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Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-29-2013, 09:21 AM
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Views: 1,211
Posted By GRLPWR
Good info to know. The car isn't "in need" of...

Good info to know. The car isn't "in need" of shocks/struts. My husband just wanted to lower it a little and I ran across this deal on a FB page. He has around 134k on the car and as far as I know,...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-29-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By GRLPWR
This is a local deal and I have no idea on...

This is a local deal and I have no idea on mileage. The thing that concerns me is where he got them from and if he even knows how long they were on the previous car. He initially bought them for his...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-29-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By GRLPWR
Wow. Ok, thanks. I'm looking at a set of...

Wow. Ok, thanks. I'm looking at a set of shocks/struts/lowering springs w/upper strut and shock mounts for $500. Only thing concerning to me is they're used off of a wrecked car (front end damage...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-28-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By GRLPWR
Curious to know what you sold them for. I'm...

Curious to know what you sold them for. I'm looking at a used set and wanted to know a fair price.
Forum: Bimmerfest East 2012 sponsored by Turner Motorsport 08-22-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,428
Posted By GRLPWR
Go over to e90 post >regional forums >usa...

Go over to e90 post >regional forums >usa southeast >bimmerfest east 2012. There have been some people talking about when/where they're leaving from. Maybe you can find someone coming through that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,602
Posted By GRLPWR
I noticed you mentioned swapping the throttle...

I noticed you mentioned swapping the throttle body from an older model but couldn't do it. I'm not sure how mine is wired, but is there an 'upgrade' from an older model (such as the mani swap) that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,602
Posted By GRLPWR
Love my Bimmer but still miss the Audi. She's...

Love my Bimmer but still miss the Audi. She's gonna love it even more after the upgrades! Wish I could've modded mine, but.........it's all good now. :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,602
Posted By GRLPWR
I really wanted an E46 M3, but didn't find one in...

I really wanted an E46 M3, but didn't find one in my price/mileage range by the time I found this one. Then, I didn't feel so bad after learning it's cheaper/easier to mod the 335 and get more out of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,602
Posted By GRLPWR
Exactly! Plus the pink accents and my 'GRLPWR4U'...

Exactly! Plus the pink accents and my 'GRLPWR4U' tag really throws them off.....til I 'tap dat gas'. :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,602
Posted By GRLPWR
Love it! Catless dwnps, tune, intercooler, dual...

Love it! Catless dwnps, tune, intercooler, dual cones......just got it back after a carbon cleaning and had all 02 sensors replaced. If the codes come back, it's probably time to upgrade the tune to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,602
Posted By GRLPWR
AWESOME! This will really help a lot. I've...

AWESOME! This will really help a lot. I've already had the valve cover gaskets replaced several months ago, so I'm good there. I just learned of this upgrade/downgrade of the mani and found one for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,602
Posted By GRLPWR
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,602
Posted By GRLPWR
Whew! A lot of GREAT info in this thread. I'm in...

Whew! A lot of GREAT info in this thread. I'm in the process of swapping my mani (from stock '01 540 to a '95 740, of course having larger runners) and was wondering if you could give a detailed list...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-14-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 655,456
Posted By GRLPWR
A week later and it's still working - guess I...

A week later and it's still working - guess I fixed it correctly! Thank you soooooooo much for this thread. I was finally able to give the car back to my husband and get mine back. :D Can't thank...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-02-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 655,456
Posted By GRLPWR
This is definitely a great thread, however, I'm...

This is definitely a great thread, however, I'm having a problem removing the plug! I've pinched, squeezed, wiggled that thing but it won't budge. Are there any other hidden tabs I might be missing?...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-27-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,682
Posted By GRLPWR
So, my husband went by to take a look at them but...

So, my husband went by to take a look at them but wasn't able to see them b/c they were painting (or something like that) in the room. However, he's really pushing towards going up to a 19. Feel free...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-26-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,682
Posted By GRLPWR
The 19s we're looking at are staggered and I just...

The 19s we're looking at are staggered and I just noticed they closely resemble the set on your car (in your signature pic). He typically only drives it to/from work and we take my car on road trips....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-26-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,682
Posted By GRLPWR
Cars n coffee is held every 1st Saturday of each...

Cars n coffee is held every 1st Saturday of each month, weather permitting. It's where car enthusiasts of all makes/models come out to show off theirs and admire others. From 9am til around 11ish or...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-26-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,682
Posted By GRLPWR
Ok, I know where they are. We're still trying to...

Ok, I know where they are. We're still trying to decide if we want to go 18 or 19s. Do you ever make it out to cars n coffee in Brier Creek? We're usually there and hope to be this Saturday.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-24-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,682
Posted By GRLPWR
Would you mind emailing me pics of these? I'm in...

Would you mind emailing me pics of these? I'm in Durham and have an '01 540i. donnasess@aol.com

Thx
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,995
Posted By GRLPWR
Old post but very useful info. I, too, have an...

Old post but very useful info. I, too, have an '01 540i and a friend has a set of 19" M6 and another set of 19" wheels he's currently using on his '08 335i coupe. I was hoping they'd fit with some...
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