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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Newman271
Prolly a bent control arm. I did that to my e36...

Prolly a bent control arm. I did that to my e36 when I was drifting it. I learned my lesson ha.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By Newman271
Got it re-timed last night and back together....

Got it re-timed last night and back together. Fired right up and purr's like a kitten now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Newman271
All is well. I finished doing the timing and got...

All is well. I finished doing the timing and got it back together. I started it up and it purred like a kitten. Finally got to drive it in to work today.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Newman271
Intake

Intake
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By Newman271
Bad news my friend... It must be your timing. I...

Bad news my friend... It must be your timing. I took both valve covers off and I noticed my cam position sensor wheel was loose. Which after pulling timing covers I realized the intake cam on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Newman271
Bank 2 Cam bolt came loose on intake side. Ran...

Bank 2 Cam bolt came loose on intake side. Ran out of daylight to finish getting car back together last night but I'll be able to start it tonight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Newman271
There's a spot near the end of all the cam's that...

There's a spot near the end of all the cam's that setup with flat spots to put a wrench on to hold. I used a adjustable wrench to hold and torque at the same time with the cam blocks on. I agree a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Newman271
There wasn't any type of clinking or banging...

There wasn't any type of clinking or banging sounds so I think I'm going to get lucky on the valves. The first time I did the timing set on this car.. I had an issue where cam bolts came undone and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Newman271
Pulled a P0300 P1622 and P1340. I changed out...

Pulled a P0300 P1622 and P1340. I changed out plugs, a couple of coils, new vacuum hoses, did a quick tape wrap job on secondary air pump hose(just to rule it out from leaking) swapped out throttle...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 487
Posted By Newman271
I have the same problem with mine... just towed...

I have the same problem with mine... just towed mine from Tennessee to Cincinnati. I swapped throttle bodies with no luck. I'm putting all my eggs in timing issues basket.
I changed spark plugs,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Newman271
I'm bringing the timing tools with me just in...

I'm bringing the timing tools with me just in case but I would think if the cam bolts came loose that car wouldn't start... Or atleast drive 4.5 hours without issue. I took the car in town yesterday...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By Newman271
540i help pleaze im stuck

So Friday me and my friends went on vacation down here to Tennessee. I just did a timing replacement on the engine last week. But I drive 4.5 hours down here no problem. Now today when we go to leave...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
Got it all back together.. And she started. Yah!!...

Got it all back together.. And she started. Yah!! she runs great with no odd noises. I can finally drive her.. I've had it for a month and haven't driven it yet so I'm excited. Thanks for the help!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By Newman271
I carry them at my store but it'd be a long drive...

I carry them at my store but it'd be a long drive for ya ha
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
Awesome, cause I already started putting it back...

Awesome, cause I already started putting it back together last night lol. I assumed that it needed some type of oil pressure to hold it snug. ( I re-timed the engine three times last night just to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
CW.. I have it all tightened down. No chain...

CW.. I have it all tightened down. No chain slack, I have the tensioner block tool in place and the chain is as tight as with the new tensioner. I even tried torquing the cam bolt down more thinking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
So after setting timing upper and lower.. After...

So after setting timing upper and lower.. After the wheels are set and its about to go back together... I go to take off the cam locks and the passenger exhaust cam slips to its resting position....
Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,787
Posted By Newman271
What worries me the most is the fact that its...

What worries me the most is the fact that its still considered "out of control." All it takes is a little virus mutation, since it's been spread around more than ever, and a worldwide pandemic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
Ha awesome.. exactly what I needed to know....

Ha awesome.. exactly what I needed to know. Hopefully, I'll get this big girl timed tonight and starting to get her ready for this weekend. Thanks for the info!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
I followed that PDF to a T last couple of days......

I followed that PDF to a T last couple of days... That's what I was using all along. But it didn't mention the positioning of cams on 5-8. DCKR said to do driver side first but everywhere I've read...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
Sounds easy enough thanks :thumbup:

Sounds easy enough thanks :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
I have the flywheel pin in. So I have to take it...

I have the flywheel pin in. So I have to take it out, rotate the engine, turn driver side cams to rotate 180* so that 5-8 5-8 is facing up? Then rotate back around to get the pin back in.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By Newman271
99 540i timing help plz

I know it's been beat to death, but I can't find any info on this particular part and need help. I'm replacing the timing components and have the passenger side locked down, timed and vanos set. On...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-16-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 714
Posted By Newman271
Cincinnati Chicago Colorado Springs ...

Cincinnati
Chicago
Colorado Springs
Milwaukee
Forum: Off-Topic 07-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By Newman271
I just switched from my flip phone about a month...

I just switched from my flip phone about a month ago. I bought the Nokia 925 with windows. I love it. I travel often to visit friends and for training so I needed a decent gps and ease of use. It'd...
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