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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-05-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By mtnbimmer
Mobil 1 0-40W European Formula. One of the few...

Mobil 1 0-40W European Formula. One of the few oils that meet BMW LL-01 specs and is readily available in the US. You can get a 5 qt.jug @ Wally World for $26. That's a little over $5/qt. Doesn't get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-30-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By mtnbimmer
Good Luck! PM me if you want the names of the...

Good Luck! PM me if you want the names of the local Independents for your PPI. The iX rocks in the snow! You won't believe how good it is in the snow (especially w/some good winter tires).
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-30-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By mtnbimmer
Vc

NLA (no longer available) at any price. I thought I did see on another forum that some after market manufacturer was starting to make these but I can't remember when/where I saw this.

Used...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-30-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By mtnbimmer
All driveline parts are available with the...

All driveline parts are available with the exception of the viscous coupling (VC) inside the transfer case. As noted above, a "jack test" would be mandatory in my book. Google it if you do not know...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By mtnbimmer
Ooops, just saw the 5 speed in the heading... ...

Ooops, just saw the 5 speed in the heading...

In that case Redline MTL as stated above by others.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By mtnbimmer
Depends..... Do you have an automatic or a...

Depends.....

Do you have an automatic or a manual transmision?
Forum: Parting Out 12-30-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By mtnbimmer
Do you mean the lower lip or the valence? If the...

Do you mean the lower lip or the valence? If the lip, the small one or the large one?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By mtnbimmer
+1 They are cheap also... My Red Bull...

+1

They are cheap also...

My Red Bull fits the factory cupholder perfectly. Anything else, not much luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,989
Posted By mtnbimmer
Look for BBA... Cheaper than MM. I had them...

Look for BBA...

Cheaper than MM. I had them do mine and it works great. Lots of information here including reviews of the various rebuilders.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By mtnbimmer
Go to the brake section, look up the rotor p/n...

Go to the brake section, look up the rotor p/n and give to EAC. They will know which one.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By mtnbimmer
Enter your VIN# @ realoem.com and find out for...

Enter your VIN# @ realoem.com and find out for sure.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By mtnbimmer
Don't think the speedo is tied in the...

Don't think the speedo is tied in the transmission programming. RPM only. Need to start diagnosing the trans ECM inputs.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By mtnbimmer
Broken bulb light-This is classic BMW stuff, as...

Broken bulb light-This is classic BMW stuff, as most of the "old-timers" might agree. One of the first things you need to check is if the correct light bulb is being used. Are there a difference in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By mtnbimmer
Go to RealOEM.com, determine the correct part...

Go to RealOEM.com, determine the correct part number, and then contact anyone of the several parts vendors that support this forum for a quotation. Doesn't get much easier than that!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By mtnbimmer
Check Engine Light on? Could be almost anything....

Check Engine Light on? Could be almost anything. Plug in your code reader (you do have one, right?), and report back here with the trouble code(s) showing and or stored.

If you don't have a code...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,988
Posted By mtnbimmer
Don't force the shifter (or anything else)! ...

Don't force the shifter (or anything else)! Perfect way to make things worse...

Sounds like classic symptoms of the shift interlock cable out of adjustment. It's underneath your shift lever boot...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,533
Posted By mtnbimmer
The pipe you are referring to is the air...

The pipe you are referring to is the air injection tubing. It is a stainless steel tube that feeds both cylinder banks from the air injection pump. Remove the Allen head bolt and clamp that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By mtnbimmer
Is your car an automatic or manual? If it is an...

Is your car an automatic or manual? If it is an automatic, check your dashboard and see if your 'P' is lit up on your instrument cluster. If not, check the cable interlock on the shifter. This has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,949
Posted By mtnbimmer
Get your fault codes read and stop throwing away...

Get your fault codes read and stop throwing away money until you can determine what the problem(s) are.

Additionally, check the FAQ section. It seems that this is not the first time this has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By mtnbimmer
A flashing CEL usually means a mis-fire, not...

A flashing CEL usually means a mis-fire, not normally associate w/ a bad CPS.

Identify the problem correctly before you start buying parts!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By mtnbimmer
A quick check of the code you provided comes up...

A quick check of the code you provided comes up as "Camshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Intermittent", which you basically stated. First check your electrical connections! Disassemble the CPS wiring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,146
Posted By mtnbimmer
Test the wiring for continuity/resistance between...

Test the wiring for continuity/resistance between the wheel speed sensor connector and the ABS module connector. You should be able to do this easily since the right front sensor connector (inside...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,399
Posted By mtnbimmer
We are talking about E39's, not e30's. As others...

We are talking about E39's, not e30's. As others have noted, the E39 never had a M badge on the grill.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-25-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,290
Posted By mtnbimmer
FS-1999 E39 540i Touring-CO.

142K miles. 4.4l V8, Sienna Red II metallic with Sand Beige leather interior. AM/FM/Cassette w/6 CD changer, premium sound w/DSP, 5 speed automatic w/Steptronic and High Stall torque converter,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,807
Posted By mtnbimmer
Because they don't repair the pixels, they...

Because they don't repair the pixels, they replace the entire cluster....
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