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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2015, 10:04 AM
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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: 508
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: 564
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: 342
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: 342
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: 205
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...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By GSA1
Both coolers are connected next to the driver...

Both coolers are connected next to the driver headlight. Each line has a bracket holding the coolers to the lines leading to the motor and tranny. Loosen and remove the bolts (carefully). Now look at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By GSA1
pull the door panel and check the 2 cable guides...

pull the door panel and check the 2 cable guides on each side. The cable jumps off the guides alot. Also be sure your window iglass s firmly sitting in the 2 regulator "receivers" and the screws...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By GSA1
that part has grooves that slide onto the door...

that part has grooves that slide onto the door panel (push up). Use a little stickem if it keeps falling off before you put the panel on. dont slam anything when mounting the panel. everything will...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 09-21-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By GSA1
The Race wasn't covered on TV. Did Turner win?

The Race wasn't covered on TV. Did Turner win?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,274
Posted By GSA1
If you hear the motor, ur probably looking at...

If you hear the motor, ur probably looking at either: a cable off track(guide) or the window off one of the two receivers at the bottom of the glass. The set screws come loose and then the window...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By GSA1
You've got some work to do if you go with e38...

You've got some work to do if you go with e38 wheels. Know your options before you lay down your cash.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By GSA1
I have 2. One is for sale starting this weekend....

I have 2. One is for sale starting this weekend. Long Island
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By GSA1
vacuum leaks

Welcome,
You don't mean leak down test, it's called a smoke test. You could begin by inspecting the vacuum lines, the throttle intake tubes, the secondary air tubes, and the ccv hoses. The throttle...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By GSA1
You need an aftermarket add-on, or for a oem...

You need an aftermarket add-on, or for a oem upgrade you will need a factory cd player built Sept. '02 or later. Search "aux Input."
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By GSA1
Here is one: ...

Here is one:
http://www.bavauto.com/Assets/inst_pages/e39mc.pdf
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By GSA1
Don't throw money at this until you pull off the...

Don't throw money at this until you pull off the door panel and see if the guide line in on-track and test the motor while looking at the operation. The window doesn't have a track, per se. There are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By GSA1
Chances are its not the motor or the switch. Tilt...

Chances are its not the motor or the switch. Tilt open the roof and push the button for 10 secs or until you hear activity. This is a reset. If that doesn't work, first push up on the glass from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,722
Posted By GSA1
2002 530i sport auto 86105 miles - black/black ...

2002 530i sport auto 86105 miles - black/black bought in '08
2001 530i sport / 5 spd 52085 miles - orient blue/ black bought feb.'14
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,935
Posted By GSA1
I see the pics too

I see the pics too
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By GSA1
Here's what you have: Daten für die...

Here's what you have:



Daten für die Fahrgestellnummer: WBADT63413CK40684


Modellbezeichnung: 530I
Ausführung: USA
Typschlüssel: DT63
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By GSA1
lol...Bluebee is just having a lil fun. (Those...

lol...Bluebee is just having a lil fun. (Those are my initials.) Girl Scouts (of) America had em first.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By GSA1
You are correct. That light is carried from the...

You are correct. That light is carried from the Angel Eye bulb. It's a fiber optic line to that spot on the light. The light to change is the Angel eye. If your rings work, then you have another...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 07-22-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By GSA1
You buy the diffusor seperately. Thats the part...

You buy the diffusor seperately. Thats the part with the cut-out. You choose single or double for your particular model
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By GSA1
Welcome to the Forums

If you are trying to install an aux input you need a cd that was produced in sept of 02 or later. Pull yours out, and I imagine you will have one produced earlier then that. (See label on back of cd...
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