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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By jetpilot10
The ride really isn't that bad. I figured with...

The ride really isn't that bad. I figured with the 30's and 35's it would be a bit rougher, but I guess since I have been riding around lowered for so long, there isn't any appreciable degradation...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 392
Posted By jetpilot10
It's time for a GM 6.0 conversion. You can do it...

It's time for a GM 6.0 conversion. You can do it for a whole lot less than 12k and you will be able to eat M5's and M6's with a single turbo.....done
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By jetpilot10
BMW E39 540i with Style 172 Wheels

I just installed a set of E60 550i style 172 wheels on my 540i. I did have to bore the center to 74.1 mm from the stock 72mm to make it all work. Cost was $40 per wheel for the machining. I did not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 274,934
Posted By jetpilot10
Need help running tests

I have a PC I picked up with DIS, NCS Expert, EDIABAS etc on it. I need to test wheel speed sensors with car in motion to determine which sensor is bad. How do I do it and which software program is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By jetpilot10
Need Guidance on testing Wheel Sensors with DIS

I have a PC I picked up with DIS, NCS Expert etc on it. I need to test wheel speed sensors with car in motion to determine which sensor is bad. How do I do it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,487
Posted By jetpilot10
217,000 miles on my 2000 540i, and still counting.

217,000 miles on my 2000 540i, and still counting.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-22-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By jetpilot10
Are they aftermarket or BMW Originals?

Are they aftermarket or BMW Originals?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By jetpilot10
Fuel pressure Regulator vacuum

Jim is correct. It runs along the drivers side of the intake towards the firewall, where it continues on down to the underside of the car to the Fuel filter and regulator.

When you look at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By jetpilot10
Here's a tip: run to harbor freight and buy...

Here's a tip: run to harbor freight and buy yourself the 3/4" or 1" breaker bar with associated sockets. You will not regret this purchase. If you ever have to replace the rear bearings on the car...
Forum: Parting Out 12-07-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,229
Posted By jetpilot10
PM with what you are asking for Rims please..

PM with what you are asking for Rims please..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By jetpilot10
I would get under car and check the center...

I would get under car and check the center support of the driveshaft (Propshaft). You are going to have to pull a couple panels that sit just above the exhaust to gain access to it. I had the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By jetpilot10
I would agree with MikeWerks. Get you a mirror...

I would agree with MikeWerks. Get you a mirror and a flashlight. You have let a intake gasket slip out of place. That much air incoming around the orange gasket is causing it not to run. Get the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By jetpilot10
Check ebay

Check ebay or craigslist in your area for someone parting out an E39. I just picked up a GMIII module for my 540, which retails for $450.00, from ebay for 45.00 including shipping. Module worked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By jetpilot10
General module is bad

Ok, everything you have mentioned that is inoperative, is controlled by the General Module. This module is located behind the glovebox, and you gain access to it by removing the cover under the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By jetpilot10
Everyone is missing the obvious. I had this...

Everyone is missing the obvious. I had this problem and I have your answer.

You have to pull the fuel pump again. You will need to check the two wires that transit thru the mounting ring. One...
Forum: Parting Out 08-16-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By jetpilot10
Interested in exhaust, rims etc

Interested in exhaust, rims etc
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By jetpilot10
Well my central locking doesn't work, I.e....

Well my central locking doesn't work, I.e. pressing the central lock button on console nor do my wipers work in any mode. The doors will not lock unless I do it manually on each door. The trunk...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By jetpilot10
Yes Autoscope is BMW & Mercedes shop.

Yes Autoscope is BMW & Mercedes shop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By jetpilot10
Basic Module III & Coding to car??

WTB GM3 module 61356942047 for 2001 540

I was told today by Autoscope of Plano that the reason my Central Locking System and Windshield wipers aren't working is because my Basic Module is bad. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By jetpilot10
Seat option

Man you guys are making this crap to hard. Go to the junk yard or search craigslist. What you are looking for is a passenger seat in the same color/ style seat as you have now. Buy the seat and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By jetpilot10
New P Code 4 months after Besian Vanos Repair

I have also posted the below message on the Besian Vanos Forum, but thought I would post here to see if my BMW brothers have heard of this or helped someone in the past with this issue. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By jetpilot10
Part number

How has your part been working out? Any issues?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By jetpilot10
Timing chain guide

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but its the timing chain guides. Now that you have driven it and it won't start it sounds like it may have jumped timing. Hopefully you haven't bent any valves.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By jetpilot10
There are a couple Black E39's running around...

There are a couple Black E39's running around Frisco, and a couple M5's. I have a black 540 Sport with M front and rear bumpers, Magnaflow muffler and I am sitting lower on coil overs, about .75...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By jetpilot10
Can you describe thei Black E39? Lowered, M5...

Can you describe thei Black E39? Lowered, M5 bumpers? And last Thursday, on the Tollway, access road or on Warren? Wasn't it raining on Thursday? Time of day, mornings or afternoon?
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