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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Topaz540i
was the towel synthetic or cotton? mine runs best...

was the towel synthetic or cotton? mine runs best on cotton.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Topaz540i
the best fix is fan delete. I haven't had...

the best fix is fan delete.

I haven't had one in three years, i drive hard and it never goes over 104C. In fact the harder I drive it the cooler it gets. When I'm running hard it will actually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,046
Posted By Topaz540i
old thread, but your mechanic really should have...

old thread, but your mechanic really should have known to use loc-tite. The bit about loc-tite being for "race only" is bizarre. If that was true why would they sell it at auto zone? I use it on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 584
Posted By Topaz540i
i took mine apart to install a new butt piece of...

i took mine apart to install a new butt piece of foam and repair the motor cable ends.

The foam was not worth the effort and hardly noticeable. It did nothing to tighten the leather.

I do agree...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By Topaz540i
your car will thank you. it will feel so much...

your car will thank you. it will feel so much better to shift.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 584
Posted By Topaz540i
you just have to flip flop what side the contras...

you just have to flip flop what side the contras are on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Topaz540i
do a search for an OBX fatback for the 540i and...

do a search for an OBX fatback for the 540i and you can sometimes find them on clearance.

Apparently because it is a brand better know for rice cooker imports it didn't sell well with the german...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Topaz540i
I don't see why they need to be tdc. A proper...

I don't see why they need to be tdc. A proper timing tool kit will handle that.
Not sure if you want to but it's a good chance to get them polished
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Topaz540i
I can see why there are few that survived. ...

I can see why there are few that survived.

Prob aren't many of the unicycle left either.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Topaz540i
last tile I took my car to the dealership the...

last tile I took my car to the dealership the valet smashed my clutch pedal so hard that it hooked on my clutch stoppie pad. They tried telling me that I dropped it off with a shattered flex plate...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Topaz540i
hey steve can we get some more info on the cafe...

hey steve can we get some more info on the cafe racer unicycle?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,369
Posted By Topaz540i
They are worth 20-30hp over stock according to...

They are worth 20-30hp over stock according to the few that have them
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,369
Posted By Topaz540i
I know of a place that makes them for $1300. We...

I know of a place that makes them for $1300. We should set up a group buy to get the price down.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Topaz540i
werd.

werd.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Topaz540i
where to cut? just a little off the tip.

where to cut?

just a little off the tip.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Topaz540i
read this ...

read this
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?333287-Halogen-to-Xenon-conversion-on-E39

or search e39 headlight conversion on youtube to see what you need to get.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Topaz540i
weird wheel noise

ok 2005 x3 3.0


so far car has new:

pads,
caliper,
rotor,
bearings,
cv shaft
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 962
Posted By Topaz540i
check that the sway bar links are tight. Mine...

check that the sway bar links are tight. Mine come loose about once a year and cause the same exact noise.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,228
Posted By Topaz540i
M5 footlights are rated for slightly more hp.

M5 footlights are rated for slightly more hp.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By Topaz540i
Polyurethane bushings?

Polyurethane bushings?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Topaz540i
i just hold the bottle between my thighs as I...

i just hold the bottle between my thighs as I steer with my knees.

and I quote Eazy-E

"Police on my draws, I have to pause,
40 oz on my lap and its freezing my balls"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 752
Posted By Topaz540i
Eating corn leads to statements like the one...

Eating corn leads to statements like the one above.

I put corn in my tank and all it did was clog my fuel filter and put interesting little lumps in my poop
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By Topaz540i
need link to fwd delete thread

about a week ago I saw a link to a thread where someone deleted their fwd from the x3.

I am experiencing a potentially dead front diff and would like to explore this route.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Topaz540i
Mine had a loose metal plate on the backside of...

Mine had a loose metal plate on the backside of the boot light lamp.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Topaz540i
dr motorhead- was there a real world seat of the...

dr motorhead- was there a real world seat of the pants noticeable difference with the lighter wheels? faster braking? less harsh feeling suspension due to less inertia?
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