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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,153
Posted By bensonc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mQjqvytzNI and...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mQjqvytzNI
and my sign
We talk in chinese in the video, saying that a 2 million HK$ porsche really worth what it is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By bensonc
Hi Johnnowilliam, I too has a 540i in HK, do...

Hi Johnnowilliam,
I too has a 540i in HK, do you know about the local BMW owners club here, we will have a xmas dinner meeting at 2 Dec, hope I can see you there... :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By bensonc
I have the CPS failed on my way home.. engine...

I have the CPS failed on my way home.. engine stalled, restart and try to drive to the shop, it give back fire a few time.
Later find the vacumn control unit(between the firewall and engine)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,990
Posted By bensonc
Mine is 5 speed steptronic, and that pic is in...

Mine is 5 speed steptronic, and that pic is in 4th.
the temp gauage was error while I had an over heat long time ago, and now I have new sppedo and the temp gauage went back to normal.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By bensonc
Is that H9??

Is that H9??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,990
Posted By bensonc
this is the GPS reading vs my speedo reading,...

this is the GPS reading vs my speedo reading, since I run 245/45-18 all around, my speedo show near actural speed.
http://thumb11.webshots.net/t/59/459/6/33/65/2049633650043978531EAXlAf_th.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2007, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By bensonc
To CN90 I should 100% agree with you, I just...

To CN90
I should 100% agree with you, I just changed all my coolant hose, therostats, water pumps and belts. and 2 weeks laterm the reservor. I am counting on the radiator now as my car just pass...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2007, 01:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,799
Posted By bensonc
I had my engine rebuild with .25 over bore and...

I had my engine rebuild with .25 over bore and lowered deck.
others are:
DIY shadow line trim
01 style light all around
01 bumper with fog
M5 style carbon wings
OEM M-Par 18"

K&N Drop in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By bensonc
I too have cracked coolant reserver last weekend....

I too have cracked coolant reserver last weekend. it is my 4 times of my 97 540i.
Temp here in HongKong is very hot. Speedo reads 45'C.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By bensonc
Just a guess, water pump. I helped my friend to...

Just a guess, water pump.
I helped my friend to work on his 96 328ci before, the pump blade was completly broken inside the housing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By bensonc
How long do you do brake fuild change?? I did...

How long do you do brake fuild change?? I did those at the most 1.5 years and none of my 10 years old car got brake system problem at all, and I have a heavy foot on both brake and gas too...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,257
Posted By bensonc
Just for ur reference: S62 Thottles body ass...

Just for ur reference:
S62 Thottles body ass (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=DE93&mospid=47592&btnr=13_0818&hg=13&fg=15)
it is under Engine Electronic since it is thottle by wire...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By bensonc
try turn on the sun visor light, and see if the...

try turn on the sun visor light, and see if the stereo power on afterward. If so, that is your ignition switch.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By bensonc
It can fit with modifcation. The front bumper...

It can fit with modifcation.
The front bumper trim's clip has to be cut off. the shop glue it on the newer style bumper.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By bensonc
I do the same upgrade, Just get New bumper cover...

I do the same upgrade, Just get New bumper cover and round fog lights, all other can be use with little modifaction.
http://thumb11.webshots.net/t/59/659/9/52/54/2124952540043978531PrntOn_th.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By bensonc
sorry, my bad. should be 130,000 km

sorry, my bad. should be 130,000 km
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By bensonc
I was in the same boat like you when my car was...

I was in the same boat like you when my car was at 40000km(3 years ago). a cracked coolant hose make my car over heated and the head slighty wrapped. I spend $4500 to rebuild it in a indi shop. My...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,905
Posted By bensonc
In the news here in HongKong, Gas Station being...

In the news here in HongKong, Gas Station being charge for incorrect pump reading for over charge customer. :rofl: Gas here with Tax are US$1.67/liter :cry:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,177
Posted By bensonc
I want to share my comparsion with my brother...

I want to share my comparsion with my brother which is a 98 740iL
I use the OBC test07 that show KTMP at dgree C in my eurpoe spec.
In traffic, my car reach 100 C on a 40 C outside temp after...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,177
Posted By bensonc
I forgot to mention that when my indi shop...

I forgot to mention that when my indi shop rebuilt my engine, he drilled a hole in the T-stac to let water flow. but the temp here in Hong Kong is 5-40 degree C year round, so no winter issue
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,177
Posted By bensonc
I removed the engine lip sound proof material,...

I removed the engine lip sound proof material, exhaust wrap and a free flow cat.
but my engine still feel very hot after drive
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,720
Posted By bensonc
this is my 98 with 01 Bumper ...

this is my 98 with 01 Bumper
http://thumb11.webshots.net/t/57/757/1/70/44/2321170440043978531MONzDV_th.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By bensonc
upgraded to facelifted look

I upgraded my finially, only need bumper cover and fog light for this conversion. And thanks for answer here in my question about this conversion....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,643
Posted By bensonc
this is my 98 540 AT, driving in China...:D

this is my 98 540 AT, driving in China...:D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By bensonc
I have the same problems at 140K km mileage. ...

I have the same problems at 140K km mileage. changed the rear upper control arms (2 per side) and a bushing on the lower arm.
you can check by jack the rear wheel off ground, and try to rock the...
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