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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,436
Posted By small_525
Looks sharp!

Looks sharp!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By small_525
I guess maybe creepers are a thing of the past...

I guess maybe creepers are a thing of the past the one here at the shop is about 3" so raising the car 4-1/4" doesn't give a bunch of extra room. If they seem too high its not a huge issue to make...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,011
Posted By small_525
I am not sure if its still applicable but years...

I am not sure if its still applicable but years ago with Fuel Injected engines, holding the accelerator to the floor would actually cut off the fuel and would help clear the cylinders. We were taught...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By small_525
Home made ramps

OK going with the "more is better" idea I started to make a set of ramps at work with a finished height of 9" Now I'm wondering if that will be too high to work from above! I have seen a bunch of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,011
Posted By small_525
How do you know your getting fuel in the...

How do you know your getting fuel in the cylinders?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By small_525
If the master cylinder has gone empty and air...

If the master cylinder has gone empty and air gets in it can be difficult to get completely bleed as I understand it the dealer or some software can activate the ABS System to get it all out. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By small_525
OK I'm wondering then if the e34 being stored...

OK I'm wondering then if the e34 being stored outdoors is the biggest difference, the fact that it was summer time and rain and humidity were factors. Winter air is pretty dry in comparison. The jeep...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By small_525
Longer term storage

So I'm paranoid about rust, it took my e34 from me and I don't want the same for this car. I bought a old Jeep Cherokee to drive in the Chicago Winters. Now I am concerned about my rotors rusting. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,295
Posted By small_525
Almost 69,000 on the '03 525. I had 258,000 on my...

Almost 69,000 on the '03 525. I had 258,000 on my e34 and she was running great, only issue was rust lots of rust. I bet she's still alive somewhere...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By small_525
Thanks for saying that Bluebee I'm blushing. ...

Thanks for saying that Bluebee I'm blushing.

Okay to clarify. I tried to make the tool to work on both sets of bolts but failed because in order to grab the two holes set closer together the "cut...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-23-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 66,556
Posted By small_525
Okay to clarify. I tried to make the tool to work...

Okay to clarify. I tried to make the tool to work on both sets of bolts but failed because in order to grab the two holes set closer together the "cut out" for the nut is too small so the tool won't...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-19-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 66,556
Posted By small_525
Here it is with the upper hose removed. Pretty...

Here it is with the upper hose removed. Pretty slick.

<a href="http://s270.photobucket.com/user/cz-lux/media/fuel%20door/P1010487_zps6b2fe55f.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By small_525
OK so I see nothing wrong with the Tstat housing....

OK so I see nothing wrong with the Tstat housing. There are some marks where the o-ring makes contact but nothing to indicate any issue worth changing it. Now while I was examining the upper hose...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-18-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 66,556
Posted By small_525
Hey sorry for the delay in updating here. Bluebee...

Hey sorry for the delay in updating here. Bluebee

I had a spare pump and had decided to make the wrench work on either combination of holes but that just won't work using this design. The nuts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By small_525
Hey sorry for the delay in updating here. Bluebee...

Hey sorry for the delay in updating here. Bluebee I'll post to that other thread also.

As I said I had a spare pump and had decided to make the wrench work on either combination of holes but that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By small_525
I'm not really a Walmart fan the guys at...

I'm not really a Walmart fan the guys at O'Riely's will price match anything. They even did antifreeze. O's wanted almost double in both cases then Wally world but had no problem doing the matching...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By small_525
Hey I ordered some PB Swiss screw drivers and of...

Hey I ordered some PB Swiss screw drivers and of course same thing as you. Too cold to really wrench anyway just wanted to renew my sets. But then they got me for additional shipping! Hell I could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By small_525
rein or Metzeler

Hey saw that Metzeler is the recommended replacement hose on the forum. seems its OEM. Used a few search engines and I don't see anyone really offering that brand, When I include Metzeler and part...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By small_525
Welcome, when the system fails you will know. The...

Welcome, when the system fails you will know. The gauge won't lie and if you stop quickly no ill effects. Drive with the needle all the way over and well it could get pricey.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By small_525
Garyb I'm looking at the parts diagram on RealOem...

Garyb I'm looking at the parts diagram on RealOem and am not certain which fitting it is your referring to.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,040
Posted By small_525
Well the only car to do worse then Jaguar one...

Well the only car to do worse then Jaguar one year in the JD Power customer satisfaction survey was Yugo. That's right Jaguar. We can war story back and forth and anecdote this either way. I bought a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,040
Posted By small_525
I think this might be one of the threads that got...

I think this might be one of the threads that got Blue Bee to write her camps and philosophy thread. I think there have been many good comments here on both sides. Yet saying there are only two camps...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By small_525
Hope it works out.

Hope it works out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By small_525
Try this site from now on for parts look up. ...

Try this site from now on for parts look up.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do

using that site your pump is part #32 41 1 094 098

Good luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By small_525
Thanks for your comments Blue, I was hopping that...

Thanks for your comments Blue, I was hopping that the new aluminum was going to be the ticket but after Poolmans comment about aftermarket not working well sensor wise for the thermostat I'd rather...
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