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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,178
Posted By 16valex
Oh boy, hope you don't over heated that engine. ...

Oh boy, hope you don't over heated that engine. When you replace thermostat the coolant needs proper bleeding to get the air trapped out.

To bleed the air:
Car on level ground.
Key on but don't...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-16-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 82,643
Posted By 16valex
Check your lower air intake boot, this boot is...

Check your lower air intake boot, this boot is connected to the throttle body a the ICV, the elbow that connects to the ICV is known for crack at the stretch point.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,178
Posted By 16valex
The ABS module on the early models are very stout...

The ABS module on the early models are very stout and doesn't have any issue with heat like the latter ones.

I would suggest you borrow someone ABS reader and get the codes read, it's so damn easy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 656
Posted By 16valex
Good for you man, wish I can do the same. I spent...

Good for you man, wish I can do the same. I spent way to much on cars in general and it has nothing to do with maintenance. I've got to stop one of these days.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By 16valex
Jim, I wouldn't know, too savvy for me but more...

Jim, I wouldn't know, too savvy for me but more power to you sir.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 589
Posted By 16valex
John, how much do I owe you? :)

John, how much do I owe you? :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 589
Posted By 16valex
Yes, it is possible one of your 4,5,6 injector is...

Yes, it is possible one of your 4,5,6 injector is bad. if one of these is bad it should throw a code.

But for now you should stick with your plans.

1/ Replace pre-cat O2 on bank 2.

2/ Read...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 589
Posted By 16valex
190 K KM is not too much for M54 CATs, but then...

190 K KM is not too much for M54 CATs, but then again it depends on how long you have been driving around with bad O2. A bad O2 can cause CATs to fail immaturely.

But, it's a good idea to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By 16valex
\ That looks fun! Wish I know a place like...

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That looks fun! Wish I know a place like that around where I live.

Hakka R2s are the best snow tires in the world!!!!!!!!!!!! I have them on my 330XI 5-SPD. made it home on a 13 inches...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 589
Posted By 16valex
Yes, but only if your CAT is healthy. How many...

Yes, but only if your CAT is healthy. How many miles does your car has?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By 16valex
+++1 :thumbup:

+++1 :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 589
Posted By 16valex
Swap O2 sensors with bank1, if problem moves it's...

Swap O2 sensors with bank1, if problem moves it's sensor, if not your CAT is toast.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By 16valex
Sorry not to burst your bubble but I have one and...

Sorry not to burst your bubble but I have one and NOT impressed.

I bought it for the main reason to fix my 97-528 M52 ABS issue, low and behold even with ABS light staring at me the Icarsoft...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By 16valex
Good for you. I learned the lesson the hard way....

Good for you. I learned the lesson the hard way. All five of my cars have snow tires. :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By 16valex
True but only the young and stupid ones end up in...

True but only the young and stupid ones end up in the ditch.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By 16valex
Jim, the PU is a back up. :D. I like heated...

Jim, the PU is a back up. :D. I like heated steering wheel and seat in the fiver more.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By 16valex
Ha ha! Didn't mean to show my Ebay's $165 set...

Ha ha! Didn't mean to show my Ebay's $165 set they all have slotted and drilled but hard to see from the pic.




:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By 16valex
My Winter Beater

Twice strut spring has broken but the heart and soul keep on fighting.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=495558&stc=1&d=1425414621
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By 16valex
Supercharged 530 MT.

Supercharged 530 MT.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By 16valex
Exactly! :thumbup:

Exactly! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By 16valex
I used to start my 76 VW rabbit in gear that was...

I used to start my 76 VW rabbit in gear that was fun. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By 16valex
Pats all the way 35-10.

Pats all the way 35-10.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 849
Posted By 16valex
I too have been experimenting with engine...

I too have been experimenting with engine cleaning products. I used half a bottle of Seafoam just before oil change, drove about 20 miles before dumping the used oil. Oh man! talk about how black...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By 16valex
4 reasons? That's all? Maybe you should look for...

4 reasons? That's all? Maybe you should look for a 101 reasons you should buy a 530. He he...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,786
Posted By 16valex
I party with my neighbors. Problem fixed!

I party with my neighbors. Problem fixed!
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