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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,283
Posted By Chisum
I've had my 2003 525 up to 130 MPH and it was a...

I've had my 2003 525 up to 130 MPH and it was a smooth as could be. When my wife and I are on a trip and she is driving I'll look over at the speedometer and she will be cruising along at 90. She has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,291
Posted By Chisum
2002 525iT 5sp manual with 180K and a 2003 525i...

2002 525iT 5sp manual with 180K and a 2003 525i auto with 117K both running strong.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By Chisum
Evens

I put 3 US gallons of Evens in my car at $28 dollars a gallon that hardly comes to $200. Evens is the best coolant for our cars. It's 0 pressure, keeps the engine within safe operating temps and is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Chisum
O2 Sensor Output Question

I have a 2003 525 that is running great but the other day I felt a stumble in the engine so I pulled out the old Peak reader to check if I had any codes recorded. The car had a stored 19E4 code "O2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Chisum
The 37 degree alert went of on me 2 days ago,...

The 37 degree alert went of on me 2 days ago, scared the beans out of me and to make matters worse I live in Florida so I only get it once or twice a year.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Chisum
I'll be putting a new set of summer tires on the...

I'll be putting a new set of summer tires on the old girl in January.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Chisum
How often do you guys change your plugs? I put...

How often do you guys change your plugs? I put new plugs in at 54K when i bought the car and i'm at 109K now. Is a plug change due? I used the Bosh four prong plugs.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By Chisum
BMW Drivers

This is a great story on Yahoo about BMW drivers. The best part is the comments.

http://autos.yahoo.com/news/bmw-drivers-really-are-jerks--studies-find-214456020.html

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By Chisum
+1 on the Tail of the Dragon most fun I've had in...

+1 on the Tail of the Dragon most fun I've had in my e39.:thumbup: The best time to do the run is early morning when there is less traffic.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,574
Posted By Chisum
Akebono Euro Cer Pads for sure, they will keep...

Akebono Euro Cer Pads for sure, they will keep you wheels clean. Rotors I would go with the least costly.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Chisum
Fudman is correct small hands are a must. I had...

Fudman is correct small hands are a must. I had my 97lb wife connect the S hose when I did mine. I spent an hour trying to make the connection under the intake manifold without success. It took my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,610
Posted By Chisum
Try the Nitton Invo tires, great price, quite and...

Try the Nitton Invo tires, great price, quite and stick to the road like glue.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Chisum
I've been running the Bosch plugs in my 525 for 2...

I've been running the Bosch plugs in my 525 for 2 years. I'm happy with them.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Chisum
I tried the cool carbon pads about 4 months ago...

I tried the cool carbon pads about 4 months ago and replaced them this weekend with Akebonos. The carbon pads performed very well but the dust was to much. I don't feel any difference in breaking to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Chisum
Check the center brake light. Chisum

Check the center brake light.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Chisum
I just bought 5 Mann filters off of Amazon for...

I just bought 5 Mann filters off of Amazon for $3.84 each.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,162
Posted By Chisum
I drive a 525i every day and don't feel it's not...

I drive a 525i every day and don't feel it's not under powered in the least. It's a great car with plenty of power to get me on the interstate and up to 80.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,162
Posted By Chisum
I drive a 525i every day and don't feel it's...

I drive a 525i every day and don't feel it's under powered in the least. It's a great car with plenty of power to get me on the interstate and up to 80mph.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,832
Posted By Chisum
I've been running Evens NPG for 2 years now,...

I've been running Evens NPG for 2 years now, coolant temp never goes above 98C and the car runs great. When I switched over I used the aux pump to remove as much water as I could then filled with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Chisum
Drain your radiator then fill with evens NPG best...

Drain your radiator then fill with evens NPG best coolant for the I6. I've been running it for 2 years now. During a typical Florida summer my coolant does not go above 98C and I never have to worry...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By Chisum
Second the Bill Dodge suggestion I paid $137 last...

Second the Bill Dodge suggestion I paid $137 last year for a new key.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By Chisum
The adjustment cable casing expands which pulls...

The adjustment cable casing expands which pulls the end of the cable out of the motor. The fix is cut the casing remove about 1/4 inch of the casing then push the end of the cable back into the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By Chisum
It's and easy fix just time consuming. ...

It's and easy fix just time consuming.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Chisum
Clean your engine bay. Chisum

Clean your engine bay.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Chisum
Thanks for the replies. I going to pass on this...

Thanks for the replies. I going to pass on this one the price is to high and like everyone has said at that millage I would be looking suspension front and back plus all the engine repairs vanos, CCV...
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