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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,989
Posted By yoshi900
I'll give it a try over the weekend. ...

I'll give it a try over the weekend.

Recorded an avi yesterday looking inside a soda can. but didn't realized the file was not compressed at all. about 2 min of video was like 750mb. Have to check...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,989
Posted By yoshi900
Got the camera over the weekend. I'll be posting...

Got the camera over the weekend. I'll be posting a video later on today.

The biggest dia of the camera head (the OD of the clear plastic cap) is 14.8mm
The metal body is 14mm

Looking inside,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,989
Posted By yoshi900
http://www.ebay.com/itm/190593958695?ssPageName=ST...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/190593958695?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649#ht_5205wt_1273

I've just purchased this USB borescope (to try to fix some plumbing problem at the house)....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 73,262
Posted By yoshi900
Update on FSU "fix". after a week, the FSU...

Update on FSU "fix".

after a week, the FSU was acting up again. first few minutes after starting the car, fan was blowing a bit erratic. fan speed was pretty slow then suddenly came back and back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 73,262
Posted By yoshi900
Another FSU fixed by digging out the epoxy. ...

Another FSU fixed by digging out the epoxy.

picture of the FSU.

also picture of the pinout on the connector side.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,253
Posted By yoshi900
OP is looking at an automatic, so M5 wouldn't fit...

OP is looking at an automatic, so M5 wouldn't fit the need.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,253
Posted By yoshi900
My wife's 540 has Duralast front pads for about a...

My wife's 540 has Duralast front pads for about a year and a half. The old ones I pulled out was Pagid and I didn't change/turned the rotors.

The pads are working fine, stopping power and pedal...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By yoshi900
just a guess on why it might get cold: for...

just a guess on why it might get cold:

for some reason, either there is a lot of air or the thermostat is acting weird. The water in the block is heating up to normal temp, while the water in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,494
Posted By yoshi900
Looks like there was one column of pixel still...

Looks like there was one column of pixel still missing (second digit on the odometer)


But still a fantastic job! And thanks for posting all the pics. :beerchug:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By yoshi900
Oh yeah. Change it. If your tranny is shifting...

Oh yeah. Change it. If your tranny is shifting smooth, changing the fluid will keep it shifting smooth.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,231
Posted By yoshi900
Haha, I have the exact same dent too. Driver...

Haha, I have the exact same dent too. Driver side, rear door. Not sure where it happened, but I'm sure they look pretty similar. At least if it was on the other side, I wouldn't have to see it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,576
Posted By yoshi900
Without any information, I am just guessing...

Without any information, I am just guessing $17,000 is probably a bit on the high end for the price of the car.

21% is crazy high for car loan. Above 10%, you're paying too much. But then, you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,423
Posted By yoshi900
Good point. On a long 2 way highway, sometimes...

Good point. On a long 2 way highway, sometimes it's very hard to see the opposing cars when overtaking the car in front.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By yoshi900
Ah! Thanks CN90 for the link. I must have been...

Ah! Thanks CN90 for the link. I must have been searching in the wrong forum or used the wrong keyword.

Didn't want to spend $30 for something that can be fix for a couple bucks. Money is tight...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,423
Posted By yoshi900
I think motorcycle is very different from cars....

I think motorcycle is very different from cars. Bikes are just to miss if you're not paying attention. Same reason why bikes are allow to have constantly flashing headlight also. annoy the **** out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By yoshi900
Water Sensor O-Ring Fix

Ok, I changed my upper and lower radiator hoses. Since the water temp sensor is in the lower radiator hose, I had to pull it out. While inspecting/cleaning the green OEM o-ring, I notice there is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By yoshi900
Go buy lottery. Must be your lucky day.

Go buy lottery. Must be your lucky day.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By yoshi900
It was the plastic "end" of the hose that broke....

It was the plastic "end" of the hose that broke. I don't understand why don't they connect the rubber hose directly onto the pump/radiator.

I'll start asking friends to see if anyone has the 32mm....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By yoshi900
Changing radiator hoses

My upper radiator hose broke (03 540i). Stopped the car right away and temp never got hot.
So I will be changing the upper and lower radiator hoses.

Any special tools I would need? The lower hose...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By yoshi900
One less E39 M5, the value of all the other M5...

One less E39 M5, the value of all the other M5 just went up $1.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,452
Posted By yoshi900
Good info there. I too have the same problem...

Good info there. I too have the same problem intermittently. I'm gonna check out my engine mount this weekend. Thanks.

One of the thing that I do is to drive it in steptronic mode, and i just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,820
Posted By yoshi900
Count me in. 108k miles. Shimmy is getting...

Count me in.

108k miles. Shimmy is getting worst.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,469
Posted By yoshi900
There is no noise on my install (with car...

There is no noise on my install (with car running, or key out radio on). I don't have the CD changer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,469
Posted By yoshi900
Great minds thinks alike. :thumbup:

Great minds thinks alike. :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,469
Posted By yoshi900
2003 Aux Input Install

Just finish installing the Aux Input for my 2003 540 with the business CD head unit. I decided to install the aux jack at the cup holder (which i had seen someone did on this forum before)
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