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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 498
Posted By Dking078
They have a great potential to become classic....

They have a great potential to become classic. But as of right now TONS of lower spec E39s are flowing into junk yards and MANY are in poor condition.

At a certain point in time we may see a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,530
Posted By Dking078
I want to keep mine as long as possible or at...

I want to keep mine as long as possible or at least through med-school if it happens :).

No new bmws feel enticing anymore buying them out of warranty is financial suicide in my book.

Maybe...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By Dking078
They seem to last a while. but again OEM sucks...

They seem to last a while. but again OEM sucks just as bad.

My RR was probably URO, I know it was 3yr+ old and just failed recently (Came in the car when I bought it). I put in a RR one 2 years...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By Dking078
If chohline is the OES, i see nothing wrong. But...

If chohline is the OES, i see nothing wrong. But avoid URO like the plague, unless it's a rear window regulator.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By Dking078
Post 5.5k shift points didn't help either :D,...

Post 5.5k shift points didn't help either :D, First time at a strip, but dang fun! My reaction times were horrible though.

Photo taken at MFest courtesy of Scott Chu! It at least lets me feel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By Dking078
6 speed MAYBE, but i would still put money on the...

6 speed MAYBE, but i would still put money on the 335.

Sadly, my auto lost to a 328i F30 at las vegas speedway :(... dam turbos. Almost a 1 sec gap (1/4). I feel the elements were against me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Dking078
Doesn't really make sense.. In the amount of $$...

Doesn't really make sense.. In the amount of $$ you would spend aligning the car twice a year, why not just buy coils? Swapping the spings isn't by any means fun or time saving.

Coils would work...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By Dking078
New tire time.

New tire time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Dking078
http://www.bmwtips.com/ownersmanuals/2001Manual-5S...

http://www.bmwtips.com/ownersmanuals/2001Manual-5Sedan-SportWagon.pdf

Bookmark this... and it's pg 178.

Please search next time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 749
Posted By Dking078
773 WOOD TRIM Not. Cool. JK, congrats! ...

773 WOOD TRIM

Not. Cool.

JK, congrats! Can't wait for some pics
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Dking078
If i had a dollar for every turbo 540i fully...

If i had a dollar for every turbo 540i fully completed, i would still not have enough to buy lunch.

Gotta pay to play man. No handouts :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Dking078
Looks like an E38.. Kinda sad how there are...

Looks like an E38.. Kinda sad how there are almost a dime a dozen :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Dking078
Congrats and welcome! Now for some pics :)

Congrats and welcome! Now for some pics :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,148
Posted By Dking078
Congrats! Any mod plans? Post some pics!

Congrats! Any mod plans? Post some pics!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Dking078
As said, it's hollow, but is part of the chassis....

As said, it's hollow, but is part of the chassis.

Mine was damaged on the under side when I bought my 03 540i but my shop charge under $500 to make it look new since they were able to pull it.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Dking078
Given the side skirt damage, the insurance will...

Given the side skirt damage, the insurance will probably total it.

Now in reality:
1. Get a door (assuming hinges are A-ok)
2. Get fender
3. HOPE HOPE HOPE the side skirt can be pulled back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Dking078
Aye.. Don't hate on autos :) Flappy paddles and...

Aye.. Don't hate on autos :) Flappy paddles and DINAN SW make the worries go away!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,516
Posted By Dking078
Cut the cable. Buy Tin Snips. Cut it anywhere...

Cut the cable. Buy Tin Snips. Cut it anywhere that will let you free the window
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Dking078
Looks great! Maybe go with E39 M5 M Audio subs?...

Looks great! Maybe go with E39 M5 M Audio subs? They fit very nicely. And maybe some trim and paddle shifters XD

Welcome to the 2003 540i Msport "club"!
Forum: Interior 01-29-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By Dking078
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Dking078
Why bother with reps? Chances are they wont fit...

Why bother with reps? Chances are they wont fit right and whoever gave you that $335 quote is crazy.

IMO: Once and done, go with ecstuning for OEM, only $63 each.
...
Forum: Interior 01-14-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By Dking078
bump

bump
Forum: Interior 01-14-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By Dking078
sold

sold
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 620
Posted By Dking078
Save your $$ and keep the stock intake since it...

Save your $$ and keep the stock intake since it is a CAI already (depending who you ask). As for muffler, bypass the DINAN mark up and get a nice magnaflow. They sound very nice :) You can either...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Dking078
I used OEM Subs out of an M5, nice big 10 inchers...

I used OEM Subs out of an M5, nice big 10 inchers :). They were pretty well powered and provided alot of umph in my car (non-nav), but for some reason not alot of power goes to them in nav spec cars...
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