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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 689
Posted By energizedmortal
That is great news. Now, the adventure of...

That is great news.

Now, the adventure of making sure I don't end up with a old buna vcg or ofhg gasket.

Might be a good thing if the dealer doesn't have it on the shelf and has to order it so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 689
Posted By energizedmortal
Does anyone know if a oil filter housing gasket...

Does anyone know if a oil filter housing gasket made of Viton can be acquired?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By energizedmortal
FYI Bmw of Manhattan quoted me $1000 to replace,...

FYI Bmw of Manhattan quoted me $1000 to replace, paint and install the driver side rocker panel. I got it repainted in the Bronx four years ago for $200 still looks good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By energizedmortal
A member has pictures of D5166 fitment here: ...

A member has pictures of D5166 fitment here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8595238

Ellicit did not report any operational issues, the update may have patched all the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By energizedmortal
Take off the driver side air filter under the...

Take off the driver side air filter under the hood and check the brake booster compartment to rule it out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By energizedmortal
when in park...if you press down on the brakes do...

when in park...if you press down on the brakes do you hear it? Then it is your brake booster.

I had the same sound eventually the water inside the brake booster froze and locked up my brakes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,754
Posted By energizedmortal
+1

+1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,139
Posted By energizedmortal
Post 75, McCandless replaced the rear window trim...

Post 75, McCandless replaced the rear window trim the same way as the front.



http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=147492&highlight=bluebee+windshield&page=3

The front and rear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By energizedmortal
i bought OEM camshaft intake and exhaust sensors...

i bought OEM camshaft intake and exhaust sensors from autohausaz.com and can confirm that even though they were not "genuine bmw" they did have made in Germany stamped on them. Replaced both a couple...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 846
Posted By energizedmortal
interesting information, I'm due for a cooling...

interesting information, I'm due for a cooling rehaul glad I read this thank you
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,888
Posted By energizedmortal
I used VR valve cover gasket on my m54 four years...

I used VR valve cover gasket on my m54 four years and 50,000 miles ago still bone dry.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By energizedmortal
might be corrosion ...

might be corrosion

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=614399

see post 13
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,755
Posted By energizedmortal
My Behr radiator started leaking at the crimps...

My Behr radiator started leaking at the crimps right after the warranty expired same for nipple, trying nissens next time. Looks like extreme hot and cold weather kills my cooling system every 4...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By energizedmortal
My issue turned out to be a faulty leak detection...

My issue turned out to be a faulty leak detection pump. DIY:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7576641
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By energizedmortal
Can the evap system alone cause a rough idle =...

Can the evap system alone cause a rough idle = NO. Someone please correct me if I am wrong, but the evap system builds pressure in the fuel containment system to test for vapor leaks to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By energizedmortal
i cleared p0456 but it would come back every...

i cleared p0456 but it would come back every couple hundred miles. Smoke test found no leaks so I guessed it was the leak detection pump and that resolved it. I was headed toward the purge valve...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,122
Posted By energizedmortal
Very true. My torque converter seal had a quarter...

Very true. My torque converter seal had a quarter inch missing by 175,000 (not bad). But DIY its only $300 for the torque converter http://www.torqueconverter1.com/, add ATF and filter. I also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By energizedmortal
I considered selling my 2003 530i a couple of...

I considered selling my 2003 530i a couple of years ago. Glad I dropped a couple grand instead of 24 car notes. With that said, I want to add a economy car to the line up that is safe asap.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By energizedmortal
very nice, did you change the chrome trim to...

very nice, did you change the chrome trim to shadow? Sweet ride Enjoy!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By energizedmortal
Correct removed HIDs Navi cluster add CCV , aux...

Correct removed HIDs Navi cluster add CCV , aux fan, and heater valve
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By energizedmortal
Almost 8 years of ownership 2003 530i M54: ...

Almost 8 years of ownership 2003 530i M54:

Tires 100,000 5/18/2008
Battery 105,000 10/25/2008
Alternator 110,000 12/31/2008
BMW alarm 114,656 4/17/2009
VGC, oil pan, ofgh,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By energizedmortal
My conti DWS all seasons are going on 4 years...

My conti DWS all seasons are going on 4 years 40,000 miles and still have some life in extreme nyc weather I have no complaints.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By energizedmortal
Interesting, my original fuel pump died at...

Interesting, my original fuel pump died at 180,000 miles a couple of weeks ago.

Fill your tank to make sure the fuel pump gasket is sealed correctly. When pushing down the sender unit, a part of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 53,676
Posted By energizedmortal
My thermostat leaked on my belts which caused...

My thermostat leaked on my belts which caused them to snap and stranded me a block away from an independent mechanic. I drove it 5 minutes into the shop and hit 126 Celsius on a I6 yikes. After doing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,495
Posted By energizedmortal
I have the previous D5124F model. Pros:...

I have the previous D5124F model.

Pros: price, design, bluetooth, dvd, and gps work great.
Cons: poor radio antenna (easy fix- get aftermarket antenna) , had to re splice audio wires (10...
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