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Forum: General BMW Questions Yesterday, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By EconoBox
That was very well said.

That was very well said.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-28-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By EconoBox
Yea, but teens were buying used muscle cars well...

Yea, but teens were buying used muscle cars well into the 90s.

Lots of people go from muscle cars in their teens into German cars as adults. Common
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-26-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By EconoBox
^^ How were you not into used muscle cars back in...

^^ How were you not into used muscle cars back in the mid 70s??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,778
Posted By EconoBox
What matters is that you gave it a try. Cooling...

What matters is that you gave it a try.
Cooling system is not the easiest of repairs.
There are tons of repairs that are easier.

Post how much you get charged for this work.
The initial $10k...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By EconoBox
Mine has regular seats too. I think sport...

Mine has regular seats too.
I think sport package just means
17" wheels, M steering wheel, and stiffer suspension.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-15-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By EconoBox
This. Are you interested in learning to maintain...

This. Are you interested in learning to maintain the car? Read the write ups and try some projects. Buying tools is an investment in your man card, and a true hobby.



Your car is practically...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-15-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By EconoBox
Depends on how much money you have saved.

Depends on how much money you have saved.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-11-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,210
Posted By EconoBox
People who like to BE wealthy, instead of try to...

People who like to BE wealthy, instead of try to LOOK wealthy.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-10-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By EconoBox
This is a complete and total myth. Exhaust. ...

This is a complete and total myth.

Exhaust. SAME.
Cooling System. SAME.
Brakes. SAME
Suspension. SAME
Paint. SAME
Engine work. SAME

Timing? None. Points? None. Adjust Carbs? ...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-09-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,210
Posted By EconoBox
As long as you only buy stocks that go up, and...

As long as you only buy stocks that go up, and this is a great strategy.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-07-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By EconoBox
Start reading here, and start doing some...

Start reading here, and start doing some maintenance on your car.
All the money you spend will be on tools and parts for your car. A great value.

Buy the Bentley manual for your car and read...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-05-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,210
Posted By EconoBox
I use the 300,0,0 rule. If you can't afford to...

I use the 300,0,0 rule.
If you can't afford to buy 3 of them, you can't afford it.
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,699
Posted By EconoBox
Ironically, that's exactly what track and AX...

Ironically, that's exactly what track and AX driving and HPDE is about.
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,699
Posted By EconoBox
This was a great post. :bow::thumbs::clap:

This was a great post. :bow::thumbs::clap:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By EconoBox
Sometimes, I use a long thin screwdriver to pry...

Sometimes, I use a long thin screwdriver to pry the terminal loose.
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,699
Posted By EconoBox
Regarding automatic.... You want to be...

Regarding automatic....

You want to be downshifting before turns, for example.
You need to learn about shifting gears, the effect of different shift points.
Then go try see the difference...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,040
Posted By EconoBox
If you can't get a loan, take the hint. You...

If you can't get a loan, take the hint.
You can't afford the car.
Banks do risk analysis this for a living.

You have also demonstrated poor planning abilities.
1) buying a BMW when you're a...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By EconoBox
Just stick a cheap car cover on it

Just stick a cheap car cover on it
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,210
Posted By EconoBox
You can get a used BMW that looks brand new for...

You can get a used BMW that looks brand new for $25k.
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By EconoBox
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002Q907QU/

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002Q907QU/
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,661
Posted By EconoBox
Profits > Legacy

Profits > Legacy
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-01-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,040
Posted By EconoBox
Looks like you're still making some horrible life...

Looks like you're still making some horrible life decisions.

In fact, here is the advice your dad should be giving you:

Get a beater Ford
Finish your education
Start your grown up career...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 42,754
Posted By EconoBox
You can get Behr for $48 ...

You can get Behr for $48
http://www.autohausaz.com/search/product.aspx?sid=ldmh3255gs4vwd3srro3xlnq&partnumber=64116923204
http://www.bmaparts.com/searchitem.epc
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By EconoBox
Yo Vinnie, Finding a local indy non-dealer...

Yo Vinnie,

Finding a local indy non-dealer mechanic is a key step in owning an older car.


You sound like you may be onto a future hobby in working on cars,
but the timing may not be right. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 673
Posted By EconoBox
When it comes that time, my next car would be a...

When it comes that time,
my next car would be a 3-series over a 5-series.
I think the 3's are now as big as the E39.
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