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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,535
Posted By alsbmwe39
when i bought my first bmw a 1976 2002 you...

when i bought my first bmw a 1976 2002 you flashed your lights when you saw another bmw.you very rarley saw one.thats when people thought bmw ment british motor works.late 80s everybody had one and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-15-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 310,759
Posted By alsbmwe39
boy i wish i had that when i started.i learned...

boy i wish i had that when i started.i learned the hard way hunt and Peck.did not know what a post was much less how to do it.definitely sticky.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By alsbmwe39
welcome to the fest. those are all typical...

welcome to the fest. those are all typical issues.on my 03 525i i bought in feb. cooling system. head gasket.60k service.aligment.dirty cabin filter would normally be changed at 60k service if po...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 8,441
Posted By alsbmwe39
when you have power you will use it.i knew when i...

when you have power you will use it.i knew when i drove the 540 i couldn't resist the power.i did not go to the dark side so i bought a 525i.not as fast off the line but not as fast to the gas...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,628
Posted By alsbmwe39
i also use the bmw product but only 2 times a...

i also use the bmw product but only 2 times a year. the rest of the time water on a clean cotton cloth twice a month.too much chemicals bad on leather.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,671
Posted By alsbmwe39
when its dirty.

when its dirty.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,765
Posted By alsbmwe39
i went to unlock my door manually thinking i was...

i went to unlock my door manually thinking i was going to have to really wrench on it and it turned real easy.wife got locked out last week. might be battery.oh well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By alsbmwe39
ha ha my bmw made me lose weight.:rofl:

ha ha my bmw made me lose weight.:rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,509
Posted By alsbmwe39
the funny thing is they can tell you that with a...

the funny thing is they can tell you that with a straight face.never use a stealer until last resort.find a good indy or diys.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By alsbmwe39
ya that's the thing looks great but a ticking...

ya that's the thing looks great but a ticking bomb.my car looked showroom new.the expansion tank still looks new except for the crack next to the radiator.cost me 1k to fix at indy plus came with a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By alsbmwe39
its easy just follow instructions .do a small...

its easy just follow instructions .do a small area at a time.you can feel when the clay works by feeling the paint after claying.use lots of detailer spray.when the clay gets dirty knead it in.i did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By alsbmwe39
expect cooling system problems to start up.mine...

expect cooling system problems to start up.mine had 55k and expansion tank went then aux fan.just do the cooling system they are crap after 50k.some get more miles some get less but it will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,737
Posted By alsbmwe39
wife driving car yesterday check coolant light...

wife driving car yesterday check coolant light comes on guage jumps to red.she parks the car has it towed to indy.they replaced every thing but raditor 3 weeks ago. waiting to hear from indy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,737
Posted By alsbmwe39
hate to bring this up again but saw another e39...

hate to bring this up again but saw another e39 peeing on the freeway yesterday.must be the summer heat. ya right.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,737
Posted By alsbmwe39
so who's going to tell my wife not to be...

so who's going to tell my wife not to be paranoid? not me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By alsbmwe39
the car will roll down all the windows and sun...

the car will roll down all the windows and sun roof but wont shut engine down when it gets too hot. go figure.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,737
Posted By alsbmwe39
the problem is their is no way of knowing when...

the problem is their is no way of knowing when these plastic parts are going to fail.they look like new then boom.don't tell me bmw didn't they had a problem by 03.how many cars went before then.i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,737
Posted By alsbmwe39
I'm sorry but a new cooling system at 50k is a...

I'm sorry but a new cooling system at 50k is a bit much.i drive the freeway 300 miles a day and i see a lot of 2000 and above bimmers by the side of the road.you can tell its the cooling system by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,737
Posted By alsbmwe39
another one bites the dust

driving through Portland today saw another e39 that dropped its coolant.has any one taken a poll to see the percentage of people who blew their head gasket.hard to believe bmw lets this go on. do the...
Forum: Exterior 06-05-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By alsbmwe39
sold

sold
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,251
Posted By alsbmwe39
55 my 6th bmw. first bmw a new 76 2002. first car...

55 my 6th bmw. first bmw a new 76 2002. first car corvair monza now that had a serpentine belt.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,157
Posted By alsbmwe39
cool you could always drive a clean car.

cool you could always drive a clean car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By alsbmwe39
it has a warranty yet.so let them fix it.it has...

it has a warranty yet.so let them fix it.it has 58k on it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By alsbmwe39
ah yes the sweet smell of antifreeze

got home from taco bell and my car peed on my garage floor.went at 58k.saw temp guage jump half way between middle and red.time to call tow truck.:yikes:
Forum: Exterior 05-26-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By alsbmwe39
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