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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Around 18K, which I think is on par with most...

Around 18K, which I think is on par with most "cared for" M5s, with the added bonus of having a very low mileage engine, transmission, rear end, and suspension, not to mention the added performance...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Thanks Bob, I have a few loose ends to tie up on...

Thanks Bob, I have a few loose ends to tie up on it, then the ad officially goes up.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
some crappy pictures in my driveway. I highly...

some crappy pictures in my driveway. I highly recommend Brian with Sheer Luxe Detailing, the experience and results were great.*

Quick Before:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
some crappy pictures in my driveway. I highly...

some crappy pictures in my driveway. I highly recommend Brian with Sheer Luxe Detailing, the experience and results were great.*

Quick Before:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Small update. It is hot. Inside the...

Small update.

It is hot.

Inside the garage, no airflow will do this
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/630/20114220374_0c52294d2f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wDqCX1)image (https://flic.kr/p/wDqCX1)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Small update. It is hot. Inside the...

Small update.

It is hot.

Inside the garage, no airflow will do this
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/630/20114220374_0c52294d2f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wDqCX1)image (https://flic.kr/p/wDqCX1)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
I'm just ready for something different, it has...

I'm just ready for something different, it has been a great car, but I can't really justify having 2 cars that both seat 5 (have an Outback wagon too). I plan on buying a truck sometime in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
It drives like a lowered E39 - meaning, it can...

It drives like a lowered E39 - meaning, it can certainly corner well, but you never really forget how much weight you're lugging around. Brakes are strong and drama-free, they have hauled me down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
i'm really glad you got it all sorted out. It...

i'm really glad you got it all sorted out. It takes a certain kind of maniac to take apart a complicated engine like the M62 and rebuild most of it. When my car still had that powerplant, I hesitated...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
hi bob, good to see you around these parts again!...

hi bob, good to see you around these parts again! i thought for sure your freshly rebuilt motor had gone kaput and you had decided to give up the hobby.

i have been running the same manifolds...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
some little things here and there had the...

some little things here and there

had the car tuned at New Era Performance, with a focus on driveability- pretty happy with the result.

Picking up the car - some nice machinery out front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
some little things here and there had the...

some little things here and there

had the car tuned at New Era Performance, with a focus on driveability- pretty happy with the result.

Picking up the car - some nice machinery out front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 21,446
Posted By nsogiba
bob, congrats on the progress. Enjoy her!

bob, congrats on the progress. Enjoy her!
Forum: Suspension and Braking 07-02-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By nsogiba
front springs sold.

front springs sold.
Forum: Exterior 06-29-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By nsogiba
Yes, it should fit your car. I sent you a PM.

Yes, it should fit your car. I sent you a PM.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
yes, i went from milled 317s to stock 241s. I...

yes, i went from milled 317s to stock 241s. I didn't give up anything in terms of compression, but supposedly the 241s flow worse than the 317s.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Engine/Trans Assembly and Installation into car ...

Engine/Trans Assembly and Installation into car

Bolted on a bunch of crap like the front accessories, starter, manifolds, coolant sensors, etc. Cleaned the pressure plate and flywheel with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Top End Assembly I flipped her over on the...

Top End Assembly

I flipped her over on the stand and went to town.

Brand new OEM LS7 lifters got an oil bath for 2 weeks prior to assembly.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Top End Assembly I flipped her over on the...

Top End Assembly

I flipped her over on the stand and went to town.

Brand new OEM LS7 lifters got an oil bath for 2 weeks prior to assembly.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Bottom End Assembly Scat I Beam Forged Rods,...

Bottom End Assembly

Scat I Beam Forged Rods, ARP hardware
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Engine block cleanup and paint Bottom end...

Engine block cleanup and paint

Bottom end came back from the machine shop on Tuesday June 2nd, so I jumped right in.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/289/17959790544_b0897e4118_b.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
Cylinder Head Cleaning and Reassembly Since one...

Cylinder Head Cleaning and Reassembly
Since one of my 317 heads was trashed from the bent/broken valve in the initial mishap, I decided to go down a different route with heads and grab a used set...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
well, after nearly a week of nonstop wrenching,...

well, after nearly a week of nonstop wrenching, the car is up and running, motor sounds normal.

I do have to hand it to Murphy, though...as I let the car idle in the driveway, coolant began...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 54,838
Posted By nsogiba
quick update - between the day job and working on...

quick update - between the day job and working on the car I am pulling some 16+ hour days here (and will be for the next week)

the good news is that things are moving right along with no issues...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-23-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By nsogiba
Yes, both the springs and the sway bar. Were you...

Yes, both the springs and the sway bar. Were you interested in both?
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