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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,422
Posted By haolibird
RK, Mis-Fire code. I ran it too low on...

RK,

Mis-Fire code.

I ran it too low on fuel, no doubt.
After I fueled it up, it ran fine, until I opened it up, or WOT as they say here, and it started to hesitate.
Game over...
Flashing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,422
Posted By haolibird
Did you ever run the car low on fuel? ...

Did you ever run the car low on fuel?

Ironically, after posting a while back on this thread, my wife (YEAH, it was her...sure) ran the car low, and fried the fuel pump.
VERY COMMON if the pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By haolibird
Yeah...agree I hope he gets a good price. ...

Yeah...agree

I hope he gets a good price.
Personally, I have all the E39's I can handle, but it would look great next to my Imola Red M5...

Thanks for the post.

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By haolibird
I guess p0rn gets censored...

I guess p0rn gets censored...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By haolibird
That's pure ******.. Hb

That's pure ******..

Hb
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,422
Posted By haolibird
Yeah...I wasn't worried about the guides, either....

Yeah...I wasn't worried about the guides, either.
Especially after doing the VCG job, and replacing the chain tensioner, dropping $$$ on parts and labor.
Ironic, 150k on the clock, running most...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By haolibird
"Dummy"? NO! "Static" is much more...

"Dummy"?
NO!

"Static" is much more eloquent.
It IS a BMW, after all...

Best,
Tom
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,422
Posted By haolibird
Chucker, Question of the Day: Have the...

Chucker,

Question of the Day: Have the Timing Chain Guides been replaced?

If "No", then it's decision time, as in, how long will you keep the car?

At 150k, and the chains are original, then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By haolibird
Aye. My V8 runs between 105c, and 110c,...

Aye.

My V8 runs between 105c, and 110c, which is fairly normal.
If the gauge moves past 12, SHUT IT DOWN.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By haolibird
Completely normal. The gauge should never...

Completely normal.

The gauge should never move from 12:00 position, unless there is a problem with the system.
It is not sensitive minor heat fluctuations.

Nice move on unlocking the cluster....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By haolibird
Oh, don't touch them with your bare hands, either!

Oh, don't touch them with your bare hands, either!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By haolibird
After you figure out how to remove the bulbs, be...

After you figure out how to remove the bulbs, be sure to replace BOTH at the same time, otherwise they'll continue to burn out.
Sounds crazy, but it happens quite often...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By haolibird
I'm having similar symptoms. 25 mph and below,...

I'm having similar symptoms.
25 mph and below, VERY slight shudder.
I keep saying to myself, "re-bed the pads", but damn, if it don't make me ill...
Every time I do that routine, I wanna yack.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By haolibird
Oh, as I have replaced 1 or 2, 30 minutes...

Oh, as I have replaced 1 or 2, 30 minutes complete job.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By haolibird
$41.00 delivered from Amazon. WITH the...

$41.00 delivered from Amazon.
WITH the motor!!!
That's for the rear door.
Only been on a month, but seems fine.
T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By haolibird
ChooChoo, EVOO is STRONG! MAJOR Props. ...

ChooChoo,

EVOO is STRONG!
MAJOR Props.
Permission to use that?
Wait!!!
That's some seriously bad misinformation...

Jon, there is iron in your words, for all 'Festers to see.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By haolibird
Java, I offered that info so people like you...

Java,

I offered that info so people like you can tell me that I'm wrong.

Now, please tell me why I shouldn't be using 15/40 diesel oil in my car engine, or Evans in my cooling system...

I'll...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By haolibird
I have used one for over 6 years.& I won't try...

I have used one for over 6 years.&
I won't try to tell you how it "feels", as in more hp, or that in theory your oil pressure will go up.
I can say, a conversation with Kelly, the owner, is worth...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By haolibird
The hardest part is getting the seat out. If...

The hardest part is getting the seat out.
If you can do that, you can do this job.
If you can't, sell the car before it bankrupts you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By haolibird
I had a problem with my E34 CC, and the solution...

I had a problem with my E34 CC, and the solution was in the diff.
Not sure where the sensor is on the E39, possibly on the trans?

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,785
Posted By haolibird
My vote is for the older 6 speed, Oxford Green,...

My vote is for the older 6 speed, Oxford Green, 105k, HANDS DOWN.
Heated steering wheel?
GAME OVER!
Gotta have it.
And I live in San Diego.
$4500 ain't bad for the mileage, and you have some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By haolibird
Hammer, Amazon, under $60.00 w/shipping. ...

Hammer,

Amazon, under $60.00 w/shipping.

In the next year, you'll replace, in order: Drivers, Passenger Front, Passenger rear.

Lube the tracks/window guides.
I used silicone spray.

Have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,705
Posted By haolibird
All, I have completed the job, a bit delayed...

All,

I have completed the job, a bit delayed as work snuck up on me...
Maybe golf too.

A few observations:

The job was easy.
A lot of stuff to take off and put back on, but easy.
I WAS...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,705
Posted By haolibird
Bob, Thanks again. The problem is, my...

Bob,

Thanks again.

The problem is, my car is non vanos, so I'm confused about the timing.
Well, not as much, now that I went over the Pelican instructions.
They are showing non vanos cam...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,705
Posted By haolibird
WTF? Pelican Parts Tech info for the Guide...

WTF?

Pelican Parts Tech info for the Guide change is, guess what?
NON VANOS!!

Und Sh!t!
Off to za voodyard!
(Uh, garage in this case)

T
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