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Forum: Parting Out 11-21-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,042
Posted By mav99
wrong guy

hi,

I dont have the car its the other guy on the thread.

sorry
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 07-26-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,877
Posted By mav99
body kit

Hi

Pics and price please

thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By mav99
head gasket

Thanks for the info

I am afraid I may be in the same boat. I will do a compression test too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By mav99
no i did not buy it from in queens.

no i did not buy it from in queens.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By mav99
E 39 540 Engine Project Head Gasket

Hi guys !

Need help and encouragement. Just picked up a 97 540 6spd with 82k. Car has been in storage for a few years with a blown head gasket. The car starts and runs white smoke comes out of...
Forum: Parting Out 05-12-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By mav99
Need m62 motor complete

Restoring 97 540 6 SPd.

82 k with blown head gasket.

Need motor.

Help
Forum: Parting Out 05-12-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,042
Posted By mav99
Need the complete motor. How many miles and how ...

Need the complete motor. How many miles and how
much
Forum: Parting Out 04-27-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,143
Posted By mav99
bmw parts

front and rear bumpers ? what color ?
Forum: Parting Out 04-27-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,264
Posted By mav99
bmw parts

Any suspension parts front shocks ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By mav99
Thanks for the response !!! I think I...

Thanks for the response !!!


I think I understand your point regarding this is an OEM forum. So would the benefits of a cold air intake system, upgrading the exhaust vs keeping it all stock...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 01-25-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,745
Posted By mav99
Talking response

To Clarify,


The m5 was 15g's with 65k (2001). My 1997 540i sport 6 spd with 73k was $3200, shipped cross country, just under $4000 all in.


My point was for $4000 what kind of M5 could I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By mav99
Thumbs up elaborate please

DHoang,


Could you provide more info on the benefits of the year and platform you mentioned?

Is the 97 less expensive to maintain?


Any feedback is most welcomed.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 01-25-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,745
Posted By mav99
Unhappy Not a helpful response

Thanks for the positive feedback !!!! (NOT) :thumbdwn:

Given the fact that an m5 with double the mileage would cost 3 times as much and would need repair, I am happy with my purchase.


I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By mav99
thanks for the response and kind words. The...

thanks for the response and kind words.

The regulators and motors are paid for and await installation. My new BOSCH MAF is also in its box (under $90 delivered) by the way.

M5 Bumpers front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By mav99
1997 540i sport Upgrades SUGGESTIONS !!!!

Hello ALL!!!!


My Winter project has arrived !!!!!

1997 540 sport six speed with 73k just shipped from California. No snow, no rust !!!!!

Bumpers and roof need to refinished, paint and...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 01-23-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,745
Posted By mav99
I ended up passing on that car. I bought a 97...

I ended up passing on that car. I bought a 97 540i sport 6 spd. with 73k for under $4000 shipped from LA LA LALAA in California. No snow No rust. And well under budget.


Now what goodies...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-19-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By mav99
Swap m5 Engine and Tranny on my E 34?

Hey guys,

My 1995 525 auto with 117k is in excellent condition. I can purchase a 1993 m5 motor and its mated 5 spd transmission with 113k. All intact with all the parts and hardware. Cost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By mav99
I hear you, I will try to check it out. ...

I hear you, I will try to check it out.

Define steal, What should I pay for it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By mav99
Looking to buy 1997 540 6 spd HELP ISSUES FEEDBACK NEEDED !!!!

Car has 75,000 miles, v-8 6 spd.

Electrical issues, Windows dont work sunroof off track motor works, slight hesitation hickup ocasionally during driving. Engine light goes on then resets after...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-22-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By mav99
replaced headlight, dimmer switch no effect

replaced headlight, dimmer switch no effect
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By mav99
Unhappy My 5 Fuse blooooows !!!!!!!! Help !!!!

Hello!!!

#5 fuse keeps blowing


Dashbord light is out
Front parking light is out
Rear parking light is out
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-15-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By mav99
e 34 cluster works, no illumination

Hey guys,

My dash cluster works fine, but no dashboard light its dark. Took cluster out replaced 3 bulbs, no effect.

Dimmer switch?

Cluster board itself?

Info would be great!
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-12-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,367
Posted By mav99
buying 1988 533is stick HELP FEEDBACK !!!

Buying a nice E28 stick 110k all original.


What should I look for ? Need FEEDBACK !!!!

Radio goes on antenna up radio does not work, Driver side power seat is dying. Other wise pretty...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-05-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,745
Posted By mav99
To Buy an M5 or not to Buy an M5 Is that really a question ?

Hello All!!


I have a chance to by a 2001 M5 with 65k and 6 spd of course. Car fax states an accident with 29k but no details. I would be the third owner. Price range close to $15 grand. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-14-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By mav99
Trying to reach HlyDvlz !!!!!

Hi,

Do you have an e34 Alpina bumper available to sell ?
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