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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 496
Posted By GSXRYDER
yup

didn't relize it was 2 months after reading all the posts...

get a scan tool with mode6(or live) data don't guess
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 01:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 496
Posted By GSXRYDER
i'd change the fulter

and get a gas can under the car...or change the filter and siphon the gas out....but I think if you put a piece of fuel line on the input to the filter and run it to a gas can you could turn the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By GSXRYDER
I guess

I ask why was he playing with the timing?

Timing on these cars remains fixed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By GSXRYDER
Given

the requirements ...the list you've put down are some impressive cars. Given what I know about cars, your requirements I bet you'd be very happy with a Lexus IS350. They are ultimately reliable and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By GSXRYDER
My M

has been a fraction of the cost of the 540 as far as maintenance...then again it is under 100K and the 540 is at 170K so the mileage may have something to do with it :-). If space is a concern don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By GSXRYDER
Well...

I am more fortunate as far as parking goes so I have both.

While I appreciate both the 540 is my favorite. The M is faster and quicker and more of a Wow Factor. There is nothing like driving the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,869
Posted By GSXRYDER
Afaik

The price of our oil at a parts store is about$9/qt and a filter is $10 give or take so to the OP the math for 8 quarts is $82 then you'd have to crawl under the car or use the vac, and dispose of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By GSXRYDER
Sticky this!

Sticky this!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By GSXRYDER
sooo

what happened here?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,145
Posted By GSXRYDER
Imho

I've read manyy posts here that use WD40 as a penetrating oil. WD40 is for water displacement...I know it can be a penetrating oil but a 50-50 mix of ATF and Acetone is a far better penetrating oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By GSXRYDER
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,065
Posted By GSXRYDER
Welcome to NASA...

LOL


100% correct...with the guys here it is doable...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By GSXRYDER
sry

Mine is a coupe...hatch is way different...besides 140 for a used one or 156 for a brand new one?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By GSXRYDER
Car Cover for myz4 M Coupe

Anyone have experience with car covers...

Which ones are good which ones are garbage? Want to avoid a poor purchase up front...yet at the same time ...well you guys get it.

Looking for some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By GSXRYDER
I...

Got right in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By GSXRYDER
then

RUN a grand of labor in a BMW is NOT a good IDEA what do you expect to get for your 'grand' you aren't going to get a $3k car put $1k in it and have a $10K car. If you were lookin for a car to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By GSXRYDER
Imho

hard to go wrong for 3k...

the m badge on the back may as well say BEAT ...but for 3k I'd say go for it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By GSXRYDER
This is why I

Chose Manual trans...

But for you...search here...http://www.car-part.com/
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By GSXRYDER
fob range

In my E39 -540 I can open the doors with the fob from 2-3 car lengths away. With my Z4Mc I have to be right next to the car to open it...with the fob... Seems kind of strange that a 8 year older car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,103
Posted By GSXRYDER
so...

you've owned the car for a month...

Have you ever driven it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,103
Posted By GSXRYDER
Okay

How long have you owned the car and when did the problem start...could you please provide a video so we can see what is going on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By GSXRYDER
Jim Lev is the man when it comes to these cars

Why do you suspect the tensioner... 2 years ago I suspected my tensioner in my 99, I replaced it then 3 months later I had ' the rattle' and to do the timing chain guide job...not sure if mine was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,182
Posted By GSXRYDER
remember

anti-seize on rebuild...save ya next time
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 728
Posted By GSXRYDER
Get a crank

Shaft lock pin for doing timing chain guides or other engine work. then get a 3/4" breaker bar from hf...put a 6 pt impact socket 3/4 drive and ger a 4' piece of 1.5" cast iron pipe...lock it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,103
Posted By GSXRYDER
still

sounds like a bad ignition switch...if you go to posn 3 and have to manually put in posn 2
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