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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By ricks5series
Ah! .....I should have known, lol I'll...

Ah! .....I should have known, lol

I'll refer to it as a M Tech moving forward. That's what I love about these forum's. :thumbup:

Thanks for the clarification Rich.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By ricks5series
Lets get something right here. He has an M tech...

Lets get something right here. He has an M tech bumper not M5 bumper. I don't need to tell anybody the difference.

Rich,

It's actually from Unitzma, not from Bavarian Autosport. Nonetheless,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By ricks5series
Thanks Eburnz, I'm not entirely opposed to...

Thanks Eburnz,

I'm not entirely opposed to removing the stock muffler and replacing it with a smaller muffler/dual tip setup up, just wanted to know if anyone has successfully welded a tip to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By ricks5series
Yes, I'm researching the small one into two tips,...

Yes, I'm researching the small one into two tips, the shortest one I've found is 6" in length.
I may end up having to move the muffler to the right just a bit which of course requires additional...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By ricks5series
E39 Exhuast Tip

I've installed the Umnitzma M Tech rear bumper on my 530i and am wondering if anyone else has and if they've kept the stock muffler and just added a tip?

I'd really like to retain the stock...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By ricks5series
Hey Bad530i, Added the rear bumper from...

Hey Bad530i,

Added the rear bumper from Umnitza, same as the one you have.

Question: Which muffler/exhaust setup did you choose to fit into the relocated exhaust port?
My stock one is off...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-07-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By ricks5series
Sweet, especially that engine compartment!

Sweet, especially that engine compartment!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-07-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By ricks5series
I believe the fan only kicks in when you switch...

I believe the fan only kicks in when you switch on the AC, at least mine does.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-01-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By ricks5series
Thanks for the input Zombie but it's definitely...

Thanks for the input Zombie but it's definitely the lower thrust arms. When applying the brakes, wheel rocks forward and backwards (Camber) plus upon inspection, the bushings are pretty shot.

As...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-31-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By ricks5series
94 525 Front lower Thrust Arms

Hi Guys,
Been sometime since I've been here.

It's time to change my lower strut arms, getting that typical wheel rocking back and forth when tapping on the brakes.

I did some research on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,532
Posted By ricks5series
2015 Bimmerfest

Drove her to Bimmerfest :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,333
Posted By ricks5series
At an additional $4k for the M package, you may...

At an additional $4k for the M package, you may just decide to live without it. It's one of those added options which come down to a personal choice and how much someone is willing to pay extra for.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,333
Posted By ricks5series
Now that would be a treat! :drive:

Now that would be a treat! :drive:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,333
Posted By ricks5series
Enjoy. I'll bet you'll opt for the 535i (M...

Enjoy. I'll bet you'll opt for the 535i (M package or not) :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,333
Posted By ricks5series
Here is some info on the 528i which is an entry...

Here is some info on the 528i which is an entry level 5 series.
http://zautos.com/car-review-2014-bmw-528i-sedan/

On the other hand the 535 has the time tested inline 6 cylinder which is darn...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By ricks5series
Thanks Scott

Thanks Scott
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By ricks5series
Considering a 2011 528i

Looking at a 2011 528i with 40K miles listed for $33K. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Being the 1st model, was this relatively reliable?
Has the typical standard features, all in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,735
Posted By ricks5series
Good luck, take your time, and have fun with the...

Good luck, take your time, and have fun with the project. As you learn, you've find it's not as difficult as it appears. Trick is the first learn how it all works instead of just diving in there and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,333
Posted By ricks5series
Told you you'd get lots of help on this forum....

Told you you'd get lots of help on this forum. Looks like they've narrowed your choice down pretty well. :thumbup:

2013 and up F10's. Focus on handling packages (DHP, Msport etc...)
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-30-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By ricks5series
Welcome Lee, Re-post this in the forum...

Welcome Lee,

Re-post this in the forum section under 5 Series, F10 (2011-Current). You'll see that at the top menu bar. :) Then click instant email notification under additional options.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By ricks5series
You should contact Matt at Umnitza. He gave me...

You should contact Matt at Umnitza. He gave me easy pointers on how to eliminate that gap.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By ricks5series
just squirt them with a little bit of 50/50...

just squirt them with a little bit of 50/50 mixture of acetone and transmission oil when you go to remove them. Best thread remover ever!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By ricks5series
Well, tried to find out as much as I could on the...

Well, tried to find out as much as I could on the web but didn't find much. I decided to call Umnitza. First spoke with Tim who was extremely knowledgeable regarding the bumpers, which ones work...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By ricks5series
2003 530i Bumper Upgrade

Hi Peeps,

I'm looking to do an upgrade of my bumpers, front and rear to the M5 style.
Does anyone have any feedback on the best aftermarket companies out there with respect to quality and fit? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By ricks5series
BMW Body Shop Referral

My beautiful 530i M package was rear ended today. :cry: I'm in Claremont, Ca. and work in Hollywood so would consider a place out there. Does anyone have a GREAT referral to a BMW specialist body...
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