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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By ls14winter
I would do exhaust for two reasons. 1. i love...

I would do exhaust for two reasons. 1. i love the sound of a V8 and 2. you will save quite a bit of weight. The next thing would be 3.15 LSD rear end. The rest of the mods i think are over priced...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,132
Posted By ls14winter
I found this in another thread. im not sure what...

I found this in another thread. im not sure what your 530 has.

Early 540i/6 2.93 open
Late 540i/6 2.81 open
All 540i M sport 3.15 open
540iA 3.15 open
M5 3.15 LSD
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 43,996
Posted By ls14winter
I dont know what my 540 gets around town and...

I dont know what my 540 gets around town and probably dont want to know because i really enjoy winding 2nd gear out -- on a long trip at 65mph I was doing about 30mpg. 2.81 gears ftw
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,085
Posted By ls14winter
My issue is intermittent, but sounds similar to...

My issue is intermittent, but sounds similar to your description. Sometimes i get in my car and pulls really strong and sometimes while it accelerates smooth its missing about 80hp. Sometimes it...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 04-07-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By ls14winter
Last summer i did photography for a few car shows...

Last summer i did photography for a few car shows there. It is by far my favorite place to hold a car show. Very nice grounds.
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 04-07-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By ls14winter
i am interested in going as long as i dont have...

i am interested in going as long as i dont have to park near anyone. my 540 isnt in the best shape cosmetically...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 04-07-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By ls14winter
Is this for her or you? For me, i love v8s and...

Is this for her or you? For me, i love v8s and commonly see 545i around $8000 now seems like a lot of car for the money. However from a tuning standpoint the 535/335/135 is unbeatable. I find the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By ls14winter
I was quite surprized, because on the inside of...

I was quite surprized, because on the inside of the car it sounds really deep with a lot of bass. I am going to try one more clip from a stationary camera, but i want to get a good microphone first.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By ls14winter
97 540i - flowmaster 40, no resonators

Months ago i came across a video clip of an SRT8 challenger with corsa exhaust that made me melt. Looked like they used a gopro mounted to rear bumper and drove the car through some twisty back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 946
Posted By ls14winter
man that was one clean 525! id love a bunch of...

man that was one clean 525! id love a bunch of parts from it, but im between a rock and a hard place at the moment.

If i drove over to oxford from grand rapids how much would be rear passenger...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,874
Posted By ls14winter
wow, im jealous. id love to pick that up for...

wow, im jealous. id love to pick that up for $950 and just swap my motor into it. My silver E39 540 m6 is so rough on the outside, but drives super nice.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 52,395
Posted By ls14winter
Nice, my LS1 made 391whp/374wtq. (sitting in my...

Nice, my LS1 made 391whp/374wtq. (sitting in my 04 gto) I sold the GTO, sold my saab. Just got my 540 out of storage tonight and the motor is ticking really bad , LQ4 swap is starting to look...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,821
Posted By ls14winter
No kidding, i just bought my first BMW from a...

No kidding, i just bought my first BMW from a friend who gave up on it. I love the car, and the E39 community is very helpful. Parts are cheaper and easier to get then i expected and im loving the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By ls14winter
Not the new v6 camaros / mustangs... edit: i...

Not the new v6 camaros / mustangs...

edit: i thought op said S62 instead of S52
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By ls14winter
I just changed my exhaust from a dynomax turbo...

I just changed my exhaust from a dynomax turbo muffler to a flowmaster 40 single in / single out. resonators and silencers are deleted. Car is still extremely quiet. It has a slight growl on rev,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By ls14winter
what year and model E39 do you have? try maf...

what year and model E39 do you have? try maf cleaner? clean ICV if you have 97 or 98 model years ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By ls14winter
I would also guess the ICV. its easy to remove...

I would also guess the ICV. its easy to remove and clean.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By ls14winter
*sigh* in up to my ears with my 540

I recently bought this 540i off a friend. Ive always wanted an E39 540 / M5, i thought this car was a good runner and just needed new front and rear bumpers but off the bat 13 check engine codes. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By ls14winter
Work on it...

Work on it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By ls14winter
It will. I just bought a 97 540 with 13 check...

It will. I just bought a 97 540 with 13 check engine codes. most were related to O2 sensors. I replaced the two pre-cat o2's and left the faulty post cat o2 sensors alone. After 10 miles my car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By ls14winter
We don't "NEED" too... I had a 2004 GTO that...

We don't "NEED" too... I had a 2004 GTO that came from the factory with about 350hp. that gets boring quick, after the cam, headers, intake, exhaust, tuning, i still only had about 450hp (391whp)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By ls14winter
At 19 id rather start with the 911, but once you...

At 19 id rather start with the 911, but once you have a family the M5 starts to look REALLY APPEALING :-)

Anyrate at 19 my advice is to focus on your career / degree / etc. Once you have your...
Forum: General BMW 04-03-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 928
Posted By ls14winter
My heart is yelling M5, but my brain says 535i. ...

My heart is yelling M5, but my brain says 535i. Im sure if you want the M5 looks, you can probably make the 535i look and go just like an M5 should be easy enough. Gas isnt getting any cheaper, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 316,509
Posted By ls14winter
Looks like your doing pretty well to me. wish my...

Looks like your doing pretty well to me. wish my 540 was pretty enough to photo :-)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 52,395
Posted By ls14winter
very cool, I just sold my GTO and got a 540i. ...

very cool, I just sold my GTO and got a 540i. While I love the LSx motors, that swap looks a bit too daunting for me. Im actually pretty happy with the stock power output of the m60 4.4 for a daily...
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