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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-30-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,710
Posted By champaign777
trade ? sent you mail

trade ? sent you mail
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,201
Posted By champaign777
middle

middle
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By champaign777
and the reason is a SC ? ;)

and the reason is a SC ? ;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By champaign777
If you had one e39 for the rest of your life.... ...

If you had one e39 for the rest of your life....

Buy one in a good/excellent condition
Rebuild all possible/impossible to make it like a new or even better
Enjoy driving it every day , be sure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By champaign777
Why not to go under your car and check it ? ...

Why not to go under your car and check it ?
There is a green label on your transmission where y can find all details
2002 BMW 530i should work for your car as y have same 530i engine ( 525i has a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,090
Posted By champaign777
Must to agree ... all german cars are money pit )...

Must to agree ... all german cars are money pit )
My e39 costs me another e39 to fix all german engeeniring problems so i
d8nt think i am ready for another adventure like this haha
Have y tried...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By champaign777
These cars built for autobahn so its normal for...

These cars built for autobahn so its normal for them to keep 80-120++ MPH speed for a long time .
One of the reasons why they hold superb on such a high speed is a drive shaft - differential...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,572
Posted By champaign777
these engines are strong if not overheated my...

these engines are strong if not overheated
my sucked oil this winter into cylinders because of frozen oil separator
after clean up and new oil separator no issue at all
my vote is a new engine ,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By champaign777
it comes with the sensor installed from BMW ...

it comes with the sensor installed from BMW

Get OEM , it should be coveraged by insurance anywhere

Your will need NCS Expert , all is here
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By champaign777
it can be easy done on 2004+ 530i but before 2004...

it can be easy done on 2004+ 530i but before 2004 you need DIS ( GT1 ) to be able to change it
Dont remember if INPA can do it or not
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By champaign777
you dont need Coolant Temperature Sensor to...

you dont need Coolant Temperature Sensor to replace

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww95/champaign777/2003%20530i%20Silver/M54%20coolant%20overhaul/P1010860.jpg?t=1345222157

y need to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 66,921
Posted By champaign777
this is some some serious engine work you...

this is some some serious engine work
you should consider to put all in PDF file for an easy access
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,434
Posted By champaign777
interesting popcorn 3-4 years ago you can be...

interesting popcorn
3-4 years ago you can be killed saying i like auto on BMW forum
these dates more and more think differently ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By champaign777
Right car wrong year you should look on 2008+...

Right car wrong year
you should look on 2008+ 550i , facelif manuals are very rare there are maybe 800 total e60 from 2008,2009 and 2010
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By champaign777
Get d can it will support e39 plus all bmw up to...

Get d can it will support e39 plus all bmw up to 2009
there is a software switch which come with d can where y can work on k line cars or d can cars
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By champaign777
I have done GT1 setup under WMWare and i am able...

I have done GT1 setup under WMWare and i am able to work on E39 under DIS44 and on any BMW up to 2009 under DIS57
Stable ? What can be more stable than Linux :) sure it is ...
The DIS44 uses 100k...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 292,957
Posted By champaign777
my E39 is retired for MB coupe , - it is a...

my E39 is retired for MB coupe , - it is a weekend car now ;)

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww95/champaign777/2003%20530i%20Silver/2014_05/IMG_0744_zpse871d622.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 292,957
Posted By champaign777
my E39 is retired for MB coupe , - it is a...

my E39 is retired for MB coupe , - it is a weekend car now ;)

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww95/champaign777/2003%20530i%20Silver/2014_05/99a6bfe0-9dbf-40eb-ab43-14bfd31bed11_zpsd0d4b471.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By champaign777
well i wanted to save and went with the easy way...

well i wanted to save and went with the easy way - got this left plastic from ebay
then the small bushing ( also plastic ) from the right side is also failed during the installation ... very cheap...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,827
Posted By champaign777
if its not a wires issue sooner or later y will...

if its not a wires issue sooner or later y will need a new trunk lid

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1835862-Bmw-E39-Tailgate-door-lock-problem

GL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By champaign777
try this ...

try this
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1560100-metal-noise-between-2-3-RPM-cracked
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By champaign777
my Sunroof just FAILED on the same on BMW 2003...

my Sunroof just FAILED on the same on BMW 2003 530i :(
I am thinking to get the whole parts and replace them all
there are 2 sets basically which y can get for around ~$120 shipped online

SET...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By champaign777
"that were replaced 20k ago by an Indy." ...

"that were replaced 20k ago by an Indy."

sleeve will not fail w/o a reason
the reason why your sleeve failed is a hummer used for this kind of job which destroyed sleeve and carrier connection ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By champaign777
not to continue another oil thread but i tried...

not to continue another oil thread but i tried both and from my experience Castrol is better than Mobile
less oil consuming , less engine noise
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,292
Posted By champaign777
there are many things which can help here but no...

there are many things which can help here but no one can fix it

here is one of them i use last dates

http://barsproducts.com/system/pictures/2/medium/100QR-JPG-large.jpg?1328224560
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