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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Monkeyking
Really at this point I think you may have made a...

Really at this point I think you may have made a bad situation worse because the car did have its check engine light on but you didn't have the codes read. You still are not quite sure of what the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Monkeyking
these are know to fail over time. the cover...

these are know to fail over time. the cover itself is held on only by prongs. see the below links for details and the fix.

taken from 46fanatics:
Clicking under the rear seat
The gears of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Monkeyking
http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1...

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1128466-Convertible-roll-bar-reset

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebW4nc6RA60

see the above thread or the youtube video. pretty easy. i have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By Monkeyking
I searched a lot more and found this thread on...

I searched a lot more and found this thread on e46 fanatics which was a great help. I'm going to post it here in the event anyone else may need this information.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By Monkeyking
New 2001 e46 325ci Vert Owner, String Spring Loose, Need Screw Size and Location

Good Morning,
Its been awhile since I've posted but just picked up a new to me e46 vert for my daughter. Was driving about last night and my wife noticed the driver side bat wings on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Monkeyking
^ +1. doubt that this is a 2003. car sits up...

^ +1. doubt that this is a 2003. car sits up pretty high & the seal around the passenger side window if coming loose or not attached correctly. most likely the previous owner added the bumpers &...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Monkeyking
^bump... can someone please confirm for me...

^bump...

can someone please confirm for me which front abs sensor controls the transmission shifting operation? from my understanding its the passenger front. thanks!!!
cheers,
larry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-01-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Monkeyking
2000 540iA Transmission Shift Problems

just started having an intermittant shift problem a couple of days ago, the car is having difficulties shifting from 2 to 3rd gears. from a dead stop the car will shift from 1st to 2nd no problem,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By Monkeyking
thanks everyone for the input. going to go w/ the...

thanks everyone for the input. going to go w/ the oem one.

mbell666,
thanks for the link. i already have tools to do the job, but i can always use more. pretty good price.
cheers,
larry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By Monkeyking
e39 540i CCV - Meyle vs OEM?

Getting ready to do my CCV, just recieved 2 shipments of parts. Bavauto had a CCV kit, which I ordered & was back ordered. It just arrived but in the meanwhile I ordered a OEM CCV. Supposedly the CCV...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,821
Posted By Monkeyking
look here: http://www.bavauto.com/shop.asp ...

look here:
http://www.bavauto.com/shop.asp

under lighting>clear & smoke lights
they have a couple of versions.

http://www.bavauto.com/assets/imglib500/e39pclr.jpg
good luck.
cheers,
larry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,414
Posted By Monkeyking
if your good w/ the parts guy at your dealer you...

if your good w/ the parts guy at your dealer you can get them for free. oem mat sets come w/ 2 types of anchors, screw & t type. most of the time they have extras laying around from when they sell...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By Monkeyking
most acs wheels come w a larger hub bore. you...

most acs wheels come w a larger hub bore. you may have to find/order the correct hub centric ring. iirc its either green or orange for the e39. the offsets should be a direct fit w/o spacers. if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,894
Posted By Monkeyking
stock oem set up for 17" is 235/45/17 front &...

stock oem set up for 17" is 235/45/17 front & 255/40/17 rear for non m cars. you could go 245/45/17 front 265/40/17 rear max. personally, i would get 18" mpars. good luck.
cheers,
larry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,386
Posted By Monkeyking
^this. +1. doru is correct. changing...

^this. +1. doru is correct.



changing from 245/40/18 ->245/35/18 the following will happen. the overall diameter will be decreased by approximately 1" or 3.74%, sidewall height will be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,386
Posted By Monkeyking
Please correct me if I'm wrong. I too suspect...

Please correct me if I'm wrong. I too suspect the OP will rub slightly but there are alot of additional factors to consider. I think that your comparison is slightly flawed. Your comparing your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,386
Posted By Monkeyking
sorry for the confusion. my car is a sport...

sorry for the confusion. my car is a sport suspension. the cost i quoted was for what i paid to have my rears done, both sides. most body & wheel shops can do this service for you. you can also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By Monkeyking
w/o knowing the year, mileage & service history...

w/o knowing the year, mileage & service history it would be difficult to say. looking at the pictures, the car looks like an older e39 sport w/o vanos. general issues to start would be the complete...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,386
Posted By Monkeyking
honestly, you won't really know until you fit...

honestly, you won't really know until you fit them on your car. there are lot of variables such as condition of your suspension, offsets, tire brand, etc... fyi, not all tires in the same size are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By Monkeyking
they dont look too bad, i've seen worse. i would...

they dont look too bad, i've seen worse. i would just rough it up w/ some sand paper & shoot it w/ a couple of coats of plastidip. i did this to my grills & it came out fine. it holds up well. 2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Monkeyking
thanks for the explanation. i passed. i was...

thanks for the explanation. i passed. i was just curious as i didn't think the car could report the zero values. thanks.
cheers,
larry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Monkeyking
CA Smog - What do these numbers mean?

Just got the car smogged but not familiar w/ the numbers on the smog testing. Was wondering if anyone can shed some light.

http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j408/m5port325i/Untitled.jpg

The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Monkeyking
no tps on these cars unless you did a retro fit. ...

no tps on these cars unless you did a retro fit. should be able to go to your local tire shop & have them change it out. good luck.
cheers,
larry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Monkeyking
between the 2 i would go Linea Corse Z2S. imho,...

between the 2 i would go Linea Corse Z2S. imho, e39s look better w/ a wheel w/ a lip. ultimately its your car & you need to be happy w/ it. good luck.
cheers,
larry
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Monkeyking
there is missing information. what rims are you...

there is missing information. what rims are you running, offsets & sizes. 275 could fit but couldn't give you a accurate answer w/o knowing more information. typically, most guys who are running...
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