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Forum: General BMW 03-26-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,964
Posted By xp8103
I'd buy a 120d in a freakin heart beat. But BMW...

I'd buy a 120d in a freakin heart beat. But BMW will never bring them. You can't tell me if a 5-series diesel can pull 49mpg on a long haul that a 120d wont do AT LEAST that hauling 500+ pounds...
Forum: General BMW 01-29-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,876
Posted By xp8103
With all due respect to the younger members on...

With all due respect to the younger members on this (and other) boards, is there REALLY a reason why an 18 year old needs a $75k 500HP car capable of 180mph?
Forum: General BMW 01-16-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,724
Posted By xp8103
Moderato, You may be correct but.... I see the...

Moderato,
You may be correct but.... I see the urea thing becoming simply another fluid that is replaced with each service interval. I will not be at all surprised when the aftermarket folk produce...
Forum: General BMW 01-15-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,724
Posted By xp8103
I'd KILL for a 320d. But further, how about a...

I'd KILL for a 320d. But further, how about a 120d???? You want a lighter car for the 4-holer?
Forum: General BMW 01-14-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By xp8103
Well... While an E39 525 iT's acceleration may be...

Well... While an E39 525 iT's acceleration may be "underwhelming" when compared to a 540, it is still QUITE capable of getting out of its own way and out of the way of others. I like the steptronic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By xp8103
New Key

What's a new key for my '01 going to run me?
Forum: General BMW 01-11-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By xp8103
How long you have left on your lease?

How long you have left on your lease?
Forum: General BMW 01-11-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By xp8103
Good luck. Fortunately there are plenty of...

Good luck. Fortunately there are plenty of outlets for selling. I'd suggest AGAINST RoadFly tho. Seems that they attract the "I'll pay you $5000 more than the asking price and you return the rest...
Forum: General BMW 01-09-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By xp8103
Motown328, As a new E39 iT owner, I'll offer...

Motown328,
As a new E39 iT owner, I'll offer that, for the money, nothing touches it. The 525 is smooth as silk, quiet as a church mouse and as comfortable as an overstuffed recliner. The interior...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 01-08-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 40,637
Posted By xp8103
BMW may never make the kind of cars I want to own...

BMW may never make the kind of cars I want to own ever again. Yes they MAY make cars that go on to be popular and good sellers, incredible performers, etc.... But will they appeal to ME? ...
Forum: General BMW 12-27-2007, 05:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,188
Posted By xp8103
BMW insists that the engine in it's new 3 and 5...

BMW insists that the engine in it's new 3 and 5 series is absolutely 50-state legal as well as European legal, meeting standards that aren't even in place yet. Of course, I'm sure my state will...
Forum: General BMW 12-26-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,188
Posted By xp8103
My other vehicle is an 01 2500 Ram CTD on which I...

My other vehicle is an 01 2500 Ram CTD on which I carry my Lance 10' slide in camper. Loaded to dry camp 3 weeks, hauling a small trailer with 2 ATVs on it, my wife and son and paraphenalia, I get...
Forum: General BMW 12-26-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,188
Posted By xp8103
We were polluted (pardon) toward diesels in the...

We were polluted (pardon) toward diesels in the late 70's and early 80's by the domestic auto makers. The first Arab oil embargo in the 70's left us here with our pants down around our proverbial...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By xp8103
Thanks guys! Will have a look. Merry...

Thanks guys! Will have a look.

Merry Christmas.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By xp8103
passenger side mirror with a mind of it's own?

Have owned my first E39 for about a month now and LOVE it. There are a couple of niggling issues I want to deal with one at a time. The first is that the passenger side mirror that has a mind of...
Forum: General BMW 12-07-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By xp8103
ME. Since 2002 when I bought my first BMW - a...

ME. Since 2002 when I bought my first BMW - a 2002! Now, I'm on my 4th BMW....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-29-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By xp8103
Fog light disassembly?

Can the OE fog light be taken apart or is it a sealed unit?
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-28-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By xp8103
dressing for e39 front seat, plastic trim?

the lower plastic valance (for lack of a better term) on both the ds and to a lesser extent, ps front seats have heel wear where the finish is worn off and looks crappy. Is there some sort of...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-28-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,989
Posted By xp8103
And did anyone notice he's doing it in a public...

And did anyone notice he's doing it in a public secure storage complex???
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-28-2007, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By xp8103
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a270/xp8103/BMWs...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a270/xp8103/BMWs/PB240043.jpg

While the donor engine was out, we did some servicing on it:

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a270/xp8103/BMWs/PB240030.jpg
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-28-2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By xp8103
Soviet1942, I WISH! No, they belong to Ayer...

Soviet1942,
I WISH! No, they belong to Ayer European Auto Service in Gardiner Maine. Aaron is a good friend and one of the best Euro service techs in the northeast (IMHO)

Ayer European Auto...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-27-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By xp8103
OH YES IT WAS! But it was STILL a solid 3-day...

OH YES IT WAS! But it was STILL a solid 3-day effort over the long Thanksgiving weekend last year as well as some clean up the following week!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-27-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By xp8103
Here's a couple of tidbits to chew on. Yes,...

Here's a couple of tidbits to chew on. Yes, there are accommodations for the pedals but expect to remove the WHOLE assembly. Also expect to grab the rear diff too as the ratios will be a little...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,257
Posted By xp8103
Still timeless after all these years....... And...

Still timeless after all these years....... And will be now and forever.....

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a270/xp8103/BMWs/800px-1986_BMW_M6.jpg

Oh... And Hi, I'm new.:thumbup:
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-27-2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By xp8103
FS: '87 325 Plain Jane, 255k miles

The car runs exceptionally well for an example with almost 255k on it. It uses about 1.5 quarts of oil in a service interval. No drips or leaks.

I'm the third owner. The second bought it in...
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