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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 11:16 AM
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Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
nobody really "reacts" how you'd think...the...

nobody really "reacts" how you'd think...the majority of folks are just interested in the technical details. When the cutouts are open the exhaust note raises a lot of eyebrows as well since it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
nothing wild. I usually don't spend a lot of time...

nothing wild. I usually don't spend a lot of time standing by my own junk since I spend enough time next to it in the garage :) I like walking around and seeing what everyone else has.

The couple...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
was out at Bimmerfest East a few weeks ago. a guy...

was out at Bimmerfest East a few weeks ago. a guy on bimmerforums snapped these:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3837/14836783153_142cda0154_b.jpg
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By nsogiba
just one of those days, it happens. nice...

just one of those days, it happens.

nice repair.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
Here are the tips I'm using, with a combination...

Here are the tips I'm using, with a combination of aftermarket tubing and stock exhaust

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/vpe-1333

They are good quality but 3.5" is fairly huge physically - I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
Here are the tips I'm using, with a combination...

Here are the tips I'm using, with a combination of aftermarket tubing and stock exhaust

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/vpe-1333

They are good quality but 3.5" is fairly huge physically - I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
it's just a standard water hose, only for washing...

it's just a standard water hose, only for washing cars and rinsing off the floor. The air hose is on a retractable hanging reel along with a retractable power cord reel. The hose bib was originally...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
i suppose i could throw together an update :) ...

i suppose i could throw together an update :)

i took a ride out to PA to buy some....supplies.....for my stag party.

made some sounds in the tunnel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
I am leaving Buffalo at noon today for Bimmerfest...

I am leaving Buffalo at noon today for Bimmerfest East 2014. Will be taking this route:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
I am leaving Buffalo at noon today for Bimmerfest...

I am leaving Buffalo at noon today for Bimmerfest East 2014. Will be taking this route:

http://*******/maps/uo7nl

Anyone else going to be at Bimmerfest?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
I found some old pictures from a few months back...

I found some old pictures from a few months back that I took after I got the fenders rolled in the rear. I use this build thread as a record of sorts and i realized that I never took pictures of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even...

I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even with the 3.62 M3 ring and pinion) so I decided to pull it all apart for a gear swap. The 3.62 is the shortest ratio that seems to be "readily...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even...

I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even with the 3.62 M3 ring and pinion) so I decided to pull it all apart for a gear swap. The 3.62 is the shortest ratio that seems to be "readily...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
I drink literally any beer except for Guinness. ...

I drink literally any beer except for Guinness.

The M5 LSD was completely rebuilt, and while it was apart I replace the factory 3.15 ring and pinion with a 3.62 E46 M3 ring and pinion for shorter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
a lot. as in multiple tens of thousands in...

a lot.

as in multiple tens of thousands in labor

you supply parts, i supply beer!

i charge extra if you try to help though!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
Nah. Why bother making something work if it's...

Nah. Why bother making something work if it's just going to give me bad news? :) I'd much rather see 99.9 mpg and feel good about myself.

All the other electronics work except for traction...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your...

Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your drinks....we have gone completely legit

At the local oil change shop.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3921/14271636918_6e0d66e1c1_b.jpg
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your...

Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your drinks....we have gone completely legit

At the local oil change shop.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3921/14271636918_6e0d66e1c1_b.jpg
...
Forum: Parting Out 06-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By nsogiba
I'm interested in just the 3.91 ratio ring and...

I'm interested in just the 3.91 ratio ring and pinion gear out of the differential. Willing to part it out?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
^^ I recently started riding my friend's Honda...

^^ I recently started riding my friend's Honda sportbike and can relate. I can't imagine hitting a small pothole at 60, let alone a deer. Would have definitely killed or severely injured me on a bike.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
Oh deer ...

Oh deer

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5502/14282159774_2c655ffc49_b.jpg

Poor guy sprinted into the side of the car while I was doing about 50, don't think he made it. Needs a mirror, fender,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
Haha, I appreciate the comment. Sometimes it's...

Haha, I appreciate the comment. Sometimes it's more fun that way.

I am attending Timmayfest in Columbus OH in a couple of weeks - heavy concentration of E39 M5 owners so I have a feeling that I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
Got the body nearly squared away, it needs a good...

Got the body nearly squared away, it needs a good buff and wax but it's basically done. I had a hell of a time aligning the hood but finally got it to sit well enough. I also still have to have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By nsogiba
'Merica?

'Merica?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,319
Posted By nsogiba
here we go with the M62 sackriders...I had the...

here we go with the M62 sackriders...I had the cam and entire valvetrain (minus valves) apart and back together in 2 days. Try that on your German masterpiece. But I guess you guys enjoy living in...
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