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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
Thanks for your words of encouragement Fortunate...

Thanks for your words of encouragement Fortunate Son! I'm going to take my time and continue with the project, and see what happens. There may be a revival just yet! ;) In the meantime, I bought...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
I had a professional body guy come out and assess...

I had a professional body guy come out and assess the car. He told me that the torque box is rippled. I was told that to get the car back to perfect, that it would be about 8k for the job. I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
Thanks BK!

Thanks BK!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
The 44's are NICE! Rocklin is about 20 minutes...

The 44's are NICE! Rocklin is about 20 minutes north east of Downtown Sacramento. For used parts, I go to BM Tech in Rancho Cordova. (About 15 minutes east of Downtown Sacramento)
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
Fantastic idea! That's the tool and method I...

Fantastic idea! That's the tool and method I will use for finding the seam. Awesome!!! Here are some misc pics of what's been going on with the project since the wreck. I don't have the steering...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
Yes, the rear quarter panel looks ok. I think...

Yes, the rear quarter panel looks ok. I think I'm going to see how far I can get with disassemble of the parts piece. If I can be successful with that, then I will start on disassemble of the car. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
The passenger floorboard has a small ripple, not...

The passenger floorboard has a small ripple, not very big at all. The skin behind the rear passenger door doesn't look damaged. With the skin being one piece, I was thinking that the whole passenger...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
Thanks again Fortunate Son! I've attatched a few...

Thanks again Fortunate Son! I've attatched a few more pics. The rocker panel took the brunt of the impact. The B pillar (without a measurement) seems to be approx 1/4 to 3/8's pushed back. That...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
Thank You! The car has been sitting for a couple...

Thank You! The car has been sitting for a couple of years. I slid off a road in the Sierras after hitting some black ice. Thanks to BM Tech in Rancho Cordova, used parts have been plentiful, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
Thanks very much Fortunate Son! I have some help...

Thanks very much Fortunate Son! I have some help with the welding, and we are going with mig wire feed. The more I get into this project, the more things seem to be falling into place. I have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
:)

:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,691
Posted By EmpScorpion
Very nice!!!

Very nice!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
I want to save the car. It has 100k miles and is...

I want to save the car. It has 100k miles and is mechanically sound. I've had to replace the entire front suspension, motor mount, and the positive battery cable. (The HPS airbag deployed) :dunno:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
How do I get to the spot welds that I can't see? ...

How do I get to the spot welds that I can't see? I need to remove the excess material, to get to what I need to replace. Major project, overwhelmed.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-18-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By EmpScorpion
:)

Thank You! :)
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-17-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By EmpScorpion
New To Bimmerfast, Need Advice e39

Hello,

New to Bimmerfest, I posted a thread about my 1998 540i Body Shell Project in the e39 forum. Any advice would be great!

Thanks!

Noah
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,316
Posted By EmpScorpion
e39 540i Body Shell Project

Hello,

I'm in the middle of replacing the passenger side shell on my e39. I have a parts car shell, and have been drilling out the spot welds. I'm at a point in the project where I could use...
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