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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 2,688
Posted By theWalkinator
SES light is on today, pulled the code, got p1159...

SES light is on today, pulled the code, got p1159 and p1161, I have vacuum leak somewhere. It is too cold to inspect but U bet it is either CCV, vacuum hoses, or TB gasket. Clean the code, wait until...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,031
Posted By theWalkinator
I think you did really well, in my area, it would...

I think you did really well, in my area, it would probably fetch $5k, I know you have emotional attachment to the car but to be honest, all those jobs you have done do not add much values to the car,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By theWalkinator
Wow, $299.99 a pair of fog light bulbs, that is...

Wow, $299.99 a pair of fog light bulbs, that is pricy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 516
Posted By theWalkinator
Why 2002 540i sport not 2003 540i M-Sport?

Why 2002 540i sport not 2003 540i M-Sport?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 2,688
Posted By theWalkinator
Well, my area dodge the bullet, only 2" of snow,...

Well, my area dodge the bullet, only 2" of snow, New York and New England got hit hard, they got 2 feet of snow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By theWalkinator
I saw on other car forum (non-BMW), someones made...

I saw on other car forum (non-BMW), someones made their own polyurethane bushing using polyurethane cartridges brought from HD, and those home made polyurethane bushings hold well, the only issue is,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By theWalkinator
Are you getting LED light for the angel lights...

Are you getting LED light for the angel lights (the rings) or the low beam lights?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 34,506
Posted By theWalkinator
If you see the black image, then the camera is...

If you see the black image, then the camera is power on when you are in reverse gear, double check if you installed the camera backwards, meaning the camera is facing in, I assume you also have those...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 2,688
Posted By theWalkinator
LOL, no, the weather is f*cking with us on the...

LOL, no, the weather is f*cking with us on the east coast, from mid Atlantic to north east, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, south east Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 2,688
Posted By theWalkinator
Winter blizzard is coming, expecting 12" ~ 24" of...

Winter blizzard is coming, expecting 12" ~ 24" of snow from Monday to Tuesday!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By theWalkinator
So I re-run the wire through the rubber loom...

So I re-run the wire through the rubber loom conduit, yes, WD40 did wonderful trick, it is quite easy to pull wires through after I gave a good spray of WD40 inside the rubber conduit:

Wire will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By theWalkinator
Welcome and congras on your new ride! Just...

Welcome and congras on your new ride!

Just be careful when you say "m-sport package", some one will tell you that only 2003 540i comes with "m-sport package", LOL.

Anyway, you have several...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By theWalkinator
704 m sport suspension

704 m sport suspension
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By theWalkinator
You might try to pull the cable but it gonna be...

You might try to pull the cable but it gonna be difficult, the cable is too short, taking out panel is quite easy, just pop up few retaining clips, one screw at air vent, one screw at handle.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By theWalkinator
Seize calipers, sticking slide pins, hand break...

Seize calipers, sticking slide pins, hand break no adjusted right?

Edit: Hand "brake", not not hand "break". I saw the other day someone posted questioin about "break" and I laugued but guess what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By theWalkinator
Idle under load or idle in park/neutral? Just...

Idle under load or idle in park/neutral? Just guessing, engine mount?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By theWalkinator
You cannot peel off hydrodip coating, you have to...

You cannot peel off hydrodip coating, you have to sand blast it, or I heard that for a small hydrodipped piece, you can cook it in boiling water for while and scrape off the coating.




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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,693
Posted By theWalkinator
Probably Jeep Grant Cherokee.

Probably Jeep Grant Cherokee.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By theWalkinator
Jack up the rear end, put in neutral, release the...

Jack up the rear end, put in neutral, release the hand brake, grab the wheel at 9 and 3 positions, try to move around to see if there is any play or loose, spin the wheel to hear if there is any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 445
Posted By theWalkinator
Not cheap, $700ish I think, this is the unit: ...

Not cheap, $700ish I think, this is the unit:
http://www.dynavin.com/products/n6_e39.php

Check both threads:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=804522...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 445
Posted By theWalkinator
pshovest is correct, I think only currently...

pshovest is correct, I think only currently Dynavin N6 claims to work with DSP but I have not first hand experience with that HU.

You are out of luck with Alpine unit, like pshovest suggested, you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 445
Posted By theWalkinator
Are you sure the wire color from the head unit...

Are you sure the wire color from the head unit have to match to the wire color on the stock connector wires per Alphine unit installation instructions? Use my connector label to match the label on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 445
Posted By theWalkinator
You head unit blue wire, to connector pin 13, I...

You head unit blue wire, to connector pin 13, I am not sure what is the color on the stock 40pin connector, but this:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 445
Posted By theWalkinator
Yup, head unit blue wire is antenna, try to...

Yup, head unit blue wire is antenna, try to connect pin 13 on stock 40 pin connector:
http://i53.tinypic.com/24v5kjs.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 445
Posted By theWalkinator
Do you have DSP? What is the label on the blue...

Do you have DSP? What is the label on the blue wire? The factory AMP needs to be triggered when the unit is on, so try to connect the blue wire to ANT on the stock 40 connector's pin 11. Post the...
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