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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By Topaz540i
i took mine apart to install a new butt piece of...

i took mine apart to install a new butt piece of foam and repair the motor cable ends.

The foam was not worth the effort and hardly noticeable. It did nothing to tighten the leather.

I do agree...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By Topaz540i
your car will thank you. it will feel so much...

your car will thank you. it will feel so much better to shift.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By Topaz540i
you just have to flip flop what side the contras...

you just have to flip flop what side the contras are on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Topaz540i
do a search for an OBX fatback for the 540i and...

do a search for an OBX fatback for the 540i and you can sometimes find them on clearance.

Apparently because it is a brand better know for rice cooker imports it didn't sell well with the german...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Topaz540i
I don't see why they need to be tdc. A proper...

I don't see why they need to be tdc. A proper timing tool kit will handle that.
Not sure if you want to but it's a good chance to get them polished
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By Topaz540i
I can see why there are few that survived. ...

I can see why there are few that survived.

Prob aren't many of the unicycle left either.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Topaz540i
last tile I took my car to the dealership the...

last tile I took my car to the dealership the valet smashed my clutch pedal so hard that it hooked on my clutch stoppie pad. They tried telling me that I dropped it off with a shattered flex plate...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By Topaz540i
hey steve can we get some more info on the cafe...

hey steve can we get some more info on the cafe racer unicycle?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,095
Posted By Topaz540i
They are worth 20-30hp over stock according to...

They are worth 20-30hp over stock according to the few that have them
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,095
Posted By Topaz540i
I know of a place that makes them for $1300. We...

I know of a place that makes them for $1300. We should set up a group buy to get the price down.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By Topaz540i
werd.

werd.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By Topaz540i
where to cut? just a little off the tip.

where to cut?

just a little off the tip.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Topaz540i
read this ...

read this
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?333287-Halogen-to-Xenon-conversion-on-E39

or search e39 headlight conversion on youtube to see what you need to get.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Topaz540i
weird wheel noise

ok 2005 x3 3.0


so far car has new:

pads,
caliper,
rotor,
bearings,
cv shaft
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Topaz540i
check that the sway bar links are tight. Mine...

check that the sway bar links are tight. Mine come loose about once a year and cause the same exact noise.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,933
Posted By Topaz540i
M5 footlights are rated for slightly more hp.

M5 footlights are rated for slightly more hp.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By Topaz540i
Polyurethane bushings?

Polyurethane bushings?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Topaz540i
i just hold the bottle between my thighs as I...

i just hold the bottle between my thighs as I steer with my knees.

and I quote Eazy-E

"Police on my draws, I have to pause,
40 oz on my lap and its freezing my balls"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Topaz540i
Eating corn leads to statements like the one...

Eating corn leads to statements like the one above.

I put corn in my tank and all it did was clog my fuel filter and put interesting little lumps in my poop
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Topaz540i
need link to fwd delete thread

about a week ago I saw a link to a thread where someone deleted their fwd from the x3.

I am experiencing a potentially dead front diff and would like to explore this route.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By Topaz540i
Mine had a loose metal plate on the backside of...

Mine had a loose metal plate on the backside of the boot light lamp.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Topaz540i
dr motorhead- was there a real world seat of the...

dr motorhead- was there a real world seat of the pants noticeable difference with the lighter wheels? faster braking? less harsh feeling suspension due to less inertia?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 812
Posted By Topaz540i
i like to build full scale working replicas of...

i like to build full scale working replicas of the cars that I wish to someday own out of popsicle sticks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By Topaz540i
you think thats bad. you should see the...

you think thats bad. you should see the instruction for the bc racing coil overs.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,926
Posted By Topaz540i
suggests replacement because on an "interference...

suggests replacement because on an "interference motor" it is nearly impossible to snap the chain and not have valve/piston contact/devastation.
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