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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By poolman
Sounds like an alt going bad--with the mileage...

Sounds like an alt going bad--with the mileage that you have--the time frame is about right.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By poolman
See that you have already torn her back...

See that you have already torn her back down,,,for giggles,,add somemore air in and see if she's still leaking into the intake side,,,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By poolman
That could be the problem--or you could have a...

That could be the problem--or you could have a sticking valve--not good either way--the spring would be the best problem though--you could do that with out removing the head,,or the intake
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By poolman
Unhook the maf and try that same thing---sounds...

Unhook the maf and try that same thing---sounds like airflow problem to me--no trash or stuff blocking the air intake boot, is there
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By poolman
How about your DISA Valve. I had a rattle , like...

How about your DISA Valve. I had a rattle , like the one your mentioning. I found out my valve was just about shot. Caught it in time and the pin that can dislodge, was still barly holding on. If...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By poolman
Might should check cylinder pressure in #6--and...

Might should check cylinder pressure in #6--and also do a leak down..On the distribution unit--spray some wd 40 on the top of the post until the liquid justs sit a the top--then crank the engine and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By poolman
If your seeing a layer of gunk and carbon build...

If your seeing a layer of gunk and carbon build up,,I'd say drive on--everyone one of these cars do that. I finaly burnt a valve in mine atr 260k miles and replace my engine--don't think it had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By poolman
Jim--I think your right--didn't read that far...

Jim--I think your right--didn't read that far into his OP,,Sounds More like an oil pump gone bad
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By poolman
Common problem with these engines. Your not...

Common problem with these engines. Your not damaging the engine. I take it, that this problem is occuring when the engine is at idle,,like at a stop light ,,or such.The oil is getting thinned out,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 28,992
Posted By poolman
Blue Bee--I call BS on that post above--No way...

Blue Bee--I call BS on that post above--No way did that gent get a reworked vanos removed and installed for 50 bucks--I work fast ,,and with that said,,I takes me an hour and 30 min to rmove one of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By poolman
Haven't tried this,,but was aware of how this...

Haven't tried this,,but was aware of how this could help..Have read about the same subject here on this forum sometime back,,never tried it though,,always used electrical spray cleaner on all of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By poolman
Remove the driverside cabin air filter and the...

Remove the driverside cabin air filter and the cabin air duct work(Turn the duct work counterclock wise and it will release)then with a mirror and a flashlight, look around back behind the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By poolman
Work Well Planned Is Acomplished twice as...

Work Well Planned Is Acomplished twice as fast,,good job and thanks for getting back with the results...On the Disa--my thoughts would be ,,to rebuild the unit with the kits from German Solutions
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 34,654
Posted By poolman
You need to use a PVC Valve--not a one way...

You need to use a PVC Valve--not a one way valve--I used a PVC for an old Ford 6 cylinder engine on mine--there are others you can use though--the way yours is set up now--you have too much vacuum...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 933
Posted By poolman
The thicker oil will boost your oil...

The thicker oil will boost your oil pressure--That's why we recomended to you. On bleeding the system--I Hope you dide this while the engine was cold,,as had sat all night long,,and you didn't try to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By poolman
Almost 300k miles on my Touring now. The engine...

Almost 300k miles on my Touring now. The engine blew back around Christmas. The Wife wanted me to buy a new car. I had rebuilt the front and rear suspension with Heavy Duty parts..rear solid subframe...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 933
Posted By poolman
Thought on this a little more. The big problem...

Thought on this a little more. The big problem with this is, the oil becomes thinner when the engine heats up,,thus lower oil pressure. With the engine cold from setting all night.. Have the front of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 933
Posted By poolman
I Ran 15w50 in my engine for years--the last 100k...

I Ran 15w50 in my engine for years--the last 100k miles on the engine --it burnt a valve at 250,000 and replaced with a used engine rather than rebuild something that was worn out. When the weather...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By poolman
02 sensors--Bosh from Advance Auto--around 70...

02 sensors--Bosh from Advance Auto--around 70 bucks each and are OEM parts--I used Denzo in mine ,,at about 80 bucks each--Like those--as for spark plugs--Iridium Plugs are the stuff for these cars...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By poolman
Unless I'm mistaken--there are copper crush...

Unless I'm mistaken--there are copper crush washers under those screw heads--they shouldn't be leaking...did you loosen those bolts when doing the work?...you might check on Real OEM and see what the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 526
Posted By poolman
I drove my car around for 2 weeks, with the MAF...

I drove my car around for 2 weeks, with the MAF unhooked. Was waiting for my new one to arrive--the car goes back into closed loop--no problems should arise..If it runs better without it hooked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 526
Posted By poolman
Try unhooking the MAF that is on the car now...

Try unhooking the MAF that is on the car now ,,then see if it runs better..If it does ,,then the maf is bad
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By poolman
My ride has 300k miles on her. Heavy duty solid...

My ride has 300k miles on her. Heavy duty solid rear subframe bushings and newly rebuilt rear suspension with Bilstien HD shocks---The heavier I load it,, the better it rides and will last the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By poolman
You would be better served to revert this over to...

You would be better served to revert this over to the suspension from a touring that has shocks and springs and do away with the self leveling mess--
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By poolman
I felt , by doing this and removing the rubber...

I felt , by doing this and removing the rubber piece on the top of the firewall betweent the cabin air ducts, that it kept underhood temps down. That being stated,, it also keeps engine temps down....
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