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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By Topaz540i
I don't think I would ever do it again either. ...

I don't think I would ever do it again either.

Bison systems has a vanos repair guide that describes how to tear down the top half of the motor and then I wrote the guide to tear down the lower...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Topaz540i
I bet someone already replaced it once. That is...

I bet someone already replaced it once. That is the way it comes in the box. They didnt know they needed to pop it out
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Topaz540i
Ill explain it to you someday when your older.

Ill explain it to you someday when your older.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By Topaz540i
Waitresses ar not meant to be driven silly rabbit

Waitresses ar not meant to be driven silly rabbit
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By Topaz540i
i have them and although they are completely...

i have them and although they are completely dustless they are no where near equal braking.
When I first put them on I thought that my brakes were full of air. Super soft. Cant recommend.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 663
Posted By Topaz540i
lol stop guys. she already stated that she is...

lol stop guys. she already stated that she is "just a girl". girls do not possess the skills, tools, strength or wits required for this job.

Her assessment of needing to hire someone is probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Topaz540i
was the towel synthetic or cotton? mine runs best...

was the towel synthetic or cotton? mine runs best on cotton.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Topaz540i
the best fix is fan delete. I haven't had...

the best fix is fan delete.

I haven't had one in three years, i drive hard and it never goes over 104C. In fact the harder I drive it the cooler it gets. When I'm running hard it will actually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,767
Posted By Topaz540i
old thread, but your mechanic really should have...

old thread, but your mechanic really should have known to use loc-tite. The bit about loc-tite being for "race only" is bizarre. If that was true why would they sell it at auto zone? I use it on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By Topaz540i
i took mine apart to install a new butt piece of...

i took mine apart to install a new butt piece of foam and repair the motor cable ends.

The foam was not worth the effort and hardly noticeable. It did nothing to tighten the leather.

I do agree...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Topaz540i
your car will thank you. it will feel so much...

your car will thank you. it will feel so much better to shift.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By Topaz540i
you just have to flip flop what side the contras...

you just have to flip flop what side the contras are on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Topaz540i
do a search for an OBX fatback for the 540i and...

do a search for an OBX fatback for the 540i and you can sometimes find them on clearance.

Apparently because it is a brand better know for rice cooker imports it didn't sell well with the german...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Topaz540i
I don't see why they need to be tdc. A proper...

I don't see why they need to be tdc. A proper timing tool kit will handle that.
Not sure if you want to but it's a good chance to get them polished
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Topaz540i
I can see why there are few that survived. ...

I can see why there are few that survived.

Prob aren't many of the unicycle left either.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Topaz540i
last tile I took my car to the dealership the...

last tile I took my car to the dealership the valet smashed my clutch pedal so hard that it hooked on my clutch stoppie pad. They tried telling me that I dropped it off with a shattered flex plate...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Topaz540i
hey steve can we get some more info on the cafe...

hey steve can we get some more info on the cafe racer unicycle?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,775
Posted By Topaz540i
They are worth 20-30hp over stock according to...

They are worth 20-30hp over stock according to the few that have them
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,775
Posted By Topaz540i
I know of a place that makes them for $1300. We...

I know of a place that makes them for $1300. We should set up a group buy to get the price down.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Topaz540i
werd.

werd.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By Topaz540i
where to cut? just a little off the tip.

where to cut?

just a little off the tip.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Topaz540i
read this ...

read this
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?333287-Halogen-to-Xenon-conversion-on-E39

or search e39 headlight conversion on youtube to see what you need to get.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Topaz540i
weird wheel noise

ok 2005 x3 3.0


so far car has new:

pads,
caliper,
rotor,
bearings,
cv shaft
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By Topaz540i
check that the sway bar links are tight. Mine...

check that the sway bar links are tight. Mine come loose about once a year and cause the same exact noise.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,218
Posted By Topaz540i
M5 footlights are rated for slightly more hp.

M5 footlights are rated for slightly more hp.
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