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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By GreenTiger
Looks pretty good for a first time attempt. Is...

Looks pretty good for a first time attempt. Is that orient blue (color code 317)?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,315
Posted By GreenTiger
Update 2: New Valvoline Maxlife...

Update 2:

New Valvoline Maxlife transmission fluid formula yields too low of a viscosity at 5.92 at 100C.

Just for comparison, the OE Esso LT71141 is 7.4 at 100C.

Pentosin ATF 1=ZF...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By GreenTiger
On the pre VANOS engines (97-98 V8), there is no...

On the pre VANOS engines (97-98 V8), there is no schraeder valve like on the later TU engines. In order to check fuel pressure, you will have to splice in an aftermarket T with a fuel pressure gauge...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By GreenTiger
One CPS on 97-98 540i Two CPS on 99-03 540i ...

One CPS on 97-98 540i

Two CPS on 99-03 540i

Four CPS on E39 M5

I would check the harness and all ground connections. I recently had a CPS issue. The symptoms is that the car will literally...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By GreenTiger
Your on the top side of the 3/99 cutoff for the...

Your on the top side of the 3/99 cutoff for the single/dual stage airbag. So any airbag after 3/99 is fair game. What you have to watch out for is your slip ring. The circular mechanism that connects...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,714
Posted By GreenTiger
This only contains volume 1.

This only contains volume 1.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By GreenTiger
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By GreenTiger
Let us know how it goes Doc.

Let us know how it goes Doc.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By GreenTiger
Was just trying to figure this out today. The CD...

Was just trying to figure this out today. The CD that came with the scanner was not reading correctly (scratched up). I tried the two software links under the software tab and they both caused a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 676
Posted By GreenTiger
It could by your OSV. Expensive repair. I would...

It could by your OSV. Expensive repair. I would think about using a catch can and see how that works.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 967
Posted By GreenTiger
Supposedly lower TC gasket on the M62 is not...

Supposedly lower TC gasket on the M62 is not known to leak. Upper TC gasket and valve covers yes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By GreenTiger
A lot of times these days apps have ads built...

A lot of times these days apps have ads built into their coding. Mo money.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By GreenTiger
Remus is overpriced, but IMO there is nothing on...

Remus is overpriced, but IMO there is nothing on the market that sounds as good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 722
Posted By GreenTiger
The Walmart branded Maxstart or something like...

The Walmart branded Maxstart or something like that (made by JC) came with a vent kit. $120 for 3 year warranty plus 2 year prorated. Can't beat that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By GreenTiger
Using RTV is the cheaper, lazier and quicker way...

Using RTV is the cheaper, lazier and quicker way to do it. However, it does work. The only downside is that if you ever need to take it apart, it will add to the labor and time involved. Make sure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By GreenTiger
However, Castrol multi vehicle import is...

However, Castrol multi vehicle import is compatible. $6/qt at Walmart. Many have used it with good results.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By GreenTiger
I would say stick to the semi metallics. Textar...

I would say stick to the semi metallics. Textar specifically. If you have been using semi metallics for a long time, you will most likely be disappointed with the ceramics. There is an entire thread...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By GreenTiger
But really, as long as the ATF is a high quality...

But really, as long as the ATF is a high quality ATF with similar physical characteristics, it should be OK. I have seen many different owners use many different ATF with really no harm done in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By GreenTiger
As far as I know, the Mobil 1 ATF is not a...

As far as I know, the Mobil 1 ATF is not a suitable replacement/compatible with the Esso.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GreenTiger
Looks good 98OB!

Looks good 98OB!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By GreenTiger
$3K just for labor and you need to bring your own...

$3K just for labor and you need to bring your own engine? Find a new a shop.

All engine swaps are CA legal as long as the engine that is being swapped in is newer than your car. For example, any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GreenTiger
Good stuff. Did you calculate for a resistor or...

Good stuff. Did you calculate for a resistor or did you use a 21W bulb to fool the LCM/not get fast flash?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GreenTiger
Looking forward to seeing yours in action, 98OB.

Looking forward to seeing yours in action, 98OB.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GreenTiger
IMO, this is the best attempt thus far that has...

IMO, this is the best attempt thus far that has been shared on the forums.


http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?2066302-My-LED-Turn-Signal-Experiment
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By GreenTiger
Apparently, this is normal on this era of German...

Apparently, this is normal on this era of German auto transmissions. I, like you, was also not used to it after driving Japanese autos.
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