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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,855
Posted By NNY528i
you might want to look for a vacuum leak or a...

you might want to look for a vacuum leak or a damaged or cracked boot between the TB and the MAF. that is the most common source of intermittent leans, after that is fuel filter, fuel pump or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,225
Posted By NNY528i
For one who knows everything you should know...

For one who knows everything you should know this, Ethanol has a lower energy density than gasoline so if you run an ethanol blend then you will get a lower power output than you will out of a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,225
Posted By NNY528i
That's curious as Ethanol only really came into...

That's curious as Ethanol only really came into use in california starting in 2003 but didn't see wide use until after 2006 with the renewable fuels act. which means you car has been running on E10...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By NNY528i
Actualy aFAIK it was in fact a 528i all dressed...

Actualy aFAIK it was in fact a 528i all dressed up, I guess there were a half a dozen of them, if its that black and orange one.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By NNY528i
wearnt there a bunch of them in the National...

wearnt there a bunch of them in the National Treasure Book of secrets movie, all police cars as I recall.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By NNY528i
I think you got it, the fan is fine if it is not...

I think you got it, the fan is fine if it is not abused I would add expansion tank pressure cap to the list as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By NNY528i
I suspect someone spent more than a few hours...

I suspect someone spent more than a few hours sitting someplace waiting for the outside temperature to drop to the correct temperature or has a temperaturw controlled garage and pulled a ferris...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,246
Posted By NNY528i
Continental DWS is a great tire.

Continental DWS is a great tire.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By NNY528i
BMW CCA is open to all, however the membership...

BMW CCA is open to all, however the membership tends to be a little older than the average forum member. I would not classify most members as purists however if you are into ricing out E39s then you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By NNY528i
Just drive the car up on ramps and tighten them...

Just drive the car up on ramps and tighten them down. the difference is minor and not important.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,100
Posted By NNY528i
looks pretty good, relatively even wear with the...

looks pretty good, relatively even wear with the majority on the inside,do you rotate the tires regularly if so that is why the fronts look the way they do, if not then it is probably all the hard...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By NNY528i
Also just thought of this, there is also a big...

Also just thought of this, there is also a big thick washer that sits on the nut side of joint as I recall. That could be the source of your problem if the bushings are still there and the nuts are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,111
Posted By NNY528i
Why are you so focused on finding a spec that...

Why are you so focused on finding a spec that most likely does not exist, or if it does is so little used that it has been lost to obscurity. Not try to be flip just curious, grooves are not really a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By NNY528i
yes absolutely the ATF could be the problem, the...

yes absolutely the ATF could be the problem, the conveter holds almost a third of the fluid inthe system, why would you not refill after that job?????? you could potentially due serious damage to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By NNY528i
if the depth of the groove results in a metal...

if the depth of the groove results in a metal thckness less than the minimum spec for the rotor it should be replaced. this would be very unusual.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,111
Posted By NNY528i
I answered your question above, width is of no...

I answered your question above, width is of no concern, if dept exceeds rotor min thickness spec then it should be failed(or in the case of a groove 1/2 the minimum depth spec).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By NNY528i
They are pressed into the spindle, do you have...

They are pressed into the spindle, do you have your orginal spindle if so you should be able to tap it out of the old carrier. you can reuse the lock nuts without any issue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,111
Posted By NNY528i
Pedal pulsation has absolutely nothing to do with...

Pedal pulsation has absolutely nothing to do with grooves in the rotor, The effect of a pad not bedded to a rotor is one of reduced braking force due to reduced friction area. this is a generally...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,858
Posted By NNY528i
im sorry just noticed the 60000 miles on my tires...

im sorry just noticed the 60000 miles on my tires comment. it sounds like you got your buck out of those tires, the last set of ultra performance summer tires I had lasted about 25000 miles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,119
Posted By NNY528i
you offer no support for your opinion other than...

you offer no support for your opinion other than the fact that the car is old(a whopping 6 years older) the endless numbers of old cars still plying the roads to this day clearly show the flaw in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By NNY528i
sniff.....sniff sniff..........I smell a pedant...

sniff.....sniff sniff..........I smell a pedant somewhere around here......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,119
Posted By NNY528i
If you despise these cars so much why are you...

If you despise these cars so much why are you here? I could frankly do with out the constant fear mongering and general negative attitude towards the car that most of us come here to enjoy and to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,858
Posted By NNY528i
can you describe the wear pattern, ie how wide is...

can you describe the wear pattern, ie how wide is the worn area, if very narrow then you probably need ball joints or other rear suspension componenets, if from middle of tire to inner edge then is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,119
Posted By NNY528i
A friend just purchased a 2000 528 with 175k...

A friend just purchased a 2000 528 with 175k miles on it, it was well used but has Billy shocks all around, brand new snow tires, Evans NPG coolant, M front bumper among other things, the point being...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,119
Posted By NNY528i
I own a 97 528, am the third owner and all owners...

I own a 97 528, am the third owner and all owners lived in or near albany new york, I have driven the car year round for the 4 years I have owned it and based on the service record dates the previos...
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