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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By leonardke
Transmission gone or not quite yet?

Ok, I have searched and I am still searching but cannot find anything exactly like what happened to my beloved e39. Here's the scenario: I was driving on the interstate at about 75 to 80 mph and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By leonardke
Anyone....bump.... Sent from my...

Anyone....bump....

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997 using Bimmer App
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By leonardke
I need some more help---Codes and Issues

I need some help.....yet again. This is turning into a project and now I'm really starting to enjoy it.....I think. Anyways, here goes:

Took my car to a mechanic to have head fixed. He...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By leonardke
Not ready to throw in the towel yet...... paid...

Not ready to throw in the towel yet...... paid almost $8000 a year ago and have put a little more than $2000 into it. BTW I didn't pay for this replacement block, he had to eat the cost of it, only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By leonardke
Finally got my car back........this turned out to...

Finally got my car back........this turned out to be an ugly situation. Dropped my car off on Sept 10, 2011 and got my car back on March 1, 2012. Here's the rundown: head fixed and no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By leonardke
I'll shoot you the pm regarding price and...

I'll shoot you the pm regarding price and everything along with it. I know pictures say a thousand words, so here are a few. Hope I did this right. Anyways, look at the second cylinder and you can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By leonardke
Thanks for the replies and the help. What I need...

Thanks for the replies and the help. What I need help with now is where to find a short block for sale. A google search brings up many sites that don't have them or want you to send emails or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By leonardke
Thanks for the replies. I didn't think that...

Thanks for the replies. I didn't think that would be a great idea. You want to know what's really crazy? This guy has had my car for the head replacement since Sept 10 and just sent this email...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By leonardke
Follow up.......need advice

I've been waiting for over three months to have my head replaced on my 528i as referenced here in my prior post (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=565715&highlight=). The mechanic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By leonardke
Actually as of today 46....but who's counting...

Actually as of today 46....but who's counting right???? I plan to make a trip up that way this Friday. Its two hours away, so I can't drop by before work today, but I do plan on a "out of the blue"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By leonardke
The problem turned out to be a blown head...

The problem turned out to be a blown head gasket.........and cracked head. Apparently there was work done on this head before that was supposed to be a quick fix for a cracked head. Having the head...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,003
Posted By leonardke
Love: it's a freakin' BMW!!!!! Nuff said!!!! ...

Love: it's a freakin' BMW!!!!! Nuff said!!!!

Hate: this whole cooling system thing.......and those damn cupholders!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By leonardke
I've seen one member on here that used Bars and...

I've seen one member on here that used Bars and sent him a message asking how it wad holding up on his 6 series. I got no response and I've already dropped it off at the shop to be properly fixed. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By leonardke
Bimmerteck, Once again, thanks. Dropped my...

Bimmerteck,

Once again, thanks. Dropped my prized possession off tonight and after talking to Dave at Markert Motorworks, I feel confident in his ability. As a matter of fact, best I ever felt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By leonardke
I see you recommend this quite frequently on the...

I see you recommend this quite frequently on the site. Is this really a possibility? I only have a small amount of white smoke and rough idling, along with some misfiring. Seems like it may not be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By leonardke
Hey, major thanks. I've called them all and...

Hey, major thanks. I've called them all and Market Motor Works by the far seemed the best. Word from the dealer is cracked head or blown gasket. Dave at Market Motor Works gave the best price and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By leonardke
Cracked head/blown gasket!!!!

After a complete overhaul of my cooling system and countless times bleeding, and after many opinions, I think the culprit is a blown head gasket or cracked/warped head. I'm calling the Stealer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,205
Posted By leonardke
I guess I should have expected something, but...

I guess I should have expected something, but either way no one likes to hear they may have to possibly purchase a new engine so soon after a purchase. And yes I did have it checked out by BMW. And...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,205
Posted By leonardke
I would love to say "yes I would," but can't...

I would love to say "yes I would,"
but can't wholeheartedly say this. After cooling system overhaul and a few other parts here and there, still not running "normal" and still overheating. Think...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By leonardke
The BMW Stealership says I ran out of gas. They...

The BMW Stealership says I ran out of gas. They said I have two bad fuel level sensors. Does this sound reasonable. They want 800 to fix it and that won't happen. I'm looking at my options now...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By leonardke
Solved!!!! I have seen quite a few people on...

Solved!!!! I have seen quite a few people on here with the same issue that I was describing, and some had no luck. My issue was resolved by replacing the fuel pump. There was a great DIY on here...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By leonardke
Ok, I'm looking into buying a fuel pump. Two...

Ok, I'm looking into buying a fuel pump. Two questions that I'm not clear on:1). Are there two pumps? I keep seeing reference to the one under the rear seat on the passenger side in the DIYs on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Posted By leonardke
Looked over a few thing with the mechanic, and we...

Looked over a few thing with the mechanic, and we came to the conclusion this has to be the fuel pump. We are following the Fuel Pump DIY on here and had to stop as it has started raining. ...
Forum: Parting Out 06-16-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,339
Posted By leonardke
You still have the fuel pump? Send me a price. ...

You still have the fuel pump? Send me a price. I need it shipped to 31030.
Forum: Parting Out 06-16-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,238
Posted By leonardke
You still got the fuel pump? I need it shipped...

You still got the fuel pump? I need it shipped to 31030. Let me know how much, ASAP!
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