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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 540iman
Not me. I've been around this forum for years!

Not me. I've been around this forum for years!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,734
Posted By 540iman
get to know real oem. It will show every part on...

get to know real oem. It will show every part on your car. http://realoem.com/bmw/select.do?kind=M&arch=0 Just enter the last 7 digits of your car's vin# (two letters and 5 numbers)

8 x BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By 540iman
He never said he could not get into car, but he...

He never said he could not get into car, but he is missing something about why battery won't charge from under hood posts. I bet he just had bad connection at whatever ground point he was using. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,734
Posted By 540iman
Ebay was cheapest and I looked. Weird thing is...

Ebay was cheapest and I looked. Weird thing is that you need 8 speed nuts assuming you lost them all. Many Ebay sellers, sell 4 in a lot or 6 or 5 which does no good. I found 8 for about $20, From...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,734
Posted By 540iman
Have been w/o one for over a year as mine got...

Have been w/o one for over a year as mine got tore-up so it must do something. Snow drifts or piles and that shield don't always play nice together. Thought it would cost me at least $150 to replace...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By 540iman
2nd post so I assume you are new. Welcome! ...

2nd post so I assume you are new. Welcome! PLEASE do not drill hole! Read posts by member Quick Silver in particular about being locked out. Key for trunk is OFTEN very hard to turn. Some feel they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
Good answers and just playing devils advocate....

Good answers and just playing devils advocate. Never a sense that you were anything less than extremely aware. Not all people are as we hear on TV when young kids are allowed to be "loose" at night...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
Very cool, but please tell me safety training is...

Very cool, but please tell me safety training is complete so she absolutely can not get hurt and that you verify that she truly "got it" which is hard for a person of that age. Very cool however. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
"All I said was that one statement seemed...

"All I said was that one statement seemed superiority complex-ish. I could care less if it's true or not". But I cared.

You may not care whether it is true or not, so why say it? Consider not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
Have to violate my own assertion. I was moved by...

Have to violate my own assertion. I was moved by your comment about having a Dad who shares time and experience like this! My father died of sepsis when I was just 7 years old, so never had a chance...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
Look, I have nothing to gain here, bt volunteered...

Look, I have nothing to gain here, bt volunteered my time and my considered answers. I don't need judgmental things said about me when I am free to ignore the entire post, participate and offer help,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
My point exactly Dave. You over-heated and at...

My point exactly Dave. You over-heated and at some point decided to remove/change thermostat DESPITE observing that you were low on coolant and might need to bleed. That was a no cost possible...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By 540iman
Any adaption to HID will require a ballast as...

Any adaption to HID will require a ballast as well and the reward is not there as others have very well pointed out. These are just Angel eyes and not truly going to provide you any real...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
"You seem to have your own game plan, so good...

"You seem to have your own game plan, so good luck. Bye"

seems very superiority complex-ish.

You have a grand total of 19 posts, you don't know me, and yet you are making very wrong...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
I You have done the diode test improperly for...

I
You have done the diode test improperly for starters and I personally have never worked on a car with 3 of 4 sensors bad. How do I know you did the diode test wrong or your meter is a POS because...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,400
Posted By 540iman
I received my Pittsburgh 3 ton floor jack (exact...

I received my Pittsburgh 3 ton floor jack (exact same as in picture) 3 days ago and it is a BRUTE! believe it was $109 shipped.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By 540iman
4 posts and bet one stop was not reading our...

4 posts and bet one stop was not reading our "stickies". Don't get off to a bad start, take this post where it belongs. Read the "stickies" if you don't understand. And "yes", the stickies were...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By 540iman
The power steering pump is replaced as a total...

The power steering pump is replaced as a total unit for about $15 and includes a new filter screen. Generally, the hoses that connect at the reservoir get rotten and leak. Fluid will roll down the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540iman
You need to obtain a code reader (they can be had...

You need to obtain a code reader (they can be had under $50) for two reasons; you need to check for codes, PLUS you need to RESET the error (ABS, for one). Your system could be fine, but unless you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By 540iman
Did you bleed with car cold AND have the heat on...

Did you bleed with car cold AND have the heat on hot and the blower set low with the key in the #2 position. This is the position that if you turn key any more, you will crank the car over. You have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 838
Posted By 540iman
"now warm up the engine (drive a bit if you wish)...

"now warm up the engine (drive a bit if you wish)
- with engine running CAREFULLY / SLOWLY open the bleed screw. Hold a rag around the area to prevent any excess splashing. Keep the screwdriver in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By 540iman
They screwed up and it will always look stupid...

They screwed up and it will always look stupid now. I just went through that myself. At the 6 O'clock position should be the absolute maximum of the solid part between any two of the "notches". Your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 838
Posted By 540iman
Simple rules. Never ever open the bleeder when...

Simple rules. Never ever open the bleeder when engine is warm or hot. Coolant will just expand and hiss out bleeder making you think you are getting air out to the good. You are not. Sounds like you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 838
Posted By 540iman
You must fill the reservoir all the way to the...

You must fill the reservoir all the way to the very top (over-filled) to get coolant to exit the bleed hole. Once all the air has been displaced by coolant as evidenced by coolant coming out the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 996
Posted By 540iman
Exactly as others have stated. The vanos...

Exactly as others have stated. The vanos increases lift at a specific time and not in the absolute. By advancing the cams, the motor gets the greater lift relative to the ignition explosion time. ...
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