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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By ninetyseven
Yes it can be shaken from 3 to 9 o'clock pretty...

Yes it can be shaken from 3 to 9 o'clock pretty violently
, sure it's not ball joints ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By ninetyseven
Rear wheel wobble? Help

Hey guys
1997 540i , I can jack
Up my car and shake my back wheels from 3 to 9 o'clock , I
There is a lot of play , what suspension part would cause this? I can't tell
By rocking the wheel and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,550
Posted By ninetyseven
What are you talking about? The thermostat is...

What are you talking about? The thermostat is attached to the water pump and literally a 2 minute job once the water pump is bolted on. If you were just replacing the thermostat on its own, its like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,550
Posted By ninetyseven
Radiator removal is not necessary for a water...

Radiator removal is not necessary for a water pump job.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,763
Posted By ninetyseven
If you pulled over in a reasonable amount of...

If you pulled over in a reasonable amount of time, your car is probably ok, These cars are very tough! If you take this to a mechanic ,I would just get a quote on how much a water pump replacement...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,763
Posted By ninetyseven
What that looks like is the "infamous Fan...

What that looks like is the "infamous Fan exposion" on 540i's. This is very common, and most of the time the fan blades put a big dent in the hood from underneath. What happens is the fan's clutch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-29-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,196
Posted By ninetyseven
where did you even get the word "Butt dyno"? on...

where did you even get the word "Butt dyno"? on these forums I bet. Torque is aka the feeling of being pressed in your seat. If you feel a difference then torque has been increased. That is how it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-29-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,196
Posted By ninetyseven
The e39 pulls air from the front like I said...

The e39 pulls air from the front like I said earlier. Some cars pull it from the fenderwell. Read this again. I posted it earlier. There IS a HP and torque gain with a CAI on an e39 Period....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-29-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,196
Posted By ninetyseven
http://www.dinan540.com/MODIFICATIONS/modification...

http://www.dinan540.com/MODIFICATIONS/modifications.html
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-29-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,196
Posted By ninetyseven
Almost all cars pull in cold air from the fender...

Almost all cars pull in cold air from the fender well area or from the front of the vehicle and then into a factory air box with air filter. Big deal. The factory piping is very skinny, the Dinan CAI...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,196
Posted By ninetyseven
our cars do not really come with a cold air...

our cars do not really come with a cold air intake. That is just an regular air intake system. Lots of mis information on these forums.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,196
Posted By ninetyseven
If you can "FEEL" a difference then there IS a...

If you can "FEEL" a difference then there IS a difference, that is aka torque. Torque is "felt". Plus the car skids much much easier than before. There is most definatley a difference in power over...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,196
Posted By ninetyseven
Wrong, CAI sure do make more power. In fact,...

Wrong, CAI sure do make more power. In fact, Dinan makes one and several other companies as well, It goes into our fender wells and in front of our passenger side tire. Their system is worth 20hp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,539
Posted By ninetyseven
what is pwned?

what is pwned?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By ninetyseven
They already come with factory headers

They already come with factory headers
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-30-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,652
Posted By ninetyseven
Nobody knows? I guess i need the LCM3 found in...

Nobody knows? I guess i need the LCM3 found in the later models to have those features.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-16-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 136,315
Posted By ninetyseven
Can anyone tell me exactly which hand tools are...

Can anyone tell me exactly which hand tools are necessary here. I am going to need to buy some more sockets and open end wrenches I guess. Are the 16 mm and 18mm sockets really necessary here?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-09-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,652
Posted By ninetyseven
LCM options in Pa soft 1.4

97' 540i Automatic. Anyone know how to get to the LCM options screen in Pa soft 1.4? I mean I can go to coding or recoding and get to a page that looks similar to my attached picture and you can see...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By ninetyseven
Just try another speaker. It's probably blown. No...

Just try another speaker. It's probably blown. No big deal
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 130,118
Posted By ninetyseven
Much easier to buy a new one. They are under $50

Much easier to buy a new one. They are under $50
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 02-22-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By ninetyseven
Carsoft 6.5 obd2 diagnostic scanner

For sale is a Carsoft 6.5 interface. Works on E30/E36/E46/Z3/E34/E39. Only used a few times. Includes all cables and driver cd. $25 shipped
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By ninetyseven
Yes that's up to you if you wanna keep the head...

Yes that's up to you if you wanna keep the head unit. Mine had the factory cassette player and MID that had almost no pixels left so i ditched it in favor of a newer,more modern setup. I wanted usb...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By ninetyseven
Remember that the 5 1/4 speaker in the door is...

Remember that the 5 1/4 speaker in the door is just a woofer, you have seperate mid range and tweeter in the door too. I just disconnected the mid and tweeter in the door ,used an after market 3 way...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 90,470
Posted By ninetyseven
- This is the picture of the scanner you need...

-
This is the picture of the scanner you need and the software for it is pictured above. Software is from scantool.net
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 90,470
Posted By ninetyseven
This is your best bet,pricewise. you need to buy...

This is your best bet,pricewise. you need to buy the ELM327 usb scanner cable from ebay too. It is shown on page 1 in this discussion. I use this to scan simple codes and watch engine functions in...
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