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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 03:42 PM
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Views: 289,422
Posted By Albo
Oops... Double Post!

Oops... Double Post!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 289,422
Posted By Albo
Parked outside while we epoxied my bro-in-laws...

Parked outside while we epoxied my bro-in-laws garage. I don't even know why i'm sharing this crappy picture:
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,153
Posted By Albo
Ahhhhh.. back from my drive. It was fun as...

Ahhhhh.. back from my drive. It was fun as always. Take it easy on the guy, he just got his 530i. He'll change his tune about the Steptronic someday when he's had more time to play. I didn't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,153
Posted By Albo
I don't know...mine stopped feeling like a...

I don't know...mine stopped feeling like a "Luxury Sedan" along time ago. I love my paddle shifters.....makes me feel like I'm driving an F1 car, especially with the nice exhaust note coming from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Albo
The Core charge was refunded promptly after they...

The Core charge was refunded promptly after they received my old TC back. I used Valvoline Maxlife as recommended by esparayno. Are you terribly far away from the Redlands,CA area. I'm 15 minutes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Albo
I had the same issue and code (P0741) on my car. ...

I had the same issue and code (P0741) on my car. I drove it as such for approximately 3,000 miles without incident. When it came time to have the car smogged however, it did require repair. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Albo
I've got the Eibach Sway Bars. They come with...

I've got the Eibach Sway Bars. They come with Polyurethane Bushings. You don't need to upgrade anything else, but they work splendidly with good shocks/springs or coilovers. My car is not a sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Albo
Sorry.. i was in a bad mood i guess when i posted...

Sorry.. i was in a bad mood i guess when i posted earlier. There are a lot of choices and to be frank, some of my choices have been polarizing as well. Something about those Beyern wheels just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Albo
I'm not a fan of those at all. Personally, I...

I'm not a fan of those at all. Personally, I can't believe someone actually managed to successfully market those to BMW enthusiasts. I know everyone has their own taste, but I see Beyern's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
Thanks man...you may be right. I actually...

Thanks man...you may be right. I actually thought about painting the T-Bar a darker color...maybe even black..to make it subtle. I kind of get that look now.

More to come.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,077
Posted By Albo
He's referring to Brass Caliper Bushings: ...

He's referring to Brass Caliper Bushings:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/415CH9pqagL._SX425_.jpg

http://www.amazon.com/Brass-Caliper-Guide-Bushing-Mini/dp/B004SYA3RE
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
Ok.... High Pressure PS hose and two Reservoir...

Ok.... High Pressure PS hose and two Reservoir hoses ordered form OEMBimmerparts.com. It seems like a slow enough leak so I can keep driving, but now I've also got a coolant leak somewhere. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
Also... there is a Power Steering Leak. Likely...

Also... there is a Power Steering Leak. Likely the High Pressure lines. With 123,000 miles on the clock, I think they likely need attention.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
Thanks for the compliments guys. Sorry...I...

Thanks for the compliments guys. Sorry...I haven't really posted in a while. The headlights were purchased from a seller on eBay. They are Depo P39's with LED AE's.


Came home from a recent...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,545
Posted By Albo
Challenger SRT8 May happen at some point this...

Challenger SRT8 May happen at some point this year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Albo
. Always advisable to have new replacements...

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Always advisable to have new replacements for those bolts when doing the VANOS R&R. They have a taper in them that makes it easy to snap them and I believe actually starts to weaken over time. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
Performed a stud conversion while I removed the...

Performed a stud conversion while I removed the 15mm spacers (sold to a member on another forum).
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 825
Posted By Albo
Good luck, buddy!

Good luck, buddy!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By Albo
It's been a while since I got an offer for...

It's been a while since I got an offer for purchase of my car, but I get a ton of compliments and even more people following my car with their eyes as I drive by. I notice it all the time. For a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By Albo
Would not be a bad thing to do every once in a...

Would not be a bad thing to do every once in a while. I run a bottle of Chevron Techron Concentrated Fule Injector cleaner every six months for preventative maintenance. It actually "unstuck" the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
Installed some HAWK HPS Brake Pads on the...

Installed some HAWK HPS Brake Pads on the existing Power Stop drilled rotors (on inspection it looked like they still had plenty of meat on them). Inspected all brake hoses as well...everything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
Thanks for the kind words... 1) I assume...

Thanks for the kind words...

1) I assume your referring to the M-Technic Body Mouldings?

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E39-530i-M54_3.0L/Exterior/Body/Moulding_-and-_Trim/

2) Currently I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
Thanks for the compliment. The nozzles are plug...

Thanks for the compliment. The nozzles are plug and play. They snap right into the hood opening, the electrical plug is the same and the connectors from the old water hose fits perfectly.

The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By Albo
I agree....and yet, I'm glad they didn't butcher...

I agree....and yet, I'm glad they didn't butcher an M5.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 65,911
Posted By Albo
...and just because...a touched up picture that...

...and just because...a touched up picture that I've been using as a desktop wallpaper:
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