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Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-03-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,246
Posted By dmarrell
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-07-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,649
Posted By dmarrell
pm sent :)

pm sent :)
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-06-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,649
Posted By dmarrell
Hello, Is the set of mpars OEM or replica?

Hello,

Is the set of mpars OEM or replica?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-25-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,331
Posted By dmarrell
Also, are these replica m-pars or OEM?

Also, are these replica m-pars or OEM?
Forum: Exterior 01-25-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By dmarrell
WTB: "Angel eyes" style headlights for E39

Looking for new headlight assembly for my 97 540i in the halo or "angel eye" style.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-25-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,331
Posted By dmarrell
Hi, Are these still available? I have a...

Hi,

Are these still available? I have a 97 540i (E39) and have the annoying 74.1 mm hubs making finding a nice used set of replacements extra difficult because most other BMW's have a 72.56 mm...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-25-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,246
Posted By dmarrell
Hi, Are these still available? Also, I have...

Hi,

Are these still available? Also, I have a '97 540i (E39) and I know that these 5's are annoyingly famous for being the only BMW line with the 74.1 mm hub while everybody else has the 72.56. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,053
Posted By dmarrell
Het UT, I just had my cats (2) replaced...

Het UT,

I just had my cats (2) replaced yesterday on my 97 540i6. Originally I was going to have some Eastern Universal cats put in but they would have protruded somewhat from the undercarriage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By dmarrell
One small tidbit of advice....DEFINITELY take any...

One small tidbit of advice....DEFINITELY take any prospective car into a shop and have them give it a thorough once over to find out what service is due and what "little" things need to be "tidied...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-07-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By dmarrell
Red face wanted: 1 wheel cap emblem

Yeah, yeah, I know:rolleyes:. I need 1, yes one single piece, wheel cap/centerpiece cover with the great blue and white. One of mine must of come off sometime this past week. Anybody have an extra...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-05-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By dmarrell
yeah, m pars, with 5 sets of spokes. got some?

yeah, m pars, with 5 sets of spokes. got some?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By dmarrell
Hey dvsgene, is that avatar stock or has it...

Hey dvsgene,

is that avatar stock or has it been modded?:D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By dmarrell
Hi Uniter, Welcome aboard. I also have a 97...

Hi Uniter,

Welcome aboard. I also have a 97 540, live in the Philly area, and am considering Magnaflow options to replace my cats. Keep me posted on how this West Chester guy works out and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-05-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By dmarrell
Thanks, but more specifically I'm looking for the...

Thanks, but more specifically I'm looking for the "5-spoke parallel" type (I don't know what exactly the spec name is for them). Good luck:)
Forum: Off-Topic 11-05-2007, 05:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,233
Posted By dmarrell
Yo, my cat had the same problem two years ago...

Yo, my cat had the same problem two years ago necessitating, an expensive trip to the veterinary ER, and after switching his food to something called c/d somethingoranother (available at your vet for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By dmarrell
Yeah, the joys of owning a used high performance...

Yeah, the joys of owning a used high performance german auto... Just so you don't feel all alone, I bought my 97 540i6 about 2 yrs ago with 95k and my first trip to the dealer to get a "tune up" six...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By dmarrell
Thanks Franka...more to consider. I'm leaning...

Thanks Franka...more to consider. I'm leaning more and more (again!!) to just deciding to spend the ca$h on the OEM and consider the (relative) peace of mind as the higher priority.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By dmarrell
Thanks Spineseller, Doylestown is a bit...

Thanks Spineseller,

Doylestown is a bit closer, but the Jersey Turnpike is so much more fun to drive than the f***ing Schuykill :mad: Expressway. Thanks for the lead:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By dmarrell
Thanks for the feedback so far. I had no plans...

Thanks for the feedback so far. I had no plans to buy the used one, but thanks for confirming that idea. I was more concerned about the magnaflows throwing codes or otherwise screwing up my baby:)....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By dmarrell
Magnaflow universal cat replacement part?

Hi all,

I need to replace one of my cats (115,000 miles) and a local indy offered to sell me a used one off a parts car for $700 installed. His part is a direct fit and would essentially replace...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By dmarrell
yeah, z0lt3c, the s4 is a beast. A buddy of mine...

yeah, z0lt3c, the s4 is a beast. A buddy of mine has a 2000 that is chipped and has a few other mods and it just eats up 911's with room to spare. Thanks for the lead on your trenton guy, I sent...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-01-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By dmarrell
WTB: 18" M style for E39 (97 540i6)

I'm looking for a set of 18" M-style wheels (preferably with good tires attached) that will fit my 97 540i6. M style for 740's DO NOT FIT. Unfortunately for me the hub is slightly larger on the 540...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By dmarrell
Thanks man, I'll maybe check that place out next...

Thanks man, I'll maybe check that place out next week.

Anybody else?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By dmarrell
Question looking for indy repair shop in Philly area?

Sorry if this the wrong place for this question, but I need a reliable indy (who doesn't??) to do some work on my 97 540i6 here in the philly area. Any leads are greatly appreciated.

PA # GD KRMA
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By dmarrell
Thanks 1Dreamer, I will look to price out...

Thanks 1Dreamer,

I will look to price out some OEM cats and see whats there. After having lived in the Bay Area for 3 years, I'd take the tougher emissions regs over our foul East Coast winters...
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