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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2015, 08:19 AM
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Posted By 16valex
Your thermostat opens too early, or

Your thermostat opens too early, or
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By 16valex
Yeah it's the beauty of 530 supercharged.:D And...

Yeah it's the beauty of 530 supercharged.:D And yes, 3.15 diff hurts your highway mileage.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By 16valex
VF-E recommends one size colder. I went with NGK...

VF-E recommends one size colder. I went with NGK iridium. It has been 20K miles and no issue there whatsoever, still getting 30 MPG on the highway.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By 16valex
Well tomorrow another day. You need to re-visit...

Well tomorrow another day. You need to re-visit the electrical connector to the ICV, often time it's not seated all the way, cause the ICV to be in a la la land.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By 16valex
The above code was the reason I think you have a...

The above code was the reason I think you have a blown fuse or relay. But, if none to be found broken then it is your key is screwed up.

Do you have another key you can try?
BTW, I agree with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,617
Posted By 16valex
There's small chance that your air filter is over...

There's small chance that your air filter is over due.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By 16valex
More likely a fuse or relay has blown. Under the...

More likely a fuse or relay has blown. Under the passenger side fresh air filter is the electronic box, look for blown fuse.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 907
Posted By 16valex
I don't think you can make any minor timing...

I don't think you can make any minor timing adjustment on these cars like the old distributors.
I agree with all of the above that the muffler alone can't change drastic performance.

However, you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,659
Posted By 16valex
I'll take some pics later today.

I'll take some pics later today.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,659
Posted By 16valex
Thanks Chad, Just bought a used set of M5 rear...

Thanks Chad, Just bought a used set of M5 rear wheel well liners from Fleabay.

I know what you mean now about aftermarket M5 bumpers, I'm exhausted and still fits like a cheap bumper.

Oh well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,659
Posted By 16valex
Hey Chad, when you replaced your rear bumper with...

Hey Chad, when you replaced your rear bumper with M5 bumper. Did you replace the wheel liners? My wheel liners (the plastic splash guard thingy) don't seem to fit with the new M5 rear bumper.:tsk:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By 16valex
Thanks man. More pics. ...

Thanks man.

More pics.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=524254&stc=1&d=1439228149
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By 16valex
Really! First post? Thanks for the info I'll keep...

Really! First post? Thanks for the info I'll keep in mind for my next Ferrari!:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By 16valex
The rattle can handle is a must have. More...

The rattle can handle is a must have.

More pics.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=523912&stc=1&d=1439075337
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By 16valex
Making progress. ...

Making progress.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=523903&stc=1&d=1439074917

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=523904&stc=1&d=1439074917
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By 16valex
Hey guys, do I need to wet sand the primer coat...

Hey guys, do I need to wet sand the primer coat before putting on the top coat? Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,377
Posted By 16valex
Nice! But, it's on the wrong side of the kick...

Nice! But, it's on the wrong side of the kick panel.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,377
Posted By 16valex
Good deal! I removed all negative camber on mine....

Good deal! I removed all negative camber on mine. Hate to go through tires like it's no one's business..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,377
Posted By 16valex
That's actually very good deal consider how rare...

That's actually very good deal consider how rare the 18"s are and with good tires I hope.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,377
Posted By 16valex
Those style 42 and tires must have cost you a...

Those style 42 and tires must have cost you a fortune.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,659
Posted By 16valex
Dang Chad. You're some lucky SOB! Congrats man!

Dang Chad. You're some lucky SOB! Congrats man!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By 16valex
Thanks Chad, I'll be going to Sherwin Williams...

Thanks Chad, I'll be going to Sherwin Williams soon.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,659
Posted By 16valex
Good choice going with M-Technic, that's how I...

Good choice going with M-Technic, that's how I had mine and definitely no M5 wannabe. Too bad about your aftermarket rear bumper.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By 16valex
Thanks Chad, that sure soundly and methodical the...

Thanks Chad, that sure soundly and methodical the problem is I'm not. :D. My least favorite thing to do on cars.
But, what is a needle gun? I have never used or heard of it.


So Jack you love...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By 16valex
Good deal and good to hear all up and running.

Good deal and good to hear all up and running.
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