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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Ebonix
"as it has sat for over a year" Not a good...

"as it has sat for over a year"

Not a good thing to do, i suggest you start by checking all spark plugs for corrosion, clean or replace, make sure you have fresh fuel, not 1 year old stale fuel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By Ebonix
All Style Wheels

Not sure if this have ever been posted, but for those who wonder what sort of wheel your car has or came with, check out the link http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/

Cheers.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 292,811
Posted By Ebonix
530 ///M Sport in Sepia Tone

Some photo's of my 530 ///M Sport
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Ebonix
G'day Dennis, I agree about forged wheels...

G'day Dennis,

I agree about forged wheels durabilty, can't find OEM seconhand in Oz, unless its imported from the States, but for some reason i don't like the States wheels, always too much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Ebonix
LOL yep gremlins in electronics...there will...

LOL yep gremlins in electronics...there will never be "clean electricity". change the resistors or ignore the warning lights, i know its annoying but hopefully it'll fix itself if you don't change...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Ebonix
+1 and do the following too.. You may have...

+1 and do the following too..

You may have clogged oil in your hoses, usually when they change an engine, that's all they'll do, change the engine and they'll use your exisiting hoses and parts if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Ebonix
A few things could be draining your battery,...

A few things could be draining your battery, check the following, disconnect cable, inspect plugs, WD40 them then put them back....

1. Trunk Actuator (could be sticking)
2. Fuel Filler Actuator...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Ebonix
LED halos as with ALL LED lights, there is a...

LED halos as with ALL LED lights, there is a micro delay in them turning on, they don't turn on like a halogen bulb, so the "check Light" sign comes on, sometimes its interference etc etc.

Many...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Ebonix
Hi Dennis, replicas unfortunately, these are...

Hi Dennis, replicas unfortunately, these are pretty much 100% to OEM spec, i've seen some with deeply imbedded spokes and they just don't look right. I'll have to take another pic of the front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Ebonix
Staggered will fit, stick to 18" set up and use...

Staggered will fit, stick to 18" set up and use max width 265 tyres at the rear and you won't have any issues.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Ebonix
Haha you got me there, i just realised the typo i...

Haha you got me there, i just realised the typo i made, should be 18 x8 & 18 x9.5 :rolleyes:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Ebonix
Yup, next on the list is a pair of new under body...

Yup, next on the list is a pair of new under body wheel inserts :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Ebonix
If cost is no issue go for the staggered look and...

If cost is no issue go for the staggered look and if you're worried about tyre rotation, just don't buy directional tyres. If i want to rotate my wheels & tyers, i'll just swap them over from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Ebonix
Great choice, i was always impressed with the...

Great choice, i was always impressed with the Hankooks, previous tyres i had on my 540 were the EVO k110, i hear you with the rain, DSC off and still couldn't make those wheels spin :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Ebonix
Replicas unfortunately but i'm very happy with...

Replicas unfortunately but i'm very happy with the look, finish and quality of these, also super light. OEM would have set me back close to 3.5K here in Oz.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Ebonix
New wheels & New shoes

M-Parallel 18 x8 & 19 x 9.5 fitted with Hankook Ventus S1 Noble 2 235x40x18 & 265x35x18

Super smooth ride, no road noise at all, very impressed. For those needing new tyres, don't overlook these...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By Ebonix
You can't go past Hankook K110 V12 Superb...

You can't go past Hankook K110 V12

Superb traction wet and dry, smooth ride, no noise and wear evenly if you're balanced correctly :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Ebonix
In storage while I continue a project

Well i've put the 530 to bed for a while so i can continue my project, full rebuild of a 2000CS, would love some of your opinions in regards to what setup would be more favourable...

Conditions...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By Ebonix
Psst :rolleyes: Your friends did a half arsed job...

Psst :rolleyes: Your friends did a half arsed job on your front end, i see no lower fender liners installed, don't overlook small details, others are observant and could spot a fake M miles away...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ebonix
"yep it's an msport it has all the right options...

"yep it's an msport it has all the right options 481, 704, 710, 760, 788

2003 the m sport package is slightly different"

Ummm where on the option description does it say it's an M Sport?? do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ebonix
Not an M Sport, it's just a Sport. M Sport...

Not an M Sport, it's just a Sport.

M Sport needs this option code - P337A M Sportpaket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,701
Posted By Ebonix
Non USA 2002 model 530I M sport Here's my...

Non USA 2002 model 530I M sport

Here's my build sheet, I have noticed that alot of your build sheets don't specify ALL M options available such as Anthracite lining and shorter final drive 3.15...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By Ebonix
Thanks all, 'tis good to be back, interesting to...

Thanks all, 'tis good to be back, interesting to see new owners/members online with their new Bimmers, lots of threads to catch up on and i'm happy to provide an input or my two cents worth where i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 13,733
Posted By Ebonix
Lazy day today, went for a cruise and enjoyed...

Lazy day today, went for a cruise and enjoyed lots of salt :rofl:, but stayed well away from potholes and rust....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By Ebonix
I'm Back...

It's been 4 long years but i'm glad to be back.

Early last year in 2014 I decided to gift myself a one owner 2002 Australian Delivered (Euro Spec) 530IA M-Tech, for the folks in the USA, you...
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