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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
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, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
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, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
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, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
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, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By ricks5series
Thanks Scott

Thanks Scott
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
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, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
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, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
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, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
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, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
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, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
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, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
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, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
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...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By ricks5series
BTW, was a relatively easy job, even removing the...

BTW, was a relatively easy job, even removing the switch intact. Trick is to fully pull the white button out, even completely out of the switch. This allows the red sleeve to be pulled out at it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-09-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By ricks5series
Thank you imae34driver-much appreciated!

Thank you imae34driver-much appreciated!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-09-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By ricks5series
E34 drivers under dash panel

I need to remove this panel to gain access to the brake switch. Does anyone know if I need to remove the wood panels in order to access the top screws? If so, would I simply pry them off? I don't...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-17-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By ricks5series
Brake Light Switch Replacement

Been looking for detailed procedures on removing the lower driver panel to gain access to the brake switch on my E34. Can anyone lead me to a DIY site? Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,054
Posted By ricks5series
I carpool to work and when I'm the passenger, I'm...

I carpool to work and when I'm the passenger, I'm always looking at other cars. Over the past couple of months I'd see this beautiful super clean dark grey 530i and would tell my partner, if I ever...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By ricks5series
Looking forward to viewing the pics of your...

Looking forward to viewing the pics of your install. I'm looking into upgrading myself. Dumb question, are the tweeters on the Rainbow SLX 230's an exact fit with the stock ones or is there...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By ricks5series
She has 83K miles on her. As for the price, lets...

She has 83K miles on her. As for the price, lets just say I got a very fair deal on her considering the condition (never hit, not even a ding), light upgrades HID & Angel Halo headlights and European...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By ricks5series
Thanks everyone. Luckily this thing has been...

Thanks everyone. Luckily this thing has been garaged and babied, hence the impeccable condition she's in.
I did find one minor thing. Looks as if the driver's sun visor was pulled down in an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By ricks5series
New E39 Owner!

Hey Gang,

Long time member within the e34 camp but just purchased a super clean well kept 2003 530i M Sport/Premium sedan. Still have my E34 although don't know for how long. She runs like a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By ricks5series
Hey Breeze, Did you ever rebuild your cooling...

Hey Breeze,
Did you ever rebuild your cooling system? Just picked up a '03 with 83K miles and plan on doing this myself. Done it to my E34 so somewhat familiar with whats involved.

If you have,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,140
Posted By ricks5series
Any updates on your purchase? Things I ought to...

Any updates on your purchase? Things I ought to consider? Looking into a 2003 530i myself. Currently own a 525i.
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