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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By cn90
Aluminum washer. Bring the sensor to local...

Aluminum washer.
Bring the sensor to local autoparts store and find some aluminum washers that fit.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By cn90
The Front Bearing is made by F.A.G., about $45: ...

The Front Bearing is made by F.A.G., about $45:

PN 31226783913

http://www.eeuroparts.com/Parts/30415/Wheel-Bearing-Front-31226783913/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 151
Posted By cn90
The HEPU I installed in my car back in May 2006...

The HEPU I installed in my car back in May 2006 still rolls along, zero problems.
Yes eight (8) years later, still good.

Can't go wrong with HEPU.

Next time deliver to another home address,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 151
Posted By cn90
Eeuroparts dot com sells HEPU for $54: ...

Eeuroparts dot com sells HEPU for $54:

http://www.eeuroparts.com/Cars/BMW/1369/1998-528i-E39-2-8L-6-Cyl-24-Valve/7/Cooling-System/#coolingsystems/1/

I think Graf is fine too. I used Graf 20...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By cn90
The torque value on these big M14-M16 crank bolts...

The torque value on these big M14-M16 crank bolts in many cars may seem crazy (350 ft*lb or 400 ft*lb) to us. But for this bolt size it is "normal", nothing excessive.

For comparison purposes a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By cn90
I know, but many car mfg's say replacing brake...

I know, but many car mfg's say replacing brake caliper bolts and wheel lugs because they are "one-time" use.
I always re-use my brake caliper bolts and wheel lugs w/o any issues.
Just did the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By cn90
I usually re-use the crank bolt. I also add one...

I usually re-use the crank bolt.
I also add one drop of Loctite, but this is just me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 749
Posted By cn90
For some people, English is not their mother...

For some people, English is not their mother tongue, so one can give them some slack.
For people whose English is their 1st language, well they need to see their English teacher...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By cn90
The O-ring MUST sit in the correct groove of the...

The O-ring MUST sit in the correct groove of the Oil Filter Cap.

BTW, a new Oil Filter Cap is only $28 from dealer. I replace this every 100K as preventive maintenance. When I tighten it, all I do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By cn90
Was the 1-way valve re-installed correctly?

Was the 1-way valve re-installed correctly?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By cn90
Search forum for "FSR", BMW brand only.

Search forum for "FSR", BMW brand only.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By cn90
Don't know about BMW blower, but in my 1998 Volvo...

Don't know about BMW blower, but in my 1998 Volvo S70, the blower makes sueaky noise when cold. Initially I thought it was going out but once I remove it (15 min to remove it), it turns out that the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By cn90
As I mentioned above, if this were my car,...

As I mentioned above, if this were my car, whatever happens (sunken cost) is done. Just move on.
I'd do a complete cooling overhaul since the real age of the car is 135K miles. Check old receipts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By cn90
MTC = Mission Trading Co. Google to learn about...

MTC = Mission Trading Co. Google to learn about it, then...

You will stick to Valeo b/c this is a big job requiring a lot of dis-assembly etc.

Believe it or notr, it is cheaper at BMW dealer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By cn90
Ask for the receipt so you know the parts mfg. ...

Ask for the receipt so you know the parts mfg.

If this were my car, I'd do a complete cooling overhaul, because the cooling system is the Achilles heel of the E39.
Also, I DIY, so the labor is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By cn90
Since your new engine has only 71K on it, you...

Since your new engine has only 71K on it, you will have a long way to go, but you have to perform a complete cooling overhaul.
Tons of info in forum but you have to pay attention to part mfg.
- In...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By cn90
Look into Transfer Case, Front driveshaft issues.

Look into Transfer Case, Front driveshaft issues.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 504
Posted By cn90
You are dealing with life and death issues here. ...

You are dealing with life and death issues here.
Take it to a pro for proper diagnosis and repair.

As suggested, maybe the MC is locking up. Usually the MC fails the other way around: it leaks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 725
Posted By cn90
Make sure you use BMW reservoir, no other brand...

Make sure you use BMW reservoir, no other brand for now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By cn90
11.1 quarts or so... ...

11.1 quarts or so...

http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/199986
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 343
Posted By cn90
My 2005 Volvo XC90 uses the Bosch Evolution...

My 2005 Volvo XC90 uses the Bosch Evolution wipers, exactly as mentioned in this post.
I have had the opportunity to compare both "ancient" design and Bosch Evolution.
Not much of a difference in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By cn90
http://www.yelp.com/biz/south-bay-independent-gard...

http://www.yelp.com/biz/south-bay-independent-gardena-2
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 343
Posted By cn90
I posted info on TRICO refills (yes refills),...

I posted info on TRICO refills (yes refills), about $7 for a pair.
It is somewhere in forum.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By cn90
Search forum for "siphon pump".

Search forum for "siphon pump".
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By cn90
Everything! From tie rod, to control arms...

Everything!

From tie rod, to control arms x2, swaybar bushing, strut, strut bearing, i.e., the whole 9 yards.

See the susp overhaul threads...
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