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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-10-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By e30lebanon
How did you disassemble the handle?

How did you disassemble the handle?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 02-08-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By e30lebanon
Unscrew the torx, it won't fall over. When you...

Unscrew the torx, it won't fall over. When you feel resistance that's when the handle is unattached. Just pull on the handle and it will pop out on the right side. The connectors are on the other...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-05-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By e30lebanon
Wrong theromstat?

Bought my first M3 last week. It's cold here at around -5C but It's not reaching operating temperature at all. So I ordered a gates thermostat from rockauto. It seems to be a different design than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By e30lebanon
I'm aware of that. I need to know what's involved...

I'm aware of that. I need to know what's involved if it is a B35
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By e30lebanon
Donor car has no badge and engine shows sighs...

Donor car has no badge and engine shows sighs that it has been replaced at some point so checking the VIN wouldn't really help.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By e30lebanon
Any M62B35 experts here? Needed asap!!

Hello everyone,

My e39 540 blew two M62B44s because of the dreaded drain blockage under the brake booster. Both blew while I was out of the country and family members were driving my baby. I found...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By e30lebanon
Thanks for the explanation makes total sense. My...

Thanks for the explanation makes total sense. My concern is that the glass packs are affecting performance also not only the sound. Emissions are not an issue. So If I put a straight pipe in place...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By e30lebanon
Never heard of glass packs before but I did my...

Never heard of glass packs before but I did my research and it explains my problems. This explains the gas smell I get usually especially on cold starts. No cats means extra gas is burned in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By e30lebanon
European e39 540i Exhaust investigation

I did a muffler/silencer delete 2 years ago on my 98 540 with unexpected results. It doesn't sound like anything I found on youtube. I noticed some welding done around the Cats when I took a look...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 51
Poll: 540i vs 530i
Views: 4,495
Posted By e30lebanon
Get a PPI for the 540 first, if it needs work get...

Get a PPI for the 540 first, if it needs work get a PPI for the 530i. The 530i a is very nice car and this is the LCI so you probably saw the difference but the V8 is just amazing. What I would do is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,900
Views: 550,456
Posted By e30lebanon
Gave the beast a facelift at its 380k km birthday...

Gave the beast a facelift at its 380k km birthday :) at 390k it wants a 6 speed swap, it promised me that it wont blow cooling parts anymore!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By e30lebanon
Just passed 380k...km :bigpimp:

Just passed 380k...km :bigpimp:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,692
Posted By e30lebanon
So I replaced my Behr fan clutch to a Sachs one...

So I replaced my Behr fan clutch to a Sachs one and everything is okay for now! The Behr unit (used for less than 5k km) had silicon like materiel coming out of it! I have read that Behr made a bunch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,692
Posted By e30lebanon
That's exactly what I meant. I tried unlocking...

That's exactly what I meant. I tried unlocking the obc to have a look at the coolant temp, it was 108 C when driving normally and went up to 114 C when I waited for about 5 min on a traffic light....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,692
Posted By e30lebanon
I'm pretty sure that it's not the mech clutch...

I'm pretty sure that it's not the mech clutch that is hooking up! Because last year I noticed the same noise and it turned out to be the aux fan that was saving the engine because the fan clutch was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,692
Posted By e30lebanon
Fan clutch not working properly, again!!

Bought my 98' euro spec 540iA last summer and since day one I got stuck in a tunnel for half an hour(super hot day) and I noticed a loud fan noise (aux fan saving the engine) coming every 8-10 min...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 01-08-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By e30lebanon
I checked the VIN and yes it was repainted! The...

I checked the VIN and yes it was repainted! The badge is on now :) I tried to push on the 4 corners when I went for the first test drive and it was very bouncy compared to my 540 with M sport...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 01-05-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By e30lebanon
New Shark owner!

After a year and a half of driving a boring Honda civic, I found this amazing shark! No rust, euro bumpers, 5 speed, Recaro seats!! It needs so little to be a real pristine classic! Never considered...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By e30lebanon
It's either you're confusing the fan clutch with...

It's either you're confusing the fan clutch with the aux fan or you're forgetting to turn off your engine :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By e30lebanon
M sport pack was only offered in 2003. My 98 has...

M sport pack was only offered in 2003. My 98 has some M parts like yours, it even has M sport suspension but it isn't an M sport 540! Anyway just wanted to tell you that if you take good care of your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By e30lebanon
Yeah same as mine! But don't let this problem...

Yeah same as mine! But don't let this problem prevent you from buying one because you'll adapt to it and you wont notice it after a couple of weeks. It's due to the drive by wire system that needs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Posted By e30lebanon
Just don't get anywhere near a 540..not even a...

Just don't get anywhere near a 540..not even a glance at the engine or you'll hate your 525 afterwards :D I wish I had a 6 spd on my 540 but even the auto gearbox can get you into trouble if you get...
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-07-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By e30lebanon
Any members in Burlington,Ontario area??

I found a descent bimmer online yesterday and I called the dealer because they mentioned that it needs exhaust work and a rear bumper cover and also that it's for sale as is in a non road worthy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By e30lebanon
Thanks you cleared how hard is this project!

Thanks you cleared how hard is this project!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By e30lebanon
Nav screen installation

Yes I did search and got some answers but still have some.
Okay so yesterday I found a guy that is parting out his 1995 740 so he's selling a 4:3 nav display that looks perfect and he says that it's...
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