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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By scpousnret
gotcha. thanks

gotcha. thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By scpousnret
I guess I did a poor job of wording the delima....

I guess I did a poor job of wording the delima. I'll rewrite it and
repost it. btw: EVERY article I've read states that oil under fill
will seldom cause the potential negative effects of over fill.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By scpousnret
Dipstick woes

When checking my oil, it's not rare that it's very hard to get a true reading. I've got both the original and a newer dip stick and they look identical. Most often the oil reading is higher on one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By scpousnret
oops, thanks

oops, thanks
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By scpousnret
Oil dip stick - strange

When checking my oil, it's not rare that it's very hard to get a true reading. I've got both the original and a newer dip stick and they look identical. Most often the oil reading is higher on one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 35,908
Posted By scpousnret
Gas: Exxon Mobil 93 Oct

Gas: Exxon Mobil 93 Oct
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 35,908
Posted By scpousnret
coolant: whatever is on sale oil: Mobil 1 Full...

coolant: whatever is on sale
oil: Mobil 1 Full SYN, 10w-30
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 35,908
Posted By scpousnret
E s f j

E s f j
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 35,908
Posted By scpousnret
I see you use 0W-40. I have a 2002 530 with...

I see you use 0W-40. I have a 2002 530
with 169k miles. I've been using 10w-30.
Would you recommend that I switch to 0W-40
and if so, why? Much appreciate your advice.
Dave, Florida
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 109
Sticky: E39 Faq
Views: 227,685
Posted By scpousnret
I thought the same thing and both of my keys...

I thought the same thing and both of my
keys are dead also, which was the nature
of my original post/delima.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By scpousnret
neither leaks regarding filter housing / valve...

neither leaks regarding filter housing / valve cover.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By scpousnret
yep neither leaks

yep neither leaks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By scpousnret
PS. have owned car since 21k miles and have...

PS. have owned car since 21k miles and
have paid meticulous attention to repairs
and PM requirements. thanks again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By scpousnret
oil consumption

03 530, 157k miles

excellent mechanical shape.

I see no smoke of any kind and have no
drops in garage floor but need to add an average
of 13oz of oil over 8-10 week periods.
in your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 52,544
Posted By scpousnret
garage at home is level. thank you for the...

garage at home is level. thank you
for the input.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 66,159
Posted By scpousnret
great message. well said. I concur 100%. thank...

great message. well said. I concur 100%.
thank you!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 52,544
Posted By scpousnret
after I change my oil and put in 6.9-7.0 qts...

after I change my oil and put in 6.9-7.0
qts (per chart) I go for a few mile drive,
return home, let sit for 15 min and the
dipstick is reads at the min point, not max
and not even in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,877
Posted By scpousnret
I guess I did not see the one you are referring...

I guess I did not see the one you are referring to, I'll look again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,877
Posted By scpousnret
"Once off............. Thanks but I'm trying to...

"Once off.............
Thanks but I'm trying to get some simple but concise tips (and a video would be a plus),
on just how to access/remove it and the proper way to clean and put it back together....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,071
Posted By scpousnret
Which, Friggen, Tube, Is allI want to know, lol....

Which, Friggen, Tube, Is allI want to know, lol. That's it. That's IT. All I need to know is which tube.
YES, YES, YES...................I have the same issue. LOT'S of talk about putting 1/3 can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By scpousnret
Seafoam correct location e39

:dunno: Can ANYONE give a concise yet simple indication of specifically where and how to introduce the 1/3 can of Seafoam to the intake system on an e39?:

Mine is a 2002 530i with 154k miles and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,219
Posted By scpousnret
oil change

thank you much.

btw: I'm positive I refilled my oil with the correct amount on my last change but a day after, I'm reading 1/2 qt low and I'm seeing no spots on the garage floor and car history...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-04-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 175,601
Posted By scpousnret
dash pixels

wow, very good info, thank you for your contribution.

dave
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 52,544
Posted By scpousnret
ft lbs

I set my TWrench to 15 for both. never had a problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 105,582
Posted By scpousnret
Work Great!!

I used 2x12 instead and worked just great. Thank you for your input!!
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