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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 01-08-2013, 12:54 PM
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Dont think a S62 with 394hp and 370lbs of torque is what you would call even to me
Well here's what would happen.

We both pull off the line you start taking the lead and then boom you throw a rod bearing because S/C 540i's have a tendency to do that. I win!
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Have never heard of a S/c 540 throwing a rod in my entire life.
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Lambo doors? Seriously? Am I really reading this?



Props for wanting to be different and turbo the M62, don't go crazy. That crap is played out and makes your car look like it's trying too hard.

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Old 01-08-2013, 01:06 PM
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SEE WHAT IM SAYING! I couldnt pass up this opportunity what a deal. Im just itching to get these parts in guys. So far i got the roof spoiler in. Carbon fiber for back window the tv deck and a new chrome grill since my other one fell off. Today i should be getting the amps for the system. I used to do systems all day. Its the speed im most excited for!!
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Old 01-08-2013, 01:21 PM
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Old 01-08-2013, 03:59 PM
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Have never heard of a S/c 540 throwing a rod in my entire life.
It seems common to me. Ill get some proof and post it in an hour or soon
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Old 01-12-2013, 07:31 PM
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:05 AM
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Not from me. Btw everyone fabrication starts monday. So pics start then. Also doing custom system and stuff. All these shipping parts. Soon to come friends
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:05 PM
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Update. The last few days Ive been working on the sound system. Taking before and after shots. Did all the dirty work now just gota make it sound nice. Very disappointed at the deck i bought. Cant believe how crappy it made everything sound. It didnt even have subwoofer output. Thats bs, but an easy replacement. The decision was once again, between looks and performance. I chose performance and am going to switch the deck out after the turbo project. To be honest with everyone im very concerned. Car isnt performing right at all. Somethings wrong with it. Hopefully not tranny or anything nuts like that. Because turbo wouldnt help that. Just nervous about the project thats all. Hopefully all goes well. All pics will be put up at once for your entertainment and enjoyment.
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:07 PM
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Im not very mechanically inclined. But pep boys has free diagnostic. Im thinking of taking it in to get an idea of it before my buddy looks at it. 2 opinions are better then one. Just so i can see what this problem is. Majority can be fixed because will be replaced for this build. But i hope nothing serious is wrong. Just worried about tranny. Any advice? Is this a good move to make?
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:10 PM
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BTW cant believe nobodys bought lala rays kit. If i wasnt doing the turbo job i would have jumped all over that the second it was posted. People are nuts.
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:16 PM
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Update. The last few days Ive been working on the sound system. Taking before and after shots. Did all the dirty work now just gota make it sound nice. Very disappointed at the deck i bought. Cant believe how crappy it made everything sound. It didnt even have subwoofer output. Thats bs, but an easy replacement. The decision was once again, between looks and performance. I chose performance and am going to switch the deck out after the turbo project. To be honest with everyone im very concerned. Car isnt performing right at all. Somethings wrong with it. Hopefully not tranny or anything nuts like that. Because turbo wouldnt help that. Just nervous about the project thats all. Hopefully all goes well. All pics will be put up at once for your entertainment and enjoyment.
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Update. The last few days Ive been working on the sound system. Taking before and after shots. Did all the dirty work now just gota make it sound nice. Very disappointed at the deck i bought. Cant believe how crappy it made everything sound. It didnt even have subwoofer output. Thats bs, but an easy replacement. The decision was once again, between looks and performance. I chose performance and am going to switch the deck out after the turbo project. To be honest with everyone im very concerned. Car isnt performing right at all. Somethings wrong with it. Hopefully not tranny or anything nuts like that. Because turbo wouldnt help that. Just nervous about the project thats all. Hopefully all goes well. All pics will be put up at once for your entertainment and enjoyment.
If your going after performance why are you adding tons of unnecessary weight like 4 subwoofers ?

As for "lambo" doors...

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Old 01-21-2013, 05:03 AM
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It's been my experience that people don't typically disclose how young they are except out of insecurity. Keep it like your Saturday nights; don't ask/don't tell.
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:39 AM
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Its my car, ill do whatever i want to it. But might as well tell you. I decided against the lambo doors. Even with the mad hook ups i have its a bmw. The 4 12s arent more then a couple hundred pounds and once beauty board is done will look as clean as possible and sound ten times better then any stock set up. The car is already black. But im going to put another coat on top and re clear it and murder out the rims. The box with all the speakers in it probably weighs 120 at most. Then new aftermarket deck. Wasnt happy with it but it looks cool so ill take a pic of it tomorrow. Car is a mess from project. Also installed the viper 5901 alarm system in it. Just going to put a pioneer in there since those have a good sub output and split the sound nicely. My buddy told me keep it as subtle as possible on the outside. Even the inside i decided to keep everything stock but the system. Today im going to have it looked at to make sure engine is okay. It isnt performing well. I know the temp sensor is off idk if thats it though. Main goal as of now is to make sure everything is running as clean as possible. Because if i turbo it even if it runs fast it wouldnt be meeting its full potential and can damange it later on, dont want it covering up the problem. Tomorrow is the day to get it to run stock. Then its turbo timeeee.
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:48 AM
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Your making a subtle looking show car with a stock interior? I'm sure that will turn heads at car shows....
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It seems common to me. Ill get some proof and post it in an hour or soon

..................and two weeks later we are still waiting for your proof.
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The slogan is bringing the BMW community TOGETHER remember when. U guys got your first BMW and how it was the best car in the world and u were gonna do this and that. Let the kid dream and if u don't believe him and u don't like what he has to say or what he is doing. THEN DONT READ IT this forum is to help one another and get opinions. I seriously doubt that this kid wassurfing the web, came across the website and decided to make up a huge story about putting a Turbo in his BMW and even if he did so b it I know that I wouldn't waste my time talking sh$t to him if I didn't believe him. Again that's BRINGING THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER. !!!!!!!!
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..................and two weeks later we are still waiting for your proof.
Lol ! I wasent even gonna bring it back up, i just let it go....
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