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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 515
Posted By eparayno
Spacer adapters

Spacer adapters
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,747
Posted By eparayno
What were the codes? If you're going to keep the...

What were the codes? If you're going to keep the car or get it fixed then invest in a cheap obdii code reader. It will help pinpoint any problems
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By eparayno
Just sell the car. They are common and since you...

Just sell the car. They are common and since you dont seem like a car guy you probably couldnt tell the difference going from a rwd car to a fwd.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By eparayno
Is the center vent dial set to cold? Is your...

Is the center vent dial set to cold? Is your outside temp sensor in place/functioning?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By eparayno
Did you refill the transmission at the correct...

Did you refill the transmission at the correct temp with the car running?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By eparayno
Are you welding it yourself? When I had mine...

Are you welding it yourself? When I had mine replaced with a straight pipe, at a shop, I was charged only $50 for labor + pipe. Pretty decent but doing it yourself will be much more inexpensive BUT...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By eparayno
Jack up the car and measure the OD.

Jack up the car and measure the OD.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By eparayno
You dont need to remove any hoses. Remove the...

You dont need to remove any hoses. Remove the coolant bottle and hoses from the shroud and sit it down it out of the way. I think i used a bungee cord to hold reservoir in place around the area its...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By eparayno
Www.realoem.com Go there, put in your car...

Www.realoem.com

Go there, put in your car info and find the hoses from the diagrams
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By eparayno
You need an obdii device capable of reading abs...

You need an obdii device capable of reading abs codes
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By eparayno
Clean out the slits in the fan control plate. Or...

Clean out the slits in the fan control plate. Or remove the plate and clean the little fan in there. That little fan is tied into the cabin fan controls but the specifics escape me right now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By eparayno
Are you going to race the car? Why do you want...

Are you going to race the car? Why do you want bigger sway bars? Are you at stock height. IMO, anything Dinan is a waste of money.

Stick an M5 rear sway or Eibach and call it a day
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By eparayno
Why would it be bad. Engines needing back...

Why would it be bad. Engines needing back pressure is a dumb myth that went viral via the internet
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By eparayno
Have you done any diagnosis? Codes read etc or...

Have you done any diagnosis? Codes read etc or are you just living with these problems and not doing anything
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By eparayno
Uro is pure crap, even worse is MTC. Buy those...

Uro is pure crap, even worse is MTC. Buy those only if you plan to sell the car soon and need a temporary "fix"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By eparayno
How are you calculating the mpg? Dont rely on...

How are you calculating the mpg? Dont rely on what the instrument cluster says if thats what you are going by. What maintenance have you done? My 530i gets 34mpg mixed driving, mostly highway though...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By eparayno
Probably 2004, the E46s started using electric...

Probably 2004, the E46s started using electric fans right around there and E60's
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By eparayno
The adjusters are broken

The adjusters are broken
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By eparayno
If you want to permanently fix the rust , and...

If you want to permanently fix the rust , and possibly die from chemical inhalation, look into POR15.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,027
Posted By eparayno
A brand new battery can be bad. CCA are important...

A brand new battery can be bad. CCA are important for extreme cold weather, which you probably get in your location otherwise the old battery you had was fine for any other season.

I had to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By eparayno
All that crap does is makes gaskets swell. Are...

All that crap does is makes gaskets swell. Are you even sure the oil pan is leaking? Theres a lot of points on the M54 engine that can leak up top and making it seem like the oil pan is the cause of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By eparayno
That's highly unlikely unless you were in a flood...

That's highly unlikely unless you were in a flood and the intake was submerged underwater. Back when I was 16 I put an AEM CAI on my first car, an 88 CRX Si. The intake was right in front of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By eparayno
Return those sensors and save your money. The...

Return those sensors and save your money. The dummy light is not needed at all if you inspect your car regularly. Take the two wires connected to the sensors, cut them and solder the ends or use butt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By eparayno
The fan may be locked up and spinning fully...

The fan may be locked up and spinning fully engaged. It should only roar when started cold and in stop and go traffic. Take a highway drive and if it still roars on the highway then the fan clutch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By eparayno
Try shorting both wires together. I had to do...

Try shorting both wires together. I had to do that when mine kept flashing -40F. I got the repair kit from bavauto and a sensor from the dealer a few years ago so it's not new but it fixed the...
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