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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,624
Posted By 540iman
For the love of God, can we let this thread die?

For the love of God, can we let this thread die?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,023
Posted By 540iman
I have done this repair several times. Seat in,...

I have done this repair several times. Seat in, seat out, just removed 1/4" outer sheath from middle of cable not disconnecting either end. I don't see this mentioned, but on some broken seat...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,708
Posted By 540iman
Atta Boy! Pull those big boy pants on as you...

Atta Boy! Pull those big boy pants on as you only go around once. The future for maintenance on car is not certain, but you can handle it and this forum will be here for ya when you need help....and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,708
Posted By 540iman
An elephant on your dinner plate is a daunting...

An elephant on your dinner plate is a daunting challenge for sure, but eating one bite at a time on your schedule can make all of these tasks seem "ok", in hindsight. My 540 (knock wood) has never...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,708
Posted By 540iman
You have gotten some really good "food for...

You have gotten some really good "food for thought" from great forum. I have never (in my past) kept any car more than a couple years before I started yearning for something else. I have been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By 540iman
Search function is your friend. There are LOTS of...

Search function is your friend. There are LOTS of threads about -40 degrees. Or, buy a Bentley set of manuals.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By 540iman
I took your advice about a year ago...got...

I took your advice about a year ago...got aspherical and heated for under $15 on Eplay. They are there now. Easiest install ever! Just plug in heater and mount. By FAR the absolute beast bang for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By 540iman
If we have a mod presence, this belongs in the...

If we have a mod presence, this belongs in the classifieds-read the stickys. We all want sumpin' :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By 540iman
The door portion of my repair was only about...

The door portion of my repair was only about $1600. Easy repair! Looks worse than it is. Definitely pay for an extend blend of the paint to not limit paint to just a panel. Good time to get hood...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By 540iman
Despite what others say, you have limited choices...

Despite what others say, you have limited choices at this point. What's to lose? I would drop the pan, change the filter and top FULLY with fluid even if you tilt the car slightly away from the drain...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,376
Posted By 540iman
I am very sorry for 'jumping the gun". I mis-read...

I am very sorry for 'jumping the gun". I mis-read entirely on my own and thought you were asking more questions about delaying the repair. I see that I was completely wrong for my hasty determination...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By 540iman
Keep looking. Use a "saved search" for the...

Keep looking. Use a "saved search" for the color.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By 540iman
Best $25 I ever spent.

Best $25 I ever spent.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,376
Posted By 540iman
You pushed it dramatically once, why are you...

You pushed it dramatically once, why are you asking any questions at all with fuel being shut off to save what's left of your engine. You seem like one who will spin the wheel of fortune until it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,504
Posted By 540iman
SBS locking slightly sliding rear wheels will...

SBS locking slightly sliding rear wheels will cause this. Tires need to be practically bald, weather maybe 30-32 degrees (like a black ice condition) and sliding rear tires coupled with rear brakes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By 540iman
Pleasantly surprised unless there is frame...

Pleasantly surprised unless there is frame damager I can see- I doubt it. EASY fixer. Say you have $1000 collision or comprehensive deductible. Find a repair shop that will work with you. You buy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By 540iman
How about popping for a new arm? Enough...

How about popping for a new arm? Enough band-space to enlighten others and should be enough to get you going. AQ new arm is not going to blow the bank. You have several excellent replies and we can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,152
Posted By 540iman
Troubleshooting S.A.S. and How to replace Famouse fuse # 107

540iman The low air pressure alarm means that your Pierburg pump in getting 12VDC, but is just not putting-out sufficient volume of error. Seems you can hear the pump as well. This air generally...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,152
Posted By 540iman
duplicate post-please mods delete

Duplicate- Please mods delete if there still are any! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By 540iman
An answer to another thread appeared here and by...

An answer to another thread appeared here and by me and was off-topic so embarrassing!). What I meant to answer for this post was that your 18" x 40's will fit just fine, but will provide very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By 540iman
You will find them on Ebay for cheap...like under...

You will find them on Ebay for cheap...like under $70 shipped. I bought one and brought it to the body shop that was repairing my 540 after a front end introduction to a SUV. Saved a bunch of cash...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,962
Posted By 540iman
If your "thingy" stays popped-up for more than 4...

If your "thingy" stays popped-up for more than 4 hours, call your doctor :yikes:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By 540iman
Ouch. A Dynavin and a temp alarm are cheaper!...

Ouch. A Dynavin and a temp alarm are cheaper! Sounds very cool though to have all in one spot all much info
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By 540iman
Just go onto Ebay and in the search criteria, put...

Just go onto Ebay and in the search criteria, put in exactly as BMW E39 temperature alarm and it should show-up. There are actually several there I did not see as I was just scanning "new listings...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By 540iman
$95 seems reasonable for engine over-heating insurance

I have commented before about BMW owners needing someone with more time and energy than I have, to build a temperature alarm to warn drivers audibly before their engine gets too hot and warps a head...
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