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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By GSA1
If you want to do it correctly, yes. Front lower...

If you want to do it correctly, yes. Front lower wheel wheel well covers (aka pork chops) for the m system and the belly pan those are made to mount to. To see speciificaly what you need, look up...
Forum: Parting Out 06-12-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By GSA1
I have 12 of those off 1997 and 1999.s Send the...

I have 12 of those off 1997 and 1999.s Send the part number your needing and ill check for your car. (PM)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By GSA1
Vanos seals; and Oil Filter Housing Gasket

Vanos seals; and Oil Filter Housing Gasket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By GSA1
lol... a bit late, but be late than.... So you...

lol... a bit late, but be late than....
So you still only have 2 posts?
How's the car doing?
How many miles? Do the cooling system yet?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By GSA1
the proper OEM kit is not too costly for both...

the proper OEM kit is not too costly for both front and rear. You would then add bumper strips, pork chops, and foglights (of your choice). Husker is a dealer in Nebraska will ship for less than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By GSA1
You pop the rubber (drain-like) elbow off near...

You pop the rubber (drain-like) elbow off near the center rear. Look for the dial in that area. The end date for ability to bake is up to the start of 2003 model year. August 2002 and before. Sept...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By GSA1
If you have or want a lense cover like mine or...

If you have or want a lense cover like mine or the one pictured above, you would hunt down a supplier of "DJ Auto." They are direct replacement on Hella Lights. Of course, your Hellas need to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By GSA1
FSU (aka FSR)

Yes that sounds right. However you might first try one simple check of the Final Stage Unit. (Google is your friend). Feel for heat coming from it 10 mins after the motor is off. A bad FSU sometimes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By GSA1
Yes. Find a local "loom" or part thereof for each...

Yes. Find a local "loom" or part thereof for each side from a facelift model
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By GSA1
I tried to view your pics, but they don't load> I...

I tried to view your pics, but they don't load> I will assume you received regular, non xenon lights, and you have the same on your car. If so, the 4 plugs on the new lights makes sense. (high beam,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By GSA1
Removing the alternator makes the job quicker....

Removing the alternator makes the job quicker. Cover everything with rags before removing the housing. Important time-saver: keep close track of the placement of the OFH bolts. They are different...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By GSA1
Both coolers are connected next to the driver...

Both coolers are connected next to the driver headlight. Each line has a bracket holding the coolers to the lines leading to the motor and tranny. Loosen and remove the bolts (carefully). Now look at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By GSA1
pull the door panel and check the 2 cable guides...

pull the door panel and check the 2 cable guides on each side. The cable jumps off the guides alot. Also be sure your window iglass s firmly sitting in the 2 regulator "receivers" and the screws...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By GSA1
that part has grooves that slide onto the door...

that part has grooves that slide onto the door panel (push up). Use a little stickem if it keeps falling off before you put the panel on. dont slam anything when mounting the panel. everything will...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 09-21-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By GSA1
The Race wasn't covered on TV. Did Turner win?

The Race wasn't covered on TV. Did Turner win?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,955
Posted By GSA1
If you hear the motor, ur probably looking at...

If you hear the motor, ur probably looking at either: a cable off track(guide) or the window off one of the two receivers at the bottom of the glass. The set screws come loose and then the window...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By GSA1
You've got some work to do if you go with e38...

You've got some work to do if you go with e38 wheels. Know your options before you lay down your cash.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By GSA1
I have 2. One is for sale starting this weekend....

I have 2. One is for sale starting this weekend. Long Island
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By GSA1
vacuum leaks

Welcome,
You don't mean leak down test, it's called a smoke test. You could begin by inspecting the vacuum lines, the throttle intake tubes, the secondary air tubes, and the ccv hoses. The throttle...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By GSA1
You need an aftermarket add-on, or for a oem...

You need an aftermarket add-on, or for a oem upgrade you will need a factory cd player built Sept. '02 or later. Search "aux Input."
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By GSA1
Here is one: ...

Here is one:
http://www.bavauto.com/Assets/inst_pages/e39mc.pdf
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By GSA1
Don't throw money at this until you pull off the...

Don't throw money at this until you pull off the door panel and see if the guide line in on-track and test the motor while looking at the operation. The window doesn't have a track, per se. There are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By GSA1
Chances are its not the motor or the switch. Tilt...

Chances are its not the motor or the switch. Tilt open the roof and push the button for 10 secs or until you hear activity. This is a reset. If that doesn't work, first push up on the glass from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,694
Posted By GSA1
2002 530i sport auto 86105 miles - black/black ...

2002 530i sport auto 86105 miles - black/black bought in '08
2001 530i sport / 5 spd 52085 miles - orient blue/ black bought feb.'14
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,399
Posted By GSA1
I see the pics too

I see the pics too
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