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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By dtadrian
Nice. Keep it clean and don't rice it out.

Nice. Keep it clean and don't rice it out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By dtadrian
Aux fan EXPLOSION!??

The engine mounts usually affect the 540 more than the 6cyl. The only thing I can think of is that the fan you are getting is a total piece of crap. Get bmw fan and make sure your tech is putting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By dtadrian
Was this a flood car?

Was this a flood car?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-01-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,729
Posted By dtadrian
Pulled her from her cocoon and washed her, she's...

Pulled her from her cocoon and washed her, she's such a car cover queen. Not driving her until I make her reliable with new cooling system and valley pan along with a few other small things. Then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By dtadrian
There's a vac hose under intake manifold that has...

There's a vac hose under intake manifold that has nothing to do with ccv smack in the middle of Cyl 3-4. Sometimes those disintegrate and cause vac issues. As John stern and a few bimmerfest guys...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By dtadrian
540 guys or any techs

Or anyone else that may know, I have a weird unique issue. My engine is running rough. This is probably my due to the fact that the gas is old but its still runs. I'm just trying to burn it out. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-05-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By dtadrian
For the 540 guys

Or anyone else that may know, I have a weird unique issue. My engine is running rough. This is probably my due to the fact that the gas is old but its still runs. I'm just trying to burn it out. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By dtadrian
I leased a jetta SE sport turbo. Pay 250 with...

I leased a jetta SE sport turbo. Pay 250 with zero dn. Its actually fun to drive and still is German engineering. I do miss my e39 touring. But I have an e34 540 for my BMW fix
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,197
Posted By dtadrian
Hook a pressure gauge on your fuel rail and see...

Hook a pressure gauge on your fuel rail and see what pressure your fuel pump is putting out. Sometimes at idle it shows fine. But you need t drive it and see if its loosing pressure while you are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,197
Posted By dtadrian
Get it smoked like edjack stated. You have a...

Get it smoked like edjack stated. You have a major air leak. Maybe your intake to head gaskets have air leakage which it's a possibility. Also code 1188-1189 could be a fuel pump / pressure issue....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By dtadrian
I had rear air suspension , I had to release air...

I had rear air suspension , I had to release air pressure on my air bags. So yes I believe releasing tension on spring will help out tremendously
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By dtadrian
Thanks for the info

Thanks for the info
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By dtadrian
I used them on my wagon. they seem to be better...

I used them on my wagon. they seem to be better quality than some crap ebay sells. can say for how long it will last but it did improve the ride a lot better. if you get 20k miles out of them, then...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By dtadrian
oil filter insert?

I know this may sound dumb but excuse my ignorance. Since I have aquired this 94 540i, I have been learning some unique things that my e39 528i never needed.
I changed the oil on it not to long ago....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-26-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 921
Posted By dtadrian
A55kikr

A55kikr
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-26-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By dtadrian
That's cool. Just keep us posted on your...

That's cool. Just keep us posted on your adventure with valley pan. I won't be doing anything with thus car for a while. Probably gonna trailer it to Texas where I may move to in the next 6 months
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-26-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By dtadrian
Starter issue maybe?

You guys are great.. Thanks for the info. This is not my daily driver so this project isn't going to be a huge rush. Now that I see residue of coolant in the valley pan area, do you guys think if I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-25-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By dtadrian
Starter issue maybe?

I have this weird issue. Sometimes when i crank my engine it seems starter spins but it's not catching flywheel. Makes like a metal pinging noise. After a few tries it seems to catch flywheel and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-09-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By dtadrian
Did OP resolve this issue? I can tell you that...

Did OP resolve this issue? I can tell you that if you go to a junk yard, you can pull a pump from any BMW and it will work. This is the pump only. Meaning you will have to take the assembly apart...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-31-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By dtadrian
I would start with filters. Be prepared to go on...

I would start with filters. Be prepared to go on a hunt to find filters if yours has 2 of them. I converted mine to the single large one which is available everywhere. If you can, see if the pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By dtadrian
also something you may want to look into is the...

also something you may want to look into is the power steering hoses from the reservoir. the power steering fluid uses ATF, sometimes mechanics mistake the red stuff that leaks to be from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,674
Posted By dtadrian
Rear end sliding ALL OVER the road

+1 on rear ball joints that connect to lower control arm. It has a lateral link connected to it. It's not your normal looking ball joint either.
Check this out. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By dtadrian
No. She will only be a once a week type of...

No. She will only be a once a week type of driver. I leased a new Jetta turbo and having fun with that. Quick little rocket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By dtadrian
Well , the touring is gone

Sold her earlier this week. Was kind of depressing. But at least I sold it to someone that will appreciate it. He has a few m3's that he races and wants to daily drive this one.
But I still have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By dtadrian
Under the intake manifold there's a few hoses...

Under the intake manifold there's a few hoses that run thru there. Might want to check. Get a light and a mirror. You will need it.
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