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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 05:58 AM
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Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
It's on the to do list. I would have done it...

It's on the to do list. I would have done it years ago but I knew I'd have to bust up parts of the floor to pour new pads for the lift columns, so it didn't make sense to ruin a fresh floor. I have a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
The rod / piston (divorced) will go on my desk at...

The rod / piston (divorced) will go on my desk at work for a nice conversation piece.

No more Audis for her - we liked her B7 A4 Quattro but it was maintenance hungry (like any t typical European...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
Which brings us to this past weekend. Was...

Which brings us to this past weekend. Was cleaning up the garage a bit on Sunday morning, on a whim decided to hop on the local Craigslist and do the usual search for "6.0". Lo and behold there was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
autopsy continues. wife wants to see what...

autopsy continues. wife wants to see what happened and helps.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7656/16608929233_8be7a375a6_b.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7642/16606693664_bb0bc6722d_b.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
You're probably an expert at that now Jim. How...

You're probably an expert at that now Jim. How many times have you had all that apart?

I have a set of LS2 pistons from an '06 Corvette on the way. Unlike the old pistons, which were dished,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
So, some spring updates. I replaced the overflow...

So, some spring updates. I replaced the overflow bottle as the old one was discolored, replaced the kidney grills with new ones, and raised/adjusted/leveled the coilovers.

Took the car to be tuned...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
So, some spring updates. I replaced the overflow...

So, some spring updates. I replaced the overflow bottle as the old one was discolored, replaced the kidney grills with new ones, and raised/adjusted/leveled the coilovers.

Took the car to be tuned...
Forum: Exterior 03-02-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By nsogiba
plate holder sold! Bump for other parts.

plate holder sold!

Bump for other parts.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-02-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By nsogiba
bump

bump
Forum: Parting Out 03-02-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By nsogiba
bump.

bump.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By nsogiba
With a 6 cylinder chassis, you can buy pre-made...

With a 6 cylinder chassis, you can buy pre-made mounts and headers for your application that will allow you to use any Gen3/Gen4 LS motor, from a lowly 4.8/5.3 truck motor all the way up to...
Forum: Parting Out 02-24-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By nsogiba
FS: Various OEM E39 parts (for 6cyl and 8cyl)

All parts removed from 4/2001 540i but may be compatible with other models, including M5 and 6 cylinder models. Part numbers are included, but please do your research to make sure the part fits your...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 02-24-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By nsogiba
540i Sport front springs and Rear Sway Bar

540i Sport front springs and RSB

All parts removed from 4/2001 540i. Mileage is approx. 125K for all parts. All prices do not include shipping, but are negotiable!

I can be reached via PM but...
Forum: Exterior 02-24-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By nsogiba
E39 Facelift Front and Rear Sport Bumpers + M-Sport Diffuser

All parts removed from 4/2001 540i but are compatible with all E39s. Mileage is approx. 125K for all parts. Parts are as is, but were in good working condition when removed from running vehicle....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7402/16547754522_0d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7402/16547754522_0db11479bb_c.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
M5 axle is on the driver's side, but that's only...

M5 axle is on the driver's side, but that's only because that's the one I broke when I got severe wheel hop doing burnouts from a roll.

It's really a shame that the wheel hop is so invasive, it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
The snow is a nightmare. I nearly got stuck in my...

The snow is a nightmare. I nearly got stuck in my own driveway this morning. Had just about enough.

PBR doesn't taste half bad for the price, I usually stick to Blue Light when in the garage. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
Put these two together ...

Put these two together

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7345/15896188844_e05baaa6aa_b.jpg

and you get some of this

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7438/16332487009_5c09b04bb6_b.jpg

still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
I did replace the axle on that side. I wonder if...

I did replace the axle on that side. I wonder if I jostled it at some point.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
picked up a very low mileage Millermatic 135 MIG...

picked up a very low mileage Millermatic 135 MIG last week for a steal, already set up for stainless. I have been wanting to make some changes to the exhaust since the catless setup both smelled bad...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 17,481
Posted By nsogiba
I have had the ABS and Brake lights turn on, but...

I have had the ABS and Brake lights turn on, but that was because of two things:
-ran the engine (in gear) with all 4 wheels off the ground. If wheel speed is drastically different between front and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 17,481
Posted By nsogiba
congrats on the first start! for some reason, the...

congrats on the first start! for some reason, the link to your video isn't working.

I would definitely check the water manifold (where it connects to the heads) and the hoses that connect to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
thanks, Bob. we are both in the home stretch! ...

thanks, Bob. we are both in the home stretch!

oddly enough, I had an axle pop out off the diff on the driver's side while taking the car literally around the block at 20mph, just coasting. Same...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
had a great night in terms of beating winter...

had a great night in terms of beating winter blues/boredom. for the last week I've been trying to figure out how to remount my Corvette radiator now that I've added the OEM BMW condenser assembly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 46,990
Posted By nsogiba
had a great night in terms of beating winter...

had a great night in terms of beating winter blues/boredom. for the last week I've been trying to figure out how to remount my Corvette radiator now that I've added the OEM BMW condenser assembly...
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