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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 51
Poll: 540i vs 530i
Views: 2,352
Posted By e30lebanon
Get a PPI for the 540 first, if it needs work get...

Get a PPI for the 540 first, if it needs work get a PPI for the 530i. The 530i a is very nice car and this is the LCI so you probably saw the difference but the V8 is just amazing. What I would do is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,326
Views: 256,925
Posted By e30lebanon
Gave the beast a facelift at its 380k km birthday...

Gave the beast a facelift at its 380k km birthday :) at 390k it wants a 6 speed swap, it promised me that it wont blow cooling parts anymore!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By e30lebanon
Just passed 380k...km :bigpimp:

Just passed 380k...km :bigpimp:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By e30lebanon
So I replaced my Behr fan clutch to a Sachs one...

So I replaced my Behr fan clutch to a Sachs one and everything is okay for now! The Behr unit (used for less than 5k km) had silicon like materiel coming out of it! I have read that Behr made a bunch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By e30lebanon
That's exactly what I meant. I tried unlocking...

That's exactly what I meant. I tried unlocking the obc to have a look at the coolant temp, it was 108 C when driving normally and went up to 114 C when I waited for about 5 min on a traffic light....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By e30lebanon
I'm pretty sure that it's not the mech clutch...

I'm pretty sure that it's not the mech clutch that is hooking up! Because last year I noticed the same noise and it turned out to be the aux fan that was saving the engine because the fan clutch was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By e30lebanon
Fan clutch not working properly, again!!

Bought my 98' euro spec 540iA last summer and since day one I got stuck in a tunnel for half an hour(super hot day) and I noticed a loud fan noise (aux fan saving the engine) coming every 8-10 min...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 01-08-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By e30lebanon
I checked the VIN and yes it was repainted! The...

I checked the VIN and yes it was repainted! The badge is on now :) I tried to push on the 4 corners when I went for the first test drive and it was very bouncy compared to my 540 with M sport...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 01-05-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By e30lebanon
New Shark owner!

After a year and a half of driving a boring Honda civic, I found this amazing shark! No rust, euro bumpers, 5 speed, Recaro seats!! It needs so little to be a real pristine classic! Never considered...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By e30lebanon
It's either you're confusing the fan clutch with...

It's either you're confusing the fan clutch with the aux fan or you're forgetting to turn off your engine :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By e30lebanon
M sport pack was only offered in 2003. My 98 has...

M sport pack was only offered in 2003. My 98 has some M parts like yours, it even has M sport suspension but it isn't an M sport 540! Anyway just wanted to tell you that if you take good care of your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,059
Posted By e30lebanon
Yeah same as mine! But don't let this problem...

Yeah same as mine! But don't let this problem prevent you from buying one because you'll adapt to it and you wont notice it after a couple of weeks. It's due to the drive by wire system that needs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,059
Posted By e30lebanon
Just don't get anywhere near a 540..not even a...

Just don't get anywhere near a 540..not even a glance at the engine or you'll hate your 525 afterwards :D I wish I had a 6 spd on my 540 but even the auto gearbox can get you into trouble if you get...
Forum: General BMW 11-07-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By e30lebanon
Any members in Burlington,Ontario area??

I found a descent bimmer online yesterday and I called the dealer because they mentioned that it needs exhaust work and a rear bumper cover and also that it's for sale as is in a non road worthy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By e30lebanon
Thanks you cleared how hard is this project!

Thanks you cleared how hard is this project!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By e30lebanon
Nav screen installation

Yes I did search and got some answers but still have some.
Okay so yesterday I found a guy that is parting out his 1995 740 so he's selling a 4:3 nav display that looks perfect and he says that it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,882
Posted By e30lebanon
For 10k you should find a perfect 530i! I think...

For 10k you should find a perfect 530i! I think you should also check an M sport 540i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,882
Posted By e30lebanon
The 530i is a great car and you already have a...

The 530i is a great car and you already have a 3er ;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,783
Posted By e30lebanon
Ahlan fik ya hala! I agree with everything...

Ahlan fik ya hala!

I agree with everything you said except the extreme weather! I think the weather is perfect and not extreme at all! I mean here in Ottawa the temp varies between -30 and 35...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,783
Posted By e30lebanon
I think we got a reasonable answer now! That's...

I think we got a reasonable answer now! That's what I thought but I wasn't sure. It's always better to hear what the suspect has to say! We can't deny that BMW was at its best in the 80s and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,783
Posted By e30lebanon
Good point but dealers or stealers as some of you...

Good point but dealers or stealers as some of you like to call them, should have good experience and knowledge! I don't have experience with BMWs in NA yet so you may be right!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,783
Posted By e30lebanon
Thanks man! Glad you liked all of that! You can't...

Thanks man! Glad you liked all of that! You can't imagine how much the media can affect your opinion about your own country especially if you don't live in it anymore..I was afraid when I went back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,524
Posted By e30lebanon
540 pre 99 (no vanos)! Replace the headlights and...

540 pre 99 (no vanos)! Replace the headlights and tail lights to facelifted ones and you'll be good to go! Manual is a must too
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By e30lebanon
Check for accidents and buy it..don't worry about...

Check for accidents and buy it..don't worry about the mileage if it's properly maintained.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,783
Posted By e30lebanon
Question Euro spec BMWs better built?!

I went on some German websites looking for used cars and found BMWs going for over 2 MILLION kms. Why can I find BMWs in Germany with over 2 million kilometers in a good condition but It's nearly...
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