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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By Ed Cheung
I can't recall all spec, but when I was doing the...

I can't recall all spec, but when I was doing the alignment after the suspension overhaul with new tires, the shop guy showed me that the machine will have different setting within the e39, with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Ed Cheung
The pics is the parts I mentioned before. ...

The pics is the parts I mentioned before.

You will notice a round thing at the center, and inside of it is a circuit board and electric contact, as those contacts are moving parts, the grease from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Ed Cheung
I will try to find the pic of the parts I...

I will try to find the pic of the parts I mentioned at post #6. It was done on 2 e39 and solved the problems.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Ed Cheung
If you are in trans failsafe mode, you will only...

If you are in trans failsafe mode, you will only have 4th gear. need to clear the code and find out what create the code, most likely electric stuff rather than the auto box hardware issues.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By Ed Cheung
Sorry to highjack the thread. Ed, I just look...

Sorry to highjack the thread.
Ed, I just look at your signature line, our 540i build date are the same, mine is also a 97 March car, but my 6mt came afterwards.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Ed Cheung
What are the symptoms? Trans safe code? How is...

What are the symptoms? Trans safe code?
How is the batteries, it can create the trans safe code.
Plus, there is a box thing (I don't know what it is call) that is mount on the side of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By Ed Cheung
One thing I notices when I did the suspension...

One thing I notices when I did the suspension overhaul(thanks CN90 for the DIY info), the original BMW parts is a bit different from Lemfoerder ones, the Bmw one are a bit lighter, and at certain...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Ed Cheung
Nope, I changed to a 540 a year ago, and will be...

Nope, I changed to a 540 a year ago, and will be doing a transmission swap next week, and after that will swap out the SC as well.

Well, his is still a AT, so he don't want the SC. Both of use are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Ed Cheung
ESS supercharger installation manual needed

Hi Folks,
A friend of mine got a 540i with a supercharger but he don't want to have the charger so I bought it off him.
But I would like to take a look at the manual before I start tearing 2 cars...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By Ed Cheung
Mine transmission will jump into safe mode once a...

Mine transmission will jump into safe mode once a while leaving me with just the 4th and reverse is just annoying and killed the gas milage. It had an error code related to the pressure regulator, so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By Ed Cheung
BSW is pricy, but you will not be disappointed,...

BSW is pricy, but you will not be disappointed, provide very well balance sound.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,167
Posted By Ed Cheung
Thanks Both. Mine is a non-vano MY97 March,...

Thanks Both.

Mine is a non-vano MY97 March, so I guess worth checking it when doing the WP next year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,167
Posted By Ed Cheung
Regarding the M62 oil pump bolts loosening, is it...

Regarding the M62 oil pump bolts loosening, is it the bolt for the oil pick up tube in the pan or, something else?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 674
Posted By Ed Cheung
Can we have a pic of the setup and also the dyno...

Can we have a pic of the setup and also the dyno chart and AF reading?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 674
Posted By Ed Cheung
I am not sure if I got this right, are you...

I am not sure if I got this right, are you telling us that the MAF is piped between the turbo and the engine? That is way wrong, who did the work for you?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Ed Cheung
That isn't right....

That isn't right....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Ed Cheung
That should be something the PO did.

That should be something the PO did.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Ed Cheung
Take the rear lower swing arms if the 2 brushing...

Take the rear lower swing arms if the 2 brushing on each side is still good. Plus misc plastic switch buttons, etc. One or 2 jack pads as spares, if the leather is still good and cheap, get the seats...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Ed Cheung
If you have play in the old rear ball joint, you...

If you have play in the old rear ball joint, you may need to do a alignment too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ed Cheung
I know a guy that had a e38 v12. I got a ride in...

I know a guy that had a e38 v12. I got a ride in it once, left me thinking about selling the 540 and get a 750, just normal driving and can felt the power right under the driver's right foot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 47,078
Posted By Ed Cheung
For my 97 540, without the ac, the coolant will...

For my 97 540, without the ac, the coolant will be steady at 105C, no matter I am at the highway or stuck in traffic. After the car had been driven long enough, roughly 2 hours, the VC fan will start...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Ed Cheung
Autotransafe mode sort of fixed itself....really?

Hi Folks,
So this is what happened last Saturday, start the car keep her below 30km/h, and when slow down to the red lights, the car had a few shake. When reached a completed stop, "ding" and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Ed Cheung
Blocked CAT? Go to a local muffler shop may help.

Blocked CAT? Go to a local muffler shop may help.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By Ed Cheung
I also had shimmy when going from 16 to 18...

I also had shimmy when going from 16 to 18 wheels, it turn out the rear lower bushing is causing the problem. When changing the brushing, wrap it up and put it in the freezer overnight, and fit it in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Ed Cheung
I would say bump up your budget for additional 5K...

I would say bump up your budget for additional 5K for the first year maintenance/ and overhaul, and 2.5K on the second year and 1.2K for the 3rd year, in additional to the 8-10 K budget.
Hope you...
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