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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By jburnham
Instead of boring out wheels, consider using E60...

Instead of boring out wheels, consider using E60 bearings/hubs. You can still use your E39 wheels with rings and will have a lot more wheel options.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By jburnham
...and use E60 hubs - you'll have more wheel...

...and use E60 hubs - you'll have more wheel options down the road. You can use rings with your current wheels until your next upgrade.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By jburnham
PM'd - anyone else can search for: iGO R3...

PM'd - anyone else can search for:

iGO R3 Navteq North America 2012.Q4 Full.rar

iGo-Primo 2.4-9.6.13 Complete

and if you find something better/newer, please start a thread so we can all keep...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By jburnham
I downloaded a complete iGo Primo install...

I downloaded a complete iGo Primo install including US Maps. I didn't save the link, but it wasn't too hard to find. Navitotal has been down since I started this thread, so...

I'm starting to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By jburnham
iGo Primo 2.4 installed and working 95% (can't...

iGo Primo 2.4 installed and working 95% (can't preview alternate routes). I need to clean up the wiring and properly mount my crossovers. Eventually, I'll run RCAs from HU to trunk and install a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By jburnham
Hi. I just installed the same this weekend. Did...

Hi. I just installed the same this weekend. Did you connect the illumination wire to the silver/red wire in the E39 wiring? Do you have your dash lights turned up at least half way?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By jburnham
Eonon D5124F - recommended budget stereo

In spite of some of the poor reviews around here, I went ahead and bought a Eon0n D5124F and installed it this weekend. So far, it is working without any issues and I would recommend this as an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,790
Posted By jburnham
I just installed a set of these and they work...

I just installed a set of these and they work fine. This is such an easy job that I'm willing to accept a possibly higher risk of failure for the huge price savings. It's great not having the trunk...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-13-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By jburnham
Helmut's in Milford - been around forever and are...

Helmut's in Milford - been around forever and are trustworthy.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 09-07-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By jburnham
Lsx

Lsx
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By jburnham
...provided your amp can handle balanced...

...provided your amp can handle balanced differential inputs.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By jburnham
...or, pretend you drove them both and just buy...

...or, pretend you drove them both and just buy the M5 ;)

(says an owner of two 540's)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By jburnham
Maybe it's time for a third Topaz E39 540i?

Maybe it's time for a third Topaz E39 540i?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By jburnham
Hook up anything with 110v AC. ...

Hook up anything with 110v AC.







{replace that **** with any aftermarket amp and subwoofer]
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,989
Posted By jburnham
Concrete Donkeys Cluster Raffle 1.Albo ...

Concrete Donkeys Cluster Raffle

1.Albo
2.Nsogiba
3.Doru
4.Fudman
5.carlova78
6. E36 Phantom
7. mifesto(can i enter for cluster gauge rings?)
8.jburnham
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By jburnham
My standard audio system advice is: Keep the...

My standard audio system advice is:

Keep the stock headunit unless modern features matter more to you than integration and aesthetics. If you replace it, consider getting the necessary adapter to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,316
Posted By jburnham
Oil $40 Filter $12 Labor 15 easy minutes ...

Oil $40
Filter $12
Labor 15 easy minutes
Not having to tow your car and helicoil the oil pan after the quickie-lube-monkey strips the drain plug = priceless!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By jburnham
I just bought the Meyle heavy duty bushings - you...

I just bought the Meyle heavy duty bushings - you can get them on FCPEuro and elsewhere. I wonder how hard it will be to press them in while the arm is still on the car?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,503
Posted By jburnham
drunken smart-ass comment removed...

drunken smart-ass comment removed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By jburnham
You'll get better sound if you simply use the...

You'll get better sound if you simply use the four channel line outs off of the factory head unit. The only trick is to use an amp that supports balanced differential inputs. I used a Monster MTX,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By jburnham
Don't forget to Google! I was searching high and...

Don't forget to Google! I was searching high and low for a 540iA to replace my 540i/6. I had a very specific set of criteria and setup searches on Autotrader and elsewhere. I also checked all the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,389
Posted By jburnham
Now that you're past the painful part, I can joke...

Now that you're past the painful part, I can joke about it.....

It's only a 530i, so I can assure you, it wasn't me :bigpimp: :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,649
Posted By jburnham
Correction: "Luckily both is the answer! esp in...

Correction: "Luckily both is the answer! esp in topaz blau :)

http://www.2bi.us/pictures/2_540is.JPG
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 44,899
Posted By jburnham
I'll try and get a picture this weekend when I...

I'll try and get a picture this weekend when I have the car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,545
Posted By jburnham
Thanks again Burning2nd. We'll probably do this:...

Thanks again Burning2nd. We'll probably do this:

1. Recover existing refrigerant to near zero pressure (no vacuum) - possibly put a tiny charge in to ensure we don't draw in contaminents.
2. ...
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