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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Crutzy
What's wrong with oembimmerparts?

What's wrong with oembimmerparts?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Crutzy
There is a long thread on free software that is...

There is a long thread on free software that is the same equipment bmw used when the e39 was new.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,941
Posted By Crutzy
I'm going to guess that about six inches is a...

I'm going to guess that about six inches is a good number, based on looking at the pictures in this thread. But someone might measure it more exactly for you.

Assuming you get youre xact number,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Crutzy
It would be interesting to see what effect this...

It would be interesting to see what effect this has on the actual engine temperature, as measured at the dts.

Did you check it with your cluster unlocked?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By Crutzy
Every e39 has had this problem so there's more on...

Every e39 has had this problem so there's more on it than almost anything else.
The DIY is a bit dicey so you're better off just sending it out for 100 bux to be fixed.
But you can just refit the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Crutzy
The reset tool is something like ten bucks.

The reset tool is something like ten bucks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Crutzy
I never will understand that. So it comes...

I never will understand that.

So it comes UP out of the radiator nipple?
Then over from the driver side along the top of the radiator to the top of the expansion tank on the passenger side?
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Crutzy
It's not good that the newer e39 plastic tanks...

It's not good that the newer e39 plastic tanks are opaque black.
You can only look down.
The fluid level is pretty low.
I don't know if you can even see it from above.
Probably. But it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By Crutzy
Search for the german auto solutions thread on...

Search for the german auto solutions thread on the expansion tank pressure.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Crutzy
Do a search for trifecta. You'll find a wss...

Do a search for trifecta. You'll find a wss diagnostic diy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Crutzy
Search for trifecta. It happens eventually to...

Search for trifecta. It happens eventually to every one of us.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By Crutzy
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=734986
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 64,110
Posted By Crutzy
I have tried to repair the FSU for a friend's BMW...

I have tried to repair the FSU for a friend's BMW e46 by replacing the two MOSFET transistors with equivalent: IRF3205 (and even two more powerful) but it seems they cannot do the job due to other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Crutzy
You know, the engine could be ruined already....

You know, the engine could be ruined already. That's one reason. Plenty of bimmers have been ruined this way. You'd need to run a few tests to be sure. compression. Leakdown. Exhaust gas in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Crutzy
Doesn't that mean you're done bleeding? If...

Doesn't that mean you're done bleeding?

If there was air, there wouldn't be flow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Crutzy
I've wanted to try this but where do I get five...

I've wanted to try this but where do I get five hundred pounds of weight?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 236,552
Posted By Crutzy
What cable works with the 2002 that doesn't need...

What cable works with the 2002 that doesn't need an adapter?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By Crutzy
I didn't read all the posts so I apologize if I...

I didn't read all the posts so I apologize if I missed the smoke test.
But, was a smoke test done?
That's the best, by far, way to find a vacuum leak.

BTW, would it work as a test procedure to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By Crutzy
What is that approach? (I think that's why this...

What is that approach?
(I think that's why this thread was opened.)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Crutzy
I don't have the round pacman as mine is a newer...

I don't have the round pacman as mine is a newer E39 with just the 16-pin OBD2 connector under the dash and to the left of the steering wheel.

I know all I need is the older style K+CAN where the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Crutzy
Whatever you get, don't get the dice silverline....

Whatever you get, don't get the dice silverline. Look in the best of the links for the reasons why.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By Crutzy
LOL. DTV is the simplest of all to test...

LOL.

DTV is the simplest of all to test since you can do a bunch of bedding runs and, if the vibration lessens or goes away, then you have both diagnosed and solved the problem, for free.

Of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,422
Posted By Crutzy
If you have a vacuum leak, what is Seafoam going...

If you have a vacuum leak, what is Seafoam going to do about it?
If you have worn spark plugs, what is Seafoam going to do do about it?
If you have a worn DISA valve, what is Seafoam going to do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By Crutzy
Lots of things can cause vibration, almost none...

Lots of things can cause vibration, almost none of them visible to the naked eye.
There are threads on how to diagnose vibrations listed in the best of the links.
They help to narrow down the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Crutzy
Can a single INPA USB diagnostic cable be both K+CAN and K+DCAN at the same time?

Can a single INPA diagnostic cable be BOTH K+DCAN and K+CAN?

Googling around I can find cables such as this BMW INPA K+CAN K+DCAN USB Cable Interface...
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