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Forum: General BMW Questions Today, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
So I'm using your 91 most days and your 93 on...

So I'm using your 91 most days and your 93 on special occasions.

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Forum: General BMW Questions Today, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Yeah I kinda remember something like that now.. ...

Yeah I kinda remember something like that now..
Thank you for jogging my memory :)

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
That's OK... Sorry no pics, but they're not...

That's OK...
Sorry no pics, but they're not really necessary.
I do reckon you could do this with the axle moved aside and with the exhaust still in, but if I was to do this job I'd take at least...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 01:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,366
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
How did this go... I have done quite a bit of...

How did this go...
I have done quite a bit of reading and getting between 10-20hp gain from even a rudimentary header set over the stock header isn't an unreasonable expectation.
These look like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
It so happens that I have a spare E39 diff in my...

It so happens that I have a spare E39 diff in my garage. I'll go out and pull an output flange off later and have a look for you.
I think your biggest challenge will be the axle shaft nuts in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
And the same switch source needs to run to the...

And the same switch source needs to run to the IKE as well for the R to light up, the lights to come on and the PDC to work

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Forum: General BMW Questions Today, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Our choice for pump gas runs at 91(regular), 95...

Our choice for pump gas runs at 91(regular), 95 and 98 (both premiums)
All three are usually sold side by side.
Back in the days before unleaded we had standard at 91 and super at 98.
Some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 36,266
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Knocked up a jacking cradle out of a hardwood...

Knocked up a jacking cradle out of a hardwood step tread from Bunnings and a couple of bits of 30mm square to jack the back end evenly without using the diff....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I was going to sell mine to finance the new...

I was going to sell mine to finance the new family car, but the other half liked the E39 too, so that's staying my DD and our dirty weekend car and we traded her little Suzuki for the family mover...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Check your voltages while running.. Often as the...

Check your voltages while running.. Often as the regulator faults the alternator produces voltage spikes that will cause this issue. Also a failing battery can be the cause as well.

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 02:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,234
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I have Queensland Raceway and Lakeside both a...

I have Queensland Raceway and Lakeside both a short drive from me... I get to stretch the legs as often as I can.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,656
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
My pre TU M62 (1997) had had issues since it had...

My pre TU M62 (1997) had had issues since it had a diff replacement (2.93 to 2.81)as part of the 6 speed conversion..
I believe the ratio change to be the culprit...

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I've seen some pretty awful damage hidden under...

I've seen some pretty awful damage hidden under plastidip...
It is cheap, but then reconditioning even the worst wheel (provided it has no cracks or significant runout) shouldn't run to more than a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
If it is an auto, either factor in a replacement...

If it is an auto, either factor in a replacement sometime down the track or plan to change it to a manual when the transmission eventually throws the inevitable trans failsafe program...

Sent...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I plan on keeping my 97 E39 indefinitely... ...

I plan on keeping my 97 E39 indefinitely...

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
The advice I gave my son when he was tossing up....

The advice I gave my son when he was tossing up. Between the OEM VDO sensor and a cheapie (both sensors were on eBay) was:...
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-25-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
http://www.bmwvin.com Sent from my SM-G930F...

http://www.bmwvin.com

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 36,266
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Thanks! :) Sent from my SM-G930F using...

Thanks! :)

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I have a V8, I'll have a look on my sons 528 and...

I have a V8, I'll have a look on my sons 528 and see if someone else hasn't answered beforehand...
Not sure when he'll be around, though I have a crank angle sensor for him here, which he'll want...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Exhaust off, then the underbody protection, then...

Exhaust off, then the underbody protection, then the tailshaft. You'll need a set of E-torx sockets for the bell housing.
Be sure to undo the torque converter before removing the transmission,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 36,266
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Link to the power adapter? Sent from my...

Link to the power adapter?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,929
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Toyo TEO were the quietest tyre you could buy...

Toyo TEO were the quietest tyre you could buy back when I was in the tyre game. That was over 6 years ago now, so there might be some newer ones out now.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
The most common cause is misalignment of the...

The most common cause is misalignment of the door. How long have you had the car?


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Forum: General BMW Questions 09-22-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
It depends... I have 2 sets of rims. 16" style...

It depends... I have 2 sets of rims. 16" style 5 for daily driving and 18" style 42 staggers for dressed up occasions and track days.
I can also put a full set on the 16s for the price of one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Also concur that an errant link pin isn't going...

Also concur that an errant link pin isn't going to be the cause of your vibration...

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