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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2013, 10:40 AM
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Posted By e39530i5speed
An LSD is absolutely a pointless waste of money...

An LSD is absolutely a pointless waste of money for me. This 540i is a daily driver to get from point A to B...5.3 miles one way. I can get a used open 3.38 for $260 with shipping included and swap...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By e39530i5speed
See thats the thing, I'm not really a highway...

See thats the thing, I'm not really a highway cruiser...rarely get on. I drive on backroads and traffic where shorter gearing is not only helpful but also more fun.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By e39530i5speed
Maybe he should first learn how differentials...

Maybe he should first learn how differentials work as well as how they affect acceleration of a vehicle ...if he doesn't already. Then maybe he should just answer the question asked... if he knows...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By e39530i5speed
I am trying to accomplish better acceleration and...

I am trying to accomplish better acceleration and shorten my gearing. A 2.81 rear end really bogs down the car's acceleration and reduces its potential power delivery over time.



What does...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-19-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By e39530i5speed
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By e39530i5speed
540i Manual Rear Differential Upgrade!

Hi,
The 540i with manual transmissions has horrifically tall gearing. It has a 2.81:1 rear differential. I want to upgrade it to shorten the gearing. I know that 3.15:1's came stock on the 2003...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-09-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By e39530i5speed
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-23-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By e39530i5speed
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-21-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By e39530i5speed
WTB: BMW E39 540i 6-Speed or E39 M5

Hi,
I am interested in purchasing a BMW E39 540i or an E39 M5. If its a 540i then it has to be with a 6-speed manual, preferably sports package and preferable post 2000 model with the M62B44TU...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-21-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By e39530i5speed
FS: BMW E39 530i

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Selling my Blue 2001 BMW E39 530i with a 5-speed manual transmission. Currently has approximately 154,000 miles. I have two working keys, one of them being a...
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