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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By kofibmw
fuel gauge failure

hi guys, i need help on this one, after changing my fuel pump the gauge doesn't work well any help?:dunno: thanx.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By kofibmw
so what was solutions to your problems. will like...

so what was solutions to your problems. will like to know. thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By kofibmw
symptons of a bad torque converter

hi guys, what are the symptons of a bad torque converter?, am suspecting mine may be getting bad, with the high RPM to get the desired acceleration. :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By kofibmw
see if these colors march with your own ...

see if these colors march with your own
1.Black/Green----- pin 3 on fan connector
2.Black/Brown ---- pin 2 on fan connector
3.Black ----------- pin 4 on fan connector
4.Brown ----------- pin 1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By kofibmw
:thumbup: that's OK by me A 205/60-16 will do...

:thumbup: that's OK by me A 205/60-16 will do thanks very much.
all the best
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By kofibmw
thanx i understand what you saying

thanx i understand what you saying
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By kofibmw
as DNBIGDOG said if you use a low profile tire...

as DNBIGDOG said if you use a low profile tire soon you will send your rim for repairs and in this part of the world alot of potholes are found here so I will like to rise my tire profile a bit to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By kofibmw
thanks for schooling me on this subject, am now...

thanks for schooling me on this subject, am now using what BMW recommended 225-55-16 am thinking of rising it abit to 235-60/65-16 only if there are such tires around, thus why i asked if it will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By kofibmw
tire profile

hi guys, I will like to ask if the tire profile affect performance?, if yes what are the best ones you can recommend. thanx
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By kofibmw
Thumbs up Bimmerfest forums is the best

hello to all, why am l saying Bimmerfest forums is the best? b'cos all the infos we need we get. I will like to thank you guys all forum members for a wonderful work and infos you giving out for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,587
Posted By kofibmw
I believe you have to look out for cracks on...

I believe you have to look out for cracks on valve cover itself, there may be hidden. i just went through that I first changed the gasket and still the problem was there, we found that there were...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By kofibmw
:thumbdwn:insulting him is not what this forums...

:thumbdwn:insulting him is not what this forums is about, is about solutions and improving our lovin wifes E39, so insults are not the best.:dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By kofibmw
yes its true you don't need to go through that,...

yes its true you don't need to go through that, just change this IC BTS426L1. is it both light(Left n RIGHT) that ON or only one?. b'cos there are TWO of the ICs you need to change.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By kofibmw
i've gone through site in search for how best to...

i've gone through site in search for how best to collect my engine swapped done on my e39. and another question comes to mind, is it possible to swap to a newer engine?
this is what i found, someone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By kofibmw
yes this is the test i took it through status...

yes this is the test i took it through status 1.loss of engine power, 2. suspension both front & rear are bad, 3. electrical 50% etc etc.. so test 1. to climb a hill although there was alot of smoke...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By kofibmw
hello guys, the question i posted was : E39 have...

hello guys, the question i posted was : E39 have a lot of issues too many its reliable? thanks to all of you for your answers but most of you missed the point, so I took mine for a little test to see...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By kofibmw
Lightbulb E39 have a lot of issues too many its reliable?

I pick up a E39 540i turn into 520i not less 6 months ago and i've dealt with issues issues and still some more i have to deal with. my question is, is this car reliable? i thought its robust and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By kofibmw
yes i do the ABS lite is on, but the engine...

yes i do the ABS lite is on, but the engine startup and moves fine. by the way there was an engine swap from V8 to L6 together with EMU(engine management unit) and wires too i've tries to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By kofibmw
Angry no speedometer, no engine speed, no fuel consumption

hi everyone, I've still not found a solution to my problem and i tried following this site http://www.justanswer.com/bmw/3adzf-bmw-e39-no-speedometer-abs-module-speed-sensor-ok.html but they couldn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 57,480
Posted By kofibmw
gooooooooood work done how i wish to get mine to...

gooooooooood work done how i wish to get mine to this status
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By kofibmw
thanx Adjack i will do that. turbo 525 the...

thanx Adjack i will do that.
turbo 525 the steering rack was also swapped and others to fit the straight six engine. all that you said I know already but i have a passion for E39 that's why am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By kofibmw
Angry what?:cry: for now am trying to restore it to its...

what?:cry: for now am trying to restore it to its original form and in future maybe sell it or buy m62 engine and its accessories b'cos i like all about the e39 a lot, in future my next bimmer will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By kofibmw
Unhappy no speedometer, no engine speed, no fuel consumption

hi everyone
in first thread i said the engine was swapped from M62 to M52 and i noticed b'cos of that most instruments do not work. on finding out what way out all indicate to the ABS HYDRAULIC...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By kofibmw
Unhappy motor or engine swap

I pick up a e39 520i 1997 last year from a friend who had a new one, i later found out that actually the it was a 540i turn into 520i with the engine swapped from m62 to m52, now the problems am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,722
Posted By kofibmw
Smile Hello

Hi to you all, I just joined this site and will like to say hi to you all. thanx
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