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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By stingrayl82
I had the same thing happen on our 2001 740iL....

I had the same thing happen on our 2001 740iL. Wife held the unlock button on the key and all windows went down. When she got in the car and tried to put the windows up, the driver rear window would...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-06-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By stingrayl82
No, no pics.....I don't exactly carry my camera...

No, no pics.....I don't exactly carry my camera around, waiting for a buck to trash our car. It happened at dusk and, by the time the flatbed arrived, it would have been too dark to take any pics...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-05-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By stingrayl82
Kia e38

You know, fate has a weird way of screwing with you. I took my son to football practice this afternoon with the wife's 2001 BMW 740iL.....our baby.

On the way home, I took the back road, which is...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-08-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 62,056
Posted By stingrayl82
When I brought our 740iL in for its Inspection...

When I brought our 740iL in for its Inspection II, I had the service dept. drain out the tranny and put in new fluid. The tech told me that at the present mileage (it had 52,000) it was a good thing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By stingrayl82
Phenominal clutch, but I've always associated...

Phenominal clutch, but I've always associated Centerforce with high HP/high torque muscle cars, not BMWs, but I don't see why not....overkill, if anything. I had one in my 1969 SS396 Chevelle.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By stingrayl82
Mine was (is still until tomorrow) a 2002 530i...

Mine was (is still until tomorrow) a 2002 530i with the Sport Package, regular OBC, 5 spd and had power sport seats for both driver and passenger. It did NOT have the cold weather package.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By stingrayl82
Actually, there were many recalls on that 6.0...

Actually, there were many recalls on that 6.0 motor, the latest having been in 2005. There was so much of a problem that Ford actually sued Navistar, the manufacturer of the 6.0L Diesel. I can't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By stingrayl82
Kashmere, I bought the 530i because the seats in...

Kashmere, I bought the 530i because the seats in my 05 Dodge were killing my back (I was a Paratrooper in Special Forces). The interior of the 2nd Gen Dodges are actually more comfortable than the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By stingrayl82
You're absolutely right, Brian. A Dodge IS a...

You're absolutely right, Brian. A Dodge IS a Dodge. As for saving up for gas, the price of Diesel and 93 Octane is the same here. Afterall, you can tow neither a horse trailer nor an Airstream...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By stingrayl82
530i Sport Gone!

So the 530i is Houston-bound as of today. Oh well, it was fun while it lasted. I know the 3500 Ram will replace it just fine.

Frederic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By stingrayl82
Got the 740iL back this morning....final tally...

Got the 740iL back this morning....final tally $277.00 Tech noted that, "radiator leaking and expansion tank melting internally". At least it works now. Fan clutch is okay, and so is water pump.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By stingrayl82
530i is going to Houston, TX and is being...

530i is going to Houston, TX and is being replaced with 01 Dodge 3500 SLT Plus Laramie.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By stingrayl82
Grenaded Radiator

The title says it all. Wife calls me at work this morning and says, "Honey, the computer says 'Check Engine Coolant'. What does that mean?".......she's so cute. I took the 740iL, gave her the 530i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,492
Posted By stingrayl82
Well today was my turn for the @#^@&$*@^ SES...

Well today was my turn for the @#^@&$*@^ SES light to come on. My thermostat is gone, and the price of repair is $220. I still have the rear light out warning, but the light is fine. F!@k this...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-31-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 171,874
Posted By stingrayl82
BMW of Bel Air just called me this...

BMW of Bel Air just called me this morning....they finally received word from BMWNA about the approval, and they ordered the new MID. Should be next week, when I get the car in.

Frederic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By stingrayl82
Pappion: My Old Ride

Here's a pic of my Vette (2001 2.1 pixel technology, sorry), which I traded for a 1973 Dodge Class C Motorhome. Let the flaming begin! :rofl:

Frederic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By stingrayl82
Seems a bit pricy to me, plus take into...

Seems a bit pricy to me, plus take into consideration the shipping cost and time....I'd rather order from the States, although the M Pedals are pretty cool....

Frederic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By stingrayl82
2/10th @ Carson....98-01, but most of my time was...

2/10th @ Carson....98-01, but most of my time was spent in Kosovska Kamenica, Kosovo
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By stingrayl82
perfectstorm, The trim isn't woodtrim...

perfectstorm,

The trim isn't woodtrim at all....it's just black metallic trim. The dealership was asking $31,900 but I talked them down to $25,900 and they gave me $2000....still a bit high...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2007, 04:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By stingrayl82
Does the tinting affect the rear window defroster...

Does the tinting affect the rear window defroster at all?

Frederic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By stingrayl82
Service in the ***th is a calling only a few will...

Service in the ***th is a calling only a few will answer for the mission is constantly demanding and hard. And when the impossible has been accomplished the only reward is another mission that no one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,097
Posted By stingrayl82
Just ordered mine today. Quality looks good, and...

Just ordered mine today. Quality looks good, and price is better than the BMW center console foldaway cupholder.

Frederic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By stingrayl82
Pappion, I don't think my wife would...

Pappion,

I don't think my wife would be too happy, if I stole her M-Pars and sold them!
In fact, I'm pretty sure she'd be pissed! :mad:

Frederic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By stingrayl82
It's a 2002.....WBADT53492CE92825. Frederic

It's a 2002.....WBADT53492CE92825.

Frederic
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By stingrayl82
The windows are not tinted....yet. I'm waiting...

The windows are not tinted....yet. I'm waiting until it gets warmer to do that. AutoWerkes is right down the road from me, so if I do any mods, they'll be the ones touching it. Thanks for all the...
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