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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,629
Posted By +moulin
Bad idea. I would not suggest you do this based...

Bad idea. I would not suggest you do this based on my experience. Oil consumption has pretty much stayed the same with the new CCV and is maybe slightly better now I switched over to Mobil 1 0W40....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By +moulin
I 11% S 1% T 12% J 11% Gasoline:...

I 11%
S 1%
T 12%
J 11%

Gasoline: Costco Premium 91 Octane
Oil: Mobil 1 0w40 from WallyWorld at 5k
Coolant: BMW Coolant
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By +moulin
You're definitely the better man and beat my time...

You're definitely the better man and beat my time by about 3 months... My 530 has 120k (owned it for 18 months at 105k) and I also followed the Beisan website by the letter. Same issues with leaving...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By +moulin
Best way to crank engine without starting

Getting close to finishing a couple of projects on my 2002 530. When it reached 120k, did the normal service and the VANOS seals/CCV combo. Cooling system and clutch was done a couple of years ago....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By +moulin
Oil Filler Cap Seal

I'm in the middle of putting my car back together after Beisan seals and CCV at 120k. Replacing the VCG at the same time but can't figure out the purpose of this part:

Oil Filler Cap Seal : Part...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,629
Posted By +moulin
Timely thread. I'm in the middle of my VANOS job...

Timely thread. I'm in the middle of my VANOS job on my 120k 2002 530 and had planned to do the CCV at the same time (probably still has original). Got genuine BMW cold weather CCV. Have had the car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,573
Posted By +moulin
What is the area you live in? I'm in Ventura and...

What is the area you live in? I'm in Ventura and will be doing mine in a couple of weeks. Still need to order the CCV parts since I will be doing that at the same time. Would be great to witness a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By +moulin
Pin-Hole leak in my Air Intake Boot

I had the high-pitched squeal for a while in my car. Could only hear it with my windows open and it only happened at a certain throttle position. Would go away with more or less throttle. The squeal...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,265
Posted By +moulin
I bought a 530i a couple of weeks ago with...

I bought a 530i a couple of weeks ago with 105,000 on the odometer. I sincerely doubt that the VANOS seals have been replaced, so I'm scheduling this job for my x-mas break. It would be very helpful...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,028
Posted By +moulin
One more SoCal data set

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- Southern California (+moulin), 2002 530i 5-spd 105K
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HYDROCARBONS:
- 15mph (1540 rpm): +moulin: 0 ppm (limit = 51...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-22-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By +moulin
New guy - first post

Just picked up my 2002 530i 5-spd w/ sport and premium options last Sunday. I have been looking for a car like this pretty much 5 years. Wanted a silver/gray color and a private party. I thought I...
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