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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I had this happen a couple of times only in...

I had this happen a couple of times only in torrential rain so bad the ASC and ABS couldn't keep up. I'm talking driving through at least 6" of water over the road at most times.
They actually shut...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Thank you Jim!

Thank you Jim!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I'm looking for the 6 speed from the M62 bluebee....

I'm looking for the 6 speed from the M62 bluebee. I've seen a few threads on doing the conversion on 540's but I haven't seen any pics of the transmission in them. I've only got a 535 but it's still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I need a couple of photos..

Of the 6 speed from the 540/6 or M5
I have a guy at a wrecking yard that thinks he has one at an excellent price but wants some pics to be sure.
$1100 plus $100 freight to me is a bloody good deal...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 232
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
The B35 was in the 535 not the 540...

The B35 was in the 535 not the 540...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
My passengers drink because of my driving ;) ...

My passengers drink because of my driving ;)

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Did you have to inplug the shade? Did it have...

Did you have to inplug the shade? Did it have cables attached?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
When you had the rear panel out did the blind...

When you had the rear panel out did the blind have cables and a motor on it?
My blind is motorised and it is attached to both the rear deck trim panel and the steel boot panel beneath it. You...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
It could be a manual one like south26 suggests. ...

It could be a manual one like south26 suggests.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
There will be a button next to the ASC button...

There will be a button next to the ASC button under the A/C control unit

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Ahhhh soul... :D

Ahhhh soul... :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 847
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Yeah those ones can be reused. I know the ones...

Yeah those ones can be reused. I know the ones you're referring to now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 847
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Always always always replace a nylock nut with a...

Always always always replace a nylock nut with a new one when reassembling.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
FWIW I use Bendix Ultimate pads.

FWIW I use Bendix Ultimate pads.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 847
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
What he's probably thinking of is when changing...

What he's probably thinking of is when changing the control arms you don't tighten the inner bolt with the bushing in it until you've got the car supported with the suspension at it's ride height....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 404
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I've had my 535i up to 212km/h (132mph) on the...

I've had my 535i up to 212km/h (132mph) on the track still accelerating strongly before the straight ran out...
I reckon I can do better once I get the 6 speed in it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,857
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Oh no she still makes the car shake ;) But...

Oh no she still makes the car shake ;)
But we're not going to get married until our respective children have grown and left home lol :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,857
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Well I've been married twice before, so by this...

Well I've been married twice before, so by this stage I'd have to say bank 3 :rofl

Seriously though I did have a miss that made the whole car shake, but a quick check by pulling the plugs on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
If you own an E39 you should have to get used to...

If you own an E39 you should have to get used to cup holder envy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
If I may offer a suggestion, a compromise that...

If I may offer a suggestion, a compromise that may suit.
The EBC GD sports rotor has the appearance of a cross drilled rotor but has dimples cast into it to give the appearance of cross drills while...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,857
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I was chasing a miss once... then I caught her :p

I was chasing a miss once... then I caught her :p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I used plastic lube buckets filled with old wheel...

I used plastic lube buckets filled with old wheel weights. Cost us nothing (we were a GoodYear store) and takes but a minute to load in.
I can't believe so many places charge extra to provide good...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 658
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
The shop I worked at never charged any more...

The shop I worked at never charged any more according to marque. I've worked on locally built Commodores and Falcons through to Lamborghinis, Porsches and Ferraris. The wheel alignment was charged...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Even on a race car they will get cracks around...

Even on a race car they will get cracks around the holes but because of the severity of use they will get more wear beforehand than a street car and most they will also be changed every one or two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I'm doing it to mine because a) I have to replace...

I'm doing it to mine because a) I have to replace the transmission anyway and I prefer the manual and b) they never brought the 6 speed option into Australia so the only was to get one is import an...
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