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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By Luftpost
I recently opened my pre face lift up, cleaned...

I recently opened my pre face lift up, cleaned them inside and out, dried them thoroughly, let them sit open overnight in my family room and then resealed them. I thought I did a quality job...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,521
Posted By Luftpost
Sounds like a good deal. Do the PPI. Mine has...

Sounds like a good deal. Do the PPI. Mine has been trouble free too. Don't let everyone scare you away from an E39. Good luck!

L
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,275
Posted By Luftpost
Nice job on paying it off. There is a huge amount...

Nice job on paying it off. There is a huge amount of pride in driving a car around with no debt!!!!!!!
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Luftpost
I will pass....looks too "American muscle" like....

I will pass....looks too "American muscle" like. Not at all fitting to a BMW.

L
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Luftpost
If we are referring to the Camshaft Position...

If we are referring to the Camshaft Position Sensor code (P0343).....I was getting one intermittently, so I swapped sensors (Bank 1 with Bank 2), to confirm it was the sensor. The code never...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By Luftpost
Let me guess, she then said...."don't get so...

Let me guess, she then said...."don't get so upset, it's just a stupid car!"

L
Forum: Parting Out 01-24-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By Luftpost
Climate Control Fan Speed Switch Rear Cup...

Climate Control Fan Speed Switch
Rear Cup Holder
Auto Rear Sun Shade (only need triangular slides from horizontal support)

63011
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,317
Posted By Luftpost
I will give that a try, thanks! L

I will give that a try, thanks!

L
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,317
Posted By Luftpost
I am using these hose clamps without much...

I am using these hose clamps without much success. The leak I previously had with the factory hose clamps is back with the screw down clamps. I am unable to get them tight enough to seal the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By Luftpost
:wahwah:

:wahwah:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Luftpost
No affiliation, just local to me.......M Parallel...

No affiliation, just local to me.......M Parallel CL STL (http://stlouis.craigslist.org/pts/2165521583.html)

L
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Luftpost
From my experience, lifters will make noise only...

From my experience, lifters will make noise only when the engine is warmed up. That is how mine works. Perhaps that is why the noise became apparent when you got back home.

Some here use a thicker...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,853
Posted By Luftpost
Sorry, have do disagree with you in a big...

Sorry, have do disagree with you in a big way!!!!!!!

Best B4B is.........

Scuba tank delete (aka muffler and silencer delete). Did it yesterday with a bit of reluctance. Afterwards, fired it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,086
Posted By Luftpost
Why be I better off bro???? Where do he (Sammy)...

Why be I better off bro???? Where do he (Sammy) get his jack from? :bigpimp:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,086
Posted By Luftpost
I have found Sam's gas to typically be 7-8 cents...

I have found Sam's gas to typically be 7-8 cents less than Shell, Mobil or the like.

L
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,086
Posted By Luftpost
What kind of gas does Sam's Club sell? That is...

What kind of gas does Sam's Club sell? That is where I get mine (premium), but never considered where it came from.

L
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,140
Posted By Luftpost
Pardon me Sir, How on earth did this job...

Pardon me Sir,

How on earth did this job cost you $200 labor (did you forget a "0"?). Timing Chain Guides alone are 10 hours minimum labor. If that is not a typo, then there must be a Chinese Indy...
Forum: Parting Out 12-09-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,422
Posted By Luftpost
Ross1, Looking for the fan speed rocker...

Ross1,

Looking for the fan speed rocker switch as shown in #3 below or the whole lot if you don't want to break them up.

Also front and back cup holders.

Please let me know.

Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,140
Posted By Luftpost
There is a plethora of information regarding...

There is a plethora of information regarding timing chains and guide rails. You would do yourself a great service to search under those key words.

Your question is a subjective one as you will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Luftpost
Sounds like the starter is fine. Battery on the...

Sounds like the starter is fine. Battery on the other hand is not adequately charged. Is there a light on or other item that is draining the battery? Go to Autozone or one of those places and have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,671
Posted By Luftpost
I am in the same boat. Drives me crazy, and down...

I am in the same boat. Drives me crazy, and down right embarrassing!!! Curious how you are going to figure out which lifter(s) it is(are). Fortunately they are not terribly expensive. Let us know how...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-30-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By Luftpost
FS: E34 BavAuto Springs $100

SOLD

For sale is a complete set (front and rear) of Bav Auto springs. I bought them in March of 2010, installed them myself, on my 1995 525i.

My wife now drives the car (I bought an E39 540/6)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By Luftpost
When I purchased my 540 this past summer, the...

When I purchased my 540 this past summer, the seller told me where he had all of his service done. I went/called those places and they were kind enough to print out the service history and email it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,990
Posted By Luftpost
To clarify, you still have the stock Y resonator,...

To clarify, you still have the stock Y resonator, removed both stock mufflers and replaced them with 1 Magnaflow?

L.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,851
Posted By Luftpost
No, they will go bad too. That is why there is...

No, they will go bad too. That is why there is only a 2 year warranty from BMWNA.

I am the 3rd owner. I have records (and verbal confirmation) from previous owner showing that the cluster was...
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