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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By eparayno
Uro is pure crap, even worse is MTC. Buy those...

Uro is pure crap, even worse is MTC. Buy those only if you plan to sell the car soon and need a temporary "fix"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By eparayno
How are you calculating the mpg? Dont rely on...

How are you calculating the mpg? Dont rely on what the instrument cluster says if thats what you are going by. What maintenance have you done? My 530i gets 34mpg mixed driving, mostly highway though...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By eparayno
Probably 2004, the E46s started using electric...

Probably 2004, the E46s started using electric fans right around there and E60's
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By eparayno
The adjusters are broken

The adjusters are broken
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By eparayno
If you want to permanently fix the rust , and...

If you want to permanently fix the rust , and possibly die from chemical inhalation, look into POR15.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 842
Posted By eparayno
A brand new battery can be bad. CCA are important...

A brand new battery can be bad. CCA are important for extreme cold weather, which you probably get in your location otherwise the old battery you had was fine for any other season.

I had to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By eparayno
All that crap does is makes gaskets swell. Are...

All that crap does is makes gaskets swell. Are you even sure the oil pan is leaking? Theres a lot of points on the M54 engine that can leak up top and making it seem like the oil pan is the cause of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By eparayno
That's highly unlikely unless you were in a flood...

That's highly unlikely unless you were in a flood and the intake was submerged underwater. Back when I was 16 I put an AEM CAI on my first car, an 88 CRX Si. The intake was right in front of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 418
Posted By eparayno
Return those sensors and save your money. The...

Return those sensors and save your money. The dummy light is not needed at all if you inspect your car regularly. Take the two wires connected to the sensors, cut them and solder the ends or use butt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 583
Posted By eparayno
The fan may be locked up and spinning fully...

The fan may be locked up and spinning fully engaged. It should only roar when started cold and in stop and go traffic. Take a highway drive and if it still roars on the highway then the fan clutch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By eparayno
Try shorting both wires together. I had to do...

Try shorting both wires together. I had to do that when mine kept flashing -40F. I got the repair kit from bavauto and a sensor from the dealer a few years ago so it's not new but it fixed the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By eparayno
Unplug the hood sensor

Unplug the hood sensor
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 459
Posted By eparayno
Those rubber gaskets are garbage. I installed one...

Those rubber gaskets are garbage. I installed one and it started seeping/leaking almost immediately. Replaced it with a bluish green paper type, much like the OEM material, and that one has held up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By eparayno
Did you torque the valve cover bolts with a...

Did you torque the valve cover bolts with a torque wrench? Sounds like you over tightened them which WILL cause your plastic valve cover to warp if it isn't already. The bolts only require a small...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Posted By eparayno
Yea really

Yea really
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By eparayno
What is a deep headlight?

What is a deep headlight?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By eparayno
How did you test it? Theres a small hole on the...

How did you test it? Theres a small hole on the unit. Its vivible when you pull it out.You open the flap and stick your finger over the whole. If the flapper stays open then it is working. Theres a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By eparayno
I have the same iridium plugs. I got them for $36...

I have the same iridium plugs. I got them for $36 shipped through Amazon. The Bosch ones I replaced them with had only 10,000 miles or so on them but I wanted to try the iridiums and for that price I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By eparayno
Depends on width BUT you can run square tire...

Depends on width BUT you can run square tire sizes on staggered wheels.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 504
Posted By eparayno
Nope

Nope
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 504
Posted By eparayno
Dont use carb cleaner to clean the maf. Once you...

Dont use carb cleaner to clean the maf. Once you get your scanner, use it then google the codes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By eparayno
Unlock the cluster, go to coolant temps and see...

Unlock the cluster, go to coolant temps and see it live. If you dont know what im talking about then use google. More than likely the thermostat is stuck open.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By eparayno
What year? Sounds like a fuel pressure issue....

What year? Sounds like a fuel pressure issue. Check fuel pressure, was there gas in the tank when it was stored? Any gas stabilizers added?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By eparayno
Dont ever jump it from the battery in the trunk....

Dont ever jump it from the battery in the trunk. I did that and the ABS light came on. Theres a cap with a + betwwen the intake runners.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By eparayno
They're more than likely made in different...

They're more than likely made in different countries now. Probably all big name and top brands are. Some Lemforder parts for Volvos are made in China now.
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