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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By bmw_lover85
Don't worry about any of this except the 40...

Don't worry about any of this except the 40 degrees and the key. The 40 degrees you probably meant, it shows -40? If this is the case, then you have a bad outside temperature sensor that is located...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By bmw_lover85
Thanks Fudman! I will take off the brakes again...

Thanks Fudman! I will take off the brakes again and inspect the inner pads. I think they used cheap knock off's from auto zone or similar.

I will report back what I find. Thank you all :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By bmw_lover85
Thank you guys for the suggestions. Ok so my...

Thank you guys for the suggestions. Ok so my brother bought this car 6 or 7 months ago (we live together) and the brake pads were new according to PO and it shows. This rattling problem just started...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By bmw_lover85
Rear Pads Loose??

Hello guys

We have a 2001 525i that the rear brake pads are loose. Specifically the ones facing the caliper cylinder! I don't get why!! Is there a clip that is missing or are those just cheapo...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,584
Posted By bmw_lover85
Let me just double check!! Are you saying that I...

Let me just double check!! Are you saying that I can buy a siren from 01-03 e39 and hook it up in my 97? Plug and play? Will work with no issues?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By bmw_lover85
Yes I got it to work. I believe if you're at the...

Yes I got it to work. I believe if you're at the frequency required or higher, you should be fine. I got the ADC from Monoprice but the problem was to find an adapter to go from RCA type plugs to SMD...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-18-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,970
Posted By bmw_lover85
Bump! More pictures added <a...

Bump!

More pictures added

<a href="http://s625.photobucket.com/albums/tt337/znabil85/?action=view&amp;current=photo5-1.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-06-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,970
Posted By bmw_lover85
E39 528i 5 speed manual for sale

Hello

I would like to sell my car. It's 1997 528i with 5 speed manual transmission. The car drives great and I have done some upgrades and replacements throughout my ownership.
I need to sell to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By bmw_lover85
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By bmw_lover85
This is definitely a 7 series. I think my AC...

This is definitely a 7 series. I think my AC problem is due to the compressor since it's knocking. I will check the pressure with another gauge too and see what it says. I remember last summer the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By bmw_lover85
I have the M52 and so far it's the best I have...

I have the M52 and so far it's the best I have driven. My brother has the M54 525i. His car's take off seems faster but on the highway mine feels more torque'y.

As for CCV, it means Crank Case...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By bmw_lover85
Thank you guys for the input and taking the time...

Thank you guys for the input and taking the time to write. The aux fan works fine but doesn't make noise as much as the other e39 we just sold.

Deathdeelr, Fudman, RDL, the gauge I bought came...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By bmw_lover85
Thank you. I believe the aux fan is working but...

Thank you. I believe the aux fan is working but I'll check tomorrow to make sure. This is the first time I check the pressure. Last summer the AC was good. This summer, it takes a while for it to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By bmw_lover85
Another AC Post

Hello guys

I did research on the forum and all threads I came across talk about low Freon levels in the AC system. I thought that was my problem until I hooked up the gauge I bought today and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By bmw_lover85
Isn't there a rubber stop bushing on the door?...

Isn't there a rubber stop bushing on the door? And if the sound happens when the window is shut, could it be the sunroof going up and down from pressure? I mean, could it make this sound too?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By bmw_lover85
I am selling mine for $4800. It's 97 with 183k...

I am selling mine for $4800. It's 97 with 183k miles and 5 speed manual.
Has brand new suspension less than a year ago bought it from EAC.
If you are interested, please PM me.

I apologize for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By bmw_lover85
I bought it from this guy, but it was much...

I bought it from this guy, but it was much cheaper actually... Around $60 or $75! I can't exactly remember but I can find the receipt somewhere.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By bmw_lover85
+1 I forgot about that lol

+1 I forgot about that lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By bmw_lover85
Yes it's an LCM (Light Control Module) problem...

Yes it's an LCM (Light Control Module) problem for sure. I had the same issue as well as some side blinkers wouldn't work.
I bought an LCM module from an eBay seller with lifetime warranty because...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,921
Posted By bmw_lover85
I just changed the gasket on a 528 and it was...

I just changed the gasket on a 528 and it was really easy... I don't know how hard it is for the V8 though
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,921
Posted By bmw_lover85
Yeah they smoke 2 cigs at a time :D

Yeah they smoke 2 cigs at a time :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,921
Posted By bmw_lover85
I remember this thread! I think he also inflated...

I remember this thread! I think he also inflated his tires to 50 PSI or some number around that I don't remember exactly.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,921
Posted By bmw_lover85
LOL man this is ridiculous!! I racked up 10...

LOL man this is ridiculous!! I racked up 10 points on my license when I lived in that state :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,489
Posted By bmw_lover85
Sorry to bring this thread up again but just...

Sorry to bring this thread up again but just wanted to say thank you and I'll try to diagnose this problem using the document you posted. It's probably the siren battery but I'll have to see.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,921
Posted By bmw_lover85
WOW interesting topic! I can see Nallen's point...

WOW interesting topic! I can see Nallen's point but the experience we are getting, make it hard to believe that there's no difference.

Anyways, 400 miles on a 540 is great :)

So far I lived in...
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