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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 25,526
Posted By seemyad
I want one!

How does one get in on the Group Buy?
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 12-20-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,288
Posted By seemyad
Group Buy

I am ready to purchase the unit. How do I apply for the group buy price?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By seemyad
Absolutely!!!!

When I walk toward her I am just in awe or her lines, her stance, the shape of her body. Her package is sporty and her profile is lean. I put comfortable shoes on her so she simply glides down the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,870
Posted By seemyad
I forgot which tire my car came with but the road...

I forgot which tire my car came with but the road noise was driving me insane! I have the Sports package with the stiffer suspension so the road noise traveled from the tires, through the suspension,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,963
Posted By seemyad
How to change the amp (below). Should try speakers first vs the amp.

+1 on replacing speakers first.

To answer your question you can pull the current wiring diagram showing the paired wires that provide the input to the amp and the wires that provide the output to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By seemyad
Great question. Not sure. Number six is the...

Great question. Not sure. Number six is the hardest plug to get too so I have not removed it since I changed it out. I still add not quite half a quart of oil to my car about three times per year vs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By seemyad
Some of it is be caused I moved from a place with...

Some of it is be caused I moved from a place with a 2 1/2 car garage to a barely 1 car garage. Oil change at dealer is because oil alone was around $50. So not worth time and grime to save $40 in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By seemyad
Purchased at 90k. Currently at 117k. Costs for upkeep thus far (below).

All, I just wanted to give a snapshot of what a typical life with an e39 has been like for me.

2002 E39, SP, PP, CWP (P=package). Black interior/exterior
Asking price $13,000 - Purchase price ~...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By seemyad
Wow! 3 years and running even in mountainous...

Wow! 3 years and running even in mountainous terrain. I have to give it to HAWK. I am thrilled with simply walking up to a car with clean wheels. Sometimes I use to wash my car just because of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By seemyad
You may be correct. That is why in the end I...

You may be correct. That is why in the end I suggest trhe op price around to get a good point of reference for his area. I bought pricier parts than your typical mechanic would install. So when you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By seemyad
Brake Pads - Hawk Performance Ceramic work great!!!

When you state $500 total for "everything" could you provide some more details as to what is included.

For instance, is he changing the rear rotors and pads? My rear rotors were about $50 each...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By seemyad
Brake Pads - Hawk Performance Ceramic work great!!!

Great Fudman! They feel better following our discourse since I matched the rear pads and rotors. I am glad to hear you are going to pull the trigger on these. After they break in I can't wait to hear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By seemyad
Brake Pads - Hawk Performance Ceramic work great!!!

Last fall I installed a set of Hawk Performance Ceramic brake pads and Centric Rotors on the front of my 530-I with SP. At that time I also replaced 100% of the brake fluid. Several weeks ago I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,161
Posted By seemyad
Hello from the USA. Based on the principles of...

Hello from the USA. Based on the principles of the unit it should work in any vehicle with an rf antenna connected to it. The unit attaches directly to the rf antenna input of any radio. I had to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,348
Posted By seemyad
You are correct. I ordered the connector based on...

You are correct. I ordered the connector based on the description it work on 2002 or later models. They did NOT state 2002 "manufacturered date". My 2002 was manufactured in 2001.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,348
Posted By seemyad
I can only offer a hypothesis. Some...

I can only offer a hypothesis.

Some authentic Sporst Package vehicles may or may NOT have PDC based on the year it was manufactured or some other variable. For instance, I drive a 2002 530 I with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,348
Posted By seemyad
I think this covers the specs. If I recall when I...

I think this covers the specs. If I recall when I purchased my 2002 530i it was called the "Sport Package" not the "M-Sport Package". I don't want an M car. My private area is big enough and does not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By seemyad
Thanks for the information. Id like to compare...

Thanks for the information. Id like to compare specs. I like what I've read about Dimples Magnets so far. Although Dimple Magnetic Drain Plugs cost more than the Gold Magnetic Plugs I'm going to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By seemyad
Never heard of Gold Plug. Thanks for the info....

Never heard of Gold Plug. Thanks for the info. Let us know if you find out how they compare to Dimples in strength and price. Its always good to have options. :thumbup:

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By seemyad
Before and After Photos

As always Doru, you raise good points. I found numerous forums for various cars that speak highly of Dimple Magnetic Drain Plugs. Some posted pics so I'll add those links below. I would like to state...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By seemyad
Doru you are much more of an expert on BMWs than...

Doru you are much more of an expert on BMWs than I am so your reply is well received.

That being said the "shavings" I'm more interested in are virtually invisible to the naked eye when looking at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,108
Posted By seemyad
Must See videos of Dimple Magnetic Drain Plugs + BavAuto Review

I had my oil changed at a dealer for $90. I purchased a Dimple Magnetic drain plug and had them install it during the oil change.

I researched several magnetic drain plugs and decided to go with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By seemyad
I installed a magnetic oil drain plug during the...

I installed a magnetic oil drain plug during the oil change. Hopefully it will trap metal shavings over time.

Magnetic Drain Plug
http://www.drainplugmagnets.com/bmw.php

Intersting Video on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,420
Posted By seemyad
I just installed HAWK Performance Ceramic Pads. ...

I just installed HAWK Performance Ceramic Pads.

Grade = FF

Reading suggests normal street driving doesn't rise to the occasion for FF. I think FF is the lowest track grade for racing cars. They...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By seemyad
No disrespect but I'm thankful all year round. I...

No disrespect but I'm thankful all year round. I grew up poor in the hood in Chicago. My father was murdered when I was 6 years old. My mother raised three great adults despite the mayhem.

So I...
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