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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 511
Posted By Oscswa
Yes the bumper cover slides on to the bracket and...

Yes the bumper cover slides on to the bracket and if I remember correctly if you replace the bracket it only goes one way. Also it's not required but it makes it easier if you remove the headlights...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By Oscswa
Thanks for all the comments and advice, I...

Thanks for all the comments and advice, I considered hard when making my decision that is why I went with a later 997. Most of the big issues were resolved by Porsche and I was lucky to find one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By Oscswa
Bye Bye BMW

I was curious on that as well, from what I am told from a lot of people that work on them is they are extremely reliable and lower on maintenance than my 540i.

Don't get me wrong I loved my 540i's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By Oscswa
It's a 2008 with 50k miles on it. Here is my...

It's a 2008 with 50k miles on it.

Here is my 540i
449299
449298
449300


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By Oscswa
Thanks everyone, it's a different drive but feels...

Thanks everyone, it's a different drive but feels very solid like the 540i. I am not sure on the weight but it feels very heavy similar to the 540 but I know they are different. I will say this the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By Oscswa
Bye Bye BMW

Good bye my beloved BMW 540i, you will be missed, the last 15years have been great.

I had one of those moments in life when a great deal falls in you lap and you would be foolish not to take it. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Oscswa
I very good friend of mine is a BMW mobile master...

I very good friend of mine is a BMW mobile master tech, PM me and I will give you his number. He has been working on my car for years.


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Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-26-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Oscswa
Thanks BIsh the wheels look great! 448385 ...

Thanks BIsh the wheels look great!
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,948
Posted By Oscswa
Mike, Sorry to hear about your car but from...

Mike,

Sorry to hear about your car but from your description it doesn't seem that bad. If I remember correctly you had an 01 so if you plan on claiming it on your insurance they should not total...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,622
Posted By Oscswa
Sorry they are two different cars, the first one...

Sorry they are two different cars, the first one is my old 540i in Sienna Red and the second one is my newer one in helrot red. I accidentally posted the old one..sorry, but I do plan on painting...
Forum: Interior 03-30-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By Oscswa
Update: Looking to trade my black sport seats...

Update: Looking to trade my black sport seats for black comfort seats.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By Oscswa
Good luck on your swap, post some pictures when...

Good luck on your swap, post some pictures when you are done. I am still looking for a pair of comfort seats to swap out my sport seats also. After having sport seats after a few months I like the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,622
Posted By Oscswa
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-vdXbDysj9TE/SAQ...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-vdXbDysj9TE/SAQgwJRB32I/AAAAAAAAFrE/tRg7qVTVtJQ/s640/DSCF5105.JPG...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,909
Posted By Oscswa
I think Mike took it into a muffler shop to have...

I think Mike took it into a muffler shop to have it done and they told him there is no room. I would think both I6 and V8 have the same amount of clearance but if you have a pic I am sure Mike would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,909
Posted By Oscswa
Mike, send a PM to nsogiba and see if he can post...

Mike, send a PM to nsogiba and see if he can post some pictures of his setup, from his post it sounds like he has the exact same setup so he was able to get it installed.

Also is there any way to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,909
Posted By Oscswa
Well that sucks, sorry to hear that but not all...

Well that sucks, sorry to hear that but not all hope is lost. What was the reason the shop said they can't fit it? I would also give another exhaust show a try and see if they can fit it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Oscswa
Stick to the 04 or 05, after 05 they became fords...

Stick to the 04 or 05, after 05 they became fords and 03's had too many glitches.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,909
Posted By Oscswa
Hey Mike, Oscar here, good to see you are...

Hey Mike,

Oscar here, good to see you are continuing to add modifications to your ride making it more you. Your car is looking real good and don't pay any attention to the negative comments and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 257,650
Posted By Oscswa
The one he has is probably a purchased one from...

The one he has is probably a purchased one from online website, but if you are interested in making your own check out my old post. It's basically and M5 grill with casino cup holders with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By Oscswa
I am running on Discount Tire reps and 265 series...

I am running on Discount Tire reps and 265 series in the back and it looks and drives fine. Sorry for the bad pictures, i took them with my crappy iphone.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By Oscswa
I actually did these on mine and happy with the...

I actually did these on mine and happy with the setup. Tires are a bit slippery in the wet around corners but not sure if it is just because they are still fairly new and just need more miles to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Oscswa
Congrats very nice and welcome to the Red family....

Congrats very nice and welcome to the Red family.
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-V53qoptP2gQ/UBTMW6AxoSI/AAAAAAAALT0/DJkG1PaLQ0s/s640/photo%25201-9.JPG
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,242
Posted By Oscswa
LOL...I have one of these also!

LOL...I have one of these also!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,845
Posted By Oscswa
Hey Mike, sorry to hear about the door and...

Hey Mike, sorry to hear about the door and understand how you feel but don't try to get too worked up it will only make things worse. From the pictures you took it can't be pulled out, the damage is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 257,650
Posted By Oscswa
Not the greatest pic, I will post some better...

Not the greatest pic, I will post some better ones later.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-V53qoptP2gQ/UBTMW6AxoSI/AAAAAAAALT0/DJkG1PaLQ0s/s800/photo%25201-9.JPG
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