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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By flowlikeit
Hey, guys, thanks for all the feedback. I really...

Hey, guys, thanks for all the feedback. I really appreciate it. (sorry for the late response, I've been traveling for the last few days.

Thanks again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By flowlikeit
The roundel from the dealer is $56, you can get...

The roundel from the dealer is $56, you can get them on ebay for $15-20. That's a big reason why. Also, different color options. So do you know the measurement of the trunk roundel for an e39?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By flowlikeit
Emblem/Roundel/Logo Size

Hello all,

sorry for this as I'm sure this has been addressed somewhere, but I just can't find the answer through the search feature, but I need to replace both of my emblems on my 2001 530. I am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By flowlikeit
No. No work has ever been done to the...

No. No work has ever been done to the transmission since I've owned it. My understanding is that these have the lifetime transmission fluid or something like this. So I wasn't aware that there was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By flowlikeit
Help! Did my Transmission Go Out?

Hello Guys,

It's been a while since I've posted here with a problem, but I was hoping for some help. I have a 2001 530 with 178K miles. Today I think my transmission may have gone out. The thing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By flowlikeit
My bad, i should have said this earlier. I...

My bad, i should have said this earlier. I replaced the drive shaft last year as well as the flex disc. That was the first thing we checked because the noise sounds remarkably similar. Everything is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By flowlikeit
Loud Clacking sound...most likely culprit?

Hey guys. I have a 2001 530. There is a loud clacking sound coming from the driver's side rear wheel well. It seems to correspond with the rotation of the tire. It's been there for a while now, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By flowlikeit
I have the same problem. My mechanic has been...

I have the same problem. My mechanic has been trying to figure it out for ever. Last week, he suggested that it was the e-brake clanking against the lug nuts, but the sound has gotten worse and now...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By flowlikeit
gas pedal broke

So, I have a 2001 530i. My gas pedal has separated from the floor and now I have to balance the pedal to drive the car, which isn't too much of a problem except its rather annoying to do constantly....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,048
Posted By flowlikeit
Driveshaft to Grease or not to Grease

So the u joint and the CV are bad on my driveshaft. I'm ordering a rebuilt driveshaft from driveline. I wanted to get opinions as to which i should order. I can to the OEM route or they offer an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,141
Posted By flowlikeit
Thanks for the reply. I'm going through the links...

Thanks for the reply. I'm going through the links you posted right now. I appreciate your insight. I was wondering something else and hoping you guys or anyone else here might be of assistance. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,141
Posted By flowlikeit
driveshaft/ U joint concerns

I posted this as a reply in another post, but I think I'd get more feedback if I just started a new thread....

In response to my complaints about a clacking noise coming from the rear passenger...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,289
Posted By flowlikeit
Sorry guys, this may sound like a stupid...

Sorry guys, this may sound like a stupid question, but is the guibo the same thing as the flex joint?

Also, in response to my complaints about a clacking noise coming from the rear passenger wheel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By flowlikeit
been a while since i've posted, but here's a...

been a while since i've posted, but here's a brief update, I just broke down and bought a new MAF, but I got it off of E-bay for like $60.00 from a seller in NY (apparently they make after market...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By flowlikeit
More CPS troubles

So The camshaft position sensor I bought from auto haus az failed, but after like a a couple of months (for a 2001 530). They were totally cool about the return though, they said to just send it in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,757
Posted By flowlikeit
Did you have the car checked out by a third party...

Did you have the car checked out by a third party before you bought it? I've bought 2 e39's since 2006 and had pre-purchase inspections done on both of them. The first one had some small things that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By flowlikeit
No I didn't....this will more than likely make me...

No I didn't....this will more than likely make me look like a total noob (which I kind of am) but where would the fuse be?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By flowlikeit
really....nothing?

really....nothing?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By flowlikeit
Yeah, i cleared the code a couple of times, but...

Yeah, i cleared the code a couple of times, but the check engine light comes back every time almost instantly.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-27-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By flowlikeit
Will these fit a 5 series? or no?

Will these fit a 5 series? or no?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By flowlikeit
Cuise control and AC

So the other day I tried engaging the cruise control for the first time in about a year, and the funniest thing happened....nothing at all. I pressed the CC button on my steering wheel and the green...
Forum: Performance 01-27-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By flowlikeit
how much are you asking for it?

how much are you asking for it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By flowlikeit
Ok brief update.....Turns out that not clipping...

Ok brief update.....Turns out that not clipping the vanos solenoid connector with the metal clamp....somewhat of a big deal....lol. I found a wrecking yard that had the clamp and bought it for 5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By flowlikeit
These are the CPS DIY's I used ...

These are the CPS DIY's I used

http://forums.roadfly.com/forums/bmw/bmw-3-series-e46/forum.php?postid=7616963&page=1

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=358494&highlight=P0340

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By flowlikeit
So I just replaced my CPS when...

So I was getting code p0344, intake camshaft position sensor. So I just replaced the CPS using the DIY's found in the forums here. and now I'm getting 2new codes

P1525

P0102

The first one,...
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