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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,046
Posted By BentValve
I wouldn't get URO anything for a part that is...

I wouldn't get URO anything for a part that is essential to engine operation. Whatever price savings comes with it, in the end, you will end up paying more.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By BentValve
+1

+1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 851
Posted By BentValve
I have an M5 rear sway on my 528 sport with stock...

I have an M5 rear sway on my 528 sport with stock sport front sway, it makes corner-in much more predictable.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By BentValve
It's the AUC (Automatic air quality sensor). ...

It's the AUC (Automatic air quality sensor). There is a filter inside that box.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,806
Posted By BentValve
You are far more likely to have coolant...

You are far more likely to have coolant contaminating the oil due to overheating from a failed cooling component than metal shavings.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,806
Posted By BentValve
Tons of E39's have gone well over 200K without...

Tons of E39's have gone well over 200K without magnets. Snake oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By BentValve
I have found that when using my B800, I had to...

I have found that when using my B800, I had to invoke the CA option several times. From my experience, it's far more reliable when you have the round connector in the engine bay.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By BentValve
Got mine from craigslist....

Got mine from craigslist....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By BentValve
I have the Thule 753 as well. What I like about...

I have the Thule 753 as well. What I like about them most is that they also fit on E46's.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By BentValve
I think a picture of the actual connector would...

I think a picture of the actual connector would help rather than the wires....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By BentValve
From what I recall production dat 03/1999 was the...

From what I recall production dat 03/1999 was the cutover date. If both cars were manufactured before that date, then it's plug and play since both will be single stage. Otherwise, it will still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 965
Posted By BentValve
My winter prep so far is switching from carpet to...

My winter prep so far is switching from carpet to rubber floor mats.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By BentValve
What Burning2nd means is that, does the sound...

What Burning2nd means is that, does the sound gradually increase as your speed increases? If so, it's likely the rear wheel bearings.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 502
Posted By BentValve
+1. You mentioned that you saw steam, hunt down...

+1. You mentioned that you saw steam, hunt down where that is coming from. Not only is it letting steam out, its likely letting air in and air in the system will cause the needle to go to the red.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By BentValve
Really depends on what you want in a vehicle. ...

Really depends on what you want in a vehicle. They are too different from each other to really compare. Naturally, most if not all (including me) would vote for the E39.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,125
Posted By BentValve
Well we definitely know who is compensating in...

Well we definitely know who is compensating in this thread....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 729
Posted By BentValve
So....mo deet mo problems?

So....mo deet mo problems?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,125
Posted By BentValve
You hold your coffee with your feet?

You hold your coffee with your feet?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,437
Posted By BentValve
Definitely not how you bleed the system. ...

Definitely not how you bleed the system.

-Turn key to ON position but do not start
-Turn on heat to max temp lowest fan
-Open reservoir cap and bleeder screw next to t-stat
-Fill coolant until...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By BentValve
OP, if you tackle the bottom cowl, you will need...

OP, if you tackle the bottom cowl, you will need a wiper arm puller.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By BentValve
It's true. It's all true.

It's true. It's all true.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By BentValve
When the t-stat on my 00 528i failed and was...

When the t-stat on my 00 528i failed and was stuck open, I got no cel and I noticed a very small decrease in gas mileage. I drove it for a year like that, everyday.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By BentValve
+1. Get the car back and part it out and sue...

+1. Get the car back and part it out and sue that idiot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By BentValve
The transmission is actually the best part of...

The transmission is actually the best part of that car. It's the one component of the drive train you won't have to worry about. To the right buyer, you may be able to get $4K at best. Personally,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,015
Posted By BentValve
LOL @ BMW engineering bible talk. Looks...

LOL @ BMW engineering bible talk.

Looks good OP!
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