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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By haolibird
Gotta chime inů. Have had my 98 540...

Gotta chime inů.

Have had my 98 540 since Dec 09.
Paid 10k, had 77k on the clock.
Put just under 100k/miles on her since.

I have changed:
Cooling system
Front bushings
Alternator
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By haolibird
A quart? Not the mounts... Brake fluid? ...

A quart?
Not the mounts...
Brake fluid?
You'll want to clean that up before it melts your car!
Good luck on finding the leak.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By haolibird
I believe the engine mounts are filled with...

I believe the engine mounts are filled with fluid.
Not a lot, obviously.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,540
Posted By haolibird
2nd, THAT'S BS! it will be all over the...

2nd,
THAT'S BS!
it will be all over the engine compartment.
So There!
Hb

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,540
Posted By haolibird
Larry It's obvious you're not really paying...

Larry
It's obvious you're not really paying attention.
I Google'd "Evans" and would still be reading into Saturday, with all the information.
Regardless, I made the Cummins reference.
It came...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By haolibird
Well said, 'Horns! Sorry Art, I meant to say...

Well said, 'Horns!

Sorry Art, I meant to say "Welcome!"

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,540
Posted By haolibird
Plenty of us using with good results. It's been...

Plenty of us using with good results.
It's been in my 540 for over 4 years.
Cummins thinks the stuff is worth it.

Citizen, I see no reason to want to drop your cooling system PSI from 30 to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By haolibird
Tour, I just did the upgrade in my 98...

Tour,

I just did the upgrade in my 98 540/DSP.
I used the following speakers with great results:

Pioneer TS-SW841D 8 In. Shallow-Mount Subwoofer in the trunk
Pioneer TS-A1304C A-Series 5 1/4"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By haolibird
Art, Nice intro into the world of BMW. I'll...

Art,
Nice intro into the world of BMW.
I'll spare you my opinion on looks.
Your first assignment is a week of using the search function, and starting with responses to other "New member" posts.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By haolibird
Sh*t. Happy fingers... Again, if the...

Sh*t.
Happy fingers...

Again, if the MSport is in good condition, I'd jump on it.
VERY rare car.
6 speed seals the deal.

Tom
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By haolibird
If the E39 MSport is wor Sent from my...

If the E39 MSport is wor

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By haolibird
OK, The wife fires off both defrosters this...

OK,
The wife fires off both defrosters this morning and viola! No more lights!

ByMeWilhelm

Thanks!
I'll report any changes.

Tom
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By haolibird
Crap... Rookie mistake. 98 540/6 Sport...

Crap...
Rookie mistake.

98 540/6 Sport 168k on the clock.

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By haolibird
ABS, ASC with a twist

OK,

I removed the instrument cluster for repair, and while it was out, I had to start the car, to move it into the garage.

When I re-installed the cluster, I got an SES, which I turned off by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,016
Posted By haolibird
I apologize for my flippant remark. The drink...

I apologize for my flippant remark.
The drink holder repair is NOT over rated.

My mistake.

Tom
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,016
Posted By haolibird
I'm SHOCKED no one has addressed the sub-standard...

I'm SHOCKED no one has addressed the sub-standard drink holders, and their high probability for failure.
Cooling system be damned!
Where can I put my f*cking "Big Gulp"?

T

(Nice thread...how...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By haolibird
BMW's are great when you get whacked. The quote...

BMW's are great when you get whacked.
The quote should be VERY substantial.
After you get the quote, shop the work around.
If you play it right, you can get your car fixed and have some $$$ left...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By haolibird
PKJ, Well, truth be told, I am more...

PKJ,

Well, truth be told, I am more comfortable with the HP of the 540.

I would like to brag to you what a Badd Ass driver I am, (CDL holder for 30+yrs, no accidents, seen some sh^t) but I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By haolibird
Well, regardless of the seats, the silver car is...

Well, regardless of the seats, the silver car is looks nicer, less miles.

Good luck in your search.

FWIW, as happy as I am with my M5, I probably would have been happier with an '03 540M Sport....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By haolibird
All I have to say is, "Thank God for the people...

All I have to say is, "Thank God for the people who raised you!"
They obviously raised a man.

You should be sure to thank them as well.
They sure as hell passed on some great genes to boot.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By haolibird
I hate this option. When my wife discovered it,...

I hate this option.
When my wife discovered it, she proclaimed, "Get your sh*t out of MY car!"
What was once mine, is now hers.

Thank God the M5 doesn't have a heated wheel, otherwise, I would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,229
Posted By haolibird
Damn! Those are great looking cars! The MD...

Damn!
Those are great looking cars!
The MD ride would be my choice, based on color...(Same way I choose a race horse)
15k?
I might hold out for an M5, although, I LOVE the '03 540M Sport.
Just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By haolibird
Andy, Hot Damn! Looks sweet. Q:...

Andy,

Hot Damn!
Looks sweet.

Q: What's the difference between a porcupine and a BMW?
A: A porcupine has the pr*cks on the outside.

Enjoy
T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,115
Posted By haolibird
Opinion? You want MY opinion? Thought you...

Opinion?
You want MY opinion?
Thought you would never ask...

With the experience of owning an M5 (only 6mos), and a 540 sport (4, if I were to do it all over again, I would find a '03 540...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By haolibird
Thanks Ed! I only wish I had time to go over...

Thanks Ed!

I only wish I had time to go over all the info that this site contains.
If only I had the same passion for work.

Bluebee should be looking for a publishing deal, considering all the...
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