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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
what style/size were your old rims and what are...

what style/size were your old rims and what are you doing w/ them?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,374
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
I would just have the T-bar painted black. It...

I would just have the T-bar painted black. It will still provide the support that it was designed for and you will not see it most of the time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
This may be stupid but did you clear the current...

This may be stupid but did you clear the current codes by holding the 1 and 3 buttons down for about 1 min until the light flashed indicating that the codes were cleared? I just programed my new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
If you want to get a bmw I am friends with one of...

If you want to get a bmw I am friends with one of the largest Luxury wholesalers in all of IL. PM me if you want me to give you his number.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
One question, does the car die while sitting...

One question, does the car die while sitting idle. My X5 had hole in the Throttle body boot which connects the airbox to the throttle body and that causes a drastic deduction in air flow to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
I have not ahd a car that did not have build up...

I have not ahd a car that did not have build up on the butterfly valve. It is a fact of life in the engine. With the Filter box sealed I highly doubt that anything would get past that hole. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,276
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
I would advise getting the solo2 instead. The...

I would advise getting the solo2 instead. The nice thing about the solo is that you can hard wire it like the 8500 and you won't have the "Light your cockpit red so a cop knows you have a radar...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Everything that is said can be true but there are...

Everything that is said can be true but there are a few misconceptions. Since the late 70's pads have been made to not emit a gas when under heavy breaking. The bonding agents used to hold the pad...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
What I would do is try to find a sport package...

What I would do is try to find a sport package version and then buy 16". Have you driven a sport. I feel that the sport package makes the car a much better drivers car. Once you go to a 17" tire...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-18-2005, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Anyone have 18" take off's to sell

My dad is picking up a 06 650 coupe w/ sport package and since we live in chicago snow is always and issue. I have winter setups on both my X5 4.4 /sport and my 540 sport 6 speed and it makes a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2005, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
I just looked at the video. You may want to get...

I just looked at the video. You may want to get the latest update for the icelink. I turned off the OBC display of the music for the reason that you mentioned at the end of the video because I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
One thing that you may want to look into is that...

One thing that you may want to look into is that fuse 57 is a constant power supply even when your car is turned of. You will see that the light on the DSP will stay on even if the car is turned...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,323
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
one more thing to consider. If it is has...

one more thing to consider. If it is has frame/Unibody damage and the insurance company is a reputable one then it will most likely be reported to the State which is where AutoCheck and Carfax gets...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2005, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Installed Icelink Plus

Well I finally installed my Icelink plus and it rocks. It took about 3 hours but that included taking out the trunk liners, back seat, finding the switched power source(so the dsp converter would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2005, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,616
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Yes. the Escort Solo S2(cordless) does. When...

Yes. the Escort Solo S2(cordless) does. When you use the optional powercord it will show your cars voltage when you push the Mute button.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2005, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Well speaking from experience the SL is a great...

Well speaking from experience the SL is a great car that will always turn heads but it is not a drivers car like the BMW is. I had a 1997 and then a 2000 SL500 and was amazed how much better the 540...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,058
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
You have to remove the radiator, fan, belts,...

You have to remove the radiator, fan, belts, accessories before you can get to it. The once you put it on you have to test if for leaks and reassemble. That does not sound too far fetched to have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Winter setup......opinions

Ok i have a 2001 540i/6 w/ sport package. I have #63 17" or better yet M-Paralles and live in Chicago. I purchased a winter set up for my wifes 2002 X5 4.4 Sport and I do think it was a very good...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2005, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
check here... http://www.evosport.com/tech/

check here...
http://www.evosport.com/tech/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Well I lost MPG under similar conditions when I...

Well I lost MPG under similar conditions when I changed from the OEM copper NGK in my SL500 to Platnium plugs. I switched to platnium plugs for about 2 months in that car. I drove pretty much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Those could be confort seats but I am not sure.

Those could be confort seats but I am not sure.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Unless your car was designed for the platnium...

Unless your car was designed for the platnium plugs I would not change them. Platnium has a higer resistance so you will not be getting as hot of a spark unless you modify your ignition to run at a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Did anyone of you do this mod yourself? I have...

Did anyone of you do this mod yourself? I have done this in the past but never on a BMW.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2005, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
Short throw shifter

I just bought a 01 540I w/ 6speed and sport package :thumbup: . I used to run 1/4 mile cars(mustangs) and I always had a short throw shifter. Along with the shorter throw it also had over throw...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,741
Posted By BlackE53_4.4
FYI CarFax and Autocheck do not insure that...

FYI CarFax and Autocheck do not insure that your car has not been in an accident or has problems. Since I wrote the software for the Autocheck.com site, I have quite a bit of inside infromation...
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