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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 263,081
Posted By Reuvers
January 97 540i with 257,000 km Apart from...

January 97 540i with 257,000 km

Apart from regular maintenance and a couple of worn parts due to age, never had any real problems in the last 3 years
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 263,081
Posted By Reuvers
January 97 540i with 257,000 km Apart from...

January 97 540i with 257,000 km

Apart from regular maintenance and a couple of worn parts due to age, never had any real problems in the last 3 years
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Reuvers
Is it since you put the tires on? ...

Is it since you put the tires on?

Bridgestone tires are known to be harder and thus louder. They runflat by any chance?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Reuvers
lol you took more than 2 years to swap the coil?...

lol you took more than 2 years to swap the coil? :rofl:


did you atleast replace the coil?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By Reuvers
snapped coil?

snapped coil?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,920
Posted By Reuvers
awesome color for the e39!

awesome color for the e39!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By Reuvers
all i know is that the PDC speaker is under the...

all i know is that the PDC speaker is under the rear panel shelf, but not sure through which the other onboard alerts are transmitted.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Reuvers
Glad this was helpful to already 1 person ;) ...

Glad this was helpful to already 1 person ;)

And Ed Chueng I'll be inspecting the strut when I receive the spring. I'm hoping for it to be in good nick
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Reuvers
Disconnecting at the other connection is indeed...

Disconnecting at the other connection is indeed an option to get the entire strut off the car.
However when I have to remove the spring i'll have to remove the strut mount nut to dissasemble the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Reuvers
I'm affraid my next question has arisen :tsk: ...

I'm affraid my next question has arisen :tsk:

My e39 has S-EDC and i'm looking how to disconnect the wiring to the rear shock. (beisan doesn't talk about this)
I searched online, but the threads...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By Reuvers
have you looked for vac leaks?

have you looked for vac leaks?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Reuvers
Thanks very much for your help. I got to the...

Thanks very much for your help.

I got to the nuts to get the boot cover out

For future reference for others experiencing this, below are a couple of pictures
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By Reuvers
looking in google; according to 5series forum ...

looking in google; according to 5series forum

"To adjust the volume, put the car in reverse near a wall/object so that PDC is operating and beeping. While the PDC is beeping, use the volume...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Reuvers
Thanks guys for the info, and the video! He...

Thanks guys for the info, and the video!

He indeed mentions 3 bolts on the bottom of the boot to free the sun shader thingy.

However on the last pic I posted I already freed 3 bolts to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Reuvers
Seems like i've run into a bit of a hickup. ...

Seems like i've run into a bit of a hickup.

I indeed followed the Beisan diy for strut replacement.
However my car is slightly different from the one described. First of I have folding rear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Reuvers
yes, I indeed broke the rear offside spring, and...

yes, I indeed broke the rear offside spring, and the driver's side one broke about 6 months ago; so I guess not so unlikely....


but what you're saying sounds like pretty good news. I certainly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Reuvers
Broken rear spring, Removing rear shelf to get to strut

Ok i've finally found whats been making the noise at the rear suspension the last 2 days:


http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn307/ReuversNL/DSCN0298_zps6304e5f7.jpg
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By Reuvers
I don't think your age has much to do with it. ...

I don't think your age has much to do with it.
But why are we going into depth in this if you don't have the cash to buy one, let alone do the necessary repairs each and every e39 needs at given...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By Reuvers
I'm not sure I understand correctly. I have...

I'm not sure I understand correctly.

I have a januari 97 5 series and it has the option of putting it in S which also allows me to shift 'manually'. Is this because its a european spec?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,177
Posted By Reuvers
welcome to the 'dream' :eeps:

welcome to the 'dream' :eeps:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By Reuvers
In your other 2 reads people already gave you a...

In your other 2 reads people already gave you a heads up on vac leaks. Did you check everything with carb/brake cleaner to rule out vac leaks? Have you inspected ccv system ie dipstick test and oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By Reuvers
what's this 4 you're talking about? Sounds like...

what's this 4 you're talking about? Sounds like the S mode I have on my auto; also allowing me to shift manually. Is this correct?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Reuvers
lol you really are a fast & furious fan... ...

lol you really are a fast & furious fan...

everyone of your threads just get better and better :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,961
Posted By Reuvers
and you're selling em sipped :slap:

and you're selling em sipped


:slap:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,665
Posted By Reuvers
i'm absolutely loving this thread! lol

i'm absolutely loving this thread!

lol
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