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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By thelostartof
Do the WP while you are in there, Super super...

Do the WP while you are in there, Super super easy, I just did it in under an hour as I have an E-Fan Conversion and once the belt is removed it is 8 bolts to get the pulley and WP out, quick and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By thelostartof
Bump. Anyone?

Bump.

Anyone?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By thelostartof
'00 528i 5M Having issues sticking in 1/2 over 2700rpm

So the issue I am having is that over 2700rpm the trans seems to have issues pulling it out of first, and sometimes pulling out of second also. If you upshift before that rpm @ say 2500rpm or lower...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,359
Posted By thelostartof
Give the engine a shot of carb cleaner and see if...

Give the engine a shot of carb cleaner and see if it runs, that is a good simple way to validate if spark is working and would ID the issue being fuel.

I had a random no start issue that was the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By thelostartof
What other parts to replace with intake manifold off?

I am needing to pull the intake to replace the orings and possibly heater/water pipes that are under the intake as they are leaking on my '00 528i.

Being that I have to pull the intake manifold...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By thelostartof
Update New Crank Sensor installed Went...

Update

New Crank Sensor installed

Went to start and again the car would not start, I removed the Fuel pump relay and primed the system and then started and it worked as has worked all 10 times...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By thelostartof
I have two huge manuals for the car but I seem of...

I have two huge manuals for the car but I seem of miss placed them right now, I do have a code reader but gave away my reader that can get real time data to a friend who needed it more. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By thelostartof
Ok so if the Crank sensor gets a bad signal then...

Ok so if the Crank sensor gets a bad signal then the DME will not allow the fuel pump to run. Makes sense as on the old Volvo's if the relay does not get power it is typically an ECU that failed. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By thelostartof
Fuel Pump Relay not getting power

So the problem showed up this weekend where the wife went to back the car out and it started and went back for a few seconds and then died. After a bunch of trys it would not restart. She was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,494
Posted By thelostartof
If you want to get a bit more power out of your...

If you want to get a bit more power out of your 530 one of the best upgrades you can do will be headers as the stock manifolds are junk. Otherwise the stock intake tract is fairly well designed....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By thelostartof
www.kingsborne.com makes some good wires and...

www.kingsborne.com makes some good wires and offers those COP adapters.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,680
Posted By thelostartof
Ya'll need to learn that it doesn't matter so...

Ya'll need to learn that it doesn't matter so much where the part is made as it matters who makes it and what standards they have to meet.

Many high end brake parts are built in china, along with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By thelostartof
I am Local and interested.... PM sent

I am Local and interested.... PM sent
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,775
Posted By thelostartof
Do you happen to have the dyno sheet that you can...

Do you happen to have the dyno sheet that you can scan and post? or take a picture and post?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,775
Posted By thelostartof
So wait, your 184bhp(stock) 525i made 223bhp with...

So wait, your 184bhp(stock) 525i made 223bhp with just a muffler and intake? I thought you had a 530i (which should be around 225bhp stock)

I never trust a shop that gives bhp or crank HP unless...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By thelostartof
Pressure test the system and check for leaks. ...

Pressure test the system and check for leaks. If it ran when you tore it down and now it doesn't run then you did something wrong in the sense that there is a leak or something not connected right....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By thelostartof
You might need to have your SAS recalibrated

You might need to have your SAS recalibrated
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By thelostartof
yea I guess all of the aero work OEMs(like small...

yea I guess all of the aero work OEMs(like small bumps in front of the wheels/tires helps mpg via drag coefficient by forcing the air flow around the tire vs hitting a wall on the tire). do to get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By thelostartof
IF you 'burned' up the clutch you will want to...

IF you 'burned' up the clutch you will want to have the flywheel taken off and checked out and resurfaced, if the surface has cracks on it that do not clean up you do run the risk of having it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By thelostartof
You would be surprised how much lowering a car...

You would be surprised how much lowering a car can help the aero when it comes to MPG and top speed. Front splitter and lower the car could help for a mpg or two.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By thelostartof
make sure you have all of the under body plastic...

make sure you have all of the under body plastic in place for airflow. Over air the tires slightly or run thinner tires. Remove as much weight as possible if not needed. Take some blue painters...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,681
Posted By thelostartof
IMHO I would get the 540, while it might be a...

IMHO I would get the 540, while it might be a little more effort to keep running right, the e39 chassis/body I prefer and the v8 make it so much more of a car to me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,427
Posted By thelostartof
Sounds like you have a possible bad wheel speed...

Sounds like you have a possible bad wheel speed sensor and also some transmission issues.

A quick google search for the codes would tell you a bit more.

Are you sure you didn't accidently...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-28-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,773
Posted By thelostartof
Depends on how and where you are racing? ...

Depends on how and where you are racing?

240hp and ~3200lb's vs ~300hp and 3300lb's. AWD and turbo will have you beat off the line if he knows how to drive it and in the turns he sure has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By thelostartof
For sure new/rebuilt is the way to go. I ended...

For sure new/rebuilt is the way to go. I ended up having to get a new one as my stock one could not be rebuilt. I am planning on taking apart the stock one and really digging into it, maybe I...
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