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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Turbo_525
Wish that model had come over here ... :( ...

Wish that model had come over here ... :(

Enjoy and let us know your mileage #'s. Manual or auto?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,829
Posted By Turbo_525
Wow, not even a full liscense yet and driving an...

Wow, not even a full liscense yet and driving an updated e39?! That's pretty neat - except when things such as this pop up.

The only clutch I have replaced in over 20 years and 400,000 miles of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-24-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,705
Posted By Turbo_525
Sure sorry to hear this and my thoughts and...

Sure sorry to hear this and my thoughts and prayers are with this person's family. It's a risk as was mentioned, but any BMW verses a semi truck isn't going to end well for the car driver.
Forum: General BMW 09-02-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Turbo_525
There's a for sale section. This needs to get...

There's a for sale section. This needs to get posted there.

hint: People trust those who've actaully been on this board a while - may help to scan the E36 forum and ask some questions. ALso -...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-01-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,380
Posted By Turbo_525
Beautiful car! Really wish I was in the market -...

Beautiful car! Really wish I was in the market - I'd grab this quick. GL with the sale, and I agree - I've never seen this color.

Gee, if only the 7's after this model looked 50% as good....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,815
Posted By Turbo_525
+100!

+100!
Forum: 6 Series 08-31-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,398
Posted By Turbo_525
Wow - houbmw you have quite the electrical...

Wow - houbmw you have quite the electrical knowlege, patience and persistance to do as much work on this car yourself!

I don't have a 6 - and probably won't however it's amazing to me that such...
Forum: General BMW 08-30-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Turbo_525
Wow that's a low mileage 525 - I would tend to...

Wow that's a low mileage 525 - I would tend to think it needs cleaned out and some sensor is going bad.

Ask this question in the e39 section - you'll get many more responses....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,444
Posted By Turbo_525
Nice car! Enjoy it and GL with that Range Rover...

Nice car! Enjoy it and GL with that Range Rover - pretty neat old vehicles...
Forum: General BMW 08-29-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,971
Posted By Turbo_525
The engine could - but the rest of the car (e90)...

The engine could - but the rest of the car (e90) remains to be seen. This is what Fast Bob was reffering to.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Turbo_525
Welcome - this is a good communty that should...

Welcome - this is a good communty that should prove helpful. You car is a nice color and with some care, will look very good.

Please don't SHOUT. No need to use all-caps. Just type and use...
Forum: General BMW 08-27-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By Turbo_525
Two words: Manual Transmission

Two words: Manual Transmission
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-27-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,204
Posted By Turbo_525
Thank you. Glad there's a few out there who...

Thank you. Glad there's a few out there who still agree. Hope they sell enough to keep it profitable, the Miata's way down in sales these days...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,907
Posted By Turbo_525
Well, nothing like timing. Back last spring in...

Well, nothing like timing. Back last spring in Chicago there was an '02 blue/sand 5-speed base 525it. Not the favorite colors but a nice, 1-owner by carfax car. Keep looking they are out there!
...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-27-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By Turbo_525
Instead of "renting" a car - find a nice older...

Instead of "renting" a car - find a nice older Escape for $7-9k and pay cash for it. Depreciation is a lot lower, you won't have another payment, and you can instead make a paymet to yourself to put...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,771
Posted By Turbo_525
His 10,000+ posts should provide sufficient...

His 10,000+ posts should provide sufficient information.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-25-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,160
Posted By Turbo_525
Sweet! Love the color and wheels too! Really...

Sweet! Love the color and wheels too! Really great you "stuck" with a true stick.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-25-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By Turbo_525
Uh, well, no. Physics is pretty hard to...

Uh, well, no.

Physics is pretty hard to overcome.

That 6.6L V8 D-max engine, even in it's "lightest" iteration is still pushing close to 1050 lbs dry, and that's without all the emissions...
Forum: General BMW 08-25-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By Turbo_525
Would not do it! Better to respect your Father's...

Would not do it! Better to respect your Father's gift (thats what it is, you know) and treat it better than if you bought it yourself.

What you could do is joing BMWCCA.org and attend actual...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 908
Posted By Turbo_525
Not that hard to work on, but will be a far...

Not that hard to work on, but will be a far different driving and maintaining experance than your wife's TL, your Prelude, or your F150.

Bently manuals are a must if you plan to work on it, look...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,473
Posted By Turbo_525
To the OP - what are you saying here? Pretty...

To the OP - what are you saying here? Pretty hard to read your post...
Forum: General BMW 08-23-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,696
Posted By Turbo_525
yep -good plan! It's tempting sometimes to...

yep -good plan! It's tempting sometimes to "jump" but often we find out the grass really WAS greener - where we were!

Good luck with your 335 - sounds like a great car. Keep reading, learning...
Forum: General BMW 08-23-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,696
Posted By Turbo_525
To the OP - Andrew*Debbie knows thier stuff -...

To the OP - Andrew*Debbie knows thier stuff - join date of Jul 2004 & 5,854 posts, research has been done.

Sounds like you're talking yourself back into your own car...what's wrong with it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Turbo_525
I'd get a pre-purcahse inspection done. I don't...

I'd get a pre-purcahse inspection done. I don't like buying cars with lights on, and "being sold for someone else" as well. Check to insure it has a clean title and use a carfax as a guide.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,771
Posted By Turbo_525
Sure glad you are alright - very thorough...

Sure glad you are alright - very thorough explanation of the accident!
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