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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
I did all that, new rotors, pads, tyres, then...

I did all that, new rotors, pads, tyres, then moved wheels around... was the bushing for me in the end, but the juddering all came back a few months later....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Well, it ain't gunna go down too well here, but I...

Well, it ain't gunna go down too well here, but I chopped the e39 in for a 2004 Zafira GSi... 3 kids now and a lot of carting around to do having moved house etc (well that's my excuse anyway!)
The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Hi T Well, it's a long story, I have since got...

Hi T
Well, it's a long story, I have since got rid of the 520, got completely sick of it.
I did manage to get rid of the judder in september last year. I had the front bushings replaced on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By moosh_cufc
Thanks poolman... i'll get that checked...

Thanks poolman... i'll get that checked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2007, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By moosh_cufc
Alarming Oil Use

Hi All

I have searched high and low on this topic and apologise if I have missed the answer.. if you can direct me to posts which cover this I will be very grateful..

I have a 2002 520i here in...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 02-26-2007, 03:34 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 635,042
Posted By moosh_cufc
Thankyou so much for this post! After 4...

Thankyou so much for this post!
After 4 occasions this weekend where my battery had insufficient charge to start my e39, a quick search on bimmerfest gave me the solution.
59.00 incl vat for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Cheers Bix 70-90 mph is absolutely fine for me...

Cheers Bix 70-90 mph is absolutely fine for me too ;-) !!

All the mechs have told me the car is in no way unsafe which is some reassurance... It's just an annoyance... i get no pull from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Took the car into the dealer today, mech took it...

Took the car into the dealer today, mech took it for a test drive and experienced the vibration.
He couldn't tell what it was, so he sat me down, gave me a coffee and put the car up on his lift....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2006, 02:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
OK, so now I have 4 x new michelins all balanced,...

OK, so now I have 4 x new michelins all balanced, tracking and alignment checked and all ok.
We have new rotors and pads on the front, all fine.

I still have that judder or vibration when braking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
thanks cn. I had my mech check the rear rotors...

thanks cn. I had my mech check the rear rotors lastnight... he declared them not warped :-)

Thanks for the linkage
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Thanks cn 1. yes, rotors done and inspected...

Thanks cn

1. yes, rotors done and inspected by third party, all looks fine

2. haven't had tracking or alignment done, will have this done with the tyres/tires along with rebalance and tracking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
oops just found the 'click here to enter' Doh!

oops just found the 'click here to enter' Doh!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Thanks again... realoem.com seems to be...

Thanks again...

realoem.com seems to be undergoing some maintenance at the moment. However i found the part on pelican parts and my car is not listed 520i...

I have just organised 4 new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2006, 01:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
I had my mech take a look.... and we find out...

I had my mech take a look.... and we find out that this car doesn't have any thrust bushings, unless we call them something else here. :dunno: Sorry, I am not in any way, shape or form a mech...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2006, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Thanks for that, I'll get them looked at..

Thanks for that, I'll get them looked at..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2006, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Thanks for the reply :) I have now had a...

Thanks for the reply :)
I have now had a chance to do the bedding in as per the recommendations I found on this site, the disks/rotors look the right colour.

Having driven around and tested...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2006, 03:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By moosh_cufc
Question Brake Judder e39 520i

Hi all... I'm a noob here at bimmerfest, please forgive me if I have messed up in any way.

I have a 2002 520i here in the UK. I had a slight judder when travelling at 50 - 55mph... even with no...
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