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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Vanos tomorrow!

Vanos tomorrow!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Since the Valve cover was off...I thought it the...

Since the Valve cover was off...I thought it the perfect time to replace both Pre-Cat Oxygen sensors.

See Bank 1 (Bank 2 Sensor was even darker than this):
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Thanks for the compliment. I'll take some new...

Thanks for the compliment. I'll take some new pictures of the car reassembled soon.


Waterpump, Thermostat and Valve cover removed. Not a very difficult job, though I did find that the Valve...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
OFH nearly ready for installation... but first...

OFH nearly ready for installation... but first continue with disassembly to rebuild VANOS, new VCG, Sparkplugs, Thermostat/WP, Oil Catch can to replace CCV and install Zionsville Radiator...
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Flattened out OFH gasket with 120,000 miles on...

Flattened out OFH gasket with 120,000 miles on it....


https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-kQwyLNy2Gag/U7yg8n6xDUI/AAAAAAAAMkE/HegVnvUHwKc/w333-h588-no/IMAG0389.jpg


Came out in one piece,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Alternator and Oil Filter Housing removed in...

Alternator and Oil Filter Housing removed in preparation for a new OFH gasket.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-mqhUeb3UUd8/U7ydjshBRyI/AAAAAAAAMiU/oBsPnuxK63Q/w1040-h588-no/IMAG0387.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Note the cracked WP pulley... ...

Note the cracked WP pulley...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-hrQc_wMSfwI/U7yHdfiCwOI/AAAAAAAAMho/iBFUafluOa0/w1040-h588-no/IMAG0384.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Cooling system jettisoned as well.... ...

Cooling system jettisoned as well....

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-d69oO_a7dVY/U7ypDOgNX-I/AAAAAAAAMjs/nzS-_nvqxz8/w1040-h588-no/IMAG0393.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Vale Cover Fascia removed...as well as the front...

Vale Cover Fascia removed...as well as the front bumper.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-kJM2b_qNsKg/U7yHbhE4w5I/AAAAAAAAMhc/aGtP7T4etE8/w1040-h588-no/IMAG0383.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
What is Albo up to now? ...

What is Albo up to now?

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-RWEA6BYvfrc/U7x3vCfK9zI/AAAAAAAAMhI/5_SrkubeESY/w1040-h588-no/IMAG0382.jpg

Well.... a little bit of everything
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 877
Posted By Albo
Either that or an M5.

Either that or an M5.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Success!! Steering wheel wiring corrected. ...

Success!! Steering wheel wiring corrected. Movement in all directions is gold. The only thing not functioning properly on the driver's side is the seat heater. Switch lights up...blinks ..then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Red... definitely have problem with reds...and...

Red... definitely have problem with reds...and pinks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
To be honest I just followed along with this...

To be honest I just followed along with this great writeup on Bimmerforums:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Black plug pigtails ready for splicing into the...

Black plug pigtails ready for splicing into the cars body harness:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/C0tiMz_f7QLwy7Kh_y1in18ibuZLObJi-fLAfXbg1q0=w969-h548-no


Spliced into body harness:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
Well....disappointed to find that the used beige...

Well....disappointed to find that the used beige heated sport seats that I purchased on ebay are indeed for an older car. I removed the old driver's seat today after unhooking the battery. Swapped...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
My phone automatically made that little video...

My phone automatically made that little video with some pics that were on my phone. Thought I'd put it here to make it "official".
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 53,072
Posted By Albo
http://youtu.be/SQnWuEdo-W8

http://youtu.be/SQnWuEdo-W8
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,931
Posted By Albo
88 mph

88 mph
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By Albo
Check out my upgrade thread for my experience...

Check out my upgrade thread for my experience with the Meguir's Headlight Restoration Kit.

Link:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=532572&page=8
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By Albo
To give the OP some additional information...the...

To give the OP some additional information...the factory HID system will not work with most aftermarket headlights because the stock system utilizes a different type of bulb than the more generic HID...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Albo
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,147
Posted By Albo
Ok.... Let me start cashing in my aluminum cans. ...

Ok.... Let me start cashing in my aluminum cans. :-)

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,147
Posted By Albo
Nsogiba... beautiful work. How much would you...

Nsogiba... beautiful work. How much would you charge to do this to someone else's car? :-)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 869
Posted By Albo
Your point is well taken, however the premise...

Your point is well taken, however the premise that color is relevant may be misleading to people reading this post.

Case in point.... The mentioned Prestone coolant (50/50 - Extended Mileage) ...
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