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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By dkotanto
I've received the coils and air filter. Thanks...

I've received the coils and air filter. Thanks again for the super fast delivery and the great deal.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By dkotanto
I'll take the ignition coils and air filter if...

I'll take the ignition coils and air filter if they are still available.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By dkotanto
I just had mine refinished too and they applied...

I just had mine refinished too and they applied three coats of clear coat. I think next time I will leave the clear coat off and just clean/polish the rims when they get dirty.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,306
Posted By dkotanto
This should help: ...

This should help:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uHc35c6fHA
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,306
Posted By dkotanto
You should be OK with 3/4 of the fuel left in the...

You should be OK with 3/4 of the fuel left in the tank. Cover as much as possible as with a full tank, fuel will likely spill into your interior as you start removing the parts. I'd use a bucket or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,306
Posted By dkotanto
Agreed. Time for a new fuel pump and fuel filter...

Agreed. Time for a new fuel pump and fuel filter :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,306
Posted By dkotanto
There should be no power without the key in the...

There should be no power without the key in the ON position. Note that the power will only be there for a few seconds after you turn the ignition ON and then go away. This is to prime the system...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,306
Posted By dkotanto
See relay K96 under the glovebox: ...

See relay K96 under the glovebox:

http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E39-Sedan/Europe/523i-M52/L-A/jun1996/browse/vehicle_electrical_system/relay_for_fuel_pump_1_k96

part number is 61368373700
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,306
Posted By dkotanto
According to this video, there is no fuel...

According to this video, there is no fuel pressure when the engine is off. Once you turn the ignition on (but not starting the engine), the fuel pump primes and there should be pressure.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By dkotanto
Thanks for sharing. I just had my style 42s...

Thanks for sharing. I just had my style 42s refinished last week, I will be checking the bolts too. I think they are supposed to be using loctite on the bolts, did you remove a bolt to confirm?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 874
Posted By dkotanto
Looks like the Carly app with their GEN II WiFi...

Looks like the Carly app with their GEN II WiFi adapter is able to deactivate voltage monitoring for the Angel Eyes:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By dkotanto
A 2006-2007 E60 530i

A 2006-2007 E60 530i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By dkotanto
For those who like to stay OEM, I bought the...

For those who like to stay OEM, I bought the Jurid FF front pads from Ebay for about $38 vs. the $85+. This guy sells them with no box but they are brand new:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By dkotanto
Very cool, I hope they work for you and please...

Very cool, I hope they work for you and please let us know if they do.

According to ECS, they are 24lb/hr injectors. Stock part number is 13537546245:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,967
Posted By dkotanto
Beautiful car, they love to be driven though...:)

Beautiful car, they love to be driven though...:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,967
Posted By dkotanto
I think so too. I figured it would cost me about...

I think so too. I figured it would cost me about another $1K to get a few E39 key things replaced and I should be good for a while.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,967
Posted By dkotanto
Thanks. It's the Avin Avant 2: ...

Thanks. It's the Avin Avant 2:

https://avinusa.com/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,967
Posted By dkotanto
No problem. I paid $9250 for it.

No problem. I paid $9250 for it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,967
Posted By dkotanto
That was the initial estimate from the tire shop,...

That was the initial estimate from the tire shop, $130 per wheel. Then Spec wheels called them and they upped the price due to all the extra labor for the 2-piece wheel disassembly/assembly.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,967
Posted By dkotanto
Yes, but they have their issues and refinishing...

Yes, but they have their issues and refinishing them is quite expensive ($225/wheel). In order to save some money, I chose to refinish three of them and use the spare wheel as the fourth which is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,967
Posted By dkotanto
Thanks! Here are some pictures: ...

Thanks! Here are some pictures:

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipPWKMmkBvMvTqrps56QTLG8FA_UuivumKAK8mwKd-_5pjvHZrqT6UfdJgbwtXoXZw?key=SlpKcmlLczNNd3J3VTBGN0stU2xZR1dUQWtNUnNB


I just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,967
Posted By dkotanto
Hello everyone, Two weeks ago I bought a...

Hello everyone,

Two weeks ago I bought a 2003 530i sport with 55K miles. The car is in good shape however, the PO had neglected some key maintenance items as he just followed the service lights...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By dkotanto
Thanks for sharing the diagnosis. I would start...

Thanks for sharing the diagnosis. I would start with the fuel filter first and see if that solves the problem saving you some money on the fuel pump. If that doesn't work, replace the fuel pump. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By dkotanto
Thanks Dennis, I will look at the inside of...

Thanks Dennis,

I will look at the inside of the wheels once they are off tomorrow and find out the specs. I appreciate your response and suggestions.

Best,
Jim
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By dkotanto
19" LM Style wheels and good tires, what are they worth?

Hello everyone,

I purchased a 2003 530i that came with two sets of wheels. The 19" LM style replicas and the original type 42s that need refinishing. I'm thinking on selling the LMs as I really...
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