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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By BadBrad
Read through this thread for an inexpensive...

Read through this thread for an inexpensive upgrade to the Nokia box subs.

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1909789-Replacing-Garbage-Subwoofers-from-DSP&highlight=speakers
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By BadBrad
Don't know for sure but look at the below links...

Don't know for sure but look at the below links for some of the info I discovered while searching the forums....

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=912513
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By BadBrad
This is what I did to get the DSP system to...

This is what I did to get the DSP system to acceptable performance levels......without having to resort to changing out the head unit.

- Changed all speakers with two sets of Boston Acoustics...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By BadBrad
Look at this thread...

Look at this thread (http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1909789-Replacing-Garbage-Subwoofers-from-DSP&highlight=speakers). Install a pair of Rockford Fosgate 10" DVC low profile subs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By BadBrad
Actually, it doesn't need to be BMW OE glass, it...

Actually, it doesn't need to be BMW OE glass, it just needs to be any windshield with the sensor pre-installed from the factory. Then it becomes plug and play for installation of the mirror base.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By BadBrad
+1 on that Fudman!

+1 on that Fudman!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,656
Posted By BadBrad
I replaced my cracked radiator a little over a...

I replaced my cracked radiator a little over a year ago with a new Behr unit from Bavauto.com. It was made in SA so i thought I was all set for a while. Last week i got the low coolant warning on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By BadBrad
Replacing the engine & trans mounts will not...

Replacing the engine & trans mounts will not solve the abrupt downshift to 1st when coming to a stop! This is inherent in the E39s with 4.4 and auto trans as they get a little worn. It's caused by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By BadBrad
Those tires are DANGEROUS, period. Do not drive...

Those tires are DANGEROUS, period. Do not drive on them if you value your life. Tires older than six years should not be used in the first place and I would venture a guess that they are at least 10...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By BadBrad
Last year I installed two sets of the Boston...

Last year I installed two sets of the Boston Acoustic SC50s along with two Rockford Fosgate R2SD4-10, 10" low profile DVC subs, mounted under the rear parcel shelf similar to the M-Audio setup. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,852
Posted By BadBrad
No, No, No..... There is no such thing as a...

No, No, No.....

There is no such thing as a M-Tech package. Period. No such thing.....There are M-Tech parts that come from the M division of BMW. Some of those parts are common to both the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,641
Posted By BadBrad
And specifically what module might that be........

And specifically what module might that be........
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By BadBrad
LOL, Looks as though you have a real "Stealer"...

LOL, Looks as though you have a real "Stealer" near you also!! My local BMW "Stealer" does the same thing. They jack the price up way beyond what the real MSRP should be.

I just looked up the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By BadBrad
Go here...

Go here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7602099&highlight=#post7602099).....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,228
Posted By BadBrad
This is widely know throughout the BMW...

This is widely know throughout the BMW community......the V8 engines with vanos are noisy once they get around 60k miles. There is nothing wrong with them and typically will go 200k+ miles if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,955
Posted By BadBrad
Those are reconditioned OEM style 37s for E39s....

Those are reconditioned OEM style 37s for E39s. They are painted silver not polished/clear coated as they come new form the factory. And just try getting them....nobody has them in stock, they have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,955
Posted By BadBrad
IMO, nothing beats the classic look of the style...

IMO, nothing beats the classic look of the style 37s on an E39.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,955
Posted By BadBrad
The OEM Style 37s only come in 18". If you see...

The OEM Style 37s only come in 18". If you see any 19" style 37s on the net, then they are reps...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,955
Posted By BadBrad
That price is too high. Go here...

That price is too high. Go here (http://www.tomkinsonbmwparts.com/) and insert the part numbers below ......
8X19 Style 37 P/N 36112229635 - $376.72 ea.
9X19 Style 37 P/N 36112229640 - $412.26 ea....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By BadBrad
Ya they just started a price rollback....all...

Ya they just started a price rollback....all Mobil 1, 5qt jugs are $22.47.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By BadBrad
Just an FYI....bought 5 jugs of Mobile 1, 0W-40...

Just an FYI....bought 5 jugs of Mobile 1, 0W-40 at Wallyworld for 22.47 ea.......now how can you beat that!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
Posted By BadBrad
I just laughed my a$$ of when I read that......

I just laughed my a$$ of when I read that......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
Posted By BadBrad
I don't think anyone here is trying to sway you...

I don't think anyone here is trying to sway you from purchasing what we all consider to be great car. We just want you to go into this thing with your eyes wide open.

For me, I've always worked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By BadBrad
I just did mine 10 days ago using the procedure...

I just did mine 10 days ago using the procedure from here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=302677). I modified that procedure to suit my needs using the items below:
wet sandpaper...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By BadBrad
You can buy 10" MDF mount rings on line for $13...

You can buy 10" MDF mount rings on line for $13 ea on line here (http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_20624_The-Install-Bay-SR10.html).

Also you can buy the 10" subs I used for $55 ea here...
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