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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,242
Posted By jarhed1964
99 528i just over 303,400. Running smooth as...

99 528i just over 303,400. Running smooth as butter, but now I need a new (preowned) fuel system evap pressure pump.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By jarhed1964
Wow! That it? :D My 99 528i Sport just...

Wow! That it? :D

My 99 528i Sport just went over 308,000 miles. Purring like a kitten.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By jarhed1964
I believe it was right around that mileage. I...

I believe it was right around that mileage. I could check my maintenance record to be sure, but figure between 265-280k.

I'm not sure the exact mileage that one should replace the suspension. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By jarhed1964
:thumbup: Nothing worse than a hose blowout....

:thumbup:

Nothing worse than a hose blowout. I didn't have a blowout on the 99, but did have a rear hose blowout on my 97 on the way to work a few years ago. That was brutal. I did damage a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By jarhed1964
Just the front. Did it last year on my birthday...

Just the front. Did it last year on my birthday (not a good way to spend your birthday). Put in thrust arms and struts. HUGE difference. No more bouncy bouncy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By jarhed1964
Wow. I didn't know you could just clean those. ...

Wow. I didn't know you could just clean those. I bought a new one (drivers side) to replace mine because it was leaking. There was gasoline pooled on the top of it. Mine probably wouldn't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By jarhed1964
Lets see, other than the usual minor things, this...

Lets see, other than the usual minor things, this is the list that I remember offhand:

VANOS rebuild
Fan Clutch replacement
valve cover gasket
ALL COOLANT HOSES!!!
ALL COOLANT HOSES!!!
ALL...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By jarhed1964
Ha!! Yeah! I remember that!

Ha!!

Yeah! I remember that!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By jarhed1964
I change every 7000 miles, using Castrol 0w40...

I change every 7000 miles, using Castrol 0w40 synth. However... my indie says that they always switch to 15w50 at 150k miles. I'm going to give it a try. He says that 7000 miles is fine for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By jarhed1964
Trans was rebuilt back in '06. I have only had...

Trans was rebuilt back in '06. I have only had one service done since then. Way past due.

There are probably 200 miles on this odometer not showing because of the 5 days or so I drove it while...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By jarhed1964
300,000 miles today

Think I can get another 100k? :p

1999 528i Sport
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,686
Posted By jarhed1964
Hmmm.... that looks totally different than mine....

Hmmm.... that looks totally different than mine. I don't think your engine is an M54 is it? Is that the N54 you have? I think the emissions on that one was slightly modified. Even your CCV should...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By jarhed1964
HA! It came back. So, off to have the module...

HA! It came back. So, off to have the module rebuilt. Also going to pickup a TLD pump as it's also throwing codes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By jarhed1964
So.... I just pulled the rear drivers side...

So.... I just pulled the rear drivers side sensor. It was filthy. I cleaned it off good, put it back in, reconnected the ABS Module, and took a test drive. No lights came back on. I'm hoping that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By jarhed1964
Oh, I'm with ya. I didn't see any BBA-Reman ebay...

Oh, I'm with ya. I didn't see any BBA-Reman ebay ads. I'm probably going to stick with them as they seem to have a very good reputation though. There is one closer to me in Georgia that advertises...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By jarhed1964
See above. I will send to BBA-Reman for $225.

See above.

I will send to BBA-Reman for $225.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By jarhed1964
Well, I limped it to the Indy today and he hooked...

Well, I limped it to the Indy today and he hooked it up to the machine. Everything he read on there led him to suspect the ABS rather than the speed sensor(s), although he did recommend pulling the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By jarhed1964
Good stuff. Today I got my first Trifecta in my...

Good stuff. Today I got my first Trifecta in my 99 528 with no speedo. Going to look for the ABS rebuild.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By jarhed1964
I just cut mine into little plastic pieces with...

I just cut mine into little plastic pieces with my tin snips in order to make room for my Eonon.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By jarhed1964
M54, with Dynamic Drive I have an update...

M54, with Dynamic Drive

I have an update anyway. I was getting zero cooling from the vents. Low side pressure was high (55). AC tech pulled some refrigerant out, I went home and cleaned the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By jarhed1964
Any DIY links for this? My wife's '05 530i just...

Any DIY links for this? My wife's '05 530i just had a compressor die (at least thats what the tech thinks, hot low-side pipe, blowing hot air, low side pressure was high...).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By jarhed1964
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?at...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=285783
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By jarhed1964
My 1999 528i Sport (Your car is NOT an "M-Sport",...

My 1999 528i Sport (Your car is NOT an "M-Sport", just a "Sport) has 294,650 miles on it. I would say you have at least another 100k miles if you maintain it properly. You WILL be spending money,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,170
Posted By jarhed1964
Speaking of cocky^^^ Now you say you don't...

Speaking of cocky^^^

Now you say you don't claim to know anything about cars, yet you demand that I post details about a procedure here so that YOU can judge whether someone who DOES know about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,537
Posted By jarhed1964
Oh, I see. Just curious. You should give it a...

Oh, I see. Just curious. You should give it a shot. Plenty of how-tos here and other forums. Once you do it, you'll never forget.
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