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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By golferjohnm
I'd like to see what you have in charcoal/black...

I'd like to see what you have in charcoal/black family...I've got a blk/blk 6 speed and I'd like to keep my shifter knob stock, (hoping that doesn't look too goofy, tho)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By golferjohnm
Very cool! Thanks Mark, I'll call you in...

Very cool! Thanks Mark, I'll call you in mid-August and schedule a time :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By golferjohnm
Since I'm only an hour away, would you consider a...

Since I'm only an hour away, would you consider a 'drop-in' sometime at your convenience? I'd like to change my dark wood to a more modern color/style
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By golferjohnm
I just searched to see if I could find any...

I just searched to see if I could find any specific fuse(s) that control the headlight adjustment feature...nada

Would anyone have knowledge of the individual fuse number and location that I could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By golferjohnm
Just Baked Headlights, no level adjustment

I recently replaced my headlight lenses with the Umnitza product and I finally had a chance to drive at night, (it doesn't get dark up here until 9:30-9:45p) and noticed that my headlights no longer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By golferjohnm
I just tried this product: ...

I just tried this product:

http://www.bgprod.com/catalog/gasoline-fuel-system/bg-44k-fuel-system-cleaner/#bg-product-1

The butt-dyno feels a much smoother ride throughout the revs, my mileage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By golferjohnm
I had a similar annoying noise that I chased for...

I had a similar annoying noise that I chased for over a year...replaced all that you've mentioned, plus ball joints and motor mounts...turned-out to be tie rod ends and center link
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 453
Posted By golferjohnm
After all is said and done, I pay around $75.00...

After all is said and done, I pay around $75.00 per year...Whatcom County does not require an emissions test :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By golferjohnm
Which would beg the next question...where does...

Which would beg the next question...where does NAPA get their parts? :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By golferjohnm
Here's a photo of the new part that I replaced:

Here's a photo of the new part that I replaced:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By golferjohnm
Just replaced both headlight lenses...2 hours for...

Just replaced both headlight lenses...2 hours for the driver's side, hour and fifteen for the passenger. This includes baking time of 20 minutes.

I chose to do each separately in the event that I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By golferjohnm
After at least a year of chasing-down my...

After at least a year of chasing-down my intermittent click/crack/croak, I was final able to solve it...I replaced both outer tie-rod ends and the center link joining the two. After removing the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By golferjohnm
any issues? did you have to bake yours open?

any issues? did you have to bake yours open?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By golferjohnm
The entire assembly went into the oven...I...

The entire assembly went into the oven...I contacted Umnitza and they assured me that nothing would harm it...but I wasn't specific about the ballast :dunno:
So far no problem :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By golferjohnm
For $1800?? no-brainer, go for it :thumbup: as a...

For $1800?? no-brainer, go for it :thumbup: as a second vehicle, you can take your time and make it your own
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 938
Posted By golferjohnm
156,xxx miles on mine and it's never ran...

156,xxx miles on mine and it's never ran better...completely reliable as long as you're "in-tune" to what the car is telling you, (either by sounds, smells or feelings). Knowing the Achilles heels...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By golferjohnm
They are one and the same :thumbup: EZPZ,...

They are one and the same :thumbup: EZPZ, transaction and I know if there was any issue, I could call
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By golferjohnm
DIY for Euro Style Replacement Headlight Covers

I was a bit apprehensive at tackling this since my original headlight covers were not too terrible and everything was working perfectly, but after seeing the result I couldn't help but share my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By golferjohnm
The Headlight Covers arrived on Saturday...I must...

The Headlight Covers arrived on Saturday...I must say these are spectacular! Night and day difference...I can't tell how much more light bathes the road cuz it doesn't get dark until @ 9:45p this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By golferjohnm
Did you notice if the aux fan kicked in? I...

Did you notice if the aux fan kicked in? I recently completed a full cooling system overhaul and I now run 109-110 degrees celcius and the aux fan starts a slow whir at 111 degrees...I have not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By golferjohnm
Those are Style 66 wheels, those were originally...

Those are Style 66 wheels, those were originally on my car when purchased...17" staggered set-up
$5k is a nice price, but that vent-mod is kinda nutty :p I'd be curious to see what the drivers side...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By golferjohnm
do any messages appear when you depress the...

do any messages appear when you depress the button on the end of the turn signal stalk?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By golferjohnm
I recently completed a full cooling system...

I recently completed a full cooling system overhaul and the DME now likes to keep the cruising/non-load operating temperature at 109*-110*C with the auxiliary fan kicking-in at 111*C
Under load, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By golferjohnm
Excellent, watch for my order this afternoon...thx

Excellent, watch for my order this afternoon...thx
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By golferjohnm
I believe the OP used "street drags"...

I believe the OP used "street drags" colloquially...he mentioned that "the car teched fine" which led me to believe this was a sanctioned event governed by the local authorities.

If not...agreed
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