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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By mng
Well broken down is probably a harsh way to put...

Well broken down is probably a harsh way to put it...assuming the 'big' stuff is done, little things might happen that'll keep you busy. Your door lock(s) may stop working. Or your driver's seat back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By mng
of that generation of acuras, i personally prefer...

of that generation of acuras, i personally prefer the TSX... but i must say thats the best executed TL i've seen, well done

i'll just echo what the others have said, if you cant DIY everything,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,390
Posted By mng
congrats!

congrats!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,390
Posted By mng
already? que paso, something fun on the way to...

already? que paso, something fun on the way to replace?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By mng
doh, my bad, didnt blow it up, thought it was the...

doh, my bad, didnt blow it up, thought it was the front side

yeah thats it i would think
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 834
Posted By mng
thought so but wasnt sure if all the ACS spoilers...

thought so but wasnt sure if all the ACS spoilers had the logo on them or not. thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By mng
turn the panel over, usually an outline on the...

turn the panel over, usually an outline on the back of it...

in the e46:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=396312

could be e39 is different...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 834
Posted By mng
what kind of roof spoiler is that? ...

what kind of roof spoiler is that?

beautifully done car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By mng
I didnt/have not (yet). The above quote was from...

I didnt/have not (yet). The above quote was from RocketSurgeon on bimmerforums. The upper timing covers have to come off to replace it...so useful to do while replacing valve cover gaskets and/or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By mng
this is what i know of it... (from 'forums): ...

this is what i know of it... (from 'forums):

Originally Posted by RocketSurgeon
I replaced my tensioner and it also decreased the occurrence of the cold start rattle but did not eliminate it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By mng
ah the infamous green gasket ring

ah the infamous green gasket ring
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By mng
will be interested in results, good luck, post...

will be interested in results, good luck, post feedback
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By mng
Congrats on the new car! I used to have a B6 S4...

Congrats on the new car! I used to have a B6 S4 and loved the car. Audi interiors are a lovely place to be

I have to ask (just b/c of what *i* would do)...given 100k to spend on a car/cars, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,898
Posted By mng
question out of curiousity, how many miles? ...

question out of curiousity, how many miles?

good luck w the fix
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By mng
I cant take credit for the quote but someone on a...

I cant take credit for the quote but someone on a forum once said something to the effect of, what i like about my e39 is that i know whats going break next before it happens.

So, yep, do your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By mng
If youre close by, spend a couple hundred bucks...

If youre close by, spend a couple hundred bucks on a good PPI from a a BMW mechanic. Judging by its cleanliness it looks to be taken care of. So if its in good shape mechanically and comes with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,237
Posted By mng
http://www.endrasbmw.com/11/abandoned-bmw-dealersh...

http://www.endrasbmw.com/11/abandoned-bmw-dealership-new-pictures-and-speculation/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 838
Posted By mng
your local dealer or thebmwpartstore.com ...

your local dealer or thebmwpartstore.com

good luck. take that mold advice seriously
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By mng
honest and reliable (not inexpensive) try...

honest and reliable (not inexpensive) try bavarian machine specialties

dont have personal experience w this guy but he gets reviewed well
http://www.yelp.com/biz/silvios-autohouse-houston

i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,477
Posted By mng
http://slickdeals.net/f/6760622-discount-tire-on-e...

http://slickdeals.net/f/6760622-discount-tire-on-ebay-100-off-400-any-manufacturer-rebates

fyi
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Poll: 540i vs 530i
Views: 2,284
Posted By mng
color looks great in that pic, congrats!

color looks great in that pic, congrats!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Poll: 540i vs 530i
Views: 2,284
Posted By mng
congrats, pics?

congrats, pics?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By mng
pre-purchase inspection. preferably from a bmw...

pre-purchase inspection. preferably from a bmw specialist
Forum: Parting Out 08-23-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By mng
not sure what these motors typically sell for but...

not sure what these motors typically sell for but given the work put into this one, seems like a good deal.

Are you parting the entire car or swapping engine?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,530
Posted By mng
i havent done that install but would make sure u...

i havent done that install but would make sure u have the necessary gaskets on hand.

Also, take care in removing the stock throttle body. It is attached w/ Ribe-head bolts. A T30 torx bit will...
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