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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,035
Posted By GSXRYDER
I haven't followed this but

the lower timing cover has bolts that come through the bottom of the upper oil pan and bolt into the timing cover...is this what you're referring to? I did mine 4x before I got it right...but it is ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,389
Posted By GSXRYDER
Good luck it's gonna get expensive...but, make...

Good luck it's gonna get expensive...but, make sure to update as to what dealer finds...sometimes threads like this don't get updated and the next guy stumbles on it thinking hes gonna find an answer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By GSXRYDER
lean em

you don't want corrosive protectant on your pads
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-20-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 829
Posted By GSXRYDER
Imho

All seasons have to many compromises to do anything well. They're not great in the summer and they're not great in the winter...and the attempt to compromise don't enhance anything. Stick with an all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By GSXRYDER
thanks...

They are Genuine...and I like them more than any other wheel...
I am going to keep them but still undecided as to 'shadow' chrome or hypersilver...stock...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By GSXRYDER
Powdercoat wheels

Opinions...

About to powdercoat my style 65 wheels on my 540...caught between stock silver or black chrome?

have at it...ideas>

thx

yes Style 65 are ///M5 wheels I've had em for a couple...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,035
Posted By GSXRYDER
I would

recommend leaving the plugs in...anything slips out of your hands and falls into the cylinder...YOU're SCREWED...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By GSXRYDER
have you

pulled codes? That is the first thing to do...do NOT guess! That will get quite expensive
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By GSXRYDER
I did it...

I got a set of H&R sport springs and added them...I like the look and feel...really changes perspective when driving...I know you'd think .5" big deal...but it matters more than you think. I like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By GSXRYDER
Enjoy the g35

You'll miss the 540...the numbers for the g35 are all there...but you'll miss the 540. Come back in 3 months and update this thread. What you don't realize you'll miss most is the smile everytime you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By GSXRYDER
Imho

Summer tires are best in summer...
Winter tires are best in winter...

All seasons are best....NEVER!

To many compromises for any tire to be effective in all seasons...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By GSXRYDER
yes

I posted here...

there were a myriad of issues...one of which was a torn gasket between the timing case cover and the top of the oil pan...didn't notice...

2x was for the codes with the timing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By GSXRYDER
Lol

Only EVERYONE...get the tool it CANNOT be done without it...sorry

Take your time...I tried 4 times before I got it right...yup 4x into and out of that motor before I got it...WITH THE TOOL!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,857
Posted By GSXRYDER
just catchin the tail end

Yours is an auto and of course the 7 is...is that right? otherwise the inch difference might be the pilot bearing? like others have said...take your time...if it don't fit there is a reason and you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By GSXRYDER
Anyone else

Drive a 'winter beater' to keep the bimmer off the roads ...I live in NW ohio and we get some hella bad winters...currently I am driving a 93 F150 till April 1 or after we get our first real rain to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,087
Posted By GSXRYDER
my E39

Stays...

I enjoy driving it to much. Albeit with the ///M2 set to go on sale next March I may bite the bullet and take Euro delivery...never done that and I am 54 so its one experience I want and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By GSXRYDER
love it!

mine too! Yours is beautiful... Im at 177 on the clock...Did timing chain guides, this yr tires and clutch...superb cars!!!:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 732
Posted By GSXRYDER
fsu?

My battery was draining changed the fsu no prob since


gl
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By GSXRYDER
Fwiw

I think you should source that m5 motor, drop it in ...it should bold right up I mean it is an E39 right? So when you bolt the engine in hook up the exhaust...put some oil in it. Start it up and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By GSXRYDER
Sure

Base is what gives paint its color and hue. while clear is sprayed on 'over scuffed clear' its purpose isn't to provide color but shine and protection to the base paint. most often when a section is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By GSXRYDER
Replace

The bumper, paint codes are common ...any automotive paint facility should be able to match it perfectly. They most likely will blend into the hood but certainly NOT repaint the entire...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By GSXRYDER
gmax

are as cheap as you can find...price wise for our cars...Most likely Michelins or Pirellis ? I tend to believe you get what you pay for so the gmax prob won't be on my car...

Thanks everyone lots...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By GSXRYDER
Thanks...

I've got some reading to do...I was going with the Conti's but now there are a couple others in the Fray...I am rolling on M5 wheels so getting used stuff most likely is out of the ball park...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By GSXRYDER
Time for some new tires

What kind of tires you guys using...Cost - performance balance (Summer use tires) I coould go off the tire rack recommendations except most of the reviews are from owners who's cars weigh half of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,210
Posted By GSXRYDER
I hope

You're putting on an M5 rear bumper or you're gonna have to cut holes in your bumper...that stupid m logo near the keyhole in the trunk has to go...the valley pan gasket isn't a bad job so don't be...
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