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Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By IndiansFan
Smoother throttle is very, very good advice....

Smoother throttle is very, very good advice. Initially you may feel your times are slower, but your times should come down.

Two things that I did to help bring down my lap times:
First, I...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track Yesterday, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 42
Posted By IndiansFan
Lotus F1 transporter truck jump

Watch a Lotus F1 transporter jump an F1 car.

http://www.topgear.com/uk/car-news/lotus-formula-one-car-truck-jump-2014-11-24
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 822
Posted By IndiansFan
BeemRat's mention of the bus triggered my brain...

BeemRat's mention of the bus triggered my brain wave:

Magic Bus - The Who
Eminence Front - The Who
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 822
Posted By IndiansFan
Top Down, Sunny Blue Skies, Drivin' Back Country...

Top Down, Sunny Blue Skies, Drivin' Back Country Roads....

Running On Empty - Jackson Browne
Mississippi Queen - Mountain
End Of The Line - Traveling Wilburys
Take The Highway - Marshall Tucker...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By IndiansFan
Were you able to determine what the spare wheel...

Were you able to determine what the spare wheel is the trunk? If it is still there, then your ad can indicate that a previous owner replaced the original four 17" wheels, but the original spare...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By IndiansFan
+2 for what Fudman and edjack said. $5K is your...

+2 for what Fudman and edjack said. $5K is your target point and $7K is your max. output. That allows for generous maint. in your first year of ownership.

Note that the seller made no mention of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By IndiansFan
At this point in time, E39's are like the muni...

At this point in time, E39's are like the muni bus........if you miss the first one, be patient. another one will come along. Perhaps an '03 three pedal 530i would meet your needs!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 691
Posted By IndiansFan
No dealer logo on my cars. Not really a vanity...

No dealer logo on my cars. Not really a vanity plate, but on the touring: E39528T and the 530: E39530I

The best vanity plate I ever saw was on a late 80's 911 Turbo: WAS HIS driven by a lovely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By IndiansFan
Your 2001 530i has the Sport Package. It is not...

Your 2001 530i has the Sport Package. It is not a single line item on the build sheet, but rather it lists the individual components such as the M-Technic sport steering wheel, M-Technic sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By IndiansFan
Like night and day.:thumbup:

Like night and day.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By IndiansFan
I have the R2's on my 528iA and had no problems...

I have the R2's on my 528iA and had no problems during the storm that passed thru N E Ohio over the past 48 hours. Traction and handling in wet slush as well as deep snow on un plowed roads is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By IndiansFan
You might want to look at the General Altimax...

You might want to look at the General Altimax Arctic. It is in the same price range as the Dunlop. Many of the test reports give it high marks.

"What We Liked: Excellent snow and ice traction."...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 541
Posted By IndiansFan
One of my first upgrades on the wagon was the...

One of my first upgrades on the wagon was the removal of the CDV and installing a UUC short shifter. The difference was incredible!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 511
Posted By IndiansFan
Thats the adjustable thigh support. Not always...

Thats the adjustable thigh support. Not always included. Varried from year to year.

Cabover1000:
I did not originally think your car had the sport package, until you sent the link. Then it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,028
Posted By IndiansFan
I thought it would be worthwhile to post this...

I thought it would be worthwhile to post this news report from 2008 given the nature of this thread. This is about an 18 year old who went out on a joyride with 4 friends in his fathers M5. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,841
Posted By IndiansFan
CDV delete and short shifter.

CDV delete and short shifter.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,288
Posted By IndiansFan
Baby bottle bristle brush, tooth brush and Simple...

Baby bottle bristle brush, tooth brush and Simple Green are my go to cleaning tools.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By IndiansFan
1940 Packard Darrin Victoria 427 AC Cobra ...

1940 Packard Darrin Victoria
427 AC Cobra
Jaguar E Type V12 2+2
Mercedes Benz 280 SL
Ferrari 250 GTO
Ferrari 275 GTS
Ferrari F40
Aston Martin Vanquish
BMW E30 M3
Alpina B2 3.0 CSL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,028
Posted By IndiansFan
That is just the basic "drivers education" class....

That is just the basic "drivers education" class. I was referring to clinics/schools that focus on car control and accident avoidence.

See this listing for schools near you.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,028
Posted By IndiansFan
If he has been in go carts since he was...

If he has been in go carts since he was 10........yes.

If this is his very first car, and you are 7,000 miles away, I'm not so sure.....

You know him better than any of us. You have to make...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 757
Posted By IndiansFan
You are correct, but if one were to want M...

You are correct, but if one were to want M performance on a E38 platform, this one comes close. It was built in north east Ohio several years ago.

1998 E38 750iL with 6spd manual transmission. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 757
Posted By IndiansFan
That is what I thought till I bought my wife's...

That is what I thought till I bought my wife's 530. In 2001, the passenger seat was manually operated :dunno:..........unless you ordered the "Convenience Package". This included the power...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By IndiansFan
It was one of the stories this morning on...

It was one of the stories this morning on "Morning Edition". I always listened on Saturday morning, either in the garage or out running around in the car.

I was not aware that they stopped...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 757
Posted By IndiansFan
an E34...."iL" from South Africa ...

an E34...."iL" from South Africa :lmao::lmao::lmao:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 511
Posted By IndiansFan
Fronts look like style 54's from an E46.

Fronts look like style 54's from an E46.
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