Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 64
Search took 0.39 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: e39 crackr
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 400,847
Posted By e39 crackr
MNe39 at Auto Lieben show. 4 M5's and 2 540's...

MNe39 at Auto Lieben show. 4 M5's and 2 540's that are both manual swaps!:thumbup:
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/2001%20BMW%20540i/2016%20Projrcts/20160731_145854_zpsqvakys5i.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 400,847
Posted By e39 crackr
Put BMW 63217160897 or silver bulb 7507 into ebay...

Put BMW 63217160897 or silver bulb 7507 into ebay search :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 400,847
Posted By e39 crackr
CORRECT! I always park way off to the side by the...

CORRECT! I always park way off to the side by the truckers, they know how to put a cart away. Anyways, I was back to the 540 in 5 mins as I went to get coffee cream, limes, and tonic.;)
I also park...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 400,847
Posted By e39 crackr
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/2001%20BMW%20540i/2016%20Projrcts/20160413_144108_zpszw5sarb2.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 46,312
Posted By e39 crackr
I replaced both originall('98) oem ones last...

I replaced both originall('98) oem ones last spring with the URO brand and they both had the same bracket bend/cable mount break after a few months. I even tried to bend it back into shape and bond...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 46,312
Posted By e39 crackr
Here's what happened to the $35 eBay/URO...

Here's what happened to the $35 eBay/URO regulator after 4 months...:mad:
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/1998%20BMW%20528i/FB_IMG_1451511525501_zpsefht6na0.jpg

Bought a pair of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 400,847
Posted By e39 crackr
Driving the 528 makes me miss the hibernating 540...

Driving the 528 makes me miss the hibernating 540 so much!:(...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,601
Posted By e39 crackr
When I did drive mine for a winter, I bought 16"...

When I did drive mine for a winter, I bought 16" standard 540i wheels off craigslist for $150 and went with the standard 225/55r16 size. They're on the 528 sled now and I've also added 2 70# sand...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,243
Posted By e39 crackr
540 only gets driven to/from work, BMW events,...

540 only gets driven to/from work, BMW events, and family/friends houses(6700 miles past summer). We take the wife's soulless Accord or the 528 if we have to park in public lots or the street. Also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By e39 crackr
https://youtu.be/V3fWVPk9psI

https://youtu.be/V3fWVPk9psI
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 400,847
Posted By e39 crackr
Argh, only about 45 days left before winter...

Argh, only about 45 days left before winter hibernation:(
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/2001%20BMW%20540i/2015%20Projects/20150921_065547_zpszfynbuid.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 896
Posted By e39 crackr
I have a couple of these and used it twice when...

I have a couple of these and used it twice when I've gotten the door dent while in the car. Takes longer to remove the cap than the valve core.:str8pimpi...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,326
Posted By e39 crackr
I have this dash mount in both of my e39's to...

I have this dash mount in both of my e39's to hold my XM radio.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00020CSXA/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
GROM unit in the 540i and ghetto cassette...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 400,847
Posted By e39 crackr
Seemed appropriate on the 528 winter car...

Seemed appropriate on the 528 winter car especially since spring is sooooooooooooo close.
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/1998%20BMW%20528i/20150308_132947_zpsvdw4lawf.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,213
Posted By e39 crackr
She was a pig in the car! So much pop spillage,...

She was a pig in the car! So much pop spillage, melted gummy in the carpet, dry cereal and chips under everything, but her dad kept up on it mechanically.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,213
Posted By e39 crackr
Ash trays in the rear doors! That's where the...

Ash trays in the rear doors! That's where the previous 19 yo owner decided to put her ABC gum on the drivers side in the '98 winter 528.:eek:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,117
Posted By e39 crackr
Would love to have a newer 535i wagon, but can't...

Would love to have a newer 535i wagon, but can't find one without X-Drive.:mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,025
Posted By e39 crackr
Very nice write up! :thumbup: May want to...

Very nice write up! :thumbup:

May want to edit and add what camera and headunit you have and where you got them. Or you will have someone PM you 5 years from now asking that, you know how the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,974
Posted By e39 crackr
The guy I bought my 528 from gave me a new dealer...

The guy I bought my 528 from gave me a new dealer drivers handle as the one in the door was broken. This SUMMER, on a 75 deg morning, it broke(white plastic) and not even a full year old. I put the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,995
Posted By e39 crackr
Had the same thing happen when I took the outer...

Had the same thing happen when I took the outer casing off and I was going to solder and heat shrink tubing this......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By e39 crackr
Enough chain for 2 tandem bicycles. :slap:

Enough chain for 2 tandem bicycles. :slap:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,195
Posted By e39 crackr
I HATE the steering feel of my 528 vs. my 540....

I HATE the steering feel of my 528 vs. my 540. The 528 feels very similar in effort and feedback as the wifes 07 Accord. I feel more connected to what the tires are doing and love the extra effort it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By e39 crackr
MOST IMPORTANT, find someone/shop in your area...

MOST IMPORTANT, find someone/shop in your area who is comfortable to do the programming and has done a few e46's &/or e39's successfully. After that, get your OCD on with realoem.com and you'll see...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,479
Posted By e39 crackr
2001 540i 70k Transformed it into a proper...

2001 540i 70k

Transformed it into a proper sport with a manual swap and M5 diff swap Memorial Day weekend 2013.
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 10-30-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By e39 crackr
http://www.mnbmw.com/forums/index.php ...

http://www.mnbmw.com/forums/index.php
https://www.facebook.com/groups/195041483985090/
Showing results 1 to 25 of 64

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms