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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Deadzone
The axle should be about the same. I am not...

The axle should be about the same. I am not certain but I believe the overall diameter of the tire will remain about the same.

I have the sport with M-Parallels but think they should sitll look...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,433
Posted By Deadzone
A "staggered" setup looks more aggressive. I am...

A "staggered" setup looks more aggressive. I am pretty sure that many people will agree with this description of why it looks better.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,433
Posted By Deadzone
Personally I notice staggered setups and I like...

Personally I notice staggered setups and I like the way they look. I recently put a staggered setup on my E46 and think that the look is pronounced even without a lip.

As far as doing it for...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 06-13-2007, 06:06 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 629,539
Posted By Deadzone
I remember seeing this thread in the past so when...

I remember seeing this thread in the past so when my wife called me from her car yesterday whining that she didn't have any air because the fan wasn't working I knew where to look.

Just replaced...
Forum: General BMW 05-15-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 46,632
Posted By Deadzone
79 Honda Civic 80 Honda Civic 89 Mazda B2200 ...

79 Honda Civic
80 Honda Civic
89 Mazda B2200
early 80's Pontiac Acadian
76 Volvo Wagon
79 Mazda RX-7
90? VW Golf GT
89 VW Golf
95 Honda Civic Si
94 Honda Accord
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 34,508
Posted By Deadzone
I was having this problem in my 03 540i and have...

I was having this problem in my 03 540i and have determined that in my case it was definately the hood switch. The alarm was going off consistently before disconnecting the switch about 2-3 weeks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,343
Posted By Deadzone
My wife and her baby. I am relegated to E46...

My wife and her baby.

I am relegated to E46 duty.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,276
Posted By Deadzone
Wow that looks great. Such luck to happen on this...

Wow that looks great. Such luck to happen on this post. I just purchased a 2000 328i in Orient Blue yesterday and I am looking to grab a set of wheels.

I have the factory Sport option and will be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By Deadzone
I think the guy was likely referring to the...

I think the guy was likely referring to the thrust arm bushings. Common replacement item. And looking at the set up of the arms, this is the arm that could conceivably effect caster angles under...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2006, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By Deadzone
Sounds like your rotor or rotors. I have not...

Sounds like your rotor or rotors.

I have not heard anything about not being able to turn BMW rotors. In all my cars I usually just replace the rotors once they are worn or warpped.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Deadzone
I had a similar problem rescently. Low speed...

I had a similar problem rescently. Low speed bumps like entering driveways and hitting small sharp bumps would cause a rattle type sound up front.

Two weeks ago I replaced the control arms and the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-22-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,842
Posted By Deadzone
Just spotted this thread, seems like you guys are...

Just spotted this thread, seems like you guys are favouring the 3rd or 10th. Too bad for me. I'm visiting Chicago for a few days as the first stop on a two week roadtrip through the U.S.

I'll even...
Forum: General BMW 08-18-2006, 05:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,430
Posted By Deadzone
Road & Track Car and Driver Bimmer National...

Road & Track
Car and Driver
Bimmer
National Geographic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Deadzone
Well, just picked up the car from the dealer....

Well, just picked up the car from the dealer. Ended up costing me just over a g-note out the door.

The cost hurt but it sure is nice to be able to read everything on the display. Hope this one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Deadzone
Bit the bullet and ordered a new one. My...

Bit the bullet and ordered a new one.

My buddy owns a shop and got it at his discount. Still costing me $927.00. I will also need to get the dealer to transfer my data?? kms etc to the new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Deadzone
Help, broke my temp gauge...

O.K. first let me say I am not a hack.

I was missing pixels and thought I would take the cluster apart and try to secure the connections to the display. I saw the process done on a MID on another...
Forum: General BMW 08-12-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Deadzone
Just got back home a little while ago. Was still...

Just got back home a little while ago. Was still getting some of the odour. I only used about a quarter of the can last time. I think I'll shoot the whole lot into the vents tomorrow morning. We'll...
Forum: General BMW 08-12-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Deadzone
I just began noticing the exact same issue in my...

I just began noticing the exact same issue in my car. I sprayed some mildew mould odor remover in to the intakes of the hvac system. The brand I purchased was Wynns.

I have done this in the past...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-11-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,475
Posted By Deadzone
We have plenty of these cars around my area and I...

We have plenty of these cars around my area and I have yet to hear of any real issues with size/safety.

And like blueguy says its all about the target market. I drive down backroads for almost 100...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By Deadzone
IMHO if there is no appreciable wear on the...

IMHO if there is no appreciable wear on the remaining rear tire I doubt you will have a problem.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-10-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 11,380
Posted By Deadzone
Whip

Whip
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-10-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 903
Posted By Deadzone
That was a joke right??

That was a joke right??
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-10-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By Deadzone
I recently purchased a TomTom 700 and have been...

I recently purchased a TomTom 700 and have been using it locally for short trips. So far so good. The Bluetooth works great. Much safer way to chat. I find that it re-routes very quickly when you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By Deadzone
My 03 E39 with DSP has the coax connector. I...

My 03 E39 with DSP has the coax connector.

I just installed the DICE kit and needed the DSP kit which includes an Analog to Digital
converter (Radio Shack part).

The kit is working through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 23,287
Posted By Deadzone
35 yo Claims Adjudicator for Workmans Comp ...

35 yo
Claims Adjudicator for Workmans Comp

2003 540i Sport - First BMW, but not my last...
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