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Forum: Exterior Yesterday, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By nsogiba
Yes, it should fit your car. I sent you a PM.

Yes, it should fit your car. I sent you a PM.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
yes, i went from milled 317s to stock 241s. I...

yes, i went from milled 317s to stock 241s. I didn't give up anything in terms of compression, but supposedly the 241s flow worse than the 317s.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
Engine/Trans Assembly and Installation into car ...

Engine/Trans Assembly and Installation into car

Bolted on a bunch of crap like the front accessories, starter, manifolds, coolant sensors, etc. Cleaned the pressure plate and flywheel with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
Top End Assembly I flipped her over on the...

Top End Assembly

I flipped her over on the stand and went to town.

Brand new OEM LS7 lifters got an oil bath for 2 weeks prior to assembly.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
Top End Assembly I flipped her over on the...

Top End Assembly

I flipped her over on the stand and went to town.

Brand new OEM LS7 lifters got an oil bath for 2 weeks prior to assembly.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
Bottom End Assembly Scat I Beam Forged Rods,...

Bottom End Assembly

Scat I Beam Forged Rods, ARP hardware
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
Engine block cleanup and paint Bottom end...

Engine block cleanup and paint

Bottom end came back from the machine shop on Tuesday June 2nd, so I jumped right in.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
Cylinder Head Cleaning and Reassembly Since one...

Cylinder Head Cleaning and Reassembly
Since one of my 317 heads was trashed from the bent/broken valve in the initial mishap, I decided to go down a different route with heads and grab a used set...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
well, after nearly a week of nonstop wrenching,...

well, after nearly a week of nonstop wrenching, the car is up and running, motor sounds normal.

I do have to hand it to Murphy, though...as I let the car idle in the driveway, coolant began...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
quick update - between the day job and working on...

quick update - between the day job and working on the car I am pulling some 16+ hour days here (and will be for the next week)

the good news is that things are moving right along with no issues...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-23-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By nsogiba
Yes, both the springs and the sway bar. Were you...

Yes, both the springs and the sway bar. Were you interested in both?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
so, a quick non pictorial update. I decided to go...

so, a quick non pictorial update. I decided to go with some new pistons rather than reusing the LS2 stuff - and since the oversize units cost the same as the regular 4.00" bore, I decided to have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
so, a quick non pictorial update. I decided to go...

so, a quick non pictorial update. I decided to go with some new pistons rather than reusing the LS2 stuff - and since the oversize units cost the same as the regular 4.00" bore, I decided to have the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-14-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By nsogiba
sold

sold
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-12-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By nsogiba
Forgot to mention, for fastest response I am...

Forgot to mention, for fastest response I am available via text at 716 949 7424
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-12-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By nsogiba
ECS E39 Wheel Spacers (15mm, 17.5mm + extended bolts)

I am selling 2 pairs of ECS Tuning wheel spacers. These are 5x120 BMW bolt pattern, with the centerbore of 74.1mm for E39 applications. Besides being a bit dirty from sitting for a few years they are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
It's on the to do list. I would have done it...

It's on the to do list. I would have done it years ago but I knew I'd have to bust up parts of the floor to pour new pads for the lift columns, so it didn't make sense to ruin a fresh floor. I have a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
The rod / piston (divorced) will go on my desk at...

The rod / piston (divorced) will go on my desk at work for a nice conversation piece.

No more Audis for her - we liked her B7 A4 Quattro but it was maintenance hungry (like any t typical European...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
Which brings us to this past weekend. Was...

Which brings us to this past weekend. Was cleaning up the garage a bit on Sunday morning, on a whim decided to hop on the local Craigslist and do the usual search for "6.0". Lo and behold there was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
autopsy continues. wife wants to see what...

autopsy continues. wife wants to see what happened and helps.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
You're probably an expert at that now Jim. How...

You're probably an expert at that now Jim. How many times have you had all that apart?

I have a set of LS2 pistons from an '06 Corvette on the way. Unlike the old pistons, which were dished,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
So, some spring updates. I replaced the overflow...

So, some spring updates. I replaced the overflow bottle as the old one was discolored, replaced the kidney grills with new ones, and raised/adjusted/leveled the coilovers.

Took the car to be tuned...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,715
Posted By nsogiba
So, some spring updates. I replaced the overflow...

So, some spring updates. I replaced the overflow bottle as the old one was discolored, replaced the kidney grills with new ones, and raised/adjusted/leveled the coilovers.

Took the car to be tuned...
Forum: Exterior 03-02-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By nsogiba
plate holder sold! Bump for other parts.

plate holder sold!

Bump for other parts.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-02-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By nsogiba
bump

bump
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