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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 41,499
Posted By dkotanto
Great informational videos. Thanks for making...

Great informational videos. Thanks for making and sharing them.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,073
Posted By dkotanto
If costs are a concern, I would use the 17" from...

If costs are a concern, I would use the 17" from the donor car and go with a descent but inexpensive tire. You could sell your 18" rims to recoup some or all of the new tire costs depending on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By dkotanto
The Ebay seller is Bavauto.

The Ebay seller is Bavauto.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By dkotanto
Bavauto is selling the loaded springs and Sachs...

Bavauto is selling the loaded springs and Sachs sport struts already assembled. An easy swap:
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,847
Posted By dkotanto
2007 530xi here, wife's car, with the night...

2007 530xi here, wife's car, with the night vision camera option, 99K miles, also in CO. No issues with the auto ZF 6HP19 tranny or the ATC 300 transfer case. However, I do maintain it extremely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By dkotanto
I was following your threads while you were...

I was following your threads while you were working on your last 530i. Sad to hear it got on a wreck. Good luck with the new 530i, you are definitely capable of handling most common repairs. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 681
Posted By dkotanto
I've decided on ATE rotors as I had warping...

I've decided on ATE rotors as I had warping issues with the Zimmermans on a 335i E90. I have the Jurids on the front and Textars on the back and I love the stopping power. I bought the ATE rotors...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,797
Posted By dkotanto
I've received the coils and air filter. Thanks...

I've received the coils and air filter. Thanks again for the super fast delivery and the great deal.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,797
Posted By dkotanto
I'll take the ignition coils and air filter if...

I'll take the ignition coils and air filter if they are still available.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By dkotanto
I just had mine refinished too and they applied...

I just had mine refinished too and they applied three coats of clear coat. I think next time I will leave the clear coat off and just clean/polish the rims when they get dirty.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,017
Posted By dkotanto
This should help: ...

This should help:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uHc35c6fHA
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,017
Posted By dkotanto
You should be OK with 3/4 of the fuel left in the...

You should be OK with 3/4 of the fuel left in the tank. Cover as much as possible as with a full tank, fuel will likely spill into your interior as you start removing the parts. I'd use a bucket or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,017
Posted By dkotanto
Agreed. Time for a new fuel pump and fuel filter...

Agreed. Time for a new fuel pump and fuel filter :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,017
Posted By dkotanto
There should be no power without the key in the...

There should be no power without the key in the ON position. Note that the power will only be there for a few seconds after you turn the ignition ON and then go away. This is to prime the system...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,017
Posted By dkotanto
See relay K96 under the glovebox: ...

See relay K96 under the glovebox:

http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E39-Sedan/Europe/523i-M52/L-A/jun1996/browse/vehicle_electrical_system/relay_for_fuel_pump_1_k96

part number is 61368373700
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,017
Posted By dkotanto
According to this video, there is no fuel...

According to this video, there is no fuel pressure when the engine is off. Once you turn the ignition on (but not starting the engine), the fuel pump primes and there should be pressure.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By dkotanto
Thanks for sharing. I just had my style 42s...

Thanks for sharing. I just had my style 42s refinished last week, I will be checking the bolts too. I think they are supposed to be using loctite on the bolts, did you remove a bolt to confirm?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 957
Posted By dkotanto
Looks like the Carly app with their GEN II WiFi...

Looks like the Carly app with their GEN II WiFi adapter is able to deactivate voltage monitoring for the Angel Eyes:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 729
Posted By dkotanto
A 2006-2007 E60 530i

A 2006-2007 E60 530i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By dkotanto
For those who like to stay OEM, I bought the...

For those who like to stay OEM, I bought the Jurid FF front pads from Ebay for about $38 vs. the $85+. This guy sells them with no box but they are brand new:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By dkotanto
Very cool, I hope they work for you and please...

Very cool, I hope they work for you and please let us know if they do.

According to ECS, they are 24lb/hr injectors. Stock part number is 13537546245:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 36,605
Posted By dkotanto
Beautiful car, they love to be driven though...:)

Beautiful car, they love to be driven though...:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 36,605
Posted By dkotanto
I think so too. I figured it would cost me about...

I think so too. I figured it would cost me about another $1K to get a few E39 key things replaced and I should be good for a while.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 36,605
Posted By dkotanto
Thanks. It's the Avin Avant 2: ...

Thanks. It's the Avin Avant 2:

https://avinusa.com/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 36,605
Posted By dkotanto
No problem. I paid $9250 for it.

No problem. I paid $9250 for it.
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