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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By kross1300
The problem only occurs when the car is cold....

The problem only occurs when the car is cold. After driving around and getting it up to temp I can turn it off, put it in gear and drive with no problems. When I press on the gas the tachometer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By kross1300
I will check if its the ICV. I haven't checked...

I will check if its the ICV. I haven't checked for codes since this problem arose but I checked about 6 months ago and had no problems
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By kross1300
So if it's not the oil, what do you guys think...

So if it's not the oil, what do you guys think the problem is? It starts fine and only has the issue with no throttle response on cold starts. After it gets warmed up it runs fine. One thing I will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By kross1300
Rough Running in cold weather

Hey I recently moved from San Diego to Breckenridge, CO and I have been having some trouble with how my car runs right after starting up. It starts fine, but when i put it in gear and press on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By kross1300
I was driving on hte street that goes right in...

I was driving on hte street that goes right in front of the grocery store and she came out of an isle not looking. I have a hard time believing that they would total it...how much do you guys think...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By kross1300
Fender Bender--What to have checked?

Yesterday a Mercedes G500 decided to crash into the back passenger side of my beloved E39 and I am wondering what things I should make sure to have the body shop and mechanic take a look at. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,702
Posted By kross1300
I just bought a cobra ssr-50 through groupon for...

I just bought a cobra ssr-50 through groupon for $40 shipped. Obviously im not expecting it to be as good as a V1 but does anyone have experience with a cheap unit like this? I only plan on using it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,275
Posted By kross1300
The float gets wedged at the bottom if your...

The float gets wedged at the bottom if your coolant level drops to far. I had this happen when i did my cooling overhaul. Just use a screwdriver or something to tap on the float and it will come...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By kross1300
Wow, 2 of you are from boulder....me too! I'm in...

Wow, 2 of you are from boulder....me too! I'm in San Diego atm, but I'll be moving back to Boulder next summer. I've got a question for you guys. I bought my bimmer in SD and it hasn't seen snow (or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 25,340
Posted By kross1300
Yea electrical tape will definitely be great. The...

Yea electrical tape will definitely be great. The two halves actually kinda pushed together on their own anyways.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 25,340
Posted By kross1300
No reason to use fuel line at all. A few people...

No reason to use fuel line at all. A few people have said that they had to redo the fix a couple times as the problem came back so maybe they preferred wrapping the cable to taping it. I used...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By kross1300
That looks like an amazing drive. You took some...

That looks like an amazing drive. You took some great pictures and that looks like you had a great time. I cant wait to get my car out to Colorado to enjoy the mountain roads in a fine piece of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 25,340
Posted By kross1300
If anyone in San Diego ever wants a hand I'll be...

If anyone in San Diego ever wants a hand I'll be happy to come over and help with the fix assuming you are reasonably close (I live in Rancho Bernardo).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 25,340
Posted By kross1300
^ I also have an 02 530 sport premium that had...

^
I also have an 02 530 sport premium that had the same twist you said. I assume that the foam particles are a product of the twist. I just cut a 1/2 inch section out of the middle of the insulation...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By kross1300
I went with a Motorola unit. It links to phone...

I went with a Motorola unit. It links to phone via Bluetooth and car over the radio. Sound quality is great...and I can call hands free too as a bonus
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,246
Posted By kross1300
My 02 530 is my first car and since I DIY the...

My 02 530 is my first car and since I DIY the repairs aren't bad at all. Performance and looks can't be beat for the price so yes is buy again. I would love a 2006 m5 though :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By kross1300
I picked up my 02 530 w/sport premium for 7600....

I picked up my 02 530 w/sport premium for 7600. It had 97k on it and great condition interior and exterior. The reason for such a good price was a seat twist problem and leaking radiator...both...
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