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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By overlordjd
If you are pulling more Amperage than the...

If you are pulling more Amperage than the Alternator and battery can supply then a cap will not solve your problem. Have your battery tested and charged. It would also be a good idea to test that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By overlordjd
yes if you install the cd player you Mid will...

yes if you install the cd player you Mid will automatically add the auxillary option.
The auxillary option may not show up untill you have something plugged into it.
I did this retrofit in the past...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,852
Posted By overlordjd
fedup As Bimmernut1 pointed out earlier, having...

fedup As Bimmernut1 pointed out earlier, having that car as an only car and being forced to repair it as your only means of transportation can drive you to hate it for a moment.
I don't have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By overlordjd
Are you sure the 1/2 moon section of the gasket...

Are you sure the 1/2 moon section of the gasket is seated properly?
I know you stated the dealer did the valve cover job but it is very easy for them not to have notice that 1/2 moon section of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,137
Posted By overlordjd
I am using a unit like the one Reefin' Dude...

I am using a unit like the one Reefin' Dude posted the lik to and it is great.
the OEM tv unit can cost you a bundle if you are not carefull. Most of the tme when you get a unit like that you do not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,826
Posted By overlordjd
CN90 is correct. That is the setup for most car...

CN90 is correct. That is the setup for most car starters. You have one main cable which supplies direct power from the batter and a secondary power which is only activated by the key in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,725
Posted By overlordjd
with the riight machine, the scan can tell you...

with the riight machine, the scan can tell you exactly which sensor was giving the error. Those codes are all stored.
I Had a sensor that ticked when you listened to it but did not detect when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,423
Posted By overlordjd
before I knew about the screw behind the volume...

before I knew about the screw behind the volume button, I was able to get the MID out using a flat screw driver to slip between the top left corner of the MID and the dashboard to remove it. See the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By overlordjd
Welcome to the Fest. one of the best boards for...

Welcome to the Fest. one of the best boards for DIYs. I'm from Brampton Ontario
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By overlordjd
I see no mention of you checking the fuses. ...

I see no mention of you checking the fuses.

The Nav unit in the truck contolls what you see on the monitor in the front. If this is not working you will not get anything there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,125
Posted By overlordjd
i have pdc in my car and it stays on after you...

i have pdc in my car and it stays on after you shift out of reverse.
the pdc module is informed that the car is in reverse through IBUS communication.
it should not turn off untill you have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,890
Posted By overlordjd
:thumbup:The car is very nice. I love those rims.

:thumbup:The car is very nice. I love those rims.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,430
Posted By overlordjd
the externally mounted crossover is probably my...

the externally mounted crossover is probably my only slight dislike, but the rest of the system is interesting to say the least.
I probably wouldn't do that to my car, but I love how your car looks....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,672
Posted By overlordjd
I would never do something lik putting those in...

I would never do something lik putting those in my 540. I would probably put them in my Accord.

I do however like the second set and they should go well with your car. It is your choice in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By overlordjd
sounds like you have an MK4 navigation system...

sounds like you have an MK4 navigation system with wide screen. Understanding how it works may help you better to diagnose the problem.
All video information is supplied from the nav computer in...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 06-13-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,825
Posted By overlordjd
Hey Lefty, Received my new CD disc 8 today in...

Hey Lefty,
Received my new CD disc 8 today in excellent condition.
Thanks Again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By overlordjd
I don't know if anyone can justify the cost of...

I don't know if anyone can justify the cost of the euro armrest. If the phone holder cost is not close to it, I for one would get it.
this is great for me as I also have bluetooth already and is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,859
Posted By overlordjd
I have gotten quotes for 5-6.5K to repaint the...

I have gotten quotes for 5-6.5K to repaint the whole care the same colour. If I was to change the color, I would be looking at around 10k.
they would strip everything down and repaint
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 06-07-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,064
Posted By overlordjd
This isn't made of fibreglass is it?

This isn't made of fibreglass is it?
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 05-30-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By overlordjd
What is written on the 2 smaller black modules...

What is written on the 2 smaller black modules above? 1 has a white connector and the other has a yellow connector. name and part numbers please.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,710
Posted By overlordjd
Great looking car OP

Great looking car OP
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 05-24-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,825
Posted By overlordjd
do you still have the canada disc 8? I am...

do you still have the canada disc 8?
I am guessing that this was the 2008 issued map disc.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,049
Posted By overlordjd
I can't understand the sense in the amp...

I can't understand the sense in the amp suggestion when most of your other calls are at normal volume. you would then be faced with normal volume for the calls you currently have with low volume and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,226
Posted By overlordjd
there is no comparison between the TL and the...

there is no comparison between the TL and the 540.
I like the year TL you are talking about but the driving experience in my 540 is way better. I can't speak for the other non V8s, but I would not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By overlordjd
that car does not have DSP. I'll bet you have...

that car does not have DSP.
I'll bet you have the low cluster in your car with an actual shape of the car showing when doors are open.
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