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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2014, 06:07 PM
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Views: 250
Posted By the540wgn
+1 lol

+1 lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2014, 01:32 PM
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Views: 246,595
Posted By the540wgn
2003 Bmw 530i (M5 package) - (M5 package) +...

2003 Bmw 530i (M5 package) - (M5 package) + (Sport Package) = 2003 Bmw 530i Sport Package
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,233
Views: 246,595
Posted By the540wgn
great shot!

great shot!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By the540wgn
Are you serious about this? Have you looked at...

Are you serious about this? Have you looked at the Dinan website or called them? If you are going to drop $1k+ on performance parts it would be good to talk to someone over there.


Horsepower...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By the540wgn
Welp, if you want the best quality go OEM:...

Welp, if you want the best quality go OEM: http://www.bavauto.com/ (http://www.bavauto.com/)

If you want aftermarket, search around on this forum. There are quite a few options and many member...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By the540wgn
no

no
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By the540wgn
Nice, I got the same ones a few years ago. They...

Nice, I got the same ones a few years ago.
They arent the brightest but they are still kickin
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 536
Posted By the540wgn
They are just adhesive/glued. I'd just debadge...

They are just adhesive/glued.
I'd just debadge the whole thing (I did it to mine).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 708
Posted By the540wgn
A few things I'd recommend to OP: Adjustable...

A few things I'd recommend to OP:

Adjustable Powerband: http://kalecoauto.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=11&products_id=36&zenid=,rY8ItZ5pzxgf6JGLFKK82
O Pipe (Dual Exhaust):...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By the540wgn
Rode like this for a week or two: ...

Rode like this for a week or two:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=408602&d=1384991679
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By the540wgn
My air springs had slow leaks for about a year. ...

My air springs had slow leaks for about a year.
Cold mornings I would go out to my car and it would be slammed.
It got worse and worse till eventually they wouldnt even inflate.

I'd recommend...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By the540wgn
If both are M62TUB44 engine I'm not sure how they...

If both are M62TUB44 engine I'm not sure how they could be different either.
I believe the manifold difference is for non vanos vs vanos, so you can count that out as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By the540wgn
Reason for spec change: Smaller intake manifold...

Reason for spec change:
Smaller intake manifold on the earlier models
Introduction of Vanos onto later models
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 666
Posted By the540wgn
Looks great

Looks great
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,233
Views: 246,595
Posted By the540wgn
Thanks man! Always good to see more AW Tourings...

Thanks man! Always good to see more AW Tourings pop up!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,233
Views: 246,595
Posted By the540wgn
Got a new DSLR Still learning how how to use it...

Got a new DSLR
Still learning how how to use it

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=434053&d=1397668259
434053
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By the540wgn
lol you're in for a treat

lol you're in for a treat
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By the540wgn
Ya np, GL with everything!

Ya np, GL with everything!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By the540wgn
Yes Came pre-packed with grease ...

Yes


Came pre-packed with grease


I believe I cleaned it out with a degreaser. It was pretty grimy when I removed the connection. I wiped it out pretty thoroughly and the re-mounted the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By the540wgn
Should be rock solid, there should be no play. My...

Should be rock solid, there should be no play. My CV in that location went out too.
Heres my thread:http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=627510&highlight=
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By the540wgn
Haha nice, I ditched mine awhile ago for euro...

Haha nice,
I ditched mine awhile ago for euro rest off ebay.

I feel like it would look better if the middle insert was the sandstone color.
Maybe I'm just missing a uniform leather-like texture.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 455
Posted By the540wgn
Everyday! Not as often cause I'm...

Everyday!



Not as often cause I'm always worried about breaking something :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By the540wgn
3895 Purchase 1000 Vanos 1000 Year 1 Maint ...

3895 Purchase
1000 Vanos
1000 Year 1 Maint
1000 Year 2 Maint
____________________
6895 Total

Then sell for 3000
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By the540wgn
This car would be a total gamble. I think you...

This car would be a total gamble.
I think you should consider another type of vehicle.
A high mileage e39 is not going to be cheap - even for 2 years.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 563
Posted By the540wgn
Poland maybe?

Poland maybe?
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