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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 68,465
Posted By Albo
Well I've been driving with that PS Leak along...

Well I've been driving with that PS Leak along with a slow coolant leak. **** hit the fan today, though.. Dying alternator.

I stopped at a Starbucks this morning to pick up a Flat White...got...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 68,465
Posted By Albo
Well I've been driving with that PS Leak along...

Well I've been driving with that PS Leak along with a slow coolant leak. **** hit the fan today, though.. Dying alternator.

I stopped at a Starbucks this morning to pick up a Flat White...got...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,152
Posted By Albo
Well...i guess i'll have to be creative.

Well...i guess i'll have to be creative.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,152
Posted By Albo
Same here... I was just discussing with my wife...

Same here... I was just discussing with my wife about how Top Gear is my favorite show of all time. The American version is amateur hour. Total lack of charisma.

I hope they sort his shyte out....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By Albo
I went with a Magnaflow on my 530i and Dual...

I went with a Magnaflow on my 530i and Dual Magnaflows on my 740il prior to this. Can't be beat for the money.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 299,316
Posted By Albo
Oops... Double Post!

Oops... Double Post!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 299,316
Posted By Albo
Parked outside while we epoxied my bro-in-laws...

Parked outside while we epoxied my bro-in-laws garage. I don't even know why i'm sharing this crappy picture:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,302
Posted By Albo
Ahhhhh.. back from my drive. It was fun as...

Ahhhhh.. back from my drive. It was fun as always. Take it easy on the guy, he just got his 530i. He'll change his tune about the Steptronic someday when he's had more time to play. I didn't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,302
Posted By Albo
I don't know...mine stopped feeling like a...

I don't know...mine stopped feeling like a "Luxury Sedan" along time ago. I love my paddle shifters.....makes me feel like I'm driving an F1 car, especially with the nice exhaust note coming from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By Albo
The Core charge was refunded promptly after they...

The Core charge was refunded promptly after they received my old TC back. I used Valvoline Maxlife as recommended by esparayno. Are you terribly far away from the Redlands,CA area. I'm 15 minutes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By Albo
I had the same issue and code (P0741) on my car. ...

I had the same issue and code (P0741) on my car. I drove it as such for approximately 3,000 miles without incident. When it came time to have the car smogged however, it did require repair. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Albo
I've got the Eibach Sway Bars. They come with...

I've got the Eibach Sway Bars. They come with Polyurethane Bushings. You don't need to upgrade anything else, but they work splendidly with good shocks/springs or coilovers. My car is not a sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Albo
Sorry.. i was in a bad mood i guess when i posted...

Sorry.. i was in a bad mood i guess when i posted earlier. There are a lot of choices and to be frank, some of my choices have been polarizing as well. Something about those Beyern wheels just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Albo
I'm not a fan of those at all. Personally, I...

I'm not a fan of those at all. Personally, I can't believe someone actually managed to successfully market those to BMW enthusiasts. I know everyone has their own taste, but I see Beyern's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 68,465
Posted By Albo
Thanks man...you may be right. I actually...

Thanks man...you may be right. I actually thought about painting the T-Bar a darker color...maybe even black..to make it subtle. I kind of get that look now.

More to come.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,468
Posted By Albo
He's referring to Brass Caliper Bushings: ...

He's referring to Brass Caliper Bushings:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/415CH9pqagL._SX425_.jpg

http://www.amazon.com/Brass-Caliper-Guide-Bushing-Mini/dp/B004SYA3RE
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 68,465
Posted By Albo
Ok.... High Pressure PS hose and two Reservoir...

Ok.... High Pressure PS hose and two Reservoir hoses ordered form OEMBimmerparts.com. It seems like a slow enough leak so I can keep driving, but now I've also got a coolant leak somewhere. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 68,465
Posted By Albo
Also... there is a Power Steering Leak. Likely...

Also... there is a Power Steering Leak. Likely the High Pressure lines. With 123,000 miles on the clock, I think they likely need attention.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 68,465
Posted By Albo
Thanks for the compliments guys. Sorry...I...

Thanks for the compliments guys. Sorry...I haven't really posted in a while. The headlights were purchased from a seller on eBay. They are Depo P39's with LED AE's.


Came home from a recent...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,187
Posted By Albo
Challenger SRT8 May happen at some point this...

Challenger SRT8 May happen at some point this year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Albo
. Always advisable to have new replacements...

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Always advisable to have new replacements for those bolts when doing the VANOS R&R. They have a taper in them that makes it easy to snap them and I believe actually starts to weaken over time. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 68,465
Posted By Albo
Performed a stud conversion while I removed the...

Performed a stud conversion while I removed the 15mm spacers (sold to a member on another forum).
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 861
Posted By Albo
Good luck, buddy!

Good luck, buddy!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By Albo
It's been a while since I got an offer for...

It's been a while since I got an offer for purchase of my car, but I get a ton of compliments and even more people following my car with their eyes as I drive by. I notice it all the time. For a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Albo
Would not be a bad thing to do every once in a...

Would not be a bad thing to do every once in a while. I run a bottle of Chevron Techron Concentrated Fule Injector cleaner every six months for preventative maintenance. It actually "unstuck" the...
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