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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By jarhed1964
No history, but I called the dealer back and told...

No history, but I called the dealer back and told him that without any verification that the VSS has been done, and an allowance for the air bags, I wouldn't be interested. Told him the dealer would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By jarhed1964
Thanks for this link!

Thanks for this link!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By jarhed1964
Good stuff! Yeah, I've heard of that coolant...

Good stuff!

Yeah, I've heard of that coolant valley pipe issue in the E39 forums from the 540 owners. Not something I'd like to tackle (I'm lazy, thats why I stuck with the M52 and M54 engines). ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By jarhed1964
Used car lot dealer. No maintenance history from...

Used car lot dealer. No maintenance history from this lot dealer, but of course, any dealer maintenance can be gathered from BMW. Wow, valve stem seals go on these engines?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By jarhed1964
X5 Newbie with a few questions:

Hey folks,

Trying to enter the X5 world from E39 and E60. I LOVE my M52, M52TU, and M54 Engines. Easy to work on, simple to understand, but crappy cooling systems (Just blew another 5 year old...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,669
Posted By jarhed1964
99 528i just over 303,400. Running smooth as...

99 528i just over 303,400. Running smooth as butter, but now I need a new (preowned) fuel system evap pressure pump.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By jarhed1964
Wow! That it? :D My 99 528i Sport just...

Wow! That it? :D

My 99 528i Sport just went over 308,000 miles. Purring like a kitten.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By jarhed1964
I believe it was right around that mileage. I...

I believe it was right around that mileage. I could check my maintenance record to be sure, but figure between 265-280k.

I'm not sure the exact mileage that one should replace the suspension. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By jarhed1964
:thumbup: Nothing worse than a hose blowout....

:thumbup:

Nothing worse than a hose blowout. I didn't have a blowout on the 99, but did have a rear hose blowout on my 97 on the way to work a few years ago. That was brutal. I did damage a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By jarhed1964
Just the front. Did it last year on my birthday...

Just the front. Did it last year on my birthday (not a good way to spend your birthday). Put in thrust arms and struts. HUGE difference. No more bouncy bouncy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By jarhed1964
Wow. I didn't know you could just clean those. ...

Wow. I didn't know you could just clean those. I bought a new one (drivers side) to replace mine because it was leaking. There was gasoline pooled on the top of it. Mine probably wouldn't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By jarhed1964
Lets see, other than the usual minor things, this...

Lets see, other than the usual minor things, this is the list that I remember offhand:

VANOS rebuild
Fan Clutch replacement
valve cover gasket
ALL COOLANT HOSES!!!
ALL COOLANT HOSES!!!
ALL...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By jarhed1964
Ha!! Yeah! I remember that!

Ha!!

Yeah! I remember that!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By jarhed1964
I change every 7000 miles, using Castrol 0w40...

I change every 7000 miles, using Castrol 0w40 synth. However... my indie says that they always switch to 15w50 at 150k miles. I'm going to give it a try. He says that 7000 miles is fine for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By jarhed1964
Trans was rebuilt back in '06. I have only had...

Trans was rebuilt back in '06. I have only had one service done since then. Way past due.

There are probably 200 miles on this odometer not showing because of the 5 days or so I drove it while...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By jarhed1964
300,000 miles today

Think I can get another 100k? :p

1999 528i Sport
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,110
Posted By jarhed1964
Hmmm.... that looks totally different than mine....

Hmmm.... that looks totally different than mine. I don't think your engine is an M54 is it? Is that the N54 you have? I think the emissions on that one was slightly modified. Even your CCV should...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By jarhed1964
HA! It came back. So, off to have the module...

HA! It came back. So, off to have the module rebuilt. Also going to pickup a TLD pump as it's also throwing codes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By jarhed1964
So.... I just pulled the rear drivers side...

So.... I just pulled the rear drivers side sensor. It was filthy. I cleaned it off good, put it back in, reconnected the ABS Module, and took a test drive. No lights came back on. I'm hoping that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By jarhed1964
Oh, I'm with ya. I didn't see any BBA-Reman ebay...

Oh, I'm with ya. I didn't see any BBA-Reman ebay ads. I'm probably going to stick with them as they seem to have a very good reputation though. There is one closer to me in Georgia that advertises...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By jarhed1964
See above. I will send to BBA-Reman for $225.

See above.

I will send to BBA-Reman for $225.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By jarhed1964
Well, I limped it to the Indy today and he hooked...

Well, I limped it to the Indy today and he hooked it up to the machine. Everything he read on there led him to suspect the ABS rather than the speed sensor(s), although he did recommend pulling the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By jarhed1964
Good stuff. Today I got my first Trifecta in my...

Good stuff. Today I got my first Trifecta in my 99 528 with no speedo. Going to look for the ABS rebuild.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By jarhed1964
I just cut mine into little plastic pieces with...

I just cut mine into little plastic pieces with my tin snips in order to make room for my Eonon.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By jarhed1964
M54, with Dynamic Drive I have an update...

M54, with Dynamic Drive

I have an update anyway. I was getting zero cooling from the vents. Low side pressure was high (55). AC tech pulled some refrigerant out, I went home and cleaned the...
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