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Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-26-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 99,692
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
Lance, I am interested in the kit. Sent u a...

Lance, I am interested in the kit. Sent u a message. Thanks
Forum: California 05-09-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
I AGREE 100%!!!!! I really do not have the...

I AGREE 100%!!!!!

I really do not have the time to write a huge post about my "PERSONAL" experience, but in short...I ordered springs on April 17,2008....and I am finally getting them today May 9,...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-15-2003, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,462
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
You guessed right! I used to have a 93...

You guessed right!

I used to have a 93 Mugen Integra w/ 16" M7's. Gokool is our car club that is mainly friends. I miss my car though, but I have a family now and needed to relax a bit on the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-15-2003, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,462
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
FYI: just an FYI, i had to edit the fan part...

FYI:

just an FYI, i had to edit the fan part because I failed to mention that you need to remove the bolt prior to removing the shroud. In order to remove it, you need to pull the fan with the...
Forum: 5 Series 12-05-2003, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,900
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
ANYBODY have any answers for the above reply? ...

ANYBODY have any answers for the above reply?

thanks!
Forum: 5 Series 12-05-2003, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
correction???? I have read that the 2003...

correction????


I have read that the 2003 540 SPORT sway is larger than 15mm...can someone confirm or correct me?> thanks
Forum: 5 Series 12-05-2003, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
OOps, I didn't mean to say that going from 540i...

OOps, I didn't mean to say that going from 540i sport to a M5 rear sway will not make a difference. What I intended to say was that I have read in another forum that going from a 540 sport to M5 bar...
Forum: 5 Series 12-05-2003, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
btw: my wheel and tire set up is: ...

btw:


my wheel and tire set up is:

Staggered
18x8.5 Speedline Alesios up front~ matched up with 245-40-18 Yokohama ES100's
18x10 Speedline Alesios in the rear~ matched up with 275-35-18...
Forum: 5 Series 12-05-2003, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,900
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
NO warranty, 139,xxx miles. Don't know if cats...

NO warranty, 139,xxx miles. Don't know if cats are Original or have been replaced.

Couple of questions:
1. How many cats does the 1997 528i auto have?
2. How many O2 sensors does the 97 528i...
Forum: 5 Series 12-05-2003, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,900
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
Check Engine Light ON: Code "EA" Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold, CYl #4-6

when i use the peake tool to check my check check engine light, I get the code "EA" which is the Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold, Cyl #4-6. I get this code 2 times a month or so. What exactly do...
Forum: 5 Series 12-05-2003, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
I did a rear sway bar swap!!!! Here is my feedback and opinion!

I have a 1997 528i "NON" sport. A while back I upgraded my shocks and springs (bilstein sport shocks and eibach prokits). The body roll was reduced, but there was still that body roll which I was not...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-05-2003, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,462
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
I updated the pics to be larger so you can...

I updated the pics to be larger so you can actually read them. i drew those pics from scratch using paint....at work, so please don't make fun of them =P


MEMBERS: If something does not look...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-02-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,462
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
DIY: How to change your belt, thermostat and Waterpump in your 528i

Belt Replacement, Thermostat Replacement, and Waterpump Replacement Instructions for 1997 528i


Disclaimer:
The procedure below is to be done at your own risk. I have changed the following parts...
Forum: 5 Series 11-18-2003, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
what if it is a clicking sound then? it doesn't...

what if it is a clicking sound then? it doesn't really do the thud that much, more of the clicking sound when i select a gear(park to drive, drive to reverse....etc)



do i need to oil or grease...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-18-2003, 02:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 189,945
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
DIY - 528i OIL Change (E39) 6 cyl

528i Oil Change (no pics because itís easy)


Disclaimer: The procedure below is to be done at your own risk. I have changed Oil numerous times using these procedures with positive results, but...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-18-2003, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 39,068
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
DIY:1997 528i Fuel Pump Replacement(E39)

Changing Your Fuel Pump

Disclaimer: The procedure below is to be done at your own risk. I have changed my fuel pump using these procedures with positive results, but may not work for you. The...
Forum: 5 Series 11-18-2003, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
Automatic Shifts hard when selecting gears. Please read!

have a 1997 528i Auto
When I am putting the gear selector from park to reverse or drive or back to park, the car or transmission jerks. Not more so of a jerk but its just harsh, IMO.

Is this...
Forum: 5 Series 11-18-2003, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
1. put thermostat on block 2. put O ring...

1. put thermostat on block

2. put O ring over thermostat

3. then put thermostat housing last over o ring


I plan to do a write up on changing thermostat, belts and water pump on 1997 528i....
Forum: 5 Series 11-18-2003, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
nevermind I found out the correct way.

nevermind I found out the correct way.
Forum: 5 Series 11-17-2003, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
just wanted to know if it goes like this: ...

just wanted to know if it goes like this:


so it goes like this in order of installation:

1. O ring to the block

2. thermostat over the O ring

3. then thermostat housing on top of the...
Forum: 5 Series 11-17-2003, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
Changing THERMOSTAT question: Which way to put o-ring?

hi there people! Which way should I put the thermostat O-ring? Against the head or against the thermostat housing? The O-ring I am talking about is the big black o-ring. should it go on the outside...
Forum: 5 Series 03-12-2003, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,993
Posted By GOKOOLJAPAN
can anyone point out the speaker sizes for each...

can anyone point out the speaker sizes for each location? i.e. 5" up front, etc......and also, what type to use: components? 2way, 3way?


Thanks in advance!
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