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Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-13-2012, 08:04 AM
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Posted By hoosadam
http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz183/hoosadam/...

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz183/hoosadam/a9120754.jpg
Just a quick shot of when I had these rims on the car.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-12-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By hoosadam
FS: OEM 16" wheels (2003 530i)

I have a set of 4 OEM rims from my 2003 530i for sale. $250

There is a 5th available if interested. (currently in my trunk as a spare)
All are in good shape. There's a small spot of curb rash on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,477
Posted By hoosadam
rear door drain holes (pics) and vapor barrier - wet floors

So I've endeavored to properly fix my vapor barrier today. I fixed once, but used the wrong sealant. It bought be some time, but now I have the correct 3M Window Weld product.

Question: the holes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,363
Posted By hoosadam
Interesting post... thanks. Did you end up...

Interesting post... thanks.

Did you end up doing the VANOS? I've been considering this for some time, but I have almost 0 experience with mechanical work and don't want to totally EFF something...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By hoosadam
I went with 18x8 all the way around (245/40 18). ...

I went with 18x8 all the way around (245/40 18). I wanted to be able to rotate front/back tires. Their ebay auctions have non-staggered with Nexen rubber already balanced.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By hoosadam
I was considering the black body trim but didn't...

I was considering the black body trim but didn't know if i could also replace the chrome window trim. Can some point me in the right direction?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By hoosadam
Thanks! yeah. it's the stock suspension. and...

Thanks! yeah. it's the stock suspension. and sterling gray.
would love a sport suspension - that do-able?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By hoosadam
BTW, these are the reproduction rims from...

BTW, these are the reproduction rims from factoryreproductions.com I'm happy so far… was a good experience. I didn't like the rubber they had so I went to tirerack.com for that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By hoosadam
Smile 18" parallel wheels finally….

I've upgraded from the stock 16" to 18" Parallels. … love 'em :thumbup:

Should have done it a long time ago.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-02-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By hoosadam
can you post some more pics and also what is your...

can you post some more pics and also what is your asking price?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,971
Posted By hoosadam
did you guys get ballast mounts or just zip-tie...

did you guys get ballast mounts or just zip-tie stuff? any ideas appreciate.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,971
Posted By hoosadam
You guys that have installed the DDM...

You guys that have installed the DDM HIDs….do you have tips on where/how to install the ballasts? Any pics would be great - I really don't know where to put these things. I have an 03 530i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,986
Posted By hoosadam
I'm talking about the replacement assemblies,...

I'm talking about the replacement assemblies, including the Predator v2 -
http://www.umnitza.com/umnitza-projector39-hella-style-with-orion-option-9703-p-5659.html
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,986
Posted By hoosadam
i thought these predator ice were the whole xenon...

i thought these predator ice were the whole xenon hid assembly for low beams, halogens for the highs and AEs

someone please set me straight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,986
Posted By hoosadam
$$ wise I would love to, but the lenses are all...

$$ wise I would love to, but the lenses are all chipped/foggy and I'd really like some brighter lights. My wife has even complained that they're so dim.
….and I'd like the HID.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,986
Posted By hoosadam
Got any better suggestions?

Got any better suggestions?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,986
Posted By hoosadam
So I guess I'd be better off waiting for the new...

So I guess I'd be better off waiting for the new model to come out?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,986
Posted By hoosadam
I was just emailing them about a new purchase and...

I was just emailing them about a new purchase and the response I received was
"The V3 is still slated for end of January now."

Have folks really had that many issues with v2?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,481
Posted By hoosadam
Can anyone tell me where to look/how to get at...

Can anyone tell me where to look/how to get at this wiring to check on my 03 530? Pics if available would be helpful. Thanks for all the great info
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By hoosadam
Ok...looks like I was jumping the gun. I think...

Ok...looks like I was jumping the gun. I think it's an old XM wire. Where the handheld unit would just sit in the glovebox and the cord would extend out.

I'd really like to get the XM going...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By hoosadam
'03 530i (9/02) - what's this attachment in my glovebox?!

I'm a new BMW owner, so I'm thinking this is a reasonably simple question...

I just finished the great FSU replacement (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=143393) DIY - getting the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-12-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By hoosadam
1st BMW ... e39 - 03 530i

Hi all - I purchased a used 2003 530i (9/02) in November - great forums. I hope to participate more in the coming months.
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