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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By fuzzynations
"i'd suspect the new (chinese?)trw arm." I...

"i'd suspect the new (chinese?)trw arm."

I was told the I6 came with TRW or Lemforder as OEM with non fluid filled bushings. I wanted a solid rubber bushing without paying eactuning a fortune. (no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By fuzzynations
1998 Bmw 528i 125,000 manual new radiator,...

1998 Bmw 528i 125,000 manual new radiator, pulleys, water pump, spark plugs, valve cover gasket, oil filter housing gasket, pre cat 02 sensors, transmission redline MTL fluid,

Things i've...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By fuzzynations
1998 BMW 528i Thrust arm question

Using the DYI as reference
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=399580

I replaced my upper control arms on my 1998 BMW 528i. I lined up the pinch bolt with Oem factory location...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,945
Posted By fuzzynations
Thanks for the heads up on the filter, I did a...

Thanks for the heads up on the filter, I did a few searches and found the round o-ring gasket for the oil filter housing fails, and the inside of the filter has a weak seam allowing unfiltered oil to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,474
Posted By fuzzynations
I tested my OEM fan clutch with a blower, I...

I tested my OEM fan clutch with a blower, I turned the car on, put the air on it and it stopped, these cars are way old to be messing around with the plastic fins, if it's not broken it's gonna wack...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,945
Posted By fuzzynations
The manual for our car 1998 Bmw 528i says. ...

The manual for our car 1998 Bmw 528i says.

5w-30 temperature range -20 degrees to 50+ degrees

15w-40 temperature range 10degrees to 90+ degrees


It also says "special engine oils...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By fuzzynations
this is how to hook up an amplifier. ...

this is how to hook up an amplifier.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFqJnUKZnbo


BSW offered an extremely over priced "hidden" subwoofer feature for our cars. But I don't think its worth it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By fuzzynations
Well I spent a lot time stand there scratching my...

Well I spent a lot time stand there scratching my head :confused: but I finally got it.

Take a heavy duty, long flat head jam it in on the left side place wrench on right side passed vanos and hop...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By fuzzynations
How do you get your fan off your M52

The only way I've gotten mine of was borrowing a air tool from a mechanic shop.


That's no longer an option, I need to replace water pump. I was trying to find a local store to sell a BMW water...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By fuzzynations
search google for reviews I've read horror stories

search google for reviews I've read horror stories
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By fuzzynations
I gotta say I was really tempted to show a...

I gotta say I was really tempted to show a picture of my mail order bride holding my drink, but than I remembered the price tag.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,984
Posted By fuzzynations
Don't be tricked into thinking it's easier to buy...

Don't be tricked into thinking it's easier to buy a powered sub. Its just as easy to make your own setup.

It's very simple to set your self up with a sealed box, sub-woofer, and an amp. The video...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By fuzzynations
while you have the alternator out take the...

while you have the alternator out take the plastic over off the back of the unit and cleanout the junk inside.

make sure all metal to metal contact areas are very very clean before reinstalling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,984
Posted By fuzzynations
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cx_2xnggzkQ ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cx_2xnggzkQ


very easy to hook up an amp
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 902
Posted By fuzzynations
start with the two codes that come up first....

start with the two codes that come up first. Reset them see how it goes. Than start asking about some more options.

The DYI included the o2 with the MAF cleaning. (ignore the o2 sensor for now)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By fuzzynations
2. Hood: I'm pretty sure this car was used as a...

2. Hood: I'm pretty sure this car was used as a "flag car" behind a dump truck filled with gravel because the hood is riddled with paint chips and a few dings. To entertain myself I tried to count...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,182
Posted By fuzzynations
Am I the only one who doesn't have cool rims !!!!

Am I the only one who doesn't have cool rims !!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,187
Posted By fuzzynations
I'd be interested to know if the sites listed...

I'd be interested to know if the sites listed offer some type deal for shipping. Brakes are heavy and very expensive to ship at full price.

I know http://www.bavauto.com/ will not ship rotors...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By fuzzynations
If ebay doesn't work, I bought mine from...

If ebay doesn't work, I bought mine from http://www.bmaparts.com/ they sell Febi for $33 it's 100% identical to others in car and functions perfect doesn't feel too cheap.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 902
Posted By fuzzynations
It can be frustrating with these problems. He was...

It can be frustrating with these problems. He was probably looking for any advise, tips, suggestions or even reassurance it's not a time bomb ready to blow.

If you would like any help on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By fuzzynations
The first thing a radiator shop would do is...

The first thing a radiator shop would do is inspect for any damaged hoses under the hood, than hook it up to a air line with a gauge on it pump 15PSI of pressure to see if it holds.

If it doesn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 902
Posted By fuzzynations
Here is the DYI for the codes that are coming up....

Here is the DYI for the codes that are coming up.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2095021#post2095021


The MAF is a seriously expensive part, thats why people go through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By fuzzynations
you can reach this from the bottom side of the...

you can reach this from the bottom side of the car slide under and shove it on. It doesn't go on air tight just slips on.

You can also take off air filter box and go in that way.

Either way you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By fuzzynations
Heater Core is the first thing that comes to...

Heater Core is the first thing that comes to mind.


This topic has been gone over before. Read about it here see if this matches your problem.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By fuzzynations
1. There's the plastic air cooling housing that...

1. There's the plastic air cooling housing that should go back on. You don't want it getting hot.

2. There is the rubber grommet that keeps the power cable from getting wet must have

3. Make...
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