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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
I found some old pictures from a few months back...

I found some old pictures from a few months back that I took after I got the fenders rolled in the rear. I use this build thread as a record of sorts and i realized that I never took pictures of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even...

I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even with the 3.62 M3 ring and pinion) so I decided to pull it all apart for a gear swap. The 3.62 is the shortest ratio that seems to be "readily...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even...

I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even with the 3.62 M3 ring and pinion) so I decided to pull it all apart for a gear swap. The 3.62 is the shortest ratio that seems to be "readily...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
I drink literally any beer except for Guinness. ...

I drink literally any beer except for Guinness.

The M5 LSD was completely rebuilt, and while it was apart I replace the factory 3.15 ring and pinion with a 3.62 E46 M3 ring and pinion for shorter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
a lot. as in multiple tens of thousands in...

a lot.

as in multiple tens of thousands in labor

you supply parts, i supply beer!

i charge extra if you try to help though!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Nah. Why bother making something work if it's...

Nah. Why bother making something work if it's just going to give me bad news? :) I'd much rather see 99.9 mpg and feel good about myself.

All the other electronics work except for traction...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your...

Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your drinks....we have gone completely legit

At the local oil change shop.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3921/14271636918_6e0d66e1c1_b.jpg
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your...

Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your drinks....we have gone completely legit

At the local oil change shop.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3921/14271636918_6e0d66e1c1_b.jpg
...
Forum: Parting Out 06-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By nsogiba
I'm interested in just the 3.91 ratio ring and...

I'm interested in just the 3.91 ratio ring and pinion gear out of the differential. Willing to part it out?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
^^ I recently started riding my friend's Honda...

^^ I recently started riding my friend's Honda sportbike and can relate. I can't imagine hitting a small pothole at 60, let alone a deer. Would have definitely killed or severely injured me on a bike.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Oh deer ...

Oh deer

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5502/14282159774_2c655ffc49_b.jpg

Poor guy sprinted into the side of the car while I was doing about 50, don't think he made it. Needs a mirror, fender,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Haha, I appreciate the comment. Sometimes it's...

Haha, I appreciate the comment. Sometimes it's more fun that way.

I am attending Timmayfest in Columbus OH in a couple of weeks - heavy concentration of E39 M5 owners so I have a feeling that I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Got the body nearly squared away, it needs a good...

Got the body nearly squared away, it needs a good buff and wax but it's basically done. I had a hell of a time aligning the hood but finally got it to sit well enough. I also still have to have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By nsogiba
'Merica?

'Merica?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
here we go with the M62 sackriders...I had the...

here we go with the M62 sackriders...I had the cam and entire valvetrain (minus valves) apart and back together in 2 days. Try that on your German masterpiece. But I guess you guys enjoy living in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
I think the most important answer is that it's...

I think the most important answer is that it's higher than the old M62TU, which I think only went to 6200 :)

I had it set at 6650 when I got it running last year. That was about where the power...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
initial impressions can't give much info. I...

initial impressions can't give much info. I didn't want to beat on it since stiff valve springs need to be heat cycled before being revved high, so I didn't take it above 3k. Also, the tune on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
give it a whirl now

give it a whirl now
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2WVnMOf2nc[/video...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2WVnMOf2nc[/video]

she alive

i put about 60 miles on it last night. now that the springs have been heat cycled I'll change the oil tonight to get rid of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Kind of an awkward early Spring update - car is...

Kind of an awkward early Spring update - car is kind of on the road, kind of not. Found a bunch of pics from my DSLR from the past few months.

A better view of the yee haw shifter - this was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 867
Posted By nsogiba
this is awesome. be sure to post the progress as...

this is awesome. be sure to post the progress as you go. could have lots of potential.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 14,019
Posted By nsogiba
Fascinating, keep the stories coming. Small world.

Fascinating, keep the stories coming. Small world.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Coming from someone that just explored the entire...

Coming from someone that just explored the entire country by car, which is one of my personal dreams, I consider this the ultimate compliment. Thank you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
Winter refuses to give up...these are from a few...

Winter refuses to give up...these are from a few weeks back, probably early March

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3738/13384200595_ab3bb1b6be_c.jpg
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 30,792
Posted By nsogiba
parts came in. ...

parts came in.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2805/13255775624_4cfecf2b41_b.jpg
Axle stub bolts to replace the old ones with damaged heads
Few spare wheel well cover bolts as those always go...
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