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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,479
Posted By SlorpBop
Hey I am having the same problem on my '01...

Hey I am having the same problem on my '01 Touring, except the lights that seem to be burnt out are the LED's on the hatch brake lights. These lights are easily accessible through the tool kit built...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,789
Posted By SlorpBop
Wow, that Plasti-Dip stuff sounds amazing. So, I...

Wow, that Plasti-Dip stuff sounds amazing. So, I assume you've had yours on for a while? and still no problems? I definitely want to black out my grill, and I think I will go out and buy some of this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,789
Posted By SlorpBop
I am curious about how you did your shadowline...

I am curious about how you did your shadowline trim. It looks like you masked it off and painted it. I want to shadowline my trim as well, but I was going to do it with the 3M Scotchcal matte black...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 49,503
Posted By SlorpBop
I only posted this because someone mentioned...

I only posted this because someone mentioned earlier to NEVER spray the engine with a pressure hose. There was a small discussion on how to clean the engine, and I thought I could save some people...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 49,503
Posted By SlorpBop
Regarding spraying down the engine bay: I do not...

Regarding spraying down the engine bay: I do not know enough about it to give an opinion myself. But I used to work at a BMW dealership for 5 years, and we used to spray the engines (with a high...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,369
Posted By SlorpBop
Oh, and also, the pic of those rims is not of my...

Oh, and also, the pic of those rims is not of my car. On mine I have the BMW logo lined up with the M underneath! lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,369
Posted By SlorpBop
I know that most people here do not approve, but...

I know that most people here do not approve, but I have a 525i Touring and I have debadged it, and put a matte black ///M with the German flag colours on the back. I honestly did not put it there to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,320
Posted By SlorpBop
Yah, from what I have learned from these forums,...

Yah, from what I have learned from these forums, the 540i is more trouble than it's worth. I also have a 525i and sometimes I regret not holding out for a 530i, but my gas mileage averages around 23...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,983
Posted By SlorpBop
I love it of course, but I hate: Squeaking...

I love it of course, but I hate:

Squeaking seats.
Terrible stereo.
Although I have had zero issues I am always expecting something to go wrong.
Suspension is on it's last legs, pretty sure I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,931
Posted By SlorpBop
Even though it doesn't help much at all I'll just...

Even though it doesn't help much at all I'll just say that I have charged and boosted more BMW's and E39's than I could possibly count after working at a BMW dealership for 4+ years as a lot...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,319
Posted By SlorpBop
I can't lie, I'm a little disapointed about the...

I can't lie, I'm a little disapointed about the GM tranny, I guess that's the nature of the car biz. Thanks for the reply, I have to say, these forums and the people (like yourself) that contribute...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,319
Posted By SlorpBop
I know I could look it up, but I'm just wondering...

I know I could look it up, but I'm just wondering about that 4L30E tranny you speak of, was that in all E39's? Or all kinds of BMW's throughout the 90's/2000's? Thanks, I had no idea there was a GM...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,096
Posted By SlorpBop
Hey, I have to say I love the E39 ALOT, but there...

Hey, I have to say I love the E39 ALOT, but there is no question that I would trade up to an ~'08 550i in a heartbeat! The styling is not as classic, and the interior does not feel nearly as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,058
Posted By SlorpBop
Sorry my bad, I had read somewhere (unreliably)...

Sorry my bad, I had read somewhere (unreliably) that the 540 was somewhere around 4,000lbs. And in my defense, the 540 only had 290 horse in the last 2 years of it's 7 year run, so it's more common...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,058
Posted By SlorpBop
Damn, I wish we had that 3.5L V8 over here in...

Damn, I wish we had that 3.5L V8 over here in Canada/North America. I just watched a couple videos on youtube, sounds awesome. Do you know the curb weight of the 535i E39? One of the main reasons I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By SlorpBop
Where exactly was the rodent? Do you have any...

Where exactly was the rodent? Do you have any pics? I would love to see where it was that the little guy found a home.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By SlorpBop
Thanks DinanBimmer, I have also been looking at...

Thanks DinanBimmer, I have also been looking at getting my car's suspension back to what it used to be (only 100,000 miles herethough! lol). I have been looking around, and have still not seen a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,381
Posted By SlorpBop
Pics of them on your car?

Pics of them on your car?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By SlorpBop
That sounds like a pretty good deal. I don't know...

That sounds like a pretty good deal. I don't know how much time you have on your hands for DIY, but at least with two of the same car, you are likely to have one of them running nicely, and keep one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By SlorpBop
The car is by no means a write off. It does not...

The car is by no means a write off. It does not really sound that serious. And I hope you manage to find someone to do it. I am going to try and avoid doing what you did just in case! So to get it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By SlorpBop
Cool, have you submitted this road to the BMW...

Cool, have you submitted this road to the BMW Ultimate Drives App? If you don't know what I'm talking about, BMW has an iPhone app where users submit routes to be driven by their BMW. Usually roads...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,381
Posted By SlorpBop
Those black painted calipers with or without the...

Those black painted calipers with or without the BMW lettering sure cleans up the cars look. Modernises it alot. As for the plastic ones. I don't understand why?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-27-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,879
Posted By SlorpBop
Dennis, do you have the BSW speakers? I have been...

Dennis, do you have the BSW speakers? I have been hearing mixed reviews. I want a solid wall of pure blissful sound, whereas I am getting the impression that the BSW system just kind of clears it up...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-27-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 20,450
Posted By SlorpBop
I want to upgrade the stereo badly. After hearing...

I want to upgrade the stereo badly. After hearing John's story about the underwhelming improvement in his 528i Touring, I fear the same in my 525i Touring. Has BSW upgraded the speakers they sell...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,536
Posted By SlorpBop
I would love a picture. I want to make sure it...

I would love a picture. I want to make sure it sounds as close to yours as possible, so if I can replicate your setup that would be awesome. Do you have any other tips or ideas?lol. I have been...
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