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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 963
Posted By GSXRYDER
Imho

The only driveability issue you've presented is the clutch/brakes. Fix those first! That way you can enjoy the car while you're addressing the rest!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By GSXRYDER
Yup

My goal is an E30 ///M3 (yeah I know the price tag) right after My ///M2 so it may be a few years out...but I'll get one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By GSXRYDER
Love my 540!

Just want to say thanks to everyone that supports others in this forum. In 07 when I got my 540 I never had a BMW before. This forum has supported my 'hobby' through Waterpump, short shift kit, m5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By GSXRYDER
Lol

Shouldn't be...I have a 540 - do what I did...

I'd say Pay cash for the car and carry liability...I get by for about $25/month...:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By GSXRYDER
Fwiw

I have used both types and there isn't a whole hill of beans difference IMHO. I did use a light synthetic grease on both and have had zero problems. Thing is to make sure to start them square. I did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By GSXRYDER
Fwiw

Will not need replacement...most of the guys do change it when they do their guides simply because it is the right time to do so. The chains themselves are very robust. Next in order to determine if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 583
Posted By GSXRYDER
yup

didn't relize it was 2 months after reading all the posts...

get a scan tool with mode6(or live) data don't guess
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 583
Posted By GSXRYDER
i'd change the fulter

and get a gas can under the car...or change the filter and siphon the gas out....but I think if you put a piece of fuel line on the input to the filter and run it to a gas can you could turn the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By GSXRYDER
I guess

I ask why was he playing with the timing?

Timing on these cars remains fixed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By GSXRYDER
Given

the requirements ...the list you've put down are some impressive cars. Given what I know about cars, your requirements I bet you'd be very happy with a Lexus IS350. They are ultimately reliable and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 531
Posted By GSXRYDER
My M

has been a fraction of the cost of the 540 as far as maintenance...then again it is under 100K and the 540 is at 170K so the mileage may have something to do with it :-). If space is a concern don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 531
Posted By GSXRYDER
Well...

I am more fortunate as far as parking goes so I have both.

While I appreciate both the 540 is my favorite. The M is faster and quicker and more of a Wow Factor. There is nothing like driving the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,965
Posted By GSXRYDER
Afaik

The price of our oil at a parts store is about$9/qt and a filter is $10 give or take so to the OP the math for 8 quarts is $82 then you'd have to crawl under the car or use the vac, and dispose of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By GSXRYDER
Sticky this!

Sticky this!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 665
Posted By GSXRYDER
sooo

what happened here?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,243
Posted By GSXRYDER
Imho

I've read manyy posts here that use WD40 as a penetrating oil. WD40 is for water displacement...I know it can be a penetrating oil but a 50-50 mix of ATF and Acetone is a far better penetrating oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By GSXRYDER
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,209
Posted By GSXRYDER
Welcome to NASA...

LOL


100% correct...with the guys here it is doable...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By GSXRYDER
sry

Mine is a coupe...hatch is way different...besides 140 for a used one or 156 for a brand new one?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By GSXRYDER
Car Cover for myz4 M Coupe

Anyone have experience with car covers...

Which ones are good which ones are garbage? Want to avoid a poor purchase up front...yet at the same time ...well you guys get it.

Looking for some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By GSXRYDER
I...

Got right in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By GSXRYDER
then

RUN a grand of labor in a BMW is NOT a good IDEA what do you expect to get for your 'grand' you aren't going to get a $3k car put $1k in it and have a $10K car. If you were lookin for a car to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By GSXRYDER
Imho

hard to go wrong for 3k...

the m badge on the back may as well say BEAT ...but for 3k I'd say go for it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By GSXRYDER
This is why I

Chose Manual trans...

But for you...search here...http://www.car-part.com/
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 904
Posted By GSXRYDER
fob range

In my E39 -540 I can open the doors with the fob from 2-3 car lengths away. With my Z4Mc I have to be right next to the car to open it...with the fob... Seems kind of strange that a 8 year older car...
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