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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-07-2020, 02:34 PM
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Posted By cmybimmer
IIRC the axles will bolt up to any E36...

IIRC the axles will bolt up to any E36 differential.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
Thank you for your kind offer, I'm sure I can get...

Thank you for your kind offer, I'm sure I can get access to either a Volvo or gauge this weekend. I'm actually considering buying a lug pattern measuring tool since I continuously buy/sell wheels...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
thanks for the chart, but i familiar with the...

thanks for the chart, but i familiar with the different sizes and their conversions. I might need to do like you mentioned with some measuring tool.


Correct, no stamps.. Which i always wondered...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
Hello guys, can anyone here help me determine the...

Hello guys, can anyone here help me determine the lug pattern of some wheels that I picked up?

Supposedly they were on a Ferrari 550, but no proof was given. A google search shows that 550's have...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By cmybimmer
Update: repaired wires for the temp sensor and...

Update: repaired wires for the temp sensor and reset the codes. Codes are gone and CEL did not turn back on.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-18-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By cmybimmer
So I changed the above mentioned parts over the...

So I changed the above mentioned parts over the weekend, and everything went in nicely other than the temperature sensor, the wires were ripped up and had no more connection to plug into the sensor....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
Plus my wagon is also Oxford Green, so it would...

Plus my wagon is also Oxford Green, so it would be a perfect match to have two green 5 series Tourings. It would be my wifes ride
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
anyone know anything about e34 wagons in terms of...

anyone know anything about e34 wagons in terms of what they go for on the market? I found this and I'm getting REALLY itchy to get it. The e34 is the only other bmw wagon id get aside from the e39.....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-05-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By cmybimmer
Yeah, I made the order through FCP Euro last...

Yeah, I made the order through FCP Euro last night for the Oil Level Sensor, Ambient Air Temp Sensor, the Brake Booster hose, and an Oil Filter for a fresh oil change. Hopefully that'll get rid of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-04-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By cmybimmer
Yeah, each time I clear the codes it comes back.....

Yeah, each time I clear the codes it comes back.. Looks like the engine is running lean as well, so it looks like there is a vacuum leak, or... (see below)


Thanks, I'll be making an order soon...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,159
Views: 228,348
Posted By cmybimmer
Had to replace the battery safety terminal again...

Had to replace the battery safety terminal again on my wife's e39 as the power wire was getting hot again while driving. I thought it was the alternator not pushing enough power to the battery, but...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-27-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By cmybimmer
Anyone? I just want to know if it's normal for a...

Anyone? I just want to know if it's normal for a CEL to turn on for a silly oil level sensor? If so, I already threw the part in the Shopping cart on FCP Euro..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,298
Posted By cmybimmer
My M had it's original lights too. And the...

My M had it's original lights too. And the adjusters were shot like yours. To make it worse, both xenons were suffering from pinkeye. Was not safe to drive at all. The lenses were in good shape, but...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By cmybimmer
Oil Level Sensor

Hello guys, quick question and hoping you guys will have an answer for me.

I am diagnosing my fathers z4 that we commute with a couple days a week. The check engine light is on and the two active...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,298
Posted By cmybimmer
Yeah, I was thinking about film or even clear...

Yeah, I was thinking about film or even clear coating them.. But I figured polishing them over again won't be the end of the world, especially with the power tools. It makes the process quicker and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,298
Posted By cmybimmer
Well.. A small update lol I decided to...

Well.. A small update lol

I decided to polish my wifes e39s headlights because it was impairing vision at night. This time i decided to sand by hand and then use the drill with the rubbing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
Tbh I get very intimidated with the e39 6spd swap...

Tbh I get very intimidated with the e39 6spd swap due to all the electronic coding and such.. The mechanical swap is not a problem at all, but I'm still getting introduced to all the electronic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
Haha I think that's where I stand as well.. But I...

Haha I think that's where I stand as well.. But I think I'll wait it out, and continue to use the wagon as a pimping grocery getter and baby transorter :rofl: That's the main reason I settled for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
Yeah, that's what everyone was leading me to as...

Yeah, that's what everyone was leading me to as well. I'll just wait till I come across a nice M-sport. They're starting to become a lot more affordable. Plus I don't mind holding on to my wagon at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13,099
Views: 531,890
Posted By cmybimmer
Guys, I didn't want to make a whole new thread...

Guys, I didn't want to make a whole new thread for this, and thought this might be the right place to post.

But I got an offer to trade my 525iT wagon for a 2000 540i 6 speed. I obviously would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,650
Posted By cmybimmer
:yumyum:

:yumyum:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,650
Posted By cmybimmer
Funny you made this thread now.. Out of curiosity...

Funny you made this thread now.. Out of curiosity I posted my wagon for trade (I know, it's not a 540i, m5, OR even a 5 speed), and in the small list of cars to trade for, the w211 E55 AMG made it on...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-13-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By cmybimmer
That's why I had to post that disclaimer that I...

That's why I had to post that disclaimer that I know nothing about these motors :rofl:

Never worked on these motors, nor did I have a car that had one so your input is worth more than mine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,298
Posted By cmybimmer
I'll have to wait until I have a couple hours of...

I'll have to wait until I have a couple hours of free time one of these days till I can revisit the headlight polishing.. "Free time" is sparse mostly due to my demanding children, but once I get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,103
Posted By cmybimmer
I have an excel of every part I purchased and...

I have an excel of every part I purchased and replaced on my wagon and my wife's 525i. I do all the work so labor costs nothing.

So far, my wagon is sitting at $2219.60. My wife's 525i is...
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