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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By oldskoolbmw
I need an "honest reliable and fair mechanic". ...

I need an "honest reliable and fair mechanic". Translation. I think the last guy was trying to screw me but I need major power steering work done cheap and fast with quality parts that come with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By oldskoolbmw
I've driven one several times and never came away...

I've driven one several times and never came away impressed. It handled well but was underpowered. People who love underpowered cars that "handle great" secretly can't drive. That was BMW's mantra...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,805
Posted By oldskoolbmw
has anyone ever tried the clevite/mahle filters? ...

has anyone ever tried the clevite/mahle filters? They show up in my ordering page I just don't want to order a case of them.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,808
Posted By oldskoolbmw
For whatever reason.. my 540i gets awesome...

For whatever reason.. my 540i gets awesome mileage.

currently running at a combined 27.1 with a 40.8mph avg speed. about 1/3rd city and the rest highway. The needle on the dash shows 30mpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,286
Posted By oldskoolbmw
god even a shakey cam youtube video would really...

god even a shakey cam youtube video would really help these guys... couple of cellphone snapshots is all they can muster.



The one thing I've learned in dealing with the chinese, is that if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,334
Posted By oldskoolbmw
Why not just do cutouts... I started mine up...

Why not just do cutouts... I started mine up with the exhaust unhooked when I did the clutch job and that motor on open headers sounds somewhere between a raped ape and the devil himself...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,383
Posted By oldskoolbmw
http://www.4x4wire.com/jeep/tech/fuel/FuelInjected...

http://www.4x4wire.com/jeep/tech/fuel/FuelInjectedCJ01/clamp.jpg

fuel line is on the left... worm is on the right. worm will dig into fuel line and weaken it causing a possible leak.

for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,383
Posted By oldskoolbmw
make sure you use a EFI fuel line clamp and not a...

make sure you use a EFI fuel line clamp and not a worm gear clamp
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By oldskoolbmw
the v8 twin turbo sounds so alluring to the 540i...

the v8 twin turbo sounds so alluring to the 540i owners... but.. the 60+k price and 8 speed shifttronic transmission with roll stabilization.. then they toss probably the weakest warranty of any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,777
Posted By oldskoolbmw
I'm sure window tint tickets are leading the...

I'm sure window tint tickets are leading the front in highway safety right next to shooting unarmed drunks on train platforms. It has nothing to do with the millions of dollars in fines generated. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By oldskoolbmw
as to made in china. I spoke to a mercedes benz...

as to made in china. I spoke to a mercedes benz engineer about the decline in quality of the S class. He said, it's due to demand for ever increasing techno features which requires them to make the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 44,191
Posted By oldskoolbmw
What I'd be curious about is how you keep them...

What I'd be curious about is how you keep them balanced. Like this. Supercharger 1 and Supercharger 2 feed into the same plenum. This plenum is pressurized (boost). How do you keep one compressor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,777
Posted By oldskoolbmw
and that's why we call it commiefornia... in...

and that's why we call it commiefornia...

in the rest of the US this wouldn't be an issue. In california it's a revenue raising target. Sux but your wife is into the fine. They want the money...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By oldskoolbmw
I got mine for my 97 from this guy out in...

I got mine for my 97 from this guy out in california. Simo sells a ton of parts on ebay

http://www.svauto.com/

I got a delphi new for $340. which was great since 97 540i has a queer one year...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By oldskoolbmw
This will vary by state. You should contact your...

This will vary by state. You should contact your insurance company and let them know atleast.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By oldskoolbmw
Use a flat blade chisel on the nut and then hit...

Use a flat blade chisel on the nut and then hit it with a 5lb mini sledge. Then grab with a wrench that's atleast a foot long. If you want to forsure break something. Slide a 3' pipe over the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By oldskoolbmw
I guess I figured that ESS and other companies...

I guess I figured that ESS and other companies did flashes for these blower and did tuning. I wonder if they or others did custom tunning?

an m112 is the supercharger off a ford lightning 5.4...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By oldskoolbmw
What do you supercharged guys use for ECU programming??

Is there a Supercharged reflash that comes with the kit or is there something you can buy to reprogram the ecu?

I only ask as a customer is coming up short on cash and is trying to trade me a m112...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,263
Posted By oldskoolbmw
I've done this before and just bought a quart of...

I've done this before and just bought a quart of techline coating's turbo black and put it on.. worked great..


These cars sound beastly on open headers.. time to put in the cut out's ;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,263
Posted By oldskoolbmw
I'm down.... Cash in hand... put me on the list

I'm down.... Cash in hand... put me on the list
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By oldskoolbmw
not to highjack your thread but can either of...

not to highjack your thread but can either of these turn off 02 sensor checks? IE lack of cats?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,272
Posted By oldskoolbmw
I'm putting in an aluminum SBC one into mine... ...

I'm putting in an aluminum SBC one into mine... just can't justify zionsville's price when for another car it's $160. No more expansion tank. Back to SBC type radiator cap.

edit.

my nissen...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,292
Posted By oldskoolbmw
http://bimmer.roadfly.com/bmw/forums/e39/8716836-1...

http://bimmer.roadfly.com/bmw/forums/e39/8716836-1.html

and

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=153021&highlight=switched+wire+engine

Jackpot!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By oldskoolbmw
does it throw the ABS DSC Check Engine triple...

does it throw the ABS DSC Check Engine triple lights?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,292
Posted By oldskoolbmw
Thanks but I'm swaping out the radiator as well...

Thanks but I'm swaping out the radiator as well and cleaning up the front.. ditching the plastic resivour tank as well. So back to hot wire.
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