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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,473
Posted By mrsax2000
09 335d in the shop

My 09 335d came from Germany. Bought it used with 12.6k miles in 2012. Now has 82k. Back in Feb started getting the engine failure warning, limp mode. Came and went. Took it into a performance...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,302
Posted By mrsax2000
Buy it! I bought a 2009 335d back in April...

Buy it! I bought a 2009 335d back in April (traded my 2002 540iA m-sport). Mine had under 13k miles and was a German car brought to the US. It is a very sweet ride. The engine is awesome. If it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By mrsax2000
Adios E39

Back in April, traded in my 2003 540iA for a 2009 E90 335d. Before the E39, I had a 2005 Jetta TDI. So when I found a German import 335d with 13k miles, I had to check it out.

I thought I'd be...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-20-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By mrsax2000
These have been sold.

These have been sold.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-20-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By mrsax2000
The wheels/tires have been sold.

The wheels/tires have been sold.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,839
Posted By mrsax2000
Is there a fix for the disappearing pixels. A...

Is there a fix for the disappearing pixels. A couple are out on my radio. Is it just a board, or do you have to pitch the unit?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,839
Posted By mrsax2000
I though I did well finding my 03 540 in Jan...

I though I did well finding my 03 540 in Jan w/only 18k on it. Over 33k now. Yes I drive a lot. But 22k on a 97, that's crazy. Better not be any nicks, dings, or rust on it. Hey, any dry rot on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By mrsax2000
There's a whole thread here on how to do that. I...

There's a whole thread here on how to do that. I bought the unit in May. Still in the box. Every weekend has had something going on. Gotta get that thing in before it snows.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,719
Posted By mrsax2000
Agreed. I driven both and the 530 is nimbler. But...

Agreed. I driven both and the 530 is nimbler. But I bought the 540 and it's a hoot when you stomp on it. Not sure the 540 is really lower, but it looks like it is. Might just be the staggered rims....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,095
Posted By mrsax2000
Go into the back seat, drop the seats... oh wait,...

Go into the back seat, drop the seats... oh wait, do your rear seats fold down?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By mrsax2000
Not a fan of the 19" rims. Too much space...

Not a fan of the 19" rims. Too much space between the rubber and the wheel well. And to echo other posts, ride will suck and so will handling. Hit a pothole, dented rim. Lower the ride and put...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By mrsax2000
I'm not familiar with this conversion. I've...

I'm not familiar with this conversion. I've warmed up to the e60 a bit, but I think I'd skip the 04 year and look at 06 or later.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By mrsax2000
Over 100k, floormats were probably well worn and...

Over 100k, floormats were probably well worn and discarded. $100 should get a new set. $250 if you want to splurge on wool.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,719
Posted By mrsax2000
Just my opinion. Doesn't mean anyone has to agree...

Just my opinion. Doesn't mean anyone has to agree with it. It's all subjective. It's all good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,719
Posted By mrsax2000
Sport models sit lower. The wheels on the 525...

Sport models sit lower. The wheels on the 525 sport are IMO the best looking. I have a 2003 540 sport and it sits even lower the the other sports, has bigger wheels, bigger breaks, etc. But that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,776
Posted By mrsax2000
335d or Corvette?

You must be itching for a new car. But I'd look for a low mileage e39 first. I picked up a 2003 540 back in Jan w/18k miles on it. 6 years from now, anything below 60k would be low miles.

I like...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-05-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By mrsax2000
Smile e39 Wheels & Snow Tires for Sale

4 16" ATA wheels and Hankook Snow Bears. Used only 2 seasons. Asking $200. More info and pics here: http://www.harehillhounds.com/4sale/wheels/

A nice set of winter wheels in very good condition...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By mrsax2000
Angry Road chips

Driving my 540iA behind a gravel truck. Thinking I should change lanes. Just then a good size "pebble" bounces out of the truck bed. I can see it's trajectory. Kind of in slow motion. And clinky,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,778
Posted By mrsax2000
2003 540iA, 22hwy, 20 combined. Mostly is freeway...

2003 540iA, 22hwy, 20 combined. Mostly is freeway driving. Road trip last weekend was 22+ at 80 mph.

My wife had a 2002 525MT sport. Averaged 29mpg, mostly highway.

Range depends on tank size...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,567
Posted By mrsax2000
I have a Jetta TDI and really dig diesels. If...

I have a Jetta TDI and really dig diesels. If this was a later year, and the steering wheel was on the left, I'd be all over it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By mrsax2000
Where ever you end up getting the paint work...

Where ever you end up getting the paint work done, ask to see some of their work. Look at the tight spots they'd mask etc. Look in differently lighting. Full sun hides stuff. Go inside or at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By mrsax2000
1st Road Trip

Took the 2003 540iA for it's first road trip last weekend. Found myself zipping along at 90 on more than one occasion. Didn't feel that quick. Kept it around 80mph most of the trip. Averaged 22+mpg....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-25-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By mrsax2000
Photos are here: ...

Photos are here:
http://www.harehillhounds.com/wheels/e39_wheels.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,306
Posted By mrsax2000
I see you pull your craigslist ad. Were you able...

I see you pull your craigslist ad. Were you able to sell? Hope things are better for you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,682
Posted By mrsax2000
Yeah, loose that shifter.

Yeah, loose that shifter.
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