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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By BLACK_533i_man
Thanks for the responses guys. I'll change my...

Thanks for the responses guys. I'll change my plugs tomorrow and post here what happens.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
Misfire Code

Hi all,
I just bought a 1997 540i a couple weeks ago, and the other day my check engine light came on. I got the codes and they were P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, and P0304. So basically random...
Forum: Parting Out 10-27-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,864
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
Andy, u got any suspension springs? my springs...

Andy, u got any suspension springs? my springs were cut and the big 20 inch wheels rub a lot so I need some stock springs to eliminate the rub.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-25-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
Yeah I have the odometer from the car that the...

Yeah I have the odometer from the car that the engine came with. And the engine runs perfect and starts right up and has tons of power just right after it starts it blows the thin blue whitish smoke...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-25-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
like 165k or something. The car reads 273k except...

like 165k or something. The car reads 273k except the engine was replaced recently with one that has 160 and it was barley driven after that. Damn, I might have to buy your extra head off of you. I'm...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-25-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
Also, If i pull out the dipstick when its running...

Also, If i pull out the dipstick when its running the idle drops down a bit, then when I put it back in the idle raises again. Is that related to the valves?
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-25-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
Blue Smoke when cold

I've got a 1983 bmw 533i that I just bought for $1,400. The car is in good condition but when I start it cold I get some blue smoke. I talked to a mechanic at my school and he says it probably has...
Forum: Parting Out 10-25-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,864
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
Also, do you have any good valve guides? My...

Also, do you have any good valve guides? My engine puts out some blue smoke at cold start and a mechanic told me it needs valve guides.
Forum: Parting Out 10-12-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,864
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
Thanks for the quick response! I responded to the...

Thanks for the quick response! I responded to the PM.
Forum: Parting Out 10-11-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,864
Posted By BLACK_533i_man
You still got parts? I really need a water pump...

You still got parts? I really need a water pump and t-stat and maybe a head gasket for the engine.... over heated :( please get back to me thanks!
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