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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,038
Posted By theWalkinator
Blue, you are a girl so I assume you have small...

Blue, you are a girl so I assume you have small hands. I was able to remove both fuse #75 and #76 without needing to remove anything, I just slide the passenger seat all the way back, and position...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 910
Posted By theWalkinator
Get a 5th gen 2002 or 2003 3.5 Nissan Maxima,...

Get a 5th gen 2002 or 2003 3.5 Nissan Maxima, reliable, easy to work with and more fun to drive than Civic, Corolla, Accord or Camry, or get an Infiniti G37 which is more fun to drive but also costs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,019
Posted By theWalkinator
Question, how much adjustment vertically it...

Question, how much adjustment vertically it allowed? My headlights are kind of low but I don't feel the adjusters are broken, but I don't get much adjustment when I tried to raised it up, it up a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,972
Posted By theWalkinator
Yes, the tire wearing out faster than any other...

Yes, the tire wearing out faster than any other cars that I own, when I bought the car, the previous owner just put a new set of tires on it, 15k miles later, I will soon need a new set of tires.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,972
Posted By theWalkinator
One thing I do not quite understand using weight...

One thing I do not quite understand using weight that BMW required is that most of times there is only 1 driver in the car, so 200lb-ish in most of situation, at most, with a full tank of gas, so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By theWalkinator
Yes I do have sport package, the front is 235 and...

Yes I do have sport package, the front is 235 and rear is 255. How do you tell they used wrong rim size on my alignment sheet?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By theWalkinator
OK, so I got a pair of decent used front tires,...

OK, so I got a pair of decent used front tires, they also did balance on the wheels so no more shaking at 60 miles. Today I brought the car to Just Ties for 4 wheel alignment, to my surprise, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By theWalkinator
Soak it with some WD40 for couple of hours. If...

Soak it with some WD40 for couple of hours. If you have an impact wrench, that will help a lot, but if you don't, try hand torch to heat up the nut. I had similar situation, the thread is crossed so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
I think your model is Window CE based not Android...

I think your model is Window CE based not Android based, but the wiring and connections should be pretty much similar. Window CE based headunit is not as flexible as Android based one, but since you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
OK, I tried both CD and my smart phone paired...

OK, I tried both CD and my smart phone paired with the headunit via bluetooth, neither can display track info. I am looking for media player app to solve this.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
Is this good? Reviews are not all positive.

Is this good? Reviews are not all positive.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
Did you find anything in the setup menu? I will...

Did you find anything in the setup menu? I will give it a try when I get home.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
No, the only thing you need is to find a good...

No, the only thing you need is to find a good offline GSP map app, I download a free one (MapFactor) but it is not good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By theWalkinator
Tire questions

2002 540i sport staggered setup, style 32 wheels, 235/45/17 97W in the front and 255/4/17 97W in the rear.

Last year my steering center link ball joint went after hitting a pothole so it screwed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
I got it from eBay,...

I got it from eBay, http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40|R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=e39+rear+view+camera&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1
They are pretty much the same, all Chinese made so just get a cheapest one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
I also installed rear view camera, you can check...

I also installed rear view camera, you can check my thread if you are interested: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819721&highlight=
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
I am glad that it works out for you, enjoy your...

I am glad that it works out for you, enjoy your new head unit!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
I think there are 3 wires labeled "ANT" if I...

I think there are 3 wires labeled "ANT" if I recall it correctly, connect the one from main plug to the unit to the one on the 40pin adapter. There is another "ANT" wire on antenna adapter.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
Are you sure you have DA5166 not GA5166? I looked...

Are you sure you have DA5166 not GA5166? I looked up Eonon website and I cannot find DA5166 model.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
For no sound, you need to connect to wire labeled...

For no sound, you need to connect to wire labeled "ANT" so when it is turn on, antenna will trigger stock app to turn on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
No, I do not have DSP so it is pretty much plug...

No, I do not have DSP so it is pretty much plug and play except that I do need to splice a illumination wire to get button back lighting to work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By theWalkinator
I have GA5166 Android unit, steering function...

I have GA5166 Android unit, steering function works just fine, I have not tried CD yet.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,247
Posted By theWalkinator
Wow, good info, I need to check mine when I get...

Wow, good info, I need to check mine when I get back from work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By theWalkinator
I also take a spin this morning, about a half...

I also take a spin this morning, about a half hour, the temperature gauge needle stays dead in the middle after the car warmed up, checked again, no coolant leaks anywhere, so replacing the coolant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By theWalkinator
It has very slow leaks at valley pan, I only need...

It has very slow leaks at valley pan, I only need to top off probably couple of cups every 2 weeks. Yes, valley pan job is on my next thing to do, not only for the valley pan, CCV and some vacuum...
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