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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By Andreas540i
I made a small box the size of the rear arm rest...

I made a small box the size of the rear arm rest and put a polk 8" in it. Put the amp in place of the CD changer. Used the leather from the arm to cover the box with a little fluff for cushion.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By Andreas540i
I haven't ever found a model. If you are skilled...

I haven't ever found a model. If you are skilled you could make a resin model and sell it, there is clearly a demand.

Also if you could find a friend with a 3d printer... it would be pretty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andreas540i
It looks a bit like copper based stop leak. ...

It looks a bit like copper based stop leak.

Have you had the car since the previous oil change? Maybe the previous owner tried some stop leak product before selling.

Next time you are at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,329
Posted By Andreas540i
How old are you?

22 had my 97 540 since I was 16.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,277
Posted By Andreas540i
37 Degree Alert

I don't care, but my passengers freak out because they think I broke something else.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Andreas540i
Misbehaving doors

Will it shut if you just press it hard? Its feasible that the seals just get hard when cold and need more force to close the door.

Generally if the mechanism breaks it just doesn't work.


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Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-29-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andreas540i
E39 540i Koni Struts/Shocks 5k miles

I would ask if he knows more about mileage, if not then I would shoot for under $400 since unknown usage, but its all how valuable they are to you. I don't need new shocks so I wouldn't pay anything...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-29-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andreas540i
E39 540i Koni Struts/Shocks 5k miles

What I sold was only shocks/struts. Springs are around $200 new and dont really wear out. "Typical" shock life is 50k, how many miles on them? Is $500 including shipping?

When I was selling mine...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-28-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andreas540i
E39 540i Koni Struts/Shocks 5k miles

450 including shipping. Shipping was about $63 iirc


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By Andreas540i
Rear parcel shelf removal

The C pillars do need to come out. They have metal spring clips ob the top iirc. You should just be able to pry them out and unplug. I think some cars have a screw holding the pillar on, but mine...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-14-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andreas540i
E39 540i Koni Struts/Shocks 5k miles

Sold


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Andreas540i
Newbie intro/questions

Question 7 says it was a swap


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Andreas540i
Newbie intro/questions

IIRC the Dex III no longer exsists, so Dex IV is recommended. I don't think it really matters too much what brand. You can read around to decided how much you care.

When mine was leaking I put...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Andreas540i
Newbie intro/questions

Many people like BAVAuto.com, Pelican Parts, Realoem.com, turner Motorsport, and eac tuning. Most of them say if it is an OEM part or aftermarket.

1. The hoses will probably fix it. You could also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Andreas540i
New studless winter tires or stud all seasons?

Avoid studs. Around Nebraska its illegal to run them unless there is actually ice on the road.

Also I am fairly certain that you shouldn't attempt to add studs to a tire that was not designed for...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-13-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andreas540i
Make me an offer

Make me an offer
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-09-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andreas540i
E39 540i Koni Struts/Shocks 5k miles

Bump


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Andreas540i
Where to attach RAM iPhone mount

The shift boot just pops off. So I would do that and look at it from the other side. I try not to put holes in anything hard to replace.

If you do put it in the leather side panel i would use...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Andreas540i
New CCV issues?

I see it as PN 34 33 1 163 979


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Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-05-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By Andreas540i
E39 540i Koni Struts/Shocks 5k miles

They are adjustable koni yellows. Front and rear. 5k miles. Come with adjustment knobs, perches and literature. (No original boxes)

Installed on 6-30-13. Drove from Nebraska to Houston, TX twice...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Andreas540i
New CCV issues?

Thanks. I had no idea about the hose. I will try that next.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Andreas540i
New CCV issues?

?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,338
Posted By Andreas540i
I mounted mine where the ash tray was. I got a...

I mounted mine where the ash tray was. I got a volt meter and oil temp gauge. To install them I cut out the ash tray section, and placed a piece of wood in it with the circles cut out. Then I put...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Andreas540i
New CCV issues?

The car is a 97 540i M62.

I replaced the CCV about a year ago and got a loud howling or whistling noise. When I did the change I broke pipe #10 in the intake manifold. I also replaced hose #10...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Andreas540i
540i Cell light when WOT

Don't go WOT?


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