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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
ICV cleaned last weekend, as well as new upstream...

ICV cleaned last weekend, as well as new upstream (precat) O2 sensors installed. The ICV was fairly dirty with built-up carbon. Once cleaned, the flap moved around much easier. I even saw much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
Joey- thanks for your reply as well. I have the...

Joey- thanks for your reply as well. I have the upstream O2 sensors in-hand and will put them in this weekend. You're reading my mind as well- I wanted to clean the ICV last night but ran out of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
John- very good info on the short vs. long term...

John- very good info on the short vs. long term FT. So, to have all four values in the positive is not necessarily a bad thing. What IS bad is a LTFT of 10% or over.

I will put in a call to my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
John, thanks for all your insight on this...

John, thanks for all your insight on this subject. After getting all the leaves and debris out of the MAF screens, I cleaned it with CRC MAF cleaner and let it dry before re-installing. There were...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-04-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By goosefoot33
Special for E34 M60 Owners

Hey guys, I've got a special for any V8 owners on here. I have this water pump/thermostat setup that is less than 20k miles old. Graf pump with metal impeller, and the M62 85* thermostat to keep your...
Forum: Parting Out 06-04-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,429
Posted By goosefoot33
Bump, lots of pars still available!

Bump, lots of pars still available!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
Holy Codes!

Replaced post-cat O2 sensors last weekend, but got rained out before getting to the pre-cat sensors. Banged on the cats with a rubber mallet, but they were solid as can be. This is a very simple test...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
OK, I re-checked my DISA valve and the flap is in...

OK, I re-checked my DISA valve and the flap is in place, and is nice and tight. I replaced the o-ring after checking it today (had to scrape out the old silicone seal that was there). The new o-ring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
Good call on the thermostat- it was actually...

Good call on the thermostat- it was actually faulty throughout the winter, and never got up to operating temperature- it always stayed at about 1/4. That was replaced about a month ago and the temp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
As an update to anyone that finds this thread...

As an update to anyone that finds this thread searching for random cylinder misfire, I've done a bit of work over the past few weeks.
I finally got around to doing my VANOS seals, along with the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-29-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,451
Views: 405,551
Posted By goosefoot33
506737 Anyone need any parts?!

506737

Anyone need any parts?!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By goosefoot33
Holy Codes!

OK, just got through my last slew of codes, see thread: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=831964&highlight=

The vacuum line at the back of the intake manifold was completely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By goosefoot33
Hey, thanks the reply. Spark plugs, coils, and...

Hey, thanks the reply. Spark plugs, coils, and injectors were all swapped multiple times. There are also brand new NGK plugs, ultrasonically cleaned and flow matched injectors. Coils and bots were...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By goosefoot33
Loads of Issues

2002 525iT, manual, 192K miles
We are just getting out of a long winter here in Boston lots of snow followed by weeks of bitter cold. For the past two or three weeks, its warmed up to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By goosefoot33
Nice, glad you got it figured out! Glad it was...

Nice, glad you got it figured out! Glad it was simple too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,310
Posted By goosefoot33
I had changed my seals on my e46 at about 70k...

I had changed my seals on my e46 at about 70k miles. I knew they needed replacing not because I had any signs or symptoms of failure, but just due to age of the original BUNA seals. I didn't feel a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By goosefoot33
Haha! Erm, I mean, I'm sorry for your loss. I am...

Haha! Erm, I mean, I'm sorry for your loss. I am here to support you, as I've suffered the same loss last year. :-)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 616
Posted By goosefoot33
With whatever car you choose and your budget, I...

With whatever car you choose and your budget, I hope you figure in at least $1500 extra for any needed maintenance after you get it inspected at a reputable shop.
That said, if these are truly the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By goosefoot33
I would recommend swapping the rear wheels to see...

I would recommend swapping the rear wheels to see if the wobble follows the actual wheel, or stays on the same side.
Check the tire for any bubbles, bulges or imperfections. Check the wheel for any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By goosefoot33
seafoam

Vacuum leaks are very common- check into that first with a visual inspection of hoses, junctions, and connections. A smoke test will reveal leaks as well.
Seafoam is for cleaning dirty old carbs,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-11-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By goosefoot33
Whoa Alpina, need many more details to even think...

Whoa Alpina, need many more details to even think about a HG.
What color is the milkyness- white, brown, yellow? How many miles on the car? What's the history, has it been overheated? Need a lot...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-05-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By goosefoot33
It's easy enough to pull the cluster, so I would...

It's easy enough to pull the cluster, so I would do that and do some cleaning/inspecting after some minor disassembly. Following that, buy some replacement light bulbs since they're cheap. Then, if...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By goosefoot33
[QUOTE=imae34driver;8940122] B) when you bleed...

[QUOTE=imae34driver;8940122]
B) when you bleed your cooling system engine running it is always customary to run the heater full blast to get all the air/coolant flushed out of the heater core inside...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By goosefoot33
If they are OEM takeoffs of an E39 and not...

If they are OEM takeoffs of an E39 and not replicas, this thread says the only thing you will need is hubcentric rings:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By goosefoot33
Do the newer keys have the same shape as the e46...

Do the newer keys have the same shape as the e46 key? I would start there. Might be a question for the good ol dealer.
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