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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 179,872
Posted By mjbennett9
UPDATE: I got out of work early today, so decided...

UPDATE: I got out of work early today, so decided to do the fix early evening instead. It went VERY quickly. I even changed out the air distribution orings too (and cleaned out the 6 inlet openings...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 179,872
Posted By mjbennett9
If anyone's interested, here's a few pics/info on...

If anyone's interested, here's a few pics/info on the Oetiker set I use--LOVE IT!!!

The kit comes with crimpers, but I also have another crimper for hard to reach crimps (side-ways)....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 179,872
Posted By mjbennett9
After further considering, I think 3/8 x 1/4...

After further considering, I think 3/8 x 1/4 would not be the best solution. I ran to home depot and picked up 1/2 x 3/8. See pics. I also got some more 3/8 hose as I'm very low. I also tried a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,311
Posted By mjbennett9
UPDATE: While I think it could have been done...

UPDATE: While I think it could have been done without removing the bleeder screw, I did so anyway. And without PB blaster, I just firmly pulled/twisted upward (without pushing in on clips), and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 179,872
Posted By mjbennett9
eburnz, You may want to hold off, or at...

eburnz,

You may want to hold off, or at least check your hoses for a loose connection. I think that may be why my mileage dropped in half?

UPDATE: I ran out at lunch. While I can't say this is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 179,872
Posted By mjbennett9
Ok, got it. Sorry took so long. I couldn't find...

Ok, got it. Sorry took so long. I couldn't find my original pics. Not sure what happened to them. However, I knew I had posted them but couldn't remember where. Nonetheless, I found the link to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 179,872
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi, I ended up using 1/2 x 3/4 x 1/2 with...

Hi,

I ended up using 1/2 x 3/4 x 1/2 with the 3/4 end going to the intake port that is roughly 3/4" of an opening. It's probably more like 7/8 as it was a struggle to get 3/4 over the opening-but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,311
Posted By mjbennett9
Thanks Edge540 and pudl. Maybe I'm overthinking...

Thanks Edge540 and pudl. Maybe I'm overthinking it, but do I have to remove the bleeder screw too? Looking at the seal cap online,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,311
Posted By mjbennett9
Thanks for the links/info Bluebee. I quickly...

Thanks for the links/info Bluebee. I quickly scanned them enough to see I still don't see my answer. The closest I could find on where to start, is to unscrew/remove the bleed screw (#2)? I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,311
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi, I inherited my e39 about 4 years ago...

Hi,

I inherited my e39 about 4 years ago without any history to it. I've done dozens and dozens of DIYs already. The fan shroud is crumbling away and so I finally purchased a new shroud. However,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 179,872
Posted By mjbennett9
Finally made the plunge and did the CCV delete...

Finally made the plunge and did the CCV delete (for a PCV)! Taking my time it took maybe 2 hours including bringing out tools, and even replace DME intake temp sensor oring while I was at it (and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 48,774
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi, Did you use a different PCV than...

Hi,

Did you use a different PCV than PCV1124DL as done by Bavarian E39? it has no threads. And he has what I would call the "threaded" end (bigger end) going towards the valve cover vent hose...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 48,774
Posted By mjbennett9
I have all my parts to do the CCV delete today...

I have all my parts to do the CCV delete today (PCV conversion). Ill be doing the conversion using both ports on the air distributino unit. Question. Did folks here to the conversion while the car...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-07-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 82,521
Posted By mjbennett9
Thank eburnz!!! I'm going to look into this. I...

Thank eburnz!!! I'm going to look into this. I thought it was just me, going on a 4th CCV system (last two are winter versions), and was looking to install 4th winter kit. But will do some research...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-06-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 82,521
Posted By mjbennett9
Going to check the vent hose this weekend for...

Going to check the vent hose this weekend for mayo, and check/clean the hose/dipstick. I don't get it though. replaced with winter version (BMW brand, not OEM/other). The first time I replaced the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-01-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 82,521
Posted By mjbennett9
For various reasons, I had replaced my CCV system...

For various reasons, I had replaced my CCV system about 2 months ago (for second time now). No issues went well. Changes OFH gasket as well. I don't see any oil leaks but car is consuming about a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 51,207
Posted By mjbennett9
for me, several electric gremlins, steering...

for me, several electric gremlins, steering column acting out on its own/sticking in a position, or going in/out non-stop. Intermittent hard starting/no starting. Replaced (OEM) and all good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,285
Posted By mjbennett9
I did the quick 15 minute CN90 fix for the little...

I did the quick 15 minute CN90 fix for the little fan (dirty and un-balanced). CN90 fix http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5623427&posted=1#post5623427 However, there were a lot of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,068
Posted By mjbennett9
It turned out to be the little fan as identified...

It turned out to be the little fan as identified in this link... http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=422191
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 42,952
Posted By mjbennett9
From Dynavin Site...

From Dynavin Site http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0299/0549/files/INSTALL_GUIDE_E39.pdf?1109
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 42,952
Posted By mjbennett9
Can you send me a PM as well?

Can you send me a PM as well?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,068
Posted By mjbennett9
Thanks AZBimmerCpl. I'll have to look up the...

Thanks AZBimmerCpl. I'll have to look up the location of the blower motor fuse and give that a try. I wont be able to do it till tomorrow the earliest. I never noticed/thought about it till you made...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 36,068
Posted By mjbennett9
Not sure what value my post and response will...

Not sure what value my post and response will offer, other than for learning purposes. So my battery does not drain/die, even after sitting for days/week +, BUT I do get the symptom of fan being on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 35,863
Posted By mjbennett9
I used the turtle wax kit and now redo about...

I used the turtle wax kit and now redo about every month or two using only 2 of the 4 steps. When it gets really bad, I'll redo the complete system.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 33,769
Posted By mjbennett9
Every since replacing my 3 cables, the hood would...

Every since replacing my 3 cables, the hood would intermittently have a hard time opening. It wasn't the cables at this point. I tried lubing, tried leaving everything dry, etc. nothing. I would have...
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