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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By dbaze540
540i loose head bolts, new engine?

Well I would assume I've had this problem for some time now without realizing it, just hurts me think she's being robbed of power like that.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By dbaze540
540i loose head bolts, new engine?

The car has been in the shop for several months now, for an electrical gremlin that would randomly prevent the car from starting. The mechanics in the shop couldn't fix it, and the shop ended up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By dbaze540
540i loose head bolts, new engine?

Hey guys, my mechanic told me today that he found low compression on 2 of my cylinders. He said it was because the block had warped over time and the head bolts wouldn't tighten the cylinder head...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By dbaze540
540i stranded at gas station, please help!

I had it towed to a mechanic, wouldn't you know as soon as it came of the truck it started right up. I could handle the mechanical aspect of a repair, but I'm nowhere near experienced enough to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By dbaze540
540i stranded at gas station, please help!

Yes, the drivers headlight got busted and is held together by tape, and it's drizzling today. I've been avoiding rain up until now but I didn't have a choice today. Anything I can do for it in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By dbaze540
540i stranded at gas station, please help!

I stopped at the gas station on the way to work this morning, and when I got back in, the car wouldn't start. All the lights are working, but there's no ticking from the car trying to start. Even...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By dbaze540
Replacement DJ Auto Headlight

I managed to rip my drivers side headlight out of the car backing out of the driveway today, yes I'm an idiot, I know. I can't seem to find a company that sells individual dj auto replacement...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By dbaze540
How to add oil to a 540i?

I have a slow oil leak from my upper timing cover that I can't afford to fix right now, so I need to add oil occasionally to compensate. My question is how do I know how much to add? Should I just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By dbaze540
dude, i read that thread several times before i...

dude, i read that thread several times before i even posted. that paragraph is nonsensical and was of no help in determining where to drill.

No worries, I figured it out no thanks to yall.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By dbaze540
I've read all of these, and maybe I'm missing...

I've read all of these, and maybe I'm missing something, but none of them say WHERE to drill. There are plenty of people saying it can be done, but none say where to do it, specifically on an e39....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By dbaze540
locked keys in trunk

So I'm on vacation in south carolina, and I've locked my key in the trunk. I've read plenty of threads, and I would be comfortable drilling a hole in the trunk, but I'm not really sure where I'm...
Forum: General BMW 12-12-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By dbaze540
If you're talking about the sticker making it...

If you're talking about the sticker making it faster...it was a joke.
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 12-12-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By dbaze540
I'll look into it, thanks!

I'll look into it, thanks!
Forum: General BMW 11-29-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By dbaze540
It's like when you put a spoiler and JDM parts on...

It's like when you put a spoiler and JDM parts on a Honda civic, adds like 100 hp to wheels.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-29-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By dbaze540
Well if you don't find anything local that...

Well if you don't find anything local that dealership (can't recall the name, something generic like euro Motorsports) has several very nice bmw's, pretty sure they have a coupe too.
Forum: General BMW 11-29-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By dbaze540
Links? Still haven't found anything.

Links? Still haven't found anything.
Forum: General BMW 11-16-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By dbaze540
I've thought about that, but then it wouldn't be...

I've thought about that, but then it wouldn't be an otter box. I really like the case I have and the back of it is hard black plastic so I think a badge will stay and look good.
Forum: General BMW 11-15-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By dbaze540
Well I don't think they make those for iPhone 5...

Well I don't think they make those for iPhone 5 yet, but it wouldn't do me any good because it would under the cover.
Forum: General BMW 11-15-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By dbaze540
Sticker ideas

So I got the idea that I could make my iPhone faster by putting a bmw badge on the case, but I can't find anything I like that actually fits. The space on the back of the case is 2 1/4" wide by 3". ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By dbaze540
Are we talking about the same thing? It doesn't...

Are we talking about the same thing? It doesn't take any effort to take that light out. And if you're replacing the festoon bulb you have to take it out anyway. It literally took me 30 seconds to get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By dbaze540
Exactly. You didn't replace the map lights, so...

Exactly. You didn't replace the map lights, so you don't know if they need a resistor. I tried 3 different bulbs and none of them worked, so that's the only explanation I have.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-14-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By dbaze540
Very nice Z3!

So I saw this on craigslist, and I literally said "Damn!" out loud when I saw it.

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/ctd/3409953539.html

Hope I'm not breaking any rules here, but I figured y'all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,477
Posted By dbaze540
I may have already said this, but buy a pair of...

I may have already said this, but buy a pair of bare bones dj autos, then retrofit the projectors from your stock lamps. There are plenty of diy's out there on retrofitting projectors, I think you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By dbaze540
Yes, I eventually figured it out, but not after...

Yes, I eventually figured it out, but not after several nerve wracking attempts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By dbaze540
Ended up figuring it out...kinda. I had it to...

Ended up figuring it out...kinda. I had it to tight at first so the car thought I was accelerating as soon as I turned it on. Scared the crap outta me.
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