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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By eparayno
My 01 I removed both headlights with the facelift...

My 01 I removed both headlights with the facelift bumper still on. The lower screws are easy to reach when standing over the lights and using a 1/4" screwdriver with an extension.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By eparayno
They do fit and yes

They do fit and yes
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By eparayno
Where in SoCal are you? There was a member here...

Where in SoCal are you? There was a member here selling everything needed for a manual swap, he is located in Orange County if I remember right. The parts came from a 528i, had the pedals, ZF 5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By eparayno
And to me the Ronal style 42 wheels look awesome....

And to me the Ronal style 42 wheels look awesome. I forgot the model name but a few folks have them on here in staggered sizes. Good quality wheels too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By eparayno
Theyre aftermarket so the center bore might be...

Theyre aftermarket so the center bore might be 74.1 to accomodate all BMWs then hubcentric rings would be used on models with smaller bores. Why dont you post the specs of the wheels? Width, offset,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By eparayno
Find out which manual trans is jsed in the 525i...

Find out which manual trans is jsed in the 525i through realoem then see what other cars use it. Im pretty sure the 528i will fit. You would also need to address the differential since the gearing is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By eparayno
I've "retired" my 530i to daily and baby hauling...

I've "retired" my 530i to daily and baby hauling duties. It has been trouble free for the past two years of daily duties though. Very forgiving car to work on plus being modern enough. I will sell...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By eparayno
These threads are ridiculous. Why not just look...

These threads are ridiculous. Why not just look from underneath? If the car is in your possession just jack up one side a little bit and take a peak. Or an even easier method is google images.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By eparayno
That AC Delco stuff is good. Mopar makes one for...

That AC Delco stuff is good. Mopar makes one for a little cheaper and is available from any Dodge dealer. Mopar CCC (combustion chamber cleaner) I will use two cans in the Volvo. It dissolves heavy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By eparayno
So is it accelerating or decelerating? Could be...

So is it accelerating or decelerating? Could be fly by wire related
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By eparayno
Celis tail lights started on 01 models in the...

Celis tail lights started on 01 models in the states.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By eparayno
Hella has OEM smoked and amber celis tails. I...

Hella has OEM smoked and amber celis tails. I installed amber ones in my 01 but ive seen the smoked ones as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By eparayno
Did you install the sensors to the correct...

Did you install the sensors to the correct connectors? Each bank has a separate sensor and maybe you switched them around when installing?
Forum: California 04-08-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By eparayno
bump

bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By eparayno
There's two kinds of yards: one where you get the...

There's two kinds of yards: one where you get the part yourself and pay considerably less than anywhere else and one that's a full service yard and you will pay much more, probably comparable to ebay...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By eparayno
Buy a code reader or go to an auto store to have...

Buy a code reader or go to an auto store to have the codes read to see what triggered the check engine light.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 314
Posted By eparayno
Check your battery connections too. Could be a...

Check your battery connections too. Could be a loose connection in the battery wires
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By eparayno
Jack the rear right up and look. Did you measure...

Jack the rear right up and look. Did you measure if the front is actually higher? The front fender arches are higher than the rear giving the look that the front is higher.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By eparayno
Cn90 has a good diy on adjusting/replacing the...

Cn90 has a good diy on adjusting/replacing the parking brake cables and shoes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By eparayno
It's a resonator not resignator. Do it and report...

It's a resonator not resignator. Do it and report back. Most E39 owners are elderly and don't like to mod and experiment so you won't find much
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By eparayno
You need a spacer in the front to clear the...

You need a spacer in the front to clear the calipers. 20 offset or lower.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By eparayno
I use SuperTech from good ol walmart. Phosphate...

I use SuperTech from good ol walmart. Phosphate and silicate free. Peak also is phosphate and silicate free but a bit more expensive than the SuperTech brand. Green coolant got a bad rep years ago...
Forum: California 03-20-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By eparayno
Here it is in all it's slammed and yellow goodness

Here it is in all it's slammed and yellow goodness
Forum: California 03-20-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By eparayno
Thanks. Yes they are not very popular since...

Thanks. Yes they are not very popular since everyone wants giant wheels now. I was going to keep these and put them on my 77 Volvo but I am using 15x7 style 5's on it and looks good. These would look...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By eparayno
http://www.harborfreight.com/3-4-quarter-inch-forg...

http://www.harborfreight.com/3-4-quarter-inch-forged-ball-joint-separator-99849.html


I used that tool. Works AWESOME. If you are in a pinch and have a 3lb baby sledge then that will work too.
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