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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Flybot
You've done a lot of work. Im sure its the fuel...

You've done a lot of work. Im sure its the fuel pump. Just replace it. The DISA is a separate issue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By Flybot
The codes are for precat O2 sensors.

The codes are for precat O2 sensors.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,667
Posted By Flybot
So people really have changed their motor oil...

So people really have changed their motor oil themselves. Who knew?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,667
Posted By Flybot
Omg

Omg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,667
Posted By Flybot
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http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=4475&pictureid=17717

Thats how this thread makes me feel
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By Flybot
As mentioned, you have to put the door card on...

As mentioned, you have to put the door card on from the top down. The top edge can be a pain if the clips start coming off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By Flybot
They only make a difference if you regularly...

They only make a difference if you regularly loose traction because a wheel is breaking loose and spinning.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By Flybot
I dont know about this particular limited slip...

I dont know about this particular limited slip diff, but they normally have varying degrees of force required to get them to lock, based on their application, such as street or track.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Flybot
Thats a Dynavin nav unit. I have the same thing....

Thats a Dynavin nav unit. I have the same thing. You might try getting a paperclip and poking the reset (RST) button next to the mini SD slots. And as Dennis said, it was probably purchased from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,396
Posted By Flybot
When I changed the steering rack a few months ago...

When I changed the steering rack a few months ago I bled the system 5-6 times. After a few months it started making the pump whine/buzz noise that you have. I was going to change the pump, but as I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,396
Posted By Flybot
I would not use it without all the vanes (chips)....

I would not use it without all the vanes (chips).

You probably just had air in the system. I was going to replace my pump because of noise and and while waiting for the pump to arrive I took the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,396
Posted By Flybot
Sroor, I dont think you can buy parts for the...

Sroor, I dont think you can buy parts for the pump. The OP did indicate that the pump was the same as a VW mk3 Golf. You might be able to swap parts from a VW pump and avoid the modifications that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Flybot
What car Dad decides to get for his son is really...

What car Dad decides to get for his son is really not any thing to do with the OPs question. He didnt ask for parental advice. Jeez.

But I still say, two "youts" in row owning the car, and flakes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Flybot
He will not make it as a salesman, thats for...

He will not make it as a salesman, thats for sure. The bottom end of both the I6 and V8s are pretty strong. Not a lot of problems there normally, so I dont know about the flakes in the oil. But, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Flybot
That would be a waste of time IMO. Dirt is not...

That would be a waste of time IMO. Dirt is not the problem. Hard seals that dont do there job is what you fix with the rebuild.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,512
Posted By Flybot
I have rear subframe bushings on order. Looks...

I have rear subframe bushings on order. Looks like Ill be waiting for the tool for a few weeks. Ill post up when I get done and report if there is any improvement. I know my issue isnt ASC/DSC. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By Flybot
Talk him down to six.

Talk him down to six.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,151
Posted By Flybot
....posted in error....

....posted in error....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,512
Posted By Flybot
diggyd357, do you have the before and after...

diggyd357, do you have the before and after alignment numbers for your car? I have the same handling issue and would be interested to know if I should get an alignment or pursue the carrier bushings....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,512
Posted By Flybot
Do you have any before and after alignment...

Do you have any before and after alignment numbers?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 7,502
Posted By Flybot
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Flybot
Everything except the tranny is minor or easy to...

Everything except the tranny is minor or easy to fix. But with those miles it wont be worth it to rebuild the transmission. You can get used ones shipped for less than $1000. Its either that or time...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 7,502
Posted By Flybot
I found this today while looking for a project....

I found this today while looking for a project. What an artist! Check out the work in the background!

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=4475&pictureid=47493
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,571
Posted By Flybot
Ok, I guess you have green oil.

Ok, I guess you have green oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,571
Posted By Flybot
The only green fluid in the car is coolant. You...

The only green fluid in the car is coolant. You keep saying oily. First thing is determine if its oil or coolant.

You listed a lot of replaced items. You may have an improperly sealed gasket on...
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