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Forum: Cars - Private Party Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Edgy36-39
You will find many in the For Sale thread at...

You will find many in the For Sale thread at M3forum.net. Good luck.
Forum: Cars - Private Party Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Edgy36-39
Tip for a neighbor -- check out BringaTrailer....

Tip for a neighbor -- check out BringaTrailer. Great auction site, think this car will do well there.

GL!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-23-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By Edgy36-39
Nice car -- where else have you listed?

Nice car -- where else have you listed?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-23-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Edgy36-39
IB for the win! Nice car. Two suggestions - if...

IB for the win! Nice car. Two suggestions - if you haven't already, move this to the For Sale thread.

And take more pictures. GLWS.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Edgy36-39
As noted, the biggest driver of the decision...

As noted, the biggest driver of the decision should be how you use the cars.

Just comparing the two vehicles, I'd say the 318ti. I realize sacrilege here, but the ti is a more special E36 than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Edgy36-39
It MIGHT just be the switch. I got lucky that way...

It MIGHT just be the switch. I got lucky that way a few years back. Suggest you try that b/f paying for replacement.

Full story with pics:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Edgy36-39
A few years back when I went OE M bumpers on my...

A few years back when I went OE M bumpers on my 530 I bought Magnaflow exhaust. I was more concerned about appearance -- wanted a fat single pipe that replicated the 540 to fit the new rear cut out....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By Edgy36-39
As noted, sharing whether you have HID or halogen...

As noted, sharing whether you have HID or halogen would make it easier to help you. However, based on the bulb prices you quoted I'll assume HID.

You're right, a step by step guide isn't that easy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By Edgy36-39
FWIW - this isn't really a financial decision. Do...

FWIW - this isn't really a financial decision. Do it if the DIY challenge excites you. And having a salvage title car won't bum you out down the road. That's becoming less of a scarlet letter these...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By Edgy36-39
Still have fond thoughts of my E36 M3, sold in...

Still have fond thoughts of my E36 M3, sold in late 2014. Owned for a long time and had the car in perfect nick, as they'd say across the pond. I've never been an E30 M3 guy, don't understand that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Edgy36-39
Nice thread. Of course most discussions will be...

Nice thread. Of course most discussions will be based on issues to solve, but ownership enjoyment should be celebrated as well. The years fly by - it's been six since I sold my 530i and bought the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By Edgy36-39
Continental DWS is a very popular AS and a lot of...

Continental DWS is a very popular AS and a lot of tire for the money. And it looks like TR has a $70 rebate on set of four right now:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Edgy36-39
How recently did you buy? If a BMW sits for a...

How recently did you buy? If a BMW sits for a long period, it needs to be driven for a while before the system re-sets.

Happened to me when I bought M3. Best way to avoid wasting your time -- buy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Edgy36-39
Are you talking about Park Distance Control...

Are you talking about Park Distance Control (PDC)?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=420037
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By Edgy36-39
I second the Tire Rack recommendation. Site is...

I second the Tire Rack recommendation. Site is great and the humans are knowledgeable as well. Useful tire comparisons and videos for that decision too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Edgy36-39
Subscribing for the future...

Subscribing for the future...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,229
Posted By Edgy36-39
I'd agree with this statement. Lots of different...

I'd agree with this statement. Lots of different info out there. Ive read that the E39 air bag supplier was Petri AG, not Autoliv.

So you're saying it's BMW's position that zero E39s received the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,357
Posted By Edgy36-39
One more nugget

When I search for those Nokyo bulbs you referenced, also found a PNP upgraded harness:

http://www.lightbulbs4cars.com/product/NOK9116

Probably too much trouble and expense for minimal gain, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,229
Posted By Edgy36-39
FWIW - I just got email from the guy I sold my 01...

FWIW - I just got email from the guy I sold my 01 530/5 to in 2011. He went in for the airbag recall, and the dealer was clueless when they found the Autoliv, not the Takata.

Typical of BMW to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,357
Posted By Edgy36-39
That's actually a helpful reply - thank you.

That's actually a helpful reply - thank you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By Edgy36-39
Good for you -- at least you clearly id'd the...

Good for you -- at least you clearly id'd the problem.

The engine bays are not the same, but I remember having to remove the air box when I replaced by HID bulbs. Might give you more room.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,357
Posted By Edgy36-39
No -- you read that into my question. Yes I was...

No -- you read that into my question. Yes I was talking about my car -- huge leap to assume by that I meant that Osram designed and marketed for E39!

The question remains - why would Osram design...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,357
Posted By Edgy36-39
?? I never said that bulb had anything to do...

?? I never said that bulb had anything to do specifically with the E39. Hundreds of models use the H7.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Edgy36-39
I'd say #3, if that guy can document all the work...

I'd say #3, if that guy can document all the work he claims. But then I'm partial to blue, and to M-Pars.

But it's still not the right car for an 18 year old... (would have inserted beating dead...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,357
Posted By Edgy36-39
First off, that's pure conjecture on my part re...

First off, that's pure conjecture on my part re Candlepower. I don't know why they stopped selling them, but it does seem strange since obviously were a popular bulb.

I've also wondered about any...
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