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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By alfonso12
In any case would there be possible issues using...

In any case would there be possible issues using 18" wheels as are on the car now? Or would the car balance and handle better with the manufacturers original 17" wheel sizing? I'm having issues...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By alfonso12
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By alfonso12
99 540i 6 speed sport

General question? I believe that my 1999 540i 6 speed manual is the sports version as it has the M batch on the steering wheel, etc etc..... My question is what was the stock wheel and tire size for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By alfonso12
My Ride Heights

So my mechanic gave me these ride height numbers from my car:

Front should be 609mm (specs) mine is sitting at 603mm
Rear should be 600mm (specs) mine 577mm--quite a bit lower!!

:dunno:
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By alfonso12
Pictures added

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By alfonso12
1999 540i M-Sport 6 speed

How rare is my car: 1999 540i M sport 6 speed manual? Alos, does anyone know what the difference would be between this car and a regular 1999 540i manual or auto gear box if any other than cosmetic?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By alfonso12
Tire pressure-540i 6 sport

What would you recommend for tire pressure: 235/40ZR18's on my 540i 6/sport?

Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By alfonso12
Love it

I forgot what a great car the 540i is. After being dormant during winter I finally got it on the road, had to change the battery mind you. Amazed how well it drove 200 kms after 6 months of sitting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By alfonso12
Doh!

Doh!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By alfonso12
Front seat problem.

Hi,

I just noticed that the drivers seat won't push all the way back horizontally that is. I'm not speaking of reclining. Not that I need it to but it drives me crazy when things go wrong (99...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,694
Posted By alfonso12
Ed, You are a wealth of knowledge and thank...

Ed,

You are a wealth of knowledge and thank you for that information.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,694
Posted By alfonso12
How to turn off the airbag light?

I just replaced the window regulator on driver side window. After putting everything back together including the airbag the airbag sign popped up. How do I remove it? What program number is it?

As...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-08-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By alfonso12
Airbag warning light?

My airbag warning light came on the other day on my 2006 325i. The manual says that it should be looked at right away by a mechanic and that it signals that the airbags might not activate? Are there...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,624
Posted By alfonso12
How do I open my trunk with battery dead

How do I open my trunk without using the remote key as car has no electrical power source?

Thanks

99 540i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By alfonso12
How do I access front window motor?

My drivers side window motor is toast so I need to replace it. I have removed the panel and vapour barrier, as well as the air bag etc. But how do I gain access to the motor as it is behind a welded...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By alfonso12
Thanks Murray!

Thanks Murray!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By alfonso12
Ok, so today I found out that it's not my switch...

Ok, so today I found out that it's not my switch but the motor. It so happens that I have a spare rear right side regulator motor that will fit the drivers side window as well. Now my next question...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By alfonso12
Would that be the left front/right rear motor...

Would that be the left front/right rear motor then?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By alfonso12
Hi John, The issue is that the other 3...

Hi John,

The issue is that the other 3 windows do work. In other words, if there is something wrong with the switch it only has to do with driver side window? Is that even possible? Which then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By alfonso12
Electrical Issues with driver side Window

Ok, so I just took apart my drivers side door panel hoping to discover why the darn window will not go down or up. I have already replaced my back 2 regulators so I was expecting to see or hear a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,153
Posted By alfonso12
89 Octane Gas ok for my 540i?

Is it ok to use 89 Octane gas (Chevron with Techron) in my 99 V8 540i? I live in Canada where the price of gas is quite high and the difference between 91 and 89 is significant on the pocket book.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By alfonso12
Driver side window stopped working!

Just out of the blue, my drivers side window just stopped working. When engaging the switch, all I hear is a click click, not the sound of the regulator motor working at all. I tried playing around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By alfonso12
Is my car getting old?

Hi,

My 1999 540i just turned 130K. Is that old? What major or minor inspections, replacements are recommended at this age? I think I need to do my front end suspension as I have been getting the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By alfonso12
Now which OEM supplier would you recommend I go...

Now which OEM supplier would you recommend I go to?

Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By alfonso12
Thanks so far people.

Thanks so far people.
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