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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 701
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Ballin'

Ballin'
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By BMW318i_E36
hmm, i think i have sprayed every nook and cranny...

hmm, i think i have sprayed every nook and cranny but i will take a closer look. Any other products you guys recommend before i go ahead and make the appointment with my mechanic ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Hey, thanks again for the information. After I...

Hey, thanks again for the information. After I bought the car, I bought new tires (Kumho PA31) and got alignment. The car feels fine but going over bumps, I feel the car a little loose and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Not long, but I'm pretty sure it hasn't been hit...

Not long, but I'm pretty sure it hasn't been hit there or anything in that sense because I knew the owners brother, and he had the car for about 10 years. Bought it as a certified series from BMW,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Bad creaking noise when opening and closing car door

I got a 2001 BMW 530i E39. Really got a bad creaking sound coming from my driver side door and my rear driver side passenger door every time, I open and close the door. It sounds like an elephant is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By BMW318i_E36
thanks, are the control arms expensive for both...

thanks, are the control arms expensive for both front and rear for the E39, and are they prone for failure as they on the E46 and E90 ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Hey thank you very much, yes I think it was the...

Hey thank you very much, yes I think it was the wise choice. However, wish we could have gotten more time out of our 323i.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Hey, I want to thank you, for your advice and...

Hey, I want to thank you, for your advice and your quick reply. I just hope everything is fine with my car. did you ever have to change the front control arm bushing's and rear trail arm bushings ? ...
Forum: G30 (2017 - ) 09-07-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,317
Posted By BMW318i_E36
The new shape is coming, and they want the old...

The new shape is coming, and they want the old model out. Skin the dealership as much as possible to get the best possible deal. The MSRP $70k on a 2016 should be $58K because, the cars are already a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By BMW318i_E36
UPDATE I had my mechanic look at the 323i....

UPDATE

I had my mechanic look at the 323i. Long story short, it was costing me to a lot of money to get back on the road. About $4000 :tsk: The front suspension, steering, and fender pillar was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Wow, How much oil do you need to add between...

Wow, How much oil do you need to add between changes ? 22,000 miles for an oil change is murder. You should be doing it at least every 5,000 miles. I do mine, every 5,000 km (I know, its too soon,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Hmm, I will look into that. Apparently, this is...

Hmm, I will look into that. Apparently, this is quite a common issue with the E39's.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Thank you very much for your quick reply. I was...

Thank you very much for your quick reply. I was fearing it had something to do with the transmission or torque converter. I hope it doesn't get worse, I could drive this car for a long time. I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By BMW318i_E36
530i downshifts and revs by itself on highway

While I am driving on the highway, I notice once I am accelerating past 110km on the highway, my car would downshift its self and the car would rev up from 2500rpm to 3000rpm all on its own, when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By BMW318i_E36
You think, I need a whole new bracket and seat...

You think, I need a whole new bracket and seat adjustment switch ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By BMW318i_E36
2001 BMW 530i seat button broken !

Hello, guys
I just recently bought a 2001 BMW 530i. I just love it. It drives better than my E90 does, and l just love the way it looks.
Today unfortunately, I first sat in my driver seat a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Bad Regulator. Common issue on the E46.

Bad Regulator. Common issue on the E46.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By BMW318i_E36
I am surprised that a BMW dealer would sell such...

I am surprised that a BMW dealer would sell such a car that looks to be by your description, a molested example, and the the carbon fiber cut into the instrument cluster is a clear sign of running,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By BMW318i_E36
He can always go for a nice F30, either you love...

He can always go for a nice F30, either you love it or hate it. I love it. The 8 speed automatic is amazing, and its more comfortable.
Most of the times you get very lucky with cars. One of my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Maybe I wasn't quite clear in my last post. I...

Maybe I wasn't quite clear in my last post. I meant to say was getting a certified pre-owned car from BMW with the extended warranty with 160,000 km warranty or now you can get warranty for 200,000...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Not going through insurance on this one. I...

Not going through insurance on this one. I already sourced out a bumper, fender, and even the side curtain airbag. Along with other parts, got them for are around $400. Just have to get the bumper...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By BMW318i_E36
The sound is more apparent between 0:20-0:35. (My...

The sound is more apparent between 0:20-0:35. (My apologies in advance for the vulgar language Inbetween. Had some teenagers show up, asking me some questions and started swearing)
A drunk driver...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Sounds like a proper upgrade. However, I would...

Sounds like a proper upgrade. However, I would avoid the 2007 and 2008 models. They have some gremlins and buy one from a BMW dealer as a CPO with preferably less than 80,000km . These cars can be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By BMW318i_E36
bump :dunno:

bump :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By BMW318i_E36
Help with identifying the sound ?

Got into a fender bender, some idiot drunk driver hit our 2000 323i. We have sent it out for the necessary repairs now. Just need some help, identifying the sound the car is making at idle and being...
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