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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 796
Posted By Edgy36-39
Those of us who took the time to share feedback...

Those of us who took the time to share feedback probably see the "vote" as superfluous. Only speaking for myself of course.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Edgy36-39
My 530i Sport burned oil. Replacing the CCV...

My 530i Sport burned oil. Replacing the CCV helped somewhat, didn't eliminate.

Not understanding the need for 0-40 oil unless you encounter very cold weather. Regardless like edjack says it isn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 796
Posted By Edgy36-39
Sounds like you're coming at the decision in a...

Sounds like you're coming at the decision in a logical way. There are many variables to consider.



There is one route you don't seem to be considering. Based on your description of your needs,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By Edgy36-39
Fun article. Nice to see the E39 get the love,...

Fun article. Nice to see the E39 get the love, and I get that every post needs to have a strong opinion.

But his points on why the 540i is "better" than the M5 are kind of silly. Every one is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By Edgy36-39
Hard to tell without more info, but you may be...

Hard to tell without more info, but you may be too low. The car looks to have the M bumper on it, nice cosmetic upgrade if done well. Also the MPar wheels, though they look chrome so reps. Good...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Edgy36-39
You might want to try H&H Machine Co., in Capitol...

You might want to try H&H Machine Co., in Capitol Heights. Father/son team, did an amazing repair job on one of my M5 wheels. 301-736-6886.

Describe very clearly what you're after -- they are not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Edgy36-39
Couple of years ago I purchased a refurbished M5...

Couple of years ago I purchased a refurbished M5 rear from AllFactoryWheels. Sent it back though due to poor color match with my other three. But sounds like that might not matter to you. Good luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Edgy36-39
The stock sizes your car came with will be in the...

The stock sizes your car came with will be in the owners manual. I THINK the 2003 sedan was 235/40 F and 265/35 R, but don't quote me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,476
Posted By Edgy36-39
If you want the car, I think $11K is a fair place...

If you want the car, I think $11K is a fair place to start.

Go in knowing you have the leverage. Most average citizens would not dream of buying a 12 year old BMW with no warranty. The auto cuts...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-14-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,185
Posted By Edgy36-39
Nothing wrong with buying new if you want. So why...

Nothing wrong with buying new if you want. So why not just say that, instead of quoting ridiculously low numbers? Where did you come up with 7-8%? I called you out for that, not for buying new. And...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,185
Posted By Edgy36-39
7-8 percent? Clearly you don't understand how...

7-8 percent? Clearly you don't understand how fast a new car depreciates.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-11-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Edgy36-39
And doing so much homework ahead of time - i.e....

And doing so much homework ahead of time - i.e. knowing the first car had been on the lot for months, etc. I don't understand why anyone would compromise -- if the dealer doesn't have exactly what...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-10-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By Edgy36-39
Learn to do the small stuff yourself, or you will...

Learn to do the small stuff yourself, or you will end up disenchanted. Did you not get the car inspected before purchasing? The car is 8 years old -- there's a good chance a lot of remedial...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-10-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Edgy36-39
Sorry -- full link kept getting messed up. Never...

Sorry -- full link kept getting messed up. Never seen that happen before on this board.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-10-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,185
Posted By Edgy36-39
Wow. Forget the no-show OP, these answers really...

Wow. Forget the no-show OP, these answers really demonstrate the maturity level of this board!

Unless you've got money to burn, buying new makes no financial sense. Nor does making a sizable down...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-10-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Edgy36-39
The right way to buy a new BMW

My neighbor just purchased a new 320i with sport package and nothing else via custom order, then he's going to Dinan it. He really did his homework, and walked out of a dealership that wasn't being...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Edgy36-39
Nice, thanks.

Nice, thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 649
Posted By Edgy36-39
Very cool. Here's to getting your car back, and...

Very cool. Here's to getting your car back, and to the Euro E39 535.

And to blue. :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By Edgy36-39
Not sure what you mean by extinct. Cars that are...

Not sure what you mean by extinct. Cars that are serviced can last a very long time. And the used BMW market is very strong, which means BMW and aftermarket parts suppliers will continue to service...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Edgy36-39
Wow, that's an amazing price from Schmiedmann....

Wow, that's an amazing price from Schmiedmann. But doesn't do any good if they can't keep them in stock.

ECS definitely reputable, and they just bought Turner Motorsport.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Edgy36-39
M5Board For Sale forum would be a natural place...

M5Board For Sale forum would be a natural place as well. Take a lot of decent pics, and use enthusiast terms in the copy. For example, your car is not silver -- it's Titanium. Also review forum for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Edgy36-39
Check schmeidman price. Depending on where you...

Check schmeidman price. Depending on where you live, white corners can fail a safety test.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,146
Posted By Edgy36-39
Thanks for sharing my question Blue. An...

Thanks for sharing my question Blue. An interesting update:

I placed an order with BavAuto yesterday over the phone, and I'm all about double and triple checking before DIYs. So I asked them --...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By Edgy36-39
VIN decode useful, but not what I was talking...

VIN decode useful, but not what I was talking about. A service report of all work done by BMW while car was under new warranty.

See attached for report on my M5. Even though many years have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,206
Posted By Edgy36-39
Congrats and welcome. Love your attitude -- I...

Congrats and welcome. Love your attitude -- I like to say these cars are hobbies, and you're embracing that attitude going in.

Don't neglect a cooling system overhaul. Known weak spot in car, lots...
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