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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2015, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Nfs021
I just went thorugh all 60 reciepts I have for...

I just went thorugh all 60 reciepts I have for the car and added them all up. Since July 19 2013, the day I bought the car. I have spent $8,906.51 on stuff ranging from the obvious preventative...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2015, 11:11 PM
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Posted By Nfs021
Update on the car. A bit surprisingly my...

Update on the car. A bit surprisingly my insurance may actually repair the car. It really all depends on if there's no major hidden damage to the left front wheel suspension area where the car struck...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Nfs021
I took the tools out of the tool kit. I like the...

I took the tools out of the tool kit. I like the screwdriver that comes with it. I pulled the cabin filters too because I've only had them for 3 months and still look brand new. And yes, I'm going to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Nfs021
I've spent the last few hours putting parts back...

I've spent the last few hours putting parts back on that originally came with the car. The old DSP sub box, old speakers, original shift knob and boot, halos, interior and trunk lights, center...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 12:24 PM
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Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
Sweet merciful crap! KILL IT NOW!!

Sweet merciful crap! KILL IT NOW!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Nfs021
Well someone from my insurance finally came by...

Well someone from my insurance finally came by and took pictures of the damage or well what damage that can be seen. The main concern of course is the front left wheel area. They obviously won't be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nfs021
Yes get well Professor Bluebee. Your guidance is...

Yes get well Professor Bluebee. Your guidance is missed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2015, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Nfs021
I'd love to keep the car. But It's too much...

I'd love to keep the car. But It's too much hassle to deal with now with all that work needed. I'll see what the insurance gives me for it and then start saving for a new car. Definitely going to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2015, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Nfs021
At this point it would be best for the insurance...

At this point it would be best for the insurance to total the car. I don't want some body shop driving it like that while the accident damage is being repaired. And god knows how much they would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
It's the timing chain guides alright...F***!! ...

It's the timing chain guides alright...F***!!

I posted a quick video. It's dark and crappy cell phone camera but you can clearly hear it now.

https://youtu.be/2PiRyww0yWI

There's even a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2015, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Nfs021
Been looking over the car trying to find more...

Been looking over the car trying to find more areas that could have been damaged. The buzzing noise I that I heard with the car running seems to be actually coming from inside the left front valve...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,411
Posted By Nfs021
I do too. But I can't imagine how much of a PITA...

I do too. But I can't imagine how much of a PITA they probably are to clean. Even I hate cleaning my style 66 lol.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
Yep. Shook the housing and these fell out. It...

Yep. Shook the housing and these fell out. It broke good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
Been doing some more damage checking and to no...

Been doing some more damage checking and to no surprise one of the headlight adjusters on the left headlight has shattered. A bit difficult to see but clearly you can tell where it's broken. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Nfs021
+1 Still legal for the most part (I think?) And...

+1 Still legal for the most part (I think?) And definitely A LOT cheaper than OEM cats.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
Still waiting for my insurance to estimate the...

Still waiting for my insurance to estimate the damge on my car. Apparently they are behind on claims and probably won't be until Tuesday when it finally gets looked over. Ugh...

The car still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 621
Posted By Nfs021
Plus actual cup holders lol.

Plus actual cup holders lol.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Nfs021
Mine was starting to blow on the warm side. After...

Mine was starting to blow on the warm side. After replacing the aux fan and evacuating with the vacuum leak test. I recharged the system to the factory 1.65lbs and now it blows super cold. If you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
That's a LOT of plastic. Without question your...

That's a LOT of plastic. Without question your guiides are going. Shut that thing down and get those replaced. Good luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
Any new car regardless of how good the tires are,...

Any new car regardless of how good the tires are, are going to sound loud over old pavement. It's not our fault our states are cheap when it comes to proper roads lol.







Hyundai's have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
I used to work at a Mazda dealership and drove...

I used to work at a Mazda dealership and drove the Mazda 6 and CX-5 all the time. Great cars no doubt. Especially the Mazda 6. It's quiet, comfortable and easy to drive. The only negative things I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
Yeah I'm going to see what the insurance and body...

Yeah I'm going to see what the insurance and body shops say. If it's too much then I'll let her go. If not then I'll have it repaired. It's now the waiting game.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
Yeah a middle aged man with his wife (and a...

Yeah a middle aged man with his wife (and a gorgeous black C5 Corvette convertible) pulled by to check if I was ok. He was really surprised that the car still started too, as was I. Because as soon...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
I know. I was doing about 50 mph at the time, I'm...

I know. I was doing about 50 mph at the time, I'm really stunned that the shock didn't blow right through. There's really no other major damage in the engine bay area that I can see other than that....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 51,329
Posted By Nfs021
Still waiting for the tow, but I've noticed while...

Still waiting for the tow, but I've noticed while checking under the hood that the left shock mount is pushed up as opposed to the right side which is more flat as you can tell in the pics.

Left...
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