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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,205
Posted By banditman979
well I just got the car out of the body shop and...

well I just got the car out of the body shop and here are some new pics with the lip and eye lids.... turned out beautiful. next up are black grilles

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,205
Posted By banditman979
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,205
Posted By banditman979
ooooooh! yeah looks like ups did some work to...

ooooooh! yeah looks like ups did some work to that one..... mine came in perfect... but you may actually want to just get ecs to give you a partial credit on it and work with that one.... it looks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,205
Posted By banditman979
yeah in that case I agree...... I most certainly...

yeah in that case I agree...... I most certainly would have gone the same route. Its a little bit of a hassle with getting all the proper reinforcements but well worth it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By banditman979
Thank you very much for the input.... I was...

Thank you very much for the input.... I was thinking that measuring would suffice but just wanted to make sure that I wasnt missing anything that it would change.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By banditman979
thank you for clarifying for me I greatly...

thank you for clarifying for me I greatly appreciate it......... I just wanted to make sure before I begin ordering parts for the car. Im thinking to just replace the bushings since the ball...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By banditman979
525I thrust arm replacement help??? steering wheel shimmy

looking for some quick help on my 525 thrust arm replacement....... for starters I just want to clarify which arm is considered the thrust arm on my 525 to correct the shimmy?? I know they are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,205
Posted By banditman979
I most certainly will not argue that the M design...

I most certainly will not argue that the M design is perhaps the most beautiful design...... You cannot beat the "bang for your buck" with the lip.... I ordered the lip from ecstuning.com and...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-31-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 81,036
Posted By banditman979
I am in the same boat as Bazzer......... any...

I am in the same boat as Bazzer......... any other ways of getting proper ride height without the weight??? and just to be clear I have a 525 the thrust arm is the straight arm towards the rear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,493
Posted By banditman979
Especially since it is definitely more pronounced...

Especially since it is definitely more pronounced at slight to moderate breaking at speen
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,493
Posted By banditman979
Idk how I've never heard that before but...

Idk how I've never heard that before but excellent advise..... I'm putting the car in the air as we speak.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,493
Posted By banditman979
Hmmm. I was just curious cuz I have a slight...

Hmmm. I was just curious cuz I have a slight shimmy at 50 I can't track down. All suspension seems tight when the cars in the air and just had wheels balanced too
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,493
Posted By banditman979
Just curious why u ask about the slight shimmy...

Just curious why u ask about the slight shimmy being related to fluid??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,205
Posted By banditman979
It appears that one that ecs tuning is post...

It appears that one that ecs tuning is post facelift which is after 09/2000. You can easily check by going to www.realoem.com and putting in the last seven of your vin#. go to vehicle trim then to...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 08-16-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By banditman979
f/t e39 oem xenon headlight complete

Interested to see if anybody has and would like to trade a headlight unit for mine....

I have oem xenons on my 525 but the left side has the clear turn and the right has the amber. Its not too...
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