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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By blackontan
Was the battery fully charged when the video was...

Was the battery fully charged when the video was made? Maybe it was maybe it wasnt, I was manually charge the battery overnight.
How much electrical load? I.e. what was turned on? Anything like an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By blackontan
For Future Reference: E39 Grounding Locations...

For Future Reference:
E39 Grounding Locations under the hood: I shot this video for E39 Owners that need to locate 3 of the grounding points under the hood for clean up:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By blackontan
I cleaned the terminal and the battery post, when...

I cleaned the terminal and the battery post, when i went to tighten the nut i noticed that the terminal moves. Even when i hold the terminal with my hand it moves as the nut cannot go any further......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By blackontan
This has a water cooled alternator and places...

This has a water cooled alternator and places like autozone and advanced cannot test these outside the car. When tested in the car, the alt and batt tested good... but the alt seems to vary at times...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By blackontan
Angry Alternator Issues or something else?? Video Attached.

Video:
:dunno: (http://youtu.be/kFFr3N_vET8)


It seems my alternator is bad, however I have put it two different used alternators with the same results....
Is it possible that all three are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for some proper advise. I am looking at...

Thank you for some proper advise. I am looking at some ignition kyt issues now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By blackontan
troll please help instead of experience points....

troll please help instead of experience points. can i report this troll?:mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By blackontan
I unplugged the batter for 20 seconds,...

I unplugged the batter for 20 seconds, recoonected, tail lights still on. unplugged battery for 15 min and it fixed the problem. 5 minutes later problem is there again.... Unplugging battery til...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By blackontan
both tail lights trun on when car is turned off..

When the car is on all lights and blinkers work perfectly. I park the car, then lights off, all lights turn off, then turn the key to completely off and then then both rear brake lights turn on and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By blackontan
I tried real oem with my last 7 of the vin...

I tried real oem with my last 7 of the vin GM61821:

Mine is 11/1998 E39 540I sedan M62 left hand automatic.

It cross references to the standard, not the sport model, which mine is. Calls for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By blackontan
99 540IA Sport - Transmission swap, Any programming needed?

So my trans is bad on my car. I plan to drop it out and put a used one in there, I found the following transmissionand hope its a fit:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By blackontan
WTB Trans, Can I just pop and drop a used trans...

WTB Trans, Can I just pop and drop a used trans in here or does it need to be programmed...?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By blackontan
I would like to think the same, however the car...

I would like to think the same, however the car was well maintained and the fluid looks great.... Also this just happened all of a sudden, also after recent alternator and battery issues which i read...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By blackontan
99 540IA Sport - Delayed shift - 1st to 2nd only ?

I have a 99 540i Sport Automatic.

Trans and engine have been flawless for the last 15k i owned it. Currently at 207K.

Trans also shifted perfect with foot to floor through all gears.

A few...
Forum: Exterior 05-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By blackontan
Wanted / WTB Trailer Hitch OEM or Non-oem

I have a 1999 540I and am looking to buy a trailer hitch. New or used, oem or not. Please let me know if anyone has one or a good place to buy online
Thanks
Jon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By blackontan
QSilver7, THANK YOU, I ordered part #15 from...

QSilver7,
THANK YOU, I ordered part #15 from the following listing:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/130935892518?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
This listing crossref's to my 1999 540i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By blackontan
Hood wont open broken cable replacement?

Its not the cabin latch....

How to open the hood now???

Where to buy the cable that goes from the cabin to hood....

Bump:dunno:
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-10-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,812
Posted By blackontan
No manual... disappointing, Is this an M5? or a...

No manual... disappointing, Is this an M5? or a collector car that will never be driven? Ultimate driving machine? :( Well, I'm sure it still smolders the tires, that is if you drive it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By blackontan
Now I think the hood cable is broken....

I tried to use the cabin hood latch release and it worked but made a snapping noise... now the cabin latch moves freely and now I cant get the hood open.....
I assume I need to see if its broke...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,109
Posted By blackontan
30. blackontan Willing to do a pictorial...

30. blackontan

Willing to do a pictorial write up.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for the thread I will let you know how...

Thank you for the thread I will let you know how things go.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for the information, I will let you...

Thank you for the information, I will let you know how things go.


If 100 is to fast then why is the US version of this car limited at 155MPH, I was thinking of removing the restriction just for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By blackontan
My e39

My e39
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By blackontan
This is what got me... Is there a easy way of...

This is what got me... Is there a easy way of doing this in my garage or do i need scan tools and gauges?:confused::bawling:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By blackontan
Red face I am mechanically inclined but may need a DIY.......

I am mechanically inclined but may need a DIY.... Is there one for this?

Otherwise I assume when you refer to the two latches lube job, one being the in grill one, second being the one that is...
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