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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By occhis
Crutchfield has install kits for the models they...

Crutchfield has install kits for the models they sell.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By occhis
Are 2003 Tail Lights Plug n Play in a 1998

Looking at some used OEM Hella tail lights from a 2003. Are they plug n play? Mine are standard bulbs and looks like the 2003 ones are LED.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By occhis
Oil consumption with the 3.0L is a very common...

Oil consumption with the 3.0L is a very common issue. Search the E39 forum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By occhis
I would think that the shudder would continue...

I would think that the shudder would continue after20 mph if it were the diff. Along those lines, though, the guibo would be one place to look. If you're not familiar, its the thick rubber disk...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By occhis
Cam, Didn't know you had an X5. How long have...

Cam, Didn't know you had an X5. How long have you had it and how do you like?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By occhis
Consider rebuilding the caliper with this:...

Consider rebuilding the caliper with this: http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E39-528i-M52_2.8L/ES2708332/
Maybe the piston seal is worn and allowing piston to stick in the bore.
Cheap and not hard to do.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,283
Posted By occhis
I looked at a 2002 Msport 6speed this spring in...

I looked at a 2002 Msport 6speed this spring in the DC area. Around 100K and they were asking 11K. Was going to give it a second look and try to get a better price but it was gone withing a week.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By occhis
That shudder/vibration could be a sticking...

That shudder/vibration could be a sticking caliper that releases after 20MPH
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By occhis
I believe you must use a 3 spoke wheel with...

I believe you must use a 3 spoke wheel with single stage airbag
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By occhis
Double check the numbers on the physical parts. ...

Double check the numbers on the physical parts. What you describe does not sound kosher.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By occhis
Just learned how to insert arrows in pics!!!!!!!!...

Just learned how to insert arrows in pics!!!!!!!!
514999
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By occhis
Adjusting is done with the hex nut to the right...

Adjusting is done with the hex nut to the right of the pulley in this pic.
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E39-528i-M52_2.8L/ES2187565/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,029
Posted By occhis
Before the internet there was the Owner's Manual,...

Before the internet there was the Owner's Manual, a wonderful publication that all new owners should take the time to read the first day they take possession. So many questions are answered in this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By occhis
FYI, those sleeves are NOT available as a...

FYI, those sleeves are NOT available as a separate part. If you damage one you need to buy the whole steering knuckle.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 554
Posted By occhis
This spark plug job is beginning to get expensive...

This spark plug job is beginning to get expensive if he has to by a new MAF. Carb cleaner and MAF - not a good combo
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By occhis
I would guess they are the same but check...

I would guess they are the same but check realoem.com or parts sites like ecs tuning
and compare the part numbers
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,190
Posted By occhis
Not sure where I read this, but it said to...

Not sure where I read this, but it said to address the first listed error code first. When my cam position sensor went out it threw several codes. I replaced the cps (first code listed), cleared...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By occhis
First check the fuse #48 in the trunk above the...

First check the fuse #48 in the trunk above the battery.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 844
Posted By occhis
Sounds logical that the squealing you were...

Sounds logical that the squealing you were hearing was coming from the bearing. When I replaced mine I went to Carquest. Reasonable price and you don't have to ship the old one back. They got it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By occhis
This should answer your questions. ...

This should answer your questions.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=564549
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 26,155
Posted By occhis
Carsoft will also do that.

Carsoft will also do that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 26,155
Posted By occhis
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By occhis
You might also try looking here. ...

You might also try looking here.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4509072#post4509072
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By occhis
I'll give you the short version of my story. In...

I'll give you the short version of my story. In 2003 I bought a 1998 528 off ebay from a BMW dealer in Toledo solely from the pics on the auction. At the time it had 54,000 miles, just out of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By occhis
There is a reset procedure. Happened to me not...

There is a reset procedure. Happened to me not long ago. Don't remember the exact sequence, but search and you will find it.
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