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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Chisum
I did the same thing with my MK III nav system...

I did the same thing with my MK III nav system when I got INPA. To fix it you need to make a software CD then reinstall. Good time to update to the latest revision and you can change the splash...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Chisum
I have a 2002 530iT/6 that came with the sport...

I have a 2002 530iT/6 that came with the sport suspension. I'm getting ready to do a suspension refresh and chose the Sachs because I really like the factory ride.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By Chisum
Magnaflow Delete

I recently dropped an M54B30 in my 525iT/5. For the exhaust I went with the Schmeidmann headers stock resonator and a Magnaflow 14833 muffler. I drove the car with the Magnaflow for two weeks then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,366
Posted By Chisum
I just finished upgrading my 525iT/5 to a 530iT/6...

I just finished upgrading my 525iT/5 to a 530iT/6 and have to say the M54B30 motor matted to the GS6-37BZ is a blast. The first 3 gears are all torque and wheel spin. The GS6-37BZ is a much better...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By Chisum
I have the Akebono pads on both of my cars and...

I have the Akebono pads on both of my cars and love them. This talk about bite is way over blown I really can't tell the difference between the Akebono pads and the oem pads other then my wheels stay...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By Chisum
Stewart WP with 100K still going strong. ...

Stewart WP with 100K still going strong.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By Chisum
Let's see getting

Let's see getting
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,164
Posted By Chisum
The best wax for the money I've found is this...

The best wax for the money I've found is this from Chemical Guys http://www.chemicalguys.com/5050_Concours_Paste_Wax_p/wac_302.htm

I put on a coat of sealant then apply a cot of the 5050 and my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By Chisum
My sedan would do this sometimes I would let it...

My sedan would do this sometimes I would let it sit overnight then in the morning it runs. Once it started doing this I pulled into a gas station and filled it up the issue went away. It turned out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Chisum
Get under the car and check the wire harness...

Get under the car and check the wire harness going to the level sensor. I had 3 wires on the right side of my touring open causing the same error.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 32,243
Posted By Chisum
Hi Gary, Would this work on an M54 that is...

Hi Gary,

Would this work on an M54 that is supercharged?

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 76,562
Posted By Chisum
Replaced rear brake pads.

Replaced rear brake pads.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,080
Posted By Chisum
Best place for an oil change is my garage. I took...

Best place for an oil change is my garage. I took my 525 to jeffy lube for an oil change the day after I bought it and it cost $90 I was shocked. I've been doing my own oil change since.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 76,562
Posted By Chisum
Replaced the driver side air spring on my...

Replaced the driver side air spring on my touring. Took less then an hour.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Chisum
I'm leaning towards Corteco. Chisum

I'm leaning towards Corteco.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Chisum
Engine Mount Brand

I have to replace the engine mounts in my 2003 525i. What brand is recommended? The BMW mounts are $102 each the others brands range in price from $46 to $22. The brands are

BMW
URO
Corteco...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Chisum
Window Regulator

I replaced the rear passenger window regulator in my sedan last weekend. It's easy and there are a few videos on You Tube to walk you through it.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,049
Posted By Chisum
Dws

I have the DWS on my touring and would buy them again.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,822
Posted By Chisum
+1 on replacing the oil filter gasket. I did mine...

+1 on replacing the oil filter gasket. I did mine 2 years ago and it took me 3 hours.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By Chisum
Intake Boot, to test squeeze the boot with one...

Intake Boot, to test squeeze the boot with one finger and thumb. If you finger punches through the boot replace it. :rolleyes: That is how I found my vacuum leak.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Chisum
City 20% Highway 80% Chisum

City 20% Highway 80%

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Chisum
She is running great, pulls all the way to red...

She is running great, pulls all the way to red line and I get an average of 23 MPG according to the OBC.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Chisum
Made it To 200K

I hit the 200K mark on the 2002 525 touring on 4/4:roundel::roundel::roundel:

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,729
Posted By Chisum
Mine are weaping now at 132K it's on my list of...

Mine are weaping now at 132K it's on my list of things to replace.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Chisum
This Will Make You Feel Good

http://www.cheatsheet.com/automobiles/10-best-used-luxury-sedans-for-ballin-on-a-budget.html/11/

Enjoy

Chisum
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