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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By amerritt74
Ha. I just saw that on craigslist in Cincinnati...

Ha. I just saw that on craigslist in Cincinnati too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,239
Posted By amerritt74
I have the same problem. My steering wheel...

I have the same problem. My steering wheel shakes when I turn right at speeds > 65MPH. I assumed that it had play on the left side, but after jacking it up today, I did not find any play on either...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-27-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By amerritt74
pics?

pics?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 355,973
Posted By amerritt74
Did anyone ever find a pin out for the module...

Did anyone ever find a pin out for the module with the vertical connector? This one?

My traction control and abs light lit up on my dash and the car would not shift. (1998 528i) After some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By amerritt74
Is there any way of telling if it is just the...

Is there any way of telling if it is just the seals, or if the yolk is driveshaft yolk is bad without taking it apart?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By amerritt74
Really bad/weird night (Friday 13)

So last afternoon after I got done working I got in my car and I noticed that the red backlights of the dash were not on when I did have the parking lights in. After further investigation I noticed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By amerritt74
:confused:

:confused:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
So I found time to clean my ICV today. It...

So I found time to clean my ICV today. It honestly wasn't that dirty, but there was a significant tear at the ICV end of the air hose that goes from the intake boot to the ICV. Since I hadn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
I'll do that. Like I said I have done the CCV...

I'll do that. Like I said I have done the CCV recently, so Ill skip that part. I'll order the parts and hopefully get to it next week once I get out of school. I'll hold off on the vanos till I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
I was thinking the ICV too, but I wasn't...

I was thinking the ICV too, but I wasn't completely sure because the car runs rough through all the low rpm's. It doesn't run smooth until >3k. I did the CCV a few
months ago so it should be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
Since I've been waiting on the timing tool, my...

Since I've been waiting on the timing tool, my car has gotten progressivly worse. I turned around on my way to school this morning because the car would not even hold an idle at stop lights. So my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
I think ya'll are right. I'll just buy them and...

I think ya'll are right. I'll just buy them and resell them, but I'm going to first see if a mechanic happens to have a set arround here first.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
I have 107k miles and I have pretty much all the...

I have 107k miles and I have pretty much all the symtoms that I have heard of. Rough idle expecially when the engine is cold, major loss of power in the low RPMs, poor gas mileage, and loud idle. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
OK thanks. So back to does anybody have them or...

OK thanks. So back to does anybody have them or the deminsions for the blocks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
Oh really I was just going by the write up on...

Oh really I was just going by the write up on beisansystems.com and it mentioned using the timing kit to lock the camshafts in order to remove the vanos I think. But I guess this is unnecessary in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,133
Posted By amerritt74
Going to do the vanos repair...

I am getting ready to do the vanos on my M52 and I was wondering if anyone had the BMW timing tools and would be willing to ship them to me so I don't have to buy them for just one use. Or if somone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By amerritt74
I ended up having to make my own.

I ended up having to make my own.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,474
Posted By amerritt74
So you don't appreciate your toys? :rofl: jk

So you don't appreciate your toys? :rofl: jk
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,474
Posted By amerritt74
I bought mine myself; 100% cash. I can't speak...

I bought mine myself; 100% cash. I can't speak for andyffer though. :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,474
Posted By amerritt74
You're a teenager and have the money for both of...

You're a teenager and have the money for both of those?! What do you do?!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,474
Posted By amerritt74
I've done more than that on my 528i in the 7K...

I've done more than that on my 528i in the 7K I've put on it but they have all been reasonably priced and simple DIY's. So I didn't think that a 540 could be much worse. But since the real price...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,474
Posted By amerritt74
Nerermind. The ad on craigslist was a scam. It...

Nerermind. The ad on craigslist was a scam. It was a copy of the one on ebay. :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,474
Posted By amerritt74
Well I'm going to call the guy before I go to...

Well I'm going to call the guy before I go to school tomorrow and see if he will still take the original asking price of $5600 and if he will I will probably buy it. If worst comes to worst, I'll...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,474
Posted By amerritt74
Ok I understand your all's worries about it being...

Ok I understand your all's worries about it being to powerful and thanks for your concern. Now my question is are the 540's really that much worse than the 528's to maintain? Even when the 540 has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,474
Posted By amerritt74
WOW. I just looked the car up on eBay and he...

WOW. I just looked the car up on eBay and he wants $9500 for it and the bid is up to $8100. Should I get the money and buy it and call it an "investment"
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