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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
This is the throttle body from the N62 with an...

This is the throttle body from the N62 with an adapter for the wiring, correct?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Oh yeah, I made sure to pick those up.

Oh yeah, I made sure to pick those up.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,158
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
I'll be going with the weld type :eeps:

I'll be going with the weld type :eeps:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,158
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Picked up a 3.15 open diff, but it won't be open...

Picked up a 3.15 open diff, but it won't be open for long.

http://i641.photobucket.com/albums/uu138/jkeith4/20170215_181044_zpsjjpdiio8.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
How do you like the 10k/8k springs? I think...

How do you like the 10k/8k springs?

I think I may regret not going stiffer than 8k/6k, I guess we'll see.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
BC Racing Coilovers

I picked up a set of BC Racing BR series coilovers (8k front 6k rear).

http://i641.photobucket.com/albums/uu138/jkeith4/20170214_194950_zpshbur9ehs.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Before I tackled the job myself I was quoted...

Before I tackled the job myself I was quoted $1862 (parts and labor) from the local indy shop in town.

You guys are getting bent over.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
That's way too high. I'd look elsewhere.

That's way too high. I'd look elsewhere.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,158
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Super easy! I really should have done it sooner.

Super easy! I really should have done it sooner.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Trump signs new executive order

http://i641.photobucket.com/albums/uu138/jkeith4/16508782_10207962027024352_130247194627897723_n_zpsgu9edsy4.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,158
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Put in new motor mounts, they were definitely due...

Put in new motor mounts, they were definitely due for it.


http://i641.photobucket.com/albums/uu138/jkeith4/20170206_192322_HDR_zpsjr5ahkj1.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,595
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
I believe this was just prior to the thread he...

I believe this was just prior to the thread he started about having his guides replaced. He was still on the originals at this point.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
I'm sure you'll be happy with it. Have you done...

I'm sure you'll be happy with it. Have you done the CDV delete yet?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
I got mine insanely fast. They shipped it out...

I got mine insanely fast. They shipped it out through DHL on a Friday and I had it on my porch Monday.

Not quite "overnight parts from Japan", but I'll take over-weekend parts from Europe.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Good deal! I thought I made out well on the...

Good deal! I thought I made out well on the exchange rate when I bought mine back in August.

I have ~ 4k on the new set up and everything is perfect.

I replied to your PM, but I should also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
I think you have the trigger ring and ring gear...

I think you have the trigger ring and ring gear mixed up.

The trigger ring, which is different for m62/s62, is made up of slats that run on the inside of the flywheel.

<a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
^ I typically take my engine cover and hood...

^
I typically take my engine cover and hood insulation off in the summer and put it back on in the winter. WI temps fluctuate from -25/100 degrees F or greater so I like to think it helps on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
What kind of noise? The location that you...

What kind of noise? The location that you describe sounds like the fender/bumper liner.

#14?
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=DN53-USA-04-2003-E39-BMW-540i&diagId=51_2427
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Did you happen to look at the spark plug threads...

Did you happen to look at the spark plug threads in #6? I would be concerned that they might be a little mucked up.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
As stated the M5 flywheel will not work in a...

As stated the M5 flywheel will not work in a 540i, but the M5 clutch will with no problems whatsoever.

I'm run the M5 clutch and TTV single mass flywheel with no problems other than the typical...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
I'm going to go out on a limb and say you're...

I'm going to go out on a limb and say you're talking about Sachs the parts company?

I was referring to a self adjusting clutch (SAC).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Time to beat that horse again. TTV single...

Time to beat that horse again.

TTV single mass flywheel (15.2lbs) & Luk SAC for an e39 M5 (from RockAuto) - $665 total w/shipping

Any other performance options start at twice that price. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Personally, I would just sell them. It...

Personally, I would just sell them.

It wouldn't be cost effective to buy adapters for those wheels not to mention you would most likely end up with an unwanted or unusable offset (e38 wheels are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
Here's what mine sounds like without the...

Here's what mine sounds like without the resonator -

(sorry for the crappy gopro audio)

https://youtu.be/Etgp_5AyIcs

Here's a better picture of what it looks like -
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By LaCrosse540i6
"Unsprung set up" was the key there. OEM disks...

"Unsprung set up" was the key there. OEM disks are unsprung, I replaced the dual mass flywheel with a single mass.

I can guarantee you I'll be getting much more than 10k out of it.
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