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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By haolibird
Chris, Pass. Take your time. I am in the...

Chris,

Pass.
Take your time.
I am in the SD too, and these cars come up quite often.
Budget $4000, and you should find a well maintained car.

I cannot stress enough, TAKE YOUR TIME!!!
The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 749
Posted By haolibird
FWIW... 80k, no issues. Like the Chief...

FWIW...

80k, no issues.

Like the Chief said, "If there is an issue, the Forum will be the first to know."

I was convinced by a transportation pub, about diesel generators used by the CA UC...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 685
Posted By haolibird
JJ, What you may be true for others, but I...

JJ,

What you may be true for others, but I have never been that lucky.

It happened to my E34, and my 540.

I got into the 540 the other day, and the wife had run it pretty low.
Needless t...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 685
Posted By haolibird
BMW's do not take kindly to running low on fuel. ...

BMW's do not take kindly to running low on fuel.
I have replaced 2 FP's because of this.
Me-1, wife-1
You might just have crap in the fp filter.
Easy fix, no matter.
This was one of those "M5 =...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,205
Posted By haolibird
Nice! You have done well! Where did you...

Nice!

You have done well!
Where did you make such a find?
Are you close to SD?
Also, be sure to read B'2nd's message under the sig.
True'r word's have not been written.
I never had to squint,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,205
Posted By haolibird
Nice handle... Just for market analysis, how...

Nice handle...

Just for market analysis, how much?
I'm sporting 178k on my 540, and it runs great.
I'm over worrying about oil spots.
Nice to have you aboard.
Hb
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By haolibird
I replaced mine, and got them from the dealer. ...

I replaced mine, and got them from the dealer.
Under $2.00...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 709
Posted By haolibird
JJ, thanks for another shot of tonic... But,...

JJ, thanks for another shot of tonic...

But, what about a tuned M5?

I must admit, I still love the feel of the 540. The M gets up and moves WAY faster, and WAY more exciting, but the 540 is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 709
Posted By haolibird
15K is a good price, considering there are no...

15K is a good price, considering there are no missing parts...

Did you get to drive it?
Impressions?
Still looking?

Inquiring minds need to be nosy...

FWIW, banks won't finance it as a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By haolibird
Another vote for the E38 SPORT! (If the 03 E39...

Another vote for the E38 SPORT! (If the 03 E39 M-Sport is off the board)
If size is a consideration, then I would prefer the 38.
I drove one before I bought the M, and it was a serious...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By haolibird
Most likely. Of course, California is broke,...

Most likely.

Of course, California is broke, so they are not cleaning the roads as much as they should.

But, it is a dirty world.
Painters and janitors will always have work.

T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By haolibird
cn90, It smells of "Marketing" around...

cn90,

It smells of "Marketing" around here...

Of course, it could also be all the dirt and debris getting sucked up into our air cleaners on the highway.
Unless you're in HI or SEA, where the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By haolibird
Waterford...wasn't that like the birthplace of...

Waterford...wasn't that like the birthplace of the GTO?

I agree, always looking forward to summer...
Although, a bit spoiled in SoCal.
I feel for you folks that have to put your toys away for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,762
Posted By haolibird
Good for you! Beautiful car. The only...

Good for you!

Beautiful car.
The only reason in hell to go to Vegas...

As for parts, Pelican is in your backyard, right in Harbor City.

Have fun waxing, and cleaning the interior.
In time,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By haolibird
JimLev, I have tried to always follow the...

JimLev,

I have tried to always follow the advice you bestow here.
When it comes to seeking the redline in both my E39's, I stay true to the above.
The challenge with the M5 is, that you can only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 755
Posted By haolibird
Wow! The Scion looks awesome! Is there a...

Wow!

The Scion looks awesome!
Is there a way to get more juice, or is the 2.0 sufficient for the size of the car?
You were commenting about the lack of power from the 528...
It is damn sexy,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By haolibird
BTW... MW, you have the BEST sig on the 'Fest,...

BTW...
MW, you have the BEST sig on the 'Fest, hands down!
I LOVE the way black and silver go together.
Hell, and I'm a Chargers fan...
Best,
T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By haolibird
Aye! I wanted a 540iT, but the wife insisted on...

Aye!
I wanted a 540iT, but the wife insisted on the M5.
Whatcha gonna do?
Next car, perhaps.

hb
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By haolibird
Hans747, That's what I call "Taking one for...

Hans747,

That's what I call "Taking one for the team!"

Please report back how you feel about your 528, after the "M" experience.
At minimum, you'll start looking for a 540 shortly afterward!
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By haolibird
Oh... Most impressions of the whole E60 line...

Oh...
Most impressions of the whole E60 line are less than desirable.
Especially after 40k miles.
T
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By haolibird
Well... The price is up there, but that's what...

Well...
The price is up there, but that's what the art of negotiation is all about, isn't it?
That's crazy low miles, and it looks very clean.
As the owner of a similar car, I LOVE the love the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,025
Posted By haolibird
You guys are killing me. NO ZEP??? Rock...

You guys are killing me.

NO ZEP???
Rock and Roll Hoochie Coo?
Aqualung and Locomotive Breath
Highway Star...A F*ckin staple
Layla
Man on the Silver Mountain
ACDC
Tom Petty, of course.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By haolibird
If I drive my M like I stole it, I don't get much...

If I drive my M like I stole it, I don't get much worse than 14.

If I drive it like a sane person, 19 average.
CAI, stage 2sw, exhaust.
Cheers,
Tom

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 670
Posted By haolibird
BRS, What does a beautiful example of a...

BRS,
What does a beautiful example of a 99/540, like yours,' go for in the Commonwealth?
Also, leave the bumpers alone!
It seems EVERYONE has the m bumper (me included), and the stock looks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By haolibird
I have a spare set, but I will be using the rears...

I have a spare set, but I will be using the rears of the spare set to mount on the front, giving me wider tires all around.
If you don't mind having 245/40's all around, let me know, and I'll take...
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