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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
I find autozone is often out of tools because...

I find autozone is often out of tools because their deposits are cheap. I go half a block down the street from them to O'Reilly and they usually have most tools in stock since their deposits are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
I have a harbor freight 115v impact gun that I...

I have a harbor freight 115v impact gun that I think is upposed to be 250 but it never will break anything like a wheel nut or crank main bolts loose. I always have to use a breaker bar first then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Thanks all that info will definitely help! What...

Thanks all that info will definitely help! What water pump is best to go with while I have this apart?



I probably will buy one and rent it out since tool rentals one of the things we already...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,815
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
While I have it all apart I'll check that out...

While I have it all apart I'll check that out thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Earlier today I got the brilliant idea of...

Earlier today I got the brilliant idea of swapping the vanos solenoids and that started a whole mess. Since I didn't have the special socket for it, I decided to take the valve covers and chain upper...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,815
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Seems to be on the side of the engine on drivers...

Seems to be on the side of the engine on drivers side. Long story short though tonight pulled most of the front of the engine off and the aluminum tubes going into each head (egr?) have o-rings on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,996
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Earlier today I got the brilliant idea of...

Earlier today I got the brilliant idea of swapping the vanos solenoids and that started a whole mess. Since I didn't have the special socket for it, I decided to take the valve covers and chain upper...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,346
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Not completely. Using the calculators from his...

Not completely. Using the calculators from his zip (74012) to the OK zip on a 50 pound pkg (that's a guess but good example), FedEx would cost $37.62 and UPS costs $42.52. As packages get closer to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,346
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
In the future if you ship something heavy, NEVER...

In the future if you ship something heavy, NEVER USE UPS! They're way more expensive than FedEx ground on heavy items. That package probably would have cost like $50 with FedEx. We ship lots of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,815
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Mystery oil leak on drivers side of M62TU block

When this 2000 540i was bought last fall we had no oil leaks. Now I have a pretty good one going on and can't find the source. When under the car with the plastic cover off, the drivers side of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Can cam timing go out of adjustment on a V8?

I've searched past posts but I'm not finding any solutions to my issue so will try another question for you experienced M62 mechanics out there. On my 2000 540i, I have a P0011 code saying "timing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,996
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
OK this week I pulled the cam sensors and swapped...

OK this week I pulled the cam sensors and swapped between banks and finally got it all back together tonight (had to wait on new belts). Rented a scan tool and used to clear all codes. Fired up and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,996
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
OK checked resistance and both are the same at...

OK checked resistance and both are the same at 10.7 ohms. Do you know if there's a test for the cam sensors? One more thing to mention... I have a pretty good oil leak on the drivers side up on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,849
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Love my wagons especially the E39. I can haul all...

Love my wagons especially the E39. I can haul all kinds of things plus it will blow a majority of the cars I encounter at a light or on the highway away. As for things hitting you in the head when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,996
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Thanks you or anyone happen to have a picture of...

Thanks you or anyone happen to have a picture of where the vanos are on a V8 so I can find it? If anything needs removed to get to the vanos to test that would also help. Also if there's somewhere in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,996
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
My 2000 540i with M62 engine missing and P0011 code...

My 2000 540i just started a low speed intermittent miss. It has a bad catalytic oxygen sensor so the CES light is always on. I figured though there was a new code so took to Auto Zone yesterday and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Thanks! That's a good idea and I'll try mine...

Thanks! That's a good idea and I'll try mine tomorrow as well.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Anyone havd old KYB strut parts lying around...need an adapter bushing

Long story short bought "new" KYB 366007 front struts off ebay over 3 months ago and just installing. Turns out one must have been a return since box was scotch taped shut and the strut had grease...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Actually I found out what the problem was. When I...

Actually I found out what the problem was. When I went to open it up it turns out the cap was loose. Not sure how that happened but I cranked it down and the strut fits in there tight now. After...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
I too have probably bought around 1000 auctions...

I too have probably bought around 1000 auctions since I buy things for the business and that's where I get most of my car parts too. The only time I had an issue was when I bought a complete rear...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
I have some play... should I put oil in the strut housing?

I put a new KYB front strut cartridge in the drivers side (haven't got to the pass side yet) and the KYB site said not to put oil in the housing so I didn't. I didn't notice it or it loosened up but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,826
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Would you happen to know where you find out if...

Would you happen to know where you find out if your vehicle is one of the "some OBD-II vehicles"?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,826
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
When I downloaded I thought it said it's the same...

When I downloaded I thought it said it's the same software the dealer uses but haven't installed yet so can't tell you which for sure.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
On my 1995 525i wagon with no keyless entry (it...

On my 1995 525i wagon with no keyless entry (it died), when it's cold I have to lock it with the key several times before it will lock since the passenger front lock keeps popping back up. Since it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By HaveTwoWagons
Since I've never owned one new I can't say how...

Since I've never owned one new I can't say how they're supposed to work but I have a 1995 525i wagon with new struts (it has external type) and a 2000 540i wagon with originals (it has internal type)...
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