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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 02:32 AM
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Posted By dtadrian
also something you may want to look into is the...

also something you may want to look into is the power steering hoses from the reservoir. the power steering fluid uses ATF, sometimes mechanics mistake the red stuff that leaks to be from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 907
Posted By dtadrian
Rear end sliding ALL OVER the road

+1 on rear ball joints that connect to lower control arm. It has a lateral link connected to it. It's not your normal looking ball joint either.
Check this out. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By dtadrian
No. She will only be a once a week type of...

No. She will only be a once a week type of driver. I leased a new Jetta turbo and having fun with that. Quick little rocket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By dtadrian
Well , the touring is gone

Sold her earlier this week. Was kind of depressing. But at least I sold it to someone that will appreciate it. He has a few m3's that he races and wants to daily drive this one.
But I still have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By dtadrian
Under the intake manifold there's a few hoses...

Under the intake manifold there's a few hoses that run thru there. Might want to check. Get a light and a mirror. You will need it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By dtadrian
I still have a sweet e34 540 and a new Jetta...

I still have a sweet e34 540 and a new Jetta turbo. So I'm somewhat happy
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By dtadrian
I'm sad but I have to let her go

I know this isn't the for sale section.

It's on craigslist. http://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/cto/4810057032.html

I figured maybe someone here may want her. Please feel free to call me....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By dtadrian
You need to let car warm up and check to see...

You need to let car warm up and check to see where it may be spraying from. Water pumps also may let out coolant only when running and maybe your belt is flinging it everywhere. Thermostat housing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By dtadrian
Keep in mind there is also vac line that run to...

Keep in mind there is also vac line that run to and from manifold. Plan on replacing those as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By dtadrian
You could get to CCV with out removing intake...

You could get to CCV with out removing intake manifold. You would have to remove air box, intake elbow an throttle body. It's a bit tight but it could be done. If you go that route , make sure you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By dtadrian
Pretty cool wife.

Pretty cool wife.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By dtadrian
I'm betting coolant level

I'm betting coolant level
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By dtadrian
Check battery terminals are tight.

Check battery terminals are tight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By dtadrian
I had that same issue on my touring. Replaced...

I had that same issue on my touring. Replaced the lateral ball joints and that cured my issue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By dtadrian
Ignition switch is notorious for failing. Also...

Ignition switch is notorious for failing. Also check all fuses
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 777
Posted By dtadrian
Omg I died laughing at this. It's so true

Omg I died laughing at this. It's so true
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By dtadrian
Repainted

Little warning about the fleece 7layer car cover. I would advise that the paint is fully cured before putting that on the car. The fleece will get stuck on the paint on the corners that wrap around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 686
Posted By dtadrian
Play it safe burning2nd

Play it safe burning2nd
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By dtadrian
+1 on bobdmac. Carb cleaner hardly ever...

+1 on bobdmac.
Carb cleaner hardly ever works on bmw. You will need to read your codes and also look at your freeze frame and look at your short term and long term fuel trims. Usually anything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By dtadrian
Have you checked for vacuum leaks? Do you have a...

Have you checked for vacuum leaks? Do you have a check engine light?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By dtadrian
It's actually not that hard. I just did both rear...

It's actually not that hard. I just did both rear doors and it took about 30 min each side.
Remove door panel
Peel back vapor barrier
Remove torx bolts for latch
You will see a horizontal metal...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By dtadrian
- Faulty Speed Sensor - Speed Sensor harness is...

- Faulty Speed Sensor
- Speed Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Speed Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0720_bmw.html#ixzz3IgVGB8SE.
Try this
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By dtadrian
Go to realoem.com. Look up your part number and...

Go to realoem.com. Look up your part number and see if it's the same on the sedan. My bet is it is not the same
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 728
Posted By dtadrian
Buy a rotary lift for the car.

Buy a rotary lift for the car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By dtadrian
Even though you are running heat, you may also be...

Even though you are running heat, you may also be running compressor. Make sure the snow flake is off. Also do you have the gauge cluster unlocked to see the temp instead of relying on needle gauge....
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