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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By imp.the.dimp
if it's actually "glittery" then something is...

if it's actually "glittery" then something is very seriously wrong. Drain the oil and check the filter for more metal flakes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By imp.the.dimp
the shaking might be a dirty ICV, the issue with...

the shaking might be a dirty ICV, the issue with the lights sounds like an LCM issue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By imp.the.dimp
e46. But it won't just slot right in. You'll need...

e46. But it won't just slot right in. You'll need to make sure you have a clutch with the right splines and that everything is properly spaced, you'll probably need to shorten the drive shaft, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By imp.the.dimp
short answer is no. A quick search shows that...

short answer is no. A quick search shows that your gearbox mounts up more like an I6 box, and the m5 box does not have the same bolt pattern. You could get a 6speeed out of an m3, but I'm not sure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By imp.the.dimp
it's on the syllabus

it's on the syllabus
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By imp.the.dimp
oh god no you did not over pay at all haha cheers...

oh god no you did not over pay at all haha cheers welcome to the club
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By imp.the.dimp
it's definitely a larger electrical issue. Check...

it's definitely a larger electrical issue. Check all canbus components, ignition switch, even the battery and alternator
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By imp.the.dimp
yeah I would sell it. you could conceivably make...

yeah I would sell it. you could conceivably make it work on the stock dme with a really good piggyback like a perfect power smt8c but even then it would be very experimental. someone will buy it in a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By imp.the.dimp
It has a 25 pound flywheel it isn't going to rev...

It has a 25 pound flywheel it isn't going to rev like an f1 car. An 18 pound flywheel made a huge difference for me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By imp.the.dimp
I have the same on my car

I have the same on my car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By imp.the.dimp
Hi, I've actually had this exact problem. I...

Hi, I've actually had this exact problem. I happened to be jump starting it to move it onto my garage, and noticed the alternator smoking. So yeah that was that. I removed it and could feel it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By imp.the.dimp
My clutch was REALLY gone and on some days if I...

My clutch was REALLY gone and on some days if I even tried to accelerate from like 75 to 80 on the highway it would slip. It was an extremely disconcerting feeling. If you don't have that, your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By imp.the.dimp
I've heard this is a ccv failure symptom, but I...

I've heard this is a ccv failure symptom, but I don't have one and it still occasionally happens
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By imp.the.dimp
sounds like dual mass flywheel

sounds like dual mass flywheel
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By imp.the.dimp
thats mph as in speed

thats mph as in speed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By imp.the.dimp
THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT!!!!! A...

THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT!!!!! A TEST THAT ACTUALLY TESTS EXACTLY WHAT THEY DO AND NOT A RESULT OF WHAT THEY DO!!!
Anywho, your test is only on one car. To actually prove anything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By imp.the.dimp
you know when you open a window and your car and...

you know when you open a window and your car and you get the helicopter sound? The same phenomenon happens at certain air speeds in the intake of your car. That box resonates and stops it. It's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By imp.the.dimp
oh man I had 24 glorious hours between finishing...

oh man I had 24 glorious hours between finishing a clutch job and the alternator dying. Those were the days. or rather day
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By imp.the.dimp
the only "special" tool I needed was a t30 torx...

the only "special" tool I needed was a t30 torx socket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By imp.the.dimp
You aren't going to get a whole lot of help here...

You aren't going to get a whole lot of help here most people are purists blah blah blah. If you want better advice check out stancenation or stanceworks. Lots of people with taste that probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By imp.the.dimp
Even if this whole thing is true and running the...

Even if this whole thing is true and running the fuel too low is actually bad for your fuel pump (which I've seen zero actual evidence for) who cares? a fuel pump is cheap and easy to replace
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By imp.the.dimp
my ccv was all messed up and i had goo like that....

my ccv was all messed up and i had goo like that. replaced with a catch can and the goo is gone. if that's not the case for you then it's likely a head gasket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By imp.the.dimp
no. Different front subframe

no. Different front subframe
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By imp.the.dimp
pin 42 on the ecu is vss. Find that wire and...

pin 42 on the ecu is vss. Find that wire and splice into it. cheers
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By imp.the.dimp
this thread may be useful ...

this thread may be useful http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5478714
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