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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By 5series92
Opinions please ^_^

Why would anybody ever do that to a BMW? It really amazes me


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By 5series92
Timing chain guide

Hey all. I was changing out my upper timing cover gaskets and saw this
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I dropped my oil pan and didn't see any plastic bits in the engine which makes me think it has been broken since the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,528
Posted By 5series92
Gold Style 42's

I'd like them if they were on a lowered black car


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,233
Views: 247,024
Posted By 5series92
Show off your E39 post pics!!!

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Giving her a wash. Don't ask about the side view mirror cover lol


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Forum: Parting Out 08-15-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By 5series92
Part out My car E39 540Dinan (dont know if this is correct place)

What's your suspension set up?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By 5series92
2000 BMW 540i Transmission Questions

Have the fluid level checked. And go from there


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By 5series92
transmission fail safe mode need help!!!

Have the fluid level checked first. Is the "D" on the dash illuminated when is this gear? If not it could be your tranny position sensor


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By 5series92
Performance tunes autothority, powerchip or UPsolute

My local BMW indie said he has a tune from autologic, but I've never heard of them.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By 5series92
Performance tunes autothority, powerchip or UPsolute

esstuning don't have a remap avaloable for the 97 540iA. And some of the tunes I mentioned claim to add a substantial amount of horses under the hood


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By 5series92
Performance tunes autothority, powerchip or UPsolute

I'm trying to figure out what tune to get I'm stuck between autothority and upsolute. If your currently running on one if these please let me know how you like it


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By 5series92
Most Miles On Stock Cooling System?

My original waterpump is at 163,000 miles. Just changed the thermostat on Friday


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By 5series92
540i tranny auto to manual swap

About 2-3 grand unless you can get the parts really cheap


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By 5series92
540i automatic not wanting to go into Drive

Mine had hard shifts and had a bad down shift form 2nd to 1st. turned out the fluid was about 4 quarts low


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By 5series92
540i automatic not wanting to go into Drive

First thing I would suggest is to check the transmission fluid level.

Has the fluid ever been changed?

Is the "D" on the dash illuminated when you engage it?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,004
Posted By 5series92
+1 on that I have the 14816 and the tips look...

+1 on that I have the 14816 and the tips look nothing like those on his car

Totally read that wrong. My bad
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By 5series92
Because the drive shafts have different lengths,...

Because the drive shafts have different lengths, i think the manual is a bit longer than an auto
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By 5series92
Any pics of you B10!?

Any pics of you B10!?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By 5series92
The reprogramming seems to be the most...

The reprogramming seems to be the most challenging part. I spoke with a BMW indie specialist, he said the ecu always has some bugs and little issues after the reprogram
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By 5series92
How long do you think the whole process is going...

How long do you think the whole process is going to take?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By 5series92
I found a totaled donor car on Craigslist I just...

I found a totaled donor car on Craigslist I just don't know what parts to pulls off it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By 5series92
Auto to manual 6 speed conversion parts list

Hello all. I have decided to convert my 97 540ia to a manual 6 speed gearbox, looking around online I have found discussions but none on the e39 540i I'm just looking for a list of all the parts I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,233
Views: 247,024
Posted By 5series92
I was commenting on the wheels that he had on his...

I was commenting on the wheels that he had on his car. He said they were style 42's
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,233
Views: 247,024
Posted By 5series92
Those are not style 42's. they are Breyton wheels

Those are not style 42's. they are Breyton wheels
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By 5series92
That is one ugly looking car

That is one ugly looking car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By 5series92
My tranny was slipping into gears and had a hard...

My tranny was slipping into gears and had a hard downshift. Turns out it was low about 4 quarts of fluid. My indie just topped it off and all has been well ever since
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