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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By MHaas42
I think mine compares pretty well to the one that...

I think mine compares pretty well to the one that sold for $10.5K. That one may be a little nicer, but I'm asking $7,900 and it isn't THAT much nicer. I'll try the CCA Classifieds in a couple of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By MHaas42
2003 BMW M Technic 540i - 6 speed - SELLING TIPS?

I am trying to sell my M Technic and I'm wondering if there are other places where I should post it aside from the bimmerfest private party forum. I have posted it there but haven't gotten much...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-11-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 666
Posted By MHaas42
2003 BMW 540i M-Technic 6 speed - $7,900

It is time to part with my 2003 E39 540i M-Technic 6 speed. If you are on this site, you probably know about these cars, so I won't bore you with specs on this particular model. Here are the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 12-01-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By MHaas42
I am selling mine - 138K and I'll be under $10K. ...

I am selling mine - 138K and I'll be under $10K. It is silver with grey interior - 6 speed manual. You can call me at 205-410-3711 to discuss.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-18-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By MHaas42
Bump

Bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By MHaas42
2003 M-Tec 540i officially for sale....sniff

Well, I finally listed my '03 540i yesterday on the Private Party forum and it is definitely bittersweet. I appreciate all of the great advice I received on this forum over the past couple of years....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,056
Posted By MHaas42
I just posted my '03 M-Tec yesterday on the...

I just posted my '03 M-Tec yesterday on the private party forum and it is much less expensive (Silver - 6 speed - $10K). The M5 is certainly appealing and an awesome car, but the relative...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-16-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By MHaas42
2003 540i M-Technic 6-speed - Silver - $9,400

It is time to part with my 2003 E39 M-Technic 6 speed. If you are on this site, you probably know about these cars, so I won't bore you with specs on this particular model. Here are the details:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By MHaas42
Got it! I'll post it over on the private party...

Got it! I'll post it over on the private party sale forum. For those who asked, it is silver with grey interior, the real M-Tec with the factory M5 bumpers, trim, etc. - 136K and not too much wrong...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By MHaas42
2003 540i M-Tec w/ 6 speed - where to sell?

I have been toying with selling my beloved M-Tec for a while and the time has come. I have a teen driver and another getting close and I find myself needing to swap cars with them occasionally, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By MHaas42
rock mafia, you are the man! I think you found...

rock mafia, you are the man! I think you found every '03 MTec for sale in the country. Looking through all the ads and comparing them to mine, I think I'm going to land somewhere in the $9K range...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By MHaas42
My assumption is that the people on this forum...

My assumption is that the people on this forum already have their E39's and are probably not in the market for another one. So, if someone on the forum is interested in the car, that would be a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By MHaas42
Thought I had forgotten to put the year, but I...

Thought I had forgotten to put the year, but I see that I actually did.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By MHaas42
Value Help - 2003 540i MTec - 6 speed

It is about to be time to part with my beloved 2003 540i MTecnic. I have a daughter about to turn 16, so I need to buy something that isn't quite so fast and fun to drive. (Plus, she can't drive a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,763
Posted By MHaas42
Thanks for the reply, Doru. I must admit I...

Thanks for the reply, Doru. I must admit I didn't follow about half of what you said. I don't know how to read the fuel trim levels, or how to check the fuel rail pressure. I don't know what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,763
Posted By MHaas42
Codes & Plan - P1168, P1170, P0507

2003 540i 6-speed M-Tec - 125K miles

I completed my most ambitious DIY project a month or so ago by replacing the CCV and the valve cover gaskets. This was pushing the limits of my ability, but I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,816
Posted By MHaas42
I just checked and they are actually spec'd at...

I just checked and they are actually spec'd at 265 35-18. I attached the pic, but I haven't posted a pic before, so I'm not sure if it will show up. Maybe the spec changed somewhere down the line? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,816
Posted By MHaas42
Tire Size - 540i-6 MTech - 285 30-18??

I have a 2003 540i M-Tech. It has the staggered rims with the 265 35-18 tires on the rear and the 235 40-18 tires on the front. (Not being able to rotate your tires really shortens their life, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By MHaas42
All good advice. The check engine light senses...

All good advice. The check engine light senses that I'm about to get it checked, then goes off for 3 days. It has done this on and off for 3 weeks. I probably do need to put the hammer down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By MHaas42
2003 - 540i6 MSport - BAD MPG?!

I bought my dream car - the 2003 Silver 540i6 M Sport a little over a year ago with 108K and it now has 120K. So far the maintenance hasn't been bad at all, but the gas mileage is awful lately.
...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 03-01-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By MHaas42
Bennete's? No The Auto Shop? Yes

I took my '03 540i to Bennette's downtown with a cylinder misfire. They told me the compression was WAY low in one cylinder and I needed a new engine. I won't bore you with the details, but I drove...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By MHaas42
Good advice - I will check on Craigslist, and...

Good advice - I will check on Craigslist, and also get quotes from some local body shops. I'm going to hold off on aftermarket replacements as long as I can.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By MHaas42
M-Bumpers Cracked - Repair or Replace?

Between my wife backing into my neighbor's car, and me running into a hidden concrete stump, both bumpers on my '03 540i M-Tec-6 are shot. (See attached pics). With these ground-scrubbing front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,440
Posted By MHaas42
I am not nearly as savvy as some of these guys on...

I am not nearly as savvy as some of these guys on the forum, but I was having a similar issue with my 2003 540i a few weeks ago. It idled roughly, died occasionally, but could be driven. Then one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,953
Posted By MHaas42
At the risk of jinxing myself, the car runs as...

At the risk of jinxing myself, the car runs as close to perfectly as I could expect. It has plenty of power, idles smoothly, no smoke, etc. The rough spots seem to have been corrected by drying it...
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