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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By DHoang
Take the pump out, and let it soak in some WD40....

Take the pump out, and let it soak in some WD40. Maybe that's all that it needs....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 862
Posted By DHoang
IMO, You'd be jumping out of the fire and into...

IMO, You'd be jumping out of the fire and into the frying pan if you decide to go w/ the MB E320. They're nice cars, but they also require alot of upkeep to keep them road worthy, just like your e39....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By DHoang
There's one other thing you can try.... remove...

There's one other thing you can try....
remove the filter that's screwed down inside the fluid reservoir. you don't have to take it out of the reservoir, just unbolt it from the bottom of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By DHoang
These are 18x8, 18x9 style 71 BMW wheels in 20mm...

These are 18x8, 18x9 style 71 BMW wheels in 20mm & 24mm offset w/ 74mm center hole for the e39. They're two piece wheels, w/ somewhat fat lips.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By DHoang
You're lucky in that the '97 has an IRON bottom...

You're lucky in that the '97 has an IRON bottom end, not ALUMINUM.
Just about all the head bolt problems occur on AUM bottom end motors (1999-2003)
There is almost no chance that your head bolts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 734
Posted By DHoang
I bought two sets of wheels brand new back in...

I bought two sets of wheels brand new back in 2010, the style 71 staggered setup in 18", & 3 months prior, a brand new set (probably last set available) of style 42 stagger in 17". The style 42 is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By DHoang
if you go w/ Bilstein dampers, they have their...

if you go w/ Bilstein dampers, they have their bump stops built inside the cartridge. So you don't need to buy them.
Besides, as you have pointed out, Bilstein has a much larger shaft, so the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 734
Posted By DHoang
Correct - BMW Style 71 wheels. shown here in 18"...

Correct - BMW Style 71 wheels. shown here in 18" stagger widths

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=261433&d=1294511331

Nice wide lip is what attracted me to these 2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By DHoang
Hope those scotchlok wire connectors stay...

Hope those scotchlok wire connectors stay connected for you. I've NEVER had any luck w/ them keeping a positive connection down the road.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By DHoang
You can store it inside garage and rest assured...

You can store it inside garage and rest assured that it will not get damaged.
Inside a garage that's attached to the home, there's hardly any damage that sets in.
It's when it's stored outside...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 06-15-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By DHoang
use Resistor spark plugs:thumbup: ...

use Resistor spark plugs:thumbup:
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By DHoang
In theory, that flip flopped orientation would...

In theory, that flip flopped orientation would throw the spring placement out of colinearity. Cant say for sure how little, or how large, of a change this would produce. but assuming that the change...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By DHoang
Those aftermarket foglights don't have a cover to...

Those aftermarket foglights don't have a cover to conceal the two bolts that screws into the cover. So the color , or overspray, of the bumper will show behind the tabs. I think they will look fugly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By DHoang
Use the old foglight harness, cut off the socket...

Use the old foglight harness, cut off the socket at the end of the harness, and then wire in the new socket for the Mtech foglight. There's only 2 wires to connect.
Then, once you're done, you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By DHoang
The 2nd one is designed by BMW and that's what...

The 2nd one is designed by BMW and that's what they sold through their catalog.
So if you want to have the "BMW OEM" look, then buy the 2nd one.
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 04-01-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By DHoang
Engine is an M20 2.0L six cylinder

Engine is an M20 2.0L six cylinder
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By DHoang
88k miles definitely will make yours extremely...

88k miles definitely will make yours extremely desirable.
530i w/ sport expands your buyers' market a whole lot wider as well.
THe M5 umnitza adds NOTHING to the price.

Kutch posted a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By DHoang
Pentosin 11.S is ATF, IIRC. Nothing wrong w/...

Pentosin 11.S is ATF, IIRC.
Nothing wrong w/ using that brand. IT's way more expensive than other brands like Mobil1 & even Redline ATF, but Pentosin's a perfectly good fluid to use in p/s.
Come...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 03-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By DHoang
do your distributor cap search again , LOL.......

do your distributor cap search again , LOL.... this time put in the right model e21 that he has, and tell me what you got.:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By DHoang
Here's a tip if YOu don't want to cut the wires...

Here's a tip if YOu don't want to cut the wires to shut off the signal.
Just take out the bolt, then slide the sensor 1/2" away from the seated position,
it's now no longer able to pick up any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By DHoang
I don't recall My intake removal requiring...

I don't recall My intake removal requiring removal of anything else other than the intake nuts. But then again, mine is a simple, straightforward, M52 intake.
Go to the link below, my post at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By DHoang
Those size there looks like it will work nicely ...

Those size there looks like it will work nicely
Of course, the width of the tire will play a crucial role in whether you clear everything or whether it rubs.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By DHoang
I don't believe the e39 has hit rock bottom just...

I don't believe the e39 has hit rock bottom just yet. It's got another 3 yrs left to go.
Our '98 528i w/ manual and sports pkg is currently worth $3500.
There's still more room for it to hit rock...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 03-17-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By DHoang
I have a 323i used cap and rotor that's in very...

I have a 323i used cap and rotor that's in very good condition. The rotor is the original one that has the ignition cutoff feature. THe cap has a black plastic cover over it.

I even have a 323i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By DHoang
My bmw brake fluid comes w/ free latte and...

My bmw brake fluid comes w/ free latte and donuts:rofl::rofl:
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