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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By JimLev
CAT's?

CAT's?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By JimLev
You should be ok, however if your Aux fan ever...

You should be ok, however if your Aux fan ever fails your engine will be toast in a few minutes. Do you feel lucky?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By JimLev
I've got these same horns, they are loud. I...

I've got these same horns, they are loud. I installed these Hella horns and left one of the original horns connected.
Your old horns are probably packed with dirt, however when new they really...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By JimLev
Answers to your questions are on Bforums.

Answers to your questions are on Bforums.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By JimLev
Mine are the same way. There is no way to put the...

Mine are the same way. There is no way to put the bolts in from the front, they are too long.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By JimLev
It's the tires not the wheels. Keep your 66...

It's the tires not the wheels. Keep your 66 wheels.
18" Reps weigh a lot more that 17" OEM 66's.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By JimLev
I don't think raising the idle or using thicker...

I don't think raising the idle or using thicker oil will make his tractor sound like a BMW again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By JimLev
There is a $$$ tool for removing and installing...

There is a $$$ tool for removing and installing the splined end. Some have used an air hammer to drive the end out of the hub.
After you get it out make sure you clean the splines to remove any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,232
Posted By JimLev
This one will handle the current the fan will...

This one will handle the current the fan will draw.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,232
Posted By JimLev
Why are you worried about the blades? The fan...

Why are you worried about the blades? The fan will run in either direction by swapping the power to the blue and black wires.
Just curious, how much current will that fan connector carry?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,232
Posted By JimLev
Looks very nice. Where did you find a pan that...

Looks very nice. Where did you find a pan that big?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,232
Posted By JimLev
2 min won't drain the battery. With a PWM...

2 min won't drain the battery. With a PWM controller or resistor setup the fan will only draw 3-4 amps.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 35,232
Posted By JimLev
LOL, that circuit above looks familiar. Here is...

LOL, that circuit above looks familiar.
Here is the one I'm going to use for the off delay to keep the fan running for a few min after the engine is shut off.
I wouldn't change the fan direction....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By JimLev
Nice upgrade from a 540. It should weigh about...

Nice upgrade from a 540. It should weigh about 500 lbs less than your 540.
A friend bought a 911TT that we drove back from Iowa a few years ago, oh man, what a car, I want one.
It was so much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By JimLev
Drive over to Anchor Bar and order some of their...

Drive over to Anchor Bar and order some of their famous Buffalo Wings as a victory meal.
I did a friends starter 2 years ago, same problem, the link was corroded thru.
He already had a new starter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By JimLev
Those temps are for the non tu engine, 3 speed...

Those temps are for the non tu engine, 3 speed fan.
The clutch fan runs all the time, as soon as you start the engine.

For the tu engine the electric aux fan will come on when the DME determines...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By JimLev
With a 10 year warranty maybe you can get...

With a 10 year warranty maybe you can get replacements every 2-3 years.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By JimLev
I assume you've checked the bulb and the socket...

I assume you've checked the bulb and the socket connection, right?
All external lights are powered by the LCM, before you point the finger at it I'd take the other working tail light assy out and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By JimLev
^^^___or get a 540.

^^^___or get a 540.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By JimLev
That's my pic. I didn't have any problem removing...

That's my pic. I didn't have any problem removing the starter, it pretty much fell out after the two bolts were removed.
Wack it to loosen it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By JimLev
Does the engine turn over faster now than before...

Does the engine turn over faster now than before when you try to start it? Did it make any metallic noises when it wouldn't start?
If you have fuel and spark, you need air and compression and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By JimLev
I sure do, and past it by a bit sometimes. ...

I sure do, and past it by a bit sometimes.
Gotta let those N2O sniffing pony's out of the stall and run a bit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By JimLev
Let's see, is it an I6 or a V8? If it's the I6...

Let's see, is it an I6 or a V8?
If it's the I6 what engine is in it, assuming robert could be anywhere in the world.
Fudman, your turn to guess.

Robert...modify your sig with this info so we...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By JimLev
If you rev the engine to red line that will cause...

If you rev the engine to red line that will cause the PS fluid mist to come out of the vent hole much faster than driving the car like a granny.
Also having too much fluid in the resevoir will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By JimLev
You need the tools. The main cam drive chain...

You need the tools. The main cam drive chain needs to be removed to replace the heads.
If the heads aren't coming with the vanos installed you'll need the tools for that too.
At a minimum you'll...
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