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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By GSA1
headlight swap.

You have xenons, that's what the "boxes" are (ballasts). Plug and play if you want them. Look around the wire harness for the plug for the motorized light adjusters. You can even replace the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By GSA1
xenon

I would look around in craigs and forum classifieds for 01 or 02 e39 parts cars with xenon lights and refit the adjusters and polish the lenses. You cant rehab the 03 model (post sept 02). Total cost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By GSA1
If you want to use these in your car, you need a...

If you want to use these in your car, you need a power source for the halos. You also want to see if the adjusters actually work as they tend to crumble over the years. Then, if new adjusters are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By GSA1
OEM bumpers are no longer sold with washer...

OEM bumpers are no longer sold with washer cutouts. I had to cut my own. You could have the painter do it for you. The prices on new OEM bumpers vary widely. I used Husker in Nebraska. Shipping was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By GSA1
Suggestion: If you move up to a 540i sport or a...

Suggestion: If you move up to a 540i sport or a M5 rear sway bar, also move up to a M-sport front sway bar. This helps with balance in tracking front to rear. You will have less under steer overall,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By GSA1
No. There is no support for a fixed back seat...

No. There is no support for a fixed back seat panel to replace folders. Attaching points are all wrong.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 27,843
Posted By GSA1
Replaced windshield cowl and all rubber hoses for...

Replaced windshield cowl and all rubber hoses for windshield sprayers.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By GSA1
I use Akebono ceramics, but you use what you...

I use Akebono ceramics, but you use what you like. FYI: if your brake light is on, you will need to replace the front wheel brake sensor too. This does not reset when new brakes are installed. Once...
Forum: Parting Out 03-04-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By GSA1
Good Seller here!

Good Seller here!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By GSA1
There is a dime-shaped dial under the rubber vent...

There is a dime-shaped dial under the rubber vent elbow at the center of the light that indicates the production date of the headlight. You are good if the dial says 8/02 or earlier. Some 9/02 also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By GSA1
The connector from the car-side are known to go...

The connector from the car-side are known to go bad and cause havoc. New pigtail is cheap at the dealer. I suggest using heat shrink to seal the splices. GL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,130
Posted By GSA1
'01 530i 5spd, SPORT WITH 57,600 MILES. Orient...

'01 530i 5spd, SPORT WITH 57,600 MILES. Orient Blau, Black.
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E60, 545i ZHP Shifter
Alcantera Headliner and Rear Sun Shade
OEM M5 Interior Mirrors
OEM M5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By GSA1
I will add Kudos for FCP...Only it gets better!! ...

I will add Kudos for FCP...Only it gets better!! If you get a better price on any part anywhere but Ebay, they will match it! I use FURIOUS METHOD.COM to find prices and either add a comment to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By GSA1
Junk yard, or run it through furiousmethod.com to...

Junk yard, or run it through furiousmethod.com to compare prices. Hold control key while browser loads up results. GL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
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: 347
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: 670
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: 877
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: 551
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: 1,036
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: 1,036
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: 979
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: 760
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: 760
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: 311
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...
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