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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,695
Posted By e39 crackr
Would love to have a newer 535i wagon, but can't...

Would love to have a newer 535i wagon, but can't find one without X-Drive.:mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By e39 crackr
Very nice write up! :thumbup: May want to...

Very nice write up! :thumbup:

May want to edit and add what camera and headunit you have and where you got them. Or you will have someone PM you 5 years from now asking that, you know how the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 828
Posted By e39 crackr
The guy I bought my 528 from gave me a new dealer...

The guy I bought my 528 from gave me a new dealer drivers handle as the one in the door was broken. This SUMMER, on a 75 deg morning, it broke(white plastic) and not even a full year old. I put the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By e39 crackr
Had the same thing happen when I took the outer...

Had the same thing happen when I took the outer casing off and I was going to solder and heat shrink tubing this......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By e39 crackr
Enough chain for 2 tandem bicycles. :slap:

Enough chain for 2 tandem bicycles. :slap:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 382
Posted By e39 crackr
I HATE the steering feel of my 528 vs. my 540....

I HATE the steering feel of my 528 vs. my 540. The 528 feels very similar in effort and feedback as the wifes 07 Accord. I feel more connected to what the tires are doing and love the extra effort it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By e39 crackr
MOST IMPORTANT, find someone/shop in your area...

MOST IMPORTANT, find someone/shop in your area who is comfortable to do the programming and has done a few e46's &/or e39's successfully. After that, get your OCD on with realoem.com and you'll see...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,603
Posted By e39 crackr
2001 540i 70k Transformed it into a proper...

2001 540i 70k

Transformed it into a proper sport with a manual swap and M5 diff swap Memorial Day weekend 2013.
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 10-30-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By e39 crackr
http://www.mnbmw.com/forums/index.php ...

http://www.mnbmw.com/forums/index.php
https://www.facebook.com/groups/195041483985090/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 284,368
Posted By e39 crackr
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/2001%20BMW%20540i/2013%20Projects/IMG_0005_zps58ad8d0c.jpg...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 09-16-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,709
Posted By e39 crackr
MNBMW on Facebook...

MNBMW on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/195041483985090/):hi:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,961
Posted By e39 crackr
Bentley does not give enough info for which pin...

Bentley does not give enough info for which pin locations and how to differentiate the plugs. I ended up jumping the 2 auto harnesses and drove the car to Eurotech in New Brighton, MN. There they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,961
Posted By e39 crackr
Sounds like you have not found the right shop to...

Sounds like you have not found the right shop to do the reprogramming. Mine came out just fine, took 5 flashes but it's all good!:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By e39 crackr
My pile-o-parts before the swap minus driveshaft....

My pile-o-parts before the swap minus driveshaft.
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/2001%20BMW%20540i/2013%206%20spd%20swap/IMG_0017_zps0b3011d8.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By e39 crackr
Now with 3 pedals and 6 speeds!

With the help of 5 others, swapped out the auto for manual this weekend. Started Thurs night afterwork and test drove Sunday evening without DME recoding, thanks to this:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 284,368
Posted By e39 crackr
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/2001%20BMW%20540i/Tony1_zpsfce84ca5.jpg
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/jasonrj217/2001%20BMW%20540i/Tony3_zps2b520220.jpg
...and I know,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,961
Posted By e39 crackr
With the right tools and people to help, should...

With the right tools and people to help, should take 2-3 days at most.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,961
Posted By e39 crackr
I will be doing my swap Memorial day weekend. ...

I will be doing my swap Memorial day weekend.

Here's a couple of links to help you out:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,710
Posted By e39 crackr
It WAS available at ECS, but they started listing...

It WAS available at ECS, but they started listing it as out of stock months ago. Mine is painted in my garage, somewhere....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By e39 crackr
Probably an easy way to sell more flywheels... ...

Probably an easy way to sell more flywheels...

Just noticed this morning that Amazon jacked the flywheel to $427.91 for some reason.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By e39 crackr
Super happy w/ 540 Luk flywheel & clutch from Amazon

Just thought I'd share with the 540 owners about the Luk flywheel and clutch kit from Amazon. Bought them after much feedback about reusing flywheels. Decided to do it right as this will be for a 6...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By e39 crackr
$375 new from Amazon right now! At least Amazon...

$375 new from Amazon right now! At least Amazon would be able to ship it right away as long as you can pay.:thumbup:
http://www.amazon.com/LuK-DMF020-Clutch-Flywheel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By e39 crackr
I don't know if Amazon will ship to you or how...

I don't know if Amazon will ship to you or how much extra it is to Canada, but the Luk flywheel and clutch are on sale on Amazon. I picked them both up with free Amazon Prime 2-day shipping for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By e39 crackr
Here's what Anthracite with black wheels, grills,...

Here's what Anthracite with black wheels, grills, and smoked repeaters look like. My wheels are satin black, not gloss like yours.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,547
Posted By e39 crackr
Still can't hold much, but better than oe. ...

Still can't hold much, but better than oe.

Here's 2 other ones I've come across:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/370619388497?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649...
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