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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,477
Posted By crs555
anyone heard of a belt failing due to a power...

anyone heard of a belt failing due to a power steering pump failure? I have a 530i, but am trying to help my friend fix his car.
It shredded a belt and I replaced it, but a day later it shredded...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
I hope to drop by my local indy tomorrow to get...

I hope to drop by my local indy tomorrow to get the bleeder screws. I'll probably get the brass ones, but I'd like to have something better than plumbers tape holding my cooling system together as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
On the expansion tank not leaking with the...

On the expansion tank not leaking with the coolant level sensor missing:
Not a drop. I checked first by plugging the two bottom holes while the tank was off and filling it with water. This of course...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
Well I got everything back in alright.still no...

Well I got everything back in alright.still no luck on the low coolant sensor, but it drives fine without it.only problems I had other than that were the bleeder screw being broken so I plugged the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
Yea, I fully intend to do an autopsy Once the new...

Yea, I fully intend to do an autopsy Once the new one is in and not leaking. I'll get more details on a new thread as to where to cut and what to look for.
As to the sensor, It's possible I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
Did not buy a new sensor, but there is no sensor...

Did not buy a new sensor, but there is no sensor in the old expansion tank. I think I took it out when I removed the hoses from the expansion tank along with everything else. Unfortunately that was a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
Ok, last question I swear. I cannot for the...

Ok, last question I swear.
I cannot for the life of me find the connector that goes in the third hole of the expansion tank. I believe it's the electromagnetic low coolant level sensor. I just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
Yep, found the pics, it was a bleeder screw. And...

Yep, found the pics, it was a bleeder screw. And all the parts were from suggested parts lists on the site (this site) behr radiator and expansion tank etc. mostly oem with a few other suggested...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
Well live and learn. I would have gone local for...

Well live and learn. I would have gone local for a few things, but they had free shipping and the whole cooling system cost less than 400. But again, it wasn't the right parts and that was two weeks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
Well I found a source of possible failure for the...

Well I found a source of possible failure for the cooling system. I am trying to track down a pic of one in proper order so I can compare. But on my upper radiator hose there is a port near the top...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-24-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By crs555
Sorry, a bit confused. Do you mean smaller than...

Sorry, a bit confused. Do you mean smaller than my 8" midbass driver or smaller than the 6.5" components
As it stands I'm putting the 6.5" in the kicks possibly with tweeters and the 8" in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,521
Posted By crs555
I just used a large adjustable wrench and a flat...

I just used a large adjustable wrench and a flat piece of steel to wedge between 2 of the 4 bolts on the sides of the nut and it worked great.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
I have a 2001 530i sport and 109,000 on it. I...

I have a 2001 530i sport and 109,000 on it. I have owned the car for a grand total of 2 weeks now.
Again thanks to all those who posted diy's and to bluebee for the above post. That list needs a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By crs555
Cooling system fail.

Well, it happened to me. Paid 600 for some new snow tires went into the parking lot of the tire shop to show a buddy my new ride, and there was radiator fluid everywhere. I had a prebuy inspection...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-17-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,607
Posted By crs555
the rear deck is 5 1/4 as well. I just asked my...

the rear deck is 5 1/4 as well. I just asked my local car audio shop and they were able to tell me off the top of their head, unfortunately I can't remember the tweeter size, but it's pretty easy to...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-13-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By crs555
Has anyone done any fiberglass work to the...

Has anyone done any fiberglass work to the interior?
Anybody installed head unit/speakers in e39? If so any tips would be welcome.
Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,027
Posted By crs555
Potential rust really depends on the location and...

Potential rust really depends on the location and severity of the damage from what I understand. Door panels can be bad since paintless dent repairmen generally use metal tools to push the dents back...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 01-11-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 64,345
Posted By crs555
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It's a 1990 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail.
No idea what the mileage is, when I bought it, it had already had the paint job, along with new tank badges and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,027
Posted By crs555
I took an autobody repair class, which admittedly...

I took an autobody repair class, which admittedly does not make me any sort of expert, but I was told to watch out for rusting on the opposing side of a pdr job. The instructor, who had owned 2 body...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By crs555
Pretty much the same story for a 530i sport? I've...

Pretty much the same story for a 530i sport? I've been wondering about the same question and have a similar budget.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,674
Posted By crs555
My current plan is to put some 6 1/2"s in custom...

My current plan is to put some 6 1/2"s in custom fiberglass kick panels in the floor, build custom tweeter pods in the front pillar so they image off the glass instead of blasting you directly, build...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By crs555
I'm not familiar with the media direct system,...

I'm not familiar with the media direct system, but if you replace the factory hu with a double din unit, you will have to replace just about everything else, unless it's a oem integration kind of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,674
Posted By crs555
With an aftermarket HU you need to run new wires...

With an aftermarket HU you need to run new wires from the unit to the speakers. Your head unit is probably powered so you don't have to get an aftermarket amp, but the power is not great so if you...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-05-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By crs555
Complete overhaul in e39

I have a 2001 530i sport and am wanting to put my last cars system into it. I have Boston Acoustic 6 1/2" components and 6x9's, Kicker SSMB8 8" shallow mount mid bass drivers, and 10" JL Audio W0's....
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-31-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By crs555
Cool First time BMW owner

Hello all, and happy new year.
I will be picking up my 2001 530i sport tomorrow afternoon and I am ecstatic!
I had a pre buy inspection at my local BMW specialist. They were amazed at the condition...
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