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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By van556
2005 528i engine fault reduce power, OBDII P16A7 error

Hi all,
My friend 2005 BMW 528i keep getting this engine fault and reduce power once it has fully warm up at which point the car lost all power and the engine idle fluctuates wildly between 300 to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By van556
I guess if they put Vanos in after the 99 model...

I guess if they put Vanos in after the 99 model year then it would be next to impossible for me.
Thanks guys for the advice!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By van556
Thanks Mayorchuck! Could I just use the bare...

Thanks Mayorchuck!
Could I just use the bare block / heads of the '98 and transfer all the sensors including intake / exhaust manifold of the 2000... Will this work?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-13-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By van556
Engine fitment...

Quick question: Would 1998 BMW E38 engine fits in 2000 E38?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-15-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By van556
Hi Mayorchuck, I am having trouble browsing the...

Hi Mayorchuck,
I am having trouble browsing the wweb site; I set my settings to accept all but it still showing me nothing on the screen. I've tried IE8 / IE9 / IE10 but no luck. Could you please...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-11-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By van556
Bypassing GM3 module...

Hello all,
My buddy '97 BMW 740i runs great with no problems but... these items are not working:
-Wiper System --> checked good: fuse / relays / relays contact
-Interior Lights --> checked good:...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-10-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,411
Posted By van556
Did you ever figure out the problems? My friend...

Did you ever figure out the problems? My friend 740i has similar problems with additional of non-functioning wiper.
We swap out several GM3 modules and batteries with no luck.
I am thinking of...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-27-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By van556
We have swap out the ignition switch and GM3...

We have swap out the ignition switch and GM3 module with one that work in another E39 (High Module) still no work; does the GM needs to be recode for it to work?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-20-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By van556
Inside job @Sheraton!

Inside job @Sheraton!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-20-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,184
Posted By van556
What's the purpose of this coolant pipe that BMW...

What's the purpose of this coolant pipe that BMW didn't cast it as one piece? Would it be ok to JB Weld at both ends?

I've used JB Weld on a few radiators in the past and that held up well to the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-23-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By van556
'97 BMW 740iL - traction strut HELP!

I am helping a friend replace the two traction struts... the job went smoothly thanks to several posts here thought it's a pain to get the bolts back on thru the bushing end of the arm but we manage...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-12-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By van556
1997 BMW e38, 740iL: electrical gremmlins...

My friend '97 740iL has suddently got no power to interior lights, tilt steering wheel, power seats, wiper... I checked and all the fuses are ok; even checked on the wiper relay and wired, they're...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-19-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By van556
Check your oil separator... ...

Check your oil separator...
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=CD43&mospid=47501&btnr=11_1487&hg=11&fg=15
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By van556
Ews???

Ews???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,866
Posted By van556
I just replaced my clutch recently and in the...

I just replaced my clutch recently and in the process I install this exact same short shifter from B&M (BM45174) that I bought awhile back. It's a straight forward replacement with the OEM with no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,193
Posted By van556
Finally, it's all done. Thanks to everyone for...

Finally, it's all done. Thanks to everyone for advice. I ended up nearly strip the whole engine apart in order to get it done. I figure that it time for new water pump, pulleys set and fix that pesky...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,193
Posted By van556
Bentley manual didn't say this but do I need to...

Bentley manual didn't say this but do I need to remove the two steering rack mount and all the control arms bolts that attach to the subframe...

This would be sux because it'll definately need to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,193
Posted By van556
How many bolts holding up the subframe? As far as...

How many bolts holding up the subframe? As far as I could tell, there's only six (3 on each side) and I unsrew them half way out; plus I also remove the L & R engine mounts and the steering pinch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,193
Posted By van556
HELP: Oil pan cracked; trying to drop Subframe...

Hello all,
My oil pan is cracked and I am in the middle of removing process; I got the engine hoist to lift the engine up and removing the left & right engine mounts. However, after remove the...
Forum: Parting Out 08-19-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,625
Posted By van556
Is it possible to perform a compression check on...

Is it possible to perform a compression check on this engine?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,197
Posted By van556
Sorry to see such a lost to a beautiful car. ...

Sorry to see such a lost to a beautiful car.

If you're in my area I would have it done for less than $500 since I do have access to garage with high security and they only charge $6/hr bay rental.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 33,364
Posted By van556
Great job! Does this unit work with BMW DSP...

Great job! Does this unit work with BMW DSP system?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By van556
Attempting to shoehorn E60 Radiator & Electric Fan into my 528i...

Has anyone here successfully install E60 electric fan to your E39? What's the wiring pin-out for the E60 electric fan?

I have the E60 electric fan + radiator and looking to swap them into my 528i...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 922
Posted By van556
E60 Electric Fan Wiring...

Hello all,

Does anyone know the wiring pin-out for the Electric Cooling Fan (19") for these newer BMWs (E60 / E61...)? I got one recently and would like to use it in my E39.

Thanks in advanced...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By van556
I've just learned something... According to...

I've just learned something... According to RealOEM; the Caliper stays the same throughout the model; years but the two items that changed are the Brake Carrier and Rotor. The size of the rotor also...
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