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Forum: Performance 03-16-2009, 05:59 PM
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Posted By bmw540i
FS: E39 GruppeM

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<!-- google_ad_section_start -->Hello, I have a CF GruppeM intake from a 2001 540i. The intake...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By bmw540i
Dinan 3.15 should make the biggest difference....

Dinan 3.15 should make the biggest difference. :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2005, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By bmw540i
Help Radiator hose keeps coming out

Hi guys I have a 540i and the rubber hose that goes from the radiator to the water pump keeps coming off from the water pump end... I tried using clamps, Does anyone know if its time for the water...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By bmw540i
I hate to say it but there is no way that with...

I hate to say it but there is no way that with your budget you can make your car fast enough to beat the G35.... YOu will need to spend at least 10000 to be able to beat your friends G35....Good luck
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By bmw540i
That is normal.... So says BMW. It should not...

That is normal.... So says BMW. It should not affect the cars performance and longevity in any way.


Alot of people have that noise that you are experiencing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By bmw540i
The best thing to do....Looks awsome and costs 10...

The best thing to do....Looks awsome and costs 10 times less.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By bmw540i
Its your thermostat... Mine used to play like...

Its your thermostat... Mine used to play like youre describing. While youre at it why dont you replace the water pump, radiator and the radiator tank for reasurance purposes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By bmw540i
Thumbs up Front Door Squeak

Hi guys my cars front passanger door squeaks everytime I open and close it... I tried WD 40 but did not work, anyone have any ideas.. Thanks for the replies
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2005, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By bmw540i
I have all three on my car and I dynoed 244 RWHP...

I have all three on my car and I dynoed 244 RWHP and 282 RWTRQ. so dont expect too much
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,722
Posted By bmw540i
If youre going to replace it, replace it with the...

If youre going to replace it, replace it with the all aluminum unit from zionsville. I have had their radiator for about 10 thousand miles and love it. No probs at all.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2005, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By bmw540i
I have had the Gruppe M for about a year and a...

I have had the Gruppe M for about a year and a half.... Everything is fine with my car no problems what so ever.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2005, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By bmw540i
What is the intake manifold made out of... Can I...

What is the intake manifold made out of... Can I polish it for better performance. Thanks guys
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By bmw540i
Performance Intake Manifold

Hi guys, I have a 2001 M62 6speed and I know that earlier year M62's had better intake manifolds and some 740s. Can anyone tell me witch year was the best and what exactly do I need to buy. Is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2005, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By bmw540i
I had the same exact problem... I cant remember...

I had the same exact problem... I cant remember the name, but I think it is the temp sensor in the engine bay
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By bmw540i
I would get this one.

I would get this one.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2005, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By bmw540i
I got it from Zionsville heres the link ...

I got it from Zionsville heres the link

http://www.zionsvilleautosport.com/store/shop.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=6134&Product_Code=NP-ALLOYRAD39&Category_Code=AR1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2005, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By bmw540i
happened to me to at around 50000 miles. ...

happened to me to at around 50000 miles. Replaced mine with the all aluminum Zionsville unit... So far for 10000 miles of driving in texas heat the radiaor looks great
Forum: 5 Series 01-26-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By bmw540i
Temp Gauge problem

Hi everyone, Yesterday on the freeway my temp gauge went from 80 to about 96 degrees and stayed there for about a minute or two and went back down to 80 degrees. I pulled over and checked for coolant...
Forum: 5 Series 01-20-2005, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By bmw540i
I would think that the only thing that the merc...

I would think that the only thing that the merc has is probably speed advantage, everything else I would give it to the bimmer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By bmw540i
Thanks guys, is the seat module expensive to...

Thanks guys, is the seat module expensive to replace if thats the problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By bmw540i
Everything else works fine. Its just the steering...

Everything else works fine. Its just the steering wheel and the driver seat. Do you think it could be from the fuse.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2005, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By bmw540i
Driver seat and steering problem

Hey guys I sat in my car this morning and I noticed that the steering wheel didnt come down when you started the car, I tried to adjust the steering wheel and it had no power, when I tried to adjust...
Forum: 5 Series 11-24-2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By bmw540i
Absoulutely, if you want better handling and a...

Absoulutely, if you want better handling and a faster car.
Forum: 5 Series 11-14-2004, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,014
Posted By bmw540i
You can get them from Beekers and if youre going...

You can get them from Beekers and if youre going to upgrade your lights might as well go with the clear blinkers they look 10 times better.
Forum: 5 Series 11-11-2004, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By bmw540i
Welcome.... Try Bekkers.com I think they sell the...

Welcome.... Try Bekkers.com I think they sell the cheapest. :thumbup:
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