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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Or is it the switch by the E box for the bonnet...

Or is it the switch by the E box for the bonnet (hood) being open?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
The coding isn't as hard as it sounds... I had...

The coding isn't as hard as it sounds...
I had more trouble getting the software to work properly than I did with the coding itself.
I used NCSexpert to change the ZCS number in the car to a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,170
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
That's not wrong at all... I probably spent...

That's not wrong at all...
I probably spent more on my manual conversion than I should have, but it would have been worth it too to have had the auto repaired... I had to buy more parts than I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Registered and on the road! Mine is in the...

Registered and on the road!
Mine is in the left, my sons' is on the right http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160721/7740e3de7e3b108646ffcb1fc36f0cf0.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
It is capped on mine. Sent from my SM-G930F...

It is capped on mine.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Is this the T piece you're referring to? I can't...

Is this the T piece you're referring to? I can't see your pic for some reason... http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160719/cef86c0a0975b1177be535fff9e9f443.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,170
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
And a short blurb on how they're interpreted ...

And a short blurb on how they're interpreted
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,170
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
From the WDS, M62 saloon (sedan) up to 9/97 ...

From the WDS, M62 saloon (sedan) up to 9/97
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160718/5e0e2043a92130e37e4fcb0ec602e319.jpg...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,170
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
The E39 gets its speed information from the wheel...

The E39 gets its speed information from the wheel sensors. There are no sensors on either the automatic or manual transmission that feed vehicle speed information.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,381
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I bought mine from a wholesaler for AUD $5000, ...

I bought mine from a wholesaler for AUD $5000, I've probably spent the same on it by now...

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I got a new compartment from eBay, they just pop...

I got a new compartment from eBay, they just pop out.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,170
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
The transmission itself wasn't had to remove, ...

The transmission itself wasn't had to remove, mine is a 535, in which the procedure is identical except I also had to swap out the diff and axle shafts; something you won't have to do.
The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,170
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Mine died at 295000km (181000 miles) in exactly...

Mine died at 295000km (181000 miles) in exactly the same manner, eventually I got it to drive home though by going into reverse and back to drive a few times,thoigh reverse functioned as expected, ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
The had the correct but broken liners. They...

The had the correct but broken liners. They removed them from the vehicle. They were on the back seat when I recieved the car back.
It's pretty much standard practice wherever I've worked to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Rant : Dodgy repair

Some time ago, a tow operator dropped my car off the back of a lift tow cradle. This resulted in significant damage to the inner liners and the bumper.
They tow company had the car repaired, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I'm making templates to fix the mistake the guy...

I'm making templates to fix the mistake the guy who fixed the bumper made...
He replaced the inner liners in the bumper with ones without ducts.... Despite having the broken ones there to compare....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
My son joins the E39 family...

His older brother had a E36 328, he just bought this '98 E39 528i.
It has a couple of problems, nothing too serious some mismatched trim inside.
I'm going to have to have a good look over it soon...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-28-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 367,897
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
AFAIK you have to get used to the German...

AFAIK you have to get used to the German interface

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I'd lend you my car washing assistant but it's a...

I'd lend you my car washing assistant but it's a bit of a swim...
He's admiring his handiwork in the background :) http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160324/d61bb3103193e47119deeea27131acc2.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
I want to replace the window surrounds on mine...

I want to replace the window surrounds on mine too. The rear look like this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
It was there for nearly 19 years... I guess a...

It was there for nearly 19 years...
I guess a little weathering will gradually make it less noticeable

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Removed the model badge the other day... ...

Removed the model badge the other day...
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160316/634a7776b43bd7fcf792de005021f997.jpg
Even after two rounds of cutting compound I still have a mark......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Actually I just checked... It was. $1.98...

Actually I just checked...
It was. $1.98 delivered lol

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2016, 01:41 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 28,003
Posted By StRaNgEdAyS
Replaced the buttons on one of the keys. ...

Replaced the buttons on one of the keys.
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I trimmed the red piece off and a small trim on the left side to accommodate the transponder chip and it fit perfectly.
Not bad for $5...
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