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Forum: Parting Out 12-22-2014, 08:14 AM
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Posted By nsogiba
bump, still looking.

bump, still looking.
Forum: Parting Out 12-16-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By nsogiba
WTB: OEM 540i Stock Exhaust System (cats, resonator, no scuba)

I am looking for a stock exhaust system off a 1999-2003 540i. What you see pictured below is what I am looking for. I do not need the scuba mufflers at the rear.

Catalytic converters must be in...
Forum: Parting Out 12-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,534
Posted By nsogiba
exhaust system?

exhaust system?
Forum: Parting Out 12-16-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By nsogiba
exhaust system for sale? I realize your inlets...

exhaust system for sale? I realize your inlets are slightly different before the cats.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By nsogiba
PM a member by the name of "Clemster" on M5Board....

PM a member by the name of "Clemster" on M5Board. He (Adam) is located in Baltimore, MD and has a literal boneyard of E39 M5s, along with a warehouse full of parts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
When in doubt, push harder! Following your...

When in doubt, push harder!

Following your progress closely!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
When in doubt, push harder! Following your...

When in doubt, push harder!

Following your progress closely!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,502
Posted By nsogiba
haha. ironically, it's factory.

haha. ironically, it's factory.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
this was while installing new bolts? Because...

this was while installing new bolts? Because there's no clamping load on the bolt itself (and therefore no friction on the threads), it shouldn't be difficult to turn it out. Are you able to grab the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
how much is sticking up? if it's half inch...

how much is sticking up?

if it's half inch or so, you might want to try the double nut technique. thread on two nuts, tighten them against each other, and then using a box end loosen the "lower"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,502
Posted By nsogiba
Car Throttle featured my build: ...

Car Throttle featured my build:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,502
Posted By nsogiba
Car Throttle featured my build: ...

Car Throttle featured my build:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By nsogiba
^ haha, Honor Roll. I just take pictures of...

^ haha, Honor Roll.

I just take pictures of stuff I'm working on while drinking beers in the garage :) glad my info is somewhat helpful!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,714
Posted By nsogiba
:) good luck with replacement and happy motoring

:) good luck with replacement and happy motoring
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,714
Posted By nsogiba
Did you check your power steering pump for...

Did you check your power steering pump for cracked brackets? In the following picture the pulley looks to be out of alignment. If that's broken, when the belt got out of alignment and grabbed the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,502
Posted By nsogiba
Unfortunately I can't say that I've been entirely...

Unfortunately I can't say that I've been entirely successful. She still tramps "if you go looking for it", meaning in the right circumstances it will hop. Most common scenario is loosing traction...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,502
Posted By nsogiba
been doing burnouts in it for 15K miles now!

been doing burnouts in it for 15K miles now!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,502
Posted By nsogiba
another summer on the books. Turned in the plates...

another summer on the books. Turned in the plates for storage today at the DMV.

Note the bent front plate - those touchless carwashes in Columbus are not touchless!...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 39,502
Posted By nsogiba
another summer on the books. Turned in the plates...

another summer on the books. Turned in the plates for storage today at the DMV.

Note the bent front plate - those touchless carwashes in Columbus are not touchless!...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By nsogiba
see signature. use GM trans.

see signature. use GM trans.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
congrats on getting the water manifold out! ...

congrats on getting the water manifold out!

once the litter has soaked up the oil clean it out of your work area. if you drop something on the floor (like a bolt or nut) it will be a nightmare...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
If you turn ignition to "ON" (without starting...

If you turn ignition to "ON" (without starting car) and turn the heat on, does the aux pump cycle, moving whatever is left in the heater core circuit? Another method would be to put a blowgun on a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
If you already have the gaskets for the rear...

If you already have the gaskets for the rear water manifold Bob, I'd go for it, especially since it's all right there. Also be sure to inspect the hoses attached to the water manifold and make sure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
great work! Are you planning on changing any...

great work!

Are you planning on changing any of the gaskets and seals in and around the rear water manifold?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 8,756
Posted By nsogiba
Just remember to go SLOW. Since I am assuming you...

Just remember to go SLOW. Since I am assuming you have another car to use while the 540 is down, you have no reason to rush! If there's anything I have learned, it's to constantly question the...
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