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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Edgy36-39
CPO costs a dealer money. If they don't see a...

CPO costs a dealer money. If they don't see a sure return, off to auction it goes. As far as owner 2 goes, not everyone has the smarts or patience for private party. See what the PPI says and go from...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-13-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Edgy36-39
M3forum 4,sale thread 4 sure!

M3forum 4,sale thread 4 sure!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Edgy36-39
Sounds like a smart buy. Congrats and welcome,...

Sounds like a smart buy. Congrats and welcome, lots of good info here.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,144
Posted By Edgy36-39
A clean one with good maintenance will definitely...

A clean one with good maintenance will definitely go for more than Blue Book, if seller knows what he's doing. Do your homework and get a PPI done. Was also going to suggest running the VIN.

Good...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Edgy36-39
I had hard time picking out on realoem - what...

I had hard time picking out on realoem - what page is that graphic on?

Ah -- I see you said Vehicle Trim, then Insulation. Typical realoem, making it hard to find. Thanks a lot!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Edgy36-39
Bummer -- not my car, so don't have pic. The...

Bummer -- not my car, so don't have pic. The plastic, flap looking thing that hangs down directly in front of the tire.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Edgy36-39
Plastic pieces directly in front of front wheels

Hi F10 owners, trying to help a friend out. Has damaged the plastic pieces in front of both front wheels, the little plastic pieces. I can't seem to identify looking up in realoem.

Anyone know the...
Forum: General BMW 04-29-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Edgy36-39
The CPO warranty is a contract. If the dealer...

The CPO warranty is a contract. If the dealer agreed to it, I'm not understanding how they can refuse to repair the issues that are in fact covered by CPO. Have you gone back to the original dealer?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By Edgy36-39
I know what Zero is referring to, and i don't...

I know what Zero is referring to, and i don't think its totally model specific. Owners at BFest seem more willing to help, and less interesting in comparing/debating their levels of BMW knowledge.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Edgy36-39
Well, I hope she sparkles if you just repainted!...

Well, I hope she sparkles if you just repainted! Nice post, I used to own an 01 530 sport 5 speed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,555
Posted By Edgy36-39
They are beautiful cars. But I figured, why not...

They are beautiful cars. But I figured, why not get the 120 extra HP along with the aero kit. :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Edgy36-39
You need to post pics so we can help. H7 is the...

You need to post pics so we can help. H7 is the size of the halogen headlight bulbs in this car.

You can go to bmwvin.com and enter the last seven digits of your VIN number to confirm what your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,266
Posted By Edgy36-39
I'm with the go slow crowd. Even if you never do...

I'm with the go slow crowd. Even if you never do anything yourself to the car, this forum can make you an educated consumer who can tackle this with eyes open.

Do you know the indie? They can't...
Forum: General BMW 03-19-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Edgy36-39
What kind of oil? The transmission fluids should...

What kind of oil? The transmission fluids should have been changed multiple times, and well as the transfer case.

If you don't have evidence of such maintenance, you're probably lucky he turned...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By Edgy36-39
Agreed, and do a lot more research before...

Agreed, and do a lot more research before spending your money. Example - what do Angel Eyes have to do with going HID? Research, Learn, Do.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Edgy36-39
That's funny... "share." Let everyone else do the...

That's funny... "share." Let everyone else do the work for you?

Head over to M5Board, and check the For Sale threads there. You may need to be flexible with that budget.
Forum: General BMW 03-16-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Edgy36-39
Why are you going to a dealer for service? What...

Why are you going to a dealer for service? What model is your car -- why can't you do the battery yourself?

Definitely find an indie.
Forum: General BMW 03-16-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Edgy36-39
Risk factor is high. You're purchasing a turbo,...

Risk factor is high. You're purchasing a turbo, all wheels drive car with 200K miles. Those are not things that age well.

Unless you can see pristine maintenance records and are ready to DIY some...
Forum: General BMW 03-14-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,106
Posted By Edgy36-39
Sympathize with your position. IMO the only two...

Sympathize with your position. IMO the only two ways to own an out of warranty BMW are to DIY things yourself, or be so wealthy these recurrent problems don't bother you.

I don't know how this can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By Edgy36-39
PO of my 06 M3 replaced stock horn with Hella...

PO of my 06 M3 replaced stock horn with Hella unit, doesn't look like yours though. Horn sounds like an big truck now -- I kinda like it. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Edgy36-39
Here's a headlight facelift DIY covering...

Here's a headlight facelift DIY covering installation of aftermarket lights. Everything except light assembly specific items should be what you're looking for:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By Edgy36-39
Always an enjoyable conversation. First thing I...

Always an enjoyable conversation. First thing I did when I bought my E46 M3 ZCP was purchase a jack and extended tire lugs. The donut I purchased for the M5 (and have needed twice) fits both cars. (I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By Edgy36-39
Yet ANOTHER update for the next guy. Got tired of...

Yet ANOTHER update for the next guy. Got tired of frequent fails, but didn't want the hassle of a new solution that required a re-wiring.

So on the chance it was just the module itself, I bought...
Forum: General BMW 03-01-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By Edgy36-39
A few thoughts: 1. KBB/Edmunds pretty well...

A few thoughts:

1. KBB/Edmunds pretty well known for undervaluing enthusiast cars like BMWs. Type in data for a mint M5 or M3, see what they say is a fair price, and then go try to find that...
Forum: General BMW 02-28-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,610
Posted By Edgy36-39
Yes and No. Totally agree about the brand image...

Yes and No. Totally agree about the brand image -- much less premium over there. But, I've also read that it's much more expensive to own a car in Germany than here. Very high taxes, and the smaller,...
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