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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,113
Posted By mike530ia
I'm running Billy Sports with H&R sport (29742-2)...

I'm running Billy Sports with H&R sport (29742-2) on my 2001 530i. She started life as standard non-sport model, so in retrospect I should've probably gone with H&R #29742-1, because I believe the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By mike530ia
I'm on my second set Bridgestone Potenza's. I...

I'm on my second set Bridgestone Potenza's. I started with the RE960AS, which gave me almost 47K miles, and now have RE970AS, which is the newer version. I'm not exactly sure how many miles are on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,909
Posted By mike530ia
I'll play. 2001 530ia with 184K miles. I've...

I'll play.
2001 530ia with 184K miles. I've done the cooling system twice since I bought it in 2006 with 54K miles. Replaced the front upper control arm bushings, everything in the back, RR window...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By mike530ia
Steptronic Shifter Arm is Getting Hung Up on Something

I've spent the past 2 hours searching everywhere I can think of for an answer to this Steptronic shifter issue that just developed over the past few days, and besides a couple useless 5 year old...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By mike530ia
I wish that lip would fit my 530. Looks good.

I wish that lip would fit my 530. Looks good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,378
Posted By mike530ia
Check out these guys in Denmark. I just picked up...

Check out these guys in Denmark. I just picked up new shadowline trim from them..
http://www.schmiedmann.com/en/bmw-e39/7141-new?product=51110139583K
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By mike530ia
My 530 has done that as long as I can remember. I...

My 530 has done that as long as I can remember. I always thought it was just the sound of the fan clutch coming to a stop, but I wouldn't worry.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By mike530ia
Well, as of yesterday morning my Indy was still...

Well, as of yesterday morning my Indy was still at square 1, yeah I know, so I limped her down to the dealer. That was the worst 50 mile drive I've ever had to endure, since she was misfiring like a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By mike530ia
Thanks very much, I really appreciate your...

Thanks very much, I really appreciate your interest in helping me with this!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By mike530ia
Here's the list of codes I have: (006) 06...

Here's the list of codes I have:

(006) 06 fuel injector cylinder 1 actuation
(033) 21 fuel injector cylinder 5 actuation
(022) 16 fuel injector cylinder 3 actuation
(023) 17 fuel injector...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By mike530ia
For now, the guys at the shop are stumped. I have...

For now, the guys at the shop are stumped. I have 8 or 9 codes, including several cylinder misfires. I went through everything people on here have suggested with him, including the brake booster, so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,319
Posted By mike530ia
I have had them on my car for a few years now,...

I have had them on my car for a few years now, and would love to toss them out and get something more fitting. They're ok I guess as far as wheels go, but definitely not an eye catcher.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By mike530ia
Thanks for continuing to ask questions. The CCV...

Thanks for continuing to ask questions. The CCV and all the hoses were replaced when they removed the manifold to replace the coolant pipes along the side of the engine. At that time they found a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By mike530ia
Fuel filter was done around 70K miles ago and the...

Fuel filter was done around 70K miles ago and the CCV was done around 10K or so ago. We have had lots of rain lately, but I can't check the cabin filters, since she's at the shop now. I'm actually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By mike530ia
Random stumbles =something more

May sad story began last weekend on my long drive home from work. I closed my store, hopped in my baby, and off I went without any issues. Then about halfway through my 30 mile commute on I75 I felt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,852
Posted By mike530ia
I get the all season tires, because of the tread...

I get the all season tires, because of the tread wear ratings. Summer tires just don't last long enough for me, and I don't want to get new tires every year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,980
Posted By mike530ia
2001 530ia with 175K miles. Drained, new filter,...

2001 530ia with 175K miles. Drained, new filter, and filled at 60K miles. Haven't touched it since and everything runs smooth
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By mike530ia
was your whole car re-sprayed, or just the front?...

was your whole car re-sprayed, or just the front? looks so shiney!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By mike530ia
I do like the tobacco colored seats with all the...

I do like the tobacco colored seats with all the sort of black 2 tone, except the headliner.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,852
Posted By mike530ia
FWIW, I have approx. 50K miles on my Potenza RE...

FWIW, I have approx. 50K miles on my Potenza RE 960AS front tires, which I rotated there from the back when I got the RE970AS about 25K miles ago. The newer tires in back still have a substantial...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By mike530ia
Possibly, probably, but I won't be sure till next...

Possibly, probably, but I won't be sure till next friday. It's times like these I really wish I had a backup E39 in the garage.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By mike530ia
Update: I finally got the 2 coolant pipes...

Update:

I finally got the 2 coolant pipes replaced this week, but she's still leaking, so we'll try again next week when I'm off from work. On the bright side they also did my CCV, associated...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By mike530ia
I know, but I'm trying to remain positive to get...

I know, but I'm trying to remain positive to get me through the next week and a half. I've been driving like this for the past 2 months or so, and now that I know what the problem is she'll probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By mike530ia
Small world. Unfortunately, I'll have...

Small world.



Unfortunately, I'll have to keep my fingers crossed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By mike530ia
Thanks for all the replies! After refilling the...

Thanks for all the replies! After refilling the expansion tank today i drove over to see the guys at Avenue Autosport in Port Charlotte. Their business focuses mostly on hot roddin Audi/VW, but do a...
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