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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By musa
Talking Ssshhhh, don't praise eonon too loud lest Dennis...

Ssshhhh, don't praise eonon too loud lest Dennis the Menace hear you!!!!! He'll come out swinging and casting aspersions and all manner of doom on your eonon- it will fail in a few months , you're...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,351
Posted By musa
Mr Cooper, I can't stop drooling at the mouth and...

Mr Cooper, I can't stop drooling at the mouth and jumping up n down because the UPS delivery man just showed up with my Dynavin N6 for my E53 X5 with DSP and NAV:D My weekend will be very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,351
Posted By musa
Talking You'll be gaining a thousand fold more than what...

You'll be gaining a thousand fold more than what you will loose when you upgrade from your current ancient system to the new tech. Just drawing an analogy to your situation- it will be like replacing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By musa
What difference, if any, have you noticed after...

What difference, if any, have you noticed after installing the new ones?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-23-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By musa
Looking for great condition BMW OEM wheels style 87 wheels staggered setup

Looking for great condition complete set of BMW OEM (not replica) wheels style 87 - 9,5x20 front rear 10,5x20.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-23-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By musa
Looking for great condition OEM style 66 wheel rears 17x9 (255/40R17)

Looking for a set of great condition OEM style 66 wheel rears 17x9 (255/40R17). Gotta be BMW OEM and not replica.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By musa
It appears you may have watched the video without...

It appears you may have watched the video without audio. He is a professional mechanic and he certainly explains his procedure and intentions but he doesn't show every single step from start to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By musa
This guy has a different technique that addresses...

This guy has a different technique that addresses your fears.
http://blog.fcpeuro.com/2014/05/30/bmw-e39-rear-ball-joint-sway-bar-link-replacement-diy-video/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By musa
Correct. I had bilstein HD for rear replacement...

Correct. I had bilstein HD for rear replacement on a sports spring setup and they were too long such that after decompression of the spring the shock was still loose. Returned them and got koni...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 38,819
Posted By musa
My 528 (build date 6-'97) has the same as yours...

My 528 (build date 6-'97) has the same as yours if I recall accurately- I'll recheck when I get home.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By musa
Remove the parking lever leather cover (see pics)...

Remove the parking lever leather cover (see pics) and see if the teeth are engaged inside. You may find something obvious in there. But it sounds like the parking brake cable is either loose at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,128
Posted By musa
To tell you the truth, it's actually easy...just...

To tell you the truth, it's actually easy...just a little time consuming. Suspension work requires time, patience and care. Please provide ample time since you have no experience in this area. But...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,128
Posted By musa
Yes, it is essential otherwise you'll just make...

Yes, it is essential otherwise you'll just make your life more difficult.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,128
Posted By musa
I thought I over paid. The guy took like 20...

I thought I over paid. The guy took like 20 minutes to do them with his massive spring compressor. Make sure he *doesn't* use air tool to tighten the nuts as per TIS instructions. Don't forget to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,128
Posted By musa
That's strange and may speak to their quality. My...

That's strange and may speak to their quality. My konis have the alignment mark engraved on the struts. Got them from tire rack. As for the compression procedure you can have them done at a shop...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,128
Posted By musa
Why won't you do both front and rear at the same...

Why won't you do both front and rear at the same time? You'll need to do a necessary alignment once. And for me it was important to finish the front thus get enough momentum to finish the rear and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,351
Posted By musa
Simply astounding! What are your experiences?

Simply astounding! What are your experiences?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,351
Posted By musa
I hear you- albeit I enjoy the same integrated...

I hear you- albeit I enjoy the same integrated features with an almost OEM appearance with my eonon d5124f for just over $400 about 2 years ago. It would have been overly expensive and difficult for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,351
Posted By musa
It's not a question of fitment but, more...

It's not a question of fitment but, more importantly, OEM looks and a good product! That thing looks so out of place bastardizing the great E39 dash and look! I wouldn't install it in my car even if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,351
Posted By musa
Utter nonsense, yet another one bashing eonon....

Utter nonsense, yet another one bashing eonon. Going by your logic, by the same token BMW cars are rubbish- look at all the issues posted in the forums. I've had the eonon d5124F since july 2013 and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,351
Posted By musa
This is a gross overstatement. Those things are...

This is a gross overstatement. Those things are absolutely nothing remotely near OEM look- something like 10%. They look ugly and so out of place in the dash. It's akin to sticking a boom box on your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,351
Posted By musa
This is a gross overstatement Mr Cooper! Those so...

This is a gross overstatement Mr Cooper! Those so called "premium" brands units are absolutely nothing remotely near OEM look- something like 10%. They look ugly and so out of place in the dash.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By musa
I'll soon be upgrading my 2005 X5 with NAV and...

I'll soon be upgrading my 2005 X5 with NAV and DSP to dynavin n6. Ping me if you're interested in the OEM display I'm replacing- it's the large one that tilts revealing a cassette player, probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,064
Posted By musa
Did the same ... 5 years ago and still intact.

Did the same ... 5 years ago and still intact.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By musa
Tell me about it! Happened to me with my X5 a...

Tell me about it! Happened to me with my X5 a couple of years ago. Checked coolant and oil level before going to bed. In the morning on her way to work wife calls saying car is making a funny noise...
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