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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,962
Posted By ninetyseven1
My car seems to knock on 87 octane in the summer...

My car seems to knock on 87 octane in the summer time. I switched back to 93 today and it ran a lot better but I still got some initial knock and then it went away. Maybe this is the knock sensors...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,962
Posted By ninetyseven1
My car started pinging the other day on 87, its...

My car started pinging the other day on 87, its seems fine in the winter though,but the other day it was pretty hot out and I was running the A/C.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By ninetyseven1
Water pump gasket?

Does anyone know if they make a rubber water pump gasket for our 540i's? This is the second time I have installed the new water pump and it still leaks. I used the paper gasket that came with it and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,427
Posted By ninetyseven1
I hope you werent' using Dex cool type anti...

I hope you werent' using Dex cool type anti freeze before. Cause Dex cool antifreeze will turn into Gel if mixed with other types of coolant. I hope you know that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By ninetyseven1
You can test your aux fan by unplugging the...

You can test your aux fan by unplugging the radiator temp sensor on the radiator and using a paperclip to test the fan, the brown wire is ground and the other 2 are low speed and high speed....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,327
Posted By ninetyseven1
Get yourself a good light to work on your car at...

Get yourself a good light to work on your car at night. LOL. This is when I do most of my automotive work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By ninetyseven1
How can this be? With my A/c on and the stock Fan...

How can this be? With my A/c on and the stock Fan Clutch, the car feels very bogged down and acceleration is not great, but with the electric fan, it runs like it did with no A/c on! It feels more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By ninetyseven1
I got mine from ESC Tuning, 7k LED rings, keep...

I got mine from ESC Tuning, 7k LED rings, keep your factory lights and install the rings. These are the nicest and brightest ones available.
Forum: Performance 06-01-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By ninetyseven1
Volvo Fan Controller

For sale is a Volvo Fan controller, this works great and is very popular for electric fan conversions, it has the ability to control both low and high speeds and works well with the popular Volvo 850...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,864
Posted By ninetyseven1
Elec fan questions

Jim, I just did an electric fan conversion using a Ford Taurus fan and a Volvo fan controller, everything works just fine, but I have a few questions I think you may be able to answer.

1. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,300
Posted By ninetyseven1
I know the underhood heat cover has asbestos in...

I know the underhood heat cover has asbestos in it tho.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,300
Posted By ninetyseven1
I would like to know, what is that black material...

I would like to know, what is that black material with little crystals all over the motor after a fan failure? Is this graphite or asbestos?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By ninetyseven1
Also note that the low fuel light on these cars...

Also note that the low fuel light on these cars will come on when you have 2.5 gallons of gas or less, but this is also constantly monitored and re-calculated depending upon your driving style. In...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By ninetyseven1
I would not be so quick to assume you actually...

I would not be so quick to assume you actually have bad fuel mileage. When there is a problem with the DSC/ASC module (aka traction control module) or speed sensor in the left wheel , THEN the gas...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By ninetyseven1
Did you almost run out of gas ? , that will give...

Did you almost run out of gas ? , that will give you a misfire code sometimes. Of course clear the codes and see what returns.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By ninetyseven1
I think you will gain more with a muffler, there...

I think you will gain more with a muffler, there have been tests proving this, and the muffler always made more power than the straight pipe. IIRC, the Borla XS muffler made the most torque and HP...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By ninetyseven1
If you want better sound, you need to replace the...

If you want better sound, you need to replace the stereo with an aftermarket head unit. As well as the speakers. I'm using Kenwood 5 1/4 in the front and they are great.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By ninetyseven1
Horrible screeching sound from rear wheel?

Hey guys, had this issue start about 2 weeks ago. Horrible screeching sound on the highway. Only when going over about 40 mph. Sounds like I'm dragging a rake. It comes and goes every 5 seconds or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,631
Posted By ninetyseven1
Howcome I never lost my speedometer when I...

Howcome I never lost my speedometer when I unplugged the ABS/traction control module under the hood?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By ninetyseven1
In other words: Can a bad wheel speed sensor...

In other words: Can a bad wheel speed sensor make the ASC close the throttle thus limiting my speed? Because everytime I hook up the rear ABS sensors, the throttle butterfly on the ASC throttle body...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By ninetyseven1
Please explain the ABS and ASC relation?

Ok, I'm trying to understand how this works. A while back I had my car towed by a tow truck. They had the back wheels in the air. Then I had an issue where my car would not go over 10mph after...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 07-27-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By ninetyseven1
Im' sorry,but item is already sold.

Im' sorry,but item is already sold.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By ninetyseven1
You have 2 sending units, one on the driver's...

You have 2 sending units, one on the driver's side and one on the fuel pump side (passenger). There is also a jet pump on the driver's side of the tank that pumps the gas over to the other side of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By ninetyseven1
Yes, those Kenwoods fit great. Its what I have....

Yes, those Kenwoods fit great. Its what I have. You have to understand though. The sound system uses a Woofer in each front door,a mid, and a tweeter. Those Kenwoods are 3 way speakers. Not sure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By ninetyseven1
check th knock sensor wiring,it's prob not maf...

check th knock sensor wiring,it's prob not maf wiring
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