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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By First time
Yep has fresh (as in a week ago) redline...

Yep has fresh (as in a week ago) redline lightweight shockproof. It has been notchy since day one of me owning it.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By First time
I too have a notchy gearbox in my 540i i hate it....

I too have a notchy gearbox in my 540i i hate it. It is crap imo.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By First time
I will take the parts from it. ...

I will take the parts from it.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By First time
Cylinder 2 is located on the passenger side (your...

Cylinder 2 is located on the passenger side (your left side) second from the front of the motor (assuming standing looking at motor)


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 223
Posted By First time
When you open the driver door look down on the...

When you open the driver door look down on the the bottom of the b pillar. There will be a sideways placard with the BMW logo and your vin on it. On there will also be the production month and year....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By First time
If that is the only code showing up then I would...

If that is the only code showing up then I would venture to say cyl 2 coil is shot or maybe even just a bad boot. Pop it off and investigate it.




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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By First time
Just type in google bmw 420g and look at the...

Just type in google bmw 420g and look at the resulting pictures.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 733
Posted By First time
Well lets hope your right otherwise the worse...

Well lets hope your right otherwise the worse case is blown HG(s) and no one likes those.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,015
Posted By First time
Also stainless steel lines aren't bought to avoid...

Also stainless steel lines aren't bought to avoid boiling your brake fluid. That wasn't an accurate statement.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,015
Posted By First time
This thread seems to have been solved via new...

This thread seems to have been solved via new caliper and/or caliper slide pins. Seeing as it is only happening on the left side.



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,351
Posted By First time
IIRC As a general rule of thumb, .002" of runout...

IIRC As a general rule of thumb, .002" of runout is enough to grant replacement.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By First time
Any records of the cooling system being replaced?...

Any records of the cooling system being replaced?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 561
Posted By First time
All I know is when it is raining outside i have...

All I know is when it is raining outside i have way too much fun with my 540i/6. In dire need of a M5 rear diff though! Getting sideways is easy on most turns but the lsd would make things easier.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By First time
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By First time
Wow sorry for all the "help" here OP. There is...

Wow sorry for all the "help" here OP. There is absolutely nothing wrong with deleting the resonator. It has been done and will continue to be done to 5 series and 3 series alike. Hell even 7 series...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,351
Posted By First time
Knew that "suggested" method was coming up but...

Knew that "suggested" method was coming up but still makes no sense to me.


So say one brakes in modulation leading up to a red light. Not waiting until the last minute. Gradually slowing down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By First time
Yes the timing chain tensioner as i stated has a...

Yes the timing chain tensioner as i stated has a spring it it. Why take it out to "only" replace the spring? I just replaced two of these on two e46's and it silenced both of them fairly well. Id...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By First time
BMW 528i Clicking Sound

If you havent changed the timing chain tensioner you should do that.

That should quiet it down. How many miles?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By First time
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By First time
^haha yep i ran my 540i with just cats. no...

^haha yep i ran my 540i with just cats. no resonator, no mufflers omg! **** was overbearing lol. It sounded mean though.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 561
Posted By First time
Buy your parts from pelican parts. Fast shipping...

Buy your parts from pelican parts. Fast shipping and cheaper prices. Brand new OEM supplier for the water pump is $111.00


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,351
Posted By First time
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,351
Posted By First time
So how does one "change their braking habits?"...

So how does one "change their braking habits?" Explain that.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By First time
Just sell that car and buy a manual car. Problem...

Just sell that car and buy a manual car. Problem solved and far less work.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By First time
Sounds good. Wish I would have just replaced the...

Sounds good. Wish I would have just replaced the entire driveshaft from the get go rather than pull it off only to replace the guibo and the csb. Oh well. Thanks for the help.


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