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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,155
Posted By 93LE
I've got a Big Tube M62 intake manifold for sale....

I've got a Big Tube M62 intake manifold for sale. Sold the car before I could install it. PM me if interested.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 09-26-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By 93LE
ibtl!

ibtl!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,762
Posted By 93LE
I guess if I was straight out of Depot, I'd be...

I guess if I was straight out of Depot, I'd be concerned about taking a brand new 335i to my first posting in the NW Territories ;-)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By 93LE
pull off any piece, it'll have the part number...

pull off any piece, it'll have the part number and the name on the back
Forum: General BMW 07-27-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By 93LE
I would love to find a "time capusled" MkI and...

I would love to find a "time capusled" MkI and drop a 2L 16V in it
Forum: General BMW 07-20-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,007
Posted By 93LE
Just when you thought it couldn't get any uglier....

Just when you thought it couldn't get any uglier.

None of the individual styling elements match up. From the Chrysler Sebring tailights, to LS400 sides to the Hyundai front end, it's a mess. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-17-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By 93LE
Great, maybe I can get some legal advice. I...

Great, maybe I can get some legal advice.

I was recently involved in a very similar accident. After spending some time at a local watering hole, I was driving home when all of a sudden a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By 93LE
A) not a good idea. the first time a tire...

A) not a good idea. the first time a tire installer sticks a prybar on the back of the lip, it will damage the clear coat. At best it'll be scratches, at worst, it'll start flaking off and maybe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,356
Posted By 93LE
Nice Spec Miata! yours?

Nice Spec Miata! yours?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-08-2008, 04:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,170
Posted By 93LE
I can only add that the service from the local...

I can only add that the service from the local Ottawa Audi dealership has been absolutely, and without exception, the worse I have ever experienced. Each and every time I had the unfortunate need to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,618
Posted By 93LE
540i 6 speed The most I ever got on a 50/50...

540i 6 speed

The most I ever got on a 50/50 mixed city/hwy tank is 360 miles. On an all hwy tank I got 450 mile. If you are getting crappy mileage try changing the pre cat o2s. My OBC says I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,550
Posted By 93LE
540i 6 spd 50/50 mixed hwy/cty over the past...

540i 6 spd

50/50 mixed hwy/cty over the past year = 22 mpg
On an all hwy trip, I've seen 29 mpg

Who says the V8 is thirsty?

If you are getting low mileage change your pre cat 02 sensor. On...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,645
Posted By 93LE
I always find it funny that any BMW owner would...

I always find it funny that any BMW owner would ever critique another brand for reliability.

.....thrust arms, plastic rads, overflow tanks, Vanos, valley pan gaskets, OBC cluster display, foul...
Forum: General BMW 05-23-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,258
Posted By 93LE
My first car was a 1979 Mercury Zephyr. It had a...

My first car was a 1979 Mercury Zephyr. It had a raging powerplant, a 4.1L straight six that squeezed out a dismal 155 hp from all that displacement
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,645
Posted By 93LE
As a side note, wait until the BMW 3.0TT motors...

As a side note, wait until the BMW 3.0TT motors get to be about 4-5 years old. That BMW 'Service Indicator' light system means way over 10k miles between oil changes. Add that to people who will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,645
Posted By 93LE
The coking issue is a direct result of the LONG...

The coking issue is a direct result of the LONG factory scheduled oil change intervals, especially during the initial lease periods. Add to that, the fact that for a couple of years, dealerships...
Forum: General BMW 05-20-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,117
Posted By 93LE
A more effective boycott would be a rolling...

A more effective boycott would be a rolling boycott, one month everybody boycotts Exxon, next month Shell,...etc. This would really screw with their quarterly earnings
Forum: General BMW 05-20-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,051
Posted By 93LE
a

a
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-15-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By 93LE
The same felt (flock) seal is an infamous problem...

The same felt (flock) seal is an infamous problem on E39s. Nice to see BMW keeping the traditional alive on the E60. I have the same problem on my 540i

BTW the door seals on my 200k mile winter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-14-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By 93LE
bad o2s cause the ecu to run 'open loop' or which...

bad o2s cause the ecu to run 'open loop' or which will likely be really rich. ECUs need working o2s to run 'closed loop' or make adjustment to the fuel/air mixture based on o2 readings.

BUT...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-07-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By 93LE
since hp/tq is in general a function of...

since hp/tq is in general a function of displacement (plus many other variables). I'd say a good guesstimate is you have 8% more hp/tq than you did before you stroked your motor. your 2.7l gained...
Forum: General BMW 04-29-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,749
Posted By 93LE
But back to cars, I'd get a used 996 long before...

But back to cars, I'd get a used 996 long before a new(ish) BMW. But if you want a toy, I'd get a real no compromise sports car since the CLS already fills the role of luxo-barge very nicely. Maybe...
Forum: General BMW 04-29-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,749
Posted By 93LE
Ditto on the real estate suggestion. Just bought...

Ditto on the real estate suggestion. Just bought myself another $1000 beater econobox (35 mpg) to get to work while someone else is paying off my mortgage. You may not want to be 'caught dead' in...
Forum: General BMW 04-27-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,447
Posted By 93LE
they are likely there because that's the location...

they are likely there because that's the location for the original M1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 29,447
Posted By 93LE
In case anyone's interested, I needed one after...

In case anyone's interested, I needed one after my friend cracked my '03 OEM M Sport bumper. I was decided to get an OEM replacement when I couldn't get one from DDM in time. My OEM was $480 from...
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