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Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-07-2012, 06:14 PM
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Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-27-2012, 10:28 AM
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Sold

Sold
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-17-2012, 12:59 PM
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bump, winter is coming, here are cheap wheels to...

bump, winter is coming, here are cheap wheels to get you through.
Forum: Exterior 08-30-2012, 08:03 AM
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Posted By hokiehigh
bump

bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-30-2012, 08:00 AM
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Forum: Exterior 08-16-2012, 07:59 PM
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Front bumper cover off E93, blue, scratched $100, CT/NY

Have a front bumper cover off a 2011 E93 with 10k miles. color code W61, believe it is deep sea blue. The only issue is there is a scratch near left headlight washer cover, not sure if it is...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-16-2012, 06:46 PM
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Posted By hokiehigh
FS: E39 style 82 16 in wheels/rims, pickup only NY/CT, $150 for all 4

SOLD. New offering: same style 82 OEM rim with center caps, 16 inch in excellent condition, no peeling paint, no curb rush. tires are bad with almost no thread left. All 4 rims for $150, pickup only....
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-01-2012, 07:21 PM
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Posted By hokiehigh
bump

bump
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-30-2012, 07:39 PM
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added pictures snapped this morning

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Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-24-2012, 06:50 PM
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Posted By hokiehigh
2003 540iA M-Sport, 112k, NY/CT

Got a Minivan to accommodate growing family, so the BMW needs to go. Car is a AUTO, sapphire black with tan interior. Loaded with sport pkg, Navi, Parking sensors, 14 way adjustable comfort seat,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,223
Posted By hokiehigh
update: Thanks for all the input, this has...

update:

Thanks for all the input, this has been a headache for the past few weeks. Finally the dealer replaced dme and battery, the car is ready for pickup. They didn't know exactly what caused...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2011, 02:05 PM
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Views: 1,223
Posted By hokiehigh
This maybe the last straw...

Car is 2003 540iA M-Sport with 100k miles. Two weeks ago on my way back home, she dead suddenly, engine shut off and wouldn't start. (I was lucky to be roll off the road into a parking lot, my first...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By hokiehigh
nsogiba, can you PM how much was the alternator...

nsogiba, can you PM how much was the alternator cost? Mine most likely just died.

Was driving home when the engine suddenly died, lost power steering, all the lights lit up on diskboard, and...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 09-06-2011, 07:26 PM
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Posted By hokiehigh
Anyone has fan clutch removal counter holding tool I can borrow?

got very frustrated trying to remove fan clutch and about to give up, on a E39 540. Let me know if you have the tool (either bmw tool or home made) and willing to lend or rent. I'm in Greenwich, CT....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,155
Posted By hokiehigh
Thanks, guys. Was hoping for a cheap fix... I'll...

Thanks, guys. Was hoping for a cheap fix... I'll try some epoxy first.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,155
Posted By hokiehigh
I need some advise on what product to use to...

I need some advise on what product to use to fill/glue a small crack on plastic, and gas proof?

So in my attempt to eliminate gas smell coming out of rear passenger side wheel area, I bought the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By hokiehigh
I'll most likely try the Hankook after the...

I'll most likely try the Hankook after the Michelin PS2 wear out. I love the PS2 but don't want to spend that kind of money on tires anymore. Just two rear tires mounted cost $700!!! *ouch*
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2011, 09:16 PM
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Views: 2,580
Posted By hokiehigh
lawyer takes about 1/3 from what they can get for...

lawyer takes about 1/3 from what they can get for you. They shouldn't charge any extra fees.
I had an accident in 2004, car totaled. The settlement dragged on for almost a year. You need to go see...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,155
Posted By hokiehigh
So I finally found time to poke around for a fix...

So I finally found time to poke around for a fix for the gas smell, first of all, I only smell gas after fill up with a full tank, once I burn quarter a tank, the smell is gone. Second, the smell is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,992
Posted By hokiehigh
after watching the show, I'll think twice before...

after watching the show, I'll think twice before buying next bimmer. They hired the sound engineer to make the frickin chime sound?? wtf
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,155
Posted By hokiehigh
so do I need to take out the back seat cushion...

so do I need to take out the back seat cushion and the seat back all together? I searched and found removing seat cushion is easy, but removing seat back requires a little bit more work. What else do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,155
Posted By hokiehigh
I just noticed gas smell coming from right side...

I just noticed gas smell coming from right side rear wheel area, might very well be the seal referred above, is there a DIY on how to replace that? Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,605
Posted By hokiehigh
update: I cut off the broken section of the...

update:

I cut off the broken section of the hose (right at where it connects to the valve) and reconnected it, cleared the SES light and it hasn't come back for the past almost two weeks. I'll...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,605
Posted By hokiehigh
Thanks for the quick reply, I'll following you...

Thanks for the quick reply, I'll following you guys' suggestion start with the vaccum hose/ valve. The pump maybe okay, there is no water inside, and at least some times I can hear it on. Losing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,605
Posted By hokiehigh
540i SES light, secondary air pump related

I recently got a CEL and the Peake code 0F50, 0F51, 0F5D seem to suggest it's related to SAP, I tried to clear it but it will come back within a few days.

I read a lot DIY's about SAP but most are...
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