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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
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Omg I'm dying here. Sent from BimmerApp...

Omg I'm dying here.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By dtadrian
Are you 100% sure it's the oil pan ? That's not a...

Are you 100% sure it's the oil pan ? That's not a very common area to leak


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dtadrian
So far I have not replaced anything to get rid of...

So far I have not replaced anything to get rid of this problem. The only thing I did a few months ago was fuel filter. Fuel pressure reg and oil filter housing gasket. When i removed my boot to clean...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 945
Posted By dtadrian
Wrecked '99 Dinan 528is...Totaled.

Rgol Check your private mail


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dtadrian
Attention 528i experts

I have this minor issue. I have had codes 1188 and 1189 always on. Since car ran ok I really didn't do much about it. But now I'm also getting p0170 and 173 intermit and when I do the car runs a bit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,446
Posted By dtadrian
You don't need one in a 5speed. I'm looking into...

You don't need one in a 5speed. I'm looking into installing one


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,446
Posted By dtadrian
I pull a 4x8 with a 500 lb tool box from power...

I pull a 4x8 with a 500 lb tool box from power plant to power plant. I believe I have loaded it upto 1000 lbs while I was moving. Not one issue. Only thing I recommend is to get an aftermarket...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By dtadrian
I removed my IAC valve and cleaned it with carb...

I removed my IAC valve and cleaned it with carb cleaner. Problem solved. Vanos seals also give similar symptoms. I chose the cheaper and easier route and it worked.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By dtadrian
Installed hitch with no issues. Wasn't too hard....

Installed hitch with no issues. Wasn't too hard. Removed bumper cover and inner bumper for better clearance. I used a punch to make the marks for the holes after I aligned it center. Drilled my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By dtadrian
Thanks for the replies. Ed thanks for the link. ...

Thanks for the replies. Ed thanks for the link. I will be receiving the hitch tomorrow that I purchased on Amazon. It's a curt hitch. Once I install it I will try to post pics of the install.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By dtadrian
Any advice to wire trailer lights

Got a 99 528 touring. Just bought a curt hitch. Need to see what you all recommend to get for trailer wire harness and maybe procedure to wire up. Tried to search but I couldn't find anything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 665
Posted By dtadrian
Usually by spinning wheels and using a mechanic...

Usually by spinning wheels and using a mechanic stethoscope against the bearings


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By dtadrian
This noise seems to come out when engine is under...

This noise seems to come out when engine is under load. I would try to see if noise can be replicated in park or neutral. Then put it in drive and load it up while holding the brakes. See if noise...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,626
Posted By dtadrian
Totaled..... Next!! Sent from BimmerApp...

Totaled..... Next!!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By dtadrian
So you painted the dash? Sent from...

So you painted the dash?


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,410
Posted By dtadrian
Valve guide seals and major oil leaks plague that...

Valve guide seals and major oil leaks plague that line of e60


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By dtadrian
Look at the first picture. It looks to me the car...

Look at the first picture. It looks to me the car was smacked in the front. You can see the metal had been bent and the paint flaking off.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,002
Posted By dtadrian
I would retrace all your steps prior to finding...

I would retrace all your steps prior to finding the vac leak. You may have dislodged something electrical or you have created a bigger vac leak that it won't start.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 648
Posted By dtadrian
Check the condition of the tires, look for...

Check the condition of the tires, look for feathering or choppiness on the thread. Also after driving and braking you could check if you have a stuck caliper by touching your wheel. If it feels hot...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 48,428
Posted By dtadrian
I like how you take off your normal shoes in the...

I like how you take off your normal shoes in the picture of your front end and put on your work shoes on the coil over pic. Lol.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By dtadrian
You would have to take it to a tire shop that has...

You would have to take it to a tire shop that has a machine that can test it. Basically it rotates tire to measure how much road force it has. Sometimes belts shift in tires causing vibrations...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By dtadrian
Maybe your new tires are producing excessive road...

Maybe your new tires are producing excessive road force. Take it to a shop so they can test it


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By dtadrian
Did you get the tires before or after all the...

Did you get the tires before or after all the repairs. Check for cupping


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By dtadrian
BMW's are too damn sensitive for everything. ...

BMW's are too damn sensitive for everything.
Look for a low output 12v bulb that doesn't generate a lot of heat and tie in led with it. It will take away the errors


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By dtadrian
Did you pull any codes? Even though light is...

Did you pull any codes? Even though light is off, it probably stored codes. Most likely Mis fire codes.


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