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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By mcartler
Thanks guys - drains were exactly where you...

Thanks guys - drains were exactly where you said...blew them out with air compressor (the 90 degree bend made it hard to use weed wacker string). Since car had been sitting for a week I think...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By mcartler
Thanks Burning2nd and The AngryBear. I don't...

Thanks Burning2nd and The AngryBear.

I don't have a lift but should be able to put on stands and get access; appreciate the help!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By mcartler
Location of AC drain pan

I posted this on the E39 M5 Forum - but there doesn't seem to be the volume of people to answer my question.

I guess an M5 may be different than a 530 or 540 but figured I would post here as well....
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 07-29-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By mcartler
Location of AC drain pan

Hi everyone -

Haven't posted in quite some time...bought a 2007 911 Targa last summer and the 02 M5 has become a garage queen. But did take her out of the garage for a nice long roadtrip to BMW...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-13-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By mcartler
Sold

Sold
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By mcartler
***sold***

***sold***
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By mcartler
I am not planning on driving the m5 in snow or...

I am not planning on driving the m5 in snow or salt so haven't even tried to see if fit. I don't think they will fit though with the big brakes. When I had the 530 I was amazed at how great it...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-11-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By mcartler
FS: R16 General Altimax Arctic 225/55 tires and wheels

***SOLD***

Hi -

I have sold my 2001 E39 530 but kept the winter wheels and tires...now want to sell them.

Wheels are in pretty good shape; no curb rash. Tires have great treads; not sure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By mcartler
Thanks! I will start there and post on...

Thanks! I will start there and post on classifieds
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By mcartler
Help pricing winter wheels and tires

Hi guys -

This may be a dumb question...but when I bought my 2001 530 it came with a set of winter wheels and fairly new tires. Last year I traded the 530 in for a 2002 M5; I am not going to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By mcartler
At the risk of "grave diggging" - my son told me...

At the risk of "grave diggging" - my son told me it is bad form / forum etiquette to resurrect an old post...I thought I would repost to the forum my subsequent experience with my 530. 540 M-Sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,374
Posted By mcartler
Not sure where you live but if near Cincinnati OH...

Not sure where you live but if near Cincinnati OH then you might want to check with enthusiast Auto Group for an estimate.

They specialize in sales and service of rarer, top quality M cars.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By mcartler
Hi Johnstern - I didn't get a chance to call...

Hi Johnstern -

I didn't get a chance to call the shop yesterday and am now out of town...will check what you suggest when I get home - thanks for the post!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By mcartler
Hi - thanks for the replys I had the work...

Hi - thanks for the replys

I had the work done at a well regarded independant shop in Cincinnati; they installed the alternator as well as sent the cluster to VDO. I will call them tomorrow and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By mcartler
Battery light came on and outside temperatue indicators "missing" after accelerating

Hi everyone

Second post on the forum...loving my new to me 2001 530. Within last 2 weeks had new alternator put in (old one failed) as well as had VDO pixel cluster repair. Battery is new as of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
Hi 540iman - the car was in an accident and the...

Hi 540iman - the car was in an accident and the rear panel was replaced and repainted...I think that the bodyshop didn't do as good a job as they could have...thus the rust. The accident happened 6...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By mcartler
my dad would have loved this! Thanks for posting

my dad would have loved this! Thanks for posting
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
"tmv" - you have good eyes and attention to...

"tmv" - you have good eyes and attention to detail. It is Sports package, but it has right now snow tires on with regular wheels. I think that the other wheels (with summer tires) are the Sports...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
Hi Edgy - It is Orient Blue...the lighting when I...

Hi Edgy - It is Orient Blue...the lighting when I took the picture wasn't very good, that may be why it looks off to you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
It finally got a bit sunny here so I was able to...

It finally got a bit sunny here so I was able to grab a quick photo...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
Hi edgy. I need to diagnose oil leak but it only...

Hi edgy. I need to diagnose oil leak but it only dripped at most two drops of oil overnight on cardboard I had put under car. Unfortunately I am out of town for work for a few days. Will work on it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
johnmc7 - it is a saloon or sedan I guess we call...

johnmc7 - it is a saloon or sedan I guess we call it around my parts ;-)

mcsimon - funny you should mention it...there was quite a bit of change left in the car ;-) Let's put it this way, I am an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
Thanks! I did purchase it...will post...

Thanks!

I did purchase it...will post pictures on a sunny day - sleeting here now.

Very happy with the car. The only thing a bit disappointed with is a bit of rust that I will need to take...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
Today is the day! Driving to Bloomington IN to...

Today is the day! Driving to Bloomington IN to look (and purchase??!!) at the car.

I live in SE Indiana; close to Cincinnati OH and not too far to Louisville. Any recommendations on mechanics? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By mcartler
Hi IndiansFan - I guess I get bonus points as I...

Hi IndiansFan - I guess I get bonus points as I have known him since 5th grade. And best man (men?) in each others weddings.
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