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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By AV8R4AA
If you are going to replace the fan propeller,...

If you are going to replace the fan propeller, buy BMW brand.
The aftermarket one sucks. There IS a difference.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,535
Posted By AV8R4AA
Looks like they changed out the front-to-rear...

Looks like they changed out the front-to-rear coolant pipe also.
It's plastic, hard to see and when it cracks, you are stranded.
I did every coolant hose on my 528. In fact, I did every item that ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By AV8R4AA
How cool are you?

Wondering what AC vent temperatures everyone is getting.
I'm in Dallas, I am getting about 46.5 degrees center vent.
That's max cold temp,recirc on, 101 degrees driving down the road.
Rotary dial...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By AV8R4AA
Bumper conundrum

I am getting my 2000 528it repainted.
I know it isn't going to improve the resale, but I plan on
driving it another 100K or 10 years. I have a 5/2000 build date.
I'm waffling about a M5 front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By AV8R4AA
I tried it again today. I can start the car with...

I tried it again today. I can start the car with the good key. No news there.
I can NOT start the car with the new key. If I start the car with the old key
then quickly swap keys, the new key...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By AV8R4AA
Transmission fluid transfusion?

I was under the 528 today. Last winter when I did my cooling system overhaul I fixed a few other items.
One such item was the transmission rubber section lines that run forward to the transmission...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By AV8R4AA
Brand new key works..... Kinda

I had a friend come over any initialize a new ignition key today.
The fob portion works great. Locks and unlocks doors.

My weird problem is that the key acts as if the battery is dead.
I can use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By AV8R4AA
Where is the car now?

Where is the car now?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,076
Posted By AV8R4AA
That's a relief!!!! I can buy some M pork...

That's a relief!!!!
I can buy some M pork chops. What about the belly pan?
Also if I don't buy the chops right away, will the bumper still
mount up?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,076
Posted By AV8R4AA
Mr. Low Horsepower here. What about the inline...

Mr. Low Horsepower here.
What about the inline 6 guys?
Does any of the M5 bumper work on our cars?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By AV8R4AA
Bluebee, that is a very informative article. ...

Bluebee, that is a very informative article.
Seeing has how I'm a little jaded from our Government in my pockets
24/7 I would do this.

I see the tire recycling like this. You go out to dinner...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By AV8R4AA
The code is FO. "Internal error" Says...

The code is FO.
"Internal error"
Says B800
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By AV8R4AA
Airbag module internal error code

I think my airbag module finally died. It tripped the light in the cold weather and now
it's on all the time.
I have found a few used ones on the fleabay. I am needing the V2.6 series.
Do I need...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By AV8R4AA
Is there any difference in parts if you have the...

Is there any difference in parts if you have the wagon?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By AV8R4AA
Rear drink holder mod?

Everyone here must agree that BMW dropped the ball on the factory equipped drink
holders. Both the front and rear seats have terrible holders.

My question is modifying the rear center seat fold...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,384
Posted By AV8R4AA
I am planning on doing my door panels in two...

I am planning on doing my door panels in two tone also.
I have they gray colored interior. I intend to change out the arm rest and the center portion to black.
I am in the middle of having both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 29,523
Posted By AV8R4AA
I sat and studied the operation of the sunroof. ...

I sat and studied the operation of the sunroof.
Like others, mine didn't close all the way.
In the big picture above, look at the ramps on the 90 degree curved piece.
The ramps are what pull down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,094
Posted By AV8R4AA
Not so fast guys...... Had what I thought was a...

Not so fast guys......
Had what I thought was a bad drive shaft, turned out the engine mounts and the tranny mounts
caused undue stress on the drive line. My shaft whistled as 23 MPH.
New mounts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By AV8R4AA
I bought an aftermarket cooling tank, I swear it...

I bought an aftermarket cooling tank, I swear it never showed a leak.
I bit the Visa card and bought a dealer coolant tank and dealer cap.

They were identical except for the BMW stamp. For...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By AV8R4AA
If you have not replaced your under manifold...

If you have not replaced your under manifold heater pipes, I would do that.
Peep in that area and see if pipe is "poopy brown" color.
If so, it's beyond service life
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,401
Posted By AV8R4AA
I drive the wagon version. Sooooo much fun to...

I drive the wagon version.
Sooooo much fun to either rock out the stereo by myself while driving,
Or load the back end up with huge home improvement supplies.

I like the way the car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By AV8R4AA
Thank you Sir. Will try your recommendation

Thank you Sir.
Will try your recommendation
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By AV8R4AA
Wow, thanks for the brilliant clarification. I...

Wow, thanks for the brilliant clarification. I feel so stupid sometimes.

I was asking to see if there was an Internet forum or site to see what they have.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By AV8R4AA
Need junkyard 101

I am looking for a nice set of E38 or E39 sport seats to replace my 528it seats.
There are a lot of ebay stores but they are thousand miles from here.
How does one shop local junkyards to get a set...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 735
Posted By AV8R4AA
When in reverse in the touring, the rear wiper ...

When in reverse in the touring, the rear wiper reverts to constant, if it was on to begin with.
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