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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,234
Posted By FiveDriver
I've heard that you should run the A/C a few...

I've heard that you should run the A/C a few times during the winter, and I've been doing that on the last several cars I've owned.

I didn't mean that to prolong the life of the Compressor you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,234
Posted By FiveDriver
I have a question about the "Auto" setting. ...

I have a question about the "Auto" setting. Does that cause the A/C Compressor to engage when the Interior Temp rises above your desired setting ?? I don't think I want the Compressor kicking in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By FiveDriver
Ultimate Driving Experience at MetLife

Did anybody else sign up for the Bimmer UDE at MetLife Stadium this month ???

I must be on somebody's mailing list. They sent me an invite.......so I grabbed a spot to Autocross the 5-series. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By FiveDriver
Goodness Gracious that is a good-looking car. ...

Goodness Gracious that is a good-looking car. Saw one of these on the Highway last week......those lines just jump out of the pack of econoboxes rolling down the road.

What do they call that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,931
Posted By FiveDriver
It was either 105 or 125mph. I glanced down and...

It was either 105 or 125mph. I glanced down and saw the Speedo needle just past either the 100 mark or the 120 mark. I didn't take my eyes off the road long enough to actually verify my speed --...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By FiveDriver
A Stroll in the Park for an Alpina B6

I found this on the Market Watch website (this is a good site for general Stock Market Info, if you are so inclined). This slide show has some great pictures.....nice Interior Photo with plenty of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By FiveDriver
Thanks Q -- I'll try it again. I didn't...

Thanks Q --

I'll try it again. I didn't want to force it.....I can just see me pulling on it hard enough to disable the Light Control Module or something silly like that !!!
Frankly, I'm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By FiveDriver
I found my Flashlight to be in good working...

I found my Flashlight to be in good working order. It ain't real bright, but I'm sure it will come in handy if ever needed on a dark night. I don't want to force anything......but is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By FiveDriver
I can't speak to the FSD's -- but I put 4 KONI...

I can't speak to the FSD's -- but I put 4 KONI Yellows on my 528 and I'm very happy with both the ride and the performance. I think the 528's almost 50/50 weight distribution really maximizes the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 946
Posted By FiveDriver
After all that work -- to have the car damaged by...

After all that work -- to have the car damaged by a Hail Storm !!! Even the Side panels sustained damage ??
To be perfectly honest, I don't know what I'd do if a major hail storm moved...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 574
Posted By FiveDriver
My wife was with me the other day when I opened...

My wife was with me the other day when I opened it up around the curves.

Gawd, I hate when she puts her feet up on the dash and starts screaming !!!
Forum: General BMW 05-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By FiveDriver
Any Known Good Indy's in the Charleston/Summerville SC Area ??

We may be relocating soon and would like to find a knowledgeable BMW Shop in the area.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By FiveDriver
We are NOT in a position to turn a deaf ear on...

We are NOT in a position to turn a deaf ear on any bit of juicy gossip....HA
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By FiveDriver
Any Known Good Indy's in the Charleston/Summerville SC Area ??

We may be relocating soon and would like to find a knowledgeable BMW Mechanic. First Hand Experience is preferred, but hearsay Evidence is welcomed also.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,542
Posted By FiveDriver
So you bought a BMW from the Repo Man only to...

So you bought a BMW from the Repo Man only to find out it's cooling system is filled with Baby Diarrhea. To solve that problem, you swapped-in a Junk Yard engine with 95K miles. And your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By FiveDriver
Has anybody tried the AFE drop-in air filter,...

Has anybody tried the AFE drop-in air filter, using the OEM air box ??? I'm coming up on filter changes and would like to hear first hand experience on the AFE filter.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 558
Posted By FiveDriver
You know, this "Where am I ?" was kind of a fun...

You know, this "Where am I ?" was kind of a fun thread. We should have more of these. If anybody gets a picture of their car in an "almost recognizable" place, with a few clues sprinkled in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 558
Posted By FiveDriver
Thank you, thank you very much !! I've...

Thank you, thank you very much !!

I've developed quite a taste for Dogfish Head IPA lately. Next time I'm up around Albany......we'll hoist a few !!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 558
Posted By FiveDriver
The White Van at the head of the line has a...

The White Van at the head of the line has a bumper sticker with .nl

I'll guess you're in the Netherlands.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By FiveDriver
If you can't find anything to do......don't do it...

If you can't find anything to do......don't do it around here !!! HA !!!

Personally, I can't wait til they stop with this Winter Formula Gasoline (at the end of March by some accounts). Will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,003
Posted By FiveDriver
Mine just turned over 100K this past week. ...

Mine just turned over 100K this past week.

Note to the folks driving along side me on the Parkway at 65 mph -- hey it was a momentous occasion........I was trying to take a picture of the Odometer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,480
Posted By FiveDriver
Yes, I see the tire rack prices now...... ...

Yes, I see the tire rack prices now......

BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 ($432, mail in rebate- $382)
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 ($436, mail in rebate- $396)
Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,480
Posted By FiveDriver
imaverb -- Thank you for your service to our...

imaverb --

Thank you for your service to our country. And thanks for the good work on this tire thread.

If you don't mind my asking, could you post the Relative Pricing for the brands you've...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By FiveDriver
That is a nice looking rim. If I were to change...

That is a nice looking rim. If I were to change my style 29's -- that's what I'd go with. Has anybody compared the weight of these to the Style 29 ???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,480
Posted By FiveDriver
I like my Mich's, I'm getting good wear out of...

I like my Mich's, I'm getting good wear out of them. When it comes time to replacement......I'm staying with 'em. Mine aren't staggered sizes, so I think I'll just need two. I hate buying 4 at...
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