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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By golferjohnm
The genius engineers in Dingle-berry-hoffing (or...

The genius engineers in Dingle-berry-hoffing (or whatever) thought that adding a CDV, (clutch delay valve) would increase clutch-life and prevent 17 year olds from mobbin' the throttle to red-line...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By golferjohnm
hmmmm...and I'm smack in between at 168k on...

hmmmm...and I'm smack in between at 168k on original guides :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By golferjohnm
Are you certain that you have bad timing chain...

Are you certain that you have bad timing chain guides? If you're making that judgment solely based on sound at start-up, it could be your timing chain tensioners. A consistent diesel(ly) sound...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By golferjohnm
I know I have to look-out for State Patrol cuz...

I know I have to look-out for State Patrol cuz this things a rocket :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By golferjohnm
No problem...just email his address to me:...

No problem...just email his address to me: john.maurer@movement.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By golferjohnm
If you're talking about the amber corners...that...

If you're talking about the amber corners...that plastic piece just slides in and out. But since you've already restored your lenses and are familiar with the process, you can have my perfectly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,699
Posted By golferjohnm
niccccce!! done the timing chain guides? I...

niccccce!! done the timing chain guides?

I just hit 167k and I recall that's when Bobdmac did his...my baby is running so great, I'd hate to tear into her, especially if there's documentation of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By golferjohnm
Having the 6-speed conversion, (if done properly)...

Having the 6-speed conversion, (if done properly) would be worth an extra $2000-$2500 for me, so if you could pick it up for $7500-$8000, you'd have one heck-of-a nice, unique ride.
The rebuilt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By golferjohnm
very cool...Congrats!

very cool...Congrats!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,178
Posted By golferjohnm
This would 'complete' the transformation, IMO ...

This would 'complete' the transformation, IMO

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E39-OEM-Rare-High-Polished-Black-Piano-Wood-Interior-Trim-M5-540i-528i-5-2-/221792690934?hash=item33a3dfe2f6&vxp=mtr
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By golferjohnm
I put a Gen III FI Hemi, Tremec 5 speed,...

I put a Gen III FI Hemi, Tremec 5 speed, coil-overs on all corners...I miss that car too
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By golferjohnm
here' a pic of the resto-modded version of my 1st...

here' a pic of the resto-modded version of my 1st car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By golferjohnm
Cars??!! Love 'em...from Hot Wheels as a kid to...

Cars??!! Love 'em...from Hot Wheels as a kid to my current DD
My parents divorced in '67 (great year for cars, btw) when I was 5 and in 1969 my dad took me along to go shopping for a new car! My...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By golferjohnm
I think he's on the phone

I think he's on the phone
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By golferjohnm
True that!!

True that!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By golferjohnm
I'm a fan :) Was your seller in The Bay area?

I'm a fan :)
Was your seller in The Bay area?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By golferjohnm
My guess would be corroded relay in the box under...

My guess would be corroded relay in the box under the passenger-side interior air cabin filter in the engine bay
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By golferjohnm
chillin' in Bellingham, WA

chillin' in Bellingham, WA
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By golferjohnm
I sold a set, got $700 and the tires were...

I sold a set, got $700 and the tires were marginal at best...there were also several, albeit small, dings...not perfect by any stretch.
$300 is a steal :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By golferjohnm
I have no idea what part of The Country/World you...

I have no idea what part of The Country/World you live in, but seasonal changes would definitely be a consideration. I've owned several convertibles and they were always a blast but the rush soon...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 665
Posted By golferjohnm
UmNitza...pretty certain...around $100.

UmNitza...pretty certain...around $100.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 665
Posted By golferjohnm
The entire headlight assembly comes-out as a...

The entire headlight assembly comes-out as a unit...4 bolts, 3 plugs...EZPZ
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By golferjohnm
I just replaced the lenses ...

I just replaced the lenses

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=782202&highlight=headlight+lens
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 665
Posted By golferjohnm
There are two lower bolts that look similar...the...

There are two lower bolts that look similar...the above post will show
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 665
Posted By golferjohnm
Hi Burning, I believe we have the same car, at...

Hi Burning,
I believe we have the same car, at least our model years are the same...here's my DYI write-up when I replaced my pitted headlight lenses:
...
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