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Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-23-2009, 04:43 PM
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Views: 1,117
Posted By -jack-
Sold. :cry:

Sold. :cry:
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-17-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By -jack-
Still available.

Still available.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-10-2009, 06:12 PM
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Views: 1,117
Posted By -jack-
I forgot to mention: Its not the best tinting...

I forgot to mention: Its not the best tinting job I have ever seen, there are a couple wrinkles.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-10-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By -jack-
2003 BMW 530i - Low Miles!

53,0xx miles
Sport & premium packages
Black on black with tinted windows
Premium audio w/ CD changer in trunk

This car is gorgeous and drives as good as she looks. I would rate the exterior as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By -jack-
The squealing is most likely caused from the pad...

The squealing is most likely caused from the pad vibrating against the caliper. First try to properly bed the brakes. If that does not work you will need to take the brake apart and apply grease to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By -jack-
Deluxe.

Deluxe.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,018
Posted By -jack-
All cars are slightly off.

All cars are slightly off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,773
Posted By -jack-
OEM Pads & Rotors

It seems as though most people around here recommend Axxis pads. Why dont more people like the OEM pads & rotors?

I understand that they dust more, but their performance is excellent. Who...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,400
Posted By -jack-
I need the suv to tow my boat.

I need the suv to tow my boat.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,400
Posted By -jack-
I am not attempting to, I have a mercury...

I am not attempting to, I have a mercury mountaineer too (title in hand). We will sell one of the bimmers and then switch between the mounty & bimmer regularly, probably depending on who is driving...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,400
Posted By -jack-
Actually, its my car. I've got a baby on the way...

Actually, its my car. I've got a baby on the way and I think either the wifes 325i or my 530i must go to free up some cash as we adjust to a single income. If the fact that its under warranty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,400
Posted By -jack-
What is it worth?

What is this car worth?

2003 530i, Black
42,000 miles
Sport & Premium Packages
CPO warranty for another 15 months or 100k miles

Edmunds places the private party value at ~$22k, dealer at...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By -jack-
Ah-ha! I knew there was an easier way. Thanks.

Ah-ha! I knew there was an easier way. Thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By -jack-
Please tell me there is an easier way...

Yesterday I performed basic maintenance on my fiances E46 (oil, anti-freeze, brakes), it was my first time working on a BMW. But I couldnt find any good spot on the frame to jack up the car from. ...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-07-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By -jack-
I like it. Thanks for the idea.

I like it. Thanks for the idea.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-07-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By -jack-
Interesting. I hadnt thought about that. If I...

Interesting. I hadnt thought about that. If I understand it correctly, the gps output would go to the phone input. And, when the gps gave a voice command, the radio/ipod/cd would mute so that only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By -jack-
Nalley BMW in Atlanta http://nalleybmw.com/ ...

Nalley BMW in Atlanta http://nalleybmw.com/



Right, but if they wanted to help me out they could have. Customer service is about going above and beyond, not just meeting the minimum of what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By -jack-
Angry Frustrated with service department

I brought my E39 to a dealers service department to fix an electrical problem. While the car was there they apparently did a complete inspection and called me to tell me that the valve cover gasket...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-06-2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By -jack-
Actually, I was hoping that you could hear both...

Actually, I was hoping that you could hear both channels at the same time. ie the gps voice prompts overlaid on the ipod audio. Obviously I dont have a DICE yet and didnt understand how it fully...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-05-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By -jack-
Question Anyone run this DICE/portable nav set-up?

I have a Garmin Zumo 550 which is actually intended to be a motorcycle gps. The great thing about it is that is has XM & bluetooth phone capabilities. When its not on the bike, I am thinking about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By -jack-
Cool I live in Buckhead and bought it from United BMW...

I live in Buckhead and bought it from United BMW in Duluth.

I am not an audiophile, so far I think the stereo is great.

I have a portable garmin gps unit that has xm and bluetooth that I might...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By -jack-
My fiance got the maintenance free when she...

My fiance got the maintenance free when she bought her E46 last year. I think that BMW had a run of 3-series leases expire last year and wanted to move them quickly and therefore offered her all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By -jack-
Question Should I Buy Maintenance?

My new E39 is an '03 CPO. The dealer offered me a package of routine maintenance for ~$1,400 for the life of the CPO warranty (which expires in Aug. '09). I turned it down, but still have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2007, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By -jack-
Cool Black on black. I will post some pics this...

Black on black.

I will post some pics this weekend after I get a chance to wash her. We had some rain and she isnt looking her best right now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-14-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By -jack-
Cool New member

Just bought a 2003 530i with sport & premium packages and put 500 miles on it over the weekend. I am loving this car!

I have 2 initial observations:

1. The brakes work as advertised. I had a...
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