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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,292
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Wow these are still going for like $13k+? That's...

Wow these are still going for like $13k+? That's how much I paid for mine 4 years ago haha. Awesome. Mine has pretty high milage though, I'm at 157k. But still running great!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Get the best of both worlds and go black chrome...

Get the best of both worlds and go black chrome grills :) I did and it looks great.. nice ride!
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,256
Posted By Brandon540/6M
I have only seen one other person mention it, but...

I have only seen one other person mention it, but the coils go bad! (mine did about your milage too) Mine started after I went heavy on the accelerator. If you have access to a code reader, it will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,718
Posted By Brandon540/6M
also just take the plunge and buy a 32mm wrench...

also just take the plunge and buy a 32mm wrench and take the fan off.. reverse threaded and bang the wrench with a hammer a few times like an impact wrench, and that fan will come off in 39 seconds.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Damn, these days and the internet, I didn't even...

Damn, these days and the internet, I didn't even think about going local. Dur... wish I woulda read your post, just placed the order this morning for 3 bills.. ah well. :/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Well you guys called it, power steering bracket...

Well you guys called it, power steering bracket busted. What a pile... I saw someone on the forums had theirs welded back together, otherwise it looks like the cheapest I sources so far is...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-31-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 19,795
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Great, same thing happened to me at exactly 150K...

Great, same thing happened to me at exactly 150K miles lol.. on the dot. This is unacceptable really.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Good observation on the temp.. luckily its an...

Good observation on the temp.. luckily its an illusion. My water pump was the last thing to blow up on me in January, and since then haven't had any cooling issues. Actually, I was quite pleased my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Nice, yea I didn't have time to investigate this...

Nice, yea I didn't have time to investigate this morning since I had to get to work, at least I have a motorcycle for alternate transport, whew. I'll see if I can take a closer look tonight.. Thanks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Yesterday my car rolled over 150K, yesterday something didn't sound right..

I was looking forward to posting my cars 150K birthday all happy, because it's been running like a champ for the past 6 months!

And then, like clock work.. car rolls over 150K and BOOM same day.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,098
Posted By Brandon540/6M
you dont drive around with that in your trunk all...

you dont drive around with that in your trunk all the time do you? hahaha

and i didnt know the fuel pump was inside the gas tanks.. interesting
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Brandon540/6M
I love your site man, got a ton of stuff from you...

I love your site man, got a ton of stuff from you already. Did I just notice a slight price increase on some items? Maybe this is helping the free shipping thing? Regardless, you still have amazing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Brandon540/6M
just turn it on and see what happens!

just turn it on and see what happens!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By Brandon540/6M
why bother with nav? it sucks balls.. i use my...

why bother with nav? it sucks balls.. i use my iphone over it every day
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Brandon540/6M
theres a dude parting out his car too on the...

theres a dude parting out his car too on the front page
Forum: Parting Out 01-15-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,048
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Yea, was it only front end damage that totalled...

Yea, was it only front end damage that totalled it? Hmm thinking of things to cherry pick.. hmmmmm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Kind response brah.. next time you should respond...

Kind response brah.. next time you should respond like more of a dick. lol.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Brandon540/6M
I'd recommend starting with the VCG. I talked to...

I'd recommend starting with the VCG. I talked to my old coworker (head BMW tech) who said he has done tons of VCG jobs and it's not too often the front cover gasket leaks as bad. He said he's changed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Yea, I think it's all based off the fact that you...

Yea, I think it's all based off the fact that you post great information a lot, so people think you might know more then you actually do. I would just send a simple canned response of, I don't really...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Appreciate the positive feedback everyone. The...

Appreciate the positive feedback everyone. The powder I used was Columbia Coatings. The finish really isnt rough at all, its pretty smooth it just looks wrinkled. (not glossy though, more matte)....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Powdercoated my valve covers wrinkle black, what you guys think?

Had to do the good ol' valve cover gasket job, so I thought while I was at it I'd powdercoat my valve covers since I have access to a shop and could do the job myself. (yay TechShop! :) )

I think...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Dude awesome! Yea the motor seems to be just...

Dude awesome! Yea the motor seems to be just fine, I mean my assembly does have some cracks in it, but nothing that would make it unstable. What's the typical problem with these, is it that the motor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Brandon540/6M
So I found what made a horrendous noise in my engine the other day..

Driving on the Freeway stopped in traffic, there was this LOUD grinding noise, like metal bearings ripping apart. Startled me, but then it went away. Came back again just a minute later, more chunks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Brandon540/6M
It looks like it raised the height of the car...

It looks like it raised the height of the car lol.. like those buicks with 24" rims and shiet haha
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By Brandon540/6M
lol.. so edit- i got it to work again by...

lol.. so edit- i got it to work again by unplugging the connector and the fuse on the radio unit, and wiggling theinternal connector around haha. YAY i have sound! So try this if you lose sound as a...
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