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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 58,578
Posted By Jason5driver
That power steering reservoir cap/ reservoir...

That power steering reservoir cap/ reservoir needs replacing asap IMO...
Same for the oil fill cap as well...
Needs to be stock OEM IMO...
:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,502
Posted By Jason5driver
Just curious as to where these coil-overs are...

Just curious as to where these coil-overs are made...?
US...?
China...?
Who makes the springs...?

Also, if you are looking for front Camber Plates, then I would highly suggest using Ground...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,746
Posted By Jason5driver
Hi...! :) I looked up Poolman's thread,...

Hi...!
:)
I looked up Poolman's thread, where he installed his custom plastic-pvc oil catch can, and found that he used a PCV for a '85 Chevy truck.

Poolman's Oil Catch Can thread:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,746
Posted By Jason5driver
Interesting... I did the Pilot mod - connecting...

Interesting...
I did the Pilot mod - connecting a vacuum hose from the back of the intake manifold, to the plugged port on the CCV.
I did not notice any difference.
BTW, this was my 4th CCV...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Jason5driver
For Brake Rotors, I would look at: 1. Balo 2....

For Brake Rotors, I would look at:
1. Balo
2. Brembo
3. OEM Genuine BMW
4. ATE
5. Zimmerman

For Brake Pads, I would look at:
1. Jurid (OEM front brake pads)
2. Textar (OEM rear brake pads)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Jason5driver
Thanks...! :thumbup: I wouldn't have...

Thanks...! :thumbup:

I wouldn't have recommended BMW LL-01 oils unless I thought it was important, especially after doing multiple oil analyses.

Thanks!
Jason
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By Jason5driver
First, I would check the brakes by removing the...

First, I would check the brakes by removing the wheels and inspecting them.
Make sure the brake pad backing plates are not gouging out your rotors.
Verify if you need to replace the brake pads or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Jason5driver
Yes. I highly recommend using BMW LL-01...

Yes.
I highly recommend using BMW LL-01 approved oil, or just use the OEM 5w-30 oil from the dealer.
BMW LL-01 = BMW Long Life 2001.
Some good BMW LL-01 approved oils I like are:
1. Mobil 1,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Jason5driver
No.

No.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By Jason5driver
225's on a 9" wide wheel...? :eek: Plus, I...

225's on a 9" wide wheel...? :eek:
Plus, I wonder how many cans of plasti-dip were used to cover that thing...? LOL...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By Jason5driver
Pretty neat...! 18" wheels with 19" tires...!...

Pretty neat...!
18" wheels with 19" tires...! :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Jason5driver
Sounds like your car has belt/ tensioner...

Sounds like your car has belt/ tensioner problems...
Also, not a fan of how your modified oil catch can looks.
Definitely NOT OEM looking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Jason5driver
I would not connect to the intake manifold/ air...

I would not connect to the intake manifold/ air distribution piece at all.

I would connect somewhere at the intake elbow tubing, or vent though a filter to the exterior.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Jason5driver
So, where is the CCV...? Are you using the...

So, where is the CCV...?
Are you using the Stock CCV valve, or an oil catch can, or a difference pressure check valve...?
More info and pictures, please...?

Thanks!
Jason
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By Jason5driver
Thread: ...

Thread:
http://forum.bmw5.co.uk/topic/41339-bonnet-bra-yes-or-no/
http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy113/CD6_SiR/My%20540i%20Sport/1260x8002.jpg

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By Jason5driver
I like Jim's response... :) About 6 years...

I like Jim's response... :)

About 6 years ago, I had the hood replaced with new paint, and I also debated whether to use the black fabric material front bra for the front of the car.
I opted not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,512
Posted By Jason5driver
When the Ccv goes bad, it will create positive...

When the Ccv goes bad, it will create positive pressure within the crankcase/ engine head and blow the seals.
The Ccv's job is to exit blow-by out of the crankcase via vacuum which helps the low...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,512
Posted By Jason5driver
Valve cover gasket, and/ or oil filter housing...

Valve cover gasket, and/ or oil filter housing gasket, and/ or oil pan gasket is probably blown from a bad CCV...
Oil has probably contaminated the spark plugs and oxygen sensors too...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By Jason5driver
Any video or sound clip...? How old are the...

Any video or sound clip...?
How old are the wheel bearings...?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Jason5driver
Yes, you can re-use the pan bolts. However, the...

Yes, you can re-use the pan bolts.
However, the new filter kits can come with new bolts, so I would just replace the bolts with new ones...

Here is what is available at AutoHausAZ:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Jason5driver
I use Dish Soap and Hot Water... That oil leak...

I use Dish Soap and Hot Water...
That oil leak in that picture does look like an oil pan gasket leak though...
Ask me how I know... :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,734
Posted By Jason5driver
http://www.howstuffinmycarworks.com/How_oxygen_sen...

http://www.howstuffinmycarworks.com/How_oxygen_sensors_work.html
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,734
Posted By Jason5driver
It was a contact email address from your website,...

It was a contact email address from your website, something like "GAS@......".

I received replies from you previously from the same email.
However, I have not received a reply from another email...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By Jason5driver
Spring rates might be higher for the 540i. That...

Spring rates might be higher for the 540i.
That is why the BC's have adjustable rebound.
I rode in a 540i with Bc's, and the car was MUCH lower than mine (which is saying something...), and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By Jason5driver
I am pretty sure they will work.... Out of...

I am pretty sure they will work....

Out of those to choices, BC's.

If you are buying new, then I would look at the Koni Sports, KW's, ST's, and Fortune Auto coil-overs.

Look here:...
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