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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
Lol, they are fantastic, I have talked with...

Lol, they are fantastic, I have talked with Maurice many times..I have taken many cars there over the years. I just like to do as much work on my own as possible, no doubt I will probably have to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
No I havent. It got to be hot out and not having...

No I havent. It got to be hot out and not having anti lock brakes or traction control doesnt really affect me much in the summer, so I have taken a hiatus from trying to figure it out. Will probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By KSUTJH
Just an off the wall idea, but have you checked...

Just an off the wall idea, but have you checked the motor mounts? I suppose in theory that bad mounts could send increasing vibration due to increased engine speed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
I have the passenger rear sensor out today...

I have the passenger rear sensor out today actually cause I wanted to play with it a bit at work. Even with it out, the cruise still functions, but it does still surge. I'd have thought with it not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
Nope, it sure isnt. Just the trifecta.

Nope, it sure isnt. Just the trifecta.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
I understand the skepticism

I understand your skepticism. I am familiar with the post you mentioned, I have followed it and gotten the following results, which I have double checked again. I am a mechanical engineer, so I know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
The front hubs are new, just replaced a couple...

The front hubs are new, just replaced a couple months ago, I suppose it is possible that the rears are dirty, the old sensors werent the cleanest when I took them out. I think I will run some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
Yeah, that would be nice, but I dont have it...

Yeah, that would be nice, but I dont have it unfortunately :cry:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
I replaced all 4 sensors mostly due to mileage...

I replaced all 4 sensors mostly due to mileage (193k) and the fact that the rubber sheathing around the wires was either badly cracked, or missing altogether, the cost of the sensors was worth it to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By KSUTJH
At my wits end with the trifecta

So I just dont know what to do anymore, I have had the module off and sent back to BBA, they sent it back saying its good, no problems. I have replaced all 4 wheel speed sensors. What happens is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By KSUTJH
Yeah, mine needs a complete rear suspension...

Yeah, mine needs a complete rear suspension overhaul too, 194k
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By KSUTJH
I was hoping if I could get to the 3 without a...

I was hoping if I could get to the 3 without a major tear down I would do them first, then the following weekend do the other 4 outside. Definately best to do them all at once along with the other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By KSUTJH
I was afraid the pumpkin had to come out, grrr.

I was afraid the pumpkin had to come out, grrr.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By KSUTJH
Procedure to replace rear bushings?

Does anyone have a procedure or experience with replacing the 3 rear differential bushings labeled #6 and #9 in the picture? I have a horrible clunk when I coast to a stop light and then hit the gas...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By KSUTJH
IMHO you arent really improving your odds of...

IMHO you arent really improving your odds of "decent and somewhat reliable". Any car that is in this age range is going to need upkeep and maintenance, and lets face it, the German cars cost more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By KSUTJH
Procedure for reinstalling abs module

Does any one know the procedure for re-installing the abs module? I sent it off to BBA, but they said it was good, no faults. I have heard that I need to disconnect the battery for about 30 mins...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By KSUTJH
Sweet, congrats!

Sweet, congrats!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,340
Posted By KSUTJH
I just noticed that my hyperlink didnt post for...

I just noticed that my hyperlink didnt post for looking up the vin number. Its bmwvin.com
I am always curious why (if its true) people put a ton of parts on and then turn around and sell it right...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By KSUTJH
If you plan on replacing the bolt and nut, which...

If you plan on replacing the bolt and nut, which you should anyway, just beat it out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,340
Posted By KSUTJH
Go to this website, put the vin number in and...

Go to this website, put the vin number in and voila, you have everything the car came from the line with. This will tell you if it has the sport pkg or not. I may be wrong, but sport package has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By KSUTJH
Wont plastic like a ziploc bag or something along...

Wont plastic like a ziploc bag or something along those lines melt, its pretty warm under there
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By KSUTJH
Can I or should I drive without the abs module

So my abs/dsc module is getting picked up tomorrow to be shipped off to be rebuilt. My question is, can I or should I drive the car with the module missing? Obviously my concern is having exposed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By KSUTJH
Based on that, it looks like 2 bolts to remove...

Based on that, it looks like 2 bolts to remove the headlight assy? I took 2 off the top, couldnt find any others, and the assy would not come out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By KSUTJH
I "think" I have decided on this one:...

I "think" I have decided on this one: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00VSMG4IQ?psc=1

Unless someone can tell me to get something different, this will be the selection du jour? Not really worried about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By KSUTJH
Surprised there isnt a car size sticker. :rofl:

Surprised there isnt a car size sticker. :rofl:
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