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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By goosefoot33
Good call on the thermostat- it was actually...

Good call on the thermostat- it was actually faulty throughout the winter, and never got up to operating temperature- it always stayed at about 1/4. That was replaced about a month ago and the temp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By goosefoot33
As an update to anyone that finds this thread...

As an update to anyone that finds this thread searching for random cylinder misfire, I've done a bit of work over the past few weeks.
I finally got around to doing my VANOS seals, along with the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-29-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,434
Views: 399,839
Posted By goosefoot33
506737 Anyone need any parts?!

506737

Anyone need any parts?!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By goosefoot33
Holy Codes!

OK, just got through my last slew of codes, see thread: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=831964&highlight=

The vacuum line at the back of the intake manifold was completely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By goosefoot33
Hey, thanks the reply. Spark plugs, coils, and...

Hey, thanks the reply. Spark plugs, coils, and injectors were all swapped multiple times. There are also brand new NGK plugs, ultrasonically cleaned and flow matched injectors. Coils and bots were...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By goosefoot33
Loads of Issues

2002 525iT, manual, 192K miles
We are just getting out of a long winter here in Boston lots of snow followed by weeks of bitter cold. For the past two or three weeks, its warmed up to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By goosefoot33
Nice, glad you got it figured out! Glad it was...

Nice, glad you got it figured out! Glad it was simple too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,954
Posted By goosefoot33
I had changed my seals on my e46 at about 70k...

I had changed my seals on my e46 at about 70k miles. I knew they needed replacing not because I had any signs or symptoms of failure, but just due to age of the original BUNA seals. I didn't feel a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By goosefoot33
Haha! Erm, I mean, I'm sorry for your loss. I am...

Haha! Erm, I mean, I'm sorry for your loss. I am here to support you, as I've suffered the same loss last year. :-)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By goosefoot33
With whatever car you choose and your budget, I...

With whatever car you choose and your budget, I hope you figure in at least $1500 extra for any needed maintenance after you get it inspected at a reputable shop.
That said, if these are truly the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By goosefoot33
I would recommend swapping the rear wheels to see...

I would recommend swapping the rear wheels to see if the wobble follows the actual wheel, or stays on the same side.
Check the tire for any bubbles, bulges or imperfections. Check the wheel for any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By goosefoot33
seafoam

Vacuum leaks are very common- check into that first with a visual inspection of hoses, junctions, and connections. A smoke test will reveal leaks as well.
Seafoam is for cleaning dirty old carbs,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-11-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By goosefoot33
Whoa Alpina, need many more details to even think...

Whoa Alpina, need many more details to even think about a HG.
What color is the milkyness- white, brown, yellow? How many miles on the car? What's the history, has it been overheated? Need a lot...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-05-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By goosefoot33
It's easy enough to pull the cluster, so I would...

It's easy enough to pull the cluster, so I would do that and do some cleaning/inspecting after some minor disassembly. Following that, buy some replacement light bulbs since they're cheap. Then, if...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By goosefoot33
[QUOTE=imae34driver;8940122] B) when you bleed...

[QUOTE=imae34driver;8940122]
B) when you bleed your cooling system engine running it is always customary to run the heater full blast to get all the air/coolant flushed out of the heater core inside...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By goosefoot33
If they are OEM takeoffs of an E39 and not...

If they are OEM takeoffs of an E39 and not replicas, this thread says the only thing you will need is hubcentric rings:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By goosefoot33
Do the newer keys have the same shape as the e46...

Do the newer keys have the same shape as the e46 key? I would start there. Might be a question for the good ol dealer.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-21-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,827
Posted By goosefoot33
Haven't posted here in a while so I'll chime in....

Haven't posted here in a while so I'll chime in. I pulled my radiator fan shroud (sold to someone in NC), shipped out the diff (sold to someone in WA), shipped out the tool kit (sold to someone in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By goosefoot33
Wow, that thing is minty. Right up my alley too-...

Wow, that thing is minty. Right up my alley too- cloth seats & a manual! Things I don't like are the ///M badges :nono:

How many miles are on this car? Did you take the car for a test drive to see...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By goosefoot33
Could be a culmination of many moving parts, both...

Could be a culmination of many moving parts, both internal (valves, rods, lifters, injectors) and external (tensioner pulley, alternator, etc.) that are contributing to your loud engine. The...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By goosefoot33
Disregard ZH's comment- that was if your car was...

Disregard ZH's comment- that was if your car was a total no-start (he edited his post to say that).

What are the voltage readings from the battery? If you do not have a multimeter, take out your...
Forum: Parting Out 11-30-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By goosefoot33
E34 530i 3.07 Medium Case LSD

I have a 3.07 limited slip diff pulled from my manual 1994 530 with 220k miles. It's nice and tight, with fresh fluid in the last 10k miles that still looks like sparkling clean. The part number is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,112
Posted By goosefoot33
This saga continues. The car has been at my usual...

This saga continues. The car has been at my usual shop for a little over three weeks. Still getting a misfire on cylinder #3 on cold start-up only. Misfiring continues until car is fully up to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-30-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By goosefoot33
Is it turning over and just not "catching" when...

Is it turning over and just not "catching" when it's cold, or does the starter solenoid click when you turn the key, or do you get absolutely nothing?
Sounds exactly like an old battery to me. How...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-30-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,248
Posted By goosefoot33
That is a bizarre one... was this the issue that...

That is a bizarre one... was this the issue that prompted you to change the alternator? What kind of alternator did you replace it with- OEM or AutoZone/Advanced remanned unit?
I can't imagine the...
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