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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 10:02 AM
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Views: 177
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http://www.esstuning.com/products/E39-540i-ME7-ECU...

http://www.esstuning.com/products/E39-540i-ME7-ECU-Tuning-Software.html?setCurrencyId=3





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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By collardgreens
I think most of us with drive by wire experience...

I think most of us with drive by wire experience that lag... At least I do.

Swapping in a lightweight flywheel, pre-vanos intake manifold, bored out throttle body along with some coding can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By collardgreens
Glad there are forums like these, otherwise I...

Glad there are forums like these, otherwise I wouldn't be able to afford to keep mine. Thanks everyone


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By collardgreens
Hilarious Commercial

Yeah, I also had some odd looks when I chuckled at that one!

I was also saying right along with commercial...., "cup holders? Timing guides? Vanos seals? Cup holders?
Cluster pixels?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By collardgreens
Haynes or Bently repair manual?

eBay manuals should be ok, If you search hard enough, you could find links to most e39 manuals and such.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By collardgreens
Haynes or Bently repair manual?

I didn't know Haynes had a manual for the e39


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By collardgreens
Demand for Manual 2001 530I MSport?

Amen brother, my kids are getting e39's for their first car.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By collardgreens
Demand for Manual 2001 530I MSport?

Don't limit yourself to your area. I bought my 01' 540i on eBay and flew from NY to FL to get it.

I knew I was going to be doing the work on the car myself. It's nice to work on a car that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By collardgreens
Thank God for BMW Assist in an accident

Wow! you nailed a 4 pointer


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-13-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By collardgreens
Why is the hood so high...

Because there's a lot of drugs in the hood


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By collardgreens
Ever heard of household exclusions?

Ease up...I think it's more that he wanted to share some information that might not be known to some people. I think I remember something about family members and collisions not covered by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,146
Posted By collardgreens
Food for thought

I can see it now..."test drove a Hyundai and would rather keep my BMW 540i sport."

With all the resources available for the E39, there's not much you can't tackle yourself.

Sometimes you'll...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By collardgreens
Who want to grab this 2001 540i sport manual trans?

Nice find, too bad I don't have a second garage bay. The original window sticker comment seems to imply it's a one owner car.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By collardgreens
CCV torque spec?

I did mine goodntight. The CCV setup has inserts inside plastic housings, I didn't want to crank it down to hard and strip the inserts or crack the plastic. Snug it up nicentight and give it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 33,469
Posted By collardgreens
How many would be interested in a Group Buy for the Eonon Audio/Nav Head Unit?

I know what you mean. I purchased a certain set of 19" rims from the UK. A couple weeks after done and done. I receive an envelope from Fed-Ex contain a bill for customs/overseas shipping. I was...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-11-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,708
Posted By collardgreens
iPhone 5C and 5S unveil Sept. 10th

Stuck with the 4 and unlimited data w/Verizon.

Not sure about the fingerprint thing, I mean someone could just cut off one of your fingers while you sleep and sneak away with the phone...smh

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By collardgreens
2001 530 engine death

Sorry couldn't help it. I am a master at looking at the temp gauge though!

Wish there was a digital ktmp display instead of the lethal injection needle.




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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 20,193
Posted By collardgreens
Cheapest CAN OBDII scanner on the net that reads DTCs, pending codes, & clears

Yes that's the one. I also have an old IBM t30 slowly running DIS etc. through vm ware. Just a pain to fire it all up to read a couple codes sometimes.

I've acquired several of these t-30...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 20,193
Posted By collardgreens
Cheapest CAN OBDII scanner on the net that reads DTCs, pending codes, & clears

Just placed my order for the $17 scanner and added a 5' odb extension cord for a total of $26 with free shipping!

Thanks Blue


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,292
Posted By collardgreens
service engine soon light after full throttle

Had a similar issue. Pull your plugs and check/clean them.

Look here:http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?2033617-Engine-shudder-new-plugs-toast


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 33,469
Posted By collardgreens
How many would be interested in a Group Buy for the Eonon Audio/Nav Head Unit?

Has anyone been successful in the dsp workaround for this particular unit?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By collardgreens
hill climbs

Geezer, that vid is insane!

....and dirt, lol...@ 04:03 looked like he's about to fly off the mountain.

By minute 5 I started to understand the map reader a little better...right 6+ over...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By collardgreens
hill climbs

PA has some great hilly twistys to navigate. Just took the 5 on a 4 hour trek up and through PA to blue mountain ski resort only to park it and run all the way up it (Spartan Races)

Definetly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By collardgreens
CCV Valve Problems

Yeah, hear good things about magnaflow.

What did the problem end up being?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By collardgreens
Feeler: E39 window regulator upgrades

Just replaced my rear window regulator.
I found one for $25, eBay. He only sells window regulators for different cars.

It looked almost exactly the same as the one I took out minus the two...
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