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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Nfs021
I have DSP with the Bavarian Soundwerks Stage 1...

I have DSP with the Bavarian Soundwerks Stage 1 speaker set and the M-audio subs with the cutouts on the rear shelf. With a little fiddling and tweaking the DSP settings. I was able to get the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Yep same reason here. Mines 14 years old plus...

Yep same reason here. Mines 14 years old plus body shops cost way too much for a factory finish which is what I would want. I have thought about learning to paint myself. But I'd probably make it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Got the beast all shined up at work today....

Got the beast all shined up at work today. Unfortunately though, while drying the car I noticed that the clear coat is starting to crack on the trunk lid-F***! Just what I need. More exterior work...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
So um I did a search on youtube for BMW videos to...

So um I did a search on youtube for BMW videos to watch and I get a result for Belinda Carlisle's "Heaven is a Place on Earth" video...WTF!? Don't get me wrong, she was a babe in that video and all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
It's for the hour "labor" for removing all the...

It's for the hour "labor" for removing all the other stuff and putting it back together. Whatever...

Though probably cheap compared to what the dealership would want. They'd probably suggest...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Well here's my day. I finally found the source of...

Well here's my day. I finally found the source of my coolant leak. Turns out it was the housing for the alternator. Most likely the gasket has worn out. So I figured I would replace the gasket and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,162
Posted By Nfs021
Go for a 540i. Like I've told people before. You...

Go for a 540i. Like I've told people before. You don't want to wake up in the middle of the night in cold sweat and realize...

"I COULD'VE HAD A V8"!!!

Don't get me wrong though, the E28 is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Ahh....a clean engine, is a happy engine. Just...

Ahh....a clean engine, is a happy engine. Just wish I had the money to get those damn ugly valve covers repainted :mad:
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I just can't stop starring at it when it's shiny and clean.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Nfs021
Wrong section. You'll have better luck in the...

Wrong section. You'll have better luck in the classifieds area. It's under "The Best of Bimmerfest" :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Yeah but carfax doesn't list everything. Most of...

Yeah but carfax doesn't list everything. Most of the "service" records just state "vehicle serviced" and that's it. Plus my car has clearly had some fairly significant front body work done yet carfax...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Went with a friend to his uncle's garage sale. He...

Went with a friend to his uncle's garage sale. He had an 2002 530i with sport package. Beautiful sterling gray car-er was until the front was rammed. Was totaled but he is parting it out. Most of it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By Nfs021
Good catch. Carfax and autocheck are not always...

Good catch. Carfax and autocheck are not always right about accident damage. One of the previous owners could have done something and paid a body shop under the counter to fix it. It's like that with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By Nfs021
Nope. You cannot swap dsp amps or any factory amp...

Nope. You cannot swap dsp amps or any factory amp without needing to have it coded. Even if you got one from a car exactly like yours with same options and everything. It still needs to be coded....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Yeah that's why I did the muffler delete. Sounds...

Yeah that's why I did the muffler delete. Sounds great without being too loud or obnoxious.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Nfs021
Yeah it is funny on how many people think my 540i...

Yeah it is funny on how many people think my 540i is just some "old BMW" and assume it's am automatic win for them. Yet I'm always the one laughing at the end by their shock and "what just happened"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Oh and this is the plug I'm talking about. I...

Oh and this is the plug I'm talking about. I don't know where the one that broke went. I was too pissed off when it happened and chucked the thing out of anger lol.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
So uhh...when trying to change the power steering...

So uhh...when trying to change the power steering fluid for my car the drain plug was so tight that when I did get it loosened...it cracked and split in two. Believe me I wish I was joking.

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Bahahaha, my cars odometer just turned over to...

Bahahaha, my cars odometer just turned over to this :sly:

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Had an 4 wheel alignment done when they were...

Had an 4 wheel alignment done when they were installed about 7.5 months ago. I did a full suspension refresh about a year and a half ago. I'm not really heavy on the go pedal unless someone ask for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Just discovered that the rear tires are bald...

Just discovered that the rear tires are bald after about 22k miles. Though the fronts are damn near perfect. Have to order some new michelin pilot a/s 3. This is actually the one thing I will NOT...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By Nfs021
I did a whole steering system overhaul including...

I did a whole steering system overhaul including having the rack rebuilt new resevoir, pump and all. And like I stated before...it STILL LEAKS!! lol.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By Nfs021
Yep. Same here. Replaced hoses, clamped tight,...

Yep. Same here. Replaced hoses, clamped tight, trimmed them and re-clamped, q-tip, new gasket (more like 3)...and it still leaks.........IT STILL F***ING LEAKS!!!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Changed the oil on my car a couple hours ago....

Changed the oil on my car a couple hours ago. Still using Mobile 1 0w-40. Keeps the car nice and quiet. Though I did go a bit longer than I liked since the last oil change which was almost 8,500...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Nfs021
The thoughts that go through my head when I work...

The thoughts that go through my head when I work on any part of my car is the same as always..."don't F*** up"!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,802
Views: 28,285
Posted By Nfs021
Finally gave my beast a bath. Hard to believe but...

Finally gave my beast a bath. Hard to believe but the wheels were literally damn near as black as the car from the damn OE brake pad dust. There were some minor scuffs and swirl marks in the paint,...
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