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Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-31-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By kpex76
OEM BBS wheels E39 17inch in Illinois

Hello,

Just sold my E39 530i sport recently so I no longer need these wheels (OEM BBS 17inch style 42).
All four wheels are in good condition with a few very minor blemishes. Tires are Michelin...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By kpex76
Thanks for that info Doru. I will try that...

Thanks for that info Doru.
I will try that next weekend.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By kpex76
Angry post cat O2 sensor

Hello everyone. I've been trying to replace the two post cat O2 sensors.
I know where they are located but where is the connector for the two sensors?

Does anyone have a DIY for the two post cat...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By kpex76
cd player

Thanks guys.
I am gonna try to fix the player. If I cannot fix it, it seems like I am gonna have to purchase a used one from one of the members here.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By kpex76
wanted: e39 business cd player

Hey guys my cd player just gave up.
Is anyone selling a business cd player? It's for a 02 530i.
Thanks in advance.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By kpex76
They are different sizes as they have different...

They are different sizes as they have different part numbers; one for bottom of the fuel injector, and one for the upper part of the injector. I just replaced my injector O-rings on my 530i last...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,716
Posted By kpex76
2002 530 Sport. Just hit 89500 as of today. ...

2002 530 Sport. Just hit 89500 as of today.
Still runs good though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 23,080
Posted By kpex76
Had a similar situation here... I removed the...

Had a similar situation here...
I removed the inner rear pads and bend the clip on the pads so it's a tighter fit on the brake piston and the slight rattle went away.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By kpex76
Swaybar links, strut mount bearings, thurst arm...

Swaybar links, strut mount bearings, thurst arm bushings or other balljoints gone bad...it can be a combination of them. You need to jack up the car and visually check it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,235
Posted By kpex76
This happened to me as well. What I did was...

This happened to me as well. What I did was spray some WD40 on the knucles and turned the strut assembly by hand while moving it back up. I also used a long flathead screw drive to widen the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,373
Posted By kpex76
The front's are relatively easy to do. I...

The front's are relatively easy to do. I loosened the thrust arm bolt, lower control arm bolt, and the front tierod just like the procedure illustrated on Besian systems DIY. You just have to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By kpex76
Congrats on a nice looking ride! I wish my...

Congrats on a nice looking ride!
I wish my exterior is nice as yours...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,694
Posted By kpex76
I think that's a bit too high. I bought my 02...

I think that's a bit too high. I bought my 02 530i with 80k on the clock last year for $9k.
Although it had some cosmetic blemishes, mechanically it was in great condition. If you are not in a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,168
Posted By kpex76
Guys everything is taken care of as of...

Guys everything is taken care of as of yesterday-I received the rotors and some other minor parts. Mark was really great at taking care of this issue.
In addition, Mark sent another part I needed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,168
Posted By kpex76
I understand Mark. I will wait for the...

I understand Mark.
I will wait for the package and hopefully everything arrives by tomorrow.

Thanks again for looking into it in a timely manner Mark.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,168
Posted By kpex76
I realize that sometimes items can take a while...

I realize that sometimes items can take a while to be processed and so on, but the order was made Saturday afternoon last week. It's now Thursday and I still don't see any tracking information for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,168
Posted By kpex76
EAC tuning

Has anyone that ordered from EAC tuning had to wait almost an entire week for their brake order to arrive? My problem is that I ordered the Zimmermen brake package with Hawk pads and some parts for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,590
Posted By kpex76
It's possible that the shop made a mistake while...

It's possible that the shop made a mistake while they were pulling out the balljoint. If they did not take their time, they could've accidentally pulled out the sleeve along with it. If that is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,587
Posted By kpex76
Bluebee, sorry it took so long for me to respond....

Bluebee, sorry it took so long for me to respond.
On the search button, I typed "e39 motor mount" but the search response came back with motor mount problem threads. It could be I did not specify...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,538
Posted By kpex76
After having slight vibrations in idle I decided...

After having slight vibrations in idle I decided to take a look at the motor mounts, which looked ok visually but I am pretty sure it needs to replaced.
The only thing I am concerned about is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,587
Posted By kpex76
Wonderful! Thanks for the super-fast responses!

Wonderful!
Thanks for the super-fast responses!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,587
Posted By kpex76
e39 motor mount DIY

Have a question guys-does anyone have a DIY for a e39 motor mount replacement?
I have searched but cannot find any DIY for it.
Thanks in advance.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,590
Posted By kpex76
Thanks Bob! That's the correct part.

Thanks Bob! That's the correct part.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,590
Posted By kpex76
I recently (yesterday) replaced the lower control...

I recently (yesterday) replaced the lower control arm. Not the thrust arm, but the lower control arm with ball-joints. The ball-joints had a little bit of play, which caused a slight "clunk" noise...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By kpex76
I don't know...I think your stock wheels looked...

I don't know...I think your stock wheels looked better on the car. Just my opinion, though.
If you like em, more power to you.
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