotors and transferred some pad material to the rotors.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By crazy4trains
Read the manual. Do what it says. Stay away...

Read the manual. Do what it says. Stay away from the web if you have manufacturer supplied instructions.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By crazy4trains
I would like to hear an unbiased comparison...

I would like to hear an unbiased comparison between Zaino Z-2 and Menzerna PowerLock, if anybody has one to offer. I currently use Zaino Z-2 and really like it. I have heard good things about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By crazy4trains
What products and/or processes used?

What products and/or processes used?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,175
Posted By crazy4trains
Wrap some twine/string around the nut so that...

Wrap some twine/string around the nut so that when you pull the string the nut rotates and (hopefully) engages the threads correctly. Didn't work well for me. I put some antisieze on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,606
Posted By crazy4trains
You didn't "right" anything! ...

You didn't "right" anything! :rofl::rofl::rofl::p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By crazy4trains
All you need to do to deactivate the...

All you need to do to deactivate the dip-on-reverse feature is set the mirror switch on the door card to the passenger side. Doing so "tells" the mirror that you want to adjust it yourself. If you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By crazy4trains
Keep us apprised on the durability of your...

Keep us apprised on the durability of your replacement parts.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-07-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,821
Posted By crazy4trains
Seen on the back of a rickety pickup truck when I...

Seen on the back of a rickety pickup truck when I was learning to drive:

"Never argue with your wife, just dicker"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,633
Posted By crazy4trains
Where did he go???

Where did he go???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,499
Posted By crazy4trains
:loco:

:loco:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,499
Posted By crazy4trains
:loco:

:loco:
Forum: Off-Topic 07-30-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,333
Posted By crazy4trains
My local Shell pumps say "may contain up to 10%...

My local Shell pumps say "may contain up to 10% ethanol".

I use Exxon. More convenient for me is really the only reason.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By crazy4trains
You are in Philly. Next winter when it gets cold...

You are in Philly. Next winter when it gets cold and there is moisture in the cracks it will run, almost instantaneously. It's a gamble on your part to try to seal it. I would be preparing myself...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-30-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By crazy4trains
I use chemical guys products. Any that say high...

I use chemical guys products. Any that say high foaming. I try to use my foam cannon when I have time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 512
Posted By crazy4trains
Not the first time!

Not the first time!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By crazy4trains
ISTJ Fuel - Premium (Top Tier Designation) ...

ISTJ

Fuel - Premium (Top Tier Designation)
Erl - Mobil 1 0W-40 (LL-01 Compliant)
Coolant - Pentosin Pentofrost (Supposedly BMW original fill)

Why, not because I infer these are required but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 512
Posted By crazy4trains
Follow your own advice and go see a pro. You...

Follow your own advice and go see a pro. You don't know what you are doing and are messing with the most important system on your vehicle.
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