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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Hectorml07
+1 on the valve cover. Hopefully it does fix the...

+1 on the valve cover. Hopefully it does fix the problem.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Hectorml07
Get a little bit of engine oil. Put a little in...

Get a little bit of engine oil. Put a little in each hole. Now start removing little by little. When you see that you already broke it loose. Turn it back to tighten so that the oil will go down the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Hectorml07
It's not too loud. It's noticeable but not...

It's not too loud. It's noticeable but not extremely noticeable at low rpms. I am pretty sure other guys on here have them as well. It also depends if you want to put back your resonator along with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Hectorml07
I just bought my 2000 e39 6 speed as well. The...

I just bought my 2000 e39 6 speed as well. The previous owner already had a resonator delete along with 3" piping to the magnaflow exhaust. I am in love with it! It roars nice when you hit the gas...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Hectorml07
This ^. I remember when I had my other e39 528i...

This ^. I remember when I had my other e39 528i it would smoke a bigggggg cloud of white smoke only on cold start ups and sometimes after a few hrs of being parked. I took it to a shop and the guy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Hectorml07
451095 No, it's this one circled in the...

451095

No, it's this one circled in the picture. I got this picture online. But its in between the alternator and ps pump.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Hectorml07
Thank you bluebee...the e39 guru :) Sent...

Thank you bluebee...the e39 guru :)


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Hectorml07
So yesterday I finished up my car. I ended up...

So yesterday I finished up my car. I ended up going to my local junk yard and took off a pump from a 740. Got home cleaned it up with some degreaser, bought new ATF for it. Put on the new tensioner...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By Hectorml07
Lol true. But yea looks like the paint job will...

Lol true. But yea looks like the paint job will have to wait up for me. I have to take care of some maintenance on my car first, such as the csb, oil change, transmission flush, diff flush, new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By Hectorml07
I paid an old friend of mine $1500. I was asking...

I paid an old friend of mine $1500. I was asking him how much he would charge me to paint my new one and he told me he didn't really have time so that's why I'm like ehh ill just stick with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 845
Posted By Hectorml07
Time required to install serpentine belt

About a 20-30 minute job or even less if you are handy with tools. It would take someone over 2 hours if they didn't know what they were doing or if they were just dragging ass! Did they replace the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By Hectorml07
Exactly how I feel. On my old E39 I ended up...

Exactly how I feel. On my old E39 I ended up painting the entire car when I got both the front and back M bumpers. The main reason the entire car was sprayed was because the clear coat on the car was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Hectorml07
Bluebee, its a V8 sorry for not stating that in...

Bluebee, its a V8 sorry for not stating that in the beginning.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Hectorml07
Wow twice? That's not good. Well I guess if it...

Wow twice? That's not good. Well I guess if it happens again ill know exactly what to do lol.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Hectorml07
Whats cheap? $55? Sent from BimmerApp...

Whats cheap? $55?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Hectorml07
Thank you. I am very glad that it didn't happen...

Thank you. I am very glad that it didn't happen on my way to work because I would be replacing a whole lot more than the pump. But yea I am already on the hunt for one and hopefully put everything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By Hectorml07
Power steering pump broke :(

So yesterday as I was driving I started hearing a little squealing coming from under the hood. I immediately thought the idler pulley was starting to go out. So I got home and I was planning on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Hectorml07
Bmw 540i 6 Clutch issue.

By preloading the self adjusting mechanism you mean the transmission would have to come down if the p.o didn't do it?

Clutch delay valve?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Hectorml07
Cool thank you for the feedback. Sent...

Cool thank you for the feedback.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Hectorml07
Anyone? Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Anyone?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Hectorml07
Also my clutch pedal engages low which led me to...

Also my clutch pedal engages low which led me to believe he did actually replace the clutch since I drove my brother in laws e39 540i 6 speed as well and his clutch was still the original that came...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Hectorml07
Bmw 540i 6 Clutch issue.

Hey there guys and gals I have a 2003 bmw 540i 6 speed. I purchased the car about a month or so ago. The P.O. mentioned that he replaced the clutch prior to me buying it. Car drives smooth and shifts...
Forum: Performance 06-12-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Hectorml07
Anyone?? Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Anyone??


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Forum: Performance 06-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Hectorml07
Bump bump. Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Bump bump.


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Forum: Performance 05-30-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Hectorml07
Bump. Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Bump.


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