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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By fortunateson
I would remove the grounding post first. Then...

I would remove the grounding post first. Then drill a hole at each end of the crack to stop it from spreading. Gently hammer the tower back into alignment and mig or Tig it closed. Perhaps...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By fortunateson
Well I arrived home last night. This morning I...

Well I arrived home last night. This morning I swapped #2 plug and #5. I did notice a little tiny bit of build-up on plug #2 so I knocked that off as well. Went for a high rev run up a steep grade...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By fortunateson
Found the problem, one of the hoses became...

Found the problem, one of the hoses became disconnected and therefore one sprayer was not getting any fluid while the pressure for the other was too low. Nice to have a.simple problem/solution. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By fortunateson
Bttt

Bttt
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By fortunateson
Check out what specifically? If the pump is...

Check out what specifically? If the pump is working? Is there anything else I should be looking for? Is the pump cooled by the flui? If so, could my trying to activate it cause it to burn out?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By fortunateson
Question Windshield Washer

Well on my continuing tour dealing with code 1345 and I have that temporarily under control. However, yesterday I ran out of windshield washer fluid. I did try to activate the washer a few times...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By fortunateson
That sounds like a good idea! Now... how do I do...

That sounds like a good idea! Now... how do I do that?:p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By fortunateson
Mentioned that I did that in my original post. :)

Mentioned that I did that in my original post. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By fortunateson
Bttt

Bttt
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By fortunateson
Like I stated in the original post I will be...

Like I stated in the original post I will be doing that when I get home. I'm really wondering if there is a "usual suspect" in this condition (activated at high revs) that I should look into.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By fortunateson
That is exactly what it is. It only occurs when...

That is exactly what it is. It only occurs when Erving in the high 4000-6000 range. So....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By fortunateson
Question HiRev code 1345

I've been having code 1345 come on after I rev up to the high 4000-5000 range. I'm on holiday and touring so I just clear the code and don't over rev. I did swap coils from #2 to #4 and no change. ...
Forum: Parting Out 07-06-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,791
Posted By fortunateson
Parts still avaiable?

I need a sport suspension front sway bar. Also what type of wood trim do you have? Rear door sun shades?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By fortunateson
That is why I am asking for feedback. The back...

That is why I am asking for feedback. The back seems to be OK but was really thinking of replacing the backs as well. However, what about not replacing the front sway bar for a month or so until.I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By fortunateson
Question 525i Suspension Questions

OK, my front struts need replacing. Some background, the car currently has the standard suspension, I bought the M5 bumbler a few years back to install when I got new struts and shocks. I have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By fortunateson
BTTT:dunno:

BTTT:dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By fortunateson
So what defines "early" 2002?

So what defines "early" 2002?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,182
Posted By fortunateson
Doru, I am totally confused between this method...

Doru, I am totally confused between this method and the catch can. What is the overwhelming view on each method. Your's look simple enough but does it really take care of oil usage as well as the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By fortunateson
I have the plain old halogen lights. Will these...

I have the plain old halogen lights. Will these work? How do you remove the old lenses?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By fortunateson
I thought that the UV light was all you needed to...

I thought that the UV light was all you needed to detect the dye. Kind of like the old hippie posters. Why the yellow glasses? And would yellow (night time driving glasses) do the trick?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By fortunateson
I had mine done a couple of years back, no...

I had mine done a couple of years back, no problems so far. However, I believe all the problems boil down to a detached wire inside the box. If I was to do it again I would have tried to fix it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By fortunateson
Thanks for the thanks! I was just really happy I...

Thanks for the thanks! I was just really happy I didn't have to replace the wheel bearing, axle shaft, or pay a shrink (which would probably be cheaper). Intermittent noise are the very worst since...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By fortunateson
I haven't had time, just did this about three...

I haven't had time, just did this about three hours ago. I want to check to see if locktite is required and what type to use.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By fortunateson
I haven't had time, just did this about three...

I haven't had time, just did this about three hours ago. I want to check to see if locktite is required and what type to use.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By fortunateson
Exclamation Rear Wheel Clicking noise

For the past number of weeks I have been hearing an ever louder clicking noise from my right rear wheel area. During this time the noise got louder. Double checked my brake job three times! No...
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