Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 483
Search took 0.81 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: 540nj
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By 540nj
Michelin Pilot Super Sports, I have 18" staggered...

Michelin Pilot Super Sports, I have 18" staggered wheels (OEM), work great. On my third set.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By 540nj
Great write-up! Got any pics? Did you lose the...

Great write-up! Got any pics? Did you lose the MID?

I've half way thought about doing mine with the Dynavin. My previous 528 got the full treatment with Alpine five channel amp + Bostons in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By 540nj
Unfortunately, I know from experience... ...

Unfortunately, I know from experience...

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By 540nj
$1200 front bumper (OEM) $1800 rear damage ...

$1200 front bumper (OEM)
$1800 rear damage

Just my estimate

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,166
Posted By 540nj
I doubt he got anywhere close to that price. For...

I doubt he got anywhere close to that price. For timing chain guides, many descriptions of what the symptoms are on this Board (noise coming from front of engine,plastic parts in oil pan, etc.). ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,166
Posted By 540nj
Don't let me dissuade you from getting a higher...

Don't let me dissuade you from getting a higher price! Will benefit us all!

Looked at some Ebay results, was surprised to come across this one
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,166
Posted By 540nj
As a 2003 540i6 owner, I agree our cars are worth...

As a 2003 540i6 owner, I agree our cars are worth much more than any lowly 1997 - 2002 model... but try telling that to a normal guy who just wants to get a good deal on his purchase. Having a 2003...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By 540nj
Bluebee Thanks for all the info on DIY once...

Bluebee

Thanks for all the info on DIY once again. I had to reseat my lawn tractor tire recently, using a load strap and compressor, following YouTube video. Don't think I'll do my own car tires...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 44,921
Posted By 540nj
I assume you know that's a hoax. But it should...

I assume you know that's a hoax. But it should be true.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 44,921
Posted By 540nj
We'll see how it goes. Original clutch might not...

We'll see how it goes. Original clutch might not like it. A friend let her drive his supercharged jetski on the Fourth, after going 50mph+ on the Niagara River she suddenly developed a Need for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 44,921
Posted By 540nj
Taught my 15 yr old daughter how to change the...

Taught my 15 yr old daughter how to change the oil and air filter on wife's Land Cruiser last week. She learned that a bigger lever makes bolt turning much easier!

Tells me never to sell my 540...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 44,921
Posted By 540nj
I remember lots of people said that about Obama...

I remember lots of people said that about Obama too (1st and 2nd term), didn't hear of anyone that followed through on it. Love it or leave it, choice is yours!

Sharpton??? lol

I'm no Hillary...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 44,921
Posted By 540nj
I'd be more worried he'll say "We're Bankrupt",...

I'd be more worried he'll say "We're Bankrupt", since that is The Donald's solution to many of his problems.

dave
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 44,921
Posted By 540nj
If my memory serves me well, it was "A Trick of...

If my memory serves me well, it was "A Trick of the Tail", Phil's first lead singer effort. IMO, the beginning of the end for Genesis.. I'm a Lamb guy myself.

dave
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 44,921
Posted By 540nj
I had a friend back in the 70s (WTF!!) steal the...

I had a friend back in the 70s (WTF!!) steal the gas cap from a mustang (the ones that had gas cap on the rear end) because it had a hand-painted album cover logo, I'm remembering the band Genesis...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 44,921
Posted By 540nj
The gas access door should lock when car is...

The gas access door should lock when car is locked.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,564
Posted By 540nj
33mpg on the 540??? NFW I get 23 - 24mpg...

33mpg on the 540??? NFW

I get 23 - 24mpg highway 75 - 85mph, with 3.15 diff. Used to get closer to 25 with 2.81 stock diff.

15 - 17 around town.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 596
Posted By 540nj
You can replace the fan clutch with a large...

You can replace the fan clutch with a large adjustable wrench and a big screwdriver to counterhold the assembly while turning. Buying the special tool will make it easier, but not necessary.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By 540nj
I had a similar issue. Like you, whistle came on...

I had a similar issue. Like you, whistle came on at slightly higher than idle RPM. Very difficult to locate using stethoscope. Only happened in warm weather, not winter. Pitch (freq) did not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By 540nj
Note that 2003 models did not come with rear...

Note that 2003 models did not come with rear cupholders, at least on my car. Cubby hole was stock.

Dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By 540nj
You need to buy a bluetooth unit from BMW for...

You need to buy a bluetooth unit from BMW for your car. It will include a microphone that goes in the space next to the sunroof controller.

I installed mine when I bought the car new in 2003. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By 540nj
Nice find Jim! Just dropped my car at the Body...

Nice find Jim! Just dropped my car at the Body shop to have some repair on rust spots in rear door wells and trunk latch.

Heading down to OBX with wife's LandCruiser tonight, windsurfing trip...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By 540nj
Do you know you're asking in the wrong forum? ...

Do you know you're asking in the wrong forum?

EDIT - forget it, I see you have a 528 also. I guess that's what you're asking about.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,173
Posted By 540nj
But they didn't raise the price for the M stuff. ...

But they didn't raise the price for the M stuff. Just an incentive for all of us to buy e39, even though the e60 was right around the corner.

If you bought in August/September 2003, they even...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,173
Posted By 540nj
And I'm the only one that matters! dave 03...

And I'm the only one that matters!

dave
03 540i6
Showing results 1 to 25 of 483

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:27 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms