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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,884
Posted By jordon
Before having the limiter removed, my m5 hit the...

Before having the limiter removed, my m5 hit the limiter HARD, and after removing it, cruised past 155 like nothing. I have hit 170 easily, and she still had more left. I would think if I had enough...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,220
Posted By jordon
On my 540i i had nitto nt555 (nice grip), and...

On my 540i i had nitto nt555 (nice grip), and falken 452. I think i preferred the nitto's.
On my m5 i have yokohama avid envigor and i like them a lot.
These were, however, all used exclusively as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By jordon
If you have doubts about a car from the get go,...

If you have doubts about a car from the get go, it is probably not the right car.
People spend a lot of money buying cars and trying to make them into a different animal. In the end, you are broke,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By jordon
And....?

And....?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By jordon
Having owned both an e39 with m62, and an e60...

Having owned both an e39 with m62, and an e60 with the m54, i gotta agree. M62 is fairly simple (as is the s62 for that matter).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By jordon
Sounds like you are one of the few early model...

Sounds like you are one of the few early model m5ers that had a serious carbon issue. I believe that the revised piston rings may have reduced the occurrence of this. Most people with the code do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By jordon
When i got the message i got a tune with the sap...

When i got the message i got a tune with the sap code delete. Never looked back. Never an issue since.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By jordon
I agree with everything above, except the bit of...

I agree with everything above, except the bit of the torque curve intersecting the hp curve at high revs. All lb ft torque curves intersect hp curves at the same point. Always 5252rpm. This is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 57,701
Posted By jordon
I only use the bmw blue unicorn blood coolant.

I only use the bmw blue unicorn blood coolant.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By jordon
Audi is famous for having coil issues. I used to...

Audi is famous for having coil issues. I used to drive audis with a spare coil in the trunk. I wish i was joking. But yes, as stated above, i would replace as they go bad. 8 coils would be pricey....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By jordon
Are the M5 headlights not identical to other 5er...

Are the M5 headlights not identical to other 5er headlights?
I could swear that the ones on my M5 are the same as my old 540i msport.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By jordon
This. Clemster is well known in the M5...

This.
Clemster is well known in the M5 community for selling quality parts for fair prices.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By jordon
I liked the f10s until my brother in law pointed...

I liked the f10s until my brother in law pointed something out, now I can't ignore it... the speakers in the front doors by the side mirrors - look below where the speaker housing meets the door. You...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By jordon
Get a 540 or an m5. I used to have a 540i, and...

Get a 540 or an m5.
I used to have a 540i, and I got used to the power. I looked into performance mods, but all were very costly in terms of gains. The best bang for buck being FI, which is far from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By jordon
Unbelievable! I would have never imagined...

Unbelievable! I would have never imagined someone would have wanted it!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By jordon
I don't know about the automatic transmission,...

I don't know about the automatic transmission, but after changing to Royal Purple synchromax in my manual, I became a believer in RP products. In my baby, price of fluids is usually the last...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,884
Posted By jordon
I am guessing the speed limit is the invisible...

I am guessing the speed limit is the invisible barrier.... or, the speed of sound ;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,884
Posted By jordon
Well played sir

Well played sir
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By jordon
Hit the side of it really effing hard. Not...

Hit the side of it really effing hard. Not joking. This is a well known procedure in the m5 community.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By jordon
My e39 m5 will continue to show the time on the...

My e39 m5 will continue to show the time on the dash cluster display. Not sure if that is an m5 only thing, or if it has anything to do with the secret menu being unlocked, but mine "remembers" what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,884
Posted By jordon
Roughly 170 mph in my m5, it still had a lot left...

Roughly 170 mph in my m5, it still had a lot left too.
In my old 540i6 I hit the stock limiter around 155 mph.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By jordon
airbag light after opening rear door

My 2004 530i had the airbag light on when I bought it, apparently due to a faulty passenger seat mat sensor. I purchased a bypass and installed it and all seemed to be well, until picking up my kids...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By jordon
It went smoothly. It is a job that would be...

It went smoothly.
It is a job that would be easier with 2 people, but I had the old one out in about 3 hours.
First, chock wheels, then jack up car. Higher the better. Put on jack stands. Remove...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By jordon
need tips for changing front subframe

hey guys, I searched, but couldn't seem to find a DIY for front subframe removal. mine is damaged, so I bought a new one, and want to change it myself. any tips, or links to a diy would be much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,394
Posted By jordon
You should be ok then

You should be ok then
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