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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-20-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 65,400
Posted By BorisKV
Arkady, if it is not too much trouble - what is...

Arkady, if it is not too much trouble - what is the price on 2008 X5 4.8is? Thank you in advance.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By BorisKV
You are welcome. Told you, it is very easy that's...

You are welcome. Told you, it is very easy that's why no writeup.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,815
Posted By BorisKV
Please, do. If you would find information about...

Please, do. If you would find information about intake swap and not just installing cold air intake - that would be awesome.

No, both M52B28 (1995-1999) and M52B28 TU (or M52TUB28 as some put it)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,815
Posted By BorisKV
Downgraded compared to which engine? You realize...

Downgraded compared to which engine? You realize that 528 engine preceded 525/530 engines? Yes, it is older technology but it doesn't mean it was downgraded, it is just different. Even though M52B28...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By BorisKV
Some people call them trunk struts. I replaced...

Some people call them trunk struts. I replaced mine couple weeks ago. Very easy to do.
1. Support your trunk in open state and do one side at a time (it is very heavy).
2. Remove retaining...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,612
Posted By BorisKV
It is quite possible that it was not coolant (you...

It is quite possible that it was not coolant (you should've tasted it (you don't have to swallow) - it tastes sweet), but special grease used to protect connectors from corrosion, ease assembly,...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 06-23-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 289,713
Posted By BorisKV
Both of my cars have this issue. It is much more...

Both of my cars have this issue. It is much more pronounced on 1998 528 which spent first half of it's life in Missouri (hot and humid). On the front rubber is brittle and it is especially bad in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,256
Posted By BorisKV
First you need to determine which hose leaks....

First you need to determine which hose leaks. I've never seen all power steering hoses going bad at the same time. Usually it is the hose (#14 on the linked diagram below) going from reservoir to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2005, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,546
Posted By BorisKV
I was installing my winter wheels and took a look...

I was installing my winter wheels and took a look at sway bar brackets and attachment points - it seems to me that attachment points are welded to subframe, which is replacable (just PITA to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2005, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By BorisKV
Well, I revamped whole front end with new shock,...

Well, I revamped whole front end with new shock, springs, thrust/control arms, links, sway bar, wheel bearings and as well I revamped rear suspension with struts, springs, links, sway bars.

All...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2005, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By BorisKV
How about smashing small window in the rear door...

How about smashing small window in the rear door to get inside (shouldn't be that expensive to replace)? Then you can press button to unlock trunk. Just a though - you know.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2005, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,256
Posted By BorisKV
Wink I wouldn't say this procedure is that difficult -...

I wouldn't say this procedure is that difficult - I did it in about an hour or so from start to finish. Raise the car. Use turkey baster to get as much fluid out of reservour as possible. If you want...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By BorisKV
The problem is in either missing or improperly...

The problem is in either missing or improperly installed insulation between door itself and trim piece. BMW mechanics frequently forget to reseal that insulation or to install it when working on rear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,044
Posted By BorisKV
AFAIK e39 540 front suspension is very close to...

AFAIK e39 540 front suspension is very close to e38 front suspension. So take a look at writeup (link below) - might give you an idea... On my 528i I've replaced both wishbone and tension strut...
Forum: 5 Series 05-11-2004, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By BorisKV
What I got from the guy on e-bay was shocks...

What I got from the guy on e-bay was shocks shipped directly from KONI Norht America warehouse in Hebron, Kentucky with pakaging slip directly from Koni with their logo and other attributes. He...
Forum: 5 Series 05-10-2004, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By BorisKV
No, I didn't install them yet - planned for one...

No, I didn't install them yet - planned for one of next weekends.
Forum: 5 Series 05-09-2004, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By BorisKV
I've purchased a set of Konis from this guy. They...

I've purchased a set of Konis from this guy. They are true Koni and the seller shipped them really fast. So I would recommend him.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 02-13-2004, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,235
Posted By BorisKV
Take a look at this page...

Take a look at this page http://www.bmwtips.com/tipsntricks/tips_pages/MBQuart%20Speaker%20Upgrade%20Project.htm it describes what is involved into speaker R&R also it mentiones that MB Quart RSB...
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