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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By nsogiba
here we go with the M62 sackriders...I had the...

here we go with the M62 sackriders...I had the cam and entire valvetrain (minus valves) apart and back together in 2 days. Try that on your German masterpiece. But I guess you guys enjoy living in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
I think the most important answer is that it's...

I think the most important answer is that it's higher than the old M62TU, which I think only went to 6200 :)

I had it set at 6650 when I got it running last year. That was about where the power...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
initial impressions can't give much info. I...

initial impressions can't give much info. I didn't want to beat on it since stiff valve springs need to be heat cycled before being revved high, so I didn't take it above 3k. Also, the tune on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
give it a whirl now

give it a whirl now
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2WVnMOf2nc[/video...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2WVnMOf2nc[/video]

she alive

i put about 60 miles on it last night. now that the springs have been heat cycled I'll change the oil tonight to get rid of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Kind of an awkward early Spring update - car is...

Kind of an awkward early Spring update - car is kind of on the road, kind of not. Found a bunch of pics from my DSLR from the past few months.

A better view of the yee haw shifter - this was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 740
Posted By nsogiba
this is awesome. be sure to post the progress as...

this is awesome. be sure to post the progress as you go. could have lots of potential.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,976
Posted By nsogiba
Fascinating, keep the stories coming. Small world.

Fascinating, keep the stories coming. Small world.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Coming from someone that just explored the entire...

Coming from someone that just explored the entire country by car, which is one of my personal dreams, I consider this the ultimate compliment. Thank you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Winter refuses to give up...these are from a few...

Winter refuses to give up...these are from a few weeks back, probably early March

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3738/13384200595_ab3bb1b6be_c.jpg
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
parts came in. ...

parts came in.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2805/13255775624_4cfecf2b41_b.jpg
Axle stub bolts to replace the old ones with damaged heads
Few spare wheel well cover bolts as those always go...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
I spoke with him via email yesterday. Still need...

I spoke with him via email yesterday. Still need to bubble wrap the hell out of my stuff before I ship it, it'll probably go out tomorrow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Magnetic drain plug on the M5 differential told...

Magnetic drain plug on the M5 differential told an interesting, but not that surprising, story

Fine paste/sludge. This is after all the liquid oil drained off, and the plug had sat overnight....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
double post

double post
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Spent some time in the garage last night. The...

Spent some time in the garage last night. The hose bib fitting was leaking so that came out for a new one to be sweated in - of course I ran out of half inch copper pipe couplings, so that will get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
dropped off the rear subframe at my tuner's shop....

dropped off the rear subframe at my tuner's shop. he is going to reinforce the front diff mount, and we also came up with a solution to help reduce/eliminate/dampen movement of the diff nose without...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Of course life has funny way of being very...

Of course life has funny way of being very inconvenient, so my winter beater decided to give me issues in the middle of the winter. I had been smelling coolant for a month or two and had theories...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Nothing big to report, just chipping away at...

Nothing big to report, just chipping away at little stuff

Once the subframe came out the rear sway bar was staring me in the face, so I swapped it out for a thicker, 16.5mm M5 unit. Factory is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Nothing big to report, just chipping away at...

Nothing big to report, just chipping away at little stuff

Once the subframe came out the rear sway bar was staring me in the face, so I swapped it out for a thicker, 16.5mm M5 unit. Factory is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Things with the house are slowing down and the...

Things with the house are slowing down and the weather has been a bit more friendly so I tackled the rear end Friday night. It helped that the exhaust had already come off a few weeks back, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Not much progress on anything. As usual the...

Not much progress on anything. As usual the weather is kicking my ass this time of year. Despite having an 18K btu infrared heater in the garage (which is finished, but I'm not sure about insulated),...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By nsogiba
^^ The E39 M5 was built in the same Dingolfing...

^^ The E39 M5 was built in the same Dingolfing factory as the 540i and every other E39.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
Today's treat for myself: ...

Today's treat for myself:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3703/11997674404_e696093527_c.jpg

Warm up the welder and put the beer on ice
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
I beat up on an E39 M5 with exhaust as well as a...

I beat up on an E39 M5 with exhaust as well as a supercharged non-intercooled E36 M3 sedan (automatic). That M3 is getting an intercooler and a retune this winter so of course that means I need to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,822
Posted By nsogiba
I will probably go with dual 2.5" or 2.75"...

I will probably go with dual 2.5" or 2.75" although the latter seems a bit hard to find.

I will be running a cutout system that dumps behind the car when open, and reroutes exhaust flow to the...
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