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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,739
Posted By Ebonix
G'day Simon, Brakes are from the V8 540 bin,...

G'day Simon,

Brakes are from the V8 540 bin, E39 530I executive has smaller brakes, only 2 E39 versions arrived in Australia M-Sport or Executive. The US gets a 220hp :dunno: and we get the 231hp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,739
Posted By Ebonix
US spec...says enough lol

US spec...says enough lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,739
Posted By Ebonix
Bad engines...anything that was built using...

Bad engines...anything that was built using NIKASIL...now they use ALUSIL :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,739
Posted By Ebonix
You see, this is the problem, 99% of Americans...

You see, this is the problem, 99% of Americans never have seen or driven a 530 M sport in action, i'm quite sure you beat a standard 530 on a daily basis and those 530's probably have a standard...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Ebonix
Op...just do this from resonator back, solid...

Op...just do this from resonator back, solid stainless 3" pipe, make sure your exhaust shop has a machine that can bend the stainless steel pipe.

Cheers
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,739
Posted By Ebonix
The choice is a difficult one... I've owned...

The choice is a difficult one...

I've owned both and currently own a 530 M Sport...

The issue is, there are 530's and then there are 530's, there are 540's and then there are 540's

a base...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Ebonix
$8K no effin way!, 3K tops and that includes the...

$8K no effin way!, 3K tops and that includes the labour.

Looking at your photo, it appears you have an aftermarket bumper already, the lower driving light is missing possibly due to the collision,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 26,226
Posted By Ebonix
cars with no dipstick require you to crawl under...

cars with no dipstick require you to crawl under the car and tap the bottom of the transmission, if it's a hollow sound...transmission needs oil, if a solid sound...transmission oil is full! :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Ebonix
Your issues are battery drain related, maybe...

Your issues are battery drain related, maybe someone rewired up something incorrect, sounds like you are getting shorts in the system, check all wiring for corrosion, broken sheaths, damaged cable...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,230
Posted By Ebonix
Not an MSport Tail light :cry:...this is an...

Not an MSport Tail light :cry:...this is an MSport Tail Light :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Ebonix
$150.00 Australian dollars, full weatherproof,...

$150.00 Australian dollars, full weatherproof, woolen underside, snug elasticized fitment.

Most likely cheaper in the States.

Cheers
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,269
Posted By Ebonix
All countries that received the EURO model (NON...

All countries that received the EURO model (NON US model) had the M-Tech package available on a variety of the E39 models such as 525i, 530i and 540i since 2001. The 530i and the 540i shared a lot of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Ebonix
Your issue could be a Disa Valve!! Clicking...

Your issue could be a Disa Valve!!

Clicking and hissing noise when car is under load, you may hear it when idling or revving, but you'll hear it a lot more when driving under acceleration.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By Ebonix
"as it has sat for over a year" Not a good...

"as it has sat for over a year"

Not a good thing to do, i suggest you start by checking all spark plugs for corrosion, clean or replace, make sure you have fresh fuel, not 1 year old stale fuel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By Ebonix
All Style Wheels

Not sure if this have ever been posted, but for those who wonder what sort of wheel your car has or came with, check out the link http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/

Cheers.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 323,771
Posted By Ebonix
530 ///M Sport in Sepia Tone

Some photo's of my 530 ///M Sport
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Ebonix
G'day Dennis, I agree about forged wheels...

G'day Dennis,

I agree about forged wheels durabilty, can't find OEM seconhand in Oz, unless its imported from the States, but for some reason i don't like the States wheels, always too much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Ebonix
LOL yep gremlins in electronics...there will...

LOL yep gremlins in electronics...there will never be "clean electricity". change the resistors or ignore the warning lights, i know its annoying but hopefully it'll fix itself if you don't change...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Ebonix
+1 and do the following too.. You may have...

+1 and do the following too..

You may have clogged oil in your hoses, usually when they change an engine, that's all they'll do, change the engine and they'll use your exisiting hoses and parts if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Ebonix
A few things could be draining your battery,...

A few things could be draining your battery, check the following, disconnect cable, inspect plugs, WD40 them then put them back....

1. Trunk Actuator (could be sticking)
2. Fuel Filler Actuator...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Ebonix
LED halos as with ALL LED lights, there is a...

LED halos as with ALL LED lights, there is a micro delay in them turning on, they don't turn on like a halogen bulb, so the "check Light" sign comes on, sometimes its interference etc etc.

Many...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Ebonix
Hi Dennis, replicas unfortunately, these are...

Hi Dennis, replicas unfortunately, these are pretty much 100% to OEM spec, i've seen some with deeply imbedded spokes and they just don't look right. I'll have to take another pic of the front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Ebonix
Staggered will fit, stick to 18" set up and use...

Staggered will fit, stick to 18" set up and use max width 265 tyres at the rear and you won't have any issues.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Ebonix
Haha you got me there, i just realised the typo i...

Haha you got me there, i just realised the typo i made, should be 18 x8 & 18 x9.5 :rolleyes:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Ebonix
Yup, next on the list is a pair of new under body...

Yup, next on the list is a pair of new under body wheel inserts :(
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