Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 20 of 20
Search took 0.18 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: SC525iWagon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Exclamation Car is SOLD

Thanks to everyone on the forum who has shared info on this Wagon, and made offers to purchase. I sold the car for $2800 locally. She went to a good home, the guy who bought her has her twin in his...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
I have decided to Sell

Thanks to all who have posted on this thread and communicated with me.

I have come to the tough decision to sell, for a few reasons. The final clincher though... My folks just gave me their old...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By SC525iWagon
Started right up.

Thanks! Found that in a separate part of the manual. Went back out to start it - and started right up. Now that I know where things are, I like how BMW has the Posts set up under the hood for jump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By SC525iWagon
Borrowed 525i won't start, and I can't even find the Battery!

Okay, found it in the manual that was at home. Can you tell I'm a newbie? :)

I'm trying to figure out if the shop did something, or this is related to the weird radio issue: speaker crackles...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By SC525iWagon
Borrowed 525i won't start, and I can't even find the Battery!

So I'm at the Trans shop after hours picking up the Wagon I'm caretaking (I'm on my bike) and the car won't turnover, though dash flickers at different key positions. Gonna ride hm to bring a car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Lightbulb VIN Decoded

Yup, This car is LOADED. :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
2nd Opinion

Mio, PM Sent.

********************
I just got a call from the neighborhood trans shop. This guy is NOT a Bimmer specialist but they did a decent job with my old clunker and have a 2-year...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

Thanks for the insight and compliments. Up until recently, I have done TONS of DIY (try having a '69 Cougar and '72 Luxury LeMans as your only daily drivers in modern times- we looked cool but I did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

I definitely dig wagons (our other car is an '06 Outback), and in fact, the 5 series wagon is my favorite BMW 'family'.

After talking it over, and with a recent 'game-changer' that just came up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

I got the most recent service records - from 7/2013 back to 2/2012. Sorry to bore y'all w / the details, but I'm hoping you can tell me if common, 'big' problems these cars may have has been taken...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

392648

392649

Did a quick cleanup and took some pix.
There is some curb rash & etc but overall the exterior looks pretty good.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

Great info, y'all! 392602

Are these BBS's a one year only deal, or did they just end as OEM in 2001?


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

Thanks IndiansFan! I contacted E R&R yesterday, a buddy who owned a 323i also rec'd them to me... I did not know abt the Mini/BMW place. My friend did day that he did NOT like the Bimmer specialty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

I had a shop near my neighborhood rebuild a Trans for a '94 Chrysler I got from my folks for about $2k w 2yr warranty. Do these BMW trannies require a specialist or special tools, or could any Trans...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

Thx. It's a 2-owner car. Turns out we know the original owner, too! They didn't know each other at the time-- orig owner traded it in at 13k same day current owner bought it. Bought here in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

392417

Here she is, off the truck as-is. Needs a cleaning


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
How does a 5spd compare in cost to install and...

How does a 5spd compare in cost to install and durability vs the auto?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By SC525iWagon
Question Newbie with '01 525i Wagon - should I keep it?

Hello, I am awaiting having a 2001 325i Sport Wagon dropped off in my driveway today or tomorrow...

I have long admired this car, which has belonged to a family friend for several years. This...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-19-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By SC525iWagon
New 325i Wagon caretaker in S. Carolina

Hello, I am awaiting having a 2001 325i Sport Wagon dropped off in my driveway today or tomorrow...

I have long admired this car, which has belonged to a family friend for several years. This...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 20

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms