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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Sumotide17
Not likely at all. Hence Edjack's comment.

Not likely at all. Hence Edjack's comment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Sumotide17
Remove the under bay cover.

Remove the under bay cover.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Sumotide17
Kindly, do a Search in the E39 forum for DIY...

Kindly, do a Search in the E39 forum for DIY coolant fill & bleed procedure. The answer could be Yes or No depending on the age/condition of the sensor inside the expansion tank connected to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,053
Posted By Sumotide17
I became interested in the E39 when I owned a...

I became interested in the E39 when I owned a Cadillac CTS-V because the V was built to compete with the M5. Cadillac also made a "California Sport Edition" with a 3.2L V-6 5spd which was designed to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,842
Posted By Sumotide17
Lol. I know your joking but the cell phone...

Lol. I know your joking but the cell phone company did not force the E39 destroying Mazda driver to talk on the phone while operating a vehicle. Studies have shown that individuals who do not use a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 27,675
Posted By Sumotide17
100500 mi on 2001 540I

100500 mi on 2001 540I
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Sumotide17
I bought a BOSCH MAF (Bosch 0280217814) on Amazon...

I bought a BOSCH MAF (Bosch 0280217814) on Amazon for $97.93. This is the same BOSCH Part # as the BOSCH MAF currently on the car.

Bosch 0280217814- MAF...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Sumotide17
M62/TU- 540I- Car Parts- Best Price(s)- FEB 2013

NOTE:
The purpose of this thread is to help individuals locate OEM/performance replacement parts online for their E39 540I at the lowest cost in a timely manner based upon the REAL input from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,603
Posted By Sumotide17
I just installed a 42 Draft Design catch can. It...

I just installed a 42 Draft Design catch can. It is unnecessary and time consuming to install a catch can by removing the intake manifold. It's really easy actually if you follow these steps and use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,280
Posted By Sumotide17
Dackelone brings up a very good point IMO. ...

Dackelone brings up a very good point IMO.

I received the engine failsafe message a few times due to not properly securing the ground cable to the battery post after performing maintenance on my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,280
Posted By Sumotide17
This may sound like a ridiculous suggestion, but...

This may sound like a ridiculous suggestion, but you want to ENSURE that the electrical connector harness is clean and properly seated. e.g. The MAF connector. If you clear the code and it stays...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,537
Posted By Sumotide17
This weekend I rebuild my front calipers as well...

This weekend I rebuild my front calipers as well as replaced my rotors and changed brake pads.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,239
Posted By Sumotide17
His though process is correct and I'm sure he did...

His though process is correct and I'm sure he did not know that the ECU would compensate thereby suggesting the use of a turbo which will increase atmospheric pressure. The decrease in atmospheric...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By Sumotide17
What is your current satisfaction with the Denso...

What is your current satisfaction with the Denso O2 Sensors? O2 sensors are next on my list and I was curious about the Denso vs Bosch performance wise.

**Nevermind- I read your update in another...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 36,693
Posted By Sumotide17
I purchased a 42 Draft stealth can and I'm...

I purchased a 42 Draft stealth can and I'm looking forward to installing it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Sumotide17
+1; Ha ha ha When originally reading this I...

+1; Ha ha ha When originally reading this I thought to myself.... I hope I never did that. :rolleyes: There are too many legitimate DIY guides on here to not look before asking the community. As you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Sumotide17
Very detailed. Thank You.

Very detailed. Thank You.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,785
Posted By Sumotide17
Very detailed. Thank You.

Very detailed. Thank You.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Sumotide17
If it's P0171 & P0174 (or something like that)...

If it's P0171 & P0174 (or something like that) you probably have a vacuum leak somewhere. Search the forums and read read read. It could be so many things. Your answer is already here. It would be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,457
Posted By Sumotide17
Good Luck! That is a long day of working on your...

Good Luck! That is a long day of working on your car.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-01-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,386
Posted By Sumotide17
Humidity is relative to the temperature of the...

Humidity is relative to the temperature of the air. Hot air has the ability to hold more moisture than cold air. The amount of moisture in the air can actually stay the same however the relative...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,277
Posted By Sumotide17
Yes replacing the power steering lines are very...

Yes replacing the power steering lines are very easy. I am speaking about a DIY on how to fabricate/ retrofit those same lines with professionally adapted high pressure steel braided lines. I suspect...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By Sumotide17
My guess would be Sanborn Park. The picture of...

My guess would be Sanborn Park. The picture of the mini-lake is definite give away.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,277
Posted By Sumotide17
I've been considering renovating the Power...

I've been considering renovating the Power Steering lines from reservoir to pump with steel braided lines. I haven't found a DIY to upgrade to steel braided lines yet. Does this sound interesting?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By Sumotide17
Sorry to hear about you car. Did you get some...

Sorry to hear about you car. Did you get some pictures other than your car getting dug out by the tow truck driver?
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