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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By samdayo
New HID bulbs @ 4300K might be slightly more...

New HID bulbs @ 4300K might be slightly more yellow and brighter since they do change color over time and develops a whiter blue tint as it ages until it loses it's brightness.

Also, there has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By samdayo
Do your fuel filter first before you tackle the...

Do your fuel filter first before you tackle the fuel pump. A new fuel filter will reduce the strain on your pump. Good luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By samdayo
It's good to know. It would have been nice to be...

It's good to know. It would have been nice to be able aim both jack stands at one time rather than have to check and double check each jack stand pad before lowering onto the jack stands.

Thanks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By samdayo
Question : E39 Touring Center Jack Point - Lopsided Car

Hi Bimmerfest Community,

I've notice this about my car but never really thought too much about it but now I'm curious if there is a problem or normal. Car drives fine, straight and smooth.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By samdayo
Sorry haven't responded in so long but ended up...

Sorry haven't responded in so long but ended up being a bit busy so car sat in garage while waiting for parts to come in. I wanted to close off the thread with a solution and some test results for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By samdayo
Thanks mbell666 and Makomagnet for your...

Thanks mbell666 and Makomagnet for your responses. I appreciate your feedback.

I have an AutoXray 6000 that read no fault codes through the standard OBDII. I ordered some INPA/Ediasbas cables to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By samdayo
Question on Fuel Pressure Test / Diagnostic

Having a non-start issue and wanted to ask some general questions as I've looked at a lot of threads and youtube videos but there doesn't seem one to help me answer my questions.

I'm hoping...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,737
Posted By samdayo
Happened to me. No key cylinder in hatch of...

Happened to me. No key cylinder in hatch of wagon so only 2 options. I'm assuming you are asking about the wagon as I believe the sedan has a key cylinder.

1. connect jumpers to + on engine and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By samdayo
Help again?

Thanks for helping edjack, bluebee and Blitz355.

I did check the radiator lower plug as you mentioned and it was not it. The original blue plug was there. Bluebee hit the mark with the picture. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By samdayo
Help identify blue plug-like cap off Engine or Tranny?

Hi. I'm new to this forum. In California and I have an 2001 E39 525i wagon. Nice to meet you all. Looking for some advice/help here.

Something broke off or fell off my 2001 525i Wagon under...
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