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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By ahay5
I have never done a compression test since I have...

I have never done a compression test since I have owned the car. Pulls great. The crank case vent valve is original too.. Just a puff of blue smoke at cold and hot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By ahay5
Here are some new results with a new compression...

Here are some new results with a new compression tester. 6 Cranks at full op temp with throttle applied at full.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By ahay5
It was cranked at wide open throttle. Forgot to...

It was cranked at wide open throttle. Forgot to put that in the original post.



Ignore the M52B32 part lol. Its a M52B28

Maybe I was thinking about a M52B32 at the time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By ahay5
M52B32 Compression Test Post 200k

Hello,

I decided to do a compression test to see the health of my motor at 206k and figure out why I get a puff of blue smoke from the exhaust on occasion.

Below are the steps I took.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By ahay5
Wow great to hear. I just hit 200k not too long...

Wow great to hear. I just hit 200k not too long ago on my early gen 528i.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-24-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By ahay5
FK Silverline Coilovers - No Longer Available

FK Silverline Coilovers (https://www.panjo.com/buy/fk-silverline-coilovers-304851?utm_source=bimmerfest&utm_medium=bbcode&utm_campaign=auto_thread&utm_content=title)

Selling a full set of FK...
Forum: Performance 03-31-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By ahay5
WTB Silicone ASC Delete Elbow Boot for M52

As title says. Looking for silicone ASC delete boot for M52. Thank you. Funds ready.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By ahay5
Right. I better steer clear and go OEM at this...

Right. I better steer clear and go OEM at this point.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By ahay5
Not a Pierburg fuel pump but has anyone tried...

Not a Pierburg fuel pump but has anyone tried this unbranded fuel pump with plastic assembly? Original fuel pump went out and looking for alternatives than OEM without compromise. Link below....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By ahay5
Finally found a window of time to install the new...

Finally found a window of time to install the new NGK sparkplugs- NGK BKR6EQUP. Install went well and no misfires. Drove for a little bit and a bit of concern was a bit of gray on the electrode...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By ahay5
Anti-seize was applied before installing the...

Anti-seize was applied before installing the plugs. As far as valve cover leak, I inspected each cylinder hole and no leak.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By ahay5
I was wrong about the spark plug model. They are...

I was wrong about the spark plug model. They are the Iridium BKR6EIX
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By ahay5
Apparently the white residue on the plug means...

Apparently the white residue on the plug means that the car has been running lean. Which is has since I had a vacuum leak from the intake boot that could of greatly attribute to the car running lean....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-29-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By ahay5
rdl, thank you for your response. I will have to...

rdl, thank you for your response. I will have to double check the model number, but it is definitely an NGK plug on all 6 cylinders. I prefer to use the right plugs and since you mentioned the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-29-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By ahay5
Thanks, ca2014mp2 for your feedback. The plugs...

Thanks, ca2014mp2 for your feedback. The plugs used were NGK 3199. CCV has never been changed under my ownership since 91k. The car now has 198k. I had an intake boot rip causing a vac leak a few...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By ahay5
Spark Plug Health

Lately I have noticed nothing but sluggish performance above 4500k every once in a while. Decided to scan my car using a dealership software scanning software courtesy of my independent mechanic. No...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,114
Posted By ahay5
Central Florida

Central Florida
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By ahay5
Stainless Exhaust

Recently sold my Billy Boat exhaust to a friend and can't get over good the exhaust sounds without the two scuba tanks. Perhaps the early build M52 inline 6 from the headers throughout the system...
Forum: Exterior 01-05-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By ahay5
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Exterior 01-03-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By ahay5
Post Facelift OEM Grills

Selling a set of post-facelift OEM grills. They are a direct fit for BMW E39 96-03. They fit in directly without an issue as an OEM product should. Asking 55.00 shipped. I will not accept trades....
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 01-01-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By ahay5
Will this work with the DSP amplifier ?

Will this work with the DSP amplifier ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By ahay5
Thank you, 540 M-Sport. I will go ahead and...

Thank you, 540 M-Sport. I will go ahead and purchase #6 and #10 as a pair to hopefully prevent this from happening again. The job is invasive and would like to be done with it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By ahay5
Rear Strut Mount Failure

Not a common E39 failure but is happening to me and would like to know..

Replaced my factory shocks and struts at 100k with FK coilovers with new front and rear Sachs mounts. I have not had any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By ahay5
Thank you for your feedback.

Thank you for your feedback.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By ahay5
Thank you for your feedback.

Thank you for your feedback.
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