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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Update: I took the car to the shop. The front end...

Update: I took the car to the shop. The front end looks solid, everything is snug, no leaks from the bushings. The shop assured me that the parts were torqued down while suspension was pre loaded. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By mrpumpk1n
I'm pretty she they were OEM so I will check for...

I'm pretty she they were OEM so I will check for fluid. The car was vibrating and shimmy-ing before the job so it's not all of a sudden. I was hoping the problem would be fixed with the control arm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Still didn't get a chance to take the car in :-/....

Still didn't get a chance to take the car in :-/. The car is still vibrating.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By mrpumpk1n
I am scheduled to take the car back in tomorrow...

I am scheduled to take the car back in tomorrow or Thursday. I have another car in the shop so as soon a the other car is done I will swap. I am also noticing some considerable vibration. A lot less...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Ed, ya this was a BMW Indy shop. Burning: I...

Ed, ya this was a BMW Indy shop.

Burning: I will get to the rear end sometime around March (this is my secondary car just to get to work and errands and such). I don't know if they preloaded the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Car feels loose after front end overhaul

I just had my front suspension overhauled. Control arms (both upper and lower), struts, and the spindle (steering knuckle sleeve came out and were cracked). Now the car feels loose. It seems to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Hey 777-300ER, do you have any sliding and...

Hey 777-300ER, do you have any sliding and opening euro style arm rest with cubby inside for sand beige / tan color interior cars for under 100?
Forum: Parting Out 04-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Bump

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Forum: Parting Out 04-18-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By mrpumpk1n
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Forum: Parting Out 04-17-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By mrpumpk1n
97 540i part out flash sale

Hey all, so it's been almost two years since I started parting out my old e39 and now I am losing storage space so everything must go. So if I have it, you can get it for $20-30 plus shipping. Too...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-26-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Do you still have these? Where are you located

Do you still have these? Where are you located
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Bump

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By mrpumpk1n
492369 Here is a picture of the damage. I am...

492369
Here is a picture of the damage. I am pretty sure most of the oil spill seen here is from me spilling while filling oil but some oil leak was there before filling.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By mrpumpk1n
The dent is right in front of the oil level...

The dent is right in front of the oil level sensor. Should I be worried about the oil pickup being restricted?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Hey Ed, how's it going? You saved me with my old...

Hey Ed, how's it going? You saved me with my old car! Sadly I lost it two years ago in a blizzard. Spun out and hit a tree head on with my sister in law. The car kept us alive and without any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Oil leak after pothole but not from oil pan

Hey All,

I hit a MASSIVE pothole last night. It sounded catastrophic but the car continued to drive fine. Still drives smooth, revs smooth, no issues with alignment. I pulled over to check for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,858
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Awesome write up! I bought the same camera and I...

Awesome write up! I bought the same camera and I have the same head unit (looks like the Dynavin) so I will be tackling this as soon as it gets a bit warmer. Question though, why did you run the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-12-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Are these 17" wheels? What size tires go on...

Are these 17" wheels? What size tires go on them?
Forum: Parting Out 12-12-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Hows the condition of the suspensions? How much...

Hows the condition of the suspensions? How much for the shocks (front and rear), and front upper control arms?
Forum: Parting Out 12-12-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By mrpumpk1n
How much for the headlights?

How much for the headlights?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Hey Qsilver. The fuel door is locking and...

Hey Qsilver. The fuel door is locking and unlocking properly. I've had many instances where when I turn the car on, the trunk unlocks but I cannot verify if I am just accidentally pressing the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Hey Qsilver. I understand that one of the sensors...

Hey Qsilver. I understand that one of the sensors is staying in an open loop but how do I track down which it is?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Key won't lock the car

Hi All,

My key stopped remote locking my car. The button works, the LED on the key blinks when I press it. If I lock the car manually, the lock button turns on and off the interior lights. When...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Hey Edjack and Qsilver. The LED blinks on the...

Hey Edjack and Qsilver. The LED blinks on the key when I press the lock button. Also I noticed that if I lock the car manually, the DWA light flashes rapidly for 10 seconds and then continues to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By mrpumpk1n
Sorry to revive an old thread but I am having a...

Sorry to revive an old thread but I am having a half problem. The remote key unlocks the car but will not lock the car. Any ideas?
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