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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 12:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By diggyd357
I wanna know how they got it ... Was steering...

I wanna know how they got it ... Was steering column punched ? Did they use a flat bed or have some kinda hacker key or something ???

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By diggyd357
[QUOTE=edjack;8480926] Why would you want to...

[QUOTE=edjack;8480926]

Why would you want to do this?


His pixels went out and instead of fixing them I was just going to send him my MID from my 97 that I had lying around . I just wasnt sure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By diggyd357
That's great news ! Hopefully its OK and you Rees...

That's great news ! Hopefully its OK and you Rees can figure out how they took .

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By diggyd357
Thanks for the link, mine came in today !!! ...

Thanks for the link, mine came in today !!!

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By diggyd357
Turned out to be a bad coilpack on cylinder 1. ...

Turned out to be a bad coilpack on cylinder 1.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By diggyd357
You may need to use a breaker bar, it sound scary...

You may need to use a breaker bar, it sound scary but it will come out. Once in a blue moon, you strip the threads, then Timesert time.


Yeah it was scary.... I just gritted my teeth, closed my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By diggyd357
OK, I replaced cylinder 1 coil pack and...

OK, I replaced cylinder 1 coil pack and everything seems to be fine now. I'm unable to really drive it due to a bad rear wheel bearing (that comes in the mail today so wish me luck on that diy this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By diggyd357
Its a single vanos and no disa....I got these...

Its a single vanos and no disa....I got these codes today after letting it run for 10 minutes p1250 and p301. Seems to be a fuel pressure and misfire on cylender 1 . I ordered a fuel pressure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By diggyd357
I'm following this one !!! I always thought my...

I'm following this one !!! I always thought my car was "unstealable" or at least too much trouble for the resale value to steal. Can't wait to hear how it happened. I pray the car gets back to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By diggyd357
Put a breaker bar or something sturdy between the...

Put a breaker bar or something sturdy between the wheel carrier and subframe and pry down on the wheel carrier. WATCH OUT FOR THE CV AXLE !

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By diggyd357
I got to thinking and know I didn't see a disa...

I got to thinking and know I didn't see a disa valve...checked the book of paperwork from Indy and the motor was from a 98 and transmission they tried to sell me was off a 2000. So single vanos, no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By diggyd357
97 528i rough idle/stumble and so far I've tried...

97 528i with 235k, but just had motor swapped from 2000 328i with 69k. The car starts and runs great, but I started noticing a stumble occasionally while sitting at red lights. Taking off from red...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 634
Posted By diggyd357
OK....asc light is now off ! Why ???? How ????...

OK....asc light is now off ! Why ???? How ???? Good question.... I've been chasing a rough idle/stumble issue and in doing this I changed spark plugs, fpr vacuum hose and crank position sensor. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By diggyd357
Agree with the antiseize.... This motor was a...

Agree with the antiseize.... This motor was a used motor recently put in by an Indy. I got the motor and labor for $2400 so I figured they cut cost wherever they could....leaving the old plugs in it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By diggyd357
Yeah everything that can be checked without...

Yeah everything that can be checked without removing the intake manifold looks good. I have the crank position sensor that came off my old motor. The sensor is OEM and was only a few moths old...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By diggyd357
OK sounds like a plan, thanks ! One last...

OK sounds like a plan, thanks ! One last question... I had just put the other 3 plugs back so I could drive it yesterday. Would it be better to attempt to remove the plugs on a car at or near...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By diggyd357
Safest way to remove stuck spark plugs ?

I'm having trouble removing 3 of my 6 plugs. I'm scared to turn it too hard in fear I may snap one off. What's the best way to get these plugs out ?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By diggyd357
Also wanted to ad that I no longer have ANY codes...

Also wanted to ad that I no longer have ANY codes or CEL and I forgot to mention that I cleaned the idle control valve.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By diggyd357
So I changed O2 sensors, changed fpr vacuum hose,...

So I changed O2 sensors, changed fpr vacuum hose, cleaned throttle body and NO CHANGE ! I also noticed that if I sit at idle in park and "goose" the throttle it stumbles BAD. If I hit it again before...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By diggyd357
The link showed up perfect in my email...

The link showed up perfect in my email notification . Thanks a bunch, I just ordered it.
I did my driver's side about 3 months ago using an 11mm....it WAS a bear ! I'm getting all the tools...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By diggyd357
Anybody have the industro 00344 socket mentioned in cn90's rear bearing diy ?

I cannot find this socket ANYWHERE online....its "out of stock" EVERYWHERE. I'm willing to pay whatever you paid for it plus shipping both ways. I promise to return it quickly and in the same...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 24,885
Posted By diggyd357
Does anyone who's done this diy know where I can...

Does anyone who's done this diy know where I can buy the 12mm industro 1/4" drive socket ?? I've been looking online and NOWHERE has it anymore. Or would anyone be willing to loan it out ? I will pay...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By diggyd357
Yeah me too...and now less than a year later I'm...

Yeah me too...and now less than a year later I'm replacing it again. This time I bought the good one.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 634
Posted By diggyd357
Never mind... The ICV duh.... I just didn't...

Never mind... The ICV duh.... I just didn't associate cleaning the ICV with traction control, but I do have a slight stumble when taking off and a rough idle at cold start so it makes sense

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 634
Posted By diggyd357
Idle speed control ?? Where is that located ?? ...

Idle speed control ?? Where is that located ??

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