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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 482
Posted By Flybot
No, full electrical load. Turn on headlights and...

No, full electrical load. Turn on headlights and brights, ac blower fan on full, rear defrost on. You should have 14 volts +/- when your reving about 3k rpm. Idle will prob be lower, but you shouldnt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Flybot
Typically from above. Its best to remove the fan...

Typically from above. Its best to remove the fan and fan shroud.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,137
Posted By Flybot
I kind of feel like you're saying "We dont know...

I kind of feel like you're saying "We dont know how VANOS works" without knowing the cam position all the time is like saying "We dont know how the fuel system works if we cant put our finger on a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,100
Posted By Flybot
Two-handed face palm

Two-handed face palm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,137
Posted By Flybot
BB, you are tenacious. Tenacious with a capital T!

BB, you are tenacious. Tenacious with a capital T!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,137
Posted By Flybot
Not really. I know exactly how the VANOS works....

Not really. I know exactly how the VANOS works. The exact curve is of no use unless our aim is to modify it for some reason. Its based on throttle position and rpm. Thats all I need to know. Beyond...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,137
Posted By Flybot
And we care about this because....... Some...

And we care about this because.......

Some BMW engineer probably has a few multi axis graphs. But who cares. There are a couple of inputs that determine the cam position. It basically the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Flybot
The VANOS seals could not withstand constant...

The VANOS seals could not withstand constant rotation. So no, the pistons dont rotate with the cams. I believe the rotation stops with the helical gear that the piston pushes on. The helical gear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 993
Posted By Flybot
I know the vid you have shown in post #1 says...

I know the vid you have shown in post #1 says lift is increased. But I cant see how that is true. There is just no way that the VANOS piston movement could do that. I dont believe it, until proven...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By Flybot
Dirty, clogged idle control valve, huge air leak...

Dirty, clogged idle control valve, huge air leak in intake?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Flybot
Your post location just says "In a...

Your post location just says "In a house".
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,204
Posted By Flybot
I wasnt sure what it was_...

I wasnt sure what it was_ http://www.car-solution.de/en/component/virtuemart/bmw-5er-e39/elight-deluxe-fuer-bmw-5er-e39-detail?Itemid=0
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By Flybot
You've done a lot of work. Im sure its the fuel...

You've done a lot of work. Im sure its the fuel pump. Just replace it. The DISA is a separate issue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By Flybot
The codes are for precat O2 sensors.

The codes are for precat O2 sensors.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,100
Posted By Flybot
So people really have changed their motor oil...

So people really have changed their motor oil themselves. Who knew?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,100
Posted By Flybot
Omg

Omg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,100
Posted By Flybot
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?album...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=4475&pictureid=17717

Thats how this thread makes me feel
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Flybot
As mentioned, you have to put the door card on...

As mentioned, you have to put the door card on from the top down. The top edge can be a pain if the clips start coming off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 645
Posted By Flybot
They only make a difference if you regularly...

They only make a difference if you regularly loose traction because a wheel is breaking loose and spinning.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 645
Posted By Flybot
I dont know about this particular limited slip...

I dont know about this particular limited slip diff, but they normally have varying degrees of force required to get them to lock, based on their application, such as street or track.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Flybot
Thats a Dynavin nav unit. I have the same thing....

Thats a Dynavin nav unit. I have the same thing. You might try getting a paperclip and poking the reset (RST) button next to the mini SD slots. And as Dennis said, it was probably purchased from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,670
Posted By Flybot
When I changed the steering rack a few months ago...

When I changed the steering rack a few months ago I bled the system 5-6 times. After a few months it started making the pump whine/buzz noise that you have. I was going to change the pump, but as I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,670
Posted By Flybot
I would not use it without all the vanes (chips)....

I would not use it without all the vanes (chips).

You probably just had air in the system. I was going to replace my pump because of noise and and while waiting for the pump to arrive I took the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,670
Posted By Flybot
Sroor, I dont think you can buy parts for the...

Sroor, I dont think you can buy parts for the pump. The OP did indicate that the pump was the same as a VW mk3 Golf. You might be able to swap parts from a VW pump and avoid the modifications that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By Flybot
What car Dad decides to get for his son is really...

What car Dad decides to get for his son is really not any thing to do with the OPs question. He didnt ask for parental advice. Jeez.

But I still say, two "youts" in row owning the car, and flakes...
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