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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By bluebee
That's one of the four canonical posts I have for...

That's one of the four canonical posts I have for Rajaie in the bestlinks:
- A list of canonical posts by Rajaie detailing specific VANOS issues (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By bluebee
Drat. What good is a diagnostic test, if we...

Drat.
What good is a diagnostic test, if we don't know what the test is telling us?


Makes sense.


But, what if the assumption is true that the seals leak, hence it can't hold position?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By bluebee
Is this the one you're referring to? ...

Is this the one you're referring to?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNQha92Blmo

No worries.

Almost nobody has understood how VANOS really works in the last 20 years the E39 has been around,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By bluebee
Drat. If we can find a video of the VANOS...

Drat.

If we can find a video of the VANOS test being run that we need the four screenshots of, I'll cull out the frames and post them so that we have something visual to work with.
- How to...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions Today, 08:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,520
Posted By bluebee
I just animated a video for a VANOS testing...

I just animated a video for a VANOS testing thread, so, I post how I did it here (all of the steps were taken off the Internet - I didn't invent anything) so that others can reproduce it for their...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By bluebee
Do you know of a video that shows those 4...

Do you know of a video that shows those 4 screenshots?

I just now took the liberty of converting a VANOS test video you pointed me to in this thread into two dozen frames:
> E39 (1997 - 2003)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By bluebee
Thanks for warning me, as I am unfamiliar with...

Thanks for warning me, as I am unfamiliar with DIS outputs.

Where can we get a good screenshot of DIS results for the E39 engines?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By bluebee
I haven't found one yet, either; so we're stuck...

I haven't found one yet, either; so we're stuck with whatever we can come up with that makes logical sense.



That's interesting, because I had "assumed" it was something else; I had assumed it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By bluebee
Sorry, since I have the M54, I can't explain the...

Sorry, since I have the M54, I can't explain the "jolt"; but I'm using the words "Rajaie" wrote in the aforementioned thread about the M52TU engine VANOS issues, so, we'll have to wait for other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By bluebee
These two somewhat related threads were updated...

These two somewhat related threads were updated today ...
- Rubber plugs in spare tire well (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=284568)
- 2002 530i Battery/Spare Tire Compartment...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By bluebee
See also: - Locating the source of water...

See also:
- Locating the source of water leaking or pooling in the trunk or boot causing rust under the spare tire (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=780774))
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,297
Posted By bluebee
Dunno. But, maybe it's in this related...

Dunno.

But, maybe it's in this related thread:
- Locating the source of water leaking or pooling in the trunk or boot causing rust under the spare tire (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:05 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 57,912
Posted By bluebee
In researching why the M54 VANOS doesn't...

In researching why the M54 VANOS doesn't experience the same cold-idle jolts & stalls as does the M52TU engine, I found this on another forum:
- VANOS Diagnostics - are my seals OK?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By bluebee
99-00 M52TU owners: Did a DME update solve your cold idle VANOS jolts/stall problems?

Q1: Do you own a 99-00 M52TU?
Q2: Do you experience cold idle "jolts and stalls"?
Q3: What version is your DME?

Aapparently, the M52TU engine, with the original DME software version, experiences...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By bluebee
In searching for everything that Rajaie has ever...

In searching for everything that Rajaie has ever said on the net about VANOS performance metrics directly after replacing the seals, and then 200+ city miles later, I found this tidbit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By bluebee
This thread says that "idle quality" issues are...

This thread says that "idle quality" issues are specific to certain engines (actually certain DME program versions) and NOT to the VANOS used!
- VANOS Diagnostics - are my seals OK?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,209
Posted By bluebee
The more I google, the more I find people who ran...

The more I google, the more I find people who ran those suggested objective before and after DIS/INPA VANOS-specific tests.
- What is a reliable objective test of the before and after effect of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,209
Posted By bluebee
Are you the same RDL that posted this information...

Are you the same RDL that posted this information on another forum?
- I've installed new Besian seals but still have the exhaust cam failing the DIS VANOS leak test....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By bluebee
Googling, I can find a bunch of threads where the...

Googling, I can find a bunch of threads where the VANOS performance is measured using DIS or INPA, but this is the only thread I have found, so far, that tries to explain what the tests test, and,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By bluebee
I opened a separate pinpoint thread to get to the...

I opened a separate pinpoint thread to get to the bottom of what the VANOS performance test indicates...
- Pinpoint question: What does DIS measure with VANOS position reached & dev leak test?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,515
Posted By bluebee
As I look for a description of what the VANOS...

As I look for a description of what the VANOS leak test and position tests test, I found these test results, which are informative...
- I've installed new Besian seals but still have the exhaust...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 424
Posted By bluebee
No problem. I was just providing a reference for...

No problem. I was just providing a reference for those that need it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 424
Posted By bluebee
Typing /bracket f3 in the bestlinks nets this;...

Typing /bracket f3 in the bestlinks nets this; but Fudman has the I6:
- Why are the BMW E39 V8 540i power steering pump brackets breaking and how to check for PS pump bracket cracks (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By bluebee
I'm not going to respond any further until/unless...

I'm not going to respond any further until/unless the OP answers this question.

I suggests others do the same (yes, I know, I already responded numerous times). My bad.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,018
Posted By bluebee
This thread may come in handy for this person...

This thread may come in handy for this person today ...
> E39 (1997 - 2003) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=103) > Reassembly after timing guides, what hoses go where?...
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