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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By sexontoast
Yeah didn't go cold, Had to short it...

Yeah didn't go cold,

Had to short it otherwise it showed -40 degrees which would never call for the AUX fan,

So the pressure on the refrigerant can cause the AUX fan to not come on ?

Also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By sexontoast
AC Help please

Car : 530i 2001 auto

Issue : No cold air, just warm air

My non-mechanic testing to try and work it out,

1) The AC compressor does click on, when turning on AC
2) The ambient temp guage was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By sexontoast
Air Con - Only hot air

Hey guys, my 530i is only blowing hot air now :(
Being in Australia, its not very comfortable on 40+ degree celcius days (104+ fh)

Ive done some basic Checks,
The Compressor seems to flick on,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By sexontoast
Ive put 70~ litres in my 530i before, which is...

Ive put 70~ litres in my 530i before, which is the same as 18.5 Gallons,

Only difference is, it cost me $1.60~ x 70 = $112
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By sexontoast
Cheers, Just the site i use had that part...

Cheers,

Just the site i use had that part number with the one you mentioned,

OEM Part Number: 11531437040
Alternate part number: 11537509227
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,237
Posted By sexontoast
294,000 k's = 183k Mile Auto, runs like...

294,000 k's
=
183k Mile

Auto, runs like a dream, currently doing a cooling system overhaul,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By sexontoast
Which part number is correct?

Looking for the thermostat housing (pretty sure it comes with the thermostat on the model) for a 2001 530i

Is it 11530139877 (BMW Aus quoted 322.00 AUD = 337.441 USD)

or

11531437040
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By sexontoast
Exactely what i needed to here :) Wasnt sure...

Exactely what i needed to here :)

Wasnt sure if they were seperate or not.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By sexontoast
Ok, the Top radiator hose has 2 connections,...

Ok, the Top radiator hose has 2 connections, hence the confusion.

Can anybody confirm if these connections come with a new house, or if they are seperate =D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By sexontoast
I realised that is a hose lol =D Does the...

I realised that is a hose lol =D

Does the hose come with plastic connections on it ? or is it just a straight out hose ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By sexontoast
I would but the car is over 300k's away atm (in a...

I would but the car is over 300k's away atm (in a honda Accord v4 so you can probably understand why i want to get mine fixed =D)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By sexontoast
Whats this part ? PICTURE

Replacing a few parts due to a coolant leak, though im trying to work out the name of the plastic part that connects onto the thermostat housing. (Left area of the img)
...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 12-13-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,666
Posted By sexontoast
Are these m5 or m3 wheels ?

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320622955381&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:AU:1123
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,419
Posted By sexontoast
Ill go ahead with it, i have already decided...

Ill go ahead with it, i have already decided there.
In other forums i have posted this (not US) everyone says go for it, its norm to tow here with sedans - toyota camry's are seen to tow boats...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,419
Posted By sexontoast
I see it slightly different to most other here. ...

I see it slightly different to most other here.

In Australia (yes not in the states) Sedans do most of the towing.

These cars are not comparable

here :...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,419
Posted By sexontoast
In Australia, is law to use a braked trailer, if...

In Australia, is law to use a braked trailer, if the weight is greater than 750kgs, (even if it wasnt, it will be breaked)

In Australia all we ever see is holden bombodores, towing boats etc, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,419
Posted By sexontoast
Just re-did the cooling system (and replaced the...

Just re-did the cooling system (and replaced the engine)

Would my gearbox be the GM or ZF series?
Looks like its a GM
http://www.bmwtips.com/tipsntricks/Tranny/GM2000Chart.jpg

Need to check...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,419
Posted By sexontoast
Exclamation 530i Towing :

I realise before i start people on this forum are against towing with BMW's but in this situation i dont have that much of a choice.

My question is, how well will the following tow the following
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By sexontoast
He didnt want to sell it as he recons they are to...

He didnt want to sell it as he recons they are to hard to come by, only sell and install, which i suppose is fair enough

Either way

They quoted $750 for labour!! (wtf i thought Australia was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By sexontoast
Contacted that company you advised me to...

Contacted that company you advised me to (cheapest engine i have found so far) + they could advise me on how many k's (116,000) which is a huge bonus.

Down side is they wont sell me the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By sexontoast
If they are in australia, it will be tooo...

If they are in australia, it will be tooo expensive..

Reason i dont just dump my 530i is because they still sell for $25,000+ USD (we have crazy prices over here)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By sexontoast
Spoken to a few companies, but they couldnt tell...

Spoken to a few companies, but they couldnt tell me how many k's the engines have done :S WTF!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By sexontoast
I will contact them this morning (its difficult...

I will contact them this morning (its difficult finding anything BMW in Australia, a statutory write off car (one that has been badly crashed) still costs more in that condition than a running one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By sexontoast
Canberra :) If you know any wreckers in VIC...

Canberra :)

If you know any wreckers in VIC let me know, i have been in contact with ASV so far
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By sexontoast
Thanks for all of the assistance, ill go ahead...

Thanks for all of the assistance, ill go ahead with buying this 330ci
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