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Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By JAB 67

pm sent

pm sent
06-21-2019, 04:36 AM
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FS:: R53 Parts
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Posted By JAB 67

PM sent re: license plate frame.

PM sent re: license plate frame.
06-20-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By JAB 67

Will take if Lujo doesn't

Will take if Lujo doesn't
06-18-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By JAB 67

I am reasonably certain that you are experiencing...

I am reasonably certain that you are experiencing the same sound as am I. It is most likely the sound that dual mass flywheels make as they age; depress the clutch and the sound goes away. I don't...
06-18-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By JAB 67

Love it!

Love it!
06-13-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By JAB 67

pm sent

pm sent
06-13-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By JAB 67

Studio: How exactly did you determine that the...

Studio: How exactly did you determine that the rear control arm bushings are "toast?"
06-12-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,728
Posted By JAB 67

Is that an OE dual mass flywheel? How many...

Is that an OE dual mass flywheel? How many miles? Anything wrong with it? Price?
06-11-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By JAB 67

That is not normal.

That is not normal.
06-11-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,015
Posted By JAB 67

Rauls4: The better term is 'cordless' not...

Rauls4: The better term is 'cordless' not 'wireless.'
06-10-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By JAB 67

What about the universal joint that connects the...

What about the universal joint that connects the steering column to the steering rack?
Forum: Suspension
06-09-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By JAB 67

I am confused. I am fairly certain that what...

I am confused. I am fairly certain that what holds the mount to the strut tower is a bolt that engages a captive nut.
Forum: Suspension
06-09-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By JAB 67

Self-Locking Bolts - huh?

Last year I replaced the original rear strut assemblies in my 2004 R53 with almost 160K. I reused the bolts that secure the rear strut mount to the strut tower. Recently I read that the...
06-09-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By JAB 67

Roof Rack Installation Kit Test Arbor

I recently purchased an OE installation kit for the Gen 1 roof rack bars. It did not include the 'test arbor,' p/n 8279014029. This item is used to determine the thickness of shims used to...
06-07-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By JAB 67

OE dual mass flywheel $750?? Yikes.

OE dual mass flywheel $750?? Yikes.
06-06-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By JAB 67

Blue R50: I read with interest your response. ...

Blue R50: I read with interest your response. Are you recommending keeping the OE Dual Mass Flywheel system, rather than converting everything to Valeo? If so, why? I may be in this situation in...
06-06-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By JAB 67

Me too.

Me too.
06-04-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By JAB 67

Who says that Mishimoto are reliable? I'm on my...

Who says that Mishimoto are reliable? I'm on my third one, the previous two both leaked in the exact same spot.
06-04-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By JAB 67

Where in Virginia?

Where in Virginia?
06-04-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By JAB 67

Gaskets around the oil cooler and on the oil...

Gaskets around the oil cooler and on the oil filter housing. Water pump and thermostat.
06-03-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By JAB 67

Thanks Capt BJ!

Thanks Capt BJ!
06-03-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By JAB 67

The word is 'shudder' not 'shutter.'

The word is 'shudder' not 'shutter.'
06-01-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,140
Posted By JAB 67

Told you so. Been there done that.

Told you so. Been there done that.
05-31-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By JAB 67

MiniDoMore Hitch installation

Some time ago I bought a used MiniDoMore hitch, model # 1002, for my 2004 R53. I plan to install it in the near future. I have the manufacturer's installation instructions. Any words of wisdom...
05-31-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
R53
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Posted By JAB 67

Damn. I was in Austin a few weeks ago; would...

Damn. I was in Austin a few weeks ago; would like to have considered it.
05-31-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,140
Posted By JAB 67

Bad alternator.

Bad alternator.
05-30-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,840
Posted By JAB 67

Did you introduce any PAG oil?

Did you introduce any PAG oil?
05-28-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By JAB 67

Shrevemini must have the OE harness and connector.

Shrevemini must have the OE harness and connector.
05-28-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By JAB 67

Does the switch require a 4 conductor connector? ...

Does the switch require a 4 conductor connector? Does it have a "2" on it? If so it only works with the OE driving lights wiring harness, which is no longer available.
05-28-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,572
Posted By JAB 67

You need to take it to a certified shop that has...

You need to take it to a certified shop that has the equipment necessary to introduce not just the correct amount of refrigerant but also the PAG oil.
Forum: Electrical
05-23-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,000
Posted By JAB 67

WTB: Horn connectors

I have a set of Hella horns that connect with spade lugs, not the modular connector like the OE ones. Does anyone have a set of the connectors? I don't want to splice into the OE harness.
05-22-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By JAB 67

In Fairfax Virginia I used Windshield City in...

In Fairfax Virginia I used Windshield City in Chantilly. They do the glass work for all the high end dealers. They have done windows for my Mini, Lexus, and a Subaru. The Mini, with rain sensing,...
05-21-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,667
Posted By JAB 67

Did you replace all ball joints? If so were they...

Did you replace all ball joints? If so were they definitely worn? Do you notice a difference?
05-20-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By JAB 67

Bad alternator.

Bad alternator.
05-14-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By JAB 67

If Sleepy Hollow doesn't take one I'll take both.

If Sleepy Hollow doesn't take one I'll take both.
05-14-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By JAB 67

Regarding the power steering leak, in my opinion...

Regarding the power steering leak, in my opinion it is a function of the ultra-slippery viscosity of the Pentosin fluid. And, once the hose connection has been disturbed one or two times for some...
05-13-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By JAB 67

May also be the noise that OE dual mass flywheels...

May also be the noise that OE dual mass flywheels make.
05-07-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By JAB 67

Correct name is 'Lemforder.'

Correct name is 'Lemforder.'
05-06-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,242
Posted By JAB 67

Have you ordered a Fumoto yet?

Have you ordered a Fumoto yet?
05-05-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,657
Views: 4,499,181
Posted By JAB 67

2004 R53. Original owner. 158K.

2004 R53. Original owner. 158K.
05-03-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By JAB 67

Best guess is that it is the sound of the OE dual...

Best guess is that it is the sound of the OE dual mass flywheel.
05-03-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,242
Posted By JAB 67

You should check to see if the gaskets on the oil...

You should check to see if the gaskets on the oil filter housing and oil cooler are leaking and if so this would be the time to change them. As I recall access would be somewhat easier with the oil...
05-02-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,242
Posted By JAB 67

At 146K your oil pan gasket is probably leaking...

At 146K your oil pan gasket is probably leaking anyways, so just bite the bullet and drop the pan, either replace it or drill out the stub, install a Fumoto, and reassemble with a new oil pan gasket.
04-30-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By JAB 67

I am interested too.

I am interested too.
04-23-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By JAB 67

I offered to take either a complete set or, if...

I offered to take either a complete set or, if not available, at least a front set. Need your PayPal address. Please pm me.
04-19-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By JAB 67

Way: Why are the 'special actives' so much less...

Way: Why are the 'special actives' so much less $ than the FSDs?
04-18-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By JAB 67

Who makes the ideal portable air compressor?

I don't recall anyone addressing this issue before. I am in the market for the 'ideal' portable air compressor; the one I have is kaput. Amazon is happy to supply a list of the "10 best." ...
04-17-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By JAB 67

Will take front set

Will take front set
04-14-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By JAB 67

Pm sent to veedubpat

Pm sent to veedubpat
04-10-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By JAB 67

Do shocks have a limited 'shelf life?'

A friend and I both bought our R53s at about the same time, mine an '04, his an '05, both with sport suspension. At delivery he had the dealer remove his shocks and springs and replace them with JCW...
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