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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 859
Posted By IndiansFan
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 859
Posted By IndiansFan
What the heck is a door cills???:dunno: Who...

What the heck is a door cills???:dunno:

Who taught you how to spell??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 650
Posted By IndiansFan
Rusted out tailgate + rust @ ALL four jack points...

Rusted out tailgate + rust @ ALL four jack points + 256k miles = time to sell.



I agree 100% with the wouldn't understand comment! A 1974 Opal Sportwagon was my first real desire of wagons.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By IndiansFan
I would not limit my search to Utah. First...

I would not limit my search to Utah. First consider the Northwest, and then perhaps a nationwide search. Do you homework first, so that if you find something in Georgia, you will know how to go...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By IndiansFan
Check out Vines Automotive.

Check out Vines Automotive.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By IndiansFan
You would probably be better off with a...

You would probably be better off with a 235/45-R17 or 225/55-R16 with E39 specific wheels. either option will clear your factory brake setup. The tire cost will be reduced from any 18"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 650
Posted By IndiansFan
I just sold my wagon yesterday. 7 years and 110k...

I just sold my wagon yesterday. 7 years and 110k miles. I enjoyed every mile! It did not matter if it was a seven hour freeway trip, or a three hour country drive thru the twisties. I always had a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,810
Posted By IndiansFan
BMW decided that the 5 series GT was better for...

BMW decided that the 5 series GT was better for the North American market.



The 530xit was still sold in model year 2007. The switch to 535xit happened with the 2008 model year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By IndiansFan
You now have increased the overall diameter of...

You now have increased the overall diameter of your tire/wheel assembly by about 15/16" from OEM. This will increase the overall circumference, which in turn will affect your speedometer. You may be...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 11-27-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By IndiansFan
Smoother throttle is very, very good advice....

Smoother throttle is very, very good advice. Initially you may feel your times are slower, but your times should come down.

Two things that I did to help bring down my lap times:
First, I...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 11-27-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By IndiansFan
Lotus F1 transporter truck jump

Watch a Lotus F1 transporter jump an F1 car.

http://www.topgear.com/uk/car-news/lotus-formula-one-car-truck-jump-2014-11-24
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 904
Posted By IndiansFan
BeemRat's mention of the bus triggered my brain...

BeemRat's mention of the bus triggered my brain wave:

Magic Bus - The Who
Eminence Front - The Who
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 904
Posted By IndiansFan
Top Down, Sunny Blue Skies, Drivin' Back Country...

Top Down, Sunny Blue Skies, Drivin' Back Country Roads....

Running On Empty - Jackson Browne
Mississippi Queen - Mountain
End Of The Line - Traveling Wilburys
Take The Highway - Marshall Tucker...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By IndiansFan
Were you able to determine what the spare wheel...

Were you able to determine what the spare wheel is the trunk? If it is still there, then your ad can indicate that a previous owner replaced the original four 17" wheels, but the original spare...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By IndiansFan
+2 for what Fudman and edjack said. $5K is your...

+2 for what Fudman and edjack said. $5K is your target point and $7K is your max. output. That allows for generous maint. in your first year of ownership.

Note that the seller made no mention of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By IndiansFan
At this point in time, E39's are like the muni...

At this point in time, E39's are like the muni bus........if you miss the first one, be patient. another one will come along. Perhaps an '03 three pedal 530i would meet your needs!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 698
Posted By IndiansFan
No dealer logo on my cars. Not really a vanity...

No dealer logo on my cars. Not really a vanity plate, but on the touring: E39528T and the 530: E39530I

The best vanity plate I ever saw was on a late 80's 911 Turbo: WAS HIS driven by a lovely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By IndiansFan
Your 2001 530i has the Sport Package. It is not...

Your 2001 530i has the Sport Package. It is not a single line item on the build sheet, but rather it lists the individual components such as the M-Technic sport steering wheel, M-Technic sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By IndiansFan
Like night and day.:thumbup:

Like night and day.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By IndiansFan
I have the R2's on my 528iA and had no problems...

I have the R2's on my 528iA and had no problems during the storm that passed thru N E Ohio over the past 48 hours. Traction and handling in wet slush as well as deep snow on un plowed roads is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By IndiansFan
You might want to look at the General Altimax...

You might want to look at the General Altimax Arctic. It is in the same price range as the Dunlop. Many of the test reports give it high marks.

"What We Liked: Excellent snow and ice traction."...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By IndiansFan
One of my first upgrades on the wagon was the...

One of my first upgrades on the wagon was the removal of the CDV and installing a UUC short shifter. The difference was incredible!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By IndiansFan
Thats the adjustable thigh support. Not always...

Thats the adjustable thigh support. Not always included. Varried from year to year.

Cabover1000:
I did not originally think your car had the sport package, until you sent the link. Then it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,062
Posted By IndiansFan
I thought it would be worthwhile to post this...

I thought it would be worthwhile to post this news report from 2008 given the nature of this thread. This is about an 18 year old who went out on a joyride with 4 friends in his fathers M5. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,982
Posted By IndiansFan
CDV delete and short shifter.

CDV delete and short shifter.
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