BimmerFest BMW Forum banner

bmw e39

  1. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I'm parting out my unfortunately wreck E39 Touring and wondering if this is a good place to post.. The "Classifieds" section that I found within Bimmerfest doesn't have any activity.
  2. E39 M5 (1998-2003)
    I'm parting out my unfortunately wreck E39 Touring and wondering if this is a good place to post.. The "Classifieds" section that I found within Bimmerfest doesn't have any activity.
  3. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    So hey guys I became serious about fixing my car cause my dad won't let get another one. It has some problems some I know how to fix and some I don't know how to fix first I wanna start at the engine then do the basic maintenance to it like brakes etc. First of all its cheap car yes it got some...
  4. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    hi my 2 gear is gone so i need to opgrade. i have a getrag gearbox in now but i want a 328i zf (310z or 320z? ). but do the clutch slave cylinder fit on the zf ?. and is the crossmember the same?. and is the bolts that holds the gearbox to the engine the same ?. and do the cluch fit ?. i...
  5. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Im sad to say that my 1997 e39 528 with 410000km engine has died. And i am looking to swap in a new one. And have som small questions. 1. What kind of problems am i looking to run in to if i just swap in a m52b28 2. Is it difficult to swap to a m52tub28? 3. If i buy a engine from 1999 can i...
  6. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey mates. I really wanted to express my love over the E39 and I went ahead to write a complete blog about my car. Not to mention the awesome professional photographs which I clicked on my own to reveal the true beauty of it. Wanna get your eyes and minds gratified? Check it out...
  7. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Does anybody know how to remove an old device from the Dynavin, so u can pair your device back??? My friend had his phone connected, now it doesn't want to pair back to my phone it has his phone name on the Dynavin screen sometimes it says disconnected or pairing.... I remember this happened...
  8. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    ok so the other day I did my VCG, couple weeks before that, I changed my spark plugs and noticed a little oil in well #6 (bank 2) I thought to my self, ut oh, its time for a new vcg, so later on, I went back to check all my spark plugs and again I saw a little oil sitting at the very bottom of...
  9. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Ok so, for a while now I have been having an intermediate oil leakage that drops on my cats and the cause is because of a stud bolt that is stripped that sits right on top of o2 sensor bank 2. Yesterday, I finally heli coiled all of my stud bolts that were stripped and replaced the studs with...
  10. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello Bimmerfest'ers!! My brother's car had a terrible VANOS oil line leak... It was dripping one drop of oil every half a minute or so... So that needed replacement immediately. Bought the part (can't exactly remember how much $$ but wasn't terrible) and decided to replace it and took this...
  11. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    After searching information I see that everyone that has the chime sound manually enabled has 2 connectors, one white and 1 black. I never had this sound in my car, and I wish to have it, so I went ahead and took a look under the dash and found only 1 white connector hooked up to the speaker...
  12. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Going to get a muffler delete, and recommendations ? place is charging me $150 including filling the muffler with their pipes
  13. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I was wondering what will happen if i swap my HO2S connections, the o2 sensors underneath the car. Where the air distribution piece is at, what happens if I would swap the 2 connectors... will it cause any damage or throw any codes? or it doesn't matter... Im trying to get my HO2S to read...
  14. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    DSC, Brake, Air Bag, ABS Light ON Ok these lights came on after installing after market m5 auto fold mirrors. I went with the switch mod route. So when I was trying to route some wires through the door panel under neath the glove box going out to the door panel passing that wire connector...
  15. Tools and Miscellaneous
    I'll ship anywhere in the USA..... OEM part: #12317501599 Item model number: #2-13882 TYC BMW Replacement Alternator TYC heavy-duty alternators are built brand-new, with no recycled internal components. The bearings, field casing, rotor, rectifier, stator, diode, regulator are all 100 percent...
  16. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Part #12511439183 OK, so the other day when trying to find a solution to my stripped o2 sensor, some how my coil wire harness "electrical wire" snapped off.. So what I did was basically stripped a new piece off and clamped it down with a new "gold" brass connecter... When I took my car to the...
  17. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Tried removing my o2 sensor 1 in bank 2 since im getting - p0154 I even tried doing this months ago when I replaced my bank 1 sensor 1 which was pretty easy. But this one towards the firewall is a ****ing pain in the a.s.s, not because its in a tight spot but the little critter is either...
  18. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Emergency radiator issue.... Please Help !!! Came to a bad situation yesterday, my pulley that turns the fan cracked in half and broke the belt, which made the car overheat and somehow the nozzle piece that connects to the little hose to the expatiation tank is broken..... the top half is...
  19. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Just got my new rebuilt vanos unit.... Is it necessary to remove the fan in order to remove / install a new vanos unit? Also there isn't DIY with pictures showing how to install everything, ex: fit bolts and the seals
  20. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Its been raining for 3 days straight in my area from the hot weather, and ever since, my wipers would work after a while then stop in the middle of the windshield, and I would have to turn the car off and back on for it to work again.. Even so, when the wipers start to move it stutters two...
Top