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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
Posted By Solo12
This seems to be what most people report. You get...

This seems to be what most people report. You get what you pay for. So buy the bumper that fits your level of ocd and budget.

Also as Burning2nd said if you are doing a bumper conversion it can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Solo12
Yup, I believe 30k is the recommended mileage. ...

Yup, I believe 30k is the recommended mileage.

I don't put that many miles on my car these days so I voted for more than 2 years ago. I have about 15k on my current diff and transmission fluid.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,065
Posted By Solo12
Glad you got it sorted out. And it is good they...

Glad you got it sorted out. And it is good they did the swap for free since their reasoning for the different size made no sense.

Here is some info for you that you may or may not care about.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,065
Posted By Solo12
Short Version The wheels in that picture are...

Short Version
The wheels in that picture are style 37. If they are genuine OEM BMW wheels and not replicas chances are the rear wheels are wider than the fronts. Unless the po mixed and matched so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By Solo12
+1 with what Dennis said. Having your wheels...

+1 with what Dennis said. Having your wheels refinished professionally will be the easiest way.

You can also refinish them yourself for less, and if you are not looking for pro results and...
Forum: Parting Out 08-29-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By Solo12
Looking for non dsp amp 12pin and 26pin...

Looking for non dsp amp 12pin and 26pin connectors along with a decent length of the wires. I can provide pics of exactly what I am searching for if that helps.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Solo12
Do you have an airbag for it or will you have to...

Do you have an airbag for it or will you have to purchase one? I ask in case you are unaware e39s were involved in the Takata airbag recall. Currently we are waiting for BMW to actually have new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Solo12
Dice Since Dice/Audiovox does not seem to be...

Dice
Since Dice/Audiovox does not seem to be supporting the medibridge anymore I would not recommend getting one. Maybe if you are able to buy one very very very cheap. Even then realize that if you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 637
Posted By Solo12
fyi Lamin-X is another brand of headlight film. I...

fyi Lamin-X is another brand of headlight film. I have had it on my headlights and foglights for two years and no complaints so far.

Although I have not put a ton of miles on my car in the past...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Solo12
OP. Nice video.

OP. Nice video.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 637
Posted By Solo12
Short Version I am skeptical that the video...

Short Version

I am skeptical that the video you watched is correct. There should be sealant of some kind on a OEM light (if not a previous owner must have removed it).
You will also need to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Solo12
That is obnoxious. At the very least tell people...

That is obnoxious. At the very least tell people you are not going to support the product with any further updates, but keep the old firmware up there.

OP, based on that info and Audiovox's/Dice's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Solo12
Short version You can also research Grom...

Short version
You can also research Grom Audio, USASpec, and Dice(now Audiovox).
I know the Mediabridge has bluetooth streaming and the option to mount a microphone in the OEM location on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Solo12
op it sounds like you are on the right track as...

op it sounds like you are on the right track as you have already done some research on e39 maintenance and trouble spots; plus you plan on having a pre-purchase inspection. I just wanted to add some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Solo12
Sounds like you are having fitment issues. I am...

Sounds like you are having fitment issues. I am not sure they are actually related to the rear fender liners though. Are you able to post pictures yet? If so posting some pictures so we can see what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Solo12
I am not sure exactly what you are asking. You...

I am not sure exactly what you are asking. You currently have an Mtech bumper, but do you have any other Mtech specific parts?

When you talk about the 528 fender liner width compared to the 540...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Solo12
OP what are you trying to achieve? Do you...

OP what are you trying to achieve?

Do you want a tape deck b/c you want to run your phone or iPod from one of those tape adapters? There are better ways to get Phone or iPod connectivity. There...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Solo12
You do have some options to replace adjusters on...

You do have some options to replace adjusters on lights that you can't bake open.


Cut access holes in the lights to get to the adjusters
Use your Houdini skills and some long pliers to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By Solo12
op, if you really want e60 wheels you do have...

op, if you really want e60 wheels you do have three options. Keep in mind it may be cheaper to just find e39 specific wheel wheels, but if you just have to have e60 wheels here are three options.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Solo12
I know it seems like you are asking a simple...

I know it seems like you are asking a simple question, but BMW designed their audio system in a complex way so upgrading it is not simple. Plus many people on the forums like to keep their cars as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,061
Posted By Solo12
I don't remember the details of what you could...

I don't remember the details of what you could and could not get with bmw individual for the e39, but I think KSUTJH is on the right track. The car might not have had anything cool. I could have just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Solo12
Yeah Mtech has 9006 As far as taking the...

Yeah Mtech has 9006

As far as taking the plastic surrounds off here is a link on replacing the fog light bulbs. Just be careful when removing them that you don't scratch your bumper. You owners...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Solo12
If you want to ditch the OEM e39 style blades you...

If you want to ditch the OEM e39 style blades you have a couple options

Buy GoodRain, Aerotech or other similar brand from ebay to get beam aka bracketless style blade on the e39
Do an e60...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By Solo12
Agree with Wgosma & Fudman If you want...

Agree with Wgosma & Fudman

If you want maximum light output for H7s go with something that has little to no blue coating on it. The manufacturers use the blue coating/tint to give the Halogens a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Solo12
Those look like they might be FX-R v1, but I...

Those look like they might be FX-R v1, but I could be wrong. I can not speak specifically to v1 or v3 FX-R, but I ordered FX-R v2 and the mounting points where a little off from the oem mounting...
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