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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By z168
After a thorough price search between Oreilly,...

After a thorough price search between Oreilly, walmart and other local shops, I ended up buying the original BMW battery. Its not necessarily more expensive. If you catch your parts adviser on a good...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,808
Posted By z168
Get well soon

Get well soon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By z168
Im guessing a resistor for the airbag light and...

Im guessing a resistor for the airbag light and the right adapter. Ive seen racing wheels on E36s or E46s but not on an E39.

Your best resource is the shop youre buying them from. They *should*...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By z168
I doubt the nut came loose. If youve ever tried...

I doubt the nut came loose. If youve ever tried removing the wiper arms they are a pain. pics would always help.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By z168
Thats what I was thinking - anything that...

Thats what I was thinking - anything that discolors is a prime candidate for replacement. The other end if you notice didnt turn a different color
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By z168
Thats a hefty budget - you can practically get...

Thats a hefty budget - you can practically get anything. I dont like the current E-class. And I agree with Nate's Jag assessment

Is the AMG W211 E63 too old a chassis for you?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,064
Posted By z168
just thought Id update this. Decided to get the...

just thought Id update this. Decided to get the ECS gloss grille. Sorry for the iphone photos
http://i957.photobucket.com/albums/ae57/BMW-Classic/myE39/IMG_7061_zpslqzdhavt.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By z168
I apologize for the long lag in my response. I...

I apologize for the long lag in my response. I wasnt able to follow this thread since I already fixed it.



I meant I drove 10 miles on the freeway and once I exited and pulled up to my office...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By z168
here are pics of the nut. All the other screws...

here are pics of the nut. All the other screws seem to be in place
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By z168
Sticking horn button solved - mystery nut found

Ever since I updated my steering wheel with the facelift version, I had on very few occassions had my horn honk by itself. Based on some of the articles I read I adjusted the clearance of the airbag...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By z168
Q & Bee, I would like to be able buy you a beer...

Q & Bee, I would like to be able buy you a beer someday. I wouldnt have thought theyd be in the communication group. Thanks again
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By z168
Rear glass antenna part number

For the life of me i couldnt find the part number of the rear windshield (GPS?) antenna. Not sure if its for GPS since my 01 didnt have one. Helping a friend of mine replace his bent one and I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,064
Posted By z168
Thread resurrected! Anyone ever try their...

Thread resurrected!

Anyone ever try their gloss black kidney's yet?
http://c1552172.r72.cf0.rackcdn.com/574908_x800.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,516
Posted By z168
only if you turn off engine and turn it back in...

only if you turn off engine and turn it back in within a certain time frame. Anything a few hours will switch on the AC


I tried getting it coded off (from a kid at e46fanatics) but for some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,516
Posted By z168
yes it does. All 3 of my cars do that. F-ing...

yes it does. All 3 of my cars do that. F-ing annoying...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,516
Posted By z168
Yea I forgot about this. it helps when you have...

Yea I forgot about this. it helps when you have frisky kids on the back. but its unnecessary wear to the actuators. :tsk:

one thing I hate is the auto-on AC when you start the car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,516
Posted By z168
my take on nonsense add-ons - as long as it...

my take on nonsense add-ons - as long as it doesnt cost me extra to maintain I am ok with it. Good example mentioned above is the DRL. I know its required in Canada but it doesnt cost me anything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 615
Posted By z168
I like it better if its performance/enhancement...

I like it better if its performance/enhancement parts but not so much if theyre repair parts. Nonetheless you get a little gitty when the parts show up with its factory packaging and fresh scent
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,443
Posted By z168
I do a lot of calls while driving. I have...

I do a lot of calls while driving. I have bluetooth connectivity via my dice unit. But I still like the clarity and portability of a headset. Conversations are clearer and I get to go in and out of...
Forum: Exterior 01-14-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By z168
looks to be F10 click...

looks to be F10
click (http://realoem.com/bmw/partxref.do?part=82712150092)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 66,488
Posted By z168
If anyone else is looking for a location to...

If anyone else is looking for a location to install their DICE unit, I installed mine under the arm rest and poked a hole in the center console storage bin (with the rollup door) and is where I store...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By z168
must be something to do with X5 owners. heres...

must be something to do with X5 owners. heres another one

http://i957.photobucket.com/albums/ae57/BMW-Classic/funnies/86519d3d.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By z168
all else being equal, I would pick the later 530i

all else being equal, I would pick the later 530i
Forum: Exterior 08-30-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By z168
up

up
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By z168
I agree that this is the best sunshade and looks...

I agree that this is the best sunshade and looks the best too. What I didnt like with it is its too big to keep in the cabin and I dont like reaching into my trunk every time

I got something like...
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