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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By FLE39
I have no leaks. bone dry. top to bottom.

I have no leaks. bone dry. top to bottom.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By FLE39
^ O-rings were replaced on both Cam and Crank...

^ O-rings were replaced on both Cam and Crank sensors. The crank sensor was leaking internally into the wiring harness plug. the Cam sensor is leaking now through the body. O-rings will not fix...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By FLE39
Now the Cam sensor is leaking

When I got my car last year I replaced the O-rings on both the cam sensor and crank sensor. Stopped the leaks for a while. Then the Crank sensor was leaking into the wiring harness. So replaced it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By FLE39
I'm probably going to do the cheapester rebuild...

I'm probably going to do the cheapester rebuild altnerator I can get. Autozone, Autohaus, Napa Etc. I'm spending too much money on this car and still have a old car. Love the E39 though. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By FLE39
Alternator noise...

Just started this week. Very noticeable at idle. I took the belt off and checked the idler pulley which only has 30k on it and it's fine. I spin the alt by hand and yup... making noise. Sounds...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 08-11-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By FLE39
Feedback on Rennen repair work

Thought I would post up. About 2 months ago I had Rennen do my E39's oil pan gasket and thrust arm bushings. After searching around Tampa and vetting some other indies I went with Rennen. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By FLE39
^ Thank you for pointing me in that direction....

^ Thank you for pointing me in that direction. Sometimes I get so into something I need to burn a time out. BMW window regulator is in transit, will have it WED, and the car will be back in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By FLE39
UPDATE: Nuts on the arm were LOSE. Yes. Even...

UPDATE: Nuts on the arm were LOSE. Yes. Even though they are stamped with the proper Nm torque spec, the aftermarket windshield idiot that did the job did not tighten them. OR they worked lose. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By FLE39
^I know, but it's just parked in the garage at...

^I know, but it's just parked in the garage at home...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By FLE39
^ yeah... getting to it should be fun. I hope...

^ yeah... getting to it should be fun. I hope it's the nut that came off the arm. It has aftermarket windscreen. Maybe the yahoo didn't do a good job putting the arm back on. I've seen that. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By FLE39
RR Window Stuck down...

What a week for my E39. Tues after work the passenger wiper arm loses function, guessing it fell off the linkage. And the next day, today, after the gym the RR window regulator goes out with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By FLE39
What am I the long ranger with this problem? ...

What am I the long ranger with this problem? It's never happened to another E39?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By FLE39
^ Bingo. I just did new pump, strainer, nozzles...

^ Bingo. I just did new pump, strainer, nozzles and tubing. What a fiasco.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By FLE39
Lost passenger wiper arm function

Driving home from work today in our usual evening rain shows. Passenger arm just died and fell down. Thank god the driver arm kept moving. :eek: It moves freely, as in not connected to any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By FLE39
Figured I'd update for others. I got it from...

Figured I'd update for others. I got it from Autohaus AZ, it's a VDO made in France. I cleaned the electrical plug and put the new sensor in. Believe it or not, makes a difference. Huge...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 07-18-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,299
Posted By FLE39
Might get '08-'10 M5 Need the ins & outs

Hey guys, I have 2 bmw's, 335i and a E39 530i. I'm a serious DIY bmw guy. I know all the ins and outs of the E90 335i and E39. What are the trouble points on the M5? What do I need to be looking...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 07-18-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By FLE39
I'm also toying with the idea of a '08-'10 M5,...

I'm also toying with the idea of a '08-'10 M5, Stick shift, CPO, Under 50k miles. What are the weak points and things to look out for?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,262
Posted By FLE39
I've done 32, 33 & 35 on all 4 corners. 33-35...

I've done 32, 33 & 35 on all 4 corners. 33-35 cold seems the best IMO.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By FLE39
Saw a F10 5'er at the gym parking lot last night....

Saw a F10 5'er at the gym parking lot last night. My E39, next to me an older E39, infront of me a E60 Bangle, and next to him F10. Was a meeting of 5'ers right there. Was very interesting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By FLE39
^ I have a 335i 6M 4 door. I agree, most 3...

^ I have a 335i 6M 4 door. I agree, most 3 series are annoying, but it's a much lighter, smaller car. Apples & Oranges. my 335i is pretty darn fast for just a few mods.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By FLE39
^ But you're driving a 10yr+ old BMW. Same...

^ But you're driving a 10yr+ old BMW. Same difference. These old cars are a money pit and headache. They just warrant fixing them up. Old Cavalier's do not. The way it is.... I've had a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By FLE39
I live in FL. The biggest problem I have is sun...

I live in FL. The biggest problem I have is sun exposure eating the blades alive. I park my E39 outdoors. Down here the sun is very harsh. Hence why any dark car not waxed every weekend or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By FLE39
I drive a lot on the hwy for work purposes and...

I drive a lot on the hwy for work purposes and I've tried every kind of blade out there. I like a quality mono (aero) blade. Specifically BMW brand or Bosch Icon. Less movement points. Would be a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By FLE39
Wiper Arm Upgrade

Ya... Icons are great.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By FLE39
I don't have a welder anymore guys... WTH. ...

I don't have a welder anymore guys... WTH. Doesn't someone sell them already done, painted and ready to go.
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