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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 480
Posted By doru
That temp (86C) is much lower than mine. At...

That temp (86C) is much lower than mine. At 86C, the needle just went to 12 O'clock (actually around 75-ish). That's too low of an inlet temp for the engine. It will never warm up properly, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 480
Posted By doru
I believe the Stewart WP achieves same results. I...

I believe the Stewart WP achieves same results. I rarely see 96C on the KTMP - and this only in heavy stop-and-go traffic, and only in the summer months. usually my KTMP since I installed the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By doru
Sorry to hear. It would be interesting to find...

Sorry to hear. It would be interesting to find out what caused this. I'm thinking maybe the live starter wire might have something to do with this, by the location you pointed out, but I might be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By doru
The only thing about the scibaru is you need to...

The only thing about the scibaru is you need to keep the revs high. Gutless at low revs (tq curve intersects hp curve at high revs).
Other than that, it's still a Toyota, so unpredictable issue are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,229
Posted By doru
+1,000,000 All those are aftermarket that will...

+1,000,000
All those are aftermarket that will NOT last. The price is ridiculous. You can have the genuine O.E. BMW roundel from ECS Tuning for 31 ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By doru
CCV update?

CCV update?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 48,656
Posted By doru
Don't complain. You have to kick yourself for not...

Don't complain. You have to kick yourself for not buying O.E. BMW sensor directly from dealer. Has been mentioned often, even in this thread. If the dealer sold O.E. sensor doesn't work, then you can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By doru
Pretty much. It's working, but not in spec: just...

Pretty much. It's working, but not in spec: just a tad lazy or too fast, but it's working. If it wouldn't work it would throw a code, and you might have some other symptoms as well. the new cars...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By doru
Could be the leak detection pump (item #13 in...

Could be the leak detection pump (item #13 in this diagram (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=DP63&mospid=47595&btnr=16_0357&hg=16&fg=10)).
It's a reed switch, and is used to detect evap...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By doru
Could be a bad rubber seal on the gas cap.

Could be a bad rubber seal on the gas cap.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By doru
Yes, I can vouch for this product. I also used it...

Yes, I can vouch for this product. I also used it last year, and the oil level is quite steady now. I still have to add some oil, but I went from 1 qt/1500 Km to about 1/2 qt/5000 Km. I also combined...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By doru
So are the Iphones....

So are the Iphones....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By doru
If you change O-rings on fuel injectors, you have...

If you change O-rings on fuel injectors, you have to change both. the O-rings will be probably hard like rock, so be very careful when removing the tiny ones located at the pintle, so you don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,338
Posted By doru
Once you write it on a sh*t of paper, it stays...

Once you write it on a sh*t of paper, it stays there for all to see....:bigpimp:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By doru
If the coolant dipstick is missing, it's a...

If the coolant dipstick is missing, it's a tell-tale that at least the expansion tank is on it's way out. Check the date on that sticker, or maybe there's another sticker or stamp with manufacturing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,175
Posted By doru
yes, just try to take a corner, or brake. You...

yes, just try to take a corner, or brake. You will hear them banging in the trunk..........
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By doru
Careful with that exp tank. If I were you, I...

Careful with that exp tank.
If I were you, I would return it, and buy the OE from dealer (more $$$, agreed, but no headaches).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,175
Posted By doru
I love those straps. keep my whiskey bottles from...

I love those straps. keep my whiskey bottles from rolling after I purchase them from the store.......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By doru
Very good. If they are from Europe, even Eastern...

Very good. If they are from Europe, even Eastern Europe, they should be good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By doru
Cleaning Secondary Air valves

Has anyone done it?
I pdf'd a method from the Fanatics, they have a slightly different setup of the SAP, but the principle is identical. I think I might do it.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By doru
the behr (OEM) and other makes fan clutches seem...

the behr (OEM) and other makes fan clutches seem to draw less air, which is detrimental to your engine cooling. Sachs are strong, and the first few days you will notice the noise, which will go away....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By doru
the Rein OE parts are labeled "Made in Germany" ...

the Rein OE parts are labeled "Made in Germany"
all the others are junk. usually the coolant hoses are OE and labeled made in the Fatherland. I thought you asked about coolant rubber hoses, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By doru
Sachs is the best. As for why, do a search,...

Sachs is the best.
As for why, do a search, it's been discussed.
Problem is, it seems it's harder & harder to get the Sachs.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 802
Posted By doru
Rein is a good brand, like Contitech. It's one...

Rein is a good brand, like Contitech.
It's one of the OE suppliers for BMW.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By doru
What he said To check this, if you have...

What he said

To check this, if you have GT1, start the fuel pump via the software, activate the injectors with software, then start up the engine. It will start, and it will be terrible, but if...
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