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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Thanks man...you may be right. I actually...

Thanks man...you may be right. I actually thought about painting the T-Bar a darker color...maybe even black..to make it subtle. I kind of get that look now.

More to come.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 788
Posted By Albo
He's referring to Brass Caliper Bushings: ...

He's referring to Brass Caliper Bushings:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/415CH9pqagL._SX425_.jpg

http://www.amazon.com/Brass-Caliper-Guide-Bushing-Mini/dp/B004SYA3RE
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Ok.... High Pressure PS hose and two Reservoir...

Ok.... High Pressure PS hose and two Reservoir hoses ordered form OEMBimmerparts.com. It seems like a slow enough leak so I can keep driving, but now I've also got a coolant leak somewhere. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Also... there is a Power Steering Leak. Likely...

Also... there is a Power Steering Leak. Likely the High Pressure lines. With 123,000 miles on the clock, I think they likely need attention.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Thanks for the compliments guys. Sorry...I...

Thanks for the compliments guys. Sorry...I haven't really posted in a while. The headlights were purchased from a seller on eBay. They are Depo P39's with LED AE's.


Came home from a recent...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,517
Posted By Albo
Challenger SRT8 May happen at some point this...

Challenger SRT8 May happen at some point this year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By Albo
. Always advisable to have new replacements...

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Always advisable to have new replacements for those bolts when doing the VANOS R&R. They have a taper in them that makes it easy to snap them and I believe actually starts to weaken over time. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Performed a stud conversion while I removed the...

Performed a stud conversion while I removed the 15mm spacers (sold to a member on another forum).
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 803
Posted By Albo
Good luck, buddy!

Good luck, buddy!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By Albo
It's been a while since I got an offer for...

It's been a while since I got an offer for purchase of my car, but I get a ton of compliments and even more people following my car with their eyes as I drive by. I notice it all the time. For a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Albo
Would not be a bad thing to do every once in a...

Would not be a bad thing to do every once in a while. I run a bottle of Chevron Techron Concentrated Fule Injector cleaner every six months for preventative maintenance. It actually "unstuck" the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Installed some HAWK HPS Brake Pads on the...

Installed some HAWK HPS Brake Pads on the existing Power Stop drilled rotors (on inspection it looked like they still had plenty of meat on them). Inspected all brake hoses as well...everything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Thanks for the kind words... 1) I assume...

Thanks for the kind words...

1) I assume your referring to the M-Technic Body Mouldings?

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E39-530i-M54_3.0L/Exterior/Body/Moulding_-and-_Trim/

2) Currently I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Thanks for the compliment. The nozzles are plug...

Thanks for the compliment. The nozzles are plug and play. They snap right into the hood opening, the electrical plug is the same and the connectors from the old water hose fits perfectly.

The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By Albo
I agree....and yet, I'm glad they didn't butcher...

I agree....and yet, I'm glad they didn't butcher an M5.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
...and just because...a touched up picture that...

...and just because...a touched up picture that I've been using as a desktop wallpaper:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
I don't think I mentioned this before, but I...

I don't think I mentioned this before, but I installed this rear window spoiler that I purchased on eBay. It's very similar to the Trunk Lip Spoiler, but obviously wider. You have to curve it along...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
While I was in there, I also cleaned up the...

While I was in there, I also cleaned up the wiring for the electric fan. Note the much cleaner left side of the engine bay. I wrapped most of the wiring in OEM-Style cloth tape:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
No link, but it was readily available in the...

No link, but it was readily available in the plumbing section.

I'm a bonehead...tubing dimensions are corrected in the original post and are actually 1/4"OD x 0.170"ID:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Replaced the failed E39 Windshield Washer Nozzles...

Replaced the failed E39 Windshield Washer Nozzles with the improved E60 version. My car came with the Intensive Washer option, so I removed the tank, pump and hose for that as the E60 nozzles only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,135
Posted By Albo
Sorry to see, but glad no one got hurt. Good...

Sorry to see, but glad no one got hurt. Good luck with the repairs.....these cars are worth saving!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Got hit by the infamous "Check Brake Linings"...

Got hit by the infamous "Check Brake Linings" warning message. I'll have to google what this means.


J/K


Have Hawk HPS pads and new rotors and sensors ready to go on tomorrow while I watch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By Albo
Much better! Makes the wheels look twice as good.

Much better! Makes the wheels look twice as good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
The gauge faces are actually grey. I purchased...

The gauge faces are actually grey. I purchased them as a set of four from eBay, but I did not apply the ones that go with the temp gauge and gas gauge. You have to remove and disassemble the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 64,037
Posted By Albo
Took some time to install my newly acquired...

Took some time to install my newly acquired Slimmbones CSL Style Splitters:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-zImTjB-nRdc/VBjgAJNIG_I/AAAAAAAARvc/s6sLNTDrd68/w1043-h590-no/IMG_20140916_135537.jpg...
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