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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-01-2015, 12:24 PM
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Views: 1,384
Posted By Brandon540/6M
updated maintenance history posted and a couple...

updated maintenance history posted and a couple more pics..
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-27-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Yes it is!

Yes it is!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-19-2015, 12:41 PM
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Views: 1,384
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Lowering the asking a bit.. $10k. Just gauging...

Lowering the asking a bit.. $10k. Just gauging interest out there..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Haha, jealous man. Well without a garage for my...

Haha, jealous man. Well without a garage for my myself, I feel bad keeping the street all the time and feeling like it's being neglected. Trust me, I considered even turning it into my luxury track...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Brandon540/6M
I think the time has come pass on this fine car to the next person to enjoy it...

Probably some of my last posts in E39 land here, pains me to say I'll probably turn 'er loose. it's time to try something different getting a 335iS and I can't justify two BMW's. I put up a post in...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-16-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By Brandon540/6M
FS: 2003 540i M-Sport / 6 Speed / Sterling Gray / Blk Int / Dynavin / Dinan exaust

After lots of deliberating, I've decided it's time to find my 2003 540i a new home for someone to love, after providing me with years of enjoyment. I'm the 3rd owner and have taken really great care...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,683
Posted By Brandon540/6M
WTF, i just had ANOTHER power steering pump go...

WTF, i just had ANOTHER power steering pump go out on me! I only have 175k nowl!! GRRR Only 25k miles on the last one..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By Brandon540/6M
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Ok, I'm embarrassed to admit, i somehow snagged...

Ok, I'm embarrassed to admit, i somehow snagged the wrong ground wire and got the illumination wire instead of ground. DUR, that's what I get for wiring in the dark and using my cell phone flashlight...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Getting an ignition +12v wire at the rearview mirror

Trying to hook up a dash cam and wiring it in somewhere up by the map lights / sunroof switch panel. EDIT: Found my problem was my own fault - use the green / white wire for +12v and the brown for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,500
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Wow these are still going for like $13k+? That's...

Wow these are still going for like $13k+? That's how much I paid for mine 4 years ago haha. Awesome. Mine has pretty high milage though, I'm at 157k. But still running great!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Get the best of both worlds and go black chrome...

Get the best of both worlds and go black chrome grills :) I did and it looks great.. nice ride!
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,742
Posted By Brandon540/6M
I have only seen one other person mention it, but...

I have only seen one other person mention it, but the coils go bad! (mine did about your milage too) Mine started after I went heavy on the accelerator. If you have access to a code reader, it will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,893
Posted By Brandon540/6M
also just take the plunge and buy a 32mm wrench...

also just take the plunge and buy a 32mm wrench and take the fan off.. reverse threaded and bang the wrench with a hammer a few times like an impact wrench, and that fan will come off in 39 seconds.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Damn, these days and the internet, I didn't even...

Damn, these days and the internet, I didn't even think about going local. Dur... wish I woulda read your post, just placed the order this morning for 3 bills.. ah well. :/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Well you guys called it, power steering bracket...

Well you guys called it, power steering bracket busted. What a pile... I saw someone on the forums had theirs welded back together, otherwise it looks like the cheapest I sources so far is...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-31-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,683
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Great, same thing happened to me at exactly 150K...

Great, same thing happened to me at exactly 150K miles lol.. on the dot. This is unacceptable really.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Good observation on the temp.. luckily its an...

Good observation on the temp.. luckily its an illusion. My water pump was the last thing to blow up on me in January, and since then haven't had any cooling issues. Actually, I was quite pleased my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Nice, yea I didn't have time to investigate this...

Nice, yea I didn't have time to investigate this morning since I had to get to work, at least I have a motorcycle for alternate transport, whew. I'll see if I can take a closer look tonight.. Thanks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Brandon540/6M
Yesterday my car rolled over 150K, yesterday something didn't sound right..

I was looking forward to posting my cars 150K birthday all happy, because it's been running like a champ for the past 6 months!

And then, like clock work.. car rolls over 150K and BOOM same day.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,454
Posted By Brandon540/6M
you dont drive around with that in your trunk all...

you dont drive around with that in your trunk all the time do you? hahaha

and i didnt know the fuel pump was inside the gas tanks.. interesting
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By Brandon540/6M
I love your site man, got a ton of stuff from you...

I love your site man, got a ton of stuff from you already. Did I just notice a slight price increase on some items? Maybe this is helping the free shipping thing? Regardless, you still have amazing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Brandon540/6M
just turn it on and see what happens!

just turn it on and see what happens!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By Brandon540/6M
why bother with nav? it sucks balls.. i use my...

why bother with nav? it sucks balls.. i use my iphone over it every day
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Brandon540/6M
theres a dude parting out his car too on the...

theres a dude parting out his car too on the front page
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