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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-17-2016, 12:23 PM
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Posted By DanB
Thank you! Will give it a try.

Thank you! Will give it a try.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-16-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By DanB
E31 1997 840ci - having trouble calibrating steering column module

Hello,

I replaced my steering wheel adjustment module (Actually called the seat memory module, PN 32311160011), and unfortunately I didn't know it needs calibration to operate.

I have a...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-17-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By DanB
Thanks, was sad to see them go but they went to a...

Thanks, was sad to see them go but they went to a good home.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 04-17-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,764
Posted By DanB
Karl, I actually have two pairs for your...

Karl,

I actually have two pairs for your motor; one is wrinkle finish black from this recent batch, and the other is glossy lime green from my 540i that I just took off while parting the car out....
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 03-17-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,764
Posted By DanB
bump

bump
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-01-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By DanB
Bump, thread updated.

Bump, thread updated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 961
Posted By DanB
Yeah, you're right. The coolant through the...

Yeah, you're right. The coolant through the housing is on the E60.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 961
Posted By DanB
I are retarded on BMW engine designations, you...

I are retarded on BMW engine designations, you are right about the M54B25. But I still think that housing has cooling passages now after looking up the housing for sale around the web.

Agreed OP...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 961
Posted By DanB
Yeah but the N42 and N46 are basically the same...

Yeah but the N42 and N46 are basically the same engine. Here's an oil filter housing assembly for the E39 vs E60 525i.

2003 E39 housing
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 961
Posted By DanB
Wait a minute guys, he has a 525i and it looks...

Wait a minute guys, he has a 525i and it looks like they do have coolant passages.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUr28WV_blM
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 961
Posted By DanB
Yes. Wait, no.

Yes.

Wait, no.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By DanB
Nice!!! :thumbup:

Nice!!! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By DanB
I'm pretty sure you want #7 on this diagram. The...

I'm pretty sure you want #7 on this diagram. The torque spec should be 15 nm (not 10 as I originally posted).
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,919
Posted By DanB
Chain guides breaking / disintegrating are...

Chain guides breaking / disintegrating are somewhat common on higher mileage 540i's and can be a couple thousand bucks to fix if you don't do the work yourself. You will usually hear a metallic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By DanB
Dunno about the bolt causing the code, but i...

Dunno about the bolt causing the code, but i guess you will find out after you fix it. If you can get that bolt out without removing the cover it would be awesome.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By DanB
You will need to pop the valve cover off and you...

You will need to pop the valve cover off and you shouldn't have a problem getting the rest out. BMW sells replacement bolts.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 02-20-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,764
Posted By DanB
New batch of Powder Coated V8 valve covers fresh out of the oven!

A forum member asked me to powder coat a pair of valve covers, so I snagged a few more sets at the junkyard and had them refinished.

I have one pair available for the M60 V8, and two available...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,717
Posted By DanB
It was a $250 - $400 intake (we had aluminum and...

It was a $250 - $400 intake (we had aluminum and Carbon Fiber). The E39 gains were in line with the E46 gains (promise, cross my heart), but I don't have any dynos handy as they are all on an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,717
Posted By DanB
Intakes can actually provide a nice boost in...

Intakes can actually provide a nice boost in HP/TRQ on the i6's. A buddy and I used to manufacture and sell BMW CAI's in the early 2000's, and we had a bunch of dynos that showed anywhere from 5-15...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By DanB
Agreed. If I was going to own one long term...

Agreed.

If I was going to own one long term (25+ years) I would probably pick up a spare wiring harness before they are NLA and just store it like I have done with my E31. Brittle plastic and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By DanB
Can I change my answer? :eeps:

Can I change my answer? :eeps:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,717
Posted By DanB
I am pretty familiar with the Ignition Solutions...

I am pretty familiar with the Ignition Solutions (now Okada) coils and boosters, and here is the long and short of it:

They do in fact increase HP and Torque, but not a huge amount. 2-5% in most...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By DanB
$6 - $8k

$6 - $8k
Forum: Suspension and Braking 02-18-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By DanB
540i / M5 Dinan Stage III suspension package + "Dinan5" Badge

Hello,

Selling Dinan springs, Dinan Camber Plates, and Koni Adjustable Shocks. Fits any 540i from 1997 - 2003, and any E39 M5. The Koni shocks have 80K miles on them, however they are still...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 01-28-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By DanB
No, I'll definitely entertain lower offers that...

No, I'll definitely entertain lower offers that are reasonable. The shocks are still in great condition, and they can also be re-valved if desired.
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