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Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-01-2014, 09:09 AM
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Views: 1,874
Posted By firemanory
Truly amazing...

Truly amazing...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-13-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By firemanory
I guess I should!! Asking $15,000 firm. ...

I guess I should!!

Asking $15,000 firm.

Here are some bad cell phone pics. Hope to get some real camera shots off this weekend and will post back.
...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-11-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By firemanory
Maybe your unicorn...

this?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8396704#post8396704
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By firemanory
Lightbulb WTT/FT: 2003 540iT(2nd Owner) for Diesel truck

Considering trading my beloved and rare wagon/touring for a well cared for diesel truck. Would want to inspect truck in person, so ideally is close to me. Could be straight trade or trade + cash. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,749
Posted By firemanory
Prob around 15k for me to consider.

Prob around 15k for me to consider.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,749
Posted By firemanory
Mine isn't for sale but I could consider for the...

Mine isn't for sale but I could consider for the right price!:thumbup:

Seriously, it is super clean silver 03' fully loaded with M Sport package, 90k and as clean as any you have ever seen or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,096
Posted By firemanory
Although the below method might work just fine, I...

Although the below method might work just fine, I did mine without removing any pillar covers or headliner and was very straight forward. Follow the other instructions listed and it is a breeze. I...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-31-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By firemanory
Still available? Would you consider selling just...

Still available? Would you consider selling just the fronts?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,749
Posted By firemanory
She must be pretty tight now!! I just did...

She must be pretty tight now!!

I just did most of all of mine with OEM rubber and the Meyle HD in the rear subframe. I also did Bilstein Shocks all around and she is very tight. A slight bit...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-29-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 643,171
Posted By firemanory
For the engine, I use Torco TR-1 20W-50 or...

For the engine, I use Torco TR-1 20W-50 or Valvoline VR1 if I am in a pinch. A very well respected vintage VW engine builder has said that motorcycle engine oils are of the old formulations that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By firemanory
Turns out all shocks are way past blown. ...

Turns out all shocks are way past blown.

Time for some Bilstein HD's!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By firemanory
Calling e39 540 Touring Vibration Detectives

So i have been getting very close and snuggly with my friend "Google" his close friend "Search", but being robot devices they do not provide much feedback and thus the reason for my thread.

My...
Forum: Parting Out 10-19-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By firemanory
Btt

Btt
Forum: Parting Out 10-12-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By firemanory
e39 540i Engine Parts

I have several very good condition engine bay parts from my touring. All parts worked flawlessly when removed and were well taken care of when on the car. The radiator & expansion tank have ~40k...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,749
Posted By firemanory
Self Leveling Issue post Rear SubFrame Bushing install

So I ordered my Meyle HD's & subframe tool from EAC Europarts and the install was a breeze, with a few minor hiccups...hence my potential problem.

During one of my repositions of the subframe to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,749
Posted By firemanory
I am sure there are many others out there just...

I am sure there are many others out there just like you!! Time is a closing....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,749
Posted By firemanory
SoCal: Anyone need to do rear subframe bushings...

I am getting the subframe tool Aug 13 or 14th and replacing my bushings with the Meyle HD's. Anyone else near South OC want to replace theirs while I have the tool and split the cost?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By firemanory
This is it...can I remove with just removing the...

This is it...can I remove with just removing the bolts? How do I replace O-rings, I dont see them available to buy? Sorry, right in the middle of job now....this is the part Timing Chain Tensioner...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By firemanory
Have been reading up on the secondary chain...

Have been reading up on the secondary chain tensioners because my passenger side one has a bit of slack in the chain. I understand that they are oil fed, but my drivers side does not have this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By firemanory
Why dont you need to replace the secondary...

Why dont you need to replace the secondary tensioners? I am right in the middle of a massive overhaul but my passenger side tensioner leaves some slack in the chain. I assumed to replace it, but if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By firemanory
Just went through my records and the radiator and...

Just went through my records and the radiator and expansion tank was replaced at 45k miles, but the water pump and thermostat are from factory. I will now change them both preventatively, leaving...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By firemanory
How hard are those to do? Haven't looked into...

How hard are those to do? Haven't looked into them yet...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By firemanory
Thankfully not. My system blew up on me...

Thankfully not. My system blew up on me catostrophically at 45k miles. All covered and replaced under warranty (minus water pump not being replaced). Hoping to get to 100k with current system...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By firemanory
What else to tackle while doing valley pan & valve covers

I have an 03' 540it (m62 motor) with 85k miles and have had some leakage issues common to this motor.

Here is what I plan on doing and am looking for advice on what else to tackle "while I am in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 44,749
Posted By firemanory
Congrats. I think you have the best wagon built...

Congrats. I think you have the best wagon built known to man. Is it a 5 speed, or an auto? Hopefully manual, but i am pretty happy with my auto in mine, especially with the Dinan tranny software...
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