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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,513
Posted By Newbie528
Great idea. I was planning to buy online. But...

Great idea. I was planning to buy online. But don't want to damage them, trying to pry or install myself.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,064
Posted By Newbie528
I see your point ;) But say, I have about $15K...

I see your point ;) But say, I have about $15K to spend...what can I get that's similar to E39 530i. And I don't mean NXS types, or Lexus SC, or Altima, Camry either. Those could be had almost new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,064
Posted By Newbie528
Let's make it more Interesting and ammend the choices !!!

HOT Dang it :mad: You said it "Exactly" the why I was thinking, hence the thread. I totally agree with everything you've mentioned. But I'm still thinking.....there's gotta be....

Okay to make...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,513
Posted By Newbie528
Wiper Blades (Refills) vs Complete Wipers ?

Hey guys,

I've look at all the auto stores around, and nobody seems to sell wiper blades (refills) anymore. I don't know if its the new "policy" or what. The new wipers are around $25 each, from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Newbie528
OP, nice car! Black / Tan, my favorite combo......

OP, nice car! Black / Tan, my favorite combo... :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Newbie528
Why ??? You have one of the Sexiest BMW (like I...

Why ??? You have one of the Sexiest BMW (like I told you before). Man, your car is like a model with long legs...gets me drooling everytime! :p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Newbie528
Thanks for the spell check. But it's not...

Thanks for the spell check. But it's not vibration.....hehe..... I mean, it's all gone now after a little driving... WTH... But I ain't complaining... (Plz spell check "ain't" for me someone) Lol.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,497
Posted By Newbie528
How are 235's working for you? Is it on the...

How are 235's working for you? Is it on the standard 245 sport pkg rims for 530i)? Those would be a little skinny and hard to get on the rim. Not sure why you'd do that, unless got a great deal on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By Newbie528
Bluebee, Since you have so much time on your...

Bluebee,

Since you have so much time on your hands that you want to know my "personal business". Well, let me spell it out for YOU !!!

Yes, I sold the radiator for $125. And yes, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Newbie528
Bluebee : Sent a PM to your "concerns". You...

Bluebee : Sent a PM to your "concerns".

You have questions/concerns about my cars, or othewise... PM me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Newbie528
UPDATE : So with the change of the pulley...

UPDATE :

So with the change of the pulley wheel, the viberation is gone! Thank God, and the Forum for that!!!

There is some weird noise though....like a rattle noise from the Alternator...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Newbie528
Didn't need it. You could tell from just looking...

Didn't need it. You could tell from just looking at it. The new alternator is Bosche style (excuse the spellings), but the wheel design is also a little different. It's not wrong, because that's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,064
Posted By Newbie528
Strong Competitors for 530i out there ???

Hey guys,

I don't know if it's just me.....but I can't think of a SINGLE car that matches the 530i in class, performance, luxury, and specially handling...........IS there one, or two...???
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Newbie528
The small pulley attached to the alternator end...

The small pulley attached to the alternator end is different from the one that came off the car. Its about half inch sticking out. Changing the pulley won't be a problem. But I'm confused as to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Newbie528
~ ~ Need immediate HELP...Alternator Repair leads to another non-existant issue ~ ~

Hi guys,

First of all thanks to the forum... I changed the battery just fine. Now, doing the alternator which had gone bad due to the bad battery.

So the new alternator was installed by a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
Darn it....That's what I thought....Daaaangggg.....

Darn it....That's what I thought....Daaaangggg.. :mad:Can't believe I burnt out the alternator. Anyways, it was in the back of my mind...it was a possibility. So had bought one while I got the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
Okay..... So today I changed a new battery. ...

Okay..... So today I changed a new battery. Everything lights up, as it should, car started up like it should.

However, there's a Red color Battery sign (light) lit up on the dash. Does that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
Hmmm... you could be more specific....

Hmmm... you could be more specific....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
Bluebee.... You Sir are a wealth of...

Bluebee.... You Sir are a wealth of Knowledge........

Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
From reading all this, and talking to a friend......

From reading all this, and talking to a friend... I feel it's the charging system. So how do I diagnose if it's the battery, alternator, or both...???

Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
Yup, but the key won't lock/unlock it. So I had...

Yup, but the key won't lock/unlock it. So I had tgo through pssngr door.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
If it's just the alternator, should I be changing...

If it's just the alternator, should I be changing the idler pulley, tensioner, belt, etc with it. I did change these items a couple of years ago, when I did the full cooling overhaul.

Also,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
Simple !!! It worked. So I was able to lock all...

Simple !!! It worked. So I was able to lock all the doors from the inside (passenger door last locked). To open the locks, I'm guessing I'll have to connect the battery from the trunk, and then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
Thanks guys... I'm beginning to see some light......

Thanks guys... I'm beginning to see some light...

I'm glad it isn't the tranny....


So, meanwhile... how do I lock/unlock the car tonight. It's parked outside. The battery is totally dead,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,621
Posted By Newbie528
You may be right...because I jumped it 5 mins...

You may be right...because I jumped it 5 mins ago, going from the trunk, it started. But died again in another 5 mins of idle. Would a bad alternator have such signs.... And what does it have to do...
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