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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Jase007
brke: Here is a thread : ...

brke:


Here is a thread :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=252856&highlight=

...on my melted battery cable/connections in my touring.

broken battery tray and loose +...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 591
Posted By Jase007
Agree, lots of win!

Agree, lots of win!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,748
Posted By Jase007
IF you go this route (repair and replace) look up...

IF you go this route (repair and replace) look up time-certs and helicoils.

Have been using them on high-comp aluminum and magnesium race engine case halves for years.

No issues and is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,376
Posted By Jase007
Check Bentley manual. If I remember...

Check Bentley manual.

If I remember correctly when I was chasing fuel issues ... specification for ALL E39s is 50 psi +/- 2 psi.

Cheers.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By Jase007
Way to Git R Dun Poolman! The touring rear...

Way to Git R Dun Poolman!

The touring rear subframe bushing replacement was/is #2 in satisfaction behind the #1 Dual-VANOS seal replacement for me on the touring.

Been fixing, restoring and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Jase007
Red: Assuming stock springs and control arm...

Red:

Assuming stock springs and control arm bushings are in good shape then excessive front camber = Have your mechanic look for:

1. bent strut
2. mushroomed strut tower housing (top, where...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,046
Posted By Jase007
MUSA: When I've pulled auto trannys from...

MUSA:

When I've pulled auto trannys from other BMWs (E30 and E36) the pry bar method works. Meaning ... after unbolting the flex plate .... as you separate the trans from the motor, keep constant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Jase007
I chased this problem as well with OEM equipment...

I chased this problem as well with OEM equipment and then later with brass bushing inserts I tried for a while.

Went back to OEM pins and rubber bushings on the guide pins (stock setup) and added...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Jase007
Check that your battery is secure (clamp) and...

Check that your battery is secure (clamp) and that battery tray has not broken its spot welds to body of the car. The EHC (electronic height controller) for the self-levelling suspension (air...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Jase007
See this thread (pics, part numbers, diagnosis,...

See this thread (pics, part numbers, diagnosis, diagrams):

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=398509&highlight=heater+valve

They are starting to fail (plastic inside exposed to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Jase007
Probably your HVAC heater valve (driver's side of...

Probably your HVAC heater valve (driver's side of engine bay, on inner fender well, under the air intake bellow, near the firewall). Mine has been doing it for years .. others on this and other BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Jase007
Probably not. My understanding is that Dr. Vanos...

Probably not. My understanding is that Dr. Vanos is using Beisan seals ... could be Internetz lore. LOL.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,540
Posted By Jase007
Great info and thanks for the pics. Think I...

Great info and thanks for the pics.

Think I might be diving into mine soon ... have heat but intermittent side to side from dash center vent.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Jase007
What year 528? FWIW, '99/'00 dual vanos...

What year 528?

FWIW, '99/'00 dual vanos M52B28TU motors give Beisan systems a lot of business for vanos seals... (car idle oscillates and then stalls when cold ... typically occurs below 40F on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 34,123
Posted By Jase007
Door vapor barrier too. Pull the rear seat,...

Door vapor barrier too.

Pull the rear seat, door jam trim, lower "B" pillar trim, inner door weather stripping, rear cover stow-away brackets on carpet in 2nd row (hex head bolts) and then pull...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Jase007
Just a data point: Bought my 5-speed sport...

Just a data point:

Bought my 5-speed sport '00 528it with ~150k miles in 5/2007 for ~ $7,000.

No Nav, ... records from new.

Needed just about everything (brakes, suspension, cooling system,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Jase007
Good luck. :) Just passed 207k on my...

Good luck. :)

Just passed 207k on my touring.

Did my dual-vanos seals on 2/10/08 with 161k miles.

4 winters and 46,000 miles later and they are going strong.

(no hiccups, idle jolts,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,164
Posted By Jase007
Choc: I run 35 psi all around. I like...

Choc:

I run 35 psi all around.

I like JimLev's suggestion of undoing one end of the rear shocks and see if you can compress by hand ... eliminates one more variable.

FWIW: I have old...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Jase007
Post a picture of what you have.

Post a picture of what you have.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,160
Posted By Jase007
X2 I've driven a friends non-sport touring,...

X2

I've driven a friends non-sport touring, automatic even! (LOL) and b/c it has low miles .... and is in great shape .... I liked it almost as much as my 5-speed manual sport touring.

FWIW,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,452
Posted By Jase007
Agree with John, replace the two rear air...

Agree with John, replace the two rear air springs.

The EHC (electronic height control) air pump (clamshell covered, under the spare tire) will only pump "up" so much before it realizes there is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By Jase007
Nice get. Like the color. FWIW, mine worked...

Nice get. Like the color.

FWIW, mine worked well with two Graco Turbo booster seats on the sides and a forward facing 5-point car seat in the middle... all in the 2nd row. The three were a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By Jase007
I looked at both back in '07 and settled on the...

I looked at both back in '07 and settled on the 528it because I found one with sport and 5-speed manual. Yes, the magnum had hp but I wanted a stick as the 525it or 528it can have.

Magnum "A"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,676
Posted By Jase007
I looked at the SMF + E34 M5 disc solution from...

I looked at the SMF + E34 M5 disc solution from UUC and liked how they matched it with the sprung hubbed disc (non-SAC) ... more akin to "standard" manual cars and race cars and ... just about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,676
Posted By Jase007
'03 530i 5-speed sport: DMFs are a wear...

'03 530i 5-speed sport:

DMFs are a wear item. Truthfully, after "x" miles, they are done.

The internal spring(s) wear and the two halves rotate (to their stopping points) more easily when the...
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