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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 937
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Posted By SSJRICH 540i
On the 530i M sport - Snow tires on. Just did the...

On the 530i M sport - Snow tires on. Just did the front and rear shocks. Doing the front tie rods and sway bar links as we speak. Then alignment. Then done.

Oh I also swapped in an E46 intake...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q253/ssjrich420...

http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q253/ssjrich420/comfort2.jpg (http://s138.photobucket.com/user/ssjrich420/media/comfort2.jpg.html)

I think some people call them comfort or contour. But they are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Honestly, with the engine out, I would do the...

Honestly, with the engine out, I would do the timing chain stuff. Save you a lot of head aches and time while its out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
you mean 6 speed???

you mean 6 speed???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I prefer the comfort 32 way seats. I swapped them...

I prefer the comfort 32 way seats. I swapped them into my old 540i. And I swapped them into the 530i. IMO the sport seats suck. The M5 seats are ok. Slightly better than the sport seats, but I still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 529
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
You are also asking all E39 guys too, so you are...

You are also asking all E39 guys too, so you are going to get a totally bias answer
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 529
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
The problem with asking E39 vs E46 is that E46...

The problem with asking E39 vs E46 is that E46 has no V8 option. If you are compairing only straight 6 cars, then its at least close comparison.

If you don't need the size, E46 is the better...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Would help a lot if you posted the codes that ...

Would help a lot if you posted the codes that you found and why your indie suspects the issue.

And like ed says, discuss with BBA and hopefully they can help you out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Are you asking if anybody has them for sale? Or...

Are you asking if anybody has them for sale? Or just has them

I have a set of Thule aero bars that bolt into the roof. I also have a Thule cargo bin.

Here it is on the old 540i - even before I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,003
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
530i = 5w30 540i = 5w40 M5 = M oil ...

530i = 5w30
540i = 5w40
M5 = M oil

Doesn't that make more sense. LOL Just kidding!

Just my 2 cents. If you want to drive 10k (and I am talking KM not MILES) on a single oil change then yes a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I bought a set of STARK LED bulbs, and so far so...

I bought a set of STARK LED bulbs, and so far so good. But they are only months old
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Millage will help out a lot

Millage will help out a lot
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Fack I hate the dealer. So I dropped my car...

Fack I hate the dealer.

So I dropped my car off the night before I had my appointment. I get a call from some girl the next morning asking me what my car was doing there. I have a freaking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
You mean Canada actually got something that the...

You mean Canada actually got something that the US didn't... besides free health care
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 46,739
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Going to install ABS module and pressure sensor....

Going to install ABS module and pressure sensor. I hope it doesn't put it into limp mode, cause I have to drive to the stealer ship to get it programmed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,947
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Book time for 540i water pump is 3.6 add another...

Book time for 540i water pump is 3.6 add another 1 for t stat etc and 4.6 is about right. Book time for t stat alone is 1.6

I would say that they are charging right.

You have to remember that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Does anybody have the procedure for bleeding the...

Does anybody have the procedure for bleeding the ABS. I searched it but all I can find is guys slamming on the brakes.... I have a new modus scanner. Is it like some newer cars where you can bleed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
The list misses style 5 and a few others. ...

The list misses style 5 and a few others.

The biggest thing is to make sure they are off of an E39. The styles do cross over to other models of BMWs so just cause they are a style available to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Sorry here is the E39 link...

Sorry here is the E39 link http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/5/E39
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Welcome The very first thing you need to...

Welcome

The very first thing you need to worry about is hub bore size. ALL E39s have a 74mm hub bore. MOST all other bmw's have a 72mm hub bore. Which means you can NOT use wheels from another bmw...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Soooooooooooooo, as the trifecta lingers on. I...

Soooooooooooooo, as the trifecta lingers on. I have concluded that I probably have a module problem. I am going to confirm this soon. I read talk of the pressure sensor also possibly causing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Well... I don't know what the definition of M...

Well... I don't know what the definition of M sport is. But I have owned a 540i M sport - M wheel M suspension etc.

My 530i is the same. M wheel M suspension. So whats the diff?

I guess...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
welcome to the club! Search the forum. There is...

welcome to the club! Search the forum. There is tons of info. I am battling it myself right now. Check all the connectors first. MOST of the time its ends up being an ABS unit. However there are a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
And when you replaced your ABS module, did you...

And when you replaced your ABS module, did you have to have it programmed?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
So I have code 32 and 82 130 and 128. I...

So I have code 32 and 82 130 and 128.

I changed out all the wheel speed sensors to rule them out.

So on my way home the 3 lights came on, the speedo died, but not CEL or limp mode. Turn car...
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