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uniball 10-04-2012 09:24 PM

New to the site .. And new to bmw's switched from vw
 
I bought a 2000 528i a few months ago from the original owner with 119,000 miles on it.. Love the car! So far got new wheels for it. Planing on swapping the front bumper to the m5

aspensilver540 10-04-2012 10:29 PM

Welcome! Be sure to search to find all the threads on M5 bumpers before pulling the trigger, there is a lot to know.

uniball 10-04-2012 10:54 PM

Dam I didn't even know. Thanx

edjack 10-04-2012 11:03 PM

Before you waste money on Bling, save it for maintenance. The car is 13 years old, and will need major not cheap repairs.

bluebee 10-05-2012 10:08 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by edjack (Post 7114854)
Before you waste money on Bling, save it for maintenance.

What he said.

Start here:
Behr cooling system leaking
Plastic DISA valve breaking & destroying the engine
Cluster pixel tape lifting
MID pixel tape lifting
Hella PBT headlight adjusters breaking
Power steering cap & hose leaking
Trunk wiring loom fraying
CCV clogging
Bosch ABS control module frying
Cupholders breaking
I6 VANOS seals deteriorating
V8 valley pan gaskets leaking
GKR/BMW/Valeo FSU/FSR dying
Thrust arm bushings leaking
Ambient temperature sensor breaking
Window regulators breaking
Vapor barrier adhesive leaking
Jack pads falling off
Windshield cover molding crumbling
Driver's seat control switch breaking
Rear center brakelight socket melting
Seat cables fall out causing seat twist
Windshield washer tanks & pumps leaking
BMW roundel paint chipping
Vent trim corner cracking & wood trim varnish cracking

BentValve 10-05-2012 10:55 AM

Welcome.

manticore33 10-05-2012 01:34 PM

And, there tend to be less hop-up parts for e39s compared to the factory turbo VAG cars.

Jason5driver 10-05-2012 07:05 PM

Waiting for some pictures...!
Welcome!
And, this thread is a good reference to check out as well...
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum...d.php?t=895713

Thanks!
Jason

uniball 10-05-2012 07:26 PM

Pictures will be up soon hopefully when I get some good shots in


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