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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By 540-S3
Re: remove tree sap

I use alcohol.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By 540-S3
There was a GB on the M5Board about a new...

There was a GB on the M5Board about a new designed wiper arm for the E39. I was trying to link to the thread, but I am getting **** in the link. Is there some rule about sharing a post from another...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By 540-S3
Here is the part number for the four sided test...

Here is the part number for the four sided test gauge 51 0 010:

83300495259 ~$11.00
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By 540-S3
If I have this right, the long leg of the gauge...

If I have this right, the long leg of the gauge lays on the windshield and the arrow should point to the roof. Wasn't sure about the tool placement over the trim. Does the gauge butt up against the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By 540-S3
Is this a 52mm square or is it 52 x 49? I guess...

Is this a 52mm square or is it 52 x 49? I guess it doesn't matter as long as the gaps are correct.

Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,806
Posted By 540-S3
I had an DSC light on. With the BMW scanner I...

I had an DSC light on. With the BMW scanner I was able to pin it down to the throttle valve switch #12 ...
Forum: Performance 02-08-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,786
Posted By 540-S3
The performance setup was very crude and harsh....

The performance setup was very crude and harsh. The only time it came into play would be under a hard launch or extreme spirited driving. Both of which put extreme wear on my car. Do that a few times...
Forum: Performance 01-30-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,786
Posted By 540-S3
What do you mean?

What do you mean?
Forum: Performance 01-21-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,786
Posted By 540-S3
Sold - sorry.

Sold - sorry.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By 540-S3
MAKESTAR AUTOMOTIVE 28733 Via Montezuma ...

MAKESTAR AUTOMOTIVE
28733 Via Montezuma
Temecula, CA 92590
(951)-699-9921

MON-FRI
7:30-5:30
SAT
8:00-2:00
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By 540-S3
Bricas45 thanks for the input. I have been...

Bricas45 thanks for the input. I have been thinking about water injection for some time. Do you think MAF or boost controlled is a better setup? Brand?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By 540-S3
91 is the best i can find out here. I am...

91 is the best i can find out here. I am interested in your observation. How would I go about getting rid of that knock?


Actually my car was a prototype and is running more boost than their...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By 540-S3
I have bought these for all my cars and love...

I have bought these for all my cars and love them. Expensive, but custom fit, clean and functional.

http://www.proclipusa.com

I can post pics when I get home this evening.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By 540-S3
I have a front and rear bumper from my 97 540. ...

I have a front and rear bumper from my 97 540. 309 paint code.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By 540-S3
I also pressure test my intake and I have found...

I also pressure test my intake and I have found many leaks.

Here is an old dyno that may help you.
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showpost.php?p=10777483&postcount=57
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,900
Posted By 540-S3
Check for oil in the spark plug holes.

Check for oil in the spark plug holes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By 540-S3
Correction: What I was really looking for was a...

Correction: What I was really looking for was a gauge with .1 lb increments. My Accutire gauge is in .5 increments.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By 540-S3
+1 - I wish someone made a digital gauge that...

+1 - I wish someone made a digital gauge that carries out 2 decimal points
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By 540-S3
Not sure what you mean by airbag cover. Airbags...

Not sure what you mean by airbag cover. Airbags are up to $800 new, so a junk yard is a good source. I got my single stage airbag for $250 at http://www.bmrparts.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,071
Posted By 540-S3
I kept getting a rah-rah-rah-rah-rah sound for...

I kept getting a rah-rah-rah-rah-rah sound for the longest time. It sounded like my supercharger was going out, but when I put my stethoscope on the SC belt tensioner it sounded like it was also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By 540-S3
Spark Plug 411...

Spark Plug 411 (http://www.sparkplugs.com/sparkplug411.asp?kw=SRT%2D4+Dyno+Results&mfid=0)

http://www.sparkplugs.com/glossaryImages/499.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,618
Posted By 540-S3
FWIW, I had two separate experiences with my ABS....

FWIW, I had two separate experiences with my ABS. Each time a different indy shop said my ABS module was bad. In both cases I was able to narrow it down to a bad ABS wheel sensor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By 540-S3
Perfect! Thank guys.

Perfect! Thank guys.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By 540-S3
Question Does the M5 Driveshaft Use an M5 or 540 Guibo?

Installed an M5 diff back in 09 of 2007. I am getting a bad vibration on load along with a tack, tack, tack sound. I ordered a rebuilt M5 driveshaft, but I am not sure if the guibo should be from an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By 540-S3
You could be right. I was buying high mileage M1...

You could be right. I was buying high mileage M1 there, but switched back to 0W40. I am due for an OC so I will have to look again.
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