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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By guberot
aa240sx, good idea about a circular plate and...

aa240sx, good idea about a circular plate and cutting it in half.
I did not lower the e39 height, the only thing original in the front suspension are the springs. From reading alignment specs for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By guberot
No problem. This forum has help me a lot, glad I...

No problem. This forum has help me a lot, glad I can give back.
Yes you can get metal plates or metal strips from Lowes or Home depot. If you decide to go with metal strips, you'll need to have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By guberot
aa240sx, you are correct. It's sandwiched in...

aa240sx, you are correct. It's sandwiched in there. and it can be removed without taking out the whole strut assembly.
Cutting a semi-circle was the most challenging part. I used a chop saw with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By guberot
Hi aa240sx, Sorry, I didn't take any pics. I...

Hi aa240sx,
Sorry, I didn't take any pics. I attached 3 jpeg. Yes you can place a couple of washers on strut mount outer two bolts, but I was afraid of too much stress at the two bolts against the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By guberot
what I did.

Speaking of hack job. I got tired of the negative camber especially on the front tires. I've replaced control arms on both sides, new struts, with no luck on relieving the inner tread wear. So, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By guberot
rear shocks

I did the rear struts last weekend. The shocks were decent after 105K but I went ahead and replaced them. The most time consuming is getting the rear interiors out to get to the strut mount nuts....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 43,238
Posted By guberot
Converted to NPG+

thanks to this thread I have converted 540i/6 to Evans Waterless coolant. I have an ELM327 with Torque app on my Android to monitor the coolant temp sensor.
So, before switching over to waterless,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By guberot
did mine at 100K

I changed mine at 100K with Redline MTL over a year ago. What I can remember, it looked dark and like motor oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 27,541
Posted By guberot
2002 540i 6 99K mi.

I'm just shy of 99K mi. 2002 540i 6.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-31-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By guberot
My first BMW

My first BMW is a 2002 540i /6, 98K mi. I've replaced worn suspension parts and changing fluids from tranny, diff, power steering, and motor. It does have a RMS leak and dead pixels. Love driving it....
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