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Forum: General BMW Questions 03-14-2017, 11:13 AM
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Posted By First time
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: General BMW Questions 03-12-2017, 07:57 PM
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Views: 372
Posted By First time
Clearing abs light? Need a members help please.

Hey fellow festers, just picked up a 2002 540i and the PO took off the door panel and door airbig in order to repair the window regulator. However he reconnected the battery without the airbag...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By First time
This is incorrect. Your aux fan is the problem.

This is incorrect. Your aux fan is the problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By First time
Map cooling cel is related to your aux fan. It is...

Map cooling cel is related to your aux fan. It is most likely toast. You need to replace it. I'd imagine your ac probably works fine once you are driving at speed however once you sit idle you air...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,538
Posted By First time
Hopefully that works out for you. In all honesty...

Hopefully that works out for you. In all honesty you may try and have the wheels roadforce balanced before installing the new rotors. In the past rotors did not solve anything with these types of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By First time
Looks like you got it figured out! That's great!...

Looks like you got it figured out! That's great! A leak will certainly cause your overheating problem. Make sure to source a quality radiator for replacement.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,450
Posted By First time
Car mentioned above^^ ...

Car mentioned above^^
http://i708.photobucket.com/albums/ww90/franchisekid500/e39/98F764CD-03E4-4F0E-957C-59AA4A045FF8.png.jpeg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,450
Posted By First time
I bought mine 2 years ago for 4500 (2001 540i/6...

I bought mine 2 years ago for 4500 (2001 540i/6 m-sport) with 208k on it in absolutely beautiful shape. All service records back to 2001 single owner car. I wouldn't have bought it without all of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By First time
You have tested it? You have waited to see it...

You have tested it? You have waited to see it actually turns on? Not to be confused with the clutch fan.

If both of these fans check out, i would replace the thermostat and properly bleed the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,538
Posted By First time
So I do apologize as I simply was too lazy to...

So I do apologize as I simply was too lazy to read this entire thread. I will touch on some key notes that most e39's suffer from. Some have already been mentioned.

1. Have all the wheels road...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,416
Posted By First time
Nice 540i funny I have the exact same cars...

Nice 540i funny I have the exact same cars currently. A 2001 m sport and a cls55 amg! Love them both (but the mercedes a little less lol)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By First time
Did the car overheat while sitting idle (traffic)...

Did the car overheat while sitting idle (traffic) or while moving?

If idle I would check to make sure you aux fan is operating properly if at all.

If while moving (40 mph or faster) could be a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,722
Views: 461,977
Posted By First time
Hello guys, here is my wife's 1998 540i/A sport: ...

Hello guys, here is my wife's 1998 540i/A sport:
http://i708.photobucket.com/albums/ww90/franchisekid500/e39/2AC9219D-8516-46DD-8D7B-93E5F684936A.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By First time
Nope right forum i own a e39 540i ...

Nope right forum i own a e39 540i


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By First time
Time for a clutch: Suggestions

Hello guys I will be in the market for a clutch soon and I was wondering if there was a suggestion on any brands you guys have had luck with. I want it to last as long as possible ( i know clutches...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By First time
This is all i needed to hear. ...

This is all i needed to hear.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By First time
I bought the car with an aftermarket short...

I bought the car with an aftermarket short shifter installed has been notchy and i dont like it.

I have used lightweight shockproof since i can remember. It is not for racing applications only....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,855
Posted By First time
It may and you will certainly look cool! ...

It may and you will certainly look cool!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,855
Posted By First time
So what your saying then is to compound the...

So what your saying then is to compound the problem by allowing turbulent air from the stock intake pipe into an already turbulent intake manifold?




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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,855
Posted By First time
Intake manifolds runners are smooth to get the...

Intake manifolds runners are smooth to get the air moving without much resistance. Not changing a bunch of directions as you think.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,855
Posted By First time
You are wrong. For instance Stock intake enters...

You are wrong. For instance Stock intake enters air filter then bounces around the "accordion" pipe before it hits the throttle plate. Opposed to an aftermarket pipe that offers a smooth transition...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,855
Posted By First time
It does matter how air enters a cylinder. It...

It does matter how air enters a cylinder. It changes direction many times because of the stock air pipe thAt is like an acordian.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,855
Posted By First time
It is not a measure a pressure ambient vs inside...

It is not a measure a pressure ambient vs inside the system, intake kits provide one thing that "most" (this including the e39) oem manufacturers are missing unobstructed airflow straight to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By First time
Just scrap it. Mine split in two pieces i just...

Just scrap it. Mine split in two pieces i just pulled it out and never bothered replacing it.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By First time
Yep has fresh (as in a week ago) redline...

Yep has fresh (as in a week ago) redline lightweight shockproof. It has been notchy since day one of me owning it.


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