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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,283
Posted By jetpilot10
217,000 miles on my 2000 540i, and still counting.

217,000 miles on my 2000 540i, and still counting.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-22-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By jetpilot10
Are they aftermarket or BMW Originals?

Are they aftermarket or BMW Originals?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By jetpilot10
Fuel pressure Regulator vacuum

Jim is correct. It runs along the drivers side of the intake towards the firewall, where it continues on down to the underside of the car to the Fuel filter and regulator.

When you look at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 926
Posted By jetpilot10
Here's a tip: run to harbor freight and buy...

Here's a tip: run to harbor freight and buy yourself the 3/4" or 1" breaker bar with associated sockets. You will not regret this purchase. If you ever have to replace the rear bearings on the car...
Forum: Parting Out 12-07-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,678
Posted By jetpilot10
PM with what you are asking for Rims please..

PM with what you are asking for Rims please..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By jetpilot10
I would get under car and check the center...

I would get under car and check the center support of the driveshaft (Propshaft). You are going to have to pull a couple panels that sit just above the exhaust to gain access to it. I had the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By jetpilot10
I would agree with MikeWerks. Get you a mirror...

I would agree with MikeWerks. Get you a mirror and a flashlight. You have let a intake gasket slip out of place. That much air incoming around the orange gasket is causing it not to run. Get the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By jetpilot10
Check ebay

Check ebay or craigslist in your area for someone parting out an E39. I just picked up a GMIII module for my 540, which retails for $450.00, from ebay for 45.00 including shipping. Module worked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By jetpilot10
General module is bad

Ok, everything you have mentioned that is inoperative, is controlled by the General Module. This module is located behind the glovebox, and you gain access to it by removing the cover under the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By jetpilot10
Everyone is missing the obvious. I had this...

Everyone is missing the obvious. I had this problem and I have your answer.

You have to pull the fuel pump again. You will need to check the two wires that transit thru the mounting ring. One...
Forum: Parting Out 08-16-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By jetpilot10
Interested in exhaust, rims etc

Interested in exhaust, rims etc
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By jetpilot10
Well my central locking doesn't work, I.e....

Well my central locking doesn't work, I.e. pressing the central lock button on console nor do my wipers work in any mode. The doors will not lock unless I do it manually on each door. The trunk...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By jetpilot10
Yes Autoscope is BMW & Mercedes shop.

Yes Autoscope is BMW & Mercedes shop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By jetpilot10
Basic Module III & Coding to car??

WTB GM3 module 61356942047 for 2001 540

I was told today by Autoscope of Plano that the reason my Central Locking System and Windshield wipers aren't working is because my Basic Module is bad. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By jetpilot10
Seat option

Man you guys are making this crap to hard. Go to the junk yard or search craigslist. What you are looking for is a passenger seat in the same color/ style seat as you have now. Buy the seat and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By jetpilot10
New P Code 4 months after Besian Vanos Repair

I have also posted the below message on the Besian Vanos Forum, but thought I would post here to see if my BMW brothers have heard of this or helped someone in the past with this issue. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By jetpilot10
Part number

How has your part been working out? Any issues?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By jetpilot10
Timing chain guide

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but its the timing chain guides. Now that you have driven it and it won't start it sounds like it may have jumped timing. Hopefully you haven't bent any valves.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By jetpilot10
There are a couple Black E39's running around...

There are a couple Black E39's running around Frisco, and a couple M5's. I have a black 540 Sport with M front and rear bumpers, Magnaflow muffler and I am sitting lower on coil overs, about .75...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By jetpilot10
Can you describe thei Black E39? Lowered, M5...

Can you describe thei Black E39? Lowered, M5 bumpers? And last Thursday, on the Tollway, access road or on Warren? Wasn't it raining on Thursday? Time of day, mornings or afternoon?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,146
Posted By jetpilot10
Replace them

You need to replace the bolts as they are designed to stretch when torqued. It's cheap insurance to replace with new. The axle nut also needs replaced as it has been staked and you will usually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,423
Posted By jetpilot10
Working awesome

Ok so I have put about 800 miles on the car since Vanos repair and I still couldn't be happier. The car is quiet, like it should be, and I don't get the weird looks from folks at stoplights with...
Forum: Parting Out 02-03-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By jetpilot10
Sent you an email

Interested in differential and flywheel
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,423
Posted By jetpilot10
Steps for Vanos

You can look at the steps involved for the Vanos repair on Besian Systems procedures page at their website, but to answer your question, yes you must remove valve covers, upper timing chain covers on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By jetpilot10
I have a idea

Better yet go drive the car yourself.... I know it's a novel idea, but you don't want to buy a set of problems that will deplete your wallet faster than a hooker needing a crack fix. And these dang...
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