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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,059
Posted By energizedmortal
I would. I might go with zionsville kit instead...

I would. I might go with zionsville kit instead of spending $1200 on the next two cooling re haul rounds if I make it that far, right now extreme nyc weather seems to be knocking out the cooling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,059
Posted By energizedmortal
If your aux fan is not working...DO NOT TRY THIS...

If your aux fan is not working...DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME!

I drove my car in stop and go 80 degree weather and it was fine but as soon as I idle or put the car in reverse to parallel park my KMTP...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,477
Posted By energizedmortal
Does anyone trust this cooling re haul kit for...

Does anyone trust this cooling re haul kit for $300 from FCPeuro?

http://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-cooling-system-overhaul-kit-with-water-pump-e39-oem-e39coolkit

My thermostat experience:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,627
Posted By energizedmortal
Did BMW have anything to say about their oem behr...

Did BMW have anything to say about their oem behr unit exploding two weeks later- faulty clutch, blades or motor mounts?

My original fan clutch and blade were at 140,000 miles and working fine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By energizedmortal
I need to order an aux fan...what brand is...

I need to order an aux fan...what brand is recommended?
Forum: Parting Out 08-18-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By energizedmortal
Delete Sold unit

Delete


Sold unit
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By energizedmortal
Uro parts fan blade was the issue? Unless the...

Uro parts fan blade was the issue? Unless the sachs seized up - I have not verified.

Cooling re-haul I did from 2010 is approaching 50,000 miles in nyc extreme weather. Radiator wants coolant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By energizedmortal
Thanks for the advice, I'm going to keep the old...

Thanks for the advice, I'm going to keep the old Sachs as a spare. Going with all new cooling parts for 2015
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By energizedmortal
Good to know thanks, who knows maybe something...

Good to know thanks, who knows maybe something fell inside the shroud while the hood was open.

Thanks for the heads up switched order to Sachs just in time. Bmw of Manhattan wants $96 before taxes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By energizedmortal
I was averaging no more than 96 C stop and go...

I was averaging no more than 96 C stop and go traffic. Today without fan clutch I hit 115 C in 80 degree weather. Yikes. I need a new aux fan too.

Valex16 says go electric, Cn90 says go OEM...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By energizedmortal
E39 I6 clutch fan explosion

Car cranked but would not start. Battery, alternator, and fuses were okay so I replaced the crankshaft position sensor (original at 180,000 miles). If you have long skinny arms you can reach and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,398
Posted By energizedmortal
Did it work!?

Did it work!?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By energizedmortal
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By energizedmortal
I hope to keep it forever, this year it was the...

I hope to keep it forever, this year it was the torque converter and brake booster- aux fan and heater valve are next. Also hoping to add a newer car to the stable that is less complicated, safe and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By energizedmortal
Does your insurance have free glass replacement? ...

Does your insurance have free glass replacement? Geico gave me a free windshield (came with new rubber trim) when something similar happened to me. They came to my address and did the repair on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By energizedmortal
local indy $75/hr bmw of Manhattan $150/hr ...

local indy $75/hr

bmw of Manhattan $150/hr

me $0/hr
Forum: Parting Out 07-02-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By energizedmortal
E39 cd changer 2002 aux input model $120

For sale is a perfectly working cd player from october 2002 on that includes the aux input and oem aux cable. Please check your year and model to make sure this will fit and work. This came off of a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By energizedmortal
You are not alone. Glad I did not paint my rear...

You are not alone. Glad I did not paint my rear door a year ago... I got my second key scratch a couple of days ago apparently from another stranger because both times I parked by job sites in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,136
Posted By energizedmortal
Needle touched 140 mph on Delaware US 1 and then...

Needle touched 140 mph on Delaware US 1 and then my instincts told me to slow down or become a oil stain on the hwy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By energizedmortal
BMW vanos seals do this: "The vanos Buna...

BMW vanos seals do this:

"The vanos Buna O-rings are deteriorating in 20k miles (32k kilometers). Thus essentially all the cars with this vanos have deteriorated O-rings and a failing vanos"

...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,450
Posted By energizedmortal
Quick google search before buying this model gave...

Quick google search before buying this model gave away what kind of maintenance I was getting myself into.

One of the more DIY friendly- BMW 2003 530i . In 7 years replaced a few control arms,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By energizedmortal
I did not know but a smoke test did not show any...

I did not know but a smoke test did not show any leaks and online data pointed towards LDP being a more common failure than the charcoal canister. Had the engine light returned, then I would have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By energizedmortal
Smoke test found no leaks so I replaced original...

Smoke test found no leaks so I replaced original leak detection pump at 170,000 miles on 2003 530, check out my DIY to see how to access the left rear wheel.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By energizedmortal
not a 540i but 781 miles before filling up in a...

not a 540i but 781 miles before filling up in a 2000 528i is not bad

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=570264
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By energizedmortal
Get the strut and shock mounts as well . My strut...

Get the strut and shock mounts as well . My strut mounts were producing a knocking sound at 125,000 miles.
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