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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 53,515
Posted By ninetyseven1
a 540i runs 14 flat and will trap over 100mph. A...

a 540i runs 14 flat and will trap over 100mph. A civic is not touching a 540i not even an automatic. 2006 Honda Civic Si track testing produced a 0-60 run of 7.2 seconds, with the quarter mile...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By ninetyseven1
the car has 186k miles on it Edjack and I think I...

the car has 186k miles on it Edjack and I think I may have one hollowed out cat.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By ninetyseven1
UPDATE! Ok, I ran two bottles of IsoHEET in the...

UPDATE! Ok, I ran two bottles of IsoHEET in the gas tank at about an eighth of a tank and drove to the testing station. I also, turned off my electric fan so the car would idle up to 110C instead of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By ninetyseven1
Well, the test facility was 20 miles away and I...

Well, the test facility was 20 miles away and I did a few full throttle runs on the way there, I also ran some lucas fuel system cleaner in the car on the way there. The plugs are brand new and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By ninetyseven1
Failed emissions today 540i

Hi guys , 97' 540i auto. failed emissions today due to high HC. I was just above the limit!! what does this mean? Running rich? Lean? I have no Check engine light and car has fresh plugs, new valve...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,710
Posted By ninetyseven1
what you "feel" is torque. Torque is...

what you "feel" is torque. Torque is felt.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By ninetyseven1
I would be using the test 7 on your dash to see...

I would be using the test 7 on your dash to see the exact temperature of the car. I use it everyday. The needle gauge won't give u a very accurate reading FYI. You pick up a radiator for under $100.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-04-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,633
Posted By ninetyseven1
Brummell, with the 95c stat, what are your engine...

Brummell, with the 95c stat, what are your engine Temps like now? At idle , in town ? And on highway?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,541
Posted By ninetyseven1
Disconnecting the thermostat harness will not set...

Disconnecting the thermostat harness will not set a code, but it will set a fault. It just wont illuminate the check engine light. I would not disconnect the wires unless you plan on using the...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 09-10-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By ninetyseven1
Looking to buy E31 Thermostat

Anyone have a one piece thermostat for sale? 85C or 95C. Please let me know
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By ninetyseven1
I have always always wondered about this lol

I have always always wondered about this lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By ninetyseven1
Ok I'm still Not understanding how to tighten...

Ok I'm still
Not understanding how to tighten the main belt, Im looking at the tensioner , there are 3 bolts one in the middle is the lock bolt? And the one to the upper right loosens , but if I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By ninetyseven1
Also, do you guys know if hoses from a 98-2001...

Also, do you guys know if hoses from a 98-2001 540i will fit? in realoem.com it says the part number for the 99 supersedes the part number of the 1997, does that mean its the same part?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By ninetyseven1
oil filter lines leaking badly HELP please!

Hi guys 97' 540i , well today my alternator caught on fire! it was covered in oil, i just finished a whole day's work of installing new valve cover gaskets and started the car and boom! fire. My oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By ninetyseven1
nobody knows??

nobody knows??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By ninetyseven1
I am also having this same issue. Intermittent...

I am also having this same issue. Intermittent error for months now. Error P0300 cylinder 3, but when I go and look at coil and plug on cyl3 they are bone dry, I have tried swapping out coils,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By ninetyseven1
Seems like coils are fine, injectors test fine...

Seems like coils are fine, injectors test fine (ohms and volts) , and spark plugs have been swapped over. Is this just oil leaking onto number 4 cylinder?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By ninetyseven1
Code P0300 especially when it rains?

Hey guys, 97' 540i automatic. I do have leaking valve cover gaskets and especially on cylinder 3 and 4. However, I have been driving the car and its been fine for the most part,but it gets really bad...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,843
Posted By ninetyseven1
This is what the gap looks like

This is what the gap looks like
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,843
Posted By ninetyseven1
I have a question for you all. When I bought my...

I have a question for you all. When I bought my car it had 19's on it , i then put 17'' stock wheels and tires back on it. Now, there is a big gap between my wheels and the body of the car. It is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,429
Posted By ninetyseven1
This is not true

This is not true
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By ninetyseven1
Outer Tie rod end just wont budge?

Guys, car is a 97' 540i. I have done tie rods before but I notice when I turn the 18mm nut on the top of my tie rod that the whole bolt just spins? The tie rod is shot and long overdue but I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By ninetyseven1
HELP! Transmission Fail safe error

Hi Guys, need some insight on this one. I have a 97' 540i and I was driving along yesterday with the family and all of a sudden the car would not accelerate when leaving the traffic light. Felt like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,445
Posted By ninetyseven1
What was the exact color of this paint? I would...

What was the exact color of this paint? I would like to do this also.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-05-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,921
Posted By ninetyseven1
Would this 2 piece M60 thermo work in my 97' 540i...

Would this 2 piece M60 thermo work in my 97' 540i ?
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