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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By aioros
Name that noise, AC problems

Hi guys, i took this video inside my wife's 01 330xi center vent. The AC is not working. I used some UV dye to try to find a leak but didnt find anything in the engine bay
There are 2 noises, a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By aioros
My ride is currently using yellow stuff pads with...

My ride is currently using yellow stuff pads with Centric High Carbon discs with very good results. Great stopping power, cold or hot
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By aioros
My 99 528i has a similar issue, also the driver...

My 99 528i has a similar issue, also the driver front door is hard to open from inside. The latter problem came when i installed a new rubber/trim to the body
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By aioros
Greases and lubricants

we have countless pages and threads about engine oil, trans fluid, orings, parts, suppliers ,etc etc but...Is there a thread that indicates the type of greases and lubricants to use and not to use in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By aioros
Thanks guys. Yes it is that piece and nothing...

Thanks guys. Yes it is that piece and nothing inside there that is making the noise. I believe it is missing some tabs. I will try some rubber thingys first.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By aioros
advice on this rattling piece

hi everyone, this piece on the ceiling, where you control the sunroof, has been rattling for quite some time...and its driving me crazy. Does someone have any advice how to stop it from rattling?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By aioros
okay, cool, thanks. I've never replaced the SB...

okay, cool, thanks. I've never replaced the SB bushings but the l replaced the links when i did the whole front suspension overhaul, the car had around 130k miles. I have replaced (again, recently)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By aioros
there is no steering play and no vibration when...

there is no steering play and no vibration when braking either. Both thrust arms and control arms are new (lemfoerder)
I was just asking if the sway bar bushings and links are important.
I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By aioros
???: Sway Bar rubber bushings and ball joint links

I have very little knowledge on those items. My ride has the original rubber bushings and Meyle sb links, which some of the rubber boots are torn and the bushings are less then perfect (209k miles)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 999
Posted By aioros
I dont know if "requiem for a dying song" by...

I dont know if "requiem for a dying song" by Flogging Molly is the same song as your #15 but that is a pretty good song.
I listen anything fast Metallica, album Arise by Sepultura, Ramstein,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By aioros
what is the ghetto cleaning method? so if a car...

what is the ghetto cleaning method?
so if a car has no driveability issues, nor emissions issues (my car just passed the smog check test) why would anyone take the injectors out and send them to get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By aioros
i have no proof of the injectors being clogged....

i have no proof of the injectors being clogged. based on the computer, mileage is 23.7 mpg average, but with 209k miles on the clock, i bet the injectors dont work the same as new.
i use techron,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By aioros
Question My plan to clean the fuel injectors, chime in please

Whether or not SEAFOAM is snake oil, I'm planning to use it this week as following:
I'm off work the whole week and i will not run my car for about 4 full days, so i thought of buying a gallon of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By aioros
Smile Look at this article...reasons to buy an e39

just read this on the net:

http://carbuying.jalopnik.com/four-reasons-why-you-need-to-*****a-bmw-e39-540i-right-n-1659284463
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By aioros
i battled this for over 2 years. finally after...

i battled this for over 2 years. finally after changing numerous rotors & pads, calipers, guide pins, brake fluid and lower control arms to no avail, it was time for the thrust arm/wishbones. the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By aioros
well said Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

well said

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By aioros
it is not 30 weight nor 40 weight. An oil has...

it is not 30 weight nor 40 weight. An oil has viscosity and grade, 5w40 means 5 winter 40 grade. There is no "weight" in any oil spec.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 613
Posted By aioros
try spraying brake cleaner around the intake...

try spraying brake cleaner around the intake manifold and pay attention if the engine revs up

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By aioros
well, most bimmerfest members spend a few hundred...

well, most bimmerfest members spend a few hundred and 1 or 2 (even more) thousand dollars to keep their rides in good shape. i paid 2500 to rebuild the tranny on my 99 528i. Maybe ,you can get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By aioros
bottom line: indy mechanics and dealerships cost...

bottom line: indy mechanics and dealerships cost a lot f money.
i just did (yesterday): serpentine belt, pulleys, ofh gasket, ccv and hoses, inlet manifold gaskets, intake boots and some other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By aioros
I will be removing the Intake manifold, so I will...

I will be removing the Intake manifold, so I will combine ofh, ccv, gaskets, belts and pulleys, vacumm hoses, cleaning of engine block and related parts.



Thanks :thumbup: ...will do, so whats...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By aioros
Question Question before doing the Oil Filter Housing Gasket

Do i need to drain the engine oil before changing the OFH gasket?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By aioros
They don't have injectors in stock. I can't send...

They don't have injectors in stock. I can't send mine and wait until they get back. I would do it if i ahd another vehicle though. For 16 dllrs a pop, totally worth it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By aioros
i just bought some parts for my upcoming project,...

i just bought some parts for my upcoming project, delivering today actually. i will be returning one of those parts, i hope they have a good return policy.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By aioros
Question Fuel injector's O-ring(s)

I'm about to embarc in the task of removing the Intake manifold, change the CCV, gaskets, etc, etc. But I am not sure if i will be removing the fuel rail and injectors. If so, i would like to change...
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