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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By IndiansFan
Call an independent BMW mechanic in your area. ...

Call an independent BMW mechanic in your area. Ask them if they can run a service history check on the VIN. All they need is the last seven digits. If ALL previous work was done at a dealer, that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By IndiansFan
Vines Automotive in Bessemer, AL Toll Free...

Vines Automotive in Bessemer, AL

Toll Free 800-214-4839

http://vinesauto.com/PartsPage.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By IndiansFan
Have you contacted these folks? ...

Have you contacted these folks?

http://www.optimalauto.com/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,022
Posted By IndiansFan
Call your BMW independent mechanic. They may have...

Call your BMW independent mechanic. They may have a different response.



Best advice of the day.



In this case, you can judge a book by its cover.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 741
Posted By IndiansFan
Me too. I laughed all the way to the bank. ...

Me too. I laughed all the way to the bank. After I showed the seller my PPI, he reduced his asking price by $3,500.00. Not a bad return on my PPI investment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By IndiansFan
This will give me a whole new image when someone...

This will give me a whole new image when someone tells me they have a big block "rat motor"..........
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,022
Posted By IndiansFan
If you want a three pedal wagon, and the 540...

If you want a three pedal wagon, and the 540 conversion is not affordable, then a three pedal 525iT is a viable alternative. You just need to be aware of the limitations.......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,022
Posted By IndiansFan
Then it might be Blue Water Metalliac. ...

Then it might be Blue Water Metalliac.


Just as soon as I sell/flip one house and get back to one mortgage. That '03 Alpine White 540iT that Price Toyota had was very tempting!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By IndiansFan
You might reach a wider group here: ...

You might reach a wider group here:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=91
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,022
Posted By IndiansFan
It might be steel blue metallic, same as my 530.

It might be steel blue metallic, same as my 530.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,022
Posted By IndiansFan
This one is an '03 with the M-Sport package. 122k...

This one is an '03 with the M-Sport package. 122k miles for $8k. It's in MI, so rust could be an issue. I'd have a local independent perform the PPI before making any deal on this one.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,022
Posted By IndiansFan
:thumbup::thumbup: for nationwide search ...

:thumbup::thumbup: for nationwide search

:thumbdwn::thumbdwn: for rust. If it were not for the rust, I'd still have a wagon in my driveway.



A nationwide search on Autotrader several...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By IndiansFan
It would appear that 72% or the respondents are...

It would appear that 72% or the respondents are of the same opinion as stickbuilder, and not so concerned with your bullet points............

If you truly want to enjoy the twisties, then you need...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By IndiansFan
I have used Liqui Moly fuel additive products for...

I have used Liqui Moly fuel additive products for the past 20 years.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 451
Posted By IndiansFan
You could throw a couple of 75lb sand bags from...

You could throw a couple of 75lb sand bags from home depot in the back, but that will affect the f/r designed weight ratio.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 451
Posted By IndiansFan
Get snow tires. Get salt and a shovel for the...

Get snow tires.
Get salt and a shovel for the driveway.
Traction control is doing its job.
I don't think camber is the issue.

If your all season tires are more than half worn, they are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By IndiansFan
The 530 is my wife's DD, so she always puts it in...

The 530 is my wife's DD, so she always puts it in automatic. When I drive it, I put it in sport mode.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 451
Posted By IndiansFan
Like others have mentioned, traction control, and...

Like others have mentioned, traction control, and dedicated snows eliminate for me, what you describe in your posts. You should focus on finding 15" snow tires, now. You should be able to find a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 24,731
Posted By IndiansFan
They probably discontinued it because the newer...

They probably discontinued it because the newer body styles have a different product. Here is a solution that converts the torch (flashlight). Just need two items: a torch and an adapter socket.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By IndiansFan
Here are two links. ...

Here are two links.

http://www.bimrs.org/BMWshopLocator.html

http://www.bimmershops.com/near/san-diego-ca/

Also check on Tire Rack for recommended installers in your area. Some of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,601
Posted By IndiansFan
andlloyd: Congratulations on your purchase. ...

andlloyd: Congratulations on your purchase. Glad that it all worked out for you. :thumbup: Enjoy the ride.



This is the first time I've heard a reference to this. Can you elaborate on how you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By IndiansFan
Ed; How is this working out for you? Do...

Ed;
How is this working out for you?

Do you still need to use the Peak/Bavarian Auto reset tool?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,641
Posted By IndiansFan
Why didn't I think of that? I know what I'm...

Why didn't I think of that? I know what I'm doing tomorrow! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,529
Posted By IndiansFan
I don't know when or who would have first...

I don't know when or who would have first mentioned that Tourings came with 18" wheels, but that person probably assumed that the '03 sedan package and touring package were identical. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-01-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By IndiansFan
Steering wheel, under the aftermarket wheel...

Steering wheel, under the aftermarket wheel cover, is also leather.
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