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Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   16th March 2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By achong
Is this still available?

Is this still available?
Forum: USA West Forum   12th March 2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 14,509
Posted By achong
Sorry Tony, I'm going to have to break my streak....

Sorry Tony, I'm going to have to break my streak. I won't be able to make it this year boys... =(
I have an old school buddy visiting from out of country.
Lawrence should serve as a good tour guide...
Forum: USA West Forum   12th March 2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 14,509
Posted By achong
route 229 sneak peak! ...

route 229 sneak peak!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSlHBEuK6Po
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   19th February 2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,530
Posted By achong
i wanted to cut down on the smell and amount of...

i wanted to cut down on the smell and amount of black smoke coming out the back.

doesn't help that my motor burns an ungodly amount of oil too.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   18th February 2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,530
Posted By achong
Reposting w/Images

Another board member informed me that the images were no longer displayed. I reuploaded the pictures on photobucket, so hopefully they stay up a bit longer now.

Update: beast has been running on...
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   29th January 2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
  E39 Want to buy: WTB E39 Rear Sway Bar
Views: 385
Posted By achong
WTB E39 Rear Sway Bar

man, haven't been on the board for awhile.

My rear Dinan sway bar snapped near the end link. Really, don't know how that happened (perhaps car has too much low :dunno: )...
Looked under the car...
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   28th October 2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By achong
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   19th August 2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
  E39 For Sale: 2003 M5 Part
Views: 1,337
Posted By achong
how much will you part the headlights out for?...

how much will you part the headlights out for? are they the clear corner lenses?
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   17th June 2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 107
  E39 For Sale: GTR hood remake !
Views: 8,615
Posted By achong
Well in that case....let's vent! 1. silent...

Well in that case....let's vent!

1. silent (carbon/carbon -vented/ power dome) (With washer jet holes cut out)
2. KingJafferJoffer (carbon/carbon-vented/power dome)
3. xxdinoxx...
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   17th June 2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 107
  E39 For Sale: GTR hood remake !
Views: 8,615
Posted By achong
I'm hoping the power dome w/no vent version will...

I'm hoping the power dome w/no vent version will still have a similar design as this.
...
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   17th June 2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 107
  E39 For Sale: GTR hood remake !
Views: 8,615
Posted By achong
1. silent (carbon/carbon -vented/ power dome) ...

1. silent (carbon/carbon -vented/ power dome)
2. KingJafferJoffer (carbon/carbon-vented/power dome)
3. xxdinoxx (carbon/carbon-vented/power dome)
4. mgdmb (carbon/carbon, power dome, no vents)
5....
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   27th May 2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By achong
Sorry man these just sold today. Buyer came...

Sorry man these just sold today.
Buyer came with cash straight up.
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   16th May 2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By achong
We'll Let me know know when you swing by Fresno.

We'll Let me know know when you swing by Fresno.
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   16th May 2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By achong
Will you be at Bimmerfest on Saturday? I'm...

Will you be at Bimmerfest on Saturday? I'm planning on heading down Saturday morning, maybe we can meet up down south if you want to pick them up sooner.
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   15th May 2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By achong
FS: Evolve Test Pipes (cat delete)

Hey guys! I know a lot of people have jumped on the medusa group buys lately hopefully this makes for a quicker sale.

I have a set of used Evolve test pipes (which are currently not in...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th May 2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By achong
Thanks guys! I just popped the board back in...

Thanks guys! I just popped the board back in during my lunch break, and she's firing smoothly on all 8. Didn't have time to reset the code, but hopefully if everything checks out it should go away on...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th May 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By achong
I will take another round of cleaning it before...

I will take another round of cleaning it before reinstalling it tonight. The filters were already taken off the first time I took the board out.

Thanks guys! I will report back shortly today.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th May 2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By achong
Thanks! I'm actually in the process of putting...

Thanks! I'm actually in the process of putting the shrink wrap back on the wire.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th May 2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By achong
Vanos Solenoid Bane of the S62

Hi guys,

I started the car one morning and the car began to idle very roughly. I try to let the car sort itself out, but soon enough a CEL goes off. I grab my Evolve cable and scan the car. Sure...
Forum: Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted   18th April 2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 93,644
Posted By achong
Looking for vanos boards, headlights, and c...

Looking for vanos boards, headlights, and c pillar trim. PM sent
Forum: USA West Forum   17th March 2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,542
Posted By achong
Thanks Tony for coordinating everything! We...

Thanks Tony for coordinating everything!

We had a blast on the run, thanks everyone who came out! What an awesome turn out, and it was great to see so many M5's mobbing through the coast.
...
Forum: USA West Forum   13th March 2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,542
Posted By achong
That's a great idea, and I heard they have bomb...

That's a great idea, and I heard they have bomb food at the brewery and that it's usually pretty pack too!
Forum: USA West Forum   13th March 2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,542
Posted By achong
hey bonehead, if you head down friday night we...

hey bonehead, if you head down friday night we can cruise down together, i'm going to head there right after work, and coming from Fresno.

Also wanted to update on the RSVP I hope it's not too...
Forum: USA West Forum   5th March 2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,542
Posted By achong
here's the range's website... ...

here's the range's website...

https://www.slosa.org/index.php/contact-us2
Forum: USA West Forum   5th March 2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,542
Posted By achong
Hi Guys, just a suggestion there is an outdoor...

Hi Guys, just a suggestion there is an outdoor gun range right off highway 1. San Luis Obispo Sportsmen's Association - San Luis Obispo, CA | Yelp...
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   22nd February 2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 39,572
Posted By achong
Thanks Alex! ...

Thanks Alex!

https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/t31/1966111_10101236084728155_1412115236_o.jpg
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   18th November 2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By achong
Fitment #flush #19"s

Alright...time for some fitment discussion. That's right it's about to get hellaflush up on this board.
I honestly think 19's are the perfect size for our cars. I think 20's are a bit too big for...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   22nd October 2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 389,960
Posted By achong
Super clean e39 M5 sleeper with Dinan cans at...

Super clean e39 M5 sleeper with Dinan cans at EuroSunday Fresno Palm and Nees 10/20/2013
Was waiting around to meet a fellow beast owner
...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   21st October 2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,530
Posted By achong
that's a legitimate question that I had to...

that's a legitimate question that I had to consider myself as well. my buddy who's a mechanic would offer to do the job for $800 this would a great deal in my opinion. i can't imagine how much a...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   20th October 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,530
Posted By achong
Thanks guys. I looked at the ceramic coating and...

Thanks guys. I looked at the ceramic coating and didn't really want to have to ship my headers out to get it done. Not sure if there's any shops near Fresno that can do a good enough job
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   20th October 2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,530
Posted By achong
Evolve Medusa 4-1 Install w/Cat Delete Subframe Drop

Finally, the beast can breath freely! I want add my input on dropping the subframe, and installing Medusa, and I understand that there's so many ways about doing it. Members here have said that they...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   30th August 2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By achong
Ok, so I took care of a minor coolant leak issue...

Ok, so I took care of a minor coolant leak issue coming from the lower radiator hose temp sensor, and drove the car with test #9 displayed. The car for the most part it stayed at 13.7 volts, the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   27th August 2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By achong
Update: Finally got back home, and tested the...

Update:
Finally got back home, and tested the batt with a voltmeter. The voltage was sitting very low; between 9-10v. Swapped the battery with a new Duralast unit from Autozone, and the beast fired...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   23rd August 2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By achong
i will be running more tests on the battery when...

i will be running more tests on the battery when i get back to town. I had to pick up a rental to attend a personal matter at the moment. Hopefully, with the board's help I will be getting her back...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   22nd August 2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By achong
confirmed that there is fuel pressure, after...

confirmed that there is fuel pressure, after attempting to start the car i went to check the connections to the pump including the fuel line, and when pulling it fuel squirted out. could the filter...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   22nd August 2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By achong
battery seems fine, i tried jump starting, and...

battery seems fine, i tried jump starting, and the car did not react any differently. I still can not get the car start, all I hear is the clicking. The headlights did not dim when i turned them on...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   22nd August 2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By achong
just installed new fuel pump, and new fuel relay....

just installed new fuel pump, and new fuel relay. Car still will not start, nor crank over. The starter goes off, but there's no ignition.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   20th August 2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By achong
When i turn the key to pos 1 i do not hear any...

When i turn the key to pos 1 i do not hear any noise coming from the rear seat.

car has 114k miles, and i've had it since 89k, so i dont know if the fuel pump has been replaced from any of the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   20th August 2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By achong
1st Time Beast Left Me Stranded

After filling up and getting back on the highway the car hesitated on throttle, and then suddenly stalled by itself. Luckily I was able to pull over, and I had my laptop in the car to check what...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th August 2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 38,610
Posted By achong
the whole rear shelf needs to come off in order...

the whole rear shelf needs to come off in order to gain access to the powered sunshade. Once removed, it should be pretty straight forward to accessing/replacing the clips.
The alternative method...
Forum: Exhaust Discussion, For Sale, or Wanted   6th August 2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By achong
WTB Cat Delete Test Pipe

Looking to buy a set of test pipes that'll fit SS xpipe
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   2nd August 2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 29,388
Posted By achong
just got my update today, honestly i was not...

just got my update today, honestly i was not expecting a response. I didn't send any follow up messages since my original submission, which was over 4 months ago! This is another testament to...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   26th July 2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 389,960
Posted By achong
spotted carbon black parked on Pacific st right...

spotted carbon black parked on Pacific st right outside the downtown parking structure in San Luis Obispo during Farmers Market.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   14th July 2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By achong
sounds like a very similar issue im noticing with...

sounds like a very similar issue im noticing with mine. keep us posted on what you find.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   24th June 2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
did you get the solenoids tested? after swapping...

did you get the solenoids tested? after swapping bank 1&2 boards and resoldering a wire the codes were gone, i've been driving it since. No major issues. There's still a small vibration at idle, and...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   4th June 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 141,122
Posted By achong
ok, just picked up a pressure testing kit....

ok, just picked up a pressure testing kit. anybody know the psi for our stock coolant systems?

[edit] rad cap says 200 kilopascals = roughly 29 psi
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   4th June 2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 141,122
Posted By achong
just performed the tstat replacement this past...

just performed the tstat replacement this past weekend. had to tear it apart and try again after dumping about 3 liters of coolant from a busted o ring on the right side. any other way to test for...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   5th April 2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
no i didn't see any visible rodent damage

no i didn't see any visible rodent damage
Forum: E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion   4th April 2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,173
Posted By achong
awesome work Evolve! any chance of developing on...

awesome work Evolve! any chance of developing on for the e39?
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   2nd April 2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
car threw SES light this weekend. I was driving...

car threw SES light this weekend. I was driving on the highway, nothing crazy, and noticed the SES come on. The car has a slight vibration that can only be felt at idle. The vibration was present...
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   28th March 2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 29,388
Posted By achong
saw the announcement this week, just sent the...

saw the announcement this week, just sent the email with my tune. can't wait to hear back!

thanks guys!
Forum: USA West Forum   20th March 2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,451
Posted By achong
had a great time meeting new people, and had a...

had a great time meeting new people, and had a blast showing you guys 13 turns on sat. it was a great drive, and such a treat to see the f10's and e60's in action. too bad more people didn't come out...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   15th March 2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
just an update from test driving the car to work...

just an update from test driving the car to work today. here are the driving symptoms. A gentle acceleration the car runs smoothly. At mild acceleration the car runs smoothly. If i put the car into a...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   14th March 2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
well, clearly i'm not an expert, and i'm trying...

well, clearly i'm not an expert, and i'm trying to describe the situation to the best of my knowledge, but i understand that what i try to communicate may not be interpreted the same. I will as...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   14th March 2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
thanks guys, it's starting to get late for me so...

thanks guys, it's starting to get late for me so i pieced everything back together, and here's the update

After inspecting the throttle bodies, I got the car running normally.
Cleared diagnostic...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   14th March 2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
ok this is weird.....prior to the vanos going...

ok this is weird.....prior to the vanos going bad, the car ran fine. here are the codes prior to the vanos swap.

1) 47 Knock sensor, Cyl #7-8
2) B3 Catalyst system efficiency, Cyl #5-8
3) B2...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   13th March 2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
Update: I pulled the codes and got codes...

Update:
I pulled the codes and got codes related to vanos misfires on bank1, cat deficiency codes, and a code for the knock sensor. I had the bank 2 vanos serviced last year at around 96k and the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   4th March 2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,413
Posted By achong
VANOS Solenoid

So my bank 1 solenoids finally threw CEL and misfire codes this weekend. Put in an order for a new pack at the dealer (wanted a spare board anyways). the salesman at the stealer told me at he could...
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   1st March 2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,417
Posted By achong
Yeah that's me! haha yeah, there's going to be a...

Yeah that's me! haha yeah, there's going to be a meet at santa rosa park next saturday. you should come out.

i think the retrofit kit that the previous post was referring to was to install just a...
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   1st March 2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,417
Posted By achong
steven, i think you and i have a mutual friend....

steven, i think you and i have a mutual friend. My friend Franz, told me there was another enthusiast in town. you should come to the meet on the 16th. good luck with the purchase, and shipping the...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   27th February 2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By achong
Retrofit Performance Seat Ideas?

Has anyone thought about or tried retrofitting the BMW performance seats from recaro? I imagine the wiring for the airbag and heating to be different, along with the mounting brackets. Wondering if...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   19th February 2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,060
Posted By achong
the side profile picture that shows the edge of...

the side profile picture that shows the edge of the hood meeting the fender looks like it's raised.
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   15th February 2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,417
Posted By achong
gentleman, I received confirmation of the...

gentleman, I received confirmation of the shipping rates this morning from Schmiedmann. the price reflected below is to ship to California. kinda a steep as we expected, but from the sound of it, it...
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   15th February 2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,417
Posted By achong
i sent an email out to them to requesting a...

i sent an email out to them to requesting a shipping quote. race you to the post!
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   15th February 2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,417
Posted By achong
no....I also just read this as I was "checking...

no....I also just read this as I was "checking out"

"Our freight calculation system may not always calculate orders with odd sized / voluminous items correct. In these instances we will always...
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   15th February 2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,417
Posted By achong
i added the item to the site's cart, created a...

i added the item to the site's cart, created a new account, and got a quote on the shipping with DHL. the price checks out. let's get on the group buy, before they figure out there's a potential...
Forum: M5 E39 Group Buy Forum and Sponsor Discussion and Offerings   15th February 2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,417
Posted By achong
Keep in mind guys, the hood is CF. The weight of...

Keep in mind guys, the hood is CF. The weight of the hood on the site says 14kg, about 30lbs. I got a quote from FedEx to ship something of that weight, and it came out close to $400+ for shipping....
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   14th February 2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,060
Posted By achong
so by my count, that would be potentially 3...

so by my count, that would be potentially 3 people already...
Will850, you want to start the new thread in the group buy section?
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   14th February 2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,060
Posted By achong
guess no one is gonna take the risk on the hood.

guess no one is gonna take the risk on the hood.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   12th February 2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,433
Posted By achong
Just wanted to post up some additional spec info....

Just wanted to post up some additional spec info.

Bilstein PSS9 Spring Rates for 00 BMW M5 that come in the kit:
Front Main Spring: E4-FD1-Y727A00 (515lbs/in)
Rear Main Spring: E4-FD1-Y728A00...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   11th February 2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,060
Posted By achong
any updates on the group buy? are there people...

any updates on the group buy? are there people still interested?
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   9th February 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,060
Posted By achong
yes, this is an example of what it could look...

yes, this is an example of what it could look like. This is the VIS version. the VIS hood has ports for the washers, and the vents are further apart.
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   8th February 2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,060
Posted By achong
found a picture of a board member who installed...

found a picture of a board member who installed the VIS non vented version of the CF hood. looks badass, and sOOOO clean...
Forum: E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion   7th February 2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,060
Posted By achong
very interested in the hood. I dig the subtlety...

very interested in the hood. I dig the subtlety compared to the vorsteiner vented hoods. Little hesitant because the site doesnt have any pictures of the real deal posted. VIS has a similar style...
Forum: USA West Forum   7th February 2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,451
Posted By achong
not sure if Santa Rosa park is big enough to host...

not sure if Santa Rosa park is big enough to host everyone.
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