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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By tedm
You're a little high, but not out of line... just...

You're a little high, but not out of line... just my opinion. I don't know how gas is priced in your area, but in mine premium is over $4.00 per gallon right now. That's going to turn some buyers off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,209
Posted By tedm
Such as?

Such as?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,209
Posted By tedm
That statement can be read to mean that those who...

That statement can be read to mean that those who go to the shop for alignment are lazy... I would say convenience and accountability are my motivators. Sure, I imagine I could figure out how to do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,428
Posted By tedm
If he's on a crappy phone from Virgin, there is...

If he's on a crappy phone from Virgin, there is no way in hell he'll be able to navigate through the 70 items you indexed there. :lmao:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,209
Posted By tedm
Who the hell DIYs an alignment? That's one of the...

Who the hell DIYs an alignment? That's one of the dumbest things I've ever heard of.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,445
Posted By tedm
Yes, just use the key. Put it in the lock...

Yes, just use the key. Put it in the lock cylinder and turn until it opens.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By tedm
Whoa, that's pretty hard to read... can you try...

Whoa, that's pretty hard to read... can you try that again with some punctuation?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,665
Posted By tedm
For those who think that the forum's search...

For those who think that the forum's search feature sucks, are you using "Tag search" or "Advanced search?" The "tag search" does suck... I've found the "advanced search" to be very useful.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,547
Posted By tedm
HBD, dude! OP, I've got 154K on mine and...

HBD, dude!


OP, I've got 154K on mine and it's running well. No transmission issues to speak of yet. Enjoy your new car!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,665
Posted By tedm
You are not less than desirable. You actually...

You are not less than desirable. You actually post in coherent English with proper punctuation and grammar for the most part (it's "less than," not "less then.)"

I'm sick of the the kids who post...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,204
Posted By tedm
Phenomenal.

Phenomenal.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By tedm
I went through similar symptoms about two or...

I went through similar symptoms about two or three months ago. It turned out to be a bad coil pack. If you have a friend with an E39, get him over and swap yours for his and see what happens. That's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,204
Posted By tedm
I look for and find the points in the apex and it...

I look for and find the points in the apex and it serves me well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,204
Posted By tedm
Yeah, right... the 540i is really nose heavy....

Yeah, right... the 540i is really nose heavy. They have a 50/50 weight distribution last time I checked. You keep telling yourself you can take one in the twisties if that's what makes you happy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By tedm
:lmao:

:lmao:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,453
Posted By tedm
You can get a Behr for around $200. The OEM BMW...

You can get a Behr for around $200. The OEM BMW one is a little over $400, though. The Behr works well. The vendor I got mine from sells five different ones and said the Behr gets about as many...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By tedm
Because your aux fan isn't working... I went...

Because your aux fan isn't working... I went through the same thing last summer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By tedm
You're right... it's supposed to cool the...

You're right... it's supposed to cool the condenser, not the compressor. I haven't had my morning caffeine bump. Either way, the OP needs to replace his aux fan.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By tedm
Correct. That fan is the auxiliary and is...

Correct. That fan is the auxiliary and is designed to cool the a/c compressor. It should come on anytime the compressor is on. If it's not coming on, stop using your a/c until you replace it. You're...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By tedm
Are we safe in assuming that your aux fan is...

Are we safe in assuming that your aux fan is coming on when you turn on the compressor?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,204
Posted By tedm
That's what I'm saying... not happening. ...

That's what I'm saying... not happening.


Besides, his buddy gots vtec, yo. You can't beat vtec. Nobody can.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By tedm
Don't worry about the Student guy. Most people...

Don't worry about the Student guy. Most people from Boston are upset about something most of the time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,287
Posted By tedm
This guy is the winner.

This guy is the winner.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By tedm
The dealer will have the trim piece and it...

The dealer will have the trim piece and it shouldn't be very expensive there. You could also shop EACTuning, Turner Motorsports, and Bav Auto for pricing.

I've never seen a retractable kit for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By tedm
I'd take an old Maverick over that any day.

I'd take an old Maverick over that any day.
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