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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,925
Posted By allanbmw530i
Have you had a look at the expansion tank as I...

Have you had a look at the expansion tank as I have been told these can split internally and coolant can be lost.

Cheers Allan
Forum: Off-Topic 04-26-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,970
Posted By allanbmw530i
Put your self in others shoes who are having to...

Put your self in others shoes who are having to pay even more. Here in New Zealand we have had the price rise sharply over the last month.
As you guys work in gallons here goes 98 octane $9.3275...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 29,731
Posted By allanbmw530i
Which bumper are you replacing if it is the rear...

Which bumper are you replacing if it is the rear one could you post some photo's of it please. Would like to see what the final fitting is like if front post them as well

Cheers Allan
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By allanbmw530i
hi, Do a search for fan fuse 76 their is a...

hi,
Do a search for fan fuse 76 their is a number of them dealing with this item. But if not it is located on the back of the glove box fuse holder from memory, they are around the 50amp rating. To...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By allanbmw530i
My e39 already had the LED tail lights and the...

My e39 already had the LED tail lights and the LCM module all I wished to do was swap them from the amber turn to the clear turn signal tail lights.
Also the wiring connectors are different for...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-14-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 34,209
Posted By allanbmw530i
It appears not to be confined to older BMW's my...

It appears not to be confined to older BMW's my 01 530i has had both panels replaced. The larger one, closing engine compartment panel 51-71-8-174-737 and the smaller closing panel 51-71-8-174-737,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By allanbmw530i
Tail lights woows

Hella Celis LED tail lights. I recently bought a pair of these tail lights to change my turn signals from the ambers to the clear type :). Connected up the units and turned them on all went well for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,271
Posted By allanbmw530i
temperature woows

You all seem to be complaining about the heat what is it like in winter then. Stop and give a thought for people in the southern hemisphere it's winter here, New Zealand and it has been a bit on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2007, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By allanbmw530i
Tail light problem Hella LED

Help please. Some back ground info first the vehicle concerned is a 2001 530i face lift model. Which I wish to change the tail lights to clear turn signals the present tail lights are Hella...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By allanbmw530i
As regards to the race mesh and guards you guys...

As regards to the race mesh and guards you guys are talking about I made my own. My pusher fan did itself in last month and while cleaning out the rubbish from between the a/c and radiator cores plus...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By allanbmw530i
Isn't it great to be part of a terrific forum, ...

Isn't it great to be part of a terrific forum, receive good advice for nothing instead of a bill for $1000 or more. Well done on the contortion act i know how you feel had to do the same on my 530i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2007, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By allanbmw530i
Brilliant just what I have been looking for. Will...

Brilliant just what I have been looking for. Will give it a try on my left headlight as it is looking a bit shabby thanks for the info.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2007, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By allanbmw530i
Hi Captngeetch; The plastic item you showed, I...

Hi Captngeetch;
The plastic item you showed, I found one similar to that on my e39 mine came from the panel that covers the pedals and the steering column shaft. There are two of them from memory...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2007, 01:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 28,577
Posted By allanbmw530i
Hello everyone, Well done KING you are the man...

Hello everyone,
Well done KING you are the man I have been checking out this project also. If you are interested I found this you might like to have a look at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2007, 01:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 468
Posted By allanbmw530i
Hella LED tail lights

Hello;
In the process of up grading my tail lights to the Hella LED clears. In the instructions I received it states that the new LCM has to be re-programmed using DIS or MoDic via the path "LED...
Forum: General BMW 07-06-2007, 02:43 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,930
Posted By allanbmw530i
This is my first BMW a 2002 530i which I have had...

This is my first BMW a 2002 530i which I have had for 6 months. In this time I have had to replace the final stage blower resistor, expansion tank, blown reverse and park light bulbs, front cup...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2007, 02:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By allanbmw530i
pusher fan/ auxiliary fan assembly

hi I'm new to this so bear with me. Mine decided to try and go into orbit the other day and almost carved a net circle in the plastic housing in front of it. After pulling the front end off and...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 06-04-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 623,018
Posted By allanbmw530i
Thank you for the effort you put into showing us...

Thank you for the effort you put into showing us all how to under take this task. Have just carried out this operation on my 530i. It's a bit of a pain to get at but 15 minutes and around US$70 was a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By allanbmw530i
Hello kcrowson welcome to the forum. Their are...

Hello kcrowson welcome to the forum.
Their are two different types involved. Make sure of the year of your BMW first. 97-2000 data link is in the engine bay next to ABS unit. Involves bridging two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By allanbmw530i
chief3 hi! So even with the latest style...

chief3 hi!
So even with the latest style hella's you still need to upgrade the brightness of the angle eyes. Have they not do that yet.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-18-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By allanbmw530i
First have you got a Manual?. If not then get one...

First have you got a Manual?. If not then get one and start reading.
Had to remove my dash etc on the 2001 530i I have. With help from the gospel according to Bentley, well it's thicker than any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 15,391
Posted By allanbmw530i
Hi aiwapro! yes it is a 02 rego but has a...

Hi aiwapro!
yes it is a 02 rego but has a production date of 06/2001 with h7 halogens. 10 watt halogen Angle eyes very dim, and yellow strip indicator at the rear....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2007, 12:43 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 15,391
Posted By allanbmw530i
Help please, wish to find out more on this light...

Help please, wish to find out more on this light deal. What, were, how, do I do next have with forum code p39forum offer.Was the Xenons an option finally as I have halogens and angle eyes at present....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2007, 02:22 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 15,391
Posted By allanbmw530i
Hello everyone! looks like I have missed out on...

Hello everyone! looks like I have missed out on another good light deal. Has anyone posted pic's of before and after on the light change over ? If I may was the 399 for a pair or a single headlight...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-26-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By allanbmw530i
hi some pics of the 530i ...

hi some pics of the 530i
http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r306/allan53/bmwpicshome001.jpg
http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r306/allan53/bmwpicshome003.jpg...
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