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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,016
Posted By Dking078
Problem: Failed Torque Converter Solution: I...

Problem: Failed Torque Converter

Solution: I just rebuilt the whole trans.
Forum: Interior Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By Dking078
BMW E39 OEM Bruyere Club Interior Trim set

Got a set I'm selling on a friends behalf.

Up for sale is a set of E39 OEM USED Bruyere Club interior trim.

The trim is in decent condition, with a few exceptions.

The trim has been cleaned...
Forum: Interior Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By Dking078
BMW E39 OEM Technical Graphite / Cubic Interior Trim set

Up for sale is another set of USED Technical graphite / Cubic Interior trim :)

Overall the set is in fair condition with a few noted exceptions

Like always the set has been cleaned & polished....
Forum: Interior Yesterday, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By Dking078
BMW E39 OEM Matt Chrome / Satin Chrome Interior Trim set

Up for sale is a set of E39 OEM (1997-2003) interior trim in finish "Matte Chrome" aka "Satin Chrome" RealOEM link
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By Dking078
Give it to me :), jk. Seriously 12k? Take...

Give it to me :), jk.

Seriously 12k? Take the money and run. You might as well buy a another 540i with that kind of money.

Used engines are a fraction of the cost, heck, you can buy ANY used...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Dking078
Ebay ones (notably my near-M rep) is also not a...

Ebay ones (notably my near-M rep) is also not a curved one, just a straight line that I had to curve myself.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 531
Posted By Dking078
I felt the ride was a bit stiffer, but partially...

I felt the ride was a bit stiffer, but partially due to me adjusting the Koni's on the firm side. I wanted the advantage for occasional canyon runs, but didn't want coils.

Since they have a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 531
Posted By Dking078
The 2003 540i Msport uses MtechII shocks, which...

The 2003 540i Msport uses MtechII shocks, which if you compare part numbers, are identical to M5 shocks.

IMO: Go KONI Yellow sport adjustables.

I bought some lightly used M5 shocks as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Dking078
+1. I even had a used OEM M5 lip in my...

+1.

I even had a used OEM M5 lip in my color and chose the fitment of my old replica one over OEM. Great paint match.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Dking078
The M62TU Does not have an ICV. See here...

The M62TU Does not have an ICV.

See here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=268252),here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=508227), and here...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By Dking078
It's a 2003 540iT Msport! That is DAUM rare. ...

It's a 2003 540iT Msport! That is DAUM rare.

What is the asking price to begin with, also pics?

The bigger question is what maintenance has been done? If it's been run high and not a dime...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Dking078
Expensive keys

No. Buy it from the dealer. Ebay keys are junk.

Also $170 is quite good.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By Dking078
The topic of "M sports suspension" is beat to...

The topic of "M sports suspension" is beat to death unfortunately, and why bmw didn't call it just Sport suspension as it should have is beyond me.

Sport package varies by the year of the car,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Dking078
Congrats! Now change the oil immediately and...

Congrats! Now change the oil immediately and you're set. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Dking078
While that could be a possibility, is the mileage...

While that could be a possibility, is the mileage from the cluster the same (if not 26 +/-) from when you sent it in?

Doing a core exchange on cluster repairs is serious no-no due to internal...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Dking078
I would start with a new battery since it is 4+...

I would start with a new battery since it is 4+ years old. After that then work the problems from there. If there is still no click, examine trace wires from the starter (or use a voltimeter to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,524
Posted By Dking078
I sware it wasn't me :rofl:. It's the famous...

I sware it wasn't me :rofl:. It's the famous mulholland turn/video spot... But i was tempted!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,524
Posted By Dking078
Testing out that new sway bar :) ...

Testing out that new sway bar :)

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Dking078
I like it when I win lotteries I never buy...

I like it when I win lotteries I never buy tickets for. Especially those princes who I must have met that one time at the bar, but can't remember anymore.

It's a scam man.. Don't bother replying...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By Dking078
Living in CA it's a bit mixed pool of people. ...

Living in CA it's a bit mixed pool of people.

I seem to get easy recognition from other 03 540i Msport owners (as rare as the events are).. Oddly enough, I see less M5's than Msports, go figure.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By Dking078
http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39-m5-e52-z8-dis...

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39-m5-e52-z8-discussion/388529-interior-technical-graphite-trim-restoration-other-improvements.html

In my realm of working with this trim, most of the time...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-13-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By Dking078
E39 OEM Rear Sway Bar 15mm sport

Up for sale is a USED OEM BMW E39 540i Sport rear sway bar (15mm). Item came out of a 2003 BMW 540i with Msport Package at 132,000 miles.

Item is in good USED condition and worked fine prior to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Dking078
For a non-M bumper car I say keep the style 42's....

For a non-M bumper car I say keep the style 42's. Reps to me look too shiny and don't mix well with normal configuration cars.

Better yet, you could maybe buy 18 inch style 42's!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By Dking078
+1 This looks nothing like an Alpina. At the...

+1
This looks nothing like an Alpina.
At the very least it would have been a customs nightmare...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Dking078
Yes it can, the fix is the same procedure. The...

Yes it can, the fix is the same procedure. The cable for the bottom of the seat is near the back rest cable.
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