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Forum: Parting Out 12-09-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 995
Posted By ChopperDoctor
Probably the CV joint at the rear of the shaft. I...

Probably the CV joint at the rear of the shaft. I bought a remanufactured on from these guys. Check it out.
http://www.driveshafts.com/
Forum: Parting Out 12-09-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I'd be interested in the alternator.

I'd be interested in the alternator.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,392
Posted By ChopperDoctor
+1 with SoCaLE39. I was running Red Line in the...

+1 with SoCaLE39. I was running Red Line in the tranny of my '99 540i6 and started noticing cold weather notchiness in 1st and 2nd. Switched to the Royal Purple Synchromax and could tell the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,704
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I just caught this thread now. My '99 was doing...

I just caught this thread now. My '99 was doing this off and on for a while. Wouldn't throw a code, and only ran poorly when it was either hot out, or really cold out. Turns out, the inlet air temp....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,753
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I bought mine from a Land Rover dealer for $120...

I bought mine from a Land Rover dealer for $120 Cannuk Pesos. Other than the box being covered with Land Rover logos, the part is identical, right down to the Bosch part number. Just tell them you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By ChopperDoctor
You could carbon fibre them yourself. It's not...

You could carbon fibre them yourself. It's not that hard. The hardest thing will be to find somewhere near you that supplies cabon fibre cloth, and the correct resin. Cut the cloth into pieces that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,836
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I sent mine to Module Masters. Had to send it...

I sent mine to Module Masters. Had to send it back twice, due to very difficult microscopic fractures in various circuits. Gavin said it was the most frustrating one he's had to deal with yet. They...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,621
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I know when I was dealing with Module Master,...

I know when I was dealing with Module Master, mine had to go back twice. There were micro fissures in several of the solder joints, down undernearth somewhere hard to find, that could only be seen...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By ChopperDoctor
Even with the temp control set to full hot on the...

Even with the temp control set to full hot on the rear/center outlets, it still blows ice cold air when the defroster is switched on. Goes back to hot air when the defrostr is switched off. Any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By ChopperDoctor
A/C Question?

I figured out why my Little Guy has been getting so cranky while riding in the back of my car. When I hit the defroster button on the heat/air controls( for the windshield, not the rear defroster ) ,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I also bought one from Range Rover, and it was...

I also bought one from Range Rover, and it was identical to the Bosch. It is the same one as far as I can see.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By ChopperDoctor
I put a Range Rover MAF in my '99, and it's been...

I put a Range Rover MAF in my '99, and it's been working 100%.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I was planning on painting it to match the rest...

I was planning on painting it to match the rest of the car. I'll probably end up just buying a good used trunk lid from a wrecker some where. I figured if I had to replace a body part, why not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I've got some rust down in a seam that won't be...

I've got some rust down in a seam that won't be easy to get rid of, so I figured that if I have to replace the whole trunk lid, then why not go lighter.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By ChopperDoctor
Carbon Fibre Trunk Lid

Anybody have any experience with these guys? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 34,946
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I sent mine to Module Master. Been working 100%...

I sent mine to Module Master. Been working 100% ever since, and I'm backed by a 5 year guarantee. Open up your BMW module and you'll be surprised. Some of the connections need to be resoldered under...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By ChopperDoctor
What I understand, is that with the car turned...

What I understand, is that with the car turned off, you shouldn't be able to suck any air through that valve. The only time that valve is open, is when the engine control unit tells it to open, to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I've got connectors like that on the fuel lines...

I've got connectors like that on the fuel lines on my 540i. They're a quick disconnect fitting. You push together the lines and then push the plastic lock ring in. Then pull the lines appart.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I got mine to go away by adapting a hypodermic...

I got mine to go away by adapting a hypodermic needle onto a grease gun and injecting some good quality suspension gease into the rubber boots. Do it one joint at a time until the noise goes away,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I had a similar problem, and I got a needle...

I had a similar problem, and I got a needle adapter for my grease gun. It's a hypodermic needle attached to a grease zerk. It plugs into a standard grease gun fitting, and then you simply inject...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I've had good luck with FCP Groton. You need to...

I've had good luck with FCP Groton. You need to e-mail or call them because not all parts are listed oon their site.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,400
Posted By ChopperDoctor
Well, that's dissapointing. I e-mailed Zionsville...

Well, that's dissapointing. I e-mailed Zionsville about a group buy and was told they do not support group buys.:thumbdwn:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I don't have the G-whiz rain sensor option, but...

I don't have the G-whiz rain sensor option, but mine wouldn't fully park when off either, and it was the relay. Mine was in the E-box in the engine compartment under the passenger climate air filter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,051
Posted By ChopperDoctor
I ran a set of Nokian Hakkapeliitta RSi's last...

I ran a set of Nokian Hakkapeliitta RSi's last winter with out an issue, and I'm getting just about as far north as most of you even want to think about.:supdude: Only had about 5 weeks of -30...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By ChopperDoctor
Want to stand out in the crowd?

Better act fast, I'm sure they're sellin' like hot cakes!:eeps:...
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