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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,278
Posted By NinerFan
My 2002 540i A/T has 96k, and runs great. I've...

My 2002 540i A/T has 96k, and runs great. I've replaced the starter and valve cover gaskets this year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By NinerFan
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By NinerFan
Stupid question, can't figure out how to post pic to my profile.

Sorry to bother, just see so many have their car in there comments, mine is getting jelous. Please tell me how. Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By NinerFan
I mean, why not take it to a good shop for...

I mean, why not take it to a good shop for diagnostic. They should only charge $100-$150 to diagnose your problems. Than you can start ordering parts and looking for new engines. It could be a few...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By NinerFan
I would fix the leaks and put $10k asking price...

I would fix the leaks and put $10k asking price and probably take $8 if you can get it. Not sure your market, but here in AZ you can get nice 01-02 with 90-100k miles for 10k.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By NinerFan
Replacing Starter 2002 540I - Need to decide soon, starter intermitent now

I am getting ready to order a starter for my mechanic to put in. I was wondering how you all felt about getting a referbished or remanufactured part.
Oreilly will warranty it for lifetime, but I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By NinerFan
I have three thumbs when it comes to mechanic...

I have three thumbs when it comes to mechanic work, I have had some rough experiences. It's quite embaressing really, because I've been in the car biz for 20+ years.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By NinerFan
That kit seems like a screamin deal, I only wish...

That kit seems like a screamin deal, I only wish I were more mechnically inclined. My mechanic will probably need like 6 hours for that job right?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By NinerFan
I had the Radiator resevoir replaced recently to...

I had the Radiator resevoir replaced recently to the tune of $350, and that fixed the only coolant leak I've seen so far. When they say collant system replace, are they talking about a whole new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By NinerFan
New to Forum

Hi there,

Two months ago I bought an 02 540I Automatic Sedan. I have already had some work done on it and researched forums on those particular issues. It has 95k now and besides a starter getting...
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