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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,522
Posted By Shorething
Another thanks...

And, also a shout-out to Max from OEMBIMMERPARTS.COM, his helpful hints and insights and recommendations were a great help as well..

Thanks to ALL…
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,522
Posted By Shorething
I wanted to thank you for this information. ...

I wanted to thank you for this information. I'm not a mechanic and your directions made the job less intimidating. I installed a new radiator, fan clutch, idler roller, both tensioners, water...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By Shorething
Thanks everyone..very helpful... Very best...

Thanks everyone..very helpful...

Very best...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By Shorething
Cool oil leak

I brought my 2001 530i to the dealership for and alignment. I have noticed drops of oil on the floor of the garage recently which they confirmed I have an oil leak. They said it was a simple "O" ring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Shorething
my 530i has 149k.. at 96k the deealership...

my 530i has 149k.. at 96k the deealership installed a water pump under waranty..nothing since then...

drove the car last night.. 40 miles to destination and heard the squeeling when I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Shorething
Hearing a squealing after long trips

I noticed the sound mainly when making a right turn out of my driveway. I brought it to the dealership and oh what a surprise it didn’t make the sound, so they couldnt help me. They told me I needed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By Shorething
530i 2001 O2 sensor replacement

Are there any sites that expalin procedures to replace 2 or all 4 sensors for my 01 530i?. I thought I had it done by the dealer earlier this year and they told me it was a CAM sensor not O2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,358
Posted By Shorething
Are there any sites that expalin procedures to...

Are there any sites that expalin procedures to replace 2 or 4 sensors for my 01 530i?. I thought I had it done by the dealer earlier this year and they just told me it was a CAM sensor not O2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Shorething
actually in North JErsey, I will take you up on...

actually in North JErsey, I will take you up on that..thx
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Shorething
dvsgene, It took ne 5 mins to read your 5...

dvsgene,

It took ne 5 mins to read your 5 lines because I kept getting distracted buy the Beautiful babe. :)

Thanks to everyone for the feedback..I went with oembimmerparts.com this time. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Shorething
thanks, I'll check them out..

thanks, I'll check them out..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Shorething
BMW On-line Parts recomendation

There seems to be many on-line sites offering BMW parts. Some easier to use than others..who has the best prices??..Any recomendations?

Also, want to get the basic's, plugs, oil filter, air...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,838
Posted By Shorething
Thanks for the info on the Mity Vac. Going to...

Thanks for the info on the Mity Vac. Going to pick one up at Sears today. Apparently they will match the best price I have seen for $61.99 at tool topia..

On another note, what recomendations...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,838
Posted By Shorething
oil Extractors?

Has anyone used or recomend using oil extractors vs draining the oil the old fashion way?
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-10-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By Shorething
E39 2001 530i

Would like to find a site that will proved directions to do a 100k mile tune-up, oil change, plugs, filters etc and the best place to purchase BMW products. I want to start doing basic maint. on my...
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