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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 672
Posted By Dragan
What about when you need your highbeams? Not sure...

What about when you need your highbeams? Not sure if the pre-facelift is the same as the post-facelift with regards to the DRL and highbeam being the same bulb.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Dragan
Don't come back here complaining about...

Don't come back here complaining about understeer! :p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Dragan
AutoParstWay (http://www.autopartsway.ca/) is my...

AutoParstWay (http://www.autopartsway.ca/) is my go-to site.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
It's difficult to tell. It doesn't misfire but it...

It's difficult to tell. It doesn't misfire but it doesn't run smoothly either. Because the fuel pressure isn't as high as it should be due to the leak, it's not running as smooth as it should be. But...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
Sorry to hear that. It's a shame you didn't come...

Sorry to hear that. It's a shame you didn't come across this before you had it fixed. Nevertheless, I'm glad I could help.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
That sucks. I'm curious to see what happens....

That sucks. I'm curious to see what happens. Thanks for the update. Not sure about the internal seals though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
I feel the pain, man. Keep me posted on your...

I feel the pain, man. Keep me posted on your situation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
Yea. It has to be AT LEAST below -20 for the leak...

Yea. It has to be AT LEAST below -20 for the leak to appear. They told me to bring it in to a dealer for inspection but considering I live in Thunder Bay and the closest dealer is about 7.5 hours...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 780
Posted By Dragan
For my fellow Canadians, Mobil 1 0W-40 will be on...

For my fellow Canadians, Mobil 1 0W-40 will be on sale at Canadian Tire as of Friday (January 17) until the 23rd for $8.59 per 1L bottle. Regular is $12.29. It's a 30% off sale.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
I spoke with BMW Canada. Explained my situation...

I spoke with BMW Canada. Explained my situation in detail to a guy named Stefan, and he will be forwarding the information and video to the engineers and other people further up the ladder for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
I actually got a call back today from BMW Canada...

I actually got a call back today from BMW Canada wanting to know more information regarding my situation. Unfortunately, I missed their call since I'm in the midst of finals at school so they left me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
You're right. Once Siemens VDO became aware of...

You're right. Once Siemens VDO became aware of this issue, they've found the problem and fixed the issue. They have been making good injectors since.

I've contacted BMW Canada regarding this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
poolman: As far as I know, I've only heard about...

poolman: As far as I know, I've only heard about this defect with the injectors for the 3.0L engines.

Citizen of Dreams: Apparently rebuilt injectors don't remedy this problem. And my injectors...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
I always thought that a fuel leak, especially in...

I always thought that a fuel leak, especially in the engine bay, qualifies for a safety recall.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
Correct. I guess the metal housing shrinks a bit...

Correct. I guess the metal housing shrinks a bit quicker than the plastic housing and when temperatures are extreme enough, they cause a leak form the body.

And those injectors (from the E60) will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dragan
Fuel Injector Leak on 530i when freezing cold

It's been below -20 degrees Celsius pretty consistently here in Thunder Bay, Ontario for a while now and I've been smelling fuel in the cabin as of late. Turns out the fuel injectors themselves are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,426
Posted By Dragan
I thought the E39s only had a lower control arm...

I thought the E39s only had a lower control arm and a thrust arm on the front suspension?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Dragan
Definitely the E39s in general. They're one of...

Definitely the E39s in general. They're one of the more handsome models on the road even today.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,148
Posted By Dragan
Have the VANOS seals been replaced?

Have the VANOS seals been replaced?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Dragan
Congrats! Sport package with chrome trim around...

Congrats! Sport package with chrome trim around the windows? Does it have a three spoke steering wheel?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By Dragan
It's not his first time going against BMW's and...

It's not his first time going against BMW's and the forum's reccommendations (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=685639&highlight=). I think we're just wasting our keystrokes trying to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By Dragan
So if you understand how it works, that makes it...

So if you understand how it works, that makes it safe? I disagree. If you understand how it works, then you are opening it at your own risk. There's a reason for the warning on the cap. There's...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,745
Posted By Dragan
First X5 available with RWD for the I6. Makes for...

First X5 available with RWD for the I6. Makes for slightly better fuel economy numbers.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,553
Posted By Dragan
Even if that was the case with the guys from the...

Even if that was the case with the guys from the tint shop taking your car out for a spin (which I would not be surprised to find out), the clutch is near the end of its life anyways so it's time to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Dragan
Just make sure you cut fuel when you crank the...

Just make sure you cut fuel when you crank the engine with the plugs/coils out. Plus you can keep the starter running for a bit longer than usual since there's no compression to overcome. The starter...
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