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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By occhis
Agreed. The only change is the interior Sent...

Agreed. The only change is the interior

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By occhis
Why is this e39 at the 2017 dc auto show?

http://www.washingtonautoshow.com/vehicle/bmw-540i/

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,287
Posted By occhis
In PA, after you total a car and buy it back it,...

In PA, after you total a car and buy it back it, of course, has a salvage title. If totaled again, the valuation starts at 80% of what it would have been with a clean title. At that point it does...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By occhis
130K on my HEPU

130K on my HEPU
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,673
Posted By occhis
Just read the whole thread carefully from the...

Just read the whole thread carefully from the beginning.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By occhis
See post 106 here:...

See post 106 here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=399935&page=5
Parts here:
https://www.amazon.com/FEBEST-BMAB-010-Lower-Control-Bushing/dp/B00HAPQB2Y...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By occhis
If you have a cracked head, you will need more...

If you have a cracked head, you will need more than a gasket.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,741
Posted By occhis
Check your water pump bearing. A worn bearing...

Check your water pump bearing. A worn bearing will cause the pulley to wobble, causing the fan to hit something and explode
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By occhis
Please use some punctuation

Please use some punctuation
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,114
Posted By occhis
We miss you, blue

We miss you, blue
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By occhis
Don't even get me started on how much I LOVE this...

Don't even get me started on how much I LOVE this car. Couldn't agree more. Been driving well over 50 years and have never had such a solid, well-behaved car. Bought my 1998 in 2003 and mile for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By occhis
I THINK these are what you are looking for

I THINK these are what you are looking for
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By occhis
Check all fuses related to the alarm system in...

Check all fuses related to the alarm system in the trunk fuse holder above the battery. Mine quit working after having some body work done. Someone at the body shop pulled the fuse and neglected to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,573
Posted By occhis
Agreed. Very nice work.

Agreed. Very nice work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By occhis
Had green stuff on a much lighter Camry years...

Had green stuff on a much lighter Camry years ago. Pretty good braking, but lots of dust and they didn't last very long as I remember.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By occhis
Do you have any other issues going on, like abs...

Do you have any other issues going on, like abs light, horn, radio? I only ask because when my ignition switch went bad one of the first symptoms was loss of cruise control.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,120
Posted By occhis
+1 Hunter road force balancing is the place to...

+1 Hunter road force balancing is the place to begin
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 941
Posted By occhis
I didn't have the hopping around but when on...

I didn't have the hopping around but when on slippery snow and ice it had a mind of its own, scariest thing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 941
Posted By occhis
Your problem of tracking straight is very...

Your problem of tracking straight is very familiar to me, and I have recently resolved it. Over recent years I have replaced virtually every suspension part on the entire car. In the process had 2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,547
Posted By occhis
Bad ignition switch will cause strange problems...

Bad ignition switch will cause strange problems and it is common for them to fail. Contacts can be cleaned but new one is not expensive.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By occhis
I also went from 13 to 15 RSB on my non-sport...

I also went from 13 to 15 RSB on my non-sport suspension. Noticeable and very positive difference.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,709
Posted By occhis
I looked at a 2002 540/6 last fall in VA. Under...

I looked at a 2002 540/6 last fall in VA. Under 100k and they were asking 11.500. Was planning to go for a second look but was sold in less than a week. So price of 9K seems very fair in this part...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By occhis
Excellent DIY on how to do a complete...

Excellent DIY on how to do a complete restoration.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=301916&highlight=headlight
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,962
Posted By occhis
OP, if you can turn a wrench, you can do this...

OP, if you can turn a wrench, you can do this yourself given enough time. It will take you much more than 8 hours, but break it up into bite-size pieces. Follow CN90's excellent DIYs on this (one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,962
Posted By occhis
I've read that it is not advisable to go to M5...

I've read that it is not advisable to go to M5 rear sway bar b/c it disrupts the balance too much. I put a 540 rear sway bar on my stock (non-sport) suspension and I really like it. Got it used for...
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