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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By legionnaire1857
I haven't been able to find anything on the...

I haven't been able to find anything on the internet about anyone using the E39 specific application of this diff. I might guinea pig for this one
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By legionnaire1857
Anyone seen these diffs?

http://store.vacmotorsports.com/wavetrac----helical-lsd-e39--z8-p2117.aspx


http://www.wavetrac.net/technical.htm

I'd like to do away with breaking traction multiple times in a day because of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By legionnaire1857
Well I figure if I introduce myself as Morgan...

Well I figure if I introduce myself as Morgan Freeman then everyone will read my post slowly and carefully in his voice. Pleasant, no? So how do I check the battery voltage?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By legionnaire1857
Electrical problems

Hello, I'm Morgan Freeman. For the last 90 days or so, I have been experiencing what I can only describe as electrical gremlins in my 2000 540i/6. When I turn the key to the run position and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By legionnaire1857
Wow, so you're saying I can just buy a pair of...

Wow, so you're saying I can just buy a pair of Boston Acoustics component speakers and plug them right in to the existing connections in the door panels and parcel shelf without a hitch? And the only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By legionnaire1857
Did you keep your factory head unit? How was the...

Did you keep your factory head unit? How was the install? Aftermarket amp? What did you do with the crossovers?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By legionnaire1857
I contacted BSW to see if they used Rainbow...

I contacted BSW to see if they used Rainbow speakers...the reply I received from them was that they no longer use Rainbow audio and they haven't for a few years now. He said the new speakers were...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By legionnaire1857
Did you change out the head unit or were the...

Did you change out the head unit or were the speakers plug and play? And did your HATs come with that front door midrange?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By legionnaire1857
Yeah, I have the non-DSP system and it just sucks...

Yeah, I have the non-DSP system and it just sucks so bad. Although I can't really expect much from the configuration that BMW used...5 1/4 inch midbass? Sounds like someone hitting a drum stick on a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By legionnaire1857
BSW stage 1 upgrade

Hey guys, I'm thinking about pulling the trigger on the Bavarian Sound Werks stage 1 speaker upgrade. I haven't brought myself to do it yet because 600 bones seems like so much money for 4 mid-ranges...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By legionnaire1857
I've replaced the ignition switch with a brand...

I've replaced the ignition switch with a brand new one from the dealership within the last 6 months...funny you should mention that, sometimes when I start the car I can still hear a pop through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By legionnaire1857
Well, what did ya buy??

Well, what did ya buy??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By legionnaire1857
Well, I really need to do some diagnostic work. I...

Well, I really need to do some diagnostic work. I didn't pay him anything, I just asked him to check the code for me. He said I might be buying a new fuel pump, but that was about the extent of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By legionnaire1857
My indie ran a diagnostic when the engine light...

My indie ran a diagnostic when the engine light came on and it was reading a faulty pre-cat passenger side sensor. It was the only code.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By legionnaire1857
Sunroof sliding cover moves on acceleration

Someone else has to have this problem...every time I accelerate hard in first gear, the sliding sunroof cover slides back as far as it will go and it drives me bananas. Is there any way to stop this,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By legionnaire1857
540i/6 stalled out when hot, intermittent

Hey folks, just had a problem on the interstate whilst in the middle of an 8 hour road trip. I'm cruising along and the car starts losing acceleration...if I'm light on the gas, she goes fairly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By legionnaire1857
Squeaks over bumps

Hopefully someone can help me diagnose this problem on here. I have a 2000 540i/6 that I can hear squeaking with every rotation of my wheels. It's coming from the front of the car on both sides. It...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By legionnaire1857
Ohmantellmeaboutitilovemy540toobutyou'rerightthema...

Ohmantellmeaboutitilovemy540toobutyou'rerightthemaintenanceisexpensiveandthetirescostafortunewishihadmyolde30backwasagreatdrivermorefuntooxbxifbfudksozmm jxdj
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-27-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By legionnaire1857
Well it has to be, it's the only thing left that...

Well it has to be, it's the only thing left that hasn't been replaced...when I bled the system the second time and the engine was at full operating temperature, the coolant wouldn't come out of the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-26-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By legionnaire1857
Wasserpumpe

Alright, I'm working on a friend's 1988 325is (my old car, don't EVER sell one to a friend) and it's been overheating lately. So I did the newspaper test on the fan clutch, it's fine. Bled the...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-29-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,060
Posted By legionnaire1857
Copied from mye28.com: Well, I drove the car...

Copied from mye28.com:

Well, I drove the car to a friend's house today to get that fuel pressure test done. He has been a technician at the BMW stealership for about 30 years now, so he has worked...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-27-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,464
Posted By legionnaire1857
The oil level is supposed to be between the two...

The oil level is supposed to be between the two marks, the mark closest to the end being the lower side of the range. Oil pressure switch is a common failure.

Sent from my DROID RAZR using Bimmer...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-25-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,060
Posted By legionnaire1857
Not asking you to do anything, the above comment...

Not asking you to do anything, the above comment was simply a statement saying why I haven't checked the fuel pressure yet. I think you read into it wrong.

Sent from my DROID RAZR using Bimmer App
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-24-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,060
Posted By legionnaire1857
Everyone is telling me to check the fuel...

Everyone is telling me to check the fuel pressure, but I won't have access to a fuel pressure gauge until this weekend when I can borrow one. I'm trying to go as cheap as possible, and buying a fuel...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-24-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,060
Posted By legionnaire1857
Video: ...

Video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mas3dYRI4Vg&feature=youtu.be
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