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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 720
Posted By Mfan225
Past 2 weeks: New taillight install: 10...

Past 2 weeks:

New taillight install: 10 minutes

Valentine One Hardwire: 10 minutes

M5 Front Bumper Bumper Prep & Install: 4 hours

Window regulator (front right): 1.5 hours
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Mfan225
I have one that I ordered and use frequently for...

I have one that I ordered and use frequently for INPA readouts, NCS coding, etc.

The software is not for the faint of heart; it does have a learning curve.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By Mfan225
Cubic. It looks great with the sand beige...

Cubic. It looks great with the sand beige leather interior as well!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,203
Posted By Mfan225
1057xx on my 2003 525iA. Purchased new by my...

1057xx on my 2003 525iA. Purchased new by my parents in 2003, given to me at 78k 2 years ago. Needs a little work right now, but I have done a ton to it this summer.
Forum: Interior 08-02-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By Mfan225
Interior Trim Pieces for Sale

Up for sale is all four door trim pieces in Vavona for a 2003 525iA. Also for sale is the two pieces around the steering wheel.

$65 shipped for all door pieces, $25 shipped for both dash pieces....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By Mfan225
90% of the time it’s NOT the battery that is...

90% of the time it’s NOT the battery that is shot, its the contacts inside of the key or something else. I sent my key (one of two) to Scott at BMWGM5 (http://www.bmwgm5.com/kr.htm), and he fixed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Mfan225
I didn't seal it back up properly, and as a...

I didn't seal it back up properly, and as a result I got a lot of water in the rear footwell area after a rain storm.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Mfan225
Also make sure you reseal your vapor barrier well...

Also make sure you reseal your vapor barrier well (ask me how I know), and if you have sunshades there's a screw on the side of the mechanism inside the door that has to be removed so the door panel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Mfan225
No. If your car was built after 09-1998 (I...

No. If your car was built after 09-1998 (I think) when they redesigned the regulators, you cannot use the repair kits and must buy new ones.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Mfan225
I would not recommend going aftermarket on the...

I would not recommend going aftermarket on the window regulators. IMO, OEM is the best for those. The aftermarket ones are all junk from my experiences. I just had to replace mine and used OEM,...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 02-06-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By Mfan225
WTB Looking for E39 M Audio Subwoofers

I am looking to buy a set of M Audio subwoofers for an E39 with the 2 to 1 connector harness. I have not had much luck finding a decently priced set on eBay so I figured I would ask around on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Mfan225
AUX input sounds so weak

Not a problem, enjoy!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Mfan225
AUX input sounds so weak

When in the aux mode, hit the audio button to access bass/treble settings. One of the toggles is aux -+. This will increase the volume of that input relative to the others. I noticed this as well...
Forum: Parting Out 05-15-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,705
Posted By Mfan225
2000 BMW 528i PART OUT

Which Interior trim does this car have?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Mfan225
Went for a long distance ride

Your mileage is SO low!! 32k!! Congrats.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Mfan225
I used the aux input kit since I have a build...

I used the aux input kit since I have a build later than 9/02. Have a Bluetooth module hooked up to it, works and sounds GREAT!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Mfan225
I was able to figure it out, had to drop the...

I was able to figure it out, had to drop the entire headliner and cassette to remove it.

Thanks for your help, regardless.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Mfan225
Sunroof Control Rail HELP!!

I went to replace my sunroof control rails today, and cannot figure out how to get the main slider out of the track.

It will not move, and I need to get it out because that is one of the parts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By Mfan225
Weird electrical gremlins….

Hey guys,

I have a bit of a problem on my hands. I apologize in advance for the length of this post.

Yesterday I started my car and realized instantly that something was wrong. The radio...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,421
Posted By Mfan225
I got new cupholders, front and rear window...

I got new cupholders, front and rear window seals, left and right sunroof control rails, and I may need either a new serpentine belt or tensioner/pulley.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,311
Posted By Mfan225
Congrats on the new ride! Post some pictures...

Congrats on the new ride! Post some pictures when you can.

91k, 2003 525i.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Mfan225
My friend did it through BMW, got a brand new,...

My friend did it through BMW, got a brand new, grey gauge cluster (his is an ///M5), and got 75% of the labor covered. Definitely contact BMWNA!
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-06-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Mfan225
Me too... I'm near Cherry Hill. Anyone know of...

Me too... I'm near Cherry Hill. Anyone know of any good ones?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Mfan225
Sunroof help needed!!!

Hey guys,

I was trying to adjust my sunroof the other day (glass wasn't level) and pushed too hard on the glass. I heard something crack, and now the left side doesn't drop down below the roofline...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 0
Hi!
Views: 101
Posted By Mfan225
Hi!

Hello all!

I am switching over from BimmerForums, as this site appears to have a much larger community.

Here are some photos of my 2003 E39 525i. Oxford Green Metallic II. This car is optioned...
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