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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By SSJRICH 540i
do any of the dash lights come on when its...

do any of the dash lights come on when its struggling?

Your battery might have killed off some cells while sitting. I would a) start with having the battery checked. b) make sure that the gas is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 368
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Vancouver sounds the same. Most houses start...

Vancouver sounds the same. Most houses start around 1 million. I was SUPER lucky when I bought my house. Just a few years ago. We lucked out big time. I see houses half the size of our house on a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 417
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
could be a lot of things. start with the...

could be a lot of things.

start with the battery, possible bad fuel, check spark, list is very long... you need to give a little more info.

When you say is turns over but doesn't stay on. Do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,782
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Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Woot. just got my rims back. Nice and straight....

Woot. just got my rims back. Nice and straight. Had 1 crack....

Just mounted and balanced them, good to go!!! :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 368
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
$200 per hour??? Holy crap! We charge $98/hour -...

$200 per hour??? Holy crap! We charge $98/hour - dealer is around $140/per.... Wow
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
How so?

How so?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 368
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Depends on what you consider costly. Its...

Depends on what you consider costly.

Its about a 2 hour job at any Indy shop. Parts will vary depending on where you get them from, and what brand you go with. I would expect $50 to $250 depending...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I used the jump post. It looks kind stupid cause...

I used the jump post. It looks kind stupid cause I have a wire jumping across the engine bay, but it works.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 368
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
No. Based on personal experience AND by the most...

No. Based on personal experience AND by the most common solutions posted on this forum, the USUAL 1st suspected failed part are the thrust arms. It doesn't mean that this is your problem. It means...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I am pretty sure that the blower motor plug is...

I am pretty sure that the blower motor plug is part of the main harness - If that is the case, then if you can source a new pigtail, you will have to "splice" or "wire in" the new pigtail. Just make...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 368
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Sorry Mrs Bee... I figured you had taken care of...

Sorry Mrs Bee... I figured you had taken care of the links.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
50K Miles for any suspension part to fail is not...

50K Miles for any suspension part to fail is not that bad

And just fyi TRW is 100% made in china.

It doesn't matter if you are off roading the vehicle or not. All roads suck balls. You can't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 368
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
As you can see there are tons of possible...

As you can see there are tons of possible problems. Worn out thrust arms are USUALLY the cause, but like bluebee posted, there are quite a few possibles.

If it gets stronger as you get faster...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
second... I have 19's as well. Just have to make...

second... I have 19's as well. Just have to make sure that you have the correct offset and tire and no problem!

GL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 27,629
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I was referring to Pudl picture of the 3 car...

I was referring to Pudl picture of the 3 car seats. I will ONLY get rid of the 540i for a e39 M5.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 27,629
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
waiting sucks! Been waiting at least a week now...

waiting sucks! Been waiting at least a week now for my wheels to get straightened. Got so bored of not driving my car I picked up a set of Rep M5 wheels. Slapping some tires on them tonight just so I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 01:21 PM
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Views: 27,629
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
time for a mini van

time for a mini van
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q253/ssjrich420...

http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q253/ssjrich420/ac1_1.jpg (http://s138.photobucket.com/user/ssjrich420/media/ac1_1.jpg.html)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 27,629
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Hell no! It might have been originally bought...

Hell no! It might have been originally bought there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Nicely done! Thank you for making this video too...

Nicely done! Thank you for making this video too and actually explaining everything.

+1 sticky
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 27,629
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Car has been sitting on jack stand for almost a...

Car has been sitting on jack stand for almost a week now... Waiting for the wheels to be straightened. Been driving the 5.9 Jeep around. Its pretty fun. I swapped out the entire lift kit. Threw in a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 739
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
They are from Australia... things are all...

They are from Australia... things are all backwards and upside down there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
I'd put one right under the oil pan and the other...

I'd put one right under the oil pan and the other on the drive shaft. And make sure you drop the car really fast.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 27,629
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
"ran" as in it made some noise when you turn the...

"ran" as in it made some noise when you turn the key???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 27,629
Posted By SSJRICH 540i
Me and the boss's e34 M5 ...

Me and the boss's e34 M5

http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q253/ssjrich420/2xbmw1.jpg (http://s138.photobucket.com/user/ssjrich420/media/2xbmw1.jpg.html)
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