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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By poolman
New idea for doing this job just came up. The...

New idea for doing this job just came up. The engine sits at a left tilt, if you jack the right side of the car up, to the point that the engine head is level, pour the cleaning stuff in when coming...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By poolman
Mine has 305000 miles, changed engines at 265000...

Mine has 305000 miles, changed engines at 265000 with one that had 52000. I'm liking the way the new seals are working,,they should be broken in by the end of this week.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By poolman
Just finished rebuilding my Vanos with new seals,...

Just finished rebuilding my Vanos with new seals, this very weekend. While at the job, I took the extra time to remove the solenoid pistons and cleaned them with parts cleaner ,and sprayed down the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,044
Posted By poolman
Beisan Seal Measurements made with Starret...

Beisan Seal Measurements made with Starret Micrometer

Okay, while being in the middle of replacing seals in the newer engine, have measured the seals that have been removed and the seals going...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By poolman
The smoke that came out of mine, was toxic,,I...

The smoke that came out of mine, was toxic,,I held my breath and ran inside,,glad my wife had gone to the beach,,woulda been a bad time around here. On the original engine,,the CCV system went bad...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By poolman
Fixed Oil Usage Problem

For sometime now, I have tried to find away to stop my M54 from using oil. When the engine was installed in the car last year (52 k miles) it never used oil, then the CCV system went down and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By poolman
Well,,that's the info you wanted,,a total of 25...

Well,,that's the info you wanted,,a total of 25 thousands'ths thicker for new Beisan system seals versus the stock worn out rings. After putting 20,000 miles on my first Vanos ring install, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By poolman
Beisan Seal Measurements

Okay, while being in the middle of replacing seals in the newer engine, have measured the seals that have been removed and the seals going back in. Measurements are as follow..

Used Seal...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By poolman
CN90 has made this job happen .without removing...

CN90 has made this job happen .without removing the strut. You can use an open end wrench and make it happen,,just gonna be a lot of turning.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By poolman
I removed my dust shields when replacing my...

I removed my dust shields when replacing my bearings back when the car had 140k miles,. The car now has 305,000 miles,,haven't missed those dust shields one little bit. Why go to the trouble of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By poolman
If this goes through,,we will be driving cars...

If this goes through,,we will be driving cars like they have in Cuba,,that will be grand fathered in to beat the laws on the books--might just need to put a Million miles on my E39 instead of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By poolman
Should be A Okay,,had a realignment on my car...

Should be A Okay,,had a realignment on my car just a few weeks ago,,the attendent had to heat the part up with a torch to turn and finish the work,,and he's the best there is anywhere,,IMO
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By poolman
Thanks for the post on this...I was wondering if...

Thanks for the post on this...I was wondering if this was something that could be cleaned out and used again. I have been getting the same code off and on for a few months now...didn't want to spring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By poolman
Burning2nd,,what is a EWS error?

Burning2nd,,what is a EWS error?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By poolman
The Schrader valve on the fuel rail,,hook up a...

The Schrader valve on the fuel rail,,hook up a test guage there, and turn the engine over. You should have around 45lbs of pressure there,,if not the pump is probably bad.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By poolman
My thoughts on how to stop this problem. When...

My thoughts on how to stop this problem. When doing the Vanos seals,,I will have the valve cover off--main thing to see , if any valves are open when pistons are at Bottom Dead Center. If they are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By poolman
The i6 engine is different than the V8--there...

The i6 engine is different than the V8--there aren't the pieces of plastic coming off of the chain ect. These engines will go for miles without using oil and then when the CCV system goes--they start...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,693
Posted By poolman
Oil in the wells ,,thats different than having...

Oil in the wells ,,thats different than having oil in the cylinders...the post you made stated the oil was filling up in the cylinders,,,,,that is for sure a bad head gasket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,693
Posted By poolman
You Have A Blown Head Gasket....Look For Another...

You Have A Blown Head Gasket....Look For Another Engine,,Or About 2500 Bucks To Fix The One You Have,,,,Good Luck
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By poolman
This should be a liability issue with the...

This should be a liability issue with the manufacturer, they give a picture of where the car is to be jacked up,,and their spots fail....just don't think that is right,,it's show for certain, that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By poolman
CN90 has a nice write up on cleaning the...

CN90 has a nice write up on cleaning the electrical connectors located on the booster that comes in our cars...do a search,,it might help in locating your troubles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By poolman
That's just damned scary,,working under the car,...

That's just damned scary,,working under the car, we all need to be sure that we are safe....but the pics above give me the heavey jebbe's--WOW
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By poolman
Unhook MAf and the start car and drive,,see if...

Unhook MAf and the start car and drive,,see if that helps, if so,,the MAf is bad
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,871
Posted By poolman
I have had two engines in my car, the first...

I have had two engines in my car, the first engine went south with 265k miles on her. I had changed the Vanos seals on that engine , when it had 100k miles.The newer engine that was installed last...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By poolman
HAve HD on the front and back of my...

HAve HD on the front and back of my touring,,along with heavy duty sway bar,,it rides a little rough,,but drives like it's on rails,,like it much better than when it was new..Heavy duty suspension...
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