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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By hieuu
one vote for Dinan

I like my dinan single pipe, it's not overpowering.

Just loud enough so you know it's not stock.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By hieuu
The gears is your fly wheel, as to whether or not...

The gears is your fly wheel, as to whether or not somenthing is missing i'm not sure if those holes have a rubber cover or not, some cars have them some don;t. no harm though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,263
Posted By hieuu
Just pull it off before you go to the stealer. ...

Just pull it off before you go to the stealer.

1 gallon should plenty, system takes 2 gallons total from empty.

good luck
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,263
Posted By hieuu
That'a your upper radiator hose ...

That'a your upper radiator hose

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=DN63&mospid=47588&btnr=11_2267&hg=11&fg=35

bmw # 11537505228 $40 easy clip on and off removal, there is a steel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,263
Posted By hieuu
not to question, but cooling system was...

not to question, but cooling system was overhauled at 55k? what was done and by who?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,062
Posted By hieuu
here's another one

Was bimmerless for 2 years coming from a 1994 325i convertible, Got mine in september 60k miles black on black

Just revamped cooling it had a new radiatior & resivoir already, i did waterpump,...
Forum: Parting Out 11-23-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By hieuu
fs:m50 90,000 miles blown head gasket

This engine is strong, has blown head gasket from the usual cooling issues, was pulled out 2 years ago, I kept it for a rebuild ended up selling the car.

from 1994 325i with vanos.

Houston TX...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-04-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By hieuu
tire pressure? oversized tire on 540i sport

I'm upsizing my tires from 225/40 r18 & 265/35 r18 to 235/40 & 275/35. Should my tire pressure remain the same or can i go with lower tire pressure.
I think door sticker says is 36 front 44 rear. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By hieuu
I have had your problem in a 325i

Same problem in my old 325i

Maybe your transmission, GM transmission was in mine.

I would first get it serviced, there is a cylinder that can be replaced from inside the pan i think it's called...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By hieuu
Wondering what the mileage on your both your...

Wondering what the mileage on your both your vehicles

So we can all add this to our list off future repairs
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-28-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By hieuu
Call for help in houston, SRS scanner

My air bag light is on
Anyone in houston who has a newer srs airbag scanner willing to throw me a bone.

I have a older peake scanner with the obdII adapter but peake says it's to old for my car....
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-26-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,682
Posted By hieuu
OEM scanner code reader

Can anyone confirm / make and model of the code reader scanner the dealers use.

Ebay sellers are saying it is gt1, I'm considering buying one but want to be sure.

thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,661
Posted By hieuu
i just ordered mine from crown auto

I just ordered a new one from crown auto, I'm not sure if goes on with the windshield that would be pretty unusual, it's just normally easilier with a windshield replace / install because of glue...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By hieuu
Dinan, is it worth it what should i espect

IS DINAN UPGRADES WORTH IT, WILL I FEEL ANY GAINS?

cold air, throttle body, muffler and computer

what do you think other than more exhaust noise will I gain.

I can do the math for the horse...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By hieuu
there is a guy in the austin, tx craiglist who is...

there is a guy in the austin, tx craiglist who is parting out a 528 he still has springs / shocks /struts

http://austin.craigslist.org/pts/1430464676.html
good luck
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,312
Posted By hieuu
my build date is 10/02 it's titled as a 2003 and...

my build date is 10/02 it's titled as a 2003 and also has the m sport II with m5 shocks / struts verified via bmw north america through vin#'s
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,209
Posted By hieuu
duuuuuuuuuude, narly, not coool

duuuuuuuuuude, narly, not coool
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By hieuu
Can you be more scientific about excessive...

Can you be more scientific about excessive exhaust, do you mean you smell exhaust or hear it? If you smell fuel it most definetely is a fuel leak. Mileage could be as simple as a new air filter,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,747
Posted By hieuu
Thats funny, I get the same reaction till they...

Thats funny, I get the same reaction till they see who's driving it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,135
Posted By hieuu
Pulling out cable is normal, the cable is square...

Pulling out cable is normal, the cable is square on both ends you can even flip flop the cable it does matter. The other end goes to the gear box and the cable fix doesn't always work if your gears...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,918
Posted By hieuu
sach boge strut shocks lookup vin #gn88839

i found this page inside sachs / boge

they don't show any reference for shocks on m5 at all, but do show for 540i struts on sport but not the shocks

now i'm more confused
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,918
Posted By hieuu
SO now the question of does 540I sport shocks are...

SO now the question of does 540I sport shocks are actually correct arccording BAVauto they list SACHS 36a 63a front / 330 35a rear as the sport suspension shock for 2003, but no listing for any m5's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,918
Posted By hieuu
eureka parts #'s for 2003 540 sport shocks / struts

: popcorn::rofl:k found the info via vin#'s and bmw north america thanks to bmw north of houston,

There were conflicts in their system at first bmw parts systems gives them front strut #'s for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,918
Posted By hieuu
2003 540i m sport - shocks/struts

Just about to hit 60k and going to do my shocks/ struts but not sure if getting the right ones.

I see from a few places that shocks say not for m sport suspension II

Does anyone know if in 2003...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-02-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 613
Posted By hieuu
snap on euroscan

Does anyone know if these are any good.

I want it for e39 2003 540i sport, srs and maintenance reset.


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