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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By Edgy36-39
Seriously? The seller is asking you to believe he...

Seriously? The seller is asking you to believe he took his 2003 car to a dealer for all its service? Is he rich (doesn't sound like it), or just didn't know any better? And why is he asking you to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Edgy36-39
Slow down, and do your research before spending...

Slow down, and do your research before spending money.

How about starting by saying what you have now? Sounds like pre-facelift halogens?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By Edgy36-39
That's hilarious! Very tweet worthy.

That's hilarious! Very tweet worthy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Edgy36-39
A few thoughts and suggestions: 1. Research,...

A few thoughts and suggestions:

1. Research, then do more research, before spending money on BMW headlights. There are definitely ways to save money, but IMHO not an area to cheap out on. Some of...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-12-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Edgy36-39
sold

sold
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Edgy36-39
You won't believe how simple to do. Here's a post...

You won't believe how simple to do. Here's a post I wrote on it, with pics:

http://chrisparente.com/2012/10/28/upgrading-bmw-angel-eyes/

Prices have really come down -- are those the $40 ones...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Edgy36-39
FWIW, in the process of trying to help that lady...

FWIW, in the process of trying to help that lady (the thread SF linked to) I found out that RetroFitSource has a kit specifically designed for E46s with HID -- and its only $175. New projectors that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Edgy36-39
Welcome. If your car is a SULEV, you...

Welcome.



If your car is a SULEV, you need to know about the special extended warranty. The fuel filter is located inside the gas tank, and can't be changed. When it goes bad, it's a $8K bill....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Edgy36-39
So how did this turn out?

So how did this turn out?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 913
Posted By Edgy36-39
You've been told twice -- very nicely -- to do...

You've been told twice -- very nicely -- to do some searching. The questions you're asking have been asked hundreds of times. The knowledge is right here.

I'll get you started. You're buying the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Edgy36-39
Yup I was thinking this too, seem like good guys....

Yup I was thinking this too, seem like good guys. For the dollar figures involved, they could take your old headlight assemblies, and put top of the line retrofit kits (hence the name) in them. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Edgy36-39
Yes, the BiXenons are very expensive, more than...

Yes, the BiXenons are very expensive, more than my original estimate. However, a quick search of BavAuto, very respected source for BMW parts, lists OEM for $850 per. See attached screen grab. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Edgy36-39
Wow, sounds like that guy would put a dealership...

Wow, sounds like that guy would put a dealership to shame. And that takes a lot!

OK, here's a suggestion. There is a site called realoem.com. What it does is list every single part in your car --...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Edgy36-39
$3,200 was the quote? That's absurd -- you are...

$3,200 was the quote? That's absurd -- you are being taken advantage of.

You need to find another place. bimrs.org is a directory of independent shops that specialize in BMWs. You can search by...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-30-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Edgy36-39
Thanks much -- reply sent.

Thanks much -- reply sent.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-29-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Edgy36-39
FWIW - Charlie, what you just did was highjack...

FWIW - Charlie, what you just did was highjack the OP's thread. That's not cool. Start your own.

To the OP -- prices are all over the place, but moving up. You'll get a better deal private party,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-29-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Edgy36-39
Those are THE wheels for the E46 M3! Recently...

Those are THE wheels for the E46 M3! Recently bought a 06 Comp. package with brand new wheels.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Edgy36-39
FYI, that's the only kind of E39 M5. Has...

FYI, that's the only kind of E39 M5.

Has the auto trans fluid ever been changed? Opinions might be mixed at your miles, but you could go that route.

Your options here are keep the car, or keep...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-29-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By Edgy36-39
These cars are nothing like Japanese. They become...

These cars are nothing like Japanese. They become hobbies. If that's what you're looking for, then proceed.

Alpine listed a lot of good points. Make sure you get prepurchase inspection.

Good...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-29-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By Edgy36-39
Good for you to do research. Do a lot of it --...

Good for you to do research. Do a lot of it -- BMW lighting can get very confusing.

To answer your second question -- no, it's not easy to switch from HID to halogen. What did your car come with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Edgy36-39
Since you asked for opinions

This is a good news, bad news situation.

Good news -- the ABS issue might be the least of your worries. Do some searching on module replacement. I fixed my 2001 530 module for $255, inc. shipping...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 862
Posted By Edgy36-39
I dislike insurance companies as much as the next...

I dislike insurance companies as much as the next guy, but you seem to be putting too much emphasis on the 03 issue. It's a very cool car, but it's a sport model with some extras. Aero package,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Edgy36-39
Personally I like to stick with OE brand bulbs -...

Personally I like to stick with OE brand bulbs - but not through dealer. Recently got a set of Osram CBIs 5000k -- supposedly the best on the market -- for my M5. Seem brighter, whiter and now have a...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-16-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Edgy36-39
Request has come in for more pictures of driver...

Request has come in for more pictures of driver seat:
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-15-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Edgy36-39
Thanks! Really happy with the interest level --...

Thanks! Really happy with the interest level -- coming from other forums, not this one. At least not yet! :)
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