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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By cdawg246
SilverE39 I am running the same style 42 18x9's ...

SilverE39 I am running the same style 42 18x9's square with 255/35/18 nexxen 5000 tires. What brand tires are you running and is it the same size? I ask this question because my tires are a little...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By cdawg246
Did you have the wheels powdercoted a different...

Did you have the wheels powdercoted a different color than the factory shadow chrome finish? Nice job all in all-and love the german stripe on the bumper and the wrapped roof.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By cdawg246
Blackout looks good-nice job Sent from...

Blackout looks good-nice job


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By cdawg246
Style 32 or 42 or mpars look the best imop ...

Style 32 or 42 or mpars look the best imop

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By cdawg246
+1 on the volvo wheels-some rims just dont look...

+1 on the volvo wheels-some rims just dont look right on a e39. I found out that after buying a set if m6 wheels.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By cdawg246
Blue coral upholstery cleaner dri clean-best...

Blue coral upholstery cleaner dri clean-best stuff on the planet. I use it with a microfiber to clean my headliner in my 540 and other cars I own. Next best to steaming the carpets.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,302
Posted By cdawg246
I will spend money on a new timing chain...

I will spend money on a new timing chain tensioner every year, if I could rack up +500,000 miles on the original guides. Oh by the way 147,000 but have to replace the starter other tgan that she runs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,691
Posted By cdawg246
Re: cracking/grinding sound in steering system

Check the center link bar(drag link bar that connects to the tie rods) while turning the steering wheel from left to right. The bushings wear out and cold they are real noisy, annoying as hell to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By cdawg246
Re: Windshield base cover

When I had my windshield replaced I bought a new base cover to replace the old one, and they told me on the new one the holes didn't line up so they put the old one back on. The brand new one is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,233
Posted By cdawg246
Re: 20in rims on a 1997 bmw 528i will they fit

a good set of coilovers and some 18's better choice-20's is too much rolling mass imop

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 514
Posted By cdawg246
Re: Safe to drive with rust on swaybar?

Ecs tuning sells the m5 rear sway upgrade kit around $150 all oem bmw parts and makes a huge difference from the originial 540i rear sway bar

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By cdawg246
Re: Starting problem

Im having the same exact starter issue but I cant get under under my 540i until I get my low pro jack from my boy--which nut loosened on you

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By cdawg246
Re: Repairing a e39 540i 528i 530i (110 bosch series) starter

The link works. The parts are cheap and he ships worldwide. I know fixing a starter is not for everyone but its for me and can save you $200 or more if you are buying a remaned bosch starter:D
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By cdawg246
Repairing a e39 540i 528i 530i (110 bosch series) starter

Just wanted to post a link to a awesome starter repair video I found on u tube from westronics. This guy fixes a bosch starter motor no start by replacing a worn brush box and its simple. He also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By cdawg246
Re: Charging problem

More than likely you have bad diodes in the alternator--autozone can do a diode test on you alternator for free

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By cdawg246
New update for the bimmerfest app is really nice

I just want to take the time to let the bimmerfest app developer know my appreciation with the latest update fixing all the issues that gave me trouble posting and reading on this site from my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By cdawg246
Re: tapping on the starter?

Battery voltage tested 12.6v at the terminals and not being able to jump start the car with my 99 jeep grand cherokee leads me to believe its the starter solonoid sticking. I just got done watching a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By cdawg246
Re: Look what I found at Walmart

What a awesome find--I hope my local walmart has it for the same price cause I want to try mobil 1 0 w 40 since I have been using castrol european 0 w 30 since I bought my 540i.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By cdawg246
Update: when I turn the key I can hear one click...

Update: when I turn the key I can hear one click but the car will not turn over and all the lights still illuminate
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By cdawg246
If its not the starter whats something else, cant...

If its not the starter whats something else, cant get under it today because its raining today

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By cdawg246
My buddy had a 1998 528i and we bought a...

My buddy had a 1998 528i and we bought a magnaflow universal cat for $75 and installed it with no problems
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By cdawg246
tapping on the starter?

Im curious to find out any success stories with breaking loose a sticking starter solonoid on a 1999 540i or on any other bimmers out there? I ask this cause my car wont start, no clicking but I get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By cdawg246
Wow amg on a bimmer--I thought I had seen...

Wow amg on a bimmer--I thought I had seen everything
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By cdawg246
Plastidip +1 looks great and durable--if you...

Plastidip +1 looks great and durable--if you make a mistake peel it off and redo it--stop procrastinating and go get a can at home depot
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,262
Posted By cdawg246
I'm using my sons samsung galaxy tab 2 10.1 i got...

I'm using my sons samsung galaxy tab 2 10.1 i got him for xmass--posting for my first time, oh by the way he got me a tape measure--love him and love the tape measure--at least I got to kiss him...
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