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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By tdawg183
It's a long story, paving people got tar all over...

It's a long story, paving people got tar all over my car and payed for it to get refinished and the roof repainted. You mentioned glass... I have a metal roof, any difference?

Also, I'm actually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By tdawg183
haha, I actually just found it in one of your...

haha, I actually just found it in one of your threads. Thanks though, I think that may help a little.

Just some verbal agreement with me would from any of you guys would give me more confidence...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By tdawg183
huh? The 3rd post where?

huh? The 3rd post where?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By tdawg183
Help with sunroof - body shop nightmare

So I guess it's not really a nightmare but I had the roof of my car repainted at a local shop and they didn't put the factory sunroof trim back on but they're saying they did. It looks like some...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-06-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 23,250
Posted By tdawg183
Sure, can I just send the SAM or do you need the...

Sure, can I just send the SAM or do you need the DICE module also? It's kind of tucked and secured away... not as easy to get to.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-05-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 23,250
Posted By tdawg183
Sorry, I meant to add that I did that. I no...

Sorry, I meant to add that I did that. I no longer use the HD DICE antenna, just the stealth
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-05-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 23,250
Posted By tdawg183
My HD Dice isn't picking up all of the stations...

My HD Dice isn't picking up all of the stations that my normal radio is picking up, I've even found myself switching to factory FM just to recieve common frequencies. Some of the ones that it does...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-04-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 23,250
Posted By tdawg183
Tom, has you ever tried accessing the CD43...

Tom, has you ever tried accessing the CD43 service mode after you have installed an HD DICE with the stealth antenna? I am able to do this but it won't gain me access to the AREA part... where you...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-13-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By tdawg183
This may help others but it didn't do much for...

This may help others but it didn't do much for me. Apparantly if the radio is set to the wrong location it will not properly pick up US stations.

1) Switch on service mode (switch on radio and...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-13-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By tdawg183
'97 e39 radio reception

Are there any keys to diagnosing a week radio signal? My Ford Ranger truck gets better reception than my 528. It use to work fine and I can't name the initial time period that I noticed it going...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-23-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 315,817
Posted By tdawg183
Hey Tom, I just received a 2nd gen iPod Touch for...

Hey Tom, I just received a 2nd gen iPod Touch for Christmas and am having problems getting it to run correctly in my '97 e39. I use to have a 1st gen nano connected and it worked fine. With the touch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdawg183
man, he says spring pads, you are saying strut...

man, he says spring pads, you are saying strut mounts. 2 different things.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdawg183
Ok, I now know what part you are speaking of and...

Ok, I now know what part you are speaking of and I wouldn't doubt that that part needs to be replaced. Beisan Systems website says "If the spring pads are badly worn, a clunk could be heard when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdawg183
Well I guess this would be a perfect time for me...

Well I guess this would be a perfect time for me to mention that the hard vibrations that I'm feeling, typically over pot holes and such, are usually while in a straight line... not to say that turns...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdawg183
I know this has been debated many times but my...

I know this has been debated many times but my kit didn't come with the metal washers thus I did not use them.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdawg183
Would somebody clarify what the "strut mounts"...

Would somebody clarify what the "strut mounts" are? I'm not familiar of any mount other than the wheel bearings that contain bearings.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdawg183
How much of a difference could the 81 ft-lbs of...

How much of a difference could the 81 ft-lbs of torque make? I didn't use a torque wrench on the install of the Powerflex bushings. I only used these bushing for my control arm bushings.



Upper...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdawg183
The spring pads apeared fine during the swap, I...

The spring pads apeared fine during the swap, I didn't see any "mounts" so I assumed they were stuck to the bottom of the shock tower and the bump stops were half fallen apart... So, with that being...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By tdawg183
Front Bushing/Suspension replacement. FEEDBACK?

I'm simply looking for feedback from anybody that has replaced their front suspension and/or changed out the bushing.

I've already changed out my control arm bushing to powerflex about 20k miles...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By tdawg183
I more along the lines of thinking I'm sure that...

I more along the lines of thinking I'm sure that is what it is. I can sit there while it's knocking and turn the a/c off and it just instantly shuts off with a very light fade out non proportional to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By tdawg183
How do I post a video on here?

How do I post a video on here?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By tdawg183
Bringing this back from the dead... I believe...

Bringing this back from the dead... I believe this "knocking" sound is something A/C related. Quite simply I do not know how I never noticed this before but as I was making a sound clip/video of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,991
Posted By tdawg183
'97 528i

'97 528i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,991
Posted By tdawg183
Well, I haven't seen any great diagrams of the...

Well, I haven't seen any great diagrams of the fuel system but it seems as though its one of the only pieces left to replace other than all the hoses but I'd sell the car before I did that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,649
Posted By tdawg183
A few more, I'm loaded with them: Module :...

A few more, I'm loaded with them:

Module : Instrument Cluster

Version: Instrument Cluster Combination

BMW Part Nr. : 8372356
Hardware Nr. : 13
Software Nr. : 9
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