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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Drop the pan...

Drop the pan...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
2002 Ford Focus with only 160K 2.0ltr SOHC ...

2002 Ford Focus with only 160K 2.0ltr SOHC

Everything is F'd. As far as we can tell they didn't do regular oil changes and ran it almost dry of oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 264
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
American cars don't have these problems.......

American cars don't have these problems.... Wooooooooooooooo I disagree... I have seen tons of merican cars with exactly the same problem or worse in there "displays"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I am assuming you mean the thrust arm... If you...

I am assuming you mean the thrust arm... If you have replaced both sides, then next is probably the control arms. But instead of guessing, just get the car up in the air and diagnose. Its usually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 172
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
109.9 per litre in Canada (Vancouver) Just filled...

109.9 per litre in Canada (Vancouver) Just filled up the other day for around 85 using 94 oct. Usually it was around 100
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Non E39 reminder about maintenece

So this is not from an E39 or BMW for that matter, but its a nice reminder about maintenance and wanting to drive your car hard. If you don't maintain your car, and you play a lot, here is what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Love it! Yes I have consider the VF. There are...

Love it! Yes I have consider the VF. There are only a few out there as options as it is.

They are about 6K right?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Yea I have done some re search myself. There are...

Yea I have done some re search myself. There are not that many options out there. And those that are out there, its not really worth it. I have even considers swapping in an M5 engine. I have a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
MKJS the X pip delete is a common mod for the...

MKJS the X pip delete is a common mod for the 540i. If you look at the stock exhaust, there is an X pipe in which half of the exhaust goes to a HUGE resonator and nothing else, and the other side...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Yea, I will grab a set of headers. I have a...

Yea, I will grab a set of headers. I have a customer that has a set "lying around" I have a Dinan intake and Xpipe delete already. I have considered looking at upgrading through Dinan. But I just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I am fully aware of all the parts I need to...

I am fully aware of all the parts I need to replace with the job. I have been on here long enough, and I have a few BMW guys here at the shop that have done the rebuild before.

VANOS seals etc
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Timing chain +?

So it is time for me to do the timings chains, guides etc blah blah...

I am just wondering since I am going to pull the engine, I figure it might be a good time to see if there is anything else...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Like I said, I don't think there is a way to run...

Like I said, I don't think there is a way to run it without an ECU (I think you are calling it an auto box) hooked up to it. You will also need to have the air flow meter (MAF) hook up as well. It...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 653
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
we need more...

we need more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3BGkOKVMUU
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Dude you are asking a bunch of things that are...

Dude you are asking a bunch of things that are not clear. No you can not run your engine without and ECU or without your MAF hooked up. I am not sure what you are asking about the flywheel and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 653
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
really..... I am not even going to comment on...

really..... I am not even going to comment on that one.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Pop up adds

Is it just me or is everybody else getting People's Jewelry adds popping up in a secondary web browser window...???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 653
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Again it is fully predictable who the driver is....

Again it is fully predictable who the driver is. Definitely old and probably a women. Thought they hit the brake pedal. Didn't. Panicked. Pressed harder until crashed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 653
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
The white X5 is definitely and Asian women...

The white X5 is definitely and Asian women driver. And I am not being racists cause I am Asian. But I have seen that enough times that I know exactly who it is.

That is pretty much just regular...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 280,593
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Hey Matt I see your car on cl for...

Hey Matt


I see your car on cl for sale/trade. Good luck! But you should stay in the 540i.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I have the thule with the newish Aero bars. Love...

I have the thule with the newish Aero bars. Love it for the long road trips.



http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q253/ssjrich420/E39thule2.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 280,593
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I have the X pipe delete (IE cut out the huge ass...

I have the X pipe delete (IE cut out the huge ass X pipe and 50lbs) to a magnaflow 14816 http://www.magnaflow.com/02product/displayapplications.asp?partnumber=14816

Its pretty easy for any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 375
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I have the depot with LED angel eyes with...

I have the depot with LED angel eyes with projector HID.

They are decent. fitment is pretty good. The light spread is what the difference is. OEM has a nice light spread vs Depot/aftermarket ones...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Bm5xw

Bm5xw
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 280,593
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Let me try to vid link again ...

Let me try to vid link again

http://vid138.photobucket.com/albums/q253/ssjrich420/20141029_140238.mp4
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