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Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-10-2013, 11:25 AM
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Posted By s-thetikz
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Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-07-2013, 04:25 PM
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Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-06-2013, 05:23 PM
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Posted By s-thetikz
FS MA: BMW 528i 5-speed clean, reliably maintained with premium package

Looking for 3600 obo

FS MA: BMW 528i 5-speed clean, reliably maintained with premium package
For sale is a 1997 528i with a manual transmission and premium / cold weather / DSP sound system / ski...
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 06-06-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By s-thetikz
hahaha. it's amazing how many people i've met...

hahaha. it's amazing how many people i've met since i've been in massachusetts that people complain about what assholes people are
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 06-06-2013, 07:12 AM
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Views: 632
Posted By s-thetikz
FS MA: BMW 528i 5-speed clean, reliably maintained with premium package

Asking $3600 OBO

For sale is a 1997 528i with a manual transmission and premium / cold weather / DSP sound system / ski package
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By s-thetikz
Happened to a friend of mine. Not sure how the...

Happened to a friend of mine. Not sure how the BMW safeguards against this, but he had the wheel completely fly off on the freeway. Mine was very, very loud before I switched it out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By s-thetikz
this was an intake boot problem for me. It has an...

this was an intake boot problem for me. It has an elbow going out to the ICV and it is a NIGHTMARE to fit. Parts are cheap, you just have to work at it for a while.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By s-thetikz
PICS: Post your Navi setup!

Unless you're part of the few that get OEM navi's, I know that many of us E39's face cluttered navigation setups with external units- I was wondering what type of setups you guys went with.

I'm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By s-thetikz
Sounds like wheel bearings to me. Had the exact...

Sounds like wheel bearings to me. Had the exact same problem. Will destroy your tire on that wheel, and eventually will fall off, hah. I drove around on it for an irresponsible month or so, and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By s-thetikz
Where did you pick this stuff up? I need to do...

Where did you pick this stuff up? I need to do this exact maintenance on the car and under 400 sounds nice.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
Posted By s-thetikz
i worked mostly on bmws and rx-7's, and i must...

i worked mostly on bmws and rx-7's, and i must say- german components feel more sturdy! despite all the silly boots ripping on e39's and plastics cracking, most other things are pretty tippy toppy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By s-thetikz
Wow you're close! Fellow E39 owner a stone's...

Wow you're close! Fellow E39 owner a stone's throw away in Lexington! :hi:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By s-thetikz
What color was the smoke? What is K-seal?? I have...

What color was the smoke? What is K-seal?? I have a somewhat similar issue but I'm not sure. Coicdentally, I also own an 02 525i.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By s-thetikz
(random side note regarding drain plug...

(random side note regarding drain plug replacement due to breakage) did any of you find your replacement drain plug did not fit inside as easily as the original? I am scared that I left shavings...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By s-thetikz
Shoutout to bluebee:

I just wanted to give a holler to a member here, bluebee, for his OCD level of meticulousness in proliferating accumulated knowledge for the rest of us to benefit from. I have the good fortune of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By s-thetikz
You know that chime after you turn the key two clicks?

What does that indicate? I have two e39's and one chimes later than the other. I couldn't really search for what this indicates because I did not know what to call it!

I figure it's some sort of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By s-thetikz
Thanks, I think I should clean the ICV just for...

Thanks, I think I should clean the ICV just for the sake of better idle, and to eliminate it as a potential problem.

I should clarify that the blower is dependent on car speed, rather than engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,969
Posted By s-thetikz
I've had four e39s. I picked up one of my E39's...

I've had four e39s. I picked up one of my E39's for 2.3k. It was a 97 with 200k miles. I ran it for a year with nothing done more than an oil change and it hasn't given me a single problem. I think...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By s-thetikz
The battery is in the trunk, use your key to...

The battery is in the trunk, use your key to manually open the trunk. Good luck!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By s-thetikz
bump~

bump~
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By s-thetikz
Sounds like a hole somewhere along the intake

Sounds like a hole somewhere along the intake
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By s-thetikz
Very unusual throttle problem and blower issue..

I just picked up an 03 525i auto, and a few questions still persist:

1. When in neutral or in park, if I blip the throttle, I'll get the proper corresponding jump in RPM's, plus a little extra...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By s-thetikz
I agree with door actuator. It's weird, my rear...

I agree with door actuator. It's weird, my rear passenger side door did this. Worked perfectly fine the day after. I'd give it grease.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-25-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By s-thetikz
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y180/preludeofwra...

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Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-25-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By s-thetikz
FS MA: 2009 BMW 650i Sport 50k Cali Car with 100k/mi Warranty, Payment Plan $800/mo

2009 BMW 650i Sport

Rare color combo with low mileage and 100,000 mile powertrain warranty.
This 650i has been meticulously cared for and babied- California car that was shipped over two weeks...
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