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Forum: Automotive / Photography 09-03-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,502
Posted By SpeedFreak!
YeeeHaa!! Hellz yes... that's raw speed baby! I...

YeeeHaa!! Hellz yes... that's raw speed baby! I love shreddin the pipe. Only a true surfer would understand though. :thumbup:

Hello my old friends... Jon and Dave... I love this old/new place and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Holy freakin shizzz... this dude up there...

Holy freakin shizzz... this dude up there :thumbup: ... bluebee ... is a bad azzz. :supdude:

Thank you so much for the PM and all of your precious time and help. I'll be playing with all this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
I'm doing the r&r myself on th ABS module. You...

I'm doing the r&r myself on th ABS module. You can't get any simpler. Like you said... took about five minutes to remove.

So the high pitch tone sound is normal? I've only heard the sound when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
I'm sorry... been distracted by life... my...

I'm sorry... been distracted by life... my precious BMW has been in the garage waiting my attention. So based on several experiences and all of your posts, I would have to say that this is deff the...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 08-24-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,502
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Aaaawe... I miss this ol' thread. :cool: You...

Aaaawe... I miss this ol' thread. :cool:

You can never have too many cool pics. :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
I know, right? That pegged temp gauge freaked you...

I know, right? That pegged temp gauge freaked you out, didn't it?!

My wife was driving at the time and it about gave her a heart attack.

I'm eager to hear more about the General Control...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
You freakin ROCK! :thumbup: I'll try the...

You freakin ROCK! :thumbup:

I'll try the visor trick when I get home. That's golden!

I didn't know about the "sleep mode" and know the battery was diconnected more then once before the 16...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Thnx! I'm sorry to hear about the...

Thnx!

I'm sorry to hear about the overheat... that sucks. Please keep us posted.

Up to this point the cooling system has functioned correctly, as far as I can tell. As soon as the electronics...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Update... the fuel gauge is affected. Normally a...

Update... the fuel gauge is affected. Normally a BMW fuel gauge reading isn't affected by driving... hills, turns, stopping, accelerating, etc... however... when this problem is active and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By SpeedFreak!
My E39 is a 6spd manual, but please read my...

My E39 is a 6spd manual, but please read my thread and tell me if your problem shares anything in common with mine.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=551805

I've sent links to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Thanks for the suggestions. The alternator...

Thanks for the suggestions.

The alternator (water cooled) is new, as is the cooling system. It all checks out great.

What controls all of these items?
Speedometer, Tach, temp gauge, check...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,884
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Unofficial. There is still no confirmation or...

Unofficial. There is still no confirmation or proof given, but IMHO, I believe that it's possible. It's not like the BMW M division to allow the likes of Cadillac to own the Ring without doing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Exclamation 1999 E39 540/6spd wicked heat/electronic MYSTERY!

Hello peeps!

So I've conducted all of the proper "search first" attempts required for forum etiquette.

CONTEXT:
I have a 1999 540i 6spd with around 150k miles on it. Within the last couple of...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,203
Posted By SpeedFreak!
DUDE! I'm glad to see that you and Paris are...

DUDE! I'm glad to see that you and Paris are still together... :bigpimp:

It's funny how people have no concept of such things until they experience it for themselves. :D
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By SpeedFreak!
:thumbup: Hey dude... true is true... :thumbup:...

:thumbup: Hey dude... true is true... :thumbup: (I hope you've been well... ;) )
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-28-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By SpeedFreak!
This piece by Ryan (thnx for your service to our...

This piece by Ryan (thnx for your service to our country)... as well as the comments by Danny and SynEnergy... have been extremely helpful, and totally spot on. Especially the bit about allowing the...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,203
Posted By SpeedFreak!
LOL... the funny thing is, we always spend that...

LOL... the funny thing is, we always spend that day by the water. You should see the countless cars trying to leave the area while we simply walk across the street. The lights from complete gridlock...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,203
Posted By SpeedFreak!
From my front yard... :eeps: I live on Crown...

From my front yard... :eeps:

I live on Crown Point. Last year was the best 4th I've ever experienced. In the distance, we can see downtown as its sky is lit in several dimensions from multiple...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-28-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Thanks for the input. I don't have an aux...

Thanks for the input.

I don't have an aux pump. Isn't that Auto 540? The AUX pump I'm familiar with mounts on the bottom portion of the radiator. My Manual 540 did not come with that.

Is steam...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-27-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By SpeedFreak!
:rofl::rofl::rofl: I haven't laughed that...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

I haven't laughed that freakin' hard in ages... :thumbup:

Thanks!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-27-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By SpeedFreak!
How do you know when you're done? :dunno: ...

How do you know when you're done? :dunno:

1999 540i 6spd

I'm getting plenty of heater heat... no prob there... but it seems as though there's always steam when I release the vent screw. When a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Thanks dude! That's exactly it! :thumbup: I...

Thanks dude! That's exactly it! :thumbup:

I wish I knew what I did with the one that was there. I need the part first thing in the morning. Now I have to go deal with the dealership for a stupid...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-27-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Thanks for the reply. Mystery solved....

Thanks for the reply.

Mystery solved. :thumbup: Prior to posting, I had tried everything, including searching the web with the numbers stamped on the rubber parts but found nothing.

I finally...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-26-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By SpeedFreak!
I'm so embarrassed. :eek: I just remembered...

I'm so embarrassed. :eek:

I just remembered where the two rubber thingies go... they're for the engine cover. Doh!

What a freakin' air head.

I still need help with the expansion tank...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By SpeedFreak!
Attention E39 DIY Wrenchers

I just posted a thread over here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=379103

If you have experience under the hood, especially with the cooling system on a 540i 6spd... please...
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