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Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-24-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 871
Posted By W.S.
NE PA: E39 1997 528i 5 Speed

1997 528i 5 Speed (6/96 Production)
Current Mileage: 210,XXX
Aubergine/Sand Beige
Price: $4500 (negotiable)
VIN: WBADD5312VBV50588

Parts (not installed):
Black headliner with all pillar...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By W.S.
I would check either eBay (although I don't think...

I would check either eBay (although I don't think they show up much there) or a BMW dismantler like http://www.stocktonauto.com/ , http://www.bwautodismantlers.com/ or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,425
Posted By W.S.
I congratulate you on a fine effort, but like...

I congratulate you on a fine effort, but like everyone else said you will have to get a job so that you can afford upgrades. I worked two jobs both my junior and senior years so that I could afford...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,098
Posted By W.S.
Take it back... or rather tow it back. Some...

Take it back... or rather tow it back. Some problems are not always evident when the car is sitting on the lift. I would imagine they drove the car when they did the PPI so an improper idle would...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-09-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,912
Posted By W.S.
No Longer for sale. Mods please delete this...

No Longer for sale. Mods please delete this thread.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-19-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,912
Posted By W.S.
bumpity bump

bumpity bump
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-09-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,912
Posted By W.S.
Bump

Bump
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-05-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,912
Posted By W.S.
For Sale: 1997 (1996.5) 528i 5 speed Aubergine/Sand Beige

Aubergine over Sand Beige Dakota Leather
196,XXX miles

Factory Options:
Heated Front Seats
4 Way Power Lumbar
Rear Folding Seats with Ski Bag
DSP Stereo
Metal Sunroof
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,216
Posted By W.S.
192.3k

192.3k
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,211
Posted By W.S.
...Me too. Move to Detroit, traffic moves very...

...Me too. Move to Detroit, traffic moves very fast here, I think they find my E39 flying down the left lane intimidating (?):rofl::rolleyes:



NYC is fine, it's damn NJ that always gets me. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By W.S.
Did you purchase from a BMW dealer or a used car...

Did you purchase from a BMW dealer or a used car lot?

Sorry for your misfortune....:eek:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By W.S.
Funny, mine is a `97 with 191K and it still feels...

Funny, mine is a `97 with 191K and it still feels good. It isn't exactly like new but it feels pretty much like the others. I replaced my weather glazing (rubber/velvet trim on body around door...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,582
Posted By W.S.
Very nice!:thumbup:

Very nice!:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,668
Posted By W.S.
Really nice piece of memorabilia you have there....

Really nice piece of memorabilia you have there. I would switch out the headlights for something stock (like AE Hella's?) and re-do the black on the grills (plastic dip stuff?). Do what you want,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,051
Posted By W.S.
I like how they look with pre-facelift lights,...

I like how they look with pre-facelift lights, grills, etc. I'm not a huge fan of the front spoiler, but to each his own.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By W.S.
In my opinion, you should do maintainance and...

In my opinion, you should do maintainance and then do the extras. My car doesn't have an ///M Bumper or Angel Eye headlights, but it is in perfect condition under the hood. The radiator has been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By W.S.
Yes, that does seem high for a `98....

Yes, that does seem high for a `98. Unfortunately, the economic downturn has hit the pre-owned BMW market fairly hard. I would say no more than $6500 for that car. No matter the mods, it's still a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,689
Posted By W.S.
We actually traded in a Saab 9-3 to get my E39....

We actually traded in a Saab 9-3 to get my E39. Swabs are far less dependable than BMW's IMO. Having had both I was amazed at how easy BMW's are to work on compared to Saabs.
Again, just my opinion.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,689
Posted By W.S.
I am going to keep the current E39 until 2013 at...

I am going to keep the current E39 until 2013 at least and then I will either go with a E39 540i/6 or an E60 with a six speed. Which ever chassis, it will have to be Alpine White with Black leather. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,962
Posted By W.S.
Sounds great! Thanks!

Sounds great! Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,962
Posted By W.S.
I love the suede on the trunk liner! Tell me...

I love the suede on the trunk liner! Tell me more! (cost, difficulty, etc!)

Nice job! I'm not a fan of the wheels, but to each their own.
:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,392
Posted By W.S.
Standard on the Touring, an option on all levels...

Standard on the Touring, an option on all levels of the sedan (I6, V8 and ///M5)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By W.S.
Keep looking and your stars will align. Last...

Keep looking and your stars will align. Last Saturday my bro and I went to NJ (Hillside, Jersey City, Parsippany) and looked at 4 540i/6's. They were all in major disrepair and it was quite...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-10-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,199
Posted By W.S.
I broke my right upper arm in first grade when a...

I broke my right upper arm in first grade when a big neighbor kid rolled on top of me.

The best was when I broke both wrists at once falling down a flight of stairs. I spent that whole summer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,655
Posted By W.S.
I ordered a set of Kuhmo Ectsa ASX's today. My...

I ordered a set of Kuhmo Ectsa ASX's today. My brother is a tech at the local BMW dealership so he can mount and balance them for me. :thumbup:
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