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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,716
Posted By 1fast325i
Vin Number Check

Hey folks,
Can anyone assist me with checking on a VIN# for a 330? The VIN# is WBAEV534X3KM04237. Thanks in advance! Alan.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,767
Posted By 1fast325i
Yes it is with sad news that my 540i6 is in BMW...

Yes it is with sad news that my 540i6 is in BMW heaven. Rest In Peace 1998-2007. Plans for another BMW is in the works. Just trying to find that special one! I'll keep everyone posted! Alan.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,526
Posted By 1fast325i
Glad to hear BMW NA got involve and assisted you....

Glad to hear BMW NA got involve and assisted you. I was satisfied with my insurance result of my 540 car fire. I'm still curious to know if my fire started the same way yours did. My insurance...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,526
Posted By 1fast325i
Ken, Sorry to hear about your 540i. Mine did...

Ken,
Sorry to hear about your 540i. Mine did the same thing on 28 Nov 07. Lost power at first then flames/smokes came through the vents. The whole engine incenerated. Luckily a CDF truck came by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1fast325i
Thanks gentlemen for the few words of support. I...

Thanks gentlemen for the few words of support. I finally received my insurance claim amount this afternoon. They offered me a little over $12k after refunds from tax/registration. Which is great...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1fast325i
Most definately Raevin. My next Bimmer will have...

Most definately Raevin. My next Bimmer will have one for sure! Just buy an ABC extinguisher. They are small and light weight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1fast325i
One other thing that I thought was kind of funny...

One other thing that I thought was kind of funny and didn't realize it till after. While I was talking to my insurance company and reporting my claim. I remembered after pulling over after the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1fast325i
It looked like a bonfire was set off courtesy of...

It looked like a bonfire was set off courtesy of the 4.4 engine Dan. The firewall had the most flames which shot through the vents.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By 1fast325i
Unhappy 540i RIP

I've been mourning, so I finally had a chance to post. :cry: Driving to work on 28 Nov on 80 east hwy. I noticed a lost of power suddenly. Down shifted to 5th and still no throttle power. Down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,376
Posted By 1fast325i
Racing Dynamics is a lot quieter than Dinan...

Racing Dynamics is a lot quieter than Dinan exhaust. HP/TQ gain is 5 to 10. I have no complaint about mine. Good luck!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By 1fast325i
It looks too "photo shop" to me. I don't think...

It looks too "photo shop" to me. I don't think they actually have the real kit on a E39. If someone does, please post some pics! The front and sides on the first is okay and the second kit the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By 1fast325i
Hey Webber, That's not necessarily the case. ...

Hey Webber,
That's not necessarily the case. Do you have a squeeling sound coming from your engine during cold start? Does the gray smoke occur when you drive the car first time of the day? If...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By 1fast325i
IMO, to really notice the difference, you have to...

IMO, to really notice the difference, you have to bring the RPM where the power is at, at every gear. Instant throttle is definitely present the minute you mash it. Most of CAI's powerband is in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By 1fast325i
Do you have an address?

Do you have an address?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By 1fast325i
The corner lights or turn signal lights are not...

The corner lights or turn signal lights are not on because the wiring is spliced to power your AE rings headlights. Of course they do turn on when you hit your turn signal lights. You could have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,256
Posted By 1fast325i
You need to replace your intake manifold gasket...

You need to replace your intake manifold gasket cover and seals. If it's pretty loud, the seal has opened wider and your check engine light comes on. You'll also see a white blue color smoke if you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2007, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By 1fast325i
You can. See my sig.

You can. See my sig.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By 1fast325i
Did your mechanic replaced the whole valve gasket...

Did your mechanic replaced the whole valve gasket seals? If purchased from BMW dealer, they should come in a kit. Two cover seals and eight plug seals.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By 1fast325i
Cost of Cooling System Parts/Labor

Alright guys. Spoke with my mech and priced OEM BMW parts for a full cooling system overhaul for about $1k after taxes. That is everything from all the hoses, radiator, expansion tank, drive belts,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By 1fast325i
Aarijk, Check your PM. I sent you a quote.

Aarijk,
Check your PM. I sent you a quote.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By 1fast325i
I PM'd you. Let me know if you're interested and...

I PM'd you. Let me know if you're interested and I'll set you up with my mechanic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,852
Posted By 1fast325i
You could have a bad key ignition where it's...

You could have a bad key ignition where it's suppose to disengage as soon as the car starts. Have a local indy mechanic trouble shoot it. It's not necessary the starter that's causing it. I had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By 1fast325i
540 Irony

It was kind of ironic how the "ultimate driving machine" bug bit me two years ago, although having some fascination with its styling cues over the years. I never thought I'd be driving a 5 series. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,163
Posted By 1fast325i
Drop it down from the jack or lift so the ground...

Drop it down from the jack or lift so the ground immobilizes the wheel/tire and use a torque wrench. The next time you have you wheel remounted, make sure to have the shop torque it under factory...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By 1fast325i
Hey Franka, I'm not planning to track mine. ...

Hey Franka,
I'm not planning to track mine. It's my daily driver. That's a good recommendations on the stages I should consider. I'm satisfied with my OEM brakes for now. I've been looking for a...
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