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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By blingin96
I have warped two sets of front rotors. I would...

I have warped two sets of front rotors. I would say yes.
I just bought a new set and installed them yesterday.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By blingin96
Looks good from here! Thanks! Anyone have...

Looks good from here! Thanks!

Anyone have first hand experience??
I am thinking of the bolt on tail and not the full trunk. Somethin I can mold in myself..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By blingin96
I have cut open a diamond key and changed out a...

I have cut open a diamond key and changed out a battery with a regular coin battery. Now when it dies I can change the battery out.
Sorry I don't know much about the key charging system.
I just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By blingin96
I already have a vented GTR hood. M5 front and...

I already have a vented GTR hood. M5 front and rear bumpers. Custom dual quad exhaust, AC schnitzer front splitters and rear window spoiler.

I think I will be just fine. Not many guys like the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By blingin96
E39 CSL trunk or tail

Anyone do this yet?
Looking for some photos. It's next on my list.
I've only seen one or two cars with them.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By blingin96
See if your front tires are wearing evenly. I...

See if your front tires are wearing evenly. I replaced my two front tires and the groaning sound went away. They still had some tread left albeit not much.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By blingin96
it will fit.. you will need to have it custom...

it will fit.. you will need to have it custom welded in. plenty of room on the drivers side of the car.
why not just get another quiet muffler with the tips on it already??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By blingin96
I THINK there is a way to RESET your windows .....

I THINK there is a way to RESET your windows .. My sunroof got stuck and i was able to reset it by holding the sunroof button for 10-20 seconds if i remember right... My sunroof then cycled fine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By blingin96
did you bleed the air out of the system?? IF you...

did you bleed the air out of the system?? IF you did sounds like a stuck thermostat. Not sure about the radiator fan... I will have to check my car and tell you..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By blingin96
I woud go Koni shocks and Eibach springs. Might...

I woud go Koni shocks and Eibach springs. Might sit a little lower but the way your driving it I think it would help... Get your wallet ready. its a little costly.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By blingin96
you cooling system is dependent on the pressure.....

you cooling system is dependent on the pressure.. get a new thermostat and bleed the radiator at the expansion tank..
I got a little lost when you were talking about the hoses... maybe a pic would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By blingin96
please keep us updated!! i have 160,000 on my...

please keep us updated!! i have 160,000 on my original clutch.. 97 540. i know im on borrowed time.

wonder how much a clutch replacement costs now a days??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 818
Posted By blingin96
yes and timing chain guides... Welcome to...

yes and timing chain guides...

Welcome to the forum...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By blingin96
I changed my oil today. So far no rattles.. I...

I changed my oil today. So far no rattles.. I went with a heavier oil.. I WAS doing the 0w40 mobile 1 .sYnthetiic.. nOW I started with 10w30 CAstrol synthetic.. So far all is good.. I'll find out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By blingin96
SO far i have two estimates for repairs IF its...

SO far i have two estimates for repairs IF its the timing chain guides $5157.00 and $3629.00 both of those prices include cam chain tensioner ...
I am lookin for a few more estimates. I hope to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By blingin96
Are you running castrol 20/50 Synthetic?? I want...

Are you running castrol 20/50 Synthetic?? I want to change my oil tonight.. Im leaning twords castrol 10/40 and returning the Rotella 5/30 synthetic.

Please let me know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,860
Posted By blingin96
I only replaced the one on the head. Are you...

I only replaced the one on the head.
Are you going to replace the fuel pump and filter?? It's an easy swap
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,860
Posted By blingin96
I didnt change the intake sensor... i changed...

I didnt change the intake sensor...
i changed one of these two parts:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By blingin96
Really 20/50.. everyone is tellin me synthetic...

Really 20/50.. everyone is tellin me synthetic bmw LL or equivalent.. I have no problem using the 20 50 I ran them in most of my older cars anyway..

How often do you change your oil? 3K or 5K?? I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By blingin96
The tensioner is a factory OeM part.

The tensioner is a factory OeM part.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By blingin96
Service engine soon is a light that can be reset...

Service engine soon is a light that can be reset with the proper reset tool .. there is also a way you can reset it with a paperclip..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By blingin96
540i Rattling on start up...

Hello all,

my 97 540i just started the Rattling on start up. After numerous searches i have found

1) guy replaced his ac compressor and it was gone.
2) guy replaced cam guides and it was still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By blingin96
Just got my M5 bumper on my car from SCC...

Just got my M5 bumper on my car from SCC Automotive today.

WELL its ON the car. It doesnt fit that well. The paint is marginal. I give it a "C-" They will blame the part if it doesnt fit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By blingin96
bleed the air out of the system if you havent...

bleed the air out of the system if you havent already... IF you did that and it still acting the same... it quite possibly the FSU FInal stage unit..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,860
Posted By blingin96
I had this happen on my 97 540I . my fuel pump...

I had this happen on my 97 540I . my fuel pump SOUNDED like it was working, however, it was not producing enough pressure. I changed it out and found very small bits of metal in the fuel pump...
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