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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By Jase007
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This is what I need.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Jase007
On a touring, check the battery tray hasn't...

On a touring, check the battery tray hasn't broken it's spot welds and is allowing water in that way (inspect from underneath).

Saw another touring with a broken battery tray last week. That...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By Jase007
I replaced mine and it still leaked. Like...

I replaced mine and it still leaked.

Like these guys, I placed some wadded up (but breathable) scotch brite into the vent hole in the cap.

Works OK but still occasionally leaks through.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,693
Posted By Jase007
4th: I will search back through order...

4th:



I will search back through order forms / receipts and see if I can get the part number.

Ride height didn't change.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,693
Posted By Jase007
4th: After trying the aftermarket SACHS "red...

4th:

After trying the aftermarket SACHS "red label" advantage shocks (from autohausaz.com) .... I went back to Koni yellow sports in front and dealer supplied SACHS sports in the rear on my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 39,805
Posted By Jase007
4th After trying the aftermarket SACHS "red...

4th

After trying the aftermarket SACHS "red label" advantage shocks (from autohausaz.com) .... I went back to Koni yellow sports in front and dealer supplied SACHS sports in the rear on my touring.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By Jase007
brke: Here is a thread : ...

brke:


Here is a thread :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=252856&highlight=

...on my melted battery cable/connections in my touring.

broken battery tray and loose +...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Jase007
Agree, lots of win!

Agree, lots of win!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,012
Posted By Jase007
IF you go this route (repair and replace) look up...

IF you go this route (repair and replace) look up time-certs and helicoils.

Have been using them on high-comp aluminum and magnesium race engine case halves for years.

No issues and is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,969
Posted By Jase007
Check Bentley manual. If I remember...

Check Bentley manual.

If I remember correctly when I was chasing fuel issues ... specification for ALL E39s is 50 psi +/- 2 psi.

Cheers.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jase007
Way to Git R Dun Poolman! The touring rear...

Way to Git R Dun Poolman!

The touring rear subframe bushing replacement was/is #2 in satisfaction behind the #1 Dual-VANOS seal replacement for me on the touring.

Been fixing, restoring and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Jase007
Red: Assuming stock springs and control arm...

Red:

Assuming stock springs and control arm bushings are in good shape then excessive front camber = Have your mechanic look for:

1. bent strut
2. mushroomed strut tower housing (top, where...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,045
Posted By Jase007
MUSA: When I've pulled auto trannys from...

MUSA:

When I've pulled auto trannys from other BMWs (E30 and E36) the pry bar method works. Meaning ... after unbolting the flex plate .... as you separate the trans from the motor, keep constant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By Jase007
I chased this problem as well with OEM equipment...

I chased this problem as well with OEM equipment and then later with brass bushing inserts I tried for a while.

Went back to OEM pins and rubber bushings on the guide pins (stock setup) and added...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Jase007
Check that your battery is secure (clamp) and...

Check that your battery is secure (clamp) and that battery tray has not broken its spot welds to body of the car. The EHC (electronic height controller) for the self-levelling suspension (air...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Jase007
See this thread (pics, part numbers, diagnosis,...

See this thread (pics, part numbers, diagnosis, diagrams):

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=398509&highlight=heater+valve

They are starting to fail (plastic inside exposed to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Jase007
Probably your HVAC heater valve (driver's side of...

Probably your HVAC heater valve (driver's side of engine bay, on inner fender well, under the air intake bellow, near the firewall). Mine has been doing it for years .. others on this and other BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Jase007
Probably not. My understanding is that Dr. Vanos...

Probably not. My understanding is that Dr. Vanos is using Beisan seals ... could be Internetz lore. LOL.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,048
Posted By Jase007
Great info and thanks for the pics. Think I...

Great info and thanks for the pics.

Think I might be diving into mine soon ... have heat but intermittent side to side from dash center vent.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Jase007
What year 528? FWIW, '99/'00 dual vanos...

What year 528?

FWIW, '99/'00 dual vanos M52B28TU motors give Beisan systems a lot of business for vanos seals... (car idle oscillates and then stalls when cold ... typically occurs below 40F on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 39,805
Posted By Jase007
Door vapor barrier too. Pull the rear seat,...

Door vapor barrier too.

Pull the rear seat, door jam trim, lower "B" pillar trim, inner door weather stripping, rear cover stow-away brackets on carpet in 2nd row (hex head bolts) and then pull...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Jase007
Just a data point: Bought my 5-speed sport...

Just a data point:

Bought my 5-speed sport '00 528it with ~150k miles in 5/2007 for ~ $7,000.

No Nav, ... records from new.

Needed just about everything (brakes, suspension, cooling system,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Jase007
Good luck. :) Just passed 207k on my...

Good luck. :)

Just passed 207k on my touring.

Did my dual-vanos seals on 2/10/08 with 161k miles.

4 winters and 46,000 miles later and they are going strong.

(no hiccups, idle jolts,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,887
Posted By Jase007
Choc: I run 35 psi all around. I like...

Choc:

I run 35 psi all around.

I like JimLev's suggestion of undoing one end of the rear shocks and see if you can compress by hand ... eliminates one more variable.

FWIW: I have old...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Jase007
Post a picture of what you have.

Post a picture of what you have.
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