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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:36 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By poolman
You could get a used engine droped in cheaper...

You could get a used engine droped in cheaper than fixing a head gasket---that's what I did..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By poolman
Well--check and see if the coolent level is OK in...

Well--check and see if the coolent level is OK in the expansion tank before you start her up in the morning. If not,,fill it up to the proper level and then check again the next day....If your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 272
Posted By poolman
She can crank without the plug in there..what you...

She can crank without the plug in there..what you checking for is coolent that can enter into that cylinder. Don't need to keep her running--just turn her over a few times and you will be able to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 272
Posted By poolman
Are you sure that you bled the system correctly?...

Are you sure that you bled the system correctly? If you had an air pocket,,it would explaing whats going on. When you crank her back up,,remove the #3 spark plug before doing so...if you see a lot of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By poolman
Just noodling ,,but,,are there any other things...

Just noodling ,,but,,are there any other things going on--like speedometer or something ? Just thinking if a wheel speed sensor could cause such!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By poolman
If the valve still has vacuum on it and won't...

If the valve still has vacuum on it and won't allow it to shut when it is supposed too,,,what are the indications of this happening and would it effect fuel mileage?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By poolman
New Way To Fix A Problem

Had a miss every once in a while at start up. Only happened maybe 3 times since my new engine was installed. Started checking the vac hose's back behind the intake manifold and found the ones going...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By poolman
May be a burnt valve--lots of those going...

May be a burnt valve--lots of those going on--including me. I had a used engine installed for a c note more than whats she's been quoted.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By poolman
Another thing to point out--after years of...

Another thing to point out--after years of driving ,,and dust building up at the only point opening for air to enter--the rad may be blocked by dust building up over time---I cleaned mine out once...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By poolman
The suspension in your car won't let a V8 set...

The suspension in your car won't let a V8 set under the hood...you have to totally swap the whole suspension to make it all fit....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By poolman
Well...Thanks and hats off to both of you...

Well...Thanks and hats off to both of you Gents--I am Crazy After All----but it seems that the pipe is burning white now--Hmmmm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By poolman
Interesting Idea came Up

My new engine (with 60k miles on her) has ran flawlessly since Christmas 2013...Changed the oil a few weeks ago and in 15k miles or more it hasn't been down any. Last week I noticed a statement made...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By poolman
See if this will help you--This Gent really knows...

See if this will help you--This Gent really knows whats going on when it comes to vac leaks and these engines,,he's still learning new things.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By poolman
Fuel Pressure Regulator is attached to your fuel...

Fuel Pressure Regulator is attached to your fuel filter, under the car. I don't think you can buy it seperatly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By poolman
Do you have another ingnition key for the car? If...

Do you have another ingnition key for the car? If so, try the other key and see if the same thing occurs. Had the same problem once,,the key for some reason,,needed to be programed again...this can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,071
Posted By poolman
To measure the parts , in my mind , is useless in...

To measure the parts , in my mind , is useless in itself. What do you comapare the measurement's too? The parts that come from Besian's are different from OEM. Who has new OEM seals? No one,, they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,071
Posted By poolman
[ Bluebee-If you haven't changed the seals on...

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Bluebee-If you haven't changed the seals on your car, you really shouldn't comment on the effectiveness of this service. Both my son and wife commented on the increase of low end torque in their...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By poolman
136,815--Yep..LOL Thought you wanted to know how...

136,815--Yep..LOL Thought you wanted to know how many miles were on our cars--Don't read so well in my older years---
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By poolman
I would like them--285627 miles,,new...

I would like them--285627 miles,,new engine,,getting ready to do the vanos seals--new tranny also--will need filter as well...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By poolman
Go to post 99 on the following link and read from...

Go to post 99 on the following link and read from there down, and into the next pages for a good look at what I reffered to in the above
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By poolman
There are certian modles of Hundia's that use the...

There are certian modles of Hundia's that use the same part , from the same company as our OEM...and about half the price of a new one from BMW--maybe some one will chime in with the part number that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By poolman
Like your thinking--to add,,Your going to need...

Like your thinking--to add,,Your going to need some kind of vacuum introduce into the crankcase. The stock CCV valve allows for this,,but in my findings the crankcase can take a lot more vacuum being...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By poolman
Always thought, these cars needed an oil cooler...

Always thought, these cars needed an oil cooler to help with the heat of the engine..be interesting to see what ya come up with..subscribed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By poolman
You would have been better off going to a pick...

You would have been better off going to a pick and pull and finding a OEM maf than a 30 buck ebay part--Good Luck Though
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By poolman
I drive a Touring--Yep

I drive a Touring--Yep
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