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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,667
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
+1 ^ I hate to admit it, but I drove my car...

+1 ^

I hate to admit it, but I drove my car for 6 months with a bad PSF leak at the reservoir and it did not affect my alternator. I was close to 200K so I put it off. Eventually I hit 200K and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,578
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
If you go with the aftermarket M5 setup, make...

If you go with the aftermarket M5 setup, make sure the impact strips are separate from the cover. The covers with the impact strips (moldings) that are all one piece are garbage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
Originally Posted by Jim Rolando Buy a used...

Originally Posted by Jim Rolando
Buy a used one and spend the rest on wine.



:thumbup:
Forum: General BMW 06-27-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
Google Images is a good source for lots of...

Google Images is a good source for lots of pictures.
Forum: General BMW 06-22-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
M1 coming in 2016?

<a href="http://s1020.photobucket.com/albums/af329/dinan5e39/BimmerFest/?action=view&amp;current=M1news.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
When you say the "information center" are you...

When you say the "information center" are you talking the gauge cluster or the MID ( Multi Information Display) located by your climate control?

From what I have seen, cleaning them will not fix...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
QUOTE: rodzrag "Hello Everyone, after a number of...

QUOTE: rodzrag "Hello Everyone, after a number of years I have returned to the BMW family (Had an M3 before). I just purchased a nicely cared for (155K miles) E39 1999 540I with the M5 sports...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
Also make sure the button release on the deck lid...

Also make sure the button release on the deck lid / above the license plate is not pushed in from the metal. When it gets stuck, it will activate the actuator resulting in the actuator being in a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
I do know that the hood emblems we have been...

I do know that the hood emblems we have been getting from the Dealer are black on the back side and the logo is embossed. But the rear ones are smooth laminated and chrome on the backside. If you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,096
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
Are you using spacers also? I also run...

Are you using spacers also?

I also run 245/35/19x8.5 and 275/30/19x9.5, & lowered. I rolled my rear fenders. It still rubs on corners when I have two people in the car but it does not cut in to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
You ordered it from B.A.? Bavarian Autosport? or...

You ordered it from B.A.? Bavarian Autosport? or Bavarian Auto Recycling???
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-09-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,451
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
Sorry, it has been sold. Thanks,

Sorry, it has been sold.


Thanks,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af329/dinan5e3...

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,148
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
+1

+1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
+1 ...

+1

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af329/dinan5e39/BimmerFest/E39_i6_valvecover_gasket1.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
On a Honda??

On a Honda??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,028
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
Without major performance upgrades the software...

Without major performance upgrades the software alone is not worth the $$$
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
It's the spray pattern that you need to be...

It's the spray pattern that you need to be concerned about.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
Welcome to the Fest!!

Welcome to the Fest!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,192
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
FYI, The D.O.T / DMV would yank his license if...

FYI, The D.O.T / DMV would yank his license if they found out he knowingly sold a car with the airbag light on. In any state...

I would call the DMV investigation dept and report it. Not to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
You mean parking light? You should be able...

You mean parking light?

You should be able to have the parking lights, fog lights & halo's on without the head lights on.
Turn the headlight switch to the "parking light" position then turn on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
I would ask your mechanic to do a cylinder leak...

I would ask your mechanic to do a cylinder leak down test if he hasn't already.
You could have worn valve seals. I have heard of people switching to non-synthetic and had it stop smoking on start...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,210
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
Sorry, mine are OEM off a 2002 M5.

Sorry, mine are OEM off a 2002 M5.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
"BMW 540 it MIII touring wagon"? If your...

"BMW 540 it MIII touring wagon"?

If your trying to say you have a 2003 540, That would be MMIII
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,543
Posted By Joe@Bavarian
19 x 8 front 19 x 9-1/2 rear. Sorry I forgot the...

19 x 8 front 19 x 9-1/2 rear. Sorry I forgot the offset?
http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af329/dinan5e39/my_e39-1.jpg
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