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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 793
Posted By BMC530i
Check the rotor run out. Wobbly rotor will cause...

Check the rotor run out. Wobbly rotor will cause vibrations.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By BMC530i
Refreshed the front end suspension

Ride feels great! I'm on stock wheels/springs and the car benefited greatly from new struts.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By BMC530i
Refreshed the front end suspension

Finally got some free time and decided to put it to a good use and intalled new OEM front struts (original ones were shot at 84k), lower control arms, thrust arms, tie rods, tie rod boots, sway bar...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By BMC530i
Check your DISA valves

I own 03 X5 3.0 and last week the car started to misfire violently while throwing multiple misfire codes. I've pulled the DISA valve and the plastic flap was gone, I've poked around the IM opening...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 73,845
Posted By BMC530i
Need a advice from the experts, I've replaced...

Need a advice from the experts,
I've replaced the battery in my key fob with the energizer 2025 while I'm looking for a vendor that will ship the lithium OEM panasonic battery to Hawaii.
All went...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-14-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By BMC530i
97 750il with only 25K? scam?

Car looks clean and well maintained, but current owner states that he has no maintenance records. He had it for 1.5 years. Millage seems way too low for this year.
...
Forum: General BMW 01-15-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,918
Posted By BMC530i
http://www.vcstar.com/photos/galleries/2012/jan/13...

http://www.vcstar.com/photos/galleries/2012/jan/13/seabees-help-save-family/35753/#section_header
Forum: General BMW 01-15-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,918
Posted By BMC530i
http://www.vcstar.com/photos/galleries/2012/jan/13...

http://www.vcstar.com/photos/galleries/2012/jan/13/seabees-help-save-family/35751/#section_header
Forum: General BMW 01-15-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,918
Posted By BMC530i
What BMW was it, horrible crash, mother and kids survive

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/jan/13/seabees-help-save-family-in-dramatic-rescue-on/

Sedan or X5/3?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,392
Posted By BMC530i
Lip would make the front end more aggressive.

Lip would make the front end more aggressive.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,368
Posted By BMC530i
Better looks, slightly higher resale value.........

Better looks, slightly higher resale value...... and the envy of non sport owners. Enough said.
<a href="http://s817.photobucket.com/albums/zz95/BMC530i/Front%20Lip/?action=view&amp;current=2.jpg"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,387
Posted By BMC530i
Couple more pics from 808 state. The fit and...

Couple more pics from 808 state. The fit and finish on the lip is awesome, can't beat it $80 + $150 for paint and it really transforms the look of the front end.
<a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,675
Posted By BMC530i
Your air box assembly acts as a resonator. By...

Your air box assembly acts as a resonator. By opening it up, you'll get a very noticeable growl at wide open throttle. The downside is: greatly increased fuel consumption from constantly flooring it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,387
Posted By BMC530i
Silver makes that car look so darn good, my lip...

Silver makes that car look so darn good, my lip is en route, will post pics once installed. Great looking car!!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,675
Posted By BMC530i
cut a hole in your air box and you'll get what...

cut a hole in your air box and you'll get what you are looking for without spending any money.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-24-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By BMC530i
Front wheel bearings ebay link

Good friend of mine in Chicago listed those.:)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,534
Posted By BMC530i
Extreme example of obsolescence at its best.

Extreme example of obsolescence at its best.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,104
Posted By BMC530i
17" OEM style 42 are $127 each at the dealer, buy...

17" OEM style 42 are $127 each at the dealer, buy good quality but not too aggressive tires with proper inflation, road force balance and new set of front rotors you should have shimmy free ride.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,782
Posted By BMC530i
Good stuff right there, my cap was on its last...

Good stuff right there, my cap was on its last leg as well but it got the job done. I like your set up, it does look lot stronger. The Craftsman 2 arm gear puller worked like a charm and put a big...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,008
Posted By BMC530i
I will be at the Auto Skills center at Moana Lua...

I will be at the Auto Skills center at Moana Lua in the morning working on friends Murano, come on over, i will have both PEAKE tools with me. I will PM you my cell #
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,008
Posted By BMC530i
I have the Peake SRS reset tool, will be more...

I have the Peake SRS reset tool, will be more than happy to dust it off and put it to good use. We could meet around the airport or NEX parking lot this Saturday.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,516
Posted By BMC530i
I would advise you against using SS/braided lines...

I would advise you against using SS/braided lines on E39. Many years ago I've installed SS Goodridge lines on my Maxima SE with Brembo rotors and OEM pads and lost the ability to modulate the brake...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By BMC530i
STYLE 42 FTW !!! Shameless plug for...

STYLE 42 FTW !!!




Shameless plug for my 17" OEM style 42 wheels that are listed in the wheels classifieds.
http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x326/BMC1997/IMG_4180.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,902
Posted By BMC530i
I wouldn't spray any heavy duty degreaser under...

I wouldn't spray any heavy duty degreaser under the hood nor even use low pressure water spray. I just wipe things down with damp rag and spray interior detaling spray on the plastic under the hood.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 261,902
Posted By BMC530i
http://i817.photobucket.com/albums/zz95/BMC530i/bi...

http://i817.photobucket.com/albums/zz95/BMC530i/bimmaha.jpg
http://i817.photobucket.com/albums/zz95/BMC530i/bimmero.jpg
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