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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 33,000
Posted By scpousnret
Gas: Exxon Mobil 93 Oct

Gas: Exxon Mobil 93 Oct
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 33,000
Posted By scpousnret
coolant: whatever is on sale oil: Mobil 1 Full...

coolant: whatever is on sale
oil: Mobil 1 Full SYN, 10w-30
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 33,000
Posted By scpousnret
E s f j

E s f j
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 33,000
Posted By scpousnret
I see you use 0W-40. I have a 2002 530 with...

I see you use 0W-40. I have a 2002 530
with 169k miles. I've been using 10w-30.
Would you recommend that I switch to 0W-40
and if so, why? Much appreciate your advice.
Dave, Florida
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 102
Sticky: E39 Faq
Views: 219,524
Posted By scpousnret
I thought the same thing and both of my keys...

I thought the same thing and both of my
keys are dead also, which was the nature
of my original post/delima.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By scpousnret
neither leaks regarding filter housing / valve...

neither leaks regarding filter housing / valve cover.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By scpousnret
yep neither leaks

yep neither leaks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By scpousnret
PS. have owned car since 21k miles and have...

PS. have owned car since 21k miles and
have paid meticulous attention to repairs
and PM requirements. thanks again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By scpousnret
oil consumption

03 530, 157k miles

excellent mechanical shape.

I see no smoke of any kind and have no
drops in garage floor but need to add an average
of 13oz of oil over 8-10 week periods.
in your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 47,772
Posted By scpousnret
garage at home is level. thank you for the...

garage at home is level. thank you
for the input.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 59,039
Posted By scpousnret
great message. well said. I concur 100%. thank...

great message. well said. I concur 100%.
thank you!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 47,772
Posted By scpousnret
after I change my oil and put in 6.9-7.0 qts...

after I change my oil and put in 6.9-7.0
qts (per chart) I go for a few mile drive,
return home, let sit for 15 min and the
dipstick is reads at the min point, not max
and not even in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,819
Posted By scpousnret
I guess I did not see the one you are referring...

I guess I did not see the one you are referring to, I'll look again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,819
Posted By scpousnret
"Once off............. Thanks but I'm trying to...

"Once off.............
Thanks but I'm trying to get some simple but concise tips (and a video would be a plus),
on just how to access/remove it and the proper way to clean and put it back together....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,685
Posted By scpousnret
Which, Friggen, Tube, Is allI want to know, lol....

Which, Friggen, Tube, Is allI want to know, lol. That's it. That's IT. All I need to know is which tube.
YES, YES, YES...................I have the same issue. LOT'S of talk about putting 1/3 can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By scpousnret
Seafoam correct location e39

:dunno: Can ANYONE give a concise yet simple indication of specifically where and how to introduce the 1/3 can of Seafoam to the intake system on an e39?:

Mine is a 2002 530i with 154k miles and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,091
Posted By scpousnret
oil change

thank you much.

btw: I'm positive I refilled my oil with the correct amount on my last change but a day after, I'm reading 1/2 qt low and I'm seeing no spots on the garage floor and car history...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-04-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 171,646
Posted By scpousnret
dash pixels

wow, very good info, thank you for your contribution.

dave
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 47,772
Posted By scpousnret
ft lbs

I set my TWrench to 15 for both. never had a problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 93,911
Posted By scpousnret
Work Great!!

I used 2x12 instead and worked just great. Thank you for your input!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 102
Sticky: E39 Faq
Views: 219,524
Posted By scpousnret
gets in the way of my gun bag.

gets in the way of my gun bag.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,091
Posted By scpousnret
A litle off topic but..........

Is there truly any harm in putting in 7.0 liter rather than 6.9 liter when changing oil??

2002 530

Much thanks, Dave, St. Pete, FL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,944
Posted By scpousnret
Are there belt size choices?

My only question is:

Since I had my Mechanical belt tensioners replaced a few years
ago with Hydraulic, are the Serp Belts now a different size / part number,
or are the size of the belts the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,944
Posted By scpousnret
serpentine

thank you for your tips on serpentine belt replacement.

much appreciated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 33,000
Posted By scpousnret
Which First?

Thank your for your help and tips on the E39 oil change. Just one thing: does it matter if we start with draining the oil pan first, or should we loosen the filter housing first?, or does it not...
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