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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2013, 10:46 AM
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Views: 161
Posted By BlackMax540
540i crank is difficult to turn.

Hello everyone,
I just finished assembling the engine for my 99' 540i, but when i go to turn over the crank it is somewhat difficult to turn over. The engine is not in the car yet. Is it normal for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,658
Posted By BlackMax540
Sorry guys! I'm very new to the whole forum thing...

Sorry guys! I'm very new to the whole forum thing and made a simple mistake! I was not trying to HI-JACK this thread. Stop being so critical!

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By BlackMax540
What would be the best water pump and thermostat...

What would be the best water pump and thermostat to get and should it have a metal or composite impeller?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By BlackMax540
Thanks for the info and the video was good. Now i...

Thanks for the info and the video was good. Now i just need to figure out the water pump questions

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By BlackMax540
Cooling System Advice Needed for 99' 540iA!!!

I have a 1999 540iA and have been trying to figure out what manufacturer makes the best and most reliable water pumps? Also which impeller is better to have, metal or composite? What is the opinions...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,658
Posted By BlackMax540
Water Pump! Advice Needed!

I have a 1999 540iA and have been trying to figure out what manufacturer makes the best and most reliable water pumps? Also which impeller is better to have, metal or composite? What is the opinions...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By BlackMax540
I am starting to think that maybe this wiring is...

I am starting to think that maybe this wiring is from a 2002 740i.. What do you guys think? If it is would it still be able to be used and if not where could i get a new harness?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By BlackMax540
Anybody out there? many views but no replies?...

Anybody out there? many views but no replies? come on guys help me out please
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By BlackMax540
These are pictures of the 02' harness. On the...

These are pictures of the 02' harness. On the left of the Picture that shows most of the harness there is two white plugs and one tiny black one, and in the second picture is a closer picture of just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By BlackMax540
my 1999 is the M62TU.. It does have the VANOS.

my 1999 is the M62TU.. It does have the VANOS.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By BlackMax540
99 Engine Wiring vs. 02 Wiring for a 540i...Please Help!!!

I have a 99' 540i and just bought a used engine but the engine is out of a 2002 540i and i noticed that there are a few differences in the wiring that goes to the ECU box. All the same plugs are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By BlackMax540
Thanks I really appreciate it Sent from my...

Thanks I really appreciate it

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By BlackMax540
Seriously!! 107 views and not a soul has said a...

Seriously!! 107 views and not a soul has said a word???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By BlackMax540
I Purchased a New(Used) M62TU from a 2002 540i

I just purchased a Used M62TU today that came out of a 2002 540iA that was hit from the side to put into my 1999 540iA.. The engine has 87k on it and the 5hp24 transmission. Since i have the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By BlackMax540
Well as of now the engine is locked up. Inside...

Well as of now the engine is locked up. Inside the valve covers is just filled with metal and grime. It appears that the previous owner had not changed the oil. Should i start looking for another...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By BlackMax540
well the engine has 210k and i know there are...

well the engine has 210k and i know there are many out there running with way over that. when i pulled the spark plugs out they were wet with fuel and no oil on them. when i tested the coil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By BlackMax540
1999 540i - becoming very discouraged-Help

I bought my 1999 540i a couple weeks ago and i still cannot get it to start. The engine turns over and have been consulting the bentley. I have tested the fuel pump to make sure it is running and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By BlackMax540
I have been working on my own cars for years and...

I have been working on my own cars for years and built a 90' Nissan 300ZX 2+2 that i swapped to a TT. Although i know this is going to me more of a challenge but i am very detail oriented and a bit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By BlackMax540
New Owner, 1999 540i Not Running!

Hello Everyone!

I just purchased my first BMW today and overall the car is very clean. However i did buy it in a non-running state with hopes to fix it. It is a 1999 540i Automatic trans with...
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