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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By DHoang
Cool! :thumbup::thumbup: Wish I have a buddy...

Cool! :thumbup::thumbup:

Wish I have a buddy w/ an a/c shop.
so, did your leak come from the low and/or hi pressure line fittings?
I hear you have to replace those inner shrader valve thingies...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By DHoang
What did the shop charge you for all that? And...

What did the shop charge you for all that?
And did you go to a BMW indy shop or a generic a/c shop?
THX!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By DHoang
IMO, These cars are now over 20 yrs old. ...

IMO, These cars are now over 20 yrs old.
They'll NEVER ride like a new car again.
If and when my number's up,
I'm going w/ a solid flywheel setup as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By DHoang
My vacuum leak was completely undetectable while...

My vacuum leak was completely undetectable while the motor was idling.
But when it was revved up, one of the motor mount -come to find out - was broken, so the engine's torque allowed the motor to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,538
Posted By DHoang
see if this helps... ...

see if this helps...
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=583683&stc=1&d=1481039537
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By DHoang
A deal like that of yours doesn't pop up but once...

A deal like that of yours doesn't pop up but once in three to five yrs.
And, the likelihood of seeing one available in your neck of the woods, is almost like winning the mini lottery.
Most of us...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By DHoang
check for vacuum leak....

check for vacuum leak....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By DHoang
Under 52k miles, single owner, full records? ...

Under 52k miles, single owner, full records?
I'd offer $6-$7k, but my gut says it's easily worth well above $10k, imo, for a mint, low mileage 540i sport.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By DHoang
Using a laptop w/ windows 7 and the two items per...

Using a laptop w/ windows 7 and the two items per below, I've successfully reset & turned off my air bag light using the $25 ebay "bmw scanner ver 1.4.0" on my '98.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,921
Posted By DHoang
Another awesome short movie by bmwfilms! ...

Another awesome short movie by bmwfilms!

these films will go down in history as the most innovative, cutting edge, ground breaking, product placement advertising ever produced.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By DHoang
HOw much did you buy the nonrunning car for?

HOw much did you buy the nonrunning car for?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By DHoang
GO to ebay and look for an adapter. I've seen...

GO to ebay and look for an adapter.
I've seen them sold there....looks like this:
http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/UYkAAOSw~ZdVfT-9/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By DHoang
$17 for all of this @ ECS Tuning...not bad. ...

$17 for all of this @ ECS Tuning...not bad.
https://c1552172.ssl.cf0.rackcdn.com/379269_x600.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By DHoang
Who you talking to? :dunno: OP?

Who you talking to? :dunno:
OP?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By DHoang
Are most of you seeing an unusual increase in MPG...

Are most of you seeing an unusual increase in MPG lately, especially this winter, when we typically see less MPG? I know I have seen increased MPG on all of my vehicles and powersports.

There's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By DHoang
Yea, I always blame shiat on BMW whenever it's...

Yea, I always blame shiat on BMW whenever it's driver related...:rofl::rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By DHoang
I concur. CRAIGSLIST should be mandatory. And...

I concur. CRAIGSLIST should be mandatory.
And also create an Ebay ad concurrently, and in autotrader as well ($25 fee)

Ebay Listing is typically free until you sell it.
back in March when I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,549
Posted By DHoang
Real easy. I went to my local Toyota dealer...

Real easy. I went to my local Toyota dealer around christmas time back in 2003, they had 30 Tundra's to choose from, ranging from the SR5 base to the fully loaded LTD. I chose the LTD w/ sport pkg....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,549
Posted By DHoang
My good ol' Tundra p/up Bought it brand new for...

My good ol' Tundra p/up
Bought it brand new for $23k.:thumbup:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=539129&stc=1&d=1448046931

Hitched to my house and garage on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,272
Posted By DHoang
Look again. It's the entire metal frame...

Look again.

It's the entire metal frame plus rubber wiper=$39

At some point in time and extended use, the metal frame mount will become loose at the rivets, and the wiper then makes these...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,677
Views: 452,904
Posted By DHoang
BUMP for a very clean unmolested 528i. Even the...

BUMP for a very clean unmolested 528i. Even the headlights are factory original.:thumbup:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=536181&d=1446065138
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,384
Posted By DHoang
Either of the Redline is fine for BMW manual...

Either of the Redline is fine for BMW manual trans.
In general, the D4 ATF is lighter in viscosity than the MTL, which would be better served for very cold climates.
The MTL, however, is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,215
Posted By DHoang
Seller is correct to start off w/ a high asking...

Seller is correct to start off w/ a high asking price, b/c there's too many pizzz poor broke azzzes out there who wants to be :bigpimp: pimping large. Pimping aint cheap, nor is it easy.:rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,232
Posted By DHoang
You don't have the sport...

You don't have the sport package???:bigpimp::bigpimp:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By DHoang
I would, but those style 5 is the main reason I...

I would, but those style 5 is the main reason I bought a 528 back in '97, vs. a 540.
I must keep! :)
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