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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By jarhed1964
Knock that rebuild out, Crunchy! If your frame...

Knock that rebuild out, Crunchy! If your frame part is straight, no welding is needed. Grab some fenders, the core support and all related front end stuff, bold it all in. Don't skimp on that AC...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,255
Posted By jarhed1964
Hit 277,777 yesterday on the way home from work.

Hit 277,777 yesterday on the way home from work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,729
Posted By jarhed1964
Blending is the key. The shop wasn't happy with...

Blending is the key. The shop wasn't happy with the blending they did on mine, so they blended more..... almost half the sides of the car! :D

I love free paint jobs with insurance work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,729
Posted By jarhed1964
PP bumper.

PP bumper.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,729
Posted By jarhed1964
My $200 Umnitza

Not a perfect fit, but I will attempt to adjust it. I do need the front wheel well covers. The stock ones leave a big gap where the secondary air pump will get soaked.... again. Old pics (after...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By jarhed1964
Good to hear! I am still trying to part out my...

Good to hear! I am still trying to part out my 97 528i also, but if there is something that will fit on my 99 that I don't have on my 97, I'm getting up there.

ETA: could have sworn I talked to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By jarhed1964
I had vanos issues in Southern California, and...

I had vanos issues in Southern California, and have them again in North Carolina.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By jarhed1964
There is a LOT of stuff on there that is very...

There is a LOT of stuff on there that is very high priced, not to mention that he actually replaced the head rather than machining. Obviously a machine job wouldn't fix the cracks. My 97 M52 iron...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By jarhed1964
I spent about $1300 on parts and got a cheap but...

I spent about $1300 on parts and got a cheap but decent paint job for $1200. Not the highest quality but it lasted a few years then started peeling like the rest of the oem paint.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By jarhed1964
Yep. It's not as bad as you might think. Start...

Yep. It's not as bad as you might think. Start dismantling that front end and you'll see what I'm talking about. In the end, when I went for paint, they did detect a very slight misalignment in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By jarhed1964
You will likely need this before you can hang new...

You will likely need this before you can hang new fenders on there. At least on one side. Have to have them welded on. Got both of mine from BMA Parts up in Burbank.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By jarhed1964
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/attachment.ph...

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=510278&d=1407459340
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By jarhed1964
Yes you may. Pm whenever u want and I will call...

Yes you may. Pm whenever u want and I will call you. I may have that front carrier for you. Yours is bent in. I am parting the 97 528 that I wrecked. I fixed it, got many years out of it, now time to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By jarhed1964
The tips of the frame underneath the upper fender...

The tips of the frame underneath the upper fender are designed to crumple...... And be replaced. I bought new tips, hired a welder, and he welded them on. My car was as bad if not worse than his. No...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,145
Posted By jarhed1964
I have used VR gaskets for DECADES in engine...

I have used VR gaskets for DECADES in engine rebuilds for many makes, classic and late model, and have never once had a failure afterwards. Not once. I have also used other manufacturers with no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By jarhed1964
That can be fixed DIY. Mine looked exactly the...

That can be fixed DIY. Mine looked exactly the same when I wrecked it on 405 in Irvine.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,403
Posted By jarhed1964
Awesome! I have never seen anything like...

Awesome!

I have never seen anything like that! The DA's office paying? WOW!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,572
Posted By jarhed1964
277,541 miles on a 99 528i Sport. Nuff said....

277,541 miles on a 99 528i Sport. Nuff said. Still driving it to work every day 25 miles each way.





If you are not willing to maintain a BMW, you should not be driving a BMW. They are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,403
Posted By jarhed1964
Set a trap, catch the idiot, beat his ass, leave...

Set a trap, catch the idiot, beat his ass, leave his body in San Bernardino.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By jarhed1964
Hey guys, my seats have never had the pneumatic...

Hey guys, my seats have never had the pneumatic lumbar support but I did repair one in an old Dodge Daytona about a million years ago. I cut out the bad brittle portions and added in new tubing with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,508
Posted By jarhed1964
Spend the money and get the rings that screw...

Spend the money and get the rings that screw closed. Less than $5 for a pack of three at Harbor Freight. No issues.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By jarhed1964
Have you tried "goop"? That stuff has worked for...

Have you tried "goop"? That stuff has worked for just about everything for me. De-glued the dealer sticker nicely on the e60 I just bought. I too think dealer badges are stupid and I refuse to give...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,714
Posted By jarhed1964
That is probably what mine looks like at 277300...

That is probably what mine looks like at 277300 miles on the original.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By jarhed1964
Tell ya what.... in January 2012 I completed an...

Tell ya what.... in January 2012 I completed an overhead on my 97 528i's M52. Replaced a few lifters, cleaned and polished the valves, replaced VANOS seal. I swear that thing ran smooth as butter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,403
Posted By jarhed1964
Find em, stalk em, beat the ever-loving **** out...

Find em, stalk em, beat the ever-loving **** out of em.
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