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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By the540wgn
Your two options: 1 Re-wire you DRL into...

Your two options:

1 Re-wire you DRL into your AEs
2 Use a OBDII device to reprogram the lights
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By the540wgn
Nothing necessarily special about the mods. ...

Nothing necessarily special about the mods.

BMW dealer should still be able to service the vehicle (although it will cost you $$)

If I were you, I'd search around this forum regarding common...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By the540wgn
I dipped mine awhile ago :...

I dipped mine awhile ago : http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=634589&highlight=

It was fun for a while (easy to clean too), but I ended up taking it off (which is a pain).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By the540wgn
Trying to remember here- is there still no OBD...

Trying to remember here- is there still no OBD compatibility with US versions?

great price btw
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By the540wgn
I also grabbed a euro rest from ebay for like...

I also grabbed a euro rest from ebay for like $140 ish.
Its handy to have the storage space.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By the540wgn
+1 lol

+1 lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,242
Views: 248,470
Posted By the540wgn
2003 Bmw 530i (M5 package) - (M5 package) +...

2003 Bmw 530i (M5 package) - (M5 package) + (Sport Package) = 2003 Bmw 530i Sport Package
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,242
Views: 248,470
Posted By the540wgn
great shot!

great shot!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By the540wgn
Are you serious about this? Have you looked at...

Are you serious about this? Have you looked at the Dinan website or called them? If you are going to drop $1k+ on performance parts it would be good to talk to someone over there.


Horsepower...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By the540wgn
Welp, if you want the best quality go OEM:...

Welp, if you want the best quality go OEM: http://www.bavauto.com/ (http://www.bavauto.com/)

If you want aftermarket, search around on this forum. There are quite a few options and many member...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 699
Posted By the540wgn
no

no
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By the540wgn
Nice, I got the same ones a few years ago. They...

Nice, I got the same ones a few years ago.
They arent the brightest but they are still kickin
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 545
Posted By the540wgn
They are just adhesive/glued. I'd just debadge...

They are just adhesive/glued.
I'd just debadge the whole thing (I did it to mine).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 721
Posted By the540wgn
A few things I'd recommend to OP: Adjustable...

A few things I'd recommend to OP:

Adjustable Powerband: http://kalecoauto.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=11&products_id=36&zenid=,rY8ItZ5pzxgf6JGLFKK82
O Pipe (Dual Exhaust):...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By the540wgn
Rode like this for a week or two: ...

Rode like this for a week or two:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=408602&d=1384991679
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By the540wgn
My air springs had slow leaks for about a year. ...

My air springs had slow leaks for about a year.
Cold mornings I would go out to my car and it would be slammed.
It got worse and worse till eventually they wouldnt even inflate.

I'd recommend...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By the540wgn
If both are M62TUB44 engine I'm not sure how they...

If both are M62TUB44 engine I'm not sure how they could be different either.
I believe the manifold difference is for non vanos vs vanos, so you can count that out as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By the540wgn
Reason for spec change: Smaller intake manifold...

Reason for spec change:
Smaller intake manifold on the earlier models
Introduction of Vanos onto later models
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 677
Posted By the540wgn
Looks great

Looks great
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,242
Views: 248,470
Posted By the540wgn
Thanks man! Always good to see more AW Tourings...

Thanks man! Always good to see more AW Tourings pop up!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,242
Views: 248,470
Posted By the540wgn
Got a new DSLR Still learning how how to use it...

Got a new DSLR
Still learning how how to use it

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=434053&d=1397668259
434053
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By the540wgn
lol you're in for a treat

lol you're in for a treat
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By the540wgn
Ya np, GL with everything!

Ya np, GL with everything!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By the540wgn
Yes Came pre-packed with grease ...

Yes


Came pre-packed with grease


I believe I cleaned it out with a degreaser. It was pretty grimy when I removed the connection. I wiped it out pretty thoroughly and the re-mounted the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By the540wgn
Should be rock solid, there should be no play. My...

Should be rock solid, there should be no play. My CV in that location went out too.
Heres my thread:http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=627510&highlight=
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