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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By 540nj
Just ordered Lug Nuts for my 911 yesterday, they...

Just ordered Lug Nuts for my 911 yesterday, they will be delivered today, free shipping. FCP rocks!

dave
03 540i6
95 911
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By 540nj
The tough love approach! I have had several...

The tough love approach!

I have had several good experiences with FCP, and shipping is very quick, likely due to proximity to NJ (CT).

dave
03 540i6
95 993
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By 540nj
mine came off in a car wash 10 years ago. ...

mine came off in a car wash 10 years ago. re-attached with double side tape, still sticking good.

dave
03 540i6
95 993
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By 540nj
Not sure about the zville set-up, but I've got a...

Not sure about the zville set-up, but I've got a check coolant light on for a while. Original sensor from new, 140K miles. Bought a replacement, but haven't gotten around to installing yet.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By 540nj
Last week I replaced my original PS pump with...

Last week I replaced my original PS pump with autozone Chinese $110 replacement. Cured low speed steering, but whined like a (insert fav non-PC adjective) housewife. I replaced with German LUK from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,572
Posted By 540nj
Msport, I was hoping you would tell me to...

Msport,

I was hoping you would tell me to forget about guides for 50k more miles!

Since I bought a mistress last spring (993) that put my wife (540) out in the driveway, things started piling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,572
Posted By 540nj
Great job keeping in good shape all these miles! ...

Great job keeping in good shape all these miles!
I am half thinking on doing the guides over xmas holiday, but maybe just hold off a bit more. I have upper timing chain cover leak, will try to do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By 540nj
Shameful??? Lol Dave 03 540i6

Shameful??? Lol

Dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By 540nj
Damn some harsh dudes. He's trying to sell his...

Damn some harsh dudes. He's trying to sell his car, we all know what the problems are. What's the point of berating him?

Dave
03 540i6
Original timing guides, 140k miles, owned since new,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By 540nj
Hammer, I agree, my propeller "melted" off,...

Hammer,

I agree, my propeller "melted" off, leaving the metal base still attached to the hood. I guess failure of the adhesive. Bought the whole roundel replacement, plugged right in after I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By 540nj
Jim, I just ordered my new high lift garage...

Jim,

I just ordered my new high lift garage door Saturday! That will give me room for a four post lift, so the 540 can get back into the garage (under the 993) where she belongs, at least in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 737
Posted By 540nj
The plastic/vinyl propeller design peeled off of...

The plastic/vinyl propeller design peeled off of mine this winter. Not due to heat, but I guess 13 year age. No glue involved, held to hood by pins. I bought OEM replacement, one of the cheaper...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,610
Posted By 540nj
Jim, I got my original take-offs, will sell...

Jim,

I got my original take-offs, will sell for $50 plus shipping (from NJ). I used a jimlev powdercoated set to replace. Nothing wrong with them when I removed a few years ago. Includes all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By 540nj
Hey Doo, I was just trying to make a clever...

Hey Doo,

I was just trying to make a clever reply based on one of my favorite band's songs. Sorry to hurt your feelings.

It is considered polite on this (and other) boards, if you ask for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By 540nj
Something I learned today, my tires don't wear...

Something I learned today, my tires don't wear the right way.

Ask the guys then go away
They can't see inside my braaaain

Something I learned today

--

Apologies to bob
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,693
Posted By 540nj
Bill, Time to buy the tools to make life...

Bill,

Time to buy the tools to make life easier!

I got a few more years to retirement, hope to be driving and wrenching the stable until then.

Dave
03 540i6
95 993
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,693
Posted By 540nj
Bill, One of these days I just might! Lots...

Bill,

One of these days I just might! Lots of jobs that are waiting on the lift, too inflexible to work on my back anymore, unless someone else is doing the driving... Nice to know I can get many...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,693
Posted By 540nj
Bill, One of these days I just might! Lots...

Bill,

One of these days I just might! Lots of jobs that are waiting on the lift, too inflexible to work on my back anymore, unless someone else is doing the driving... Nice to know I can get many...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,693
Posted By 540nj
My feeling on the CDV is if it's not broke why...

My feeling on the CDV is if it's not broke why fix it. I have no issue shifting from 1st to 2nd, and chirping the tires isn't a big deal for me. I did buy the hollow valve from zeckhausen many years...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By 540nj
Looking at a four post mainly to store my new toy...

Looking at a four post mainly to store my new toy (911) in a two car garage that already has two cars. The 540 hasn't been too happy being parked outdoors! Before I get the lift, have to put in a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By 540nj
I put Koni yellow in front at 90K, still have...

I put Koni yellow in front at 90K, still have original in back at 135K. Not optimum I'm sure, but drives fine. I may replace rears once I get my lift installed, which is not happening too quickly. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 11,693
Posted By 540nj
Second on CDV non-Removal. I've owned mine since...

Second on CDV non-Removal. I've owned mine since new, 135K miles, lots of spirited driving. Original clutch. Doesn't prevent me from enjoying the ride!

Dave
03 540i6
95 993
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By 540nj
Open the rear door. Pour a glass of water on the...

Open the rear door. Pour a glass of water on the outside glass. See where it exits below. If it comes from the outside half of the door, vapor seals should be ok. If leaks out of inside, got to fix. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 926
Posted By 540nj
The part shown in OP is mainly for people that...

The part shown in OP is mainly for people that buy M5 OEM, or aftermarket M5 bumpers. The M-Sport bumper used on 2003 540s has the brake ducts included. M5s do not have the ducts I believe.

dave...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,384
Posted By 540nj
My neighbor just saw The Who a few weeks ago in...

My neighbor just saw The Who a few weeks ago in NJ, 4th row floor, plus pre-concert meal and sound check. $500 per ticket! Half the people on the stage are kids of the original rockers. He brought...
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