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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By z168
and I already assume you have some kind of puller...

and I already assume you have some kind of puller with you - having to experiment a few times it will come in handy.

on a side note, it might just be a timing issue of manufacture, but on my 01...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By z168
Is coding needed even with the resistor packs? ...

Is coding needed even with the resistor packs?

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r614/heliosmotorsports/E39%20Hella%20Celis%20Retrofit/IMG_1612.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By z168
for the passenger side, its the lowest position...

for the passenger side, its the lowest position you can go up to the point that you can still tilt them up without hitting the hood. as for the driver side, its almost parallel (or level) or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By z168
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 975
Posted By z168
wow thats quite a feat. Question on the trunk...

wow thats quite a feat. Question on the trunk well swap - do the trunk wells come off or did you have to cut into the 530 to fit the M5 trunk wells?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By z168
No it doesnt. I havent tried the supersized...

No it doesnt. I havent tried the supersized drinks but for coffee cups and regular bottled water its fine. I like this cup holder because its spring loaded and so it latches/holds to the cup better...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By z168
I went this route ...

I went this route
http://i957.photobucket.com/albums/ae57/BMW-Classic/myE39/IMG_8868_zpsgk2czzdd.jpg (http://s957.photobucket.com/user/BMW-Classic/media/myE39/IMG_8868_zpsgk2czzdd.jpg.html)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By z168
Thanks for the responses! Happy new year to...

Thanks for the responses! Happy new year to everyone!

Barracuz & Wgosma - Im 100% certain the car Im putting it in is not pre-wired

computiNATEor - thanks for the diagrams. its a little hard to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By z168
Retrofit BMW E39 homelink not pre-wired

Im looking to retrofit a spare homelink from an E39. Guaranteed it works but when I retrofitted it to a non-prewired car, it doesnt. Its the 3wire illuminated version with the 1)brown ground, 2)green...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By z168
Did that. Still smells

Did that. Still smells
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By z168
Thread resurrected! I now have this problem....

Thread resurrected!
I now have this problem. Only smells when I get a full tank and goes away the next day and only smells outside.

will put them up in jack stands before my next trip. Hopefully...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
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, 02:01 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,409
Posted By z168
Get well soon

Get well soon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
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, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
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, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
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, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
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, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
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, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
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, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
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, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
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, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
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, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
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, 05:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,904
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...
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