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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By George16
I went with the seals too and it saved me some...

I went with the seals too and it saved me some money.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By George16
Beautiful. I have the same color.

Beautiful. I have the same color.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By George16
That great!!! Keep it up and she'll become famous...

That great!!! Keep it up and she'll become famous someday.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,933
Posted By George16
Replace it with a new one for peace of mind.

Replace it with a new one for peace of mind.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By George16
True statement. I do the work on both vehicles.

True statement. I do the work on both vehicles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By George16
I had my other vehicle in storage for 6 years...

I had my other vehicle in storage for 6 years while I was stationed overseas (Navy). The facility started it once in a while (whatever that means). When I picked it up in San Diego last october. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,778
Posted By George16
I spent almost $700 for parts since I did all the...

I spent almost $700 for parts since I did all the work myself. Since I was removing the Fan shroud, I also replaced the VANOS seals with the improved seals from Beisan systems for $60 plus $5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,778
Posted By George16
Thats the expansion for the cooling system. It's ...

Thats the expansion for the cooling system. It's big deal because it that starts leaking (which it seems like by the residue on the side of it), you run the risk of overheating the engine. Tell the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,261
Posted By George16
Great find. Thanks for sharing.

Great find. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By George16
For the ccv, you can coat them with a little bit...

For the ccv, you can coat them with a little bit of motor oil to ease in the insatallation but for the TB, just install it as is without anything.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By George16
Check his signature.

Check his signature.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By George16
Hopefully it's not the dreaded mayo. When was the...

Hopefully it's not the dreaded mayo. When was the last time you change your oil? Your CCV might not be working properly.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,092
Posted By George16
Go to home depot and buy the stainless steel hose...

Go to home depot and buy the stainless steel hose clamps instead of the regular zinc-plated ones. Its a lot stronger. Get a 22-47mm and you'll be set.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By George16
That happened to me when I fixed the driver seat...

That happened to me when I fixed the driver seat twist. I bought the $40 reset tool from Amazon and had cleared it since.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,894
Posted By George16
It's always great to know a problem has been...

It's always great to know a problem has been solved. Enjoy your car!!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By George16
It's 15k since BMW decided to use the"long life"...

It's 15k since BMW decided to use the"long life" oil. I change mine every 5-7K miles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,767
Posted By George16
Give it a try and see what happens. I replaced my...

Give it a try and see what happens. I replaced my gas cap with a new one and so far, the SES light has stayed extinguished.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By George16
Not a problem. Anyway, here's the correct...

Not a problem.

Anyway, here's the correct picture of the sensor.

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/i/2009COOLING/BMWAUXFANSWITCH.JPG

That green o ring can be bought from the dealer separately...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By George16
Just replace it. The sensor comes with an o ring....

Just replace it. The sensor comes with an o ring. In case you need another o ring, the part # is 13621743299
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By George16
Thanks for pointing that out. Yes , the...

Thanks for pointing that out.

Yes , the picture is for the expansion tank coolant sensor. However, the part # is the correct one for the sensor on the lower radiator hose.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By George16
Where are you located in Georgia? If you're...

Where are you located in Georgia?

If you're close to Atlanta, get you parts from BMW/Mini of South Atlanta. There prices are very competitive. I bought my expansion tank and cap from them for $108.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By George16
Here's what it looks like: ...

Here's what it looks like:

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/i//COOLLEVEL.JPG

Part # 13621433077 (Part number based on my 2003 530i)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,426
Posted By George16
The sensor is $21 dollars from your dealer and it...

The sensor is $21 dollars from your dealer and it also comes with a new o ring.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By George16
$988? You got ripped off!!!!

$988?

You got ripped off!!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,373
Posted By George16
There's a thread on bimmerforums by a guy who...

There's a thread on bimmerforums by a guy who installed E60 hub and bearings on his E39 in order to have more choice for wheels without boring the wheel hub. I was just reading a little while ago. He...
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