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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By markpoposki
I think it's the controller, the motors seem to...

I think it's the controller, the motors seem to be working so makes sense given that you describe that erratic behavior. See if you have an e39 buddy that's willing to lend you theirs so you test it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By markpoposki
When I got my 540i it had 160k on the clock....

When I got my 540i it had 160k on the clock. Several Engine, trans, cooling system, body DIYs got it in awesome shape. Having that I got it for $5k and 2-3k more to get it where it is now, I'd spend...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By markpoposki
Wgosma, No way I'm driving to Cali lol....

Wgosma,

No way I'm driving to Cali lol. Especially now that I have all the parts and I'm pending to do the cooling system overhaul. Something would def go wrong if I had attempted a trip of that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,228
Posted By markpoposki
Fudman 's comment says it's all. Maintenance is...

Fudman 's comment says it's all. Maintenance is the key with owning one of these. And if you don't enjoy that components like most of us here, a civic or accord with roll-up windows should be right...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By markpoposki
I hope I don't get kicked out of

I hope I don't get kicked out of the forum for sharing this picture after wash and wax.
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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-16-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By markpoposki
Is my power steering pump going?

Seems like upon a cold start, the steering is 'normal' (appropriate for a BMW). Within 30 min of driving, let's say parking after my commute, the steering becomes very hard.

Thoughts?


Thank...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By markpoposki
It will require some education prior to tackling...

It will require some education prior to tackling this. If you decide to do it I'll guide you through step by step. Just let me know..

MP


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By markpoposki
Jonkumi88 It's a 02 540 with step tronic ...

Jonkumi88

It's a 02 540 with step tronic




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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By markpoposki
I bought from Selma on eBay. Very professional...

I bought from Selma on eBay. Very professional seller, prompt answer, fast shipping and great quality ABS material. I painted them myself, bought the color from scratch wizard(they will mix and ship...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By markpoposki
Beautiful!! Is there a Porsche community as far...

Beautiful!!
Is there a Porsche community as far as DIY as large as bimmerfest and bimmer forum?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By markpoposki
Beautiful. Maybe post some pics of your 540 as...

Beautiful. Maybe post some pics of your 540 as well. Tell us about the deal in $$ if u want


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,327
Posted By markpoposki
I hate my neighbors

Has anyone experienced neighbors who are bothered by you working on your car? I have these neighbors who constantly take pictures of me working in my car... They constantly search for city...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By markpoposki
@helmet75 The color is a paint code that is...

@helmet75

The color is a paint code that is pre mixed therefore there is no choosing involved

You are correct. The paint is not dead exact color match secondary to level of coats. I wanted a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By markpoposki
I like it, I got some orange peel because of...

I like it, I got some orange peel because of inadequate booth conditions but considering the conditions it turned out great. I would do it twice as faster and better if I have to do it again. You...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By markpoposki
So here is the finale! I'm surprised of how good...

So here is the finale! I'm surprised of how good it came out...

All of the work related to painting of the bumpers was done in my garage.

Also did some work to the headlights ( sanding,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By markpoposki
Bumper Painting

I'm expecting my Selma M5 replica front and back bumpers soon and every day I, more and more, think about doing my own painting. Got the Spray gun, compressor. I calculated the materials:

Scuffing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By markpoposki
Lol +1 on that!! Sent from BimmerApp...

Lol +1 on that!!



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By markpoposki
Would this work? This is what came up when I...

Would this work?

This is what came up when I searched e39 muffler tip
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By markpoposki
Lol omg, that's huge, I believe the 540i has the...

Lol omg, that's huge, I believe the 540i has the same set up except for the curved downward facing hideous tip. I think I'm going to go with taking the muffler out and installing the straight pipe...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By markpoposki
"The oem MSport mufler looks like this" picture...

"The oem MSport mufler looks like this" picture is not visible to me lol. Can you post it again.

That looks NICE!!!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By markpoposki
So your existing MSport muffler looks like this ...

So your existing MSport muffler looks like this
436571

And you deleted it and now it looks like this....
436572

Correct?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By markpoposki
Yes that'll be awesome! So are you offering the...

Yes that'll be awesome! So are you offering the straight pipe with the tip?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By markpoposki
Mufler tips

Hey guys!

May I pick your brain...

Has anyone performed a modification on the hideous muffler tip on e39?

I have a 540i with the OEM curved down muffler tip. I am installing the M5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,100
Posted By markpoposki
Was planning to do this myself. Just ordered the...

Was planning to do this myself. Just ordered the Selma front bumber

Now I don't mind spending $120 for the 51-71-7-892-297 F.L. metal bracket/support duct aka. Pork chops but $290 for the fender...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By markpoposki
I guess I am very illiterate when it comes to...

I guess I am very illiterate when it comes to electronics and there is so much information out there so can you please point me out on the DIY on the 6-pin connector ( that is missing)

I would...
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