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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Should try buying parts in Canada. I literally...

Should try buying parts in Canada. I literally live 40 min from the US border, but I pay double the price for car parts....

I order parts via the US all the time and just cross the border to pick...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,217
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Finally a few days of nice weather. Drove the M5...

Finally a few days of nice weather. Drove the M5 to work for a few days now.

Shes still a little dirty, but will be detailed later in the week. They are calling for snow again :(


Short vid...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Everything stated is a good idea. But start...

Everything stated is a good idea.

But start at the beginning, don't assume any part is good because it was just replaced. And don't assume that because somebody told you so, it is good either....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Are the headlights stock or aftermarket IE depo...

Are the headlights stock or aftermarket IE depo uminzta etc?

I know you are US based. So do you have day time running lights?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
+1 Rod knock

+1 Rod knock
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
The car performs bulb checks every min or so....

The car performs bulb checks every min or so. When you turn the car off, it "resets" the bulb checks until it does it again. do you have factory or aftermarket lights?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Did you turn the car to the on position during...

Did you turn the car to the on position during the repair? If you did you might have to re calibrate the steering wheel sensor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Under $1000 and take a chance on stuff. Send the...

Under $1000 and take a chance on stuff. Send the dash out for repair. Some thrust arms. Blower motor. And up date the maintenance. It doesn't state the millage. Which IMO will be the deal breaker.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Step one is measure what the hub bore is on your...

Step one is measure what the hub bore is on your ACS. Then go and find them. Lots of 82mm to 74mm on ebay
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Limp mode will probably be next. Please use the...

Limp mode will probably be next. Please use the search feature of the site. Again, there are about 1000000 threads about it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
There is about 1000000 threads about what oil to...

There is about 1000000 threads about what oil to use.

If you cant search and figure it out, maybe you shouldn't be changing your oil yourself.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Whats the temp right now where you are? There is...

Whats the temp right now where you are? There is a thread about injectors leaking at start up at sub zero temp.

I have it right now on my 6.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Readily available on ebay. From memory they are...

Readily available on ebay. From memory they are 84mm for AC schnitzer. So all you need is 84mm to 74mm. Easy peezy
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I am not so sure that it will fit. Cause the M5...

I am not so sure that it will fit. Cause the M5 has ITB. It wouldn't be easy. You would have to custom the throttle body somehow and a bunch of other stuff. Besides the bolts may or may not line up....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
The picture of the M5 makes me want to drive my...

The picture of the M5 makes me want to drive my M5 so badly.... Stupid weather...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
LOL not even close. Unless you just place it over...

LOL not even close. Unless you just place it over the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Merry Christmas E39ers!!!

Since I probably wont be on the computer until after Christmas.

Just wanted to wish everybody a Merry Christmas!

Be safe out on the roads this holiday's!

May Santa bring you thrust arm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,876
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Super old thread but here it is

Super old thread but here it is
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
You should try owning 3 bmws

You should try owning 3 bmws
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,863
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
do it

do it
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
As stated. Great buy. But just remember...

As stated.

Great buy. But just remember that the 4K is just the buying price. The major timing job being done is a MAJOR plus, but I would want to see receipts for it.

I guess depending also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,217
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I thought about washing the 530i. But it...

I thought about washing the 530i. But it literally would get the salt off until I drove it later that day. But it annoys me too
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,217
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
success! Thanks

success! Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 62,217
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Installed my licence plate bracket for the 530i...

Installed my licence plate bracket for the 530i M. If photobucket wasn't broken I would post a picture. But in stead of buying or sourcing an M licence plate bracket, a guy I found local sell these...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,863
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I know 100% I choice the right one. She lets me...

I know 100% I choice the right one. She lets me be me. I don't want to toot my own horn, but I work hard at making our family work. I do nothing but work on making it work. But that also means when...
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