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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By blackontan
I tried real oem with my last 7 of the vin...

I tried real oem with my last 7 of the vin GM61821:

Mine is 11/1998 E39 540I sedan M62 left hand automatic.

It cross references to the standard, not the sport model, which mine is. Calls for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By blackontan
99 540IA Sport - Transmission swap, Any programming needed?

So my trans is bad on my car. I plan to drop it out and put a used one in there, I found the following transmissionand hope its a fit:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By blackontan
WTB Trans, Can I just pop and drop a used trans...

WTB Trans, Can I just pop and drop a used trans in here or does it need to be programmed...?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By blackontan
I would like to think the same, however the car...

I would like to think the same, however the car was well maintained and the fluid looks great.... Also this just happened all of a sudden, also after recent alternator and battery issues which i read...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By blackontan
99 540IA Sport - Delayed shift - 1st to 2nd only ?

I have a 99 540i Sport Automatic.

Trans and engine have been flawless for the last 15k i owned it. Currently at 207K.

Trans also shifted perfect with foot to floor through all gears.

A few...
Forum: Exterior 05-18-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By blackontan
Wanted / WTB Trailer Hitch OEM or Non-oem

I have a 1999 540I and am looking to buy a trailer hitch. New or used, oem or not. Please let me know if anyone has one or a good place to buy online
Thanks
Jon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
QSilver7, THANK YOU, I ordered part #15 from...

QSilver7,
THANK YOU, I ordered part #15 from the following listing:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/130935892518?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
This listing crossref's to my 1999 540i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
Hood wont open broken cable replacement?

Its not the cabin latch....

How to open the hood now???

Where to buy the cable that goes from the cabin to hood....

Bump:dunno:
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-11-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,356
Posted By blackontan
No manual... disappointing, Is this an M5? or a...

No manual... disappointing, Is this an M5? or a collector car that will never be driven? Ultimate driving machine? :( Well, I'm sure it still smolders the tires, that is if you drive it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
Now I think the hood cable is broken....

I tried to use the cabin hood latch release and it worked but made a snapping noise... now the cabin latch moves freely and now I cant get the hood open.....
I assume I need to see if its broke...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,971
Posted By blackontan
30. blackontan Willing to do a pictorial...

30. blackontan

Willing to do a pictorial write up.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for the thread I will let you know how...

Thank you for the thread I will let you know how things go.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for the information, I will let you...

Thank you for the information, I will let you know how things go.


If 100 is to fast then why is the US version of this car limited at 155MPH, I was thinking of removing the restriction just for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
My e39

My e39
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
This is what got me... Is there a easy way of...

This is what got me... Is there a easy way of doing this in my garage or do i need scan tools and gauges?:confused::bawling:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
Red face I am mechanically inclined but may need a DIY.......

I am mechanically inclined but may need a DIY.... Is there one for this?

Otherwise I assume when you refer to the two latches lube job, one being the in grill one, second being the one that is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
At High speeds the hood pops its self open to the...

At High speeds the hood pops its self open to the point where there is no need for the cabin latch. But yes you need to use the latch in the grill...
When Im traveling at high speeds I notice the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By blackontan
Hood Pops itself open at high speeds!

1999 E39 540i Sport

When driving at high speeds, sometimes 60-70 but more often above 100 the hood pops itself open!
The safety latch does hold it, but this makes me extremely nervous! I had a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By blackontan
What is stock ATF Fluid for Sport 540 auto trans???

What is stock ATF Fluid for Sport 540 auto trans???

I need to top up fluid, not change it but I do not want to mix and screw things up.
Please advise.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By blackontan
took a trip

Just put 1,900 Miles on it with no hiccups. Im glad i just sprayed it before tearing it apart. Just thought I would update, in case someone needed help, since no one helps me? :cry:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By blackontan
Sprayed WD-40 in the tensioner pulley and the...

Sprayed WD-40 in the tensioner pulley and the noise went away.... So i know its that, Now I wonder what parts to buy and where from. the waterpump and belt are recently new, should i just order the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By blackontan
bump

any diy on how to remove the fan and or fan shroud
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By blackontan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4UVT0fdt74 ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4UVT0fdt74

newer water pump and cooling, as I stated the power steering res. is still leaking... Can i chop off an off of hose off each and reclamp down?

Where...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By blackontan
Video of Sounds the engine makes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41xjuU9P6kw

Cold Start sounds....:rolleyes:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By blackontan
1999 540ia Sport - Whining whistling Pulleys?? Please Help?

I have a 1999 540ia Sport, just suddenly started whistling between 1500-2000rpm, then a few hours later, now its whistling at an idle to 2000rpm.
I did some research on the bimmerfest and found...
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