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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 10:18 AM
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Posted By poolman
The car has potential , car is equipped with a...

The car has potential , car is equipped with a cast iron block. That means that the head can be removed and fixed , easier that a later model with aluminum block. To fix,,that depends on how your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 280
Posted By poolman
Bremi are what came on our cars new,,then there...

Bremi are what came on our cars new,,then there was a recall ,,and Bosch was what BMW replaced the coils with. I had 2 sets of the Bremi coils go bad. first at 9,000 miles and then they started...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By poolman
Here's how I made a fix,,Gorilla Glue the cracked...

Here's how I made a fix,,Gorilla Glue the cracked parts together..let set overnight..then the next morning, sand the joint down where the glue has expanded. The are sandpaper belts used in small...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By poolman
In most cases with the CCV system going out,,it's...

In most cases with the CCV system going out,,it's from 2 things,,the valve itself freezes up, or the lower hose that goes from the CCV to the dipstick has worn , and you have a hole in it. That is an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By poolman
What car and what engine are you trying to...

What car and what engine are you trying to inquire about? How do we know what Vanos system it is,,without input from you?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 559
Posted By poolman
After 1 week with the car sitting on the carport...

After 1 week with the car sitting on the carport and hadn't been started for the entire week, the weather has changed. Instead of being right around -10 as a low and constant weather of no higher...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 559
Posted By poolman
It was uphill both ways Jim...going to school and...

It was uphill both ways Jim...going to school and coming home to have my report card signed off on...Hope your doing well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By poolman
Lets see a picture or 2 of it,,Are you losing...

Lets see a picture or 2 of it,,Are you losing coolant from the rad?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 559
Posted By poolman
- 10 Here at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains...

- 10 Here at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in South Western Virginia. On Top Of the Mountain, -16 with a 15 mph wind...Used to walk to school barefooted , in weather colder than this. We had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 700
Posted By poolman
There were 2 to 3 questions too you asking, did...

There were 2 to 3 questions too you asking, did you check to see if you were getting power at the fuel pump.and you never answered them..now lets assskkk thiiiis agiiin Sloooowly..Did you get an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By poolman
Old Friend told me once, long time ago,,Ships...

Old Friend told me once, long time ago,,Ships Weren't Built To Sit In A Harbor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By poolman
When using the Restore Fuel treatment (Don't try...

When using the Restore Fuel treatment (Don't try their restore product--) on the first tank full , drive normal,,on the second tank, start getting in to the engine and reving her up into redline...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By poolman
I don't have the answer for all of this, but by...

I don't have the answer for all of this, but by going to the oil catch can like I did 4 or 5 years ago,,my usage went from 1 qt every 1000 miles to 1 qt every 3 to 4 thousand miles. There were a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 661
Posted By poolman
The schrader valve is just like a tire valve--use...

The schrader valve is just like a tire valve--use a valve tool and remove the pin in he valve,,then use about 5 feet of fuel hose on the valve to a bucket,,while someone turns the car over for a few...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 720
Posted By poolman
Very Good,,hope that the car lasts for quiet...

Very Good,,hope that the car lasts for quiet awhile longer and that you , yet get to enjoy automotive excellence.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 971
Posted By poolman
I used an extension--1/2 drive about a foot...

I used an extension--1/2 drive about a foot long,,put the pipe in place and then pushed the connector from the back of the pipe until I felt it click into place..worked for me..that pipe is pretty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 971
Posted By poolman
That bottom part where it goes into the CCV,,I...

That bottom part where it goes into the CCV,,I place a long socket wrench extension on it and push it on to make sure it clicks into place--Good job,,a lot of folks miss there is a right and a wrong...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 971
Posted By poolman
Hey,,take a picture of the hose that goes to the...

Hey,,take a picture of the hose that goes to the CCV,,where it's hooked to the valve cover. You do know there is a top that goes to the valve cover and bottom to that goes to the CCV don't you?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By poolman
Great to hear..hope all goes well...just make...

Great to hear..hope all goes well...just make sure ya get back here from time to time and tell us what ya see going on. Good Luck In The New Job
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 971
Posted By poolman
Supplies oil to the Vanos..

Supplies oil to the Vanos..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By poolman
That hose helps regulate vacuum going to the...

That hose helps regulate vacuum going to the brake booster. It's not a hard thing to change out..but it must really be torn up for some one to make a claim like that. It doesn't have a thing to do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By poolman
Nope,,well is dry as a bone,,no oil leaks. I did...

Nope,,well is dry as a bone,,no oil leaks. I did some research over from Beisan systems and came up with a cause tending from exhaust cam sensor triggering this to happen. It starts on #4 cylinder...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 971
Posted By poolman
If I'm not mistaken,,that fuel pressure should...

If I'm not mistaken,,that fuel pressure should jump up to 45 lbs and then hold right around there,,not back off to as low as what your showing. That's not enough pressure to get through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By poolman
I have the same problem from time to time....

I have the same problem from time to time. Haven't figures it out. My code reads misfire on #4 cylinder..swap coils ,,change the plug,,everything is fine ,,then let the car sit for a few days without...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,044
Posted By poolman
+1 on Doru's advise,,remove the sensors one by...

+1 on Doru's advise,,remove the sensors one by one and give them a good cleaning,,inspect the wires while doing the job. If the tri is still on afterwards,,then go the next step with the rebuild of...
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