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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,654
Posted By 5IVE40
Thanks for the photos Lunker325 I agree the...

Thanks for the photos Lunker325 I agree the powdercoated versions look a lot better than the chromes...

The star spoke 95's I am looking at come with:

245/45R19 for the front x 9's
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,063
Posted By 5IVE40
BMW Tech, yes, a brief hesitation is probably a...

BMW Tech, yes, a brief hesitation is probably a better description of the 'jolt' I reported. By not starting I mean, it's cranking but it won't fire up. They have told me that I MAY need a new DME...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,063
Posted By 5IVE40
From what they're telling me, it's cranking but...

From what they're telling me, it's cranking but won't fire up. Well i got them to diagnose the jolting issue, but as they suggest, the coil pack looks fine and no fault codes are showing their...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,063
Posted By 5IVE40
e39 540i Won't Start HELP???

Guys

I took my 2003 540i to my local BMW Specialist to check out the minor issue of the car having a very minor and brief 'jolt' under soft acceleration from take off. They initially suggested it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By 5IVE40
Exactly right Qsilver7 I opted not to go with the...

Exactly right Qsilver7 I opted not to go with the 8/8.5's staggered set up as I want a min. of 9's on the rear. If you have a moment QSilver7 could you please have a look at my other thread:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,654
Posted By 5IVE40
Thanks for the link.. but umm... it dosen't...

Thanks for the link.. but umm... it dosen't actually answer my question.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,654
Posted By 5IVE40
Star Spoke 95's on an E39

Has anyone fitted 19" Star Spoke 95 wheels on an e39 before?:dunno: I am looking at purchasing a set of second hand genuine 19 x 9 and 19 x 10 that came off an e65.

The offset is ET24, has anyone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By 5IVE40
Hi Kavman Two weeks ago I fitted a genuine...

Hi Kavman

Two weeks ago I fitted a genuine set of 128's with 9.5's at the rear on my e39 and they would not fit... Apart from the obvious of the hub being too small. We tried to slide it in as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By 5IVE40
Hey Tyrone, Is it true that I need to buy some...

Hey Tyrone, Is it true that I need to buy some sort of modual to convert my monitor to digital input to allow me to play a MK4 Navigation computer? Someone told me this today but it's the first time...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By 5IVE40
540iA Tranny Slipping

Does anyone know what could possibly be the issue here? I was driving along today with my 2003 540iA Sport in Sport Shift Mode and I put the foot down to overtake and the car really hesitated for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By 5IVE40
Yeah definately, when the parts arrive I will...

Yeah definately, when the parts arrive I will take a few shots of the 9 405 804 and send over to you, no probs.

That would be awesome if you could send those instructions through as I'd be very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By 5IVE40
Hey Tyrone OK, I bought the MK4 Unit today...

Hey Tyrone

OK, I bought the MK4 Unit today from the states, should be arriving within the next week or so.

I just finished putting together an order for the rest of the parts required and have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By 5IVE40
OK thanks Tyrone, your help has been priceless!!...

OK thanks Tyrone, your help has been priceless!! I will have a good look this weekend for that black connector. I have contacted BMW Australia and based on my VIN/Chassis number which is GF13928 they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By 5IVE40
Hey Tyrone I've been discussing this MK4 GPS...

Hey Tyrone

I've been discussing this MK4 GPS Retrofit for my e39 with my local BMW Specialist who has done the install before but never with an overseas sourced Nav computer. His only concern is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By 5IVE40
Any info guys???

Any info guys???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By 5IVE40
Star Spoke 128's on an e39

I am looking at purchasing a set of star spoke 128 wheels from my local BMW dealership. As you all probably know, they were an option on the E60 in the following sizes:

19 x 8.0 ET20
19 x 8.5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By 5IVE40
Great!!! So, to confirm, apart from the actual...

Great!!!
So, to confirm, apart from the actual navigation computer, I will also need the following:

CONNECTING LEAD, NAVIGATION 61 12 6 915 132
GROMMET 51 13 1 934 160 x2
ANTENNA CABLE GPS 61...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By 5IVE40
Thanks Tyrone, I think I have the 6-pin...

Thanks Tyrone, I think I have the 6-pin connection you mention. I have attached some photos i took this morning of the left hand side trunk. I definately have the mounting frame for the nav unit. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,524
Posted By 5IVE40
Questions on the 16:9 Monitor Display

Greetings to you all, I am a new member just registered from Australia. Look forward to chatting to you all about these great cars.

I currently own a 2003 e39 540i Sport, with wide screen monitor...
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