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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By poolman
Doru, Thanks for all the good deeds that you made...

Doru, Thanks for all the good deeds that you made happen here at this site. Hoping the best for you, on down the road.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By poolman
AS For Raj--The reason He doesn't POP In here, He...

AS For Raj--The reason He doesn't POP In here, He was told that since he manufactures replacement parts for BMW's he had to pay money to this forum to even post messages HERE. That's WHY you don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By poolman
From my previous post After 15,000 miles had...

From my previous post
After 15,000 miles had been put on my car in about 3 months after the seal change.Raj at besian contacted me and asked if I would help him by tearing down my Vanos and letting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By poolman
So well stated,,!

So well stated,,!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By poolman
Just caught this question Cn90. The double Vanos...

Just caught this question Cn90. The double Vanos will not need the camshafts locked because the Vanos is bolted to the ring gears on the cams with two small left handed bolts. Theres no chance of you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By poolman
Correct me if I'm wrong,,but doesn't his 98 model...

Correct me if I'm wrong,,but doesn't his 98 model use the CCV hose in that part? Along with that ,I thought the 98 model didn't have an intake muffler.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By poolman
BB was all about wanting someone to measure the...

BB was all about wanting someone to measure the seals before and after a seal change , to see if there were any differences in the seals specs that had been OEM equiped. I pulled my micrometer out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,226
Posted By poolman
Would need a picture to determine what your...

Would need a picture to determine what your referring to,,You might try going to RealOEM and finding the year of your car and look at their diagrams to determine what went where for your model,,I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By poolman
Drain the pan, then clean the area with brake...

Drain the pan, then clean the area with brake cleaner,,wait about 30 minutes and clean again with brake cleaner. Then give it about 20 min and start with the sealent. Let it set up and you'll have it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By poolman
The Right stuff ,,is the stuff. If you drain your...

The Right stuff ,,is the stuff. If you drain your pan, then clean the area that you need to seal and let it set up overnight,,better yet 24 hours,,it won't leak there again. I have cured some oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By poolman
My oil catch can was on my last engine for over...

My oil catch can was on my last engine for over 150,000 miles ,,,using a PVC valve. That engine had 110,000 miles on it when I installed the catch can. The engine burnt a valve at 265,000 miles and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By poolman
Doru--I talked with an indy I have do work for me...

Doru--I talked with an indy I have do work for me from thime to time. It was concerning the spring tension on these CCV systems. He told me that on new CCV valves he installed, he would open the CCV...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By poolman
Before the catch can I made for my car, I hooked...

Before the catch can I made for my car, I hooked the intake vacuum directly into the valve cover and ran the car for about a month. The oil usage stopped , but I had another problem, I would get a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By poolman
I tried another key, to no avail. I had to use a...

I tried another key, to no avail. I had to use a paper clip to move the inside of the ignition around a bit , so the key would enter
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By poolman
New Key Problem

At 310,000 miles today, my key wouldn't go into the ignition. What Tha heck is this one. I could still move the steering wheel around, with the key out of the car , but the tranny couldn't be shifted...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By poolman
Sorry, I don't have a camera. But to try, I used...

Sorry, I don't have a camera. But to try, I used the supper soft black rubber stripping from lowes, it's about 1 inch wide and about 1/2 thick and easy to squeeze down to 1/4 inch. The back hatch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,570
Posted By poolman
5 years ago when this thread started, the first...

5 years ago when this thread started, the first thing that came up on this problem,Vacuum Leak from Booster. Seems like it's not only here, but in other BMW forums as well. Will be checking mine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By poolman
BB, the thread is about Oil Stop Leak, is that...

BB, the thread is about Oil Stop Leak, is that pic in the post you made above about coolent stop leak?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,052
Posted By poolman
Would really like to see an update on this...

Would really like to see an update on this thread,,just to get a handle on how things turned out, Know it's been a year that has gone by,,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By poolman
Just installed a new alternator last week. Had...

Just installed a new alternator last week. Had noticed how well the car was running afterwards. When I was running my AC, my fan had been acting up and then the car didn't pull as well. I have always...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By poolman
Just installed a new alternator last week. Had...

Just installed a new alternator last week. Had noticed how well the car was running afterwards. When I was running my AC, my fan had been acting up and then the car didn't pull as well. I have always...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By poolman
FSU Question

Just installed a new3 FSU in my ride. Question, would a bad , or going bad FSU cause a high drain on the alternator or the electrical system?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By poolman
On the plastic rear hatch, get small bits of...

On the plastic rear hatch, get small bits of rubber sheeting and stick in gaps,, on the tools that are in the rear hatch, line the tools with soft fabric or paper towels. The jack handle,,it slaps...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By poolman
While at Lowes HD the other day, I bought some...

While at Lowes HD the other day, I bought some 1/2 inch soft weather stripping with an adhesive back. I lined my cargo tray all around with the stuff, even pulled up the tray that covers my shock...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By poolman
These fans have been known to explode when doing...

These fans have been known to explode when doing what you have described. When they do, they take out the cooling system and will leave dents in your hood. If it's doing this, I wouldn't drive the...
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