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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Solo12
Sounds like you are having fitment issues. I am...

Sounds like you are having fitment issues. I am not sure they are actually related to the rear fender liners though. Are you able to post pictures yet? If so posting some pictures so we can see what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Solo12
I am not sure exactly what you are asking. You...

I am not sure exactly what you are asking. You currently have an Mtech bumper, but do you have any other Mtech specific parts?

When you talk about the 528 fender liner width compared to the 540...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Solo12
OP what are you trying to achieve? Do you...

OP what are you trying to achieve?

Do you want a tape deck b/c you want to run your phone or iPod from one of those tape adapters? There are better ways to get Phone or iPod connectivity. There...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Solo12
You do have some options to replace adjusters on...

You do have some options to replace adjusters on lights that you can't bake open.


Cut access holes in the lights to get to the adjusters
Use your Houdini skills and some long pliers to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Solo12
op, if you really want e60 wheels you do have...

op, if you really want e60 wheels you do have three options. Keep in mind it may be cheaper to just find e39 specific wheel wheels, but if you just have to have e60 wheels here are three options.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Solo12
I know it seems like you are asking a simple...

I know it seems like you are asking a simple question, but BMW designed their audio system in a complex way so upgrading it is not simple. Plus many people on the forums like to keep their cars as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 937
Posted By Solo12
I don't remember the details of what you could...

I don't remember the details of what you could and could not get with bmw individual for the e39, but I think KSUTJH is on the right track. The car might not have had anything cool. I could have just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Solo12
Yeah Mtech has 9006 As far as taking the...

Yeah Mtech has 9006

As far as taking the plastic surrounds off here is a link on replacing the fog light bulbs. Just be careful when removing them that you don't scratch your bumper. You owners...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By Solo12
If you want to ditch the OEM e39 style blades you...

If you want to ditch the OEM e39 style blades you have a couple options

Buy GoodRain, Aerotech or other similar brand from ebay to get beam aka bracketless style blade on the e39
Do an e60...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By Solo12
Agree with Wgosma & Fudman If you want...

Agree with Wgosma & Fudman

If you want maximum light output for H7s go with something that has little to no blue coating on it. The manufacturers use the blue coating/tint to give the Halogens a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Solo12
Those look like they might be FX-R v1, but I...

Those look like they might be FX-R v1, but I could be wrong. I can not speak specifically to v1 or v3 FX-R, but I ordered FX-R v2 and the mounting points where a little off from the oem mounting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Solo12
Yeah I am fairly certain that part is attached to...

Yeah I am fairly certain that part is attached to the bumper in the manufacturing process and there is no replacement part to order for it.

I think epoxy, zip ties, or some other similar diy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Solo12
JB Weld or some other heavy duty expoxy might do...

JB Weld or some other heavy duty expoxy might do the trick. I have not used it personally for this application, but it might work.

I take it you mean the part that is attached to the inside of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 530
Posted By Solo12
Yeah Fox and or TWC really dropped the ball on...

Yeah Fox and or TWC really dropped the ball on the coverage. Apparently there were some weather issues or something that caused other sporting events to run late or something so LeMans gotta shifted...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By Solo12
Another way to get the old stuff off without a...

Another way to get the old stuff off without a solvent is to use the butyl to pull the butyl off. Scrap or pull some of the butyl off and then use the bit that you scraped off to pull the rest that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Solo12
I don't have the name of a shop, but if you...

I don't have the name of a shop, but if you answer some of these questions it may help others point you in the direction of shop to meet your needs.

Do you want better performance out of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By Solo12
If you want to pick some up locally search for...

If you want to pick some up locally search for ribbon sealer or window weld,some auto parts stores carry it under those names. It may be a little thicker in diameter than the OEM stuff, but it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Solo12
The lights you pictured are HID aka Xenon. Yes...

The lights you pictured are HID aka Xenon. Yes the sliver box is the ballast that powers the HID/Xenon bulb.

If the new to you lights are in good shape I would just swap out your old ones and put...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 75,367
Posted By Solo12
No problem. It is your money as long as you are...

No problem. It is your money as long as you are making an informed decison I agree that is not a crazy amount to spend on wipers every two years. I think I used to spend more than than on blades for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 75,367
Posted By Solo12
Building off RDL's post explaining blades,...

Building off RDL's post explaining blades, refills, and wiper arms. It sounds like you want new blades which is what is showing in that link you provided.

Short Answer
Based on your previous...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Solo12
Short answer: My guess is if you get...

Short answer:
My guess is if you get replacement lights without the servo motor you will lose the ability to use that manual switch to adjust the level of your lights. If you like that feature or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,402
Posted By Solo12
I have a couple of questions that may seem silly...

I have a couple of questions that may seem silly or obvious to those of you who know far more about this than me. I was thinking of diy refinishing my style 42s to get rid of the cracking and peeling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By Solo12
This thread may be of some help ...

This thread may be of some help

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=715789&highlight=

Maybe this one too...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By Solo12
I think the op is talking about the bulb that...

I think the op is talking about the bulb that illuminates the angel eye ring.

You are talking about just the bulb portion of this correct? Or do you need the whole socket?
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
Posted By Solo12
There is another way to check if you have access...

There is another way to check if you have access to a smoke machine, that is how my indy traced the source of the leak in my system. It is a little tricky to get an airtight seal on the gas tank, but...
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