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Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-03-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By Darren1231
Kreuzspeiche style 197 255/35R18 (8.5x18)

These wheels are in ok shape. The may need a trace amounts of refreshing and a little straightening if you are looking to get them to brand new quality. Alloys are easy!
They are a style 197...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Darren1231
Yeah so did I. It's like ever since she was...

Yeah so did I. It's like ever since she was totaled I have had the worst luck. I have a thread on the accident if you care. But TX is shady when it comes to auto transactions!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Darren1231
Precautionary Maintenance & Is she worth it?

I may be picking up a 2003 325i from a dealer tomorrow but I'm still on the fence. It has 121k mi on it and they want $9,888 for it. The gear box feels a bit loose as well as the clutch. It needs new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Darren1231
Exceptionally provided you keep up on the...

Exceptionally provided you keep up on the precautionary maintenance. Cooling system every 80k mi is the most important. Run you about $750 if you shop right. You get out of her what what put into her.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By Darren1231
Introduction to the 3 series & am I getting a fair price?

So here is my story: I was in a 2001 E39 525i for the last three years when a couple weeks ago she fell upon tragedy. I was on my way to work and was T-boned in an intersection at 55-60+ mph,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Darren1231
Good by family!

So I'm waiting to hear back if I am approved on a loan for a new car tomorrow. If all goes well I will be pushing a 2006 E90 330i by Monday. It has 97k mi on her and I got him down to $13k flat. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,998
Posted By Darren1231
Since this post has gained more relevance on...

Since this post has gained more relevance on account of my accident last Thursday, I'd like to change my answer. I have been looking into newer bimmers but I have also been looking into utility...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Darren1231
Flush it fast! Btw that's so cool she even knows...

Flush it fast! Btw that's so cool she even knows how to pop the hood! But it may be best to advise her to sick to the canola and the stove. C+ for effort.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 254,753
Posted By Darren1231
I hope that's not topped. I was able to get my 01...

I hope that's not topped. I was able to get my 01 525i up to 140mph before it wouldn't climb any more.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By Darren1231
Oil or other necessary fluids or if you are due...

Oil or other necessary fluids or if you are due for a cooling system overhaul, pick up the thermostat housing. It cost me $55 from autozone. It's not much but it save ya a little bit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Darren1231
I was thinking of offering him 12k and sort of...

I was thinking of offering him 12k and sort of haggle my way up from there. I just don't want him to think I'm lowballing him too hard.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
Thanks and sorry bud, I have the business CD...

Thanks and sorry bud, I have the business CD unit. It's in rough shape tho. I was about to start my stereo build too :/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
I had USAA when I was a dependent but since my...

I had USAA when I was a dependent but since my dad retired and iv been out of the house for 5 years I have Geico and they can't give me a straight answer about buy back. Im gonna talk to the auto...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
Dude you're my hero! How did you buy it back did...

Dude you're my hero! How did you buy it back did you have to have a dealer's license?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Darren1231
Thoughts on anew?

So as a lot of you may or may not have seen my thread on my accident yesterday morning I am already looking into another bimmer. The only car I can trust my life with as far as I am concerned. I was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
Did they total this? And I will never get used to...

Did they total this? And I will never get used to seeing such a beautiful car with this much damage.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
Yeah, my driver side window was down so it kept...

Yeah, my driver side window was down so it kept me from taking debris to the face. Pretty thankful for that. I did how ever hit my ear on the B pillar but there was cushioning with that airbag. I'm a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
I talked to the adjuster signed to the case today...

I talked to the adjuster signed to the case today and she said I can not buy it back from them. It goes to an auction where I need a dealers license. With two different answers I will find out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
To my knowledge they are nonrep OEM style5's....

To my knowledge they are nonrep OEM style5's. They were a little bent before but nothing noticeable on the wraps. Not sure the condition they are in now as impact effects every thing. The good news...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
+1 to all of this lol Thanks man, my body is...

+1 to all of this lol
Thanks man, my body is sore and my pride is hurt is all.

And yeah like dealers. I hate body shops like I hate the dentist office.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Darren1231
+1 heater core

+1 heater core
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
It really does seem to be primarily only on the...

It really does seem to be primarily only on the driver side of these cars. What gives? You think ppl see an E39 and subconsciously aim for the operator? I really don't think I'll be happy in any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
I really want to! Thank god for full coverage. I...

I really want to! Thank god for full coverage. I wish I could find a good deal on an m5 but people want a lot for them and you never see them at dealers. I might go 540i this time around but we'll...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,071
Posted By Darren1231
Oh for sure man, ppl can be super careless and...

Oh for sure man, ppl can be super careless and they don't realize how fast sh!t can hit the fan. She hit me at about 45 maybe 50, threw me a good 40 yards. My Gamin GPS that was on my windshield is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,903
Posted By Darren1231
Can't help you there mine were in some rough...

Can't help you there mine were in some rough shape to begin with. But feel free to inquire as needed I would rather her go to use than be indignantly crushed.
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