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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By e13453
Window regulator

Three of my window regulators are bad and need replacement (Driver, RL, RR).

Rear Right: there is no motor movement at all, and window panel is loose.

Other two windows: both motors work but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By e13453
What's your opinion of eyelids?

Yay or Nay?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 281,188
Posted By e13453
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By e13453
stranded once

The only time I was truly stranded was when the original battery failed. It was about 6 years old. The only other part that came close was the Cam Pos Sensor, but it gave me warning signs ahead of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,610
Posted By e13453
at 136k, flushing/changing the transmission fluid...

at 136k, flushing/changing the transmission fluid will cause more damage.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,295
Posted By e13453
in addition to the above CPS Oil filter...

in addition to the above

CPS
Oil filter housing leak
Intake book crack
power steering fluid hoses
Door lock actuators
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 281,188
Posted By e13453
eibachs

eibachs
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By e13453
Could be a simple vacuum leak. My intake boot was...

Could be a simple vacuum leak. My intake boot was cracked and on cold idle, engine would be erratic and want to stall. You can get a simple smoke test for leaks, or just take out the boot and check...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By e13453
Love the style 66. They're rare, but with...

Love the style 66. They're rare, but with patience you can find a decent set either on ebay or CL. Good luck
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,174
Posted By e13453
Yes, Dexron III will do. Dexron IV is compatible...

Yes, Dexron III will do. Dexron IV is compatible with III so good too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By e13453
I found a BMW mechanic on Craigslist who works...

I found a BMW mechanic on Craigslist who works side jobs out of his home garage. He just put in a new suspension (shocks/springs) for me and only charged $200 for labor. If you have the time and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By e13453
It's a love/hate relationship with the e39. The...

It's a love/hate relationship with the e39. The e60 was a design fail. F10 is nice.
Yes, I do agree that the e39 has the most character and best design of all 5 series.
That's why I put up with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,380
Posted By e13453
i have this three piece. it makes your car look a...

i have this three piece. it makes your car look a little longer & sportier.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By e13453
You are going to encounter a myriad of issues....

You are going to encounter a myriad of issues. These are some failures/issues I have had to deal with:

Cracked air intake boot
Cam Position Sensor
Speed Sensors
O2 sensor
ABS module fail...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,548
Posted By e13453
KYB & Eibach combo

Howdy,

I just wanted to share my story, which may be of interest to those of you who are looking to replace suspension.

I've got a '99 528iA (non-sport) with 150K miles. Was thinking about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,587
Posted By e13453
Verify Eibach springs?

I just got my Eibach springs today. The kit that I ordered is 2053.140 Pro-Kit for the e39 528i. It's stated on the packing slip too.

Opened the box, and the rear set has the part number 2053.002...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By e13453
KYB shocks part number?

Does anyone know the KYB part number for the front struts and rear shocks, for a 99 528i e39?

it seems every etailer has a different part number listed and they don't match to the KYB online...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-16-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By e13453
E13453

Hello, new member here. '99 528i, 150K mi, daily commuter. I am looking for ideas to upgrade my car. Starting with suspension.
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