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Forum: Performance 01-23-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Ryan M
Check PM

Check PM
Forum: Performance 01-22-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Ryan M
FS: Clutch Masters Organic e39 540i

I have a brand new Clutch Masters organic sprung hub clutch kit for BMW 540i 1998-2003. I purchased this kit some time ago but ended up never installing it as it was not needed. The box has been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By Ryan M
You can get a 545i with SMG.

You can get a 545i with SMG.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,973
Posted By Ryan M
The leak detection pump is a reed switch used to...

The leak detection pump is a reed switch used to detect evaporative leaks in the fuel system. The fuel system is pressurized by the pump. If the reed switch opening and closing frequency slows down,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,962
Posted By Ryan M
Uh...ok. You asked to be corrected if you were...

Uh...ok. You asked to be corrected if you were wrong. And you were. I'll try and not reply to anything you say anymore. Good day sir.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,446
Posted By Ryan M
They were following SI B34 03 09 which states...

They were following SI B34 03 09 which states that at 7.5mm or less, the sensor is contacting the rotor and causing a squeal, in which case the pads can be replaced. Unfortunately this is only...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-15-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,361
Posted By Ryan M
Honestly I never exercised before joining the...

Honestly I never exercised before joining the Army. I guess because I was in the infantry and we exercised so friggin much, it's something that has stuck with me, and probably will for the rest of my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,998
Posted By Ryan M
The pivot pin MUST be replaced every clutch job...

The pivot pin MUST be replaced every clutch job on the V8's. It even says so in the repair instructions. It's only plastic and costs a few bucks. Also, the guide tube should be considered. Other than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,962
Posted By Ryan M
A strut bar/brace does nothing for body roll,...

A strut bar/brace does nothing for body roll, which a stabilizer bar does. They're two completely different parts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,732
Posted By Ryan M
The T stat is a common problem on the M54. We see...

The T stat is a common problem on the M54. We see them all the time at work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ryan M
You're quite welcome :). Glad you got it!!!...

You're quite welcome :). Glad you got it!!! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,501
Posted By Ryan M
Ok I took another look at your picture and...

Ok I took another look at your picture and noticed that you laid the ratchet across the CABLES after they have been disconnected. This is fine. I thought you were laying it across the POSTS. Don't...
Forum: General BMW 10-05-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Ryan M
If you're temp gauge passes the 12 o clock...

If you're temp gauge passes the 12 o clock position, it's overheating. Replace the radiator as soon as you can, as it's the only fix unfortunately.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ryan M
Check the small intake boot coming off the...

Check the small intake boot coming off the throttle body. Not the big one, but the little one. It often develops cracks and will set lean codes on both banks such as "oxygen sensor bank 1 and 2 out...
Forum: 6 Series 10-05-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By Ryan M
Chassis dyno's measure hp and torque to the...

Chassis dyno's measure hp and torque to the wheels. Manufacturers claims for hp and torque are at the crank.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-04-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Ryan M
Awaiting all the armchair martial arts experts to...

Awaiting all the armchair martial arts experts to give you some pointers :p
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Ryan M
You need a door lock actuator.

You need a door lock actuator.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-03-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,773
Posted By Ryan M
Bruce I seriously hope you're joking my friend!!!...

Bruce I seriously hope you're joking my friend!!!

I tip if I have at least one other person with me, but if it's just me I don't.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,501
Posted By Ryan M
Good Lord DO NOT LAY A WRENCH ACROSS THE...

Good Lord DO NOT LAY A WRENCH ACROSS THE TERMINALS!!!!!!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,407
Posted By Ryan M
The smoke test is for the evap system as David...

The smoke test is for the evap system as David stated. There is also a self test for the DMTL (Diagnostic module for Tank Leakage) that should have been run, depending on if the fault code was...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-01-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By Ryan M
What you heard is true. The rotors will only be...

What you heard is true. The rotors will only be replaced if they are below minimum spec at the time of replacing the pads. According to BMW, the minimum thickness stamped on the rotor is the minimum...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ryan M
If it's under warranty, they don't need to...

If it's under warranty, they don't need to contact you about anything. They usually will give you a heads up on what the repair will be, just for your information. But they don't need the customers...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-28-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,804
Posted By Ryan M
lol you don't have a timing belt.

lol you don't have a timing belt.
Forum: General BMW 09-27-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,156
Posted By Ryan M
Very well said. Agreed on all points.

Very well said. Agreed on all points.
Forum: General BMW 09-27-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,156
Posted By Ryan M
I think people are forgetting this car starts at...

I think people are forgetting this car starts at only 29 grand. For the money, I think it's awesome. But that's just my opinion. I plan on test driving one soon as I'm looking for a "fun" car.
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