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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,944
Posted By dixiebimmer
BMW F10 (5 series) pricing and order specs

Here is the official pricing and order sheets from BMW on the new 2011 F10 5 series.

I obtained these from the dealer that I ordered my car from.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,458
Posted By dixiebimmer
2011 BMW 550i vs 535i comparison

A good place to compare the 2 models at this time, is the BMW UK website. There might be some differences in the U.S. specs, but probably not much.

These numbers are from that site:

...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 04-06-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,901
Posted By dixiebimmer
New Steering wheel choices

I have an 87 M6 with the standard M-tech steering wheel. I want a different look.

My favorites so far are the Momo Jet and Race models and the Isotta Stratos, all in the black 350mm versions. I...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-01-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,559
Posted By dixiebimmer
Upcoming BMW events in the Southeast

There are 2 really worthwhile BMW events in April and May for vintage and classic BMW models. Both of these events are very well planned and attended.

2010 Southeastern Sharkfest...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 04-01-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,828
Posted By dixiebimmer
Upcoming BMW events in the Southeast

For those of you who live east of the Mississippi (and other parts of the country too), there will be 2 BMW events in the Southeast in April and May 2010.

The Southeastern Sharkfest...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 03-22-2010, 03:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,463
Posted By dixiebimmer
Why are you limiting your selection to just 15"? ...

Why are you limiting your selection to just 15"?

There are many wheels out there in the 16-18" size that will fit your car w/o clearance issues. Just keep the wheel offset under et20mm and the...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 03-05-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,909
Posted By dixiebimmer
Hey Guys and Girls: I appreciate your...

Hey Guys and Girls:

I appreciate your suggestions and commentary. However, what I want to achieve has nothing to do with money or altering my front end geometry. This is my 3rd E24 in the last...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-04-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,037
Posted By dixiebimmer
Do you have any pictures you can post on this...

Do you have any pictures you can post on this forum?
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 03-03-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,909
Posted By dixiebimmer
I'm sorry Brit, but I disagree with you on this...

I'm sorry Brit, but I disagree with you on this one. We don't have ghettos where I live, so I have no reference to go by.

Lowering a E24 M6 in the front by 1" is a very minor amount considering...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 03-02-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,272
Posted By dixiebimmer
Based on what you are saying here, I am...

Based on what you are saying here, I am suspicious of your silver car having an honest 76,000 total miles on it. In reality, it may be closer to the mileage of your other car.

It sounds like the...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 03-01-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,676
Posted By dixiebimmer
What shape are your seats in? Are they split...

What shape are your seats in? Are they split and/or cracked all the way through, or are they just dried out and have minor surface cracks? If you have the latter, Leatherique products can make a...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-24-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,909
Posted By dixiebimmer
My car had the SLS removed several years ago. It...

My car had the SLS removed several years ago. It has the compatible BMW rear oe springs to match the front. I really only need front springs as I want to lower the front stance by about an 1". If...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 02-24-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,651
Posted By dixiebimmer
Kevin, if you have not already found a steering...

Kevin, if you have not already found a steering wheel, there are several on ebay right now, reasonably priced.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-23-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,240
Posted By dixiebimmer
If you look at the BMW wheels they sell by style...

If you look at the BMW wheels they sell by style and number, there is a small notation at the bottom of each listing as to whom made the wheel. Most are BMW OEM refurbs.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-23-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By dixiebimmer
Having had several sets of Style 5s on different...

Having had several sets of Style 5s on different cars, it appears that your set was stripped, polished and recoated by someone before you. The typical stock Style 5 does not have the level of gloss...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-20-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By dixiebimmer
Your car for sale

There is a new E24 section on this forum. Mention you ad over there and it may direct more traffic to your ad in this section.
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-20-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,909
Posted By dixiebimmer
E24 Lowering springs

Does anybody out there have a set of aftermarket sport springs they don't want.

I prefer a known brand that is slightly more firm than stock, with a 1-1.25" drop in front. My car is a 87 M6.
...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-18-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,834
Posted By dixiebimmer
To MIAMI650, I say go for the Jag. I have owned...

To MIAMI650, I say go for the Jag. I have owned 17 BMWs and currently 2 Jaguars (2006 XJ8L) and a 07 XKR coupe. Why? I'll give you several reasons.

There is simply no comparison in the...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 02-17-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,349
Posted By dixiebimmer
New E24 Section

If any of you guys that come to the E28 section are really E24ers, you now have a dedicated E24 section on this forum. Look for it under the "6 Series" heading.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 02-17-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,461
Posted By dixiebimmer
New E24 Section

Attention E24 enthusiasts:

The site owner/adminsistrator has put in a special section for this series of cars.

It is shown under the "6 Series" section. As the popularity of this series has...
Forum: General BMW 02-06-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By dixiebimmer
Try the "Leatherique" line of products. They are...

Try the "Leatherique" line of products. They are pricey in the short run and worth every dime of it in the long term.

I have maintained and restored many leather seats over the years and these...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By dixiebimmer
New member from Atlanta

Hello from Atlanta, Georgia. Have been a BMW owner since 1974 (2002) and have owned 13 different BMWs since then. I do a lot of the maintenance and performance upgrades myself, and currently own a...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 12-03-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,650
Posted By dixiebimmer
Want a beautiful aftermarket stainless exhaust at...

Want a beautiful aftermarket stainless exhaust at a decent price for this car?

Look here, www.bmw2002.com. which is the site address for Ireland Engineering. Good company, good products. ...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 12-03-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,007
Posted By dixiebimmer
I am probablly a little late to the party on this...

I am probablly a little late to the party on this thread, but felt compelled to add some comments on owning a 635 and a M6.

I have had 3 Sixers, 2 635s and currently an 87 M6. Unless you have to...
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