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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,407
Posted By aa240sx
No E60 love around here, for obvious reasons. But...

No E60 love around here, for obvious reasons. But if you have to have one, just avoid the newer engines and anything with a turbo.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By aa240sx
i paid not much more than that for the entire car...

i paid not much more than that for the entire car bro. a bit steep man. get another indy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By aa240sx
http://www.amazon.com/EnergyPal-HC84K-Smartphone-C...

http://www.amazon.com/EnergyPal-HC84K-Smartphone-Charger-Protection/dp/B00YDK1HYG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1453323488&sr=8-1&keywords=iphone+car+charger+mount

works great for me and with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By aa240sx
So let's say you have an 01, seems like it could...

So let's say you have an 01, seems like it could be done right. But, what does 'done' mean? Does it mean

1 - you still have to use heat to soften the adhesive to release the lense or
2 - the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,012
Posted By aa240sx
like the idea of a firmware update too. it's...

like the idea of a firmware update too. it's frustrating to only have access to the rev/fwd and vol buttons only on the steering wheel. Would be nice to have the call and reject button active too and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By aa240sx
you know it, in fact it some times it gets cold...

you know it, in fact it some times it gets cold at night...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By aa240sx
will definitely check brake and ecu drains too,...

will definitely check brake and ecu drains too, didn't know about that one.

guess this is only an issue if you drive or park in the wet stuff. as this is a DD for me, I drive it in all manner of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By aa240sx
Vapor Barrier - from Socal - I'm first!

Wanted to be the first to post it - Yes from SoCal.

Get ready for the vapor barrier repair because there's water in the doors posts!!

El Nino is fully upon us!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,012
Posted By aa240sx
Looks like my unit does the same thing. Call...

Looks like my unit does the same thing. Call volume has to be turned up (and down when finished) to hear caller during call.

Not sure there's any way to fix this. I'm not sure if changing the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,012
Posted By aa240sx
1. Yup, steering wheel controls and the Mid...

1. Yup, steering wheel controls and the Mid controls too
2. Nope, should list that in the cons but only the next and previous buttons work on the steering wheel.
3. Incoming calls ring through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,012
Posted By aa240sx
So, installed the unit last night (sorry no pics,...

So, installed the unit last night (sorry no pics, but really doesn't need any) and overall I'm pleased. Here's some pros/cons

pros -
1 - sound quality is excellent. Basically as good as the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,012
Posted By aa240sx
Lo and Behold - from order to delivered in one...

Lo and Behold - from order to delivered in one week from HK! Anyway, pretty simple unit and install should be straightforward. Will take care of that tonight and let you all know my thoughts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,012
Posted By aa240sx
Ok - Decided to drop the hammer on this device...

Ok - Decided to drop the hammer on this device and will do a review/writeup possibly youtube video in the next week. I've had experience with just about every bluetooth device you can put in an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By aa240sx
craigs fo sho - with the exception of 2 bimmer's...

craigs fo sho - with the exception of 2 bimmer's I've owned, I've bought 4 others via craig
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,713
Posted By aa240sx
awesome! pretty much in this club too and the...

awesome! pretty much in this club too and the great thing about it is that we can all laugh at the face of depreciation (if we bought our cars with high mileage). I mean, any E39 in the 200K club was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,198
Posted By aa240sx
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Car-Bluetooth-Handsfree-A2...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Car-Bluetooth-Handsfree-A2DP-CD-changer-adapter-BMW-E39-E53-E83-E85-Business-CD-/121666859253?hash=item1c53e8f0f5:g:ohkAAOSwnDZUFxL2&vxp=mtr

nice option that should work...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By aa240sx
http://www.ebay.com/itm/121666859253?_trksid=p2055...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/121666859253?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

haven't pulled trigger myself, but this $75 option is probably your best bet if the sound quality is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By aa240sx
I know this isn't the proper oil thread to post...

I know this isn't the proper oil thread to post to here, but since the OP chose to post, I'll post. My E39 530I tends to burn about a quart a month. I usually put down about 1000 miles in that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,864
Posted By aa240sx
sorry about the hit bro. left turn left turn,...

sorry about the hit bro. left turn left turn, reminds me of the turbo movie. left turn will get you everytime.

not sure if I would've bought her back. I think I would have seen this as a chance...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By aa240sx
go for it - if you're down to buy an m5 for 10K...

go for it - if you're down to buy an m5 for 10K at 170K miles and you indicate you're not looking for a garage queen then I would say that you just be prepared to either live with or eventually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,623
Posted By aa240sx
golferjohnm - quite a find on that 'm5 touring'....

golferjohnm - quite a find on that 'm5 touring'. very tasty indeed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 902
Posted By aa240sx
you're lucky, if i'm not mistaken I believe the...

you're lucky, if i'm not mistaken I believe the 528 engines use an iron block. If the headjob is due to an overheat and you had an aluminum block engine, I would definitely recommend replacing the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By aa240sx
Good for you HTK12, but since what I paid for my...

Good for you HTK12, but since what I paid for my E39 is likely embarrassingly less than what you paid for your INPA system, it really makes zero economic sense for me to consider getting that type of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By aa240sx
About as cheap as they come - some random BT...

About as cheap as they come - some random BT ELM327 reader and the torque app. Although I also have a Peake tool also, but that doesn't register faults related to the DSC either.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By aa240sx
Eagle eye! You are correct sir! I thought...I...

Eagle eye! You are correct sir! I thought...I thought I had corrected my DSC issue because I believe the issue was more related to heat from the exhaust on the ABS Module....possibly, but no the DSC...
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