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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,361
Posted By chiefwej
Go to Zeckhausen Racing...

Go to Zeckhausen Racing (http://www.zeckhausen.com/bedding_in_brakes.htm) and follow the instructions for rebedding the brakes. Nine times out of ten the "warped rotors" will suddenly go away. If...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 824
Posted By chiefwej
A good PDR guy can do wonders.

A good PDR guy can do wonders.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By chiefwej
I have an AUX input on my car and I have DSP. ...

I have an AUX input on my car and I have DSP. Bought the cable (BMW part) online for about $34, about a half hour to install. The hardest part was picking a place for the plug. Do a bit of research...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,550
Posted By chiefwej
I too noticed a small pressure (maybe 2-3 lb.)...

I too noticed a small pressure (maybe 2-3 lb.) when I first changed to Evans. Opening the cap when hot was about like opening a beer or soda can. No doubt due to the minor expansion of both the air...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,550
Posted By chiefwej
The 540 runs hotter and it's cooling system is...

The 540 runs hotter and it's cooling system is prone to failure much earlier than the 6 cylinder cars. Although the 6's system may last longer, a single overheat is much more likely to spell...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,550
Posted By chiefwej
The whole "test" by No-Rosion has been...

The whole "test" by No-Rosion has been discredited. They make a competing product and produced a very biased "study" with no scientific basis. Do a bit of searching and you will find Evans response...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By chiefwej
Search "missing pixels" And it's not the radio...

Search "missing pixels"
And it's not the radio it's the MID. It serves as the control and display for the radio, which is actually located in the trunk.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,550
Posted By chiefwej
The "problem" that I'm addressing is BMW building...

The "problem" that I'm addressing is BMW building a cooling system that is designed to fail. It is designed to run at higher than normal temps, uses a cheap plastic radiator and runs at pressures up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By chiefwej
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,550
Posted By chiefwej
It's not an additive. It replaces the standard...

It's not an additive. It replaces the standard coolant. And If you read my thread, you will find that I switched to Evans because I was on my third radiator with only 40k miles on the car. Since...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,550
Posted By chiefwej
No, the only difference is there is no pressure...

No, the only difference is there is no pressure in the system. A new fan clutch was part of the cooling system overhaul when I converted to Evans, so I know the clutch is OK. The fan only runs on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By chiefwej
If the hydraulic line is screwed directly into...

If the hydraulic line is screwed directly into the clutch slave cylinder, the CDV is gone. No need to put a modified one in if it's already been removed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,550
Posted By chiefwej
I've been running Evans in my 540 for nearly four...

I've been running Evans in my 540 for nearly four years now. That's four very hot summers here in the middle of the Sonora Dessert where a nice summer day is 105 degrees. I've been to mountain tops...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By chiefwej
There are some here who don't have any of the...

There are some here who don't have any of the under trays on their cars. So far I haven't heard of a lot of problems. I wouldn't worry about a short while without them. Manny cars don't have them...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By chiefwej
If you have the sport seats the button is on the...

If you have the sport seats the button is on the corner just to the front of the other seat controls. It should be obvious.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By chiefwej
Since I lay my iPhone in the little tray in font...

Since I lay my iPhone in the little tray in font of the cup holders, I chose a location nearby, so that the cable won't be draped across my dash.


...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,031
Posted By chiefwej
Climate change, not just global warming. When...

Climate change, not just global warming. When you are freezing in the Midwest and East Coast, Alaska is setting new high temp records. That's how climate change happens. New extreme weather...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,031
Posted By chiefwej
Yea, I haven't heard the freeze warning chime all...

Yea, I haven't heard the freeze warning chime all winter. It's been a great winter here in Tucson! Over 80 today. I sure don't miss those Michigan winters.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By chiefwej
Royal Purple Synchromax FTW. low viscosity, high...

Royal Purple Synchromax FTW. low viscosity, high sheer strength and designed to protect the synchros.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By chiefwej
It's actually very simple. Just cover it with...

It's actually very simple. Just cover it with clear packing tape then heat with a hair dryer and it will peel right off. If it doesn't get it all, repeat. Quick and easy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By chiefwej
Many here have had success in treating...

Many here have had success in treating malfunctioning fuel sensors with a couple of tanks with Techron fuel additive. It helps dissolve the deposits that cause the problem. Give it a try. It may...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By chiefwej
After I rebuilt my cooling system last time, I...

After I rebuilt my cooling system last time, I converted it to Evans waterless coolant. Now with a zero pressure cooling sytem, my problems seem to have been solved. It's been over three years now...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By chiefwej
I think the warranty is that it won't leak when...

I think the warranty is that it won't leak when it's installed, so you're SOL on that count. A new Nissens radiator for your car is less than $125 (with free shipping at AutohauseAZ. If you want...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By chiefwej
And none had an "M" badge on the trunk.

And none had an "M" badge on the trunk.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By chiefwej
The only thing (other than gas and oil) in the...

The only thing (other than gas and oil) in the past two years has been one turn signal bulb. (Desperately looking for some wood to knock on)
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