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Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-03-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 95,374
Posted By Murphy1d
I had the great luck of being on the side of I-75...

I had the great luck of being on the side of I-75 in Atlanta last night during a snowstorm because something went wrong with my coolant system. While driving I saw steam escaping out the back of the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-25-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 100,510
Posted By Murphy1d
Need one too Lance, and thanks for making the...

Need one too Lance, and thanks for making the price cheaper for the forum members. This really helps out a lot!

I have a 98 540, and I will be needing both rear sides. PM me.

Thanks again
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Murphy1d
My brother gets his Porsche serviced in Charlotte...

My brother gets his Porsche serviced in Charlotte Here (http://www.gmpperformance.com/index.cfm). They work BMW's too, but he's had nothing but good things to say about them.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Murphy1d
Funny you should say "check the cap" because I...

Funny you should say "check the cap" because I received the tank today sans cap (but...but the picture...it had a cap..waaah).

So how do I test if the cap is still good (while I install the tank...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Murphy1d
I just had my expansion tank "explode" on me and...

I just had my expansion tank "explode" on me and it has me worried. I have a 98 540ia and have had the car since it had 70K miles on it. Within the first month of buying it (used) the radiator died...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Murphy1d
Radiator, Radiator, Radiator. I bought my...

Radiator, Radiator, Radiator.

I bought my 98 at the 70K mark and within a month it was spewing radiator fluid out the bottom. The forums can tell you more about the problem (I think it's the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By Murphy1d
A. I asked around a lot about the pressure...

A. I asked around a lot about the pressure regulator and, even though the interwebs spoke of it being an option ON the fuel filter, the local Advance Auto told me that they didn't have a fuel filter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By Murphy1d
I did clean the MAF and at first thought that...

I did clean the MAF and at first thought that fixed it.

But, even though I do feel more HP (thank you), I still have the hiccup during cold/cool takeoff (not fast, but pushed). I have not had the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,476
Posted By Murphy1d
I would make sure to ask about the non-working...

I would make sure to ask about the non-working airbags!!! You should see if they can be repaired too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By Murphy1d
Engine Hiccups??

I have a 98 540ia, 147K miles, that started having what I call "hiccups" that occur when cold or when under high-speed passing on highways.

What happens is a momentary dead-zone where for 1/2 a...
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