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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By jfive96
Thumbs up - -ABS & Traction Control Lights = GM Trans Will Not Shift (Figured Mine Out)- -

- -Well after all the researching and looking, I found out thatmy ABS/Traction control dash light issue is related to my front ABS speedsensor. Here is how it came about…
One night I was driving...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By jfive96
- -Sounds like the sender is going out. The one...

- -Sounds like the sender is going out. The one on the passenger side.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By jfive96
- -I'm running the aluminum housing and I have no...

- -I'm running the aluminum housing and I have no issues. Also I have never had to use that tool in those photos from above.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,119
Posted By jfive96
- -Looks Good!!!- -

- -Looks Good!!!- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By jfive96
Question - -Fog Light LED Daytime Runners w/Projector- -

- -Has anyone tried these? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=390666419477&fromMakeTrack=true&ssPageName=VIP:watchlink:top:en#ht_4485wt_1161- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By jfive96
- -I will be placing my order for this- -

- -I will be placing my order for this- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By jfive96
+1. Part of the roof rails.

+1. Part of the roof rails.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By jfive96
- -Well thanks to a guy that was parting out a 99...

- -Well thanks to a guy that was parting out a 99 528i, found out that the 4/2000 and up 540i and the '01-'03 530i share the same carrier bracket.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By jfive96
- -So would it be safe to say, use the brackets...

- -So would it be safe to say, use the brackets from a 530 or 540?- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By jfive96
- -What I did do was measure the distance from...

- -What I did do was measure the distance from center-to-center on the 528i knuckle and it was not the same as center-to-center on the 2000 740i caliper bracket/carrier.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By jfive96
- -Good links, I'm going back tomorrow to see if...

- -Good links, I'm going back tomorrow to see if the correct side was used to test fit first.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By jfive96
Question - -Part Info: 540i Carriers on 528i Knuckle/Spindle- -

- -I need to know on a e39 528 build date 7/98 what brake carriers from a e39 540 will work. Aftermarket (Autozone, Napa, etc…) list the same rotors and calipers for the 740,X5,540 & 530 all year...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,668
Posted By jfive96
- -I did this when I replaced my engine. Great...

- -I did this when I replaced my engine. Great detail DIY with pics! Keep up the good work.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By jfive96
Unhappy - -Help Me Choose Wheels- -

:dunno:- -The multi spoke are one the car now and have been since 2009. The 5 spoke black wheels are new. Which ones should I put on the car with new rubber?- -:dunno:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By jfive96
- -Car started, trans harness was not plugged in...

- -Car started, trans harness was not plugged in all the way.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By jfive96
- -Good news that I don't need the ECU from the 3...

- -Good news that I don't need the ECU from the 3 series. I researched this swap before I began. I'm going to check the starter and see if that is the issue.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By jfive96
Question - -No Start After Motor Swap- -

- -Swapped a motor from a 3 series M52 to a 5 series 1998 M52. Everything is hooked up and now the motor will not say anything. Do I need the ECU out of the 3 series? Anybody have any ideas I can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By jfive96
- -So I have decided to either fix my current...

- -So I have decided to either fix my current motor or get another motor. If i keep my motor, I am looking into upgrading the cams and intake with the M3 OEM stuff. Is there a list of OEM parts that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 53,405
Posted By jfive96
- -Wow 38,447 views, nice to see taking the time...

- -Wow 38,447 views, nice to see taking the time out to do a write up with pics may have helped so many.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By jfive96
- -Looks like I'm going to go the route of a low...

- -Looks like I'm going to go the route of a low mileage engine and rebuild the blown one. M52 will be staying. Looked into the turbo route of this engine and they are being done in the 3 series, why...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By jfive96
- -None yet, hard start, ruff idle and constant...

- -None yet, hard start, ruff idle and constant white smoke from tail pipe.- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By jfive96
- -Good Point, thank you- -- -

- -Good Point, thank you- -- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By jfive96
Question - -Which Way To Go? - -

- -Head gasket blew, which way should I go?



1) Replace head gasket



2) Complete rebuild
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,194
Posted By jfive96
- -1998 236k- -

- -1998 236k- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By jfive96
- -The wheels on your 4th choice I have in my...

- -The wheels on your 4th choice I have in my attic.- -
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