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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2014, 05:05 AM
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Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
thanks to all. The wife has learned to tolerate...

thanks to all. The wife has learned to tolerate it :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
ok, there is a happy ending to the story (not...

ok, there is a happy ending to the story (not that kind of happy ending)

overnighted a balancer from Summit, but because it was ordered after the evening shipping deadline it wasn't going to make...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
Casting flaw, cheap metal, and some high RPM use...

Casting flaw, cheap metal, and some high RPM use about once a day. Still, only a few thousand miles on it :/

I will attempt to pull off the old balancer tonight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
crank pulley broke at the spokes.

crank pulley broke at the spokes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
well **** ...

well ****

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5578/14950627380_d2b6c4e8b1_b.jpg

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3874/14950627130_c22e037919_b.jpg

couldn't handle the severe race conditions I guess
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
nobody really "reacts" how you'd think...the...

nobody really "reacts" how you'd think...the majority of folks are just interested in the technical details. When the cutouts are open the exhaust note raises a lot of eyebrows as well since it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
nothing wild. I usually don't spend a lot of time...

nothing wild. I usually don't spend a lot of time standing by my own junk since I spend enough time next to it in the garage :) I like walking around and seeing what everyone else has.

The couple...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
was out at Bimmerfest East a few weeks ago. a guy...

was out at Bimmerfest East a few weeks ago. a guy on bimmerforums snapped these:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3837/14836783153_142cda0154_b.jpg
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By nsogiba
just one of those days, it happens. nice...

just one of those days, it happens.

nice repair.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
Here are the tips I'm using, with a combination...

Here are the tips I'm using, with a combination of aftermarket tubing and stock exhaust

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/vpe-1333

They are good quality but 3.5" is fairly huge physically - I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
Here are the tips I'm using, with a combination...

Here are the tips I'm using, with a combination of aftermarket tubing and stock exhaust

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/vpe-1333

They are good quality but 3.5" is fairly huge physically - I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
it's just a standard water hose, only for washing...

it's just a standard water hose, only for washing cars and rinsing off the floor. The air hose is on a retractable hanging reel along with a retractable power cord reel. The hose bib was originally...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
i suppose i could throw together an update :) ...

i suppose i could throw together an update :)

i took a ride out to PA to buy some....supplies.....for my stag party.

made some sounds in the tunnel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
I am leaving Buffalo at noon today for Bimmerfest...

I am leaving Buffalo at noon today for Bimmerfest East 2014. Will be taking this route:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
I am leaving Buffalo at noon today for Bimmerfest...

I am leaving Buffalo at noon today for Bimmerfest East 2014. Will be taking this route:

http://*******/maps/uo7nl

Anyone else going to be at Bimmerfest?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
I found some old pictures from a few months back...

I found some old pictures from a few months back that I took after I got the fenders rolled in the rear. I use this build thread as a record of sorts and i realized that I never took pictures of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even...

I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even with the 3.62 M3 ring and pinion) so I decided to pull it all apart for a gear swap. The 3.62 is the shortest ratio that seems to be "readily...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even...

I was getting tired of the "tall" gearing (even with the 3.62 M3 ring and pinion) so I decided to pull it all apart for a gear swap. The 3.62 is the shortest ratio that seems to be "readily...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
I drink literally any beer except for Guinness. ...

I drink literally any beer except for Guinness.

The M5 LSD was completely rebuilt, and while it was apart I replace the factory 3.15 ring and pinion with a 3.62 E46 M3 ring and pinion for shorter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
a lot. as in multiple tens of thousands in...

a lot.

as in multiple tens of thousands in labor

you supply parts, i supply beer!

i charge extra if you try to help though!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
Nah. Why bother making something work if it's...

Nah. Why bother making something work if it's just going to give me bad news? :) I'd much rather see 99.9 mpg and feel good about myself.

All the other electronics work except for traction...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your...

Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your drinks....we have gone completely legit

At the local oil change shop.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3921/14271636918_6e0d66e1c1_b.jpg
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your...

Folks...this is not a drill...hold on to your drinks....we have gone completely legit

At the local oil change shop.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3921/14271636918_6e0d66e1c1_b.jpg
...
Forum: Parting Out 06-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By nsogiba
I'm interested in just the 3.91 ratio ring and...

I'm interested in just the 3.91 ratio ring and pinion gear out of the differential. Willing to part it out?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 33,249
Posted By nsogiba
^^ I recently started riding my friend's Honda...

^^ I recently started riding my friend's Honda sportbike and can relate. I can't imagine hitting a small pothole at 60, let alone a deer. Would have definitely killed or severely injured me on a bike.
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