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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By mm7759
I've got Blizzak LM22's on mine (and the same...

I've got Blizzak LM22's on mine (and the same size you run) and they do a surprisingly good job. I too am in CO, and I did get stuck in the 1st blizzard right before Xmas. The good thing is I got...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By mm7759
I use a Garmin StreetPilot 2720. Sits on the...

I use a Garmin StreetPilot 2720. Sits on the bean bag on the dash. Stays pretty good, so I didn't have to use any permanent mounting. You just can't go autocrossing with it like that. Directions...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By mm7759
Rear Headrest

One of my rear headrests is broken. Well, the headrest itself seems fine.....it just won't stay up. It is just all the way at the bottom resting there. I notice this about twice a year when I go...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,456
Posted By mm7759
35%

I recently lost my harddrive, so I don't have a picture to post, but there are many others showing 35%. I have silver on black (35%), and to me that is about the right tint. If I were to do it over...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By mm7759
Any chance you might be able to post a clip of...

Any chance you might be able to post a clip of how this sounds?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2006, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,555
Posted By mm7759
I have run Blizzaks for 1 winter (235x45x17), and...

I have run Blizzaks for 1 winter (235x45x17), and had good success. No major issues so far. However it was pretty mild last winter where I'm at. If it gets really bad I switch with the wife and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By mm7759
Jbimmer1....all your hard work has paid off. ...

Jbimmer1....all your hard work has paid off. Great looking car!!! I sometimes wish I would have waited to find one your color! How you do like your Kumho's? I just put some on a few months ago...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By mm7759
Rims

I personally think it's a horrible choice and has really depreciated your car. You should take them off immediately..........and send them to ME!! :rofl: I'm kidding...or more accurately...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By mm7759
Any way you can post pics of your front bumper...

Any way you can post pics of your front bumper (if its still available)? I might be interested.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By mm7759
Tint!

I'll agree with everyone else. I have a silver on black one like yours. Adding a light tint made a big difference! I went with 35% all around. I think that is about right (for me). Not too dark,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By mm7759
Can you expand on "...the ride is amazing" a...

Can you expand on "...the ride is amazing" a little? My personal thoughts on the OEM ride and handling, is that it is an excellent combination and very well done (I have the OEM sport suspension). ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By mm7759
What did you use to clean them? Looks great!

What did you use to clean them? Looks great!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,823
Posted By mm7759
I am out in Colorado, so we do see some snow/ice...

I am out in Colorado, so we do see some snow/ice in the winter. I am more in the Denver Metro area, so its not like we're buried in snow all winter. However I have had some dealings with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,649
Posted By mm7759
Tires

I have had the Falken 512's. Didn't have them for long, but there were "so so". The tramlining was really bad with those though. Not sure if it makes a difference but those were on a FWD Nissan...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,647
Posted By mm7759
Nero530i....and basically those were the points I...

Nero530i....and basically those were the points I was trying to make. The experience of driving the BMW far outweighs the things I miss in my Nissan. In fact after reading and hearing about some of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,647
Posted By mm7759
I came from an 02 Maxima and went to an 02 530i. ...

I came from an 02 Maxima and went to an 02 530i. I will have to admit there are a couple of things I did like in the Maxima over the BMW. Here are the things I liked in the Max: More trunk space;...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,784
Posted By mm7759
I don't know too much about engines, but I'm...

I don't know too much about engines, but I'm willing to be what TouringDude said. My independent mechanic recommened changing plugs when I took it to them at 75K. The reason they say the plugs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By mm7759
Wildcat.....sorry to hear about your car, but...

Wildcat.....sorry to hear about your car, but glad to hear everyone walked away unhurt. This is a great testimony on the safety of BMW.

I'm not sure what part of CO your in, but there is a body...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By mm7759
Is it really a $500 service to change all that? ...

Is it really a $500 service to change all that? I recently only did the diff, as my independent mech said the Tranny fluid could go a little longer. I'm at 75K and he said around 100K is fine. He...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,381
Posted By mm7759
I'm hoping you respond to BAVORAK's question...

I'm hoping you respond to BAVORAK's question regarding what you are getting for $999, based on whats on your website. For someone that doesn't quite understand all this....this will be a COMPLETE...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2006, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By mm7759
The independent mechanic I've been working with...

The independent mechanic I've been working with has commented that they feel one of the most reliable motors is the I6 in the E39s. He claims that is his recommendation to family and friends that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By mm7759
Thanks for the reply! One last question.....what...

Thanks for the reply! One last question.....what tire sizes are you running? You may have a CO twin some day! I have to say again...that looks great!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By mm7759
FWIW....I think America's Tire Co is affiliated...

FWIW....I think America's Tire Co is affiliated with Discount Tire. I'm not positive on that, but when I had tires from America's Tire in CA....Discount Tire in CO honored the America's stuff, and a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By mm7759
I don't think I have the number any more. But...

I don't think I have the number any more. But like I said, I talked to a SA at the dealer I got hte car from and they gave me the BMWNA #. Sorry! If I run across it, I'll be sure to post or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By mm7759
I agree with 1bad540. I bought mine used with...

I agree with 1bad540. I bought mine used with high mileage and it was several months after I bought it. I asked my dealer and they gave me the BMWNA number. I made the call and they told me it was...
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