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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Get a nice muffler, do the delete, and have a...

Get a nice muffler, do the delete, and have a good shop do the fab for the exhaust, and you will be happy. I have wife, dog, and 1 year old kid and its never been to loud. And when its time to have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Also just cause you have 12 V at the battery...

Also just cause you have 12 V at the battery doesn't mean you are getting enough CCA (cold crank amps) out to the starter. Starting your car is about amperage not voltage. If you battery tested "as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,703
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I am so jealous. Laguna Seca is one of my fav...

I am so jealous. Laguna Seca is one of my fav tracks (to spectate) and I dream the day I would get to rip it in my BMW or any car to that matter.

And nice pics!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Ebay from Taiwan. I got both of mine from ebay....

Ebay from Taiwan. I got both of mine from ebay. They are pretty decent compared to OEM ones that are ridiculously priced
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Wohoo - score one for drive by wire!

Wohoo - score one for drive by wire!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Using the word Market Price loosely, but you need...

Using the word Market Price loosely, but you need to determine what it is in your neighborhood. Everybody will say its to much. But the bottom line is that to much in one place maybe right in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Here is the link I also use...

Here is the link I also use http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I do agree tho, that for 35K you could have had a...

I do agree tho, that for 35K you could have had a pretty nice M5. BUT I am in no place to say what ifs. I have had tons of cars that if I had taken the money I had put into it, I COULD have had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Umm, I would just say its like any other...

Umm, I would just say its like any other relationship. When its good, its good. When its not, its cost you big time!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Sorry I didn't see the post. You replaced the...

Sorry I didn't see the post. You replaced the fuel pump eh?

Well then try replacing the fuel filter.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Yes your fuel pump and wiring will be fully...

Yes your fuel pump and wiring will be fully submerged. I suspect you have a fuel pump problem and that your car will only start a few more times. If you removed your pump and re installed it and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
That maybe right, but he did say the brakes were...

That maybe right, but he did say the brakes were serviced, and if they did a proper job, they should have done that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
What kind of rotors did you get?

What kind of rotors did you get?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
did you replace the rotors?? Did you lube you...

did you replace the rotors?? Did you lube you shims or caliper sliders. Assuming that you just crammed pads in, you need to service your brakes and replace or machine your rotors and I am sure it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 337
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
It will all depend of the offset of the rims.

It will all depend of the offset of the rims.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
If your a/c compressor is not cycling on, I would...

If your a/c compressor is not cycling on, I would check the relay. It will also cause the fan not to come on as well. Also, by what means are you determining that you have the right amount of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I am a service advisor/Manager. We use Mitchell...

I am a service advisor/Manager. We use Mitchell to quote out time for jobs. HOWEVER we stipulate on almost every repair that if it takes longer than quoted for reasons beyond our control IE broken or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Welcome to towing. I have a Nissan Pathfinder....

Welcome to towing. I have a Nissan Pathfinder. Same thing. I get about half the millage when I tow the boat and trailer. I don't see any problems when you add almost double the weight and have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
In Vancouver, BC - We have 3 major parts...

In Vancouver, BC - We have 3 major parts suppliers. Lordco, NAPA, and World Pac. I am pretty sure they are both in the US as well. World Pac supplies mostly OEM or OES parts and some aftermarket...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Get a boat. Everybody waves! :) Since E39's...

Get a boat. Everybody waves! :)

Since E39's are a dying bread, I would wave but most BMW owners here have a hard enough time just driving the car, let alone multi tasking a wave at the same time....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,703
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Thank you! Makes me smile every day!

Thank you! Makes me smile every day!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Sounds like you may have buggered the wheel speed...

Sounds like you may have buggered the wheel speed sensor. It will through the ABS light on. I also believe that it is also tied into the shifting for the trans.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 952
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
It is definitely a possibility

It is definitely a possibility
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,703
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,629
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I have owned my E39 540i for only a few months,...

I have owned my E39 540i for only a few months, but this is my second round. My first one (blue) was 97 540i/6. I did the bevy of thrust arms, cooling parts, fan clutch's, I even went through an...
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