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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 299
Posted By Sumotide17
Yes. Go to Oreily, autozone, pepboys, buy some...

Yes. Go to Oreily, autozone, pepboys, buy some vacuum tubing and fix that vacuum hose...if you can. Then search the forums for an answer and read everything you can about your particular code. There...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 299
Posted By Sumotide17
Yeah. I made the mistake of buying...

Yeah. I made the mistake of buying non-oem...once. Spend the extra bit on oem parts and you'll do better off. A bendix gear is a type of engagement mechanism used inside the starter motor. Tapping...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 299
Posted By Sumotide17
If you think it is the starter, hit it with a...

If you think it is the starter, hit it with a hammer. No Joke. Just don't take your pent up aggression from 8th grade out on it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,924
Posted By Sumotide17
I believe the aluminum bracket attaches to the...

I believe the aluminum bracket attaches to the alternator.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 44,021
Posted By Sumotide17
Definately. (1) 1299 Story Rd San Jose, CA...

Definately.
(1)
1299 Story Rd
San Jose, CA 95122
http://www.yelp.com/biz/story-road-smog-test-san-jose

They are not as common as they used to be, but they DO exist. I went here a few times.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 44,021
Posted By Sumotide17
A Smog Tech may fail you because of a catch can...

A Smog Tech may fail you because of a catch can as mentioned earlier it depends on the tech. California Law forbids any modification to the PCV system, period, which is why you cannot find info...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Sumotide17
Nice. Thanks for sharing. I'm rebuilding my M62TU...

Nice. Thanks for sharing. I'm rebuilding my M62TU and your post just motivated me to get off my ass. What process did the machine shop utilize to clean the block and heads? e.g. chemical bath,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sumotide17
Holy Sh*t Burning2nd I've read a dozen or so...

Holy Sh*t Burning2nd I've read a dozen or so threads where you THINK you know alot and decide to chime in on something someone else said. Why the hell would he pull the cylinder head without doing a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,585
Posted By Sumotide17
If you can do a timing guide/rail replacement...

If you can do a timing guide/rail replacement then you should be able to remove the cylinder heads without a problem. Take the heads off and check to see what the damage is. You might get away with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By Sumotide17
Not likely at all. Hence Edjack's comment.

Not likely at all. Hence Edjack's comment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Sumotide17
Remove the under bay cover.

Remove the under bay cover.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Sumotide17
Kindly, do a Search in the E39 forum for DIY...

Kindly, do a Search in the E39 forum for DIY coolant fill & bleed procedure. The answer could be Yes or No depending on the age/condition of the sensor inside the expansion tank connected to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,225
Posted By Sumotide17
I became interested in the E39 when I owned a...

I became interested in the E39 when I owned a Cadillac CTS-V because the V was built to compete with the M5. Cadillac also made a "California Sport Edition" with a 3.2L V-6 5spd which was designed to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,990
Posted By Sumotide17
Lol. I know your joking but the cell phone...

Lol. I know your joking but the cell phone company did not force the E39 destroying Mazda driver to talk on the phone while operating a vehicle. Studies have shown that individuals who do not use a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 29,226
Posted By Sumotide17
100500 mi on 2001 540I

100500 mi on 2001 540I
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Sumotide17
I bought a BOSCH MAF (Bosch 0280217814) on Amazon...

I bought a BOSCH MAF (Bosch 0280217814) on Amazon for $97.93. This is the same BOSCH Part # as the BOSCH MAF currently on the car.

Bosch 0280217814- MAF...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Sumotide17
M62/TU- 540I- Car Parts- Best Price(s)- FEB 2013

NOTE:
The purpose of this thread is to help individuals locate OEM/performance replacement parts online for their E39 540I at the lowest cost in a timely manner based upon the REAL input from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,106
Posted By Sumotide17
I just installed a 42 Draft Design catch can. It...

I just installed a 42 Draft Design catch can. It is unnecessary and time consuming to install a catch can by removing the intake manifold. It's really easy actually if you follow these steps and use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,631
Posted By Sumotide17
Dackelone brings up a very good point IMO. ...

Dackelone brings up a very good point IMO.

I received the engine failsafe message a few times due to not properly securing the ground cable to the battery post after performing maintenance on my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,631
Posted By Sumotide17
This may sound like a ridiculous suggestion, but...

This may sound like a ridiculous suggestion, but you want to ENSURE that the electrical connector harness is clean and properly seated. e.g. The MAF connector. If you clear the code and it stays...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,794
Posted By Sumotide17
This weekend I rebuild my front calipers as well...

This weekend I rebuild my front calipers as well as replaced my rotors and changed brake pads.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By Sumotide17
His though process is correct and I'm sure he did...

His though process is correct and I'm sure he did not know that the ECU would compensate thereby suggesting the use of a turbo which will increase atmospheric pressure. The decrease in atmospheric...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By Sumotide17
What is your current satisfaction with the Denso...

What is your current satisfaction with the Denso O2 Sensors? O2 sensors are next on my list and I was curious about the Denso vs Bosch performance wise.

**Nevermind- I read your update in another...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 44,021
Posted By Sumotide17
I purchased a 42 Draft stealth can and I'm...

I purchased a 42 Draft stealth can and I'm looking forward to installing it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Sumotide17
+1; Ha ha ha When originally reading this I...

+1; Ha ha ha When originally reading this I thought to myself.... I hope I never did that. :rolleyes: There are too many legitimate DIY guides on here to not look before asking the community. As you...
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