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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By IndiansFan
Just curious why an e-bay seller would list a...

Just curious why an e-bay seller would list a product they sell as 5TR when the company name is actually STR.:dunno: If you don't know your product, I'd be inclined to not buy anything from that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By IndiansFan
All e39 16" wheels with 225/55R 16 tires will fit...

All e39 16" wheels with 225/55R 16 tires will fit all e39's except for the M5.

15" wheels/tires fit all e39 528i/iT/525i/iT (some 530 models have smaller brakes & some have larger depending on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By IndiansFan
The best way to verify the car is the VIN. Most...

The best way to verify the car is the VIN. Most newer ones have WAP VINs with a WBA or WBS VIN crossed out. Run that WBA or WBS at the BMW dealer and the report will always have a line that says the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By IndiansFan
Not always true, as CN90 pointed out a few posts...

Not always true, as CN90 pointed out a few posts above.

15 or so years ago, my E34 broke down on the freeway. I was able to limp into Cleveland BMW at the next exit. It was late on a Saturday...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By IndiansFan
Miro: Short of buying any ///M car, my...

Miro:
Short of buying any ///M car, my suggestion is this: After you have done some basic replacement of worn items, increase the performance of the driver. Sign up for a high performance drivers...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 500
Posted By IndiansFan
Helmet: If you are willing to go from a $90...

Helmet:
If you are willing to go from a $90 Craftsman to a $320 reconditioned Bosh, then I second crowz endorsement of IR. Consider an additional $80., and look at the 1/2" W7150-K1. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 500
Posted By IndiansFan
Impact wrenches are a great tool, but some bolts...

Impact wrenches are a great tool, but some bolts just won't budge. They are stuck, seized, stubborn, rusted, corroded and otherwise impossible to remove. You can use a penetrant like PB Blaster,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By IndiansFan
Another good source for independent shops is...

Another good source for independent shops is this:
http://www.bimmershops.com/

I found the following shop in the Bronx.

http://www.bedfordparkmotors.com/

I don't know anything about this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By IndiansFan
BAVARIAN autosport

BAVARIAN autosport
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By IndiansFan
They are not the M parallel spoke 37, but they do...

They are not the M parallel spoke 37, but they do resemble the M parallel spoke 66.



The wheels from the Z4 M Coupe/Roadster are the Style 224 M.


Side vents were not OEM on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By IndiansFan
gkturke@gmail.com

gkturke@gmail.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By IndiansFan
This is true for 16", 17", and 18" OEM. The base...

This is true for 16", 17", and 18" OEM. The base model 528 was equiped with 15" alloy wheels. My 15" OEM winter wheels will only fit on my E39 528's, and not my 530 because of brake clearance...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By IndiansFan
Without photos of your existing lights, I'm...

Without photos of your existing lights, I'm shooting in the dark........

If you tried the kits and that did not work, then the wet sanding/polishing/waxing method should work. What you describe...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By IndiansFan
It most likely has the Sport Package. Your...

It most likely has the Sport Package. Your wheels are probably 17" style "Star Spoke 81" aka the daisy wheel, due to the look of the seven spokes.



525's did not get shadowline.



Not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By IndiansFan
Makes more sense that converting the 540 auto to...

Makes more sense that converting the 540 auto to manual! Now people can't dis you about having a two pedal car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,980
Posted By IndiansFan
:tsk::tsk: Doubt there is any given the "advice"...

:tsk::tsk: Doubt there is any given the "advice" track record. Maybe it's time to call Brett Anderson, or John Tanis.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By IndiansFan
The carfax is for a different car - 2003 525 w/...

The carfax is for a different car - 2003 525 w/ sport package and 173,750 miles in Naperville - $4.9k

The car for sale is a 1998 528 w/ 125,650 miles. It's missing the hood roundel. It would be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By IndiansFan
I would agree with eparayno. I posed the same...

I would agree with eparayno. I posed the same question to a BMW independent in North East Ohio. He said it is not worth it. Just replace the torque converter and drive it for another 100k miles. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By IndiansFan
110mph IS stupid lucky.......but you already know...

110mph IS stupid lucky.......but you already know that! I was stupid lucky once back in the '80's. We had a train of about 10 cars and two bikes. For about three hours we averaged 95 mph. Very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 14,304
Posted By IndiansFan
and a new bike, PRICELESS!! :thumbup:

and a new bike, PRICELESS!! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 14,304
Posted By IndiansFan
WELL DONE MY FRIEND!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:...

WELL DONE MY FRIEND!!!

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,927
Posted By IndiansFan
These have been very competitive over the past...

These have been very competitive over the past few years.........:thumbup:

Kia Racing Scores Back-To-Back Podium Finishes In Rounds Five And Six Of Pirelli World Challenge At Detroit Belle Isle ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,499
Posted By IndiansFan
No.....You are not listening to what is being...

No.....You are not listening to what is being said. You seem to have a vision of a Dinan M5 sitting in your driveway. Don't get me wrong. I'm not trying to slam you. I/we just want to make you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,153
Posted By IndiansFan
Talladaga......or better yet, Bonneville!...

Talladaga......or better yet, Bonneville! :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 14,304
Posted By IndiansFan
bobdmac: I think US 199 would be the perfect...

bobdmac:

I think US 199 would be the perfect Sunday drive.......perhaps on Sept. 21st!

My wife had asked that we work Crater Lake into our west coast travel from San Francisco to Seattle. US...
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