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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 43,256
Posted By morrisroad
Car is gone now - no further updates forthcoming.

Car is gone now - no further updates forthcoming.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-19-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 44,869
Posted By morrisroad
You can buy Siemens injectors online. Pelican...

You can buy Siemens injectors online. Pelican Parts has been a good online supplier for me. But there are a few others.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By morrisroad
Gaskets, Besian procedure stuff...cleaning up

I have a bunch of stuff I don't need any more since car is gone. I was trying to find the best place to post this and here seems to be the logical choice because its for the 5 series.

Most...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 09-17-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 734
Posted By morrisroad
Besian vise grip and rattle fix e39 for sale

I have the Besian vise grip and rattle fix bearing for double vanos - e39 5 series. Selling for $65 you pay shipping (paypal). Still in package, never used, didn't need to.

PM me if you are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,040
Posted By morrisroad
I will certainly enjoy it, hope you enjoy yours.

I will certainly enjoy it, hope you enjoy yours.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,240
Posted By morrisroad
Try a different key. Crazy I know. But this...

Try a different key. Crazy I know. But this happended to me before, and the key electronics was not working so the immobilizer stopping the car from starting. So, with a new key (your spare) no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,040
Posted By morrisroad
Traded the 530i in...moving on

Traded in the 530i this week and replaced it with a new Honda. :wave: Prior to my ownership of BMW I owned a few Honda products and was quite pleased with them. It was time not only for change,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By morrisroad
Thinking of buying...BMW Ranks worst for second hand repairs.

Link below for folks thinking about second hand BMW...it would be good to see the actual study details.

I have to say my 03 - 530 has been worse than my 528. Depsite the 530's high ranking in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,510
Posted By morrisroad
I replaced the other 2 bad ones with new Siemens...

I replaced the other 2 bad ones with new Siemens ones also. I should have gone with the new Siemens in the first place. Lesson learned I suppose.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By morrisroad
Still looking for a good independent shop...in Toronto

Wondering if anyone in Toronto, Markham, Richmond Hill, Woodbridge are have had any recent 'great' experiences with independent shops in fixing there more challenging BMW issues. Which shops did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,510
Posted By morrisroad
Another GB Remanufacture injector #3 went south...

Another GB Remanufacture injector #3 went south the other day. Having had the rail off so many times it didn't take much time to replace it. I've sent it back on warranty. Buy new injectors if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By morrisroad
Best Approach to R&R Oil Filter Housing Gasket?

I was wondering if anyone has a fast path, minimum removal of parts, to replace the filter housing gasket. Its seems to be the likely source of my oil leak. I have seen a few segments with the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-16-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 44,869
Posted By morrisroad
Take a look at this thread and you can see that...

Take a look at this thread and you can see that 198K they looked clean on my car.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=587274&highlight=

I recommend going with brand new Siemens...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By morrisroad
Oh, and the intake manifold torque spec by bolt...

Oh, and the intake manifold torque spec by bolt type are:

M8 - 22Nm
M7 - 15Nm
M6 - 10Nm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By morrisroad
Found this attachmnent which contains torque...

Found this attachmnent which contains torque specs for variety of BMW items.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By morrisroad
Pulling plug on MAF when running...

What should happen when you pull the plug on the MAF when you have the car running?


Should the car stall or run rough with the plug off?


I have read some posts but its not clear.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,475
Posted By morrisroad
And here...

And here also...http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=582459&highlight=
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 43,256
Posted By morrisroad
Put my old temp sensor back in since it had been...

Put my old temp sensor back in since it had been acting up with the new sensor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,585
Posted By morrisroad
Toronto, Canada...not sure if Canada is part of...

Toronto, Canada...not sure if Canada is part of the oxygenated program. So it must be the winter fuel mix.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,585
Posted By morrisroad
Gas mileage better in summer vs winter mystery.

Now I know that many, many things, can influence fuel economy, but the other day I couldn't help but notice how much it changes from the summer to winter. And the thing is this past winter (which...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-29-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 43,256
Posted By morrisroad
Good to hear. In my case, I replaced all the...

Good to hear. In my case, I replaced all the coils along with a long list of things of other things, but still have the rough idle when cold.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 43,256
Posted By morrisroad
Entire sensor. It was -11C yesterday and I still...

Entire sensor. It was -11C yesterday and I still had the miss. Unfortunatley, replacing the sensor did not solve the cold rough idle problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 43,256
Posted By morrisroad
Replaced the temperature sensor (Vemo brand) from...

Replaced the temperature sensor (Vemo brand) from Canada online auto parts. These guys have the best shipping.

Its pretty basic to replace this sensor. You might to clean around the sensor with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,030
Posted By morrisroad
The valve cover gasket replacement is pretty...

The valve cover gasket replacement is pretty straight forward as other folks note and will likely solve your oil leak problem. For rough idle I have been trying to fix this one for some time. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,030
Posted By morrisroad
Agree, with the tool the fan nut loosen very...

Agree, with the tool the fan nut loosen very easily. The only awkward part I found, and need a second pair of hands, was to put the fan back on without cross threading.
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