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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Will replacing the VCG get rid of the misfire? I...

Will replacing the VCG get rid of the misfire? I plan on ordering gasket covers from the dealer which im my city has very reasonable prices for legit parts. The spark plugs did have a thin layer of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Idle shakes

Hey bimmerfest I dont post much my 01 540i runs pretty great for the most part, its been cold and the problem started yesterday driving around the area. When I would come to a stop the shaking was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i-M need rear bumper

I was hit and run today my car now needs a new bumper, the model is in title can some one help me in finding the correct sport bumper replacement, I dont know whether or not to go through insurance...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i cold start issue

Oky thanks i will check my voltage and recharge the battery indoors overnight if needed,

And may i ask what is the fan i can hear engaging would that be the alt reving?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i cold start issue

So ill give it to you short and sweet, in Winnipeg it is dropping below 0 the last couple weeks and the air is getting cold and thin, my car is running like it should all fluids and antifreeze are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Driver side window troubleshoot

Its just putty, heat to mold back on . The barrier itself wont tear unless you freak out on the thing


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Driver side window troubleshoot

Today I decided to tear off my panel and fix the window that would not roll down, at first i assumed the motor lost a line somewhere in the regulator but simply tore back the foam and was able to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Yea me, in Winnipeg :p

Yea me, in Winnipeg :p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By wpg.Lawson
The M package was only put on to select 01-03...

The M package was only put on to select 01-03 american models it includes front and rear fenders, suspension, steering wheel and M inner frame panels, this is just an '99 540i, still a very beautiful...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,888
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Bought 2001 540i-m :) as my first car with 155km,...

Bought 2001 540i-m :) as my first car with 155km, I was 17 yr old. Have owned the car for 9 months and Love it, it is my goal to preserve this machine and treat it the way it deserves to be treated...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By wpg.Lawson
I solved the issue today, I am so glad my...

I solved the issue today, I am so glad my alternator was not the cause but I went down to NAPA and picked up a new ground, as well as a foot of 2 gauge wire to replace the old relay, installed both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Bump

Bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Jim would this bad wire cause starter issues?

Jim would this bad wire cause starter issues?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By wpg.Lawson
I should go about replacing the wire before...

I should go about replacing the wire before taking the alternator out? Does it seem like the alternator may not be the issue but the connectors themselves? I am aware the relay cable heating up is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i not starting up

I bought my car 8 months ago, things have been great but this winter has taken its toll on one of my starting components, my symptoms are as follows: (all in the last 2 weeks)

- Battery light...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Its connects from the fusebox to the positive...

Its connects from the fusebox to the positive terminal, im just curious to know if this cable will do the trick, i can shorten it if need, im new and need confirmation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Bump

Bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Replacing positive fuse cable, need confirmation please

http://www.gandermountain.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?pdesc=2-Gauge-Red-Battery-Cable&i=93341

Will this do the trick, I am replacing the original 3 gauge with this 2 gauge wire due to the wire...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Update: After reconnecting the battery and taking...

Update: After reconnecting the battery and taking the car for a drive it died in mid ride, I stopped on the side of the road, reconnected my battery and drove back home turned the car off, then I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Minor winter battery issue

New battery, drove the car the previous day parked it at home and got in it late this afternoon and it didnt turn over, meanwhile the battery is fully charged at 13v, what i did was disconnect the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By wpg.Lawson
nvm it needed a few minutes

nvm it needed a few minutes
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i dead (new battery)

I went and got a new battery for my car seeing as my old one just wouldnt hard a cold charge, i throw this new 12v on the charger for the night and hook it up to the Bmw today, i turned the key to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By wpg.Lawson
If i buy from umnitza will it be primed (grey) or...

If i buy from umnitza will it be primed (grey) or how will it come that site i can get it for $200 but how will the bumper come and if i have to get it primed what will i pay for that?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Looking for M5 front bunper

In search of a replacement front bumper for my 01 540i-m new or used, im looking for a deal online or through the forums.

363944

Before i busted it
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Thanks for the support I'll be sure to...

Thanks for the support I'll be sure to incorporate your suggestions into my repair, mind you I jacked it up and turned the wheel myself and heard quite a similar noise to the ones heard while driving...
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