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Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-26-2012, 05:15 PM
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Posted By mmm635
FS Rondell 81 18" Staggered E39 Fitment

I have a set of Rondell 81's for sale. You can get the info on these wheels from this thread: Rondell 81 Installation Thread...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By mmm635
When the vanos is on the way out, then it will...

When the vanos is on the way out, then it will exhibit what you describe without throwing a code. You can possibly have two things going on at the same time at your mileage - CCV and vanos.

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,602
Posted By mmm635
From what you describe, you might have a...

From what you describe, you might have a thermostat sticking.

Also, check underneath the water pump for any visible signs of leaks. It can leak very slowly there, fall on to the underbody...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By mmm635
I will check with him. Might have to wait til he...

I will check with him. Might have to wait til he gets back overseas though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By mmm635
The seats in my brother's euro 528 did not have...

The seats in my brother's euro 528 did not have them either. However, the euro cars might be a different ballgame.

Every other E39 I have seen with the sport package has had them.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By mmm635
You will simply be shocked how well the car will...

You will simply be shocked how well the car will drive with a new suspension at that mileage. Even with a worn out suspension (relatively speaking), the E39 still handles and feels better than most...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,759
Posted By mmm635
It might be cheaper to test/replace your coil...

It might be cheaper to test/replace your coil packs and see if that helps with the misfire. The oil consumption could be a separate issue and unrelated - not sure, I cannot diagnose your car in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By mmm635
My friend paid for a ride inthe Viper you see in...

My friend paid for a ride inthe Viper you see in the pics. The driver was British and actually ran a race the following week. My friend had to change his diaper after that ride!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By mmm635
Thanks. I did not get a chance to ride in the...

Thanks. I did not get a chance to ride in the Ring Taxi, but my brother did and he had a blast.



Not sure why the link not working. I will be bringing the cup car down in two weeks.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By mmm635
I would be out there every chance I could get. ...

I would be out there every chance I could get.



I saw many houses on the way to the Ring, and quite a few were close.



Yes. There is no qualification on a general track day when it is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By mmm635
Thanks. Front 13mm and Rear 18mm I am...

Thanks.

Front 13mm and Rear 18mm

I am not sure what to tell you about fitment and calculations. Nothing seems to make sense when I calculate it out based on what people have posted -...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By mmm635
Go Dawgs! 2012 is going to be a great year in...

Go Dawgs! 2012 is going to be a great year in all of the big three sports for the maroon dawgs, especially football.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By mmm635
Check this thread...

Check this thread out...http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=366844&highlight=rondell

I had major rubbing with the 275's and had to take them off and go with 265/35-18 and still had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By mmm635
One of my arms is broken and will try gluing it...

One of my arms is broken and will try gluing it back on, bu I think it will break again due to the heat it is exposed to back there.

This is what you need...http://www.ecstuning.com/ES196641/
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,552
Posted By mmm635
I think you need to take Jimlev's advice and test...

I think you need to take Jimlev's advice and test your FSU. They are a common failure point on the E39.

I did not read your original thread, but from what you describe, it is very odd to blow as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,235
Posted By mmm635
Error messages typically occur when doing an...

Error messages typically occur when doing an upgrade from halogen to HID. You do not have to worry about that. The halogen setup has more resistance than the HID, so when you put in an HID kit, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,041
Posted By mmm635
Don't even use the argument of Toyota in this...

Don't even use the argument of Toyota in this conversation. There was a witch hunt out for Toyota just around the time the Big three were doing worse than they are now. It is easier to take down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,235
Posted By mmm635
I don't understand why you are worried about the...

I don't understand why you are worried about the difference between halogen and HID (Xenon). None of my discussion involves using halogen. Your existing setup is xenon with 35watt ballasts.

You...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,235
Posted By mmm635
No, the link is the exact kit you will need for a...

No, the link is the exact kit you will need for a D2S bulb running off of a 55w ballast. This is all HID (Xenon gas).

Basically, D2S bulbs are the starting point for all HID bulb conversions that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,235
Posted By mmm635
If I were you, just order a kit like this that is...

If I were you, just order a kit like this that is a direct replacement for your D2S and the color at 4500K, as well as a lifetime warranty. http://www.ddmtuning.com/viewCart.php Or, you could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,440
Posted By mmm635
I have much patience and tend to give a vendor...

I have much patience and tend to give a vendor the benefit of the doubt. I restored two BMW's in that time with a majority of the parts ordered from them. Issue after issue finally just made me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,440
Posted By mmm635
I stopped using them years ago after spending...

I stopped using them years ago after spending thousands of dollars with them. They always got my orders wrong, that always cost me extra money in down time, and they used to send different parts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By mmm635
If you have no luck with the changing of the...

If you have no luck with the changing of the filter and purging, then you might want to consider some additive that kills the algae. Diesel has the potential to grow algae over long periods of rest...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By mmm635
It has more to do with liability and lawyers in...

It has more to do with liability and lawyers in the US - plain and simple.

My US version Landcruiser was rated to tow 5000 lbs., but the other versions were rated at 7500 in the rest of the world....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,294
Posted By mmm635
Trust me, I know 4ga is thicker than 8ga! I...

Trust me, I know 4ga is thicker than 8ga!

I use 4ga on all of my JL Audio slash amps. I was basically commenting on the link that he provided in his first post which directed me to his choice of...
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