Bimmerfest - BMW Forums - Search Results



Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.11 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: 540 M-Sport
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,582
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Joe, get them up on a block or box, and off the...

Joe, get them up on a block or box, and off the floor...they could get moisture damage sitting on the floor. Really.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 268
Posted By 540 M-Sport
It may soften, it will not liquify. Remember,...

It may soften, it will not liquify. Remember, the butyl tape is the same stuff used to secure and seal your vapor barriers in the doors. It doesn't run, melt or create a mess in summer.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,225
Posted By 540 M-Sport
I would go to the "my vehicle" screen and scroll...

I would go to the "my vehicle" screen and scroll through the options.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,225
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Looks like it. I checked online and some dealers...

Looks like it. I checked online and some dealers offer it for just under $850. It looks to be a simple swap. I had my car on a lift to inspect the exhaust system and there are only a couple clamps...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,225
Posted By 540 M-Sport
We are onto something! My car is a 2018 M550i and...

We are onto something! My car is a 2018 M550i and I get these part numbers for the exhaust system: https://bimmercat.com/bmw/en/search/selectCar/G30/Lim/BMW+M550iX+N63R/USA/18
When comparing, the...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-26-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Bav Sound Ghost subwoofer installation tips

Just finished installing Bav Sound Ghost subs in my 2018 M550i. There are a number of videos online, showing the install (though none specific to the G30), some mention removing the vented sub box. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 268
Posted By 540 M-Sport
That seems like a reasonable option, and could be...

That seems like a reasonable option, and could be made to look ok. Definitely should stop any noise if you work it into the gap.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-26-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By 540 M-Sport
As the other poster mentioned, the material BMW...

As the other poster mentioned, the material BMW uses acts like Velcro. It is very difficult to keep clean of debris that sticks to it. Vacuuming is only a partial solution...I ended up using a sticky...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-26-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Most summer tires will out perform an all season...

Most summer tires will out perform an all season tire in both dry and wet weather. The all season tire gives up some of those two attributes in order to improve on cold performance and snow/ice...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By 540 M-Sport
This could also be a fuel pump or fuel filter...

This could also be a fuel pump or fuel filter issue. My car would intermittently run poorly while driving steady state on the freeway...it came on rather suddenly and I drove right to a BMW dealer...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-25-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Sorry no, saving myself for you

Sorry no, saving myself for you
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-25-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Green/blue with the Alpina gauge colors? I may...

Green/blue with the Alpina gauge colors? I may have to try that
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-25-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Agreed it should fit from BMW, but it doesn't. I...

Agreed it should fit from BMW, but it doesn't. I simply offered a solution, and now it fits. I carry luggage on business trips...the roller wheels get a little dirty. I carry various packages,...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Sticking some self adhesive Velcro to the back of...

Sticking some self adhesive Velcro to the back of the trunk liner will keep it from sliding forward. That worked for me. You attach the "hook" portion of the Velcro to the back of the liner. I...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By 540 M-Sport
It was meant as a compliment...I truly believe...

It was meant as a compliment...I truly believe your hyperbole muddles your excellent points and makes them less clear. Though appearing to be clever, I think they are often done simply to offend and...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By 540 M-Sport
To the OP, that is a very personal choice to be...

To the OP, that is a very personal choice to be made by you. The cars have not change significantly between years, other than Idrive 7 (lite), and new full digital instrument cluster.
Like...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By 540 M-Sport
The trunk mat is significantly less expensive if...

The trunk mat is significantly less expensive if shopped on line from one of several BMW dealers. I got mine that way for a reasonable sum. As quackbury stated, it does not fit well if you have the...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,225
Posted By 540 M-Sport
yes two sets of two, but as you know, the left...

yes two sets of two, but as you know, the left and right pipes are joined in the middle at the resonators, so it is difficult to describe.
Yes, I am describing what I also saw on bimmerpost. It...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By 540 M-Sport
I believe you over use hyperbole in your posts. ...

I believe you over use hyperbole in your posts. It isn't necessary and interfers with your reasonable and valid points.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By 540 M-Sport
You opine a long winded story about the reasons...

You opine a long winded story about the reasons one must have dedicated snow tires, then explain a reason why you went with all seasons on your 340? ;)

Everyone's situation is different and there...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-21-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,225
Posted By 540 M-Sport
More HP/TQ, Idrive 7 (lite), new full digital...

More HP/TQ, Idrive 7 (lite), new full digital gauge cluster, M Sport Differential, louder exhaust, exhaust valve control through Idrive. For Canada, laser (highbeam) headlights are now standard...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-21-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,225
Posted By 540 M-Sport
So an update is in order. I discovered the 2020...

So an update is in order. I discovered the 2020 M550i still has two resonators in the exhaust. Its definitely louder though, so they may have a design change in them internally. Also, you can...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-21-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,225
Posted By 540 M-Sport
As SyscoBMW said, seems all the stage one tunes...

As SyscoBMW said, seems all the stage one tunes can report from 575 to 600hp. The numbers vary a bit based on the dyno used and minor variances in the tune. Dinan claims 595hp...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-21-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By 540 M-Sport
Good for you. But, Consumer Reports is an...

Good for you. But, Consumer Reports is an independent body that does not accept advertising and purchases their products just like anyone else and tests them in their own labs and facilities. They...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 419
Posted By 540 M-Sport
My experience as well here in rainy Seattle. ...

My experience as well here in rainy Seattle. Bosch work, but longer life with SWF, which is OEM and what BMW sells, only for twice as much. I can get close to two years out of Bosch, and two and a...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
© 2001- VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.