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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 12:16 PM
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Posted By 540nj
I remember lots of people said that about Obama...

I remember lots of people said that about Obama too (1st and 2nd term), didn't hear of anyone that followed through on it. Love it or leave it, choice is yours!

Sharpton??? lol

I'm no Hillary...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2015, 10:04 AM
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Posted By 540nj
I'd be more worried he'll say "We're Bankrupt",...

I'd be more worried he'll say "We're Bankrupt", since that is The Donald's solution to many of his problems.

dave
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By 540nj
If my memory serves me well, it was "A Trick of...

If my memory serves me well, it was "A Trick of the Tail", Phil's first lead singer effort. IMO, the beginning of the end for Genesis.. I'm a Lamb guy myself.

dave
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 09:24 AM
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Posted By 540nj
I had a friend back in the 70s (WTF!!) steal the...

I had a friend back in the 70s (WTF!!) steal the gas cap from a mustang (the ones that had gas cap on the rear end) because it had a hand-painted album cover logo, I'm remembering the band Genesis...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 08:56 AM
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Views: 37,506
Posted By 540nj
The gas access door should lock when car is...

The gas access door should lock when car is locked.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,167
Posted By 540nj
33mpg on the 540??? NFW I get 23 - 24mpg...

33mpg on the 540??? NFW

I get 23 - 24mpg highway 75 - 85mph, with 3.15 diff. Used to get closer to 25 with 2.81 stock diff.

15 - 17 around town.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By 540nj
You can replace the fan clutch with a large...

You can replace the fan clutch with a large adjustable wrench and a big screwdriver to counterhold the assembly while turning. Buying the special tool will make it easier, but not necessary.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By 540nj
I had a similar issue. Like you, whistle came on...

I had a similar issue. Like you, whistle came on at slightly higher than idle RPM. Very difficult to locate using stethoscope. Only happened in warm weather, not winter. Pitch (freq) did not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By 540nj
Note that 2003 models did not come with rear...

Note that 2003 models did not come with rear cupholders, at least on my car. Cubby hole was stock.

Dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By 540nj
You need to buy a bluetooth unit from BMW for...

You need to buy a bluetooth unit from BMW for your car. It will include a microphone that goes in the space next to the sunroof controller.

I installed mine when I bought the car new in 2003. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By 540nj
Nice find Jim! Just dropped my car at the Body...

Nice find Jim! Just dropped my car at the Body shop to have some repair on rust spots in rear door wells and trunk latch.

Heading down to OBX with wife's LandCruiser tonight, windsurfing trip...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By 540nj
Do you know you're asking in the wrong forum? ...

Do you know you're asking in the wrong forum?

EDIT - forget it, I see you have a 528 also. I guess that's what you're asking about.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,066
Posted By 540nj
But they didn't raise the price for the M stuff. ...

But they didn't raise the price for the M stuff. Just an incentive for all of us to buy e39, even though the e60 was right around the corner.

If you bought in August/September 2003, they even...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,066
Posted By 540nj
And I'm the only one that matters! dave 03...

And I'm the only one that matters!

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,379
Posted By 540nj
I am always looking for people that use the...

I am always looking for people that use the phrase "my as well" i.e., "my as well put up with lousy grammar". Seems like a contraction of "might as well" and "may as well". I use it myself.

dave...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By 540nj
This thread has some good info. ...

This thread has some good info.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=453218&highlight=

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By 540nj
Sorry, my memory is not that good! Did it in...

Sorry, my memory is not that good! Did it in 2009? I followed Zeck's instructions, worked well. Actually bought the bearings from him also.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By 540nj
I pretty much followed these instructions. ...

I pretty much followed these instructions.

http://www.zeckhausen.com/e39_bearings.htm

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By 540nj
Can you drop the hubs without taking off either? ...

Can you drop the hubs without taking off either?

When I did mine, was careful to mark the strut so it went back in the same way. Noticed my tires were wearing badly on inside edge afterwards. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By 540nj
After all of the other work you did, attaching...

After all of the other work you did, attaching the link won't be a big issue. I replaced my links in a driveway with hand tools.

Also did my hubs years ago, so don't remember exactly. But the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By 540nj
Still on my original clutch at 125K, never...

Still on my original clutch at 125K, never removed CDV, though I got a drilled one to replace it when I do someday!

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By 540nj
Sounds like it's the clutch. I doubt the CDV has...

Sounds like it's the clutch. I doubt the CDV has anything to do with it. Especially if it's still the original clutch.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 705
Posted By 540nj
Yes, e39 Bentley says use light coating of...

Yes, e39 Bentley says use light coating of copper-based anti seize.

dave
03 540i6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By 540nj
You gotta be kidding me? :eek:[/QUOTE] Yup,...

You gotta be kidding me? :eek:[/QUOTE]

Yup, also recommended for Toyota Land Cruisers in another forum I frequent. In place of a dealer tool that cycles ABS.

dave
03 540i6
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By 540nj
I knocked out a fog lite last week trying to...

I knocked out a fog lite last week trying to power through the snow drift at the top of my driveway. Hit a deer tonight, glad my snow tires stopped quickly, didn't see any damage looking in the...
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