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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By jfive96
- -I had the same smell, 1998 528i. On the...

- -I had the same smell, 1998 528i. On the driver's side sender check the tapered plastic looking stack that is on top of the sender. Mine cracked at the seam from years of heat and other elements...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
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: 663
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: 879
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: 1,148
Posted By jfive96
- -Looks Good!!!- -

- -Looks Good!!!- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
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: 2,355
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: 331
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: 346
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: 346
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: 346
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: 346
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: 346
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: 14
Views: 9,646
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: 415
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: 256
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: 256
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: 256
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: 545
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: 55,108
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: 545
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: 545
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: 545
Posted By jfive96
- -Good Point, thank you- -- -

- -Good Point, thank you- -- -
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
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: 4,345
Posted By jfive96
- -1998 236k- -

- -1998 236k- -
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