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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2014, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Bimmerfan84
I know a good amount about AC systems as I'm a...

I know a good amount about AC systems as I'm a mechanic, however, this really has me stumped.

I used an AC machine to properly fill the system with the correct amount of R134a.

The noise...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Arrow HELP! A/C noise coming from evaporator and expansion valve

My A/C was not working properly and my compressor was making noise so I went and changed the compressor and dryer.

Over the next couple months I noticed that the A/C would not always cool as well...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Bimmerfan84
^and we have a winner! (Except for the vacuum...

^and we have a winner! (Except for the vacuum part, how does anyone suspect vacuum leaks without misfires or rough running or codes? Never had a vacuum leak without misfires and rough running) Been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Throttle response issues/sluggish pickup

Im having a really sluggish acceleration. When I step on the pedal it's like I have no torque and the RPMs climb slowly. If I mash the throttle it will get up and go but still feels like it's being...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-22-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Just remember NO REASONABLE OFFER WILL BE...

Just remember NO REASONABLE OFFER WILL BE IGNORED!!! All offers will be taken in to consideration. Just remember, the front tires are brand new $160 from tire rack and the rear tires are $130. So...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Bimmerfan84
They still look pretty plain with the old ...

They still look pretty plain with the old halogen hella Lights. My favorite are the Euro projector Hellas but they are a little expensive


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Interesting, they are staggered, and are BMW...

Interesting, they are staggered, and are BMW production. They came off my now wrecked e34 (they have hub rings to make up the size difference) and I was thinking about selling them but I wasn't sure...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-21-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By Bimmerfan84
FS Style 32 rims with GOOD tires!!!! $850 OBO

Set of 4 Style 32 17 inch staggered rims in good condition with good tires and tread. Comes with adapter for E34 hub if desired. My E34 was wrecked and now am parting out. One tire does have cut in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Bimmerfan84
What kind of rims are these?

I believe they came off a 540 sport and someone told me they were rare. What is the BMW class name and are they truly rare?459836


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Awesome!!! Pretty sure I could make my own...

Awesome!!! Pretty sure I could make my own headlights with all that information! Thanks for all the help!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Thanks for the link bluebee! What I might do is...

Thanks for the link bluebee! What I might do is buy a cheap set online (plus it would be nice to have the Euro projector style lights) and then attempt to repair the adjusters in the old set. What...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Nobody has any opinion or thoughts on this? I'd...

Nobody has any opinion or thoughts on this? I'd really appreciate input.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Bimmerfan84
I see all these different companies offering...

I see all these different companies offering HELLA look-a-likes like UZOOKA, ILOVEBODYKITS, and PRO TUNING LAB. They all run about $300. Am I getting what I pay for with these? Not looking for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Best Looking Headlight Assemblies?

So just bought this 98 white e39 and found out whoever cleaned the headlights either broke the adjuster or didn't re-assemble them correctly as the inner part is just sitting loosely inside the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Bimmerfan84
No, it does not matter. But you need to test it...

No, it does not matter. But you need to test it when you first start it in the morning when the engine is cold and watch the O2 sensor controller readings. You want to find out when the reading hit...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Okay, according to your running values you are...

Okay, according to your running values you are not having lean deviation problems (the reason for the codes) at operating temperature (when you took the snapshot). If the car was having the problem...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Also, first suspect is clogged cats.

Also, first suspect is clogged cats.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Bimmerfan84
(you should be able to do that with PA Soft)

(you should be able to do that with PA Soft)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Can you send a screen shot of the running values...

Can you send a screen shot of the running values at idle?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Nice car by the way, hard to find a 530 with a 5...

Nice car by the way, hard to find a 530 with a 5 speed


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By Bimmerfan84
That goes for auto AND manual. Sent from...

That goes for auto AND manual.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By Bimmerfan84
BMW revised their "lifetime" tranny fluid with a...

BMW revised their "lifetime" tranny fluid with a bulletin saying it should be changed at 100,000 miles


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Okay I'm an idiot, after looking at it again this...

Okay I'm an idiot, after looking at it again this morning, I found that when I put the intake boot back on the screw on the clamp was just every so slightly blocking the ASC throttle from closing all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Bimmerfan84
ASC throttle code?

I just replaced all the seals on my intake and when I put everything back together the ASC light came on with a code for the ASC throttle body. Everything is plugged in and correct. But the code does...
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