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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By wolfen
been running my kn drop in for years. At first...

been running my kn drop in for years. At first install the car had trouble idling. There was a definitive improvement in air flow. Took a few miles for the ecu to adapt. Great filter.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
OK what were the brands and what was the...

OK what were the brands and what was the procedure used. Which pieces were replaced. Shocks? You have to know.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By wolfen
I use the amsoil synthetic atf in the...

I use the amsoil synthetic atf in the Transmission and power steering reservoir.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
You may also have some suspension pieces loose....

You may also have some suspension pieces loose. When my control arms had bad bushings it followed ruts in the road lot more.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
Thats odd. This tread type generally does not....

Thats odd. This tread type generally does not. The V pattern tires do way more especially with a significant stagger front to back.

Eitherway. When reading alot of forums there are batches of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
UPDATE: THIS IS NOT A ULTRA HIGH PERFORMANCE...

UPDATE:

THIS IS NOT A ULTRA HIGH PERFORMANCE TIRE.

The sidewalls are made of paper. Stay away from this tire. They may be fine for a car that is naturally floaty but not a car with a stiff...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By wolfen
No need to. When theyre bad youll know its not...

No need to. When theyre bad youll know its not something youll just NOT notice. But 99% of them never need replacing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By wolfen
Yes but this is how much I weigh. I personally...

Yes but this is how much I weigh. I personally weight that much. IMO i preloaded each side with a fairly accurate average of my body weight as a driver and a tank of gas.

BMW procedure calls for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,783
Posted By wolfen
Oh this will be fun. Don't run into a "gotchya"...

Oh this will be fun. Don't run into a "gotchya" moment and have the car sitting for a year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
Mine were the Michelin Pilot f1. Summer ultra...

Mine were the Michelin Pilot f1. Summer ultra high performance.

With the stiffness of my suspension i see the benefits of having a more malleable tire.


The side wall flex is just a drivers...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
I run both tires at about 40 psi. Im in central...

I run both tires at about 40 psi. Im in central NJ. Regular NJ to NY duty. 287, 440, parkway.

My michelins were at the same psi. I feel the dws are great over bumps and potholes. Very good tire.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By wolfen
Check the seal on the throttle body to the...

Check the seal on the throttle body to the intake. Common leaky gasket.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
LOL. Ahhhhh on that note True Dat True Dat ;)

LOL. Ahhhhh on that note True Dat True Dat ;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By wolfen
The suspension has to be pre loaded. That's...

The suspension has to be pre loaded. That's settled. How much is the real question.

IMO the car level and some weight in the car is fine. In my case i sat my 250lb self on each fender on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By wolfen
OK. gooooooood. lol. You dont want that. lol....

OK. gooooooood. lol. You dont want that. lol. noone does.

Replace the CPS with OEM part. Then see.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By wolfen
Such is life. When dealing with lawyers, Doctors...

Such is life. When dealing with lawyers, Doctors and Mechanics, YOU BETTER BE educated on the topic at hand. Else you'll learn the hard way. Those people need to know theyre dealing with someone who...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By wolfen
Seconded and Thirded. Go right for it and...

Seconded and Thirded. Go right for it and replace. fluids will do nothing. Dont be in denial. Save time and $$$. Do a clutch job. Classic classic symptom.

Had the same issue in my Z32 300zx. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
Ruts? irregularities and such. Foreigner here....

Ruts? irregularities and such. Foreigner here. English is my second language after all.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By wolfen
@ 165 K the lifecycle of the component is on...

@ 165 K the lifecycle of the component is on borrowed time. Is your mileage at 165k?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By wolfen
Nice job replacing all the peripherals on the...

Nice job replacing all the peripherals on the cooling system. But now......

NOTHING CAN SAVE YOU FROM A MANIFOLD PULL.

lol. Fun. But not too bad. You need a valley pan and the two gaskets on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By wolfen
Throw in an OEM unit. Should solve your issues....

Throw in an OEM unit. Should solve your issues. Common Failure part. Had to replace mine in the first few weeks of owning the car too.

I am curious why you mentioned chain slap. Is your car having...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By wolfen
Intake leaks = rough idle, rough start, feels...

Intake leaks = rough idle, rough start, feels like it may stall sitting at a light.

MAF = Some of the above plus slight hesitation when blipping the throttle very fast. True tell tale sign.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By wolfen
Continental DWS Tires.

Hello. Replaced my Michelin Pilot Sport with the DWS line. Here are my thoughts.

1. Much smoother ride. Car glides like silk at most speeds.

2. Very soft side wall.

3. Very light tires.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By wolfen
my car ren very well on the 15w50. These engines...

my car ren very well on the 15w50. These engines like a heavier oil. Personally i feel it could have been an issue with a stuck ring and the synthetic fluids dissovled anything that was in it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By wolfen
That song has been randomly stuck in my head lmao...

That song has been randomly stuck in my head lmao and there it is. ahhhhhh
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