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Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-28-2014, 02:17 PM
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Views: 260
Posted By wkw
'99 540iA for sale

well its been a fun ride but I am slowly becoming destitute maintaining this beast :cry:

1999 540iA sport package
Black/Black
212,xxx miles

~$4500

regular oil changes every 4-5k since...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,532
Posted By wkw
cruise control traction control speedo everything...

cruise control traction control speedo everything works great on my 99 sport auto. I have the tip tronic auto so the final drive ratio did not change for me. JUST DO IT
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,532
Posted By wkw
I installed an m5 diff in my 99 540iA sport. Just...

I installed an m5 diff in my 99 540iA sport. Just had to shorten the driveshaft a bit. Reused my old axles and whatnot. Burnouts leave a nice long 11 behind
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By wkw
crank pos sensor or camshaft pos sensor?

A couple of recent videos

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zR8O9FlYRJ4&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DzR8O9FlYRJ4#

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=R73sDu3VuG4&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DR73sDu3VuG4#


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By wkw
crank pos sensor or camshaft pos sensor?

Forgot to mention that my CEL came on finally right before I took it in.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By wkw
crank pos sensor or camshaft pos sensor?

Update!

It got worse with a horrible screeching noise and blue smoke as well as stumbling idle.

I took it to mechanic and he found 31 codes! misfire, mixture and several srs codes as well.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By wkw
here is a video ...

here is a video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR8O9FlYRJ4
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By wkw
crank pos sensor or camshaft pos sensor?

Howdy.
My engine stumbles intermittently. I can usually make the problem go away by shutting off the car and starting it again. This is starting to work less and less often however. No CELS. I think...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By wkw
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By wkw
Rattle with rear sunshade up

Rattles constantly when going over bumps etc. Doesn't rattle when it's down... I checked the nuts in the trunk. I can make it rattle with my hand by tapping in the middle of the rear deck when the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,908
Posted By wkw
I put a M5 diff on my '99 540 auto. Had to...

I put a M5 diff on my '99 540 auto. Had to shorten the driveshaft a bit. Used my old 1/2 shafts. No problems after several thousand miles
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By wkw
What is an RSB? I have the M5 LSD on my 540iA and...

What is an RSB? I have the M5 LSD on my 540iA and are loving it
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,109
Posted By wkw
A friend of mine did a similar mod to his Subaru...

A friend of mine did a similar mod to his Subaru wrx. It sounded great. His bypass pipe exited just behind the front passenger side wheel. It was deafening.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-22-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By wkw
Springs are sold

Springs are sold
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By wkw
282 is at the crank. Will be a lower number when...

282 is at the crank. Will be a lower number when measured at the wheels
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By wkw
Bilsteins + stock springs is what I ended up with...

Bilsteins + stock springs is what I ended up with after trying b&g for a year. B&G was too low and made the ride harsh. I haven't tried anything else.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 01-12-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By wkw
bump

bump
Forum: Off-Topic 12-25-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14,142
Views: 402,972
Posted By wkw
Strong

Strong
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 12-25-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By wkw
Canon 7D body for sale

Hey guys, I am selling my 7D body. 2 batteries, charger, manuals, canon software, cables, 8gb Transcend 133x cf card.

$1350 shipped
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-24-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By wkw
What size are the tires?

What size are the tires?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-06-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By wkw
WTT e39 18" mpar

What I have: a staggered 18" set of mpar reps I got from Lakeshore
The fronts have a good set of 245/40/18 PS2's with lots of tread.
The rears have 275/35/18's that are pretty much done

I want...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,878
Posted By wkw
I know of a really good therapist who specializes...

I know of a really good therapist who specializes in grief counseling. He is also a car guy and would totally understand your pain
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By wkw
'99 black rear bumper needed

mine is kinda hosed. Anyone have a spare laying about?
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-18-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By wkw
I think so. You M5 might sit a bit lower than my...

I think so. You M5 might sit a bit lower than my 540 because of the extra weight.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-08-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By wkw
FS: B&G springs E39 540i

$175
used about 30k miles.
rears have some paint flaking but otherwise they are fine.
I had them mated up with Bilstein Sports and it made the car very responsive

B&G's have a nice drop but...
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