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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 16valex
True but only the young and stupid ones end up in...

True but only the young and stupid ones end up in the ditch.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By 16valex
Jim, the PU is a back up. :D. I like heated...

Jim, the PU is a back up. :D. I like heated steering wheel and seat in the fiver more.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By 16valex
Ha ha! Didn't mean to show my Ebay's $165 set...

Ha ha! Didn't mean to show my Ebay's $165 set they all have slotted and drilled but hard to see from the pic.




:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By 16valex
My Winter Beater

Twice strut spring has broken but the heart and soul keep on fighting.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By 16valex
Supercharged 530 MT.

Supercharged 530 MT.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By 16valex
Exactly! :thumbup:

Exactly! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By 16valex
I used to start my 76 VW rabbit in gear that was...

I used to start my 76 VW rabbit in gear that was fun. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By 16valex
Pats all the way 35-10.

Pats all the way 35-10.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By 16valex
I too have been experimenting with engine...

I too have been experimenting with engine cleaning products. I used half a bottle of Seafoam just before oil change, drove about 20 miles before dumping the used oil. Oh man! talk about how black...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By 16valex
4 reasons? That's all? Maybe you should look for...

4 reasons? That's all? Maybe you should look for a 101 reasons you should buy a 530. He he...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,718
Posted By 16valex
I party with my neighbors. Problem fixed!

I party with my neighbors. Problem fixed!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By 16valex
Congrats and good job found your issue. This is...

Congrats and good job found your issue. This is why I do all my car's repair.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By 16valex
Your engine is flooded. You need to put the...

Your engine is flooded.
You need to put the pedal to the metal and keep on cranking.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By 16valex
Video 1. is all you need to replace both pre-cat...

Video 1. is all you need to replace both pre-cat O2 sensors.

No, you mis-understood everybody here, but I can see why you confused.

There are 6 cylinders in your engine but there's only 2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,221
Posted By 16valex
They used to be $3/ea. I don't know if I would...

They used to be $3/ea. I don't know if I would buy them again, the whole windshield smudge momentary at every sweep of the blade.
Do you have this happen to you with these NAPA blades?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By 16valex
Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas to you to Jim. Thank...

Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas to you to Jim. Thank you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 756
Posted By 16valex
Woo hoo! Congrats man! Nothing like having your...

Woo hoo! Congrats man! Nothing like having your own pad. I remember back in the days parking in NYC dealing with all the hassle of Winter, no snow tires, blocked in by snow banks, half a mile walk...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By 16valex
True, but why can't the DME use it as On/Off...

True, but why can't the DME use it as On/Off status. I have seen these purge code on I6, and from my own experience it has always been the purge valve is the culprit.



Never had any experience...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By 16valex
Here it is. Just below the front of the intake...

Here it is. Just below the front of the intake manifold.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By 16valex
It's possible you maybe right about the misfired...

It's possible you maybe right about the misfired code due oil leaking into coil but my guts feeling you almost ran out of gas so all the debris from the tank is in your fuel filter and this could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By 16valex
Hey, thanks man. I don't have that issue anymore...

Hey, thanks man. I don't have that issue anymore and kind of forgot all about it. Nevertheless, the resolution makes sense. The piston needs water to dampen and slow it down like a dash pot. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By 16valex
Yea that rhythmic thumping on the floor was a...

Yea that rhythmic thumping on the floor was a torture. The frequencies is dependent of your heat temp settings.

I have to open it up one of these day and see how the valve is driven open/close.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By 16valex
If it was me I would just knock the dowel pin out...

If it was me I would just knock the dowel pin out and forget about it.
I think your son did the right thing by enlarging the hole, tell him to enlarge some more so it will be at the least 1/16"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,013
Posted By 16valex
Because it's local, in stock.

Because it's local, in stock.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By 16valex
Yes, it does. It means NOT the wrong side. :) ...

Yes, it does. It means NOT the wrong side. :)


But seriously, replace both pre-cat sensors like JimLev said and be done with it.
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