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Forum: Exterior 06-29-2014, 07:50 PM
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Posted By ericono
Found a set. Thanks to those who contacted me.

Found a set. Thanks to those who contacted me.
Forum: Exterior 06-08-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By ericono
WTB e39 touring/wagon roof rack

I am prep-ing for the family summer vacation and was checking to see if anyone out there has a roof rack taking up space in their garage or otherwise currently unwanted. I have a 2000 528iT with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By ericono
front strut mount

Looking for opinions out there comparing Febi (Bilstein) or Lemforder.

Thanks,

Eric
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By ericono
I was able to get back out there and work on it...

I was able to get back out there and work on it one more time and wanted to post my results for future reference. We had visitors over the new years break plus I wanted to get a few heat cycles into...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By ericono
Do you think that's all it should be? I didn't...

Do you think that's all it should be? I didn't miss some other step? I hope that's it, but man what a time consuming lesson...thanks for the quick reply.

Eric
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By ericono
cooling problem 2000 528iT, please help

I have replaced everything that I believe can be on the cooling system except the heater core. All hoses, pump, radiator, expansion tank, fan, clutch, pulleys, AND the 2 hard plastic/fiber pipes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By ericono
Well, a big thank you for the help guys!!!! I...

Well, a big thank you for the help guys!!!! I got the car up and running great this evening. I pretty much followed instructions. I did replace one rubber hose/boot that connects to the throttle...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By ericono
I've got nearly a full tank of fuel. I don't...

I've got nearly a full tank of fuel. I don't doubt it could be flooded. Sitting overnight should allow enough time for enough fuel to evaporate, don't you think?

Ed,

What do you mean by this:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By ericono
no start/no codes...

Hoping I can reach out to the collective again for an answer to my issue. Yesterday the car started and ran fine. This morning my wife started it up but said it was rough idling (it's her DD). She...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By ericono
That was helpful. Obviously I didn't think about...

That was helpful. Obviously I didn't think about putting the pin in the glass part. That makes much more sense now. I will find the proper sized clip tomorrow and see if I can get this buttoned...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By ericono
Yes, that helps alot!!!! THank you so much for...

Yes, that helps alot!!!! THank you so much for posting that. Maybe all I need is a new c/e clip. I'll check now.

Thank you again!

Eric
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By ericono
Obscure rear wiper issue...

I have what seems to be an obscure issue with my rear wiper on the Touring. There is a pin which should protrude outward on the rear door that engages the wiper which is mounted on the rear glass. ...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-26-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,376
Posted By ericono
Tim, You've got a beautiful looking 6er! ...

Tim,

You've got a beautiful looking 6er! Really cool color combo. Hope you are able to enjoy it regularly. Sounds like a really solid example. Next time you are planning to head through...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-26-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By ericono
Be careful, there are 2 fuel pumps back there. ...

Be careful, there are 2 fuel pumps back there. One internal to the tank which works as a supply pump to the external fuel pump by the tank. If either one of those doesn't work then the engine may...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,780
Posted By ericono
Search this site for wagon air bag or air...

Search this site for wagon air bag or air suspension DIY. There are at least a couple write ups on the subject. I did mine a few years ago and, with the write ups, it was pretty easy. The first...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By ericono
Aubergine only (ext. or int.)

After reading another thread on here and seeing 1 small, blurry Aubergine interior, I'd like to see some more. Please post pics and info about your Aubergine e39.

Anyone have an Aubergine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By ericono
Don't have an e28, but do have an e24. Same...

Don't have an e28, but do have an e24. Same chassis/different body. My e39 is a 2000 528iT. This may not be the apple to apples comparison you were looking for, however I thought I'd chime in as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By ericono
Sorry, but what is a Janus kit? Got a link or...

Sorry, but what is a Janus kit? Got a link or any pics?

Thanks and good luck.

Eric
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By ericono
528iTSportWagon, Not trying to hijack this...

528iTSportWagon,

Not trying to hijack this thread, but could you explain why the 5 speed is junk? Just curious. I've got ~160K mile son my 5 speed steptronic and would like to know what to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By ericono
Yeah, I got that heat sheild as well (I've got a...

Yeah, I got that heat sheild as well (I've got a 2000 528 too), but like you said, it's not for the ABS unit. Seems like it would have cost them an extra 50 cents to have extended that shield up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By ericono
Jim, Any idea what some part numbers would...

Jim,

Any idea what some part numbers would be for those factory shields, or what model cars you saw them on? We could look it up in RealOEM.

Thanks,

Eric
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 366,360
Posted By ericono
This seemed to be the primary trifecta thread so...

This seemed to be the primary trifecta thread so I thought I'd post here. I just had the 3 lights come on a couple of days ago. After seaching and reading through this great info I pulled the plug...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By ericono
Just to add to the random sampling, I have been...

Just to add to the random sampling, I have been getting nearly all my gas for all my cars from Costco for the last 2+ years and, as far as I know, I have never had a problem with bad fuel. Cars...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,198
Posted By ericono
Is the 528 version of the DISA kit still on the...

Is the 528 version of the DISA kit still on the table?

Just checking.

Eric
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 70,198
Posted By ericono
Does anyone have a spare DISA from the M52TU...

Does anyone have a spare DISA from the M52TU engine they could send in? The collective 528 owners would really appreciate it!
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