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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By cn90
See step #20, adjustable wrench + 32-mm wrench...

See step #20, adjustable wrench + 32-mm wrench combo. A pry bar between these 2 devices may be useful.
You may need an assistant to help hold the wrenches.
Make sure you turn the wrench in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By cn90
I wonder if there is a way to prevent stripping...

I wonder if there is a way to prevent stripping of threads during removal.

How about spraying the 6 bolts with some PB Blaster etc. (where the OFH mates with the block), this way the lubricant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By cn90
The galling issue: did it happen during removal...

The galling issue: did it happen during removal of the bolts or during installation?

- Just follow Timesert trick by "Jason5driver" (bimmerforums).
- Place a rag, and cover the holes with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By cn90
Google Beisan Double Vanos Seals.

Google Beisan Double Vanos Seals.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By cn90
- Place a floor jack below the tierod and gently...

- Place a floor jack below the tierod and gently jack it upward, this will drive the tapered end of the tierod into the steering knuckle.
- Then undo the nut.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By cn90
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=490959
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,901
Posted By cn90
NOTE... - In 2009 I removed the "Inner...

NOTE...

- In 2009 I removed the "Inner Circle" of the brake shield (loose rivets). Noise stopped.

- Now I have noise on driver front side, just checked (removed brake caliper, rotor) and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By cn90
@Ne Oublie, If you write "Cest' la vie" a...

@Ne Oublie,

If you write "Cest' la vie" a bit better (alex got it grammatically correct), then we would read it.
Otherwise " la prochaine"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-14-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 557
Posted By cn90
Grab the float tip with your finger and move it...

Grab the float tip with your finger and move it up and down to be sure it is not sticky.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By cn90
I'd ignore the dent and live with it. Such a...

I'd ignore the dent and live with it.
Such a small problem...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,844
Posted By cn90
This is an old thread but back to the very...

This is an old thread but back to the very original question, a $100 oil change is what should be the case.

For years, many shops (Jiffy Lube included) claim they can change your oil for $19.99 or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By cn90
- If fuel pump when key is out of ignition: relay...

- If fuel pump when key is out of ignition: relay is stuck in the "ON" position. Replacing relay is easy.

- Someone in another forum simply used a tire gauge to measure residual fuel pressure off...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By cn90
If you want to avoid "Rear End Noise", you have...

If you want to avoid "Rear End Noise", you have to stop eating beans...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By cn90
Nothing wrong with running the car to E when the...

Nothing wrong with running the car to E when the car is new. With a car this age and mileage, some people in forum have reported siphon pump malfunction.

No need to keep tank above 1/2, however I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By cn90
440 is EVAP, usually solenoid valvd, about $40...

440 is EVAP, usually solenoid valvd, about $40 for Bosch.

420 is usually from O2 sensor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By cn90
- Replace the fuel filter. A clogged filter will...

- Replace the fuel filter. A clogged filter will kill a good fuel pump.

- Keep fuel above 1/4 at all time to prevent siphon pump issue. How low is fuel when your car died?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By cn90
Below is the DIY for OFH Gasket. Step #6 talked...

Below is the DIY for OFH Gasket. Step #6 talked about alternator.
During installation, use a screwdriver to align the bottom hole!


http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=414315
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By cn90
I wrote a few DIYs for the seat belt and buckles....

I wrote a few DIYs for the seat belt and buckles. It is somewhere in the forum.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 734
Posted By cn90
Go for "N" new. Rebuilt quality used to be good...

Go for "N" new. Rebuilt quality used to be good in the 1990s, now the rebuilt quality (mostly Chinese bearings, VR etc.) is terrible.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By cn90
Yes, you can drive w/o it. You won't have any...

Yes, you can drive w/o it.
You won't have any ABS feature.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,792
Posted By cn90
Rubber mats are the way to go. Only $50 for the...

Rubber mats are the way to go.
Only $50 for the FRONT pair at dealer.
In fact, the dealer price is lower than Weather Tech price.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By cn90
Of course, a lot of us had this issue. I...

Of course, a lot of us had this issue.

I posted a DIY in forum.

I placed a piece of rubber hose as a stopper when the glass goes down, but this worked for about 2 years, I eventually replaced...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By cn90
A random thought...look at local ad for similar...

A random thought...look at local ad for similar car and test drive just for fun...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By cn90
The PS Pump should last 300K miles. Mine is...

The PS Pump should last 300K miles.
Mine is still stock at 150K miles.

Perhaps you should replace the PS reservoir first, then flush with new Dexron-III fluid and see what happens.
It is a cheap...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 618
Posted By cn90
Option 2 is actually OK, just erase the codes a...

Option 2 is actually OK, just erase the codes a few hours prior to testing.
PS: I grew up in Toronto...
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