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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,288
Posted By coopster530
Audible warning chime

I get several chimes a day;
1- 37 degrees
2- check rear brakelight (yeah, whatever)
3- headlights on (has saved me a jump more than once!)

But what I want to know is do you all ever hear a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,791
Posted By coopster530
magic brake fix

"Any explaination for this? "


Yes my son. It's an easter miracle. Sorry, couldn't resist being a d.!!

All seriousness aside, I've no clue. When I was a kid, my pop had a front end shop. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,371
Posted By coopster530
computer function lost?

Hey, so with these upgraded audio systems, what about your display functions for trip/time/fuel use fcns? I guess you can still use the one on the dash display (but I think that's not an option...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 26,929
Posted By coopster530
Montreal blue paint

Totally off topic but:

Very nice looking.

Did you have it done professionally?
I've got the staublau (steel blue), with excessive chips. Picked up about 5 more from a gravel truck on US287 in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By coopster530
Ultrasonic burglar alarm

Yep, that's it. With corresponding bracket/top and bracket/bottom.

Didn't have my glasses so couldn't see how easy :rofl: it will be to replace those brackets.

At least they're only about $5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By coopster530
ceiling mounted sensor 530

Hi kids.
Sorry to post a really stupid question, but I can't even figure out what the device is called, ergo can't get a fruitful search.

What is that device mounted on the ceiling center...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,555
Posted By coopster530
Love it. As my Grandpa used to say "Don't force...

Love it. As my Grandpa used to say "Don't force it. Get a bigger hammer!" LOL.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,923
Posted By coopster530
DISA thread

Here ya go.

My karma and payback.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6568221#post6568221
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By coopster530
Auxillary coolant hose leaking

Oh, don't recall if I was griping about this online, but did NOT replace the coolant lines from the exp'sion tank to aux water pump, and then also not the first segment of the outlet from there up to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By coopster530
fuel rail cover

Hi gentlemen.
Sorry haven't replied. did pop the dist'n piece back off (came off fairly easy), and put back on. Pressed it in, but not sure if the o-rings really seated any further.

Anyway,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By coopster530
Steve, thanks. Yes, 'clips' go under. At first...

Steve, thanks. Yes, 'clips' go under. At first thought I was spazzing out and doing that goofy.

Glaz, I guess they don't really bottom out, so to speak. They can, but then the dist' piece is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By coopster530
injector cover plate

Ok, Let's see if these upload. (or make sense)

Std shot of the setup (removed/cleaned injectors/replaced orings; intake manfold was off).

(remove local img reference)

Next shot is 4"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By coopster530
Have to travel back out to shop and try to do...

Have to travel back out to shop and try to do that. Was thinking that was a difficult thing to try and describe.

Thanks for the prompt reply.

CN, you didn't have trouble with your aux pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By coopster530
fuel rail cover plate

Hi all.

I'm feeling a bit spazzy here. Finishing up long neglected maintenance issues, and have a goofy problem.

Did CCV/icv clean/vac lines/total cooling rebuild/vanos seals/injector seals,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By coopster530
Reasonable repair cost

That's probably not really too bad, particularly if you've neither the time nor inclination to DIY.

I'm doing very similar to mine (03/530/5spd/122k). But also did vanos seals, timing tensioner,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By coopster530
Diy

Be thorough, make notes, take pictures ^2.
Get zipper baggies. Place the hardware in a bag labeled with a permanent marker. It may be a day (or 3 weeks :rolleyes:) before that part gets...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By coopster530
Dash phone interface

Bumpity.

Sounds like a good idea, although not sure I'd be the first to try the interface with these vehicles. Personally I'm pretty scared of anything that touches that stinkin' computer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,776
Posted By coopster530
How to tell if DISA is bad?

Hi BikesSR,
I still have yet to put my machine together again, but before I do, what is an easy way to tell if the valve is trash? (My m54 has 120K).

If mine's trash, and your's are ready, I'll...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,330
Posted By coopster530
Temp sensor O-ring

Hiya Bluebee.

FWIW, I'm currently doing the cooling system and other things, and noticed today that the sensor I bought has the green oring. Now I forget, but I know it came from probably Pelican...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By coopster530
Hey, comonow. Iím sure I can be accused of...

Hey, comonow.

Iím sure I can be accused of wasting time and resources needlessly. See what he's really missing to make it pop is that LS1....:rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,312
Posted By coopster530
CCV (cold version)

Yo Jarhed.

Did you (are you) replacing the CCV Oil separator with the cold climate version?

I dont have any evidence of gunk in the old tubes, but am going with the 'cold' version anyway as I'm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,312
Posted By coopster530
injector spring clips

Let me second that! I think mine fell into that vortex between parallel dimensions. Spent most of sunday looking for it. No freakin' idea where it went. Spent yesterday looking for another. $75...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,914
Posted By coopster530
Overlooked coolant problems

I hate to admit I'm a d-a, but yesterday pulled old radiator off to replace with replacement (no, not AL, that'll have to wait until engine rebuild which could be a while).

I simply could NOT...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,776
Posted By coopster530
Nice work. Eons into the future, some...

Nice work.

Eons into the future, some archeologist is going to dig up a crushed/fused pile of aluminum and plastic, with this odd piece of what looks like machined metal perfectly preserved!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,776
Posted By coopster530
subscribed And they say Americans have...

subscribed

And they say Americans have become fat, stupid, and lazy.
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