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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By ChileBeem
HAHA the idea is not and won't ever be sell the...

HAHA the idea is not and won't ever be sell the car if I can't fix it this small problem. I'm just sayin' it pi**es me off to see the drops.

I'll wait and see. Kinda sad that my 1986 Toyota PU...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By ChileBeem
Drip from rear crank seal: 540. Worth repairing?

Hey guys

Been away for a while as the Bimmer has been running toooo nice.

Couldn't last for ever I guess and the only peeve I have is the following:
- about two or three drops of clearish oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,436
Posted By ChileBeem
done Tom, thanks again for your concern.

done Tom, thanks again for your concern.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By ChileBeem
I'll try and take some pix, don't imagine it will...

I'll try and take some pix, don't imagine it will be easy though. It is very obvious, anyone (even my non car-person wife) can tell un-prompted that there is a problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,436
Posted By ChileBeem
Sent. thanks Tom.

Sent. thanks Tom.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,436
Posted By ChileBeem
I bought them though the AIB website direct. Bad...

I bought them though the AIB website direct. Bad idea?

Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 12:02 PM
Subject: e39 BMW: white ************ 3.0's have different color whites


Dear Sirs,

REF...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By ChileBeem
angel i brights: each side different white color, unhappy

I would steer clear of the angel i bright lights. I placed a recent order and received the V3 version, and the two sides are differing colors. One is a cold blue/green white, the other is whiter and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,436
Posted By ChileBeem
I would steer clear of the angel i bright ...

I would steer clear of the angel i bright lights. I placed a recent order and received the V3 version, and the two sides are differing colors. One is a cold blue/green white, the other is whiter and...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-26-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,536
Posted By ChileBeem
that car would cost $40K here if you were lucky....

that car would cost $40K here if you were lucky. you guys have it good!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,561
Posted By ChileBeem
i had same and a weeping of brown goop from...

i had same and a weeping of brown goop from bellow water pump (drain hole). new waterpump fixed. can you smell hot coolant around the engine?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By ChileBeem
M5 or MSport II front strut favor

Hey Guys.

Along with user http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/member.php?u=11820 we are tying to figure out if Bilstien HD's or Sports fit the M5 or MSportII equiped 540's.

How long is the entire...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By ChileBeem
lovely car, we have similar NON usa spec MSports....

lovely car, we have similar NON usa spec MSports. Did you find your option sheet under the backseat yet?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,436
Posted By ChileBeem
tis indeed a lot of cash, and WTF do these...

tis indeed a lot of cash, and WTF do these ********* appear all over the posts like some half baked censorship?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,436
Posted By ChileBeem
OK, so I have stock euro xenon angel eyes, I want...

OK, so I have stock euro xenon angel eyes, I want the 4 rings to be a bright white instead of that incandecent yellow. I put the Angel I brights in and done? no codes or hacking wiring?
if so, me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,696
Posted By ChileBeem
yes, they are the same, well all the ones I have...

yes, they are the same, well all the ones I have seen up until now.

SORRY, seem to have double posted. I have the new HD's in the trunk now and will start comparing to see if they will fit or not....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,696
Posted By ChileBeem
my vin is gg91486. I am 100% sure that the 705...

my vin is gg91486. I am 100% sure that the 705 option code that it has is M5 front struts and bar and other bits. I am betting the shock is shorter overall and the HD's will either:
- let the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,696
Posted By ChileBeem
you have the entire m5 front suspension with the...

you have the entire m5 front suspension with the 705 option, MSPORTII

I have real doubts as to the compat of the Bistien HD's OR Sports, but have ordered them anyway to try, and be guinea pig....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,696
Posted By ChileBeem
i'll find out soon because my HD's are on the...

i'll find out soon because my HD's are on the way! I'll bet there is some length difference that will either mean the springs will be too loose on full droop, or some ride height problems.. will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,696
Posted By ChileBeem
apparently so:

apparently so:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,696
Posted By ChileBeem
one point to make again in favour of the HD's:...

one point to make again in favour of the HD's: they are the ONLY cost effective option to replace any bad front struts on a MSport II or M5. The OEM units, IF you can find them, run at $450 a piece....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,837
Posted By ChileBeem
small point re MSport II suspension, at least the...

small point re MSport II suspension, at least the bits I have studied, and on my version, the front struts are the same as the M5 ones 31312229612 and very hard to find in OEM/Sachs replacements.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By ChileBeem
bellows, the shock "gaiters" the rubber,...

bellows, the shock "gaiters"

the rubber, corrugated pieces that covers the struts shaft (shiny bit), keeps grit away from seals etc
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,696
Posted By ChileBeem
what I have never understood, despite the fact...

what I have never understood, despite the fact that I just ordered a set of HD's is how the stock front struts are 3 different versions:
Standard 540 = 31311096848
MSport Suspension = 31311096859...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By ChileBeem
thanks guys, make sense, this is the part No....

thanks guys, make sense, this is the part No. 31331093344 will order a pair (autohauz AZ has them)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By ChileBeem
Do Bilstein HDs for e39 540 come with bellows?

or did you use the originals?

mine are already split and its hard to find the part..

thanks
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